Jacob Graef
Maria Barbara Graef
(1792-1848)

 

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Spouses/Children:
George Beecher

Maria Barbara Graef 2 3

  • Born: 12 Aug 1792, Exeter Twp., Berks, PA 2 3 4
  • Christened: 14 Oct 1792, Jacksonwald: Schwarzwald Reformed Church, Berks, PA 2
  • Marriage: George Beecher in Dec 1816 in , Berks, PA 1
  • Died: 6 Sep 1848, , Berks, PA at age 56 3 4
  • Buried: 6 Sep 1848, Wernersville: St. John's (Hains) Reformed Church, Berks, PA 3 4

   Another name for Maria was Barbara Graeff.1 4 5 6

  Christening Notes:

Church baptism record states "9 wks last Thursday" which calculates to 12 Aug 1792 birth date. Sponsors: Maria Barbara Moser and Weierle Moser.


Maria married George Beecher, son of John Beecher Sr. and Mary Ann Albrecht, in Dec 1816 in , Berks, PA.1 (George Beecher was born on 9 Nov 1790 in , Lancaster, PA 4 7, christened on 28 May 1791 in New Holland: Trinity Lutheran Church, Lancaster, PA,7 died on 10 Mar 1842 in Heidelberg Twp., Berks, PA 8 and was buried on 13 Mar 1842 in Wernersville: St. John's (Hains) Reformed Church, Berks, PA 4 8 9.)


Sources


1 Reading Adler Newspaper (Reading, PA) (Reading, Berks, Pennsylvania.), http://files.usgwarchives.net/pa/berks/vitals/marberk2.txt 31 Dec 1816 Edition 31 Dec 1816 Edition.

2 Ancestry.com, Pennsylvania Church Records - Adams, Berks, and Lancaster Counties, 1729-1881, PA > Berks > Schwartzwald Reformed Church. Maria Barbara Graef. Father Jacob Graef.

3 Find A Grave, http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GRid=170652700.

4 St. John's (Hains) Reformed Church, Wernersville, Berks County, PA (Lower Heidelberg Township), http://berks.pa-roots.com/books/HainsChurch/Hains9b.html.

5 St. John's (Hains) Reformed Church, Wernersville, Berks County, PA (Lower Heidelberg Township).

6 Ancestry.com, Pennsylvania, Death Certificates, 1906-1963 (Original data: Pennsylvania (State). Death certificates, 1906–1963. Series 11.90 (1,905 cartons). Records of the Pennsylvania Department of Health, Record Group 11. Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission, Harrisburg, Pennsylvania.), Certificate 5663, Catharine Wahl, father George Beecher, mother Barbara Graeff.

7 Trinity Lutheran Church, New Holland, Lebanon County, Pennsylvania (Note: Some very early records that appear in this church register were from Muddy Creek Lutheran Church in Brecknock Township, before the congregation moved to New Holland.).

8 Reading Adler Newspaper (Reading, PA) (Reading, Berks, Pennsylvania.), 29 Mar 1842, page 2. Obituary of George Bicher.

9 St. John's (Hains) Reformed Church, Wernersville, Berks County, PA (Lower Heidelberg Township), http://archive.org/stream/historyofstjohns00kers/historyofstjohns00kers_djvu.txt.



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