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Samuel D. Betzner

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Birth  Probably 1770    [1
Sex  Male 
Eby ID  00006-0912 
Died    Flamboro West Twp., Wentworth Co., Ontario  [2
Person ID  I1655 
Last Modified  30 Nov 2003 
 
Father  Samuel Betzner, b. 1738, Merspurg, Wurtenburg, Germany 
Mother  Maria Detweiler, b. 1744 
Group Sheet  F643 
 
Family 1  Elizabeth Brech, b. Abt 1770 
Children 
 1. David Betzner
 2. Catharine Betzner, b. 26 Jan 1798
Group Sheet  F644 
 
Notes  Samuel D. Betzner, "the second son, was born probably in 1770, and was married to Elizabeth Brech* . In 1799 he and his family in company with Joseph Schčorg* and family, moved to Canada, and in spring of 1800 he settled on the farm now known as the "B. B. Bowman Farm" on the west bank of the Grand River and adjoining the village of Blair. He afterwards sold his farm to Rev. Joseph Baumann and moved to Flamboro West Wentworth County, where he died, leaving a family of several children, viz:* ".

* now spelled Break
* now spelled Shirk and Sherk. See notes pages 20, 21
* we have the names of only two, maybe there never were more
 
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), 240   [View page(s) from the 1895-96 edition]
2. [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), 241   [View page(s) from the 1895-96 edition]
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