If anyone has information regarding the name of the wife of Gideon ROWZER (#5), please contact me.

(1) Hans RAUSCHER, b. about 1629 in Germany, d. 1720 in Germany; m. to Elizabeth MEIER (b. unknown; parents unknown); they resided in Tannheim, Germany; their child:

[#2]    i. Leonhard, b. unknown, d. 1 Jan 1701, m. Gertraut FREYHOFFEN.

(2) Leonhard RAUSCHER, b. unknown in Tannheim, Germany, d. 1 Jan 1701 in Duhren, Germany; m. to Gertraut FREYHOFFEN (b. unknown; daughter of Frantz FREYHOFFEN); they resided in Duhren, Germany; their children:

        i. Anna Maria, b. 9 Nov 1662;
[#3]   ii. Hans Egidius "Ilgen", b. about Apr 1664, m. Barbara GARTNER;
      iii. Anna Ottilia, b. 12 May 1666;
       iv. Anna Ursula, b. 12 Jul 1668, m. Hans Peter LOEBEL;
        v. Margaretha Elisabetha, b. 19 Dec 1669, d. 29 Apr 1672;
       vi. Anna Dorothea, b. 11 Feb 1672, d. 30 Apr 1672;
      vii. Hans Georg, b. 26 Feb 1673, d. 1674;
     viii. Hans Georg, b. 1676, d. 3 Jul 1733, m. Elisabeth ITTIG;
       ix. Hans Jacob, b. 26 Jan 1679, d. 27 Jan 1683.

(3) Hans Egidius "Ilgen" RAUSCHER, b. about Apr 1664 probably in Duhren, Germany, d. before 1709 in Duhren, Germany; m., 10 Feb 1685 in Euchtersheim, Germany, to Barbara GARTNER (b. unknown; daughter of Hans GARTNER); they resided in Duhren, Germany; their children:

[#4]    i. Martinus "Martin", b. 19 Feb 1686, d. 1720, m. Maria Salome HOFFMAN;
       ii. Anna Agatha, b. 17 Aug 1687, d. 18 Dec 1687;
      iii. Anna Catharina, b. 11 Nov 1688, d. 19 Feb 1689.

(4) Martinus "Martin" RAUSCHER, b. 19 Feb 1686 in Duhren, Germany, d. 1720 in New York, NY; m., 22 Jan 1709 in Germany, to Maria Salome HOFFMAN (b. unknown; parents unknown); they resided in New York, NY, and Hackensack, NJ; their children:

        i. Johannes, b. 1712;
       ii. Anna Margaretha, b. 31 Aug 1713;
[#5]  iii. Rev. Gideon, b. 1715, d. 1783;
       iv. Anna, b. 13 Sep 1717;
        v. Maria, b. 28 Jul 1719.

(5) Rev. Gideon ROWZER, b. 1715 in Hackensack, NJ, d. 1783 in Amwell Twsp., Hunterdon Co., NJ; wife unknown; he resided in Amwell Twsp., Hunterdon Co., NJ; his children:

        i. Martin, b. about 1743, d. 1777, m. Sarah ____;
[#6]   ii. Elizabeth, b. 25 Sep 1748, d. 22 Jul 1819, m. Daniel MOOR;
      iii. Catherine, b. unknown, m. Mr. KEEVER;
       iv. John, b. unknown, m. Catherine TICE;
        v. Hannah, b. unknown, m. James JONES;
       vi. Jacob, b. unknown, d. before 1792, m. Mary HEATH.

Gravestone for
Elizabeth (ROWZER) MOOR
1748 - 1819
Gideon was an assistant minister for the Amwell Brethren Church.



(6) Elizabeth ROWZER, b. 25 Sep 1748 probably in Amwell Twsp., Hunterdon Co., NJ, d. 22 Jul 1819 in Amwell Twsp., Hunterdon Co., NJ; m., 20 Feb 1774 in Amwell Twsp., Hunterdon Co., NJ, to Daniel MOOR (b: 20 Apr 1729, d. 30 Dec 1807).

Continued on my MOOR Family Page




  1. Birely, W. C. Letter to Larry Rouzer, n.d.

  2. Burd, Frank E. Letter to Larry Rouzer, 25 May 1970.

  3. "[Gideon Rouser]". A History of East Amwell, 1700-1800, Hunterdon Co. Hist. Soc., Flemington, NJ, 1976, page 196.

  4. Hogan, Edward J. Written communications, 6 June 1996 to 28 June 1997.

  5. Jones, Henry Z. "Martin Rauscher". The Palatine Families of New York, Universal City, CA, 1985, pages 751-752.

  6. Rowzer, Gideon. His will, written 14 February 1783, proved 10 March 1783.



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