You are currently anonymous Log In
 

Johann Jacob Keffer

Male 1735 - 1802  (~ 66 years)


Personal Information    |    Notes    |    Event Map    |    All

  • Name Johann Jacob Keffer 
    Born Weselberg, Wallhalben, Sudwestpfalz, Rhineland-Palatinate, Germany Find all individuals with events at this location 
    1734Birth-JohannJacobKeffer.jpg
    1734Birth-JohannJacobKeffer.jpg
    1734 Birth record for Johann Jacob Keffer.
    Christened 3 Jun 1735  Mittelbrunn, Kaiserslautern, Rhineland-Palatinate, Germany Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • Baptism:
      Mittelbrun Lutheran Kirchenbuch, Evangelisch, Mittelbrunn, Pfalz, Bayern, Germany, "Eighteenth Century Emigrants from German-Speaking Lands to North America , Vo. II: The Western Palatinate," by Annette Kunselman Burgert, PA German Society, Birdsboro,1985, page 215. Original printed date was 1834, however we posted the 1835 date recorded on the Keffer Memorial at Zion Lutheran Church in Maple, Vaughan, York, Ontario, Canada.
    • Germany, Select Births and Baptisms, 1558-1898
      Ancestry.com
      Name: Johann Jacob Keffer
      Gender: Male
      Baptism Date: 3 Jun 1734
      Baptism Place: Wallhalben, Bayern, Germany
      Father: Hans Adam Keffer
      FHL Film Number: 193211
    Gender Male 
    FindAGrave Memorial # 66330689 
    Died 4 May 1802  Berlin, Somerset, Pennsylvania, United States of America Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • Conflicting death date of 1802 death date of 1817 from "Reminiscences" by G F Wittich, son-in-law, provided by the Keifer website. Adding 1802 date because it reflects the Keffer Memorial information from Zion Lutheran Church in Maple, Vaughan, York, Ontario, Canada.
    1802Will-JacobKeffer-Pg1.jpg
    1802Will-JacobKeffer-Pg1.jpg
    1802 Final Will and testament for Jacob Keffer. Page 1.
    1802Will-JacobKeffer-Pg2.jpg
    1802Will-JacobKeffer-Pg2.jpg
    1802 Final Will and testament for Jacob Keffer. Page 2.
    Memorial-Keffer.JPG
    Memorial-Keffer.JPG
    The Keffer Memorial was placed in the Zion Evangelical Lutheran Church Cemetery in the 1940s with a detailed listing of the Keffer family. It was unveiled in a ceremony that included Reuben Henry Keffer, Oscar Keffer, Wilbur Keffer, Wilber Luther Keffer and Jesse Keffer.
    Person ID I266  The Keffer - Diceman Family Tree
    Last Modified 7 Nov 2017 

    Father Hans Adam Keffer,   c. 30 Apr 1696, Mittelbrunn, Kaiserslautern, Rhineland-Palatinate, Germany Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Mother Anna Barbara Haulen 
    Married 10 Feb 1728  Pirmasens, Rhineland-Palatinate, Bayern, Germany Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Marriage
    1728Marriage-AnnaBarbaraHaulen-JohannAdamKeffer.jpg
    1728Marriage-AnnaBarbaraHaulen-JohannAdamKeffer.jpg
    1728 Marriage record for Anna Barbara Haulen and Johann Adam Keffer.
    Family ID F93  Group Sheet

    Family Anna Maria Nass,   b. 3 Jun 1744,   d. 11 Jul 1817, Vaughan, York, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 73 years) 
    Married 15 Apr 1760  Mittelbrunn, Kaiserslautern, Rhineland-Palatinate, Germany Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Notes 
    • Immigration: In 1806 the family immigrated from Berlin, Somerset, Pennsylvania, United States of America to Vaughan, York, Ontario, Canada.
    Children 
    +1. John Jacob Keffer,   b. 26 Jun 1763, Weselberg, Wallhalben, Sudwestpfalz, Rhineland-Palatinate, Germany Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 23 Nov 1851, Vaughan, York, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 88 years)
    +2. Micheal Keffer,   b. 26 Jan 1766, Weselberg, Wallhalben, Sudwestpfalz, Rhineland-Palatinate, Germany Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 7 Jul 1852, Vaughan, York, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 86 years)
    +3. Valentine Keffer,   b. 6 Oct 1777, Berlin, Somerset, Pennsylvania, United States of America Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 9 Mar 1852, Circleville, Pickaway, Ohio, United States of America Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 74 years)
    +4. Anna Elizabeth Keffer,   b. 2 Jan 1780, Berlin, Somerset, Pennsylvania, United States of America Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1845, Adelphi, Ross, Ohio, United States of America Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 64 years)
    Last Modified 18 Jul 2014 
    Family ID F92  Group Sheet

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - - Weselberg, Wallhalben, Sudwestpfalz, Rhineland-Palatinate, Germany Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsChristened - 3 Jun 1735 - Mittelbrunn, Kaiserslautern, Rhineland-Palatinate, Germany Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 15 Apr 1760 - Mittelbrunn, Kaiserslautern, Rhineland-Palatinate, Germany Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 4 May 1802 - Berlin, Somerset, Pennsylvania, United States of America Link to Google Earth
     = Link to Google Maps 
     = Link to Google Earth 
    Pin Legend  : Address       : Location       : City/Town       : County/Shire       : State/Province       : Country       : Not Set

  • Notes 
    • Immigration:
      Johann Jacob Keffer sailed from Germany to USA in 1767 with cousin Georg Adam Keffer on a ship called 'Sally'. Georg Adam's mother had been a sponsor to the baptism of Johan Jacob.