Elizabeth Margaretha Forster1

b. circa 1715
Elizabeth Margaretha Forster|b. c 1715|p6185.htm|Jonas Forster||p6216.htm||||||||||||||||

3rd great-grandmother of William Lemuel Horn Jr.
5th great-grandmother of Laura Jane Munson.
Family Background:
Horn and Allied Families
Appears on charts:
Pedigree for William Lemuel Horn II
     Elizabeth Margaretha Forster was born circa 1715 in Germany.1 She was the daughter of Jonas Forster.2 She married Johannes Hahn, son of Johan Jacob Hahn and Maria Otillia Eichenlaub, circa 1737 in Freckenfeld, Pfalz, Germany.1 She died in York County, Pennsylvania.1
     Elizabeth and Johannes Hahn immigrated in 1751 to America with their children Maria Catharina, Maria Margaretha, Anna Maria, Johann Jacob and Benedict.3 They arrived at Philadelphia on the ship Janet out of Rotterdam, and Johannes took the oath of allegiance on 7 October 1751.4

Children of Elizabeth Margaretha Forster and Johannes Hahn


  1. [S648] Linda Setzer, online <http://freepages.genealogy.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~lhsetzer/…>, Linda Setzer (North Carolina), downloaded 1998.
  2. [S649] Mary Alice Blaylock, online <http://www.jcn1.com/mabccs/>, David Statler (e-mail address), downloaded 1998.
  3. [S659] Friedrich Krebs, Emigrants from the Palatinate to the American Colonies in the 18th Century, Pennsylvania German Society Special Study, 1 (Norristown: Pennsylvania German Society, 1953). From church records of Frechenfeld, Billigheim, Thaleischweiler, Essenheim, Niederkirchen, Obermoschel, and Moersfeld in the Bavarian State Archives at Speyer, Germany. A German version was published as "Eine Liste deutscher Auswanderer nach den amerikanischen Kolonien aus Zweibruecken in der Pfalz, 1750-1771," in Familie und Volk, jahrgang 1:1 (indexed in PILI 1985 as no. 4364), 20.
  4. [S661] The Ship Janet, online <http://www.angelfire.com/mo/treemonster/janet.html>. citing [List 175 C] At the Court House at Philadelphia, Monday, 7th October 1751. Present: Joshua Maddox, Esqr. The Foreigners whose Names are underwritten, imported in the Janet, Capt. William Cunningham, from Rotterdam & last from Cowes, were this Day Qualified & subscribed the usual Oaths. By List 99. Whole Freights 220. Messrs. Stedman.