Johannes Eisenhard
(1777-1836)
Maria Magdalena Knerr
(1779-1839)
Andraes Geist Sr.
(1755-1849)
Maria Christina Schneider
(1778-1859)
Jonas Eisenhart
(1803-1881)
Anna Maria Geist
(1807-1868)
Henry Eisenhart
(1836-1913)

 

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Spouses/Children:
1. Catherine Faust

Henry Eisenhart 1 2

  • Born: 19 Oct 1836, Leck Kill, Northumberland, PA 3 4
  • Christened: 13 Nov 1836, Upper Mahanoy Twp.: Howerter's Church, Northumberland, PA 4
  • Marriage (1): Catherine Faust
  • Died: 13 Jul 1913, West Mahanoy Twp., Schuylkill, PA at age 76 2 5
  • Buried: Shenandoah Heights: Odd Fellows Cemetery, Schuylkill, PA

   Another name for Henry was Heinrich Eisenhart.4

  Noted events in his life were:

1. Census in 1880 in Union Twp., Schuylkill, PA. 3 The census listed Henry Eisenhart (age 44) occupation laborer. Living in his household is his wife, Catherine (39); daughters Nora (11) and Mary (7) and sons James (10), Charles (5), and Jonas (2).

2. Cause of Death: hemorrhage of bowels, chronic gastritis and enteritis, 13 Jul 1913, West Mahanoy Twp., Schuylkill, PA. 5

3. Occupation: wheelwright on 13 Jul 1913 in West Mahanoy Twp., Schuylkill, PA. 5

4. Newspaper: Reading Times: Coal Regions: Henry Eisenhart died, 16 Jul 1913, Reading, Berks, PA. 6 Henry Eisenhart, of Brownsville, a veteran of the Civil War, died at his home, following an illness. He was well known and highly esteemed. He leaves to survive his widow and two sons and two daughters, James of Reading; Charles, of Frackville; Mrs. Julia Draper, or Tamaqua, and Miss Carrie, at home.

5. Book: The Geist Relation, 1940. 2
Henry Eisenhart (7-4) a son of Mary Geist--Eisenhart (11-3) was born at Leck Kill, Northumberland County, Pennsylvania on 1838 and died in Shenandoah in 1913. His wife, whose name we do not know, was born in 1841 and died in 1921. They are both buried in the I. O. O. F. cemetery at Shenandoah and a tombstone marks their graves. We do not know of any descendents. He was a Civil War Veteran.


Henry married Catherine Faust. (Catherine Faust was born on 12 Sep 1841 in , , PA,3 7 died on 4 Mar 1921 in West Mahanoy Twp., Schuylkill, PA 7 8 and was buried on 7 Mar 1921 in Shenandoah Heights: Odd Fellows Cemetery, Schuylkill, PA 7.)


Sources


1 The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, International Genealogical Index (R) (Copyright (c) 1980, 2002, data as of December 11, 2002), Film #: 455397.

2 Geist, A. Frank, The Geist Relation, 200 years in America (Valley View, Pa.: 1940, 925 pgs.), page 280.

3 1880 United States Census, FHL Film 1255194; National Archives Film T9-1194; Page 201A.

4 Conrad, Tim, Genealogists Guide to Howerter's Church, Northumberland County (including early Himmel Church records) (http://files.usgwarchives.net/pa/northumberland/church/howert2.txt
Mahantongo Roots #1.0, 3 Dec 1996 Copyright 1996, Tim Conrad Distribute Freely at no charge, intact.).

5 Ancestry.com, Pennsylvania, Death Certificates, 1906-1966 (Original data: Pennsylvania (State). Death certificates, 1906–1966. Series 11.90 (1,905 cartons). Records of the Pennsylvania Department of Health, Record Group 11. Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission, Harrisburg, Pennsylvania.), Certificate 71274. Henry Eisenhart. Father Samuel Eisenhart. Mother Marie Bottorf.

6 Reading Times (Reading, PA) (Reading, Berks, Pernnsylvania.), 16 Jul 1913, page 9.

7 Ancestry.com, Pennsylvania, Death Certificates, 1906-1966 (Original data: Pennsylvania (State). Death certificates, 1906–1966. Series 11.90 (1,905 cartons). Records of the Pennsylvania Department of Health, Record Group 11. Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission, Harrisburg, Pennsylvania.), Certificate 30064. Mrs. Catherine Eisenhart. Father Henry Faust. Mother Sarah Smith. Informant Carrie Eisenhart.

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



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