Waterloo Region Generations
A record of the people of Waterloo Region, Ontario.

Abraham Bergey[1, 2, 3, 4]

Male 1743 - 1818  (74 years)


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  • Name Abraham Bergey 
    Born 6 Jan 1743  Of, Montgomery Co., Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    Gender Male 
    Eby ID Number 00004-852 
    Died 1818  [5
    Buried Keelys Church Cemetery, Schwenksville, Montgomery, Pennsylvania, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    Person ID I4959  Generations
    Last Modified 18 Jun 2021 

    Father Hans Bergey,   b. Abt 1720, Saxony, Germany Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown 
    Family ID F1430  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 1 Salome Gorgas,   b. 10 Feb 1752, Of, Montgomery Co., Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 20 Nov 1782  (Age 30 years) 
    Married 3 Sep 1776  [6
    Last Modified 18 Jun 2021 
    Family ID F1557  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 2 Esther Shantz,   b. Abt 1743, , Montgomery Co., Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 13 Mar 1821  (Age ~ 78 years) 
    Married 6 Jan 1786  [6
    Children 
     1. Catharine S. Bergey,   b. 3 Dec 1786, , Montgomery Co., Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 2 Nov 1874, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 87 years)
     2. Hannah S. Bergey,   b. 16 Dec 1787, , Montgomery Co., Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 11 Jun 1868, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 80 years)
     3. Jonas S. Bergey,   b. Abt 1790, , Montgomery Co., Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
    Last Modified 18 Jun 2021 
    Family ID F1558  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • Abraham Bergey," second son of old Hans Bergey, was born January 6th, 1743. On September 3rd, 1776, he was married to Salome Gorgas who died November 20th, 1782. After the decease of his first wife, he, on January 6th, 1786, was married to Esther, daughter of old Jacob Shantz, and sister to old Isaac Shantz, grandfather to all our Shantzes of this county. She died March 13th, 1821. They resided in Montgomery County, Pennsylvania. To Mr. Abraham Bergey and his first wife were born three children, and to him and his second wife were born six children"


      Eby, Ezra E. (1895). 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: as also much other unpublished historical information chiefly of a local character. Berlin [Kitchener, Ont.]: [s.n.].

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      It's not clear what evidence that Abraham and his wife are buried at Keely's Cemetery. But then no tombstone has been found in any other cemetery either.

      Cemetery, Keelys, North America, Montgomery County, and Keelys Cemetery. 1743. " Abraham Bergey (1743-1818) - Find A Grave...". Findagrave.Com. https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/53105359/abraham-bergey.

  • Sources 
    1. [S3] Book - 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..., 266.

    2. [S3] Book - 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..., 811.

    3. [S10] Book - Vol II 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..., 373.

    4. [S3] Book - 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..., 226.

    5. [S2173] Find A Grave, https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/53105359/abraham-bergey.

    6. [S3] Book - 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..., 229.

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBuried - - Keelys Church Cemetery, Schwenksville, Montgomery, Pennsylvania, United States Link to Google Earth
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