Johann Peter Schlosser

Johann Peter Schlosser

Death 8 Jan 1790 (aged 79)
Sharpsburg, Washington County, Maryland, USA
Burial Sharpsburg, Washington County, Maryland, USA
Memorial ID 15459405 View Source

Son of Johaann Joost Schloszer and Margareth Frey. Peter arrived in Philadelphia 30 Sep 1732 on the ship Dragon, accompanied by his brother Leonhardt. He took the oath of allegiance on 30 Sep 1738. Pennsylvania German Pioneers, Vol I. Peter and Maria married in 1735 in Lebanon Co., Pennsylvania or possibly 1738 in Berke Co. Pennsylvania. If anyone has any additional information please contact me. Thanks.

Peters children:
Catherine M
Peter 1736-1834
John Frederick 1737-1804
Anna Barbara 1739-1816
Frederick Jared 1740-1829
Anna Christina 1742-1743
Henry 1743-1805
Susannah 1745-1815
Maria Barbara 1745-1746
George Ernest 1746-1836
John Heinrich 1751-1805
Christopher 1757-1845Peter Schlosser was the son of Johann Joost Schlosser and Margaretha Frey Schlosser. Peter's father was born in Londorf, Germany and died in Hilsbach, Germany. Peter emigrated to America in 1732 aboard the ship, Dragon, which sailed from Rotterdam, Netherlands, via Plymouth, England. He is listed in an early Philadelphia census in 1732 and again in 1751. In the 1730s, he married Maria Margaretha Waschenbach. It is believed that Peter and Margaret had ten children. At some point, Peter moved to Maryland, where his son, Henry (Johann Heinrich) lived with his family.


"Here rests in God, Peter Schloszer. He was 1st born in 1710 on 20 January and died in (the) year (of) Christ in 1790 on 8 January. His age was 80 years, 11 months and 3 days. When you awaken the dead on that day so also reach out your hand to my grave."