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From: "Sherry Young" <>
Subject: Anna Oyster / Berks County, PA
Date: Sun, 12 Sep 2004 19:55:05 +0000
I am new to the group and am trying to connect ANNA (Nancy) OYSTER to the
correct OYSTER family of the Berks County, PA area. Any help for her
parents, and to confirm a daughter named MARY YODER would be greatly
Anna (Nancy) Oyster married PETER YODER on Aug. 17, 1784 in Oley Township,
He died on Oct. 24, 1817 in Rockland Township, Berks, PA and she was widowed
with the following children:
Hanna Yoder b. 1783 married Abraham Mensch in 1805.
Esther Yoder b. about 1785 married Daniel Focht before 1817.
Benjamin Yoder b. about 1787 married Nancy Miller in 1811. He died by
Daniel Yoder b. 1789 married Mary LaRosa in 1815.
Elizabeth Yoder b. 1791 married Abraham Strohm in 1811.
Sarah Yoder b. about 1799 married Henry Dengler by 1820.
George Yoder married Margaret Shickel.
MARY YODER b. 6/02/1803 married by 1825 JAMES PANCOAST in Berks area.
She died March 1896 and is buried in Republic, Seneca Co., OH at
Farewell Retreat Cemetery
He died 7/22/1849 and is buried in Upper Sandusky, Wyandot Co., OH at
I have a number of Berks Co. land records showing James Pancoast and wife,
Mary, bought property from ANNA OYSTER, GEORGE YODER (mary's brother and
From Berks Co. I recently received the Interstate papers of PETER YODER, who
died Oct. 24, 1817 in Rockland Township, Berks, PA. Here is a summary of
some of the pages:
1. Document dated April 6, 1818:
To the Humble? the Orphans Court of Berks County
The Petition of Daniel Yoder son of Peter Yoder late of Pike Township in the
County of Berks...
That the afore. Peter Yoder died leaving several children and amoung
them MARY a minor under the age of 14 years. Also the children of his son
Benjamin who died before his said father leaving three children minors under
the age of 14 years ___ Abigail, William & Daniel- that neither the said
MARY nor the said Abigail William & Daniel have any Guardians to take care
of their property & person.
Your petitioner thereupon prays your Honor? to appoint a Guardian of
Guardians for them.
Document dated Oct 1818:
Daniel Yoder in behalf of
MARY YODER and
2. April 16, 1818 at an Orphans Court ...
GEORGE OYSTER for Mary
George shall for Abigail, William & David (deceased of
Benjamin Yoder)( italics mine)
April 10, 1818
GEORGE OYSTER appointed for Mary Yoder - DANIEL OYSTER for
Abigail, William &
3. Acker, Henry, Rockland. December 9, 1789 - Feb. 22, 1792. Wife Margaret
to have all estate real and personal during life, and after her decease all
to dau. Susanna except $50 to be divided between my wife's children of her
first marriage. In case Susanna dies without issue all shall go to my wife's
children, viz: Hanna wife of John Zerby, JOHN OYSTER, ANNA wife of PETER
YODER, and DANIEL OYSTER, except $5 to my brother's son. Exrs: George Acker,
wife Margareth adn firend John Zerly. Wits: Henry Pashe and Jacob Geiger.
Thanks to any leads to Anna Oyster's family.
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