Descendants of Mathias H. Dotterer


  Last updated on 26 March 2007

Generation No. 1

1. Mathias H.2 Dotterer (Unknown1) was born 24 Mar 1716/17. He married Catharina Unknown.

Notes for Mathias H. Dotterer:

Mathias Dotterer, whose name on the passenger list is given as Mattheus Dotter, came to America on the ship "Jacob", Capt. Adolph De Grove, from Amsterdam, last from Shields, England, qualifying at Philadelphia, 2 Oct. 1749. On the same ship were Nichlaus and Martin Dotter, who may have been sons over sixteen years of age. His son Mathias (1744-1827), was about five years old at the time, and because of his age his name would not appear on the passenger list.

Children of Mathias Dotterer and Catharina Unknown are:

2 i. Nichlaus3 Dotterer, born Abt. 1731.

3 ii. Martin Dotterer, born Abt. 1733.

+ 4 iii. Mathias Dotterer, born 22 Jan 1743/44; died 30 Jun 1827 in Berks Cty, PA.

 

Generation No. 2

4. Mathias3 Dotterer (Mathias H.2, Unknown1) was born 22 Jan 1743/44, and died 30 Jun 1827 in Berks Cty, PA. He married Anna Maria Imbody, daughter of Johan Imboden and Catharine Unknown.

Notes for Mathias Dotterer:

Mathias Dotterer, son of Mathias, born 22 Jan. 1744, became a pioneer of Lower Berks Co. His name is variously spelled - Dotterer, Dottero and Toderrow. On the red sandstone that marks his grave just south of the Hill Church, is the following inscription: "Mathias Dotterer, son of Mathias and Catharine, Born Jan. 22, 1744 Died June 30 1827, aged 83 years, 5 months, 8 days" His wife is buried at his side her grave being marked by the following inscription: "Anna Maria, daughter Adam and Catharine Imbody, wife Mathias Dotterer. She was born May 17, 1743, married 1765, and lived in holy wedlock over 60 years. She had two sons, twenty-six grandchildren, forty great-grandchildren at her death, which occurred Feb. 24, 1825, aged 8l years 9 months and 17 days." They had two sons: Daniel and Mathias.

Notes for Anna Maria Imbody:

Headstone in Hill Cem. is one of best examples of 18th c. German markers. Inscription reads: "Anna Maria, daughter Adam and Catharine Imbody, and wife Mathias Dotterer. She was born May 17, 1743, married 1765, and lived in holy wedlock for over sixty years. She had 2 sons, 26 grandchildren, 40 great grandchildren at her death, which occurred Feb. 24, 1825, aged 81 years 9 months, 17 days."

Child of Mathias Dotterer and Anna Imbody is:

+ 5 i. Daniel4 Dotterer, born 04 Jul 1766; died 13 Sep 1844.

 

Generation No. 3

5. Daniel4 Dotterer (Mathias3, Mathias H.2, Unknown1) was born 04 Jul 1766, and died 13 Sep 1844. He married Barbara Muthart.

Notes for Daniel Dotterer:

Lived in Earl township, where he owned a farm. Also owned a tract in Rockland Township, bequeathing the latter to his son Henry in his will made Oct 29, 1834. This will, probated Oct 14, 1844, is on record in Will Book 9, p. 18; Executors, his son Mathias and Daniel. In the Will Index his name is spelled Daniel Dottero.

Children of Daniel Dotterer and Barbara Muthart are:

6 i. John5 Dotterer.

+ 7 ii. Jacob Dotterer, born 04 Apr 1794; died 23 Aug 1885 in Earl Township, Berks Co., PA.

8 iii. George Dotterer.

9 iv. Henry Dotterer.

10 v. Susanna Dotterer.

11 vi. Catharine Dotterer.

12 vii. Margaret Dotterer.

+ 13 viii. Mathias Dotterer, born 1787; died 1871.

14 ix. Daniel Dotterer, born 1792; died 1840.

 

Generation No. 4

7. Jacob5 Dotterer (Daniel4, Mathias3, Mathias H.2, Unknown1) was born 04 Apr 1794, and died 23 Aug 1885 in Earl Township, Berks Co., PA. He married Sarah Sassaman.

Children of Jacob Dotterer and Sarah Sassaman are:

+ 15 i. John S.6 Dotterer, born 07 Dec 1822 in Pike Township, Berks Co., PA; died 12 Dec 1881.

16 ii. Maria Dotterer. She married Isaac Fry.

17 iii. Abraham Dotterer.

18 iv. Sarah Dotterer. She married Aaron Weller.

13. Mathias5 Dotterer (Daniel4, Mathias3, Mathias H.2, Unknown1) was born 1787, and died 1871. He married (1) Catharine Muthart. He married (2) Catharine Herb.

Notes for Mathias Dotterer:

Matthias engaged in farming in Washington Township where he owned a 114 acre tract of land.

Children of Mathias Dotterer and Catharine Muthart are:

19 i. Issac6 Dotterer.

20 ii. Jonathan Dotterer.

21 iii. Aaron Dotterer.

22 iv. George Dotterer.

23 v. Joseph Dotterer.

+ 24 vi. Israel Dotterer.

25 vii. John Dotterer.

26 viii. Mathias Dotterer.

27 ix. Abraham Dotterer.

28 x. Anna Dotterer. She married Edward Anthony.

29 xi. Catharine Dotterer. She married William Schoenly.

+ 30 xii. David Dotterer, born 1823 in Washington Twp., Berks Co., PA.

31 xiii. Henry Dotterer, born 1825; died 1856.

32 xiv. William Dotterer, born 1825; died 1903.

 

Generation No. 5

15. John S.6 Dotterer (Jacob5, Daniel4, Mathias3, Mathias H.2, Unknown1) was born 07 Dec 1822 in Pike Township, Berks Co., PA, and died 12 Dec 1881. He married Esther (Hettie) Weller.

Children of John Dotterer and Esther Weller are:

+ 33 i. John W.7 Dotterer, born 16 Aug 1852 in Pike Township, Berks Co., PA; died 14 May 1907.

+ 34 ii. Daniel W. Dotterer, born 27 Nov 1854 in Pike Township, Berks Co., PA.

35 iii. Catharine Dotterer.

36 iv. Jacob Dotterer.

37 v. Sarah Dotterer. She married Irwin Buchert.

38 vi. Elizabeth Dotterer. She married William Hilbert.

39 vii. Esther (Hettie) Dotterer. She married Daniel Peter.

40 viii. Amanda Dotterer. She married John Ritter.

41 ix. Augustus Dotterer.

24. Israel6 Dotterer (Mathias5, Daniel4, Mathias3, Mathias H.2, Unknown1).

Children of Israel Dotterer are:

42 i. Child17 Dotterer.

43 ii. Child2 Dotterer.

44 iii. Child3 Dotterer.

30. David6 Dotterer (Mathias5, Daniel4, Mathias3, Mathias H.2, Unknown1) was born 1823 in Washington Twp., Berks Co., PA (Source: History of Berks Co., PA p.1196). He married Magdalena Heydt, daughter of John Heydt and Magdalene Weller.

Notes for David Dotterer:

Early trained in farming, and followed the calling as long as he was engaged in active labor. He received his education in the pay schools taught by German teachers, and he can give interesting accounts of his early experiences. He taught school at Weikel's Hill, the school being held in a spring house. (Source: History of Berks County, Pennsylvania.)

Children of David Dotterer and Magdalena Heydt are:

45 i. James7 Dotterer.

+ 46 ii. Mathias H. Dotterer.

47 iii. John Dotterer.

48 iv. Manasses Dotterer, born 1870; died 1905.

 

Generation No. 6

33. John W.7 Dotterer (John S.6, Jacob5, Daniel4, Mathias3, Mathias H.2, Unknown1) was born 16 Aug 1852 in Pike Township, Berks Co., PA, and died 14 May 1907. He married Elenora Brower.

Children of John Dotterer and Elenora Brower are:

49 i. Charles B.8 Dotterer, born 12 Jan 1880. He married Mary Elizabeth Wagner 17 Dec 1904.

50 ii. Laura Dotterer.

51 iii. Esther (Hettie) Dotterer. She married Harvey H. Weller.

34. Daniel W.7 Dotterer (John S.6, Jacob5, Daniel4, Mathias3, Mathias H.2, Unknown1) was born 27 Nov 1854 in Pike Township, Berks Co., PA. He married Ellen Drumheller 1879, daughter of David Drumheller and Lydia Rhode.

Children of Daniel Dotterer and Ellen Drumheller are:

52 i. Wilson8 Dotterer. He married Hannah Mest.

53 ii. Ida Dotterer. She married John Hess.

54 iii. Daniel Dotterer.

55 iv. David Dotterer. He married Annie Moyer.

56 v. John Dotterer.

57 vi. Mamie Dotterer.

58 vii. Augustus Dotterer.

59 viii. Elizabeth Dotterer.

46. Mathias H.7 Dotterer (David6, Mathias5, Daniel4, Mathias3, Mathias H.2, Unknown1). He married Torinda Gerhard 29 Nov 1884, daughter of Daniel Gerhard and Eliza Angstadt.

Children of Mathias Dotterer and Torinda Gerhard are:

60 i. Winfield S.8 Dotterer.

61 ii. Raymond A. Dotterer.

62 iii. Lloyd J. Dotterer.

63 iv. Viola M. Dotterer.