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John Rudolph WAYMIRE

Male Abt 1725 - 1801  (~ 76 years)


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  • Name John Rudolph WAYMIRE  [1
    Born Abt 1725  Hanover, , Germany Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Gender Male 
    Immigration Newspaper:
    Hessische/Niedersächsische Allgemeine (HNA)
    31. July 2005
    A President in the Pedigree
    By Hans-J. Oschmann
    Translation by Dr Friedel Wehmeier of Germany

    "Duederode. Why would Americans travel over the Pond to participate at the 950th anniversary of the village of Duederode? Quite easy, because their roots are here. Dr. Friedel H. Wehmeier, Edward D. Waymire and Peggy Stone Tegel presented the results of the genealogy of the Wehmeyer Family at the festivities on Saturday morning in form of a book with the title, "The Quest for John Rudolph Waymire" ("Die Suche nach John Rudolph Waymire").

    Everything goes back to progenitor Johann Ludolf Wehmeyer, who in 1721 saw the light of day in Duederode. He emigrated with his family in 1753 to America, first walking seven days to Hamburg, followed by a two-month voyage on a sailing ship. The man from Duederode became John Rudolph Waymire. He had 15 children by his two wives, and over time more than 20,000 descendents have been born, those of today living across the width and breadth of the United States. No doubt, the most famous of these was Herbert C. Hoover, learned the participants of the festivity in the banqueting-barn of farmer Arend. He was none other than the American President from 1929 to 1933. 
    Immigration Source: www.wehmeyergenealogyplus.com/USwehmeyer.htm.
    Paula Jones--paulaj@crcom.net
    “John Rudolph Waymire (originally Wehmeyer) was an officer in the bodyguard of Frederick the Great.
    He was made a provincial governor. Left Hamburg, Germany for Americaaboard the ship "Leathley"
    with Father, Mother, 2 sisters, wife, and children. Landed Philadelphia,PA 19 Sept 1753. Settled in
    rural PA. Moved to Randolph Co., NC in1757.
    John Rudolph Waymire fought in the Battle of Dettingen in Germany on June27,1743.”


    Source: Nicole Bouas: Emigrated aboard the English ship Leathley from Hamburg to Philadelphia. Elizabeth was born 12 July 1953 at Hamburg where they had waited many months for a ship. Rudolph's mother died on the way. "Her body was bound to a board and shoved off the ship into the ocean 'without any polite act or expression.'" The Leathley landed at Philadelphia 19 September 1753. John Rudolph served under Frederick the Great of Prussia (Frederick II). John was over 7 feet tall.[Brøderbund WFT Vol. 1, Ed. 1, Tree #4117, Date of Import: Apr 26, 2005]

    ARRIVED FROM HAMBUG ON THE "LEATHLEY". SETTLED IN WM. PENN"S GROUP
    IN PA. 1757. MOVED TO RANDOLPH CO., N.C.
    [Brøderbund WFT Vol. 1, Ed. 1, Tree #4117, Date of Import: Apr 26, 2005]  [2
    Occupation Bodyguard for Fredrick the Great of Prussia before 1753 
    Died 26 Jul 1801  Guilford County, North Carolina, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    • Now Randolph County. Death between 26 July and 1 Nov.
    Person ID I1979  Ronald Allen Snowden Family Tree
    Last Modified 15 Sep 2007 

    Father Andreas (Johan) Valentin WAYMIRE,   b. 1697, Duederode, Prussia, Germany Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1757, , , Pennsylvania, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 60 years) 
    Mother Ann Elisabeth ASMUS,   b. Abt 1697,   d. 1 Sep 1753, Seboldshusen, , Germany Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 56 years) 
    Married 10 Nov 1720  Seboldshausen, , Germany Find all individuals with events at this location 
    _UID CD5347CBC9E4452889B4072AEB0470829B7A 
    Family ID F1901  Group Sheet

    Family 1 Mary Elisabeth LOOCH,   b. 1725, , , Germany Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Abt 1775, , , North Carolina, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 50 years) 
    Married 1775 
    _UID 5B040B0247B047A798885070B6164297D6E6 
    Children 
     1. Daniel WAYMIRE, Sr.,   b. 3 May 1776,   d. 3 Jul 1825  (Age 49 years)
     2. Valentine WAYMIRE,   b. Abt 1780
     3. Jacob WAYMIRE,   b. 17 Mar 1781,   d. 17 Oct 1857  (Age 76 years)
     4. David WAYMIRE,   b. 21 Sep 1788,   d. 21 Mar 1825  (Age 36 years)
     5. Rudolph WAYMIRE,   b. 1790,   d. 6 Jul 1869  (Age 79 years)
     6. Solomon WAYMIRE,   b. 23 Feb 1791, , Randolph County, Indiana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 18 Apr 1837, , Montgomery Count, Ohio, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 46 years)
     7. Henry WAYMIRE
    Family ID F1479  Group Sheet

    Family 2 Elizabeth LOUCK,   b. 1754, , Randolph County, North Carolina, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1795  (Age 41 years) 
    Married 1775  , Randolph County, North Carolina, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    _UID 5294F3D6359D4D57A8FBAA0F82BA307F6CB9 
    Children 
     1. Frederick WAYMIRE,   b. 18 Aug 1747, Hanover, Pender County, North Carolina, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Jul 1827, , Montgomery Count, Ohio, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 79 years)
     2. Rosannah WAYMIRE,   b. 14 Aug 1749, Duederode, Prussia, Germany Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 16 Aug 1814, Union, Montgomery County, Ohio, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 65 years)
     3. Malinda WAYMIRE,   b. 17 Mar 1752, Duederode, Prussia, Germany Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 11 Feb 1827, , Henry County, Indiana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 74 years)
     4. Elizabeth WAYMIRE,   b. 12 Jul 1752, Aboard the ship Leathly Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 4 Apr 1834, Richmond, Wayne County, Indiana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 81 years)
     5. Mary Magdalene WAYMIRE,   b. Abt 1754, , , Pennsylvania, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 3 Dec 1820, , Clark County, Indiana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 66 years)
     6. Lavinia WAYMIRE,   b. Abt 1757, ,Randolph County, North Carolina, USA Find all individuals with events at this location
     7. Mariann WAYMIRE,   b. Abt 1761, , Randollph County, North Carolina, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 7 Oct 1822, , Montgomery Count, Ohio, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 61 years)
     8. Catherine WAYMIRE,   b. Abt 1764, , Randolph County, North Carolina, USA Find all individuals with events at this location
     9. Margaret WAYMIRE,   b. 3 Sep 1766, , Randolph County, North Carolina, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 6 Sep 1852, , Preble County, Ohio, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 86 years)
    Family ID F1684  Group Sheet

  • Histories
    A brief history of John Rudolph Waymire, from the recent publication 'The Quest for John Rudolph Waymire'
    A brief history of John Rudolph Waymire, from the recent publication "The Quest for John Rudolph Waymire"

  • Sources 
    1. [S47] William M. Reser, M.D., (Newberry Library).

    2. [S66] Jenkins/Bouas Tree, Nicole Bouas.