Birth MemoMartinsburg, Berkeley Co,VA? MD? 3 Nov 1743? ca 1753 Fort Seybert, Augusta County, VA?
Baptism28 Dec 1743, Tulpehocken, Lancaster County, PA27510,27502,27511,27512,27513,27509
Bapt Memonow Berks County; Sponsors Henry Lorentz and Joanna his wife, his grandmother
ConfirmationMay 1761, Christ Lutheran, Tulpehocken, Lancaster County, PA27514,27515
Conf Memonow Berks County
Undefined176427516,27517
Undefined Memofreed from the Indians
Residenceca 1768, Augusta County, VA27518
Reside MemoStraight Creek, now Highland County, VA
Residenceca 1775, Augusta County, VA27519,27505
Reside MemoStraight Creek Valley, Highland Co, VA
Will Filed21 Mar 1795, Pendleton County, VA27520,27521
Will Filed MemoWill dated
Death Memo11 Jul 1795 Seybert Hills, Pendleton Co, VA, 21 Mar 1795? in Revolutionary War; Strait Creek, Pendleton County, VA? 1830?
Burialaft 10 Oct 1795, Seybert Hills, Highland County, VA27548,27539,27549,27550
Burial MemoSeybert Family Cemetary, Bluegrass (Crabbottom) VA
Occupationfarmer27551
ReligionChrist Luthern Church27496
Alias/AKAHenry; John Heinrich27469,27509,27479
Anst File#AFN:VD2F-QH27552
FatherJohan Jacob Seybert (1716-1758)
MotherMaria Elisabetha Theiss (1721-1758)
Misc. Notes
From story in the Pendleton Times Newspaper: On 28 Apr 1785 ... The six Seybert children were taken captive. The eldest son, Nicholas, was sold to the French and taken to Canada, where he escaped in 1761. The others were released in 1764.27553,27554

In the grand juries of Pendleton during the first decade of its history, we find the following Highland representation: Henry Seybert17475

Pg 6 Will Book 1, pg 112-113:20332,13105 21 Mar 1795. Will of Henry Seybert, farmer. Very Sick and weak in Body. Wife Rachel: bed and its furniture, one third of lands, household goods, livestock. Son Jacob Seybert: tract I now live on, he to pay ₤54, VA, in equal shares to each brother and sister as they come of age. He shall also do his best to raise the children in a Christian and Sober Life and to give them all the education possible. If any of the boys wish to learn a trade, they to be bound at age 18; otherwise, to remain with Jacob till age 21. All moveables to be divided equally among children. Executor: non named. Signed Henry Seybert. Witnesses: George Hitz, David Moore, William Smith. No probate data.
Pg 6 Will Book 1, pg 114-116: 5 Oct 1795. Bond of Rachel Seybert & Jacob Seybert, administrators of Henry Seybert. Signed Rachel (X) Seybert, Jacob Seybert, William Janes, Niclaus Herber.
Pg 7 Will Book 1, pg 117-120: 10 Oct 1795. Appraisal of Henry Seybert. Includes spelling and other books. Debts due from Charles Halderman, Benjamin Smally, James Cunningham. Total: ₤179.5.1. Signed: William Flesher, Nicholas Harper, Peter Hull.
Military
John Heinrich (Henry) Seybert served in the Revolutionary War. Gravestone in the Seybert Family Cemetery, reads: Virginia PVT Capt. Weiser’s Co. German BN Continental TRPS Rev. War. Jul 27, 1830. He is actually buried in Crabbottom and died in 1795. The marker was made by the US govt at the request of his gg granddaughter.27555 Pg 10325610

Sybil Bailey Hutchens request to DAR, Ref #RXPGXGPK27555
John Seybert b: 11/30/1743 PA d: 7/11/1795 Monterey VA; Spouse: Rachel Trail
Comments: PVT John Heinrich (Henry) Seybert, son of Cpt. John Jacob Seybert who died at Fort Seybert, WV on 4/28/1758
Auto Reply from DAR 2 Mar 2005:
(1) Seybert, Henry b: VA ca 1753, Service: VA; Rank: Pvt; d: VA 21 Mar 1795; Patriot Pensioned: No; Widow Pensioned: No; Children Pensioned: No; Heirs Pensioned: No; Spouse: (1) Rachel Trah
(2) Seybert, Jacob b: NY; Service: NY; Rank: Pvt; d: NY p 1796 Patriot Pensioned: No; Widow Pensioned: No; Children Pensioned: No; Heirs Pensioned: No; Spouse: (1) Martha Radley
(3) Seybert, Jacob b: PA 3 Feb 1751; Service: PA; Rank: Pvt; d: MD 18 Apr 1830; Patriot Pensioned: No; Widow Pensioned: No; Children Pensioned: No; Heirs Pensioned: No; Spouse: (1) Sophia Keller
(4) Seybert, Jacob b: VA ca 1755; Service: VA; Rank: Sol; d: VA 11 Aug 1823 Patriot Pensioned: No; Widow Pensioned: No; Children Pensioned: No; Heirs Pensioned: No; Spouse: Jaretah Lawrence”Deborah Patriot Index Volunteer

John Heinrich (Henry) Seybert, Served in Rev War.27556

8.Maria Elizabeth Theiss Notes: Henry received a grant from Governor Patrick Henry for Services27554

DAR Descendants Database Search27505
Anc # A102289 Henry Seybert
Service: VA, Rank: Private
b: ca 1753 Augusta Co VA
d: (post) 21 Mar 1795 Pendleton Co VA
Service Description: Capt Benjamin Weiser, Cont. Troops
Resid: Augusta Co VA
Spouse: Rachel Thrah (sic)
Nat’l # 513916 Child: Jacob, Spouse: Mary/Polly Ann Gum27557
Nat’l # 563778 Child: Jacob, Spouse: Mary/Polly Ann Gum27558

MD Genealogical Records Committee s1 v0615885
Pg 56 Montgomery County established 1776 from Prince George’s County, Patriots Oath 1778, Mar Court 1778
List of persons taken oath bef different magistrates returned to Montgomery Court /s/ Gerrard Briscoe (Returns)
112. Henry Sibert
Spouses
Birth Memoabt 1743 Martinsburg, Berkeley Co VA?
Undefined13 Mar 1797, Bath County, VA27596
Undefined MemoGave consent for daughter Elizabeth to marry Abraham Gum
Undefined5 Oct 1795, Pendleton County, VA27597
Undefined MemoBond of Rachel Seybert & Jacob Seybert, administrators of Henry Seybert
Undefinedaft 10 Oct 1795, Pendleton County, VA27598
Undefined Memofrom her husband, Henry Seybert’s Will: bed and its furniture, one third of lands, household goods, livestock
Undefined10 Apr 1805, Montgomery County, MD27599
Undefined Memoinherited from her father, James Trail, £39
Deathbef 1859, Pendleton County, WV27600,27601,27602,27603,27604,27605
Death MemoWFT Est 1796-1847? aft 1795?
Anst File#AFN:VD2F-RN27606,27607,27608
FatherJames Trail Sr. (1730-<1799)
MotherRachel Wofford (~1730-1799)
Marr MemoSeneca, Frederick Co, MD? WFT Est 1780-1815?
ChildrenElizabeth (1773->1832)
 Jacob (1776-1857)
 James (1778-1842)
 Rachel (1780-1820)
 Margaret (1783-)
 Anna Mary (1785-1861)
 Henry (1787-)
 Cassandra (1789-)
 William (1791-1814)
 George (1794-1845)
Last Modified 15 Oct 2015Created 31 Jan 2017 using Reunion 11 by Chris Dunmore