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Re: Abram Reger born end of 1700"s
Posted by: Harold Coffman Date: April 28, 2000 at 18:48:17
In Reply to: Abram Reger born end of 1700"s by Athena Spigner of 194

Information I have is as follows:
Abraham Reger (sometimes referred to as Abram), the sixth child of Jacob Reger, Sr., was born on 23 Jul 1774 Hampshire Co., VA (now Hardy Co. WVA) (d. 13 Jun 1852 Volga, Barbour Co. WVA). Although quite young, he was said to have participated in the Indian battle at Buckhannon, now West Virginia. On 30 Mar 1797, he was married to Miss Mary Reeder (b. 4 Jul 1778; d. 20 Jan 1861 Burnersville, WVA), dau. of Joseph Reeder and Elizabeth Henderson. Children of Abraham and Mary were:

1. Col. John Reger (b. 4 Jan 1798; d. 18 Apr 1872) m. 18 Mar 1824 Margaret McCoy (b. 21 Oct 1805; d. 21 Dec 1901
2. Isaac Reger (b. 6 Feb 1800) m. 30 Oct 1825 Elizabeth McCoy (b. 11 Jan 1808).
3. Elizabeth Reger (b. 31 Oct 1801, Harrison Co. VA (now Barbour Co. WVA); d. Sep 1887) m. 25 Feb 1819 Jonathan Strange Hall (b. 8 Nov 1797; d. Oct 1875 Collins Settlement, Lewis Co., WVA).
4. Jacob Reger (b. 15 Aug 1804; d. 12 Aug 1879?) m. 13 Apr 1826 Nancy Martin (b. 17 Apr 1808; d. 12 Jan 1891).
5. Abram Reger (b. 1806; d. 16 Apr 1869) m. (1) 27 Dec 1832 Jemima McCoy (b. c1804; d. 28 May 1865); m. (2) Julia (Stephenson) Arnold.
6. Rev. Hanson Reger (b. 10 Mar 1811) m. Nancy J. White.
7. Anthony Reger (b. 1812; d. 6 Aug 1904 Buckhannon, now West Virginia) m. 3 Dec 1836 Rachel Picken (b. c1820; d. 20 Aug 1865).
8. Mary Ann Reger m. 4 Apr 1831 Anthony McDevitt.
9. Martha Ann Reger (b. 10 Feb 1815; d. 19 Jul 1858) m. 1 Jan 1833 Johnson Ward.
10. Nancy Reger (b. 20 Feb 1817; d. 27 Sep 1909) m. 1 Sep 1836 David Hall, Jr. (b. 6 Sep 1812; d. 8 May 1887).

I have further information and would also any info you have. Abraham Reger was my 4th great-grand uncle as his brother Anthony was my 4th great-grandfather.



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