Section ACH: Descendants of Adam Mersch

David Thaler
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Report generated by MagiCensus Deluxe v5.1.0 on 29 June 2017
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Generation One

1. ADAM1 MERSCH was born in 1727[10, 12] in prob, Germany[10, 12], and died on 20 April 1796[9, 13] in Moore Twp., Northampton Co., Pennsylvania, United States[9, 13]. He married in Whitehall Twp., Bucks Co., Pennsylvania[8], on 11 Nov. 1746[8], (OB-2) JULIANA DIETER, daughter of (OB-1) John DIETER, who was born about 1726.

From the 1786 census, in Moore Twp.[3]:

Person #NameMarital StatusGenderAge
63John MerschMarriedM21+
64Christian MerschMarriedM21+
66Adam MerschMM21+
67Adam Mersch Jr.MM21+

[8, 13, 5, 10, 12, 9, 14, 3]
Served in Revolutionary War as Corporal in Capt. Paul Flick's 8th Co. of the 4th Battalion of Northampton Co., Pa., Militia Commanded by Col. John Seigfried. Muster roll dated May 14, 1778.[10]
Children:
+2i.JOHANNES ADAM2 MERSCH, b. in 1750[13] in Bucks Co.[13]; d. in Jan. 1821[13]; m. about 1777[5] SUSANNA CATHARINE _____, b. about 1757[5].
+3ii.ADAM MERSCH JR., b. in 1755[9, 11] in Northampton Co.[9, 11]; d. in 1828[15] in Lycoming Co., Pennsylvania[15]; m. (1) in 1778[15] in Northampton Co.[15] MARIA ELIZABETH _____, b. in Northampton Co.[15] about 1757[15], d. in Northampton Co.[15] in 1799[15]; m. (2) after 1799[15] MARGARET _____.
4iii.CASPER MERSCH, b. about 1757[2]; d. in 1834[13]; m. in 1786[7] MARIE BARBARA MILLER.
5iv.SUSANNA MERSCH, b. on 21 Aug. 1760[13] in Bucks Co.[13].
6v.ANNA CATHARINE MERSCH, b. about 1760/1.
7vi.GEORGE MERSCH, b. about 1757[5] in Pennsylvania[5]; d. in Sept. 1847[5] in Northampton Co.[5].
8vii.MARIA MERSCH, b. about 1760/1.

Generation Two

2. JOHANNES ADAM2 MERSCH (Adam1), son of (1) Adam1 and (OB-2) Juliana (DIETER) MERSCH, was born in 1750[13] in Bucks Co.[13], and died between 1 Jan. 1821 and 26 Jan. 1821[13]. He married about 1777[5], SUSANNA CATHARINE _____, who was born about 1757[5].

From the 1786 census, in Moore Twp.[3]:

Person #NameMarital StatusGenderAge
63John MerschMarriedM21+
64Christian MerschMarriedM21+
66Adam MerschMM21+
67Adam Mersch Jr.MM21+

From the 4 Aug. 1800 census, in Moore Twp.[1]:

Name: John Mersh
1 Free White male 0-10 (Johanes 12)
1 Free White male 45+ (Johannes Adam 49-51)
4 Free White females 0-10 (Sally 10, Maria Barbara 8, Margareta 5, Sara 3)
1 Free White female 10-16 (Elizabeth 14)
3 Free White females 16-26 (Susanna Catharine 21, Anna Maria 18, Julianna Catarina 17)
1 Free White female 26-45 (Susanna Catharine 34-45)

[13, 5, 3, 1]
Children:
9i.SUSANNA CATHARINE3 MERSCH, b. on 12 Jan. 1779 in Northampton Co.
10ii.ANNA MARIA MERSCH, b. on 18 Oct. 1781 in Northampton Co.
11iii.JULIANNA CATARINA MERSCH, b. on 4 Aug. 1783 in Northampton Co.
+12iv.ELIZABETH MERSCH, b. on 20 Oct. 1785[17] in Northampton Co.[17]; m. on 24 Jan. 1811[5] in Easton, Northampton Co.[5] (AIZ-3) JOHN RICHNER, b. in Pennsylvania[5] on 23 July 1785[5], d. between 1822 and 1836[5], son of (AIZ-2) Johannes and Maria Barbara (_____) RICHNER.
13v.JOHANES MERSCH, b. on 2 Oct. 1787 in Northampton Co.
14vi.SALLY MERSCH, b. on 25 Dec. 1789 in Northampton Co.
15vii.MARIA BARBARA MERSCH, b. on 29 Feb. 1792 in Northampton Co.
16viii.MARGARETA MERSCH, b. on 29 April 1795 in Northampton Co.
17ix.SARA MERSCH, b. on 5 July 1797 in Northampton Co.
18x.JOHANNES MERSCH, b. on 9 Aug. 1802.
3. ADAM2 MERSCH JR. (Adam1), son of (1) Adam1 and (OB-2) Juliana (DIETER) MERSCH, was born in 1755[9, 11] in Northampton Co.[9, 11], and died in 1828[15] in Lycoming Co.[15]. He married (1st) in Northampton Co.[15], in 1778[15], MARIA ELIZABETH _____, who was born about 1757[15] in Northampton Co.[15], and died in 1799[15] in Northampton Co.[15]. He married (2nd) after 1799[15], MARGARET _____.

From the 1786 census, in Moore Twp.[3]:

Person #NameMarital StatusGenderAge
63John MerschMarriedM21+
64Christian MerschMarriedM21+
66Adam MerschMM21+
67Adam Mersch Jr.MM21+

From the 4 Aug. 1800 census, in Moore Twp.[1]:

Name: Adam Mersh
2 Free White males 0-10 (?, ?)
1 Free White male 10-16 (?)
2 Free White males 16-26 (?, ?)
1 Free White male 45+ (Adam Jr. 44-46)
3 Free White females 0-10 (?, ?, ?)
2 Free White females 10-16 (?, ?)
1 Free White female 45+ (?)

[9, 13, 11, 15, 3, 1]
Served in the Pennsylvania Militia as Private 1st Class under the command of Captain John Dieter of the 3rd Battallion of Northampton County.[14]
Children of: Adam2 MERSCH Jr. and Maria Elizabeth _____:
19i.CATHARINE3 MERSCH, b. on 1 Feb. 1778[15] in Northampton Co.[15].
20ii.ADAM MERSCH III, b. on 13 Feb. 1779[6, 15] in Moorestown, Northampton Co.[6, 15].
21iii.JOHAN GEORGE MERSCH, b. on 9 Feb. 1782[6, 15] in Northampton Co.[6, 15].
22iv.JOHN MERSCH, b. on 1 Oct. 1784[15] in Northampton Co.[15].
23v.ELIZABETH MERSCH, b. on 19 May 1789[6, 15] in Northampton Co.[6, 15].
24vi.JOHAN JACOB MERSCH, b. on 7 May 1791[6, 16] in Northampton Co.[6, 16]; d. on 25 July 1866[15] in Lycoming Co.[15].
25vii.MAGDALENA MERSCH, b. on 1 Nov. 1793[6, 15] in Northampton Co.[6, 15].
26viii.MARGARET MERSCH, b. on 20 May 1795[6, 15] in Northampton Co.[6, 15].
27ix.SUSANNA MERSCH, b. on 24 Feb. 1799[15] in Northampton Co.[15].

Children of: Adam2 MERSCH Jr. and Margaret _____:
28i.LYDIA3 MERSCH, b. on 9 July 1803[15] in Northampton Co.[15].
29ii.SARAH MERSCH, b. on 11 Nov. 1804[15] in Northampton Co.[15].

Generation Three

12. ELIZABETH3 MERSCH (Johannes Adam2, Adam1), daughter of (2) Johannes Adam2 and Susanna Catharine (_____) MERSCH, was born on 20 Oct. 1785[17] in Northampton Co.[17], and was christened on 18 Dec. 1785[5] in Moorestown[5], and died between 3 March 1822 and 1895. She married in Easton[5], on 24 Jan. 1811[5], (AIZ-3) JOHN RICHNER, son of (AIZ-2) Johannes and Maria Barbara (_____) RICHNER, who was born on 23 July 1785[5] in Pennsylvania[5], and died between 1822 and 1836[5].

From the 4 Aug. 1800 census, in Moore Twp.[1]:

Name: John Mersh
1 Free White male 0-10 (Johanes 12)
1 Free White male 45+ (Johannes Adam 49-51)
4 Free White females 0-10 (Sally 10, Maria Barbara 8, Margareta 5, Sara 3)
1 Free White female 10-16 (Elizabeth 14)
3 Free White females 16-26 (Susanna Catharine 21, Anna Maria 18, Julianna Catarina 17)
1 Free White female 26-45 (Susanna Catharine 34-45)

From the 7 Aug. 1820 census, in Moore Twp.[4]:

Name: Richner John
1 Free White male 0-10 (?)
1 Free White male 16-26 (?)
2 Free White females 0-10 (Maria 4, Matilda 1)
1 Free White female 26-45 (Elizabeth 34)
Persons in Agriculture: 1
Persons in Manufactures: 1

[5, 17, 1, 4]
Children: See (AIZ-3) John RICHNER



1. 1800 United States Federal Census, Moore Twp., Northampton Co., Pennsylvania, 63; digital images, Ancestry.com (http://www.ancestry.com).
2. 1830 United States Federal Census; digital images, Ancestry.com (http://www.ancestry.com).
3. 1786 Pennsylvania Septennial Census, Moore Twp., Northampton Co..
4. 1820 United States Census, Moore Twp., Northampton Co., Pennsylvania, population schedule.
5. Donna Spence, to Dave Thaler, e-mail.
6. Esther E. (Dieter) Gundry, John Dieter of Northampton County Pennsylvania and His Descendants, 1735-1972 (Flint, Michigan: Privately published, 1973), 109.
7. Ibid., 110.
8. Ibid., 49.
9. Ibid., 50.
10. Ibid., 52.
11. Donald Roger Hickman, The History of the Hickman Family of Northwest Cedar Rapids, Iowa (No place: No publisher, 2000); digital images, Ancestry.com (http://www.ancestry.com).
12. Ibid., 139.
13. Ibid., 140.
14. Ibid., 141.
15. Ibid., 142.
16. Ibid., 142, 143.
17. Don Hickman, Donald R. Hickman Family Tree (http://wc.rootsweb.com/cgi-bin/igm.cgi?op=GET&db=drhickman&id=I2566).