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Notes for Peter Bricker and Christina Juelch

1700 Peter Bricker was born, based on being age 32 when he immigrated in 1732 . [1][2]

1722 Peter Bricker was married to Christina Julch. Christina was called a unmarried maiden of Hangholtz when she was a godmother at the baptism of Abraham Blum and Elsbeth Binggeli's daughter in May 1722 at Waldersbach. Apparently Peter and Christina were married in about June of 1722. He lived at Rambermoulin oder Hangholtz in Alsace at the baptisms of his five older children at the Reformed Church at Rothau and Fouday. At the baptisms of his children he made his mark 'O'. [3]

1732 On 21 September, Peter Biker, age 32 arrived in Philadelphia on the ship 'Pink Plaisance' [4][5][6][7] with
Christian Bricker [female] age 29. [8] Anna Barbra Bricker, Eliz. Brickerin, under age 16, were also on board. [9]

1733 Peter Bricker warranted 290 acres in Cocalico, Lancaster County, Pennsylvania. [10]. Described in a survey dated 10 January as 305 acres on a branch of Cocalico Creek, Lancaster County next to land of Woolrich and John Carpenter. Several other surveys adjacent to this one were made later for Peter Bricker and Carpenter. [11]

c 1738 Peter Bricker married secondly, Elizabeth. [12]

c 1741 "Peter Bricker obtained a grant of a tract containing seven or eight hundred acres, situated east of the Cocalico Creek." [13]

1759 Peter Bricker built a house of sandstone in West Cocalico Twp, Lancaster County, Pennsylvania with an inscription: "Gott gesegne dieses Hause, Und alle was da gehet ein und aus; Gott gesegne alle sampt, Und dazu das ganze Lande." [14][15]

1774 The inventory for Peter Bricker was filed at Lancaster County, Pennsylvania on 5 Nov 1774. [16]

Research Notes:

A biosketch of Abner C. Brindle reports: "Our subject is a great-grandson of Peter Bricker, born in Lancaster County, Penn., in 1735, and married to Miss Mary Barr; settled in Cumberland County, Penn., in an early day; he was a son of Peter Bricker, who came to this country from Switzerland in the early part of the eighteenth century." [17]


Footnotes:

[1] Leo Schlebert and Sandra Luebking, "Swiss Mennonite Family Names, an Annotated Checklist," Pennsylvania Folklife 26 (1977), 2-24, at 7, item 26.2, [Ursinis_College].

[2] Richard Warren Davis, Mennosearch.com, Bricker A.

[3] Richard Warren Davis, Mennosearch.com, Bricker A.

[4] I. Daniel Rupp, A Collection of Upwards of Thirty Thousand Names of German, Swiss, Dutch, French and other Immigrants in Pennsylvania from 1727 to 1776, 2nd ed. (1875), 77, right column, [GoogleBooks], [HathiTrust].

[5] Ralph B. Strassburger, William J. Hinke, ed., Pennsylvania German Pioneers, Vol. 1 (1934, Pennsylvania German Society), 79, left column, [HathiTrust], [InternetArchive].

[6] Ralph B. Strassburger, William J. Hinke, ed., Pennsylvania German Pioneers, Vol. 1 (1934, Pennsylvania German Society), 82, List 22B, left column, mark PB, [HathiTrust], [InternetArchive].

[7] Ralph B. Strassburger, William J. Hinke, ed., Pennsylvania German Pioneers, Vol. 1 (1934, Pennsylvania German Society), 83, List 22C, left column, Peter Bricker, mark PB, [HathiTrust], [InternetArchive].

[8] Ralph B. Strassburger, William J. Hinke, ed., Pennsylvania German Pioneers, Vol. 1 (1934, Pennsylvania German Society), 80, left column, [HathiTrust], [InternetArchive].

[9] Ralph B. Strassburger, William J. Hinke, ed., Pennsylvania German Pioneers, Vol. 1 (1934, Pennsylvania German Society), 81, left column, [HathiTrust], [InternetArchive].

[10] Pennsylvania Land Warrant, Lancaster County, B-84, [PALandWarrantLinks].

[11] Pennsylvania Archives Land Office Survey, A36-61, [PASurveyBookLinks].

[12] Richard Warren Davis, Mennosearch.com, Bricker A.

[13] Franklin Ellis and Samuel Evans, History of Lancaster County, Pennsylvania with Biographical Sketches (1883), 720, [GoogleBooks], [HathiTrust].

[14] Franklin Ellis and Samuel Evans, History of Lancaster County, Pennsylvania with Biographical Sketches (1883), 720, [GoogleBooks], [HathiTrust].

[15] Oscar Kuhns, The German and Swiss settlements of colonial Pennsylvania : a study of the so-called Pennsylvania Dutch (New York: Eaton & Mains, c1914), 97, [GoogleBooks], [HathiTrust].

[16] Richard Warren Davis, Mennosearch.com, Bricker A.

[17] Samuel P. Bates, P. A. Durant, and J. Fraise Richard, History of Cumberland and Adams Counties, Pennsylvania [Cumberland] (Warner, Beers:1886), 407, [GoogleBooks].


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