Peter Ensminger

Male - 1739


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  • Name Peter Ensminger 
    Born of Mattstall, Alsace Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Died 1739  Cocalico Township, Lancaster County, Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Person ID I41311  South Central Pennsylvania Families
    Last Modified 9 Apr 2020 

    Father Philipp Ensminger,   b. See Internet sources for alleged family Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Relationship natural 
    Mother Elisabeth ??? 
    Relationship natural 
    Family ID F1917  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Maria Catharina Trautmann,   b. Jan 1700, Langensoultzbach, Bas-Rhin, Alsace, France Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Aft 1748, of Cocalico Twp., Lancaster County, PA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 49 years) 
    Married 21 Nov 1719  Mattstall Lutheran KB, Alsace Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
     1. Peter Ensminger,   b. 13 Apr 1721, Mattstall, Bas-Rhin, Alsace, France Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Bef 1732, Mattstall, Bas-Rhin, Alsace, France Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age < 10 years)  []
     2. Henrich Ensminger,   b. 7 Apr 1723, Mattstall, Bas-Rhin, Alsace, France Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. distinguised as "Jr." in MCL records--baptismal sponsors identify as son of Peter Find all individuals with events at this location  []
     3. Susanna Catharina Ensminger,   b. 9 Aug 1725, Mattstall, Bas-Rhin, Alsace, France Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Bef 1760, Cocalico Township, Lancaster County, Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age < 34 years)  []
     4. Philipp Ensminger,   b. 20 Nov 1727, Mattstall, Bas-Rhin, Alsace, France Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. of Cocalico Twp., Lancaster County, PA Find all individuals with events at this location  []
     5. Anna Christina Ensminger,   b. 17 Apr 1730, Mattstall, Bas-Rhin, Alsace, France Find all individuals with events at this location  []
     6. Nicholas Ensminger,   b. 22 Jul 1732, Mattstall, Bas-Rhin, Alsace, France Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 28 Apr 1781, Lebanon Township, Dauphin County, Pennsylvania, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 48 years)  []
     7. Michael Ensminger,   b. 18 Nov 1735,   d. of Cocalico Twp., Lancaster County, PA Find all individuals with events at this location  []
     8. Catharina Margaretha Ensminger,   b. 22 Jun 1739  []
    Last Modified 9 Apr 2020 
    Family ID F1908  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • OC 6 Sep 1748:
      _____ ENSMINGER (p. 45)
      Report from Maria Catharine Ensminger, the widow: She produces an account of the sale of her late husband's plantation. The court orders the balance to be distributed to the said widow, the eldest son, and the other five children [not named]. Minor child John Nicholas Ensminger (above age 14) chooses his said mother as his legal guardian. The court grants the widow an allowance to the maintenance and education of minor daughter Maria Catharine Ensminger.

      Real Estate of Peter Ensminger's heirs:

      P454: Jacob Beyerle, shopkeeper, & his wife Maria Rosina of Lancaster Borough enf-rel.to Maria Katharine Ensmonger, widow, of Lan.Co.
      200a on a branch of the Conestoga River: HISTORY: See Deed P452 for the complete history.
      7 May 1741: Valentine Westavor & Thomas Cookson

      A108: Maria Katherine Ensmonger, widow, of Lancaster County, rel.to Jacob Hershberger of same
      200a on a branch of the Conestoga Creek: HISTORY: Same that the heirs of Adam Goldney, late of England, re. 15-16 Apr 1737 to Jane, now wife of Joseph Hoskins. On 29-30 Jan 1739/40, Joseph Hoskins & his wife Jane granted the same to Jacob Beyerly. Said Jacob Beyerly & his wife Rosina later granted the same to Maria Katherine Ensmonger [d.n.s.].
      --7 Sep 1748

      P415: Jacob Hershberger, Sr., yeoman, & his wife Catharine of Cocalico tp. rel.to John Hershberger, yeoman, of same (son of the said Jacob Hershberger)
      150a Cocalico tp.: HISTORY: Part of 200a which Catharine Ensminger granted on 7 Sep 1748 to Jacob Hershberger (Ref. Deed A108).
      12 Nov 1761: Johannes Bar & Jacob Erb

  • Sources 
    1. [S26] An Index to the Will Books and Intestate Records of Lancaster County,Pennsylvania 1729-1850, Fulton, Eleanore J. and Barbara Kendig Mylin, (Name: Name: Genealogical Publishing Co., Inc., 1994;;).