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Peter Myers, Jr (b. 1740, d. Aft. 1828)Peter Myers, Jr (son of Peter Mires, Sr) was born 1740 in York Co, PA, and died Aft. 1828 in PA.He married Catharine (Cought) Koch in York Co, PA, daughter of George Koch.
Notes for Peter Myers, Jr:
Parentage of Andrew Sr not proved
These are only a possibility
#1This Peter is from York Co, Pa
Peter settled in York Co., Penn., and he married Catherine Cought.(Koch)
Dates due not compute for Peter Sr. as pension application date is after his date of death.
#2It could be this record is for Peter Jr's son Peter born abt 1760 he would have been abt 16 years old.
"Pension Record # S.41911 Revolutionary War":
From the papers in the Revolutionary War pension claim S. 41911 it appears that Peter Mires, or Myers, enlisted in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania in the fall of 1776 and served as a private in Captain Woelpper's Company, Colonel Nicolals Regiment until the close of Revolution.He was in the Battle of Germantown.(He had to have been older than 66 referenced below if he enlisted in 1776)
He was allowed pension on his application executed March 27, 1826 while a resident of York County, Pennsylvania aged sixty-six years.(at 66 he would have been born in 1760 making himabt 16 years old when he enlisted in 1766)
Possible other children John and Adam.
#3The other possiblity is that the father of Andrew Myers, Sr and Frederick Myers came from Morgantown, Monongalia Co,VA
6 MAR 2011
More About Peter Myers, Jr:
Fact 2: Alternate spelling:Mires, Miers.
Military service: 1776, Revolutionary War.
More About Peter Myers, Jr and Catharine (Cought) Koch:
Marriage: York Co, PA.
Children of Peter Myers, Jr and Catharine (Cought) Koch are:
- +Andrew Myers, Sr., b. Mar 16, 1766, Western VA95, d. Abt. 1830, Licking Co, OH.