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A Brief History of Jacob Wismer and a Complete Genealogical Family Register With Biographies of His Descendants from the Earliest Available Records to the Present Time By A J Fretz, Eli Wismer

Page xiii, 7, 8, 86, 91

I. Jacob Wismer, (...) was born in Germany about 1684, and died in Bedminster Township, Bucks Co., Pa., Feb. 4, 1787 in his one hundred and third year.


The children of Jacob and Nanny Wismer, as near in the order of birth as could be placed were: ---Jacob, Mary, Elizabeth, Joseph, Henry, Mark, Daniel, John, Christian, Nanny, Abraham.

II. Jacob Wismer,* bn. in Bucks Co., Pa., about 1721. Mrd. Margaret ---. The dates of death of himself and wife are not known. He received his portion of his father's estate in 1783. Lived in Plumstead Twp. at what is known as the burnt mill, where he followed the occupation of miller. Children: Abraham, Isaac, Anna, Mary, Elizabeth, Jacob, Mary, Barbara, Hannah, Margaret.

III. Margaret Wismer, bn. June 4, 1768; died July 23, 1822. Mrd. Anthony Fretz, Apr. 16, 1795. He was bn. Feb. 1, 1774; died Jan. 26, 1856. He mrd. second wife a Quaker lady. He lived on a farm of 60 acres at the "Old Burnt Mill," in Plumstead Twp. Farmer and miller. Children: Samuel, Anna, Mary, Mark, Elizabeth, Joseph, Catharine.

IV. Joseph Fretz, bn. Mar. 23, 1807; died Mar. 17, 1854. Mrd. Catharine Fretz, daughter of "Big Joe," in 1833. Cabinet maker and miller. Menn. Children: Nathan, Isaiah, Reuben, Moses, Ely, Aaron.

V. Nathan Fretz, bn. in Bucks Co., Pa. May 3, 1834. Mrd. Catharine Longenecker, June 24, 1854. She died Dec. 1884. P. CC Indianapolis, Ind. Children:

VI. Infant, died aged 5 days.

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