Johann Thomas Ashenfelter

14 September 1742–12 December 1812 (Age 70)
Providence Township, Montgomery, Pennsylvania, United States

The Life Summary of Johann Thomas

Johann Thomas Ashenfelter was born on 14 September 1742, in Providence Township, Montgomery, Pennsylvania, United States as the son of Phillip Jacob Ashenfelter and Ann Margaretha. He married Anna Catherine Hennrich on 12 February 1769, in New Hanover Township, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 3 daughters. He died on 12 December 1812, in Rockingham, Virginia, United States, at the age of 70.

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Family Time Line

Johann Thomas Ashenfelter
Anna Catherine Hennrich
Marriage: 12 February 1769
Thomas Ashenfelter
Jacob Ashenfelter
about 1773–
Mary Ashenfelter
about 1778–
Samuel Ashenfelter
about 1784–
Betsey Ashenfelter
about 1789–
John Ashenfelter
about 1773–1850
Hannah Eschenfelter

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    12 February 1769New Hanover Township, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States
  • Children


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    +3 More Children

    World Events (7)

    1758 · Mount Vernon
    Age 16
    Mount Vernon Plantation was the home of George Washington. It started off as 2,000 acres and was later expanded to 8,000 acres. The house itself started off as a six room building then got extended to twenty-one rooms.
    Age 34
    Thomas Jefferson's American Declaration of Independence endorsed by Congress. Colonies declare independence.
    Age 34
    The Declaration of Independence was signed in Philadelphia on July 4, 1776. The liberty bell was first rung here to Celebrate this important document.

    Name Meaning

    Americanized form of German Eschenfelder .

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

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    Sources (8)

    • Thomas Ashaufelter in entry for Hannah Swartz, "Virginia, Library of Virginia State Archive, Births, Marriages, and Deaths 1853-1900"
    • Thomas Ashenfelder, "Pennsylvania, Church Marriages, 1682-1976"

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