"Windows Into Our Past A Genealogy of the Garton, Smith & Associated Families, Volume 2", compiled by Judy Parsons Smith © 2003
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3. Regina Banninger
5. Barbel Banninger
6. Salomon/Salomas Banninger
, son of Wolfgang & Regina (Walti) Banninger
, b. 1607, Embrach, Bulach, Zurich,
1.4. Elsi/Uli Banninger , b. 9 Apr 1638, Embrach, Bulach,
1.5. Barbel Banninger , b. 27 Oct 1639, Embrach, Bulach,
1.9. Diethelin Banninger, b. 13 Aug 1648, Embrach, Bulach, Zurich,
Banninger, son of Hans Henrich & Ana (Batinger/Banninger) Banninger
, b. 13 Aug 1648, Embrach, Bulach, Zurich,
Diethelin & Ana (Banninger) Banninger had five (5) children:
Hans Peter Pinegar
[Hans Peter Banninger
] b. 24 Oct 1688, Embrach, Bulach, Zurich,
1.9.4. Hans Jorgan Banninger , b. 5 Aug 1683; d. 30 Jan 1685/1686
1.9.5. Child Banninger
[Hans Peter Banninger
], son of Diethelin & Ana (Banninger) Banninger
, b. 24 Oct 1688, Embrach, Bulach, Zurich,
Hans Peter & Anne (Faesi) Banninger /Pinegar had thirteen (13) children:
, b. 11 Aug 1715; d. 17 Aug 1787
184.108.40.206. Hans Ulrich Pinegar , b. 8 Sept 1718; d. 16 Jul 1793
220.127.116.11. Anna Pinegar , b. 2 Mar 1719/1720; d. 18 Apr 1721
18.104.22.168. Margaret Pinegar , b. 9 Apr 1721; d. 7 Aug 1723.
22.214.171.124. Anthomi Pinegar , b. 7 Aug 1722
126.96.36.199. Verena Pinegar, b. Apr 1725; d. 4 Aug 1726
188.8.131.52. Heinrich Pinegar , b. 27 Jul 1727; d. 28 Jan 1781
184.108.40.206. Regina Pinegar , b. 6 Feb 1728/1729; d. 2 Aug 1778
220.127.116.11. Hans Conrad Pinegar , b. 7 May 1730; d. 1 Dec 1731
18.104.22.168. Melchoir Pinegar , b. 11 Oct 1731; d. 12 Oct 1731
22.214.171.124. Peter Pinegar [Peter Banninger /Pennegar ] b. 17 Jul 1733, Embrach, Bulach, Zurich,
126.96.36.199. Mali Pinegar , b. 1735; d. 1810, Stokes Co., NC.
188.8.131.52. Barbel Pinegar , b. 14 Mar 1716/1717; d. 24 Sept 1771.
, Jr. [Peter Banninger
], son of Hans Peter & Anne (Faesi) Banninger
, b. 17 Jul 1733, Embrach, Bulach, Zurich,
1750 – Johan
, of Sinsheim, a blacksmith, wanted to go to Pennsylvania, but had his petition
refused by the government.
1751 – Peter Benninger , of Epfenbach (Kreis Sinsheim), was permitted to emigrate in 1751, with his wife and four children.
1751 – On 14 Sept 1751, Peter Biniger landed at Philadelphia aboard the ship St. Andrews on 14 Sept 1751[ii].
1771 – On 15 Aug 1771, Peter was living in Frederick Co., VA on 14 Aug 1769 when he purchased 100 acres on the Shenandoah River in Augusta Co., which he and wife Magdalen sold on 15 Aug 1771[iii].
1778 – On 12 Aug 1778, Peter Pinnegar purchased of John Deer and wife Catherine of Culpeper County a tract of land totaling 275 acres in the Goard Vine fork of the Rappahannock River, part off a grant of 400 acres made to Francis Brown by the proprietor’s office
1783 – He appears on the Culpeper Co., Tax List.
1789 – He and his family settled in the then Surry County by the 1789 tax listing. He purchased land on Mill Creek and Town Fork[iv]
1793 – He sold the land that he purchased on 12 Aug 1778 the land was sold to William Sampson , Peter Pinnegar is listed as being of Stokes County. Witnesses to this deed were Wm. Bradley , Rd Waugh, Junr , and John Martin on 2 Feb 1793The [v].
Will dated: 4 Sept 1793
Mentions as follows: Wife: Mary
Mentioned: Each child begotten on the body of Mary Pennigar, my wife “where Wm.’s house now stands”
Executor: John Halbert .
Witnesses: Nathan Halbert ; Samuel Clark, Senr, and Samuel Clark, Jr.
Furnished supplies for the troops in Culpeper County during the revolution[vii]. In January 1781 he assisted in recruiting troops to serve in the Continental Army[viii]
The Pinnegars moved to Stokes County in the company of the Flinchums, Zimmermans, and Ziglars and these families continued to reside near one another and intermarry[ix].
Peter & Mary Magdalena (Ziegler) Banninger /Pinegar had five (5) children:
, Sr., b.1755, Culpeper Co., VA; d. Nov 1813, Stokes Co., NC; m. 1780,
Culpeper Co., VA to Elizabeth Zimmerman
, daughter of John & Ursula (Blankenbaker) Zimmerman
184.108.40.206.2. Matthias Pinegar, Sr. , b. 1755, Frederick Co., VA; d.1830, White Co., TN; m. to Margaret Unknown , b. 1773, Berlin, Brankenberg,
220.127.116.11.3. Catharine Pinegar /Banninger , b. ca. 1759, Culpeper Co., VA; m to Mr. Flinchum , b. ca. 1764. She may have m. to John Flinchum of Culpeper Co., VA.
18.104.22.168.4. Christiana Banninger , b. 1752; m. to Mr. Moanee , b. ca. 1765.
22.214.171.124.5. Mary Pinegar /Banninger , b. ca. 1760, Culpeper Co., VA; d. 1820’s; m. to Robert Flinchum .
126.96.36.199.1. William Pinegar , Sr., son of Peter & Mary Magdalena (Ziegler) Banninger /Pinegar, 1755, Culpeper Co., VA; d. Nov 1813, Stokes Co., NC; m. 1780, Culpeper Co., VA to Elizabeth Zimmerman , daughter of John & Ursula (Blankenbaker) Zimmerman , Jr. , b. 1752; d. after 1850. She was 98 in 1850 Census.
Served as a private in Captain John Gillison ’s Company of the 6th Virginia Regiment in the Continental Line, 1778-1779[x]. He was also a member of the classes from which draftees were selected in Culpeper Co in 1781 and he furnished supplies for the troops[xi].
William and his family settled by the time of the 1789 Surry County tax list (this area later became Stokes Co., NC). He acquired a land grant on Ash Creek[xii].
Will dated[xiii]: 16 Nov 1813
Mentions as follows: wife: Elizabeth
Bequests: wife – lend her my land, etc.
William – 5 shillings as he has already had his full share.
Lenwood – my land, house and mill after my wife’s death.
Daughters – furniture, etc., at decease of wife and privilege of house and land during wife’s life
Executors: David Poindexter , Jacob Smith , and wife Elizabeth
Witness: Abraham Redmon , Jurat , Michael Mourner , Jurat and William Slaughter
Signed: William (X) Binneger
On 17 Jun 1823 Elizabeth & Leonard, her son, sold land on Mill Creek. They then later moved on to Dickson County, TN, where Elizabeth was enumerated as late as the 1850 Census where her age is given as 98.
William & Elizabeth (Zimmerman) Pinegar had eight (8) children:
, b. 1782, Culpeper Co., NC; d. aft. 1860, Stokes Co., NC; m. 28 Sept 1807,
Stokes Co., NC to Jacob Smith
, son of Peter/Pieter & Elizabeth [or Mary] (Kobel) Smith
, b. 1780, Stokes Co., NC
188.8.131.52.1.2. William Pinegar , Jr. , b. 1784, Culpeper Co., VA; d. 1820; m. Barbara Unknown [xiv], b. ca. 1788.
184.108.40.206.1.3. Sarah Pinegar , b. 1787, Culpeper Co., VA; m 2 Sept 1806, Stokes Co., NC to Solomon Kimbrough , son of Thomas & Faitha/Taitha (Johnigain/Jernigan) Kimbrough .
220.127.116.11.1.4. Mary ‘Polly’ Pinegar , b. 1790, Stokes Co., NC
18.104.22.168.1.5. Elizabeth ‘Betsy’ Pinegar , b. 1792, Stokes Co., NC; d. 1835.
22.214.171.124.1.6. Susannah Pinegar , b. 1794, Stokes Co., NC; m. possibly Jacob Nelson , son of Unknown & Elizabeth (Unknown) Nelson [xv], b. ca. 1790, Stokes Co., NC.
126.96.36.199.1.7. Leonard ‘Lenwood’ Pinegar, b. 1794, Culpeper Co., VA or 1796, Stokes Co., NC; d. 1835, Dickson Co., TN (left will there); m. 8 Aug 1817 to Susannah Zimmerman , b. 1794.
188.8.131.52.1.8. Margaret ‘Peggy’ Pinegar , b. 1799, Culpeper Co., VA; m. 30 Jan 1818, Stokes Co., NC to Matthew Burton , b. 1794, Stokes Co., NC
Pinegar, Sr., son of Peter & Mary Magdalena (Ziegler) Banninger
/Pinegar, b. 1755, Frederick Co., VA; d.1830, White Co., TN; m. to Margaret
, b. 1767, Berlin, Brankenberg,
He came to Stokes Co., NC by 1789.
1795 – taxed for 340 acres of land
1817 – he had left Stokes co., NC and gone to White Co., TN.
He was a member of the draft classes in Culpeper County, Virginia in 1781.
Will dated[xvii]: 19 Jul 1830 proved: 18 Oct 1821
Mentions as follows: wife: Margaret
Children: Elizabeth Pinegar , who married Thomas Flinchum
Susannah ‘Susie’ Pinegar , who married Samuel Flinchum
Mathias & Margaret (Unknown) Pinegar , Sr. , had seven (7) children:
, who married Thomas Flinchum
· John Pinegar
· Peter Pinegar , m. Katherine Flinchum
· William Pinegar , m. Ann Redman
· James Pinegar , m. Sally Nelson
· Matthias Pinegar
· Susannah Pinegar , who married Samuel Flinchum
184.108.40.206.5. Mary Pinegar, daughter of Peter & Mary Magdalena (Ziegler) Banninger/Pinegar, b. ca. 1760, Culpeper Co., VA; d. 1820’s; m. to Robert Flinchum .
Robert & Mary (Pinegar) Flinchum had nine (9) children:
· William Flinchum
· Thomas Flinchum
· Jacob Flinchum
· Robert Flinchum
· Samuel Flinchum
· Catherine Flinchum
· Thenia Flinchum
· Mary Flinchum
220.127.116.11.1.1. Nancy Pinegar, daughter of William & Elizabeth (Zimmerman) Pinegar, b. 1782, Culpeper Co., NC; d. aft. 1860, Stokes Co., NC; m. 28 Sept 1807, Stokes Co., NC to Jacob Smith, son of Peter/Pieter & Elizabeth [or Mary] (Kobel) Smith/Schmit, b. 1780, Stokes Co., NC
Jacob & Nancy (Pinegar) Smith had at least one (1) son:
¨ John Smith , b. 1804; m. 15 Oct 1828 to Elizabeth Brown, daughter of Jesse & Jane (Unknown) Brown. They lived in Peter’s Creek Township, Stokes Co., NC. For further information see Smith/Schmidt.
History of Epfenbach, by John Emil Zopf – has him as marrying the
eldest daughter of the village mayor Hans Joseph Ziegler
[ii] Rhineland Emigrants, Don Yoder, p. 23 (1951); Ship Passenger Lists, Penna & Dela (1641-1825), p. 103.
[iii] Chronicles of the Scotch-Irish Settlement in Virginia, Vol 2,Lyman Chalkey, (1965-reprint) pp. 113, 490, 512
[iv] Stokes County, NC Record of Deeds I and II, 1787-1793 Absher and Hayes, p. 4
[v] Culpeper Deed Books O, p. 408, R, p 356; Beyond Germana, v. 4, n. 5, p. 224
[vi] Stokes County, NC Wills, Volumes I-IV 1790-1864, by Mrs. W.O.Absher, p. 10
[vii] Virginia Public Service Claims, Culpepper Court Booklet 1, p. 40; Certificate: Commissioner’s Book 11, p. 108
[viii] Genealogical and Historical Notes on Culpeper Co., VA, by Raleigh Travers Green
[ix] Beyond Germana, v3, n. 2,0, p. 133 – Check this one out.
[x] National Archives, Compiled Service Records, Revolutionary War; Historical Register of Virginians in the Revolution, by John H. gwathmey, (1958), pp. 615-161, 626.
[xi] An Eighteenth Century Perspective: Culpeper County, by Mary Stevens Jones, p. 38; Virginia Public Service Claims, Culpeper court Booklet II, p. 15
[xii] Surry Co., Deed Book 2,p. 335
[xiii] Grayson County Marriage Register, by Nancy Clark Baker © 1981; 2) Carroll/Grayson Marriages, by John Perry Alderman © 1987.; Stokes County, NC Will Book 2, p. 146.
[xiv] Stokes Co, NC Estate File 1820
[xv] His mother was living in their home in Dickson County, TN at the time of the 1850 Census.
[xvi] Some Revolutionary Patriots Who Settled in Stokes Co., NC
[xvii] White County, TN Will Book 1, pp 45-46