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Peter HAIN (1761-1811) m. Magdalena RUTH (1768-1831)
s/o John Casper Hain 1725-1762 & Catherine Laucks 1727-1809
1761 Jan 27 born Heidelberg Twp, Berks, PA
1761 Feb 14 baptism at Hain’s Church, Wernersville, Berks, PA
1768 Aug 11 future wife Magdalena Ruth born
1781 Dec 18 marriage to Magdalena Ruth [one source says abt 1787]
1786 PA Septennial Census Heidelberg, Berks, PA (doc)
1788 Sep 24 dau Catherine HAIN born; baptized in Hain's Church [m. Michael Fischer bef 1796 in Lower Heidelberg, Berks, PA]
1790 Oct 23 son Michael HAIN born; baptized in Hain's Church [m.1 Elizabeth Wenrich abt 1820; m.2 Rebecca Webrich abt 1827; m.3 Mary Keith abt 1836]
1790 Federal Census Heidelberg, Berks, PA [listed as Peter Hehn: Males <16=2; Males 16+=1; Females=3] (doc)
1793 Apr 22 dau Maria Barbara HAIN born; baptized in Hain's Church [m. Richard Adams 7 Feb 1814]
1795 Sep 15 dau Susanna HAIN born; She died 3 Apr 1799, age 3. Baptized in Hain's Church
1798 operated Hain Mill, on Spring Creek, Berks, PA [40’ x 55’ 3.5 story limestone mill; adjacent miller’s house built in 1782. Once part of a larger complex including a saw mill, distillery. Directions: East of Robesonia 1.5 miles on US 422, turn left on Palm Road, go 0.6 miles, turn right on Wooltown Road. Continue about 2.3 miles, turning left on Hains Mill Road and go to the junction with Sr 3010. The mill is near the intersection.]
1798 Jan 2 son George HAIN born; baptized in Hain's Church [m. Eva Fischer (d/o Daniel and Catherine) 25 Dec 1823 in North Heidelberg, Berks, PA]
1800 Oct 27 daughter Elizabeth HAIN born; baptized in Hain's Church [m. David Wenrich abt 1824]
1800 Federal Census Heidelberg, Berks, PA [listed as Peter Hehn: Males < 10=2; Males 10— 15=1; Males 26— 44=1; Females < 10=2; Females 26— 44=1] (doc)
1803 Mar 8 son Peter HAIN born; baptized in Hain's Church [m.1 Anna Catharine Tobias 20 Dec 1831 in Berks, PA; m.2 Sarah Reavis abt 1850]
1806 Apr 22 dau Anna M. HAIN born. She died 14 Sep 1817; age 11. Baptized in Hain's Church
1809 Jan 7 son Samuel HAIN born; baptized in Hain's Church [m. Margaret Kintzel 1 Jan 1833]
1810 Federal Census Heidelberg, Berks, PA [listed as Peter Hane: Males < 10=2; Males 10— 15=1; Males 16— 25=1; Males 45+=1; Females 16— 25=1; Females 45+=1] (doc)
1811 Nov 16 died in Lower Heidelberg, Berks, PA (age 50) [Reading Adler: HEHN, Peter, a resident of Heidelberg Twp., this county, died last Sunday. (11-19-1811 ed.)
1811 buried in Hain's Church, Wernersville, PA.
1812 Peter Hain’s will probated Berks, PA (doc)
1812 Feb 28 daughter Ellen HAIN born (3 months after Peter’s death); baptized in Hain's Church [m. Edward B Livingood 24 Jul 1831]
1831 May 4 Wife Magdelena Ruth died and was buried in Hain’s Church, Wernersville, Berks, PA
1831 Aug 31 Magdalena Ruth’s will probated in Berks, PA (doc)
Peter served in the Revolutionary War, First Class, Captain Conrad Kershner's Company. A List of Captain Conrad Kershner's Company. April 21, 1778, and October 23, 1788, the return is made. Conrad Kershner, Captain — George Werheim, Lieutenant — Jost Lerch, Sergeant. 1st Class: Peter Hain, John Hain (of Casper), Philip Fisher, Jr. 2nd Class: Frederick Hain (Tanner), Joseph Hain. 3rd Class: Adam Hain. 4th Class: John Hain (Miller), Frederick Hain (Miller). 5th Class: David Hain, Henry Fisher, John Hain (of Adam). 6th Class: Daniel Hain. 7th Class: Philip Fisher. [S2, p 56, 57] -http://www.archive.org/stream/historyofstjohns00kers#page/n5/mode/2up; Capt. Conrad Kershner's Company, 7th Co. of foot, 3rd Battalion of Militia, Berks Co. Pennsylvania. Around April 12-21, 1778; "The following names are mentioned in the Battalions from Heidelberg township: 4th Battalion, 6th Company -— Conrad Eckert, Adam Hain, Peter Young, Matias Wenrich, Peter Kuhl and Simpson Hain." Brother-in-law (Conrad Jacob Eckert) was Capt of Spyker's Battallion at battle of Germantown and White Marsh (fall 1777); DAR-SERVICE: PENNSYLVANIA; Service Source: ___; Service Desc: Captain Conrad Kershner's Company, April 21, 1778, and October 23, 1788; Rank: 1ST CLASS PRIVATE
Listed on Plaque on Hain's Church Listing Revolutionary War Soldiers buried in Hain's Cemetery: Frederic Fisher 1750 1828; Michael Fisher, Jr 1743 1822; Peter Fisher, Sr 1735 1787; Peter Fisher, Jr 1761; Philip Fisher 1736 1803; Daniel Hain (Son of Henry) 1757 1824; David Hain (Son of Casper) 1759; Frederic Hain 1750 1839; Frederic Hain (Son of Casper 1750 1812; George Hain 1740 1803; John Hain (Son of A??) 1747 1800; Joseph Hain 1759 1831; Peter Hain 1761 ?? 1811.
Nd Peter Hain owned 360 acres of land in Dauphin County; it was probably in the Peter's Gap, west of Gratz, Dauphin County; the gap was named for him.
RECORDS/DOCUMENTS Peter Magdalena