Johannes Peter Stockmann
MOTHER: Anna Catherina Löhr
Johannes Peter Stockmann was as christened in
the Evangelisch-Reformierte Church of Burbach, Nassau
a duchy of the House of Orange 24 October 1723. Burbach is
located about 20 miles south of the City of Siegen, some 60 miles east
of Bonn, Westphalia, Germany.
Johannes Peter Stockmann married Anna Maria Dellers, surviving widow of Johann Adam Dellers from Gilsbach on 17 Apr 1746. This couple had no children baptized in the Burbach churches. Anna Maria died 22 Aug. 1764 and was buried on the 24th at 11 O'clock. She was 60 yrs of age. Peter was 41 yrs old.
Johannes Peter married for a second time to Anna Christina Christen,
daughter of Johann Gottfried Christen from Wahlbach on 16 April
A son, Johannes Martinus Stockmann was born to this couple "31 Jan
in the evening between 9 and 10 o'clock and baptized 7 Feb... The child
was named Johannes Martinus."
Upon their arrival in the New World the family rejoined Johannes Peter's brothers who were in Frederick Co, MD. Johannes Peter Stockman was a member of one of the two companies of riflemen raised at the request of the Continental Congress following the battles of Concord and Lexington. These companies formed in Frederick County, marched the 550 miles to bolster the continental forces at Boston and arrived just a few weeks after the battle of Bunker Hill. They were the first forces from outside New England to come to the aid of the forces at Cambridge, MA.
A complete list of the children of Johannes Peter Stockman is not known. Following is a list of children believed to be correct, but possibly incomplete.
Johann Peter (Peter) Stockman
John George (George) Stockman
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