Anna Maria Fuchs was the 6th great grandma on RootsMagic tree.
Anna was born on January 1, 1743 in Berks County, Pennsylvania. Her grandparents came to America from Germany. Anna was baptized in the Lutheran church of Berks County. On the record, “Fuchs, Anna Maria, b. Jan. 1, 1743; bap. Jan. 15, 1743. Sponsors, John Nicolaus Holder and wife.”
Anna’s dad Jacob Fuchs of Northkill is on the record and 2 of her sisters have the same record. Northkill, Pennsylvania was the 1st official Amish settlement in America, established in 1740 by Swiss and German Protestant Amish immigrants. Followers of Jakob Ammann, they rejected ‘modern technology’ and respected simplicity, practiced pacifism. Anna’s dad was from Northkill, possibly his religion was Amish then at his marriage he joined the Lutherans.
Anna married John Kryder around 1760 and they had 2 sons and 3 daughters. Anna was a widow at age 60 and lived 18 more years. Both Anna and John are buried at Aaronsburg Reformed Cemetery in Aaronsburg, Centre County, Pennsylvania.
- Records of Rev. John Casper Stoever: baptismal and marriage, 1730-1779 at HathiTrust
- Northkill Settlement at Wikipedia
- Amish at Wikipedia
- Find a grave memorial 35717265
- Lancaster, Pennsylvania, Mennonite Vital Records, 1750-2014 at Ancestry
- History of Centre and Clinton Counties, Pennsylvania at Archive.org