Barbara Fleisher


Brief Life History of Barbara

When Barbara Fleisher was born in 1765, in Highland, Virginia, United States, her father, Johannes Peter Fleischer, was 44 and her mother, Anna Maria Elisabetha Thiel, was 41. She married Adam Harper Jr. in 1785. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 6 daughters. She died in 1834, in Ross, Ohio, United States, at the age of 69, and was buried in Concord Presbyterian Church Cemetery, Lattaville, Ross, Ohio, United States.

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Adam Harper Jr.
Barbara Fleisher
Marriage: 1785
Catherine Harper
John Harper
Ann Elizabeth Harper
Benjamin Harper
Joab Harper
Susannah Harper
Mary Harper
Barbara Harper
Alan Harper
Phoebe Harper

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  • Barbara Harper in the U.S., Find A Grave Index, 1600s-Current

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    World Events (8)


    Age 11

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

    1780 · Richmond Becomes the Capital

    Age 15

    On April 18, 1780 Richmond became the capital of Virginia. It was the temporary capital from 1780-1788.

    1786 · Shays' Rebellion

    Age 21

    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.

    Name Meaning

    Some characteristic forenames: Jewish Chaim, Isadore, Leib, Mendel, Meyer, Pnina, Rebekah, Simcha.

    Americanized form of German and Jewish (Ashkenazic) Fleischer ‘butcher’.

    Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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