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Mark Samuel Wismer (1737 - 1831)

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Mark Samuel Wismer
Born in Carversville, Bucks, Pennsylvaniamap
Ancestors ancestors
Husband of — married before in Pennsylvaniamap
Descendants descendants
Died in Bedminster, Bucks, Pennsylvania, USAmap
Profile last modified | Created 2 Jan 2016
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Mark Wismer served in the Pennsylvania Militia during the American Revolution
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Mark Wismer was born in Bucks County in 1737, the son of Jacob Wismer and Nanny Souder.[1] He was a weaver by trade.[1]
With his wife, Elizabeth, Mark Wismer had the following children: Henry, Susan, David, Mark, Catherine, Daniel, Barbara, Elizabeth, Anna.[1]
Mark Wismer is listed as a Patriot Ancestor in the Sons of the American Revolution. In 1780, he was a private in Captain William McHenry's Associators.[2]
He died in Bucks County, Pennsylvania, and was buried at Perkasie in the Deep Run Mennonite Church Cemetery on 16 May 1831.[3] According to FindAGrave, he was buried in an unmarked grave and was aged 94 years and 22 days (thus his birth date was 22 April 1737). [4]


  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 Brief History of Jacob Wismer and a Complete Genealogical Family Register of his descendants from the earliest available records to the present time with portraits and other illustrations by Rev. Abraham James Fretz (introduction by Eli Wismer of Plumstead, PA) Mennonite Publishing Co 1893 (Page 280)
  2. U.S., Sons of the American Revolution Membership Applications, 1889-1970 [database on-line]. (Provo, UT, USA: Operations, Inc., 2011). Original data: Sons of the American Revolution Membership Applications, 1889-1970 (Louisville, Kentucky: National Society of the Sons of the American Revolution); Microfilm, 508 rolls. Volume 336.
  3. Historical Society of Pennsylvania; Philadelphia, Pennsylvania; Historic Pennsylvania Church and Town Records; Reel: 654. Source Information: Pennsylvania and New Jersey, Church and Town Records, 1669-2013 [database on-line] (Lehi, UT, USA: Operations, Inc., 2011). Original data: Historic Pennsylvania Church and Town Records. Philadelphia, Pennsylvania: Historical Society of Pennsylvania.
  4. Find A Grave, database and images ( : accessed 29 June 2018), memorial page for Mark Wismer (22 Apr 1737–14 May 1831), Find A Grave Memorial no. 176270162, citing Deep Run Mennonite Church East Cemetery, Bedminster, Bucks County, Pennsylvania, USA ; Maintained by Tom Myers (contributor 47272121) .Find A Grave: Memorial #176270162.

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