Bartholmew Shimer

1761–3 April 1812 (Age 51)
Pikeland, Chester, Pennsylvania, United States

The Life of Bartholmew

When Bartholmew Shimer was born in 1761, in Pikeland, Chester, Pennsylvania, United States, his father, Frederick Scheimer Jr., was 31 and his mother, Mary Madgaline Bach, was 31. He married Sarah about 1785, in Pennsylvania, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 2 daughters. He died on 3 April 1812, in Spring City, Chester, Pennsylvania, United States, at the age of 51, and was buried in Spring City, Chester, Pennsylvania, United States.

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Family Time Line

Bartholmew Shimer
Marriage: about 1785
Benjamin Shimer
Sophia Shimer
Wylie Shimer
Ada Shimer

Spouse and Children

about 1785
Pennsylvania, United States


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World Events (6)


Age 15

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

Age 15

The Declaration of Independence was signed in Philadelphia on July 4, 1776. The liberty bell was first rung here to Celebrate this important document.
1788 · The First Presidential Election

Age 27

The First Presidential election was held in the newly created United States of America. Under the Articles of Confederation, the executive branch of the country was not set up for an individual to help lead the nation. So, under the United States Constitution they position was put in. Because of his prominent roles during the Revolutionary War, George Washington was voted in unanimously as the First President of the United States.

Name Meaning

1 Jewish (Ashkenazic): variant spelling of Schimmer .2 Respelling of German Schimmer .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Bartholemew Shimer, "Find A Grave Index"
  • 1787 - 1789 Chester County Tax Index for Shimer family
  • Legacy NFS Source: Bartholmew Shimer -

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