History of Bucks County, Pennsylvania, 1887

Simon Brumbaugh Biography

Simon S. Brumbaugh, physician, P. 0. Pipersville, is a grandson of David Brumbaugh, whose father came from Germany and settled in Washington county, 1714. David was born them and died between 40 and 60 years ago. He owned a farm there and a tract of 1700 acres in Bedford county, Pa.

Of his chiidren the following are now living: Elias, in Maryland; Nathan and George, at Greencastle, Pa.; Jacob and Maria, at Middleburg, Pa.; Elizabeth, living in the west; and Simon, the father of Simon S. lie (Simon) was born in Maryland September 29, 1806, and is now living on a part of the Bedford county tract.

He is a farmer, a man of quiet, industrious habits, and a prominent member of the Lutheran church, in which he has filled all the official positions. His wife, Christians Stuckey, was born in Bedford county, January 2, 1819. Their children are : David S. K., now ln Blair county, this state; Anna Maria, wife of Dr. L. P. Stuckey, of Bellville, Ill.; Eva D., wife of Rev. J. 0. Snyder, of Martinsburg, Pa.; Rosa K., wife o: Dr. A. S. Stayer, Roaring Spring county; Maggie C., deceased; Grace E., wife of George Yeingling, of Martins erg; and Simon S., who was the fifth and was born in Bedford county, July 17, 1862. When he taught school-two terms in Pennsylvania and one in Illinois --- all the time reading medicine, and in 1876 began his regular course in the Missouri Medical College, St. Louis, from which he was graduated March 6, 1878. In July following lie came to Pipersvilie, where he has a large and growing practice. October 7, 1880, he was married to Lizzie M., daughter of Isaac S. Moyer. She was born in this township. They have two children, Christie and Howard.

Dr. Brumbaugh in 1886 built a chapel for the use of the Sunday school and the community in general, at his own expense. He is held in esteem as n skilful physician, and is noted for his probity and straightforward ways.

Source: History of Bucks County, Pennsylvania; J.H. Battle; Warner & Co.; 1887.

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