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Johann Heinrich Frankenfield

(19 Mar 1740 - 04 Jul 1820)

branch.gif (1966 bytes)Simon Frankenfield
Johann Heinrich Frankenfield
Marriage(s)Eva Beutelmann
 1 Barbara Ann Heinrich on: 11/04/1760
   Children:
  - Thomas Frankenfield
  - Margaret Frankenfield
  - Magdalena Frankenfield
  - Frederick Frankenfield
  - Henry Frankenfield
  - Adam Frankenfield
  - Elizabeth Barbara Frankenfield
  - Lorentz Frankenfield
  - Saloma Frankenfield
  - Catherine Frankenfield
  - Philip Frankenfield
 
  Siblings:
  - Maria Dorothy Frankenfield
  - Philip Peter Frankenfield
  - Johann Peter Frankenfield
  - Johan Peter Frankenfield
  - Johann Andreas Frankenfield
  - Philip Adam Frankenfield
  - Anna Dorothy Frankenfield
  - Anna Maria Frankenfield
  - John Leonard Frankenfield
 
Born:
Baptism:07 Sep 1738
Place:Protestant Church Strinz-Trinitatis (Limbach)
Sponsors:Phipps Henrich (missing), Joh(ann) (Missing) of Ober-Zelters
Died:
Burial:
 
Notes:
Henry Frankenfield, Tinicum Twp.
November 23, 1819. Proved July 4, 1820.
Son Adam and son-in-law John Barnte exrs.
Daus. Margareth, Modlen and Catharine.
Grandchildren. Margaret Wilson of Easton, formerly McElroy; Abraham Wyke r;
son Frederick's Children:. Juliana and Lovina;
son Philip's Children:. Lewis, Sally, Franey, Andrew and an infant;
sons, Henry and Adam.
Wits: Frederick Kulp and Samuel G. Bailey.

John Henry (from the German Hans Heinrich, but usually referred to as Henr y) Frankenfield was born March 19, 1740(or possibly 1739) in Nassau. Germa ny and died 1820 Tinicum Twp. (will Bucks Co. book 9 p. 407 . Written No v. 23, 1819 proved July 4,1820). He married Nov. 4,1760 at Keller's Chur ch to Babara nee Heinrich (or Henry), daughter of John Heinrich. John Hen ry was a private in the Nockamixon Associates in 1775. He served in the Re volutionary War in Capt. Man's(or Manus) Yost company under Col. John Kell er Oct.. 14, 1781 PA Archives Fifth Series Vol. V p.432). He also serv ed as private in Capt. Jacob hoop's ( or Shoupe's) Second company Third Ba ttalion Bucks Co. Militia (P A archives Fifth Series Vol. V p. 394). He w as mustered into service at Durham On June 6,1778, and he gave allegian ce to America before Thomas Long on Ju, IngonJune8, 1778. when he was list ed as being in Tinicum Twp.


Revolutionary War records at the Pennsylvania Archives show three re recor ds of active duty. Two cards show him in Bucks Co. in the third Battali on 2nd company under Capt. Jacob Shoupe on an Oct. 5, 1781 class roll. O ne says marched and the other exd(excused?). The other record is for Buc ks Co., 2nd Battalion, 4th company on Oct. 22,1781. It states that he d id not perform tour of duty, excused, delinquent return and that there w as a muster fine of 10.10.0 )Pounds. His name appears as Henry on the t ax lists for Bucks Co. He was living in Nockamixon Twp. when taxed in 1778 ,1779 (for 100 acres, 3 horses. 3 cattle); 1781(for 100 acres, 3 horse s, 4 cattle); 1782 (for 100 acres, 3 horses, 3 cattle); 1783; 1784 (for 1 00 acres with 2 dwellings, 1 out house and 12 inhabitants); 1785 >n 100 ac res, 4 horses, 2 cattle); 1786 and 1787.

-ie was confirmed Dec. 3. 1752 at the Springfield Church. He founded t he Lutheran Church at Nockamixon (or St. Luke's Lutheran Church at Ferndal e), was art of their governing body. and was a member there as eat1Y as 17 61. His name appears on their records in 1764 Including a deed), 1766 (Inc luding a list of members dated Oct. 25),1767,1770,1773,1774,1780,1781,1782 ,1790, and )3. Three of his children were baptized there. On the 1790 cens us he is listed having a family of 1 male under age 16,3 mates over age 1 6, and 5 females. -Ie owned 136 acres of land in Nockamixon Twp., whi ch he purchased it. 16, 1775 and sold to Christian Trauger on Apr. 12.17 90 (Bucks Co. deed book 25 P.362).

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