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From: "dwayne wrightsman" <>
Subject: Re: [BRE] Little Swatara: Heckman and Meyer
Date: Fri, 23 Nov 2001 16:42:32 -0500
The information about Barbara Meyer is from the Will of her father, Jacob
Meyer, which is translated and written in full in Marwin E. Brubaker and
Margaret Brubaker Eller, DESCENDANTS OF JOHN AND ANNA MYERS BRUBAKER,
1750-1995, published in 1996, pages A 17, A 18, and A 19.
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From: "mills" <>
Sent: Friday, November 23, 2001 2:37 PM
Subject: [BRE] Little Swatara: Heckman and Meyer
> You wrote:
> "JACOB HECKMAN AND BARBARA MEYER
> Jacob Heckman (b. 1746), son of Elder Peter Heckman, was himself an active
> member of the Little Swatara Congregation in 1770. So was his wife,
> Meyer, who was the daughter of Jacob Meyer (b. c 1713). Jacob Meyer and
> wife, Magdalena, were also among the leading members of the congregation
> Jacob Heckman joined his brothers-in-law, Christian Meyer and John
> (who had married Anna Meyer), on a journey to Franklin County, Virginia,
> 1789, to buy land. Jacob Heckman died that same year in Virginia. Wife
> Barbara survived him. John and Anna Meyer Brubaker stayed on in Virginia,
> becoming the common ancestors of nearly all Brethren Brubakers."
> I would love to be able to add more marriages to your list from Little
> Swatara, but I don't have them to add. I do find your listing intensely
> interesting; in particular, the mention of Jacob Heckman and Barbara
> You are the second researcher that I know of to give Barbara a surname.
> How did you find her surname and the surname of her father Jacob Meyer?
> the source Morgan Edwards, or did you use civil records such as a probate
> for Jacob Meyer?
> Sharon Mills
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