Peter Barnhart Sr.

31 March 1751–13 August 1836 (Age 85)
Reiffelbach, Kusel, Palatinate, Bavaria, Germany

The Life of Peter

Peter Barnhart Sr. was born on 31 March 1751, in Reiffelbach, Kusel, Palatinate, Bavaria, Germany. He married Mary Martha "Molly" Boyer in 1775, in Stoystown, Somerset, Pennsylvania, United States. They were the parents of at least 8 sons and 5 daughters. He lived in Chautauqua, Chautauqua, New York, United States in 1830. He died on 13 August 1836, in Mayville, Chautauqua, Chautauqua, New York, United States, at the age of 85, and was buried in Mayville Cemetery, Mayville, Chautauqua, Chautauqua, New York, United States.

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Family Time Line

Peter Barnhart Sr.
1751–1836
Mary Martha "Molly" Boyer
1752–1835
Marriage: 1775
John George Barnhart
1775–1861
Henry Barnhart
1775–1814
Catherine Barnhart
1775–
Abraham Barnhart
1800–1805
Jacob Barnhart
1779–1869
Jonathan Barnhard
1780–1823
Susannah Barnhart
1782–1849
David Barnhart, Sr
1782–1870
Elisabeth Barnhart
1784–1864
Peter Barnhart Jr
1789–1876
Henry Barnhart
1791–1877
Martha Barnhart
1794–1877
Nancy Barnhart
1797–1858

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
1775
Stoystown, Somerset, Pennsylvania, United States
children

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World Events (6)

1776

Age 25

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

Age 25

New York is the 11th state.
1797 · Albany is Named Capital of New York

Age 46

Albany became the capital of New York in 1797. Albany is the oldest continuous settlement of the original 13 colonies.

Name Meaning

Dutch: from the personal name Barnhart, Dutch form of Bernhard .

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

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Story Highlight

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1. Peter Barnhart, A "Son of Liberty"

The year was 1771, and Peter was almost 20 years old. The years since his birth in 1751 had been tumultuous years in Baden, Germany. The Palatines lay along the Rhine River basin, near the French bo …

Sources (3)

  • Peter Barnhart, "United States Census, 1830"
  • Peter Sr Barnhart, "United States Census, 1800"
  • Peter Barnhart, "United States Census, 1800"

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