HANGER

Information on this page from Windows Into Our Past, A Genealogy of the Parsons, Smith and Associated Families, Vol. 1 ©1996, Judy Parsons Smith

Hanns Cunrad Hengerer

Hanns Cunrad Hengerer, a citizen and a wine grower in “Hessgen in the Dukedom of Wurtemberg.”  His known child:

Johann Melchior Hengerer

Johann Melchior Hengerer , son of Hanns Cunrad Hengerer , m. 4 Jan 1723 at Daisbach , Germany to Maria Elisabetha Majer *, daughter of Marx Majer , a citizen of Neidenstein.

 * variations of the name Majer include:  Mier/Meir/Meyer/Moyer/Myer/Mayer.

Melchior Hengerer ’s occupation while living in the area of Kraichgau ( Germany ) was a ducal gamekeeper, forester and hunter.  Johann Melchior & Maria Hengerer  came to Philadelphia aboard the ship Robert and Alice , on 3 Dec 1740.

The known children of Melchior & Maria (Majer)  Hengerer  had eight (8) children:

1.       Maria Apollonia Hengerer , b. 1 May 1724; m. Mattheis Bosshaar .
2.     
Johann Friederich Hengerer , b. p.  19 Nov 1726 at Neidenstein; m. Eva Margreda Mayer * (same as mother’s surname).
3.      
Johann Peter Hengerer , b. 15 Feb 1729, Eschelbronn; m. Hannah (Gabbert?).
4.     
Maria Rosina Hengerer , b. 24 Mar 1731, Eschelbronn; d. young.
5.      
Johann Georg Hengerer , b. 5 Apr 1733, Eschelbronn.
6.      
Johann Philipp Hengerer , b. 6 Apr 1735, Eschelbronn.
7.     
Anna Barbara Hengerer , b. 7 Nov 1736, Eschelbronn.
8.     
Maria Friederica Hengerer , b. 27 Dec 1738, Eschelbronn.

Johann Peter Hanger er O

3.  Johann Peter Hanger er , son of Melchior & Maria (Majer)  Hengerer , b. 15 Feb 1729, Eschelbronn; m. Hannah (Gabbert?).  Both Peter & Hannah are buried in the Old Trinity Churchyard.  Their graves are located under the vestry room.   The spelling of the last name changed to Hanger with Johann Peter ’s children.

Revolutionary War Service:

            Johann Peter Hengerer  served during the Revolutionary Wary [ Pvt VA ].

From Virginia Publick Claims.

·         “Acct. of Provisions purchased and impressed by Henry [illeg[ Commissr. for the County of Augusta being for the use of Col. White ’s Regt. of Light Dragoons, the prisoners of War and [illeg] in Staunto, also the milita...of whom collected from 28 Fb 1781 until the 23rd June 1781..

        Peter Hanger , [illeg]

·         A copy of the certificates given by [H]enry King Depy . Commisr. for Augusta County for provisions from ye 28 Feby. to ye 13th of Oct 1781.

        Peter Hanger , 1 beef

·         A return of grain, forage  purchased and impressed by Henry King . Dep. Commr . for Augusta County from Feb. 10 Oct. 1781.

  Peter Hanger ,  17 bu rye

Peter & Hannah (Gabbert)  Hangerer  had ten (10) children:

3.1.   Peter Hanger , Jr. , b. 1761; d. 1828; m. Catherine Link  (she is German ).  See LINK.
3.2.  
Frederick Hanger , b. 1764; d. 1812; m. Margaret Mathews .
3.3.  
Elisabeth Hanger , b. 1767; d. c. 1800.
3.4.  
Barbara Hanger , b. 1767; d. 1825; m. Peter Rush .
3.5.  
John Hanger , b. 1769.
3.6.  
Hannah Hanger , b. 1771; d. 1841; m. Frederick Fultz .
3.7.  
Jacob Hanger , b. 1773; d. 1834; m 1st Nancy Robinson ; m 2nd Rebecca Davis .
3.8.  
George Hanger , b. 1775; d. 1844; m. Obedience Robinson .
3.9.  
Catherine Hanger , b. 1777; m. Henry Edison , b. 1780; d. 1855.
3.10.
David Hanger , b. pre-1782; d. 1831.

Peter Hanger , Jr.  O

3.1.  Peter  Hanger, Jr., son of Peter & Hannah (Gabbert)  Hangerer , b. 1761; d. 1828; m. Catherine Link , daughter of Mathis Link , b. 1767; d. 1837.  Peter’s  occupation was innkeeper.

Revolutionary War Service:

             He served during the Revolutionary War [Pvt VA].

 The ten (10) known children of Peter & Catherine (Link)  Hanger  are:

3.1.1.  David Hanger , b. 1786; d. ca. 1850; m 1st 14 Sept 1807 to Sarah Crosby ; m 2nd to Polly Lesley .
3.1.2. Elizabeth Hanger , b. 1787; d. 1817; m. Joshua Evans .
3.1.3.  Hannah Hanger , b.  1790; d. 1872; m. James Allen , b. 1789; d. 1839.  They had eleven (11) children.  See ALLEN.
3.1.4. Catherine Hanger , b. 1791; d. 1803.
3.1.5.  John Hanger , M.D. , b. 1792; d. 1862; m. Mary Allen , d. 1882
3.1.6.  Peter Hanger , b. 19 Aug 1795; d. Apr 1869; m. 24 Nov 1818 to Martha Elizabeth “Patsy” Crawford .
3.1.7. Mary Catherine Hanger , b. 1798; d. 1864; m. Samuel Woodward .
3.1.8. James Hanger , b. 1804; d. 1811.
3.1.9.   William Smith Hanger , b. 1806; m. Margaret Ledgerwood Eidson .
3.1.10.   Eveline Evans Hanger , b. 1809; d. 1865; m. Jacob Baylor .

Peter Hanger

3.1.6.  Peter Hanger , son of Peter & Catherine (Link) Hanger , b. 19 Aug 1795; d. Apr 1869; m. 24 Nov 1818 to Martha Elizabeth “Patsy” Crawford .

In the 1850 Augusta County, Virginia Census he is shown with nine children all born in Virginia, and property valued at $38,319.00.

Peter & Martha (Crawford)  Hanger  had nine (9) children:

3.1.6.1.   Peter Hanger , b. 1823.  Occupation, farmer
3.1.6.2.   Nancy Hanger , b. 1825.
3.1.6.3.   John Hanger , b. 1827.  Occupation, farmer
3.1.6.4.   Miller Hanger , b. 1830.  Occupation, farmer.
3.1.6.5.   William Hanger , b. 1831.  Occupation, farmer.
3.1.6.6.   Marshall Hanger , b. 1834.  Occupation, farmer.
3.1.6.7.   David Hanger , b. 1836.
3.1.6.8.   Edgar Hanger , b. 1838.
3.1.6.9.   Norman Hanger , b. 1841.