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Subject: Re: [BRE] [BRE - Peter Brubaker 1809-1891 KS
Date: Sat, 3 Mar 2012 21:33:26 -0800
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Thanks Dwayne
I have Brubaker's marring into my lines and have never looked for publications on the Brubaker families. Now that I know, I'll have to see what is available at my locale library.
Thanks again
Ron Gephart

On Mar 3, 2012, at 9:11 PM, Dwayne Wrightsman wrote:

> Hi Ron,
> Yes, I forgot to give any of the references. The A to V lines were
> originally constructed by Phares Brubaker Gibble in his 1951 book "History
> and Genealogy of the Brubaker-Brubacher-Brewbaker Family in America." More
> recent accounts of the Brubaker families have been studied and published by
> such authors as Jane Evans Best, Richard Warren Davis, and others who have
> studied all the Mennonite lines, and Marwin Brubaker and Margaret Brubaker
> Eller whose book covers the Brethren V-Line headed by John and Anna Meyer
> Brubaker. I have written the family history of Anna Meyer's father Jacob
> Meyer of the Little Swatara Congregation. Darvin L. Martin is the primary
> researcher of the Brubakers in terms of DNA testing.
> Dwayne Wrightsman
> -----Original Message-----
> From: [mailto:]
> On Behalf Of rgep
> Sent: Saturday, March 03, 2012 7:44 PM
> To:
> Subject: Re: [BRE] [BRE - Peter Brubaker 1809-1891 KS
> Dwayne
> Forgive my ignorance, is there an association or publication that has given
> the different BRUBAKER lines their designations? ( H-Line, J-1, J-2, K, L,
> and M )
> Thanks for the education.
> Ron Gephart
> On Mar 3, 2012, at 1:10 PM, Dwayne Wrightsman wrote:
>> My take on this Peter Brubaker, given his death date and place, is that he
>> was the grandson of Peter Brubaker (H-1), head of the H-Line (and the
>> derivative lines J-1, J-2, K, L, and M of Brubakers) of Franklin County,
> PA.
>> The grandfather, Peter Brubacher, was born out of wedlock in Ibersheim,
>> Germany, and therefore is not Brubaker by blood (unless there was incest
>> involved). His mother was Maria and she married Abraham Hackman who
> became
>> Peter Brubaker's stepfather.
>> Many of the Franklin County, PA, Brubakers became Brethren, and their
>> numbers are second only to the thousands of Brubakers of the V-Line headed
>> by John Brubaker (c1750-c1825). The V in the V-Line stands for Virginia
>> because that is where many (including the Brethren Encyclopedia) think
> that
>> John and Anna Meyer Brubaker's family became Brethren. The truth is,
>> however, that they became Brethren in Pennsylvania in 1774 when they
> married
>> in Bethel Township, Lancaster County (now Lebanon and Berks). Anna's
>> father, Jacob Meyer, was a minister in the Little Swatara Congregation.
> His
>> children married into several of the leading Brethren families in the area
>> north of present-day Lancaster County.
>> Dwayne Wrightsman
>> -----Original Message-----
>> From: [mailto:]
>> On Behalf Of Wayne Lucore
>> Sent: Saturday, March 03, 2012 3:15 PM
>> To:
>> Subject: Re: [BRE] [BRE - Peter Brubaker 1809-1891 KS
>> It appears to me that this Peter Brubaker b. Apr 1809 in Lancaster Co, PA
>> may have been son of David Brubaker b. 1763 and Elizabeth Ober b. 1780,
> and
>> who married Mary Strickler. (LDS files)
>> Confirmation of this would be welcome.
>> Wayne Lucore
>> From: "" <>
>> To:
>> Cc:
>> Sent: Friday, March 2, 2012 12:28 PM
>> Subject: [BRE] Brubaker sighting KS
>>> From the Lawrence [KS] Gazette for Thursday, Dec 24 1891:
>> 'BRUBAKER. Uncle Peter Brubaker, who has been sick for several
>> weeks died at his home December 16. He was a highly respected
>> resident of Douglas County and will be greatly missed by both old
>> and young in this neighborhood. Had he lived until April, he would
>> have been 83 years old. He was a minister of the Dunkard
>> denomination."
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