Actions
Begin New Search
Refine Last Search
Cemetery Lookup
Add Burial Records
Help with Find A Grave

Find all Rezners in:
 • Dry Run Cemetery
 • New Berlin
 • Union County
 • Pennsylvania
 • Find A Grave

Top Contributors
Success Stories
Community Forums
Find A Grave Store

Log In
Sponsor This Memorial! Advertisement
James "razoner" Rezner
Learn about upgrading this memorial...
Birth: unknown
Death: May 6, 1782

Linn's Annals of Buffalo Valley page 219 gives the statement of Edward Tate, a private in Capt., Overmier's company, who was wounded. Private Tate reported that a number of men were out on scout and were caught in a battle with Indians, being ambushed, the party scattered. Philip Seebold, whose authority was old Mrs. Overmeier, said the bodies were brought to her to wash and were buried at Dry Run. The two men killed were Lee and Rezner.
This is debatable as Major John Lee was killed along with several others Aug. 13 1782 and has a soldiers headstone along Rt. 15 near Winfield, the other end of the New Berlin Road from the old Overmeier place. This headstone is very near the Lee homstead where the family was killed. Major John Lee
*************
Also see Indian Wars of Pennsylvania by C Hal Sipe pg 674
 
 
Burial:
Dry Run Cemetery
New Berlin
Union County
Pennsylvania, USA
 
Created by: Leanne Keefer Bechdel
Record added: Mar 22, 2006
Find A Grave Memorial# 13697603
James razoner Rezner
Added by: L.G. Overmyer
 
James razoner Rezner
Added by: L.G. Overmyer
 
James razoner Rezner
Cemetery Photo
Added by: L.G. Overmyer
 
 
Photos may be scaled.
Click on image for full size.

On May 6, 1782 a battle engagement took place at an area by the Frederick Wise homestead, Limestone Township. Among Captain John George (Obermier) Overmyer's men wounded were Private Edward Tate and killed were said to be Sergeants John Lee & James Reyner...(Read more)
- L.G. Overmyer
 Added: Feb. 26, 2010

- Beca
 Added: Mar. 25, 2007
 
 
 Advertisement

Privacy Statement and Terms of Service