Hans Adan Lotscher
Anna Margaretha Kammerer
Hans Heinrich Lotschar
(Between 1665/1666-1747)
Maria Margarethe
(Abt 1665-1695)
Peter Joseph Lattschar


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Peter Joseph Lattschar 1

  • Born: 1699, Latterbach, Bern, Switzerland
  • Marriage (1): Mary about 1728
  • Died: 8 Dec 1760, Reading Township, Adams County, Pennsylvania, USA at age 61

bullet  General Notes:

Notes for Peter Joseph Lattschar:
[Broderbund WFT Vol. 28, Ed. 1, Tree #1595, Date of Import: Mar 11, 2001]
Went by Joseph. Immigrated to America in 1722, to Philadelphia abord the
"Marlborough". Baptized on September 29, 1734 by
Michael Frantz of the Conestoga German Baptist Church, Lancaster County, PA. His
will was probated in January 26, 1761.
Resided in Lancaster Co., in the portion that later became York Co. (when
Lancaster was split) and later became Adams Co. (when
York was split). He spelled his surname 'Lautshaw' in his will.
[Brethern Heritage Along the Big Conewago, p 50)
Peter Joseph Lattschar was baptized by Michael Frantz in the Conestoga
Congregation on September 29, 1734.
[Joseph's Will]
In the Name of God Amen, I Joseph Lautshaw of the Township of Redden in the
County of York and Province of Pennsylvania
being weak in Body of sound Memory (blessed be God) do this eighth day of
December in the Year of our Lord one thousand seven
hundred and sixty do make and publish this my last Will and Testament in manner
following: (that is to say) I give unto my Dear
Wife Mary, all my Estate both real and personal during her natural live and
after her Death it shall be equally be divided vis
Between Joseph, Isaac, Peter, Mary, John and Elizabeth, but unto my son Abraham,
I Bequeath five shillings Lawful Money of the
aforsaid Province and no more, but if my said Wife Mary shall Marry again she is
to have but the thirds or according to Law and I
make and ordain my said Wife Executrix and my Son Isaac Executor of this my Will
in Trust for the intents and proposes in this
my Will contained in Witness whereof I the said Joseph Lautshaw have this my
last Will and Testament set my Hand and Seal the
day and Year above mentioned, Joseph Lautshaw seal Signed Sealed and Delivered
by the said Joseph Lautshaw as and for his Last
Will and Testament in the presonce of us who where presont ant the Signing and
Sealing thereof, William Lease, Christian Krof,
Johannes Dordorf - York County SS Befor one George Stevenson Esq. Dr.R. for the
Probate of Wills and granitn Letters of
Administration for the said County of York personally came William Leas,
Christian Krof and Johannes Dirdorf, the three
Subscribing Witnesses to the above Instrument of writing who on their solemn
affirmation Respectively do say that they were
personally present and saw and heard Joseph Lautshaw above named sign seal
publish and declare the above instrument of writing as
and for his Testament and last Will that at the doing thereof he was of sound
and disposing mind and memory and that they
subscribed their names as Witnesses to the same in the presence of theTestator
William Leas, Christian Krof, Johannes Dirdorf.
More About Peter Joseph Lattschar:
Name 2: Peter Joseph Latshaw
Date born 2: Bet. 1722 - 1730
Notes for Mary:
[Broderbund WFT Vol. 28, Ed. 1, Tree #1595, Date of Import: Mar 11, 2001]
Baptized in 1748 at the Conestoga German Baptist Church, Lancaster County, PA.
[Brethern Heritage Along the Big Conewago, p 36)
Although members of tthe Latshaw family were to provide leadership for the
church in the early portion of the 19th century, only
one Latshaw is listed as a member at the start of the American Revolution. "Mary
Latzscho" seems to have been the widow of
Joseph Latshaw (1699-1761) whose will was filed on January 26, 1761. Mary
Latshaw and Isaac Latshaw were the executors for
his will. Joseph Latshaw seems to have been married to Mary, who is listed as a
1770 member of the Big Conewago Congregation.
More About Peter Lattschar and Mary:
Marriage: Abt. 1728

Children of Peter Lattschar and Mary are:
14. i. Joseph 6 Latshaw, b. 1730, Lancaster Co., Pennsylvania; d. April 20,
1820, German Twp., Fayette County, PA.

15. ii. Isaac Latshaw, b. 1739, Adams Co., PA; d. January 05, 1833, Adams Co.,

16. iii. Abraham Latsha, b. May 29, 1741, Lycoming twp. N. Umberland Co., Pa; d.
August 15, 1791, Lycoming twp. N. Umberland Co., Pa.

17. iv. Peter Latshaw, b. 1742, Pennsylvania; d. March 1837, Lancaster,
Lancaster County, PA..

18. v. Mary Latshaw, b. Abt. 1746; d. Bet. 1767 - 1814.

19. vi. John Christian Latshaw, b. 1747, Pennsylvania; d. 1785, Bladen Co.,
North Carolina.

20. vii. Elizabeth Latshaw, b. Abt. 1750; d. WFT Est. 1760-1816

Wills: Abstracts 1749-1819: Surnames L - O: York Co, PA
Contributed for use in USGenWeb Archives by

LAUTSHAW, Jacob. Reading Township.
December 8, 1760 January 26, 1761
Executors: Mary and Isaac Lautshaw.
Wife: Mary Lautshaw.
Children: Joseph, Isaac, Peter, Mary, John, and Elizabeth. 1


Peter married Mary about 1728. (Mary was born in 1710 in Europe and died on 8 Dec 1760 in York County, Pennsylvania, USA.)



1 Gary D. Smith, 2002.

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