ELIZABETH VAN LEER

GENERATION 9.1 - FIRST CHILD OF SAMUEL VANLEER


Elizabeth (Betsy) Vanleer was born 7/3/1771. Died 1856 in Virginia. Married before 1796 to Samuel Templin (b. 3/7/1762, Chester County, PA., died 11/16/1832, East Nantmeal). During the Revolution, he was in Col. Fullerton Woods' unit, the 30th Regiment, 2nd Brigade, 15th Division. Christening records at St. James Church in Lancaster, Pennsylvania, indicate that there were 6 children. Family tradition believes that three of the children went with her to Virginia after her husband's death--about 1835.

Descendants taken from the "Vanleer Papers" at Chester County Historical Society are listed below--starting with Van Leer Generation 10:

10. Branson Templin. (1) Born 9/8/1796. Christened 9/19/1800.

10. Hannah Templin. (2) Born 9/14/1798. Christened 9/19/1800. Died 10/26/1825 at age 27. Buried at St. Mary's Episcopal Church, Warwick, Pa. Unmarried.

10. Mary Ann Templin. (3) Born 8/25/1802. Christened 1/3/1805. At christening, parents gave address of Reading Furance. Died 5/27/1827 at age 25.

10. William James Templin. (4) Born 7/2/1804. Christened 1/3/1805.

10. Evaline Templin. (5) Born 2/1811. Died 3/12/1812.

10. Son. (6)