Descendant Chart for John Minnich Sr.
Settled in area now known as Lehigh County PA.
Partial List of Descendants Chart to Five Generations

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

Research Started: 1975
Webpage Created: 11 Oct 2005
Last Updated: 28 Aug 2010


Note: This is a work in process. Some dates and locations 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. Do not quote data off this report as precise unless you have independently verified it. Comments and corrections welcome. If you use information from this page, please give proper credit.

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1. John Peter aka Peter MINNICH-1769 (b.1739-Germany d.1779-Allen Township,Northampton Co,PA)
sp: Sybilla Margaretha -14088 (b.Abt 1740-probably,Europe m.Abt 1760d.probably,Northampton Co,PA)
 +-2. John MINNICH-1652 (b.4 Sep 1773-Bethlehem,Northampton Co,PA d.4 Oct 1863-Whitehall Twsp,Lehigh County,PA)
   sp: Susanna BALLIET-1768 (b.26 Feb 1777-Allen Township,Northampton Co,PA m.Abt 1802 d.16 Jan 1854-probably,Lehigh County,PA)
   |-3. Michael MINNICH-1770 (b.8 Mar 1803-Bethlehem,Northampton Co,PA d.26 Nov 1889-S Whitehall Twsp,Lehigh County,PA)
   | sp: Maria aka Polly BROWN-10634 (b.31 Mar 1805-near,Egypt,Lehigh County,PA m.Abt 1828)
   | |-4. Reuben MINNICH-14056 (b.17 Oct 1832-S Whitehall Twsp,Lehigh Co,PA)
   | sp: Elizabeth NEWHARD-14055 (b.10 Sep 1811-probably,Whitehall Twsp,Lehigh County,PA m.Abt 1845 d.13 Jul 1893-probably,S Whitehall Twsp,Lehigh County,PA)
   +-3. Elizabeth MINNICH-1649 (b.1 Jul 1807-,Lehigh County,PA d.2 Feb 1888-,Lehigh County,PA)
     sp: Joel BROWN-1648 (b.20 Dec 1803-,Lehigh County,PA m.Abt 1826 d.4 Feb 1881-,Lehigh County,PA)
     |-4. Amelia BROWN-10612 (b.12 Apr 1827-probably,Lehigh County,PA d.20 Nov 1846-,Lehigh County,PA)
     |-4. 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)
     |-4. Alfred BROWN-5617 (b.1835-Mechanicsville,Lehigh County,PA)
     |-4. 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. Alvin Joseph Joel BROWN-51 (b.22 Nov 1860-N Whitehall Twsp,Lehigh County,PA d.14 Jun 1934-Whitehall Twsp,Lehigh County,PA)
     | | sp: Mary Emeneleine Amanda DELONG-52 (b.18 Oct 1860-Longswamp Twsp,Berks County,PA m.19 May 1888 d.6 Dec 1933-Whitehall Twsp,Lehigh County,PA)
     | |-5. Oliver BROWN-10606 (b.Dec 1861-N Whitehall Twsp,Lehigh County,PA)
     | | sp: Levina -13923 (b.Sep 1866-PA m.1883)
     | |-5. Elmina M. BROWN-5615 (b.1864-maybe,N Whitehall Twsp,Lehigh County,PA)
     | |-5. Emma Rebecca BROWN-13445 (b.28 Mar 1866-N Whitehall Twsp,Lehigh County,PA d.3 Jul 1949-S Whitehall Twsp,Lehigh Co,PA)
     | | sp: Robert Johnson PETERS-13919 (b.27 Dec 1864-Lehigh Co,PA m.13 Apr 1889 d.19 Jun 1893-Lehigh Co,PA)
     | | sp: DILLARD-13920 (b.Abt 1864-possibly,PA m.Abt 1897)
     | | sp: William F. SMITH-13922 (b.17 Mar 1859-probably,PA m.Aft 1901 d.15 May 1941-probably,Lehigh Co,PA)
     | |-5. Sarah BROWN-10607 (b.Jul 1868-probably,N Whitehall Twsp,Lehigh County,PA)
     | |-5. Mantana Catherine BROWN-319 (b.11 Feb 1869-N Whitehall Twsp,Lehigh County,PA)
     | |-5. John Alexander BROWN-10608 (b.Mar 1870-probably,Whitehall Twsp,Lehigh County,PA)
     | | sp: Amanda -13924 (b.Nov 1868-PA m.1894)
     | |-5. Victor BROWN-10609 (b.Jan 1872-maybe,Whitehall Twsp,Lehigh County,PA)
     | | sp: Emma -13925 (b.Jun 1872-PA m.1893)
     | |-5. Nelson G. BROWN-10610 (b.Mar 1873-maybe,Whitehall Twsp,Lehigh County,PA)
     | | sp: Laura -13926 (b.Oct 1872-PA m.Abt 1898)
     | +-5. Bertha BROWN-13444 (b.Feb 1882-N Whitehall Twsp,Lehigh County,PA)
     |-4. Elminah BROWN-5618 (b.1840-Mechanicsville,Lehigh County,PA)
     |-4. Alexander BROWN-5619 (b.1841-Mechanicsville,Lehigh County,PA)
     |-4. James R. BROWN-5620 (b.1845-Mechanicsville,Lehigh County,PA)
     |-4. Charles D. BROWN-5621 (b.Apr 1847-Mechanicsville,Lehigh County,PA)
     | sp: Emmaline SCHAEFFER-10611 (b.Abt 1848-probably,Lehigh County,PA m.1869)
     |-4. Edmen maybe Edwin BROWN-5622 (b.1850-Mechanicsville,Lehigh County,PA)
     +-4. Thomas Fred BROWN-10613 (b.12 Mar 1852-probably,Lehigh County,PA d.22 Feb 1864-,Lehigh County,PA)


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Emmaus PA 18049-1544 USA
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