Esther Alspach


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Esther Alspach

  • Born: 3 May 1792, Orwigsburg, Schuylkill, PA
  • Marriage (1): Christian Heyl
  • Died: 2 May 1867, , Fairfield, OH at age 74

   FamilySearch ID: LVTZ-CKS.

  Noted events in her life were:

1. Census in 1850 in Mifflin Township, Franklin, Ohio, United States. 1 The 1850 census recorded Charles Heyl, farmer, 28, living with wife Louisa, 23; daughter Esther, 5; and son John, 2. Everyone was born in Ohio.
Living next door is Charles' father Christian Heyl, 62, associate judge, born in Germany, with wife Esther, 58, born in Pennsylvania.

2. Census in 1860 in Mifflin Township, Franklin, Ohio, United States. 2 The 1860 census recorded Chas Hyle [sic, as spelled by census taker, should be Heyl], farmer, 37, living with Eliza, 30; Esther, 15; John F., 12; Georgeanna, 8; Lavina, 3; and Eliza, 6 months old on 20 Jul 1860 when the census was recorded. Everyone was born in Ohio except mother Eliza in Pennsylvania.
Next door is Chas' father Christian Hyle, retired farmer, 72, with wife Esther, 69, and a domestic servant Elizabeth Pilgrim, 53. Christian was born in Bavaria, Germany, Esther in Pennsylvania, and Ms. Pilgrim in Ohio. Christian's real estate was worth $11,500 and personal estate $2,000, and son Charles has no land and $600 personal estate.
On the same page is a neighbor, Peter Bigher [as spelled by census taker], who is Peter Bicher, the brother of Chas' wife Eliza. Peter was a farm laborer, 35, with wife Elizabeth, 30; Albert, 5; Sarah, 3; Sylvester, 1. Also with them: Peter's brother, John Bigher, farm laborer, 16, and Peter's sister, Mary Bigher, 11. Peter was caring for his younger sister and brother after their father died in 1851. Since they are all laborers, they likely were working on Christian Kyle's farm.

Esther married Christian Heyl. (Christian Heyl was born on 2 Apr 1788 in Zeitlofs, , BY, DEU,3 4 5 died on 2 Dec 1877 in Columbus, Franklin, OH 3 and was buried in Columbus: Green Lawn Cemetery, Franklin, OH 3.)


1 1850 United States Census, Charles Heyl and Louisa Heyl, Mifflin Township, Franklin County, OH 1850.

2 1860 United States Census, Chas Hyle Mifflin Township Franklin Co. OH.

3 Find A Grave,

4 History of Franklin & Pickaway Counties, Ohio (Williams Bros. publishers, 1880.), Page 583.

5 1870 United States Census, Ohio, Franklin County, Columbus Ward 5, Roll: M593_1201; Page: 226.

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