Michael Bartch


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1. Elizabeth Schwinn

Michael Bartch 1 2

  • Born: 28 Mar 1802, Darmstadt: Gross Gunbe, , Hessen, DEU 1 2
  • Marriage (1): Elizabeth Schwinn in 1833 in Chestnut Hill, Lancaster, PA 1
  • Died: 29 Apr 1859, Chestnut Hill, Lancaster, PA at age 57 1 2
  • Buried: Columbia: Mount Bethel Cemetery, Lancaster, PA 2

   Another name for Michael was Michael Bartsch.

  Noted events in his life were:

1. Book: Biographical Annals of Lancaster County, Pennsylvania, 1909. 1
Michael Bartch, was born in Gross Gunbe, Darmstadt, Germany, March 28, 1802, and was about twenty-five years of age when he came to America. Locating on Chestnut Hill, Lancaster Co., Pa., he followed farming, and also opened up and operated ore banks. Here he was married, in 1833, to Elizabeth Schwinn, who was also born in Darmstadt, Germany, March 1, 1810, and died Feb. 16, 1888, while his death occurred on Chestnut Hill April 29, 1859. They were earnest members of the Lutheran Church, and highly respected and esteemed by all who knew them. In their family were the following children: Michael, a contractor and builder of Dayton, Ohio; Mary M., now Mrs. Shetrone; George, foreman of Bruner's coalyard at Columbia; Louisa, deceased wife of Frederick Bucher, of Columbia; Sarah, wife of Valentine Bentley, a carpenter of Columbia; Tobias, a resident of the same place; Amos, a merchant of Columbia, now deceased; and Elizabeth, wife of Adam Agle, of Columbia. Mrs. Shetrone's maternal grandfather was a farmer by occupation and a life-long resident of Germany.

Michael married Elizabeth Schwinn in 1833 in Chestnut Hill, Lancaster, PA.1 (Elizabeth Schwinn was born on 1 Mar 1810 in Darmstadt, , Hessen, DEU,1 3 died on 16 Feb 1888 in , Lancaster, PA 1 3 and was buried in Columbia: Mount Bethel Cemetery, Lancaster, PA 3.)


1 Meginness, John F, Biographical Annals Of Lancaster County, Pa: Containing Biographical And Genealogical Sketches Of Prominent And Representative Citizens And Many Of The Early Settlers (J. H. BEERS and CO., 1903. Online at: https://books.google.com/books?id=HM4xAQAAMAAJ), Page 329.

2 , http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GRid=54508521.

3 , http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GRid=54508545.

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