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ABRAHAM F MYERS

            ABRAHAM F. MYERS, one of the representative farmers of Bedminster township, Bucks county, is a grandson of Henry and Elizabeth (Fretz) Myers, the former a mason and farmer of Plumstead township. The following children were born to Mr. and Mrs. Myers: Henry F.; John F.; Reuben F.; Joseph F., mentioned at length hereinafter; William F.; Barbara; Catharine; and Annie. The parents of these children both died in Plumstead township.

            Joseph F. Myers, son of Henry and Elizabeth (Fretz) Myers, was born March 17, 1812 , in Plumstead, and like his father was a mason and farmer. In 1845 he purchased a farm in Bedminster township, where he passed the remainder of his days. He was a member and trustee of the second Deep Run Mennonite church. His wife was Barbara, daughter of Abraham Fretz, of Bedminster township, and their children were eight in number of whom the following survive: Henry F., who lives in Tinicum; Aaron F., a resident of Bedminster; and Abraham F., mentioned at length hereinafter. Mrs. Myers died January 8, 1884 , in her seventy-second year, and the death of Mr. Myers occurred, May 12, 1882 .

            Abraham F. Myers, son of Joseph F. and Barbara (Fretz) Myers, was born October 12, 1842 , in Plumstead township, and received his education in the common schools. Until 1871 he assisted his father in the labors of the homestead, and in that year undertook the management of the farm as a tenant. In 1881 he purchased his present home farm of one hundred and six acres, near Hagersville, where he has since resided. He is a Republican in politics and a member of the New Mennonite church. Mr. Myers married, November 18, 1871, Susanna High, born in 1849, daughter of John F. High, of Plumstead township, and they were the parents of two children: Clara, wife of Elmer E. Savacool, of South Perkasie; and Josephine, who is now housekeeper for her father. Mrs. Myers died in 1885, and Mr. Myers subsequently married Caroline, widow of Aaron Line, whose maiden name was Michener. Mrs. Myers died in 1895.

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Davis, William W. H., A. M. History of Bucks County, Pennsylvania [New York-Chicago: The Lewis Publishing Company, 1905] Volume III

Transcribed 2003 as part of the Bucks Co., Pa., Early Family Project, www.rootsweb.com/~pabucks/bucksindex.html

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