Johann Jacob Bodamer
Aged: 62 years
Alternate Name: Johan Jacob Botomer
Birth date: 1758
Death date: 1818
Residence date: 1806 Residence place: Fayette, Pennsylvania, USA
Residence date: 1810 Residence place: Saltlick, Fayette, Pennsylvania
Alternate Name: Jacob Battimore
Alternate Name: Jacob Bottomore
Alternate Name: Jacob Bodamer
!LIFE: Hadden and Jordan, 1912, p. 684 - "This family name was originally Bottimore and was brought to Pennsylvania by Jacob Bottimore, an emigrant, from Germany. He served in the Revolutionary war - second volume, page 865: 'Jacob Bottimore; wounded January 4, 1777; two ribs broken by musket ball; served four years eight months; died in Westmoreland county in 1820'. He was also said to have served... called into active service."
!LIFE: Ellis, F., 1882. History of Fayette County, Pennsylvania, p. 418. "Jacob Buttermore, came to America when a boy and settled in the eastern part of Pennsylvania. In the war of the Revolution division, and after the war resided in Westmoreland County, near Ligonier, and eventually moved to Connellsville."
!MILITARY: McClenathan, et al., 1906, Centenial History of Connellsville p. 186 - "Jacob Buttermore, of Berks county, was a member of the 'German regiment' for four years and eight months. He enlisted... company; was in the battles of Trenton, Princeton and Mommouth and in Sullivan's Indian campaign (spring of 1780); was wounded at Trenton, though he continued in the service until the regiment was mus...
!MILITARY: Fifth Series Pennsylvania Archives, Volume III, p. 807-809-813-824, Jacob Bottomer enlisted as a Private in Berks County, Pa. 8-9 1776, in the German Regiment, formed of five companies commanded by Lieutenant Colonel Ludwick Weltner. Enlisted for duration of the War. Also Fifth Series Pennsylvania Archives, Volume IV, p. 586-587, Application for Pension, Jacob Bottomer: --en of Fa dependent upon his sons. Pension was granted. [From Mildred Buttermore Goldsboro, DAR National # 502090, also verified by Mary Ann Buttermore Torrence, DAR National # 125502]
!CEMETERY: Point of Rocks Cemetery, Quaker Cemetery, Connellsville Twp (across from the village of Coalbrook), Fayette, PA. [cemetary almost destroyed in 1964]. Headstone reads: _________Buttermor
!NAME: Bottomer, Bottimer, original spellings. See National Society of the Daughters of the American Revolution Record Copies: National Number 502090, Mildred Buttermore Goldsboro and her aunt, Mar 125502.