John Henry Saltzgever
(1740-1822)
Eve Mary
(1745-1822)
George Michael Saltzgiver
(1786-1869)

 

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Spouses/Children:
1. Mary Elizabeth Gilbert

2. Catharine
3. Fanny Weikert

George Michael Saltzgiver 1 2 3 4 5

  • Born: 3 Feb 1786, , Adams, PA 6 7
  • Marriage (1): Mary Elizabeth Gilbert
  • Marriage (2): Catharine on 10 Jun 1828 in , Adams, PA
  • Marriage (3): Fanny Weikert on 15 Oct 1840 in Gettysburg: St. James Evangelical Lutheran Church, Adams, PA 1
  • Died: 4 Sep 1869, Gettysburg: St. James Evangelical Lutheran Church, Adams, PA at age 83 7
  • Buried: Gettysburg: Evergreen Cemetery, Adams, PA 8

   Other names for George were George Michael Saltzgeber 9 and Michael Saltzgiver.

   FamilySearch ID: LC51-D67.

  Death Notes:

Event Description: St. James Lutheran death record: Michael Saltzgever, d. 4 Sep 1869, 83 years, 7 months, 1 day. (Calc. birth 3 Feb 1786) Cemetery. Dropsy.

  Noted events in his life were:

1. Census in 1820 in Straban Twp., Adams, PA. 10 The 1820 census recorded Michail Saltzgaber with this household:
Free White Persons - Males - Under 10: 3
Free White Persons - Males - 26 thru 44: 1
Free White Persons - Females - Under 10: 1
Free White Persons - Females - 26 thru 44: 1
Number of Persons - Engaged in Agriculture: 1
Free White Persons - Under 16: 4
Free White Persons - Over 25: 2
Total Free White Persons: 6.

2. Child first baptized at St. James Evangelical Lutheran Church in Gettysburg on 16 Jan 1820 in Gettysburg: St. James Evangelical Lutheran Church, Adams, PA. 9

3. Michael Salzgeber and wife Elisabeth were sponsors for baptism of Elisabeth, daughter of George and An. Marg. Bücher (aka Beecher) on 2 Jul 1820 in Gettysburg: St. James Evangelical Lutheran Church, Adams, PA. 11

4. Census in 1830 in Straban Twp., Adams, PA. 12 The 1830 census recorded Michael Saltsgiver with this household:
Free White Persons - Males - Under 5: 1
Free White Persons - Males - 5 thru 9: 1
Free White Persons - Males - 10 thru 14: 2
Free White Persons - Males - 15 thru 19: 3
Free White Persons - Males - 40 thru 49: 1
Free White Persons - Females - Under 5: 1
Free White Persons - Females - 5 thru 9: 1
Free White Persons - Females - 10 thru 14: 2
Free White Persons - Females - 20 thru 29: 1
Free White Persons - Females - 40 thru 49: 1
Free White Persons - Under 20: 11
Free White Persons - 20 thru 49: 3
Total Free White Persons: 14.

5. Census in 1840 in Straban Twp., Adams, PA. 13 The 1840 census recorded Michael Saltzgiver with this household:
Free White Persons - Males - 10 thru 14: 1
Free White Persons - Males - 20 thru 29: 1
Free White Persons - Males - 50 thru 59: 1
Free White Persons - Females - 10 thru 14: 1
Free White Persons - Females - 15 thru 19: 1
Free White Persons - Females - 40 thru 49: 1
Free White Persons - Under 20: 3
Free White Persons - 20 thru 49: 2
Total Free White Persons: 6.

6. Census in 1850 in Straban Twp., Adams, PA. 6 The 1850 census recorded Michl Saltsgaver, farmer, 64, living with wife Fanny, 57; Rachel Rahn, 22; and son John Saltsgaver, laborer, 21. Also in the home is Anna Forney, 9. Everyone was born in Pennsylvania. Michael's real estate was valued at $4,000.

Next door is son Michl Saltsgaver 30, with his wife Sarah, 28; Mary E., 4; James C., 3. Everyone was born in Pennsylvania.

7. Census in 1860 in Straban Twp., Adams, PA. 14 The 1860 census recorded Michal Saltzgiver [sic], 74, living with wife Fanny, 67; and son John, day laborer, 31. All were born in Pennsylvania. Michael's real estate was valued at $1,000 and personal estate $150.

8. Court: A legal notice in the Republican Courier identifies the Gilbert/Saltzgiver relationships and names Michael Saltzgiver's children born of his wife Elizabeth Gilbert, and also names David Beecher husband of Mary Gilbert. On 19 Jul 1881 in Gettysburg, Adams, PA. 2 At an Orphan's Court, Held at Gettysburg, for the county of Adams, on the thirty-first day of May, in the year of our Lord one thousand eight hundred and thirty-one - before Daniel Sheffer and Wm. M'Clean, Esquires, Judges, &c. assigned;
On motion ---
The Court Grant a Rule
On all the heirs and legal representatives of
JACOB GILBERT,
Deceased to wit; Barny Gilbert, who has released his interest in said Estate, Susanna, intermarried with Bernhart Gilbert, whose share is sold to Thaddeus Stevens, Sally, intermarried with Jacob Arendt, Catharine, intermarried with Michael Crowl, Elizabeth, intermarried with Michael Saltzgiver, who died before the said Jacob, leaving issue, Henry, Daniel, Margaret, Michael, Eliza, and Sophia Saltzgiver (all minors;) Sally, intermarried with Daniel Herr, John Gilbert (eldest son,) George Gilbert, Samuel Gilbert, Sophia, intermarried with Jacob Harman (Col.,) Mary, intermarried with David Beecher (merchant) - to be and appear at the next Orphan's Court, to be held at Gettysburg, for the county of Adams, on the 22d day of August next, to accept or refuse to take the Real Estate of said deceased, at the valuation made thereof, agreeably to the Intestate Laws of this Commonwealth.
By the Court,
JOHN B. CLARK, Clerk.
July 18, tc.


George married Mary Elizabeth Gilbert, daughter of Jacob Gilbert and Anna Margaretha Fox. (Mary Elizabeth Gilbert was born on 17 Feb 1792 in , Adams, PA,15 died on 18 Sep 1827 in Arendtsville, Adams, PA 15 16 and was buried in Arendtsville: Old Reformed & Lutheran Graveyard, Adams, PA 15.)


George next married Catharine on 10 Jun 1828 in , Adams, PA. (Catharine was born on 13 Jul 1787 in , , PA, died on 5 Apr 1834 in Straban Twp., Adams, PA 17 and was buried in Gettysburg: St. James Evangelical Lutheran Church, Adams, PA 18.)


George next married Fanny Weikert on 15 Oct 1840 in Gettysburg: St. James Evangelical Lutheran Church, Adams, PA.1 (Fanny Weikert was born on 12 Apr 1793 in Mount Pleasant Twp., Adams, PA,19 died on 6 Jan 1879 in Straban Twp., Adams, PA 19 20 and was buried in Gettysburg: Evergreen Cemetery, Adams, PA 19.)


Sources


1 Gettysburg Times (Gettysburg, PA), 21 Oct 1840, Married, Michael Salzgiver and Mrs. Fanny Rahn.

2 Republican Compiler (Gettysburg, PA), Gettysburg, Adams County, Pennsylvania, 19 Jul 1881, page 2. Orphan's Court Legal notice headlined Jacob Gilbert defining Gilbert/Saltzgiver/Beecher relationships.

3 Gettysburg Times (Gettysburg, PA), 29 Jul 1961, page 6. A Bit of History About Early Settlers: Saltzgiver Family. http://news.google.com/newspapers?id=XLslAAAAIBAJ&sjid=0PIFAAAAIBAJ&pg=954%2C2066817.

4 Gettysburg Times (Gettysburg, PA), 7 Aug 1961, page 4. A Bit of History About Early Settlers. The Saltzgiver Family. Tombstone reading for Catharine Saltzgiver, former wife of Sm. Wever. http://news.google.com/newspapers?id=Y7slAAAAIBAJ&sjid=0PIFAAAAIBAJ&pg=973%2C1611821.

5 Gettysburg Times (Gettysburg, PA), 1988 1 Jun, page 2A. My Early Ancestors 98.

6 1850 United States Census, https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/M44H-6KB Michael Saltsgaver, Strabane, Adams, Pennsylvania, United States; citing family 33, NARA microfilm publication M432.

7 Ancestry.com, Pennsylvania and New Jersey, Church and Town Records, 1669-2013, Historical Society of Pennsylvania; Historic Pennsylvania Church and Town Records; Reel: 671. PA > Adams > Gettysburg > St. James Evangelical Lutheran. Michael Saltzgever d. 4 Sep 1869 b. 3 Feb 1786.

8 Find A Grave, http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GRid=43611167.

9 Ancestry.com, Pennsylvania and New Jersey, Church and Town Records, 1669-2013, Historical Society of Pennsylvania; Historic Pennsylvania Church and Town Records; Reel: 671. PA > Adams > St. James Evangelical Lutheran. Baptism of Georg Michael Saltzgeber, father Georg Michael Saltzgeber, mother Elisabeth.

10 1820 United States Census, 1820 U S Census; Census Place: Straban, Adams, Pennsylvania; Page: 85; NARA Roll: M33_96; Image: 56.

11 Ancestry.com, Pennsylvania and New Jersey, Church and Town Records, 1669-2013, Historical Society of Pennsylvania; Historic Pennsylvania Church and Town Records; Reel: 671. PA > Adams > St. James Evangelical Lutheran. Baptism of Elisabeth Bücher, father George, mother An. Marg.

12 1830 United States Census, Year: 1830; Census Place: Straban, Adams, Pennsylvania; Series: M19; Roll: 143; Page: 54; Family History Library Film: 0020617.

13 1840 United States Census, Year: 1840; Census Place: Straban, Adams, Pennsylvania; Roll: 435; Page: 54; Image: 113; Family History Library Film: 0020535.

14 1860 United States Census, Year: 1860; Census Place: Straban, Adams, Pennsylvania; Roll: M653_1057; Page: 615; Image: 621; Family History Library Film: 805057.

15 N. A. Gobrecht, "Paper VI, Tombstone Inscriptions of Persons Born Prior to 1800 and Past 16 years at Death at Arendtsville, Adams County, Pa.," The Pennsylvania-German, Volume 10, 1909; Page 98. Online free at Google Books: http://books.google.com/books?id=cdMwAQAAMAAJ&pg=PA98-IA5#v=onepage&q&f=false

16 Gettysburg Times (Gettysburg, PA), 29 Jul 1961, page 6. A Bit of History About Early Settlers: Saltzgiver Family.

17 Gettysburg Times (Gettysburg, PA), 14 Apr 1834. Death of Mrs. Catharine Saltzgiver.

18 Gettysburg Times (Gettysburg, PA), 7 Aug 1961, page 4. A Bit of History About Early Settlers. The Saltzgiver Family. Tombstone reading for Catharine Saltzgiver, former wife of Sm. Wever.

19 Find A Grave, http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GRid=6353131.

20 Republican Compiler (Gettysburg, PA), Gettysburg, Adams County, Pennsylvania, 9 Jun 1879. Death of Fanny Saltzgeber.



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