Magdalena Geschwind

about 1752–20 September 1828 (Age 76)
Berks, Pennsylvania, United States

The Life of Magdalena

When Magdalena Geschwind was born about 1752, in Berks, Pennsylvania, United States, her father, Eberhardt Geschwindt, was 39 and her mother, Anna Margaretha Elizabeth Jost, was 30. She married REINHART GUNSENHAUSER on 14 May 1770, in Berks, Pennsylvania, United States. They were the parents of at least 6 sons and 6 daughters. She died on 20 September 1828, in Vincent Township, Chester, Pennsylvania, United States, at the age of 76, and was buried in Oak Grove Cemetery, East Coventry Township, Chester, Pennsylvania, United States.

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Family Time Line

REINHART GUNSENHAUSER
1747–1798
Magdalena Geschwind
1752–1828
Marriage: 14 May 1770
Reinhard Gunsenhauser II
1770–1792
Martin Gunsenhauser
1771–1822
Elizabeth Gunsenhauser
1775–
Mary Gunsenhauser
1775–
Corporal Abraham Gunsenhauser
1778–
Catherine Gunsenhauser
1780–
John Gunsenhauser
1780–
Barbara Gunsenhauser
1782–
Frances Marie "Fanny" Gunsenhauser
1790–
Barbara Gunsenhauser
–1798
Jacob Gunsenhauser
–1801
Isaac Gunsenhauser
1784–1822

Spouse and Children

    REINHART GUNSENHAUSER

    Male1747–1798Male

    Female1752–1828Female

MARRIAGE
14 May 1770
Berks, Pennsylvania, United States
children

(12)

    Reinhard Gunsenhauser II

    Male1770–1792Male

    Martin Gunsenhauser

    Male1771–1822Male

    Elizabeth Gunsenhauser

    Female1775–Female

    Mary Gunsenhauser

    Female1775–Female

    Corporal Abraham Gunsenhauser

    Male1778–Male

+7 More Children

Parents and Siblings

siblings

(5)

World Events (6)

1776

Age 24

Thomas Jefferson's American Declaration of Independence endorsed by Congress. Colonies declare independence.
1776

Age 24

The Declaration of Independence was signed in Philadelphia on July 4, 1776. The liberty bell was first rung here to Celebrate this important document.
1791

Age 39

Bill of Rights guarantees individual freedom.

Name Meaning

German: nickname for a speedy individual, from Middle High German geswinde (modern German geschwind) ‘fast’, ‘impetuous’.

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

Sources (3)

  • John Bartlett, "Find A Grave " Index
  • PENNSYLVANIA AND NEW JERSEY CHURCH AND TOWN RECORDS, 1708-1985
  • Ancestry Family Trees

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