Margaret Rifenbrooch

1768–1836 (Age 68)
Shamokin, Northumberland, Pennsylvania, United States

The Life of Margaret

When Margaret Rifenbrooch was born in 1768, in Shamokin, Northumberland, Pennsylvania, United States, her father, Petrus Peter Rifenberger, was 23 and her mother, Phebe, was 21. She married Joseph Oldfield Poyer on 29 January 1786, in Sussex, New Jersey, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 5 daughters. She died in 1836, in Rush Township, Northumberland, Pennsylvania, United States, at the age of 68.

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Family Time Line

Joseph Oldfield Poyer
1762–1836
Margaret Rifenbrooch
1768–1836
Marriage: 29 January 1786
Abiathar Poyer
1788–1876
Richard Poyer
1795–1839
Phebe Poyer
1801–1840
Ann Poyer
Mary Susannah Poyer
1790–1877
Elizabeth Poyer
1801–1870
Rebecca Poyer
1804–1892

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
29 January 1786
Sussex, New Jersey, United States
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World Events (8)

1776

Age 8

Thomas Jefferson's American Declaration of Independence endorsed by Congress. Colonies declare independence.
1776

Age 8

The Declaration of Independence was signed in Philadelphia on July 4, 1776. The liberty bell was first rung here to Celebrate this important document.
1786 · Shays' Rebellion

Age 18

Caused by war veteran Daniel Shays, Shays' Rebellion was to protest economic and civil rights injustices that he and other farmers were seeing after the Revolutionary War. Because of the Rebellion it opened the eyes of the governing officials that the Articles of Confederation needed a reform. The Rebellion served as a guardrail when helping reform the United States Constitution.

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  • U.S., Sons of the American Revolution Membership Applications, 1889-1970
  • U.S., Sons of the American Revolution Membership Applications, 1889-1970
  • North America, Family Histories, 1500-2000

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