The Foellers/Fellers Family - Kay's Family History and Genealogy

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The Foellers/Fellers Family of Germany, Northampton and Lehigh Counties, Pennsylvania and Fairfield County, Ohio

Andreas Foeller (1749-1818) was born 1749 in Germany, and died 1818 in Northampton County, Pennsylvania. He married June 08, 1773, Eva Catherine Roth, born February 25, 1753 in Germany. He is buried, Heidleberg Lutheran Church Cemetery, Neffs, Lehigh County, Pennsylvania.

Children of Andreas and Eva Catherine (Roth) Foeller
Nicolaus, John Andreas, John Henry, Eva Catherine, John Fredrick , John Peter and Jacob

John Fredrick Fellers (1779-1857) was born December 16, 1779, and died August 28, 1857 in Fairfield County, Ohio. He married July 22, 1805 in Pennsylvania, Susanna Rabenold born July 23, 1786 Lehigh County, Pennsylvania, died November 26, 1852 Fairfield County, Ohio, daughter of Peter Rabenold and Barbara Knerr.

The family moved from Pennsylvania to Fairfield County, Ohio in 1807.

Children of John Fredrick and Susanna (Rabenold) Fellers
Mary, Mollie, Hannah Barbara, Conrad, Benjamin S., Christina, Catherine, Jacob, Elizabeth , Daniel and Abraham.

Elizabeth Fellers (1813-1878) daughter of John Fredrick and Susanna (Rabenold) Fellers, married January 22, 1832 in Ohio, Peter Brobst (1806-1889) son of Johan Jacob and Catherina (Glick) Brobst. They resided in Madison Township, Pickaway County, Ohio. Please see The Brobst Family page for their family and descendants.


  1. Dowdee, Nancy Pitney .
  2. History Of Hancock Co., Ohio , (Chicago, Warner, Beers and Co. 1886), Page 776
  3. Reidel, Maybelle Johnson and Brewster, Evelyn Metcalf, Powell Cemetery , Page 168.
  4. Burgert, Annette Kunselman, Eighteenth Century Emigrants from German-Speaking Lands to North America , (The Pennsylvania German Society 1985).
  5. Fairfield County Chapter of the Ohio Genealogical Society, Fairfield County, OH Records , (, "Electronic"
  6. Powell, John Rev., Memorial History of Phillip Powell of Mifflin Co., PA and his Descendants and Others , (1880), Volume I, Page 43
  7. "Fellers, Jacob, Obituary," Hancock Co., OH, January 21, 1892.
  8. Town, Mrs. Howard L. (Anna), Jacob Brobst Descendants , (Copied from typed and photostat copy for Western Reserve Chapter DAR by Mrs. John L. Miller, 1/31/67).
  9. Pickaway Co. Gravestone Inscriptions of everyone born up to 1820 , (Compiled by Pickaway Plains Chapter DAR: 1938).

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