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John Frey
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Birth: 1703
Philadelphia County
Pennsylvania, USA
Death: Oct. 23, 1766
Montgomery County
Pennsylvania, USA

John Frey [AKA Johan] b. 1703 Philadelphia Co., PA; d. 23 OCT 1766 Franconia Twp., Montgomery Co., PA; m. (date/place unknown); Mary Keisler [AKA Maria] b. Abt. 1707 Roxborough, Philadelphia Co., PA; d. 31 AUG 1766 Montgomery Co., PA. Both buried: Mennonite Church Cemetery, Neiffer, Montgomery Co., PA.


NOTE: "There is record evidence that John Frey lived in Franconia Twp., Montgomery Co., PA in 1734, and died there Oct. 23, 1766; was buried in the Mennonite Cemetery." -"The Levering Family History and Genealogy" by Col. John Levering

NOTE: Roxborough Township was incorporated into the City of Philadelphia in 1854 following the passage of the "Act of Consolidation". The township had also been variously known as Manatawna and Leverington in it's earlier history.

CHILDREN (possibility of two sets of twins):

1) William Frey b. Abt. 1724 Montgomery Co., PA
2) Henry Frey b. 1724 Montgomery Co., PA
3) Samuel Frey b. 13 MAR 1726-1727 Montgomery Co., PA
4) Daniel Frey b. 1728 Montgomery Co., PA
5) Jacob Frey b. 1729 Montgomery Co., PA
6) Hannah Frey b. 1732 Montgomery Co., PA
7) Catherine Frey b. 1732 Montgomery Co., PA
8) Jonathan Frey b. 1739
9) Enoch FREY b: Abt. 1742 Frederick Co., MD

PARENTS: Anna Catharine Levering b. MAR 1676 Mülheim an der Ruhr, Düsseldorf, North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany; Emigrated from Germany with her parents aft. 20 MAR 1685 to Pennsylvania; d. (date unknown) Montgomery Co., PA; m. 26 APR 1692 Germantown, Philadelphia Co., PA; Heinrich "Henry" Frey b. (date/place unknown); Emigrated from Altheim, Alsace, Germany 1680 to Pennsylvania; d. (date unknown) Montgomery Co., PA. Both buried: Bertolet's Mennonite Church Cemetery, Frederick, Montgomery Co., PA.

NOTE: Anna Catharine (nee Levering) and her husband Heinrich "Henry" Frey were honored in 1910 by their descendents as pioneering Huguenots with a memorial in the cemetery where they are buried [links above] with some of their family history upon it.


1) Jacob Frey b. 1694
2) William Frey b. 1695
3) Henry Frey b. 1698
4) Abraham Frey b. 1700
5) Benjamin b. Abt. 1700
6) John Frey [SELF]
7) George Frey b. 1705
8) Elizabeth Frey
9) Rebecca Frey b. 1718
10) Amelia Frey b. 01 JUL 1719

PATERNAL GRANDPARENTS: Magdalena Boeker m. John Wigard Levering.

PATERNAL GREAT-GRANDPARENTS: 1) Elizabeth Van De Walle m. Rosier Levering. 2) Sidonia Wilhelmina Braviers m. Willem "William" Böker. BOEKER SURNAME SPELLING VARIATIONS (with/without an "s" at the end; Böker spelled in English: "Boeker"): Bäcker, Baecker, Baker, Bakker, Becke, Becker, Bocker, Boecker, Boeker, Boekr, Böker, Boker, etc.

Family links: 
  Henrich Frey (1653 - 1734)
  Anna Catherine Levering Frey (1672 - 1754)
  Mary Keisler Frey (1707 - 1766)
  Samuel Frey (1727 - 1813)*
  Benjamin Frey (____ - 1753)*
  Jacob Frey (1694 - ____)*
  William Frey (1695 - 1770)*
  Henry Frey (1698 - ____)*
  Abraham Frey (1700 - 1813)*
  John Frey (1703 - 1766)
  George Frey (1705 - 1750)*
  Rebecca Frey (1718 - 1732)*
  Elizabeth Frey Miller (1718 - 1758)*
  Amelia Elizabeth Frey Leinbach (1719 - 1781)*
*Calculated relationship
Mennonite Church Cemetery
Montgomery County
Pennsylvania, USA
Created by: Kati McSweeney
Record added: Nov 16, 2009
Find A Grave Memorial# 44423866
John Frey
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- Jennifer
 Added: Jan. 28, 2015
Thinking of you my 5th Gr-Grandfather.I would have loved to have met you.
- Joan Gastfield Kornfeind
 Added: Dec. 2, 2014

- Rene Saenz-Tanner
 Added: Aug. 4, 2014
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