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Hans Michael Risner

Hans Michael Risner
Given names
Hans Michael
MarriageMargaretha Catharina HammelView this family

Birth of a son
Michael Risner
about 1740
Kentucky County, Virginia Formed December 31, 1776

Note: Kentucky County (then alternately spelled Kentucke County) was formed by the Commonwealth of Virginia by dividing Fincastle County, VA. into three new counties: Kentucky, Washington, and Montgomery, effective December 31, 1776. During the three and one-half years of Kentucky County's existence, its seat of government was Harrodstown (then also known as Oldtown, later renamed Harrodsburg).
Articles of Confederation November 17, 1777

Note: The Continental Congress submitted the Articles of Confederation to the states for ratification.
Kentucky County, Virginia Abolished June 30, 1780

Note: Kentucky County was abolished on June 30, 1780, when it was divided into Fayette, Jefferson, and Lincoln counties of Virginia.[1] These later petitioned together to separate from Virginia, which was approved by the Virginia House of Delegates.
Kentucky Becomes 15th State June 25, 1792

Lincoln County, Kentucky Formed June 25, 1792

Note: Lincoln was one of the original three counties formed out of Virginia's Kentucky County. (The other two were Fayette and Jefferson counties.) These three were separated from Virginia to create the Commonwealth of Kentucky in 1792.
George Washington Relected December 5, 1792

Note: Geo. Washington relected to his second term as president.
Knox County, Kentucky Formed December 19, 1799

Note: Knox County was officially formed on December 19, 1799. Losing counties were Lincoln County.
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Last change December 25, 200312:01:53

1. Hans Michell RISNER (Reisner) was born in 1720 in Germany. Hans (Henry) Michell Reisner sailed from Rotterdam, Holland on the ship Dragon Hargrave on September 30, 1732. It is unknown when and where the ship landed but it was probably in New York or Pennsylvania. It is unknown if there were other children born to this family, but son Michael Risner inherited all of their property upon their deaths. Hans married Catherine. Catherine was born in 1722 in Germany. They had the following children: