Capt Johann Adam Zerfass

Capt Johann Adam Zerfass

Birth
Northampton County, Pennsylvania, USA
Death 18 Aug 1806 (aged 64)
Northampton County, Pennsylvania, USA
Burial Egypt, Lehigh County, Pennsylvania, USA
Memorial ID 16587674 · View Source
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Johann "Adam" Zerfass was born and died in that part of Northampton County, Pennsylvania, that became Lehigh County in 1816, some 6 years after his death. He was the son of Johann Gottfried "Godfrey" Zerfass (1702-1768) and his wife Maria Elisabeth Hellwig (1708-1745).

He grew up and was married in that county in 1768 to Maria Elizabeth Shafer (1746-1800).

According to his gravesite plaque, Adam is said to have served during the Revolutionary War as captain in Co 4 of the 2nd Battalion, Pennsylvania Militia.


Children of Adam & Maria include:
~ Anna Maria Margaret Zerfass (1768-1832)
~ Anna "Caterina" Zerfass (1770-1829)
~ John "Jacob" Zerfass (1771- )
~ Abraham Zerfass (1772-1837)
~ Susannah Zerfass (1773-1856)
~ John "Henry" Zerfass (1774- )
~ Maria "Elizabeth" Zerfass (1775-1846)
~ Joseph George Zerfass (1778-1778)
~ Maria "Magdelina" Zerfass (1780-1786)
~ John "Philip" Zerfass (1781-1837)
~ Maria "Sarah" Zerfass (1791-1806)

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Inscription


ADAM ZERFASS
CAPT 4 CO 2 BATT PA MILITIA REVOLUTIONARY WAR
1806


  • Maintained by: Syd Gardner
  • Originally Created by: Frederich Otto
  • Added: 10 Nov 2006
  • Find A Grave Memorial 16587674
  • Syd Gardner
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Capt Johann Adam Zerfass (25 Jan 1742–18 Aug 1806), Find A Grave Memorial no. 16587674, citing Egypt Cemetery, Egypt, Lehigh County, Pennsylvania, USA ; Maintained by Syd Gardner (contributor 47902230) .