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201. John Philip Glass/John Phillip Kleesz: (Married Anna Maria ___ (#202) before 17 October 1732. [Source for the gray information is research done by Michael Cavenaugh (Glass family genealogist denoted on the Guilford County Genealogy Association Website)

Born: about 1712 in Germany of Unknown father (401) and Unknown mother (402)

Died: about 1773 in Guilford County, North Carolina


[His siblings, if any, are unknown].


John Philip Glass and his wife Maria Glassen arrived in America on 17 Oct 1732 in Philadelphia on the ship John & William, from Rotterdam via Dover. He was one of 61 Palatines, who with their families totaled 169 passengers on the ship.

He was one of the early settlers of Opequon, near Winchester, Orange County [Virginia], which became Frederick County in 1738, part of the Northern Neck of Shenandoah Valley.

He was naturalized at a court in Frederick County, Virginia on May 5th 1747.

He had 400 acres surveyed in Frederick County Virginia on the west branch of John Funk's Mill Run on July 21st 1749. On January 14th 1763 he had 113 acres surveyed on the North Run of the Shenandoah River adjacent his own land, and the lands of Barnet Seaver, Christopher Windall, and John Mauk. On January 15th 1763 he had 114 acres surveyed adjacent to his own land and the lands of Jacpb Bowman, Jacob Funkhauser, and Barnet Seaver. These three parcels of land, 627 acres, were sold to Jacob Rieffe on 3 May 1763.

He was granted a deed for 327 acres in Orange County NC, (which part became Guilford County), on 14 Feb 1764 from Andrew Campbell.

John and Anna Maria had seven children: Christian "Crisley" (#101) , Maria Barbara, John George, Paul, Catren, Philip, and Anna Maria (Mary).


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