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PVT George Jacob Newhard

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PVT George Jacob Newhard

Birth
Egypt, Lehigh County, Pennsylvania, USA
Death
18 Sep 1835 (aged 83)
Allentown, Lehigh County, Pennsylvania, USA
Burial
Allentown, Lehigh County, Pennsylvania, USA
Memorial ID
45196838 View Source

"George Jacob Neuhard moved from Whitehall township to Allentown in 1773, where he lived at the corner of Eighth and Hamilton Streets. He served in the Revolutionary War as a Private in his brother-in-law's (George Graff) company. Capt. Graff married Rebecca Kohler. A Joiner by occupation - made writing desks, furniture. Served six years in the Legislature while Lehigh was still part of Northampton County, and elected County Commissioner in 1814."

Note:
He is listed on the monument where he is buried in the Old Allentown Cemetery at 10th and Linden Streets (Allentown, Lehigh Co., PA) with all those from the area who fought in the Revolutionary War.

The following from Lance Ware's file at RootsWeb/Ancestry:
George Jacob Newhard, youngest son of Michael, Sr., was born July 25, 1752, and died Sept. 18, 1835. He married, May 18, 1773, Anna Maria Kohler, daughter of Jacob Kohler. She was born May 6, 1752, and died Feb. 6, 1823. They are buried in the old Allentown cemetery. George Jacob Newhard removed from Whitehall township to Allentown in 1773, where he lived at the northeast corner of Eighth and Hamilton streets. In the Revolution, he served as a private in the company of his brother-in-law, Capt. George Graff. He was a joiner by occupation, and made writing desks, clock cases, and other articles of furniture. He served six years in the Legislature while Lehigh was still a part of Northampton county and in 1814 was elected county commissioner. He had seven children:

1. Mary Elizabeth, born Dec. 28, 1774;

2. Catharine, born Aug. 29, 1776;

3. Abraham, born Oct. 26, 1777, died Feb. 28, 1863, married, April 5, 1798, Maria B. Reber, born June 9, 1776, died June 24, 1831, and second, Mrs. Mary M. Blumer, nee Scheirer, widow of Jacob Blumer, born Jan. 18, 1787, died Dec. 29, 1858. He had six children: James, born Jan. 23, 1800; Thomas, born April 18, 1802, died Jan. 31, 1868, who was an undertaker, and married Maria Musselman; Samuel, born Feb. 7, 1804, had a son, Dilworth H., of Warren, Ohio; Maria Anne, born Oct. 15, 1805, died Oct. 8, 1875, married Adam Koons; Ephraim, born Jan. 8, 1813, died 1818; and William Henry, born Feb. 22, 1818.

4. Susanna, born Oct. 28, 1779, died Aug. 24, 1854, married (first) Adam Rieb, born 1769, died 1833, and (second) John Romig. Her daughter, Catharine, married Martin Schwenk.

5. Peter Newhard, born July 26, 1783.

6. Mary Barbara, born May 16, 1786, died March 6, 1862, married, May 17, 1812, Jacob Kuntz, a famous gunsmith, of Philadelphia.

7. Jacob Newhard.
Text: vol. 3, p. 958-959

"George Jacob Neuhard moved from Whitehall township to Allentown in 1773, where he lived at the corner of Eighth and Hamilton Streets. He served in the Revolutionary War as a Private in his brother-in-law's (George Graff) company. Capt. Graff married Rebecca Kohler. A Joiner by occupation - made writing desks, furniture. Served six years in the Legislature while Lehigh was still part of Northampton County, and elected County Commissioner in 1814."

Note:
He is listed on the monument where he is buried in the Old Allentown Cemetery at 10th and Linden Streets (Allentown, Lehigh Co., PA) with all those from the area who fought in the Revolutionary War.

The following from Lance Ware's file at RootsWeb/Ancestry:
George Jacob Newhard, youngest son of Michael, Sr., was born July 25, 1752, and died Sept. 18, 1835. He married, May 18, 1773, Anna Maria Kohler, daughter of Jacob Kohler. She was born May 6, 1752, and died Feb. 6, 1823. They are buried in the old Allentown cemetery. George Jacob Newhard removed from Whitehall township to Allentown in 1773, where he lived at the northeast corner of Eighth and Hamilton streets. In the Revolution, he served as a private in the company of his brother-in-law, Capt. George Graff. He was a joiner by occupation, and made writing desks, clock cases, and other articles of furniture. He served six years in the Legislature while Lehigh was still a part of Northampton county and in 1814 was elected county commissioner. He had seven children:

1. Mary Elizabeth, born Dec. 28, 1774;

2. Catharine, born Aug. 29, 1776;

3. Abraham, born Oct. 26, 1777, died Feb. 28, 1863, married, April 5, 1798, Maria B. Reber, born June 9, 1776, died June 24, 1831, and second, Mrs. Mary M. Blumer, nee Scheirer, widow of Jacob Blumer, born Jan. 18, 1787, died Dec. 29, 1858. He had six children: James, born Jan. 23, 1800; Thomas, born April 18, 1802, died Jan. 31, 1868, who was an undertaker, and married Maria Musselman; Samuel, born Feb. 7, 1804, had a son, Dilworth H., of Warren, Ohio; Maria Anne, born Oct. 15, 1805, died Oct. 8, 1875, married Adam Koons; Ephraim, born Jan. 8, 1813, died 1818; and William Henry, born Feb. 22, 1818.

4. Susanna, born Oct. 28, 1779, died Aug. 24, 1854, married (first) Adam Rieb, born 1769, died 1833, and (second) John Romig. Her daughter, Catharine, married Martin Schwenk.

5. Peter Newhard, born July 26, 1783.

6. Mary Barbara, born May 16, 1786, died March 6, 1862, married, May 17, 1812, Jacob Kuntz, a famous gunsmith, of Philadelphia.

7. Jacob Newhard.
Text: vol. 3, p. 958-959


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