David Bogenrief

4 April 1795–21 January 1881 (Age 85)
Union, Pennsylvania, United States

The Life of David

When David Bogenrief was born on 4 April 1795, in Union, Lancaster, Pennsylvania, United States, his father, Johann Christoffel Bogenrieff, was 38 and his mother, Sophia Feg, was 38. He married Catherine Zellers from 1819 to 1820, in Union, Pennsylvania, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 7 daughters. He lived in West Buffalo Township, Union, Pennsylvania, United States in 1850. He died on 21 January 1881, in Union, Pennsylvania, United States, at the age of 85, and was buried in Mifflinburg, Union, Pennsylvania, United States.

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Family Time Line

David Bogenrief
1795–1881
Catherine Zellers
1799–1852
Marriage: from 1819 to 1820
Sarah Bogenrief
1821–1888
William Bogenrief
1833–
Henrietta Bogenrief
1837–
Christina Bogenrief
1845–1874
Daniel Bogenreif
1823–1901
Susannah Bogenrief
1825–1854
Mary Ann Bogenreif
1827–1900
Amelia Bogenrief
1835–1922
Eliza Alice Bogenrief
1838–1895
John S Bogenreif
1843–1934

Spouse and Children

    Male1795–1881Male

    Catherine Zellers

    Female1799–1852Female

MARRIAGE
from 1819 to 1820
Union, Pennsylvania, United States
children

(10)

    Sarah Bogenrief

    Female1821–1888Female

    Daniel Bogenreif

    Male1823–1901Male

    Susannah Bogenrief

    Female1825–1854Female

    Mary Ann Bogenreif

    Female1827–1900Female

    William Bogenrief

    Male1833–Male

+5 More Children

Parents and Siblings

siblings

(10)

+5 More Children

World Events (7)

1800 · Movement to Washington D.C.

Age 5

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 17

Harrisburg had important parts with migration, the Civil War, and the Industrial Revolution. 
1819 · Panic! of 1819

Age 24

With the Aftermath of the Napoleonic Wars the global market for trade was down. During this time, America had its first financial crisis and it lasted for only two years. 

Name Meaning

German: metonymic occupational name for an archer or a bowmaker, from Middle High German bogen ‘bow’ + reif, an agent noun from reifen ‘to bend’.

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

Sources (3)

  • David Bagonreif, "United States Census, 1850"
  • David Bogenrief, "United States Census, 1880"
  • David Bogenrief, "Find A Grave Index"

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