Susanna Margretha Coblentz1

#3764, (circa 1713 - 1786)


Balthasar Hesson b. 1713, d. 1774
Children 1.Wendel Hesson+12 (1737 - 1825)
 2.Eva Elisabeth Hesson+13 (bt 1737 - 1741 - b 1774)
 3.Juliana Hesson+1 (1742 - 1806)
 4.Baltzer Hesson Jr+1 (1744 - 1838)
 5.Elizabeth Hesson+1 (1744/45 - 1824)
 6.Jacob Hesson1 (1746 - )
 7.Peter Hesson (c 1747 - )
 8.Magdalena Hesson1 (1750 - )
 9.Christina Hesson+14 (1753 - 1820)
 10.Johannes Hesson1 (1755 - )
 11.Mary Catharine Hesson1 (1759 - 1852)
 12.Anna Margaret Hesson1 (1761 - )
According to C. E. Schnildknecht, Editor of MONOCACY & CATOCTIN, Balthazar Hessong, age 26, and wife Margaret arrived from Limbach, Germany in September 1739 on the ship Friendship according to S & H. By 1743, they were in East Callico Twp., Lancaster Co., Pa, where Balthasar was an elder in the Muddy Creek Union Church.

Baltzer Hesson signed the first constitution of St Mary's Reformed Lutheran church as Balthasar Heissung. Founder of St. Mary's Union Church at Silver Run, MD in 1762.2 
Susanna Margretha Coblentz was also known as Margaret. 
Birth*circa 1713She was born circa 1713 at GermanyG.3 
circa 1736 As of circa 1736,her married name was Hesson.1 
Marriage*circa 1736She married Balthasar Hesson circa 1736 at GermanyG.1 
3 September 1739She and Balthasar Hesson migrated to Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, on 3 September 1739 on the Friendship from Rotterdam by way of Deal. Passenger list includes Baltser Hissing, age 26, no family shown (other passengers have family members shown); Captain William Vittery. Arrival Philadelphia, 3 Sep 1739.4,5,6,7 
1739She and Balthasar Hesson appeared on the census of 1739 at Pennsylvania.8 
Baptism1 November 1767She witnessed the baptism of Maria Elizabetha Coblentz on 1 November 1767 at St. John's Evangelical Lutheran Church, Littlestown, Adams Co., PennsylvaniaG.9 
Baptism31 March 1770She sponsored the baptism of Maria Margaretha Coblentz on 31 March 1770 at St. John's Evangelical Lutheran Church, Germany Twp., Adams Co., PennsylvaniaG.10 
Baptism6 January 1773She sponsored the baptism of Louisa Margaretha Hellwig on 6 January 1773 at Germany Twp., Adams Co., PennsylvaniaG.11 
5 April 1773In Balthasar Hesson's will dated 5 April 1773 at Frederick Co., MarylandG, Susanna Margretha Coblentz was named as an heir. She was bequeathed "her maintenance duringher natural life out of my Estate", choice of room, other.12 
Death*1786She died in 1786 at MarylandG.3 
Burial*1786She was buried in 1786 at St. Mary's Cemetery, Silver Run, Carroll Co., MarylandG.3 


  1. [S432] Hank Family Tree, ceecee170, owner, online \\. Hereinafter cited as Hank FT.
  2. [S458] Vance - Hesson Family, online,…
  3. [S1628], online, no image. Narrative: Balthazar Baltzer Hesson, b. 1711, Germany, d. 1774; husb. of Susanna Margaret Catherina Coblentz Hesson (1711 - 1786); children Wendel/Vintel Hesson (1737 - 1825), Juliana Hesson Coblentz, Baltzer Hessohn (1744 - 1838), Elizabeth Hesson Coblentz (1745 - 1824), Maria Magdalena Hesson Helvey/Helvie (1750 - ____), Christina Hesson Sell (1753 - 1820), Mary Catherine Hesson Beard (1759 - 1852). Note: no headstones for Bathazar and Susanna. Saint Marys Cemetery, Silver Run, Carroll Co. MD. Memorials 38927222 and 38927182, created by CM.
  4. [S433] Passenger and Immigration Lists Index, 1500s-1900s, original data P. William Filby, ed. (Farmington Hills, MI, USA: Gale Research, 2012), online, Balthassar Hissong; 1739, Pennsylvania. Source Publication Code: 1804, Primary Immigrant: Hissong, Balthassar. Annotation: Taken from original manuscripts in the state archives. Names given throughout pages 1-677. Foreigners arriving in Pennsylvania named on pages 521-667. No. 3776, Kelker, supplements this. Source Bibliography: Egle, William Henry, editor Names of Foreigners Who Took the Oath of Allegiance to the Province and State of Pennsylvania, 1727-1775, with the Foreign Arrivals, 1786-1808. (Pennsylvania Archives, ser. 2, vol. 17.) Harrisburg [PA]: E.K. Meyers, 1890. 787p. Reprinted by Genealogical Publishing Co., Baltimore, 1967. Page 190.
  5. [S433] Passenger and Immigration Lists Index, 1500s-1900s, online, Name: Balthasar Husson; Year: 1739; Place: America; Source Publication Code: 2883; Primary Immigrant: Husson, Balthasar.
    Annotation: Data on immigrants from France (Alsace-Lorraine), Switzerland, southern Germany, and some adjacent places, arriving between 1727 and 1775. Source Bibliography: Hall, Charles M. "Pal-Index": A Surname Index of Eighteenth-Century Immigrants. Salt Lake City: Global Research Systems, 1979. 147p.
  6. [S433] Passenger and Immigration Lists Index, 1500s-1900s, online, Goelzer, Bernd. "Saarland Immigrants, 1709-1799." In The Palatine Immigrant, vol. 11:2 (Winter/Spring 1985) [sic, this volume has been mislabeled, it should be vol. 11:3 (Winter/Spring 1986)], pp. 109-126.
  7. [S433] Passenger and Immigration Lists Index, 1500s-1900s, online, Hacker, Werner. Auswanderungen aus Rheinpfalz und Saarland im 18. Jahrhundert. Stuttgart, Germany: Konrad Theiss Verlag, Villastrasse 11, W-7000 Stuttgart, 1987. 797p.
  8. [S434] Pennsylvania Compiled Census and Census Substitutes Index, 1772-1890, online, Name: Balthassar Hissong; State: PA; County: Philadelphia County; Township: Philadelphia; Year: 1739
    Database: PA Early Census Index
    Source: Source Information: Jackson, Ronald V., Accelerated Indexing Systems, comp.. Pennsylvania Census, 1772-1890 [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: Operations Inc, 1999.
    Original data: Compiled and digitized by Mr. Jackson and AIS from microfilmed schedules of the U.S. Federal Decennial Census, territorial/state censuses, and/or census substitutes.
  9. [S1190] Saint John's Evangelical Lutheran Church, Germany Township, Parish Registers 1763–1858, Frederick S. Waiser, translator and transcriber, viewed online, St. John's, Littlestown, p. 9, img 18/276; Hermann Coblenz and his wife Juliana; dau. Maria Elizabetha, b. 19 Sep 1767, bp. 1 Nov 1767; sponsors Bathasar Hisson and his wife Susanna Margaretha.
  10. [S1190] Saint John's Evangelical Lutheran Church, Germany Township, Parish Registers 1763–1858, online, St. John's, Germany Tshp., near Littlestown, p. 11, img 21/279; Herman Coblenz and his wife Juliana, a daughter Maria Margaretha; b. 9 Mar 1770; bap. 31 Mar 1770, s/s Balthasar Hisson and his wife Margaretha.
  11. [S1190] Saint John's Evangelical Lutheran Church, Germany Township, Parish Registers 1763–1858, online, St. John's, Littlestown, p. 14, img 24/276; Peter Helwich and his wife Magdalena, a daughter Louisa Margaretha, b. 25 Dec 1772, bap. 6 Jan 1773; s/s Balthasar Hisson and his wife Margaretha.
  12. [S1186] Maryland Prerogative Court (Wills), 1635–1777, Series S538 (1–60). Maryland State Archives, Annapolis, Maryland, online, 1773–1774, WD4, MSA S538-57, liber 39, pp. (folio) 788–800. Will of Balser Heson of Frederick Co. MD, 5 Apr 1773. Names wife Margaret, son Balser, other children (in this order) Windle, Ulion, Peter, Elizabeth, Modlin, Christian, John, Catherine and Margaret; [grandchildren] Avoh and Michael Tanner. Executors Windle Heson and Balser Heson, witnesses Rudy Bruback, Henry Coonce, Rudy Bruback Jr. and Geo. Clark.Proved 24 Jul 1774. Document available at…
  13. [S458] Vance - Hesson Family, online
  14. [S1628], online, old standing grave marker. Inscription in German. Narrative: Christina Hesson Sell, b. Feb. 6, 1753, d. Nov. 14, 1820, Georgetown, Adams Co., PA, bur. Christ United Church of Christ Cemetery, Littlestown, Adams Co. PA. "Christina had 9 children and 68 Grandchildren (Thanks to Ken Sell for this info!), dau. of Balthazar Hesson (1711 - 1774) and Susanna Margaret Catherina Coblentz Hesson (1711 - 1786); spouse of Jacob Sell (1741 - 1825). Children:
    Abraham Sell (1773 - 1824)
    Henry Sell (1775 - 1855)
    Jacob Sell (1780 - 1855)
    Daniel Sell (1784 - 1874)
    Margaret Sell Unger (1789 - 1879)
    David Sell (1789 - 1835)
    Memorial 27312646, created by CM, photo added by Kenneth D. Sell.