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Caspar Wistar 1795-1872 NJ - line and annecdote
Posted by: Lea Simitz Buzby (ID *****7541) Date: January 27, 2003 at 12:43:45
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any further info on this family, please?
1. Caspar WISTAR -i was born on February 4, 1795 in NJ. He died on January 31, 1872. He was From 'Quaker Anecdotes' in 1946 in Pendle Hill, Wallingford. Book: 'Quaker Anecdotes' Collected and Arranged by Irvin C. Poley and Ruth Verlenden Poley
Chapter VI RETORTS COURTEOUS, OR FAILY SO, page 22, last paragraph-
'A clever retort of a most sensible kind was made by the first Casper Wistar to come to America. His early means of support had been hauling ashes. When he later became Mayor, his opponents thoght to humble him by wheeling a wheel-barrow up and down in front of his house. Casper Wistar came out and offered to show them how to improve their technique.
He was married to Rebecca BASSETT -i on April 2, 1817. Rebecca BASSETT -i was born on April 3, 1796. She died in 1886. Caspar WISTAR -i and Rebecca BASSETT -i had the following children:
       +2       i.       Joseph P. WISTAR -i (born on August 25, 1838).
2. Joseph P. WISTAR -i was born on August 25, 1838.
He was married to Anne Allen BROWN -C (daughter of James BROWN -i and Millicent BUZBY -C ) on June 6, 1860. Anne Allen BROWN -C was born on December 1, 1840 in NJ. Joseph P. WISTAR -i and Anne Allen BROWN -C had the following children:
       +3       i.       Charlotte Maud WISTAR -C (born in 1868).
3. Charlotte Maud WISTAR -C was born in 1868.
She was married to Edward HAUPT -i. Edward HAUPT -i was born No Dates. Charlotte Maud WISTAR -C and Edward HAUPT -i had the following children:
       +4       i.       Caspar Wistar HAUPT -C.
4. Caspar Wistar HAUPT -C.
He was married to Eileen Joan CHALIFOUR -i (daughter of Leo Adrian CHALIFOUR -i and Eileen SHEULEN -i ).

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