|Johan Heinrich Muehlhausen
Johan Heinrich Muehlhausen 2
Noted events in his life were:
1. He has conflicting birth information of Abt 1787. 9
2. He immigrated in 1819.
3. He appeared on the census in 1820 in North Whitehall Twp., Lehigh, PA. 10 Name:
4. He appeared on the census in 1830 in North Whitehall Twp., Lehigh, PA. 11 Name: Henry Michouse
5. He appeared on the census in 1840 in Lowhill Twp., Lehigh, PA. Name:
6. He appeared on the census in 1850 in Lowhill Twp., Lehigh, PA. 12 The 1850 census recorded Henry Mühlhause, schoolmaster, 60, living with wife Anna, 66. Their birthplace is specifically listed as Darmstadt, Hesse, Germany.
7. Residence: in 1850 in Weidasville, Lehigh, PA. 3 Weidasville was founded by Peter Weida who is living next to Henry Muhlhause in the 1850 Census so it can be assumed that Henry was the schoolmaster in Weidasville. Henry is also one census page away from Jonas Knerr, who married his daughter, Susanna Muhlhause.
8. He appeared on the census in 1860 in Lowhill Twp., Lehigh, PA. 9 The 1860 Census recorded David Millhouse, day laborer, 36, living with wife Caroline, 30; Elias, 9; Matilda, 8; Alfred, 6; Jane, 4; and Amanda, 1. Also in the home is David's father, Henry Millhouse, gentleman, age 73. Everyone was born in Pennsylvania. The post office was Lowhill.
9. Book: The History of the Counties of Lehigh & Carbon, Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, 1884. 13
10. Newspaper: Allentown Democrat: article mentioning Henry Muehlhaus' school, 3 Aug 1915, Allentown, Lehigh, PA. 6 Observed and Noted by Allen Towne
Johan married Anna Kunigunda on 17 Nov 1818 in Kirchworbis, Leinefelde, Thueringen, Germany.1 (Anna Kunigunda was born about 1784 in Darmstadt, , Hessen, DEU 14 and died before 1860 in Lowhill Twp., Lehigh, PA.)
1 The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, "FamilySearch," database, FamilySearch (http://new.familysearch.org : accessed 5 Nov 2013), entry for Johan Heinrich Muehlhausen, person ID L8BC-D7N.
2 Ancestry.com I324.
3 1850 United States Census, Pennsylvania, Lehigh County, Lowhill Township, Page 398.
4 Knerr, Katie Isabelle, Notes of Katie Isabelle Knerr (Handwritten notes of her family history, in possession of her daughter, Isabel Beacher.).
5 Find A Grave, http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GRid=97694637.
6 Allentown Democrat (Allentown, Lehigh, Pennsylvania), 3 Aug 1915, page 4.
7 History of the counties of Lehigh and Carbon, in the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania (Philadelphia: Everts & Richards, 1884, 934 pgs.), Page 288. Online at http://freepages.genealogy.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~carbdat/m&h/25_lwhll.htm.
8 Montgomery, Thomas Lynch, editor, Pennsylvania Archives: Sixth Series (Harrisburg, Pennsylvania State printer, 1906-1907.), Egypt Reformed Church, Page 93.
9 1860 United States Census, Year: 1860; Census Place: Lowhill, Lehigh, Pennsylvania; Roll: M653_1130; Page: 155; Image: 160; Family History Library Film: 805130.
10 1820 United States Census, 1820 U S Census; Census Place: North Whitehall, Lehigh, Pennsylvania; Page: 133; NARA Roll: M33_104; Image: 142.
11 1830 United States Census, 1830; Census Place: North Whitehall, Lehigh, Pennsylvania; Series: M19; Roll: 155; Page: 93; Family History Library Film: 0020629.
12 1850 United States Census, https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/M4HY-JXH Henry Millhouse, Lowhill, Lehigh, Pennsylvania, United States; citing family 101, page 398.
13 History of the counties of Lehigh and Carbon, in the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania (Philadelphia: Everts & Richards, 1884, 934 pgs.), Lowhill Township, Chapter XXV, written with E. H. Knerr, Esq., pages 288-289.
14 1850 United States Census.