Posted by Michael W. lau on Fri, 01 Oct 1999, in response to Holtzapple, posted by Peggy A on Sun, 06 Jun 1999
Some additional information about Erasmus Holtzapple: He was the son of Hans Leonard & Anna Barbara (Katterman) Holtzapple, born Sept. 21,1710 at Eschelbach, Baden, Germany. He was baptised on Sept. 27,1710 at Eschelbach Lutheran Church. He arrived at Philadelphia on the ship, BRITANNIA, on Sept. 11,1731 and was married by Rev. John Casper Stoever at Christ Lutheran Church, York on Feb. 14,1738 to Christina Ruscher, the daughter of Jacob & Anna Maria Ruscher. Much of this data was obtained from Cathy Wentz, Downington, Pa.