Michael Mathias Anspach

1764–1844 (Age 79)
Berks, Pennsylvania, United States

The Life of Michael Mathias

When Michael Mathias Anspach was born on 6 November 1764, in Berks, Pennsylvania, United States, his father, Johann Jacob Anspach, was 27 and his mother, Maria Margareth Rieth, was 16. He married Maria Margaretha Rith on 17 April 1787, in Stouchsburg, Marion Township, Berks, Pennsylvania, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 6 daughters. He died on 14 February 1844, in Decatur, Indiana, United States, at the age of 79, and was buried in Greensburg, Decatur, Indiana, United States.

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Family Time Line

Michael Mathias Anspach
1764–1844
Maria Margaretha Rith
1767–1851
Marriage: 17 April 1787
Elizabeth Anspach
1789–1874
Sarah Anspach
1796–
Susan Anspach
1796–
Jacob Anspach
1792–1859
Catherine A Anspach (Leffler)
1793–1872
Eleanor Anspach
1797–1878
Margaret Anspach
1797–1865
Thomas Anspaugh
1804–

Spouse & Children

MARRIAGE
17 April 1787
Stouchsburg, Marion Township, Berks, Pennsylvania, United States
children

(8)

  • Female1789–1874Female

  • Jacob Anspach

    Male1792–1859Male

  • Catherine A Anspach (Leffler)

    Female1793–1872Female

  • Sarah Anspach

    Female1796–Female

  • Susan Anspach

    Female1796–Female

+3 More Children

Parents & Siblings

siblings

(7)

  • Male1764–1844Male

  • John George Anspach

    Male1772–1846Male

  • Johann George Anspach

    Male1774–1846Male

  • Johannes John Anspach

    Male1775–1833Male

  • Leonhardt Anspach

    Male1777–Male

+2 More Children

World Events (8)

1776

Age 12

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

Age 12

The Declaration of Independence was signed in Philadelphia on July 4, 1776. The liberty bell was first rung here to Celebrate this important document.
1786 · Shays' Rebellion

Age 22

Caused by war veteran Daniel Shays, Shays' Rebellion was to protest economic and civil rights injustices that he and other farmers were seeing after the Revolutionary War. Because of the Rebellion it opened the eyes of the governing officials that the Articles of Confederation needed a reform. The Rebellion served as a guardrail when helping reform the United States Constitution.

Name Meaning

German: habitational name from a place named Anspach, of which there is one in Hesse and another near Frankfurt on the Oder.

Possible Related Names

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

Sources (3)

  • Mathias Alspach in entry for Jacob Alspach, "Pennsylvania Births and Christenings, 1709-1950"
  • Michael Anspach, "Find A Grave Index"
  • Michael Mathias Anspach (1764 - 1844) - Find A Grave Memorial

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