Deathbef 28 Sep 1775, Heidelberg Township, Berks County, Pennsylvania855, p. 8.,1334
FatherDieterich FILSMEYER (~1663-1743)
MotherMargaretha —— (1671-1743)
Birthabt 1692, Langenselbold, Hesse855, p. 8.
MarriageLangenselbold, Hesse855, p. 8.
Notes for Philip FILSMEYER

1733 Immigration:103, v. 1, list 33, p. 126-130. Philip Mire and Anna Margaretha Mire arrived at Philadelphia on the brigantine Richard and Elizabeth, under Captain Christopher Clymer, on 28 Sep 1733. Philip signed both the oath of allegiance and the oath of abjuration with his initial M. Anna Barbara Stammin [Anna Margaretha Stam’s sister?] was on the same ship.

1733 Immigration:1249, p. 40. "Philip Filtzmeyer. Emigrated ca. 1733 [last entry in German records 7 Sept. 1732; first entry in Pennsylvania land warrant dated 1 Apr. 1734]. He is likely the Philip (M.) Mire, aged 36 (did not sign) on the ship Richard and Elizabeth, 1733.103, v. 1, list 33, p. 126-130. Other passengers on the ship: Anna Margaretha Mire, age 40 (probably Anna Margaretha (Stam) Filtzmeyer); Anna Barbara Stamm, age 26 (sister of Anna Margaretha Filtzmeyer); children: Anna Maria (no surname given), age 4; and Anna Catharina (no surname given) age 1 1/2."

1734 Land Purchase:1249, p. 41. As her authority, Burgert cites Pennsylvania Land Warrants, Film 3.75, Book F-126. Phillip Filtzmeyer warrant for 150 acres near Tulpehocken, adjacent to Hugh Jones’ land, dated 1 April 1734.

1754 Tax List, Heidelberg Township, Pennsylvania:1249, p. 41. As her authority, Burgert cites 1754 Berks Co. tax lists, Heidelberg. Philip Fitzmier on tax list, Heidelberg Township, Berks County, Pennsylvania.

1775 Will:1334 Filed 28 September 1775, Philip Filzmeyer, Heidelberg Township, to grandchild Margaretha Seitzinger, £10; to grandchildren, viz, Maria, Magdalena, Nicholas, Alexander and Michael, children of deceased dau. Maria, £10 to be divided, having given a considerable sum to their parents, Nicholas and Maria. All remainder to son Jost, who was also named as Executor. Letters of administration given to Verner Stam, nephew of deceased, the named Executor being deceased. Witnesses: William Reeser and Conrad Wirheim. Translation; original will in German signed 23 March 1769.
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