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Peterson, Harrison Co WV
Posted by: jeff w (ID *****6757) Date: August 04, 2007 at 17:46:31
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Modified Register for Hans Bidert

First Generation

       1.       Hans Bidert was born on 1 Aug 1613 in Baren,Langenbruck,Basel,Switzerland. He died on 10 Jan 1687/1688 in Baren,Langenbruck,Basel,Switzerland.

Hans married Maria Wirz on 15 Feb 1647/1648. Maria was born on 15 May 1619 in Switzerland. She died in Sep 1704 in Switzerland.

They had the following children:

+       2       M       i.       Hans Jacob Bidert was born on 12 Nov 1648. He died on 12 Feb 1729/1730.

Second Generation

       2.       Hans Jacob Bidert (Hans) was born on 12 Nov 1648 in Baren,Langenbruck,Basel,Switzerland. He died on 12 Feb 1729/1730 in Baren,Langenbruck,Basel,Switzerland.

Stayed in Switzerland. His descendants still live in Langenbruck and
Rheinfelden. per Linda

Hans married Elsbeth Tschamper on 18 Aug 1705 in Baren,Langenbruck,Basel,Switzerland. Elsbeth was born in Mar 1672/1673 in Switzerland. She died on 22 Feb 1732/1733 in Switzerland.

Hans and Elsbeth had the following children:

+       3       M       i.       John Jacob Hoggis Peterson Sr was born on 7 Feb 1705/1706. He died in 1785.

       4       M       ii.       Heinrich Bidert was born on 11 Dec 1707.

HB stayed in Switzerland and his descendants are now living in
Langenbruck & Rheinfelden. Family records are still in the church. per
Linda

Third Generation

       3.       John Jacob Hoggis Peterson Sr (Hans Jacob, Hans) was born on 7 Feb 1705/1706 in Barenwyl,Langenbruck,Basel,Switzerland. He was christened on 13 Nov 1706. He died in 1785 in Hardy,Wv.

Name Peters, Peterson, Bidert was used interchangably.
SEE: Hans Jacob Hoggis Bidert [anglicized to John Jacob Peterson after he came to America]
b. 7 feb 1705/1706; d 1783 in Petersburg WV.
christened 13 nov 1706 in German Reformed Church by Frederick
Wettstein, witness Henry Hegler, Claude Bidert, Margaret Bidert. Record
in v2, p103 Basil. per Linda
m. Sarah Mohler on 13 feb 1727/1728, dau of Martin MOHLER and Barbara HOFFINGER.
Departed for America on 23 July 1736 on ship "Princess Augusta." Arrived in America 16 sep 1736. 21 nov 1764. Naturalized in Augusta Co VA. citing Robert Flemming Slutz, Jr., in article he wrote about the Peterson Family printed Sep 1990. and see: Hist of Grant and Hardy Cos VA, E.L. Judy; Petersburg VA. Some of his children were captured by Indians and his wife was killed. per Linda
JJP Sr's children captured by Indians were John Martin P, Anna Maria P, Anna Maria Barbara P, Trina Bettie P. Also Captured were Mr MOSER and his wife Eva Elizabeth HARPER. Mr MOSER was killed with a tomahawk in the presence of his wife by the Indians. Eva Elizabeth HARPER MOSER was
kept by the Indians as a slave for 6 years. She was exchanged by the French and Indians at Upper Sandusky OH, and returned. She then married Jacob Peterson.
Bap. 13 nov 1706, German Reformed Church. per Linda
see History of Greene County, Spring Valley Township, OH. by R.S. Dills. P 874-877.
John Jacob Bidert was b 7 jan 1706, Barenville County, Basol-of-Laugenburg, Switzerland. Married 13 aug 1728 to Sarah Moherlin, a near neighbor, and had 9 children. 4 born in Switzerland: Jacob, John Martin, Michael, Sarah. Sailed for America 23 jul 1726. Passport stated the destination was "Island of Pennsylvania." He carried a letter of recommendation for him, wife, 4 children, from pastor N. John
Frederick Westein, attesting to his piety. Landed in Philadelphia, stayed in PA for several years, then removed to Augusta Co VA, later divided into Hardy Co VA. Had 5 more children i Hardy Co: Anne Maria, Trina Bettie (Caterina Elizabeth), Annie Marie Barbara, and two children who died in infancy. In VA he took oath of allegiance to King George III of Great Britain, signed 20 nov in the 5th year of king's reign. per Linda

John married Sarah Mohler daughter of Martin Mohler and Barbara Hoffinger on 13 Feb 1727/1728 in Baren,Langenbruck,Basel,Switzerland. Sarah was born about 1705/1710 in Deigten,Basel,Switzerland. She died in 1787 in Hardy,Wv.

Sarah MOHLER per Doris
Sarah MOHLERIN per steve
County, Spring Valley Township. p 874.

John and Sarah had the following children:

+       5       M       i.       John Jacob Jr Peterson patriot was born on 13 Feb 1728/1729. He died on 17 Nov 1814.

       6       M       ii.       John Martin Peterson captive was born on 20 May 1730 in Barenwyl, Langenruck, Basel, Switzerland. He died in May 1820 in Hardy Co, Wv.

John Martin Peterson b 20 may 1730 in Switzerland; immigrated with parents 23 july 1736. was captured by Indians as were 3 step sisters, but managed to escape. Went to NC m Miss Teeter. see History of Greene County, Spring Valley Township. p 874.

John married Rosina Teeter on 19 Jan 1768 in Va. Rosina was born in 1743 in Nc. She died in 1804 in Hardy Co,Va.

Teeter / Teater / Dieter. dau of Hans Dieter and Maria Luttman.

       7       F       iii.       Ursula Peterson was born on 25 Nov 1731.

       8       F       iv.       Sarah Peterson was born on 8 Jan 1735/1736 in Langenbruck, Switzerland. She died in 1800 in Hardy Co,Va. Sarah married Georg Heinrich Henry Carr Sr . Georg was born on 25 Sep 1721 in Schwaigern, Wurtemburg, Germany. He died on 4 Nov 1814 in Hardy Co,Wv.

migrated 9/1731 w/ family of "Pennsylvania Merchant" arrived Phila PA.
settled on North Fork of South Branch of Potomac River, Near Seneca WV

       9       F       v.       Anna Maria Peterson captive was born on 27 Jan 1738. She died in Ross Co,Oh. She was buried in Paint Creek.

b 27 jul/ 27 jan/ 1738.
bio. Anna Maria Peterson was captured by Indians and taken to OH. She returned 14 years later to her brother Jacob Peterson b 1728/29. She returned to VA and later to OH, where she died in Ross Co, OH and was buried on the north fork of Paint Creek.

       10       F       vi.       M Malona Peterson was born on 18 Dec 1739.

       11       M       vii.       John Michael Peterson captive was born on 1 Oct 1741 in Va.

Captured by Indians in VA and taken to Ohio County, he escaped.

John married Susanna Bufenbarger . Susanna was born about 1740/1750.

       12       F       viii.       Anna Maria Barbara Peterson captive was born on 17 Sep 1744.

bio. Anna Maria Barbara Peterson was captured by Indians and later traded to the French.

       13       F       ix.       Trina Bettie Peterson captive was born on 15 Mar 1746/1747 in Ross Co, Oh. She died in Philadelphia, Pa.

bio. Trina Bettie Peterson was captured by Indians and traded to the French. She was taken to France, and afterward returned to Philadelphia PA, where she died of measles.

Fourth Generation

       5.       John Jacob Jr Peterson patriot (John Jacob Hoggis Peterson, Hans Jacob, Hans) was born on 13 Feb 1728/1729 in Baren, Langenbruck, Basel,Switzerland. He was christened on 13 Nov 1729 in Barenwy ,Switzerland. He died on 17 Nov 1814 in Greene Co, Oh.

bio. Elizabeth Peterson was the dau of Eve Elizabeth Harper Moser Peterson and Jacob Peterson, per "
Valentine Pfast-Post 1740-1800" p.12 book by Doris Jean Post Poinsett, citing Hardy Co WV will book 2,
pp. 121-122, will of Jacob Peterson Senr., 5/16/1803, proved 2/14/1815, ahp; R.S.Dills, History of
Greene Co . and the State of OH, pp. 874-877; The Hist of Clinton Co OH pp. p943-946.
d. aft 5/16/1803 will and 2/14/1815 will proved. per Valintine Pfost/Post by D.J.P.Poinset, p. 12.
res. the Petersons first settled in Tupehochen Valley PA. [Same place Johan Jacob Harper was born.]
per Doris
bio. b 13 nov 1729; Baren, Langenruck, Basel, Switzerland; d 17 nov 1814 Ohio. per Doris
BUT SEE: b feb 1728/1729 Switzerland; d May 1814 in VA; m Eva Elizabeth Harper 14 apr 1766 in
Hardy Co VA. per Linda Whalen citing LDS www.familysearch.org
BUT SEE: d May 1814 in Hardy Co VA. m 14 apr 1766 in Hardy Co VA. per Linda
SEE: Passport: From City of Basel Switzerland, Bergomaster, former citizen Hans Yocab Bidert (John
Jacob Peterson), with his wife and four children, to travel by water to Rotterdam, thence by ship to the
island of Pennsylvania, seal of the city, 23 April 1736. 21 apr 1736 Certificate, member of Reformed
Church. per Linda
JJP is listed on the Rev War Honor Roll for some sort of service during the war. per DAR #478801@446
says furnished supplies for the Continental Troops at Lord Dunsmore's War (Battle of Point Pleasant).
b 7 feb 1706 Switzerland; res near Petersburg Hampshire Co VA, now Hardy Co VA. m 13 aug 1728 to
Sarah "Mohlerin" b Switzerland. Hampshire Co VA tax list in 1782, 1784, p. 69-70. Hampshire Co
Records Will Book 2 p 242. Waddell's Annaol of Augusta Co VA p 136. Hist of Green Co OH 1881 p 874-
875.

John married Eve Elizabeth Harper captive daughter of Philip Herber and Anna Elizabeth Deiss on 14 Apr 1766 in Hardy Co,Va. Eve was born on 25 Mar 1742 in Niederweiler,Rheinland-Pfalz,Germany. She died after 1808 in Hardy Co,Wv.

b abt 1740; d aft 1808; m John Jacob Peterson Jr; FGR noted. per Dale
bio. Eve Elizabeth Harper bc 1740 who married John Jacob Peterson was married for about 2 weeks to
Peter MOSER. Peter Moser and Elizabeth Harper Moser, plus four of Peterson's children were capture
by Indians. JJP Sr's children captured by Indians were John Martin P, Anna Maria P, Anna Maria Barbara
P, Trina Bettie P. Her husband Peter Moser was killed by tomahawk, in his wife's presence. Eve was
kept as a slave by the Indians for 6 years. per Doris. She was exchanged by the French and Indians at Upper Sandusky, OH. per Linda. cited was History of Greene Co OH, p 874-875.
BUT SEE: ancestry.com for other parents!
BUT SEE: d 2 dec 1816 in Green Co OH. and was not married to Peter Moser. the Peter Moser story
made up? per carol

John and Eve had the following children:

       14       F       i.       Mary Susanna Peterson was born on 6 Jan 1767 in Hardy Co,Wv. She died on 3 Apr 1861 in Greene Co,Oh.
Mary married Loenard Hagler .

       15       M       ii.       Phillip Peterson was born on 5 Feb 1769 in Hardy Co,Wv. He died on 26 Mar 1851 in Greene Co,Oh.
Phillip married Elizabeth Hagler in 1794 in Va.

       16       F       iii.       Elizabeth Peterson was born on 16 Mar 1773 in prob, Hardy Co,Wv. She died on 22 Feb 1854 in prob, Harrison Co, Wv. She was buried in Old Bethel Cem,Rt 19 Goodhope, West Milford, Wv.

bio. Elizabeth Peterson was the dau of Eve Elizabeth Harper Moser Peterson and
Jacob Peterson, per "Valentine Pfast-Post 1740-1800" p.12 book by Doris Jean Post
Poinsett, per Algie Bailey of Fairmont WV.

Elizabeth married George Post Sr son of Valentine Post-Pfost on 12 May 1792 in Hardy Co,Wv. George was born on 18 Apr 1770 in ,Germany. He died on 16 Jul 1849 in prob,Harrison Co,Wv. He was buried in Old Bethel Cem,Rt 19 Goodhope,West Milford,Wv.

B: aft 1750. per Early Set of Upper Monongahela Valley, by Butcher. p. 766.
b. 4/18/1770. per Valintin Pfost/Post by D.J.P.Poinset, p. 12.
m. 5/12/1792, in Hardy Co, WV, to Elizabeth Peterson. by Rev. Valentine Powers.
Hardy Co Marriages by Valentine Powers, list from Morgantown WV. per Valintin Pfost/
Post by D.J.P.Poinset, p. 12.
m. 5/12/1792, Hardy Co WV by Rev. Valentine Powers to Elizabeth Peterson. per
Algie Bailey of Fairmont WV.
bur. at Old Bethel Cemetery, Rt 19, between West Milford and Goodhope WV.
b 1770; d 1819? age 29. per mary citing tombstone
d. 7/16/1849. bur. Old Bethel Church Cemetery, Harrison Co WV. Gravestone Old
Bethel Ch Cem Rt 19, 5 miles N. Good Hope Harrison Co WV. per Valintin Pfost/Post
by D.J.P.Poinset, p. 12.
bio. In 1792 thru 1797 George Post was a resident of the East District, Hardy Co WV.
As Georg Post he was confirmed at the North Mill Creek Church, Lutheran and
Reformed, 4/19/1797 and attended communion the next day. On 1029/1797, Georg
Pfost and his wife Elizabeth Pfosten, were communicants on the Reformed side, Rev.
Mr. Hoffman. It was probable their son, George Pfost, who was born and bap there abt
1798. On 4/10/1799 George Post bought from Isaac Washburn and wife 120 acres on
Isaac's Creek, Harrison Co. WV. On 6/18/1818 he bought from Isaac and Milley
Washburn 123 acres also on Isaac's Creek for $410. Harrison Co Deed Book 8 Page
57 RWL. His name appears on early tax records of Harrison Co WV. His personal
property was assessed regularly and for several years he had as many as seven horses. His will indicates he was a farmer; gives wife Elizabeth Post 1/3 of estate for life; gives son George Post 2 tracts given in life plus 50 acres; he gives son Jacob Post plantation which was his residence with 4 tracts 123 acres, 37 acres, 15 acres, 50 acres on Racoon Run, 1 chest, 1 wagon, smiths tools; Jacob had to pay George Post 300 dollars in compensation; gave son Enoch Post $1, he having received his share of the land; gave grandchild thru John Lynch $100 t be divided as they reach 21 years; 1 horse saddle, briddle to grandson; gave dau.s Elizabeth Summerville and Mary Gaston $100 each; grandson George Post[son of Jacob Post] my chest.; son Jacob Post 1 cupboard; balance to be divided between three sons George, Jacob Enoch Post.. Will was proved 8/9/1849 in Harrison Co Court. In a deed of renunciation Elizabeth Post renounced the will of her husband George Post. Elizabeth stated she was not satisfied with the provision made for her and that she renounced the will. per Valintin Pfost/Post by D.J.P.Poinset, p. 12.
BIO: George Post of Germany emigrated to America, at a young age, between 1750
and 1799. His son Jacob was born in WV, and died near Good Hope. His son Jacob
was a farmer. Early Set of Upper Monongahela Valley, by Butcher. p. 766.
bio. George Post was probably a son of Valentine Pfast-Post (1740-1800)of Hardy Co
WV by a former marraige, and not by his wife Barbara who is followed in the book, per "
Valentine Pfast-Post 1740-1800" book by Doris Jean Post Poinsett. per Algie Bailey of Fairmont WV. misc. Among the Penna. Germans it was customary upon the death of a married woman, to bury her with all marriage records, in order to show the Lord that this was a properly married woman. This means that researchers may not be able to find records on many marriages. per Fran West Powell.

       17       F       iv.       Sarah Peterson .

Sarah married Marte Martin Post Sr son of Valentine Post-Pfost and Barbara Devlin. Marte was born in 1777.

       18       F       v.       Eva Catherine Peterson twin was born on 1 Nov 1779 in Hardy Co,Va. She died in 1869.
Eva married Christopher Armentrout Jr in 1797.

       19       F       vi.       Eva Elizabeth Peterson twin was born on 1 Nov 1779 in Hardy Co,Wv. She died on 17 Dec 1837 in Oh.

       20       F       vii.       Phoebe Peterson was born in 1782 in Hardy Co,Wv. She died on 1 Feb 1863.
Phoebe married Abraham Bush .

       21       M       viii.       Jacob Peterson was born on 28 Jan 1785 in Hardy Co,Wv. He died on 3 Jan 1867 in Xenia,Oh.

JP left VA and moved to OH with his bro-in-law Leonard HAGLER due to opposition to slavery. They removed to Anderson's Fork Clinton Co OH in two wagons each drawn by 5 horses. 17 cattle driven by Benjamin Stuckey & Jonathan Kettleman. 350 miles in 21 days. Joined the German Reformed Church at Xenia OH. per History of Clinton Co OH.

Jacob married Hannah Stuckey on 12 Mar 1809.

also Stuckey, Stookey




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