HECKMAN Family

First Generation

1. Joseph1 Heckman was born in Pennsylvania 1795. Joseph died May 26, 1873 in Pocono Twp, Monroe Co, PA, at 77 years of age.

He married Sarah Failer in Monroe Co, PA, August 1817. Sarah was born in Pennsylvania 1796. In the 1820 census Allen Twp, Nothampton Co, PA page 210, Joseph is recorded with 1 male child 1 adult male, 1 female child and 1 adult female. Total of 4 in the family.

In the 1830 census, Pocono Twp, Northampton Co, PA. page 198 (Monroe Co was formed in 1836 from parts of Pike and Northampton Co) A Joseph Heckman is recorded with 1 male under 5, 2 males 5-10, 1 male 30-40, 1 female under 5, 1 female 5-10, and 1 female 30-40. Total of 7 in the family. We have one male we do not have recorded as a child according to this census.

In the 1840 census Pocono Twp, Monroe Co, Pa page 371, Joseph is recorded with 2 males 5-10, 1 male 10-15, 1 male 15-20, 1 male 40-50, 2 females 5-10, and 1 female 40-50. Total of 8 in the family.

In the 1850 census Pocono Twp, Monroe Co, Pa page 73B, Joseph (age 54) recorded with Sarah (age 53), Josiah (age 18), William (age 16), Margaret (age 14), and Susan (age 11). Also in the household is a Theodore Crock (age 8). Joseph is noted as being a farmer.

In the 1860 census Pocono Twp, Monroe Co, Pa page 649, Joseph (age 66) is living with Sarah (age 63), William (age 26), Margaret (age 24), and Susanah (age 22), G-daughter Lanor (age 11) and G-Son John (age 9). Also in the household is a William E Crock (age 18). Joseph is noted as being a farmer and has a personal value note as $500 and realestate as $2000.

In the 1870 census Jackson, Pocono Twp, Monroe Co PA page 117A, Joseph (age 75) is living with Sarah (age 74), George (age 17), John (age 18) and Margaret (age 32). Joseph is noted as being a farmer with a real estate value listed as $2,500 and personel as $1,000.

Joseph and his family lived in the northeastern part of Pocono Township, where he built and operated an "up and down" saw mill in connection with farming. In their family there were 8 children.

Joseph fought in the War of 1812 and was discharged December 26, 1814. He served as Private under the command of John Shober

Joseph Heckman and Sarah Failer had the following children:

child 2 i. Sarah2 Heckman(2148) was born in Chestnuthill Twp, Monroe Co PA April 15, 1820. Sarah died August 12, 1890 at 70 years of age. Buried at Brodheadsville Union Cemetery, Brodheadsville, Monroe Co., PA Find A Grave Memorial# 64331907 She married twice.

She married Philip Kresge. Philip was born in Monroe Co, PA March 10, 1806. (Additional notes for Philip Kresge(2149)) Philip died August 26, 1877 in Chestnuthill Twp, Monroe Co PA, at 71 years of age. Buried at Old Appenzell Cemetery, Appenzell, Jackson Twp., Monroe Co., PA Find A Grave Memorial# 61262522

In the 1880 census Stormsville, Chestnuthill Twp, Monroe Co PA page , Philip (age 60) is recorded with Sarah (age 50), Margaret (age 23), Catherine (age 14), Matilda (age 16), and William (age 18). Philip is a farmer and all births are PA.

She married Henry H Weiss in Chestnuthill Twp, Monroe Co PA, January 1, 1839. Henry was born in Chestnuthill Twp, Monroe Co PA April 13, 1819. (Additional notes for Henry H Weiss(2150)) Henry died August 12, 1863 in Annapolis, MD, at 44 years of age. (See Henry H Weiss for the continuation of this line.) In the 1880 census Chestnut Hill, Monroe, Pennsylvania page 223, Sarah Kresge (age 59 widowed) is living with Samuel Weiss (age 31 widower), Stuard (age 4), Jennie (age 2), Josiah (age 26), Ellen Jane (age 24) and John (age 5).

child + 3 ii. Joseph F Heckman was born February 12, 1825.

child 4 iii. Lana Heckman(2151) was born about 1826.

child + 5 iv. George Heckman was born January 15, 1827.

child 6 v. Samuel Heckman was born in Pocono Twp, Monroe Co, PA December 13, 1828. Baptised Feb 13, 1829 at Salem Church-Evangelical Lutheran And Reformed, Gilbert, Monroe Co, Pennsylvania Christening 13 Feb 1829, Salem Church-Evangelical Lutheran And Reformed, Gilbert, Monroe Co, Pennsylvania

child + 7 vi. William Henry Heckman was born July 17, 1834.

child 8 vii. Margaret Heckman was born in Pocono Twp, Monroe Co, PA 1835. In the 1880 census Pocono, Monroe, Pennsylvania page 333, there is a Margaret Heckman (age 39) living in the William D Bowers household. The age is wrong if this is this Margaret.

child 9 viii. Josiah Heckman was born in Pocono Twp, Monroe Co, PA February 1837. Jessee died June 27, 1905 in Northampton Co., Pa, at 68 years of age. Find A Grave Memorial# 14971927 He married Harriet Connelly in Monroe Co, PA, 1859.

Harriet was born in Pennsylvania May 1835. Harriet died January 1928 in Northampton Co., Pa, at 92 years of age. Find A Grave Memorial# 14971716 Josiah fought in the Civil War Enlistment Date: 18 Aug 1862 Enlistment Place: Stroudsburg, Pennsylvania, USA Muster Date: 31 Aug 1862 Muster Place: Harrisburg, Pennsylvania, USA Rank: 1st Sergeant Unit Type: Infantry Regiment: 142nd Pennsylvania Company: G

In the 1860 census Stoddartsville, Tobyhannah Twp, Monroe Co PA page 831, Josiah (age 25) is living with Harriet (age 22). Josiah has the occupation that looks like Lawyer and has personal value noted as $100.

In the 1870 page 200B and the 1890 census, Josiah and Harriett are living in Lower Mt. Bethel, Northampton Co, PA. In the 1870 census, Josiah is listed as having a personal property value of $130.

In the 1880 census Lower Mt. Bethel, Northampton, Pennsylvania page 88, Jessee (age 44) is living with his wife Harriett (age 42). He has the occupation of a Lawyer.

In the 1900 census Lower Mt Bethel Northampton page 14, Josiah (age 63) is living with his wife Harriet (age 62). They have been married for 40 years and have had no children. He has the occupation of wood chopper and they own their home with no mortgage.

child 10 ix. Susanah Heckman was born in Pocono Twp, Monroe Co, PA October 1838. She married Aaron Culbertson 1866. Aaron was born in Pennsylvania November 1837. (See Aaron Culbertson for the continuation of this line.)

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