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Maj Abram Reger

Maj Abram Reger

Harrison County, West Virginia, USA
Death 24 Aug 1883 (aged 87)
Buckhannon, Upshur County, West Virginia, USA
Burial Buckhannon, Upshur County, West Virginia, USA
Memorial ID 32223414 · View Source
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The Weston Republican, Sat. 22 Sept. 1883:
REGER, MAJOR ADAM, who died at the home of his son, Rev. John W. Reger, at Buckhannon, in the 91st year of his age, some time since, was an officer in the War of 1812.

Abram Reger was my great great great grandfather.

He was born in WVA in 1795 and died there in 1883.

Abram was the son of John Reger (1769-1849) and Elizabeth West Reger (1764-1844). He had the following siblings: Jacob, Edmund, Elizabeth and Barbary (1801-1885) - who married James M. Teter (1797-1848).

Abram married Leah Anne Brake on Jan 16, 1813 (Harrison Co, WVA) and this union was blessed with 9 children:

1. Celia (my great great grandmother) who married George Simon and moved on to Missouri.

2. John West (1815-1893) - married Rebecca Anne Brown (1822-1893)

3. Albert Gallatin (1818-1893) - married Mary Rebecca Seay (1825-1904)

4. Abram (1825-Unknown) - married Elizabeth McCoy

5. Jacob Brake (1826-1913) - married Phoebe Cool (1827-1912)

6. Elizabeth (1821-1920) - married George T. Pickens

7. Alfred Alphaeus (1822-1902) - married Frances A. Ludington (1824-1902)

8. Leah (1835-1918) - married Stephen Post (1830-1917)

9. Rebecca Ann (1831-1916) - married Thomas Edward Seay

After Leah Anne's death, in 1835, Abram married again, to Permelia Rohrbough (1811-1905) and had 7 more children: Perry, Eliza, Barbary, Marietta, Marcellius, Dallas and Virginia.

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  • Maintained by: Joyce Snell
  • Originally Created by: eidolon126
  • Added: 16 Dec 2008
  • Find A Grave Memorial 32223414
  • Find A Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for Maj Abram Reger (13 Sep 1795–24 Aug 1883), Find A Grave Memorial no. 32223414, citing Heavner Cemetery, Buckhannon, Upshur County, West Virginia, USA ; Maintained by Joyce Snell (contributor 47290411) .