Re: Frederick Benfer (son of Johann Benfer & Mary Scharp)
Here's what I have on the family of Jonathan George BENFORD.Because I do not have a death date for his first wife, Mary Catherine SCHARF, I have some confusion as to the mother of some of his children.Does your info help straighten this out?
Jonathan George BENFORD. Born on 21 Mar 1745 in Lower Palatinate Province Of Germany. Jonathan George died in New Berlin, Union, Pennsylvania, on 23 Apr 1818.In 1766, in Berks Co, PA, Jonathan George married Mary Catherine SCHARF, daughter of Conrad SCHARFF (22 Mar 1697-15 May 1776) & Maria Margaretha (28 Jul 1721-20 Apr 1781). Born bef 29 Jun 1755. Mary Catherine died abt 1790;.They had the following children:
i. George (Twin). Born on 29 Sep 1777. George died on 10 Nov 1854.He married Margaret MALICK, daughter of Richard TILDEN (bef 1520-aft 22 Jan 1565) & Elizabeth GLOVER. Born on 6 Dec 1777. Margaret died on 28 Mar 1854.
ii. Diana Christina (Twin). Born on 29 Sep 1777. Diana Christina died in 1866.She married Peter BROUSE, son of Richard TILDEN (bef 1520-aft 22 Jan 1565) & Elizabeth GLOVER. Born in 1778.
iii. Henry. Born on 14 Apr 1779. Henry died on 8 Aug 1868.He married Eva MALICK. Born on 24 Jan 1781. Eva died on 15 Feb 1871.
2 iv. Daniel (1782-1873)
v. John. Born on 15 Aug 1787. John died on 25 Apr 1869.He married Mary DINIUS. Born on 24 Oct 1823. Mary died on 24 Dec 1897.
Jonathan George second married Maria Magdaline MILLER. Born on 8 Apr 1764. Maria Magdaline died on 16 Jan 1832.They had the following children:
i. Fredrick. Born abt 1784. Fredrick died in 1878.He married Maria SNYDER. Born on 1 Mar 1800. Maria died on 26 Jul 1850.
ii. Mary Magdaline. Born abt 1789.She married Philip TAYLOR.
iii. Eva Maria. Born on 18 Feb 1794. Eva Maria died on 1 Feb 1856.She married John George KLINGER.
iv. John Michael. Born on 30 Oct 1795. John Michael died on 6 Dec 1861.He married Catherine MAUER. Born on 22 May 1800.
v. Elizabeth. Born abt 1798.She married George KALPETZER.
vi. Andrew. Born on 20 Jul 1800. Andrew died on 21 Jun 1871.He married Elizabeth MOYER.
vii. Barbara. Born on 16 Sep 1803. Barbara died on 22 Aug 1874.She married Benjamin KLINGER.