|Birth: ||Jan. 21, 1749|
|Death: ||Mar. 12, 1830|
Inscription: "Christian Newcomer, pioneer minister, compiler of a biographical journal and bishop of the Church of the United Brethren in Christ. Traveled over the Allegheny Mountains 68 times by horseback organizing and administrating the work of the Church.
Presented by the Pennsylvania Conference. Evangelical United Brethren Church. 1955"
Submitted by another researcher: Christian Newcomer was born in Leacock, Lancaster Co., PA on Feb 1, 1749 (or Jan. 21, 1749 old style). He died March 12, 1830 at Beaver Creek, Washington Co., MD. He is buried at the Beaver Creek Cemetery (Brethren Church), Beaver Creek, Washington Co., MD.
This information is in the United Brethren Historical archives in Huntington, Indiana.
Elizabeth Baer Newcomer (1752 - 1811)*
Beaver Creek Church of the Brethren Cemetery
Maintained by: Angela Owens Jando
Originally Created by: Los Angeles Native
Record added: Mar 14, 2007
Find A Grave Memorial# 18410636
"Newcomer’s last trip occurred on March 1, 1830, when he held a quarterly local church conference in Boonsborough, Md. On the way home, his horse stumbled and threw him to the ground. Despite suffering four broken ribs and a pierced lung, he got himself h...(Read more)|
Theron & Helen Smith
Added: Mar. 12, 2017
For my 6th great-grandfather.|
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