Name: Adam WYSOR
Given Name: Adam
Change Date: 2 FEB 2011
"Adam Weiser (d. 1797) of Dublin, Pulaski Co., Virginia....Adam Weiser a rrived at Philadelphia on the 'Neptune' on September 23, 1751. He seem s to have settled in Pennsylvania for a time (judging an item in Box 5a o f the Society Collection, Surveys, Historical Society of Pennsylvania). H e settled in Frederick County, Virginia, as early as 1772 (when he sued o ne of his debtors for collection), but, later settled near Dublin, Mont gomery (now Pulaski) County, Virginia. His will (Montgomery County wil ls 1-204) names his wife as Elizabeth. He had several children also na med. The surname seems to have been spelled Wiser for a time and event ually Wysor. He is buried with members of his family in the old Wysor c emetery, near Dublin...."
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Birth: ABT 1729 in Germany
Immigration: 23 SEP 1751 Pennsylvania, USA
Note: Arrived on the Neptune as one of 154 passengers under Captain Ja mes Weir from Cowes and Rotterdam and took Oath of Allegiance. Settled i n Pennsylvania for a while. Later, by 1765, he moved south to Frederic ksburg, Spotsylvania County, Virginia, then further in the 1780s to fin ally settling in Montgomery County, which became Pulaski County in 1839 .
Tax 1787 Montgomery County, Virginia, USA
"This Virginia family can currently be traced back to Adam Weiser who f irst appears in Lehigh Co., PA (at that time Northampton Co., PA) in 17 55. From where Adam came has for years been a matter of debate and con jecture. Since as early as 1906 it has been stated that Adam was the s on of George Frederick Weiser of Long Island, NY. I have never found p roof of this.....I will say that I find it unlikely that Adam is a son o f George, but I will not entirely rule out this possibility. On Septemb er 23, 1751, an Adam Weiser was among the male passengers (probably ove r the age of sixteen) from the Ship Neptune who took an oath of abjurat ion at the Court House in Philadelphia. Many have suggested that this i s our Adam Weiser. While I think this is likely, there is still no pro of.....As stated earlier, the first positive record we have for our Ada m Weiser is in Lehigh County (Northampton County, PA. In the records o f St. Paul's Lutheran and Reformed Church in Upper Saucon Twp., we find t hat Adam Weiser and Elizabeth Beck, daughter of Jurg Beck, from the Blu e Mountain, were legitimately married. The date of the marriage is not r ecorded. It is the first of six consecutive marriage entries for which n o date is recorded. The entry immediately preceding these is dated July 6 , 1755. The two following these six are merely dated 1756.....The reco rds of St Paul's also list the baptisms of two of Adam and Elizabeth's c hildren, Catharine and Christina. No baptismal records have yet been l ocated for Adam and Elizabeth's two older children, Henry and Elizabeth . Next we move to the records of Dryland Lutheran Church in Hecktown, B ethlehem Twp., Northampton Co. Here we find the baptismal records for t hree more of Adam and Elizabeth's children, George Adam, John Jacob, an d Mary Margaret.......The baptism of Adam and Elizabeth's daughter Pegg y (Mary Margaret) in 1768 is the last record we currently have of this f amily in PA, and it is probably shortly after this that they migrated s outh into Frederick County, VA, near the town of Winchester....They rem ained in Frederick Co. until the mid to late 1780's, when they migrated e ven further south to Montgomery Co., VA, in an area that would become P ulaski Co. in 1839.......Adam Weiser died circa 1804 in Montgomery Co., V A and his wife, Elizabeth, died circa 1811 in Montgomery Co. They had t en known children..."
"We turn now to the unwritten history of the Virginia branch, descendan ts from Adam Weiser, a grandson of Johann Conrad Weiser, and his wife, E lizabeth Turnipseed, whose original German name was corrupted to this f orm. They migrated to the neighborhood of Winchester, Virginia, about 1 734, and thence to southwest Virginia. Adam and his wife are buried ne ar Dublin, Virginia, but only their names on their tombstones are decip herable. Their son, Henry Weiser, a revolutionary soldier, and his wif e, Barbara Ann Ripseed (corrupted from Rapeseed or Rapseed), left their r ecords in full. Their new home was in a slightly mountainous but amazi ngly rich country. It was a crossroad of nationalities, a great highwa y between East and West, while remaining a 'West' itself....The Germans o f many religious sects, Lutheran, Reformed, Mennonite, and Moravian wer e marching up and down the longitudinal valleys from Pennsylvania and t he Scotch-Irish were moving along the same routes with them side by sid e. Then English settlers, the Huguenots and the Dutch, came up the riv ers from the Tidewater sections....."
Will: 2 MAR 1797 Montgomery County, Virginia, USA
Montgomery County, Virginia, Personal Property Tax List C:
Adam Wyser -
White Males 16-21 0
Blacks over 16 0
Blacks under 16 0
Horses, Mares, Colts, Mules 4
Signed with "X", so must not have been literate.
Death: 1804 in Dublin, Montgomery (Pulaski) County, Virginia, USA
Burial: Wysor Cemetery, Dublin, Montgomery (Pulaski) County, Virginia, USA
The will lists:
Wife - Elizabeth
Children - Henry, George, Elizabeth (Trinkle), Christiner (Anderson), P eggey (Cecile), Caty (Peack), Mary (Shufflebarger) and Eve (Peack)
Exeutors - Henry Wiser and son-in-law John Peack
Witnesses: Daniel Howe, John Ritter and John Trinkle.
Will recorded in March 1804 by Charles Taylor CMC
Appraisal taken April 28, 1804 by Joseph Cloyd, Samuel Cecil and John H oge and recorded September 1804 by Charles Taylor CMC
Elizabeth BECK b: ABT 1732 in Oberriexingen, Baden-Wurttemberg, Germany
in St Pauls Lutheran Reformed Church, Upper Saucon Twp, Lehigh (Northampton) County, Pennsylvania, USA
- Henry WYSOR b: 15 APR 1755 in Lancaster County, Pennsylvania, USA
- Elizabeth WEISER b: ABT 1756 in Lancaster County, Pennsylvania, USA
- Catherine1 WYSOR b: 20 JUN 1759 in Lehigh (Northampton) County, Pennsylvania, USA
- Christiana WYSOR b: 1 MAR 1760 in Lehigh (Northampton) County, Pennsylvania, USA
- George Adam WYSOR b: 7 JUN 1763 in Northampton County, Pennsylvania, USA
- John Jacob WYSOR b: 11 SEP 1765 in Northampton County, Pennsylvania, USA
- Margaret WYSOR b: 12 JAN 1768 in Northampton County, Pennsylvania, USA
- Catherine WYSOR b: ABT 1770 in Winchester, Frederick County, Virginia, USA
- Mary WYSOR b: ABT DEC 1771 in Frederick County, Virginia, USA
- Eve WYSOR b: ABT 1776 in Frederick County, Virginia, USA
- Abbrev: Weiser Family
Title: Frederick S Weiser, editor, The Weiser Family: A Genealogy of the Fa mily of John Conrad Weiser the Elder (Mechanicsburg, Pennsylvania: J ohn Conrad Weiser Family Association, 1960), . amily of John Conrad Weiser the Elder. Mechanicsburg, Pennsylvania: J ohn Conrad Weiser Family Association, 1960.
Page: pg 845-846
- Abbrev: Wysor Family, The Early
Title: Mark Edward Steinke, The Early Wysor Family: with variant spellings W eiser and Wiser, and associated families of Trinkle, Anderson, Cecil, S ufflebarger, and Peck (Privately Printed: Author, 1998), . eiser and Wiser, and associated families of Trinkle, Anderson, Cecil, S ufflebarger, and Peck. Privately Printed: Author, 1998.
Page: pg 1-3
- Abbrev: Durst and Darst Families of America
Title: Sanford Charles Gladden, The Durst and Darst Families of America wit h Discussions of Some Forty Related Families (Boulder, Colorado: Jo hnson Publishing Company, 1969), . ome Forty Related Families, . th Discussions of Some Forty Related Families. Boulder, Colorado: J ohnson Publishing Company, 1969.
Page: Page 761-762
- Abbrev: Old Sherry: Portrait of a Virginia Family
Title: Frank J Klingberg, Old Sherry: Portrait of a Virginia Family (Ri chmond, Virginia: Garrett and Massine Inc, 1938), . ichmond, Virginia: Garrett and Massine Inc, 1938.
Page: Page 11
- Abbrev: Weiser Families in America
Title: Frederick S Weiser, Paulette J Wieser, and Edward H Wiser, Weiser Fa milies in America, The John Conrad Weiser Family Association (New O xford, Pennsylvania: Penobscot Press, 1997), . amilies in America. The John Conrad Weiser Family Association. New O xford, Pennsylvania: Penobscot Press, 1997.
Page: Vol 2 Pages 1647-1668
- Abbrev: Early Adventurers On the Western Waters, Vol 2
Title: Mary B Kegley and F B Kegley, Early Adventurers On the Western Water s, Vol 2 (Orange, Virginia: Green publishers, Inc, 1982), . >, . rs, Vol 2. Orange, Virginia: Green publishers, Inc, 1982.
Page: Pages 352-354
- Abbrev: Darsts of Virginia
Title: H Jackson Darst, The Darsts of Virginia: A Chronicle of Ten Generati ons in the Old Dominion (Williamsburg, Virginia: H J Darst, 1972), . ions in the Old Dominion. Williamsburg, Virginia: H J Darst, 1972.
Page: Pages 383-388
- Abbrev: Asa Lee Mattox and Nellie Frances Edwards
Title: Patricia Eileen Jeski Goodspeed, Asa Lee Mattox and Nellie Frances E dwards: Our Southern Indiana Heritage (Knightstown, Indiana: Privat ely Published, 1983), . dwards: Our Southern Indiana Heritage. Knightstown, Indiana: Privat ely Published, 1983.
Page: p 164-171
- Abbrev: Lou and Lottie Black: Ancestors-Descendants
Title: Lois Black Beach and Neal F Black, Lou and Lottie Black: Ancestors - D escendants (College Station, Texas: L B Beach, 2003), . escendants. College Station, Texas: L B Beach, 2003.
Page: p 44-46
- Abbrev: Southwest Virginians
Title: "The Wysor Family," , Southwest Virginians: The Roseberry-Sutton; K eister-Foster and Howell-Burnop Families Primarily Of Montgomery County , VA, Pulaski County, VA and Floyd County, VA (http://freepages.gen ealogy.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~swva/ : accessed ) eister-Foster and Howell-Burnop Families Primarily Of Montgomery County , VA, Pulaski County, VA and Floyd County, VA. http://freepages.gen ealogy.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~swva/ : .
Page: Accessed; 1 February 2011
- Abbrev: Will
Title: (), Will: ; , , .
Page: Montgomery County Virginia Will Book 1 Page 204 and 222