Philip Jacob Ohler[1]

Male 1746 - 1791  (~ 44 years)


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  • Name Philip Jacob Ohler 
    Born 10 Nov 1746  [2
    Gender Male 
    Baptism 20 Oct 1748  Evangelisch, Friedelsheim, Rheinland-Palatinate (Pfalz), Germany Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    • see notes at bottom of page regarding border changes in Rhineland-Palatinate (Pfalz) region.
    Arrival 1768  Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Residence 1768  Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    _AMTID 272036878999:1030:154323943 
    Buried 18 Apr 1791  First Reformed Church, Philadelphia, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Person ID I270  Oler
    Last Modified 15 Aug 2019 

    Father Jost Heinrich Ohler,   b. 1716,   d. 31 May 1791, Meckenheim, Pfalz, Bavaria Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 75 years) 
    Mother Anna Maria Margarethe Thomas,   b. 20 Oct 1721,   d. 3 Nov 1791, Meckenheim, Pfalz, Bavaria Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 70 years) 
    Married 22 Oct 1738  Evangelisch and Katholisch, Iggelheim, Pfalz, Bavaria Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    Family ID F175  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 1 Elizabeth,   d. 1 Jun 1773-17 Apr 1774, Philadelphia, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, British America Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
    +1. Maria Clara Ohler,   b. 1 Jun 1773, Philadelphia, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, British America Find all individuals with events at this location
    Last Modified 12 Aug 2019 
    Family ID F76  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 2 Maria Catharina Martin,   b. 25 Mar 1756, Philadelphia, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   bur. 1826, Philadelphia, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 69 years) 
    Children 
     1. Philip Jacob Ohler,   b. 1 Nov 1774, Philadelphia, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, British America Find all individuals with events at this location
    +2. Philip Ohler,   b. 15 Feb 1776, Philadelphia, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, British America Find all individuals with events at this location,   bur. 29 Sep 1802, First Reformed Church, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 26 years)
     3. Catharina Ohler,   b. 15 Feb 1776, Philadelphia, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, British America Find all individuals with events at this location
    +4. Susanna Ohler,   b. 8 Jun 1777, Philadelphia, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, British America Find all individuals with events at this location
     5. Elisabeth Ohler,   b. 28 Dec 1778, Philadelphia, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, British America Find all individuals with events at this location,   bur. 14 Apr 1783, First Reformed Church, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 4 years)
     6. Johannes Ohler,   b. 24 Dec 1780, Philadelphia, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, British America Find all individuals with events at this location
    Last Modified 12 Aug 2019 
    Family ID F100  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsArrival - 1768 - Pennsylvania Link to Google Earth
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  • Documents
    1768 Phillip Jacob Ohler Passenger List
    1768 Phillip Jacob Ohler Passenger List
    10 October 1768
    Ship Minerva, sailed from Rotterdam via Portsmouth
    List of foreign passengers presented at the Philadelphia Court House
    1773 Baptism of Maria Clara Ohler
    1773 Baptism of Maria Clara Ohler
    First Reformed Church, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

    On 6 June 1773 Maria Clara Ohler was baptized. She was born 1 June 1773.
    Parents: Philip Ohler and wife Elisabeth
    Godparents: Peter Mergel and Maria Clara Kreps

    FamilySearch, Transcript of church records, 1748-1852 [First Reformed], film 387870, p. 425-426, img 267-268
    1774, Tax and Exoneration of Philip Ohler
    1774, Tax and Exoneration of Philip Ohler
    Mulberry Ward, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
    In this record, Samuel Sansom "for his father's estate" lists Philip "O'Lear" as receiving £12.

    Source:
    Ancestry.com. Pennsylvania, Tax and Exoneration, 1768-1801 [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations, Inc., 2011.
    1774 Baptism with Godparents Philipp and Catharina Ohler
    1774 Baptism with Godparents Philipp and Catharina Ohler
    St. Michael's and Zion (German Lutheran), Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

    On 17 April 1774 Catharina Freiburger was baptized.
    Parents: Johannes and Susanna Freiburger
    Godparents: Philipp and Catharina Ohler

    FamilySearch, 18th Century Records of the German Lutheran Church of Philadelphia (St. Michael's and Zion) Volume 2: Baptisms 1770-1786, p. 351, call no. 974.811 K29hr v. 2
    1774 Baptism of Philip Jacob Ohler
    1774 Baptism of Philip Jacob Ohler
    First Reformed Church, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

    On 20 November 1774 Philip Jacob Ohler was baptized. He was born 1 November 1774.
    Parents: Philip Jacob Ohler and wife Cathrina
    Godparents: the parents themselves

    FamilySearch, Transcript of church records, 1748-1852 [First Reformed], film 387870, p. 466, img 288
    1776 Baptism of Philip and Catherine Ohler
    1776 Baptism of Philip and Catherine Ohler
    15 February 1776, First Reformed Church, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

    Catharine and Philip, born and baptized February 15, 1776.
    Parents: Philip Ohler and Catherine
    1776 Baptism with Godparents Philip and Cathrina Ohler
    1776 Baptism with Godparents Philip and Cathrina Ohler
    First Reformed Church, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

    On 14 Apr 1776 Philip Miller was baptized.
    Parents: Wilhelm and Maria Miller
    Godparents: Philip and Cathrina Ohler

    FamilySearch, Transcript of church records, 1748-1852 [First Reformed], film 387870, p. 502, img 306
    1777 Baptism with Godparents Philip and Cathrina Ohler
    1777 Baptism with Godparents Philip and Cathrina Ohler
    First Reformed Church, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

    On 13 April 1777 Cathrina Woolff was baptized.
    Parents: Jacob and Loussamat Woolff
    Godparents: Philip and Cathrina Ohler

    FamilySearch, Transcript of church records, 1748-1852 [First Reformed], film 387870, p. 535, img 322
    1777 Baptism of Sussanna Ohler
    1777 Baptism of Sussanna Ohler
    First Reformed Church, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

    On 15 June 1777 Sussanna Ohler was baptized. She was born 8 June 1777.
    Parents: Philip Ohler and wife Cathrina
    Godparents: the parents themselves

    FamilySearch, Transcript of church records, 1748-1852 [First Reformed], film 387870, p. 540, img 325
    1779 Baptism of Elisabeth Ohler
    1779 Baptism of Elisabeth Ohler
    First Reformed Church, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

    On 3 January 1779 Elisabeth Ohler was baptized. She was born on 28 December 1778.
    Parents: Philip Ohler and wife Cathrina
    Godparents: the parents themselves

    FamilySearch, Transcript of church records, 1748-1852 [First Reformed], film 387870, p. 583-584, img 347-348
    1780, Tax and Exoneration of Philip Ohler
    1780, Tax and Exoneration of Philip Ohler
    Mullberry Ward
    Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

    Source:
    Ancestry.com. Pennsylvania, Tax and Exoneration, 1768-1801 [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations, Inc., 2011.
    1780 Baptism of Johannes Ohler
    1780 Baptism of Johannes Ohler
    First Reformed Church, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

    On 31 December 1780 Johannes Ohler was baptized. He was born on 24 December 1780.
    Parents: Philip Ohler and wife Cathrina
    Godparents: the parents themselves

    FamilySearch, Transcript of church records, 1748-1852 [First Reformed], film 387870, p. 654, img 384
    1781, Tax and Exoneration of Philip Ohler
    1781, Tax and Exoneration of Philip Ohler
    Mulberry Ward
    Philadelphia, Pennsylvania


    Ancestry.com. Pennsylvania, Tax and Exoneration, 1768-1801 [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations, Inc., 2011.
    1782, Tax and Exoneration of Philip Ohler
    1782, Tax and Exoneration of Philip Ohler
    Mulberry Ward
    Philadelphia, Pennsylvania


    Ancestry.com. Pennsylvania, Tax and Exoneration, 1768-1801 [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations, Inc., 2011.
    1783, Tax and Exoneration of Philip Ohler
    1783, Tax and Exoneration of Philip Ohler
    Mulberry Ward
    Philadelphia, Pennsylvania


    Ancestry.com. Pennsylvania, Tax and Exoneration, 1768-1801 [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations, Inc., 2011.
    1783 Land Deed for Phillip Ohler
    1783 Land Deed for Phillip Ohler
    Philadelphia County, Pennsylvania, 15 March 1783

    Grantors: Andrew Berkheimer and Elizabeth his wife
    Grantee: Phillip Ohler
    Cost: 80 pounds
    Land: a tenement and lot of ground on the south side of Vine street between fifth and sixth streets from the river Delaware. East to west: 20 feet. North to south: 95 feet. Bounded eastward by ground of Christopher Hood. Bounded southward by a 13 feet-wide alley extending into sixth street. Bounded westward by ground of John Lefevre. Bounded northward by Vine street.
    Yearly rent: 21 Spanish milled pieces or 8.30 dollars plus 6 grams of fine coined silver unto Abel James and his heirs


    FamilySearch.org, Deeds (Philadephia County, Pennsylvania), 1683-1886 ; index to deeds, 1683-1916, Deed records v. AM 73-74 1836, book AM, no 74, p 161-162, img 255-256, film 982584
    1785, Tax and Exoneration of Philip Ohler
    1785, Tax and Exoneration of Philip Ohler
    Mulberry Ward
    Philadelphia, Pennsylvania


    Ancestry.com. Pennsylvania, Tax and Exoneration, 1768-1801 [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations, Inc., 2011.
    1785 Philadelphia City Directory
    1785 Philadelphia City Directory
    Philip Oelliers, sign King of Poland, Vine b[etween] 5th and 6th streets
    1785 Listing of Taverns in Philadelphia
    1785 Listing of Taverns in Philadelphia
    Philip Oellers, King of Poland Tavern, Vine Street, between 5th and 6th.

    "Annals of Philadelphia, and Pennsylvania, in the Olden Time, Being a Collection of Memoirs, Anecdotes, and Incidents of the City and Its Inhabitants, and of the Earliest Settlements of the Inland Part of Pennsylvania," p. 345
    1785 Baptism with Godparents Philipp and Catharina Ohler
    1785 Baptism with Godparents Philipp and Catharina Ohler
    St. Michael's and Zion (German Lutheran), Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

    On 27 February 1785 Catharina Reyley was baptized.
    Parents: William and Elisabeth Reyley
    Godparents: Philipp and Catharina Ohler

    FamilySearch, 18th Century Records of the German Lutheran Church of Philadelphia (St. Michael's and Zion) Volume 2: Baptisms 1770-1786, p. 519, call no. 974.811 K29hr v. 2
    1786 Baptism with Godparents Philip Jacob and Cathrina Ohler
    1786 Baptism with Godparents Philip Jacob and Cathrina Ohler
    First Reformed Church, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

    On 19 November 1786 Philip Jacob Altberger was baptized.
    Parents: Adam and Elisabeth Altberger
    Godparents: Philip Jacob and Cathrina Ohler

    FamilySearch, Transcript of church records, 1748-1852 [First Reformed], film 387871, p. 901-902, img 34-35
    1787 Philadelphia Packet Newspaper Clipping
    1787 Philadelphia Packet Newspaper Clipping
    1 February 1787 - "Philip Jacob Ohler, sometime since from the interior parts of Germany, by applying to ROSS & VAUGHAN, may be informed of something to his advantage. January, 1787"
    1787 Baptism with Godparents Jacob Philipp and Catharina Ohler
    1787 Baptism with Godparents Jacob Philipp and Catharina Ohler
    St. Michael's and Zion (German Lutheran), Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

    On 25 February 1787 Jacob Philipp Fischer was baptized.
    Parents: Fridrich and Anne Regine (alias Nancy) Fischer
    Godparents: Jacob Phil. and Catharina Ohler

    FamilySearch, 18th Century Records of the German Lutheran Church of Philadelphia (St. Michael's and Zion) Volume 3: Baptisms 1787-1800, p. 556, call no. 974.811 K29hr v. 3
    1787 Baptism with Godparents Philip and Catharine Ohler
    1787 Baptism with Godparents Philip and Catharine Ohler
    St. Michael's and Zion (German Lutheran), Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

    On 9 September 1787 Catharine Haas was baptized.
    Parents: Casper and Catharine Haas
    Godparents: Philip and Catharine Ohler

    FamilySearch, 18th Century Records of the German Lutheran Church of Philadelphia (St. Michael's and Zion) Volume 3: Baptisms 1787-1800, p. 569, call no. 974.811 K29hr v. 3
    1787, Tax and Exoneration of Philip Ohler
    1787, Tax and Exoneration of Philip Ohler
    Mullberry Ward
    Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

    Source:
    Ancestry.com. Pennsylvania, Tax and Exoneration, 1768-1801 [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations, Inc., 2011.
    1789 Philip Ohler Trials
    1789 Philip Ohler Trials
    Philip Ohler, two Assault and Battery trials
    Philadelphia Mayors Court
    15-22 June 1789
    1790 Census for Philip Oler
    1790 Census for Philip Oler
    1790 Census entry for Philip Oler
    Water Street, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
    Household: 3 males age 16+, 3 males age 0-15, 3 females
    1791 Philadelphia City Directory
    1791 Philadelphia City Directory
    Philip Ohler, butcher, 196 Vine St.
    1791 Philip Jacob Ohler Burial
    1791 Philip Jacob Ohler Burial
    First Reformed Church, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

    On 17 April 1791 some part of Philip Ohler's burial was paid by Mr Merkel.

    FamilySearch, Transcript of church records, 1748-1852 [First Reformed], film 387872 Item 2, p. 2822, img 559
    1791 Philip Jacob Ohler Burial
    1791 Philip Jacob Ohler Burial
    First Reformed Church, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

    Philip Jacob Ohler was buried 18 April 1791. He was 44 years, 5 months, and 8 days old.

    FamilySearch, Transcript of church records, 1748-1852 [First Reformed], film 387872 Item 2, p. 2579, img 430
    1792 Philip Ohler (Sr.) Probate Records, Administratrix bond for Catharine Ohler
    1792 Philip Ohler (Sr.) Probate Records, Administratrix bond for Catharine Ohler
    Catharine Ohler, administratrix for the estate of Philip Ohler, bond dated 14 February 1792, Philadelphia
    1801 Inquest into Philip Ohler (Sr.) Estate, page 1
    1801 Inquest into Philip Ohler (Sr.) Estate, page 1
    Orphan's Court, Philadelphia
    22 January 1801

    Following Philip Ohler, Jr’s bankruptcy in 1800, his creditors initiate court proceedings to seize his inherited portion of the Vine Street property to satisfy his debts. The Court rules that the property cannot be divided.
    1801 Inquest into Philip Ohler's Estate, page 2
    1801 Inquest into Philip Ohler's Estate, page 2
    Orphan's Court, Philadelphia
    22 January 1801
    1801 Orphan Court Record for Philip Ohler (1)
    1801 Orphan Court Record for Philip Ohler (1)
    Writ of Partition Estate. Philip Ohler
    20 Feby 1800
    Orph. Court: 19 June 1801
    JD Cose
    JB Smith present
    D Jackson
    Received in the office on the 15th: June 1801
    J Jr
    [ ] under advisements on motion of Mr Jn. Read
    1801 Orphan Court for Philip Ohler (2)
    1801 Orphan Court for Philip Ohler (2)
    The Commonwealth of Pennsylvania
    To John Brown, Samuel McFerren, Michael Baker Andrew Thatcher, John Waggoner, John Binder and Daniel Miller ------------------- Greeting
    Whereas at an Orphans Court held in [fold] for the City and County of Philadelphia on Friday the twentieth day of February, one thousand eight hundred and one,. The Petition of Jacob Landlayer and Hannah his wife, one of the Daughters of Philip Ohler decreased was presented and read setting forth.
    That the said Philip Ohler the Father of the said Susannah died Intestate leaving a widow and the following children besides the said petitioner Susannah Landlayer, to wit a son named Philip are the following GrandChildren, Henry Spayd, John Spayd, and Susannah Spayd, children of Mary Spayd another daughter of the said deceased, who had nitermarried with Spayd – That the said Philip Ohler at the time of his death was {sured} of the following described Estate situate in the City of Philadelphia, viz. Item messuager of Tenements, and lot or piece of ground on the Southside of Vine Street between Delaware fifth and Sixth Street in the City of Philadelphia containing in breath East and West twenty feet, and in length ninety five feet, bounded Eastward by ground late of Christopher Hood, Southward by a thirteen feet wide alley intending unto Sixth Street Westward of ground late of John Lefevre, and northward by vine Street aforesaid. _ Wherefore the Petitioners prayed the Court to award an Inquest directed to you several persons herein before named, You being chosen by and with the consent of all the partners interested in the premises, to view the said Land and premises and to make partition thereof among the said widow children and grand children, aqreeably to an[fold] of anemsbly in such case made and provided. Purvid[fold]
    1801 Orphan Court for Philip Ohler (3)
    1801 Orphan Court for Philip Ohler (3)
    The same can be done without prejudice to or spoiling the whole, if not make a valuation thereof.
    Thereupon the Court upon due consideration do award an Inquest directed to You the several persons here in before named agreeably to the prayer of the said Petitioners, to make partition of the Real Estate hereinbefore described, having due respect to the Quantity and quality of the said premeses, provided the same can be soparted and divided without prejudice to and spoiling the whole, otherwise to value the same, and that such partition or valuation so by You distinctly and openly made, You have before our Justices of the Orphans Court for the City and County aforesaid at the next orphans court to be holden in and for the said City and County to wit on the twentieth day of March now just ensuing, under Your respective hands and seals, and have you then there this wist.
    In Testimony whereof Witness John D Core Esquire at Philadelphia the twentieth day of February One Thousand Eight hundred and one.
    By the Court John Pollard for John Beckley C.O.C.
    We The Subscribers appointed by the Honorable Court to Devide the property – therein Mentioned and find we Can Not- devide the same without Spoiling the whole We- therefore on Mature Examination do Value the property at – One- Thousand Pounds as witness our hand the 11th day of June 1801
    John Browne N L
    Saml Macfirrem
    Michael Baker
    AW Thatcher
    John Wagner
    John Bender
    Danl Miller

    The heirs of Philip Ohler, Sr. petition the court to allow division of the Vine Street property. Again, the Court rules that the property cannot be divided.
    Heirs of Philip:
    His widow
    daughter Susannah, wife of Jacob Lautenschlaeger
    son Philip
    daughter Mary, wife of ___ Spade
    grandchildren Henry, John and Susannah Spade

    1801 Orphan Court Record for Philip Ohler (4)
    1801 Orphan Court Record for Philip Ohler (4)
    Philip Ohler
    Return of valuation confirmed and Citation awarded to Jacob Sink and Catharine his wife late Cath: Ohler the widow of the decd. [crossed out] and to Philip Ohler the eldest son and to George Houser Guardian of the minor Children of Mary Spayd the eldest daughter of the decd to show cause why the Estate should not be awarded to the eldest son or in case of his refusal to the daughter in succession
    1817 Catharine Sink Orphan's Court
    1817 Catharine Sink Orphan's Court
    Catharine Sink formerly Ohler, administratrix of the estate of Philip Ohler
    September 1817, Philadelphia Orphan's Court

    Catherine states that she is owed money from the estate of Philip Ohler. She petitions the Court to sell her remaining interest in the Vine Street property.
    1817 Orphan Court Sale Ad
    1817 Orphan Court Sale Ad
    17 October 1817

    Property of Philip Ohler, deceased, was sold at public auction.
    1817 Catharine Sink Orphan's Court
    1817 Catharine Sink Orphan's Court
    Catharine Sink formerly Ohler, administratrix of the estate of Philip Ohler
    October 1817, Philadelphia Orphan's Court

    Catherine acknowledges that the property was sold at public auction. It was purchased by George Laudenslager [a relative of her son-in-law?].

  • Notes 
    • Rheinland-Palatinate:
      In the early 1700s, Friedelsheim, and other nearby towns associated with the family, were in the Rheinland-Palatinate (Pfalz) region. This area became part of Bavaria in 1816 through WWII, when the area again became part of Rheinland-Palatinate (Pfalz) region.

      1754 map:
      https://www.davidrumsey.com/luna/servlet/detail/RUMSEY~8~1~306286~90076696:Duche-de-Lorraine,-et-parties-d-Als?sort=Pub_List_No_InitialSort%2CPub_Date%2CPub_List_No%2CSeries_No&qvq=q:palatinate;sort:Pub_List_No_InitialSort%2CPub_Date%2CPub_List_No%2CSeries_No;lc:RUMSEY~8~1&mi=20&trs=35

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