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Bernard Branson Van Leer

Male 1763 - 1852  (89 years)


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  • Name Bernard Branson Van Leer  [1, 2
    Born 10 Apr 1763 
    Christened 14 Sep 1763  Christ Church, Philadelphia, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Died 13 Nov 1852 
    Person ID I5268  default
    Last Modified 5 Nov 2006 

    Father Dr. Benjamin Van Leer,   b. Abt 1746, Marple Twp, Chester Co, Pennsylvania, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 20 Aug 1820, Haddonfield, Camden Co, New Jersey, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 74 years) 
    Mother Hannah Anna-Maria Robedeau,   b. Abt 1736,   d. 1766  (Age ~ 30 years) 
    Married Abt 1762 
    Family ID F812  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Sarah Munyon,   b. Abt 1763,   d. Yes, date unknown 
    Married 4 Dec 1792  Trinity Episcopal Church, Swedesboro, Gloucester Co, New Jersey, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [3, 4
    Children 
     1. Hannah P. Van Leer,   b. 1793,   d. Yes, date unknown
    Last Modified 26 Oct 2007 
    Family ID F2249  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Photos
    Christ Church [24 Mar 2006]
    Christ Church [24 Mar 2006]
    Photo of the south side of Christ Church at Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. Dr. Bernardhus Van Leer and Mary BRANSON were married here in 1734. Johann Georg von Löhr and Rebecca MATHER were married here in 1738. Noah Wells and Mary HARRISON were married here in 1746. The church continues being open to the public daily 9AM-5PM and offers services Sundays at 9AM and 11AM and Wednesdays at 12PM. Taken by Chad G. Nichols
    Christ Church, Interior [24 Mar 2006]
    Christ Church, Interior [24 Mar 2006]
    Photo of the interior of Christ Church at Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. Dr. Bernardhus Van Leer and Mary BRANSON were married here in 1734. Johann Georg von Löhr and Rebecca MATHER were married here in 1738. Noah Wells and Mary HARRISON were married here in 1746. The pews are originals, #70 belong to Benjamin Franklin, #58/60 belonged to President George Washington, and another belonged to Betsy Ross. Taken by Chad G. Nichols
    Holy Trinity Episcopal Church [25 Mar 2006]
    Holy Trinity Episcopal Church [25 Mar 2006]
    Photo of Holy Trinity Episcopal Church at Swedesboro, New Jersey. The church was founded before 1700, with the current building built it 1784. The Van Leer family attended this church. Photo taken by Chad G. Nichols
    Holy Trinity Episcopal Church, Interior [25 Mar 2006]
    Holy Trinity Episcopal Church, Interior [25 Mar 2006]
    Photo of the interior of the Holy Trinity Episcopal Church at Swedesboro, New Jersey. The church was founded before 1700, with the current building built it 1784. The Van Leer family attended this church. Photo taken by Chad G. Nichols

    Documents
    Marriage Record [Transcription]
    Marriage Record [Transcription]
    Transcribed marriage record of Bernard Branson Van Leer & Sarah Munyon at Trinity Episcopal Church

  • Sources 
    1. [S707] Vanleer (Van Leer) Family History, Burge, Peggy, ([online] www.vanleerplus.org) (Reliability: 3).
      Holy Trinity Episcopal Church - 003353, 003355; Marriage Record - 002266; Christ Church - 003342, 003343

    2. [S707] Vanleer (Van Leer) Family History, Burge, Peggy, ([online] www.vanleerplus.org) (Reliability: 3).
      Lists birth, christening, and marriage information. Married by Rev. John Cross

    3. [S334] Records of Trinity Episcopal Church (Old Swedes), Swedesboro, Gloucester County, New Jersey: 1785-1975, Minotty, Paul, (Woodbury, New Jersey : The Gloucester County Historical Society, 1979 (reprinted 2002)) (Reliability: 3).
      Dec. 4 [1792] Bernard Van Leer & Sarah Munyan
      (p 244, Research by Chad G. Nichols)

    4. [S855] Records of Swedesboro P.E. Church, New Jersey, 1713-1814, Trinity Episcopal Church; Jordan, John W.; Racoon Swedish Lutheran Church; Penns Neck Swedish Lutheran Church, (Salt Lake City, Utah : Filmed by the Genealogical Society of Utah, 1965), P 335 (Reliability: 3).
      Bernard Van Leer & Sarah Munyan married 4 Dec 1792 at Trinity Episcopal Church by John Croes