1759 Christina Bortner's birth, on 22 December 1759, was recorded at St. Jacobs Stone Lutheran and Reformed Church, Brodbecks, Codorus Twp, York County, Pennsylvania.  1761 Abraham Hassler was born in Codorus Twp, York County, Pennsylvania; the fifth and youngest son born to Michael and Margretta Hassler. Abraham Hassler was baptised on 7 October.  c 1782 Abraham Hassler and Christina Bortner likely were married about this time.  1782 Abraham Hassler served in the Revolutionary War as a private in Capt. George Gieselman's Company. The county was characterized by the large number of pacifists living there: "The great number of Quakers, Menonists, and Dunkards in this county occasions the companies to be so hard to fill up".  1783 Abraham and brothers Joseph, Christian, George, and Michael Hassler were taxed in Codorus Twp, York County, Pennsylvania. Abraham had not been taxed before, suggesting he had just reached age 21.  1785 Abraham Hassler, perhaps this one, served as a private in Captain Herman's company, York County, Pennsylvania. 1788 Abraham Hassler, a weaver, bought 53 acres of land lying directly east of father-in-law George Bortner's land in Codorus Twp, York County, Pennsylvania. 1790 Abraham Hosler, perhaps this one, father-in-law George Bortner, and brothers Christian, George, and Joseph Hosler lived in Codorus Twp, York County, Pennsylvania.  1791 Abraham and Christina Hassler were sponsors for the birth of Christina Bortner to parents, Christina's brother, George and Margaret Bortner at Fissel's Jerusalem Church in Shrewsbury Twp, York County, Pennsylvania.  1793 Abraham Hassler was listed on the Pennsylvania septennial census for Codorus Twp, York County, Pennsylvania.  1796 Abraham and Catharina Hassler were sponsors for the baptism of Johann Henrich Gickelmann, born April 21 to Theobald and Mrs. Gickelmann.  1798 Abraham Hassler was listed on the US direct tax for York County. Abraham had a lot valued at $350.  1798 Abraham Hassler purchased 67 acres from the fields of father-in-law George Bortner; 35 acres on 12 October 1798 and 31 acres on 13 December, 1799.  1799 Joseph Hassler was born 31 August 1799 to Abraham and Christina Hassler, perhaps this couple, in York County with sponsors George and Scharlota Gerbrich.  1800 Abraham and Christina Hassler were sponsors for the birth of Christina Bortner to parents, Christina's brother, Peter and Elizabeth Bortner at Fissel's Jerusalem Church in Shrewsbury Twp, York County, Pennsylvania.  1800 Abraham Hassler lived in Codorus Twp, York County, Pennsylvania with the following household: one female age 0-10 (Catherine or Christina?), 1 female age 10-15 (Barbara?), one female age 26+ (wife Christina?), three males age 0-10 (John, William, George?), one male age 10-15, one male age 16-25 (Jacob?), and one male age 26+ (Abraham?).  1800 Abraham Hassler was listed on the Pennsylvania septennial census for Codorus Twp, York County, Pennsylvania.  1803 Abraham Hassler died on 17 May in Codorus Twp, York County, Pennsylvania. The executors for his estate were Ludwig Bortner of Codorus Twp and John Bortner of Hopewell Twp. George Bortner of Shrewsbury Twp and Theobald Schneider of Codorus Twp also posted bond for the administration. [Ludwig, John, and George Bortner might be brothers of Christina]  1803 On 1 November, a tract surveyed in Codorus Twp, York County was shown belonging to Abraham Hassler, deceased, next to land of Peter and Michael Gerberich.  1804 On 29 Feb, land in Codorus Twp belonging to Abraham Hostler was shown adjacent to land of Peter Garverick.  1804 On 19 Dec, Abraham Hassler's son Jacob petitioned the court to decide whether to partition Abraham's land among the heirs, or to value it as a whole. "Your petitioner's father, Abraham Hosler lately died intestate leaving a widow named Christina and eight children namely your petitioner Jacob Hosler, Magdalena Hosler, Elizabeth Hosler, Elizabeth Hosler, Barbara Hosler, Christina Hosler, George Hosler, Catharine Hosler, and John Hosler lawful issue to survive him...That the said intestate died seized of (owning) a plantation and tract of land...containing about one hundred and fifty acres. That the said widow and children of said Intestate, hold the said Messuage and tract of land with the appurtenances as tenants in common and undivided; and they cannot agree upon men to make an amicable partition of the same. Your petitioner therefore prays your Honorable Court to award an Inquest to make partition of the said tract land and premises with the appurtanences to and amongst the said Widow and Children of the said Intestate if the same will admit of said partition or division, without prejudice to and spoiling the whole; but if the same will not admit of partition amongst the widow and all the children of the said Intestate, without prejudice to and Spoiling the whole then to divide the same so as to accommodate as many of the children as the same will admit of, without prejudice to or spoiling the whole. And make report therof to the Court with the value of each parcel. But if the same will not admit of partition... then to value the whole undivided; According to the act of Assembly in such case made and provided...". 1805 An inquest was held on 21 March by Joseph Eichelberger, high sheriff of York County, by twelve honest and lawful men, to "inquire whither the plantation ...will admit of division and partition to and amongst the heirs and representatives of Abraham Hasler deceased ...without prejudice to or spoiling the whole...the Jurors and Affirmants aforesaid do say that the said plantation and tract of land will not admit of division to and amongst the heirs and representatives of said deceased, with out prejudice to and spoiling of the whole. There fore value the same together and undivided at the sum of Nine hundred and sixty three dollars and thirthy three cents - lawful money of Pennsylvania..." 1805 After Abraham Hassler died, the farm purchased in 1798 was awarded to his eldest son, Jacob, who then sold it within one year to his Uncle Ludwig Bortner.  1832 Christina Hassler her son George, her widowed daughter Elizabeth, her daughter Magdalena, and possibly her son Jacob, moved to Ohio in May 1832. They settled near Johnsville in Morrow County, Ohio, on government land.  1842 Christina Hassler died and was buried with her son George B Hosler at St. John's Evangelical and Lutheran Church near Johnsville, North Woodbury, Morrow County, Ohio. Her grave marker reads: "In memory of Christina wife of Abraham Hosler, died June 12, 1842 aged 84 years, 5 months and 20 days."  Photo Christina Bortner Hassler's gravestone, Morrow County, Ohio, 1842. 1843 Christina Bortner Hassler's brother, Michael Bortner, discharged the dower which had been placed in 1805 on the old Hassler farm in Codorus Twp, York County, Pennsylvania. The discharge was dated October 11, 1843 and was signed by all the living heirs of Abraham Hassler including wife Christina, and children: Jacob, George B., Magdalen, Catherine and the children of Elizabeth, who died in 1835 and who had married Jacob Ruhl. A release of the estate of Abraham Hassler to Michael Bortner was recorded 4 January 1848.  1887 The estate of Abraham Hosler, perhaps this Abraham, made transactions in North Codorus Twp, York County involving Jacob Hosler administrator and Elizabeth Gentzler.  Footnotes [Google Books] opens the citation in a new tab in your browser. [Archives] opens a tab in your browser, from which you can download the PDF of the entire book to your computer. [Link] opens the Link in a new tab of your browser.  FamilySearch.org, citing GS film 1414855, [Link]  records of the First Ref Church, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania  Helen Hassler Dempsey. Hasler Families and Where They Came From (1997):180  Helen Hassler Dempsey. Hasler Families and Where They Came From (1997):180, reports that Abraham Hassler married Christina  Helen Hassler Dempsey. Hasler Families and Where They Came From (1997):181  William Henry Egle. Pennsylvania Archives, Third Series, Volume 21 (York Taxables). (1897):703, [Google Books], [Archives]  US census, 1790 (Reel.Page): 0009.205, left column, line 16 from bottom or right column line 16, [Link]  FamilySearch.org, citing US census, 1790, indexed as Hoser, [Link]  ancestry.com, York County, Pennsylvania Church Records to 1800  1793 Pennsylvania, Septennial Census, Codorus Twp, York Co, person 82, ancestry.com  records of Cacusi (Hain's) Reformed Church, Lower Heidelberg Twp, Berks County, Pennsylvania  United States Direct Tax of 1798: Pennsylvania. Film M372. IRS, Record Group 58. NARA, ancestry.com  George R Prowell. History of York County Pennsylvania, Biographical, Vol 2, (Beers: 1907), 224  ancestry.com, York County, Pennsylvania Church Records to 1800  Records of Fissel's (Jerusalem) Union Church, Shrewsbury Township, York County, Pennsylvania, York County, Pennsylvania Church Records to 1800, ancestry.com  US census, 1800, p 1362  Nearby were brothers-in-law Ludwig and Peter Bortner. Christian Hassler (possibly Abraham Hassler's brother) was also listed on the prior page  1800 Pennsylvania, Septennial Census, Codorus Twp, York Co, person 102, ancestry.com  Helen Hassler Dempsey. Hasler Families and Where They Came From (1997):180, citing Orphans' Court, York County, Pennsylvania  Pennsylvania Archives Land Office Survey Volume-page: D41-169, [Link]  Pennsylvania Archives Land Office Survey Volume-page: D41-202, [Link]  York County Will record book 3U, pp. 217f  Charles Henry Glatfelter. George Bortner of Codorus Twp, York County, Pennsylvania and His Descendants, (1949):36  Helen Hassler Dempsey. Hasler Families and Where They Came From (1997):181  Find A Grave Memorial 89220732, [Link]  Helen Hassler Dempsey. Hasler Families and Where They Came From (1997):180  York County Pennsylvania Deed 3U-217  York County Pennsylvania Deed 7Y-73  York County Pennsylvania Deed 7U-364
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