9th child of Johann Heiser and Anna Marie
#9 Frederick was the seventh son and ninth child of Johann Adam and Anna Maria Heiser, born in Brunswick Twp., Schuykill co. in 1772. He was listd as a minor in his father's estate and chose John Staudt as his guardian. Frederich married Catherina Meyer of Bern, Exeter Twp. on May 27, 1794. (Pa German Marriages by Donna Irish).
Frederick is listed as a resident of Buffalo Twp., Northumberland Co. as of 1808 in the Annuls of Buffalo Valley.
He is listed in the 1810 census in Buffaloe Twp. Northumberland Co. He was a shoemaker at age 26-45 with two sons and two daughters under 10 plus 1 son and 1 daughter 10-16. In 1820 Buffalo Twp. has become part of Union Co. and his family has increased to 3 sons and six daughters. Records from later years show the sons to be Benjamin, David and George.
Frederick was discharged from the military on Oct 14, 1814. Frederick and Catherine of Union Co. sold some land in Bern Twp. Berks Co. on March 27, 1825. Catherine died on Dec 18, 1844 at age 72 and was followed by Frederick on March 27, 1845. Their children as listed in the will were;
|# 59 Benjamin b before 1800||# 60 David b 1800 md Rebecca abt 1830||# 61 George b 1804-5 md Catherine abt 1835 d 1874||# 62 Catherine b before 1800||#63 Mary b 1808-10||# 64 Esther b 1800-10||#65 Sarah b after 1810 d before 1845 leaving minor children||#66 Sophia b after 1810 d before 1845 leaving a minor child||#67 a sixth daughter was indicated in the 1820 census.|
# 59 Benjamin was born before 1800 in Buffaloe Township, which was part of Northumberland at that time but the new county of Union was formed by 1820. Ben is listed in the 1830 census with 2 sons and 2 daughters under 10 and he is listed in his fathers will in 1845.
#60 David was born in 1801. He married Rebecca in the late 1820s. He is listed as a shoemaker in census record. The last record found was the 1860 census. His children were # 218 daughter born before 1830.
#219 Lidia age 18 in 1850
#220 Harrison age 21 in 1860 and listed as a farmer.
#61 George, the youngest son of Frederick was born about 1804. He married Catherine in about 1835 and took up farming in Buffalo Twp. He bought land from his father for $1.00 just before Frederick's death. Frederick mentions him in his will but divides his remaining property among his other children, George wrote his will in 1874 but died after his son, William in 1892. He left his estate to his wife but made provisions for an infirm daughter, Sarah. The children were;
|#221 Charles b Aug 1836||#222 William b 1837||#223 Mary b 1838||#224 Rebecca b 1842||#225 Catherine b 1840||#226 Matilda b 1849||#227 Amelia b 1854||#228 Sarah b 1856|