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  John George Hain ID0432
Veronica Koch ID0433

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Parents - John George Unknown
Parents - Veronica Unknown
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About 1689 John George Born - Germany
About 1689 Veronica Born  - Palatine, Germany
   
Between 1708 and 1710 Married -
   
1746 John George Dies - Wernersville, Berks County, Pennsylvania  - 
Burial
Hain's Church Cemetery     Find a Grave Page
1756 Veronica Dies  - Wernersville, Berks County, Pennsylvania  - 
Burial
Hain's Church Cemetery      Find a Grave Page
   
   

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Children
Elizabeth Gertrude Hain ID0431 - MRM Page
John Christian Hain ID0556    MRM Page
Anna Sabilla Hain ID0557      MRM Page
Peter Hain ID0558    MRM Page
John Adam Hain ID0559   MRM Page
John Frederick Hain ID0560    MRM Page
John George Hain ID0561   MRM Page
John Henry Hain ID0562    MRM Page
John Casper Hain ID0563     MRM Page
Joseph Hain ID0564    MRM Page

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"George Hain, donor of the church ground and probable ancestor of all the Hains in this vicinity, settled on what is now the Hill property, the second farm on the north side of he turnpike above Wernersville.  He must have been a man of energy, foresight and thrift - typical German qualities.  The large tract of land, more than 1200 acres, which George Hain by his will bequeathed to his children, lay on both sides of the present Berks and Dauphin Turnpike, and extended from somewhere near the school house at the asylum Road east to Furnace Lane on the south side of he pike.  On the north side of the pike the tract extended east to a corner below the present Hain's Church Road.  It is a striking fact that after the lapse of 172 years most of this land is still in the possession of the descendants of the original ancestor.  On all of them are found substantial stone buildings, most of them erected early in the last century or sometime before that.  The present buildings on the Hill farm, which was the first home site of George Hain, date back to the early days of 1800.  The house on the farm now owned by the widow of John Hain Ruth was built by John Adam Hain in 1816, and the barn is a fine specimen of mason work of an earlier date.  This tract of 200 acres, along with 50 acres 'lying near the church,' was willed by George Hain to his son John Adam.  There is a well-authenticated tradition that the Indians in their frequent trips to their fishing and hunting grounds along the Schuylkill and in Oley would camp around the Hain home, and that they were free to help themselves to garden vegetables and the apples of the orchard.  Governor Joseph Hiester was  a frequent visitor at this old homestead, and was himself the owner of large tracts of farm land around Reading."  [S1, p 460, 461]

 

"The Society of Friends in Penllyn" - http://freepages.genealogy.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~robbhaas/Misc/quakers__friends.htm#Quakers in Wales

 

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S1 Kershner, William Jacob and adam G Lerch. History of St. John's (Hain's) Reformed Church in Lower Heidelberg Township, Berks County, Penna. Reading, Pa: I. M Beaver, 1916. Bk2954 - http://www.archive.org/stream/historyofstjohns00kers#page/n5/mode/2up  
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Memorial to George Hain
Hain's Cemetery
Memorial to George & Veronica Hain
Hain's Cemetery
Memorial to George & Veronica Hain
Hain's Cemetery
Memorial to George & Veronica Hain
Hain's Cemetery
Hain Homestead at Wernersville The Old Hain Mill
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