Andraes Geist Sr.
(1755-1849)
Maria Christina Schneider
(1778-1859)
Christopher Hepler
(1777-1847)
Catherina Wagner
(1780-1855)
Andreas Geist Jr.
(1801-1878)
Maria Magdalena Hepler
(1803-1869)
Daniel H. Geist
(1832-1901)

 

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Spouses/Children:
Cicilia Updegrave

Daniel H. Geist 1 2

  • Born: 31 May 1832, Upper Mahanoy Twp., Northumberland, PA 2
  • Marriage: Cicilia Updegrave
  • Died: 13 Aug 1901, Upper Mahanoy Twp., Northumberland, PA at age 69 3
  • Buried: Rebuck: Himmel's Church, Northumberland, PA 3

  Noted events in his life were:

1. He appeared on the census in 1870 in Upper Mahanoy Twp., Northumberland, PA. 4 The census listed Daniel H. Geist (age 37) living with his wife Cecilia (29); Sarah A. (8); James U. (5); and Henry W. (3).

2. He worked as a farmer in 1870 in Upper Mahanoy Twp., Northumberland, PA. 4 His land was valued at $4,000 in the 1870 Census.

3. Book: Genealogical & Biographical Annals of Northumberland County by J.L. Floyd, 1911. 2
Daniel H. Geist, son of Andrew, was born May 31, 1832, in Upper Mahanoy Township, and was lifelong farmer. He lived three quarters of a mile west of Leck Kill, on a sixty-five-acre tract of valuable land now owned by his son Wilson H. Geist, and built the present barn there about 1875, putting up the house several years later, in 1883. He died there Aug. 13, 1901. He was a Democrat, and served many years as member of the township school board; His religious connection was with the Reformed congregation of the Himmel Church, to which his family also belonged, and he served officially as deacon and elder. His wife, Cecellia (Updegraff), daughter of Jacob and Catharine (Kimmel) Updegraff, died Dec. 29, 1896, aged sixty-five years, nine months. They had children as follows: Mary died young; Alice married Rudolph Snyder; James married Mary Rothermel and died while a young man, leaving children, Edwin, Maud and Flossie; Wilson H. is mentioned below; Cassie married William Bast, of Leck Kill, and they have children, Gertie, Jennie, Walter, Morris, Stella, Harry and Clarence; Henrietta married Daniel Kieffer and they live in Washington Township; Sylvester died when nine years old; Katie is the wife of William B. Geist.


Daniel married Cicilia Updegrave. (Cicilia Updegrave was born on 12 Mar 1831 in , Schuylkill, PA,2 died on 29 Dec 1896 in Leck Kill, Northumberland, PA 2 and was buried in Rebuck: Himmel's Church, Northumberland, PA 5.)


Sources


1 Floyd, J.L, Genealogical & Biographical Annals of Northumberland County (1911 online at http://www.usgwarchives.net/pa/northumberp/floyd.html), Page 777.

2 Floyd, J.L, Genealogical & Biographical Annals of Northumberland County (1911 online at http://www.usgwarchives.net/pa/northumberp/floyd.html), Page 836.

3 Find A Grave, http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GRid=34616739.

4 1870 United States Census, Pennsylvania, Northumberland County, Upper Mahanoy Township Visit 88.

5 Find A Grave, http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GRid=34616746.



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