Who was the Mr. Messersmith who fathered with Mary (Polly) Hillenberg, maybe outside marriage, a son named Hiram Martin (Heltenburg?) who as born August 27, 1815 in Wythe County, Virginia, USA and died March 23, 1892 in Lawrence County,Indiana,USA?
Hiram Martin,under the name Hillenberg, married Nancy Sowders in Indiana (date & town unk), and they had eight children. Hiram later took the name Heltenburg.
Mary(Polly) Hillenberg was born In Wythe County,VA to Daniel & Barbara Shreder Hillenberg.