Rev. John Christoph Gobrecht
(1733-1815)
Elizabeth Sands
(1746-1801)
Daniel Gobrecht
(1772-1842)
Catherine Schriver
(1775-1849)
William Daniel Gobrecht
(1799-1859)

 

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Spouses/Children:
Amanda Miller

William Daniel Gobrecht 1 2 3

  • Born: 6 Dec 1799, Hanover, York, PA 3
  • Christened: 1 Jan 1800, Hanover: Emmanuel's Reformed Church, York, PA 3
  • Marriage: Amanda Miller on 15 Aug 1850
  • Died: 31 May 1859, , Adams, PA at age 59 4
  • Buried: Arendtsville: Old Reformed & Lutheran Graveyard, Adams, PA 4

  Noted events in his life were:

1. Newspaper: Gettysburg Compiler: "Printing Office For Sale" by W. D. Gobrecht, 23 Jun 1829, Gettysburg, Adams, PA. 5 The Office of the "Hanoverian," comprising all of its materials an furniture is offered for Sale either with or without a variery and considerable quantity of ornamental and fancy Job type, borders, ornaments, &c. &c. seldom found in a county Printing Office. The Press is pronounced excellent by all judges -- is sufficiently large to print a Super royal sheet.
W. D. Gobrecht, Hanover, Pa.

2. He appeared on the census in 1850 in Hanover, York, PA. 6 The 1850 census recorded Wm. D. Gobrecht, farmer, 50, living on a farm valued at $5000 with Abdiel Gobrecht, 19; and Amanda Miller, 18. Everyone was born in Pennsylvania.

3. He had an estate probated on 13 Jun 1859 in , Adams, PA.

4. Book: HIstory of York County: "W. D. Gobrecht,who published a local newspaper, began the practice of law at Hanover about 1840.", 1907. 7


William married Amanda Miller on 15 Aug 1850. (Amanda Miller was born on 11 Oct 1832 in Hanover, York, PA,8 9 10 died on 26 Nov 1928 in Altoona, Blair, PA 9 10 and was buried on 28 Nov 1928 in Altoona: Fairview Cemetery, Blair, PA 9 10.)


Sources


1 FamilySearch.org, Pennsylvania Births and Christenings, 1709-1950, https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/V2FG-K65 M. D. Gobrecht in entry for Neander Augustus Gobrecht, 19 May 1853. Father M. D. Gobrecht, mother Amanda.

2 Yates Publishing, U.S. and International Marriage Records, 1560-1900 (Ancestry.com Operations Inc), Amanda Miller b.1832 and William D. Gobrecht b.1799.

3 Emanuel Reformed Church, Hanover, York County, Pennsylvania, http://files.usgwarchives.net/pa/york/church/records/emanuel-reformed2.txt.

4 Find A Grave, http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GRid=142781213.

5 Gettysburg Compiler (Gettysburg, Adams, Pennsylvania.), 23 Jan 1829, page 3.

6 1850 United States Census, https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/M4ZZ-7KM Wm D Gobrecht, Hanover borough, York, Pennsylvania, United States; citing family 116.

7 Prowell, George, History of York County, Pennsylvania (Historical Society of York County, PA. 1907. 3 volumes.), Vol. 1, page 843.

8 1860 United States Census, Year: 1860; Census Place: Franklin, Adams, Pennsylvania; Roll: M653_1057; Page: 104; Image: 108; Family History Library Film: 805057.

9 Find A Grave, http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GRid=52670350.

10 Ancestry.com, Pennsylvania, Death Certificates, 1906-1963 (Original data: Pennsylvania (State). Death certificates, 1906–1963. Series 11.90 (1,905 cartons). Records of the Pennsylvania Department of Health, Record Group 11. Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission, Harrisburg, Pennsylvania.), Death Certificate 106786. Amanda Thomas. Father John Frederick. Mother ____ Iron. Spouse Geo. S. Thomas.



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