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1734-36 Henry Bahn [Bann], Nicholas Kann [Kuns] and Jacob Welshover and John Hendricks were neighbors involved in the land dispute around Kreutz Creek. [1]

1736 Nicholas Cohn was listed as a German settler in Springetsbury Manor, York County. [2]

1748 "Anna Maria Barbara, oldest daughter of Balser Bortner, married Henry Kann 'from beyond the Susquehanna' on February 17, 1748 in Christ Lutheran Church, Tulpehocken, according to its records ["Maria Barbara Bortner" in church records near the present village of Stouchsburg in Berks County, not far from Myerstown][3]

c 1750 Henry Kann and his wife, “Anna Barbara”, lived on a farm in Codorus Township, York County. In the early 1750’s, the Kann’s apparently took Mrs. Kann’s sister, Philippina Bortner, into their home." [4]

1751 In December, Maria Elisabeth Kann was baptized to parents Heinrich Kann and Anna Barbara Kann with sponsors Adam and Maria Elisabeth Fischborn. [5]

1753 On 9 December, Johannes was born to Henry and Anna Barbara Kan[n] with sponsors Johannes Kan and Phillipine Bordnerin. [6][7]

1755 In March, Heinrich and Maria Barbara Kann were sponsors at the baptism of Heinrich Kann to Gorg Michel Kann and Anna Barbara Kann. [8]

1756 In June, Anna Barbara Kann was baptized to parents Heinrich Kann and Anna Barbara Kann with sponsors Gorg Michel Kann and Anna Barbara Kann. [9]

1756 On 25 July, Henry was born to Charles and Phillipina Schaffer with sponsors Henry and Anna Barbara Kann. [10][11]

1762 Henry Kann was listed as a Kreutz Creek Reformed member as early as 1762. [12]

1768 On 13 April, Henry Kann warranted and patented 250 acres in Manor Springetsbury, Hellam Twp, York Co (previously Lancaster Co). The survey, dated 1736 was to Nicholas Kahn [Conn] granted on 20 October, 1736 by Thomas Penn in Lancaster County. Adjacent landowners included Henry Bahn, Daniel Harman, Ulrich Strickler, Michael Kuntz, Henry Stance, and Adam Bayard. [13][14][15][16]

1778 Henry Kann [Cann] was fined (Captain Copenheffer's company, first class) £30.0.0 in York County. [17]

1786 Henry Cann was listed on the septennial census for Hellam Twp, York County, Pennsylvania. [18]

1796 The will of Henry Kann [Kaun] was dated 4 Jun 1796 and was proved 24 Apr 1798. Executors: George and Adam Berd. Hellam Township. Children: Michael, John, Philip, Henry, Daniel, John, Susanna wife of Michael Dersteen, Catharine wife of Frederick Ruhl, Barbara wife of Heyer, and now married to Jacob Stohly, Mary wife of Philip Decker, and Magdalena wife of John Kauffman. Grandchildren: John and Barbara Heyer, and four children of Catharine Ruhl whose names were not given. [19]

Research Notes:

The book by Budd about the Ruhl family indicates that child Catherine Eva Kann had maiden name Bortner with parents Henry Bortner and Anna Barbara with a prior marriage to Kann.


Footnotes:

[1] Abdel Ross Wentz, The beginnings of the German element in York County, Pennsylvania (Lancaster, PA: 1916), 160, of 160-62, [Internet_Archive], [Google_Book].

[2] Neal Otto Hively, The Manor of Springettsbury, York County, Pennsylvania, Vol. 6 (1993), 27.

[3] Harold Bordner, The Bordner and Burtner families: and their Bortner ancestors in America (1967), 9, [Internet_Archive].

[4] Harold Bordner, The Bordner and Burtner families: and their Bortner ancestors in America (1967), 9, [Internet_Archive].

[5] Ancestry.com, York County, Pennsylvania Church Records, 1744-69: Jacob Lischy's Private Pastoral Record abstracts of Henry James Young, The private record of Jacob Lischy, V.D.M., 1743-1769, [Ancestry_Records], [FHL_Catalog].

[6] Ancestry.com, York County, Pennsylvania Church Records, 1744-69: Jacob Lischy's Private Pastoral Record abstracts of Henry James Young, The private record of Jacob Lischy, V.D.M., 1743-1769, [Ancestry_Records], [FHL_Catalog].

[7] Charles Henry Glatfelter, George Bortner of Codorus Twp, York County, Pennsylvania and His Descendants (1949), 5, of 5-6, [HathiTrust].

[8] Ancestry.com, York County, Pennsylvania Church Records, 1744-69: Jacob Lischy's Private Pastoral Record abstracts of Henry James Young, The private record of Jacob Lischy, V.D.M., 1743-1769, [Ancestry_Records], [FHL_Catalog].

[9] Ancestry.com, York County, Pennsylvania Church Records, 1744-69: Jacob Lischy's Private Pastoral Record abstracts of Henry James Young, The private record of Jacob Lischy, V.D.M., 1743-1769, [Ancestry_Records], [FHL_Catalog].

[10] Ancestry.com, York County, Pennsylvania Church Records, 1744-69: Jacob Lischy's Private Pastoral Record abstracts of Henry James Young, The private record of Jacob Lischy, V.D.M., 1743-1769, [Ancestry_Records], [FHL_Catalog].

[11] Charles Henry Glatfelter, George Bortner of Codorus Twp, York County, Pennsylvania and His Descendants (1949), 5, of 5-6, speculates that Anna Barbara was Anna Barbara Bortner, [HathiTrust].

[12] Neal Otto Hively, The Manor of Springettsbury, York County, Pennsylvania, Vol. 6 (1993), 63.

[13] Pennsylvania Land Warrant, York County, K83, [PA_Land_Warrant_Links].

[14] Pennsylvania Archives Land Office Survey, L-368, [PA_Survey_Book_Links].

[15] Pennsylvania Land Patent, AA10-308, [PA_Patent_Book_Links].

[16] Neal Otto Hively, The Manor of Springettsbury, York County, Pennsylvania, Vol. 6 (1993), 31-35.

[17] Jacob Barnitz and others, State of the accounts of the collectors of Excise for York County (Philadelphia: Printed by Robert Aitken, 1777), 6, [Google_Book], [World_Catalog].

[18] Pennsylvania, Septennial Census (1779-1863), person 11, [Ancestry_Image].

[19] USGenWeb, York County Pennsylvania Will Abstracts (Gateway website), [USGenWeb].


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