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Notes for Christian Winebrenner and Margaret

"Revs. Christian Winebrenner and Nehemiah H. Skyles were born and raised in this charge" [German Reformed Church of Martinsburg]. [1]

1814 Christian Winebrenner Jr, shoemaker, was on the tax list in Woodberry Twp, Bedford County, Pennsylvania. [2]

1814 On 16 September, Christian Winebrenner Jr purchased a lot in Martinsburg, Bedford County, part of the "Bloomfield" tract, from William Entriken of Woodbury Twp, Huntingdon County, Pennsylvania. [3]

1817 Christian Winebrenner Jr was on the tax list for Woodberry Twp, Bedford County. [4]

1817 Christian Winebrenner Jr, of Woodbury Twp, Bedford County, and wife Margaret sold part of the "Bloomfield" tract to Daniel Camerer on November 3. [5]

1820 Christian Winebrenner Junior lived in Woodbury Twp, Bedford County, Pennsylvania in a household with males: 1 (26 thru 44); and females: 1 (26 thru 44). [6]

1822 Christian Winebrenner was on the duplicate tax list for Woodberry Twp, Bedford County. [7]

1824 Abraham Stoner and his wife Ann sold a lot to Christian Winebrenner Junior and wife Margaret on April 10. The original deed for this transaction has not been found. Christian Winebrenner Junior and wife Margaret subsequently sold the land to Christian Winebrenner Senior on January 22, 1825. These transactions were cited in a deed from Christian Winebrenner and wife Abigail, who sold part of the land to Dr. John Getty on May 28, 1830. [8] See, also, Bedford Deed O-88, dated January 22, 1825, by which Christian Winebrenner Senior sold part of the land back to Christian Winebrenner Junior.

1825 On January 22, Christian Winebrenner [senior] of Woodbury Twp, Bedford County, sold land, for $2000, a piece of land in Martinsburg adjoining the great road to Spring Mill on the north and the great road to Bedford on the East, to Christian Winebrenner Junior, of the town of Martinsburg. The tract was apparently part of the tract that Christian Winebrenner Jr had purchased from Abraham Stoner and his wife Ann on 10 April 1824. On January 22, 1825, Christian Winebrenner Junior and wife had sold the land to Christian Winebrenner Senior. "Now this indenture witnesseth that in order to secure the amount of two thousand dollars at which price or sum the within described lot or piece of ground with the improvements are valued at and for which a tract of land is agreed to be taken in exchange for (if the title to the same should prove to be good for the space of twenty years ? which term if no title be set up against the one in the said Christian Winebrenner Junior the instrument of writing to be void and of no effect ? be and remain in full force and virtue) the said Christian Winebrenner doth hereby grant and convey unto the said Christian Winebrenner Junior the aforesaid lot ... [9]

1829-43 "The German Reformed Church at Clover Creek was organized by Rev. John D. Aurandt prior to the year 1829. After him came Rev. Christian Winebrenner, who preached until 1843." [10]

1830 Christian Winebrenner (age 40-50) lived in Woodbury Twp, Bedford County, Pennsylvania with a female (age 30-40). Samuel Shellinberger and Frederick Nichodemus lived nearby. [11]

1830 Christian Winebrenner, of Martinsburg, and wife Margaret, sold two lots, adjoining John Welch and Samuel Shults, to Henry Slingluff, on March 28, for $1200. The lots were part of a larger tract patented by John Brumbaugh on 1 September 1772 [12] and sold, after other sales, to William Davis, who sold it to Christian Winebrenner on 20 November 1832. [13]

1840 Christian Winebrenner (age 50-60) and female (age 50-60) lived in South Woodbury Twp, Bedford County, Pennsylvania. Samuel Shellinberger and Jacob Nichodemus lived nearby. [14]

1846 Andrew, Christian, Daniel, and Joseph Winebrenner were listed as residents of Martinsburg, North Woodbury Twp, Blair County, Pennsylvania. [15]

1850 Christian Winebrenner (age 61) and Margaret (age 60) lived in Middle Woodbury Twp, Bedford County, Pennsylvania. [16]

1858 Christian Winebrenner of Woodbury, Middle Woodbury Twp, Bedford County, Pennsylvania wrote his will on January 15. Wife Margaret inherited the estate, which was to be divided at her death into three (unequal) parts, a part to each of the Methodist Episcopal Church, the German Reformed Church, and the Old Dunkard Society, all in or around Woodbury. Probate dated 27 February, 1858. [17][18]

1858 The inventory of the estate of Christian Winebrenner of Middle Woodbury Twp, Bedford County was presented to the Orphans' Court on March 22, by John Zook, Simon Beard, and Joseph Noble. Widow Margaret Winebrenner acknowledged receipt. [19]

1858 The administration account of the estate of Christian Winebrenner, late of Middle Woodbury Twp, Bedford County, deceased, was filed on October 11, by Jacob Kefer and David Boye. The property taken by the widow was mentioned and the estate was valued at $2404.70. [20]


Footnotes:

[1] J Simpson Africa, History of Huntingdon and Blair Counties, Pennsylvania, [Blair] (Philadelphia: Louis H. Everts, 1883), 191, [InternetArchive], [HathiTrust].

[2] James B. Whisker, The Bedford County Archives, Vol. 3 (Closson Press, 1986), 111.

[3] Bedford County, Pennsylvania, Deed J-747, recorded 7 Aug 1815, cited in Bedford deeds K-308 and L-149, [FamilySearchImage], [FHLCatalog].

[4] James B. Whisker, The Bedford County Archives, Vol. 1 (Closson Press, 1985), 46, [GoogleBooks].

[5] Bedford County, Pennsylvania, Deed L-149, [FamilySearchImage], [FHLCatalog].

[6] United States Federal Census, 1820, [AncestryImage], [AncestryRecord].

[7] Bedford County Genealogy Project, Taxation Lists, [Bedford_County_Genealogy].

[8] Bedford County, Pennsylvania, Deed P-727, [FamilySearchImage], [FHLCatalog].

[9] Bedford County, Pennsylvania, Deed O-88, index, [FamilySearchImage], [FHLCatalog].

[10] J Simpson Africa, History of Huntingdon and Blair Counties, Pennsylvania, [Blair] (Philadelphia: Louis H. Everts, 1883), 192, [InternetArchive], [HathiTrust].

[11] United States Federal Census, 1830, page 146, [FamilySearchImage], [FamilySearchRecord].

[12] Pennsylvania Land Patent, 11-62, [PAPatentBookLinks].

[13] Bedford County, Pennsylvania, Deed S-351, [FamilySearchImage], [FHLCatalog].

[14] United States Federal Census, 1840, [AncestryImage], [AncestryRecord].

[15] J Simpson Africa, History of Huntingdon and Blair Counties, Pennsylvania, [Blair] (Philadelphia: Louis H. Everts, 1883), 188, [InternetArchive], [HathiTrust].

[16] United States Federal Census, 1850, [AncestryImage], [AncestryRecord].

[17] Pennsylvania Probate Records, 1683-1994, Bedford, Will D-203, [FamilySearchImage].

[18] Pennsylvania Probate Records, 1683-1994, Bedford, Will D-204, [FamilySearchImage].

[19] Pennsylvania Probate Records, 1683-1994, Bedford, Orphans Court Dockets 9-497, FHL film 331338, image 604, [FamilySearchImage].

[20] Pennsylvania Probate Records, 1683-1994, Bedford, Accounts of administrators 3-367, [FamilySearchImage], [FHLCatalogFilm].


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