Where did this family originate - BERRIKER
Looking for anyone that can link up to this family, and hoping that someone can trace it back to Alsace Lorraine in the early 1800s.
Descendants of George Jacob BURCKER
Generation No. 1
1. GEORGE JACOB1 BURCKER1 was born in Alsace Lorraine, and died Mar 1831. He married MARIA SALOME SOHN1, daughter of JOHANN SOHN and MARIA LEININGER. She was born 01 Sep 1798 in Mietesheim, Bas-Rhin, Alsace, France, and died 12 Dec 1840 in Alsace Lorraine.
Spelling variations of this family name include: Borcker, Borkker, Borcher, Borchers, Borker, Borchar, Borckar, Borkkar, Boercker, Buercker, Burcker, Boerkker, Buerkker, Burkker, Boercher, Buercher, Burcher, Boerchers, Buerchers, Burchers, Boerker, Buerker, Burker, Boerchar, Buerchar, Burchar, Boerkkar, Buerkkar, Burkkar, Borckel, Borckele and many more.
First found in Prussia, where the Borcker name made a great early contribution to the feudal society of early Europe.
Some of the first settlers of this family name or some of its variants were: Edward Burcher who, accompanied by his wife, arrived in Plymouth, Mass. in 1623; Abraham Burcher who arrived in Virginia in 1638; L. Borchers, age 24.
Generation No. 2
2. JACOB2 BERRIKER (GEORGE JACOB1 BURCKER)1,2 was born 05 Apr 1804 in Alsace Lorraine, and died 08 May 1872. He married (1) ELIZABETH LENTZ3 1829 in Philadelphia PA. He married (2) ESTHER MCCREA4 27 Feb 1845 in Nottingham, Chester Co. PA5. She was born in Maryland6.
Children of JACOB BERRIKER and ELIZABETH LENTZ are:
i. SUSANNE3 BERRIKER, b. 1832.
ii. WILLIAM BERRIKER, b. 1835, Maryland7; m. JANE PATTERSON8.
iii. ANNA BERRIKER, b. 1838.
iv. ALEXANDER BERRIKER, b. 1843.
Children of JACOB BERRIKER and ESTHER MCCREA are:
v. ELIZABETH3 BERRIKER.
vi. JOHN TRIMBLE BERRIKER, b. 1847.
vii. MARGARET (MEG) BERRIKER, b. 1847.
viii. MARY LINEINER BERRIKER, b. 1849.
ix. JACOB ASKEW BERRIKER, b. 1851.
x. JAMES HENRY BERRIKER, b. 1853.
xi. LYDIA ANN BERRIKER, b. 1854.
xii. JOHN FISHER BERRIKER, b. 1857; m. ANNA B. ?.
xiii. ANNA BELLE BERRIKER, b. 1861.
xiv. ELLA LOUISE BERRIKER, b. 1870.
xv. GEORGE TURNER BERRIKER, b. 14 Jun 1896, Maryland; d. 25 Nov 1930, Pottstown, Pa..
Generation No. 3
3. ANNA3 BERRIKER (JACOB2, GEORGE JACOB1 BURCKER)10 was born 1838. She married JOHN RIALE10. He was born Abt. 1827 in Pennsylvania11.
Children of ANNA BERRIKER and JOHN RIALE are:
i. ELISHA4 RIALE11, b. 1880, Pennsylvania11.
ii. HANNAH RIALE11, b. 1874, Pennsylvania11.
iii. ETTA RIALE11, b. 1873, Pennsylvania11.
iv. IRA RIALE11, b. 1869, Pennsylvania11.
v. MARGARET RIALE11, b. 1866, Pennsylvania11.
4. JACOB ASKEW3 BERRIKER (JACOB2, GEORGE JACOB1 BURCKER) was born 1851. He married MARTHA ????12.
Children of JACOB BERRIKER and MARTHA ???? are:
i. HARRY4 BERRIKER12.
ii. CORA BERRIKER.
5. JAMES HENRY3 BERRIKER (JACOB2, GEORGE JACOB1 BURCKER)13 was born 1853. He married ANNE MCCREA.
Child of JAMES BERRIKER and ANNE MCCREA is:
i. MARY LULU4 BERRIKER, m. WILLIAM MCKINLEY MERVINE.
6. ANNA BELLE3 BERRIKER (JACOB2, GEORGE JACOB1 BURCKER) was born 1861.
Child of ANNA BELLE BERRIKER is:
i. HANNAH4 RIALE.
7. GEORGE TURNER3 BERRIKER (JACOB2, GEORGE JACOB1 BURCKER)13,14,15 was born 14 Jun 1896 in Maryland, and died 25 Nov 1930 in Pottstown, Pa.16,17. He married BERTHA HARRIERT STRUNK18,19,20,21 25 Sep 1895 in N Coventry, Chester, PA22, daughter of CYRUS STRUNK and SARAH RINEWALT. She was born 01 Apr 1868 in Chester, PA23,24, and died 14 Jan 1956 in North Coventry, Chester, PA25.
Chester County, PA.
Children of GEORGE BERRIKER and BERTHA STRUNK are:
8. i. RAYMOND E.4 BERRIKER, b. 14 Jun 1896; d. 05 Apr 1970, Pottstown, Pa..
9. ii. RALPH STRUNK BERRIKER, b. 25 Nov 1901, Kenilworth, Chester, PA; d. 19 Apr 1988, Douglasville, Berks, PA.
iii. MARY ALICE BERRIKER, b. 16 May 1910; d. 17 Sep 1910.
generation No. 4
8. RAYMOND E.4 BERRIKER (GEORGE TURNER3, JACOB2, GEORGE JACOB1 BURCKER)27 was born 14 Jun 189627, and died 05 Apr 1970 in Pottstown, Pa.. He married ANNA M. HARNER28,29, daughter of IRVIN HARNER and CLARA HOUCK. She was born Abt. 1902 in Pottstown, , PA30, and died 05 Jan 1953 in Pottstown, , PA30.
Children of RAYMOND BERRIKER and ANNA HARNER are:
10. i. RAYMOND CALVIN5 BERRIKER.
11. ii. MARJORIE B. BERRIKER.
iii. MARILYN BERRIKER30,31.
9. RALPH STRUNK4 BERRIKER (GEORGE TURNER3, JACOB2, GEORGE JACOB1 BURCKER) was born 25 Nov 1901 in Kenilworth, Chester, PA32, and died 19 Apr 1988 in Douglasville, Berks, PA. He married HELEN MEYERS HUNSINGER 17 Nov 1923 in Holy Cross Methodist, Reading, Berks County, PA32, daughter of FRANK HUNSINGER and MARY LONGWELL. She was born 06 Nov 1901 in Philadelphia,, PA32, and died 15 Oct 1993 in Douglasville, Berks, PA.