Three Rivers
Hudson~Mohawk~Schoharie
History From America's Most Famous Valleys

The Descendants of JOHANN HENRICK LEUCHER (1720-1800)
AND
Ancestors of HENRY ARBA LYKER (1916-1994)

Researched by: Herman W. Witthoft, Sr.

A Genealogy of the Lyker Family

This is the story of the descendants of Johann Henrick Leucher, Emigrant to America, who came from Northern Germany and first settled in New Jersey in 1733, before finally settling in what is today known as Lykers Corners, Town of Root, Mongtomery Co., NY USA.

This book is written in memory of the descendant, Henry Arba Lyker, 1916 - 1994, who was born, raised and worked the same farm as started by his ancestor Johann Henrich Leucher. Henry lived his life in the house that was built by his ancestor in 1781 and the building is still standing today. Henry's son, John Henry, is living in the house today and he is working this same farm as did his father, Henry Arba, and ancestor, Johann Henrich Leucher.

This book covers eleven (11) generationss of the Lyker family which number 1,504 Lykers, plus their spouses. The book contains about 265 pages of family data, plus reports and an index. There are personal notes on many entries, giving available data as birth, baptismal and marriage records, military history, personal anecdotes, obituaries, occupation, education and more.

This book has been researched and written by Herman W. Witthoft, Sr., with the assistance of his wife, Doris, his daughter, Melissa and his sisters, Florence L. Hulsizer and Martha A. Kopra.

Copies of the book are available, $35.00, plus $5.00 postage and shipping, total $40.00 or $10.00 postage to Canada, total $45.00, all American funds from: Herman W. Witthoft, Sr., 141 Hudson Ave., Chatham, NY USA. Telephone: 518-392-4544. E-mail: hw15@juno.com


GENEALOGICAL PUBLICATIONS

by

HERMAN W. WITTHOFT, SR.

WALTERMIRE FAMILY TREE
The Descendants of George (Jury) Waldenmeyer
Emigrant to America, 1966

THE DESCENDANTS OF JOHAN ERNST EMICHEN
Emigrant to America Volume I: The American Empie Family, 1998 (Co-author: Barbara Empie Greene)

THE DESCENDANTS OF MARIA ELIZABETH SCHAFFER Emigrant to America Volumes I and II, 1999

THE DESCENDANTS OF JOHANN CONRAD KILTZ Emigrant to America Volumes I and II, 1999

THE LOYAL AMERICANS Shaver Emigrants to Canada 2000

MOHAWK VALLEY FAMILIES
This is a CD-ROM, Adobe Acrobat PDF Format. Included on it are the above books, WALTERMIRE FAMILY TREE, THE DESCENDANTS OF MARIA ELIZABETH SCHAFFER, THE DESCENDANTS OF JOHANN CONRAD KILTS, AND THE LOYAL AMERICANS. (Also included is the Witthoft Family Tree.) (Price is only $25.00, plus $2.50 postage.)
The above books, Waltermire, Emichen and Schaffer are sold out so this CD-ROM is the only source available for this family information.

THE DESCENDANNTS OF JOHANN HENRICK LEUCHER
1720 - 1800
AND
THE ANCESTORS OF HENRY ARBA LYKER
1916 - 1994
2001

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