Henry Gingrich

15 February 1805–25 September 1895 (Age 90)
Anneville Township, Lebanon, Pennsylvania, United States

The Life of Henry

When Henry Gingrich was born on 15 February 1805, his father, Christian Gingrich, 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.

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Family Time Line

Henry Gingrich
1805–1895
Lydia Moyer
1809–1890
Marriage: about 1828
Mary Myer Gingrich
1832–1921
Elizabeth Gingrich
1834–1843
Nancy Gingrich
1835–1847
Leah Myer Gingrich
1837–1923
Benjamin Gingrich
1838–1905
Israel M. Gingrich
1842–1917
Jacob Moyer Gingrich
1844–1930
Amos Gingrich
1847–1923
Moses Gingrich
1849–1901

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
about 1828
Pennsylvania, United States
children

(9)

    Mary Myer Gingrich

    Female1832–1921Female

    Elizabeth Gingrich

    Female1834–1843Female

    Nancy Gingrich

    Female1835–1847Female

    Leah Myer Gingrich

    Female1837–1923Female

    Benjamin Gingrich

    Male1838–1905Male

+4 More Children

Parents and Siblings

siblings

(12)

+7 More Children

World Events (8)

1808

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 spelling of German Güngerich, from a Germanic personal name formed with gund ‘battle’ + rīc ‘power(ful)’.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Henry Gingrich, "United States Census, 1880"
  • Henry Gingrich, "United States Census, 1870"
  • Henry Gingrich, "United States Census, 1860"

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