Mary Keller

Nicholas Beery marries Mary Keller in PA. (1 p13,71) (2 p60) (3 p15-17) (4 p168)
  1764 Apr  6: Barbara
  1765 Nov  4: John
  1766       : Jacob
  1771 Apr 11: Elizabeth
  1773 Jul 20: Abraham
  1775 Sep  4: Mary
  1777 Jun 10: Isaac
  1780       : Nicholas
  1781 Apr 30: Henry
  1783 Apr  4: George
  1786 Oct  4: Susan
  1787       : Martha

Farmer, owned land in Shrewsbury Township. (1 p12)

1780: Emigrated to Rockingham Co., VA and settled on Linville Creek, located in the most fertile part of the county. (1 p12)

1783 Jul: Deeded land in Rockingham Co., VA by John Eaton. (1 p12)

1783 Jul: Deeded land in Rockingham Co., VA by Thomas Moore. (1 p12)

1788-1792: Nicholas becomes a "five-horse man" which is considered quite wealthy for the time. (1 p13)


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. Joseph H. Wenger, History of the Descendants of Nicholas Beery: Born in 1707, Emigrated from Switzerland to Pennsylvania in 1727. (South English, IA: Joseph H. Wenger, 1911). Nicholas Beery was born in York Co. PA rather than Switzerland as the subtitle of this book says.

4. Helen Ummel Harness, "The Beery Family from Switzerland to Pennsylvania" in Mennonite Family History (Masthof Press, 2006 July), p167-170.

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