Hans Stephan Neuhart
(1681-1742)
Anna Catharina Stoehr
(1691-1762)
Peter Jaggi Jr
(1692-1770)
Anna Margaretha Mettler
(1673-1755)
Johann Michael Neuhard
(1713-1793)
Maria Barbara Jacky
(1716-1792)
Peter Neuhard
(1743-1813)

 

Family Links

Spouses/Children:
1. Maria Magdalena Kohler

2. Catherina Miller

Peter Neuhard 1

  • Born: 15 Nov 1743, Whitehall Twp., Lehigh, PA 1 2
  • Christened: 15 Dec 1743, North Whitehall Twp.: Egypt Reformed Church, Lehigh, PA 1 3
  • Marriage (1): Maria Magdalena Kohler
  • Marriage (2): Catherina Miller
  • Died: 16 Sep 1813, Whitehall Twp., Lehigh, PA at age 69 1 2
  • Buried: North Whitehall Twp.: Egypt Reformed Church Cemetery, Lehigh, PA 2

   Another name for Peter was Peter Neuhart.4

  Christening Notes:

Sponsors were Peter Traxel, Georg Kern, Friederich Eberhardt,
Maria Margaret Neuhardt, Salome Guth, Hann Apel Teschler.

  Burial Notes:

His cemtery record reads:
Newhard, Peter, b. 15/11/1743, d. 16/9/1813, Revolutionary War Veteran, h/o Catharina Miller

  Noted events in his life were:

1. Book: History of Lehigh County, Volume III, 1914. 5
Peter Newhard, second son of Michael, the emigrant, was born Nov. 15, 1743, and died Sept. 16, 1813. He was a gunsmith and farmer and during the Revolution his services were in great demand for the making of guns. He owned 345 acres of land near Laury's, and was a member of the Egypt Reformed Church, where he was buried.

He married, first, Magdalena Kohler, who died in 1777, leaving three children: Katharine Elizabeth, born Feb. 25, 1768; Mary Barbara, born Sept. 25, 1776; and Elizabeth, born Nov. 20, 1777.

He married, second, Catharine Miller, born Oct. 6, 1758, died June 23, 1842, who is buried at Indianland. They had six children: Maria Margaret, born Sept. 2, 1779, married, May 17, 1796, Johan Dieter Bauman, born 1772, died 1853, and had eight, sons and four daughters, one of whom, Hon. Dennis Ballman, of Allentown, born in 1819, is still living in Allentown, aged 95 years; Peter Newhard, born Sept. 7, 1786, died Feb. 15, 1789.; Salome, born Aug. 1, 1790, married Michael Deibert, and had children: Dennis, Reuben, Solomon, Mary, and James; Catharine Newhard, married George Kuntz; Magdalena, married Jacob Buchman; and Michael Newhard, born Feb. 28, 1800, died June 11, 1853, married, 1823, Sarah Krauss, born 1802, died 1879 and had six children: William, born Feb. 6, 1825; Reuben, born June 29, 1830, married Susanna Clewell, and had children: William, Reuben, Mrs. Benjamin Kline, Mrs. Lewis Hohl, and Anna M., married Phaon F. Strauss, of Philadelphia, whose children are Carrie and Marguerite; Moses, born July 5, 1834, married Amelia Seibert, and had seven children: Elmer, died Dec. 21, 1900; Emma F., born Nov. 14, 1867, died March 2, 1900, married Richard S. Kistler, and had one daughter, Helen; Allen; Frank S.; May, wife of George F. Erich; Ellen; and Rosa; James, born Nov. 27, 1836; Mary Ann, wife of Joseph Scheirer; and Lydia, born Jan. 17,1840.


Peter married Maria Magdalena Kohler, daughter of Jacob Kohler Sr. and Maria Barbara Neuhard. (Maria Magdalena Kohler died in 1777 in Whitehall Twp., Lehigh, PA 6.)


Peter next married Catherina Miller. (Catherina Miller was born on 6 Oct 1758 6 and died on 23 Jun 1842 6.)


Sources


1 Pennsylvania Archives, Volume 6, Egypt Reformed Church Records 1734-1807 (http://files.usgwarchives.net/pa/lehigh/church/egyp0001.txt
http://www.geocities.com/gragor99/lehegypt.htm
"Baptismal Record of the congregation on the Lehigh, in which are recorded the names of the children baptized, the names of their parents, and also the names of the sponsors. Commenced March 22, 1739."
J. Henricus Goetschius, M. Helvetico Tigurinus.).

2 Egypt Reformed Church Cemetery (http://www.interment.net/data/us/pa/lehigh/egypt_church/egypt.htm).

3 FHL Microfilm 0020363, Item 1, page 2.

4 Kastens, Dennis A.; Phillips, Ethel C, Rumbach Families 1775-1850 (234 pages (c) 2002 Dennis A. Kastens
http://www.kindelberger.de/genealogy/WC02/WC02_422.HTM
(c) Juli 2003 Andrea Kindelberger
http://www.kastensinc.com/neuhart/index.htm
Dennis A. Kastens, 5101 Kings Park Drive, St. Louis, MO 63129 USA
(314) 892-0888), http://www.kindelberger.de/genealogy/WC02/WC02_422.HTM.

5 Roberts, Charles Rhodes, History Of Lehigh County, Pennsylvania, Volume III (Allentown, Pa., Lehigh Valley Pub. Co., 1914.
3 volumes, illustrated, maps.
Prepared by a committee appointed by the Lehigh County Historical Society; chapters contributed by various writers.).

6 Kastens, Dennis A.; Phillips, Ethel C, Rumbach Families 1775-1850 (234 pages (c) 2002 Dennis A. Kastens
http://www.kindelberger.de/genealogy/WC02/WC02_422.HTM
(c) Juli 2003 Andrea Kindelberger
http://www.kastensinc.com/neuhart/index.htm
Dennis A. Kastens, 5101 Kings Park Drive, St. Louis, MO 63129 USA
(314) 892-0888).



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