Waggy/Kiser/DeFrain Ancestry

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Click HERE for more information about the Waggys. Waggy also had spellings Wagey, Wagy, Wage, Wege, and Waga. "There were WEGE/van der Wege/van de Wege families in Dutch Flanders, the part of Zeeland that is the south bank of the Scheldt and connected to the Belgian landmass. . . . Don't know if there's any connection, but the Licking Co., OH, history did suggest that the Waggy's came through Amsterdam, and Zeeland was a famously tolerant location for all kinds of people, including Huguenots and other refugees" (Gordon Seyffert, E-mail dated March 11, 2003).

Milton Waggy has announced his discovery of the Waggy-Wagy family in Montgomery Co., PA, around 1760. He has found information in Montgomery Co., PA, at the New Hanover Lutheran Church. Gordon Seyffert shared this in a March 11, 2003, e-mail, and cited Milton Waggy's message dated August 20, 1999.

Click HERE for Waggy/Wagy Family History.

The name DeFrain has also been spelled DeFroehn, DeFrehn, du Frene, Frehn, Frain, Froehn, Frene, and is Huguenot in origin. It is the maiden name of Susannah, wife of Phillip Waggy, Sr. (Reference: Gordon Seyffert's research of the DeFrain family in Montgomery Co., Pennsylvania).

Click HERE to read more on the Kiser family that settled Rockingham Co., VA, in 1832. Or click on Jacob Kiser below.

  John DeFrehn   Catherine     Jacob Kiesling (Kissling)   Barbara Ursula Herter                
  b.
d.
m. b.
d.
    b. 1704 in Saxony, Germany
d. 14 January 1740 or 1741 in Wurtenburg, Germany
m. b. 1702
d. 1789
               
                                 
    |         |                  
Philip Waggy, Sr., settled in 1796 in the South Branch 8 miles above what is now Franklin, WV. He was from the Palatinate region of Germany in the Rhine River Valley. Susannah was not a Nebergall according to Gordon Seyffert's reporting on Milton Waggy's data.

Article: Native of Sugar Grove says Philip Waggy was ancestor

Descendants through Philip's son Jacob Wagy
Philip Waggy, Sr.   Susannah DeFroehn         Christopher Kiesling (Kissling)   Christina Lingel     John Adam Weiss (Wise) Correspondence about Weiss History:
March 3, 2005
March 5, 2005
? Wise is also spelled Weisz, Wees, Wies, Weaase, Weaze and Weese. Instead of John Adam Weiss, some sources have Michael Weiss (b. ca. 1723; d. ca. 1790) married to a Barbara b. ca. 1725. John Adam Weiss came from Basil, Switzerland to America in 1748.
  b. ca. 1735 Germany
d. 1812, Rockingham Co., VA
m. b. ca. 1739 - 3 February 1745, Austria?
d.
    Christopher and Christina (Lingel) Kiesling arrived at Philadelphia in 1753 aboard the ship Neptune and came to Rockingham County, VA, in 1763. b. ca. 1724, Dresden, Saxony, Germany
d. 1774
m. b. ca. 1726, Dresden, Saxony, Germany
d.
    b.
d.
m. b.
d.
   
                                   
    |             |         |      
                             
Abraham Waggy lived adjacent to George Rexroad.   Abraham Waggy, Sr.   Mary (maiden name?)         Elizabeth Kiesling (Kissling)  
Jacob Kiser
    Adam Wise, Sr. (Weiss) info about Adam Wise, Sr. Barbara Pieferin  
    b. 1772
d. 1821
m. b. ca. 1772
d. before 1853
        b. 2 June 1769
d. 13 October 1836
m. b. 6 April 1763 in Heidelberg Twp., Berks Co., PA
d. 1 Aug. 1828
    b. 1761
d. ca. 1835
m. b. between 1752 and 1762
d.
 
                                   
      |             |         |    
                             
      John Waggy  
Alice (Allie) Propst
        William Kiser (Wilhelm/Willhelm Kayser)   Barbara Wise (Weis/Weiss)

Barbara Wise was a descendant of the Weiss German family that settled before 1787 in North Mill Creek and Brushy Run in the Mill Run District of what is now Pendleton County, West Virginia.

John Waggy was both born in and died in Rockingham County, Virginia. Allie Propst was born at the old Propst Church, the first church in Pendleton County, just south of Brandywine on the road to Sugar Grove.   b. 16 March 1807
d. 16 March 1882
m. b. 15 February 1807
d. 3 February 1887
        b. 16 September 1787
d. 4 December 1853
m. May 4, 1813 (USGenWeb and Shenandoah Valley family data) b. April 1793 in Wise Hollow, Rockingham Co., VA.
Confirmed 21 October 1810 at Salem Church (Lutheran Reformed), Seawright Springs, Augusta County, VA
(Shenandoah Valley family data)
d. 12 December 1858
   
                           
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Adam Waggy was a reknown fox hunter with blue eyes, dark hair and beard. He hunted with horse, gun, and hound and lived in Pendleton County (of what is now West Viriginia) in 1831. Adam was a member of Board that founded Mt. Hall School. He was also a cofounder of the Union Church in Sugar Grove. He was born and he died in Pendleton County, West Virginia. There is more information available about Adam, John, and Abraham Waggy by clicking here.


Adam Waggy

 
Susan (Susanna) Kiser

     
      b. 30 May 1831
(USGenWeb Births and Eye (Eye book), p. 9, and Eye (Propst book), p. 16 all say 20 May 1831)
d. 24 January 1906
m. 8 December 1850
(source: USGenWeb)
b. 19 January 1831 (USGenWeb Births)
d. 23 February 1907 (Eye, p. 26, says 1906), Pendleton County
terminal dementia
(obituary
larger version)
(death register entry)
     
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descendants through daughter Martha Jane Waggy via her marriage to David R. Smith
       
WAGGY/KISER/DEFRAIN ANCESTRY

Click HERE for more information about the Waggy's.
Waggy also had spellings Wagey, Wagy, Wage, Wege, and Waga.
"There were WEGE/van der Wege/van de Wege families in Dutch
Flanders, the part of Zeeland that is the south bank of the
Scheldt and connected to the Belgian landmass. . . . Don't
know if there's any connection, but the Licking Co., OH,
history did suggest that the Waggy's came through Amsterdam,
and Zeeland was a famously tolerant location for all kinds
of people, including Huguenots and other refugees" (Gordon
Seyffert, E-mail dated March 11, 2003).

Milton Waggy has announced his discovery of the Waggy-Wagy
family in Montgomery Co., PA, around 1760.  He has found
information in Montgomery Co., PA, at the New Hanover
Lutheran Church. Gordon Seyffert shared this in a March 11,
2003, e-mail, and cited Milton Waggy's message dated
August 20, 1999.
																									
Click HERE for Waggy/Wagy Family History.

The name DeFrain has also been spelled DeFroehn, DeFrehn,
du Frene, Frehn, Frain, Froehn, Frene, and is Huguenot in
origin.  It is the maiden name of Susannah, wife of Phillip
Waggy, Sr. (Reference: Gordon Seyffert's research of the
DeFrain family in Montgomery Co., Pennsylvania).

Click HERE to read more on the Kiser family
that settled Rockingham Co., VA, in 1832.
Or click on Jacob Kiser below.


    John DeFrehn + Catherine           Jacob Kiesling  + Barbara
                 |	                     (Kissling)    | Ursula
                 |                  +------------------+ Herter
                 |                  |b. 1704 in Saxony,| 
                 |                  |GERMANY; d.14 Jan +-------+
                 |                  |d. 14 Jan 1740/41 |b. 1702|
Phillip Waggy,   |                  |in Wurtenburg,    |d. 1789|
Sr., settled     |                  |GERMANY           |       |
1796 in the      |                  +------------------+-------+
South Branch     |                                     |
8 miles above    |                                     |
what is now      |                                     | 
Franklin, WV.    | Susanna was                         |
He was from the  | not a Nebergall                     |
Palatinate       | according to                        |
region of        | Gordon Seyffert's                   |
Germany in the   | reporting on Milton                 |
Rhine River      | Waggy's data.                       |
Valley.          |                                     |
                 |                                     |
                 | Correspondence about Weiss History: |
                 |    March 3, 2005                    |
                 |    March 5, 2005                    |
                 |                                     |
                 |                                     |                 
Philip        Susannah    John                  Christopher   Christina
Waggy, Sr. +  DeFroehn    Adam     + ?          Kiesling   +  Lingel
+----------+-----------+  Weiss    |           (Kissling)  |
|b. about  |b. about   | +---------+           +-----------+----------+
|1735 in   |   1739    | |b. about |           |b. about   |b. about  |
|GERMANY   | She was   | |   1723  |           |1724 d.1774|   1726   |
|d. 1812   | from      | |d. about |           +-----------+----------+
|Rockingham| AUSTRIA?  | |   1790  |           |Both born in Dresden, |
|Co., VA   |           | +---------+           |Saxony, GERMANY.      |
+----------+-----------+ Wise also |           +-----------+----------+
           |             spelled   |           |Arrived @ Philadelphia|
           |             Weisz,    |           |in 1753 aboard Neptune|
           |             Wees,     |           |Came to Rockingham Co |
           +----+        Wies,     |           |VA in 1763.           |
                |        Wease,    |           +-----------+----------+
                |        Weaze,    |                       |
                |        Weese     |                       |
                |                  |                       |
                | Instead of John  |                       |
                | Adam Weiss, some |                       +----+
                | sources have     |                            |
                | Michael Weiss    |                            |
                | (b. ca 1723;     |                            |
                |  d. ca 1790)     |                            |
                | married to a     |                            |                                                
                | Barbara b. ca    |                            |                                                
                | 1725. John Adam  |                            |                                                
                | Weiss came from  |                            |                                                
                | Basil,           |                            |                                                
                | Switzerland to   |                            |
                | America in 1748. |                            |
                |                  |                            |
                |                 Adam (info)                   | 
                Abraham   Mary    Wise,    Barbara    Jacob    Elizabeth
                Waggy,+ (maiden  (Weiss) + Pieferin   Kiser  + Kiesling
                Sr.   |  name?)   Sr.    |                   | (Kissling)
Abraham        +------+--------+ +-------++-----+ +----------+--------+
Waggy lived    |b.1772|b. about| |b. 1761 |b.   | |b. 6 Apr. |b. 2 Jun|
adjacent to    |d.1821|   1772 | |        |about| |1763 in   |   1769 |
George         |      |d. pre  | |d. about|1752-| |Heidelberg|d. 13   |
Rexroad.       |      |   1853 | |   1835 |1762 | |Township, | October|
               +------+--------+ +--------+-----+ |Berks Co.,|   1836 |
                      |                   |       |PA        |        |
                      |                   |       |d. 1 Aug. |        |
                      |                   +---+   |   1828   |        |
                      +-----+                 |   +----------+--------+
                            |                 |              |
                            |                 |              |
                            |                 |              |
                            |                 |              |
                            John  + Alice   Barbara          |
                            Waggy | (Allie) Wise       William (Wilhelm)
                           (b. 16 | Propst  (Weiss) +  Kiser
                          +-------+-----+  +----------+------+
John Waggy was born and   |b. 16  |b. 15|  |b. 1793 in|b. 16 |
he died in Rockingham     |March  |Feb. |  |Wise      |Sept. |
County, Virginia.         |1807   |1807 |  |Hollow,   |1787  |
Allie Propst was born at  |d. 16  |d. 3 |  |Rockingham|d. 4  |
the old Propst Church,    |March  |Feb. |  |County, VA|Dec.  |
the first church in       |1882   |1887 |  |d. 12 Dec |1853  |
Pendleton Co., just south +-------+-----+  |1858      |      |
of Brandywine on the road         |        +----------+------+
to Sugar Grove.                   |                   |
                                  |                   |
                                  |           +-------+
                                  |           |
                                  |           |
                                Adam      Susan (Susanna)
               (b. 30 May 1831) Waggy  +  Kiser (b. 19 Jan. 1831)
               (d. 24 Jan 1906) (m.1/8 Dec 1850) (d. 23 Feb. 1907 - obituary)
	Picture of Adam					Picture of Susan
			   
			   
Adam Waggy was a reknown fox hunter with blue eyes, dark hair and beard.
He hunted with horse, gun, and hound and lived in Pendleton County (of what
is now West Viriginia) in 1831. Adam was a member of Board that founded 
Mt. Hall School.  He was also a cofounder of the Union Church in Sugar
Grove.  He was born and he died in Pendleton County, West Virginia.
There is more information available about Adam, John, and Abraham Waggy
by clicking here.

Barbara Wise was a descendant of the Weiss German family that settled
before 1787 in North Mill Creek and Brushy Run in the Mill Run District
of what is now Pendleton County, West Virginia.