Hans Phillip or Philip Bushong (c.1722 - 1785)

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Birthplace: Alsace, France
Death: Died in Lancaster, Lancaster, Pennsylvania, United States
Managed by: Faustine Gail Humphris
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About Hans Phillip or Philip Bushong

A Patriot of the American Revolution for PENNSYLVANIA (Soldier). DAR Ancestor #: A017542

Notes for HANS PHILIP BUSHONG: Will is dated 7 Feb 1785, proven 26 Feb 1785.

WILL OF HANS Phillip BUSHONG

History of Lancaster Co w/bioTitle: History of Lancaster County, Pennsylvani a : with Biographical Sketches of Many of its Pioneers and Prominent MenAuthor: Franklin Ell is and Samuel Evans (added)Publication: Philadelphia, PA: Everts and Peck, b1883; FHL film # 547037 . Death May 1785 East Lampeter Twp, Lancaster, Pennsylvania Note: Subject : The Bus hong Family John Bushong, a French Huguenot, arrived in Philadelphia in September, 1731, an d immediately came to Lancaster County and took up land near what is now Heller's Church. Th e Bushongs who reside in this township are the descendants of this John Bushong, who had a fa mily of six boys--John, Philip, Peter, Henry, Jacob, and David--and three girls,--Mary, Barba ra, and Elizabeth. In 1737 Mrs. John Bushong died, and Mr. Bushong married a second time. Hi s son Peter emigrated to Virginia, where a prominent branch of this family still resides. Jac ob went to what is now Berks County, and the noted bankers of Reading--the Bushongs--are th e descendants of Jacob Bushong. David went to Illinois. Philip Bushong inherited his father' s estate. John Bushong, son of Philip, is the grandfather of Isaac Bushong, Esq., an influent ial citizen of this township and county. Amos Bushong, miller, of East Lampeter, and Dr. Bush ong, New Holland, are of this family. Isaac Bushong, of this township, has in his possessio n a copy of the will written by John Bushong, bearing date June 5, 1749.

"Thirty thousand names of Immigrants in Pennsylvania (1721-1776) Author Rupp - pages 67-70

NATUALIZATION RECORDS LANCASTER LEGACY,V4 NO3P31,12/1986. PHILLIP SERVED IN THE LANCASTER MILITIA DURING THE REV. WAR. Credited with Revolutionary service as an Almonar in the Militia of PA Went by his "call name " of Phillip 1731,

Census:County/State: Philadelphia Co., PAMore 1778, Buried at Hellers Chur ch, Lancaster County, PA

A will is recorded for Hans Philip Bushong in the records of Washington Co., Maryland (ABoo k A p107), will is dated 7 Feb 1785, proven 26 Feb 1785:

An unidentified manuscript possible written by Milton Deffenbaugh, the following was writte n about Philip: "Philip was born in 1722 and emigrated to this country with his parents and s isters Mary Magdalen and Anna Barbara in 1731. In 1748 he owned 200 acres of land, 100 of whi ch were cleared. He also owned 3 horses, 20 sheep and 6 cows. In 1769 he owned 235 acres of l and with only 100 acres cleared. He also owned 5 horses, 10 sheep and 4 cows.

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Hans Phillip or Philip Bushong's Timeline

1722
1722
Alsace, France
1750
1750
Age 28
Lancaster, Pennsylvania, United States
1762
1762
Age 40
Germany
1767
August 1, 1767
Age 45
PA, USA
1785
May 19, 1785
Age 63
Lancaster, Lancaster, Pennsylvania, United States
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