Lavina Dornsife


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Lavina Dornsife

  • Born: 1852, Dornsife, Northumberland, PA, USA
  • Marriage (1): Jonathan Jonas Eisenhart
  • Died: 1913, Shenandoah, Schuylkill, PA at age 61

  Noted events in her life were:

1. Book: The Geist Relation, 1940. 1
Jonas Eisenhart (13-4) a son of Mary Geists-Eisenhart (11-3) was born at Leck Kill, Northumberland County, Pennsylvania on October 14, 1847 and died at Shenandoah, Schuylkill County in 1899. He is buried in the I. O. O. F. cemetery at Shenandoah and a tombstone marks his grave. He was a coal miner and was burned in the mines, which caused his death. He had two wives but the first one, it seems nobody knew anything about, even her name. No children with his first wife. He was a Civil War Veteran serving in Co. A. 173 Reg. drafted militia. His second wife was Lavina Dornsife-Derr-Eisenhart (13-4) whom he married on ___ and they had one child.

1-William Eisenhart

Lavina Dornsife-Derr-Eisenhart (13-4) the wife of Jonas Eisenhart (13-4) was born at Dornsife, Northumberland County, Pennsylvania in 1852 and died in 1913 at Shenandoah, and a tombstone marks her grave. She was a housewife and had the public school education. She married Jonas Eisenhart (13-4) on ___ and their one child is given under his name.

Lavina married Jonathan Jonas Eisenhart, son of Jonas Eisenhart and Anna Maria Geist. (Jonathan Jonas Eisenhart was born on 14 Oct 1847 in Leck Kill, Northumberland, PA,1 died in 1899 in Shenandoah, Schuylkill, PA 1 and was buried in Shenandoah Heights: Odd Fellows Cemetery, Schuylkill, PA 1.)


1 Geist, A. Frank, The Geist Relation, 200 years in America (Valley View, Pa.: 1940, 925 pgs.), page 282.

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