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From: "geri brennan" <>
Subject: [PABERKS] christman, etc.
Date: Sat, 17 Nov 2007 12:08:55 GMT

wesner, john p. of allentown, was born in northampton co. jan. 20, 1851, s/o ambrose wesner, who was born in lehigh co. the mother of john p. was prior to marriage mary christman. she died very young. the paternal grandfather was john wesner, a soldier in the mexican war and died 1859, in whitehall, lehigh co. age 75. the maternal grandfather was john christman.

on the 14th of sept. 1874 john p. married emma hubel of northampton co. members of st. john's lutheran ch. resided at 727 linden street. children; may age 19, and annie irene, age 15.

harleman, george e. of bethlehem, was born at weatherley, carbon co. in 1856. his grandfaher isaac, was born at millport. in new market, n.j. he married in 1878 to mary ritter, d/o andrew ritter a former resident of bethlehem. children; samuel, helen, and mary. members of the 1st presbyterian ch. of s. bethlehem.

huber, walter p. was born at worman's spring, lehigh co. aug 22, 1825, s/o peter hube. the maternal grandfather was abraham worman. his dau. anna became the wife of peter huber, and to them were born 3 children, of whom walter p. was the 2nd in order of birth. when he was only 2, his mother died, after which his father married mary worman, a sister of his 1st wf. his death was in allentown in 1884.

walter p. married twice. in 1848 he married mary a. ritter, who was born and reared in rittersville, a d/o charles.she died 1868 and her dau. died age 16, 1865. he married 2nd to anna r. egge, d/o w.j. egge.

christman, adam d. of penn forest, carbon co. was born in monroe co., in 1836. s/o solomon and mary (kunkle) christman

adam d. married to julia a. keiper, d/o henry keiper, of monroe co. children; mrs barbara youngkin of minnepolis, minn., monroe of east mauch chunk, jackson, of williamspor, sarah, w/o john lerose of scranton, joseph and robert of penn forst and oliver, living in the west.

miller, samuel, of lehigh co. was born july 30, 1837, s/o george and magdalena (newhard) miller.

samuel married sarah e. ritter, july 10, 1859. mrs. miller was born may 18, 1841, d/o henry and catharine (rickert) ritter. the father died when she was an infant and the mother married 2nd to tilghman kern.

Best Wishes, Geri

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From: geri brennan
Sent: Friday, November 16, 2007 9:58 AM
To: , ,
Subject: [PALEHIGH] christman, etc.

lehigh co.
the wife of melchior baer, jr., who is said to have been considerable younger then himself, was eva elizabeth christman, d/o jacob and eva margaret christman of lynn twp. jacob christman died ca 1761, leaving 7 children, eve w/o melchior baer, george, jacob, susanna, john, philip and henry.

melchior baer, jr., died feb 28, 1773-children, 1. elisabeth married lorenz kern, 2. regina married jacob haman, 3. margaret married philip christman, 4. barbra 1760-1845, married nicholas stahler, 5. susanna, 1762-1846 married philip walter, 6. melchior, 7. jacob 8. elizabeth, 1771-1857 married jacob linderman.

baer, john a., of lowhill was born dec 18, 1874, in june 1897 he married letitia c. ritter, d/o aaron, of egypt, and they have 6 children; earl, lydia, erma, philip, eileen and jerome.

his father phaon baer of lowhill, he was married to mary buchman, d/o nathan, farmer of weisenburg, and they had 7 childen, sarah lydia, married calvin moyer, helena married edwin klotz, annie married 1st to levi grim, 2nd to samuel rittr, alice, w/o elias grim, die 1898, age 27, ida married william klotz, milton married mary grim; and john e. his grandfather was joans baer, o f lowhill and his great-grandfather was jonathan baer.

nathan buchman, of weisenberg married polly hausman and they had, dr. daniel p., was married to a miss snyder, frank married sarah greenwald, sallie married henry dietrich of upper macungie and one died in infancy.

aaron ritter, father of mrs. john baer, was a farmer in egypt, married to teresa kohler. they had 7 children; clara married reuben miller and died 1903, age 36, ann, w/o oliver frantz, laura, w/o david schneck, viola, single, lettia, phaon married geneva smith and edward married annie troxell. he died 1909 age 73, his wife died 1913 aged 73.

her grandfather was john ritter, near whitehall, was married to catharine peter of the same place and they had children; elias married sarah hoffman, aaron, tilghman married susan frey, alfred married heneritta fisher, mary married henry frantz, lydia married david esch, elisabeth married jacob diehl, eliza married lewis milhouse and lived in il.

frantz, heinrich of north whitehall, was a member of the reformed ch. at egypt where he is buried. he married in 1796 to margaretha ritter, born oct. 14, 1775. children, jacob, abraham 1808, joseph, daniel, heinrich died in carbon co. poor house, william of n. whitehall, lydia; mrs. george wright who died age 96 and mrs. daniel rinker.

Best Wishes, Geri

-----Original Message-----
From: geri brennan
Sent: Thursday, November 15, 2007 12:23 PM
To: , ,
Subject: [PANORTHA] achey-ritter and some others

bucks co.-richland
achey, benjamin, of quakertown, was born at lower saucon twp. northampton co. nov. 5, 1846, oldest living son of michael achey, a native of that twp., son of lewis achey who came from germany and settled in williams twp. the mother of benjamin was louisa werling, d/o andrew werling. he married in 1871 to josephine, d/o lewis and rebecca (bachman) ritter, the former a native of springfield twp., the latter of lower saucon twp., northampton co., pa. children; allen a., benjamin f. and estella r. member of the reformed ch.

bucks co-rockhill
ritter, hiram w., a doctor, of perkasie, was born in berks co. dec. 22. 1853, s/o louis m. ritter. he married sept 1, 1881 to ida n. kehm.

bucks co.-sprinfield
boyer, benjamin r. a doctor, of springfield, was born may 9, 1842 at kreidersville, northampton co., s/o jacob and maria boyer., his father was a son john and catharine boyer. his mother's parents were george and elisabeth laubach, all natives of bucks co. dr. boyer married nov 28, 1867 to anna c. trumbauer of northampton co. childern; emily .a.m., elisabeth, howard f., calvin s., carrie a., nellie g. and 3 who died in infancy. member of the reformed ch.

laubach, aaron, of springtown, was born sept 16, 1827 in durham twp., bucks co. his parents were frederich and catharine laubach, natives of northampton co.. he married oct. 18, 1849 to anna m. bachman. children; clinton,wilmington, and clementine, w/o h.s. mill. member of the evangelical ch.

mill, henry s. of springtown, was born june 29, 1850 in richland twp. bucks co., s/o solomon g. and hannah mill, both natives of bucks co , the former a son of george g. and catharine mill. he married dec. 28, 1876 to clementine laubach of durham.

carbon co.
assessement roll-1843-44-towamensing twp.
melchior christman, farmer 64 acres
simon christman, farmer 96 acres
joseph christman, 135 acres

erection of carbon co. 3 petitions
petition 1. m.g. christman, david christman

Best Wishes, Geri

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