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John Michael Lenker
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Birth: Sep. 11, 1730, Switzerland
Death: May 16, 1797
Northumberland County
Pennsylvania, USA

May have been born in Switzerland or Germany to Johannes Lenker and Anna Catharina Lenckin (may be a variant spelling for Lenker). He married Catharine Barbara Yeakley b: 1735 in Germany; Married: 11 September or 15 October 1757 in Augusta Lutheran Church, Trappe, Goshen Township, Chester, Pennsylvania.

Michael Lenker was a landowner in Lancaster (now Lebanon) County in 1755. By 1761, he had relocated in Northumberland County. The following tax records may be of interest to his descendants:

1761, Linchert, Michael, 50 acres, 1 horse, 1 cow, tax 1.7.10
1782, Lenker, Michael, 150 acres, 1 horse, 2 cows, 2 sheep
1783, Lenckart, Michael, 200 acres, 2 horses, 2 cows, tax 10.0
1784, Lenckart, Michael, 200 acres, 2 horses, 2 cows, tax 15.0
1785, Lenkert, Michael, 150 acres, 1 horse, 1 cow, tax 9.3
1787, Linkard, Michael, 250 acres, 2 horses, 1 cow, tax 8.3

Michael Lenker died intestate May 16, 1797. Shortly before his death, Michael sold his farm of 150 acres to his son Jacob. The bill of sale was recorded at the Northumberland County Court House August 15, 1796. The place of burial of Michael and Catharine is unknown but is believed to be in the Stone Valley Church Cemetery, Hickory Corners, Northumberland, Pennsylvania, USA.

John Michael Lenker
Johann Philip Lenker
Anna Christina Lenker
John Jacob Lenker
Veronica Lenker
Stephanus Lenker
George Lenker
Johan Adam Lenker
Maria Margaretha Lenker
Elizabeth Lenker
Casper Lenker

Source of Information:
John Michael Lenker on the Lenker, Althouse, Loos, Doney, Herrington, Scott, Washburn
Entries: 36581 Updated: 2005-04-23 01:41:16 UTC (Sat) Contact: Barbara Lenker 
Stone Valley Cemetery
Hickory Corners
Northumberland County
Pennsylvania, USA
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Created by: Eileen Lentz
Record added: Jul 23, 2008
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John Michael Lenker
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