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Wills, Church, Bible & Cem. Records for:
KELLER, METZGAR & MILLER
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|d/o = daughter of||s/o = son of||w/o = wife of|
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|hus: = husband||d.s.p. = died without issue||(sic) = as written|
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Northampton County, Pa. born 12 October 1743 in Europe - 10 June 1795 KELLER, Christopher of Hamilton yeoman DAR dated: 27 May 1795 - proved: 5 August 1795 wife: Christina (POSSERT now BUZZARD pro. d/o Johan Philip and Eva Catharina) sons: George, Christopher and Andrew daus: Mary, Catharine w/o Michael BUTZ and Susanna mentions: lands of Peter CONRAD and Simon FRIES guardian: Michael BOSSERT wit: Matthias OTTO and John STOUT ex: son George Parents of the following baptismals are Christopher and Margaretha Catharine (-) KELLER in Hamilton Union Reform Ch. Easton, Pa. i: Margaretha Catharine KELLER 6 Apr 1769 bpt 13 Apr 1770 sponsors: Johan MELCHER and Margaretha (KELLER) BOSSERT m. before 1798 John OTT(o?) ii: Christina KELLER 17 Mar bpt 22 Mar 1772 sponsors: Georg and Margaretha (-) HARTLIEB iii: John Philip KELLER 3 May bpt no entry 1776 sponsors: Joh. Philip and Eva Catharina BOSSERT m. Margaret BERNDT * iv: Andreas KELLER 8 Aug bpt. 30 Aug 1779 sponsors: Melcher and Margaretha (KELLER) BOSSART m. Elizabeth BAUER ch. baptized in Evangelical United Congregations of Milton and Scipio. a: Sarah KELLER 4 May 1803 baptized b: Tillman KELLER 27 Jan 1805 sponsors: Tillman and Eva BAUER c: Elizabeth KELLER 17 May 1812 d: Mariatte KELLER 1 Feb 1815 e: Andrew A. KELLER 15 Jun 1817 baptized sponsors: George BOSSARD and wife f: Albert KELLER 1 Nov 1822 This may not be all their children. * v: Maria KELLER 15 Apr bpt 19 May 1782 sponsors: Johann and Maria SCHERPENTIER (CARPENTER?) Did she marry Philip s/o Melchior and Margaretha (KELLER) BOSSART? * vi: Susanna KELLER 2 Aug bpt 29 Aug 1784 sponsors: Johan and Susanna (?) HELLER * vii: Christofhel KELLER 20 Jul bpt 21 Aug 1788 sponsors: Henrich and Eva Butz m. Elizabeth ERDMAN in Pa. a: Sara Ann KELLER 24 Aug 1822 in Hamilton Union Ref. sponsors: Joseph and Sara ERDMANN * viii: George KELLER * ix: Catharine KELLER m. Michael s/o Michael and Elizabeth BUTZ * named in father's will. What happened to the first three children. Do they belong to this family or not? Was it Christopher KELLER's sister Catharine who married Rev. Anthony HOUTZ who was probably the mininster called John HOUTZ in the Evangelical United Congregations. He died 2 April 1813 age 54yrs 7mo 28da.?? Buried Etna Cemetery, Dryden. His birthdate 5 August 1753. (c) What became of his wife Catharine KELLER? What became of Christopher's wife Christina POSSERT/BOSSART/BUZZARD? Other than the church records in Milton and Scipio, this family left precious few traces in Tompkins County.
Evangelical United Congregations of Milton and Scipio
METZGAR, Jonas and Maria MERWIN * had 15 ch Veronica 7 Aug bpt 28 Aug 1808 Hamilton Union sponsors: Melchior and Veronica (HELLER - CONRAD) BOSSERT * William 29 Jan 1821 - pg 179 *m. 1849 Mary Ann - 19 Jan 1891 d/o Samuel NEWMAN * Andrew 17 May 1826 - pg 186 sponsors: Peter and Margaret (CONRAD) SNYDER *m. Jan 1853 Harriet N. d/o Amasa & Susan Spooner ARMSTRONG 2 sons Henry 17 May 1828 sponsors: Adam and Sarah (CONRAD) BAUER * Casper pg 93 *m. Esther d/o Samuel and Margaret Newman - 11 children METZGAR, John and Hannah Simon METZGAR 7 Mar 1828 sponsors: Peter and Margaret (CONRAD) BAUER METZGAR, John and Sara Sara Anna METZGAR 24 Nov 1830 sponsors: Adam and Sarah (CONRAD) BAUER ************* Intestate Tompins County, New York DAR printed 1966 METZGAR, Henry of Groton died 24 August 1874 Petition: 19 September 1874 Widow: Fanny son: Willie N. 8yrs daus: Cora 13yrs, Laura 4yrs and Ida May 4mo * Family Sketches Landmarks of Tompkins County, New York also see Christina TEETER intestate ************* In the Hamilton Union Reformed Church in Hamilton Twp. Northampton, now Monroe County, Pennsylvania the name METZGER was spelled METSKER. The must have been related or close friends of the families that went to Tompkins Co. Casper METZGER 13 Nov 1751 - 9 Feb 1837 born and died Pa. DAR Julianna Elizabeth BEST i: Catharina METZGER 30 Mar bpt. 16 Apr 1777 sponsors: Nicholas BEST and wife ii: Elisabeth METZGER 16 May bpt. 21 May 1778 sponsors: John METZGER and wife iii: Nicholas METZGER 4 Jan bpt. 26 Feb 1786 sponsors: Joseph and Elisabeth FREY iv: Johannes METZGER 15 Jan bpt. 7 Mar 1790 sponsors: Nicholas BEST and Margaretha CONRAD both single v: Casper METZGER 1 June bpt. 26 Mar 1792 - 3 Oct 1809 17yrs 8mo 26 da Hamilton Union Cem. sponsors: Henrich & Margaretha (HELLER) HAUSER vi: Peter METZGER - 12 June bpt. 27 July 1794 m. Hanna (SOBER(Labar?) sponsors: Christian and Anna HESS vii: Joseph METZGER - 11 Apr bpt. 24 June 1796 sponsors: Johann and Louisa (CONRAD) SCHNEIDER viii: Jacob METZGER - 20 Jul bpt. 19 Aug 1798 sponsors: Melchior and Veronica (HELLER-CONRAD) BOSSERT ix: Susanna METZGER - 16 Mar bpt. 27 Apr 1800 sponsors: Johann HELLER and wife Casper METZGER was no doubt related to George, Christian, Nicholas & Jonas METZGER. And which METZGER girl married George HAUSER 12 January 1798?? Baptismals for the first three children taken from Trinity Union Lutheran Reform Church Springfield Twp. Bucks County, PA all others taken from Hamilton Union Ref. Lutheran Co. Hamilton Twp., Northampton, now Monroe Co. Pa. Most of the METZGER families in Tompkins County, New York in 1850 were born in PA. ************* Casper, s/o Jonas and Mary (MERWIN) METZGER b. Cayuga County, New York died Groton 23 Jan 1883, married Esther, d/o Samuel and Margaret NEWMAN, and who died in Feb 1873 had 11 children: i: Serperta METZGER m. Henry SMITH ii: Satira METZGER m. Matt H. STEVENS iii: Amelia METZGER iv: Newman METZGER v: Margaret METZGER vi: Almena METZGER m. King WILDMAN vii: Miles METZGER viii: Frank E. METZGER 5 Sep 1853 - m. 26 Oct 1875 Susie d/o Ira and Julia (OZMUN) WYCKOFF ix: Horton METZGER x: Leo METZGER lived on homestead farm xi: Flora METZGER m. Hosea CURTIS Tombstones North Lansing Cemetery Penelope w/o John METZKER - 15 Oct 1865 56yrs 10mo 15da Nancy w/o John METZKER - 12 Jan 1813 28yrs John METZKER - 27 Jun 1857 46yrs
There were many families named MILLER in Tompkins County, New York and several came from Northampton County, Pennsylvania before 1800. Because they interred married with the families, we are including their records in this book. MILLER, Andrew and Hannah SNYDER had 14 children: Andrew s/o Christian and Anna Maria (-) Christian lived to 112 yrs Hannah d/o Peter and Margaretha (CONRAD) SNYDER Andrew MILLER ca 1786 - 12 Feb 1866 81yrs5mo17da Hannah w/o Andrew ca 1794 - 14 Feb 1848 54yrs8mo15da i: Mary MILLER - bef 1894 m. Daniel LEARY of Genoa ii: John MILLER iii: Andrew MILLER iv: Christian MILLER v: Melcher MILLER vi: Peter MILLER 1821 - Northampton Co. Pa Louisa d/o Jacob D. & Susanna (BOWKER) ROSS 16 Oct 1832 - vii: Simon MILLER sponsors: Michael and Sarah GRESS twins 15 Jun 1823 - viii: Hannah MILLER sponsors: John Adam and Sarah (CONRAD)BAUER m. David RAYNOR of Locke, Cayuga Co. N.Y. ix: Henry MILLER 6 Jun 1827 - sponsors: Rudolph and Maria (-) SNYDER x: Daniel MILLER xi: Lucy MILLER - bef 1894 m. Girard GREEN of Genoa dec'd xii: Sarah MILLER m. Henry DECAMP -bef 1894 xiii: J.J. MILLER xiv: Lavina MILLER 2 Jul 1837 - sponsors: Adam and Sarah (CONRAD)BAUER m. James TARBELL of W. Groton MILLER, Fredrick and Maria (?) is he s/o John and Catharine b. 5 May 1798? Pa. see Northampton Births, John Humphrey for more MILLER/MUELLER) i: Mary Ann MILLER 11 Aug 1826 - sponsors: Michael and Eliabeth (-) FRANKENFIELD ************* C:242 MILLER, Henry of Lansing died 29 June 1837 53yrs buried N. Lansing Cem. dated: 28 June 1837 - proved: 17 July 1837 wife: Catharine ( d/o John and Catharina [-] LEARN of Pa.) sons: John, Frederich H., Peter, George and Henry daus: Mary, Betsey, Sally, Lavina and Lucinda mentions: Harry MILLER living with me, Rachel DECAMP and daughter Mary to marry Edward H(unt) SCHENCK (ed.note they lived in Easton, Pa. after 1850?) wit: Morris DECAMP and John STAPLES ex: Hiram MOE and Frederick D. MILLER (ed.note: Rachel d/o John and Catharina [-] LEARN, w/o Morris DECAMP. ************* Baptismal Records Evangelical United Cong. MILLER, Henry and Catharine d/o John LEARN (see his will) i: Frederick MILLER 7 Jul 1805 - sponsors: George and Elizabeth (HAUSER) BAUER ii: Elizabeth MILLER 18 Feb 1811 - sponsors: Adam BOSSARD and wife iii: George MILLER 12 Dec 1813 - sponsors:George BOSSARD and wife (Elizabeth Long?) iv: Henry MILLER 20 Dec 1828 - sponsors: Joseph SMITH and wife MILLER, John and Sarah i: Lydia MILLER 9 Jul 1830 - sponsors: Peter and Lydia (-) SCHAFER ii: Margaret MILLER 6 Sep 1833 - sponsors: Peter and Sarah MILLER iii: And. Jackson MILLER 26 Jun 1837 - iv: John Washington MILLER 11 Oct 1840 - sponsors: Jonas and Maria (MERWIN) METZGAR MILLER, Peter and Sarah i: Betsey MILLER 1 Jan 1837 - sponsors: John and Sarah (-) MILLER MILLER, Peter and Esther i: John Henry MILLER 24 Sep 1837 - MILLER, William and Catharine i: William MILLER 28 Jun 1825 - sponsors: Jacob and Catherine (-) SCHAFER ************* Intestates Tompkins Co. DAR records printed 1966. MILLER, Casper of Dryden died 7 January 1870 probate 5 July 1872. Widow: Debrah Daus: Anna wd/o John GASTON, Deborah Ann, w/o B.F. CORNELL of Ithaca and Mary E. LORD of Dryden. gr.ch: ch/o Eliz LORD dec'd. un named. MILLER, Frederick M. of Lansing, died 22 September 1865. probate 30 January 1868. buried North Lansing Cem. 60 yrs 2mo 15da Widow: Elvira N. Nancy Elvira w/o Frederick d. 22 Oct 1872 66yrs 7mo 2da Son: Dwight MILLER, wife Almira dec'd left: Cicero and Emma MILLER Dau: Henrietta L. w/o James D. SMITH Guardian of Cicero and Emma: Egbert WILLIAMS, Palmer and Irving MILLER another dau. Martha E. w/o Benoni HEAD d. 28 Jan 1851 21yrs 11mo MILLER, Joshua G. of Enfield died 9 March 1864 probate 24 June 1865 Widow: Nelia Ann Dau: Mary Ann DOWNING MILLER, Laura of Caroline died 21 August 1870 probate 1 October 1870 Sons: John J.,(younest son) Horace and William of Ithaca Daus: Jane LANE, Elizabeth DAVENPORT of Dryden, Lucilla MILLER and Lucy Ann JOHNSON both of Ithaca. MILLER, Myron died Greenville,(Montcalm County) Mi. 23 September 1872 Widow: Harriet A. Brother: Renssealaer Sisters: Ann DECAMP, Jane OSMUN of Cattaragus Co.N.Y., and Helen BOWER of Montcalm Co. Mi. all the rest of Tompkins Co. N.Y. MILLER, Palmer of Lansing died 20 July 1874 Filed in March 1876. Widow: Rachel Son: Irving C. MILLER Daus: Elvira called Frances H., and Kate both minors under 14 Guardian of girls: T. W. MILLER Rachel MILLER and William H. FITCH, Co. Adms. ************* MILLER tombstones in Tompkins County, New York Issac - 28 Jun 1818 ae 26yrs Achsah C. d/o Isaac & Esther - 29 Jul 1845 ae 27yrs2mo7da Mandeville Cemetery Charles D. s/o John D. & Laura - 10 Jul 1844 ae 20yrs John D. - 14 Apr 1861 ae 77yrs Laura w/o John D. - 15 Jun 1872 ae 77yrs Willow Glen Cemetery, Dryden Isaac - 18 Aug 1843 ae 41yrs7mo29da Adison s/o Isaac & Rachel - 24 Jul 1848 ae 8yrs5mo27da Etna Cemetery, Dryden Henry, father of Gasper - 1831 ae 73yrs Elizabeth - 20 Dec 1838 ae 79yrs Joseph - 1821 ae 66yrs E. Lansing Cemetery at Enfield Corners Delia d/o Amos & Emily - 1841 no age Amos - ndd no age Ithaca City Cemetery Andrew J. - 9 May 1825 ae 43yrs died at Chittennango, Oneida County, New York Sarah widow of Elnathan ANDREWS - no data m. in Ithaca 21 Dec 1817 (pg 147 TC CH Rec. Jean Worden) Susan d/o Andrew J. & Sarah - 23 Nov 1841 ae 22yrs8mo7da Trumbull's Corners, Newfield William H. 15 Apr 1821 - 2 Apr 1885 Ruth J., his wife 7 Aug 1827 - 10 Feb 1886 Joseph 1854 - 1906 Baby (marker)nfr Elizabeth 1835-1910 Barbara (poss. w/o Ellis H. Smith.?) 21 July 1841- nfr Old Cemetery at Newfield Nancy w/o David - 17 Oct 1859 ae 79yrs Sebring at Trumbull Corners, Newfield Juliana w/o Eli d/o Phebe HORTON - 4 Jan 1836 ae 27yrs3mo26da Asbury M.E. Church Cemetery John - 20 Aug 1849 ae 46yrs8mo13da Catharine w/o John - 16 May 1843 ae 40yrs10mo10da Samuel H. - 23 Mar 1847 ae 45yrs East Lansing Cemetery Betsey HARING w/o James - 26 Mar 1862 ae 71yrs9mo24da Harriet d/o David O. & Rachel - 28 Dec 1852 ae 28yrs Fanny P. d/o M.B. & E. - 30 Mar 1856 ae 9yrs Huldah d/o D.O. & Rachel - 25 Dec 1834 ae 14yrs8mo1da Harrison s/o ibid - 16 Feb 1827 ae 12da North Lansing Cemetery Russell P. - 19 Jul 1874 ae 41yrs4mo26da Henry - 29 Jun 1837 ae 53yrs German Cemetery near Lansingsville Peter - 5 Apr 1855 ae 83yrs Alice E. d/o John R. & Eva - 11 Jan 1867 ae 21yrs Eve BOWER w/o John R. MILLER - 2 Aug 1865 ae 52yrs Elizabeth w/o Henry - 22 Aug 1823 ae 74yrs Lansingville Cemetery John S. HOLDEN 1783 - 1844 Patience w/o John S. HOLDEN 1785 - 1863 Miller Cemetery one mile East of Lansing Henry s/o Henry & Deliah - 2 Mar 1857 ae 3yrs0mo27da Daniel s/o ibid - 3 Mar 1857 ae 2yrs5mmo4da Daniel - 12 Jul 1854 ae 23yrs8mo5da Infant d/o Melcher & Betsey Jane - 1 Sep 1854 no age Cemetery at Ludlowville Mary - 11 Nov 1849 ae 73yrs Trumansburg Grove Cemetery Mary A. w/o Jonathan P. - 23 May 1849 ae 76yrs4mo4da Jonathan P. s/o Jonathan & Mary A. 26 Oct 1838 - 9 Feb 1841 Infant s/o Caleb & Betsey no data infant d/o ibid - Jul 1837 Jonathan S. - 4 Sep 1849 ae 2yrs10mo20da Elijah 2 Jan 1846 - 10 Mar 1848 Baker town line of Moravia & Venice NE. Corner of Locke, Cayuga Co. James - 23 Oct 1862 ae 82yrs1mo7da Elizabeth w/o James - 6 Sep 1839 ae 53yrs2mo23da John W. s/o James & Elizabeth - 22 May 1838 ae 27yrs9mo14da William - 19 Jun 1853 ae 45yrs5mo19da John s/o William & Diantha - 19 Sep 1838 ae 1yr10mo27da Green and Mettler Elsie B., d/o Wm. & S.A. - 23 Jan 1866 ae 16yrs11mo22da ************* MARRIAGES William MILLER Dryden, NY Betsey d/o George SNYDER 9th Aug 1828(It & GA) Wells BEARDSLEY Danby, NY Matilda MILLER Thurs Evening by Rev. Solomon Stevens Dec 31,1828 (IJ & GA) There are the following DAR MILLERs we believe came from Northampton Co. Pa. because of the wives they were married to: You may obtain copies of these records from the DAR in Washington, DC. Christian MILLER/Moelleer/Muller Jr. 6 Jan 1741 Pa. - 9 Oct 1778 married Maria BUTZ Soldier Pa.
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