History of Centre and Clinton Counties, PA 1883 By John Blair Linn - Considered by many to be the definitive work on the early history of Centre County, Pa with the remaining third of the book covering Clinton County, Pa.
“p. 206: KREIGHBAUM, William, migrated into Brush valley about the year 1799, and bought in that year the place now owned by Joseph Kreamer. His dwelling-house stood a few rods of the place where the brick house in situated. He came from Bethel township, Dauphin County, according to statement in an old deed. There was a distillery near his dwelling-house, with which he was assessed as early as the year 1803. It may have been built earlier. He sold his property to Jacob Kreamer, April 21, 1814, and moved to Ohio.