Andrew Eisenhard


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1. Dorothea Dewees
2. Anna Margaret Maria Herter

Andrew Eisenhard 1 2

  • Born: 22 Sep 1715, Dachtel, , Baden-Württemberg, DEU 1
  • Marriage (1): Dorothea Dewees on 14 Mar 1764
  • Marriage (2): Anna Margaret Maria Herter
  • Died: 14 Mar 1770, Macungie Twp., Lehigh, PA at age 54 1
  • Buried: Emmaus: Moravian Cemetery, Lehigh, PA

  Noted events in his life were:

1. Religion: in Salisbury Twp.: Emmaus Moravian Church, Lehigh, PA 1

2. He immigrated on the Ship Phoenix, Capt. Spurrier, from Rotterdam last by Portsmouth on 25 Sep 1751 to Philadelphia, Philadelphia, PA. 3

3. Book: History of Lehigh County, Volume II, 1914. 1
Andrew Eisenhard, the ancestor of this family, was born Sept 22, 1715, and settled at an early date in Macungie Township. He was naturalized April 10, 1761, and a few years later secured by warrant a tract of 300 acres of land in the township. He later added to this and at the time of his death on March 14, 1770, he owned 400 acres, which his eldest son, Andrew, secured at its valuation of L550. His wife, Anna Maria Eisenhard, was born Aug. 20, 1718, and died Feb 14, 1760. He married the second time, March 14, 1764, Dorothea, widow of George Volck, nee Dewees, a native of Amity township, Philadelphia county, where she was born Aug. 18, 1722. Andrew Eisenhard and his wife were members of the Moravian Church and are buried at Emaus. He had seven children: Andrew, Joseph, Jacob, Margaret, Simon, Samuel and one other name unknown.

Andrew married Dorothea Dewees on 14 Mar 1764. (Dorothea Dewees was born on 18 Aug 1722 in Amity Twp., Philadelphia, PA 1.)

Andrew next married Anna Margaret Maria Herter. (Anna Margaret Maria Herter was born on 20 Aug 1718 in , , , DEU,1 died on 14 Feb 1760 in , Lehigh, PA 1 and was buried in Emmaus: Moravian Cemetery, Lehigh, PA.)


1 Roberts, Charles Rhodes, History Of Lehigh County, Pennsylvania, Volume II (Allentown, Pa., Lehigh Valley Pub. Co., 1914. 3 volumes, illustrated, maps. Prepared by a committee appointed by the Lehigh County Historical Society; chapters contributed by various writers.).

2 Dorothy Elsie Worman, Gilbert, Knappenberger, Jarrett & Allied Families (Allentown, Pennsylvania. 1990.), Pages 392-396.

3 Ralph Beaver Strassburger, Edited by William John Hinke, Pennsylvania German Pioneers, A Publication of the Original Lists of Arrivals In the Port of Philadelphia (Baltimore, MD: Genealogical Publishing Company, 1966), Page 469.

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