Heinrich Valentine Peterman1,2,3

M, b. 10 October 1761, d. 22 March 1845
FatherJohann Michael Peterman b. b 15 Mar 1727, d. b 9 Sep 1784
MotherAnna Maria (?) b. c 1732, d. b 4 Dec 1810
     Heinrich Valentine was born on Saturday, 10 October 1761 in Windsor Township, York County, Pennsylvania. He was also noted as Henry Felty Peterman. On 15 November 1761, he was christened in York, York County, Pennsylvania, at Christ Lutheran Church. His sponsors were Henry & Ann Elizabeth Lora.4 Henry married Anna Maria Stromenger on 9 October 1785 in York Township at Trinity First Reformed Church.5 Henry served in the Revolutionary War. Henry & Anna had children: Johan Jacob [7/20/1786-10/30/1839][m. 1/17/1811 Magdalena Mary Spargo], Catharina [5/30/1788], Anna Maria [1/07/1790-1810][m. Michael Peterman], Catherine [2/22/1793-9/04/1872][m. Amos Lee Doane], Maria Magdalena [9/11/1797], George, & Sarah [3/10/1/05-3/17/1879][m. John Durell].6 Henry's wife, Anna, died on 8 February 1845 in Jersey Shore, Lycoming County, Pennsylvania, leaving him a widower. Henry departed this life on Saturday, 22 March 1845 in Jersey Shore at age 83 years, 5 months and 12 days. He was buried there in Jersey Shore Cemetery.7


  1. [S232] Fred Eugene Peterman, Descent From Michael Peterman.
  2. [S235] Marlene S. Bates & F. Edward Wright, York County, Pennsylvania Church Records of the Eighteenth Century, Volume II. Page 91 - Johann Jacob, s/o Heinrich & Anna Maria Peterman. b. 20 July 1786 ch. 10 September 1786. sponsors: Michael Strominger, at Trinity First Reformed Church.

    Volume III, page 113 - Catharina, d/o Heinrich & Anna Maria Peterman b. 30 May 1788 ch. 20 July 1788, sponsors: Elizabeth Strohmenger [Canadochly Union Church]

    Volume page - Anna Maria, d/o Henry & Anna Maria Peterman, b. 7 January 1790 ch. 21 March 1790, sponsors: Henry & Anna Maria Lantz at Christ Lutheran Church, York. PA

    Volume II, page 246 - Catherine, Henry & Anna Maria Peterman, b. 22 February 1793 ch. 14 April 1793 sponsors: Jacob & Catherine LaFevre at Christ Lutheran Church, York, PA

    Volume II, page 104 - Maria Magdalena, d/o Henrich & Anna Maria Peterman, b. 11 September 1797 ch. 28 October 1797, Sponsors: Anna Maria Wennicker @ 14.
  3. [S236] Donnar Irish, Pennsylvania German Marriages - Marriages & Marriage Evidence in Pennsylvania German Churches, page 478.
  4. [S235] Marlene S. Bates & F. Edward Wright, York County, Pennsylvania Church Records of the Eighteenth Century, Volume ii: page 166 : Henry Valentine, s/o Michael & Anna Maria Peterman, b. 10 October 1761 ch. 15 November 1761, sponsors: Henry & Ann Elizabeth Lora, at Christ Lutheran Church, York, PA.
  5. [S408] Marriage Record: From First Reformed Church of York, Penn & Trinity First Reformed Church.
  6. [S506] Note: Baptism: Maria Magdalena, daughter of Henry V. Peterman, 28 October 1797 at the First Reformed Church, York, Pennsylvania; sponsors: Anna Marie Weneger. [Note: Anna Marie was 1st married to Michael Peterman & they were the parents of Henry. - klm] [Courtesy of Greg Peterman]
  7. [S953] Find a grave: Courtesy of Greg Peterman - www.findagrave.com.