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ABRAHAM LE FEVRE

                                          ABOUT 1674 TO 1743

 

From VAN EATON & Allied Families, by Steven Earl Coulter, 1974:

Abraham Lefevre, son of Isaac Lefevre & Janneken Boudounck; bpt July 3, 1687

at the Dutch Reformed Church of New York, according to Chidsey. Abraham died

about 1743 in Pennsylvania. He may have lived for a short time in Bucks Co.,

Pa., before finally settling in Philadelphia County, in what was then New

Bristol Twp., later Worcester Twp. (now in Montgomery Co., Pa.) Here, on Oct 5

1710, Abraham purchased 500 acres of land. Abraham married Mary _____;  at 

least one son:  Johannes.

 

From "A VAN ETTEN - VAN EATON GENEALOGY"  by Kitty Bell Van Eaton Ruggles.

Isaac's son, Abraham LeFevre evidently felt the call of the

frontier. With many Dutch pioneers from New York, he crossed

New Jer-sey and on into Pennsylvania. Perhaps he stopped for a

short time in Bucks County before finally settling in Philadelphia

County, in what was then known as New Bristol Township, but

later Worcester Township (now in Montgomery County). Here on

October 5, 1710 he purchased 500 acres of land. By a deed from

Abraham LeFevre to John Switzer dated June 6, 1720, we learn

that his wife's name was Mary. Nothing more is known of

Abraham and Mary LeFevre although it is quite certain that they

had a son named Johannes who was naturalized between January 9,

1729 and 1730. Records show that Johannes or John was one of •

twenty-five taxpayers of Worcester Township in 1734, and that he

paid quit rents previo.us to that time. He was probably born be-

tween 1708 and 1710. 3

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Abraham LEFEVRE (AFN: 1H74-S33) Pedigree
Sex:  M Family

Event(s):
Birth:  Abt. 1674
<Pa>
Death:  Abt 1743
Pa

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Marriage(s):
Spouse:  Mary (AFN: 1H74-S49) Family
Marriage: 

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