Frederick Wilhelm Werner, a native of Germany, born Jan. 22, 1762 (also given as Dec. 23, 1761).As a young man he came to America, settling in Heidelberg township, Berks county, where he died June 15, 1849, and is buried at the Eck Church in North Heidelberg township.His wife (Catherine Bens) died in 1801.
His Son: Joseph Werner was born in Heidelberg township, May 29, 1806, and died Aug. 18, 1854.He married Elizabeth Bard, born Jan. 15, 1807
His Son: Jeremiah Werner, who from 1881 up to the time of his death, April 13, 1907, was living at Mohnton, was born Aug. 16, 1830, in Lower Heidelberg township, Berks county. In the year 1849 Jeremiah Werner married Catherine Goodhart.
His Son: William G. Werner, one of the well known citizens of Cumru township, Berks county, was engaged in shirt manufacturing in Mohnton, Pa. On Oct. 15, 1876, William G. Werner married Maria Fausnacht.
His Son: William F. m. Lizzie Heft and is my Great-Grandfather.