I, too am a descendant of the Bloughs.We have many names that I have discovered.I began my research in September of 2003.I was able to trace us to Ruprecht Blank 1640 married to Margarethe also born 1640.They had two sons Johannes Blank Blough Blauch just a few of the many names.He was born June 27,1666 And was married to Anna Rieker Born on December 20, 1666, They had 10 children. Anna Maria Blank -8/8/1686Zeyer - 5/14/1691 Johann Michael 9/8/1687Johann Jakob - 8/8/1693 Johannes 8/22/1689Anna Maria 7/27/1695 Margarethe - 2/6/1698Anna Barbara - 4/29/1700 Johann Georg 4/2/1702Anna Maria - 7/28/1705
Johannes Blank Blough 8-22-1689 married Elizabeth Gosteli they had two sonsHans & Christian.We are related to the Blough's of Southern Germany- after the peasnt wars 1525.I am still trying to locate more information on our heritage beyond Ruprecht Blank.
Please email me if you have learned anymore about our family.
Hans & Christian moved to America from Rotterdam.
Hans born 1715 had 7 children with Anna ? Hans died 1765 during an indian attack on his farm.
John Blauch 1740Catharine BlauchAnna Blauch Daniel BlauchBarbara BlauchFreena Veronica Christian
Christian Born 1710 in Berne Switzerland, died 10 Nov 1786 in Lebanon Twp, Lancaster Co, PA.Married in 1734 Elizabeth Gastelli 1724 in Italy.They had 4 children before Elizabeth died.He immigrated from Rotterdam to Philadelphia with his children to America 3 Nov 1750
Elizabeth 1737 in Salles, Bas Rhin, France Freena (Veronica) 1735 in Canton of Berne Switzerland Jacob 1736 in Canton of Berne Switzerland Christian 7 July 1743 Canton of Berne Switzerland
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I am the great grand daughter of Carrie Mae Blough daughter of Ananias Blough son of Jacob B Blauch son of Benjamin Blough son of Christian "Big Christ" Blauch Son of Jacob Blanch son of Christian Blough son of Johannes Blank son of Johannes son of Ruprecht Blank