M. Jost Paul Kuhnroth Gerber (b. ca. 1725; d. 1791)

M. Jost Paul Kuhnroth Gerber arrived at Philadelphia Oct. 7, 1749 on the ship Leslie from Rotterdam via Cowes, England. This is likely Joseph Gerber/Carver/Gaber (b. ca. 1725; d. 1791) who warranted land in Northampton Co. in 1753, took an Oath of Allegience on July 28, 1778 [1] and was on the Pa. Tax Index of 1780 [2] at Northampton Co., Lynn Twp. His daughter was:

M1 Elizabeth Gerber (b. June 15, 1757, Northampton Co., Pa.; d. Feb. 23, 1841, Neffsville, Pa.) m. ca. 1774 at 1st Church of the Brethren, William Anton Hoffman (b. Jan. 14, 1749; d. Mar. 16, 1824).


[1]Jeanne Roeder Purkins, a descendant of Joseph Gerber filed DAR Record No. 751361 in 1997 stating that Joseph Gerber (b. ca. 1725; d. 1791, Lynn Twp., Lehigh Co., now Northampton Co.) took Oath of Allegience, July 28, 1778. She cited Oaths of Allegience, Northampton Co., Pa., p. 26; and Will Index No. 1812, Easton, Northampton Co., Pa., proved by son-in-law William Hoffman, exr.

[2]John "D." and E. Diane Stemmons, Pennsylvania in 1780, A Statewide Index of Circa 1789 Pennsylvania Taxlists (1978). In Northampton Co., on May 25, 1753 Joseph Carver warranted 25 acres patented by David Herman, surveyed (C-26-292 and C-30-143) at 19.28 acres. Joseph Gaber also, on Oct. 12, 1753, warranted 25 acres patented to Jacob Sitler, surveyed (C-67-108) at 19.6 acres.


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