Jeff's Family - Intertwining Branches in a Forest Full of Trees

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  • ID: I97423
  • Name: John Rudolph WAYMIRE
  • Given Name: John Rudolph
  • Surname: Waymire
  • Name: Johan Ludolph Weymeyer
  • Given Name: Johan Ludolph Weymeyer
  • Sex: M
  • _UID: 636714ED2482D81198810005D8093CC257BE
  • Change Date: 16 SEP 2005
  • Note: After serving his required term in military service, John was retained by the king as an officer in his body guard as he was tall, erect and of great physical strength, being 6'-6" tall and weighing 225 pounds. Being impressed by his executive ability and his undaunted courage, the king soon made him governor of a province recently acquired by conquest. Soon he aroused the king's displeasure by refusing to execute a mandate which considered unjust, for which he was thrown into prison for thirty days. Upon release he openly voiced his displeasure of the punishment and vowed he would leave the country. Hearing of this the king had him again placed in prison. This taught him to be more cautious as he quietly made plans to go to America. In the summer of 1753 he, with his wife and two children, his father and mother and two sisters, took passage at Hamburg on the ship Leathley. After a long and perilous journey of several weeks, during which his mother died and was buried at sea, the party landed at Philadelphia 19 Sep 1753. The family settled in 1757 in what is now Randolph Co., NC. Here he lived the remainder of his days, death occured in 1801. Twice married, his first wife was a Lough, who bore him eight children. His second wife was Elizabeth Louck, who bore him seven boys.
  • Birth: 1725
  • _SDATE: 1 JUL 1725 in Hanover, Germany
  • Death: 26 JUL 1801 in Randolph Co, North Carolina, USA

    Father: Johann Voltine WAYMIRE b: 1696 in Wenger Mountain, Switzerland
    Mother: Mary b: 1697 in Switzerland

    Marriage 1 Mary Elizabeth LOUCK b: 1754 in Randolph Co, North Carolina, USA
    • Married: ABT 1776
    1. Has Children Valentine Fredrick WAYMIRE b: 1780
    2. Has Children Daniel WAYMIRE b: 15 JUN 1783 in Macon Co, Tennessee, USA
    3. Has Children Henry WAYMIRE b: ABT 1789 in Macon Co, Tennessee, USA
    4. Has Children Jacob WAYMIRE b: 17 MAR 1781 in Randolph Co, North Carolina, USA

    Marriage 2 LOUGH b: ABT 1727 in Germany
    • Married: ABT 1747
    1. Has Children Elizabeth WAYMIRE b: 12 JUL 1753 in Hanover, Germany or at sea on ship Leathly
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