Michael Weisel (Abt. 1693- Bef. 1770)

Michael Weisel along with his wife and children, emigrated from Germany to America in 1732. The family had settled in Bedminster Township, Bucks County, Pennsylvannia by 1743. All three of his sons, Michael, Jacob and George, are known to have descendents. In the 1800s there were many descendents of immigrant Michael living in Pennsylvania, Ohio, and the northeastern states.

It is believed Michael was born in the Rhine Valley of Germany in an area then called the Palatinate, now called the Rheinland-Pfalz. Michael's birth/baptism record, his marriage record with Susanna, and the the birth records of his children have not been found.

Three male descendants of immigrant Michael have Y-DNA tested with the familytreedna.com "Weisel" group project. All three test results were a match, verifying their descent from Michael. Also, the three Weisel test results were a match with a Moyer and Myers, early immigrants to the US East Coast. At this point in time, it can't be determined if the German ancestor of immigrant Michael Weisel was a Weisel or a Meyer.

Michael Weisel Sr. (Between 1685 & 1695 - Before July 1770)
  + Susanna Unknown (Abt. 1695 - after Oct 1757) 

  1. Frederick Weisel (1716 or before - ?)
  2. Apollonia Weisel (?-?)
       + Anthony Heinz
  3. Michael Weisel Jr. (Abt. 1720-Buried 6/24/1796 age 76 yr)
       + Maria Magdalena Drach
  4. Jacob Weisel (Abt. 1725 - Buried 4/29/1797 age 72 yr)
       + Anna Margaret 
  5. Anna Barbara Weisel (Est. 1726 - ?)
       + Frederick Solliday
  6. Christina Weisel (Est. 1728 - Before Oct 1757)
       +George Wildanger  
  7. George Weisel (Abt. 1730 - Buried Aug 10, 1802)
       + Anna Maria Cressman
    
Title / Link Comment Last Update
Beware fraudulent Weisel / von Hohenweisel genealogies Updated: 12/28/2020
Michael Weisel tree at WorldConnect. Includes source info for names, dates, events, facts and notes. Updated: 2/2/2003
Michael Weisel Descendant and Family Reports Substitute for the WC tree above. Click on the source number to directly view. New: 12/14/2020
Michael Weisel Y-DNA Surname Study at FamilyTreeDNA Ydna Results for descendants of 1732 immigrant Michael Weisel New: 12/3/2020
Weisel military service in the US Revolutionary War New: 5/11/2002
History of Bucks County, Pennsylvania By William W.H Davis, 1905 New: 11/29/2020
A work in progress..   Annual Weisel Family Reunions Yearly reunions of Samuel Weisel and Catherine Kober since 1902. Updated: 12/10/2020
Weisel Family Association Newsletters Newsletters from the years 1932-1947 Updated: 12/12/2020
Weisel Family Association Tree Paper copy from May 1, 1939 New: 11/28/2020
Calvin Kephart Weisel Family History Updated: 12/25/2001
Notebook of Samuel Weisel (1828-1916) as written by Samuel Weisel Updated: 3/22/2002
Bible of Samuel T Weisel (1868-1943) and Henry B Weisel (1837-1872) New: 1/9/2003
Family Records of Joseph Weisel (1793-1873) and Cornelius D. Weisel (1883-1926) Updated: 12/24/2016
Family Records of Michael G. Weisell (1787-1860) Family docuements contributed by descendents of Michael Gearis Weisell and his wife Catherine Mcintyre New: 12/20/2014
Family of Jacob Weisel (1798-1883) Bedford County, PA Son of John Weisel and Margaret Schneider 3/17/2000
Descendents of George Michael Weisel A collection of numerous family trees Updated: 12/1/2003
Family histories, notes, letters, wills, etc Updated: 3/22/2002
In the News Newspaper articles New: 12/1/2003
Document Repository #1 Family Histories, Obituaries, Biographies Updated: 1/20/2003
Document Repository #2 Will/Probate & Bible records, Family History Updated: 9/22/2004


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