Vitals: Jacob T. & Elizabeth Sadoris Berkey

Jacob T. (1792-1872) b. Conemaugh Twp., Cambria Co., PA; r. Paint & Quemahoning Twp., Somerset Co., PA (son of Joseph M. & Mary “Polly” Taylor Berkey)

Elizabeth Sadoris (1798-1888) r. Quemahoning Twp. (daughter of William & Catherine Mauer Sadoris –
-burial: Old Union Cemetery, Stoystown, Somerset Co., PA (East)

Elizabeth Sadorus Berkey

Children: at least 9 total

1. Daniel (1819-1893)
2. Susanna (1821-1888) b & r Quemahoning Twp. (m. Benjamin Bowman – our line) -burial: IOOF Cemetery, Stoystown
3. William IV (1823-1903)
Military: Civil War GAR, 93rd Infantry, Co. K, PA Volunteers
4. Mary (1827-1913) (m1. John H. Speicher; m2. Sam Fleegle)
-burial: IOOF Cemetery, Stoystown 5.
5. Caroline (1827-1917)
-burial: IOOF Cemetery, Stoystown
6. Sarah? (1828-1911)
-burial: IOOF, but in different lot
7. Henry S.
8. Jacob, Jr.
9. Louise (1830-1923) (m. Gideon Berkebile) living with parents in 1850 census. Reason unknown. Catherine Ludorf/Ludonig (b.1776) also living there. Was this Catherine’s mother remarried widow?
-burial: IOOF Cemetery, Stoystown
10. Oliver  (1838-1863)
11. Anne C.* (1856-1890)
12. Jeremiah* (1852-1931)

*It’s uncertain which, if any, of these are J & E’s children, but they are interred in Lot #1 with them, IOOF Cemetery, Stoystown. They’re probably from the next generation. Could the undated one have died in infancy? Also, some historians list Daniel and Jonathan. Could these have been first or middle names commonly used?

Documentation:

Cemetery Records: Old Union (East) & IOOF/Oddfellows Cemeteries, Stoystown, PA

“Jacob & Elizabeth Berkey.” Find-a-Grave.com. 23. Dec. 2016

Geni.com

Various Public Member Family Trees & other documents. Ancestry.com

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