Johann Michael Riegel
 National Archives Military & Pension Records
Jorge Wilhelm Riegel
(b. 20 Nov 1706, d. 07 Sep
Anna Marie Plattner
(b. 1711, d. circa 1760)
Revolutionary War Veteran. Fought
in the battles of Trenton, Princeton, Brandywine and Germantown.
At Germantown he was wounded in the calf of the leg.
Granted a pension July 21, 1819.
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Baptized Jan 6, 1747 Christ Lutheran Church, Northkill. Occupation
Carpenter and farmer. He was a Revolutionary War Veteran. He applied for a
pension May 20, 1818 in Mifflin County. In his records, it is stated that he
enlisted at Newmanstown, Berks Co., PA. Paper state he served three years,
spelling may be wrong, first in Capt Benjamin Selser's Company, then in the
German Regiment and was in the battles of Trenton, Princeton, Brandywine and
Germantown, in the last of which he received a wound in the calf of the leg.
He was discharged in the town of Northumberland. Jan 1777 to Dec 1779. The
jacket of his application has an endorsement from New Berlin, Union County PA,
granting him the pension on 21 July 1819. In the application, Michael states
his wife is 66 and his son, Michael, is 26 weakly and unable to support
himself. 1780s tax lists, Heidelberg Twp., Berks Co., PA. 1790 PA census
Dauphin Co., Micael Regel, 1-3-6. 1793, 21 Jan, Beaver Twp. survey 100 acres,
Michael Regel.1799 tax lists Beaver Twp. Michael Rigle, 100 a., cabin, $272
value. 1800PA census Northumberland Co., Michael Reagel. 1804-11 tax lists
Beaver Twp., Michael Rigle, 94 acres. 1810 PA census , Northumberland Co.,
Beaver Twp., Michael Rigle. 1812-1815 tax lists, Decatur Twp., Michael
Reigle, 94 acres. 1820 PA census, Mifflin Co., Decatur Twp., Michael Riggle.
28 Oct 1746
Tulpehocken Twp., Berks County, PA.
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Marie Elisabeth (--?--)
(b. circa 1752)
__ ___ 1776
(b. circa 1776, );
Daughter: cir __ ___ 1778 Catherine Riegel (b. circa 1778, ); Pennsylvania.; she married Jonathan Stump
Daughter: __ ___ 1780 Mary Magdalene Riegel (b. 1780, ); Pennsylvania.; she married Ludwig Yeater
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John S. Riegel
(b. 1782, );
Son: __ ___ 1785 Jacob Riegel (b. 1785, d. 19 Nov 1846); Pennsylvania.; he married Catherine Markley
Daughter: cir __ ___ 1786 Christina Riegel (b. circa 1786, ); Pennsylvania.; she married J N Hautz
04 Feb 1788
George Michael Riegel
(b. 04 Feb 1788, ); N Lebanon
Twp., Dauphin Co., PA.
Son: 27 Nov 1792 Johann Michael Riegel (b. 27 Nov 1792, ); Tulpehocken Twp., Berks Co., PA.; he married Eva Roseann Haal
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(b. circa 1794, d. 1875);
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Mifflin County, PA.
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