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Abraham Stauffer

Male 1752 - 1826


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  • Born  1752  Lancaster County Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender  Male 
    Will  1800 
    Died  26 Sep 1826  Tyrone Township, Fayette Co Pa Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Notes 
    • from Davis, pp. 210 (PDF pp. 214)

      Abraham Stauffer, b. 1752. d. 26 Sep 1826, Tyrone Township, Fayette County,
      Pennsylvania, age 74 years. He wrote his will on 22 Jan 1819 and it was proved 25 Jan 1827. The
      executor of his will was Martin Stauffer and John Stauffer. He married first Anna Nisley (20 Sep
      1752-1817), daughter of Martin Nisley and Anna Snyder. According to his will his second wife that
      had been married before. On 15 Aug 1768, he was a minor child of Christian Stauffer, late of
      Donegal Township, over the age of 14 when he chose John Hertzler of Hempfield Township and
      Jacob Ebersole of Donegal Township as his guardians. Abraham was taxed at Donegal Township in
      1771 as a single man and then his name was crossed of which would indicate that he married in
      1771. He was taxed at Donegal Township from 1773 to 1778 and then he was taxed at Manor
      Township from 1779 to 1789. He purchased his fatherís land in Manor Township in 1772 from his
      brother John. In 1780 he owned 134 acres with his brother John at Manor Township. He was taxed
      on 136 in 1785 and 137 in 1786. He moved to Fayette County, Pennsylvania from Manor Township
      in 1790, where he was a Mennonite Minister. He was of Lancaster County when he bought bought
      278 acres in Tyrone Township, Fayette County on 6 Mar 1790 from Benjamin Wills. On 11 Jun 1793
      he bought 43 acres in Tyrone Township with John Stauffer from Moses Smith and they sold that land
      with their wives on 10 Sep 1801 to Jacob Baltzly. He bought 92 acres in Franklin Township (later
      Dunbar Township) on 8 Nov 1791 from Thomas Hall which he sold to his son Abraham on 18 May
      1800. He bought 100 acres on Jacobís Creek in Tyrone Township from Isaac Meason on 25 Apr
      1795 and sold that 100 acres with his wife Anna to Jacob Eckman on 3 Oct 1795. On 1 Mar 1796
      he bought land in Bullskin Township from Francis Moriarity. On 15 Sep 1796 he bought land in
      Franklin Township from Thomas Hall. In 1810 he sold his Franklin Township land to his son
      Christian. He patented 120 acres on Jacobís Creek in Tyrone Township on 8 Sep 1790 which he sold
      to his son Martin on 2 Jun 1806. He was living at East Huntingdon Township, Westmoreland on 20
      Apr 1817 when he and his wife Anna sold land in Tyrone Township to their son Abraham. He
      bought 30 acres in Bullskin Township on 20 Apr 1820 and he was living at East Huntingdon
      Township on 20 Feb 1824 when he and his unnamed wife sold the 30 acres to Martin Stouffer of
      Tyrone Township and John Stouffer of East Huntingdon Township. He was living at Tyrone
      Township in the 1800 census (02101-20101).STAUFFER, ABRAHAM, Colebrookdale.
      August 4, 1799 - March 11, 1800.
      Provides for wife Susanna.
      To son Henry my plantation where I now live containing about 150 acres, except a part devised to son Jacob, at appraised value.
      To son Jacob a part of the plantation at appraised value.
      Estate divided among all children, viz: John, Samuel, Margaret wife of John KINDIG, Jacob, Elizabeth wife of Jacob MEYER, Maria and Henry.
      Exrs: Sons John and Jacob.
      Wits: Jacob BAUMAN, Isaac BAUMAN and Peter RICHARDSON.
    Person ID  I0078  Halbstein_Parrish Family Tree
    Last Modified  27 May 2009 

    Father  Christian Stauffer,   b. Abt 1711,   d. 1759, Donegal Township Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Mother  Barbara [?Fellmann] 
    Married  Abt 1742  Germany Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID  F009  Group Sheet

    Family  Anna Nisley,   b. 20 Sep 1752,   d. 1817 
    Married  Abt 1771 
    Children 
     1. Barbara Stauffer,   b. 15 Jul 1773,   d. 6 Sep 1847, Fayette Co., Pa Find all individuals with events at this location
     2. Anna Stauffer,   b. 16 Dec 1775, Donegal Township Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 16 Aug 1857, Fayette Co., Pa Find all individuals with events at this location
     3. Christian Stauffer,   b. 1 Dec 1777,   d. 6 Jul 1852, Fayette Co., Pa Find all individuals with events at this location
     4. Frances Stauffer,   b. 1782
    >5. Abraham O. Stauffer,   b. 22 Feb 1786, Lancaster County Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 31 May 1853, Tyrone Township, Fayette Co Pa Find all individuals with events at this location
     6. John W. Stauffer,   b. 10 Sep 1788,   d. 22 Feb 1852, Fayette Co., Pa Find all individuals with events at this location
    >7. Maria Stauffer,   b. 13 Jul 1791,   d. Nov 1874, Fayette Co., Pa Find all individuals with events at this location
     8. Elizabeth Stauffer,   b. 19 Jan 1794,   d. 21 Nov 1887, Hancock Co., Ohio Find all individuals with events at this location
    Family ID  F018  Group Sheet

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