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  • Name MOYERS Ludwig 
    Birth Abt 1750  Hesse Cassel, Germany Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Census 1790 
    Hamilton, Northampton, PA 
    Census 1800 
    Lower Smithfield, Northampton, PA 
    Death 22 Apr 1802  Lower Smithfield Twp. Bucks County, PA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • Ludwig appears on the tax rolls Tax List - 1791
      Hamilton Twp, Monroe Co, PA as Moyers, Ludwig

      Lodvick Mier was recorded in the 1790 Hamilton, Northampton
      In 1800 Ludwig appears as George in Lower Smithfield.

      Passenger and Immigration Lists Index, 1500s-1900s
      about Georg Ludwig Meyer
      Name: Georg Ludwig Meyer
      Year: 1778
      Place: North America
      Source Publication Code: 3067.30
      Primary Immigrant: Meyer, Georg Ludwig
      Annotation: Hessian Troops in the American War for Independence: An Ind
      ex According to Surname. Date and place of entry in unit books. Year of bi rth, place of origin, rank, unit, category of presentation, and archive co de of the source are also provided.
      Source Bibliography: HESSISCHE TRUPPEN IM AMERIKANISCHEN UNABHAENGIGKEITSK RIEG (HETRINA): Index nach Familiennamen. (Marburg: Archivschule) (Veroeff entlichungen der Archivschule Marburg, Institut fuer Archivwissenschaft, N r. 10). Band I. Marburg, 1976; Auflage, 1984.
      Page: 88

      The following biographical information was shared by a descendant, Gl en Tiedeman.

      Ludwig Moyers

      By the Late B. E. Whitney, Washington, D.C.
      LUDWIG MEIRER, Mier, Moyers or Myer, was b. in Hesse Cassel, Germany,
      Abt. 1750. His name is spelled several different ways in the record s. He emigrated to America in 1775, and settled in Hamilton Twp., Monr oe Co., PA. His wife’s name was CATHERINE. In the Hamilton church recor ds there is the following: July 10, 1782 , baptized Johan Meirer, paren ts Ludwig Meirer and wife Catherine; sponsors Johan Topper and wife Susann a. The family of ‘Lodwick Mier’ was recorded in the census of 1790 as con taining one male above sixteen years, two males under sixteen, and three f emales. The following information is taken from a deed recorded at East on the 3d of April 1794. Ludwig Myer purchased a tract of land from Phil ip Bergstreiser on Feb. 18, 1786. Bergstreiser had obtained this land fr om Frederick Willen. On Apr. 22, 1802 Ludwig Moyers died, and was b ur in the cemetery at Hamilton church. At the time of his death he was l iving in Lower Smithfield Twp.

      1. John, bp July 10, 1782 m. Catherine_________

      JOHN MOYERS (No. 1) son of Ludwig and Catherine Moyers, was bp at Ha milton church, Monroe Co., PA July 10, 1782 witnessed: John Topper and wi fe Susanna. He m 1803 CATHERINE ________ and lived in Monroe Co. His wi fe was b. March 16, 1774 and d. June 21, 1856.

      JACOB MOYERS (No 11) son of John and Catherine Moyers, was b. Feb 2 1, 1804, in Bucks Co., PA. In 1820 his father and mother were living in S mithfield Twp. About 1827 Jacob Moyers m. (1) CATHERINE ARNDT, who w as b. May 2, 1805, and may have been some relative of Henry Arndt., who li ved in the same township. Their first child was born June 7, 1828. The b aptism took place in the Smithfield church on Sept 7th with Henry Smith a nd Susanna Meyers acting as sponsors there were probably five other childr en born before 1843. The father of Jacob Moyers died August 26, 1850, b ut the mother lived until June 21, 1856. On Aug 30 of the same year the e ldest son, Peter, was married. It is likely that the migration of the fam ily to Laceyville, Wyoming Co, PA took place in early 1857. Mrs. Moyers d id not long survive the change. She died July 25, 1859 and was buri ed in the Lacey Street Cemetery. The widowed husband soon consoled himse lf bu marrying a young lady thirty years his junior. Her name was JANE BI RD, a daughter of John Bird (1756-1839) who served in the Revolution. T he second marriage of Jacob Moyers resulted in at least six children. T he father died on Feb 9 1874 and is buried by the side of his first wi fe in the Lacey Street Cemetery. Mrs. Moyers survived un 1909. I rememb er seeing her once when a child.

      Marriage 1 Catherine Arndt b: 1806

      Peter Moyers b: 7 JUN 1828 m Sarah Miller (father Frederick Miller)
      Mary Jane Moyers b: 19 SEP 1832 m Thomas Arnold b: 11 AUG 1831
      Susan Moyers b: ABT. 1834
      Julia Ann Moyers b: 27 AUG 1838 m Robert Neiley b: 25 DEC 1825
      Samuel Moyers b: 6 OCT 1842 m Caroline Arnold b: 20 MAR 1845
      Elizabeth Moyers b: 2 AUG 1843 m John C. Neigh b: 8 JUL 1826

      Marriage 2 Eliza Jane Bird b: 28 MAR 1834
      Josephine Hannah Moyers b: 1 JUN 1861 m Ernest G. Elsasser b: in Germany
      Abigail Lydia Moyers b: 15 NOV 1862 m Elmer E. Tiffany b: 20 JAN 1861
      John Welsey Moyers b: 5 FEB 1865 m Ella Kane b: ABT. 13 AUG 1869
      Amy Orletta Moyers b: 14 SEP 1866 m Horace C. Wright b: 8 SEP 1865
      Emma Lacey Moyers b: 11 NOV 1869 m Frederick Christian Keubler b: 18 FEB 1 885
      Infant Moyers b: 1870

      PETER MOYERS (111) son of Jacob and Catherine (Arndt) Moyers w as b. in Lower Smithfield Twp, Monroe Co PA He married SARAH MILLER (2 54 Frederick Miller) at Stroudsburg, PA Aug 30, 1856. They moved the sa me yea to Braintrim Twp, Laceyville, PA. where their first daughter was bo rn. Peter Moyers was called for service in the Civil War, but was reject ed for disability. He was almost totally deaf at an early age. He and h is wife spent the better portion of their lives in Tuscarora Twp, Bradfo rd Co, PA. on the Dr. Underhill farm. He was born June 7, 1828 and died A pril 12, 1900 and is buried in the Lacey St. Cemetery. Mrs. Moyers was t he daughter of Peter and Sarah (Shafer) Miller.and was born in Tyronne, S chuyler Co., She died in Tuscarora, PA September 14, 1914.
      When Peter Moyers and his father moved to Wyoming county in 1856 th ey settled on Lacey Street a name given to a two mile stretch of road fr om Laceyville west to the Susquehanna River on the lower side of Brownto wn Mountain and Indian Hill. The community was named after Isaac Lacey w ho came from Connecticut in 17 ?. At the western end was the Keeney Fer ry established for Richard Keeney who cme to the locality in 1788. This pr ovided the easiest means of communication between Laceyville and Wilmot Tw p. In Bradford County.
    Person ID I7318  Booth Family
    Last Modified 22 Aug 2013 

    Family CATHERINE   d. Yes, date unknown 
     1. MOYERS John,   b. Abt 1782, Monroe, PA Find all individuals with events at this locationd. 26 Aug 1850 (Age ~ 68 years)
    Family ID F2564  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart
    Last Modified 29 Oct 2008