1150-1190; Cupbearer to the Bishop of Wurzburg.
19. George, lived at
Winsbach 1230; m. — Retlinger.
18. Killian, resided at Kutzendorff 1270; m. Margaretha
17. Killian, living in 1302; m. — Von Rosenbusch; four sons.
Peter, resided at Elbersdorff, near Winsbach; m. Catherine von der
Ansach; three sons.
twice, 2. Christina Westendorff.
14. Hans Urban, of Donauworth, Franconia; settled in Nuremberg
of the Council of Nuremberg; d. 14C6; m. 1468, Agnes Ulmer, who d. 1505.
1480-1529; m. 1516, Juliana Tucherin. He had a famous brother, Lazarus,
coadjutor of Martin Luther.
11. Frantz, 1517-1565.
1552-1618; Procurator in Nuremberg; m. 2nd wife 1593 Bertrand Geroldin.
9. Hans, b. 1594; exiled
during "Thirty Years War" on account of his Protestant faith; settled
8. Jacob, a citizen of Schoftland, Canton Berne,
Hans Rudolf, b. Switzerland; emigrated to Weyler, near Sinsheim,
Rhenish Palatinate; m. 1st in 1678, Judith Haegis, 2nd 1699, Marie
Saeger of Duehren; 13 chd. 5 of whom emigrated
to Pa. One
settled in Philadelphia, the others in York co.
1712-post 1782; b. Weiler, Ger. to Pa. on ship "Samuel" 1740; settled
in Tyrone twp. York co. m. 1742, Barbara Zimmermann.
5. John, b. 1745,
York co. owned 150 acres in Bedford co. 1788; m. 1772, Sarah Meyer.
4. Sarah Ann, b.
ca. 1773 York co. with parents to Bedford co. m. 1793, James Harden;
moved to Ohio ca. 1820; see Harden 4
All information on
ancestors 7 to 20, listed above, came from German cousins to Edward W.
Spangler, author of "The Spengler Families."
Variations in the Spengler coat of arms shows
how this one family spread over western Europe. Johan, a Palatine army
officer, s. of Hans, 15 entered the Netherlands army, and
founded the Holland Van Spengler branch; Hans Urban founded the
Nuremburg line 14 generations ago; Jacob, number 8, started the Swiss
group; and Hans Rudolph was sire of the Weiler "kropf" whose coat of
arms was a combination of elements illustrated above. Early Spenglers
were Catholics, later ones followers of Luther, and the Weiler group,
GERHARDT, b. 1694 in Ger. arrived Phila. Dec. 1740, with s., Johan,
wife, and dau. on ship "Samuel"; m. 1717 Rosins in Ger. settled in York
co. Pa. descendants still there in 1790.
b. 1720 in Ger. to Pa. with parents; m. 1741, Peter
see Spengler 6
b. 1696 in Ger. Palatinate; to America on ship "Mercury" 1735; settled
in York co. Pa. m. 1726, Barbara, in Ger.
6. HANS JACOB, b. 1727; to Pa. 1735; m. 1747, Margaret Dentzler.
Sarah, b. 1749
in York co. Pa. m. 1772, John Spengler of York co. see Spengler 5
7. JACOB, b. 1695
in Ger. Palatinate; came to Pa. in "Mercury" 1735, with wife and
several chd., m. Mary in Ger.
6. MARGARET, b.
1731 in Ger. to America with parents, 1735; m. 1747, Hans Jacob Meyer;
see Meyer 6 above.