|Anna Maria Geist
Her tombstone reads: Mary, a born Geist, wife of Jonathan Eisenhart, Born June 14, 1807; Died Oct., 13 1868; Aged 61 years, 3 mon., 29 days.
Noted events in her life were:
1. She appeared on the census in 1860 in Upper Mahanoy Twp., Northumberland, PA. 13 The 1860 census recorded Jonas Eisenhart, 56, with wife Mary, 53; Gabriel, 17; Emanuel, 15; Jonathan, 12; Lewis, 10; and Amelia, 19. Next door is Jonas' daughter Harriet, 24, with her husband William Snyder, farmer, 26; Lewis, 3; Henry, 2; and Catherine, 1. Everyone was born in Pennsylvania. Jonas real estate was valued at $3,500 and William's $0 indicating he is living on Jonas land. The post office is Green Briar.
2. She appeared on the census in 1880 in Chapman Twp., Snyder, PA. 14 The census listed Jonas Eisenhart (age 76), a retired farmer living in the household of his son, Gabrial Eisenhart (37). Living with them are Gabrial's wife Mary (32); sons Andrew W. (12) and William (11); and daughters Sarah A. (8), Mary E. (6), Annie L. (4), Dollie H. (2). Also there is John A. Carling (16) whose occupation is listed as "hired on farm" and Jane Bouseman (17) whose occupation is domestic servant.
Anna married Johannes Jonas Eisenhart, son of Johannes Eisenhard and Maria Magdalena Knerr, before 1821. (Johannes Jonas Eisenhart was born on 31 Jan 1803 in Upper Mahantongo Twp., Schuylkill, PA 4 14 15 16, christened on 30 Jan 1804 in Rebuck: Himmel's Church, Northumberland, PA,4 died on 4 Jun 1881 in Port Trevorton, Snyder, PA 15 and was buried in Leck Kill: St. John's Lutheran and Reformed Church, Northumberland, PA 15.)
1 The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, International Genealogical Index (R) (Copyright (c) 1980, 2002, data as of December 11, 2002), Film #: 455397.
3 The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, International Genealogical Index (R) (Copyright (c) 1980, 2002, data as of December 11, 2002).
4 Himmel's Church Baptismal Records (http://files.usgwarchives.net/pa/northumberland/church/himmbapt.txt).
5 Find A Grave, http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GRid=35142094.
6 1880 United States Census, FHL Film 1255164; National Archives Film T9-1164; Page 546A.
7 St. John's Lutheran and Reformed Church Cemetery, Leck Kill, Northumberland County (http://files.usgwarchives.net/pa/northumberland/cemeteries/lechkill.txt).
8 1860 United States Census, Pennsylvania, Northumberland County, Upper Mahanoy Township, Visit 422.
9 Genealogy Research conducted by Bruce Franklin Beacher Ph.D. (1919-2004).
John Richard Knarr, Ph.D, Abraham Knoerr and Maria Eva Faess: European Roots & the New Land (Copyright 1998
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11 Floyd, J.L, Genealogical & Biographical Annals of Northumberland County (1911 online at http://www.usgwarchives.net/pa/northumberp/floyd.html), Page 645.
Conrad, Tim, Genealogists Guide to Howerter's Church, Northumberland County (including early Himmel Church records) (http://files.usgwarchives.net/pa/northumberland/church/howert2.txt
Mahantongo Roots #1.0, 3 Dec 1996 Copyright 1996, Tim Conrad Distribute Freely at no charge, intact.).
13 1860 United States Census, Year: 1860; Census Place: Upper Mahanoy, Northumberland, Pennsylvania; Roll: M653_1149; Page: 362; Image: 367; Family History Library Film: 805149.
14 1880 United States Census, FHL Film 1255194; National Archives Film T9-1194; Page 74D.
15 Find A Grave, http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GRid=35142093.
16 FamilySearch.org, Pennsylvania Births and Christenings, 1709-1950, https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/V2JV-7H2 Jonas Eisenhardt, 1804.