Johannes Jost Georg

 

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Spouses/Children:
Anna Juliana Segni

Johannes Jost Georg 1 2 3

  • Born: Breitscheidt, Herzogthum, Nassau, DEU
  • Marriage: Anna Juliana Segni

   Another name for Johannes was Johan Jost George.4

  Noted events in his life were:

1. He immigrated on the ship Forest in Oct 1752 to Philadelphia, Philadelphia, PA. 2

2. He was naturalized and took the oath of allegiance to the British Crown on 10 Oct 1752 in Philadelphia, Philadelphia, PA. 2

3. Book: Anniversary History of Lehigh County, Vol. II, 1914. 5
Yost George and George George were heads of families and property owners in Lowhill Township in 1762. They paid a tax in that year of 6 and 5 pounds respectively. John George was assessed a single man in that year and doubtless was the son of one of the above named.

In 1781, the tax list records, Jost, George, John, Simon and Lawrence George, as residents of Lowhill. The federal census of 1790, records the following heads of families in Lowhill: Elizabeth George (2 sons, 8 females); Henry George (3 males, 2 females); Lawrence George (3 males and 4 females); George George (3 males over 16 years, and 4 females); George George, Jr. 9 (had a wife and one daughter); Simon George (had 2 sons over 16 and 2 under 16 years of age and 4 females).


Johannes married Anna Juliana Segni. (Anna Juliana Segni was born in , , , DEU.)


Sources


1 http://www.ancestry.com.

2 Margaret Hewitt George & Wilmer Krause Yerk, A George / Yerk Genealogy (Memorial Library, Lehigh County Historical Society, Allentown, Pa.).

3
Lowhill Reformed Congregation, Northampton County, Pennsylvania, 1769-1881
(http://www.ancestry.com).

4 Hollenbach, Raymond E, George family : descendants of Johan Jost Gorg (929.2 GEORGE
Scott Andrew Trexler II Memorial Library
Lehigh County Historical Society
PO Box 1548
Allentown, Pennsylvania 18105-1548
http://www.users.voicenet.com/~lchs/library/index.html).

5 Roberts, Charles Rhodes, History Of Lehigh County, Pennsylvania, Volume II (Allentown, Pa., Lehigh Valley Pub. Co., 1914. 3 volumes, illustrated, maps. Prepared by a committee appointed by the Lehigh County Historical Society; chapters contributed by various writers.).



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