Evelyn, Johann Jacob Nuss was born on June 25, 1716 in Heuchelheim,Germany. He came from the Palatine region in Germany. He traveled to the US by way of the British ship Harle that left from Rotterdam in about 1736. He married Anna Maria Reiner in 1738. They had five children: Anna Maria-born January 2, 1740 Maria Elisabeth-born November 22, 1741 Johann Conrad-born March 17, 1744 Anna Margaret-born October 15, 1746 Anna Catharina-born January 14, 1750. Johann Jacob Nuss died on September 20, 1757 in Goshenhoppe(now Upper Hanover), Pa. There is also some additional information on Johann Conrad Nuss, He married Anna Margeretha Roeder on August 22, 1769. He died on October 29, 1808 in Reading, Pa.