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Johannes Gerhardt (Ahlbach) Albaugh (1727 - 1785)

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Johannes Gerhardt (George) Albaugh formerly Ahlbach
Born in Ahlbach, Flammersfeld, Altenkirchen, Rheinland-Pfalz, Germanymap
Ancestors ancestors
Husband of — married in Frederick, Marylandmap
Descendants descendants
Died in Frederick Co., Maryland, United Statesmap
Profile last modified | Created 13 Jul 2014
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Categories: Palatine Migrants.

George (Ahlbach) Albaugh was a Palatine Migrant.
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Surname Nomenclature

Albach is a topographical German surname it's associated with people from a certain location. It's believed that the surname comes from medieval settlements near the "Ahle", a small stream in Lower Saxony, Germany. The word "Bach" is the German word for stream or brook. People who lived near the "Ahle" would have been "Von Ahle Bach" (of the Ahle stream) or "Ahle Bache Bauern" (Ahle stream farmers). Over time these phrases would have been shortened to form the surname Albach or developed into one of the many variations of the surname such as Allbach, Alback, Allebach, Albeck, Albaugh etc.


Born Mar. 8, 1728, Bavaria (Bayern), Germany[1][2]


Zachariah I. Ahlbach (1698 - 1765)
Anna Dimeda/Dumat Schumann Ahlbach (1698 - 1773)[1][2]


One of nine children: 3 sisters, 4 brothers & 1 UNK
1721 Infant d. 1721
1723 William
1726 Anna Margaretha
1728 Johann Gerhard
1732 Johann Peter
1734 Charity (Waltz) d. 1782 MD
1737 Zachariah, II
1740 Johann Wilhelm
1744 Eve (Danner) d. 1794 PA[1]


The family comprised of Zachariah, Anna and their first four children, came to the United States aboard the Galley "Hope", docking in Philadelphia, Pa. on 23 Sep 1734. They settled in New Jersey, where the next four children were born, before moving to Frederick Co, Maryland.[1]


#1 Married Maria Catharina "Anna" Pittenger (1728 - 1802) in 1755, Hunterdon Co, NJ[1]


Gerhard and Anna had twelve children: 5 daughters & 7 sons:
Philip Albaugh (1756 - 1795)
1758 Jane (Beamer)
1762 Johnann Maurice "Morris" # 71574030
1763 Anna Maria "Mary" (Beamer)
1766 Mathias d. 1827
John Peter Albaugh (1767 - 1848)
1770 Eve (Beamer)
Johann Gerhard Albaugh II (1772 - 1813)
Anna Maria Catrina Albaugh Beamer (1774 - ____)
William Albaugh (1776 - 1844)
Elizabeth Albaugh Beamer (1779 - 1863)
Christian Albaugh (1783 - 1862)[1]

Note of widow's 2nd Marriage

After the death of John Gerhard, his widow married a man named John Beamer. He was a widower with a family by his first wife. Five of his children married five of her children, thus making five matches from the two families.[1]

Death / Burial

Died Feb. 13, 1785, Prince George's County, Maryland, USA[3]
Buried in Union Chapel Cemetery, Libertytown, Frederick County, Maryland, USA[1]


  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 1.3 1.4 1.5 1.6 1.7, Johann Gerhard "George" Albaugh (Memorial #106051916).
  2. 2.0 2.1 Edmund West, comp.. Family Data Collection - Births [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: Operations Inc, 2001.
  3. Edmund West, comp.. Family Data Collection - Deaths [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: Operations Inc, 2001.

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