Adam Brugle/Brigle/Briegel

Death 1847 (aged 59–60)
Burial Robesonia, Berks County, Pennsylvania, USA
Memorial ID 121487276 · View Source
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Name variations: Brugle/Brigle/Briegel

Pennsylvania, War of 1812 Pensions, 1866-1879
(Adam Brigle)

War of 1812, Capt. Reese, Col Lefevre

Adam Briegel immigrated to Philadelphia Oct 10, 1803, on the ship Commerce, from
Amsterdam to Philadelphia,


Adam Brugle (as the name was spelled in German), was a native of Germany, and came to this country from Germany via Rotterdam on the ship "Commerce," landing at Philadelphia Oct. 9, 1803. Soon thereafter helocated in Heidelberg township, Berks county, above Robesonia, in the South Mountain, and died well advanced in years, being buried in the Corner Church, of which he was a Lutheran member. Mr. Brigle married Barbara Weinhold, and to them
were born these children: Isaac, born Dec. 12, 1824, died unmarried March 23, 1882; Daniel; Adam; George lived and died at Hokendauqua, Pa.; William died in Lebanon, where he lived with his children; Ann died unmarried; Ellen also died unmarried; Polly married Charles Kepley; Elizabeth married Fred Foreman; Sarah married and remove to the West.
Adam Brigle, father of Benjamin, was born in Heidelberg township, Berks county, Oct. 17, 1817, and died at Womelsdorf Station, in May 1890. For a number of years he owned and cultivated a tract in the South Mountain, consisting of fourteen acres. After his wife's death he sold this land and removed to Womelsdorf Station, where he lived until his death. He was a good and useful citizen, and was buried in St. Daniel's (Corner) Church, of which he was deacon, elder and trustee for several years. Mr. Brigle married Sarah Foltz, born in Heidelberg township, June 13, 1817, daughter of William and Elizabeth (Hossler)
Foltz. They were married Aug. 12, 1838, by Rev. William Hendel, and had eleven children as follows: Benjamin, born May 18, 1840; Amelia, born Jan. 27, 1842,
died in May 1843; Amanda, born May 14, 1844; Isaac, born Dec. 12, 1845; Barbara, born Oct. 20, 1847, lives at Robesonia; Elinda E., born May 5, 1850, died in
July 1855; Adam, born in April 1852, died in November 1854; Sarah, born July 20, 1853; Angelina, born Oct. 26, 1855; Lemontina Louise, born July 3, 1858, married
James Wenrich, of Robesonia; and Hannah, born in July 1861, died in September, 1864.

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  • Created by: N.D. Scheidt
  • Added: 9 Dec 2013
  • Find a Grave Memorial 121487276
  • Find a Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for Adam Brugle/Brigle/Briegel (1787–1847), Find a Grave Memorial no. 121487276, citing Saint Daniel's Church Cemetery, Robesonia, Berks County, Pennsylvania, USA ; Maintained by N.D. Scheidt (contributor 47099775) .