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. Later return to U.S. and resided in Peters Twp., Cumberland Co., PA. Some land lay south in MD in 1761.
Will: written 1773, probated 1776
m1. Hanna Krabill?
- David ( )
- Platina ( ) m. _____Stoner
- Jacob IV ( )
- Hanna ( ) m. ______Leer
- Daniel ( )
- Abraham, Sr. ( )
m2. Magdalena Steck (1710-1760) b. Switzerland; r.Berks Co. (Parents unknown)
- 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 Barbara Hochstetler and Christian Stutzman. Arthur, IL, 1938
Book in Cambria County, PA, Library by John Hale Stutesman, Jr.
See “Our Stutzman Family Tree” & other Vitals
Various Ancestry.com Public Family Trees & other sources
RETURN TO OUR STUTZMAN FAMILY TREE
Last revised 1/17/20