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 Johann Friedrich Dague

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Johann Friedrich Dague

  • Birth 1736 Baden-Württemberg, Germany
  • Death 12 Oct 1796 Washington County, Pennsylvania, USA
  • Burial Glyde, Washington County, Pennsylvania, USA
  • Memorial ID 15056201

Born in Weyler in Durlach (now Carlsruhe), Baden, Germany, Johann Friedrich Dague (Deg, Deeg) was the son of Andreas Deeg and Anna Maria Kudin. Weyler was in the Rhein River Valley near the French border. Friedrich came to America with his family in 1740, according to Filby's "Passenger and Immigration Lists." He and his brother Andreas must have returned to Germany, then came back to America in 1853 on the ship "Eastern Branch."

He attended Trinity Lutheran Church while living in Lancaster, PA. After moving to Frederick County, Md, he and his family then moved further on to Washington County, PA. Friedrich purchased several tracts, including "Keyhole," "Tage's Grove," "High Germany," and "Brown (or Bushy) Flat."

He married Sophia Schmitt and Anna Maria Geysler. Children of Friederich and Sophia - Catherine Swinehart and Michael Swinehart. Children of Friederich and Anna Maria - Mathias, Catherine, Christina Swickard, daughter Swinehart, Frederich, Mary Magdalena Swickard, John, Andrew, and Lucy.


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  • Created by: Judy Llamas
  • Added: 27 Jul 2006
  • Find A Grave Memorial 15056201
  • Judy Llamas
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Johann Friedrich Dague (1736–12 Oct 1796), Find A Grave Memorial no. 15056201, citing Bethlehem Lutheran Cemetery, Glyde, Washington County, Pennsylvania, USA ; Maintained by Judy Llamas (contributor 46854247) .