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Johann Heinrich ROEBER born 5/20/1721, died 8/5/1801 Bethlehem Twp. Northampton PA buried Dryland Church Cemetery, Hecktown, Lower Nazareth Twp.

Spouse: Anna Maria ___ born 12/12/1717 died 1801, married 1748

Children: Peter born 10/10/1749 married Elizabeth Dietz, lived Hecktown;  Ludwig Henry born circa 1752, married Maria Elizabeth Scherer, lived Hecktown; John George born 27 JUL 1757 in Northampton Co.,PA, baptized: 8/10/1757 St. Paul's Church, died 4/24/1837; officer in Revolutionary War married Anna Maria Schick, her sister, and widow of Mr. Patterson; Julianna born 6/23/1760 baptized 8/29/1760 St. Paul's Church, married Jacob Schick; Conrad born 1753, officer in Revolutionary War; Elizabeth; Henry born 1761


Elizabeth ROEBER born circa 1759 died 1801 

Spouse: Abraham SORBER born circa 1744, lived Northampton Co PA moved to Hanover circa 1790, died 1804 Hanover Twp Luzerne PA

Children: Elizabeth born 13 NOV 1767 in Northampton Co.,PA baptized St. Peter's Church, Plainfield Twp., Northampton Co., PA;  Adam  born 30 AUG 1770 in Northampton Co., baptized St. Peter's Church, Plainfield Twp.; Anna Maria born 7 FEB 1774 Northampton, baptized  St. Peter's Church; George born 1778 in Northampton Co.; Elizabeth born 2 JUN 1783 in Nortrnhampton Co., baptized Dryland Church, Hecktown, Lower Nazareth Twp., Northampton Co., PA;  Johann Heinrich born 8 SEP 1787 in Northampton Co, baptized 9/10/1787 in Schoeneck Moravian Church, Shoeneck, Northampton Co.; John born  Northampton Co.; Jacob born Northampton Co.

Heinrich Roder Grave Marker; Heinrich Rader French & Indian War
Heinrich George Rader Revolutionary War

History of Lehigh Co PA: In 1794 the officers of the lst Regiment of the State Militia for this section of Northampton county were as follows: Majors  Conrad Reder 
Muster Rolls 1743-1787: Northampton Co. Battn 1st Col Michael Bopst: Capt. 5th Comp Conrad Reder /P/ A Muster Roll of Capt Conrad Reder Companie of the Sixth Battalion Serving in Fifth Class of Northampton County Militia Under the Command of the L'T Colonel Nicholas Korn Being Entered the Day as Followed 1780 (c). Captain Conrad Reder May 2 - July 2, 2 months serving, 4 days serving, 

1790 Census Nazareth Northampton PA: George Reider, Henry Rader, Jacob Rader

Dryland Union Lutheran Church Hecktown, Northampton Co PA: Johannes Heinrich Roder, deceased 8/5/1801

Anna Maria Roder born 1/8/1760 died 4/6/1804 at Dryland Church Cemetery 

Historic Homes and Institutions and Genealogical and Personal ..., Volume 1: SAMUEL RADER a prominent merchant of Easton Pennsylvania belongs to a family which has been for at least two centuries resident in Northampton county where we first find it represented by Henry Rader who was for a colonist of that period a rich man being a large landowner residing in the vicinity of Bath. John George Rader son of Henry Rader mentionued above lived on a farm which had formed part of the estate of his father. He took an active part in the Revolutionary struggle being one of the officers of the continental army. He was thrice married, his first wife being Maria Shick with whom he lived twenty four years and whose sister became his second wife. On being left for the second time a widower, Mr Rader married the widow of Mr Patterson. He died April 24 1837 leaving a son John who married a Flick. 

Johann Heinrich's will dated 2/28/1788 mentions his wife, Anna Maria, and children: John George, Conrad, Elizabeth wife of Abraham Sower, Peter, Ludwig Henry, deceased (had children Anna Maria, Margareth, and Henry), and Julianna wife of Jacob Shick. Will was probated 9/4/1801. The executors of his estate were sons John George and Peter. (Estate file #2037, will book 4, p. 62 in name of Henry "Reder", Northampton County Government Center, Easton, PA)