NameMaria Appolonia “Abigail” Hartman
Birth4 Sep 1742, Ilbesheim, Pfalz, Germany
Death6 Nov 1789, Pikeland, Chester, PA
BurialSt. Peters Cemetery, Pikeland, Chester, PA35
FlagsDAR, Revolutionary War
FatherJohannes Hartman (1725-1787)
MotherAnna Margaretha Moses (1716-1773)
Spouses
Birth1731, Bavaria, Germany
Death19 Aug 1811, Turbett Township, Juniata, PA
BurialChurch Hill Cemetery, Port Royal, Juniata Co, PA
OccupationCarpenter, Millwright
Marriage1757, Chester Springs, PA
ChildrenGeorge (1769-1841)
 Johannes (1758-1837)
 Betsey (1759-)
 Elizabeth (1760-1823)
 Margaretta Margaret (1762-1821)
 Susannah (1763-1838)
 Peter (1764-1839)
 Mary (1766-1822)
 Jacob (1767-1838)
 Conrad (1770-1856)
 Polly (1772-1860)
 Zachariah (1774-1846)
 Elizabeth (1775-1790)
 Henry (1778-1853)
 Catherine (1780-1854)
 Benjamin (1785-1861)
 Samuel (1789-1789)
 Madeline (1787-1805)
 Abigail (1789-1856)
Notes for Maria Appolonia “Abigail” Hartman
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Different records at Ancestry.com list 21 children for Zachariah and Maria.
Notes for Maria Appolonia “Abigail” Hartman
See notes for husband, Zachariah. Records indicate she died of Typhoid fever... possibly contracted from volunteering in one of the hospitals built by her husband.162
Notes for Maria Appolonia “Abigail” Hartman
Maria Abigail Hartman was baptized at age 15 in 1756 at the Trappe Church in Montgomery County. She married at age 16. She was the mother of 21 children and 17 were in her funeral procession. She died from typhoid fever. Her parents are buried in Pikeland Cemetery35
Notes for Maria Appolonia “Abigail” Hartman
15 AUG 1750 Arrived at Philadelphia aboard the ship called the "Royal Union" from Rotterdam via Portsmouth.163
Military notes for Maria Appolonia “Abigail” Hartman
The National Society of the Daughters of the American Revolution Volume 65
page 182 (DAR ID Number: 64519):

Abigail Hartman Rice (1742-89 DAR: A094808) died from typhus fever contracted in the hospital at “Yellow Springs” while on errands of mercy carrying food and delicacies to the invalid soldiers. She was born in Germany; died in Chester County.

From Tombstone Pic:
ABIGAIL HARTMAN RICE WIFE OF ZACHARIAH RICE 1742 – 1789 SERVED AS A NURSE AT YELLOW SPRINGS HOSPITAL DURING THE AMERICAN REVOLUTION. PLACED BY ABIGAIL HARTMAN RICE CHAPTER, D.A.R. [Original marker is said to have been stolen, but read, “Some have children Some have none. Here lies the mother of twenty-one.” An account states that, “seventeen of her twenty-one children followed her body in procession to the grave… such a sight was never before seen in Pikeland and may never be again.”]
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