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Peter Rutt Zimmerman (1776 - 1862)

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Peter Rutt Zimmerman
Born in East Earl, Lancaster, Pennsylvania, United Statesmap
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Husband of — married [date unknown] [location unknown]
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Died in Cumberland, Pennsylvania, United Statesmap
Profile last modified | Created 10 May 2017
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Peter Zimmerman, was born in Lancaster county. In 1814 he moved to Lower Allen township, Cumberland county, where he purchased a tract of 300 acres of land, which remained in the Zimmerman family for eighty-nine years. In 1903 a portion of it was sold to Congressman Olmstead, of Harrisburg, who erected a summer home upon it. Peter Zimmerman married Esther Martin, of Lancaster county, and they had children as follows: Christian; Peter; Martin; who moved to Ohio in 1869; Samuel, a Mennonite minister, who died in 1877; Emanuel; Esther, wife of John Weaver; Mary, who married Abraham Weaver, and had one son, Henry, a minister of the Mennonite faith; Barbara, who married Jacob Hershey, a minister in the Mennonite Church, living near Manheim, Lancaster county; Annie, wife of Jacob Burkhart; Julia, who married Christian Hess, and has one son, Samuel, a minister of the Mennonite Church; and Miss Elizabeth, who lives at Carlisle. [1]


  1. Find A Grave, database and images ( : accessed 12 May 2019), memorial page for Peter Rutt Zimmerman (27 Nov 1776–3 Mar 1862), Find A Grave: Memorial #46375529, citing Slate Hill Cemetery, Camp Hill, Cumberland County, Pennsylvania, USA ; Maintained by Karen (contributor 46807600) .

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