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Aaron Himrod (1757 - 1820)

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Aaron Himrod
Born in Bedminster, Somerset, New Jerseymap
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Husband of — married 17 Apr 1789 [location unknown]
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Died in Waterford, Erie, Pennsylvania, United Statesmap
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Biography

From Genealogical and Personal History of Western Pennsylvania:

Aaron Himrod, eldest son of Simon Ludwig Himroth, was born at Bedminster, Somerset county, New Jersey, August 18, 1757, died at Waterford, Erie county, Pennsylvania, December 4, 1820. He is said to have been carried to Canada a prisoner by the Indians, but later returned, living in Turbot township, Northumberland county, from boyhood until his removal to Erie county about 1798; although after he married in 1789 he moved to the shores of Lake Cayuga in New York, near Trumansburg, where the name is preserved by Himrod's Point. The Indians were troublesome and he returned to Turbot township, where he owned and cultivated a farm. About 1798 he moved to Waterford township, Erie county, settling upon a farm that is yet owned by his descendants. He served in the Revolutionary army and is credited with service at the battles of Princeton and Trenton. He married, April 17, 1789, Isabella Kirk, born in Paxton township, Dauphin county, Pennsylvania, September 26, 1756, died April 22. 1841, daughter of Moses Kirk, who came to Northumberland from Dauphin county. Children: 1. Moses, of further mention. 2. William, born May 19, 1791, died June 21, 1873, at Erie. 3. Andrew, born September 9, 1792, died August 19, 1819; married Sarah Crawford. 4. Mary Foster, born August 13, 1794, died at Milwaukee, Wisconsin; married Amos P. Woodford; had two children. 5. Eleanor McGuire, born March 12, 1796; married Samuel Phoenix; six children. 6. John, born July 18, 1797, died March 20, 1880; married (first) Rebecca Leetch, married (second) Nancy Boyd. 7. Catherine, born January 6, 1799; married Samuel Gill. 8. Sarah, born July 2, 1800, died January 30, 1873; married Rev. Robert Reed. 9. Simon, born January, 1802, died May 13, 1874; married, February 13, 1828, Jane Moore; eight children. 10. Isabella, born March 27, 1804, died March 27, 1880. 11. David, born May 26, 1806, died November 23, 1877; married. July 4, 1833, Abigail Patten; ten children. 12. Martha, born January 4, 1808, died February 25, 1861 ; married Thomas Moore; five children. 13. Aaron Melick, born June 28, 1809, died in 1834, while studying for the ministry.

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