Noted events in his life were:
1. Census in 1850 in Butler Twp., Adams, PA. 3 The 1850 census recorded Samuel Eiholtz, blacksmith, 29, living with wife Elizabeth, 24; and daughter Martha, 1. Also in the home is Samuel Beam, blacksmith, 19, and Singleton Chronister, blacksmith, 19. Everyone was born in Pennsylvania. Next door is Samuel's brother, John Eiholtz, wagon maker, 34, with his family.
2. Census in 1880 in Menallen Twp., Adams, PA. 5
3. Book: History of Adams County: biography of Samuel Eaholtz, sheriff, 1886. 1
Samuel married Elizabeth Magdalena Rex in 1845.1 (Elizabeth Magdalena Rex was born on 24 Jan 1826 in , Adams, PA 3 6, christened on 6 May 1826 in Biglerville: Benders Lutheran Church, Adams, PA, died on 14 May 1855 1 6 and was buried in Biglerville: Benders Lutheran Church, Adams, PA 6.)
Samuel next married Catharine Meals in 1856.1 (Catharine Meals was born on 11 Nov 1837 in Menallen Twp., Adams, PA,7 died on 14 Jun 1875 in , Adams, PA 7 and was buried in Arendtsville: Greenmount Cemetery, Adams, PA 7.)
1 History of Cumberland and Adams Counties, Pennsylvania (Warren, Beers & Co; Chicago, IL; 1886), Pages 353-354.
2 Find A Grave, http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GRid=15866985.
3 1850 United States Census, Year: 1850; Census Place: Butler, Adams, Pennsylvania; Roll: M432_743; Page: 1B; Image: 8.
4 FamilySearch.org, Pennsylvania, County Marriages, 1885 - 1950, https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/VFM6-X1S Samuel Eiholtz in entry for marriage of David Leidy and Sarah C. Cashman, 16 Jun 1915; citing Harrisburg, Dauphin, Pennsylvania, United States, ; FHL microfilm 21187.
5 1880 United States Census, Year: 1880; Census Place: Menallen, Adams, Pennsylvania; Roll: 1085; Family History Film: 1255085; Page: 28B; Enumeration District: 043; Image: 0059.
6 Find A Grave, http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GRid=7173172.
7 Find A Grave, http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GRid=50205048.