Casper SCHERFFIG[1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6]

Male 1735 - 1783  (48 years)


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  • Name Casper SCHERFFIG 
    Born 1735  Germany Find all individuals with events at this location  [2, 3
    Gender Male 
    Residence 1751  Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, PA Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    Arrival 14 Sep 1751  Philadelphia, Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 4, 5
    Sailed from Rotterdam, Holland, arriving at the port of Philadelphia, PA, On Sept 14, 1751, on the ship Duke of Bedford, Captain Jefferson. He signed his own name, among who were nine Roman Catholics and 120 Calvinists in the list of 260 passengers. 
    Casper Scherffig Pennsylvania German Pioneers
    Casper Scherffig Pennsylvania German Pioneers
    PennsylvaniaGermanPioneersVol1-1727-1775TitlePage
    PennsylvaniaGermanPioneersVol1-1727-1775TitlePage
    Physical Description 1759 
    The family Bible has been in the Sherfey family ever since its publication in 1776. First owned by Kaspar Scherffig, whose family record may be seen on a fly-leaf in the back... 
    Name Kaspar Sherfig Sherfey Sherfy 
    Residence 1759 
    Homestead 
    Casper and Magdelena Scherffig's Homestead
    Casper and Magdelena Scherffig's Homestead
    11/11/2016 - Found in the files at the Historical Society of Carroll County, MD
    Religion 7 May 1776  Union Bridge, Carroll, Maryland, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    From the book "The Church of the Singing Hills" Arrested and fined by the Association of Freemen of Maryland for not pledging allegiance to the patriots cause 
    _UID 3A735C01AA364FD4BBE87370B911336DFD42 
    Died 1783  Taneytown, Carroll County, Maryland, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Address:
    Contrary to the stated date of Casper's death (1817) , the actua 
    Will of Caspar Scherffig, part 2
    Will of Caspar Scherffig, part 2
    FrederickCountyMarlandWills_1744-1946 Pg 210
    FrederickCountyMarlandWills_1744-1946 Pg 210
    FrederickCountyMarlandWills_1744-1946 TitlePage
    FrederickCountyMarlandWills_1744-1946 TitlePage
    Will of Caspar Scherffig, part 1
    Will of Caspar Scherffig, part 1
    Buried Union Bridge, Carroll County, Maryland, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Address:
    There is a good possibility that Casper is actually buried in an 
    Casper Sherfig & Magdalena Heilman Headstones
    Casper Sherfig & Magdalena Heilman Headstones
    Person ID I2279  Goodwater-Fix-Bhatnagar-Trump
    Last Modified 14 Nov 2016 

    Family Magdalena HEILMAN,   b. 13 Jul 1738, Frederick, Maryland, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 24 Jul 1825, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 87 years) 
    Married 13 Dec 1758  Trappe, PA Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Address:
    Their family record written by Kaspar Scherffig in German, is fo 
    Sherfey Family Bible
    Sherfey Family Bible
    11/11/2016 - Found in the files at the Historical Society of Carroll County, MD
    Children 
     1. Katherine SCHERFFIG,   b. 30 Nov 1759, Frederick, Maryland, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1764  (Age 4 years)
     2. Elizabeth SCHERFFIG,   b. 23 Oct 1761, Frederick, Maryland, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1761, Frederick, Frederick, Maryland, United States Find all individuals with events at this location
     3. Phoebe SCHERFFIG,   b. 4 Feb 1763, Frederick, Maryland, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     4. Johannes SHERFY,   b. 3 Mar 1764, Frederick, Frederick County, Maryland, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1846, Washington Heights, Washington County, Tennessee, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 81 years)
     5. Abraham SCHERFFIG,   b. 19 Mar 1765,   d. 1812, Woodstock, VA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 46 years)
     6. Katharine SCHERFFIG,   b. 30 Aug 1766,   d. Yes, date unknown
    +7. Maria SHERFY,   b. 16 Mar 1768, Frederick, Frederick, Maryland, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 7 Jan 1858, New Salem, Illinois, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 89 years)
    +8. Jacob SHERFY,   b. 4 Mar 1769,   d. 5 Aug 1842, Gettysburg, P Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 73 years)
     9. Benjamin SHERFEY,   b. 9 Jun 1770,   d. Yes, date unknown
     10. Rebecca SHERFY,   b. 5 Mar 1772,   d. Yes, date unknown
     11. Joshua SHERFIG,   b. 20 Apr 1773, Frederick, Maryland, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Abt 1773, Frederick, Maryland, USA Find all individuals with events at this location
     12. Peter SHERFIG,   b. 27 Jul 1774, Frederick, Maryland, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Abt 1774
     13. Elizabeth SHERFY,   b. 30 Jul 1775, Frederick, Maryland, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 17 Oct 1849, Carroll County, Maryland, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 74 years)
     14. David SHERFIG,   b. 30 Aug 1776, Frederick, Maryland, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Abt 1776, Frederick, Maryland, USA Find all individuals with events at this location
     15. Joshua SHERFY,   b. 4 Dec 1777,   d. 28 Feb 1860  (Age 82 years)
    Last Modified 15 Nov 2016 00:07:50 
    Family ID F838  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsReligion - From the book "The Church of the Singing Hills" Arrested and fined by the Association of Freemen of Maryland for not pledging allegiance to the patriots cause - 7 May 1776 - Union Bridge, Carroll, Maryland, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - Address:
    Contrary to the stated date of Casper's death (1817) , the actua - 1783 - Taneytown, Carroll County, Maryland, USA
    Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - Address:
    There is a good possibility that Casper is actually buried in an - - Union Bridge, Carroll County, Maryland, USA
    Link to Google Earth
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  • Photos 11 photos

  • Notes 


    • https://archive.org/stream/BibleMonitor2009Volume87/2009Bible%20Monitors_djvu.txt


      fined on April 22, 7 1 / 2 lbs., while his son, David, was fined 5 at the same time. May 7 Casper Sherfe was fined 7 !4 lbs., but on June 18 it was reduced to 4. (26) John Stoner was fined June 4, 5 lbs. April 12, (230) Michael Wine was fined 6 1 / 2 lbs., but it was reduced to 5 14.
      I visited the Historical Society of Carroll County, MD on 11/11/2016. In a file cabinet there was several documents from others who have been researching the Scherffig family. I had photo copies made for adding to my research.
      Giving credit to those who contributed to these files:
      History by Steven K. Sherfey 7/28/04
      William Emory Sherfey, Council Grove, Morris County, Kansas - Who in 1903 had in possession the German Family Bible and thence to his son, Solomon Rand Sherfey in 1920
      Robert B. Sherfy September 1995


  • Sources 
    1. [S290] U.S. and Canada, Passenger and Immigration Lists Index, 1500s-1900s, Place: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania; Year: 1751; Page Number: 252.

    2. [S240] U.S. and International Marriage Records, 1560-1900, Source number: 282.000; Source type: Electronic Database; Number of Pages: 1; Submitter Code: JWV.

    3. [S238] U.S., Find A Grave Index, 1600s-Current.

    4. [S290] U.S. and Canada, Passenger and Immigration Lists Index, 1500s-1900s, Place: Pennsylvania; Year: 1751; Page Number: 334.

    5. [S290] U.S. and Canada, Passenger and Immigration Lists Index, 1500s-1900s, Place: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania; Year: 1751; Page Number: 458.

    6. [S320] Pennsylvania, Compiled Census and Census Substitutes Index, 1772-1890.



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