My DOCKWEILERs were from Reifenberg and Contwig in Bavaria. Settled in Schuylkill Co PA. Any connections? I have much more info than what is posted below, which can be found at my website http://freepages.genealogy.rootsweb.com/~wallnerhttp://freepages.genealogy.rootsweb.com/~wallner(Go to Surnames link on homepage, then "Descendants of Joannes Dockweiler 1750"). There is also a link on the homepage to Joseph Dockweiler, son of Jacob and Anna Maria Berang, who served in the Civil War in both the Army and the Navy! In the Navy he served on one of the "Ironclad" ships as a fireman.
1. Joannes1 Dockweiler was born Abt. 1750. He married Elisabetha Huther Abt. 1770. She was born Abt. 1750.
Child of Joannes Dockweiler and Elisabetha Huther is:
+ 2. iChristian2Dockweiler, born Abt. 1775 in Reifenberg, Pfalz, Bavaria.
Generation No. 2
2. Christian2 Dockweiler (Joannes1) was born Abt. 1775 in Reifenberg, Pfalz, Bavaria. He married Barbara Baerman 17 June 1800 in Contwig, Pfalz, Bavaria1, daughter of Joseph Baerman and Elisabeth Maurer. She was born 03 November 1780. (SEE DESCENDANTS OF OSTWALD BAERMAN)
Children of Christian Dockweiler and Barbara Baerman are:
3 i. Maria Elisabeth3 Dockweiler2, born 07 April 1801 in Contwig, Pfalz, Bavaria2.
Maria Elisabetha's godparents were Jacob Berman, farmer, and her grandmother,Elisabeth Maurer, widow of Joseph Berman of Contwig.
4 ii. Joannes Dockweiler2, born 06 June 1802 in Contwig, Pfalz, Bavaria2.
Joannes's godparents were Joannes Berman, farmer, and Catharina Huther, of Contwig.
5 iii. Barbara Dockweiler, born 15 October 1803 in Contwig, Pfalz, Bavaria2.
Barbara's baptismal record states that she was born "22 Vindem. 12th year", and that she was baptised on 15 October 1803. Her godparents were Joannes Bermen and Barbara Maurer.
6 iv. Magdalena Dockweiler, born 23 March 1805 in Contwig, Pfalz, Bavaria2.
Magdalena's baptismal record states she was born 2 Germinal 13th year, and baptised on 23March 1805. Her godparents were Christian ? and Magdalena Bayer, wife of Jacob Berman.
7 v. Maria Barbara Dockweiler, born 05 May 1806 in Contwig, Pfalz, Bavaria2.
Maria Barbara's godparents were Nicholas Schlachber, farmer, and Barbara Mauer,daughter of Theobald Maurer, farmer of Contwig.
8 vi. Catherina Dockweiler, born 21 January 1808 in Contwig, Pfalz, Bavaria2; died Bef. 1812 in Contwig, Pfalz, Bavaria.
Catherina was the twin of Jacob. They were both born and baptised on 21 January 1808in Contwig, and their godparents were Jacob Berman of Contwig and Catharina Huther ofContwig.
+ 9 vii. Jacob Dockweiler, born 21 January 1808 in Contwig, Pfalz, Bavaria; died Bef. 1892.
10 viii. Christian Dockweiler, born 11 June 1810 in Contwig, Pfalz, Bavaria2.
Christian Dockweiler was born on 11 June 1810 and baptised on 14 June. His godparents were Christian Weisler and Elisabeth Barmann.
11 ix. Catherine Dockweiler, born 30 May 1812 in Contwig, Pfalz, Bavaria2.
Catherine's godparents were ? Maurer and Catherina Weber.
12 x. Nicolaus Dockweiler, born 09 March 1815 in Contwig, Pfalz, Bavaria2.
Nicolaus' godparents were Nicolaus ? and Elisabetha Barmann.
Generation No. 3
9. Jacob3 Dockweiler (Christian2, Joannes1) was born 21 January 1808 in Contwig, Pfalz, Bavaria2, and died Bef. 1892. He married Anna Maria Berang Abt. 1836. She was born Abt. 1811 in Bavaria3, and died 14 July 1901 in St. Clair, Schuylkill Co., PA4.
(More info on descendants available.)