Daniel Eisenhart 1 2 3
- Born: 6 Sep 1830, Leck Kill, Northumberland, PA 2 3
- Marriage (1): Sarah Beisel
- Died: 13 Jan 1906, Shamokin, Northumberland, PA at age 75 2 3
- Buried: Shamokin: Shamokin Cemetery, Northumberland, Pennsylvania, United States 2 3
Noted events in his life were:
1. He appeared in the household of Jonas Eisenhart in a census in 1850 in Upper Mahanoy Twp., Northumberland, PA. 4 4 The 1850 census recorded Jonas Isenhart [indexed incorrectly as James Isonhart], farmer, 46, living with wife Mary, 43; Daniel, 19; Sarah, 18; Mary, 17; John, 15; Harriet, 11; Catherine, 9; Amelia, 8; Gabriel, 6; Emanuel, 4; Jonathan, 2; and Lewis, 4 months old when the census was recorded on 6 Nov 1850. Everyone was born in Pennsylvania. His real estate was valued at $3000.
2. Book: Genealogical & Biographical Annals of Northumberland County by J.L. Floyd, 1911. 5
Daniel Eisenhart, son of Jonas and Polly, was born at Leck Kill Sept. 6, 1830, and died in Shamokin Jan. 13, 1906. He was engaged in the mercantile business at Leck Kill with his father-in-law, Peter Beisel, their successor being D. S. Leitzel.
When Mr. Eisenhart moved to Snyder County he bought out John Diehl, in Washington Township, and was engaged in business there until 1876, when he was elected sheriff of Snyder County. During the three years he held that office he lived at Middleburg. During his incumbency the murderers of Mr. Kintzler were apprehended and convicted.
Mr. Eisenhart came to Shamokin Jan. 1, 1879, and engaged in business with his son, R. G. Eisenhart, under the firm name of D. & R. G. Eisenhart. This association continued until 1882, when he sold out to Haas & Sowers and retired from active work. He was a director of the National Bank of Shamokin; of the Shamokin Street Railroad Company; of the Shamokin Light, Heat & Power Company (of which he was one of the organizers); and he was a member of the building committee in charge of the erection of the present St. John's Reformed Church building. He was made a Mason in Selinsgrove Lodge, F. & A.M.
Mr. Eisenhart's wife was, in her maidenhood, Sarah Beisel born Feb. 17, 1830, died Dec. 31, 1887, daughter of Peter Beisel. Mr. Eisenhart and his wife are buried in Shamokin cemetery.
Their children were: R. G.; Amelia, who married N. C. Wolverton, deceased, and resides at Shamokin; Emma C., who married B. P. Stroub, and lives in Snyder County; Alice, who married G. M. Shindel, prothonotary of Snyder County; Ella; Martha J., who married J. A. Wert, a merchant at Shamokin; and John H.
3. Book: The Geist Relation, 1940. 6
Daniel Eisenhart (4-4) a son of Mary Geist-Eisenhart (11-3) was born at Leck Kill, Northumberland County, Pennsylvania on September 6, 1830 and died at Shamokin, Northumberland County on January 13, 1906. He was a merchant and had the public school education. He was Sheriff of Snyder County at one time. He is buried in the Shamokin cemetery and a tombstone marks his grave. He married Sarah Beisel-Eisenhart (4-4) on and they had seven children.
1- Richard Eisenhart
2- Amelia Eisenhart
3- Clara Eisenhart
4- Alice Eisenhart
5- Martha Eisenhart
6- Ellen Eisenhart
7- John Eisenhart
Sarah Beisel-Eisenhart (4-4) the wife of Daniel Eisenhart (4-4) was born at Leck Kill, Northumberland County, Pennsylvania on February 17, 1830 and died at Shamokin on December 31, 1887. She is buried in the Shamokin cemetery and a tombstone marks her grave. She was a housewife and had the public school education She married Daniel Eisenhart (4-4) on and their seven children are given under his name.
Daniel married Sarah Beisel. (Sarah Beisel was born on 17 Feb 1830 in Upper Mahanoy Twp., Northumberland, PA,2 3 died on 31 Dec 1887 in Shamokin, Northumberland, PA 2 3 and was buried in Shamokin: Shamokin Cemetery, Northumberland, Pennsylvania, United States 2 3.)