Johannes Daniel Riegel
(1742-1792)
Barbara Tschudy
(Abt 1750-)
Johann Martin Zettelmeyer
(1757-1845)
Margaretha
Michael Riegel
(1771-1838)
Magdalena Zettelmeyer
(1777-1833)
Magdalena Riegel
(1808-1886)

 

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Spouses/Children:
1. Peter Fisher

Magdalena Riegel 1 2 3 4

  • Born: 15 Jul 1808, Brunswick Twp., Schuylkill, PA 4 5
  • Christened: 20 May 1809, West Brunswick Twp.: Zion Red Church, Schuylkill, PA 4
  • Marriage (1): Peter Fisher
  • Died: 18 Sep 1886, Orwigsburg, Schuylkill, PA at age 78 5
  • Buried: Orwigsburg: St. John's Church (White Church), Schuylkill, PA 5

   Other names for Magdalena were Magdalene Riegel,5 Maria Magdalena Riegel, Mary Riegel and Molly Riegel.

  Noted events in her life were:

1. She appeared on the census in 1810 in Brunswick Twp., Berks, PA. 6 Note: Magdalena was born in today's Schuylkill County. Brunswick, Schuylkill was formed from Brunswick, Berks when Schuylkill County was created in 1811.

The 1810 Census lists the household of Michael Reigel with:
Males (born)
Under 10 (1801-1810) = 2 sons Daniel & Michael. Where's George?
26-44 (1766-1784) = 1 father Michael
Females (born)
Under 10 (1801-1810) = 1 daughter Magdalena
10-15 (1795-1800) = 1 daughter ?
26-44 (1766-1784) = 1 wife

2. She appeared on the census in 1820 in Brunswick Twp., Schuylkill, PA. 7 The household of father Michael Riegel is listed with:
Males (born)
Under 10 (1811-1820) = 1 son John
10-15 (1805-1810) = 1 son George
16-18 (1802-1804)
16-25 (1795-1804) = 1 son Daniel
45 & over (<=1775) = 1 father Michael
Females (born)
Under 10 (1811-1820) = 3 daughters Rebecca, Elizabeth, Catherine
10-15 (1805-1810) = 1 daughter Magdalena
45 & over (<=1775) = 1 wife Magdalena

3. Estate: Settlement of Martin Zettlemeyer, 6 Apr 1849, , Berks, PA. 2

On 6 Apr 1849 Peter Kline filed an account of the estate of Martin Zettlemeyer, who died in 1844 in Berks County, that indicated a value of $362.08. Shortly thereafter he filed a list of disbursements to these heirs:
John Zettlemoyer, grandson
Christina Zettlemoyer, wife of John Frey
John Zettlemoyer (son of Martin Zettlemoyer)
John Riegle, son of Magdalena, daughter of Martin Zettlemoyer
Michael Riegle, son of Magdalena, daughter of Martin Zettlemoyer
Daniel Riegle, son of Magdalena, daughter of Martin Zettlemoyer
Jacob Riegle, son of Magdalena, daughter of Martin Zettlemoyer
George Riegle, son of Magdalena, daughter of Martin Zettlemoyer
Magdalena Riegle, daughter of Magdalena, daughter of Martin Zettlemoyer
Rebecca Riegle, daughter of Magdalena, daughter of Martin Zettlemoyer
Elizabeth Riegle, daughter of Magdalena, daughter of Martin Zettlemoyer
Peter and Catherine, intermarried with P. Smith


Magdalena married Peter Fisher, son of Michael Fisher and Magdelena Hoffman. (Peter Fisher was born on 18 Jun 1802 in Manheim Twp., Schuylkill, PA,8 9 died on 11 Aug 1868 in Orwigsburg, Schuylkill, PA 9 and was buried in Orwigsburg: St. John's Church (White Church), Schuylkill, PA 9.)


Sources


1 Alexander, Chris; marbles@sbcglobal.net, Alexander Kirkham Hempleman (http://awt.ancestry.com/cgi-bin/igm.cgi?op=GET&db=alexanderchris&id=I10666).

2 Berks County Courthouse, Berks Co PA Orphans Court Records, Vol. 16, pp. 244, 325.

3 Marguerite Heffner, Zion Lutheran and Reformed Church Baptism Records (http://files.usgwarchives.net/pa/schuylkill/church/red.txt online), Daniel Riegel, b. 5 Sep 1823, parents Daniel & Magdalena, sponsor Peter Fischer & Magdalena Riegel.

4 Marguerite Heffner, Zion Lutheran and Reformed Church Baptism Records (http://files.usgwarchives.net/pa/schuylkill/church/red.txt online), Magdalena Riegel, b. 15 Jul 1808, parents Michael & Magdalena Riegel, sponsor Christopher & Susanna Steinruck.

5 Find A Grave, http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GRid=57906035.

6 1810 United States Census, Pennsylvania, Berks County, Brunswick Township, Roll 45 Book 1, Page 178.

7 1820 United States Census, Pennsylvania, Schuylkill County, Brunswick Township, Roll 111 Book 1, Page 34.

8 Fermanis, Arlean - afermanis@sprynet.com, Behler, Paul, Holzer and Related Families of Schuylkill County (http://awt.ancestry.com/cgi-bin/igm.cgi?op=GET&db=aferm&id=I03071).

9 Find A Grave, http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GRid=57906096.



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