Samuel Diehl

Brief Life History of Samuel

When Samuel Diehl was born on 6 September 1798, in Cumberland, Pennsylvania, United States, his father, Peter Diehl Jr., was 46 and his mother, Maria Elizabeth Boon, was 23. He married Elizabeth Rex on 8 April 1824, in Cumberland, Pennsylvania, United States. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 10 daughters. He lived in Cass Township, Richland, Ohio, United States for about 10 years. He died on 24 September 1885, in Sharon Township, Richland, Ohio, United States, at the age of 87, and was buried in Shiloh, Cass Township, Richland, Ohio, United States.

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Family Time Line

Samuel Diehl
1798–1885
Elizabeth Rex
1807–1875
Marriage: 8 April 1824
Mariah Diehl
1825–1852
Lovina Ellen Diehl
1825–1897
Henrietta Hannah Diehl
1828–1907
Elizabeth Ann Diehl
1830–1919
Elias Daniel Diehl
1832–1892
Martha Catharine Diehl
1834–1889
Rachel Diehl
1836–1919
Peter Diehl
1837–1907
Levi Rex Diehl
1839–1917
Isabel Diehl
1841–1926
Sarah Jane Diehl
1842–1890
Leeah Susannah Diehl
1844–1869
Clara Almira Diehl
1845–1927
David D. Diehl
1848–1916

Sources (12)

  • Samuel Deihl, "United States Census, 1870"
  • Samuel Diehl, "Find A Grave Index"
  • Unknown in entry for Isabell Diehl Rickey, "Ohio, County Death Records, 1840-2001"

World Events (8)

1800 · Movement to Washington D.C.

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

Harrisburg had important parts with migration, the Civil War, and the Industrial Revolution. 

1821 · Financial Relief for Public Land

A United States law to provide financial relief for the purchasers of Public Lands. It permitted the earlier buyers, that couldn't pay completely for the land, to return the land back to the government. This granted them a credit towards the debt they had on land. Congress, also, extended credit to buyer for eight more years. Still while being in economic panic and the shortage of currency made by citizens, the government hoped that with the time extension, the economy would improve.

Name Meaning

German: from the personal name Diel, Tiel, from Thilo, a pet form of a personal name beginning with the ancient Germanic element theud ‘people, tribe’, as for example Dietrich . This surname is also found in France (Alsace and Lorraine) and the Netherlands. Compare Deal , Deel , and Diel .

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

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