Arnold Family History
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Our mother was Dorothy Irene Klinger, and her grandparents were Edwin Underwood Wrightstone and Hattie Amelia Arnold. Hattie was born to Annie Sollenberger and Luther H. Arnold. Although Annie and Luther never married, our heritage is biologically connected to Luther’s Colonial Pennsylvania and German “Arnold” lineage.

Much of what we found on Luther’s line prior to his parents, John Arnold and Harriett Kinter, has not been accurately or properly documented. We believe that the Arnold Colonial Pennsylvania patriarch is Peter Arnold (1732-1795), who is most likely of German origins. A number of different researchers have mixed up his birthplace, which is largely due to a misunderstanding of Germany, and its changing timelines with their geography, history, and German spelling. [1] 

These same researchers point to various regions of Germany as Peter’s birthplace.

1.    Palatinate region, which is also known as Pfalz or Pfälze.

2.    Kusel district in the Western Palatinate region bordering with the Rhineland-Palatinate.

3.    Northern Hesse town of Kassel (spelled Cassel until 1928) located on the Fulda River.

4.    The Spree-Neiße district in the southern region of Brandenburg Germany, which is on Poland’s eastern border.

5.    French border region of Alsace, which separates France from the Southern Palatinate region of Germany.

We’re still researching Colonial Pennsylvania records verify our information on the history of our Colonial Arnold line, which begins with Peter Arnold and his family. Once we get our Colonial history right, we’ll move on to our patriarch’s country of origins.

We’re always amazed how our father’s Graham family migrated from the Shippensburg area to Harrisburg, and finally to Franklintown Pennsylvania where we lived. Since 1985 our family as lived in the Clear Springs area of Franklin Township York County Pennsylvania, not more than three miles from Franklintown. We’re still in wonder knowing my mother’s maternal family lineage can be traced to a number of 18th century Monaghan and Franklin Township families.

Peter Arnold (1732 - 1795)

Johann Peter Arnold [2]  was born about 1732 in Germany. [3]  Peter arrived on the ship Neptune [4]  in Colonial Philadelphia Pennsylvania September 24th 1751 with Johann Lutwig Horing. [5]  It can’t be determined if Peter’s father or brothers where in Colonial Pennsylvania.

Peter married Anna Margreth (Margaret) about 1755 while living in Colonia Pennsylvania. [6]  Anna Margaret was born about 1735. Peter and Margaretha Arnold’s 1st daughter, Catherine, was baptized and sponsored by Ludwig Herring and wife, on February 1st 1756 in St. Paul’s Lutheran Church, Red Hill Philadelphia County, present day Montgomery County, Pennsylvania. [7]

Ludwig Hering knew Peter Arnold, and supports the notion that they both came to Colonial Philadelphia on the ship, Neptune, on September 24th 1751. Whether they knew one another from their German origins, [8] or met while on the ship isn’t known. However they met, Peter Arnold and Ludwig Hering were friends and probably neighbors while living in present day Montgomery County Pennsylvania.

In 1755 Peter and Anna lived in Red Hill in present day Upper Hanover Township, Montgomery County Pennsylvania. Then by 1757 they moved to the Old Zionsville area of Lower Macungie Township Northampton County (present day Lehigh County) Pennsylvania. In 1763 the family had moved to the Warrington Township area of York County Pennsylvania.

In 1764 Peter purchased land in York County Pennsylvania. The property was purchased from Michael Torerbaugh and at that time was located in Huntington Township, which is in present day Adams County Pennsylvania. [9]  Four of their younger children were baptized at the Lower Bermudian Church, which was part of Warrington Township York County, [10]  but today is part of Latimore Township Adams County Pennsylvania.

In 1765 Peter was on the communion list for the Lower Bermudian Church, and where he served as deacon in 1769. Previous to 1770, a small section of Warrington extended south of the Conewago and gave rise to disputes and inconvenience.

The Conewago and the Bermudian formed the dividing line between the early settlements of the Quakers and Germans, consequently, a petition, dated the fourth month, twenty-fourth day, 1770, asked the court to establish a definite boundary, conceding the “little” corner to Dover Township. The petition was granted. The small tract mentioned is located a short distance below the “stone bridge”. It included only a few farms at the bend of the stream. From 1779 to 1781 he was listed on the Monaghan Township York County Pennsylvania tax list.

Peter died in 1795 while living in Warrington Township York County Pennsylvania. Anna died after 1801 [11]  in Warrington Township York County Pennsylvania. [12]  Peter Arnold’s estate will was dated February 1st 1793, and proved March 6th 1795. His executors were his trusty friends Andrew Roose and Elihu Underwood Esquire. [13] 

Peter's will was signed, and witnessed by Jacob Cook and Peter’s son, Peter Arnold [14]  An inventory of Peter's estate was filed in York County March 26th 1796. In addition to listing all his personal property, it specified specifies bonds and notes owed to him. Peter had been generous to his children who owed him a total of some eight pounds. The entire estate was valued at 184.9.4 pounds. Documents filed in 1801 in York County show that, with consent of the widow and heirs, the farm was sold to David McMillan for the sum of 1,100 pounds. Prior to that time, Peter’s son, Nicholas, had sold his share of the estate to John George (1795) as did his brothers and sisters in 1799. Therefore, John George and his mother would have profited from the sale.

Peter and Anna had nine children.  [15] 

i.    Catherine Arnold was born January 29th 1756 and confirmed February 1st 1756 St. Paul’s Lutheran Church, Red Hill Montgomery County Pennsylvania. [16]  She married Lorentz (Lawrence) Detter about 1777 in Warrington Township York County Pennsylvania. Her sister, Christinia Arnold, was witness to Catherine’s child’s christening.

ii.   John Arnold was born in 1757, and confirmed January 8th 1758 in the Zion Lutheran Church located in Old Zionsville in Lower Macungie Township Northampton County (present day Lehigh County) Pennsylvania. [17]  He married Catherine Eckert. [18]  In 1800 he lived in Monaghan Township York County Pennsylvania. John died May 1829 in Turbett Township Mifflin County Pennsylvania. [19] 

iii.  George Peter Arnold was born1759 in Northampton County Pennsylvania, and confirmed July 1st 1759 Zion Lutheran Church located in Old Zionsville in Lower Macungie Township Northampton County (present day Lehigh County) Pennsylvania. By 1777 he was living in Warrington Township York County Pennsylvania. George Peter died March 19th 1842.  [20] 

iv.   Anna Margaretha Arnold was baptized March 13th 1763 at the Zion Lehigh Evangelical Lutheran Church in Alburtis Northampton County (present day Lehigh County) Pennsylvania. [21]  About 1784 in York County she married Johannes Reiber.

v.    Christina Arnold was born in York County, and confirmed September 18th 1763 in Lower Bermudian, York County Pennsylvania. She 1st married Jacob Underwood, and2nd to Benjamin Fahnestock. [22] 

vi.   Johann George Arnold (1764-1824)

vii.  Johann Peter Arnold was born June 3rd 1766, and christened June 22nd 1766, in Warrington Township York County Pennsylvania. [23]  Peter married Susanna Eckert May 26th 1789 in Carlisle, Cumberland County Pennsylvania. [24] 

viii. Margaretha Elizabeth Arnold was born August 22nd 1767, and confirmed September 14th 1767 in Warrington Twp. York County Pennsylvania.  [25]  She married Isaac Van Arsdalen. [26] 

ix.   Johann Nicholas Arnold was born March 13th 1770, and confirmed March 24th 1770 in Warrington Township York County Pennsylvania. [27]  Nicholas died March 1806 in Thompsontown, Delaware Township Juniata County Pennsylvania. [28] 

Johann George Arnold (1764 - 1824)

Johann George Arnold was born October 20th 1764 to Peter and Anna Margareh Arnold in Warrington Township York County, present day Adams County, Pennsylvania. He was christened as Johann George. [29] 

George 1st married Gloria Clarissa Asper [30]  who was born September 20th 1766 to Fredrick Asper in York County Pennsylvania. She was christened December 20th 1766 in the Lower Bermudian Church in Warrington Township York County Pennsylvania, (present day Latimore Township Adams County) Pennsylvania.  [31] 

Gloria died December 5th 1803 in Franklintown, present day Franklin Township, York County Pennsylvania. She was laid to rest in the Franklin Church Cemetery, present day Clear Springs, Franklin Township York County Pennsylvania. [32]  The inscription on her headstone is in German. Also laid to rest on the plot surrounding Gloria are; Johann 1801, Elizabeth who died November 30th 1813, aged 2 yrs 4 mos; and her husband George who died August 16th 1824 aged 59 years 9 months 27 days. [33] 

George Arnold then married Maria Carl who was born July 22nd 1777, and died June 19th 1830. George died August 16th 1824 in Franklintown, present day Franklin Township, York County Pennsylvania. He was laid to rest August 1824 in the Franklin Church Cemetery, present day Clear Springs, Franklin Township York County Pennsylvania.

In 1787 he and his family lived in Warrington Township York County Pennsylvania. He is mentioned several times in the Lower Bermudian Church records. [34]  By 1795 he and his family were living in Monaghan Township York County.  [35] 

Following the death of his father in 1795, George purchased the inheritance rights in1804 from his brothers and sisters, and with his mother's permission, sold the family farm in 1801. He evidently purchased another farm in Franklin Township, about 1826, in a petition filed in York Co. by his son-in-law John Livelsperge on behalf of John’s wife, Catharine, and his ten living brothers and sister, the court is asked to grant permission to sell the late George Arnold’s land in Franklin Township, which contained 278 acres adjoining the lands of John Rucks, Henry Hikes, G. P. Arnold and others.

          George had 12 children with two wives; Gloria Asper and Maria Carl

George Arnold and his 1st wife Gloria Asper had five children.

i.    Peter Arnold was born January 12th 1794 in York County Pennsylvania.

ii.   Hannah Arnold was born April 5th 1796 in York County.

iii.  Johann Arnold.

iv.   George Arnold was born October 8th 1798 in York County Pennsylvania.

v.    Rebecca Arnold was born August 22nd 1802 in York County.

In 1810 and 1820 George and his brother, George Peter, lived as neighbors in Franklin Township York County. In 1830 it was just George, and his brother George P. was living further down the road. By 1840 only Michael Arnold was living in the area George would have lived. George Arnold and his 2nd wife Maria Carl had seven children.

vi.   Samuel Arnold was born October 11th 1809 in York County Pennsylvania.

vii.  Catherine Arnold was born about 1810 in York County.

viii. Elizabeth Arnold was born July 30th 1811, and died November 30th 1813, aged 2 yrs 4 mos. She is buried with Gloria Arnold and her father George in the Franklintown Church Cemetery.

ix.   Mary Arnold was born 1812 in York County Pennsylvania.

x.    Susanna Arnold was born about 1811 in York County.

xi.   Benjamin Arnold was born February 25th 1815 in York County, and died September 16th 1844. He married Catherine Rife who was born March 7th 1821 to Abraham Rife and Nancy Bosler. Catherine died August 2nd 1906.

xii.  Martin Arnold was born March 31st 1818 in York County.

George died August 16th 1824 in Franklintown York County Pennsylvania. He was laid to rest in the Franklin Church Cemetery York County Pennsylvania. George’s will was proven February 8th 1825. His will indicated he died leaving a widow and eleven children, and 278 acres of land adjoining land of John Riches and Henry Hikes, G. P. (George Peter) Arnold and others. Administrators of the estate were Peter and George Arnold, his eldest sons. The document states that he died intestate.

Samuel Arnold (1809 - 1884)

Samuel Arnold was born October 11th 1809 to George Arnold and his 2nd wife Maria Carl in Franklintown, Franklin Township York County Pennsylvania. He married Marie Lau on March 8th 1832 in Franklin Township, York County Pennsylvania.

Samuel was a farmer and lived between Franklintown and Clear Springs. Samuel died June 14th 1884, and was laid to rest in the Franklin Church Cemetery, Clear Springs, Franklin Township York County.

All of Samuel and Marie Arnold’s children were born in Franklin Township, York County Pennsylvania.

i.    Henry Arnold was born about 1834.

ii.   John Arnold (1835-1918)

iii.  Martin Arnold was born about 1837.

iv.   George Arnold was born about 1840.

v.    Susan Arnold was born about 1841.

vi.   Jacob Arnold was born about 1846.

vii.  Mary Arnold was born about 1857.

End Notes

[1.] Peter Arnold’s Germany Origins: Researchers are careless in their work, and in not understanding the timeline between the 18th century and 20th century changes in German geography and history. So, who knows where our Colonial Arnold patriarch hails from?

[2.] Peter Arnold Colonial Origins: He may well be the Jean Pierre Arnoul who arrived on the Ship Neptune, 24 Sep 1751 together with Ludwig Horing (Hering) who later stood as sponsor for the baptism of his first child, Catharine, in 1756, at Red Hill Church in Montgomery Co. PA. This may explain why Peter Arnold signed the ship's passenger list as Jean Pierre Arnoul. One further fact: another Hering family in Berks County, that of Johann Georg Hering. According to a list of his descendants, found on Family Tree Maker “World Family Tree” CD Vol. 3, Pedigree #1476, this Johann Georg Hering was born in 1710 in Lorraine, France.

[3.] Peter Arnold and Arnold Family Origins: Several published sources state that Peter’s family was of English origin. These sources trace this Arnold family back to George (Johann Georg), son of Peter, the immigrant. They refer to an Arnold from England who reached New England in 1594 and died 1664 in Hartford Connecticut. This Arnold had a descendant, George, whom these sources claim was the father of Samuel, son of the George Arnold (Johann Georg) recorded in this genealogy.

[4.] Peter Arnold Immigration to Colonial Pennsylvania: There are several ship passenger lists of the 18th century (Port of Philadelphia) containing the name Peter Arnold. The list for the ship, Neptune, contains the name Jean Pierre Arnoul, the French form of the name Johann Peter Arnold, and Johann Ludwig Horing (Hering). Other ship lists include: the Ship St. Andrew, Port of Philadelphia, September 5th 1751; the Ship Lydia, October 9th 1749, we find a Peter Arnolt along with a Wilhelm Arnolt and a Johannes Arnolt, all from either the Palatinate or from Wirtemburg.

[5.] Peter Arnold Colonial Pennsylvania Arrival: Page 11, History and Genealogy of the Herring-Haring-Hering-Harring Famly of Pennsylvania," by Calvin Adam Herring, 1862; The author states that a Jean Pierre Arnoul was a co-passenger with Johann Lutwig Horing, on a ship arriving in Philadelphia Sept. 24, 1751; See also “Pennsylvania German Pioneers,” which records the original passenger manifest, and "Memorials of the Huguenots," Stapleton, 1901, p. 149. This may explain why Peter Arnold signed the ship's passenger list as Jean Pierre Arnoul. One further fact: another Hering family in Berks County, that of Johann Georg Hering. According to a list of his descendants, found on Family Tree Maker “World Family Tree” CD Vol. 3, Pedigree #1476, this Johann Georg Hering was born in 1710 in Lorraine, France.

[6.] Peter Arnold and Wife Anna Maragretha: Peter and his wife may have lived in Montgomery Co. before moving to Berks/Northampton Co. Their first child, Catherine, was baptized in the Red Church in Montgomery County Pennsylvania.

[7.] Peter Arnold and Ludwig Herring This strongly suggests that Peter Arnold and Ludwig Herring were friends and close neighbors in Berks County, and may also have been acquainted in France before coming to America.

[8.] Peter Arnold and Ludwig Origins: It is possible that both came from the Alcace/Lorraine area which, although a part of France in 1751, was largely a German-speaking area. This place of origin came from Page 11, History and Genealogy of the Herring-Haring-Hering-Harring Famly of Pennsylvania," by Calvin Adam Herring, 1862; The author states that a Jean Pierre Arnoul was a co-passenger with Johann Lutwig Horing

[9.] Peter Arnold York County Land: according to a York Co. deed in which he is identified as Peter Arnold of Northampton County.

[10.]  Warrington Township: Warrington was created in 1744 as part of Lancaster County.

[11.] Anna Margretha Death Date: Anna Margreth was named in Peter Arnold’s will and estate papers. Her death is not known, but she was alive in 1801 when her late husband's farm was sold. Her grave has not been found.

[12.] Peter and Anna Margareta Arnold Burial: Although his grave has not been found, it is probable that Peter and Margreth are buried in the cemetery at the Lower Bermudian Church where many of the early graves are not marked.

[13.] Underwood Name: The Underwood name is also a Wrightstone family name, through our great-grandfather Edwin Underwood Wrightstone; Edwin Wrightstone (1874-1957), Taylor ~ Graham Library, 479 County Line Road, York Springs Pennsylvania, 17372.

[14.] Peter Arnold Estate Records: Estate Papers: Orphans Court, York Co., Pa., Book H, p. 200 (June 24 1801); Will Book J, p. 143, Feb. 1, 1793 (will proved Mar 6, 1795.)

[15.] Peter and Margaretha Arnold’s Children: All the children were mention in Peter Arnold’s estate record. Estate Papers: Orphans Court, York Co., Pa., Book H, p. 200 (June 24 1801); Will Book J, p. 143, Feb. 1, 1793 (will proved Mar 6, 1795.)

[16.] Catherine Arnold Birth and Christening dates: Montgomery County Pennsylvania Births, by John T. Humphrey, 1993; Records of St. Paul's Lutheran Church, Red Hill, in Upper Hanover Township, also called Six Cornered Church and New Goshenhoppen Lutheran Church, Witnesses: Ludwig Hering and wife. Confirmed, Lower Bermudian Church, 8th Sunday after Trinity, 1787.

[17.] John Arnold Birth and Christening: Records of Zion Lutheran Chursh (Lehigh Church), Lower Macungie Township Leigh County Pennsylvania.

[18.] John Arnold Marriage to Catherine Eckert: Will of Michael Eckart, Fermanagh Township, Mifflin County, Pennsylvania, dated September 13th 1802. The will lists Michael Eckert’s daughter Catherine as wife of John Arnold of Tuscarora Valley.

[19.] John Arnold Death: calculated according to his will, proved May 29th 1829.

[20.] George Peter Arnold Birth, Death, and 1777 Residence: Birth records of Zion Lutheran Church, Old Zionsville, Lehigh County Pennsylvania; Records of the Lower Bermudian Church show him as a communicant on Easter Sunday 1777; Death date came from the Franklin Church Cemetery Records, p. 105. George was also listed on the 1795 Tax List for Monaghan Township York County Pennsylvania.

[21.] Anna Margaretha Birth: Records of Zion Lutheran Chursh (Lehigh Church), Lower Macungie Township Leigh County Pennsylvania; Anna Margaretha, daughter of Peter and Anna Margaretha Arnold; Sponsors: George Hegele and wife, Anna Elizabeth. Anna Margaretha was also on the communicant lists of the Lower Bermudian Church.

[22.] Christinia Arnold Marriages: The marriage to Benjamin Fahnestock was before 1793. On May 7th 1795 they lived in Warrington Township York County Pennsylvania; By December 25th 1797 they were living in Milford Township Mifflin County Pennsylvania. Records of the Lower Bermudian Church list Christina Arnold as witness to the baptism of Nicholas Detter, 18 April 1783; See also, Fahenstock Genealogy by H. Minot Pitman, privately printed, 1945.

[23.]  Johann Peter Birth and Christening: Baptism registered in the Union Register of the Lower Bermudian Church, page 60, christened Johann Peter.

[24.] Johann Peter Arnold Marriage: Pa. Marriages, married by the Rev. Robert Davidson

[25.] Margretha Elizabeth Arnold Birth and Confirmation: Union Register of the Lower Bermudian Church, Confirmed in the Lower Bermudian Church, 18th Sunday after Trinity, 1787.

[26.] Margretha Elizabeth Arnold Marriage: Known from estate papers of Peter Arnold.

[27.] Johann Nicholas Arnold Birth and Christening: Baptism registered in the Union Register of the Lower Bermudian Church, page 66, baptized, Johann Nicholaus.

[28.] Johann Nicholas Arnold Death: Nicholas Arnold, papers of administration, Mifflin County, Pennsylvania, also other references include; History of the Part of the Susquehanna and Juniata Valley, Vol. 1, p. 458, Nicholas Arnold, 1801, Mifflin County Commissioner.

[29.] Johann George Birth and Confirmation Dates: Lower Bermudian Church Records, York County Heritage and Trust, 250 E Market St, York, PA 17403

[30.] George Arnold and Gloria Asper Marriage Confirmation: In a petition filed by John, eldest son of the late Frederick Asper, concerning property in Reading Township, York Co., PA. All of Frederick's children are named in this document. Included is "Glora married to Georg Arnold." This is undoubtedly Gloria, daughter of Frederick Asper; York County Heritage and Trust, 250 E Market St, York, PA 17403

[31.] Gloria Asper Birth and Christening Dates: Records of the Lower Bermudian Church. "11 January 1767: Goria, B. 20 December 1766, of Friedrich & Margretha Asper; wit. Georg & Elizabeth Asper."; York County Heritage and Trust, 250 E Market St, York, PA 17403

[32.] Franklintown Cemetery and Franklin Church Cemetery York County Pennsylvania: These two locations are about one mile apart, and are often mixed up. Franklintown Cemetery is in Franklintown off Route 194 (Baltimore Road) west on present day Old Cabin Hollow to its intersection with Glenwood Road; Franklin Church is further west on Old Cabin Hollow Road, to Clearview Road, at Clearview and Franklin Church Road.

[33.]  Gloria Asper-Arnold Death and Burial: This came from walking in the cemetery, and the York County Heritage and Trust, 250 E Market St, York, PA 17403

[34.] George Arnold Residence in Warrington Township York County: Communion Lists, and The Union Register of the Lower Bermudian Church), 1787; York County Heritage and Trust, 250 E Market St, York, PA 17403

[35.] George Arnold Monaghan Township Residence: Tax Records, York Co, Pa., 1795, Monaghan Township (130 acres); York County Archives, 150 Pleasant Acres Road, York, PA 17402.

Bibliography

1. 1751 Peter Arnold Census: 1751, Philadelphia Co., PA (World Family Tree CD, 310, "Colonial Records, 1607-1789, PA Census Index.

2. Peter Arnold Estate Records: Estate Papers: Orphans Court, York Co., Pa., Book H, p. 200 (June 24 1801); Will Book J, p. 143, Feb. 1, 1793 (will proved Mar 6, 1795.).

3. 1790 Peter Arnold Census: Warrinton, York, Pennsylvania; Series: M637; Roll: 9; Page: 371; Image: 201; Family History Library Film: 0568149; First Census of the United States, 1790 (NARA microfilm publication M637, 12 rolls). Records of the Bureau of the Census, Record Group 29. National Archives, Washington, D.C.

4. 1790 Nicholas Arnold Census: Warrinton, York, Pennsylvania; Series: M637; Roll: 9; Page: 375; Image: 203; Family History Library Film: 0568149; First Census of the United States, 1790 (NARA microfilm publication M637, 12 rolls). Records of the Bureau of the Census, Record Group 29. National Archives, Washington, D.C.

5. 1800 George Peter Arnold Census: Monaghan, York, Pennsylvania; Roll: 44; Page: 1406,1407; Image: 216; Family History Library Film: 363347; Second Census of the United States, 1800. (NARA microfilm publication M32, 52 rolls). Records of the Bureau of the Census, Record Group 29. National Archives, Washington, D.C.

6. 1800 George Arnold Census: Warrington, York, Pennsylvania; Roll: 44; Page: 1398,1399; Image: 212; Family History Library Film: 363347; Second Census of the United States, 1800. (NARA microfilm publication M32, 52 rolls). Records of the Bureau of the Census, Record Group 29. National Archives, Washington, D.C.

7. Peter Arnold Revolutionary Records: Revolutionary war service: York County in the American Revolution, Black Series, Vol 1, 1935, p. 146; Red Series, 1940, p. 225. The military unit has not been identified.

8. George Arnold Estate and Will Records: Orphans Court, Book O, pp. 430, 448; Book P, p. 228; Book Q, pp. 140-1, 179, 185, 199, 226, 268, 292-3, 295, York County Archives, 150 Pleasant Acres Road, York, PA 17402.

9. 1800 George Peter Arnold Census: Monaghan, York, Pennsylvania; Roll: 44; Page: 1406, 1407; Image: 216; Family History Library Film: 363347; Second Census of the United States, 1800. (NARA microfilm publication M32, 52 rolls). Records of the Bureau of the Census, Record Group 29. National Archives, Washington, D.C.

10. 1800 George Arnold Census: Warrington, York, Pennsylvania; Roll: 44; Page: 1398, 1399; Image: 212; Family History Library Film: 363347; Second Census of the United States, 1800. (NARA microfilm publication M32, 52 rolls). Records of the Bureau of the Census, Record Group 29. National Archives, Washington, D.C.

11. 1810 Geo and Geo P. Arnold Census: Franklin, York, Pennsylvania; Roll: 57; Page: 198; Image: 0193683; Family History Library Film: 00211; Third Census of the United States, 1810. (NARA microfilm publication M252, 71 rolls). Bureau of the Census, Record Group 29. National Archives, Washington, D.C.

12. 1820 Geo and Peter (Geo P.) Arnold Census: Franklin, York, Pennsylvania; Page: 82; NARA Roll: M33_114; Image: 172; Fourth Census of the United States, 1820. (NARA microfilm publication M33, 142 rolls). Records of the Bureau of the Census, Record Group 29. National Archives, Washington, D.C.

13. 1830 George Arnold Census: Franklin, York, Pennsylvania; Page: 281; NARA Series: M19; Roll Number: 160; Family History Film: 0020634; Fifth Census of the United States, 1830. (NARA microfilm publication M19, 201 rolls). Records of the Bureau of the Census, Record Group 29. National Archives, Washington, D.C.