Vitals: Johannes, Sr. & Anna Elizabeth Groscost Hanauer-Horner

Johannes John, Sr. (1719-1781/3) b. Mutterstadt, Bavaria, Germany, or Switzerland; r. Hanover, York, Franklin, Cumberland, Somerset, & Cambria Cos,  PA (parents unknown)
-military: Served in Revolutionary War under Samuel Royer in the Cumberland Regiment. Discharged 1780

Anna Elizabetha Groscost (1719-  ) b. Mutterstadt, Bavaria, Germany; r. York Co., PA (daughter of Hans Phillip & Anna Margareta Heim)

Immigration: The ship Pink Plaisance  departed from Rotterdam with the Horners but stopped in Cowes, England, before landing in Philadelphia on September 21, 1732. Some sources say, “before 1745.”

Married: about 1740, York Co.

Children: all probably born in Hanover, Berwick Twp, York Co.

1. Elizabeth (1742-  )
2. John “Cambria John,” Jr. (1743-  ) b. Antrim Twp., Cumberland Co?, PA (m. Susannah Dick) Knick-name suggests he ended up in Cambria Co?
3. Abraham “The Steady” (1745-  ) b. Berwick Twp., York Co., PA (m. Elizabeth ____)
4. Solomon (1751-1838) b. Hanover, York Co.; r. Quemahoning Twp., Somerset Co., PA (m 1. Elizabeth ____; m 2. Elizabeth Johanna Gohn – our line)
5. Frederick (1754-  ) b. York Co.
6. Daniel (1757/61-  ) b. York Co. (m. Anna Maria Kimmel)
7. Elias (1759/63- ) b. York Co. (m. Barbara Berger)
8. John (1766- ) is this an earlier son, who may have died in childhood?


“Johannes Hanauer.” 18 Feb. 2016

Jack Horner Bell. Horner Patriots of Pennsylvania. Pittsburgh: Gateway Publications, 1980

“Brian Cartwright’s Western PA Families.” 6 April 2013

“Horner Family of Carroll Co., IL.” 18 Feb. 2016



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