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c 1773 Elizabeth Greenawalt was born. [1]

1800 George Albert, Abram Greenewalt and Abram Greenewalt Junr were listed on the Pennsylvania septennial census for Manor Twp, Lancaster County, Pennsylvania. [2]

1815 Elizabeth the wife of George Albert, was named as a daughter of Abraham Greenawalt of Manor Twp, Lancaster County, Pennsylvania, who wrote his will on 6 October 1808. [3]Photocopy, Extract of Abraham Greenawalt's will..

1825 Peter Brubaker, George Albert, and Peter Greenawalt were named as settlers in Milton Twp, Ashland County, Ohio [4]. Peter Brubaker and Joseph Bechtel were early settlers in Milton Twp, Ashland County [5].

1826 George Albert was involved in a land transaction for section 28 in Milton Twp, Richland County [Range 17, Twp 24], Ohio. The original deed for 160 acres with price 259.88 was signed in 1813 and it was recorded in 1826. The title mentioned John Kirk of Brook County, Virginia as the purchaser along with Davidson King and George Albert as asignees. [6] This land was sold in 1846 to sons-in-law Peter Brubaker and Henry Hartman by son-in-law Jacob Bechtel and wife Anna and 16 other heirs (deceased was unnamed).

1826 George Albert appeared on the tax list for Milton Twp, Richland County [Range 17, Twp 24], Ohio with 160 acres valued at $283 in section 28NE. Benjamin, Peter, and Peter Sr. Brubaker had land in sections 33 and 35. Brubakers were possibly in-laws through sister Catherine Albert married to Peter Brubaker. [7]

1827 George Albert bought 100 acres in section 27 of Milton Twp, Richland County, Ohio on 12 Feb from Michael and Susannah Smeltzer for $265. [8]

1827-34 George Albert appeared on the personal property list for Milton Twp with horses and cows.

1829-38 George Albert appeared on the tax list for Milton Twp, Richland County, Ohio with 100 acres valued at $100 in section 27NW.

1830 George Albert (age 50-60) lived in Milton Twp, Richland County, Ohio with one female age 50-60 (Elizabeth) and two females age 15-20. The adjacent listing was for son-in-law John Moyer [Mires]. [9]

1837 George Albert appeared on the tax list for Milton Twp, Richland County, Ohio with 160 acres valued at $506 in section 28. He also had a farm of 100 acres valued at $220 in section 27. Jacob, Peter, and John Brubaker had land in nearby sections. Michael and Peter Greenawalt had land in sections 15 and 21, respectively. [10]

1838 George Albert appeared on the tax list for Milton Twp, Richland County, Ohio with 160 acres valued at $506 in section 28. He also had a farm of 100 acres valued at $220 in section 27. Michael and Peter Greenawalt had land in sections 15 and 21, respectively. John Myers had land in section 27. [11]

1840 George Albert (age 60-70) lived in Milton Twp, Richland County, Ohio next door to son-in-law John Moyer and near brothers-in-law Peter and Michael Greenawalt. In the household of George Albert were one male age 20-30, one male age 30-40, one female age 20-30 and one female age 60-70 (Elizabeth?). [12]

1842 A memorial stone for George Albert (1772-1842) and Elizabeth his wife (1773-1842) is at the Brubaker Cemetery in Ashland County, Ohio. [13]

Memorial Marker at Brubaker Cemetery, Ashland County, Ohio.

1842 On 12 February, the Richland Court of Common Pleas considered the estate of George Albright, deceased, of Milton Twp. Widow Elizabeth relinquished right of administration of the estate of her deceased husband in favor of Abraham Myers and John Hall. Thomas Braden and David Stoner were appraisers. [14]

1842 On 12 February, Letters of administration were issued to John Hall in Richland County, Ohio for the estate of George Albert. Extensions were granted in August 1843 and April 1845. John Hall resigned in April 1845. [15]

1842 In June, Letters of administration were issued to John Hall in Richland County, Ohio for the estate of Elizabeth Albert. John Hall resigned in April 1845. Commissioner's report filed & approved in June term 1845. [16]

1848 On 27 June, Abraham Moyer and John Hull presented final accounts of the estates of George Albert and Elizabeth Albert. [17]

1848 The estate of George Albert named widow Mary (Polly) who remarried Burke. Children: Peter, Nancy married Benjamin Newcomer, Catharine married Peter Brubaker, Susan married Abraham Myers, Barbara married Henry Hartman on 17 June 1842, and Elizabeth, deceased, married John Myers and names 9 children of Elizabeth and John Myers. Administrators Abraham Myers and Benjamin Newcomer. [18]

1855 Abraham Moyer, the administrator for the estate of George A. Albert (administered 21 June 1848) sold land in section 16 of Milton Twp, Richland County, Ohio on 8 October to Thomas Braden. Note that Abraham moved to Indiana before 1850. [19]

1861 Maps of Ashland County shows lots in Milton Twp owned by H Hartman (perhaps the spouse of daughter Barbara), P W Brubaker (perhaps the spouse of daughter Catharine), Jos Bechtel (perhaps husband of grand-daughter Anna Moyer), and J Halls (perhaps the administrator of George's will) in section 28. P Gongway and M Nucumber [Newcomer] had land in section 27. P Brubecker also had lands in sections 33 and 35. [20][21]

Research Notes:

1800 George Albert, perhaps this one, was listed on the Pennsylvania septennial census for Manor Twp, Lancaster County, Pennsylvania. [22]

1800 George Albert, perhaps this one, was listed on the US census for New Holland Twp, Lancaster County, Pennsylvania in a household with Males; two age 0-10, one age 26-44; Females: five age 0-10 and one age 26-44. [23]

1812 George Albright, perhaps this one, was a private in the first regiment Pennsylvania Militia under George Marx and Colonel Schappell in the War of 1812. Muster-roll of Capt. George Marks' company, in the First regiment, Second brigade, of Pennsylvania militia, under command of Lieut. Col. Jeremiah Shappell, at York, Pa. In service from August 28, 1814, to March 5, 1815, from Berks County. [24]

1778 On 22 June, George Albright and Martin Albright took the oath of allegiance to the state of Pennsylvania in Heidelberg Twp. [25]

1776 George Albright was a private in Captain William Bell's Company of the Fourth Battalion of Lancaster County, Pennsylvania. [26]

1819 The first assessment-roll made for Hempfield Twp, Lancaster County listed freeholders: ... George Albright, Michael Bachman, 49 acres and grist-mill, Christ, Bachman, Jr. [27]

1796 On 17 May, Elizabeth Greenawalt reportedly married George Albert [28] at the Trinity Lutheran Church, Lancaster County, Pennsylvania. [http://genforum.genealogy.com/greenawalt/messages/356.html, Greenawalt Ancestry, Genforum, undocumented][29]


Footnotes:

[1] Louise Redfern Pells, Frances Redfearn Family (1982), 406, year undocumented.

[2] Manor Twp, Lancaster County, septennial census, [Ancestry_Image].

[3] Lancaster County Pennsylvania Will L-337, [FamilySearch_Image].

[4] George William Hill, 1809: History of Ashland County, Ohio (Williams Bros., 1880), 97, [Google_Book].

[5] H. S. Knapp, A History of the Pioneer and Modern Times of Ashland County (Philadelphia: Lippincott & Co., 1863), 538, [HathiTrust].

[6] Ellsworth H. Morse, Richland County, Ohio original land purchasers, including school lands (Mansfield, Ohio: Richland County Genealogical Society, 1999), [Google_Book].

[7] Family History Library microfilm, 528387, of 1826 Richland County Tax Record, Vol 1139, [FHL_Film_Catalog].

[8] Rita Bone Kopp and Thomas Sloan, Ashland County Chapter, Ohio Genealogical Society, Ashland County, Ohio Research Aid Mifflin and Milton Townships (1994), 140, [Google_Book].

[9] US census, 1830, Reel 0139, Image 242, line 10 from bottom, [Internet_Archive].

[10] Family History Library microfilm, 528387, of 1837 Richland County Tax Record, Vol 1151, [FHL_Film_Catalog].

[11] Family History Library microfilm, 528387, of 1838 Richland County Tax Record, Vol 1152, [FHL_Film_Catalog].

[12] US census, 1840, Reel 0423, Image 204, line 3, [Internet_Archive].

[13] Find A Grave Memorial 36329927, [Find_A_Grave].

[14] Richland County Ohio Administration Record 4-22, [FamilySearch_Image].

[15] citing Richland County, Ohio Administration Docket 1-130, estate 477, [FamilySearch_Image].

[16] citing Richland County, Ohio Administration Docket 1-139, estate 503, [FamilySearch_Image].

[17] Richland County Ohio Administration Record 7-555, [FamilySearch_Image].

[18] The Pastfinder, Ashland and Richland County Chapters, Ohio Genealogical Society, 11(1992):48, issue 3, [Ohio_Pastfinder].

[19] Rita Bone Kopp and Thomas Sloan, Ashland County Chapter, Ohio Genealogical Society, Ashland County, Ohio Research Aid Mifflin and Milton Townships (1994), 131, [Google_Book].

[20] Map of Ashland County, Ohio (Surveyed, drawn & published by John McDonnell, 1861), [Library_Congress].

[21] Nunan's map of Ashland Co., Ohio (Surveys by Philip Nunan & H.S. Plumb; William Schuchman, practical lithographer, 1861), [Library_Congress].

[22] Pennsylvania, Septennial Census, 1779-1863, 1800, Manor Twp, Lancaster County, [Ancestry_Search].

[23] US census, 1800, Pennsylvania, Lancaster, New Holland, p. 82

[24] John B. Linn and William Henry Egle, Pennsylvania Archives, Second Series, Volume 12. (Muster Rolls, Volume 1) (1890), 299, [Google_Book].

[25] John B. Linn and William Henry Egle, Pennsylvania Archives, Second Series, Volume 13. (Revolution Associated Battalions and Militia, Volume 1) (1896), 425, [Internet_Archive].

[26] John B. Linn and William Henry Egle, Pennsylvania Archives, Second Series, Volume 13. (Revolution Associated Battalions and Militia, Volume 1) (1896), 312, [Internet_Archive].

[27] Franklin Ellis and Samuel Evans, History of Lancaster County, Pennsylvania with Biographical Sketches (1883), 879, [Google_Book], [HathiTrust].

[28] Louise Redfern Pells, Frances Redfearn Family (1982), 406.

[29] Donna R. Irish, Pennsylvania German Marriages (1982), Not found.


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