Hieter/Heeter Ancestors - Descent from Johann Hieter of Berks Co. PA


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This is the line from Hans Adam Hieter that I descend from. I have some information on the other families in this file and will be glad to share anything I have with others who are interested in this family. Feel free to let me know of any corrections or additions to this family. (Do remember that this name has been found as Hieter, Huter, Hueter, Heeter, Heater and probably others.) I have placed some of my sources at the end of this page. E-mail to Ginny Deagan (NEW E-MAIL:[email protected])

1. Johann Hieter was born about 1685 in Germany, possibly Bavaria. He is said to have died about 1760 in Berks County, PA. His wife is unknown. He had seven sons: (These have not been confirmed)

  1. George Peter Hieter, b. abt. 1716. Marr. Johanna Barbara Deischer. Died 1790 in Rockland Twp., Berks Co. PA.

  2. John Hieter b. abt. 1718. Marr. Anna Magdalena Krummerin.

  3. Isaac Hieter, b. abt. 1720. Killed by Indians.

  4. Daniel Hieter b. abt. 1724.

  5. Jacob Hieter , b. abt. 1726.

  6. Sebastian Hieter , b. abt. 1728.

  7. Hans Adam Hieter (my ancestor), b. 1730. Marr. Elizabeth Milot . Died 1805 in Ear. Twp., Berks Co. PA.

2. Hans Adam Hieter was born 1730 in the Palatinate, Germany. He is found listed among the passengers on "St. Andrew Galley" arriving in Philadelphia and .took his oath on 14 Sep 1751. George (Jerg) Peter Huter , his brother is also found on this passenger list. Adam was married about 1759 to Elizabeth Milot. She was the daughter of Nicholas Milot and Otilia Reinhard. Elizabeth was born about 1737, probably in Germany and died 9 November 1810 in Berks County, PA.

Adam served during the Revolutionary War in Sebastian Lintz's 3rd Co., 1st Battalion, Berks County Militia. He was commissioned as a 2nd Lieutenant on May 17, 1777. He was a tailor and a farmer. He died in 1805 in Earl Township, Berks County, PA. His will was dated 28 December 1805 and probated 5 April 1806.

Children of Adam and Elizabeth (Milot) Hueter:

  1. Anna Maria Hueter , b. abt. 1760. Marr. John Moser

  2. Benjamin H. Hueter , (my ancestor, b. 20 Sep 1762. Marr. #1, Maria Magdelina Menninger ; #2, Eva Stofflet . Died Oct 1830.

  3. Otilla Hueter , b. 8 Apr 1767. Marr. 14 Oct 1783, Henry Clauser .

  4. Maria Magdelina Hueter , b. 8 Apr 1769. Marr. Jacob Matthias.

  5. Jacob Hueter , b. 3 July 1774. Marr. #1, Catherine Herb ; #2, Anna Maria Diener . Died 17 Feb 1839.

  6. Adam Hueter , b. 14 Nov 1776. Marr. Eva Weis (or Roth). Died 11 Apr 1829.

3. Benjamin H. Hueter/Heeter was born 20 September 1762 in Exeter Township, Berks County, PA. He was married 1 July 1787 to Maria Magdalena Menninger/Menchinger. She was the daughter of Jost Menninger and Rosina Frederick. Maria died at age 22 and Benjamin was married again on 15 November 1791 to Eva Stofflet at the Schwartzwald Reformed Church, Exeter Township, Berks County, PA.  He died about October 1830 in Berks County

Children of Benjamin and Maria Magdelina (Menninger) Hueter:

  1. Johannes Hueter , b. 25 Dec 1787. Marr. 16 Jul 1809, Elizabeth Mannmuller?

  2. George Heeter , b. 13 Feb 1789. Marr. Marie "Polly" Fritz . Died 21 July 1869 in Clarion Co. PA.

  3. Jacob Heeter (my ancestor), b. 22 Nov 1790. Marr. Elizabeth S. Guldin . Died 12 Oct 1863 in Clarion Co. PA.

4. Jacob Heeter was born 11 November 1790 in Oley Township, Berks County, PA. He served in the War of 1812 in Capt. Jonathan Jones's Co. 1st Regiment, PA Militia, Berks Co. He was married 3 July 1814 to Elizabeth S. Guldin. She was the daughter of Daniel G. Guldin and Anna Margaretha Spang. Jacob moved to Clarion County, PA in the early 1830's. He died there in Richland Township on 12 October 1863.

Children of Jacob and Elizabeth (Guldin) Heeter:

  1. Daniel Heeter , b. 15 Oct 1815. Wife was Esther. Died 12 Dec 1886 in Clarion Co. PA.

  2. Benjamin Heeter , b. 26 Feb 1817. Died 31 mar 1837 in Clarion Co. PA.

  3. Jacob Heeter , b. 26 Feb 1818.

  4. Amos Heeter , b. 24 Oct 1818. Marr. 14 Apr 1846 in Illinois, Rebecca Bailey .

  5. Rebecca Heeter , b. 30 Jan 1820. Marr. Jacob Rupert .

  6. John G. Heeter , b. 1825. Died 1899 in Venango Co. PA.

  7. Elizabeth Heeter , b. 18 Oct 1827. Marr. Levi Boyer . Died 1 Jan 1899 in Clarion Co. PA.

  8. Harriet Heeter , b. abt. 1830. Marr. Israel Dring/Drone . Lived in Missouri.

  9. Mary Ann Heeter (my ancestor), b. 5 Mar 1832. Marr. William Shoup . Died 17 Apr 1917 in Clarion Co. PA.

  10. Hannah Heeter , b. 1835. Marr. 21 Oct 1853, Edward Jackson . Died Abt 1853 in Indiana.

  11. Jeremiah Heeter , b. 1838. Died before 1865.

  12. Henry Heeter

5. Mary Ann Heeter was born 5 March 1832 in Richland Township, Clarion County, PA. She was married about 1850 to William Shoup. Mary Ann died 17 April 1917 in Richland Township. ( See the Shoup page for their children).