Johann Christoph Demuth

19 September 1738–9 September 1818 (Age 79)
Germantown, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States

The Life of Johann Christoph

When Johann Christoph Demuth was born on 19 September 1738, in Germantown, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States, his father, Gottlieb Demuth, was 22 and his mother, Eva Barbara Gützler, was 24. He married Anna Elisabetha Hartapfel in 1767. They were the parents of at least 8 sons and 2 daughters. He died on 9 September 1818, in Lancaster, Lancaster, Pennsylvania, United States, at the age of 79, and was buried in Lancaster Cemetery, Lancaster, Lancaster, Pennsylvania, United States.

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Family Time Line

Johann Christoph Demuth
1738–1818
Anna Elisabetha Hartapfel
1746–1841
Marriage: 1767
Anna Maria Demuth
1768–1828
Christian Demuth
1770–1772
Johannes Demuth
1771–1822
Frederick Demuth
1773–1798
Wilhelm Demuth
1775–1777
Sophia Demuth
1777–1781
Jacob Demuth
1779–1842
Josef Demuth
1781–1813
Abraham Demuth
1784–1784
Henry Demuth
1784–1785

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
1767
children

(10)

    Anna Maria Demuth

    Female1768–1828Female

    Christian Demuth

    Male1770–1772Male

    Johannes Demuth

    Male1771–1822Male

    Frederick Demuth

    Male1773–1798Male

    Wilhelm Demuth

    Male1775–1777Male

+5 More Children

Parents and Siblings

siblings

(10)

+5 More Children

World Events (6)

1776

Age 38

Thomas Jefferson's American Declaration of Independence endorsed by Congress. Colonies declare independence.
1776

Age 38

The Declaration of Independence was signed in Philadelphia on July 4, 1776. The liberty bell was first rung here to Celebrate this important document.
1780

Age 42

Pennsylvania was always against slavery, even though the first settlers, including Penn, came with slaves. Slavery was not prominent in the area.

Name Meaning

German: byname for a modest person, from Middle High German diemuot, demuot ‘humility’, ‘modesty’, or from a female personal name of the same derivation.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Christopher Demuth, "United States Census, 1810"
  • Christopher Demuth, "United States Census, 1800"
  • Christopher Demuth, "United States Census, 1790"

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