1782 Christian Meyer [Mayer] was taxed in Manheim Twp, Lancaster County, Pennsylvania for 150 acres, 4 horses, and 4 cattle.  1790 Christian Meyer lived in Manheim Twp, Lancaster County, Pennsylvania. Two families were listed with that name on the same page of the census; the first with 4 males and 4 females and the second with one male under age 16 (son Christian), one male age 16 (Christian Meyer), and 4 females (daughters Maria and Anna, wife Ann, and perhaps Christian’s mother).  1793 On 15 April, Jacob and Anna Meyer of Manheim Twp, Lancaster County, sold land in Manheim Twp, Lancaster County, to their son, Christian Meyer. The land was next to land of Christian Brubacher, Christian Bomberger, John Meyer, Jacob Meyer Junior, David Meyer, and William Hamilton.  1800 Christian Meyer, age 26-44, lived in Manheim Twp, Lancaster County, Pennsylvania with 2 males age 0-10 (Jacob and John L), 1 male age 10-15 (Christian), 4 females age 0-10 (Barbara, Elizabeth, Susanna, and Catharine), 2 females age 10-15 (Anna and Maria), 1 female age 26-44 (wife Ann), and 1 female age 45+ (Christian's mother?). Nearby listings included Christian Brubaker and Christian Bamberger [see 1793 and 1803 land sales].  1803 On 8 November, Christian Bomberger sold land in Manheim Twp to Christian Meyer of Manheim Twp. The land was adjacent to other land already owned by Christian Meyer.  1805 The will of Christian Meyer [Myer] was dated 17 Aug 1805 and was probated 14 September 1805 in Manheim Twp, Lancaster County. Wife: Ann Myer. Children: Mary wife of Samuel Behm, Christian, Ann, Susanna, Elizabeth, John, Barbara, Jacob, Abraham, Catherine, and Magdalena. Executors Jacob Myer and Benjamin Hershey.  1807 On 3 April, Jacob Meyer [Mayer] and Benjamin Hirshey Junior, executors of the will of Christian Meyer [Mayer] of Manheim Twp, Lancaster County, sold land to Christian Brubaker (David's son). John [Jacob] Mayer, the father of Christian Mayer deceased, and wife Ann had sold the 185 acre tract with water rights to Christian, deceased, on 15 April 1793 . An adjacent tract was purchased by Christian Mayer deceased from Christian Bamberger and wife Hannah on 8 November 1803 . Christian's will, dated 17 August 1805, devised: "Item It is my will and I order that my said wife Ann shall hold and possess the house the house wherein my son-in-law Samuel Behm now lives, together also with a part of my land to be taken along the run from the corner of my brothers David and Jacob's land down to the Lane between my land and the land of Christian Brubacher and Christian Bamberger's land in a straight line to my brother John Mayer's land and this woodland I give to her to enable her to get firewood and wood for rails for her own use and further that she may clear about two acres of the said woodland adjoining the graveyard of the said Christian Brubacher and I also allow unto her two rows of apple trees of my orchard and to be taken lengthwise at her choice and it is my will that my executors as soon as can be after my decease shall erect an additional building to the stable of my said wife of fifteen feet with a threshing floor of twelve feet wide between the stable and the new building and finish it off in a compleat manner and pay the cost and expenses of the said building out of my estate which said building shall be for the use and behoof of my said wife...during the term of her natural life while she remains and continues my widow but may ... possess ... if married until my youngest child attains the age of fourteen years and then I give and bequeath unto her further the sum of fifty pounds money aforesaid to be paid to her when she removes from the premises." Item the residue of my estate is to be sold for my children. Brother Jacob Mayer and friend Benjamin Hirshey were appointed executors. The residue of the estate was sold by public auction to Christian Brubaker on 10 October past for 15,200 dollars gold and silver coin.  1810 Widow Meyer [Myer] lived in Manheim Twp, Lancaster County, Pennsylvania with 1 male age 0-10 (Adi or Abraham?), 2 males age 10-15 (John L and Jacob), 1 female age 0-10 (Magdalena), 1 female age 10-15 (Barbara), 1 female age 16-25 (Elizabeth), and 1 female age 45+ (widow Ann Meyer).  1820 Widow Meyer [Myers] age 45+, lived in Manheim Twp, Lancaster County, Pennsylvania with 1 male age 16-18, one male age 16-26, and one female age 16-26.  1820 Son John Meyer [Myers] age 16-26, lived in Manheim Twp, Lancaster County, Pennsylvania with 1 male age 26-45 (unknown), one female age 0-10 (daughter Anna), and one female age 16-26 (wife Elizabeth).  1822 On 12 February, Catherine Ul(W?)erking, wife of John Ulerking and daughter of Christian Mayer deceased, perhaps this Christian, of Lampeter Twp, Lancaster County, Pennsylvania received her share, $1293.43, of Christian's estate after reaching age 21 and released her guardian Jacob Kauffman, who had been appointed by the Orphans' Court on 20 April 1807.  Research notes: Christian was the son of Jacob Meyer and Ann. Meyer Family Record by Hess, Mennonite Family History, October 1984, written on a flyleaf of the Meyer's copy of Martyrs Mirror, in the possession of the Clarke E. Hess, 390 Grace Ridge Drive, Lancaster, Pa. 17601 page 167, she is listed with date of birth and marriage to Christian Meyer, Date of birth listed is 28 March 1766, however when you calculate from date of death, found on page 153, date of birth becomes 23 November 1767. The dates of his and his father's birth and death dates were found in Christian's Bible. (Not seen). I have found little evidence to support Ann Neff's ancestry or marriage to Christian Meyer. The marriage is shown here as a research lead. Another Christian Moyer (c 1757-1826) married Anna L Bauer (1857-1826) and also lived in Manheim Twp, Lancaster County, Pennsylvania.  Footnotes [Google Books] opens the citation in a new tab in your browser. [Archives] opens a tab in your browser, from which you can download the PDF of the entire book to your computer.  William Henry Egle. Pennsylvania Archives, Third Series, Volume 17 (Lancaster Taxables). (1897):773, [Google Books], [Archives]  US census, 1790, PA, Lancaster, Manheim, page 145  Lancaster County Pennsylvania Deed RR-554  US census, 1800, PA, Lancaster, Manheim, page190  Lancaster County Pennsylvania Deed P3-396  USGenWeb Lancaster will abstracts  Lancaster County Pennsylvania Deed RR-554  Lancaster County Pennsylvania Deed P3-396  Lancaster County Pennsylvania Deed W3-146  US census, 1810, PA, Lancaster, Manheim, p 482  US census, 1810, PA, Lancaster, Manheim, p 28  US census, 1810, PA, Lancaster, Manheim, p 28  Lancaster County Pennsylvania Deed 25-90  Yellow Creek Cemetery Who's Who, page 61, which might be wrong
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