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10473 - PETER BERGER


HUSBAND: Peter BERGER/BARGER Born: 1718 Place: Germany Marr: Place: Died: 1762 Place: Germantown, York Co., PA Burial: Place: Father: Mother:
WIFE: Elizabeth _____ Born: Place: Died: Place: Burial: Place: Father: Mother:
CHILDREN: 1. Name: John B. BARGER, Sr. See Family Group Sheet No. 10472 Born: 11 Nov 1746 Place: Germantown, York Co., PA Marr: ca. 1768 To: Barbara Elizabeth Swisher Died: 1841 Place: Breckinridge Co., KY 2. Name: Elizabeth BARGER Born: 1748 Place: Germantown, York Co., PA Marr: 1767 To: Lewis (a/k/a Louis or Ludwig)SHELMAN Died: Place: Buried at Barger Cemetery in Breckinridge Co., KY 3. Name: Margaret BARGER Born: 1750 Place: Germantown, York Co., PA Marr: To: Died: Place: 4. Name: Ann BARGER Born: 1752 Place: Germantown, York Co., PA Marr: To: Died: Place: 5. Name: Hans Peter BARGER Born: 16 Jul 1756 Place: Germantown, York Co., PA Marr: To: Died: Place: 6. Name: Hans Jacob BARGER Born: 1758 Place: Germantown, York Co., PA Marr: To: Died: Place: 7. Name: Katrina (or Catherine) BARGER Born: 1760 Place: Germantown, York Co., PA Marr: To: Died: Place:

Notes:

(A) Peter Barger, who was born in Germany, is also shown in some records as Peter Berger. He may have been a brother of Andrew Barger of Cadiz, Harrison Co., OH, who resided in Mannheim Township, York Co., PA at the same time Peter Berger/Barger lived there. This should be verified.

(B) Peter Barger died intestate in 1762 in York Co., PA, leaving a widow, Elizabeth. Their children moved from PA to Bedford Co., VA, then to Greenbrier County, VA and later moved again to Breckinridge Co., KY.

(C) Peter Barger's daughter, Elizabeth, who married Lewis Shelman, lived in Union Star, Breckinridge Co., KY. Their children were:

1. Mary M. Shelman, m. Leonard Cart
2. Martin Shelman, b. 1777, d. 1867, m. Elizabeth Shelman, (a cousin, daughter of John Barger and Barbara Swisher)
3. Elizabeth Shelman, m. Adam Barger (a cousin, son of John Barger and Barbara Swisher)
4. Malisa Susannah Shelman, m. George Barger (a cousin, son of John Barger and Barbara Swisher)
(D) Peter Berger is the progenator of the family known as the Peter Berger/Barger family of PA and KY.

The Peter Berger Family


Sources:

(1) Breckinridge County, KY Public Library, Special Collections File, "Shelman, Chappell, Cart and Berger/Barger Families."


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