Peter LANG (Used the name LONG when he first came over)
b 12 april 1795 in France possibly Moselle area 66 on 1880 census
immigrated from Havre de Grass (Le Harve)15 October 1832
arrived in Port of Charleston South Carolina 1 Jan 1833
lived in Newport Ky at one time
moved to Weisburg, Dearborn county, IN 2 Jun 1836
married: Barbara BRUNNER (BRONNER) 50 on 1880 census
4 Aug 1836 at Holy Trinity Church in Cincinnati
b abt 1810 in Switzerland or Germany
Elizabeth Lang or Long (b 3 Aug 1803 d30 sep 1838) in Chesterville, Dearborn, IN married James WILLS (b 3 mar 1800 KY d 5 jan 1877 mother Margaret ELLIOTT father John WILLS) on 24 may 1821 - probably some connection.
Moses Miller (parents George & Elenada) b 6 Jun 1817 died 10 Aug 1900 (age 83) married Matilda Brunner in Storrs Twp of Hamilton County Ohio may be connected families.
Children: 1. Matthias b 3/27/1838 d Jun 10 1919 middle name may be Martin
2. Elizabeth b 1840 may have married Mr. John HAPPY (1835 Germany) 28 oct 1858 Hamilton OH died 12/1/19091 in WV
(not 100% sure of this one)
John Happy 45 b ger butcher parents b ger
Elizabeth w b in age 40 parents b ger
Christina E d 20 b oh
Clara A d 17 b WV
Frederick W s 14 b wv - fritz - hollywood???
Mary F 11 b wv
Charles e 11 b wv - hollywood???
Annie 8 b wv
Gertrude 5 b wv
Effie m 2 b wv
ida 4 mos b wva
HAPPY, JAMES – Will – Page 223 – Names, three daughters, Polly Barnett, Nancy Dunn, Betsy Stivers. Son, Enoch. Wife, Mary. Daughter, Lydia Pemberton. Witnesses, George Hunter, and Elisha Metcalf. Probated July Court 1817. Codicil, gives Mary Boyd. Will written May 8, 1814.
3. Jacob (1842) Railroader married Margaret (Maggie?)
Maggie w 19 b IN f IRE M IN
Jacob J s 2 b IN
Mary d 7 mos b IN
4. Nicholas b 5 Nov christened 23 nov 1845 (must have died as an infant)
sponsors Nicolus & Eva Hermann
5. Nicholas b 17 sep 1849 sponsors Nicolaus Roth/Maria Valin
1880 census - Railroader
Mary W 26 B IN F LA M SWIT
Mollie D 4 B IN Parents both IN
Lizzie d 2
Eddie s 1
6. John Peter b 5/15/1843 in Weisburg Indiana USA d 5/24/1908
sponsors John Gensheimer/Louise Heines
1880 census 35 farmer on the Weis farm.
7. Maria Ursula b 7 Oct 1847 sponsors Matthias Wingel & Ursula Brunner
became Sister Beneventura lived to 93
8. John b 3/20/1853 d 2/9/1905 railroader married Elizabeth ?
Elizabeth w 17 b IN f Alsace m switz
William s 1 b in
Edward s 4 mo b in
Barbara mother 69 b switz both parents b switz
Annie d 23 b IN
9. Anna 3 on 1880 census
Margaret LANG(aunt) and Mary Ursula BRUNER (cousin?) fit in somehow.
Matthew LANG born 1840 in KY PERHAPS WARSAW fits in somehow too.
John BRUNNER b abt 1794 (immigrated from Switzerland 24 June 1853 at age 57) connects somehow-may be Barbara’s father and had a son John who married Catherine BLAETTNER. Brunners moved to Cincinnati.
Matthias Lang married Rosina Josephine KATZ SCHUH on 3/27/1862. Her parents listed as Henrii Schue b 7 jul 1808 in Stollhofen Baden. Parents: Karl Schuh and Maria Elisabeth LEPPERT and Maria Barbara Katz her parents Johannes Katz and Magdalena FRANK. Rosina b 12 jan 1794 in Hochdorf Wurttemberg died 22 dec 1826 in Remmingsheim Wurttemberg. Entire family immigrated 12 apr 1831. Sponsors: Hermann Nitters and Joannes Klein. Matthias died June 10, 1919 age 80 yrs 7 mos 22 days. Rosina died May 25,1936 age 94 yrs, 4 mos, 8 days. She had a brother Charles, who lived in Chicago, Illinois, USA in 1936. parents: Charles Henry SCHUH b abt 1808-1810 in Baden (used the name Henry Schue immigrated from Havre de Grace 3 May 1838 or 30 to Philadelphia arriving June 17 1838 or 30) and Mary Barbara KATZ b abt 1829 in Wuerttemberg or Switzerland. 26 Feb 1855 Charles Schue married Mary? The Katz family may have lived in Brookville, Franklin County, IN. Schuh family may be from Greffern, Baden. stephen & michael katz left hochdorf baden 11 may 1751
Children: Maria Anna Rosina b 5/16/1863 Sponsors L L Petres Schue and Maria
Lang married John SCHLAGETER parents Jacob Schlageter and Agnetis Lauber (related through marriage to Millers) Witnesses Frank Brohaus and Rosa Wherle. More information available on this family.
Francis Jacob ( 12/1/1864-1947) sponsors Jacob Lang and Anna
McDonnell married Margaret Hannah FREEL (d 8 jan 1930)
on 9 sep 1887 in Dearborn County IN 1880 census
Frank (b 14 jul 1885 d 30 jan 1943)
James Louis (b19 jun 1883 d 29 may 1958)
Jacob (15 jun 1887 - 221 oct 1944)
Theresia Barbara b 7/27/1874 sponsors Ivan Lang & Theresia Schuh
her husband or son is Otis TYNER of Indianapolis- policeman
Josephina Ameillia b 9/28/1878 sponsors Ludoviaus Stemler & Aemilia Schuh married Mr. OLDENDICK (may be Joe)
Appollonia Louisa b 7/17/1884 Sponsors: Joseph Schuh and Maria Stemler d Aug 29 1968 age 84 Rev William Engbers
Emma M b 1868 married Martin LABBE b 6 mar 1861 in New Alsace Indiana USA d jul 31 1895
parents Wendel b Bavaria and Elizabeth KUNTZ
Other persons named in Peter & Barbara’s will: Barbara MC GRAW, Mariah BLACKFORD, Clara COOK, Elizabeth BAUER, Ameila BOOK, Elizabeth KASTEL, Amelia ADAMS (mother of John Lang), Elizabeth HAPPY, Margaret Lang, widow of Jacob Lang and Jacob, Katie and Louis their children. atty j h russo
John Peter Lang (Long) married Barbara Elizabeth NICHOL(s) (b 4/13/1852 or 62) on 15 nov 1877
children: Rosa Matilda b 2 aug or 7/25/1884
Maria Elizabeth b 1/25/1887
Joseph William 8/18/1878
Edward b 5/1879
George Francis b 10/18 or 23/1886
Nicholas married Mary Magdelena VAN WEDDING (sisters Mrs. C Ward and Mrs. L Lewis)
children: Oscar Edward Lang (Long) b 4/24/1883 married Estella GUTZWEILLER
son Oscar Joseph born 23 oct 1905
Louisa Victoria b 1885 married Howard ROBINSON
Clara b 12/1887
Josephine Maria b 6/14/1890
Gertrude Maria b 11/21/1893
Ludovicius b 2/17/1881
Edward M b 4/4/1879 d 4/2/1895
Son in laws: E KING, C LUHRING and J MODE. Oscar Joseph married someone.
Oscar Edward LANG and Estella GUTZWEILLER moved to Indianapolis Indiana USA
rosemary-taught music at butler university and never married
Clara married Edward KING and lived in Price Hill in Cincinnati, Ohio USA
Edwin-killed in ww2
Josephine married Clarence LUHRING (died Ripley County IN) lived in Sunman Indiana USA
Marvin & Merwin (twins-at least one deceased)*
*the widow of one of the twins used to work in the gift shop of the Sherman House
Gertrude married J MODE of Brookville Indiana USA