In Germany, Johan Heinrich was a farmer and vineyardist. Here he was a weaver by trade and farmed land in Berks Co., PA. near the towns named Rehrsburg, Womelsdorf, and Berneville in Tulpehocken Township.spouse: Riegel, Anna Apolonia (1699 - 1764)
Palatine Province on the West side of the Rhine River, GER
From the memoir of Anna Catharine Leinbach, nee Riem (translated by Dr. Lothan Madelheim, August 1986 and furnished by Donald Garber): "I was born February 15, 1716, in the Upper Palatinate. My parents were Reformed. They took me..when I was 2 years old to America, where we lived for two years in Philadelphia. In 1720 we moved to Conestoga. In August of 1736, I got united in matrimony with my late husband John Leinbach. In October 1746, I moved with my husband to Bethlehem, PA. After three years we were sent to German town to take care of the Children's Institution. We remained there one year and returned to Bethlehem. Half a year later we left Bethlehem and moved to our place. For the following years we took care of the brethren and sisters of the Gemein House until 1765 when we moved to our land in Wachovia."spouse: Leinbach, Johannes Jr. (1712 - 1766)
January 1766-Lancaster, PA- Will of Johannes Leinbach. Mentions lands he owns in PA. Five children, daughter Elissabeth Rank, son Freidrich Leinbach, daughter Maria Barbara, two youngest children. Mentions his wife, this will was found in the Moravian Archives, Winston-Salem, NC.