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George Adam and Peter wickerham

Barbara Storer Wickerham (View posts)
Posted: 24 Feb 2000 1:58PM GMT
Classification: Query
Edited: 27 Jun 2005 9:41AM GMT
Surnames: WICKERHAM
Trying to connect the two as they are father andson in my research

GOOD LUCK IN YOUR SEARCH

George Adam and Peter

Posted: 25 Feb 2000 8:19AM GMT
Edited: 27 Jun 2005 9:42AM GMT

RE. TO CAROL

BARBARA WICKERHAM STORER (View posts)
Posted: 25 Feb 2000 8:00PM GMT
Classification: Query
Edited: 27 Jun 2005 9:43AM GMT
Surnames: WICKERHAM
the peter wickerham i have lists birthdate and death date ,place of birth andplace of ,burial,5 bro. and sis.mother and father,s name.and agoodly amount of other info.hope to hear from you soon.

RE.CAROL

BARBARA WICKERHAM STORER (View posts)
Posted: 25 Feb 2000 8:27PM GMT
IN MY FIRST MESSAGE IT SEEMS I REVERSED MY LAST TWO NAMES. SORRY,STILL VERY NEW AT P.C.

Peter WICKERHAM

Posted: 27 Feb 2000 7:19PM GMT
Classification: Query
Edited: 27 Jun 2005 9:43AM GMT
Surnames: WICKERHAM, PLATTER
Was the Peter you are referring to the one married to Maria Magdalena Platter? This is the first one I have that I am certain of his name, children, etc. He was born in 1756 and died 9-4-1841. I would love to have his parents name for sure. I know of four possible brothers, two for certain. I don't have any sisters listed. Thanks, Carol

re.Peter Wickerham

carol (View posts)
Posted: 27 Feb 2000 8:59PM GMT
Classification: Query
Edited: 27 Jun 2005 9:44AM GMT
Surnames: WICKERHAM, PLATTER
i think you have struck paydirt .i have checked my papers and peter m.a mary-----.his father george adam is shown as having m. a mary platter

WICKERHAM & Platters

Posted: 28 Feb 2000 9:50PM GMT
Classification: Query
Edited: 27 Jun 2005 9:45AM GMT
Surnames: WICKERHAM, WICKERSHEIM, WICKERSHAM, PLATTER
Barbara,
Peter is the one who was married to Maria (Mary)Magdalena Platter. Peter Platter was her brother. The families of Peter Wickerham and Peter Platter came down the Ohio River together in a flat boat. They settled in KY first, and then came to Adams County. Mary is buried beside Peter at the top of the hill in the Locust Grove Cemetery. I have a family history for the Platters that reaches back into the mid 1600's in Switzerland.
I have a lot material my mother-in-law organized before she died. The first mention I see of George Adam Wickerham is in undated material from about 30 years ago when a family researcher found his name on a passenger list (as Wickersheim)and said he could have been the father of Peter, Adam, Jacob, John, and Joseph. I have a copy of an obit. from William, son of Adam, that lists his grandfather's name as Peter from Chester County, PA. There is a Peter Wickersham listed in an early census there. Other family records suggest the name "Adam". I would like to know if there is any actual family or other record which documents the connection of George Adam to our family (or to some other family). It would be nice to clear this up.
Thanks for helping with this. Perhaps all of us together can solve this mystery. Carol

WICKERHAM & PLATTERS IN A.C.OHIO

BARBARA WICKERHAM STORER (View posts)
Posted: 29 Feb 2000 2:00AM GMT
Classification: Query
Edited: 27 Jun 2005 9:46AM GMT
Surnames: WICKERHAM, WICKERSHEIM, PLATTER
CAROL,
MY LINE IS AS FOLLOWS,GEORGE ADAM WICKERHAM CAME FROM GERMANY,[WICKERSHIEM].DO NOT KNOW DATE OR PLACE OF MARRIAGE.SON PETER THE FIRST MARRIED MARY----PETER OPERATED AT PALESTINE[I THINK THAT IS WHAT IS NOW CALLED PEEBLES,OHIO,]VERIFACATION IS AS FOLLOWS.[HISTORY COLL.OF ADAMS COUNTY,OHIO]1991--1982.ADAMS COUNTY MARRIAGES. andHISTORY OF ADAMS COUNTY. WE HAVE A PRETTY NICE SETUP AT OUR HISTORCIAL SOCIETY HERE IN THE COUNTY,I,M QUITE SURE I CAN OBTAIN PHOTO COPIES OF WHAT YOU NEED. WILL HELP IN ANY WAY I CAN. WAITING TO HEAR FROM YOU.
BARBARA
Posted: 29 Feb 2000 1:47PM GMT
Classification: Query
Edited: 27 Jun 2005 9:47AM GMT
Surnames: WICKERHAM, PLATTER
Barbara,
I looked at the source you gave, and I see why you thought Mary Platter was the wife of George Adam. The sketch was written by Mary, whose materials I now have. She didn't make that part about his wife real clear.
I, also, live in Adams County, and I will try to get her information to the genealogical library. She has preserved and compiled a lot of information. I want to share it. Thanks for responding. Carol

Materials taken to Adams County Library

Posted: 3 Apr 2000 5:26PM GMT
Classification: Query
Edited: 27 Jun 2005 9:47AM GMT
Surnames: WICKERHAM
Hi, Barbara,
About two weeks ago, I took Mary C. Wickerham's collection of information on the Wickerham Family to the genealogy library, and they copied it. She had lots of obits, letters, pictures, etc. Thought you might be interested in what she had compiled.
Have you found any new information?
Carol Wickerham
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