Remp, Benjamin 1

Birth Name Remp, Benjamin
Gender male
Age at Death 85 years, 7 months, 16 days


Benjamin Remp, grandfather of Henry E., was born in the old homestead, now the Kissinger farm in Brecknock township, Aug. 30, 1786, and died April 15, 1872. Like his father he was a lifelong farmer, owning the homestead, which consisted of 100 acres, and was a faithful member of the United Brethren Church. Mr. Remp married Barbara Trostle, born Jan. 6, 1786, who died March 15, 1857, and to them were born these children: William; Jacob; Elijah; Richard; Sally, who married Abraham Hartz; Polly, who married Samuel Eshelman; Elizabeth, who married David Blankenbiller; Mrs. Isaac Ziegler; and Candace, who married Henry Fritz.


Event Date Place Description Sources
Birth 30 August 1786 Mohnsville/Mohnton, Berks Co., Pennsylvania, United States of America    
Death 15 April 1872 Berks Co., Pennsylvania, United States of America    


Relation to main person Name Birth date Death date Relation within this family (if not by birth)
Father Remp, Jacob6 May 17566 June 1841
Mother Unknown, Catherine (wife of Jacob Remp)22 December 175331 March 1829
         Remp, Benjamin 30 August 1786 15 April 1872


Family of Remp, Benjamin and Trostle, Barbara

Married Wife Trostle, Barbara ( * 6 January 1786 + 15 March 1857 )
Name Birth Date Death Date
Remp, Elizabeth12 November 181210 March 1880

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