FOLLMER, Col. Daniel C.

Male 1786 - 1873  (86 years)


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  • Name FOLLMER, Daniel C. 
    Prefix Col. 
    Born 9 Jun 1786  Northumberland, Pennsylvania, United States Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Biography
    • Col. Daniel C. Follmer, born in Northumberland county June (or March) 9, 1786, was colonel of a militia company for many years and served with that rank in the war of 1812. He was a leading citizen of his day, and served one term as associate judge of Montour county. Farming was his occupation. He was a member of the Reformed Church, which he served as elder. His death occurred in the seventies.

      His first wife, Susanna Deiffenbach, a native of Columbia county, Pa., died in 1836, and he subsequently married Rachel Grier. There were eight children by the first union, born as follows: Catharine, March 10, 1810; Conrad, June 20, 1812 (went to Kansas) ; Elizabeth, March 3, 1915; Margaret Ann, March 24, 1817; Mary, April 3, 1819 (married John A. Eschbach and moved to Iowa); Susanna, Nov. 18, 1821; Jacob Michael, May 3, 1825; William Henry, Dec. 1, 1828 (died July 1, 1866). By the second marriage there was one child, Martha Ellen, born Feb. 6, 1840, who died April 9, 1852.
    Widowed 2 Aug 1836 
    Census (desc) 1870  Milton, Northumberland, Pennsylvania, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    living with his daughter Margaret (Billmeyer) 
    _UID 5CA6EA91D2F8AB4F870CAF3056150181A048 
    Died 5 Jan 1873 
    Buried Milton, Northumberland, Pennsylvania, United States Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Address:
    Milton Cemetery 
    Person ID I1890  Milton Families
    Last Modified 5 Mar 2014 

    Father FOLLMER, Col. George Jacob,   b. 14 Dec 1738, Tulpehocken Township, Berks, Pennsylvania, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 24 Aug 1804, Milton, Northumberland, Pennsylvania, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 65 years) 
    Mother WALTERS, Anna Catharine,   b. 9 Feb 1741, Germany Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown 
    Family ID F2265  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 1 DIEFFENBACHER, Susannah (1),   b. 31 Aug 1791,   d. 2 Aug 1836  (Age 44 years) 
    Children 
     1. FOLLMER, Catherine,   b. 10 Mar 1810,   d. Yes, date unknown
     2. FOLLMER, Conrad,   b. 20 Jun 1812,   d. Yes, date unknown
    +3. FOLLMER, Elizabeth (1),   b. 3 Mar 1815,   d. 9 May 1847, Milton, Northumberland, Pennsylvania, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 32 years)
    +4. FOLLMER, Margaret Ann,   b. 24 Mar 1817,   d. 18 Sep 1890  (Age 73 years)
     5. FOLLMER, Mary,   b. 3 Apr 1819,   d. Yes, date unknown
     6. FOLLMER, Susannah,   b. 18 Nov 1821,   d. Yes, date unknown
    +7. FOLLMER, Jacob Michael,   b. 3 May 1825, Limestoneville, Montour, Pennsylvania, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 11 Mar 1896  (Age 70 years)
     8. FOLLMER, William Henry,   b. 1 Dec 1828, Limestone Township, Montour, Pennsylvania, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 17 Jul 1866  (Age 37 years)
    Last Modified 11 Sep 2022 
    Family ID F534  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 2 GRIER, Rachel (2),   b. 1800,   d. 29 Mar 1850  (Age 50 years) 
    Children 
     1. FOLLMER, Martha Ellen,   b. 6 Feb 1840,   d. 9 Apr 1852  (Age 12 years)
    Last Modified 11 Sep 2022 
    Family ID F535  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Sources 
    1. [S14] Floyd's History of Northumberland County, PA 1911, Page 893.

    2. [S2] Census - U.S., Image 43.