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Notes for George Albert and Elizabeth Greenawalt

c 1773 Elizabeth Greenawalt was born. [1]

1793 George Albright [2] and Abram Grinewalt (perhaps brother-in-law) [3] were listed on the Pennsylvania septennial census for Lancaster Twp, Lancaster County, Pennsylvania.

1800 George Albert, Abram Greenewalt and Abram Greenewalt Junr were listed on the Pennsylvania septennial census for Manor Twp, Lancaster County, Pennsylvania. [4]

1815 Elizabeth, the wife of George Albert, was named as a daughter in the will of Abraham Greenawalt of Manor Twp, Lancaster County, Pennsylvania, dated October 6, 1808. The children may have been named in birth order. [5] [Photocopy, Extract of Abraham Greenawalt's will.]

... and I order that all my children shall have equal share out of my estate to wit Abraham Greenawald, Jacob Greenawald, Elizabeth the wife of George Albert, Christopher Greenawald, Susanna the wife of Henry Shoff, Christian Greenawald, Michael Greenawald, John Greenawald, Henry Greenawald, and Peter Greenawald each of them an equal share.

1825 Peter Brubaker, George Albert, and Peter Greenawalt were named as settlers in Milton Twp, Ashland County, Ohio [6]. Peter Brubaker and Joseph Bechtel were early settlers in Milton Twp, Ashland County [7].

1825 Daughter Catherine Albert's family moved to Milton Twp, Ashland County, Ohio. [8]

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. [9] 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. [10]

1827 George Albert bought 100 acres of land in section 27 of Milton Twp, Richland County, Ohio, from Michael and Susannah Smeltzer, on February 12, for $265. [11]

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 lived in Milton Twp, Richland County, Ohio in a household with males: 1 (50 thru 59); and females: 2 (15 thru 19) and 1 (50 thru 59). The adjacent listing was for son-in-law John Moyer [Mires]. [12]

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. [13]

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. [14]

1840 George Albert lived in Milton Twp, Richland County, Ohio in a household with males: 1 (20 thru 29), 1 (30 thru 39), and 1 (60 thru 69); and females: 1 (20 thru 29) and 1 (60 thru 69). Nearby listings included son-in-law John Moyer and near brothers-in-law Peter and Michael Greenawalt. [15]

1842 A memorial stone for George Albert (1772-1842) and Elizabeth his wife (1773-1842) is at the Brubaker Cemetery in Ashland County, Ohio. [16]

Memorial marker for George and Elizabeth Albert, Brubaker Cemetery, Ashland County, Ohio.

1842 On February 12, 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. Israel Staley, Thomas Braden, and David Stoner were appraisers. [17]

1842 On February 12, 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. [18]

1842 In June or July, Letters of administration were issued to John Hall in Richland County, Ohio for the estate of Elizabeth Albert
[19]:

In the matter of the [estate of] Elizabeth Albert, Dec.

On motion to the Court it is ordered that John Hall & Abraham Myers be appointed Administrators of the Estate of Elizabeth Albert Dec'd, and require them to give bond with security in the final sum of $500 conditioned for the faithful performance of their trust. Robert Lee & Leonard Polyard being offered as such security were accepted of by the court & the court do further appoint Israel Stalsy, David Stoner, & Thomas Braden appraisers of the personal property of said intestate. Thereupon the said John Hall & Abraham Myer appeared in open court and accepted said appointment & executed & filed this Bond, Thereupon Letters of Administration were issued according to Law.

1845 Letters of administration had been issued to John Hall in Richland County, Ohio for the estate of Elizabeth Albert in June, 1842. John Hall resigned in April, 1845. Commissioner's report filed & approved in June term, 1845. [20]

1848 On May 12, accounts were filed in Richland County for the estates of George and Elizabeth Albert. [21]

1848 On June 27, Abraham Moyer and John Hull presented final accounts of the inventory and sales of George Albert and Elizabeth Albert. [22]

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. [23]

1849 John Myers gave an account of the guardianship of John, Barbara, and Christopher Myers, all minor heirs of Elizabeth Myers, deceased, who were now of full age. [24]

1849 John Myers gave an account of the guardianship of George A Myers, Harriet Myers, and Abraham Myers, all minor heirs of Elizabeth Myers, deceased, who were still minors. [25]

1855 Abraham Moyer, the administrator for the estate of George A. Albert (administered June 21, 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. [26]

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. [27][28]

Research Notes:

1791 On 7 June, John Getz sold land, in Lancaster County, to George Albright, of Lancaster Twp. [29]

1794 On 3 February, the heirs of Henry Herr sold land in Martic Twp to George and Elizabeth Albright, Elizabeth being one of the daughters of Henry Herr. [30]

1794 On 27 February, George and Elizabeth Albright sold land in Martic Twp to Philip Meck. [31]

1795 On 2 September, Michael Reiner sold land, in Lancaster County, to George Albright, of Conestoga Twp. [32]

1800 George Albert lived in New Holland, Lancaster County, Pennsylvania in a household with males: 2 (under 10) and 1 (26 thru 44); and females: 5 (under 10) and 1 (26 thru 44). [33]

1807 On 17 January, the heirs of John Albright, printer, late of the borough of Lancaster, sold land to George Albright, cordwainer. [34][35]

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. [36]

1778 On 22 June, George Albright and Martin Albright took the oath of allegiance to the state of Pennsylvania in Heidelberg Twp. [37]

1776 George Albright was a private in Captain William Bell's Company of the Fourth Battalion of Lancaster County, Pennsylvania. [38]

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. [39]

1796 On 17 May, Elizabeth Greenawalt reportedly married George Albert [40] at the Trinity Lutheran Church, Lancaster County, Pennsylvania. [http://genforum.genealogy.com/greenawalt/messages/356.html, Greenawalt Ancestry, Genforum, undocumented][41]

1814 George Albright served under George Marx. He was from Bern in Berks or from York County. [42]


Footnotes:

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

[2] Pennsylvania, Septennial Census, 1779-1863, 1793, [AncestryRecord], [AncestryImage].

[3] Pennsylvania, Septennial Census, 1779-1863, 1793, [AncestryRecord], [AncestryImage].

[4] Pennsylvania, Septennial Census, 1779-1863, 1800, Manor Twp, Lancaster County, [AncestryRecord], [AncestryImage].

[5] Pennsylvania Probate Records, 1683-1994, Lancaster, Will L-337, [FamilySearchImage].

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

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

[8] S Riddle, History of the Ashland County Pioneer Historical Society (Ashland, Ohio: The Brethren Publishing Co, 1888), 129, Catherine Albert's spouse Peter Brubaker was a member of this society and may have been the source of this information.

[9] Elsworth H. Morse, for the Ohio Genealogical Society, Original Purchasers of Land in Richland County, Ohio, Part 1 (Compiled 1996), [GoogleBooks].

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

[11] Richland County, Ohio, Deed 5-16, [FamilySearchImage], [FHLCatalog].

[12] US census, 1830, [AncestryImage], [AncestryRecord].

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

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

[15] US census, 1840, [AncestryImage], [AncestryRecord].

[16] Find A Grave Memorial 36329927, [FindAGrave].

[17] Ohio Probate Records, 1789-1996, Richland, Administration Record 4-22, [FamilySearchImage].

[18] Ohio Probate Records, 1789-1996, Richland, Administration Docket 1-130, estate 477, [FamilySearchImage].

[19] Ohio, Will and Probate Records, Richland County Administration Records 4-116 (between will probate dated 27 June, 1842 and will probate dated July 9, 1842), [AncestryRecord], [AncestryImage].

[20] Ohio Probate Records, 1789-1996, Richland, Administration Docket 1-139, estate 503, [FamilySearchImage].

[21] Ohio, Will and Probate Records, Richland, Administration Record, 7-566, [AncestryRecord], [AncestryImage].

[22] Richland, Administration Record 7-555, [FamilySearchImage].

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

[24] Ohio Probate Records, 1789-1996, Richland, Administration Record 12-75, [FamilySearchImage].

[25] Ohio Probate Records, 1789-1996, Richland, Administration Record 12-76, [FamilySearchImage].

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

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

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

[29] Lancaster County, Pennsylvania Deed MM-612, [FHLCatalog].

[30] Recorder of Deeds, Lancaster County, Pennsylvania, Deed Book E3, 496-500, [496], [497], [498], [499], [500], [FHLCatalog].

[31] Recorder of Deeds, Lancaster County, Pennsylvania, Deed Book E3, 500-503, [500], [501], [502], [503], [FHLCatalog].

[32] Lancaster County, Pennsylvania Deed XX-199, [FHLCatalog].

[33] US census, 1800, [AncestryImage], [AncestryRecord].

[34] Recorder of Deeds, Lancaster County, Pennsylvania, Deed Book 1, 339-343, [339], [340], [341], [342], [343], [FHLCatalog].

[35] Recorder of Deeds, Lancaster County, Pennsylvania, Deed Book 1, 343-344, [343], [344], [FHLCatalog].

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

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

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

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

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

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

[42] Thomas Lynch Montgomery, Pennsylvania Archives, Sixth Series, Volume 8 (Troops) (1907), 1173, 1178, 1181,1185,1189, 1191, [HathiTrust], [HathiTrust], [InternetArchive], [GoogleBooks].


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