Descendant Chart for Christian Braun/Brown.
Arrived in PA on Ship Mortonhouse on 19 Aug 1729.
Settled in the Cedar Creek area of Lehigh County PA.
Five Generation Partial Descendants Chart


From research of:
Charles F. Kerchner, Jr.
Emmaus PA
(a descendant)

Research Started: 1975
Webpage Created: 2 Feb 2002
Last Updated: 17 Mar 2012


Note: Some dates shown are estimates. The below chart was generated using a computer program. Some data in this report is indicated as "about" or "circa" or "near" or "probably", etc. Therefore, do not quote dates and places off this report as precise unless you have independently verified it. If information is used from this page please give proper credit.

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1. Christian BRAUN-1655 (b.Abt 1705-probably,Germany d.26 Apr 1746-along,Cedar Creek,Lehigh County,PA)
sp: Angenisa Catharina -1656 (b.Abt 1705-probably,Germany m.Abt 1737d.probably,Lehigh County,PA)
 |-2. Johan Adam BRAUN-1653 (b.18 May 1738-Lehigh County,PA d.4 Mar 1806-Nazareth Twsp,Northampton Co,PA)
 | sp: Juliana Catherine -1654 (b.Abt 1740-probably,PA m.Abt 1762u.Dryland Ch Cem,Nazareth Twsp,Northampton Co,PA)
 | |-3. Jacob BRAUN-8069 (b.28 Feb 1763-Nazareth Twsp,Northampton Co,PA d.29 May 1839-,Lehigh County,PA)
 | | sp: Maria Magdalena -10617 (b.18 May 1771-maybe,Lehigh County,PA m.Abt 1792 d.10 Sep 1831-,Lehigh County,PA)
 | |-3. Anna Catharine BRAUN-8070 (b.29 Oct 1764-Nazareth Twsp,Northampton Co,PA d.17 Apr 1837-probably,,PA)
 | | sp: Michael SPENGLER-10626 (b.Abt 1764-maybe,Northampton Co,PA m.5 Apr 1784)
 | | |-4. Susanna SPENGLER-12813 (b.23 Nov 1791-Nazareth Twsp,Northampton Co,PA)
 | | |-4. Catherine SPENGLER-12814 (b.4 Dec 1800-probably,Northampton Co,PA)
 | | +-4. Daniel SPENGLER-12816 (b.26 Jul 1804-probably,Northampton Co,PA)
 | |-3. Johannes BRAUN-8071 (b.18 Jul 1766-Nazareth Twsp,Northampton Co,PA)
 | | sp: Margaret -12810 (b.Abt 1766-probably,,PA m.Abt 1787)
 | | |-4. Elizabeth BRAUN-12811 (b.21 Sep 1788-Nazareth Twsp,Northampton Co,PA)
 | | +-4. Juliana BRAUN-12812 (b.30 Mar 1791-Nazareth Twsp,Northampton Co,PA)
 | |-3. Maria Margaret BRAUN-8072 (b.6 Oct 1769-Nazareth Twsp,Northampton Co,PA)
 | | sp: Henry SENSENBACH-10627 (b.Abt 1769-probably,,PA m.Abt 1790)
 | |-3. Anna Barbara BRAUN-8073 (b.11 Oct 1771-Nazareth Twsp,Northampton Co,PA d.Abt 1773-probably,,PA)
 | |-3. Magdalena BRAUN-8074 (b.Abt 1773-Nazareth Twsp,Northampton Co,PA)
 | | sp: Peter EVERHARD-10628 (b.Abt 1773-probably,,PA m.Abt 1793)
 | |-3. Hannah BRAUN-8075 (b.Abt 1775-Nazareth Twsp,Northampton Co,PA)
 | | sp: Philip GROSS-10629 (b.Abt 1775-probably,,PA m.Abt 1795)
 | |-3. John Adam BRAUN-2144 (b.20 Apr 1777-Nazareth Twsp,Northampton Co,PA d.31 Oct 1853-N Whitehall Twsp,Lehigh County,PA)
 | | sp: Margaret SPAIT-2145 (b.11 Nov 1775-,Lehigh County,PA m.1800 d.1 Sep 1853-N Whitehall Twsp,Lehigh County,PA)
 | | |-4. Solomon BRAUN-12797 (b.21 Sep 1800-,Northampton Co,PA)
 | | |-4. Samuel BRAUN-12795 (b.30 Oct 1801-,Northampton Co,PA)
 | | |-4. Daniel BRAUN-12794 (b.24 Feb 1803-,Northampton Co,PA)
 | | |-4. Margaret BRAUN-12796 (b.30 Sep 1804-,Northampton Co,PA)
 | | |-4. Paul BROWN-4255 (b.24 Feb 1807-,Northampton Co,PA d.11 Aug 1877-probably,Lehigh County,PA)
 | | | sp: Maria WOTRING-4256 (b.2 Aug 1809-probably,Lehigh County,PA m.Abt 1830 d.27 Jan 1883-probably,Lehigh County,PA)
 | | | |-5. Elisabeth BROWN-9582 (b.19 Jan 1832-near,Egypt,Lehigh County,PA)
 | | | |-5. Samuel Adam BROWN-4409 (b.20 Oct 1833-near,Egypt,Lehigh County,PA)
 | | | |-5. Catherine Anna BROWN-10638 (b.25 Apr 1837-near,Egypt,Lehigh County,PA d.26 Aug 1854-near,Egypt,Lehigh County,PA)
 | | | +-5. Hiram Evan BROWN-10637 (b.5 Jul 1850-near,Egypt,Lehigh County,PA d.28 Feb 1852-near,Egypt,Lehigh County,PA)
 | | |-4. Isaac BROWN-10635 (b.28 May 1811-near,Egypt,Lehigh County,PA)
 | | +-4. Lydia BRAUN-10636 (b.2 Apr 1816-near,Egypt,Lehigh County,PA)
 | |-3. Eva Barbara BRAUN-8076 (b.22 Feb 1779-Nazareth Twsp,Northampton Co,PA)
 | | sp: Philip WALKER-10630 (b.Abt 1779-probably,,PA m.Abt 1800)
 | |-3. David BRAUN-1650 (b.10 Dec 1780-Nazareth Twsp,Northampton Co,PA d.13 Dec 1819-probably,Lehigh County,PA)
 | | sp: Margaret aka Magdalena HOFFMAN-1651 (b.Abt 1780-PA m.Abt 1802 d.1 Apr 1833-probably,Lehigh County,PA)
 | | |-4. Joel BROWN-1648 (b.20 Dec 1803-Lehigh County,PA d.4 Feb 1881-Lehigh County,PA)
 | | | sp: Elizabeth MINNICH-1649 (b.1 Jul 1807-Lehigh County,PA m.Abt 1826 d.2 Feb 1888-Lehigh County,PA)
 | | | |-5. Amelia BROWN-10612 (b.12 Apr 1827-probably,Lehigh County,PA d.20 Nov 1846-,Lehigh County,PA)
 | | | |-5. Ephraim BROWN-5616 (b.9 Oct 1831-Mechanicsville,Lehigh County,PA d.29 Jun 1916-,Lehigh County,PA)
 | | | | sp: Catherine SCHMIDT-10615 (b.11 Sep 1833-maybe,Lehigh County,PA m.24 Nov 1854 d.14 Jul 1860-,Lehigh County,PA)
 | | | | sp: Elizabeth SMITH-10616 (b.17 Jan 1841-probably,Lehigh County,PA m.8 Jun 1862 d.6 Feb 1894-,Lehigh County,PA)
 | | | |-5. Alfred BROWN-5617 (b.1835-Mechanicsville,Lehigh County,PA)
 | | | |-5. David J. D. BROWN-89 (b.8 Apr 1838-Mechanicsville,Lehigh County,PA d.22 Nov 1895-W Catasauqua,Lehigh County,PA)
 | | | | sp: Catherine Anna FRANTZ-90 (b.8 Mar 1839-N Whitehall Twsp,Lehigh County,PA m.Abt 1860 d.30 Nov 1905-West Catasauqua,Lehigh County,PA)
 | | | |-5. Elminah BROWN-5618 (b.1840-Mechanicsville,Lehigh County,PA)
 | | | |-5. Alexander BROWN-5619 (b.1841-Mechanicsville,Lehigh County,PA)
 | | | |-5. James R. BROWN-5620 (b.1845-Mechanicsville,Lehigh County,PA)
 | | | |-5. Charles D. BROWN-5621 (b.Apr 1847-Mechanicsville,Lehigh County,PA)
 | | | | sp: Emmaline SCHAEFFER-10611 (b.Abt 1848-probably,Lehigh County,PA m.1869)
 | | | |-5. Edmen maybe Edwin BROWN-5622 (b.1850-Mechanicsville,Lehigh County,PA)
 | | | +-5. Thomas Fred BROWN-10613 (b.12 Mar 1852-probably,Lehigh County,PA d.22 Feb 1864-,Lehigh County,PA)
 | | |-4. Maria aka Polly BROWN-10634 (b.31 Mar 1805-near,Egypt,Lehigh County,PA)
 | | | sp: Michael MINNICH-1770 (b.8 Mar 1803-Bethlehem,Northampton Co,PA m.Abt 1828 d.26 Nov 1889-S Whitehall Twsp,Lehigh County,PA)
 | | | +-5. Reuben MINNICH-14056 (b.17 Oct 1832-S Whitehall Twsp,Lehigh Co,PA)
 | | |-4. Thomas BROWN-10633 (b.Abt 1806)
 | | |-4. Hannah BROWN-4956 (b.22 Jan 1808-near,S Whitehall Twsp,Lehigh County,PA)
 | | |-4. Esther BROWN-4957 (b.27 Nov 1809-near,S Whitehall Twsp,Lehigh County,PA)
 | | +-4. Solomon BROWN-10632 (b.3 Sep 1811-Lehigh County,PA d.14 Feb 1901-probably,Clinton County,IN)
 | |   sp: Elisabeth aka Eliza WOTRING-12800 (b.29 Dec 1815-probably,Lehigh County,PA m.Abt 1835 d.9 Jan 1884-probably,Clinton County,IN)
 | |   |-5. Lovina BROWN-17516 (b.Abt 1835-Lehigh County,PA d.maybe,IN)
 | |   |-5. William BROWN-17517 (b.Abt 1837-Lehigh County,PA d.maybe,IN)
 | |   |-5. Maria BROWN-17518 (b.Abt 1843-Lehigh County,PA d.maybe,IN)
 | |   |-5. Sarah BROWN-17519 (b.Abt 1846-Lehigh County,PA d.maybe,IN)
 | |   |-5. Adelina BROWN-17520 (b.Abt 1848-Lehigh County,PA d.maybe,IN)
 | |   +-5. Joseph Solomon David BROWN-12801 (b.17 Apr 1851-Lehigh County,PA d.2 Mar 1928-possibly,IN)
 | |-3. Maria Elizabeth BRAUN-8077 (b.6 Jan 1783-Nazareth Twsp,Northampton Co,PA)
 | | sp: George DEILY-10631 (b.Abt 1780-probably,,PA m.Abt 1805)
 | |-3. Abraham BRAUN-8078 (b.27 Jul 1785-Nazareth Twsp,Northampton Co,PA)
 | | sp: Catharina HECKMAN-12817 (b.Abt 1794-probably,,PA m.Abt 1815)
 | | |-4. Daniel BROWN-12818 (b.31 Jul 1816-probably,Northampton Co,PA)
 | | |-4. Eva BROWN-12819 (b.9 Dec 1817-probably,Northampton Co,PA)
 | | +-4. Abraham BROWN-12820 (b.28 Jul 1820-probably,Northampton Co,PA)
 | +-3. Salome BRAUN-8079 (b.20 May 1787-Nazareth Twsp,Northampton Co,PA d.Abt 1789)
 |-2. Christian BRAUN-1657 (b.8 Dec 1740-S Whitehall Twsp,Lehigh County,PA d.27 Sep 1821-Nazareth Twsp,Northampton Co,PA)
 | sp: Anna Maria LAWALL-8080 (b.10 Aug 1742-probably,,PA m.4 Oct 1762 d.16 Mar 1817-Nazareth Twsp,Northampton Co,PA)
 | |-3. Catharine BRAUN-8081 (b.23 Jul 1763-Nazareth Twsp,Northampton Co,PA)
 | |-3. Maria Sarah BRAUN-8082 (b.22 Dec 1764-Nazareth Twsp,Northampton Co,PA)
 | |-3. Michael BRAUN-10625 (b.31 Dec 1768-Nazareth Twsp,Northampton Co,PA)
 | |-3. Johannes BRAUN-8087 (b.Abt 1770-Nazareth Twsp,Northampton Co,PA)
 | | sp: Barbara -12803 (b.Abt 1770-probably,,PA m.Abt 1791)
 | | |-4. Anna Maria BRAUN-12804 (b.Jun 1792-probably,Northampton Co,PA)
 | | |-4. Thomas BRAUN-12805 (b.16 May 1797-probably,Northampton Co,PA)
 | | |-4. John BRAUN-12806 (b.20 Sep 1799-probably,Northampton Co,PA)
 | | |-4. Daniel BRAUN-12807 (b.15 Apr 1802-probably,Northampton Co,PA)
 | | +-4. Elizabeth BRAUN-12808 (b.11 Nov 1805-probably,Northampton Co,PA)
 | |-3. Margaret BRAUN-10624 (b.12 Mar 1771-Nazareth Twsp,Northampton Co,PA)
 | |-3. Anna Maria BRAUN-8083 (b.18 Oct 1773-Nazareth Twsp,Northampton Co,PA)
 | | sp: Isaac MEYERS-12897 (b.Abt 1770-probably,,PA m.Abt 1793)
 | | +-4. Susanna MEYERS-12898 (b.1794-,,PA d.1857-near,Stroudsburg,PA)
 | |   sp: Samuel STOKES Dr.-12899 (b.1786-maybe,,PA m.Abt 1815 d.1858-near,Stroudsburg,PA)
 | |-3. Maria Margaret BRAUN-8084 (b.15 Aug 1776-Nazareth Twsp,Northampton Co,PA d.26 Aug 1830-probably,,PA)
 | | sp: Frederick RIEL-12798 (b.Abt 1775-probably,,PA m.1797)
 | |-3. Sybilla Charlotte BRAUN-8085 (b.15 Apr 1779-Nazareth Twsp,Northampton Co,PA)
 | +-3. Christian BRAUN-8086 (b.10 Nov 1781-Nazareth Twsp,Northampton Co,PA d.17 Apr 1843-probably,,PA)
 |   sp: Maria KOENIG-12799 (b.17 Nov 1782-probably,,PA m.12 Jun 1804 d.21 Sep 1852-probably,,PA)
 |-2. Charlotte BRAUN-8067 (b.1 Jun 1743-maybe,Lehigh County,PA d.29 Apr 1827)
 | sp: Friederich RUDY-10618 (b.8 Jan 1737-possibly,,PA m.21 Aug 1762 d.20 Apr 1817-,Montgomery Co,PA)
 | |-3. George Jacob RUDY-12779 (b.16 Sep 1763-probably,Montgomery Co,PA d.2 Feb 1790)
 | |-3. Catherine RUDY-12780 (b.1765-,Philadelphia Co,PA)
 | |-3. Magdalena RUDY-12781 (b.11 Dec 1768-Franconia Twsp,Montgomery Co,PA)
 | |-3. Mary Polly RUDY-12782 (b.1769-Franconia Twsp,Montgomery Co,PA)
 | |-3. Johannes RUDY-12783 (b.2 Feb 1773-probably,Montgomery Co,PA)
 | |-3. Phillipus RUDY-12784 (b.9 Apr 1775-probably,Montgomery Co,PA)
 | |-3. Mariah Margreth RUDY-12785 (b.3 May 1777-Franconia Twsp,Montgomery Co,PA)
 | |-3. Christina Elizabeth RUDY-12786 (b.20 May 1779-Franconia Twsp,Montgomery Co,PA)
 | |-3. Philip RUDY-12787 (b.31 Oct 1781-U Salford Twsp,Montgomery Co,PA)
 | |-3. Frederick RUDY-12788 (b.15 Jan 1785-U Salford Twsp,Montgomery Co,PA)
 | +-3. Charlotte RUDY-12789 (b.15 Aug 1787-,Montgomery Co,PA)
 |-2. Catharine BRAUN-8068 (b.Abt 1745-maybe,Lehigh County,PA)
 | sp: Henry BARNES-10620 (b.Abt 1745-maybe,,PA m.Abt 1765)
 +-2. Johan Thomas BRAUN Capt.-8066 (b.21 May 1746-maybe,Lehigh County,PA d.8 Dec 1827-near,Stroudsburg,Monroe County,PA)
   sp: Maria Barbara LAWALL-10619 (b.16 Nov 1750-maybe,,PA m.18 Nov 1769 d.6 Jan 1817-maybe,,PA)
   |-3. Daniel BRAUN-12790 (b.27 Dec 1769-probably,Northampton Co,PA d.12 Feb 1828-Forks Township,Northampton Co,PA)
   |-3. Jacob BRAUN-12791 (b.11 Dec 1771-probably,Northampton Co,PA d.16 Feb 1841-Stroud Twsp,Monroe County,PA)
   |-3. Michael BRAUN-12809 (b.27 Oct 1773-probably,Northampton Co,PA)
   |-3. Susannah BRAUN-12792 (b.11 May 1775-probably,Northampton Co,PA d.1895-New Columbus,Luzerne County,PA)
   |-3. Michael BRAUN-10623 (b.5 Jul 1777-Nazareth Twsp,Northampton Co,PA d.27 Jan 1861-Stroudsburg,Monroe County,PA)
   |-3. Mary Magdalena BRAUN-12793 (b.23 Feb 1781-probably,Northampton Co,PA d.10 Sep 1844-U Mt Bethel Twsp,Northampton Co,PA)
   +-3. John Thomas BRAUN-10622 (b.29 Jan 1784-Nazareth Twsp,Northampton Co,PA d.15 Mar 1855-Smithfield Twsp,Monroe County,PA)


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