Conrad Beighley

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Conrad Beighley

  • Birth 22 Oct 1736 Germany
  • Death 20 Dec 1824 Hempfield Township, Westmoreland County, Pennsylvania, USA
  • Burial North Huntingdon Township, Westmoreland County, Pennsylvania, USA
  • Memorial ID 74245231

Conrad Buchele was born in Stuttgart, Neckakreis, Wuettemberg, Germany to Johannes Conrad Beuchle (b.1699, d.1763) and Catherine Elizabeth (b.1698, d.1763).

He immigrated on 22 Oct 1754 to Philadelphia, PA. Sailing from Stuttgart, Germany on the ship Halifax under the command of Captain Thomas Coatman which sailed from Rotterdam with 103 emigrants.

This Lutheran farmer, Conrad, was the first Beighley in America where he changed his name from Buchele to Beighley. Note than some historical documents call out his name as "Beuchle" and his grave marker spells his name "Bechle".

Conrad married Margaretta Elizabeth Wiles during 1764 in Hagerstown, Fredrick Co., Maryland. They had 12 children all born in Fredrick Co., Maryland.

His "Will" was dated 1824 and can be found in the Will index, Vol 2, page 120. It was signed in Greesburg, Westmoreland Co., PA. He died on 20 Dec 1824 in North Hempfield, Westmoreland Co., PA.

Name: Conrad Beuchle
Cemetery: Long Run
Location: North Huntington Twp, Westmoreland CO PA 56
Reference: Abstract of Graves of Revolutionary Patriots, Vol.1, p. Serial: 11999; Volume: 8


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Inscription

(Only particially readable) Conrad Bechle .. Dec. 2? 1824 ????

Gravesite Details Some historical documents call out his name as "Beuchle".

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  • Created by: Jack Gilchrist
  • Added: 1 Aug 2011
  • Find A Grave Memorial 74245231
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Conrad Beighley (22 Oct 1736–20 Dec 1824), Find A Grave Memorial no. 74245231, citing Long Run Presbyterian Cemetery, North Huntingdon Township, Westmoreland County, Pennsylvania, USA ; Maintained by Jack Gilchrist (contributor 47124171) .