Another name for John was Johannes Ulrich.6
Noted events in his life were:
1. He has conflicting birth information of His baptism record in Annville has his birth date in February, whereas the cemetery records have January., 6 Feb 1824 and , Lebanon, PA. 6
2. Newspaper: 22 Jul 1846, Lebanon, Lebanon, PA. Marriage notice from the Lebanon Courier newspaper
3. Census in 1850 in S. Lebanon Twp., Lebanon, PA. 7 The 1850 census recorded John Ulrick, 25, living with wife Elizabeth, 20; and daughter Laura E., 1. Also in the home is Elizabeth's sister, Lidia Jones, 27, and her husband Richard Jones, 30; and William H. Jones, 8; and Eleanor C. Jones, 4. Everyone was born in Pennsylvania.
4. Census in 1860 in Lebanon, Lebanon, PA. 8 The 1860 census recorded John Ulrich, carpenter, 36, living with wife Elizabeth, 31; Laura, 11; John, 9; Elias, 4; Mary, 2; and Adam, 1 month old when the census was recorded on 5 Jul 1860. John's real estate was valued at $1500 and personal estate $150. Everyone was born in Pennsylvania. Next door is Elizabeth's parents, Elias and Barbara Biecher.
5. Military in 1861 in , , PA: Civil War Captain in Company G of the 5th Pennsylvania Infantry. 9 The Fifth regiment was organized at Camp Curtin, on the 21st of April, 1861, by the choice of the following officers: R. P. McDowell, of Pittsburg, Colonel; Benjamin C. Christ, of Minersville, Schuylkill County, Lieutenant Colonel; R. Bruce Petriken, of Huntingdon, Major. William Spencer was designated by Colonel McDowell as Adjutant. The companies, of which the regiment was composed, were hastily recruited in various sections of the State, and were the result of that outburst of patriotism which was everywhere manifested. At Lebanon, a public meeting was held at the Court House, at which, after some brief speaking, a company was enrolled under Captain John Ulrich, which became company G, and a liberal fund subscribed for the aid of the families of the men who volunteered. A similar spirit was manifested in nearly every county of the State, where companies were organized, and in a similar manner was our whole volunteer force recruited.
6. Census in 1870 in Lebanon, Lebanon, PA. 10 The 1870 census recorded John Ulrich, express agent, 46, living with wife Elizabeth, 41; Elias B., 14; Mary, 12; Adam, 10; Henry, 8; and Tobias, 6. Everyone was born in Pennsylvania.
7. Newspaper: Reading Times: "Capt. John Ulrich of Lebanon called at the Times and Dispatch office last evening. He seems to be renewing his youth and possesses all his wonted elasticity of spirit. If we might venture a prediction we say he will live a hundred years.", 13 Jul 1878, Reading, Berks, PA. 11
8. Census in 1880 in Lebanon, Lebanon, PA. 12 The 1880 census recorded at 743 Willow Street: John Ulrich, express agent, 56, living with wife Elizabeth, 51; Elias B., 23; and Tobias B., 16. Everyone and their parents were born in Pennsylvania.
John married Elizabeth Biecher, daughter of Elias Bicher and Barbara Bauman, on 16 Jul 1846 in Lebanon, Lebanon, PA.1 (Elizabeth Biecher was born on 8 Mar 1829 in , Lebanon, PA,4 13 died on 5 Feb 1910 in Lebanon, Lebanon, PA 13 14 and was buried on 8 Feb 1910 in Lebanon: Mount Lebanon Cemetery, Lebanon, PA 13 14.)
1 <i>Lebanon Courier Newspaper</i> (Lebanon Borough, Lebanon County, Pennsylvania), http://home.comcast.net/~charogen/marrdb2courier.html.
2 <i>Find A Grave</i>, http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GRid=12629608.
3 Ancestry.com, <i>Pennsylvania, Wills and Probate Records, 1683-1993</i>, Will of Elias Bicher, 3 Mar 1873.
4 FamilySearch.org, <i>Pennsylvania Births and Christenings, 1709-1950</i>, https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:V2N5-V84 Tobias Bicher Ulrich, 24 Oct 1864.
5 <i>Harrisburg Telegraph (Harrisburg, PA)</i>, 4 Dec 1937, page 18. Obituary of Mrs. M. H. Brensinger.
6 FamilySearch.org, <i>Pennsylvania Births and Christenings, 1709-1950</i>, https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/V2N5-FWT Johannes Ulrich, 18 Apr 1824; citing reference , FHL microfilm 496447.
7 <i>1850 United States Census</i>, https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/M4HR-3MX John Ulrick, 1850.
8 <i>1860 United States Census</i>, Year: 1860; Census Place: Lebanon, Lebanon, Pennsylvania; Roll: M653_1128; Page: 364; Image: 371; Family History Library Film: 805128.
9 Samuel P. Bates, <i>History of Pennsylvania Volunteers</i> (Pennsylvania. Legislature. Harrisburg: State Printer, 1870.).
10 <i>1870 United States Census</i>, Year: 1870; Census Place: Lebanon, Lebanon, Pennsylvania; Roll: M593_1361; Page: 280B; Image: 564; Family History Library Film: 552860.
11 <i>Reading Times (Reading, PA)</i> (Reading, Berks, Pernnsylvania.), 13 Jul 1878, page 1.
12 1880 United States Census, https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:MWN3-3BY John Ulrich, Lebanon, Lebanon, Pennsylvania, United States; citing enumeration district 135, sheet 317B.
13 <i>Find A Grave</i>, http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GRid=37278908.
14 Ancestry.com, <i>Pennsylvania, Death Certificates, 1906-1966</i> (Original data: Pennsylvania (State). Death certificates, 1906–1966. Series 11.90 (1,905 cartons). Records of the Pennsylvania Department of Health, Record Group 11. Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission, Harrisburg, Pennsylvania.), Death Certificate 14389. Elizabeth Ulrich. Father Chas. Biecher. Mother Elizabeth Bicher. Informant W R Steiner, undertaker.