Priscilla Allshaus

1799–1879 (Age 80)
Easton, Northampton, Pennsylvania, United States

The Life of Priscilla

When Priscilla Allshaus was born on 19 October 1799, in Easton, Northampton, Pennsylvania, United States, her father, Henry Allshouse II, was 42 and her mother, Catherine Elizabeth Troxell, was 40. She married John Klingensmith on 30 November 1826. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 1 daughter. She lived in West Newton, Westmoreland, Pennsylvania, United States in 1850. She died on 19 October 1879, in Armstrong, Pennsylvania, United States, at the age of 80.

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Priscilla Allshaus
John Klingensmith
Marriage: 30 November 1826
William Henry Klingensmith
Elizabeth Klingensmith
Wilhelm Klingensmith

Spouse & Children

30 November 1826


  • William Henry Klingensmith


  • Elizabeth Klingensmith


  • Wilhelm Klingensmith


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+9 More Children

World Events (7)

1800 · Movement to Washington D.C.

Age 1

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.
1812 · Harrisburg Becomes the State Capital

Age 13

Harrisburg had important parts with migration, the Civil War, and the Industrial Revolution. 
1820 · Making States Equal

Age 21

The Missouri Compromise helped provide the entrance of Maine as a free state and Missouri as a slave state into the United States. As part of the compromise, slavery was prohibited north of the 36°30′ parallel, excluding Missouri.

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  • Priscilla Klingensmith in household of John Klingensmith, "United States Census, 1850"
  • Priscilla in entry for Wilhelm Klingensmith, "Pennsylvania Births and Christenings, 1709-1950"

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