His parents were Johan Balthasar Hetzler, Sr and Anna Barbara Dohm.
His father arrived 2 Sep 1749 on the ship Albany from Rotterdam. Allowed entrance on Saturday, into Philadelphia, PA, where a record was made of his entrance. His name was listed as Johan Baltasar Hetzler.
Balthasar Hetzler was in the Pennsylvania Lancaster County Militia - 6th class member. Batallion under Captain George Volicks.