Today's featured relative in my database is my paternal 5th-great grandfather, John Peter Saubel.
John Peter was born February 21, 1758 in the Saar Basin region of Germany, the son of Leonard Saubel. John Peter married to Barbara ________ before 1775. I know nothing about Barbara's birth and death dates at this time. John Peter died August 15, 1831 in York Co., PA.
John emigrated to America on the ship Minerva from Rotterdam, last from Portsmouth on October 13, 1769. Captain was Thomas Arnott.
John is said to have weighed over 400 pounds!
Known children of John Peter and Barbara (________) Saubel are as follows :
i. Christina Saubel b. ca. 1775, d. after 1870 Tuscarawas Co., OH., m. Heinrich Wehrly
ii. Jacob Saubel
iii. Catherine Saubel
iv. Annamary Saubel
v. Peter Saubel
vi. Henry Saubel
vii. John Saubel
viii. George Saubel
I descend from John Peter and Barbara (________) Saubel as follows :
John Peter Saubel and Barbara ________
Christina Saubel and Heinrich Wehrly
Johannes Wehrly and Barbara Petry
William P. Wehrly and Olive Jane Smith
Barbara Isabelle Wehrly and Luman Cooper LeMasters (my great-grandparents)