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Michael EAST

Male 1769 - 1828  (59 years)


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  • Name Michael EAST  [1
    Born 08 Aug 1769  Berks Co, Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Died 14 Sep 1828  Lancaster Co, Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I5060  Tong Family History
    Last Modified 31 Mar 2014 

    Father Daniel EAST,   b. Between 1736 and 1738, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Between 1786 and 1788, Reading, Berks, Pennsylvania, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 50 years) 
    Relationship Natural 
    Mother Hannah Righty (RICHTER) 
    Relationship Natural 
    Married 08 Jul 1755  Reading, Berks, Pennsylvania, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F1832  Group Sheet

    Family Maria Dorthea ALTER,   b. 07 Oct 1768, Reading, Berks, Pennsylvania, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 02 Dec 1825, Reading, Berks, Pennsylvania, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 57 years) 
    Married 18 Dec 1791  Reading, Berks, Pennsylvania, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
     1. Daniel EAST,   b. 23 Sep 1794, Reading, Berks, Pennsylvania, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Abt 1873, Lancaster Co, Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 78 years)
     2. Elizabetha EAST,   b. 28 Aug 1796, Berks Co, Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location
     3. Wilhelm EAST,   b. 16 Sep 1798
    Last Modified 31 Mar 2014 
    Family ID F1830  Group Sheet

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsDied - 14 Sep 1828 - Lancaster Co, Pennsylvania Link to Google Earth
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  • Notes 
    • Daniel, b. 1794, TLC records, was a s/o Michael East, b. 8 Aug. 1769, Berks, PA, d. 14 Sept. 1828, Lancaster, PA, bu.?
      Ma. 18 Dec. 1791 (by Rev. Karl Friedrich Wildbahn), Reading, PA, to Maria Dorthea Alter, b. 7 Oct. 1768, Reading, Berks, PA, d. 2 Dec. 1825, Reading, Berks, PA, bu.?
      Michael was recorded to have been living in Philadelphia at the time of his marriage.

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      There appears to be an Unexplained, 10 yr. gap between Wilhelm b. 1798, and an Anna East, b. 1808 to Michael East & Maria (presumably Alter). Whether he remarried to a Maria, or they had left the area for 10 yrs, having children elsewhere, is not clear. It's not clear that this was the same Michael East, either.

      Michael East ma. 2nd 1826, Reading, PA, to Catharina Keen, Widow Frey, b. 2 Oct. 1772, d. 5 Dec. 1826, bu.?. No children.

      Michael East was the oldest son of Daniel East, a Silversmith in Philadelphia, b. ca. 1736-8, England, d. ca. 1786-8, Reading, PA, bu?
      Daniel ma. 8 July 1755, Reading, PA, to Hannah Righty (Richter?) b., d.?
      Known Children:
      1. Joh. Georg East b. 1 Mar. 1759, bapt. 25 Mar., prob. d. before 1791.
      2. Michael East, b. see above.
      3. Abraham East, b. 21 Feb. 1771, Reading, PA., d.? Abe also had a son, Daniel, b. 1799, Reading, PA, d.?
      4. Maria Eva East, b. ca. 1760, Reading, PA, d. after 1780; She ma. 2 July 1780, Reading, to Wilhelm Hensel of Lancaster, PA, s/o William Hensel, Sr.

  • Sources 
    1. [S101] Steve Wiggins, http://genforum.genealogy.com/east/messages/1695.html.