Henry Gingrich

15 February 1805–25 September 1895 (Age 90)

The Life Summary of Henry

When Henry Gingrich was born on 15 February 1805, his father, Christian Gingerich, was 52 and his mother, Anna Hostetter, was 41. He married Lydia Moyer about 1828, in Pennsylvania, United States. They were the parents of at least 5 sons and 4 daughters. He lived in Pennsylvania, United States in 1870 and Derry Township, Dauphin, Pennsylvania, United States in 1880. He died on 25 September 1895, in Hershey, Derry Township, Dauphin, Pennsylvania, United States, at the age of 90, and was buried in Spring Creek Cemetery, Derry Township, Dauphin, Pennsylvania, United States.

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Family Time Line

Henry Gingrich
Lydia Moyer
Marriage: about 1828
Mary Myer Gingrich
Elizabeth Gingrich
Nancy Gingrich
Leah Myer Gingrich
Benjamin Gingrich
Israel M. Gingrich
Jacob Moyer Gingrich
Amos Gingrich
Moses Gingrich

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    about 1828Pennsylvania, United States
  • Children


    +4 More Children

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    +7 More Children

    World Events (8)

    Age 3
    Atlantic slave trade abolished.
    1812 · Harrisburg Becomes the State Capital
    Age 7
    Harrisburg had important parts with migration, the Civil War, and the Industrial Revolution. 
    1830 · The Second Great Awakening
    Age 25
    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

    Americanized form of Swiss German Güngerich: from an ancient Germanic personal name formed with gund ‘battle’ + rīc ‘power(ful)’. Compare Gingerich , Gingery , and Kingery .

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

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    Sources (6)

    • Henry Gingrich, "United States Census, 1880"
    • Henry Gingrich, "United States Census, 1870"
    • Henry Gingrich, "Find A Grave Index"

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