Monday, January 30, 2012

Daniel Angst 1786-1866

Daniel Angst 
son of Daniel Angst & Elizabeth Hamma
Birth 1786 in Pine Grove, Schuylkill County, PA
Death 28 Jan 1866 in Delaware twp, Northumberland County, PA
Mary Zweyer 
Daughter of Joseph & Catherine (Scharg) Zweyer
Born 1792
Died 1850

Twelve Children:

Mary Casa "Kaziah" Aunkst 1810 m. 1st Joseph Welsh, 2nd Jacob Hoffman
Catherine Aunkst 1811 - 1868 M. Reuben Stewart
Elizabeth Aunkst 1815 -1899 M. Jacob Groh
 Rebecca Angst 1818 –  m John Menges
Anna Angst 1820 – 1889 M. John Walter
Mary Aunkst
William Aunkst 1820 – 1895 m. Frances Meixell
David Aunkst 1822-1898 m. Esther McKean
Christine Angst M. Jacob Spar
Julia Angst
Matilda Angst M. Kemmer
Sarah Angst
from the book:
The Angst Family" by Straub Baker Aunkst,

He was an agriculturalist and metalsmith, In the early deeds of Northumberland Co., Pa., his name was  spelled Angst or "Aungst" or"Aunkst”. 

1786 - Daniel Aunkst was Born
in Pine Grove Twp, Schulkill County PA
Source - tombstone, sons of the american revolution application
His parents are named on his marriage record, as Daniel & Elizabeth Angst.

1792 - Mary Zweyer was born
her marriage record tells us she was the daughter of Joseph & Catharine Zweyer

From the book:
The Angst Family" by Straub Baker Aunkst,

August 22 1809 - Marriage
While still residing in Berks Co., Pa., Daniel Angst, married Mary Zweyer on Aug. 22, 1809, in St. Paul's  Roman Catholic Church, now the Church of the Blessed Sacrament, Bally, Berks Co. Pa. 

The marriage record, as it appears in the Goshenhoppen Registers
Church of the Blessed Sacrament, reads:

 "8-22-1809; Angst-Zweyer, Daniel, son of Daniel and Elizabeth Angst, and Mary, daughter of Joseph and Catherine Zweyer; witnesses: David Stewart and Catherine Zweyer. David Stewart married Juliana Zweyer, sister of Mary Zweyer Angst."  

Possibly Daniel Served in the War Of 1812
He served in Captain Robert McGuigan's Company, l23rd Reg. PM., 2nd Brig.,9th
Division,. Northumberland Co., Pa., War of 1812, 

The book The Angst Family" by Straub Baker Aunkst, cites this service, but I have not yet found any record of it myself.

Dec.5, 1819 - Purchased Farm
He moved from Berks Co., PA., to Delaware Twp. in 1812, where, Dec.5, 1819, he purchased his farm from David Watson near Dewart, Pa.

1840 - 
Name: Daniel Aungst
Home in 1840 (City, County, State): Turbot, Northumberland, Pennsylvania
Free White Persons - Males - 10 thru 14: 1
Free White Persons - Males - 20 thru 29: 1
Free White Persons - Males - 40 thru 49: 1
Free White Persons - Females - 10 thru 14: 2
Free White Persons - Females - 15 thru 19: 1
Free White Persons - Females - 20 thru 29: 2
Free White Persons - Females - 40 thru 49: 1
Persons Employed in Manufacture and Trade: 1
Free White Persons - Under 20: 4
Free White Persons - 20 thru 49: 5
Total Free White Persons: 9

Total All Persons - Free White, Free Colored, Slaves: 9

Wife Mary is found with her son Daniel
1850 United States Federal Census about Mary Aungst
Name: Mary Aungst
Age: 68
Birth Year: abt 1782
Birthplace: Pennsylvania
Home in 1850: East Hanover, Dauphin, Pennsylvania
Gender: Female
Family Number: 1
Household Members:
Name Age
Daniel Aungst 36
Margaret Aungst 37
Mary Aungst 68
James McFarling 11

Where is Daniel?

1865 - Death
He is buried in St John's Union Lutheran Cemetery
d. Jan. 28,1865Delaware Northumberland Co . ,Pa., interred in St. John's Union Lutheran and Reformed Church Cemetery, sometimes called the River and Delaware Run Church, which with the graveyard adjoins his farm in Delaware Twp

Burial - 
Name: Daniel Angst
Birth Date: 1786
Death Date: 1865
Death Place: Pennsylvania, USA
Cemetery: Saint Johns Cemetery
Burial or Cremation Place: Watsontown, Northumberland County, Pennsylvania, USA
Has Bio?: Y
Spouse: Mary Angst
Father: Daniel Angst
Children: David Aunkst 
William Aunkst 
Elizabeth Groe

Daniel Angst III, grandson of Daniel Angst, Sr. the immigrant b.l786 in Pine Grove Twp. Schuylkill
Co., Pa., d. Jan. 28,1865, Delaware Northumberland Co . ,Pa., interred in St. John's Union Lutheran
and Reformed Church Cemetery, sometimes called the River and Delaware Run Church, which with the graveyard adjoins his farm in Delaware Twp.).


William Aunkst married Francis and has a son Jacob - I have Jacob's will here.

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