|The Peter Nicholas Meyer family tree contains an extensive database of this family that emigrated from Canton Bern, Switzerland to NE Indiana in 1839.|
The Meyer's were one of the original three families to settle in what became Vera Cruz, IN, on the border of Adams and Wells County.
Peter Nicholas Meyer (born 3/3/1795) married Margaretha Miller (born 7/16/1800).Their children were Abraham, John, Christian, Peter, David, Frederick, Elizabeth and Daniel.Peter Nicholas Meyer's father was Niklaus Meyer and his mother was Barbara Straubhar.
They originated in a village in the Jura Mountains of Canton Bern, called Corgémont. Corgémont is not far from the border with France and actually a French-speaking village.
Some of the surnames included in the database are: Moser, Miller, Rich, Baumgartner and Saurer.
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Updated April 13, 2002