Johannes Widener (1790-1876)

Johannes Widener, Brick Manufacturer, of Fairmont Avenue, Philadelphia

Johannes started life shipping freight between Philadelphia and Pittsburgh. Later, he went into brick manufacturing at Philadelphia and lived at a house on Vine Street before moving to Fairmount Avenue. In March, 1811, he married Sarah Fulmer and they had nine children, including Peter who established the Widener family fortune.  

References

https://gw.geneanet.org/tdowling?lang=en&n=dunton&oc=0&p=hannah+josephine; Encyclopedia Titanica - The Wideners, An American Family; Descendants of Johan Georg Krauskopf