Reference Number: 1830
Name: Peter Erb [Schaffer]
Change Date: 08 APR 2001
Birth: 24 OCT 1759 in Warwick Twp., Lancaster Co., PA
-[Sources: ] Alex Harris - no date or place. KST - has Oct 17,
instead of Oct 24. Davis 95v1 - has full date, spouse,
children, parents. [[jhl:] A number of researchers -- including
Armstrong, Hewitt, and several LDS Ancestral Files -- show
Peter 1759 as the son of Peter 1736, grandson of Christian
1703, and great grandson of Nicholas 1680. I accept Richard
Warren Davis more recent research showing him as the son of
John (Hans) 1713 and grandson of Nicholas 1680.
#11 pg.331 Peter with Daniel in company with Ben Eby, Joseph
Schneider & _in 1807 went to Bridgeport on the West bank of the
served in the American Revolution as a private||
Death: 02 MAR 1832 in Lititz Twp., Lancaster Co., PA
- [Military service date estimated by jhl.] -[Source:] Hewitt
[from ?] - 'Served in Revolution, 2nd class private, 3rd Co.
-[Sources:] KST - full date. Hewitt - full date and place. t]2
Burial: 1832 Lititz Twp., Lancaster Co., PA
1. Hewitt: 'Buried in Erb burial ground, now Eshleman
Farm, between Manheim & Lititz, PA.'
2. Joanne Ranck [Dirks] - "Erb Farm Cemetery (Fahnestock
Father: John (Hans) Erb [Schantz] b: 13 MAR 1713 in Canton Bern, Switzerland
Mother: Barbara Shantz [Erb] b: 29 JAN 1716 in Baden ?, Germany ?
Anna Schaffer [Erb] b: 07 MAY 1763 in Avon, Lebanon Co., PA
-[Sources:] Alex Harris book (p. 196) - 'Peter Erb, son of
John, and grandson of Nicholas Erb, had four sons: Isaac,
Jacob, Christian, and another who moved to Canada. Isaac had
three sons: Henry, Samuel and Isaac, who live in Lebanon
county.' Davis 95 v1 - no date or place.
- Daniel Erb [Cressman] b: 11 JAN 1784 in Warwick Twp., Lancaster Co., PA
- John Erb [Hockman] b: 23 SEP 1788 in Warwick Twp., Lancaster Co., PA
- Peter Erb [Bomberger] b: 13 JAN 1787 in Warwick Twp., Lancaster Co., PA
- infant Erb b: ABT 1786
- William Erb b: ABT 1792
- Anna Erb b: ABT 1794
- Isaac Erb [Schelton] b: ABT 1788 in Warwick Twp., Lancaster Co., PA
- Elizabeth Erb [Bomberger] b: ABT 1798 in Lancaster Co., PA
- Christian Erb [Plasterer] b: 01 OCT 1800
- Barbara Erb b: ABT 1802
- Jacob Erb [Bomberger, Shenk] b: 1803 in Warwick Twp., Lancaster Co., PA
- Mary Erb [Lieb] b: ABT 1804
- Catherine Erb [Bomberger] b: ABT 1807
- Title: Davis, Richard Warren - Emigrants, Refugees & Prisoners, Vol 1,
1995, as transcribed at Roger N. Geiser's OMII website
Page: Vol I
- Title: Hewitt, Betty (email@example.com) "Descendants of Nicholas
(Claus) Erb 1679" (Applegate, CA : 1995) -- a printout of her
extensive offline database.
- Title: Ranck, Joanne [Dirks] <firstname.lastname@example.org> offline database.
[She is a descendant of two sons of Daniel Erb 1756.]
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