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Bessie (Phillips) Bachman, descendant of Valentine Phillips
MRS. BESSIE PHILLIPS BACHMAN. 109883
Born in Stroudsburg, Pa.
Wife of Floyd Bachman.
Descendant of Valentine Phillips, John Staples, Michael Gum, Capt. Abraham Miller, John Garis, and Henry Van Wey, as follows:
1. Martin Luther Phillips (1853-1916) m. 1873 Hannah Garis (1853-1918).
2. Frederick Phillips (1830-93) m. 1849 Anna Staples (1826-1914); William Hill Garis (1829-97) m. 1850 Catharine Van Why (1830-1906).
3. John Phillips (1807-41) m. Mary Gum (1807-88); George Staples (1795-1884) m. 1815 Elizabeth Wagner (b. 1859; Timothy Van Why (1796-1871) m. 1826 Margaret Heisler (1808-99; Abraham Garis (1800-78) m. Sarah Smith (1801-76.
4. Valentine Phillips m. 1st Anna Maria (1762-1837) ; John Staples m.1779 Margaret Teeple (1760-1848); David Gum (1781-1865) m. Catherine; John William Heisler m. 1801 Margaret Miller; John Garis m. Elizabeth Stout (b. 1751; Henry Van Why m. 1794 Mary Lewis 1781-1855.
5. Michael Gum m. Catherine (1747-1808; Abraham Miller m. 1st Catherine _____.
Valentine Phillips (1759-1834) served as private in Capt. Nicholas Kern's company, Northampton County associators. He was born in Upper Mt. Bethel; died in Northampton County, Pa.
John Staples (1754-1843) enlisted, 1777, in the artillery raised at Annapolis, Md., and known as the Maryland and Virginia artillery, under command of Col. Charles Harrison. He was born in London, England; died in Smithfield, Pa.
Michael Gum served as private, 1782, in Capt. Hugh Gaston's company, Northampton County, Pennsylvania Line. He died, 1815, in Northampton County, Pa.
Abraham Miller (1740-1821) was a member of the Constitutional Convention and captain of Hamilton Company, Northampton County, Pa. He was born and died in Northampton County, Pa.
John Garis (1750-1832) was private under Captains Robert Robertson and William McHenry, Bucks County, Pennsylvania militia. He was born in Bucks County, Pa.; died in Bushkill, N. Y.
Henry Van Wey (Why) (1765-1814), served as private from Pennsylvania in the Revolution. He was born in Holland; died in Monroe County, Pa.
Also No. 86886.
Source: National Lineage, National Society of the Daughters of the American Revolution, Volume CIX, published by the Daughters of the American Revolution, 1929; Pgs. 279-280