Henry Geist

13 November 1782–29 June 1858 (Age 75)
Bart Township, Lancaster, Pennsylvania, United States

The Life of Henry

When Henry Geist was born on 13 November 1782, in Bart Township, Lancaster, Pennsylvania, United States, his father, Simon Geist, was 53 and his mother, Eva Margaret Bachman, was 37. He married Anna McKready in 1809, in Bart Township, Lancaster, Pennsylvania, United States. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 3 daughters. He died on 29 June 1858, in Bart Township, Lancaster, Pennsylvania, United States, at the age of 75.

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Family Time Line

Henry Geist
1782–1858
Anna McKready
1794–1832
Marriage: 1809
Simon Geist
1810–1882
Mary Ann Geist
1812–1896
Daniel Geist
1815–1877
Martha Geist
1817–1899
Elizabeth Geist
1820–1834
Henry Hiram Geist
1822–1826
Jacob Miller Willis Geist
1824–1905

Spouse and Children

    Male1782–1858Male

    Anna McKready

    Female1794–1832Female

MARRIAGE
1809
Bart Township, Lancaster, Pennsylvania, United States
children

(7)

    Simon Geist

    Male1810–1882Male

    Mary Ann Geist

    Female1812–1896Female

    Daniel Geist

    Male1815–1877Male

    Martha Geist

    Female1817–1899Female

    Elizabeth Geist

    Female1820–1834Female

+2 More Children

Parents and Siblings

siblings

(10)

+5 More Children

World Events (7)

1783 · A Free America

Age 1

The Revolutionary War ended with the signing of the Treaty of Paris which gave the new nation boundries on which they could expand and trade with other countries without any problems.
1787 · Second State to Ratify U.S. Constitution

Age 5

On December 12, 1787, Pennsylvania ratified the U.S. Constitution.
1803

Age 21

France sells Louisiana territories to U.S.A.

Name Meaning

1 German: metonymic occupational name for a goatherd or nickname for a stubborn person, from Middle High German geiz ‘goat’.2 German: habitational name for someone who lived in a house marked by the sign of the Holy Spirit (normally depicted as a dove), from Middle High German geist ‘spirit’. Both Geist and Heilgeist occur as house signs in Frankfurt am Main in the mid–14th century.3 North German: topographic name for someone who lived in an area of barren sandy soil, Middle Low German gēst.

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • Henry Geist, "United States Census, 1850"
  • 1824,Sept Term Court; Simon GOIST dcd p356M; ark:/61903/3:1:3Q9M-C9PF-XS2Z-L?i=183&cat=244145
  • Henry Geist, "Find A Grave Index"

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