BILLMEYER, Martin

Male 1777 - 1855  (78 years)


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  • Name BILLMEYER, Martin 
    Born 9 Aug 1777  Montour, Pennsylvania, United States Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Biography
    • FROM Amy Golder-Cooper: This biography entry was from memory of a descendant. See second biography entry. MARTIN BILLMEYER, son of Andrew, was born in 1777 in Montour county and there passed his entire life, dying Dec. 6, 1855, aged seventy-eight years, three months, twenty-eight days. He was a farmer and distiller of rye, apples and peaches, and was a prosperous and well known man of his time. His wife, Margaret (Himerich), born in 1790, died March 4, 1870, aged eighty years, twenty days, and they too are buried in the family plot before mentioned. Their children were as follows : Jacob; Polly, who married John Hower; Catharine, who married Isaac Blue; John, who died unmarried; Daniel, born in 1817, died in 1884, who married Christianna Cumings, born in 1822, died 1893 (they left no children); Peter, who married Hailey Roat; Sarah, who married John Gouger; Martin, who married Maria Kramm; Fanny, who married Benjamin Gresh; Andrew J., born in 1831, died in 1906, who married Malinda Bowers; and Harriet, who married Jackson Moss.
    Biography
    • FROM Amy Golder-Cooper: Martin was born in Manheim Twp., Lancaster County, PA. The family moved to Buffalo Twp., now Union County, before 1788 where his father kept a tavern at the intersection of Furnace Road and Dreisbach Church Road (see 1788 taxation rolls and 1790 Census for Andrew Billmeyer there, as well as Annals of Buffalo Valley, 1755-1855 by James Blair Linn). In 1810 Martin is found in Lewisburg, PA, with his young family and by 1821 he is a farmer in Liberty Twp., Columbia Co., now Montour.
    _UID 5B6163D961A27F43B39CE084E5CF075F8ABF 
    Died 6 Dec 1855  Montour, Pennsylvania, United States Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Buried Washingtonville, Montour, Pennsylvania, United States Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Address:
    Billmeyer Cemetery 
    Person ID I892  Milton Families
    Last Modified 1 Jul 2018 

    Father BILLMEYER, Andrew,   b. 22 Sep 1756,   d. 2 Feb 1825, Liberty Township, Montour, Pennsylvania, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 68 years) 
    Mother BRUNER, Veronica,   b. 8 Aug 1758,   d. 8 Feb 1823, Liberty Township, Montour, Pennsylvania, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 64 years) 
    Family ID F268  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family HIMMELREICH, Margaret,   b. 14 Feb 1790,   d. 4 Mar 1870  (Age 80 years) 
    Children 
    +1. BILLMEYER, Jacob,   b. 13 Nov 1808, Montour, Pennsylvania, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 30 May 1881, Montour, Pennsylvania, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 72 years)
     2. BILLMEYER, Polly,   d. Yes, date unknown
    +3. BILLMEYER, Catherine,   b. 1813,   d. Yes, date unknown
     4. BILLMEYER, John,   b. 14 Mar 1814,   d. 5 Jun 1888  (Age 74 years)
     5. BILLMEYER, Daniel,   b. 6 May 1817,   d. 18 Jun 1884  (Age 67 years)
    +6. BILLMEYER, Peter,   d. Yes, date unknown
     7. BILLMEYER, Sarah,   d. Yes, date unknown
    +8. BILLMEYER, Martin II,   b. 1821,   d. 1863, Liberty Township, Montour, Pennsylvania, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 42 years)
     9. BILLMEYER, Fanny,   d. Yes, date unknown
    +10. BILLMEYER, Andrew Jackson,   b. 27 Feb 1831,   d. 14 Dec 1906  (Age 75 years)
     11. BILLMEYER, Harriet,   d. Yes, date unknown
    Last Modified 11 Jan 2019 
    Family ID F272  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

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    Link to Google MapsBorn - 9 Aug 1777 - Montour, Pennsylvania, United States Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 6 Dec 1855 - Montour, Pennsylvania, United States Link to Google Earth
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    Billmeyer Cemetery - - Washingtonville, Montour, Pennsylvania, United States
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  • Sources 
    1. [S14] Floyd's History of Northumberland County, PA 1911, Page 482.