Vitals: Jacob S., Sr. & Elizabeth Mishler Berkey

Jacob S. (1735/8-1805) b. Berne Twp., Berks Co., PA; r. Brothersvalley Twp., Somerset Co., PA (son of Christian F., Sr. & Catrina Seiler/Saylor Burkey)

m1. Elizabeth Blough* (1737-1813) b. Berne, Switzerlnd; r. Somerset Co. (daughter of Christian & Elizabeth Gastelli Blough)

m2. (1761) Elizabeth Mishler* (c. 1740-bef. 1778) r. Somerset Co. (daughter of Joseph/Jacob & Anna Dodera Mischler)

*researchers Brian Ensley, Dennis Buerge, and Sally Huntley don’t agree on the order of these two marriages. Gingrich and Kreider also have an opinion. The entry is very conflicting, if Elizabeth Mischler Berkey is interred at the Northkill Amish Burial Ground, Berks Co. Research continuing.


  1. Elizabeth (  ) b. Berks Co. (m. John Furry)
  2. Veronica “Frany” or “Fanny” (1763-1838) b. PA; r. Somerset Co. (m. Benedict Lehman# – our line)
  3. Magdalena (d.1832) b. Berks Co.: . Somerset Co. (m. Christian Daniel Miller, Sr. – our line, or was this cousin/uncle “Schmidt”?)
  4. Jacob, Jr. (1766-1862) r. Paint Twp., Somerset Co. (m. Barbara Miller)
  5. Joseph M.(c. 1768-  ) r. Somerset Co. (m. Mary “Polly” Taylor – our line)
  6. Samuel (1778-1848) (m. Susanna Taylor, probably a sister to Polly above)
  7. David (d. 1821) (m. Barbara Kaufman)
  8. Peter (1782-1862) (m. Elizabeth Fyock, daughter of Jacob Fyock)
  9. Anna ( ) (m. Philip Harmon)
  10. Sara (  ) (m. David Fyock, was this a brother to Elizabeth above?)
  11. Rachel (  ) (m. Peter Lehman, was this a brother to Benedict above?)

#Veronica “Frany”/”Fanny”  & Benedict Lehman were the parents of Magdalena Lehman, wife of Hannes “Indian John” Miller, son of Christian Daniel Miller, Sr. (?) who married Magdalena Berkey above. All are also ancestors of Susan’s maternal family of southern Somerset County.


The Berkey Book. Web. 14 Jan. 2004

Northkill Amish Burial Ground. 15 October 2018

See also Berkey Family Tree

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Last revised 10/15/18

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