The BURRIER Family
HISTORY OF HANOVER TOWNSHIP AND WYOMING VALLEY
Luzerne County, Pennsylvania
By: Henry Blackman Plumb, 1885, 498 pp.
Robert Baur, Printer and Stationer, Wilkes-Barre, PA
Website Compiled By: James H. Culbert
THE BURRIER FAMILY
This page last updated: 14 Jun 2009
CONTAINED IN THE HANOVER GENEALOGICAL TABLES TO 1830, pp. 389 - 390
Note: Additions to the information found in Plumb's History of Hanover are shown below in red text.
Jacob BURRIER, 1 [Note: Plumb listed him as Christian] of
German descent, came to Hanover from Northampton County with his family about 1810; lived and died in Hanover;
married Anna Maria NAGLE; lived on the Middle Road above Bateman DOWNING's. They had:
Thomas BURRIER, b. c. 1798, m. Susan MEYERS
Catherine BURRIER [Note: Plumb listed her as Sarah], m. Joseph KIRKENDALL.
A son John lived in Hanover in 1843.
Samuel BURRIER, m. Mary EDWARDS
Christian BURRIER, m. ? COURTRIGHT They lived in Hanover in 1836, settled in Miners Mills, Plains Twp. area.
[Note: other children not mentioned by Plumb follow:]
John BURRIER, removed to Rock Co, WI with family c. 1845
Elizabeth BURRIER, lived in Hanover in 1836, m. Jacob EVERETT, lived in Wilkes-Barre in 1845
Susan BURRIER, lived in Hanover in 1836
Mary BURRIER, m. Joseph WHITE, lived in Northampton Co. in 1842
Jacob BURRIER, b. 14 Sep 1801]
Thomas BURRIER 2 (Jacob 1) was born in Northampton County about 1798;
came with his father's family; married Susan MYERS [Note: surname spelled differently than above]; is still
alive--very old [c. 1885. He lived to be about age 92 and d. in Ross Twp.?] They had:
Katy Ann BURRIER, m. William RUMMAGE
William BURRIER, went West
Priscilla BURRIER, m. George KENNEDY
Susannah BURRIER, m. Henry GRESS, d. 1885
Samuel BURRIER 2 (Jacob 1) was born in Northampton County, PA; came with his father's family to Hanover about
1810; married Mary EDWARDS; removed to [Rock County] Wisconsin about 1846.
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