George Petry
(Abt 1705-)
Catherine Baer
Catherine Petry


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1. Philip Becher

Catherine Petry 1

  • Marriage (1): Philip Becher

   Other names for Catherine were Catherine Petree and Catharina Petry.2

  Noted events in her life were:

1. She was named as an heir in a will.
of Catherine Petry 13 Aug 1789 Cocalico Twp., Lancaster, PA. 3
PETRY, CATHARINE Cocalico Twp. August 13, 1789 February 28, 1793 Widow of George Petry. Children: George, Ann and Catharine wife of Philip Becher. Grandchildren: Rudy Bear and Magdalena wife of Philip Measner (parents' names omitted). Ex.: Philip Measner.

Catherine married Philip Becher. (Philip Becher was born before 1756 4.)


1 Trinity Lutheran Church, New Holland, Lancaster County, Pennsylvania (Note: Some very early records that appear in this church register were from Muddy Creek Lutheran Church in East Cocalico Township, before the congregation moved to New Holland.).

2, Pennsylvania Births and Christenings, 1709-1950, Philip Becher in entry for Catharina Becher, 17 Jun 1781.

3 Lancaster County Registrar of Wills.

4 1790 United States Census, Pennsylvania, Lancaster County, Caernarvon Township, Series: M637 Roll: 8 Page: 129.

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