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RESEARCHER BRICKWALL: MINNING, Barbara - b. ca. 1765 in Md or Pa; m. John Marteeny
Merikay Mestad

Minning, Barbara m. John Marteeny
b. ca. 1765 in Maryland or Pennsylvania;
married ca. 1785-1790 Somerset Co., PA
d. 1849

Her husband John Marteeny came from Frederick Co., MD. [Marteny, Marteney]

I'd like to identify Barbara's parents.

  • Barbara Minich sponsor for Susanna d/o Geo and Anna Maria Wolf b. 25 Mar 1786 bpt. 19 Apr 1786 and Elizabeth d/o Samuel and Barbara Fast b. 24 Jan 1787, bpt 1 May 1787 at Samuel's Church, near Lavansville, Somerset Co., PA. (congregation changed name to Mount Calvary - Lutheran), Laurel Messenger, May, 1994, p. 163.
  • 1816 Barbara Martini (Minniny) witness at baptism of Ester Martini, d/o John and Rosina, Trinity Lutheran Church, Somerset, PA. [abstract in Som. Hist. Soc. Lib - need to check original to see if German handwriting may have been Minnich or Minnig] [this is a granddaughter's baptism]
  • name could be Muench (I've seen variations of this as Minnich or Minnig)
  • Trinity Lutheran Church Parish Register, Somerset, PA, Barbara Marteeny, consort of John Marteeny, Sr. died April 1849, aged 84-2-16. She is buried in Union Cemetery, Somerset, PA. [I have a picture of the stone.]

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