Vitals: Hans Jacob III & Magdalena Steck Stutzman

Hans Jacob III *(1705-1775) b. Spiez, Switzerland; r Berks Co., PA (son of Hans Jacob, Jr. & Anna Loyse Regina Mueller Stutzman)

Immigration: probably 1727 to Philadelphia on Adventure with father. Mother and all children except his brother said to have been lost at sea. Father said to have returned to Spiez without his sons.
Naturalization: 1767
Will: written 1773, probated 1776

m1. Hanna Krabill?


  1. David (  )
  2. Platina (  )
  3. Jacob IV (  )
  4. Hanna (  )
  5. Daniel (  )
  6. Abraham, Sr. (  )

m2. Magdalena Steck (1710-1760) b. Switzerland; r.Berks Co. (Parents unknown)


  1. Christian, Sr. (1732-1770) b. Switzerland; r. Shartlesville, Bern Twp., Berks Co., PA (m Barbara Hochstetler – our line)

*As many as three Jacob Stutzmans (more?) are recorded in Pennsylvania and Maryland in the 18th century. One settled in the Conococheague River Valley, Cumberland Co., and had farm split between two states with the survey by Mason & Dixon, 1765. Another Jacob moved to Ohio, Illinois, and Indiana.


Harvey Hostetler. Descendants of Barbar Hochstetler and Christian Stutzman. Arthur, IL, 1938

See “Our Stutzman Family Tree” & other Vitals

Various Public Family Trees & other sources



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