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Peter Cartwright Lisman, Sr. (b. 1786, d. July 01, 1867)Peter Cartwright Lisman, Sr. (son of Peter Lisman and Maria Elizabeth Linxweiler) was born 1786 in New Jersey, and died July 01, 1867 in Fort Lisman, Carlisle, Haddon Twp., Sullivan County, Indiana.He married Catherine Frederick on June 23, 1814 in Knox County, Indiana, daughter of Peter Frederick, Jr. and Catherine Barrien (Barger).
Notes for Peter Cartwright Lisman, Sr.:
Peter Cartwright Lisman, Sr. married Catherine Frederick sometime after settling on the Busseron Creek in Knox County, Indiana in 1807.He died at 81 years of age and was a veteran of the War of 1812.It is believed that Peter may have been born at sea prior to the ship landing atU.S. port of call.
It is possible that Peter was on one of the following ships that landed in the U.S. Port of Philadelphia, PA in 1785 or 1786.Was told that Peter Lisman came to America aboard the ship, Adolph, arriving in America on August 27, 1785.This information is from The Palatine Project's web page at http://www.palproject.org/pa/index.html:
20 June 1785 Mynheer Van Berckel
27 Aug 1785Adolph**********************************
29 Aug 1785Patsey Rutledge
5 Sep 1785Favourite
4 Oct 1785London Packet
11 Oct 1785Hamburgh
15 Oct 1785Betsy
29 Oct 1785Lydia
19 May 1786Passengers for 1785
19 Aug 1786Candide
27 Sep 1786Patsey Rutledge
30 Sep 1786Signers of oath of allegiance
11 Oct 1786Nassau
17 Oct 1786Hannah
31 Oct 1786Dispatch
14 Dec 1786Bristol
A ship's list was found showing Peter Lisman arrived in America aboard the ship, Adolph (Pennsylvania German Pioneers, Vol. II, 1785-1808).
February 15, 1850 -- Peter Lisman is the first in Haddon Twp. to register his earmark for livestock as required by law in Sullivan County, Indiana.Lisman ordered his animals to be earmarked as follows:A hole in the left ear and a swallow fork in the right ear.Attested by J.H. Reed, Recorder.
In the family history furnished by Tommy Wilson, a descendent of Israel H. Benefiel and Elizabeth Lisman Benefiel, he states that Peter C. Lisman was a soldier in the War of 1812 and the Battle of Tippecanoe.He was a member of the Methodist Church for 45 years.
Roll of Capt. Andrew Wilkin's Company of Infantry, of the Indiana Militia,
from September 18 to November 18, 1811
Andrew Wilkins, Captain
Adam Lisman, Lieut
Samuel McClure, Ensign
John Hadden, Sergeant
Thomas Black, Sergeant
Samuel Leman, Sergeant
Charles Booth, Sergeant
Daniel Carlin, Corporal
John Edwards, Corporal
Richard Engle, Corporal
Abraham Bogard, Corporal
More About Peter Cartwright Lisman, Sr.:
Burial: Unknown, Bethlehem Cemetery, Carlisle, Sullivan, Indiana.
More About Peter Cartwright Lisman, Sr. and Catherine Frederick:
Marriage: June 23, 1814, Knox County, Indiana.
Marriage Notes for Peter Cartwright Lisman, Sr. and Catherine Frederick:
The marriage between Peter Lisman and Catherine Fredrick is listed as June 23, 1814 in the Indiana State Library's Genealogy Division.
Children of Peter Cartwright Lisman, Sr. and Catherine Frederick are:
- +William Frederick Lisman, b. September 01, 1830, Sullivan County, Indiana, d. December 11, 1915, Sullivan County, Indiana.
- Sarah Ann Lisman, b. July 23, 1828, d. date unknown.
- John W. Lisman, b. November 19, 1814, d. date unknown.
- Peter C. Lisman, Jr., b. November 21, 1816, d. date unknown.
- Elizabeth Lisman, b. February 10, 1819, d. date unknown.
- Emoline Lisman, b. 1822, d. date unknown.
- Frances Andrew Lisman, b. December 26, 1826, d. date unknown.
- James Armstrong Lisman, b. February 26, 1832, d. date unknown.