Johann Benjamin Geiger

M, #481, (1 February 1777 - 22 November 1867)
Last Edited=24 Dec 2022
     Johann Benjamin Geiger was born on 1 February 1777 at New Hanover Township, Montgomery County, Pennsylvania.1 He was the son of Benjamin Geiger and Elizabeth ______. Johann Benjamin Geiger was christened on 13 April 1777 at the New Hanover Evangelical Lutheran Church, New Hanover Township, Montgomery County, Pennsylvania.1

Johann Benjamin Geiger married Catherina Kiehl, daughter of Jacob Kiehl and Maria Barbara Burckhart.2

Johann, appeared on the US Census of 1810 at Unity Township, Westmoreland County, Pennsylvania. The enumeration reads:

3 - Free White Persons - Males - Under 10
1 - Free White Persons - Males - 10 thru 15     
1 - Free White Persons - Males - 26 thru 44     
1 - Free White Persons - Females - Under 10
1 - Free White Persons - Females - 10 thru 15
1 - Free White Persons - Females - 26 thru 44
6 - Number of Household Members Under 16
2 - Number of Household Members Over 25
8 - Number of Household Members.3


Johann, appeared on the US Census of 1820 at Unity Township, Westmoreland County, Pennsylvania. The enumeration reads:

3 - Free White Persons - Males - Under 10
3 - Free White Persons - Males - 10 thru 15
1 - Free White Persons - Males - 45 and over
2 - Free White Persons - Females - Under 10
1 - Free White Persons - Females - 10 thru 15
1 - Free White Persons - Females - 16 thru 25
1 - Free White Persons - Females - 45 and over
1 - Number of Persons - Engaged in Agriculture
9 - Free White Persons - Under 16
2 - Free White Persons - Over 25
12 - Total Free White Persons
12 - Total All Persons - White, Slaves, Colored, Other.4


Johann, appeared on the US Census of 1830 at Unity Township, Westmoreland County, Pennsylvania. The enumeration reads:

2 - Free White Persons - Males - 10 thru 14
1 - Free White Persons - Males - 20 thru 29
1 - Free White Persons - Males - 50 thru 59
1 - Free White Persons - Females - 10 thru 14
1 - Free White Persons - Females - 15 thru 19
1 - Free White Persons - Females - 20 thru 29
1 - Free White Persons - Females - 50 thru 59
4 - Free White Persons - Under 20
2 - Free White Persons - 20 thru 49
8 - Total Free White Persons
8 - Total - All Persons (Free White, Slaves, Free Colored.)5


Johann, appeared on the US Census of 1840 at Westmoreland County, Pennsylvania. The enumeration reads:

1 - Free White Persons - Males - 30 thru 39
1 - Free White Persons - Males - 60 thru 69
1 - Free White Persons - Females - 15 thru 19
1 - Free White Persons - Females - 20 thru 29
1 - Free White Persons - Females - 60 thru 69
2 - Persons Employed in Agriculture
1 - Free White Persons - Under 20
2 - Free White Persons - 20 thru 49
5 - Total Free White Persons
5 - Total All Persons - Free White, Free Colored, Slaves.6


Johann, age 72 years, and Catherina, age 74 years, appeared on the US Census of 1850 at Unity Township, Westmoreland County, Pennsylvania.7 Johann Benjamin Geiger died on 22 November 1867 at Unity Township, Westmoreland County, Pennsylvania, at age 90.2

Children of Johann Benjamin Geiger and Catherina Kiehl

Citations

  1. Historical Society of Pennsylvania and Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. Pennsylvania and New Jersey, U.S., Church and Town Records, 1669-2013. Provo, Utah: Ancestry.com Operations, 2011.
  2. Ancestry.com. Ancestry Member Trees - Use with Caution. Provo, Utah: Ancestry.com Operations.
  3. Census Bureau. 1810 U.S. Federal Census. Provo, Utah: Ancestry.com Operations, 2010.
  4. Census Bureau. 1820 U.S. Federal Census. Provo, Utah: Ancestry.com Operations, 2010.
  5. Census Bureau. 1830 U.S. Federal Census. Provoi, Utah: Ancestry.com Operations, 2010.
  6. Census Bureau. 1840 U.S. Federal Census. Provoi, Utah: Ancestry.com Operations, 2010.
  7. Census Bureau. 1850 U.S. Federal Census. Provoi, Utah: Ancestry.com Operations, 2009.