Moses Binder--Montgomery Co. PA
“On Sept 21, 1742 the adult male passengers of the ship “Francis and Elizabeth” qualifiedat Philadelphia. Among thenumber were John-George, Jacob andMoses Binder.What connection they were is not known.Moses Binder and his wife Anna settled near the New Hanover Church in Falkner Swamp, Montgomery Co. PA. That hehad relatives near is probable from the fact that in 1746 he and his wie weresponsors to a child of Alexander and Maria Margaret Binder in the “swamp”Christian Binder and wife Anna-Margareta also had a chld baptized there in 1753.Moses Binder came of a respoectable family in Wurtemburg, the family seat supposed to be in hevicinty of Meringen.He seems to have been a man ofthrift, as in 1779 he was taxed for 200 acres of land, 3 horses and 4 cows.He was a memberofthe New Hanover Lutheran church and a trustee and memberof the council formany years.The date of his death is not known. In 1790 he was re-elected trustee, and although very old, must still have been in fair preservation to be continued in office....”
1765--Moses signed his name to new constitution Falkner Swamp Church. He was elected vestryman Falkner Swamp 1765, again 1769.
In 1781 Jacob Binder was elected deacon.
We saw the graves at FalknerSwamp 1997--His widow Anna, buried beside him, died 31 Mar 1800.Next to them is Jacob Binder, died 7 Dec.1894.Also Samuel Dierolf, died 17 July 1869, age 42 years, 4 days.also Emma, d/o Samuel and Amelia, 16 Feb 1870, age 3 year, 5 mo., 7 days,