Henrich Eisenhuth
Johann Gottfried Orwig
(1719-1804)
Ann Clara Lampert
(1715-1788)
Bernard Eisenhuth
(1755-1866)
Anna Maria Orwig
(1751-1778)
George E. Eisenhuth
(1778-)

 

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Spouses/Children:
1. Elizabeth Barbara Breon

George E. Eisenhuth 1 2

  • Born: 2 Apr 1778, West Brunswick Twp., Schuylkill, PA 1 3
  • Christened: Jul 1778, West Brunswick Twp.: Zion Red Church, Schuylkill, PA 1 3
  • Marriage (1): Elizabeth Barbara Breon

  Noted events in his life were:

1. Baptism in Jul 1778 in West Brunswick Twp.: Zion Red Church, Schuylkill, PA. 2

2. He appeared on the census in 1800 in Albany Twp., Berks, PA. 4 The 1800 census recorded George Eisenhut with this household:
Free White Persons - Males - 16 thru 25: 1
Free White Persons - Females - 16 thru 25: 1
Number of Household Members: 2

3. He appeared on the census in 1810 in Brunswick Twp., Berks, PA. 5 The 1810 census recorded George Eisenhood with this household:
Free White Persons - Males - 26 thru 44 : 1
Free White Persons - Females - Under 10: 2
Free White Persons - Females - 16 thru 25: 2
Number of Household Members Under 16: 2
Number of Household Members Over 25: 1
Number of Household Members: 5

4. Occupation: Timbering in Jan 1816 in New Berlin, Union, PA. By 1816, Bernard, his father-in law's family the Orwigs, and his eldest son George Eisenhuth pursued timbering in the wildness of Union and Centre counties. They succeeded in getting the Pennsylvania House and Senate to pass an act in 1868 signed by the Governor allowing them to build a mill race on Penn's Creek near New Berlin in Union County to transport logs down the creek to the Susquehanna River.

In the 1820 census in New Berlin, we find the households of George Eisenhuth, his half-brother Jacob Eisenhuth, and Jacob Orwig.

5. Book: Journal of the Senate of the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, Mar 1816. 6

6. He appeared on the census in 1820 in New Berlin, Union, PA. 7 Two Eisenhuth households are listed side-by-side on the 1820 Union County census...

The 1820 census recorded George Eisenhuth with this household:
Free White Persons - Males - Under 102 young sons
Free White Persons - Males - 16 thru 251 son
Free White Persons - Males - 26 thru 441 George (b. 1776-1794)
Free White Persons - Females - 10 thru 151 daughter
Free White Persons - Females - 26 thru 441 wife

The 1820 census recorded Jacob Eisenhuth with this family:
Free White Persons - Males - Under 10:2 young sons
Free White Persons - Males - 26 thru 44:1 Jacob (b. 1776-1794)
Free White Persons - Females - Under 10:1 young daughter
Free White Persons - Females - 16 thru 25:1 wife

7. Book: Publications of the Historical Society of Schuylkill County: baptism of Georg Eisenhuth, 1906. 8
Baptismal Records of the Lutheran Congregation in Zion Church, West Brunswick Township
From Rev. Daniel Schumacher's record book:
1778
EISENHUTH -- Georg, born April 2nd, 1778, of Bernhardt and Anna Maria Eisenhuth. Sponsors, Georg and Magdalena Orwig.


George married Elizabeth Barbara Breon, daughter of George Breon and Unknown. (Elizabeth Barbara Breon was born in Mar 1791 in , , PA,9 10 died on 13 Jan 1875 in Carlton Twp., Barry, MI 10 11 and was buried in Carlton Twp.: West Carlton Cemetery, Barry, MI 11.)


Sources


1 Weller, H.A, Early Pastoral Acts Pertaining To Brunswick Township Inhabitants, Zion Red Church (http://files.usgwarchives.net/pa/schuylkill/church/epa0001.txt Copyright © 1997 by Richard Turnbach).

2 Phillip A. Rice, Early Records of Zion's or "Old Red" Union Church (Closson Press, Apollo, PA 2003.), page 11, George Eisenhuth b. 2 Apr 1778.

3 Daughters of the American Revolution Lineage Books (Online register at www.dar.org), Lineage Book : NSDAR : Volume 137 : 1917-1918, Page 309, Mrs. Sara Miller Ruth #136982.

4 1800 United States Census, https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:XHRW-2FL George Eisenhut, Albany, Berks, Pennsylvania, United States; citing p. 550.

5 1810 United States Census, https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:XH2B-855 George Eisenhood, Brunswig, Berks, Pennsylvania, United States; citing p. 744.

6 Journal of the Senate of the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania (Harrisburg, Pennsylvania), Volume 26. Pages 246, 268, 270, 277, 282, 300, 309, 330, 409. Online https://books.google.com/books?id=-PJBAQAAMAAJ in Google Books.

7 1820 United States Census, https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:XHL5-V84 George Eisenhuth and https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:XHL5-V82 Jacob Eisenhuth, New Berlin, Union, Pennsylvania.

8 Publications of the Historical Society of Schuylkill County (The HIstorical Society of Schuylkill County, Pottsville, Pennsylvania. Multiple volumes, some online in Google Books search or Archive.org.), Vol II No. 3. page 247. https://archive.org/stream/publicationshis01coungoog#page/n272/mode/2up/search/eisenhuth Georg Eisenhuth baptism.

9 Barry County Courthouse, Michigan, Death Certificate dated June 2, 1876 for Barbary Eisenhood.

10 Michigan Deaths 1867-1897 (Online at http://search.labs.familysearch.org), https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:N36T-BPT Barbary Eisenhood, 13 Jan 1875; citing p 38 rn 1416, Carlton, Barry, Michigan, Department of Vital Records, Lansing; FHL microfilm 2,363,454.

11 Records of Kim DePew, a direct descendant..



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