Johann Peter Beilman was born in Frei-Laubersheim in the Palatinate on 5 December 1725. He married Anna Maria Petri. They arrived in Volmer on 1 April 1767 along with 5 of their children. They are listed on the 1767 Census of Volmer in Household No. 44.
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