Lydia Delp 1
Noted events in her life were:
1. She appeared on the census in 1850 in Ringgold, Jefferson, PA. 2 The 1850 census recorded Lydia Geist, 53, living with son William, 10; Lydia, 6; Lana, 17; and George, 14. Everyone was born in Pennsylvania.
2. Issue: She married George Geist and they had six children: Daniel, Caroline, Lena, George, William, and Lydia. 3
Lydia married George Geist Sr., son of Andraes Geist Sr. and Maria Christina Schneider, about 1823 in Upper Mahanoy Twp., Northumberland, PA.1 (George Geist Sr. was born on 27 Apr 1798 in Greenbrier, Northumberland, PA 3 4 5, christened on 20 May 1798 in Rebuck: Himmel's Church, Northumberland, PA,4 5 6 died about 1852 in Langville, Jefferson, PA 3 5 and was buried in Ohl: Bethlehem Lutheran Cemetery, Jefferson, PA 5.)
1 Find A Grave, http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GRid=35129775.
2 1850 United States Census, Year: 1850; Census Place: Ringgold, Jefferson, Pennsylvania; Roll: M432_786; Page: 63A; Image: 132.
3 Geist, A. Frank, The Geist Relation, 200 years in America (Valley View, Pa.: 1940, 925 pgs.), Page 229.
4 Himmel's Church Baptismal Records (http://files.usgwarchives.net/pa/northumberland/church/himmbapt.txt).
5 Find A Grave, http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GRid=35408472.
6 FamilySearch.org, Pennsylvania Births and Christenings, 1709-1950, https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/V2JX-L3V Georg Geist, 27 Apr 1798.