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FIFTH GENERATION


16. John C. BIEBIGHEISER was born on 12 Nov 1827 in Darmstadt, Germany. He died on 18 Oct 1901 in New Germantown(now Oldwick), Hunterdon Co., N.J.. He was a Wheelwright, Blacksmith, Carriage builder, Town undertaker in New Germantown(now Oldwick), Hunterdon Co., N.J.. (3) He was married to Catherine OATHOUT on 16 Dec 1858 in New Germantown(now Oldwick), Hunterdon Co., N.J.. John C. BIEBIGHEISER b. 1827- Darmstadt, Germany d. Oct.1901 New Germantown (now Oldwick), Hunterdon Co., N.J.

John C. BIEBIGHEISER m. (1) 16 Dec. 1858 - Catherine OATHOUT b. 1828 New Jersey d.1874 New Germantown (now Oldwick), Hunterdon Co., N.J.
m. (2) 21 Dec. 1876 - Mary APGAR b. 1831 d.1916 - New Germantown (now Oldwick), Hunterdon Co., N.J.

John C. was a carriage builder, blacksmith, wheelwright, coffin builder and town undertaker.

The family story goes that John C. BIEBIGHEISER came to the U.S. from Germany ca. 1848 - 1850. It is believed that he may have come over with a brother whose name is unknown. Their father may have also possibly came over with them. It is also
believed that John C. and his brother went "out west" possibly to Detroit, Michigan (Oakland Co.) or "there abouts". However John C. did not care for it and went back east to New Jersey.

No one seems to know for sure what the C in John C. BIEBIGHEISER stands for. Some say Calvin, some say Caspar or Casperand my father told me it stood for Christian.

John C. BIEBIGHEISER and his wives are buried in New Germantown( now Oldwick), N.J. in a cemetery located at the end of Joliet St.

John C. BIEBIGHEISER & his first wife Catherine had 2 children:

John Henry BIEBIGHEISER b. 9 Sept 1859 - New Germantown (now Oldwick), Hunterdon Co., N.J. d. 17 Aug 1942Washington, Warren Co., N.J.

John H. BIEBIGHEISER m. 3 Jan. 1883 Sarah Elizabeth FAIRCHILD b. 15 Aug 1860 d. 1940

Emma Louise Miller BIEBIGHESER b. 4 May 1864 - New Germantown (now Oldwick), Hunterdon Co., N.J d. 1936 in New Jersey

Emma Loiuse Miller BIEBIGHEISER m. Harry MOKE b. 1861 d. 1927

It is believed that Emma & Harry MOKE may have had a daughter (name unknown) who married someone with the last name of Southwick.

17. Catherine OATHOUT was born on 22 Oct 1828 in New Jersey ??. She died on 28 Aug 1874 in New Germantown(now Oldwick), Hunterdon Co., N.J.. Children were:

child8 i. John Henry BIEBIGHEISER.
child ii. Emma Louise Miller BIEBIGHEISER was born on 4 May 1864 in New Germantown(now Oldwick), Hunterdon Co., N.J.. She died in 1936 in New Jersey. She was buried unknown date in New Germantown(now Oldwick), Hunterdon Co., N.J..

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