|Birth: ||Oct. 11, 1740|
|Death: ||Nov. 27, 1801|
son of Wilhelm Fenstermacher
Married: 1762 to MARGARETHA ELIZABETH
About 1770, he purchased land 3 miles southwest of Slatington, PA. and settled in Heidelberg Township, Lehigh County, where he became a man of prominence. He operated a distillery in connection with his farm of 170 acres.
During the early days of the Revolutionary War, in 1778, he was a member of Captain Conrad Roeder's 5th Company of the 3rd Battalion. In 1780 he served under the same Captain in the 2nd Class, 5th Company, 6th Battalion of the Northampton County Militia.
Records show that of his 7 children, all except William moved to the Wyoming Valley in Columbia and Lucern Counties.
William was survived by his Widow (who later remarried) and his seven children: Philip, GEORGE, William, Jacob (who never married and had moved to Schuylkill Co. PA), Charles (who never married and had moved to Wyoming Co. PA), Elizabeth (wife of Gottfried Peter) and John. He was buried in the Old Heidelberg Cemetery, but there is no longer any marker of his grave site.
Margaretha Elizabeth Lkuk Fenstermacher (1744 - 1815)*
George Fenstermacher (1773 - 1833)*
Elizabeth Susanna Fenstermacher Peter (1786 - 1848)*
Old Heidelberg Cemetery
Created by: Kriston Fenstermaker And...
Record added: Sep 25, 2011
Find A Grave Memorial# 77081214
Neil D Scheidt
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