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Mourer-Mower-Maurer-Mowry-Mowery of Shenandoah Co.VA.

Updated May 7, 2006

Robert S. Mowery

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PLEASE NOTE; IF YOU USE OR COPY DATA FROM THIS SITE,PLEASE USE MY NAME; ROBERT S. MOWERY & my book title; "DESCENDANTS OF JURG MAURER" AS THE SOURCE OR LIST THIS INTERNET SITE URL. I have spent 20 years and thousands of hours gathering all the data that is listed here and I want the credit for it. Caution; some data on this site may not correct and this site is always being updated with new info. and corrections as they become available.
This site outlines the descendants of: JURG (George) MAURER-MOURER, Born 1720 & Died 1776 in Shenandoah, Co. VA. & Wife : ANNA MARIA (also know as Ann Mary) _________? Born ___? Died 1785 in Shenandoah, Co. VA. They were pioneers to Shenandoah Co., VA. through a 357 acre Land Grant from Lord Thomas Fairfax to what was then named, Augusta, CO. VA. about 1750. The county was renamed Dunmore, Co. VA. for a short time, then renamed again to Shenandoah, Co. VA. as it is known today. The Land Grant was drafted with the anglicized spelling, GEORGE MOWERY.
First read the, "RELATED FILES" listed below on "JURG MAURER Pioneer to Shenandoah Co., VA.". This file gives a known history to date on George & Ann Mary Maurer's life while living in Shenandoah , Co. VA. George & Anna Maria Maurer were German descendants. Jurg (George) Maurer-Mourer, age 23, arrived in Philadelphia, Pa. on ship ST. ANDREW, Oct. 07, 1743. The ship was dispatched from Rotterdam, Holland.
George & Anna Maria Maurer had 6 sons and 2 daughters known to date. A DESCENDANT REPORT is listed below on sons: JOHN MOURER, GEORGE MOURER, MICHAEL MOURER, VALENTINE MOWERY and LEONARD MOURER. Son PHILIP MAURER, and daughers BARBARA MOURER KNISELEY & ANNA MARIA MOURER RODEHEFFER are listed in the related files below. Only 4 generations on each son are listed, starting in the 1750s through about the 1920s. This is to protect the identity of those persons living today.
The data on this site is from my research and book titled: THE DESCENDANTS OF JURG (GEORGE) MAURER-MOURER. The book contains over 4000 individuals and over 225 photos through 8 & 9 generations. I request any data extracted from this site, be for your own personal use only. I also request the title of my book and my name be used as the compliler.
The data posted on this HOME PAGE is for those persons researching their family line that may connect to my, Mourer-Mowrer-Mowry-Mowery line. If you think that you may have a connection to this line, have additional data, or find mistakes, you are most welcome to contact me with Genealogical queries & data only. YOU CAN E-MAIL ME AT: rmowery( ) Be sure to put a "@" in the brackets in the middle of the e-mail address. This is done to keep spammers software from harvesting my e-mail address. Thanks.

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