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Bernard Hersperger
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Birth: Nov. 13, 1735
Sissach
Bezirk Sissach
Basel-Landschaft, Switzerland
Death: Sep. 22, 1798
Maryland, USA

Bernard Hersperger was born in Sissach, now in Basel-Landschaft Canton, Switzerland. He married the widow Elizabeth Wurtz (née Nebiger) on 11 December 1759 in Switzerland. The couple, with their six children (plus Elizabeth's daughter from her first marriage) immigrated to Pennsylvania Colony in 1772. Bernard Hersperger later bought and settled on land near Jefferson, Frederick County, Maryland.

Bernard Hersperger was a member of the Frederick County, Maryland, Observation Committee, a patriot body that monitored compliance with the boycott of British merchandise.

Bernard Hersperger left a will dated 11 June 1798 in Frederick County. (thank you AnnS) He reportedly died on 22 September 1798.

 
 
Family links: 
 Spouse:
  Elizabeth Nebiger Hersperger (1759 - ____)
 
 Children:
  Heinrich Hersperger (1760 - 1812)*
  Dorothea Hersperger Kemp (1763 - 1831)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Inscription:

In Memory Of
BERNARD HERSPERGER
1798
DONOR OF GROUND AND ENTRANCE
_____

HENRY HERSPERGER
1760 – 1812
CATHARINE
HIS WIFE
1762 – 1824
_____

HERSPERGER

 
Burial:
Jefferson Reformed Cemetery
Jefferson
Frederick County
Maryland, USA
 
Maintained by: blueheron14
Originally Created by: Jen Snoots
Record added: Oct 12, 2006
Find A Grave Memorial# 16147741
Bernard Hersperger
Added by: Jen Snoots
 
 
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- Ann T
 Added: Apr. 26, 2015

- Jen Snoots
 Added: Oct. 15, 2006
 
 
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