Johannes Cornelius Riegel

 Johannes Cornelius Riegel (1674 – 1750) – Immigrant. Occupation:  Miller and Farmer.  Born in Germany on September 29, 1674.  Johannes came to the Colony of Pennsylvania from Germany on the ship “Pennsylvania Merchant”[1].  The ship left Rotterdam on June 24, 1733 but he probably spent between six weeks and two months traveling down the Rhine River first.  Johannes arrived at the Port of Philadelphia with his wife, Anna, four children, daughter and son-in-law on September 18, 1833.  His sons Matthias and Jorge Wilhelm came on the “Adventure” in 1732[2].  Johannes settled near present day Host, PA, and established a mill on land purchased from the Penn Family.  The mill and farm stayed in the family until 1817.  Johannes died in 1750.

[1] Ship Passenger List, “Pennsylvania Merchant” 1733

[2] Ship Passenger List, “Adventure” 1732

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Father*                       Jost Riegell (b. 1635,          )

Mother*                      Maria Elisabetha Honen (b. Jun 1642,          )

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Birth*               29 Sep 1674                Beckerbach bei Kirn, Pfalz.  

Marriage*          __ ___ ____                Anna Gertruitha (         , d. 1760)

Daughter:        07 Jan 1699/0               Anna Riegel (b. 07 Jan 1699/0,          ); Medard, Rheinland-Pfalz.

Son:                  __ Jun 1704               Matthias Riegel (b. Jun 1704, d. Aug 1775); Medard.

Son:                20 Nov 1706                Jorge Wilhelm Riegel (b. 20 Nov 1706, d. 07 Sep 1778); Ginsweiler, Rheinland-Pfalz. ; he married Anna Marie Plattner

Son:                08 Jun 1709                Johannes Riegel (b. 08 Jun 1709, d. 09 Jun 1795); Grebsweiler, Rheinland-Pfalz.; he married Catharina Elizabetha Shirmann

Daughter:         03 Apr 1712                Anna Elisabetha Riegel (b. 03 Apr 1712, d. before 1764); Waldgrehweiler, Rheinland-Pfalz.; she married Andreas Aulenbacher

Son:                __ ___ 1714                Johan Daniel Riegel (b. 1714, d. 1786); Gumbsweiler, Rheinland-Pfalz.; he married Maria Dorothea Beitler

Son:                __ ___ 1716                Justus Henrich Riegel (b. 1716, d. 24 Mar 1716/17); Gumbsweiler, Rheinland-Pfalz.

Son:                __ ___ 1718                Johan Adam Riegel (b. 1718, d. 20 Apr 1718); Gumbsweiler, Rheinland-Pfalz.

Son:                __ ___ 1719                Phillip Jacob Riegel (b. 1719,          ); Gumbsweiler, Rheinland-Pfalz.

Daughter:    cir __ ___ 1720                Sarah Riegel (b. circa 1720,          ); Rheinland-Pfalz.

Son:                __ ___ 1722                Johan Abraham Riegel (b. 1722, d. after 1790); Gumbsweiler, Rheinland-Pfalz.; he married Elizabeth A'Dubelle

Immigration*      18 Sep 1733              On ship "Pennsylvania Merchant", Philadelphia, PA; Arrived with his wife, four children, married daughter and son-in-law on the "Pennsylvania Merchant" at the Port of Philadelphia on Sept. 18, 1733.  Two of his sons arrived on the "Adventure" in 1731.

Death*             __ ___ 1750                Tulpehocken Twp., Berks County, PA.

Burial*             __ ___ ____                Host Church Cemetery, Berks County, PA.

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