Title: "History of Lehigh County, Pennsylvania and a Genealogical and Biographical Record of it's Families" - Vol. I, II, & III
Author: Roberts, Stoudt, Krick & Dietrich
Publication: Lehigh Valley Publishing Co., Ltd.; Allentown, PA; 1914
Name: Google Books
Givenname: Google Books
Title: "Pennsylvania County Marriages, 1885-1950"
Note: Philadelphia on 28 Oct 1750. Also aboard was Jacob Buchman (brother ?). They both took the Oath of Allegiance, which was qualified on 28 Aug 1750 (before setting sail for America?). - He was a Revolutionary War veteran, serving as a Pvt., in the 4th Co., 3rd Batt., Northampton Co. (PA) Militia. (per tombstone) From "History of Lehigh Co., PA..." - "Martin Buchman, the ancestor of the Buchman family of Lehigh county, arrived in America at the port of Philadelphia on the ship Phoenix, John Mason, captain, from Rotterdam, on the Holland August 28, 1750. The ship carried 339 passengers and among them was a Jacob Buchman, probably a brother of Martin. This Jacob Buchman settled in Lehigh Township, Northampton County, where he was assessed eight pounds in 1762. In 1780 and again in 1786, he was assessed as a farmer, and in the latter year he was taxed on 160 acres of land. A daughter, named Maria Margaret, was born to Jacob and Margaret Buchman, on June 12, 1763. Martin Buchman was born May 31, 1728. He was buried in the old cemetery at the Weisenberg church. Martin Buchman secured a warrant for 25 acres of land in Lowhill township on April 14, 1757, which was surveyed on October 29, 1757. In 1762 Martin Buchman was assessed fourteen pounds in Lowhill township, then a part of Northampton county. In 1772 he was taxed four pounds, eight shillings. On January 10, 1785, Martin Buchman and his wife, Barbara, conveyed to his son, Andrew the tract for which he had secured the warrant in 1757, then given as containing 28 acres and 154 perches, and the 20th of January,1785, they conveyed to Andrew the homestead and a tract of land called "Strasburg", containing 120 acres which Martin Buchman had received in 1768. After this date his name does not appear in the tax lists. Andrew Buchman was the only son of Martin and Barbara Buchman, and was born between the years of 1750 and 1760. He was married to Mary Magdalena Schall, daughter of George Schall, born May 4, 1760. He died in May, 1821 leaving a widow, Mary Magdalena and seven children. He was a tailor by occupation as well as a farmer and was taxed for 170 acres of land in 1785 and 198 acres, two horses and two cows in 1788. Andrew Buchman was one of the trustees of the Weisenberg church, of which his father was also an active member. Nathan Buchman, grandson of Andrew and son of Peter Buchman, and his wife, Maria M. nee Mohr, was born in the old Buchman homestead near Lowhill on the 25th of March, 1812. Mr. Buchman formerly kept tavern near Weidasville and later bought and tilled a farm near Werley's Corner. Nathan Buchman was married to Polly Hausman, daughter of Michael Hausman. There were eight children born to this couple of which four died early: Frank N D Buchman ,Mary Ann, Sallie H. and Daniel P. Mary Ann Buchman, daughter of Nathan and Polly Hausman Buchman was born August 8, 1839 and married Phaon Baer, son of Jonas Baer and Lydia Peters, about 1865. They had seven children: John E., Milton S, Annie, Helena A, Ida, Sarah Lydia and Alice. Mary Ann Buchman Baer died April 19, 1917 in Guthsville, PA and is buried at Morgenland Church Cemetery in Lowhill township."
Note: - Immigrated to America aboard the ship, "Phoenix", which arrived in
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