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Peter Breighner, Sr
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Birth: 1750
York
York County
Pennsylvania, USA
Death: Jan. 2, 1805
Adams County
Pennsylvania, USA

Son of Gottlieb Briegner, the family name was Briegner, but he used the names either Breighner or Brichner. Peter served with Captain Peter Zollinger's 4th Co, 7th Battalion, York Co Militia during the Revolutionary War and also that of Capt William Heaffer's Third Co, Fifth Bn, York Co MIlitia.

Father: Gottleib Briegner who arrived in Philadelphia on 23 Sep 1740 aboard the ship "Friendship"; then being about twenty years old. Gottleib died 14 May 1781 in Paradise Twp, York Co, PA.
Mother: Maria Elisabetha Briegner, marrying Gottleib 21 Oct 1748 in Paradise Twp, York Co, PA. She died about 1789 in York County, PA.
Wife: Elizabetha Christina Briegner, born abt 1750 in Abbotstown, PA and dying 17 Jan 1827 in Conewago Twp, Adams Co, PA.
Children: Elisabetha abt 1768 in Paradise Twp, York Co, PA
Peter Jr abt 1769 in Paradise Twp, York Co, PA
Emanuel abt 1774 in Paradise Twp, York Co, PA
Joseph abt 1776 in Paradise Twp, York Co, PA
Catharina Margaretha 24 Feb 1779 in Paradise Twp, York Co, PA - 20 Jun 1853 in Paradise Twp, York Co, PA
Anna Maria 1 May 1781 in Paradise Twp, York Co, PA - 18 Aug 1857, York County, PA
Johannes Gottlieb 1782 in Paradise Twp, York Co, PA - 24 Jan 1852 in Conewago Twp, Adams Co, PA
Maria abt 1784 in Paradise Twp, York Co, PA - 1806 
 
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 Spouse:
  Elizabetha Christina Breighner (1750 - 1827)*
 
 Children:
  Elisabetha Breighner Grim (1768 - ____)*
  Peter Breighner (1769 - 1839)*
  Catherine Margaret Breighner Kuhn (1779 - 1853)*
  Anna Maria Breighner Felty (1781 - 1857)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Conewago Chapel Basilica Cemetery
Conewago Township
Adams County
Pennsylvania, USA
Plot: R-1930-1
 
Created by: Larry G Britner
Record added: Dec 15, 2011
Find A Grave Memorial# 81988493
Peter Breighner, Sr
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Added by: Betty Jean Philippi
 
 
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 Added: May. 29, 2014
 
 
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