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Heinrich Biery
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Birth: Mar. 25, 1741
Longswamp
Berks County
Pennsylvania, USA
Death: May 1, 1804
Pennsylvania, USA

Henry Biery, the eldest son and heir-at-law of Joseph Biery was born on the Biery hometead of Longswamp. He resided with his brother Philip during the lifetime of their father. He had acquired other landed property before entering into his inheritance and was rated one of the wealthiest men in Berks CO. Desiring to locate in Whitehall township in Lehigh Co., he sold his properties to George Schall. The Biery homestead at Longswamp was owned by the Trexler Family. Henry Biery, soon after the sale of his property to George Schall, purchased a plantation of several hundred acres in the neighborhood of the Egypt Church in Whitehall Twp. where he made his new home. He married in 1764 Maria Salome the daughter of Michael Neuhard. Beiry, after his removal to Egypt soon took a prominent part in the affairs of the township and of the Reformed Church, of wich the Biery family since the days of Zwingli have been staunch supporters. His children intermarried with the leading families of the county, and their descendants to this day have been closely identified with the material civic and political development of the county. He died leaving a large estate which was divided among his children of whom he had 13. Two having died in infancy. The first of their children were born at Longswamp, the remainder in Whitehall township.

Joesph B.5 NOv 1766-died in infancy
Henry B. 1 Oct 1768
Frederick B.22 Apr 1770
David B. 19 Feb 1772
Maria Salome B. 20 Jan 1773
Maria Magdelena B. 24 Mar 1776
Anna Margaretha B. 2 Jun 1778
Johan Peter B. 12 Jul 1780
Barbara B. 28 Jun 1782
Abraham B. 21 Apr 1784
Maria Catherine B. 28 Jun 1786
John Jacob B. 9 Nov 1787
Elizabeth B. 8 apr 1791.

Henry removed to Seneca Co. NY before the year 1819 where he purchased a large tract of military lands. He soon established a business center. first known as Biery's Corners, which grew into Bearytown, by which name it is still known. 
 
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 Parents:
  Joseph Biery (1703 - 1768)
  Maria Elizabeth Doll Biery (1710 - ____)
 
 Spouse:
  Maria Salome Newhardt Biery (1745 - 1829)
 
 Children:
  Maria Solome Biery Mickley (1775 - 1868)*
  Mary Magdalen Biery Mickley (1776 - 1794)*
  Anna Margaretha Biery Mickley (1778 - 1852)*
  Barbara Biery Burkhalter (1782 - 1834)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Egypt Cemetery
Egypt
Lehigh County
Pennsylvania, USA
 
Maintained by: Lynne Ream
Originally Created by: ♥SallyDeppe♥
Record added: Mar 11, 2011
Find A Grave Memorial# 66783394
Heinrich Biery
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- sniksnak
 Added: Feb. 7, 2014
To my many times grt. grandfather, I know you are happy on the other side with your family having fulfilled your Earthly tasks. I will be glad to meet you some day.
- Lynne Ream
 Added: Feb. 28, 2012
 
 
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