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193Re: [BroadBayMEGen] Johannes Dietrich Birckenbeul

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  • Prentice Alexander
    Mar 18, 2003
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      Your man is listed in Broad Bay Pioneers and I have a copy of the book. If
      you will tell me what you are looking for and give me a little time I will
      do what I can for you.
      Prentice Alexander
      ----- Original Message -----
      From: "Raymond Berkebile" <raymond.berkebile@...>
      To: <BroadBayMEGen@yahoogroups.com>; <pmharv@...>
      Cc: <raymond.berkebile@...>
      Sent: Tuesday, March 18, 2003 5:43 PM
      Subject: RE: [BroadBayMEGen] Johannes Dietrich Birckenbeul

      > Paula:
      > Thanks for the try. Like I said in my original posting, I just learned
      > of Johann Dietrich Birkenbeuel, 33. Apparently he is cited in the book
      > "Broad Bay Pioneers" arriving in the Broad Bay area in 1752 on the ship
      > the 'St Andrew' with his wife Elisabetha Catharina (Pfenning), 29, his
      > son Johann Heinrich, 4 (died at sea?)and his daughter Maria Margaretha,
      > 1.
      > His four brothers arrived in the Philadelphia port at various times.
      > Johannes Andreas Birkenbeil, Johannes Christen Birkingbey, Johannes
      > Gerhart Birkengbeyly, and Johann Jacob Birki. The latter three dates
      > and ships of immigration are well documented. Andreas' port and time of
      > immigration is still being researched. He is documented in the Maryland
      > Area and his descendants (ME) migrated to PA, MD VA, WVA OH and points
      > beyond. The others have similar migration patterns.
      > During the time since immigration the surname has mutated even within
      > the same generation. Descendants include people of Berkebile,
      > Birkenbeul, Birckebeul, Bergebeil, Berkbill, Perkipile, Perkipeal,
      > Purkipile, Purkibile, Berkeybile, Purkey, Pirkey, Perkey, Berkinbine,
      > etc...
      > I have not seen any reference to Dietrich in the PA or MD records yet.
      > This is why he either stayed in Broad Bay or migrated to another
      > location.
      > With his citing in this book I tried to acquire it or located in the
      > local library through interlibrary loan. I searched the entire state of
      > PA. Sadly this state has not purchased a copy as of yet. I priced it
      > through Picton Press(?) it is $69. I was hoping someone could look in
      > it in Maine of Massachuttes where I am sure many copies exist. Please
      > let me know if there is any valuable information pertaining to the
      > Birkenbeul family. I hate to shell out $69 for the same information I
      > already have found on the net.
      > Once again thanks;
      > Ray Berkebile
      > raymond.berkebile@...
      > -----Original Message-----
      > From: Paula Harvard [mailto:pmharv@...]
      > Sent: Tuesday, March 18, 2003 5:10 PM
      > To: BroadBayMEGen@yahoogroups.com
      > Subject: Re: [BroadBayMEGen] Johannes Dietrich Birckenbeul
      > Hi Ray,
      > Stopped at the Lincoln Co. Courthouse this afternoon to see if perhaps I
      > could turn up a deed or will for your Birkenbeul.
      > Checked Registry of Deeds A-Z Indexes for 1761-1784, 1784-1794, and
      > 1784-1802...using all the regular and inventive spelling I could conjure
      > up
      > with no result. The same proved true in Probate. If they were in Broad
      > Bay,
      > they may not have stayed long....or....perhaps they changed their name
      > significantly. I did find Burke, Burkett, and Burkart.
      > You might query someone to search the York Co.Courthouse for you, as
      > those
      > records are a bit earlier than Lincoln Co.
      > Best,
      > Paula McLain Harvard
      > Woolwich, Maine
      > Researching McLains of all spellings
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