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Rohrbach, I

One Possible Candidate

  • Johannes Rohrbach, ca 1758 Vincent TWP - ca 1817 Manheim TWP, House Carpenter

Many Pennsylvanian candidates without a known trade

Rohrbach, I

Johannes Rohrbach


ca 1758 Vincent TWP - ca 1817 Manheim TWP, House Carpenter

Codorus (1780, 1783), Paradise (1788), Dover (1790), Manheim (1798, 1807) all in York County, PA.


m Susannah Hoover in 1784

1785 Susannah

1789 Christian

1793 Maria

1796 Magdelena

1799 Elizabeth



York Co. Militias


1780 pvt, Capt. John Shearer Co.

1782 pvt, Capt. John Shearer Co.


parents and brothers:

Christian Rohrbach and Maria Kuntz, m 1-1743 in Germany

1744 Johann Christian (went by middle name), b Trappe, farmer, d 1827 York Co.

1746 Lorentz, b Trappe, farmer, d 1795, Codorus

1749 Johann Heinrich (went by middle name), farmer, moved to (W) VA, d 1823. Heinrich’s oldest son Heinrich Jr. was a wagonmaker.

m Susanna Hause 1750

1758 Johannes, b Vincent, Chester County, PA


Other Individuals, trades not known

Jonathan, taxes 1779, East District, Berks

Jacob, 1800, Codorus, York

John Jr., 1800, East District, Berks, 26/44

Jacob, 1800, East District, Berks, 16/25

John, 1810, Heidalberg, 45+

John, 1789, 1785, 1786 Mt. Joy, York Co.

John, 1786, Berwick, York Co.

John, 1783, Bedmaster, Bucks Co.

John 1798, Codorus, York Co. (with Samuel and Christian) also (with Lawrence and Christian)


Probate Information, some trades known

John, 1839, Berks, will

Jacob, 1855, Berks

John, 1847, Berks

John, 1846, Berks

John 1850, Berks, 4 augers

John, 1836, Berks, grocer

John, 1839, Berks, will

Jacob, 1854, Berks, farmer, std inv. with saw, axes, augers, planes, chisels valued at $1.50.

Johann Christian, 1835, Berks, farmer



Rohrbach Genealogy 1970

Christian Rohrbach 1743 … Rohrbach Family, York Co.

Early German Settlers of York Co., PA












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