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The Brandenberger Family
of Alsace, and Beaver County, Pennsylvania

Philip Brandenberger Sr. (1775- Aft. 1850) emigrated with his son Philip Brandenberger Jr. (1812-1889) from Alsace sometime before 1834. I believe they stayed for awhile in Allegheny County, Pennsylvania, before moving on sometime around 1838 to Marion Township, Beaver County, Pennsylvania where he bought land from George Schini.

Philip Brandenberger (1775- Aft. 1850) was born 1775 in Alsace. His intention for Naturalization was filed February 5, 1834 in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania and he was Certified March 5, 1839 in Beaver County, having resided in Pennsylvania for at least 5 years.

At age 75 he was living in the household of Philip and Dorothea Brentenberier in the 1850 Federal Census, Marion Twp., Beaver County, Pennsylvania.

Child of Philip Brandenberger is: Philip

Philip Brandenberger (1812-1889) son of Philip Brandenberger was born January 06, 1812 in Germany, and died March 06, 1889 in Marion Twp., Beaver County, Pennsylvania. He married 1st Dorothea (___) who was born about 1807 and died sometime before 1870. He married 2nd Catherine (___) who was born about 1817 and died sometime before 1880. His intention for Naturalization was filed February 5, 1834 in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania and he was Certified March 8, 1837 in Beaver County, having resided in Pennsylvania for at least 5 years. His will was submitted for probate, March 12, 1889.

Children of Philip and Dorothea Brandenberger are:
Edward, Caroline , Sarah, Dorothea, Philip, John, Rudolph and Pauline.

Caroline Brandenberger (1838-1910) daughter of Philip and Dorothea Brandenberger married 1856, in Beaver or Butler County, Pennsylvania, Johannes "John" Schaney, son of Jakob and Salome (Pflug) Schoene. They resided on what is now Pine Run Road, in Marion Township, Beaver County, Pennsylvania. Please see The Schaney (Schoene) Family page for John and Caroline's family and descendants.


Sources:

  1. 1850 Federal Census, Marion Twp., Beaver Co., PA.
  2. 1870 Federal Census, Marion Twp., Beaver Co., PA
  3. 1880 Federal Census, Marion Twp., Beaver Co., PA
  4. 1900 Federal Census, Marion Twp., Beaver Co., PA.
  5. 1910 Federal Census, Marion Twp., Beaver Co., PA.
  6. St. John's United Evangelical Protestant (Burry's) Church Cemetery, New Sewickley Township, Beaver County, PA, Tombstone Inscription.
  7. Langenecker, Martin, Sarsfield & Saul, Burry's Church Cem. (Coped from Monuments) , (July 1936).
  8. Will Book H, Page 364; Registers Docket 5, Page 331, Brandenberger, Philip Sr. Last Will and Testament , (Beaver County Courthouse, Probated: March 12, 1889)
  9. Willmot, Lois, Letter to Catherine Young, January 10, 1985 , (Zelienople Historical Society).
  10. St. Paul's German Lutheran and Reformed Church Cemetery, Zelienople, Butler County, Pennsylvania, Tombstone Transcription from Personal Visit.
  11. Brandenberger, Dorothea (Ketterer) Obituary, June 19, 1952

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