Christoph Geist
(1717-1766)
Anna Margaretha Plowhead
(1727-1776)
Johann Nicholas Schneider Sr.
(1749-1821)
Anna Maria Bordner
(1756-1827)
Andraes Geist Sr.
(1755-1849)
Maria Christina Schneider
(1778-1859)
Anna Maria Geist
(1807-1868)

 

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Spouses/Children:
1. Jonas Eisenhart

Anna Maria Geist 1 2 3 4 5

  • Born: 14 Jun 1807, Greenbrier, Northumberland, PA 2 4 5 6 7 8
  • Christened: 10 Aug 1807, Rebuck: Himmel's Church, Northumberland, PA 4
  • Marriage (1): Jonas Eisenhart before 1821
  • Died: 13 Oct 1868, Leck Kill, Northumberland, PA at age 61 2 5 7 8
  • Buried: Leck Kill: St. John's Lutheran and Reformed Church, Northumberland, PA 5 7 8

   Other names for Anna were Mary Geist 8 9 10 11 and Polly Geist.12 13

  Burial Notes:

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 in the household of Jonas Eisenhart in a census in 1850 in Upper Mahanoy Twp., Northumberland, PA. 14 14 The 1850 census recorded Jonas Isenhart [indexed incorrectly as James Isonhart], farmer, 46, living with wife Mary, 43; Daniel, 19; Sarah, 18; Mary, 17; John, 15; Harriet, 11; Catherine, 9; Amelia, 8; Gabriel, 6; Emanuel, 4; Jonathan, 2; and Lewis, 4 months old when the census was recorded on 6 Nov 1850. Everyone was born in Pennsylvania. His real estate was valued at $3000.

2. She appeared on the census in 1880 in Chapman Twp., Snyder, PA. 15 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.

3. She appeared on the census in 1860 in Upper Mahanoy Twp., Northumberland, PA. 16 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.

4. Book: The Geist Relation, 1940. 8
Mary Geist-Eisenhart (11-3) a daughter of Andrew Geist (5-2) was born at Greenbrier, Northumberland County, Pennsylvania on June 14, 1807 and died at Leck Kill, Northumberland County on October 13, 1868. She is buried in the Brick Church cemetery at Leck Kill and a tombstone marks her grave. She was a housewife and had a little German education which she received from the private paid teachers. She married Jonas Eisenhart (11-3) on ___ and they had seventeen children of whom two could not be found and probably died very young and no records of them could be found. There are a lot of the records still missing concerning this family although efforts were made to get them. Out of their family five sons served in the Civil War.
1- Caroline Eisenhart
2- Lucinda Eisenhart
3- William Eisenhart
4- Daniel Eisenhart
5- John Eisenhart
6- Sarah Eisenhart
7- Henry Eisenhart
8- Harriet Eisenhart
9- Catherine Eisenhart
10- Mary Eisenhart
11- Gabriel Eisenhart
12- Emanuel Eisenhart
13- Jonas Eisenhart
14- Amelia Eisenhart
15- Lewis Eisenhart

Jonas Eisenhart (11-3) the husband of Mary Geist-Eisenhart (11-3) was born at Greenbrier, Northumberland County, Pennsylvania on January 31, 1804 and died at Leck Kill, Northumberland County on June 4, 1881. He is buried in the Brick Church cemetery at Leck Kill and a tombstone marks his grave. He was a farmer and had the German education taught by the private paid teachers of that time. He married Mary Geist- Eisenhart (11-3) on ___ and their children are given under her name.


Anna married Jonas Eisenhart, son of Johannes Eisenhard and Maria Magdalena Knerr, before 1821. (Jonas Eisenhart was born on 31 Jan 1803 in Upper Mahantongo Twp., Schuylkill, PA 4 15 17 18, christened on 30 Jan 1804 in Rebuck: Himmel's Church, Northumberland, PA,4 died on 4 Jun 1881 in Port Trevorton, Snyder, PA 8 17 and was buried in Leck Kill: St. John's Lutheran and Reformed Church, Northumberland, PA 8 17.)


Sources


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.

2 http://www.familysearch.org.

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 Geist, A. Frank, The Geist Relation, 200 years in America (Valley View, Pa.: 1940, 925 pgs.), page 234.

9 1860 United States Census, Pennsylvania, Northumberland County, Upper Mahanoy Township, Visit 422.

10 Genealogy Research conducted by Bruce Franklin Beacher Ph.D. (1919-2004).

11 John Richard Knarr, Ph.D, Abraham Knoerr and Maria Eva Faess: European Roots & the New Land (Copyright 1998
John Richard Knarr, Ph.D.
P.O. Box 306
N. Manchester, IN 46962
email: jknarr@hoosierlink.net
phone: 219/982-7219; 982-2678 fax: 219/982-6129
http://www.familytreemaker.com/users/k/n/a/John-Richard-Knarr).

12 Floyd, J.L, Genealogical & Biographical Annals of Northumberland County (1911 online at http://www.usgwarchives.net/pa/northumberp/floyd.html), Page 645.

13 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.).

14 1850 United States Census, https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:M4CC-QZL James Isonhart, Upper Mahanoy, Northumberland, Pennsylvania, United States; citing family 192.

15 1880 United States Census, FHL Film 1255194; National Archives Film T9-1194; Page 74D.

16 1860 United States Census, Year: 1860; Census Place: Upper Mahanoy, Northumberland, Pennsylvania; Roll: M653_1149; Page: 362; Image: 367; Family History Library Film: 805149.

17 Find A Grave, http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GRid=35142093.

18 FamilySearch.org, Pennsylvania Births and Christenings, 1709-1950, https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/V2JV-7H2 Jonas Eisenhardt, 1804.



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