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From: mills <>
Subject: Re: [BRE] more on Heckman and Meyer
Date: Mon, 26 Nov 2001 17:20:05 -0500
I don't have information, sorry. I merely noticed there were Heckmans and
Meyers in Tulpehocken Twp, then in Montgomery Co OH later. I asked the
question to gain more information. If the Meyers (by any spelling) are
related to the Tulpehocken group, that would be of interest to me.
At 03:06 PM 11/26/01 -0500, you wrote:
>I have an interest in Myers in Montgomery Co, OH. Do you have
>information on this famliy?
>Richard lee Oaks
>Montgomery Co, OH
>----- Original Message -----
>From: mills <>
>Sent: Friday, November 23, 2001 5:24 PM
>Subject: Re: [BRE] more on Heckman and Meyer
>> Thanks very much. I had previously found the Meyer surname on a
>> The owner of the site couldn't find her notes but remembered that
>> found Barbara's last name "....from the will of her father, naming
>> Barbara Heckman...." Now to locate the Eller book or the will.
>> My Meyer notes are very scanty, but I copied a message that would be
>> archives of this list. Deb Wertz wrote about a Christian
>> married to Barbara who emigrated from Amsterdam c 1700, and who
>> "Old Indian Creek." His will of 1748 shows sons Christian, Jacob,
>> Elizabeth, Anna, and Barbara. Son in law was Henry Funck. Any idea
>> Jacob would be a member of this family? I don't see a reference for
>> group going to VA, but they did come to Montgomery Co OH.
>> Deb also said there was no reference to a Heckman/Meyer marriage in
>> 600 page book, which was written c 1900 and called "Myers Family
>> Deb didn't have proofs, just offered the information.
>> Sharon Mills
>> At 04:42 PM 11/23/01 -0500, you wrote:
>> >The information about Barbara Meyer is from the Will of her father,
>> >Meyer, which is translated and written in full in Marwin E.
>> >Margaret Brubaker Eller, DESCENDANTS OF JOHN AND ANNA MYERS
>> >1750-1995, published in 1996, pages A 17, A 18, and A 19.
>> >----- Original Message -----
>> >From: "mills" <>
>> >To: <>
>> >Sent: Friday, November 23, 2001 2:37 PM
>> >Subject: [BRE] Little Swatara: Heckman and Meyer
>> >> Dwayne,
>> >> You wrote:
>> >> "JACOB HECKMAN AND BARBARA MEYER
>> >> Jacob Heckman (b. 1746), son of Elder Peter Heckman, was himself
>> >> member of the Little Swatara Congregation in 1770. So was his
>> >> Meyer, who was the daughter of Jacob Meyer (b. c 1713). Jacob
>> >> wife, Magdalena, were also among the leading members of the
>> >> 1770.
>> >> Jacob Heckman joined his brothers-in-law, Christian Meyer and
>> >> (who had married Anna Meyer), on a journey to Franklin County,
>> >> 1789, to buy land. Jacob Heckman died that same year in
>> >> Barbara survived him. John and Anna Meyer Brubaker stayed on in
>> >> becoming the common ancestors of nearly all Brethren Brubakers."
>> >> I would love to be able to add more marriages to your list from
>> >> Swatara, but I don't have them to add. I do find your listing
>> >> interesting; in particular, the mention of Jacob Heckman and
>> >> You are the second researcher that I know of to give Barbara a
>> >> How did you find her surname and the surname of her father Jacob
>> >> the source Morgan Edwards, or did you use civil records such as a
>> >> for Jacob Meyer?
>> >> Sharon Mills
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