_Nathaniel BURR ____________________________ | _Col. John BURR _____| | (1672 - 1750) m 1697| | |_Elizabeth (wid. of Joseph Wakeman) HAWLEY _ | | |--John BURR | (.... - 1752) | _John BARLOW _______________________________+ | | (1635 - ....) m 1667 |_Deborah BARLOW _____| (1675 - 1726) m 1697| |_Abigail LOCKWOOD __________________________+ (1640 - ....) m 1667
 In 1910 was living with her daughter Ellen (Mrs. George P. Zurbrick)in Lancaster, NY.
 Innkeeper and forester of Durstel, Alsace, France. AKA "Nickel"GERBER. Had 11 children with Anna Maria DIETRICH. The surname GERBERmeans "tanner of hides". It originates in Canton Bern, the same areawhere ZURBRÜck originated.
 Died at age 82yrs, 5mos, 15days.
Pierre Balliet research - Wintersbourg parish
 Related to the GREENAN family of Ematris parish, Milltown, Co.Monaghan. Not closely related to the Greenans of the Clones area.
_Simon \ Simeon STUART _+ | (1718 - 1808) m 1739 _Simeon STUART ______| | (1747 - ....) m 1773| | |_Abigail SMITH _________+ | m 1739 | |--Nancy STUART | (1776 - ....) | ________________________ | | |_Jemima DEAN ________| m 1773 | |________________________
_____________________ | _Abraham VANDERMARK _| | m 1815 | | |_____________________ | | |--Asa William VANDERMARK | (1832 - ....) | _PETER C BROAS ______+ | | (1762 - 1859) m 1790 |_Rebecca BROAS ______| (1795 - ....) m 1815| |_PHEBE RAYNER _______ (1766 - 1858) m 1790
_NICKOLAUS \ HANS NICKEL ZURBRÜCK _+ | (1780 - 1844) m 1806 _MICHAEL ZURBRICK ___| | (1810 - 1848) | | |_MARIA ELISABETHA GERBER __________+ | (1785 - 1867) m 1806 | |--JOHN ZURBRICK | (1840 - 1909) | _George DIEFFENBACH _______________ | | (1775 - 1840) |_SALOMA DIEFFENBACH _| (1807 - 1897) | |_Barbara __________________________ (1780 - ....)
 John Zurbrick's Civil War card from the Indiana archives stated thathe had blue eyes, dark hair, 6ft-1in. height, with a light complexion.He was living in Scipio, Indiana as a young man, age 20 (just beforethe Civil War)... he was found on the Franklin co., IN census of 1860,in Springfield twp., "Philanthropy P.O." (= Scipio on the OH-INborder), p. 086 of census (as John "Zerbrick" or "Zerbreck")...his agewas 20, birthplace NY, occupied as a blacksmith apprentice, literate.John lived with Isaac Lemmon(s) & family...Isaac was a blacksmith (age37 in 1860, b. N.J.) and Isaac was also on the 1850 Franklin co.census. John Z. was not on the 1850 or 1870 census for Franklin co.,IN. Following the Civil War, he was found on the Cheektowaga censusof 1870, living with his mother Sally Zurbrick; he was in Osgood,Ripley co., IN for a period of time (from his pension file). Hisfuture wife & her family moved to Noble, Illinois in the 1860s, andJohn Zurbrick was married there in July of 1872. He was inCheektowaga, Erie co., NY in 1880. He was elected one of the firstTown Trustees for Depew, NY when it was founded on July 23, 1894. Helived on the "current site of the Elk's Lodge" on Rt. 20 in Lancaster/ Depew, NY. (House torn down in the 1970s or 80s.) He had his ownblacksmith shop and the old brick building is still standing acrossthe street from the Elk's Lodge, and is currently used as a garage/carrepair shop (according to family info).
 He must have moved in with a daughter after his wife died in 1902.His military pension papers gave his location.
Mentioned in Civil War pension papers, though not the exact date ofresidence.
He was on the 1870 census in Cheektowaga, living with his mother SallyZurbrick.
 Info from Lancaster Rural Cemetery Assoc. shows he died March 6, 1909age 68 of heart problems in Depew, NY. His death record from thevillage of Depew indicates he died Mar. 6, 1909 from a heart lesionlasting 1 month at age 68yr-10mo-27days. The death record confirmedthat his parents were "Michal" Zurbrick and Saloma Difenbach - bothparents were born in Germany.
 John Zurbrick purchased a full lot of 6-8 graves in Section A. Sevenburials are recorded in this plot: John, his wife Melissa, FlorenceKeenan (daughter), Estella Zurbrick (daughter), Howard Walters-DDS(1903-1953, unknown relationship), Fannie Stevens (possiblysister-in-law), Michael Zurbrick (brother).
John "Zubrick" enlisted as a private on 15-Oct-1861 into Co. G, 37thIndiana Infantry, which organized at Lawrenceburg, IN. His residenceat the time of enlistment was Franklin Co., IN. His unit went firstto the mouth of Salt River, KY, then marched along the line of theLouisville & Nashville RR to Bowling Green, KY then to Nashville, TN.Went to Murfreesboro in March 1862, then eventually worked their waydown to Athens, Alabama in May, mostly guarding bridges of theNashville & Chattanooga RR. (Ironic, since the name Zurbrick means"to the bridge" in German.) The unit moved back to Nashville for theduration of the Buell & Bragg campaign in KY. Then later, withRosencrans' army, the unit engaged in the battle of Stone River nearMurfreesboro 31 Dec. 1862 -- 2 Jan 1863, with 25 killed & 106 wounded.It was involved in the Chattanooga campaign in June 1863. Engagedthe enemy at Dug Gap, GA on 11 Sep 1863 and was in the battle ofChicamauga on 19 & 20 of Sep. Remained at Chattanooga until thespring of 1864 and the Atlanta, GA campaign. Marched with Sherman'sarmy...involved in battle at Resacca, GA on 15 May 1864, then atDallas, GA on the 27th (heavy casualties). Took part in battles ofKenesaw Mtn, Chattahoochie river and Peach Tree creek. Non-veterans,including John Zurbrick, were mustered out on 27-Oct-1864 inIndianapolis. John was a sergeant by the end of his service. Pensionappl. # = 983585; Cert. # = 702254. Date of filing (invalid class)seems to be Feb. 6, 1891. State where paid = NY.
John ZURBRICK- his parents were "b. in France";
Melissa his wife age 29 (b. IN, father-b. VA, mother-b. IN);
Saloma (mother age 73) was living with them - she & her parents were"born in France"; son John Louis was listed as "Louis age 6";
daughters Estella 5; Belle 2;
Louis KELLY age 17 was a boarder (wife's nephew - b.NY, mother b. OH,father b. IN); and also John SAUER a blacksmith apprentice.
They were not living around the Zurbrick Road cluster.
 John Zurbrick married Melissa Stevens 7 years after his brother Henrymarried her sister Mary. They obtained a marriage license #449 onJuly 9, 1872 in Richland co., Illinois, and were married on July 10,1872. (Melissa's father Uriah Stevens was living in Noble, Illinoisbefore his death in 1873. Probate papers showed that Uriah Stevenspurchased a Singer sewing machine for $85 about 2 weeks before thewedding of Melissa and John...most likely as a wedding present forthem.)
Conversations & Notes via elder family members.
Lancaster Rural Cemetery inscriptions (Zurbricks)
Phillip R. Zurbrick's compilation of Zurbrick info