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Elizabeth Philhower

Female 1753 - 1848  (95 years)


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  • Name Elizabeth Philhower 
    Born 14 July 1753 
    Gender Female 
    Died 22 September 1848 
    Buried Mt. Pleasant Cemetery, Mt. Pleasant, Hunterdon County, NJ Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I000057  Apgar Family | Frederick

    Father Philip Philhower 
    Family ID F08081  Group Sheet

    Family Frederick Apgar,   b. 7 October 1753,   d. 5 March 1832  (Age 78 years) 
    Married circa 1772 
    Residence Little York, NJ Find all individuals with events at this location 
    on a farm near 
    Notes 
    • Frederick and Elizabeth lived on a farm near Little York, NJ.
    Children 
    +1. Maria Barbara Apgar,   b. 8 June 1773,   d. July 1852
    +2. Catherine Apgar,   b. 23 February 1775,   d. 26 February 1871  (Age 96 years)
    +3. Anna Eva Apgar,   b. 9 August 1777,   d. 21 April 1858  (Age 80 years)
    +4. Eva Apgar,   b. 20 October 1778
    +5. Frederick Apgar,   b. 9 August 1781,   d. 22 April 1861  (Age 79 years)
    +6. John Apgar,   b. 1784,   d. 6 April 1852
     7. Elizabeth Apgar,   b. 25 May 1787
     8. Sarah Apgar
     9. William Apgar
     10. Jacob Apgar
    +11. Paul Preston Apgar,   b. 28 April 1797,   d. 10 October 1874  (Age 77 years)
    Last Modified 16 Jan 2011 
    Family ID F00020  Group Sheet

  • Notes 
    • One of her descendants, in a tribute to her at her death, wrote one of the stories she used to tell. As a young woman riding to a grist mill in Peapack, NJ, she met General George Washington and soldiers marching to fife and drum music. The General, seeing that her horse was becoming agitated and might throw her, commanded, "Stop the music until the girl has passed."


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