Daniel Orwig

5 January 1809–1869 (Age 59)
Union Township, Berks, Pennsylvania, United States

The Life of Daniel

When Daniel Orwig was born on 5 January 1809, in Union Township, Berks, Pennsylvania, United States, his father, Johannes Orwig, was 27 and his mother, Eva Catherina Weiss, was 26. He married Elizabeth Barlet on 1 August 1839, in Franklin Township, Wayne, Ohio, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 2 daughters. He died in 1869, in Wayne, Ohio, United States, at the age of 60, and was buried in Ashland, Ashland, Ohio, United States.

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Daniel Orwig
Elizabeth Barlet
Marriage: 1 August 1839
Sarah Orwig
John Henry Orwig
Amanda B Orwig
Thomas Barlet
Soloman Barlet

Spouse and Children

1 August 1839
Franklin Township, Wayne, Ohio, United States


Parents and Siblings



+6 More Children

World Events (7)

1810 · Change of capital city

Age 1

Zanesville becomes the new state capital.

Age 3

War of 1812. U.S. declares war on Britain over British interference with American maritime shipping and westward expansion.
1825 · The Crimes Act

Age 16

The Crimes Act was made to provide a clearer punishment of certain crimes against the United States. Part of it includes: Changing the maximum sentence of imprisonment to be increased from seven to ten years and changing the maximum fine from $5,000 to $10,000.

Name Meaning

Germanized form of Norwegian Orvik .

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • Daniel Orwig in entry for John Orwig, "Ohio, Deaths, 1908-1953"
  • Daniel Orwig in entry for Amanda B Hull, "Ohio, Deaths, 1908-1953"
  • Daniel Orwig, "Ohio, County Marriages, 1789-2013"

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