Samuel Forrer

Brief Life History of Samuel

When Samuel Forrer was born on 16 November 1773, in Mount Joy, Lancaster, Pennsylvania, United States, his father, Christian Engle Forrer, was 36 and his mother, Elizabeth Kendig Erisman, was 38. He married Catharine Ebersole on 12 March 1799, in Washington, Maryland, United States. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 3 daughters. He died on 8 August 1836, in Luray, Page, Virginia, United States, at the age of 62, and was buried in Evergreen Memorial Gardens, Luray, Page, Virginia, United States.

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Samuel Forrer
Catharine Ebersole
Marriage: 12 March 1799
Christian Forrer
Elizabeth Forrer
Hannah Forrer
Daniel Forrer
Henry Forrer
Jacob Forrer
Elizabeth Forrer

Sources (15)

  • Samuel Forrer, "BillionGraves Index"
  • Saml Forrer in entry for Hannah Forrer, "Virginia, Vital Records, 1715-1901"
  • Samuel Forrer, "Find A Grave Index"

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Name Meaning

Swiss German: variant of Furrer .

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

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