Jacob Danner My Paternal 5th Great Grandfather


Here is the data and resources I was able to find on Jacob Danner, my dad Donald and Uncle Gerald Danner’s 4th great grandfather.
Jacob Danner
My 5th great grandfather
Birth 1727 in Lancaster Co., PA (now in York Co., PA)
Death 1799 in Brownsville, Frederick, MD, USA

Resources Found:
1. Family Data Collection – Births about Jacob Danner
• Source Information: Edmund West, comp. Family Data Collection – Births [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations Inc., 2001.
• Name: Jacob Danner
Father: Michael Danner
Mother: Anna Bend
• Birth Date: 1727
• County: Lancaster
• State: PA
• Country: USA

2. Family Data Collection – Individual Records about Jacob Danner
• Source Information: Edmund West, comp. Family Data Collection – Births [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations Inc., 2001.
• Name: Jacob Danner
Parents: Michael Danner, Anna Bend
Birth Place: Lancaster Co, PA
Birth Date: 1728
Death Place: Brownsville, MD
Death Date: 1800

3. U.S. and International Marriage Records, 1560-1900 about Jacob Danner
• Source Citation: Source number: 551.000; Source type: Electronic Database; Number of Pages: 1; Submitter Code: LLH.
• Source Information: Yates Publishing. U.S. and International Marriage Records, 1560-1900 [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations Inc., 2004.
• Name: Jacob Danner
Gender: Male
Birth Place:PA
Birth Year: 1727
Spouse Name:Elizabeth Bechtol
Marriage Year:1750

4. Web: Maryland, Find A Grave Index, 1637-2012 about Jacob Danner
• Source Information: Ancestry.com. Web: Maryland, Find A Grave Index, 1637-2012 [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations, Inc., 2012.
Original data: Find A Grave. Find A Grave. http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi: accessed 4 February 2013.
• Name: Jacob Danner
Birth Date: 1727
Age at Death: 72
Death Date:1799
Burial Place: Brownsville, Washington County, Maryland, USA
URL: http://www.findagrave.com

5. Pennsylvania, Compiled Census and Census Substitutes Index, 1772-1890 about Jacob Donner
• Source Information: Ancestry.com. Pennsylvania, Compiled Census and Census Substitutes Index, 1772-1890 [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations Inc., 1999.
Original data: Jackson, Ronald V., Accelerated Indexing Systems, comp.. Pennsylvania Census, 1772-1890. Compiled and digitized by Mr. Jackson and AIS from microfilmed schedules of the U.S. Federal
Decennial Census, territorial/state censuses, and/or census substitutes.
• Name: Jacob Donner
State: PA
County: Philadelphia County
Township: Philadelphia
Year: 1749
Database: PA Early Census Index

6. 1790 United States Federal Census about Jacob Danner
• Source Citation: Year: 1790; Census Place: , Frederick, Maryland; Series: M637; Roll: 3; Page: 157; Image: 463; Family History Library Film: 0568143.
Original data: First Census of the United States, 1790 (NARA microfilm publication M637, 12 rolls) Records of the Bureau of the Census, Record Group 29 National Archives, Washington, D.C.
• Name: Jacob Danner
Home in 1790 (City, County, and State): Frederick, Maryland
Free White Persons – Males – 16 and over: 4
Free White Persons – Females: 2
Number of Household Members: 6

7. Family Data Collection – Deaths about Jacob Danner
• Source Information: Edmund West, comp.. Family Data Collection – Deaths [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations Inc., 2001.
• Name: Jacob Danner
Death Date: 1799
City: Brownsville
County: Frederick
State: MD
Country: USA

This is where Jacob Danner is buried

This is where Jacob Danner is buried

8. Find A Grave Memorial# 31820712
• Danner, Jacob 1727-1799
Birth: 1727
Death: 1799
Burial: Old Brownsville Church of the Brethren Cemetery
Brownsville, Washington County, Maryland, USA
Created by: Leanne Keefer Bechdel
Record added: Nov 29, 2008
He was the son of Michael and Anna Bend Danner of Hanover Pennsylvania. His parents are buried at Bair’s Meeting House cemetery. He was married to Elizabeth Bechtel a daughter of Samuel and Magdelena Bechtel.
A brother in Colonial America by Donald Durnbaugh cites a letter from a Nicholas Martin to Alexander Mack, Jr. dated 24 May 1772 at Conocacheague.
Martin was a minister of the early Conococheague congregation who had previously been an elder of the Little Conewago church. Letter has the following ” As far as the brethren are concerned who were to be ordained, they did not come, nor did Brother Daniel Letterman and Brother Jacob Donner (Danner). This clearly shows Jacob was Brethren. Letter goes on to say ” there was much opposition against Brother Donner so that he could not be ordained with unanimity of the congregation.
Became presiding Elder and Founder of the Codorus Church of the Brethren in *1758 in “Dunker Valley” between Loganville and Dallastown. *Purchased 840 acres of land in Woodboro, Maryland on 26 June 1762 and moved *there. Became elder of Beaver Dam Church of the Brethren, Frederick Co., MD. *Gleim reports he was Minister of Little Conewago Church. Last noted attended *Annual Church Conference during 1799 along with his brother, Henry.
Jacob and Elizabeth Bechdel Danner had the follow children:
Mary Danner 1751 – 1753
Henry Danner 1751 –
George Danner 1752 – 1844
Samuel Danner 1752 – 1790
Michael Danner 1754 – 1759
Jacob Danner 1756 – 1795
Catherine Danner 1759 – 1759
Frederick Danner 1759 – 1839 ( My 4th Great Grandfather)
David Danner 1766 – 1786

9. Old Brownsville Church of the Brethren Cemetery, Brownsville, Washington Co., Md.
Cemetery notes and/or description: Burials started here in the mid-1800s and continue to the present. It was previously the site of the church, which has been torn down and a monument erected in its place, giving some history. Brownsville Church of the Brethren built a new church on Rohrersville Road. Brownsville Heights Cemetery, dating to the 1950s, is at that location. Questions about this cemetery should be directed to the Brownsville Church of the Brethren, 1911 Rohrersville Road, Brownsville, MD 21715. Phone #’s are 301-834-8538 and 301-432-8354.

Old Brownsville Church of the Brethren Cemetery, Brownsville, Washington Co., Md

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