An American Family History

Maria Margaretha Bloß Brandstetter


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Other spellings--Brandstatter, Brandstetter, Brandsteter, Brandstaetter, Bransletter, Branstatter, Bransteeter, Branstetter, Branstiter, Branstitter, Branstitre, Branstudder, Broadtsteddler, Bronstetter, Brunstetter, Brunsteter, Brunstautton

Women played an essential role in American society as mothers and homemakers.

Maria Margaretha Bloß Brandstetter was born about 1750 in Pennsylvania. Her parents may have been Johann Conrad Bloss and Anna Magdalena Reber.

She married John Jacob Brandstetter the same year as the Boston Tea Party on March 30, 1773. The marriage was recorded at Schlosser's Church, Unionville, North Whitehall Township, Northampton (now Lehigh County) Pennsylvania.

Their children and life together are described in detail in the section on Jacob and Margaretha Bandstetter.

Children of
John (Johan) Jacob Brandstetter
and Maria Margaretha Bloß
  • Maria Barbara Brandstetter Peter
  • Henry Brandstetter
  • Daniel Brandstetter
  • Margaretha Brandstetter Schneider (Snyder)
  • Solomon Brandstetter
  • Jacob Brunstretter
  • Children of
    Johann Conrad Bloss and
    Anna Magdalena Reber Bloss
  • John George Bloss
  • Eva Elizabeth Bloss Seidel
  • Maria Margaretha Bloss Brandstetter
  • Daniel Bloss
  • Peter Bloss
  • Henry Bloss
  • Sonia Bloss
  • Conrad Bloss
  • Heidelberg Township, Lehigh County, Pennsylvania originally included Washington Township and Slatington. It is located on Trout Creek and Jordan Creek.

    The Pennsyvania Gazette