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Nicholas Kline
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Birth: 1755
Berks County
Pennsylvania, USA
Death: unknown
Berks County
Pennsylvania, USA

Nicholas Klein/Kline b. Abt. 1755 Bowers, Maxatawny Twp., Berks Co., PA; d. Aft. 1774 Longswamp, Berks Co., PA; m. Bef. 1768 PA; Maria Elisabeth Mertz b. (date/place unknown); d. (date/place unknown). Burial places unknown.

NOTE: There is no known connection between Maria Elisabeth Mertz's family and Nicholas' mother's Mertz family.

NOTE: Bowers is a village in Maxatawny Township, Berks County, Pennsylvania.


1) David Kline b. Bef. 1775
2) Elisabetha Kline b. 14 APR 1775 Berks Co. PA

PARENTS: Hans Theobald Klein (AKA Dewalt Klein; AKA Dewald Klein) b. Abt. 1722 Berks Co., PA; d. Abt. 1758 Berks Co., PA; m. Abt. 1750 Berks Co., PA; Anna Christina Mertz (AKA Christina Mertz) b. 30 SEP 1727 Switzerland; d. 08 AUG 1789 Bowers, Maxatawny Twp., Berks Co., PA. Both buried: Longswamp Cemetery, Longswamp, Berks Co., PA.


1) Margaretha Klein/Kline b. APR 1751
2) David Klein/Kline b. 14 DEC 1754
3) Nicholas Klein/Kline b. Abt. 1755
4) Elizabeth Klein/Kline b. Bef. 1760

NOTE: Elizabeth Klein/Kline could be the issue of either of her mother's marriages as her birth date/timeline is non-specific.

NOTE: Anna Christina (nee Mertz) Klein Kline's oldest children from her first marriage to Hans Theobald Klein changed the spelling of their birth surname to match that of their step-father Peter Kline, who raised them from a very young age. For the most part, records and documents have their surname spelled as "Kline", although some records may still be found under the spelling "Klein".

Widowed Anna Christina (nee Mertz; AKA Christina Mertz) Klein m.#2 01 NOV 1758 Berks Co. PA; Peter Kline b. 01 APR 1731 Bowers, Maxatawny Twp., Berks Co., PA; d. 09 JUN 1813 Berks Co., PA; buried: Longswamp Cemetery, Longswamp Twp., Berks Co., PA.


5) Peter Kline b. 15 FEB 1760
6) Jacob Kline b. Abt. 1762

MATERNAL GRANDPARENTS: Veronica Schneider m. Johan David Mertz (AKA John David Mertz).

MATERNAL GREAT-GRANDPARENTS: Berbara Fellers m. Joseph Schneider.

Family links: 
  Hans Theobald Klein (1722 - 1758)
  Anna Christina Mertz Kline (1727 - 1789)
  Maria Elisabeth Mertz Kline
  Elisabeth Kline*
  Margaretha Kline Reber (1751 - 1837)*
  Nicholas Kline (1755 - ____)
  Peter Klein (1760 - 1836)**
  Jacob Kline (1762 - 1822)**
*Calculated relationship
Created by: Kati McSweeney
Record added: Mar 24, 2010
Find A Grave Memorial# 50166567

My 4th Great-grandfather. RIP
- William Daniel
 Added: Jun. 28, 2015
LONG GONE, BUT NOT FORGOTTEN. Daffodils signify "Regards". To Uncle Nicholas, may you rest in eternal peace. Your loving great-great-great-great-great-great-grandniece,
- Kati McSweeney
 Added: Mar. 24, 2010

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