Abigail Demuth

31 October 1795–
Plainfield Township, Northampton, Pennsylvania, United States

The Life Summary of Abigail

When Abigail Demuth was born on 31 October 1795, in Plainfield Township, Northampton, Pennsylvania, United States, her father, Pvt. Christopher Harry Demuth, was 40 and her mother, Susanna Catharine Marie Klein, was 36. She married John Niegeman on 10 December 1819, in Tuscarawas, Ohio, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 1 daughter. She died in Gnadenhutten, Tuscarawas, Ohio, United States, and was buried in Gnadenhutten, Clay Township, Tuscarawas, Ohio, United States.

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Family Time Line

John Niegeman
Abigail Demuth
Marriage: 10 December 1819
Frances Niegeman
Joseph Niegeman

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    10 December 1819Tuscarawas, Ohio, United States
  • Children


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    World Events (8)

    1800 · Movement to Washington D.C.
    Age 5
    While the growth of the new nation was exponential, the United States didn’t have permanent location to house the Government. The First capital was temporary in New York City but by the second term of George Washington the Capital moved to Philadelphia for the following 10 years. Ultimately during the Presidency of John Adams, the Capital found a permanent home in the District of Columbia.
    Age 8
    Ohio was the first state admitted to the Union from the Northwest Territory.
    1830 · The Second Great Awakening
    Age 35
    Being a second spiritual and religious awakening, like the First Great Awakening, many Churches began to spring up from other denominations. Many people began to rapidly join the Baptist and Methodist congregations. Many converts to these religions believed that the Awakening was the precursor of a new millennial age.

    Name Meaning

    German: nickname 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 (7)

    • Abigail Demuth, "Ohio, County Marriages, 1789-2013"
    • Abigail Demuth Niegeman, "Find A Grave Index"

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