Philip Fetterly
(Abt 1725-Abt 1803)
Anna Margaretha Schuman
John Fetterly (U.E.L.)


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1. Anna Maria Papst

John Fetterly (U.E.L.) 1 2

  • Born: 28 Jan 1751, Helderberg, Albany, New York, (United States)
  • Marriage (1): Anna Maria Papst about 1775 in <Schoharie>, Albany (Schoharie), New York, United States
  • Died: 28 Nov 1810, Osnabruck Twp (South Stormont), Stormont, Eastern District (Stormont, Dundas and Glengarry), Upper Canada (Ontario), Canada at age 59

   Other names for John were Johannes Federle, John Fetterley, Johannes Fetterly, Johannes Setter and John Vedder.

  Research Notes:


From William V. H. Barker's Early Families of Schoharie: 9517: JOHN FETTERLE (called JOHANNES SETTER on 1779 rec., JOHANNES VETTERLE on 1781 rec. & JOHANNES FETHERLY on 1786 rec.) - pr. born ca 1740 to 1760; m by 1778 MARIA PABST (called just MARIA on the 1782 rec., MARIA PAAPSTEYN on 1786 bp rec., not named at all on the 1781 bp rec.), presumably dau of ADAM PAPST & EVA MARIA HAMLIN. At Hellenberg in 1781 & 1786 (PNS/68). John appears on the 1790 Renselaerville NY census (1-5-5) next to Johannes Lenhart. surname FETTERLE

*source: Robert O'Brien, The Fetterly Book, pg. 9

*source: the alternative spelling of this last name as FETTERLE was found listed on the page for the town history of Berne, NY.

NOTE: In March 2008, a researcher for Berne, NY, Harlold Miller (, stated the following as a possible explanation as to why the family moved to Canada.
"Continuing my research to answer your questions, I find that Johan Adam Papst, father of Maria Papst, served in Butler's Rangers and was awarded land in the eastern part of Upper Canada according to George Cloakey. John Papst, b. 1777, youngest brother of Maria Papst, died in 1869 in Osnabruck, Ontario. Maria's sister Elisabeth, married Gotlieb Otto, a distant cousin of mine, and they too moved to Osnabrouck (spelling?). Another brother, Rudoph Papst moved to Upper Canada. "

John married Anna Maria Papst, daughter of Johan Adam Papst (U.E.L.) and Eva Marie Ham, about 1775 in <Schoharie>, Albany (Schoharie), New York, United States. (Anna Maria Papst was born about 1761 in Albany (Schoharie), New York, (United States) and died on 17 Feb 1848.)


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