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Moses S Eisenhart (1837 - 1913)

Moses S Eisenhart
Born in Allentown, Lehigh, Pennsylvania, United Statesmap
Son of [father unknown] and [mother unknown]
[sibling(s) unknown]
Husband of — married [date unknown] [location unknown]
Died at age 75 [location unknown]
Profile last modified | Created 3 Oct 2009
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Biography

  • Find A Grave: Memorial #26162195,[1]Moses is buried at New Jerusalem Cemetery in Leithsville, Northampton County, Pennsylvania.
  • Moses S. Eisenhart was born on December 18, 1837 in Macungie/Allentown area, PA. He was one of the 13 children of Benjamin (1803-1878) and Catharine Seibel (1807-1868) Eisenhart. The 1830 and 1840 census records show that the family lived in the Allentown area. The family moved to Bingen, PA which is between Hellertown and Center Valley with records showing that Benjamin started with a purchase of 136 acres from the Apple family in 1848. He continued to purchase additional land with the idea that his sons would buy him out as soon as they could. Moses was operating the Spring Valley Inn with its trout ponds and purchased it from his father in 1875. The Inn was still in business and was the site for the Eisenhart Reunions in 2007 and 2008.
  • Moses married Maryette (Marietta) Kemmerer (December 22,1839-November 22,1868) of Palmer Township on July 8, 1860 at. St. Johns Ev. Lutheran Church in Easton,PA. They lived in Bingen and were the parents of 3 children: Alice (Dec. 29,1860-1928), Elizabeth (Lizzie) (January 22, 1863-July 18, 1939) and Edwin Kemmerer (July 14,1868-June 29, 1947).
  • Maryette died of typhoid fever on November 22, 1868 leaving 3 children...Alice (8), Lizzie (5) and Edwin (4 months). Alice and Edwin went to live near Tatamy, PA along the Bushkill on a farm operated by Maryette's parents Jesse (1813-1881) and Sarah Abel (1813-1885) Kemmerer. Elizabeth stayed with her father in Bingen. Maryette is buried in the cemetery behind the New Jerusalem Lutheran Church on Bingen Road.
  • Moses died on September 25, 1913. He and his second wife Catherine Slifer Eisenhart (January 4, 1838-May 2, 1923) are buried in the New Jerusalem Cemetery Leithsville on the old road from Hellertown to Leithsville, a mile from the southern end of Hellertown.

Sources

  1. Find a Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/26162195/moses-s-eisenhart : accessed 08 October 2021), memorial page for Moses S Eisenhart (18 Dec 1837–25 Sep 1913), Find a Grave Memorial ID 26162195, citing New Jerusalem Cemetery, Leithsville, Northampton County, Pennsylvania, USA ; Maintained by Dorothy E. Secor (contributor 47163229) .


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