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Male Abraham Henckel Click to view Abraham Henckel in the family tree Click to view Abraham Henckel in the family tree

Abraham was born on March 20th, 1749 in Milford Township, Berkshire County, Pennsylvania and his christening took place on March 26th, 1749 in New Hanover, Philadelphia County, Pennsylvania.  Abraham's father was John Justus Henckel and his mother was Maria Magdalena Eschmann.  His paternal grandparents were Antonius Jacobus Henckel and Maria Elizabeth Dentzer; his maternal grandparents were Ashman Abraham Eschmann and Elizabeth. He had three brothers and eight sisters, named Jacob, John, Isaac, Anna, Catherine, Rebecca, Mary, Mary, Elizabeth, Susanna and Hannah.  He was the fourth youngest of the twelve children.  He died at the age of 66 on September 3rd, 1815 in Germany Valley, Pendleton County, Virginia.