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Re: Brong
Posted by: geri brennan (ID *****3542) Date: October 17, 2005 at 14:58:04
In Reply to: Brong by geri brennan of 17

Northampton Co
Allentown
Brong, Catharina nee Wertz wf of Jacob born 3 Jan 1770, died 6 Jan 1840

1800 Nov 9 Christoper Miller, and Maria Sober
1801 March 31 Frederick Miller to Catharine Prong
1802 Nov 21 __ Koester to Christina Glass
1800 July 16 Philp Koester to Elisabeth Fox
1802 Dec 23, William Miller to Catharine Roseberry
1805 June 16 Christian Schick and Margaretha Mueller
1806 Dec 14 Philip Miller and Barbara Riedy
1806 Dec 25 John Miller and Rachael Bachman
1808 Sept 11 Francis Miller to Rachel Metz
1809 June 11 Jacob Miller to Elisabeth Boehm

Lehigh Co
Brong Family
John Nicholas Brong came to America from Germany in the early part of the 18thc. With him came his wf and Children, amon whom were George and Stophel. The father was killed by Indians. Stophel enlisted in the Rev. After the war he located in Northampton now Monre Co. Rev. Wm H. Brong, a minister of the Reformed Church traces his family line to Stophel. George Brong, a son of John Nickle Brong, was a soldier in the Rev. He was the father of the following children, Sallie, John, George, Peter, buried at Allentown, Caroline, buried at Rittersville, Catharine, Susanna,, and Elizabeth

John George Brong, son of George He married Maria George of Northampton Co. Mrs. Brong was raised by Casper Moyer, of Hanover twp. Children; Owen, born 1828, and he had (Sarah, Reuben, Matilda, William David), Christina married 1st to Philip Dietz, 2nd to James Hahn, Tilghman, Levi, had children ( George, Mary, Milton, Minnie and Emma).

Luzerne Co
Brong, Jacob, of Fairview twp was born in Chestnut Hill, Monroe Co, Aug 5, 1846, s/o John and Lydia (Gilbert) Brong. The father was a farmer and company store keeper, and he reared a family of three children, of whom Jacob was the 2nd oldest. Jacob moved with his family to Weatherly, Carbon Co. He married Sept 1859 to Anna M., d/o Andrew and Elisabeth (Whitehead) Graver, of Weissport, Carbon Co. Mr and Mrs Brong had children; W. Albert, Harry E., and Florence. In 883 they celebrated their golden wedding anniversey.


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