Father: Wilhelm Heinrich BRANDENBURG b. Abt. 1722 (The brother of Matthias Brandenburg, born ca 1738 who married Hester Walgamot)
THIS WILHELM HEINRICH B. born Abt. 1722 did indeed have a son named "Mathias" Brandenburg, he was born 1763, lived in Maryland his whole life, married BARBARA KELLER December 16, 1787. Mathias & Barbara Brandenburg had 9 known children:
Frederick, 2/9/1788; Johannes 6/6/1789; Jacob 1/12/1792; Henry 1/12/1792; David 1/12/1795; Isaac 11/18/1796; Catherine 12/23/1798; Abraham 12/25/1800; Daniel 7/15/1804.
SOURCE REFERENCE: BRANDENBURG FAMILIES, "Our Marland Heritage, Book 8, W. N. Hurley, Jr; Published 1998, Heritage Books, Inc, 1540 E. Porter Ridge Place, Bowie, M.D.
The WILL recorder Frederick County, Maryland (A!)528-529 is the will of this Mathias Brandenburg.
The Will of MATTHIAS BRANDENBURG who married Hester Walgamot is recorded in the Clark County Courthouse, Clark County, KY.
1807, Jan. 26: Order Book. Appointment of Administrator to Matthias Brandenburg's estate. Book 4, page 168.
1807, Mar. 21: Will Book. Inventory of Matthias Brandenburg's estate. Book 2, page 240-242.
1807, Apr. 11: Will Book. Inventory of sale of Matthias Brandenburg's estate. Book 2, page 259-260.
Matthias Brandenburgh and Hester Walgamot were married about 1764 and settled in Frederick County, Maryland. Here their first five children, Henry, Joseph, Elizabeth, David and Nancy, were born.Matthias and Hester's son Samuel was born after their move to the land in Patterson's Creek Manor (1774). The remainder of their children, Jonathan, Solomon, John, Sarah, Catherine, Absolom, Hester and Ruth, were all born in Hampshire County, Virginia.
The 1st King of Prussia was named Fredrick William Brandenburg.
-- The Corydon, Indiana "Democrat" and "The Republican" 1959 series called "Our Ancestors" compiled by B. A. Deatrick, 15 Park Row New York, NY. Mr. Deatrick did extensive reasearch of the Brandenburg Families but did not find proof of Royal lineage.
If you believe in the Royalty connection then - - - -
Matthias Brandenburg's (b.1738) grandfather Alfred was a half first cousin to Friedrich the Great of Prussia (1712-1786). Matthias' great grandfather was "The Great Elector", Friedrich William of Brandenburg (1620-1688).
I will when I have the time check out - and other researchers need to check out the computer sites
1)The book "Family trees t history that Europen States of, Vol. 4, by W. K. Prince von Isenburg.
2)Genealogy manual of Aristocracy, by Fuerstiche Hauser
3) Ancestors July IANA, Queen of the Netherlands - Jeerboek
Centraal office - genealogy - the Hague
4)L'Allemagne dynastique by Huberty, Giraud, Magdalaine
5) Lineaage & ancestry of H.R.H. Prince Charles, Prince of Wales, Edinburgh, 1977, by Gerald Paget
Maybe Matthias is now listed on one of these sites. NEED HELP IN SEARCHING THESE SITES FOR PROOF OF WHO IS THE FATHER OF MATTHIAS (who married Hester Walgamot).