David Gish

1749–1790 (Age 41)
White Oak, Penn Township, Lancaster, Pennsylvania, British Colonial America

The Life of David

When David Gish was born in 1749, in White Oak, Penn Township, Lancaster, Pennsylvania, British Colonial America, his father, Johann Mathias Gish, was 39 and his mother, Catharina Bauer, was 40. He died in 1790, in Botetourt, Virginia, United States, at the age of 41.

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Family Time Line

David Gish
1749–1790
Freney Cass
1751–

Spouse and Children

Parents and Siblings

siblings

(11)

    Male1735–1796Male

    Anna Katerin Gisch

    Female1737–1817Female

    Female1737–1846Female

    Male1739–1783Male

    Anna Gish

    Female1741–1817Female

+6 More Children

World Events (5)

1758 · Mount Vernon

Age 9

Mount Vernon Plantation was the home of George Washington. It started off as 2,000 acres and was later expanded to 8,000 acres. The house itself started off as a six room building then got extended to twenty-one rooms.
1776

Age 27

Thomas Jefferson's American Declaration of Independence endorsed by Congress. Colonies declare independence.
1780 · Richmond Becomes the Capital

Age 31

On April 18, 1780 Richmond became the capital of Virginia. It was the temporary capital from 1780-1788.

Name Meaning

German (Gisch): from a short form of the Germanic personal name Gisulf, from gīsil ‘pledge’, ‘hostage’, ‘noble youth’ ( see Giesel ) + wolf, wulf ‘wolf’.

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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Sources (3)

  • David Gish in entry for Mary A. Orr, "Pennsylvania, Pittsburgh City Deaths, 1870-1905"
  • Thomas Allen Groshong Sr
  • Lancaster, Pennsylvania, Mennonite Vital Records, 1750-2014

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