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)
George Geist Sr.
(1798-About 1852)

 

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Spouses/Children:
1. Lydia Delp
2. Catherine Kramer

George Geist Sr. 2 3 4 5

  • Born: 27 Apr 1798, Greenbrier, Northumberland, PA 3 4 5
  • Christened: 20 May 1798, Rebuck: Himmel's Church, Northumberland, PA 3 4 6
  • Marriage (1): Lydia Delp about 1823 in Upper Mahanoy Twp., Northumberland, PA 1
  • Marriage (2): Catherine Kramer about 1817
  • Died: About 1852, Langville, Jefferson, PA about age 54 4 5
  • Buried: Ohl: Bethlehem Lutheran Cemetery, Jefferson, PA 4

  Christening Notes:

Sponsors were Nicholas Schneider and his wife Anna Maria.

  Noted events in his life were:

1. He appeared on the census in 1830 in Upper Mahanoy Twp., Northumberland, PA. 7 Name:George Geist
Home in 1830 (City, County, State):Upper Mahanoy, Northumberland, Pennsylvania
Free White Persons - Males - 10 thru 14:2
Free White Persons - Males - 40 thru 49:1
Free White Persons - Females - Under 5:2
Free White Persons - Females - 5 thru 9:1
Free White Persons - Females - 10 thru 14:1
Free White Persons - Females - 30 thru 39:1

2. He owned George Geist and wife Lydia Delp bought a tract of land from Andrew Geist and in 1830 sold it back to the father. In 1830 in , Northumberland, PA. 8

3. He appeared on the census in 1840 in Monroe Twp., Armstrong, PA. 9 Name:George Gist
Home in 1840 (City, County, State):Monroe, Armstrong, Pennsylvania
Free White Persons - Males - Under 5:2
Free White Persons - Males - 10 thru 14:1
Free White Persons - Males - 40 thru 49:1
Free White Persons - Females - 5 thru 9:2
Free White Persons - Females - 15 thru 19:1
Free White Persons - Females - 40 thru 49:1

4. He worked as a farmer, miller, lumberman. 5

5. Issue: He married Lydia Delp and they had six children: Daniel, Caroline, Lena, George, William, and Lydia. 5


George married Lydia Delp about 1823 in Upper Mahanoy Twp., Northumberland, PA.1 (Lydia Delp was born in 1798 in , Northumberland, PA,1 died in 1871 in Ringgold Twp., Jefferson, PA 1 and was buried in Ringgold: Ringgold United Methodist Church Cemetery, Jefferson, PA 1.)


George next married Catherine Kramer about 1817.


Sources


1 Find A Grave, http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GRid=35129775.

2 http://www.familysearch.org.

3 Himmel's Church Baptismal Records (http://files.usgwarchives.net/pa/northumberland/church/himmbapt.txt).

4 Find A Grave, http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GRid=35408472.

5 Geist, A. Frank, The Geist Relation, 200 years in America (Valley View, Pa.: 1940, 925 pgs.), Page 229.

6 FamilySearch.org, Pennsylvania Births and Christenings, 1709-1950, https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/V2JX-L3V Georg Geist, 27 Apr 1798.

7 1830 United States Census, 1830 US Census; Census Place: Upper Mahanoy, Northumberland, Pennsylvania; Page: 224; NARA Series: M19; Roll Number: 147; Family History Film: 0020621.

8 Geist, A. Frank, The Geist Relation, 200 years in America (Valley View, Pa.: 1940, 925 pgs.), Page 230.

9 1840 United States Census, Year: 1840; Census Place: Monroe, Armstrong, Pennsylvania; Roll: 442; Page: 57; Image: 120; Family History Library Film: 0020537.



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