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George Heinrich WEIDNER

George Heinrich WEIDNER[1, 2]

Male 1717 - 1792  (74 years)

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    Henry Weidner Museum Display
    Henry Weidner Museum Display
    "Museum Display, contains original headstones of "Henry" and his wife Catherina, a piece of china brought over from Germany and a gun powder horn."

  • Name George Heinrich WEIDNER 
    Born 9 Oct 1717  , , probably Germany Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Gender Male 
    Residence Abt 1736  , Lancaster, Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Address:
    Ephrata Cloister 
    Misc 1742  [5
    first trip down Great Wagon Road 
    Will 1742  , Philadelphia, Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    Was bequeathed twelve pounds in his mother's will. 
    Property 1750  Oley Township, Berks, Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location  [7
    Residence 1750  Hickory, Catawba, North Carolina Find all individuals with events at this location  [8, 9
    • "Hickory was established by Henry Weidner who migrated to the region from Montgomery Pennsylvania. In 1750, along with his brother-in-law he acquired a land grant which included thousands of acres of land. During the 1790's Henry Robinson built a tavern located under an enormous hickory tree in the northwest portion of Catawba County." -> Hickory, North Carolina Facts
    Property 16 Aug 1750  Cocalico Township, Lancaster, Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    Property 29 Sep 1750  Burke County, North Carolina Find all individuals with events at this location  [2, 10, 11
    • 1391 Henry Whitner Grant xxxx 29 Sep 1750 Henry Fork

      1000 acres -> Deed Data Pool
    Misc 1 Oct 1752  Burke County, North Carolina Find all individuals with events at this location  [12
    • "1 October 1752
      To Henry Witner 2 sh 5d"

      from John Ramsour's "Memberantom Book [diary]," published in the Letters of John Rust Eaton, p. 59
    Naturalization 19 Sep 1753  , Rowan, North Carolina Find all individuals with events at this location  [13
    • The Rowan Co Court of Pleas & Quarter Sessions, Book 1:16
      Henry Witner came into Open Court & Took the State Oaths & Subscribed the Test appointed by law in order for Naturalization.
    Residence Abt Apr 1759  , Lancaster, South Carolina Find all individuals with events at this location  [14
    Residence Fall 1761  Burke County, North Carolina Find all individuals with events at this location  [15
    Property 15 Apr 1763  Burke County, North Carolina Find all individuals with events at this location  [10
    1392 Henry Whitner Grant xxxx 15 Apr 1763 Henry Fork 
    Property 6 Jul 1767  Burke County, North Carolina Find all individuals with events at this location  [16
    1397 Henry Whitner Grant 0635 06 Jul 1767 Jacob Fork 
    Military 1781  American Revolutionary War Find all individuals with events at this location  [17
    • Held a meeting at his home in which Col. McDowell convened the Militia officers to raise supplies to feed the army for 12 months. The Revolutionary Pay Vouchers for this meeting are in the NC archives.
    Military 1784  , Lincoln, North Carolina Find all individuals with events at this location  [17
    • Henry formed a militia unit comprised of the area of present-day Catawba County. He served as Captain for a year or two.
    Census 1790  , Lincoln, North Carolina Find all individuals with events at this location  [18
    • "Henry Whitener, Sr" (73) was enumerated as head of household. He is the only male. The household also includes two females, likely Mary Catherine (Mull) (57) and possibly Mary Ann (36).
    Census 1790  , Lincoln, North Carolina Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Address:
    Fourth Company 
    Misc , Lincoln, North Carolina Find all individuals with events at this location  [11
    • "Heinrich and Catherine Weidner would open the doors of hospitality for many other young men and women, who followed them to North Carolina: George Wilfong, Conrad Yoder, Michael Weidner, Jesse Robinson, Conrad Hildebrand, and many others. The road inland in the county from Sherrill's ford would be known as the 'road to Father Weidners' on maps and court records." -> Through Four Generations, p. 34
    Misc , , Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location  [19
    oath of allegiance 
    • "[Heinrich] was the only son of Peter and Catherine Weidner to have taken the oath of allegiance, required of all men not born in Pennsylvania." -> Through Four Generations, p. 27
    Probate Abt 1790  , Lincoln, North Carolina Find all individuals with events at this location  [20
    Will recorded in will book 2/414. 
    Will 1790  , Lincoln, North Carolina Find all individuals with events at this location  [21, 22
    Property 17 Nov 1790  Burke County, North Carolina Find all individuals with events at this location  [16
    1394 Henry Whitner Sr Grant 496 17 Nov 1790 Jacob Fork 
    Name Henry Weidner 
    Occupation Planter 
    Died 31 Jul 1792  [3
    Buried Aft 31 Jul 1792  , Catawba, North Carolina Find all individuals with events at this location  [23, 24
    Address:
    Weidner-Robinson Cemetery 
    Henry Weidner Tombstone - English side
    Henry Weidner Tombstone - English side
    http://trees.ancestry.com/pt/ViewPhoto.aspx?pid=-1797566701&tid=2952867&oid=1a7dd595-b4d9-446f-949a-e5a2a7602404
    Henry Weidner Tombstone - German side
    Henry Weidner Tombstone - German side
    http://trees.ancestry.com/pt/ViewPhoto.aspx?pid=-1797566701&tid=2952867&oid=590630ff-d015-4a53-9751-8f5340ac4a41
    Notes 
    Person ID I1679  Kendrick-Hemphill
    Last Modified 12 Aug 2013 

    Father Peter WEIDNER,   b. 1688, Coburg, , Sachsen, Germany Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Between 1725 and 1736  (Age 37 years) 
    Mother Catharina SCHNEIDER,   b. 1690, Coburg, , , Saxony Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1742, , Lancaster, Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 52 years) 
    Family ID F85  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Catherina MULL,   b. 24 May 1733, Goshenhoppen, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 26 Aug 1804, Lincolnton, Lincoln, North Carolina Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 71 years) 
    Married Abt 1749  Upper Hanover Township, Montgomery, Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    Address:
    Goshenhoppen Reformed Church 
    Children 
    +1. Daniel WHITENER,   b. 14 Oct 1750,   d. 8 Jan 1833, , Lincoln, North Carolina Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 82 years)
     2. Captain Henry WHITENER,   b. 1752, , Lincoln, North Carolina Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1811, Marquand, Madison County, Missouri Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 59 years)
     3. Abram WHITENER,   b. 1754, Anson County, North Carolina Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 7 Oct 1780, Kings Mountain, , North Carolina Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 26 years)
    +4. Catherine WHITENER,   b. 1756, , Lincoln, North Carolina Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1838, , Lincoln, North Carolina Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 82 years)
    +5. Barbara WHITENER,   b. 1760, Lincolnton, Lincoln, North Carolina Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 8 Feb 1840, , Catawba, North Carolina Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 80 years)
     6. Mollianna WHITENER,   b. Aft 1763, , Mecklenburg, North Carolina Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1796, , Lincoln, North Carolina Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 32 years)
    +7. Elizabeth WHITENER,   b. 8 Oct 1764, Lincolnton, Lincoln, North Carolina Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 21 Oct 1827, , Lincoln, North Carolina Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 63 years)
    +8. Mary Ann WHITENER,   b. 31 Mar 1765, Anson County, North Carolina Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 11 Aug 1837, , Lincoln, North Carolina Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 72 years)
    Last Modified 27 Nov 2015 
    Family ID F81  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Sources 
    1. [S376] Whitener book, p. 30 (Reliability: 2).

    2. [S33] Bob & Mary Anne Robins Ancestors, http://wc.rootsweb.com/cgi-bin/igm.cgi?op=GET&db=rrobins-01&id=I2377 (Reliability: 2).

    3. [S376] Whitener book, p. 32 (Reliability: 2).

    4. [S376] Whitener book, 27 (Reliability: 2).


    5. [S376] Whitener book, p. 33 (Reliability: 2).

    6. [S376] Whitener book, pp. 29-30 (Reliability: 2).

    7. [S376] Whitener book, pp. 33-34 (Reliability: 2).

    8. [S127] Hickory, North Carolina Facts.
      "Hickory, North Carolina Facts, Schools, Colleges, Weather, Zip Code and More." CityTownInfo.com. 15 Nov. 2008. http://www.citytowninfo.com/places/north-carolina/hickory.

    9. [S542] Henry Weidner Memorial Service Program, accessed; 1 June 2013; Colonel McCorkle's Speech (Reliability: 2).

    10. [S73] Deed Data Pool, http://www.directlinesoftware.com/Pool/ncburke.txt (Reliability: 2).

    11. [S376] Whitener book, p. 34 (Reliability: 2).

    12. [S148] Letters of John Rust Eaton, p. 59 (Reliability: 3).

    13. [S220] STEPHENS-REED of Southeast Missouri, http://wc.rootsweb.com/cgi-bin/igm.cgi?op=GET&db=gstephens214&id=I1479 (Reliability: 2).

    14. [S376] Whitener book, p. 35 (Reliability: 2).

    15. [S376] Whitener book, p. 37 (Reliability: 2).

    16. [S73] Deed Data Pool, http://www.directlinesoftware.com/Pool/ncburke.txt (Reliability: 3).

    17. [S376] Whitener book, 35 (Reliability: 3).

    18. [S174] 1790 United States Federal Census, Year: 1790; Census Place: , Lincoln, North Carolina; Roll: M637_7; Page: 111; Image: 0069. (Reliability: 3).
      http://search.ancestry.com/cgi-bin/sse.dll?db=1790usfedcen&h=178689&ti=0&indiv=try&gss=pt

    19. [S376] Whitener book, p. 27 (Reliability: 2).

    20. [S186] North Carolina State Archives MARS Catalog, http://mars.ah.dcr.state.nc.us/logicrouter/servlet., http://mars.ah.dcr.state.nc.us/logicrouter/servlet/LogicRouter?PAGE=object&OUTPUTXSL=object.xsl&pm_RC=CRBDB&pm_OI=15982&pm_GT=Y&pm_IAC=Y&api_1=GET_OBJECT_XML&num_result=0 (Reliability: 3).

    21. [S148] Letters of John Rust Eaton, 42 (Reliability: 3).

    22. [S542] Henry Weidner Memorial Service Program, accessed; 1 June 2013; Colonel McCorkle's Speech (Reliability: 3).

    23. [S33] Bob & Mary Anne Robins Ancestors, http://wc.rootsweb.com/cgi-bin/igm.cgi?op=GET&db=rrobins-01&id=I2377 (Reliability: 3).

    24. [S376] Whitener book, p. 36 (Reliability: 2).