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Peter Fischer (1735 - 1787)

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Pvt Peter Fischer aka Fisher
Born in Montgomery County, PAmap
Ancestors ancestors
Husband of — married [location unknown]
Descendants descendants
Died in North Carolinamap
Fischer-493 created 20 Nov 2011 | Last modified | Last edit: 27 Sep 2017
13:00: Lisa (Kelsey) Murphy edited the Biography and Other Last Name(s) for Peter Fischer. (Post merge cleanup) [Thank Lisa for this]
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Contents

Biography

This biography is a rough draft. It was auto-generated by a GEDCOM import and needs to be edited.

Birth

Birth:
Date: 8 Sep 1735[1][2][3]

Death

Death:
Date: 23 Nov 1787[4][5][6]

Burial

Burial:
Date: Aft 23 Nov 1787
Place: Wernersville, Berks County, Pennsylvania, United States[7][8]
Note: #XI245


Event

Event: Executor and heir of will for William Fischer ID0430
Type: Misc.
Date: 15 Jan 1763
Place: , Berks County, Pennsylvania, United States[9]

Military

Date: Abt 1775[10][11][12][13][14]

Religion

Religion: a deacon at Hain's Church
Date: 1764
Place: Wernersville, Berks County, Pennsylvania, United States[15]

Will

Will:
Date: 11 Mar 1788
Place: , Berks County, Pennsylvania, United States[16]


Marriage

Husband: Peter Fischer
Wife: Appolonia Heckert
Marriage:
Date: 1758[17][18][19]
Event: had 9 children - see notes
Type: Misc (Family)[20]
Residence: on a farm about 1/2 mile east of town
Place: Wernersville, Berks County, Pennsylvania, United States[21]
Event: sponsors for child of Conrad Eckert (Heckert)
Type: Misc (Family)
Date: 17 Nov 1771
Place: , Berks County, Pennsylvania, United States[22]
Address: Hain's Church and Cemetery
Wernersville, PA
Name: Hain's Church and Cemetery
City: Wernersville
State: PA
Note: http://freepages.genealogy.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~robbhaas/Cemeteries/Cemeteries_Index.htm#Hains%20Church%20Cemetery
Wernersville, Berks County, Pennsylvania
-- Coordinates: (Google Earth)
-- Church: 40° 20' 20.89" N 76° 04' 17.83" W Elevation 552'
Child: Henry Fischer
Child: Peter Fischer
Child: Rosina Fischer
Child: Michael Fischer
Child: Elizabeth Fischer
Child: Catharine Fischer
Data Changed:
Date: 15 Nov 2010
Time: 09:43
Husband: Johan Wilhelm Fischer
Wife: Elizabeth Gertrude Hain
Marriage:
Date: Abt 1733[23][24][25][26]
Note: #NF343
Object:
Format: jpg
File: C:\Users\Walt\Documents\My Dropbox\Photos\AAA Photos-9\Hain's Church Cemetery\Ph7784-A_WilhelmFischerMemorial.jpg
Title: Memorial to Wilhelm & Elizabeth - Hain's Cemetery
Note: http://berks.pa-roots.com/graphics/WilhelmFischerMemorial.jpg
Scrapbook: Y
Primary or Preferred: Y
Type: PHOTO
Object:
Format: jpg
File: C:\Users\Walt\Documents\My Dropbox\Photos\AAA Photos-9\Hain's Church Cemetery\Ph7784-B_WilhelmFischerMemorial1.jpg
Title: Memorial to Wilhelm & Elizabeth
Note: http://berks.pa-roots.com/graphics/WilhelmFischerMemorial1.jpg
Scrapbook: Y
Type: PHOTO
Object:
Format: jpg
File: C:\Users\Walt\Documents\My Dropbox\Photos\AAA Photos-9\Hain's Church Cemetery\Ph7785_WilhelmFischerPlot1.jpg
Title: Wilhelm Fischer Plot - Hain's Cemetery
Note: http://berks.pa-roots.com/graphics/WilhelmFischerPlot1.jpg
Scrapbook: Y
Type: PHOTO
Object:
Format: jpg
File: C:\Users\Walt\Documents\My Dropbox\Photos\AAA Photos-9\Hain's Church Cemetery\Ph7786_WilhelmFischerPlot2.jpg
Title: Wilhelm Fischer Plot - Hain's Cemetery
Note: http://berks.pa-roots.com/graphics/WilhelmFischerPlot2.jpg
Scrapbook: Y
Type: PHOTO
Event: became the owners of about 1000 acres of land
Type: Misc (Family)[27]
Event: Sponsors of baptism of their grandson
Type: Misc (Family)
Date: 2 Oct 1757
Place: , Berks County, Pennsylvania, United States[28]
Address: Hain's Church and Cemetery
Wernersville, PA
Name: Hain's Church and Cemetery
City: Wernersville
State: PA
Note: http://freepages.genealogy.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~robbhaas/Cemeteries/Cemeteries_Index.htm#Hains%20Church%20Cemetery
Wernersville, Berks County, Pennsylvania
-- Coordinates: (Google Earth)
-- Church: 40° 20' 20.89" N 76° 04' 17.83" W Elevation 552'
Event: sponsors of baptism of William ID3588
Type: Misc (Family)
Date: 20 Nov 1757
Place: , Berks County, Pennsylvania, United States[29]
Address: Hain's Church and Cemetery
Wernersville, PA
Name: Hain's Church and Cemetery
City: Wernersville
State: PA
Note: http://freepages.genealogy.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~robbhaas/Cemeteries/Cemeteries_Index.htm#Hains%20Church%20Cemetery
Wernersville, Berks County, Pennsylvania
-- Coordinates: (Google Earth)
-- Church: 40° 20' 20.89" N 76° 04' 17.83" W Elevation 552'
Child: Elizabeth Gertrude Fischer
Child: Peter Fischer
Child: Philip Fischer
Child: Henry Fischer
Child: John Fischer
Child: Susannah Fischer
Child: Michael Fischer
Child: Rosina Fischer
Child: Frantz Fischer
Child: Frederick Fischer
Child: John George Fischer
Data Changed:
Date: 13 Dec 2010
Time: 10:23

Sources

  • Source: S100 Abbreviation: Haas Family History, 1983 Title: Haas Family, The: Including Fischer, Hain, Heckert & Whetstone families c1630 to 1983 Author: Marjorie Van Couwenberghe [ID0381] and Wilma Lucas [ID0379] Publication: (December 1983). Bk3396 Reference: Bk3396 Repository: #R1 Call Number: Bk3396
  • Repository: R1 Name: Robbhaas Address: Robbhaas Name: Robbhaas E-Mail Address: walt@robbhaas.org
  • Source: S112 Abbreviation: Object Title: Object
  • Source: S147 Media: Book Abbreviation: Hain Family - George & Veronica - History Title: History of the Hain Family: Descendants of George and Veronica Hain Author: Frances Hain Swope and Henry B Warner, compiler Publication: Reading, PA: Reading Eagle Press, 1941 - Bk2921 Reference: Bk2921 Text: .pdf copies of the pages 1-21 and 22-76: See Source Pictures Repository: #R4 Call Number: Bk2921 Object: Format: pdf File: C:\Users\Walt\Documents\My Dropbox\Genealogy\Books\Bk2921-pgs1-21.pdf Title: Pages 1-21 Scrapbook: Y Primary or Preferred: Y Type: C:\Users\Walt\Documents\My Dropbox\Genealogy\Books\Bk2921-pgs1-21.pdf Object: Format: pdf File: C:\Users\Walt\Documents\My Dropbox\Genealogy\Books\Bk2921-pg22-76.pdf Title: pages 22-76 Scrapbook: Y Type: C:\Users\Walt\Documents\My Dropbox\Genealogy\Books\Bk2921-pg22-76.pdf
  • Repository: R4 Name: Ancestry.com Address: Ancestry.com Name: Ancestry.com URL: www.ancestry.com
  • Source: S191 Abbreviation: Family Group Sheet - Descendants of Wilhelm Fischer Title: Descendants of Wilhelm Fischer Author: Haas, Wilma Publication: Jonesboro, Indiana: Author, Nov 2006; Acc000640 Reference: Acc000640 Date: 13 Dec 2010 Text: Images: See Pictures Repository: #R1 Object: Format: pdf File: C:\Users\Walt\Documents\My Dropbox\Genealogy\Documents-500-999\Doc0537-WilhelmFischerDescendantsID0430.pdf Title: Wilhelm Fischer Descendants Note: Acc000640/Doc0537.pdf Date: 2006 Scrapbook: Y Primary or Preferred: Y Type: C:\Users\Walt\Documents\My Dropbox\Genealogy\Documents-500-999\Doc0537-WilhelmFischerDescendantsID0430.pdf
  • Source: S41 Abbreviation: Family Group Sheet Title: Family Group Sheet Page: "Descendants of Wilhelm Fischer". Created by Wilma Haas Lucas, ID0379, Nov 2006. Acc000640. Ph8185-001 to 003.jpg Quality or Certainty of Data: 3 Reference: Acc000640 Object: Format: jpg File: C:\Users\Walt\Documents\My Dropbox\Photos\Document Images\Ph8185-001-Acc000640.jpg Title: Descendants of Wilhelm Fischer, page 1 Note: REFN: Acc000640 Date: 1 NOV 2006 Scrapbook: Y Primary or Preferred: Y Type: PHOTO Object: Format: jpg File: C:\Users\Walt\Documents\My Dropbox\Photos\Document Images\Ph8185-002-Acc000640.jpg Title: Descendants of Wilhelm Fischer, page 2 Note: REFN: Acc000640 Date: 1 NOV 2006 Scrapbook: Y Type: PHOTO Object: Format: jpg File: C:\Users\Walt\Documents\My Dropbox\Photos\Document Images\Ph8185-003-Acc000640.jpg Title: Descendants of Wilhelm Fischer, page 3 Note: REFN: Acc000640 Date: 1 NOV 2006 Scrapbook: Y Type: PHOTO
  • Source: S54 Media: Book Abbreviation: History of St John's (Hain's) Reformed Church Title: History of St. John's (Hain's) Reformed Church in Lower Heidelberg Township, Berks County, Penna Author: Kershner William Jacob and Adam G Lerch Publication: Reading, PA: I M Beaver, 1916. Bk2954 Reference: Bk2954 Repository: #R47 Call Number: http://www.archive.org/stream/historyofstjohns00kers#page/n5/mode/2up Object: Format: txt File: C:\Users\Walt\Documents\My Dropbox\Genealogy\Documents\Doc0042_Notes_Historyof_Hains_Church_Bk2954.txt Title: Notes from Book - .txt file Scrapbook: Y Primary or Preferred: Y Type: C:\Users\Walt\Documents\My Dropbox\Genealogy\Documents\Doc0042_Notes_Historyof_Hains_Church_Bk2954.txt
  • Repository: R47 Name: Archive.org Address: Archive.org Name: Archive.org URL: www.archive.org
  1. Source: #S100 Page: Pg 2 Quality or Certainty of Data: 3
  2. Source: #S147 Page: Page 13 Quality or Certainty of Data: 2
  3. Source: #S112 Page: Plaque on Hain's Church - Wernersville, Berks County, Pennsylvania. Quality or Certainty of Data: 3 Data: Text: Frederic Fisher - 1750-1828 - ID0545 CONT Michael Fisher, Jr - 1743-1822 - ID0543 CONT Peter Fisher, Sr - 1735-1787 - ID0539 CONT Peter Fisher, Jr - 1761 CONT Philip Fisher - 1736-1803 - ID0540 CONT CONT Daniel Hain (Son of Henry) - 1757-1824 CONT David Hain (Son of Casper) - 1759 - ID2108 CONT Frederic Hain - 1750-1839 CONT Frederic Hain (Son of Casper - 1750-1812 - ID2107 CONT George Hain - 1740-1803 CONT John Hain (Son of A??) - 1747-1800 CONT Joseph Hain - 1759-1831 CONT Peter Hain - 1761 ??-1811 Object: Format: jpg File: C:\Users\Walt\Documents\My Dropbox\Photos\AAA Photos-9\Hain's Church Cemetery\Ph7787_HainsRevolutionaryWarPlaque.jpg Title: Rev War Plaque - Hain's Cemetery Scrapbook: Y Primary or Preferred: Y Type: PHOTO
  4. Source: #S100 Page: Pg 2 Quality or Certainty of Data: 3
  5. Source: #S147 Page: Page 13 Quality or Certainty of Data: 2
  6. Source: #S112 Page: Plaque on Hain's Church - Wernersville, Berks County, Pennsylvania. Quality or Certainty of Data: 3 Data: Text: Frederic Fisher - 1750-1828 - ID0545 CONT Michael Fisher, Jr - 1743-1822 - ID0543 CONT Peter Fisher, Sr - 1735-1787 - ID0539 CONT Peter Fisher, Jr - 1761 CONT Philip Fisher - 1736-1803 - ID0540 CONT CONT Daniel Hain (Son of Henry) - 1757-1824 CONT David Hain (Son of Casper) - 1759 - ID2108 CONT Frederic Hain - 1750-1839 CONT Frederic Hain (Son of Casper - 1750-1812 - ID2107 CONT George Hain - 1740-1803 CONT John Hain (Son of A??) - 1747-1800 CONT Joseph Hain - 1759-1831 CONT Peter Hain - 1761 ??-1811 Object: Format: jpg File: C:\Users\Walt\Documents\My Dropbox\Photos\AAA Photos-9\Hain's Church Cemetery\Ph7787_HainsRevolutionaryWarPlaque.jpg Title: Rev War Plaque - Hain's Cemetery Scrapbook: Y Primary or Preferred: Y Type: PHOTO
  7. Source: #S100 Page: Pg 2 Quality or Certainty of Data: 3 Data: Text: (Extract: "Buried Hain's Church")
  8. Source: #S147 Page: Page 13 Quality or Certainty of Data: 2
  9. Source: #S100 Page: Pg 5 Quality or Certainty of Data: 3 Data: Text: Extract: Abstract of William Fischer Will Berks County, PA CONT To son Peter four several pieces of land lying continuous in Heidelberg as shown in draught or plan signed with my hand January 15 1763 paying therefore 270 [pounds??]. To son Philip - three several pieces of land in same Twp. Paying 150 [pounds??] to Exrs. - To son John - three Tracts in same Twp. Paying to Exrs. 290 [pounds??] To son Henry- Tract of land in Heidelberg- where he now dwells- pay to Exrs 280 [pounds??]. To son Michael- three pieces of land being my present dwelling place- paying 600 [pounds??] to Exrs. Personal estate to be sold and whole proceeds divided into eleven equal parts. Sons Peter, Philip, John, Henry, Michael, Frantz, Frederick and George, and daughters Elisabeth, Susanna and Rosina to have one share each. Son Peter and son in law John Heckert, - Exrs. Witnessed by Michael Schmohl, Peter Ruther, Frederick Weitzel. A translation.) Object: Format: tif File: C:\Users\Walt\Documents\My Dropbox\Photos\AAA Photos-1\112601-002 ID0430.tif Title: Will abstract for William Fischer Note: REFN: Acc000784 - Bk3396, page 5 Scrapbook: Y Primary or Preferred: Y Type: PHOTO
  10. Source: #S100 Page: Pg 3 Quality or Certainty of Data: 3 Data: Text: "The eight sons of Wilhelm Fischer all served in the Continental Army during the Revolution"
  11. Source: #S147 Page: Page 13 Quality or Certainty of Data: 2 Data: Text: (Extract: The eight sons of Wilhelm Fischer all served in the Continental Army during the Revolution. As can be expected, some served various enlistments at various times, according to the emergency; but it is worthy of note that at one time six of these sons served in the same company, as is evidenced by a return of Captain Sebastian Miller's Company of Berks County Militia under Colonel Joseph Hiester on May 31, 1781, in which appear the names of John, Henry, Fridrich, Georg, Pitter, and Michael Fisher (Pa. Arch, 5th Series, vol. Vl, pg. 211), while Frantz Fisher is noted in a regiment of the Continental Line and Philip Fisher in the German Regiment. The Revolutionary War tablet on the wall of Hain's Church mentions Frederic, Michael, Peter, Srl, Peter, Jr., and Philip Fisher.)
  12. Source: #S112 Page: Plaque on Hain's Church - Wernersville, Berks County, Pennsylvania. Quality or Certainty of Data: 3 Data: Text: Extract: CONT Frederic Fisher - 1750-1828 - ID0545 CONT Michael Fisher, Jr - 1743-1822 - ID0543 CONT Peter Fisher, Sr - 1735-1787 - ID0539 CONT Peter Fisher, Jr - 1761 CONT Philip Fisher - 1736-1803 - ID0540 CONT CONT Daniel Hain (Son of Henry) - 1757-1824 CONT David Hain (Son of Casper) - 1759 - ID2108 CONT Frederic Hain - 1750-1839 CONT Frederic Hain (Son of Casper - 1750-1812 - ID2107 CONT George Hain - 1740-1803 CONT John Hain (Son of A??) - 1747-1800 CONT Joseph Hain - 1759-1831 CONT Peter Hain - 1761 ??-1811 Object: Format: jpg File: C:\Users\Walt\Documents\My Dropbox\Photos\AAA Photos-9\Hain's Church Cemetery\Ph7787_HainsRevolutionaryWarPlaque.jpg Title: Rev War Plaque - Hain's Cemetery Scrapbook: Y Primary or Preferred: Y Type: PHOTO
  13. Source: #S54 Page: Viewed; 7 January 2009; page 17 Quality or Certainty of Data: 3 Data: Text: (Extract: "Peter Fisher and his son Peter were privates in the Revolutionary war, in the company of Capt. John Ludwig (1780), ...")
  14. Source: #S112 Page: Plaque on Hain's Church - Wernersville, Berks County, Pennsylvania. Quality or Certainty of Data: 3 Data: Text: Frederic Fisher - 1750-1828 - ID0545 CONT Michael Fisher, Jr - 1743-1822 - ID0543 CONT Peter Fisher, Sr - 1735-1787 - ID0539 CONT Peter Fisher, Jr - 1761 CONT Philip Fisher - 1736-1803 - ID0540 CONT CONT Daniel Hain (Son of Henry) - 1757-1824 CONT David Hain (Son of Casper) - 1759 - ID2108 CONT Frederic Hain - 1750-1839 CONT Frederic Hain (Son of Casper - 1750-1812 - ID2107 CONT George Hain - 1740-1803 CONT John Hain (Son of A??) - 1747-1800 CONT Joseph Hain - 1759-1831 CONT Peter Hain - 1761 ??-1811 Object: Format: jpg File: C:\Users\Walt\Documents\My Dropbox\Photos\AAA Photos-9\Hain's Church Cemetery\Ph7787_HainsRevolutionaryWarPlaque.jpg Title: Rev War Plaque - Hain's Cemetery Scrapbook: Y Primary or Preferred: Y Type: PHOTO
  15. Source: #S147 Page: Page 13 Quality or Certainty of Data: 2 Data: Text: (Extract: "...Peter was a deacon at Hain's Church in 1764.")
  16. Source: #S147 Page: Page 13 Quality or Certainty of Data: 2 Data: Text: (Extract: "His will is recorded in Berks County Will Book 2A, page 161, proven March 11, 1788")
  17. Source: #S100 Page: Pg 2 Quality or Certainty of Data: 3
  18. Source: #S147 Page: Page 13 Quality or Certainty of Data: 2 Data: Text: "He married Appolonia Heckert, daughter of Michael Heckert, in 1758, according to the records of Rev. Waldschmidt (Penn. Archives,6th Series, Volume VI, page 219).
  19. Source: #S54 Page: viewed; 7 January 2010; page 17 Quality or Certainty of Data: 3 Data: Text: "Peter, Son of William Fisher, married Abibail Heckert (Afterwards Eckert), ..."
  20. Source: #S147 Page: Page 14 Quality or Certainty of Data: 2 Data: Text: (Extract: "...the parents of six sons and three daughters, as follows, the records of the christenings of most of them being recorded on pages 69 and 70 of the 1916 History of Hain's Church:...")
  21. Source: #S147 Page: Page 13 Quality or Certainty of Data: 2 Data: Text: (Extract: "He owned and lived on the farm about one half mile east of Wernersville, subsequently occupied by Abraham H. Miller and wife Eleanor Hain (6).")
  22. Source: #S54 Page: viewed; 9 January 2010; page 67; Sponsors of Baptism Quality or Certainty of Data: 3 Data: Text: (Extract: "1771, Nov 17. Peter, son of Conrad Eckert. Sponsors, Peter Fisher and wife Apolona.")
  23. Source: #S100 Page: Pg 2 Quality or Certainty of Data: 3
  24. Source: #S147 Page: Page 10 and 12 Quality or Certainty of Data: 2 Data: Text: "Probably late in the year of his arrival he married Elizabeth Gertrude Hain"
  25. Source: #S54 Page: viewed; 7 January 2010; page 17, 24, 25 Quality or Certainty of Data: 2 Data: Text: (Extract, page 17: "He Married Gertrude Elizabeth Hain, daughter of George Hain.") - CONT (Extract, pages 24, 25: "The inventory was taken August 19, 1746, ...""From the inventory and will we learn that the following children survived him: John Christ, Peter, George, Adam, Frederick, Henry, Casper (born in 1724, and died October 2, 1762, the father of seven children). Sibilia, wife of Jacob Freymeyer; Elizabeth, wife of William Fisher.")
  26. Source: #S191
  27. Source: #S147 Page: Page 12 Quality or Certainty of Data: 2 Data: Text: (Extract: "He became the owner of about one thousand acres of land in what are today Lower Heidelberg and Spring Townships, Berks County.")
  28. Source: #S54 Page: viewed; 8 January 2010; page 31; Baptism information Quality or Certainty of Data: 3 Data: Text: (Extract: "1757, Oct 2. William, a son of John Heckert and wife Elizabeth Gertrude, born Sept 19, 1757. Sponsors, William Fisher and wife Elizabeth (grandparents).")
  29. Source: #S54 Page: viewed; 8 January 2010; page 31; Baptism information Quality or Certainty of Data: 3 Data: Text: (Extract: "1757, Nov 20. William, a son of George Hain and wife Elizabeth, born Oct 14, 1757. Sponsors, William Fisher and wife Elizabeth.")


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On 28 Aug 2017 at 17:29 GMT Lisa (Kelsey) Murphy wrote:

Fisher-10181 and Fischer-493 appear to represent the same person because: Same person, need merged



Peter is 20 degrees from Kevin Bacon, 17 degrees from Joseph Broussard, 24 degrees from Helmut Jungschaffer and 20 degrees from Queen Elizabeth II Windsor on our single family tree. Login to find your connection.

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