Helen Howard found the following information in the book, "American Revolutionary Soldiers of Franklin County Pennsylvania" 1969 by the Franklin County Chapter Daughters of the American Revolution Chambersburg, Pa. Compiled by Virginia Shannon Fendrick. There appears a nice article on Philip Roemer on page 229.
PHILIP ROEMER - Resident of Berks County, enlisted in spring of 1772, served
a pvt., under Capts. Samuel Kearsley and Jackson and Lieut. Col. Aaron Burr
and Col. Adam Hubley. He was in the battle of Brandywine and Monmouth and
was with Gen. Sullivan during his Indian campaign and in the battle of
Chemung. He was discharged Jan. 28, 1781. He was allowed pension on
application executed June 8, 1824, then living in Antrim Twp., Franklin
County, Penna., and stated he was aged "Sixty one years and upwards," He d.
May 26, 1831. He mar. in Dec. 1792, in Chambg., Penna., Elizabeth, maiden
name not given. She was allowed pension on her application executed Nov. 9,
1838, then living in Antrim Twp., Franklin County, Penna. In 1842 she
stated she was sixty nine years of age and in 1848 she stated she was
seventy three years of age, and a resident of Antrim Twp., Franklin County,
Pa. In 1824 the soldier stated that he had five daus. and 2 sons residing
with him, and that the youngest child was six yrs. of age, and the others
aged as follows: Eleven, fifteen, seventeen twenty two, twenty five, and
twenty five years, their names not given
War Pension Claim W., 3301
The German Evangelical Reformed Zion's Church, Greencastle, Penna.
Translated from German by Mrs. Edw. Omwake, Confirmations and communicants:
Philip Roemer (Raymer), 1818; Elizabeth Roemer (Raymer) 1818; Peter Roemer,
conf., 1819; Maria Roemer conf. 1819; Magdalena Roemer, 1819; Martha Roemer,
1821; Elizabeth Roemer, 1824; Eleanor Roemer, conf., 1827; George Roemer,
conf., 1832; Susan Roemer, conf., 1832; Charlotte Roemer, 1850. Penna.
Pensioners: Philip Raymer, pr. P.L. May 21, 1819, aged 76; Philip Reymer d.
1831, aged 75 yrs., Elizabeth Raymer d. May 15, 1849, aged 71 yrs. 2 mos. 21
days. Philip raymer and Michael Tice were County Commissioners in 1804.
Penna. Arch. 3rd Ser. vol. 23, p. 580.
I am interested in information regarding his Daughter, Eleanor, who married Samuel Statler, and their family.
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