Birth:  ABT 1734  Lower Salford Twp, Montgomery Co, Pennsylvania

1st Marriage:  ABT 1756 to Susannah Cassel Landis  Franconia Twp, Montgomery Co, Pennsylvania

Birth of Son:  31 MAR 1758
Name:  Jacob Landes Bergey

Birth of Son:  15 SEP 1759
Name:  Rev. Johnannes “John” Landes Bergey

Birth of Daughter:  1762
Name:  Mary Bergey

Birth of Son:  1767
Name:  Isaac Landes Bergey

2nd Marriage:  AFT 1770 to Susanna Tyson Hunsberger

Birth of Son:  Abraham Bergey

Birth of Daughter:  Magdalena Bergey

Birth of Son:  Christian Bergey

Military:  Was a Private 2nd Class in the 4th Co. 5th Battalion Philadelphia County Militia during the Revolutionary War

Birth of Son:  12 FEB 1782
Name:  Henry Bergey

Birth of Son:  11 DEC 1782
Name:  Michael Bergey

Birth of Daughter:  26 FEB 1784
Name:  Elizabeth Bergey

Birth of Daughter:  MAR 1786
Name:  Sarah Bergey

Birth of Son:  MAR 1788
Name:  Joseph Bergey

Birth of Son:  02 AUG 1780
Name:  Samuel Bergey

Died:  1805  Franconia Twp, Montgomery Co, Pennsylvania

Burial:  Franconia Mennonite Cemetery, Franconia Twp, Montgomery Co, Pennsylvania

Note:  Isaac Bergey and his wife Susanna were members of the Mennonite Church in Franconia township and both are buried in the adjoining graveyard.

Will:   Isaac Bergey lived in Franconia Township where he owned a tract of 300 acres of land when he died. He left no will, therefore, his oldest son, Jacob, on 11 November, 1805, petitioned for Letters of Administration on his father’s estate. He stated that his father died intestate leaving a widow Susanna, and thirteen children. The four younger children were still under age. The balance at the settlement of the estate was o1087, 17 shillings, 1 pence. The account was filed and confirmed 10 February, 1806.

Click here to see parents:  Hans Ulrich Burgy and Anna Mary Clemens

Susannah Tyson Hunsberger     

Birth:  ABT 1738  Franconia Twp, Montgomery Co, Pennsylvania

Died:  1806  Franconia Twp, Montgomery Co, Pennsylvania

Burial:  Franconia Mennonite Cemetery, Franconia Twp, Montgomery Co, Pennsylvania

Will:   Susanna Bergey, the widow of Isaac, made her will 13 November, 1805, as follows:
    ‘Be it remembered that I, Susanna Berkey, (widow and relict of Isaac Berkey, late deceased) of Franconia Township, Montgomery County, being very sick but of sound mind, memory and understanding –thanks be given God, Calling unto mind the mortality of my body knowing that it is appointed for all men once to die, therefore I do make and ordain this my last Will and Testament in manner following. I will that all my just debts and funeral expenses be fully paid out of my Estate by my Executor. Item I give and bequeath unto my dearly beloved daughter Elizabeth Berkey fifty pounds in money to be paid out of my legacy coming to me from my deceased Husband, Isaac Berkey’s personal estate, and from the said legacy I give to my son Abraham Berkey of Two Hundred and fifty pounds the interest of five per cent annually during his lifetime and after the said Abraham’s deceased said two hundred and fifty pounds shall devolve to all the heirs of my deceased husband, share and share alike. Item It is my will that my bed and bedstead with the usual bedding belonging to it and my wearing apparel shall be divided by an impartial man unto my daughters Mary, Magdalena, and Sarah into three equal shares as good as can be done without spoiling the same and all the residue of my estate I give to all the aforesaid heirs of said deceased share and share alike, and lastly, I nominate constitute and appoint my son, John Berkey, Executor of this my last Will and Testament Ratifying and Confirming this and no other to be my Last Will and Testament. In Testimony whereof I the said Susanna Berkey have hereunto set my hand and seal the Thirteenth day of November in the year of our Lord One thousand eight hundred and five (1805)

The will was probated 10 February, 1806.

Click here to see parents:  Abraham Hunsberger and Hester Tyson

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