|John S. Eister
Noted events in his life were:
1. He appeared on the census in 1880 in Jackson Twp., Northumberland, PA. 4 The 1880 census recorded John S. Eyster, retired farmer, 60, living with wife Caroline, 51. Also in the home was Corry C. Wetzel, servant, 8. Everyone and their parents were born in Pennsylvania.
John married Caroline Eisenhart, daughter of Jonas Eisenhart and Anna Maria Geist. (Caroline Eisenhart was born on 27 Jan 1829 in Leck Kill, Northumberland, PA 3 5 6, christened in Mar 1829 in Upper Mahanoy Twp.: Howerter's Church, Northumberland, PA,6 died in Shenandoah, Schuylkill, PA 3 and was buried in Shenandoah Heights: Odd Fellows Cemetery, Schuylkill, PA 3.)
1 Floyd, J.L, Genealogical & Biographical Annals of Northumberland County (1911 online at http://www.usgwarchives.net/pa/northumberp/floyd.html), Page 645.
2 Find A Grave, https://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GRid=46480710.
3 Geist, A. Frank, The Geist Relation, 200 years in America (Valley View, Pa.: 1940, 925 pgs.), page 282.
4 1880 United States Census, https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:MWNY-G28 John S Eyster, Jackson, Northumberland, Pennsylvania, United States; citing enumeration district ED 151, sheet 221D.
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