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John Frederic Demuth
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Birth: Sep. 11, 1779
Schoeneck
Northampton County
Pennsylvania, USA
Death: unknown
Tuscarawas County
Ohio, USA

John Frederic Demuth, the son of Christopher and Susanna Maria Klein Demuth, was born near Schoeneck, Northampton County, Pennsylvania on September 11, 1779. His older brother, Joseph Demuth, died in 1788, so John was raised with eight sisters.

Elizabeth Roth became his wife in 1799 in Pennsylvania. They raised eight children: Stephen, Lydia, Joseph, Sarah, Christian, Johannes "John", Benjamin and Susan.

According to the History of Tuscarawas County, 1884, p. 673
Warwick Township:

"The primitive pioneers were Moravians. While the Indian tracts of Clay and Salem Twps. drew Moravian emigrants whose names were insufficient to purchase lands, the rich plains of Warwick became the possession of wealthy Moravians who sold parcels to their well-to-do brethren...John F. DeMuth, in 1800 or 1801, accompanied Lewis Knaus, Godfrey Haga, and Michael Ulrich on a horseback journey from the east...Mr. Demuth bought a small farm of 70 acres in Warwick Twp., and bringing his wife, Elizabeth (Roth) from Pennsylvania settled there. A year or two later Christian (Christopher) Demuth, the father of John, emigrated with his eight daughter and settled on 35 acres just east of the river and opposite John.

John Frederic Demuth was a Justice of the Peace from 1836 - 1839. He died after 1850 (the exact date is unknown), and was buried in the Moravian Churchyard at Gnadenhutten (now known as Gnadenhutten-Clay Union Cemetery). 
 
Family links: 
 Parents:
  Christopher Demuth (1755 - 1822)
  Susanna Catharine Maria Klein Demuth (1759 - 1817)
 
 Spouse:
  Elizabeth Roth Demuth (1782 - 1860)
 
 Children:
  Daniel Demuth (1803 - 1848)*
  Christopher DeMuth (1816 - 1892)*
 
 Siblings:
  Joseph Demuth (1778 - 1788)*
  John Frederic Demuth (1779 - ____)
  Susanna Catherine Demuth Fenner (1781 - 1889)*
  Anna Rosina Demuth Shamel (1783 - 1860)*
  Anna Maria Demuth Uhrich (1785 - 1853)*
  Rachel Elizabeth Demuth Ferguson (1788 - 1872)*
  Sarah Catherine Demuth Shamel (1790 - 1850)*
  Sybilla Margaretha Rebecca Demuth Flickinger (1793 - 1849)*
  Abigail Demuth Niegeman (1795 - ____)*
  Lydia Demuth Casey (1798 - 1822)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Unknown
 
Created by: Roger and Sue Cramer
Record added: Dec 21, 2012
Find A Grave Memorial# 102430300
John Frederic Demuth
Added by: Roger and Sue Cramer
 
 
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