Abraham Beery

1762: Born in York Co., PA to Abraham Beery and Elizabeth Gochenauer. (1, p14) (2, p55)

1786 Sep 28: Abraham Beery marries Magdalena Rife (1, p15) (2, p69)

    178_ ___ __: Elizabeth
    1787 Oct  6: John
    1789 Jul 23: Abraham

1790: Magdalena dies.

Abraham's children are separated here between his two wives based on their birth dates and the date of Magdalena's death.

Abraham Beery marries Barbara Good (GC221) (1, p15) (2, p69-70)

    1798 Aug  8: Joseph
    179_ ___ __: Catharine
    1799 ___ __: Jacob
    1803 Apr 12: Samuel (Aug?)
    1804 Dec 12: Frances
    180_ ___ __: Anna
    1807 Jan 12: Peter V.
    1808 Oct  8: David
    1812 ___ __: Magdalena
    1815 Aug 27: Barbara

1818: Abraham dies. (3, p21)

Source (3) also has the same birth date and marriages for Abraham, but it does not name any of his children.


1. Phyllis Fulk and Lois Brown Miller, History of the Beery Family of Page County, Iowa (Newport, Arkansas: Evans Press, 1976).

2. William Beery and Judith Beery Garber, Beery Family History (Elgin, IL: Brethern Publishing House, 1957). Also localhost/family/peo...s/1957/Beery/hs.html (2014 Oct 8). Reprinted by Higginson Book Co., Salem, MA.

3. Jane Evans Best and Howard C. Francis, "Six Good Families of Early Lancaster County, Pennsylvania" in Pennsylvania Mennonite Heritage, Vol. XII, No. 3 (Lancaster, PA: Lancaster Mennonite Historical Society, 1989 Jul), p11-28. Also localhost/family/peo.../1989/6Goods/hs.html (2014 Jun 24). Jacob Good (GA), Hans Heinrich Guth (GB), [an error occurred while processing this directive], Peter Good (GD), Robert Good (GE), Steffan Good (GF), Lancaster Co., PA.

4. Velma June Good Hulvey, The William Good Family: Tracing this Good family from Hasli Valley, Switzerland to the Shenandoah Valley of Virginia, Rev. ed. (Harrisonburg, VA: June G. Hulvey, 1996).

5. Pete Burkholder, "Re: Jacob's mill in VA...?," Email from Sheldon Burkholder to Donald I Good, 2007 Aug 22. Discoveries in EMU library re: [an error occurred while processing this directive] and relatives in VA. This email cites (11).

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