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Anna Barbara Deshler Boehm
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Birth: Nov. 2, 1747
Lehigh County
Pennsylvania, USA
Death: Oct. 10, 1832
Lower Saucon
Northampton County
Pennsylvania, USA

The DAR Patriot Index Pt2 indicates a correction to this name from prior submissions. Horn's "Proceedings of the Reunion of Apple's Church and of the Boehm Family" gives the surname SCHREIBER on p. 101. Heller gives the surname SCHRIEBER on p. 328, but his work seems to be based on Horn, so perhaps the name was merely transcribed: "He married Anna Barbara Schrieber, born November 2, 1747, who survived him sixteen years, dying October 10, 1832. By stipulation with the buyers she continued her residence in the old home, a stone house, now standing on what is known as the Geissinger farm. Philip and Anna Barbara were both buried at Lower Saucon Reformed Church graveyard." -- From "History of Northampton Co. and the Grand Valley of the Lehigh", under the supervision and revision of William J. Heller, New York: The American Historical Society, 1920, p. 328.

Elsewhere she is referred to as Anna Barbara or Barbara only.

I am inclined to accept the DAR change, as many people have used SCHREIBER in the past and it's likely that the change was well-documented, as they claim.

"Early PA Births (1675-1875)", Compiled by Dr. Charles A. Fisher, F.I.A.G., Historian and Genealogist, Selinsgrove, PA, 1947 (photocopied by Leslie Wischmann) lists a Barbara DESHLER, dob 11/2/1747, from Lehigh Co., daughter of Adam DESHLER (p. 56). This is the same dob listed in Lizzie Moyer FULMER's DAR application, and would tend to support the theory that Barbara's surname was truly DESHLER. Quite a puzzle.

"Some sources list her last name as SCHREIBER, a reliable source says that her sister married a SCHREIBER." -- photocopies of 'church history book' 
 
Family links: 
 Parents:
  Adam Deshler (1706 - 1781)
  Hannah Appolonia Deshler (1708 - 1783)
 
 Spouse:
  Philip Ludwig Boehm (1747 - 1816)
 
 Children:
  Catherine Boehm Kram (1768 - 1804)*
  Philip Boehm (1778 - 1869)*
 
 Siblings:
  Eva Catherine Deshler Burkhalter (1729 - 1816)*
  David Deshler (1734 - 1796)*
  Adam Deshler (1745 - 1790)**
  Adam Deschler (1745 - 1790)**
  Anna Barbara Deshler Boehm (1747 - 1832)
 
*Calculated relationship
**Half-sibling
 
Burial:
Lower Saucon Church Cemetery
Hellertown
Northampton County
Pennsylvania, USA
 
Created by: Carrie and Allen
Record added: Jul 23, 2008
Find A Grave Memorial# 28485979
Anna Barbara <i>Deshler</i> Boehm
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- Neil B (John 3:16)
 Added: Feb. 28, 2015
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- Carrie and Allen
 Added: Dec. 10, 2014
Gone but not forgotten...
- Carrie and Allen
 Added: Aug. 3, 2008
 
 
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