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Peter Beier Bowyer
Birth: Oct. 10, 1760, Germany
Death: Oct. 10, 1850
Cass County
Indiana, USA

Was matross in Revolutionary War and is person most of my own family members in DAR/SAR have joined through.

Family name was originally spelled Beier in Germany & Pennsylvania, but changed when family went to live among English in Virginia; son of John Jacob & Elizabeth Lesh Beier/Bowyer.

Died on his own 90th birthday. Buried in Mays Cemetery, Cass County, Indiana of which he donated* the larger portion that was Bowyer land in Miami County; the cemetery straddles the dividing line.

*data from "History of Cass County, Indiana: from its earliest settlement to the present time, with biographical sketches"; page 687.
Family links: 
  Catherine Shellman Bowyer (1773 - 1853)*
  John Bowyer (1793 - 1878)*
  William Bowyer (1799 - 1884)*
  Lewis Bowyer (1801 - 1855)*
  Nancy Bowyer Mays (1805 - 1883)*
  Susanah Bowyer (1816 - 1878)*
*Calculated relationship
Mays Cemetery
Cass County
Indiana, USA
Plot: Top Under Flagpole
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Record added: Mar 27, 2007
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Peter Beier Bowyer
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Peter Beier Bowyer
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my 3rd great grandfather..He retained his name as Boyer but his children added a W.
- Nancy Clay
 Added: Jan. 30, 2016

- Neil B (John 3:16)
 Added: Oct. 13, 2015

- Debra Jean
 Added: Oct. 11, 2015
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