Name: Johann Jacob LEDDER
Birth: 1734 in Lancaster Co, PA
Death: 1766 in York Co, Pa
Change Date: 13 DEC 2015
His father died when he was young. His appointed guardian was Bartholomew Moul (Lancaster Co). In May 1755 that was changed to Jacob Welsham of Yorktown, York Co.
ÍHe was an orphaned son of Frederick Lether, deceased, at age 17 and chose Joseph Welchance of York Twp as guardian.x
Christ Lutheran Church, York, Pa. baptismal records:
Margaret, daug of Jacob and Margaret Ledder, born Dec. 29, 1759, bapt Jan 6, 1760.
Catherine, daug of Jacob and Margaret Ledder, born May 31, 1761, bapt June 14, 1761.
John Frederick, son of Jacob and Anna Margaret Ledder, born Mar 4, 1763, bapt March 6, 1763.
However, there is some question as to whether these children above are his or his uncle Jacob Ledder. I also have other children for this man:
. . . . Anna Marie Ledder, b May 6, 1783; m William Lanius, Oct. 6, 1776
. . . . Jacob Ledder, b June 8, 1785
. . . . George Ledder, b Oct 29, 1789
. . . . Lydia Ledder, b Oct 22, 1791
. . . . Henry Ledder, b Aug 12, 1794
. . . . Seremiam Ledder, b June 2, 1802
Father: Georg Friederich Wilhelm LEDER b: ABT 1691 in Sumiswald, Bern, Switzerland
Mother: Anna Elizabeth ? b: 1707 in Germany
Anna Margaret ?
- Margaret LEDDER b: 29 DEC 1759 in York Co, Pa
- Catherine LEATHERS b: 31 MAY 1761 in York Co, Pa
- John Frederick LEATHERS b: 4 MAR 1763 in York Co, Pa
- Elizabeth (maybe) LEATHERS