An American Family History

Heinrich Bauman

Bauman is also spelled Baughman, Baumann, Boman, and Bowman.
Northampton County, Pennsylvania is on the eastern border of the state in the Lehigh Valley. It was formed in 1752 from parts of Bucks County. Easton is the county seat.

Heinrich Bauman was born on September 29 1751 in Marlborough Township, Montgomery (was Philadelphia) County, Pennsylvania. His parents were John Deitrich Bauman and Eva Elizabeth Beil.

About 1755 he moved with his family to Northampton County, Pennsylvania which is now Lower Towamensing Township, Carbon County, Pennsylvania.

He married Catherine Dreisbach. Their children and life together are described in detail in the section on Heinrich and Catherine Bauman.

Heinrich died on November 27, 1824 in Lehigh Gap, Carbon County, Pennsylvania. He was buried at St. John's Church Cemetery in Palmerton, Carbon County.

Montgomery County, in southeast Pennsylvania was created on September 10, 1784, out of land that was originally part of Philadelphia County.

Children of
Johann Dietrich Bauman and
Eva Elizabeth Beil Bauman

  • Anna Maria Bauman Seybert
  • Sybilla Bauman Truby
  • Bernard Bauman
  • Heinrich Bauman
  • Carbon County, Pennsylvania was created in 1843 from parts of Northampton and Monroe Counties.


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