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Re: Brautigam of Oley/Exeyer/Reading. PA.
Posted by: John Moyer Date: January 02, 2001 at 16:40:33
In Reply to: Re: Brautigam of Oley/Exeyer/Reading. PA. by Jenene of 145

Here's is what I have on Brautigam. Yes, I have seen several different spellings:

8. Matthias Moyer 1778-1867: (progenitors -Johannes Meyer, Johannes Matthias Jacob Meyer) Matthias was a weaver.
       Born 31 May 1778 in Reading, Berks Co. and d. 23 Apr 1867 Alsace Twp is possibly buried in the new Spies Cemetery as Matthew Maier (310 Spies Church Road, Reading 19606) by Rev. T. Imager. Married to 6 Jul 1800 Susanna Brautigam(Breitigam) of Alsace (Elsas B.) Twp b. 20, 21 Sep 1783 in Scharzwald Reformed Church- exeter Twp., Berks Co., d. 31 Oct 1821 buried 2 Nov 1821 Alsace Twp (Rev H. H. Muelenberg) (daug. John and Elizabeth Barbara(Preiss) Bridegam) at Schwarzwald Union Church. Matthias Mayer and Susanna Brautigam are listed on Familysearch>com under batch 7319421 and source call# 082853 sht 98. Obit in the “Adler” a German language newspaper at Berks Historical Society: Matthias Moyer 88/10/22 (yrs/mnths/days), 10c(10 Children),
66gc(66 grandchildren), 77ggc(77 great-grandchildren), 23 Apr 1867 of Alsace Co.
....................................i. Sarah (Block) b. 15 Dec 1800 chr. 11 Nov 1801 (sponsors: Daniel and Margaret Marburger) Schwarzwald Lutheran Church-Exeter d.15 Aug 1864 md. 22 Dec 1825 Jacob Block lived in Rosecombmanor in 1867 , no children mentioned in Matthias ‘s Will of 1867,

go to 12       ii. Susanna (Bechtel) (Link) b. 26 Nov 1802 chr. 9 Jan 1803 by Rev Boos (sp. John and Elisabetha Brautigam or Breitigam) d. 2 Mar 1882, buried in Friedensberg Cemetery, 1st md. ca 1823 Bechtel, 2ed md. 17 Jun 1834 Jacob Link (son of Simon and Ana Maria Link)b. 17 Feb 1788 d. 9 Sep 1860 in Trinity Lutheran Church,

....................................iii. Elizabeth (Lorah) b. 15 Oct 1804 chr. 11 Nov 1804 at Zion (Spies) Union Church under Meyer (sponsors: Adam and Elisabeth Klee)
d. ? aft. 1867 per Matthias’s Will, md. 17 Jun 1834 Jacob Lorah b. ca 1800 d. ? , Jacob Lorah, md. Elizabeth Meyer, b. Oct. 15, 1804; Data from D. Ernest Weinhold <> Lived in Alsace TWP. in 1850,
Children: Census of 1850 of Alsace
i. Catherine b. ca 1829,
ii. William b. ca 1832,
iii. Charles b. ca 1833,
iv. Sarah b. ca 1836,
v. Harriet b. ca 1840,
vi. Susan b. ca 1842.

go to 14.        iv. John Moyer b. 9 Sep 1806 chr. 16 Nov 1806 at Zion (Spies) Union Church (sponsor: John Brautigam) CR-Z79s-1 pg. 22 1774-1845 of Zion/Spies record d. 26 Apr 1861 md. Fredericka C. Lindenmoyer b. ca 1805 d. ca 15 Jun 1860, Matthias’s Estate Will of 1867 said that, [under 21 yrs]: Joseph Phillip Moyer, Anna Moyer, and Daniel [guardian-Daniel Link]),

go to 15.       v. Daniel Moyer b. 2 Sep 1808, chr. 16 Oct 1808 (sp. John and Esther Wensel), d. 12 Jul 1892 buried Spies/Zion Cemetery, md. 21 Dec 1834 Susanna L. Guldin of Alsace b. 4 Jul 1813 d. 12 Feb 1891 buried Spies/Zion Cemetery,               
i. Augustus b. ca 16 Mar 1847 d. 16 Mar 1851 buried in Charles Evans Cemetery sect E lot 33,
ii. Susan,
iii. Amelia,
iv. Amos,
v. Kitty,
vi. Wellington B. b ca 26 May 1843 d. 24 Mar 1877 or 26 May1888 per Charles Evans Cemetery record. buried in sect KM lot 073,
vii. Elizabeth, Maria(Mary ) (Lorah) b. 19 Jul 1810 d. ? aft. 1867 per Matthias’s Will md. John Lorah b. ca Dec 1814, age 54.8.18, d. Aug. 1869,
(son of Jacob Michael & Elizabeth (BREITGAM ) LORAH)
i. Susanna, b.14 Sep 1838 ch 18 Nov 1838 in Spies/Zion Union Lutheran (sp. Joseph Moyer and Sarah Hefer),
ii. Augustus, b. June 9,1841,
iii. Daniel Israel , b. ca 1844 per 1850 census,
iv. Elizabeth, b. Mar. 30,1847,
v. Mary A. b. Feb. 15, 1850,
vi. Levi, b. June 23,1855 md.. Apr. 19,
Data from Ernest; D. Ernest Weinhold <>, data also found in Census of 1850 with a Matthias Moyer age 72
living with daughter Mary Lorah per 1850 census.

..................................vii. Catherine (Hauk) b. 24 Jul 1812 ch. 16 Aug 1812 (sp. Abraham Ohnmacht and Catherine Brautigam per pg. 95 of Trinity record)
d. 24 May 1833 w/no children per Matthias’s Will md. Peter Hauk, From the records of Trinity Lutheran Church per Joyce Harbach

..................................viii. Sallie (Bloch) b. ca 1813 d. deceased as of 1867 (md. Jacob Bloch deceased as of 1867)
1. Hannah (Bloch) b. 1828 d. ?aft. 1867 per Matthias’s Will,
2. Susan (Hartman) b. 1829 d. ? aft 1867 (md. 3 Feb 1850 Jesse Hartman) data from Beth Hartman O'Connor, and per Matthias’s Will,
       i. Gideon B. Hartman md. Ida B. Smith
              i. Harry Hartman md. ? grandfather of Beth Hartman O’Conner of Seneca Falls, NY
3. Sarah (Noll) b. 23 Jun 1830 d. 28 Apr 1898 (md. 12 Jan. 1854 Levi Noll b. 3 Jul 1831 d. 23 Aug 1893 ) per Matthias’s Will, and Kermit Goda at ,

...................................ix. Esther (Heiffer) (Hafer) b. 28 Sep 1814 d. 18 Nov 1853, buried Spies Old Cemetery (md. George W. Heiffer, deceased as of 1867)
Children: (of age as of 1867),
1. Catharine (Shane) b. ca 1830 d. ? aft. 1867 (md. Tobias Shane) per Matthias’s Will,
2. Dianna (Moyer) b. ca 1832 d. ?aft. 1867 (md. Augustus Moyer per Matthias’s Will, lived at 41 Mulberry and Augustus M. lived 118 9th in 1887?) son may have been Matthias?,
3. Esther (Yaeger) b. 1834 d. ?aft. 1867 (md. Daniel Yaeger bef. 1867) per Matthias’s Will,
4. George b. 1836 d. ? aft. 1867 per Matthias’s Will, and (under age as of 1867)
5. Leuis b. ca 1848 d. ?aft. 1867 per Matthias’s Will,
6. Susan b. ca 1849 d. ?aft. 1867 per Matthias’s Will,
7. Sarah b. 1850 d. ?aft. 1867 per Matthias’s Will [guardian: Daniel Kauffman],

...................................x. Joseph Moyer b. 28 Nov 1816 chr. 20 Apr 1817 in Trinity Lutheran Church (sp. Johannes Brautigam) d. 18 Jun 1892 md. 22 Sep 1850 in First Reformed of Reading, Esther Hassler b. 20 Jan 1826 d. 22 Dec 1901 both are buried in Frieden’s Cemetery, sect 6 row 4, Oley Twp.,
1. Rebecca b. ca 1852, per 1860 census,
2. Mahlon H. b 1853 d. 1870 buried Frieden’s Cemetery, Oley Twp., sect 6 row 4,
3. Hannah b. ca 1855, per 1860 census,
4. Daniel b. ca 1856, per 1860 census,
5. Mary b. ca Nov 1859, per 1860 census,

6. Amelia H. b. 1865 d. 1870 buried Frieden’s Cemetery, Oley Twp., sect 6 row 4,

Property of Matthias Moyer: “tract of land situate in Alsace township, Berks County adjoining Peter Kemerer, Levi Becklett, Levi Kromad, Nathan Knaff, John H(K?)och, and Daniel Hoch, and others containing twenty acres more or less....”. Peter Hartman, Peter Fies and Abraham Hartman were to partition land, but reported back that it could not be partitioned. Spelled out in Matthias Moyer Estate Will of 1867.

Susanna Breidigam (Brautigam) (1783-1821) was the daughter of John Breidigam, (a revolutionary soldier born 1755 and died 28 Oct 1832) and wife Elizabeth.
John Breidigam was the son of Margaret and Paul Breidigam (d.1789). Paul arrived at Philadelphia 17 Sep 1753 on the ship Richard and Mary. John Breidigam in his pension application states he was born in Oley Twp. At the time of enlistment he resided in Alsace Twp. He enlisted in the"Flying Camp" in 1776 for 6 mos. and served in Capt. Jacob Graul's rifle Company,Col. Henry Haller's regiment of the PA line. He was in the Battle of Long Island and White Plains.

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