Individual Details

Mathias Harter

(June 5, 1737 - January, 1790)

Mathias Harter was born in Germany, probably in Baden. He migrated with his family in either 1743 or 1750. He probably traded his passage for labor in America, being a servant for a time. He fought in the Revolutionary War, paid taxes, belonged to a Lutheran church, owned land and wrote a will. He married Anna Schuler, they had children.


BirthJune 5, 1737Baden, Germany
Arrival1750on the Osgood
Marriage1760Pennsylvania, British America - Anna Mary Shuler
Civil1771Lancaster, British America
Civil1779Lebanon, Pennsylvania, United States
Civil1782Lebanon, Pennsylvania, United States
Residence1786Lebanon, Pennsylvania, United States
WillOctober 29, 1789
DeathJanuary, 1790Lebanon, Pennsylvania, United States
ProbateOctober 29, 1790Dauphin, Pennsylvania, United States
MilitaryAmerican Revolution
ReligionEvangelical Lutheran Church


SpouseAnna Mary Shuler (1737 - 1816)
ChildJohn George Harter (1764 - 1833)
ChildAndreas Harter (1770 - )
FatherAndreas Harter (1700 - 1757)
MotherAnna Catherine Zahner (1709 - 1779)
SiblingAndreas Harter (1739 - 1814)