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 Descendants of Adam Weiser (1729-1804) of Germany

 

 

 

Generation One

 

 

1.  Adam WEISER (701);[1] born circa 1729 in Germany;[2] married Elizabeth Beck (702) before 1755; died 1804 in Dublin area in Montgomery County, VA and was buried in the Wysor Cemetery, Pulaski Co., VA..[3]

     Adam lived before 1751 in Germany.[4] He immigrated on September 23, 1751 on the ship Neptune; “Capt. James Weir; from Rotterdam, last from Cowes with 154 passengers.”[5],[6] He lived in 1765 in Frederick Co., VA.[7] He lived circa 1787 in the Neck Creek-Back Creek area of Pulaski Co., VA.[8] He was a farmer in 1795 in Neck Creek, Pulaski Co., VA.[9] He left a will on March 2, 1797 in Montgomery Co., VA.[10]

             

Adam Wiser Will-Wife: Elizabeth

Children: Henry Wiser, George Wiser, Elizabeth Trinkle, Christiner Anderson, Peggy Cecile, Caty Peack, Mary Shufflebarger and Eve Peack

Henry Wiser and son-in-law John Peack, executors

Signed: March 2, 1797 Adam Wiser (X=his mark)

Witnesses: Daniel Howe, John Ritter and John Trinkle

Recorded: March 1804    Charles Taylor, CMC 

Adam Wiser Appraisal

Taken April 28, 1804 by Joseph Cloyd, Samuel Cecil and John Hoge.

Recorded: September 1804 Charles Taylor, CMC.

 

     Elizabeth BECK (702)[11] was born circa 1729.[12] She died in 1806 and was buried in the Wysor Cemetery, Pulaski Co., VA..[13]

     Children of Adam Weiser (701) and Elizabeth Beck (702) were as follows:

+         2.        i.    Henry (703), born April 15, 1755 in Lancaster, PA; married Barbara Ann Ripseed (722).

+         3.        ii.    Elizabeth (704), born circa 1756 in Lancaster, PA; married Christopher Trinkle, (721).

           4.      iii.    Catherine (705); born June 20, 1759 in Lehigh Co., PA;[14] married George Peck (720) February 20, 1792 in Montgomery County, VA;[15] died January 5, 1796 at age 36.[16]

           5.       iv.    Christiana (706); born March 1, 1760 in Lehigh Co., PA;[17] married Jacob Anderson (719) March 24, 1779 in Frederick Co., VA;[18] died July 28, 1846 in Pulaski Co., VA, at age 86.[19]

+         6.       v.    George (707), born 1765 in PA; married Mary Polly Luckleiter (714).

           7.       vi.    Margaret "Peggy" (708); born 1770 in Montgomery County, VA;[20] married James Cecil (713) December 5, 1787 in Montgomery County, VA;[21] died 1835 in Tazewell Co., VA.[22]

+         8.     vii.    Mary (677), born December, 1771 in Winchester, VA; married Elias Shufflebarger Sr. (672).

           9.     viii.    Jacob (709);[23],[24] born circa 1774 in Frederick Co., VA;[25] married Eve Helm (712) June 16, 1794 in Montgomery Co., VA.[26]

         10.       ix.    Eve (710); born circa 1776 in Frederick Co., VA;[27] married Jacob Peck (711) January 5, 1796 in Montgomery County, VA;[28] died (Cause of death listed as "paralyzed" and age given as 70) January 24, 1853 in Pulaski Co., VA.[29]

 

 

 

 

 

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[1]Mary B. Kegley, Early Adventurers On The Western Waters, Vol. II (Orange, VA: Green Publishers, Inc., 1982), p. 352. Hereinafter cited as Early Adventurers, II.

[2]The Church of Jesus Christ of the Latter-day Saints, LDS Ancestral File-ver. 4.13 , Family Group Record of Adam Wysor (AFN:9HV4-CG). Hereinafter cited as LDS File.

[3]Mary B. Kegley, Early Adventurers, II, p. 352.

[4]Ibid.

[5]Names of German, Swiss and Other Immigrants , p. 259-60. Hereinafter cited as German, Swiss Immigrants.

[6]Passenger and Immigration Lists Index , p. 2220. Hereinafter cited as Passenger and Immigration List.

[7]Mary B. Kegley, Early Adventurers, II, p. 352.

[8]Ibid.

[9]Ibid.

[10]James L. Douthat, compiler, Montgomery County Virginia, Will Book 1, 1786-1809 (Self-published, 1986), pp. 27-28. Hereinafter cited as Montgomery Co. Wills 1786-1809.

[11]Mary B. Kegley, Early Adventurers, II, p. 352.

[12]The Church of Jesus Christ of the Latter-day Saints, LDS File, Family Group Record of Adam Wysor (AFN:9HV4-CG).

[13]Mary B. Kegley, Early Adventurers, II, p. 353.

[14]The Church of Jesus Christ of the Latter-day Saints, LDS File, Family Group Record of Adam Wysor (AFN:9HV4-CG).

[15]H. Jackson Darst, The Darsts, p. 384.

[16]The Church of Jesus Christ of the Latter-day Saints, LDS File, Family Group Record of Adam Wysor (AFN:9HV4-CG).

[17]The Church of Jesus Christ of the Latter-day Saints, LDS File, Family Group Record of Adam Wysor (AFN:9HV4-CG).

[18]H. Jackson Darst, The Darsts, p. 384.

[19]The Church of Jesus Christ of the Latter-day Saints, LDS File, Family Group Record of Adam Wysor (AFN:9HV4-CG).

[20]The Church of Jesus Christ of the Latter-day Saints, LDS File, Family Group Record of Adam Wysor (AFN:9HV4-CG).

[21]H. Jackson Darst, The Darsts, p. 384.

[22]The Church of Jesus Christ of the Latter-day Saints, LDS File, Family Group Record of Adam Wysor (AFN:9HV4-CG).

[23]Mary B. Kegley, Early Adventurers, II, p. 130.

[24]H. Jackson Darst, The Darsts, p. 384.

[25]The Church of Jesus Christ of the Latter-day Saints, LDS File, Family Group Record of Adam Wysor (AFN:9HV4-CG).

[26]Mary B. Kegley, Early Adventurers, II, p. 130.

[27]The Church of Jesus Christ of the Latter-day Saints, LDS File, Family Group Record of Adam Wysor (AFN:9HV4-CG).

[28]Mary B. Kegley, Early Adventurers, II, p. 132.

[29]Clarita H. Morgan, compiler, Births and Deaths in the Court Records of Pulaski County, VA, p. 1 (Deaths). Hereinafter cited as Pulaski Births and Deaths.