Adam Anglemyer

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Adam Anglemyer

  • Birth 1777 Berks County, Pennsylvania, USA
  • Death 7 Nov 1858 Columbiana County, Ohio, USA
  • Burial Leetonia, Columbiana County, Ohio, USA
  • Plot Row 8
  • Memorial ID 32917314

From "Pictorial and Biographical Memoirs of Elkhart and St. Joseph Counties, Indiana," 1893

The father, Adam Anglemyer, was born in Berks county, Penn, in 1777, and was one of ten or twelve children. He was of German descent and a descendant of a prominent family. His death occurred in 1858, when eighty-one years of age. His wife, who was also a native of Pennsylvania, was born in 1783, and died in 1876, when nearly ninety-four years of age. She was an eye-witness of the funeral procession og Gen. George Washington. This old couple were married in their native State and made their home there for a number of years, eight of their children being born there. Mr. Adam Anglemyer lost his home in the Keystone State by going security. Thinking to better his condition, he emigrated with his family, in 1821, to Columbiana county, Ohio, where for a number of years he lived on a rented farm. He was a cripple, but worked at his trade, tailor, managed to get along and finally secured a home. During his early life he as a member of the Presbyterian Church, but at the time of his death was a German Baptist. He was a man devoted to his home, firm in his ideas, and public spirited and enterprising. In early life his wife was a Presbyterian, but she also became identified with the German Baptist Church.

Their children were named as follows: Martha, married John Coblentz, of Columbiana county, Ohio, both are now deceased; Sarah, married John Hilburn and lived in Canada, she is now deceased; Jacob, married Rebecca Sumners, reared a family and dies in Ohio; Joseph, married Margaret Melinger and reared a family and died in his native county; Solomon, married Catherine Smith and now resides in Huntington county, this State, and reared a large family; John (subject); Adam, married Hannah Hoke, both died in this State and left a family; Ephraim, married Lucinda Seidner, who died in Miama county, Ind. and left a family; Elizabeth had a large family, also died in Miami county, and was the wife of Jacob Seidner; and Susan, who is now living in Union township, this county, and is the wife of George Grove and the mother of four children.


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  • Maintained by: Jane from MI
  • Originally Created by: kl wisler
  • Added: 14 Jan 2009
  • Find A Grave Memorial 32917314
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Adam Anglemyer (1777–7 Nov 1858), Find A Grave Memorial no. 32917314, citing Nold Mennonite Cemetery, Leetonia, Columbiana County, Ohio, USA ; Maintained by Jane from MI (contributor 47112797) .