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Michael Bear

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Birth  1749  , York Co., Pennsylvania  [1
Sex  Male 
Eby ID  00003-595 
Person ID  I1550 
Last Modified  12 Jul 2004 
Father  Bear 
Group Sheet  F615 
 1. Martin Bear, b. 1774, , York Co., Pennsylvania
Group Sheet  F614 
Notes  Michael Bear, "was a native of York County, Pennsylvania, where he was born in 1749. (From old John Bear) His forefathers were natives of Switzerland, and emigrated to America in 1715. Soon after their landing they moved westward and settled in Lancaster County. A son of the old progenitor settled in the county of York, where he had a family of several sons, one of whom was named Gabriel and one Michael. Of Gabriel no information could be obtained. Michael had a family of several children one son of whom was named Martin."
Sources  1. [S1]   Vol I A Biographical History of Waterloo Township and other townships of the county : being a history of the early settlers and their descendants, mostly all of Pennsylvania Dutch origin..., Ezra E. Eby, (Berlin, Ontario, 1895), 183   [View page(s) from the 1895-96 edition]
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