Johan George Shidler

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Johan George Shidler, whose ancestry is unknown (or not traced here), was born at Hanau, Hessen-Nassau, Preussen, Germany, in 1714.1,2 He died at West Bethlehem, Washington Co., Pennsylvania, 1784.2

Johan married Margaret Neff, daughter of Jacob Neff and Catherine (…), at Kreutz Creek, Lancaster Co., Pennsylvania, 20 December 1739.3,2

Johan George Shidler arrived at Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, 1 September 1736 on the Harle of London, Ralph Harle, Master, from Rotterdam, last from Cowes.4,5,2

Johan was naturalized in October 1743, which, sometime before 1 June 1744, was certified by the Provincial Court of Maryland. Earlier, 25 September 1743, David Candler had certified George had received communion at the Frederick Lutheran Church, communion being a requirement of naturalization.6,7,8


Margaret Neff b. say 1719, d. 1801
  • John Shidler9 b. 3 Mar 1741, d. 14 Mar 1817
  • Jacob Shidler10 b. 1743, d. 25 Mar 1809
  • Henry Shidler11 b. 28 Jan 1744, d. 13 Feb 1830
  • George Shidler12 b. 1746, d. bef. 9 Oct 1815
  • Peter Shidler+13 b. 1751, d. 9 Jul 1830
This person was last edited on18 Jul 2016


  1. [S1684] Ralph Beaver Strassburger and William John Hinke, editor, Pennsylvania German Pioneers: A Publication of the Original Lists of Arrivals In the Port of Philadelphia From 1727 to 1808, three volumes (1934; reprint, Rockport, Maine: Picton Press, 2002), 1:156, further cited as Strassburger & Hinke, Pennsylvania German Pioneers.
  2. [S1660] Harry W. Shideler and Jacqueline Shidler Meyer, The History of the Shidler Family: Based on the Original Book by Harry W. Shideler: Girard, Kansas 1931(4th ed., 1931; reprint, Burbank, California: s.p., 1999), ii, further cited as Shideler and Meyer, Shidler Family.
  3. [S1663] John Casper Stoever, Early Lutheran Baptisms and Marriages in Southeastern Pennsylvania: The Records of Rev. John Casper Stoever from 1730 to 1779(1896; reprint, Baltimore, Maryland: Genealogical Publishing, 1984), 57, further cited as Stoever, Records of Rev. Stoever.
  4. [S1684] Strassburger & Hinke, Pennsylvania German Pioneers, 1:156; the signature is from 2:148.
  5. [S1664] I. Daniel Rupp, A Collection of Upwards of Thirty Thousand Names of German, Swiss, Dutch, French and other Immigrants in Pennsylvania From 1727 to 1776, With a statement of the names of ships, whence they sailed, and the date of their arrival at Philadelphia, chronologically arranged, together with the necessary historical and other notes, also an appendix containing lists of more than one thousand German and French names in New York prior to 1712(1876; reprint, Baltimore, Maryland: Genealogical Publishing, 1985), 102, further cited as Rupp, Immigrants in Pennsylvania.
  6. [S1665] M. S. Giuseppi, Naturalizations of Foreign Protestants in the American and West Indian Colonies (Pursuant to Statute 13 George II, c. 7)(1921; reprint, Baltimore, Maryland: Genealogical Publishing, 1969), 9, further cited as Giuseppi, Naturalizations of Foreign Protestants.
  7. [S1682] Grace L. Tracey and John P. Dern, Pioneers of Old Monocacy: The Early Settlement of Frederick County, Maryland: 1721-1743(Baltimore, Maryland: Genealogical Publishing, 1987), 139-140, further cited as Tracey and Dern, Pioneers of Old Monocacy.
  8. [S1689] Hall of Records, Annapolis, Maryland, Judgements of the Provincial Court of Maryland, Liber E.I., No. 7, Vol 30a:295-6, FHL microfilm 12952, further cited as Maryland Provincial Court Judgements.
  9. [S1660] Shideler and Meyer, Shidler Family, I:i-ii.
  10. [S1660] Shideler and Meyer, Shidler Family, II:i.
  11. [S1660] Shideler and Meyer, Shidler Family, III:i,1.
  12. [S1660] Shideler and Meyer, Shidler Family, IV:i,1.
  13. [S1660] Shideler and Meyer, Shidler Family, V-i.