Henrich Eisenhuth 1
Noted events in his life were:
1. Military: during the Revolutionary War according to his son Bernard's obituary. 2 The story published says Bernard's father served in the war as Captain of Rifleman under General Anthony Wayne. The story says the father never returned. Attempts to confirm this with firm evidence other than the obituary have to date proven futile.
2. He immigrated with Captain Ewing on the ship Nancy from Rotterdam, last of Cowes, England on 14 Sep 1754. 3 4 5 The inhabitants of the ship are listed as being from Lorraine, an old province in the northeast of France and since the treaty of peace at Frankfort in 1871 became attached to Germany. The ships list included:
2 Pottsville Standard, 6/30/1866 Obituary.
3 Rupp, Daniel, <i>A Collection of Upwards of Thirty Thousand Names of German, Swiss, Dutch, French and Other Immigrants in Pennsylvania From 1727 - 1776</i> (I. G. Kohler, Philadelphia, 1876), Page 323.
4 Ralph Beaver Strassburger, Edited by William John Hinke, <i>Pennsylvania German Pioneers, A Publication of the Original Lists of Arrivals In the Port of Philadelphia</i> (Baltimore, MD: Genealogical Publishing Company, 1966), Page 594.
5 Egle, William Henry, editor, <i>Names of Foreigners Who Took The Oath of Allegiance to the Province and State of Pennsylvania</i> (Pennsylvania Archives, Second Series, Vol 17, Harrisburg, PA 1890), Page 428.