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Descendants of Johannes Jacob Smeltzer

submitted by Roger Cramer


1 Johannes Jacob SCHMELTZER b: 1706 in Dinglingen, Lahr, Germany 
d: in Swatara, Berks Co., PA Immigration: 
September 25, 1732 aboard ship "Loyal Judith"
.. +Anna Elizabetha KOHR b: Abt. December 23, 1715 in Ehrstadt, 
Germany (baptized 12/23/1715 at Lutheran Church, Ehrstadt) m: 1734 in 
Lancaster, PA d: Aft. October 17, 1766 in PA Age at death: 50 est. 
Father: Michael Kohr Mother: Elizabetha ? 
.... 2 Johannes Peter SCHMELTZER b: December 8, 1738 in Swatara, 
Bethel Twp., Berks Co., PA d: October 27, 1795 in Bourbon Co., KY 
Age at death: 56 
........ +Catarina THAU b: in Bethel Twp., Berks Co., PA m: 
December 27, 1762 in Swatara, Bethel Twp., Berks Co., PA d: Abt. 1784 in 
Swatara, Bethel Twp., Berks Co., PA Age at death: ? 
........... 3 Simon SCHMELTZER b: August 19, 1779 in Kutztown, Berks 
Co., PA (baptized 10/28/1779 St. Pauls/Klopps Ch., Bethel Twp.) d: in 
PA 
............... +Catharine SCHREFFLER b: August 9, 1782 m: 
December 31, 1805 in Christ Lutheran Church, Stouchsburg, Berks Co., PA d: 
December 23, 1861 in Dauphin Co., PA Burial: Zion (Hoover's) L & R Church 
Cemetery, Rife, Dauphin Co., PA Age at death: 79 Father: Godfried 
Schreffler Mother: Hannah ? 
.................. 4 Michael SCHMELTZER b: November 4, 1806 in Bethel 
Twp., Berks Co., PA (baptized 1/11/1807) d: February 7, 1890 in 
Wiconisco, Dauphin Co., PA Burial: St. John's Lutheran Church Cemetery, 
Berrysburg, Dauphin Co., PA Age at death: 83 
...................... +Elizabeth WEISS b: October 17, 1808 in 
Berrysburg, Dauphin Co., PA (baptized 11/6/1808 at St. John's Lutheran 
Church) m: December 23, 1827 d: April 7, 1850 in Mifflin Twp., Dauphin 
Co., PA Burial: St. John's Lutheran Church Cemetery, Berrysburg, Dauphin Co., 
PA Age at death: 41 Father: John Adam Weiss Mother: Elizabeth 
Margaret Lebo 
........................ 5 Elizabeth SCHMELTZER b: May 1828 in PA 
d: February 25, 1916 in Egan, Leaf River Twp., Ogle Co., IL Burial: North 
Grove Christian Church Cemetery, Leaf River Twp., Ogle Co., IL Age at death: 
87 est. 
............................ +Abraham MOTTER b: June 3, 1828 in Lykens 
Twp., Dauphin Co., PA (came to IL about 1852) m: October 8, 1848 in 
David's Reformed Church, Dauphin Co., PA by Rev. John A. Leis d: May 23, 
1895 in (near) Adeline, Maryland Twp., Ogle Co., IL Burial: North Grove 
Christian Church Cemetery, Leaf River Twp., Ogle Co., IL Age at death: 66 
Military service: Bet. December 9, 1863 - May 30, 1865 Civil War, Co. A, 64th 
IL Infantry, Was a Prisoner of War Father: Balthaser Matter Mother: 
Catherine "Kate" Ritzman 
............................... 6 Riley A. MOTTER b: June 2, 1854 in West 
Grove, Lincoln Twp., Ogle Co., IL d: August 1, 1918 in Leaf River, 
Ogle Co., IL Burial: North Grove Christian Church Cemetery, Leaf River 
Twp., Ogle Co., IL Age at death: 64 
................................... +Mary A. LIGHT b: June 15, 1860 in 
Stephenson Co., IL m: November 20, 1879 in Ogle Co., IL d: December 
21, 1941 in Leaf River, Ogle Co., IL Burial: North Grove Christian Church 
Cemetery, Leaf River Twp., Ogle Co., IL Age at death: 81 Father: John 
O. Light Mother: Catherine Schucker 
...................................... 7 Addie Mae MOTTER b: May 3, 
1880 in Ogle Co., IL d: December 11, 1969 in Mt. Morris, Ogle Co., 
IL Burial: North Grove Christian Church Cemetery, Leaf River Twp., Ogle Co., 
IL Age at death: 89 
.......................................... +William Alfred SCHELLING 
b: February 27, 1864 in Leaf River, Ogle Co., IL m: June 24, 1909 
d: November 11, 1940 in Leaf River, Ogle Co., IL Burial: North Grove 
Christian Church Cemetery, Leaf River Twp., Ogle Co., IL Age at death: 76 
Father: Henry Schelling Mother: Susan Amanda Henan 
............................................ 8 Elva Florence SCHELLING 
b: January 5, 1912 in Leaf River, Ogle Co., IL d: September 20, 1990 
in Rockford, Winnebago Co., IL Burial: Willwood Cemetery, Rockford, 
Winnebago Co., IL Age at death: 78 
................................................ +Ralph Walter CRAMER 
b: April 20, 1909 in Egan, Leaf River Twp., Ogle Co., IL m: June 13, 
1936 in Rockford, Winnebago Co., IL d: February 2, 1987 in Rockford, 
Winnebago Co., IL Burial: Willwood Cemetery, Rockford, Winnebago Co., IL 
Age at death: 77 Father: Louis Clarence Kramer Mother: Jennie Cady 
Hoverland 
................................................... 9 Roger Ralph CRAMER 
b: Warmolts Clinic, Oregon, Ogle Co., IL