Johan Heinrich Boyer

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Johan Heinrich Boyer (Beyer)

Also Known As: "Henry Boyer"
Birthdate: (49)
Birthplace: Flomersheim, Frankenthal, Rheinland-Pfalz, Germany
Death: April 11, 1757 (49)
Tulpehocken, Berks, Pennsylvania, USA
Immediate Family:

Son of Samuel Beyer; Samuel Bayer,Boyer/Beyer; Maria Beyer and Maria Bayer/Boyer/Beyer
Husband of Salome Beier
Ex-husband of Elizabeth Maria Beyer (Zerbe)
Father of George Johann Beyer; Eva Susanna Gortner; Anna Catarina Beier; Maria Salome Pfattheicher; Andreas Beier and 1 other
Brother of Ana Clara Reist; Hans Michael Beyer; Andreas Beyer; Anna Barbara Beyer; Blasius Bayer Beyer and 2 others

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About Johan Heinrich Boyer

Part of a group of German-speaking Protestant refugees from the Palantine who were provided passage to America by the British government. They arrived in NYC and were settled in NY (Schoharie Colony, est. 1709). The British restricted each family to only 10 acres of land, which was inadequate for farming. In 1723, they petitioned William Penn to settle in Pennsylvania. Penn gave them permission to settle in western Pennsylvania, partly to serve as a buffer against the Indians.

"Henry Boyer" is listed as one of the first settlers in the Tulpehocken Settlement in Pennsylvania.

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Johan Heinrich Boyer's Timeline

February 15, 1708
Flomersheim, Frankenthal, Rheinland-Pfalz, Germany
July 23, 1726
Age 18
Dackenheim, Rhineland-Palatinate, Germany
Age 28
Pennsylvania, United States
July 25, 1745
Age 37
Tulpehocken, Pennsylvania, United States
Age 45
Tulpehocken, Pennsylvania, United States
April 11, 1757
Age 49
Tulpehocken, Berks, Pennsylvania, USA