RobbHaas Family Pages
Foulke - Haas - Robbins - Worthen  Families
    Johannes Heckert ID0428
Elizabeth Gertrude Fischer ID0429

Home Pedigree Chart Heckert Family Fischer Family Children   Sources Images
  For the Most up-to-date information Visit:

Parents - Johannes Michael Heckert and Catherine Unknown
Parents - Elizabeth Johan Wilhelm Fischer and Elizabeth Gertrude Hain -


Timeline               Family Group Sheet    (Updated 11 Sept 2013)

1733 Johannes Born - Gelnhausen, Germany   S1, S2,
about 1734 Elizabeth Born - Berks County, Pennsylvania   S1, S2 page 8,
15 Sept 1748 Immigrated - Philadelphia, Pennsylvania on the Ship Two Brothers- S6, S7,
Ship Two Brothers sinks - 1754 - Link to article -
about 1754 Married - Wernersville, Berks County, Pennsylvania   S4 page 13-14,
15 Mar 1761 Johannes became a naturalized citizen - S2 page 7,
25 Nov 1768 Johannes (John) was named as co-executor of William Fischer's will - Will and Estate Papers Page
Bef 1774 Land Transactions - S2 page 7,

Several land transactions are listed in this source. "Johannes Heckert must have been a man of considerable wealth."

abt 1774 Family Moved:  to Mahanoy Township, Northumberland County, Pennsylvania  S2 page 7,
"About 1774 he moved his family to Mahanoy Twp., Northumberland Co., Pa."
1778 Tax Payers List - S5,
1790 CensusS3,  (John Heckort)
Feb 1800 Johannes Dies  - Northumberland County, Pennsylvania  - 
:  Hickory Corners, Northumberland County, Pennsylvania  S1,
Burial:  Unknown, either on their farm or Stone Valley Cemetery  S2 page 7,
7 Feb 1800 Probate Record:  Administrator Bond  S9,
Aft 25 Jul 1801 Elizabeth Dies - Wernersville, Berks County, Pennsylvania  - 
:  Hickory Corners, Northumberland County, Pennsylvania  S1,
Burial:  Unknown, either on their farm or Stone Valley Cemetery  S2 page 7, 8,
  Religion:  St. John's Reformed (Hain's) Church - S2 page 7,

"Johannes Heckert and his wife Elizabeth were members of St. John's Reformed (Hain's) Church in Heidelberg Twp. where Johannes' name appears on the communion roll Mar. 15, 1761 and as a Deacon in 1763. They baptized five of their children at this church during the period 1755-1765."

  Military, Johannes:  Revolutionary War  S2 page 7,

"DAR records indicate that Johannes served during the American Revolution, probably in the militia."

  John Signature:  10 Oct 1774 - William Fischer Estate Papers - Will and Estate Papers Page

Top of Page

  -    -    -    -    - 

Casper Heckert ID0404 (My Ancestor) -
Frederick Heckert ID0532 - 
Peter Heckert ID0528 -
William Heckert ID0529 -
Michael Heckert ID0530 -
Philip Heckert ID0531 -




Source Citation

(Click for larger View)
(To Magnify larger image - use CTRL + )

S1 Marjorie Van Couwenberghe [ID0381] and Wilma Lucas [ID0379], The Haas Family: Including Fischer, Hain, Heckert & Whetstone families c1630 to 1983 (December 1983). Bk3396, Pg 11.  
S2 Book:  Joseph A. Meiser Jr. and John A. Meiser, editors, Heckert Families in America (Elysburg, Pennsylvania: Joseph A. Meiser, 1993).  
S3 1790 U.S. Census: Northumberland County, Pennsylvania. Page 90. Line 6, John Heckort, Esq. Household. Original Data: NARA, M637_9, Page 90, Image 303, FHL film 0568149. , accessed 6 Dec 2011. Acc001999/Ph9237.jpg

Males 16 and over: 3 (Johannes and probably sons Michael and Frederick)
Males under 16: 0
Females: 2 (Elizabeth and maybe wife of Michael)

S4 Frances Hain Swope and Henry B Warner, compiler, History of the Hain Family: Descendants of George and Veronica Hain (Reading, PA: Reading Eagle Press, 1941 - Bk2921).  
S5 Tax Document: "Tax Payers of Mahanoy Two., Northumberland Co, Pa." Returned for the year 1778 by Wm. Clarke & Wm. Turnin, assessors. Original source unknown. Papers of Wilma Haas Lucas ID0379. Acc002007/Doc0676.pdf

1st Column:
John Herkert (Heckert)

3rd Column:
Stingerger (Steinbrecher), D(ietrich)

S6 Book:  Strassburger, Ralph Beaver. Pennsylvania German pioneers : a publication of the original lists of arrivals in the port of Philadelphia from 1727 to 1808. Genealogical Pub. Co., 1966, 2 vols. Bk2952, Vol. 1, Page 379, 380, 381., accessed 10 Dec 2011.

Page 379:  [Endorsed:] List of Palatines imported in the Ship Two Brother, Cap Arnot.  Qualified 15 7ber 1748.
[List 120B] [Foreigners imported in the Ship Two Brothers, Capt. Arnot. Qualified September 15, 1748]
Page 380:  [Endorsed:]  List of Palatines imported in the Ship Two Brothers, Capt. Thos Arnot.  Qual.  15th September 1748.
[List 120C] At the Court House at Philadelphia, 15th Sept. 1749. 
Page 381
Johannes Heckart [Col. 1, 4th from bottom]

S7 Book:  William Henry Egle M.D., Names of foreigners who took the oath of allegiance to the province and State of Pennsylvania, 1727-1775 (Harrisburg, Pennsylvania: Edwin K. Meyers, 1892), page 266;

LIst of Foreigners Imported in the Two Brothers, Thomas Arnott, Master, From Rotterdam. Gualified Sept. 15, 1748.

Column 2, line 9: Johannes Heckert
Google Books
S8 Book:  Israel Daniel Rupp, A Collection of upwards of Thirty Thousand Names of German, Swiss, Dutch, French and other Immigrants in Pennsylvania from 1727 to 1776, Philadelphia: Leary, Stuart & Co, 1898; digital images, Google Books; Bk3394, page 185.

Sept. 15, 1748. [German] Two Brothers, Captain Thomas Arnott, von Rotterdam über Portsmouth.
Column 1, Line 18: Johannes Heckert
Google Books
S9 Probate Document. Administration Bond. John Heckart Estate, 7 Feb 1800. Northumberland County, Pennsylvania. Peter, Michael Heckart, Abraham Snyder and Sebastian Spayd. Original Record: Registered, page 220. Acc002014/Doc0690.pdf


Title Page:
48 7th Feby. 1800
Admon Bond/ of/ John Heckart/Deced
filed 7th Feby 1800
Reb. p. 220

of Upper Paxton Township/ Dauphin County
Know all men by thefe prefents, That we Peter Heckart, Michael Heckart, Abraham Snyder and Sebastian Spayd all of Mahonoy Township in the County of Northumberland and Commonwealth of Pennsylvania
are held and firmly bound unto the Commonwealth of Pennfylvania, in the sum of two hundred Pounds, to be paid to the faid Commonwealth: To the which payment well and truly to be made, we bind ourfelves, jointly and feverally, for and in the whole, our heirs, executors and administrators, firmly by thefe prefents. Sealed with our feals. Dated the Seventh day February in the year of our Lord one thoufand eight hundred.

The Condition of this Obligation is fuch, that if the above bonded Peter Heckart and Michael Heckart, administrators of all and fingular the goods, chattels and credits of John Heckart late of Mahonoy Township deceafed, to make or caufe to be made, a true and perfect inventory of all and fingular the goods, chattels and credits of the faid deceafed, which have or fhall come to the hands , pofeffion or knowledge of them the faid Peter Heckart and Michael Heckart -- or unto the hands and poffeffion of any other perfon or perfons for them -- and the fame fo made do exhibit or caufe to be exhibited, into the Regifter's Office in the county of Northumberland, at or before the Seventh day of March next enfuing; and the fame goods, chattels and credits, and all other the goods, chattels and credits, of the faid deceafed, at time of his death, which at any time after fhall come to the hands or poffeffion of the faid Peter and Michael -- or into the hands or poffeffion of any other perfon or perfons for them do well and truly adminifter according to law. And further do make, or caufe to be made, a true and juft account of your faid adminiftration, at or before the Seventh day of February in the year of our Lord one thoufand eight hundred and one, And all the reft and refidue of the faid goods, chattels and credits, which fhall be found remaining upon the faid adminiftrators account (the fame being firft examined and allowed of by the Orphans Court of the said County of Northumberland, fhall deliver and pay unto fuch perfon or perfons refpectively, as the faid Orphan, Court, by their decree or fentence, purfuant to the true intent and meaning of the feveral laws now in force in this Commonwealth, fhall limit and appoint. And if it fhall hereafter appear, that any last will and teftament was made by the faid deceafed, and the executor or executors therein named do exhibit the fame into the faid Regifter's Office, making requeft to have it allowed and approved accordingly: And if then the above bounded Peter Heckart and Michael Heckart being thereunto required, do render and deliver the faid letters of administration (approbation of fuch teftament being firft had and made in the faid Regifter's Office) then this obligation to be void and none effect, or elfe to remain in full force and virtue --

Sealed and Delivered/ In the prefence of
Jno Simpfon
Sally Simpson

Peter Heckart (Seal
Michael Heckart (Seal)
Two other unreadable signatures (Seals)

(Transcription:  left spelling as in the document)



Images    Click Thumbnails for larger Images
I1 I2 I3 I4 I5 I6


Top of  Page  

Email Me for More Information  -  Page updated:  18 January, 2021  -