Starting Sept. 30, 2014, Genealogy.com will be making a big change. GenForum message boards, Family Tree Maker homepages, and the most popular articles will be preserved in a read-only format, while several other features will no longer be available, including member subscriptions and the Shop.
 
Learn more


Chat | Daily Search | My GenForum | Community Standards | Terms of Service
Jump to Forum
Home: Regional: U.S. States: Ohio: Wayne County

Post FollowupReturn to Message ListingsPrint Message

Breiner or Briner
Posted by: michael s. mowrer Date: December 12, 2001 at 02:04:15
  of 1002

My Maurer (Mowrer) line intermarried a lot with the Breiner or Briners in Wayne Co. Ohio in the early 1800s, maybe 1820s to 1850s or so. I suspect my Maurers/Mowrers may have lived on Breiner/Briner land in the western part of Wayne Twp., Wayne Co., near the Chester Twp. line, and this Breiner land belonged to a Frederick Briner, if I recall correctly (from 1826 or so to 1830s or so). Two or three of my Christian Maurer/Mowrer's children married Breiners.
From about 1902 to roughly 1916 the Mowrers and Breiners or Briners of Wayne Co. held joint family reunions, or should I say they did until 1908 or 1909 or so, when the Breiners withdrew from the reunions. I would love to correspond with Breiner descendants and find out genealogical information, and why the Breiners withdrew from the reunions...were the Mowrers hogging the black raspberry pie? (attempted humor).
Michael S. Mowrer
An American from Washington state living in Wiesloch, Germany (south of Heidelberg) who grows raspberries and loves blackberry pie.


Followups:

Post FollowupReturn to Message ListingsPrint Message

http://genforum.genealogy.com/oh/wayne/messages/414.html
Search this forum:

Search all of GenForum:

Proximity matching
Add this forum to My GenForum Agreement of Use
Link to GenForum
Add Forum
Home |  Help |  About Us |  Site Index |  Jobs |  PRIVACY |  Affiliate
© 2007 The Generations Network