Johan Jacob Koser
|About Johan Jacob Koser|
Johan Jacob Koser was born on March 25, 1683 in Asperglen, Wurttemberg, Germany and died on February 12, 1759 in Asperglen, Wurttemberg, Germany. He lived to be 75 years old.
Johan Jacob Koser
3/25/1683 - 2/12/1759
He married Elizabeth Buhner (born 8/6/1681 in Steineberg, Wurttenburg Germany and died 10/6/1770) on 5/5/1705 in Asperglen, Wurttenberg Germany. They had three children: Anna Catherine (11/2/1706) ; Hans Georg (5/14/1708--1773) and Hans Jacob (7/3/1711). Both sons traveled to the United States on 9/19/1749 and settled in the Greenwich, PA area where they raised their families and were buried. Georg, the eldest, was married and took his family of six children. His younger brother, Jacob was single and married after he arrived in the US.
1683 baptismal register translation from evangelical Lutheran parish office Oppelsbohm:
Asperglen On March 25 child Johann Jacob son of Veit Koser and Margareth his wife. Sponsers Reverend Magister Johan Jacob Heger minister at Schornbach and Anna, the wife of Jerg Blessing at Asperglen.
1705 marriage register translation from evangelical Lutheran parish office Oppelsbohm:
Hans Jacob Koser, the legitimate son of Veit Koser, citizen at Asperglen and Elisabetha, the legitimate daughter of the late Jerg Buhner, former citizen at Steinberg - Asperglen 5 May 1705.
1759 death register translation from evangelical Lutheran parish office Oppelsbohm:
Asperglen on 12 February was buried Johan Jacvob Koser citizen and farmer at this place, 79 years less 1 month and 4 days old.
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||Great Britain adopts the Gregorian calendar on 9/14/1752.
||Laws in GA prohibiting the importation of slaves are rescinded. Georgia planters were hiring SC slaves for life and even openly purchasing slaves at the dock in Savannah.
||By the early 1700's, Virginia and Maryland have established a strong economic and social structure. The planters of the tidewater region, with abundant slave labor, have large houses, an aristocratic way of life, and a desire to follow the art and culture of Europe. Less wealthy German and Scots-Irish immigrants settle inland, populating the Shenandoah Valley of Virginia as well as the Appalachian Mountains. Those on the frontier build small cabins and cultivate corn and wheat.
||The population of American colonists reaches 475,000. Boston (pop. 12,000) is the largest city, followed by Philadelphia (pop. 10,000) and New York (pop. 7000)
||Map of US Colonies
||James Oglethorpe establishes the Georgia Colony in the new world. The new settlers form friendships with the Creek Indian Nation towns in this area. Georgia is the thirteen English colony to be settled.
||The New York Bar Association is founded in New York City
||Charleston, SC, has become the most affluent and largest city in the South. It is the leading port and trading center for the southern colonies. The population in the Carolinas has exceeded 100,000 with many French Protestant Huguenots. The wealth plantation owners bring private tutors from Ireland and Scotland. Public education does not exist.
||England's Bill of Rights created. European Nine Year's War begin and grows into a world-wide event. It ends in 1697.
||Ireland's Battle of Boyne
||National debt begins in England
||Tsar Peter the Great begins traveling Europe
||England's Act of Settlement created; War of Spanish Succession begins
||Scotland and England unite to form "Great Britain"
||War of Spanish Succession ends
||System of forced labor to build roads in France is devised by Jean Orry
||King George's War against North America and Caribbean begins
||King George's War against North America and Caribbean ends
||Seven Year's War begins
||Jesuits are forced out of France
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|Hans Georg Koser|
Born in Asperglen, Wurttemberg, Germany on May 14, 1708 and died in Greenwich, Pennsylvania about 1773. He was about 64 years old.
He immigrated to Pennsylvania on the ship "Patience" commanded by Captain Hugh Steele out of the port of Rotterdam and that arrived in Philadelphia on September 19, 1749. They settled in Greenwich,. P...