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Male John Justus Henckel (Johann) Click to view John Justus Henckel in the family tree Click to view John Justus Henckel in the family tree

John was born on February 10th, 1706 in Daudenzell, Moldenzell, Germany and his baptism took place on February 17th, 1706.  John's father was Antonius Jacobus Henckel and his mother was Maria Elizabeth Dentzer.  His paternal grandparents were George Henckel and Anna Eulala Dentzer; his maternal grandparents were John Nicholaus Dantzer and Barbara Katherine Geibel.  He was an only child.  He died at the age of 72 on August 17th, 1778 in German Valley, Augusta, Pennsylvania.  He was buried in Original Hinckel Cemetery, Riverton, Pendleton, Virginia.



John's family with Maria Magdalena Eschmann

‌John and Maria were married about 1730 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.  They had four sons and eight daughters, named Jacob, Abraham, John, Isaac, Anna, Catherine, Rebecca, Mary, Mary, Elizabeth, Susanna and Hannah.

1 Henckel Genealogy, 1500-1960, Ancestry and Descendants of Reverend Anthony Jacob Henckel, 1668-1728
2 Teter Family Records
3 Henckel Genealogical Bulletin