Peter LANG(Used the name LONG when he first came over) b 12 april 1795 in France possibly Moselle area immigrated from Havre de Grass 15 October 1832 arrived in Port of Charleston South Carolina 1 Jan 1833 lived in Newport Ky moved to Weisburg, Dearborn county, IN 2 Jun 1836
married:Barbara BRUNNER (BRONNER) 4 Aug 1836 at Holy Trinity Church in Cincinnati b abt 1810 in Switzerland or Germany
Elizabeth Lang or Long (b 3 Aug 1803 d30 sep 1838) in Chesterville, Dearborn, IN married James WILLS (b 3 mar 1800 KY d 5 jan 1877 mother Margaret ELLIOTT father John WILLS) on 24 may 1821 .probably some connection.
Children: 1.Matthias b 3/27/1838dJun 10 1919 middle name may be Martin 2.Elizabeth b 1840 may have married Mr. John HAPPY(1835 Germany) 28 oct 1858 Hamilton OH died 12/1/19091 in WV (not 100% sure of this one) 1880 census John Happy 45 b ger butcher parents b ger Elizabeth w b in age 40 parents b ger Christna E d 20 b oh Clara A d 17 b WV Frederick W s 14 b wv Mary F 11 b wv Charles e 11 b wv Annie 8 b wv Gertrude 5 b wv Effie m 2 b wv ida 4 mos b wva 3.Jacob (1842) Railroader married Margaret (Maggie?) 1880 census Maggie w 19 b IN f IRE M IN Jacob J s 2 b IN Mary d 7 mos b IN 4.Nicholas b 5 Nov christened 23 nov 1845 (must have died as an infant) sponsors Nicolus & Eva Hermann 5.Nicholas b 17 sep 1849 sponsors Nicolaus Roth/Maria Valin 1880 census - Railroader Mary W 26 B IN F LA M SWIT Mollie D 4B IN Parents both IN Lizzied 2 Eddie s 1 6.John Peter b 5/15/1843 in Weisburg Indiana USAd 5/24/1908 sponsors John Gensheimer/Louise Heines 1880 census 35 farmer on the Weis farm. 7.Maria Ursula b 7 Oct 1847 may have married Mr. DEVINEY (DEVINE) sponsors Matthias Wingel & Ursula Brunner 8.John b 3/20/1853d 2/9/1905 railroader married Elizabeth ? 1880 census Elizabeth w 17 b INf Alsace m switz William s 1 b in Edward s 4 mo b in Barbara mother 69 b switz both parents b switz Annie d 23 b IN Margaret LANG(aunt) and Mary Ursula BRUNER (cousin?) fit in somehow. Matthew LANG born 1840 in KY fits in somehow too. John BRUNNER b abt 1794 (immigrated from Switzerland 24 June 1853 at age 57) connects somehow-may have been brother to Barbara and had a son John who married Catherine BLAETTNER.
Matthias married Rosina J KATZ SCHUH on 3/27/1862d 1936.She had a brother Charles, who lived in Chicago, Illinois, USA in 1936. parents:Charles Henry SCHUH b abt 1808-1810 in Baden (used the name Henry Schue immigrated from Havre de Grace 3 May 1838 or 30 to Philadelphia arriving June 17 1838 or 30) and Mary Barbara KATZ b abt 1829 in Wuttemberg or Switzerland.26 Feb 1855 Charles Schue married Mary?The Katz family may have lived in Brookville, Franklin County, IN
Children: Maria Anna Rosina b 5/16/1863 married John LAULER SCHLAGETER Francis Jacob Lang(12/1/1864-1947) married Margaret Hannah Freel (d 8 jan 1930) on 9 sep 1887 in Dearborn County IN1880 census Frank (b 14 jul 1885 d 30 jan 1943) James Louis (b19 jun 1883 d 29 may 1958) Kathryn (1881-1955) Jacob (15 jun 1887 - 221 oct 1944) Theresia Barbara Lang b 7/27/1874 her husband or son is Otis TYNER of Indianapolis- policeman Josephina Ameillia b 9/28/1878 married Mr. OLDENDICK (may be Joe) Appollonia Louisa b 7/17/1884d1968 Emma M b 1868 married Martin LABBE b 6 mar 1861 in New Alsace Indiana USAd jul 31 1895 parents Wendel b Bavaria and Elizabeth KUNTZ
Other persons named in Peter & Barbara’s will:Barbara MC GRAW,Mariah BLACKFORD, Clara COOK, Elizabeth BAUER, Ameila BOOK, Elizabeth KASTEL, Amelia ADAMS (mother of John Lang).
John Peter married Barbara Elizabeth NICHOL (b 4/13/1852 or 62) on 15 nov 1877
children: Rosa Matilda b 2 aug or 7/25/1884 Maria Elizabeth b 1/25/1887 Joseph William 8/18/1878 Edwardb 5/1879 George Francis b 10/18 or 23/1886
Nicholas married Mary Magdelena VAN WEDDING (sisters Mrs. C Ward and Mrs. L Lewis)
children: Oscar Edward b4/24/1883 married Estella GUTZWEILLER son Oscar Joseph born 23 oct 1905 Louisa Victoria b 1885 married Howard ROBINSON Clara b 12/1887 Josephine Maria b 6/14/1890 Gertrude Maria b 11/21/1893 Ludovicius b 2/17/1881 Edward M b 4/4/1879 d 4/2/1895 Mary Magdelena
Son in laws:E KING, C LUHRING and J MODE.Oscar Joseph married someone.
Oscar Edward LANG and Estella GUTZWEILLER moved to Indianapolis Indiana USA Sylvan Mayne Oscar Estel mildred-a nun rosemary-taught music at butler university and never married gloria
Clara married Edward KINGand lived in Price Hill in Cincinnati, Ohio USA Vernon Edwin-killed in ww2 Vivian
Josephine married Clarence LUHRING lived in Sunman Indiana USA Russell Curtis Marvin & Merwin (twins-at least one deceased)* *the widow of one of the twins used to work in the gift shop of the Sherman House
Gertrude married J MODE of Brookville Indiana USA
Vance LANG of Cincinnati, OHIO, USA connects somehow to this family.