Our Berkey* Family Tree

(Going back at least 13 generations to Switzerland/Germany)

Table of Contents

(Click on first name for Vitals; spousal surname for associated tree)

Melchior Burki*
Elsbeth Hara
I
Christian Burki*
Unknown
I
Leonardi Burgi* (c.1688/91-1795)
Anna Catherine Facesch/Faesch (1688/90- )
I
Christian F. Berkey, Sr. (1715-1795)
Catrina Saylor/Seilor (1711/17-1799)
I
Jacob M/S. Berkey (1735-1805)
Anna Elizabeth Mishler+ (1738/40- )
I
Joseph M. Berkey (1768-1857)
Mary “Polly” Taylor (1770- )
I
Jacob T. Berkey (1792-1872)
Elizabeth Sadorus (1798-1888)
I
Susannah S. Berkey (1821-1888)
Benjamin Bowman (1816-1908)
I
Susan Bowman (1857-1909)
Dibert Miller (1855-1889)
I
Howard Pearson Miller (1885-1969)
Sarah Jane Baer (1891-1972)
I
Richard Orville Miller (1920-2015)
Hilda Elizabeth Krause (1921-1997)
I
Susan Kay Miller (1949- )
Larry Edsel Pearce (1948- )
^
Annie Rebecca Pearce Matthew Carter Pearce
(1971- ) (1973- )

* The multitude of spellings include: Burki, Burkie, Barkey, Burkey, Birky, Beirki, etc. A common Swiss spelling is Burgi.

+ Anna Elizabeth (1738- ) was second wife of Jacob S., and sister to Christina Mishler (1734-1817), 4XG-Grandmother in Susan Pearce’s southern Somerset County Mishler-Speicher line on her mother’s side.

DOCUMENTATION:

Family tradition/ Various Somerset Co., PA, cemeteries

“Cooper-Cole Family.”
http://www.coopercolefamily.com/pafg09.htm

 Ruth Berkey Reichley. The Berkey Book . 14 Jan. 2004
http://archiver.rootsweb.ancestry.com/th/read/BERKEY/2004-01/1074086106

Geni.com/people/Leonard-Burgi. 12 March 2018
Http://www.geni.com/people/Leonard-Burgi/6000000007340484003

Susan Hess. e-mail. 24 March 2018

Hugh F. Gingerich & Rachel W. Kreider. Amish & Amish-Mennonite Genealogies. Gordonville, PA: Pequea Publishers, 1986

“Jeremiah Berkey Biography. 31 August 2018
http://files.usgwarchives.net/pa/somerset/bios/berkey-jeremiah.txt

Last revised 8/31/18

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