Our Riffels and Millers


Descendants of Johann Georg Riffel

Generation No. 1

1. JOHANN GEORG RIFFEL was born Abt. 1632 in Dettenheim Germany, and died Abt. 1686.

Children of JOHANN GEORG RIFFEL are:

2. i. GEORG JAKOB RIFFEL, b. Abt. 1674, Germany; d. Pennsylvania.

ii. MARIA MAGDALENA RIFFEL, b. Abt. 1675, Germany; m. JOHANN JAKOB MATHES, 19 Jul 1700, Germersheim, Germany.

3. iii. GEORG MELCHIOR RIFFEL, b. Abt. 1677, Germany; d. 1713, Germany.



Generation No. 2

2. GEORG JAKOB RIFFEL (JOHANN GEORG) was born Abt. 1674 in Germany, and died in Pennsylvania. He married (1) CHRISTINA ALBERT 25 Sep 1705 in Germarsheim, Rhineland, Pfalz, Germany. She was born Abt. 1680, and died 1716. He married (2) ANNA APOLLONIA BENZ 16 Nov 1717 in Dettenheim, Germany, daughter of STEPHAN BENZ and SARA. She was born Abt. 1692, and died 20 Sep 1729 in Dettenheim Germany. He married (3) ANNA APOLLONIA MORITZ 20 Feb 1729/30 in Dettenheim, Germany. She died 1733 in Dettenheim, Germany. He married (4) ANNA MARIA GREHT 24 Nov 1733 in Dettenheim,Germany. There are some documents for this family here

Children of GEORG RIFFEL and CHRISTINA ALBERT are:

i. JOHANN PETER RIFFEL, b. 1706.

ii. ANNA MARGARETHA RIFFEL, b. 1708; d. 1783, Dettenheim, Germany.

iii. ANNA APOLLONIA RIFFEL, b. 1712.

iv. ANNA CATHARINA RIFFEL, b. 1716; d. 1723.


Children of GEORG RIFFEL and ANNA BENZ are:

v. EVA CATHARINA RIFFEL, b. 22 Sep 1718, Karlsdorf, Germany; d. 20 Sep 1720.

vi. JOHANN JACOB RIFFEL, b. 28 Jul 1720, Karlsdorf, Germany.

4. vii. MATTHIAS RIFFEL, b. 19 Nov 1722, Karlsdorf, Germany; d. 26 Mar 1792, Mount Joy, York, Pennsylvania.

5. viii. ANNA CATHARINA RIFFEL, b. 30 Apr 1725, Karlsdorf, Germany; d. 15 Mar 1799, buried in Conewago Cemetery, Pennsylvania.

ix. JOHANN GEORG RIFFEL, b. 02 Jul 1727, Karlsdorf, Germany.


Child of GEORG RIFFEL and ANNA MORITZ is:

x. GEORG JACOB RIFFEL, b. 24 Nov 1730; d. 29 Mar 1734.


Children of GEORG RIFFEL and ANNA GREHT are:

xi. FRANZ HEINRICH RIFFEL, b. 27 Dec 1734.

xii. FRANZ MATTHAUS RIFFEL, b. 02 Oct 1736; d. 1736.


3. GEORG MELCHIOR RIFFEL (JOHANN GEORG) was born Abt. 1677 in Germany, and died 1713 in Germany. He married MARIA CATARINA MAYER Abt. 1705.

Children of GEORG RIFFEL and MARIA MAYER are:

i. JOHANN NIKOLAUS RIFFEL, b. Bef. 03 Jun 1708, Karlsdorf, Baden, Germany.

ii. MARIA BARBARA RIFFEL, b. Bef. 05 Mar 1710/11, Karlsdorf, Baden, Germany.

iii. MARIA CATHARINA RIFFEL, b. Bef. 29 Apr 1715, Karlsdorf, Baden, Germany.

iv. JOHANN CONRAD RIFFEL.

v. JOHANN GEORG RIFFEL.



Generation No. 3

4. MATTHIAS RIFFEL (GEORG JAKOB, JOHANN GEORG) was born 19 Nov 1722 in Karlsdorf, Germany, and died 26 Mar 1792 in Mount Joy, York, Pennsylvania. He married CHRISTINA M DANNER Abt. 1740 in Berks, Pennsylvania, daughter of JACOB DANNER and ANNA BARBARA. She was born 1725 in Schauffhausen, Switzerland, and died 09 Jan 1801 in Mount Joy, York, Pennsylvania; The DAR says Longswamp Twp Berks Co PA.

Children of MATTHIAS RIFFEL and CHRISTINA DANNER are:

6. i. ANNA MARIA RIFFEL, b. 31 Mar 1742, Macungie, Lehigh, Pennsylvania; d. 26 Jul 1788, Pennsylvania.

7. ii. ANNA BARBARA RIFFEL, b. Abt. 1745, Pennsylvania; d. 1825, Pennsylvania.

iii. JOHN JOSEPH RIFFEL, b. 1750, Macungie, Lehigh, Pennsylvania; m. MARGARET MATHES, 16 Feb 1773.

8. iv. MELCHOIR RIFFEL, b. 1754, Pennsylvania; d. 1838.

9. v. GEORGE JACOB RIFFEL, b. Abt. 1755, Pennsylvania; d. 23 May 1775, Pennsylvania.

10. vi. GEORGE JAMES RIFFEL, b. Abt. 1758, Macungie, Lehigh, Pennsylvania; d. 1823, Pennsylvania.

vii. MARGARET AGNES RIFFEL, b. 1760, Pennsylvania; m. JOHN KEFFER.

viii. MARY AGATHA RIFFEL, b. 1761, Macungie, Lehigh, Pennsylvania; d. 27 Sep 1833, Longswamp, Berks, Pennsylvania; m. JOSEPH ECK; b. 1757, Rockland Township, Berks County, Pennsylvania.

11. ix. MATTHAIS RIFFEL, b. Abt. 1762, Macungie, Lehigh, Pennsylvania.

12. x. BERNARD BARNABAS RIFFEL, b. 22 May 1764, Pennsylvania; d. 15 Feb 1842, Conemaugh Township, Somerset County, Pennsylvania.

xi. CATHERINE ELIZABETH RIFFEL, b. 07 Dec 1767, Pennsylvania; d. 30 Oct 1804, Adams County, Pennsylvania; m. LEONARD DIEHL.

xii. AUGUSTINE RIFFEL, b. 25 Jul 1770, Pennsylvania.


5. ANNA CATHARINA RIFFEL (GEORG JAKOB, JOHANN GEORG) was born 30 Apr 1725 in Karlsdorf, Germany, and died 15 Mar 1799 in buried in Conewago Cemetery, Pennsylvania. She married (1) JOHN GEORGE KUHN 27 Nov 1744 in Goshenhoppen, Pennsylvania. She married (2) JOSEPH EHRMANN Oct 1762 in Berks, Pennsylvania.

Child of ANNA RIFFEL and JOHN KUHN is:

i. JACOB KUHN.


Children of ANNA RIFFEL and JOSEPH EHRMANN are:

ii. APPOLONIA EHRMANN.

iii. MARY EHRMANN.



Generation No. 4

6. ANNA MARIA RIFFEL (MATTHIAS, GEORG JAKOB, JOHANN GEORG) was born 31 Mar 1742 in Macungie, Lehigh, Pennsylvania, and died 26 Jul 1788 in Pennsylvania. She married ANDREW DAPPER 08 Sep 1767 in Cedar Creek (Now Macungie), Lehigh County, Pennsylvania. He was born 1747 in Germany, and died 04 Dec 1831 in Pennsylvania.

Children of ANNA RIFFEL and ANDREW DAPPER are:

i. ELIZABETH DAPPER.

ii. JOHN DAPPER.

iii. ANDREW DAPPER.

iv. CHRISTIAN DAPPER.

v. JAMES DAPPER.

vi. JOHN HENRY DAPPER.

vii. CATHERINE DAPPER.


7. ANNA BARBARA RIFFEL (MATTHIAS, GEORG JAKOB, JOHANN GEORG) was born Abt. 1745 in Pennsylvania, and died 1825 in Pennsylvania. She married CHRISTIAN MILLER. He was born 1742 in Zweibrucken, Germany, and died 27 Jan 1826 in Westmoreland CO., Pennsylvania.

Child of ANNA RIFFEL and CHRISTIAN MILLER is:

13. i. MARY MILLER, b. 30 Oct 1779, Pennsylvania; d. 18 Jul 1851, Marion, Marion Co., Ohio.


Possible Children of ANNA RIFFEL and CHRISTIAN MILLER are:

ii. BARBARA LYDIA MILLER, b. Abt. 1772, Pennsylvania; d. 14 Apr 1838, Somerset County, Pennsylvania; m. JOHN BLOUGH, Abt. 1795, Somerset County, Pennsylvania; b. 13 Feb 1769, Lebanon County, Pennsylvania; d. 1838, Somerset County, Pennsylvania.

iii. ELIZABETH MILLER, b. Abt. 1785, Somerset County, Pennsylvania; d. Somerset County, Pennsylvania; m. PETER SWARTZENDRUBER, Abt. 1809; b. Abt. 1785; d. 20 Jul 1824, Somerset County, Pennsylvania.

iv. CHRISTIAN MILLER, b. Abt. 1775, Pennsylvania; m. MARGARET UNCAPHER; b. 08 Feb 1777, Loudoun Co., Virginia; d. 1837, Armstrong Co., Pennsylvania.

14. v. JACOB MILLER, b. Abt. 1774, Pennsylvania; d. 05 Mar 1856, Kiskiminetas Twsp., Armstrong Co., Pennsylvania.


8. MELCHOIR RIFFEL (MATTHIAS, GEORG JAKOB, JOHANN GEORG) was born 1754 in Pennsylvania, and died 1838. He married (1) MARGARET KEIL Abt. 1782. He married (2) ANNA MARIA KEIL Abt. 1803.

Children of MELCHOIR RIFFEL and MARGARET KEIL are:

i. BARBARA RIFFEL, b. 24 Jul 1783, Pennsylvania.

ii. BERNARD RIFFEL, b. 13 Feb 1785, Magunshi, Reading Mission, York County, Pennsylva.


Children of MELCHOIR RIFFEL and ANNA KEIL are:

iii. SARAH RIFFEL, b. 23 Oct 1804, Adams County, Pennsylvania.

iv. MARIA RIFFEL, b. 19 Mar 1806, Adams County, Pennsylvania.

v. ANNA MARY RIFFEL, b. 24 Feb 1809, Adams County, Pennsylvania.

vi. LYDIA RIFFEL, b. Abt. 1810, Adams County, Pennsylvania.


9. GEORGE JACOB RIFFEL (MATTHIAS, GEORG JAKOB, JOHANN GEORG) was born Abt. 1755 in Pennsylvania, and died 23 May 1775 in Pennsylvania. He married ELIZABETH HENRICH 16 May 1773 in Penn.

Children of GEORGE RIFFEL and ELIZABETH HENRICH are:

i. ANNA MAGDALEN RIFFEL, b. 20 May 1774, Pennsylvania.

ii. ELIZABETH RIFFEL, b. 04 Oct 1775, Pennsylvania.


10. GEORGE JAMES RIFFEL (MATTHIAS, GEORG JAKOB, JOHANN GEORG) was born Abt. 1758 in Macungie, Lehigh, Pennsylvania, and died 1823 in Pennsylvania. He married MARIA BARBARA KEFFER 08 Nov 1778 in at Matt Bruck's house near Cedar Creek, Penn.. She was born Abt. 1753.

Children of GEORGE RIFFEL and MARIA KEFFER are:

i. MAGDALENA RIFFEL, b. 17 Nov 1779, Pennsylvania.

ii. JOSEPH RIFFEL, b. Abt. 1780, Pennsylvania.

iii. GEORGE JAMES RIFFEL, b. 02 Jun 1781, Pennsylvania.

iv. JOHN RIFFEL, b. 09 Jul 1784, Pennsylvania.

v. MARTIN RIFFEL, b. Abt. 1786, Pennsylvania.


11. MATTHAIS RIFFEL (MATTHIAS, GEORG JAKOB, JOHANN GEORG) was born Abt. 1762 in Macungie, Lehigh, Pennsylvania. He married EVA WEIBEL 03 Aug 1784. She was born Bet. 1760 - 1766.

Children of MATTHAIS RIFFEL and EVA WEIBEL are:

i. MARTHA RIFFEL, b. Mar 1800, Conewago, Adams County, Pennsylvania.

ii. JOSEPH RIFFEL, b. 01 Apr 1801, Conewago, Adams County, Pennsylvania.

iii. GEORGE RIFFEL, b. Feb 1804, Conewago, Adams County, Pennsylvania.


12. BERNARD BARNABAS RIFFEL (MATTHIAS, GEORG JAKOB, JOHANN GEORG) was born 22 May 1764 in Pennsylvania, and died 15 Feb 1842 in Conemaugh Township, Somerset County, Pennsylvania. He married MARGARET DIFFENDALL Abt. 1790. She was born Abt. 1770 in Maryland.

Children of BERNARD RIFFEL and MARGARET DIFFENDALL are:

i. MARGARETHA RIFFEL, b. Abt. 1792.

ii. JACOBUS RIFFEL, b. 26 Jul 1793.

iii. ANNA MARIA RIFFEL, b. 03 Oct 1799.

iv. SAMUEL RIFFEL, b. Abt. 1800.

v. THOMAS RIFFEL, b. 06 Dec 1801.

vi. MICHAEL RIFFEL, b. 17 May 1804.

vii. ABRAHAM PETER RIFFEL, b. 24 Dec 1805.

viii. ELIZABETH RIFFEL, b. 26 May 1808.



Generation No. 5

13. MARY MILLER (ANNA BARBARA RIFFEL, MATTHIAS, GEORG JAKOB, JOHANN GEORG) was born 30 Oct 1779 in Pennsylvania, and died 18 Jul 1851 in Marion, Marion Co., Ohio. She married JOHN UNCAPHER 1806, son of PHILIP UNCAPHER and MARY MOWERY. He was born 30 Aug 1780 in Loudoun Co., Virginia, and died 05 Oct 1853 in Marion Co., Ohio.

Children of MARY MILLER and JOHN UNCAPHER are:

i. NANCY M. UNCAPHER, b. 1807, Pennsylvania; d. 03 Mar 1820.

ii. ELIZABETH UNCAPHER, b. 09 Jun 1809, Westmoreland Co. Pennsylvania; m. (1) HENRY FOLK; m. (2) PETER EPLER, 09 Nov 1828, Marion Co. Ohio; b. 1803; d. 17 Apr 1836, Missouri; m. (3) JOSEPH BENNITZ, 12 Apr 1839, Marion, Ohio.

iii. MARGARET UNCAPHER, b. 23 Mar 1812, Armstrong Co., Pennsylvania; d. 25 Nov 1897, Macon, Macon, Missouri; m. DAVID EPLER, 28 Apr 1828, Marion, Marion, Ohio; b. 10 Apr 1802, Reading, Berks, Pennsylvania; d. 08 May 1889, Macon, Macon, Missouri.

iv. GEORGE ADAM UNCAPHER, b. 19 May 1815, Westmoreland Co. Pennsylvania; d. 1897; m. BEULAH HALL, Apr 1839, Fort Miami Ohio; b. 24 Dec 1817, Ohio.

v. JAMES UNCAPHER, b. 04 Apr 1820, Westmoreland Co. Pennsylvania.

vi. SARAH UNCAPHER, b. 04 Apr 1820, Westmoreland Co. Pennsylvania.


14. JACOB MILLER (ANNA BARBARA RIFFEL, MATTHIAS, GEORG JAKOB, JOHANN GEORG) was born Abt. 1774 in Pennsylvania, and died 05 Mar 1856 in Kiskiminetas Twsp., Armstrong Co., Pennsylvania. He married MARY UNCAPHER 09 Dec 1797, daughter of PHILIP UNCAPHER and MARY MOWERY. She was born 06 Jan 1774 in Loudoun Co., Virginia, and died 1821 in Kiskiminetas Twsp., Armstrong Co., Pennsylvania.

Children of JACOB MILLER and MARY UNCAPHER are:

i. JOSEPH MILLER, b. 31 Oct 1799; d. 31 Oct 1862.

ii. JOHN MILLER, b. 18 Feb 1801.

iii. MARGARET MILLER, b. 18 Dec 1803; m. DAVID BLACK.

iv. WILLIAM MILLER, b. 13 May 1806.

v. MARY MILLER, b. 1809.

vi. ANDREW MILLER, b. 15 Apr 1814.


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