Peter Greenawalt Family History
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Here’s the research paper on Peter Greenawalt (1808-1871)

Peter Greenawalt was born January 16th 1808 [1] to Nicholas Greenawalt and Mary Miller in Franklin County Pennsylvania.

Peter worked and lived in Orrstown and Culbertson in Green, Letterkenny, and Southampton Townships Franklin County.

Peter married Sarah Cover who was born April 4th 1809 in Franklin County.

Peter died June 9th 1871 while living in Culberton Letterkenny Township Franklin County Pennsylvania; 61 years, 5 months. Sara died June on October 24th 1884; 75years, 6moths, 2 days. They are buried at the Kryder Cemetery, next to the Air Hill Brethren in Christ Church and Cemetery, Green Township, Rt 997 and Smith Road, near the back entrance of the Letterkeeny Depot, Franklin County Pennsylvania. Sarah’s grave stone cannot be located. One researcher had Peter dying when he was 61years and 5months, and Sarah at 75years, 6 months, and 2 days when she died. This cannot be accurate for Peter.

Together Peter and Sarah had ten children who were all born in Franklin County Pennsylvania. [2]

i.    Samuel C. Greenawalt was born September 22nd 1829 in Southampton Township Franklin County Pennsylvania. [3] He married Margaret Miller on November 2nd 1854 in Franklin County Pennsylvania.

ii.   Mary Elizabeth Greenawalt was born March 11th 1831. She married George G. Creamer on March 14th 1850. [4]

iii.  Catherine Greenawalt was born about 1831 or 1833. She married Rummel. [5]

iv.   Nicholas Greenawalt was born August 1st 1835, and died February 14th 1901. He married Loretta Rummel September 1st 1859.

v.    Henry Greenawalt was born on August 28th 1839 in Green Village Franklin County Pennsylvania. He married Jeanette Brinkley - Louchman on August 13th 1864 in Middle Springs Franklin County Pennsylvania, by Daniel Eckerman.

vi.   Annie Greenawalt was reported being a child of Peter and Sara, she was born in 1841. [6] She is not in any census or other record. [7]

vii.  John R Greenawalt was born August 28th 1845. He married Catherine Miller.

viii. Lydia (Lillian) Greenawalt as born 1848-1850. She married Benjamin Wingert.

ix.   Susan Greenawalt was born 1850. She was not in the 1850 census, she was 10 years old in the 1860 census, and was not in the 1870 census record. [8]

x.    Simon Peter Greenawalt was born December 25th 1854. He married Ella R. Newman who was born December 9th 1854.


End Notes

[1.] Another date of birth for Peter is December 16th 1806, but this is an error.

[2.] All of the children have been researched, and many of them have been identified through the efforts of our great-great Uncle David Greenawalt, and his son and grandson both named David Greenawalt; Family Genealogy Worksheets, Photos, Charts, 1982, Taylor ~ Graham Library, 479 County Line Road, York Springs Pa 17372; Family History Library, Ancestral File Number: HND7-3L, 35 N. West Temple Street, Room 344, Salt Lake City, Utah 84150-3440

[3.] Samuel Greenawalt birth and death dates: Samuel Greenawalt headstone and cemetery records, Broadfording Cemetery, Hagerstown, Washington County Maryland.

[4.] Gregory Allen Greenawalt, Eugene Allen Greenawalt, and research collaborated by Sandra Emerick Genealogist for the Lancaster County PA, Historical Society Lancaster Pennsylvania.

[5.] All of the children have been researched, and many of them have been identified through the efforts of our great-great Uncle David Greenawalt, and his son and grandson both named David Greenawalt; Family Genealogy Worksheets, Photos, Charts, 1982, Taylor ~ Graham Library, 479 County Line Road, York Springs Pa 17372; Family History Library, Ancestral File Number: HND7-3L, 35 N. West Temple Street, Room 344, Salt Lake City, Utah 84150-3440

[6.] All of the children have been researched, and many of them have been identified through the efforts of our great-great Uncle David Greenawalt, and his son and grandson both named David Greenawalt; Family Genealogy Worksheets, Photos, Charts, 1982, Taylor ~ Graham Library, 479 County Line Road, York Springs Pa 17372; Family History Library, Ancestral File Number: HND7-3L, 35 N. West Temple Street, Room 344, Salt Lake City, Utah 84150-3440

[7.] Reported being married to William Redcay (Redca 1880 Census), which is not correct. Anna Greenawalt Marriage: Comes the the marriage of Anna Greenawalt’s and William H. Redcay’s son, August 8th 1911; New York, County Marriages, 1908-1935, Film No: 1029779, Digital Folder No.: 004489186, Image No.: 00871, Family Search, https://familysearch.org.

[8.] All of the children have been researched, and many of them have been identified through the efforts of our great-great Uncle David Greenawalt, and his son and grandson both named David Greenawalt; Family Genealogy Worksheets, Photos, Charts, 1982, Taylor ~ Graham Library, 479 County Line Road, York Springs Pa 17372; Family History Library, Ancestral File Number: HND7-3L, 35 N. West Temple Street, Room 344, Salt Lake City, Utah 84150-3440

Bibliography

1. George G. Creamer Civil War Index: National Archives and Records Administration. Civil War Pension Index: General Index to Pension Files, 1861-1934 [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations Inc, 2000.Original data: General Index to Pension Files, 1861-1934. Washington, D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration. T288, 546 rolls.

2. 1790 Nicholas Greenawalt Census: Franklin, Pennsylvania; Roll: M637_9; Page: 281; Image: 156; Family History Library Film: 0568149, Original data: 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.

3. 1800 Nicholas Greenawalt Census: Green, Franklin, Pennsylvania; Roll: 38; Page: 914; Image: 317; Family History Library Film: 363341; Original data: 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.

4. 1820 Nicholas Grunawatt Census: Greene, Franklin, Pennsylvania, Page: 125; NARA Roll: M33_101; Image: 164. Original data: 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.

5. 1830 Nicholas Greenwatt Census Southampton, Franklin, Pennsylvania, Page: 210; NARA Roll: M19-151; Family History Film: 0020625Original data: 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.

6. 1830 Peter Greenewalt Census: Southampton, Franklin, Pennsylvania, Page: 205; NARA Roll: M19-151; Family History Film: 0020625.Original data: 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.

7. 1840 Nicholas Greenwall Census: Washington, Franklin, Pennsylvania; Roll: 458; Page: 241; Image: 490; Family History Library Film: 0020544.Original data: Sixth Census of the United States, 1840. (NARA microfilm publication M704, 580 rolls). Records of the Bureau of the Census, Record Group 29. National Archives, Washington, D.C.

8. 1840 Peter Grenewatt Census: Green Village, Green, Franklin, Pennsylvania; Roll: 458; Page: 189; Image: 386; Family History Library Film: 0020544.Original data: Sixth Census of the United States, 1840. (NARA microfilm publication M704, 580 rolls). Records of the Bureau of the Census, Record Group 29. National Archives, Washington, D.C.

9. 1850 Peter and his mother Mary Greenawalt Census: Southampton, Franklin, Pennsylvania; Roll: M432_782; Page: 353B; Image: 204. Original data: Seventh Census of the United States, 1850; (National Archives Microfilm Publication M432, 1009 rolls); Records of the Bureau of the Census, Record Group 29; National Archives, Washington, D.C.

10. 1850 Jacob Greenwalt Census: Southampton, Franklin, Pennsylvania; Roll: M432_782; Page: 354A; Image: 205. Original data: Seventh Census of the United States, 1850; (National Archives Microfilm Publication M432, 1009 rolls); Records of the Bureau of the Census, Record Group 29; National Archives, Washington, D.C.

11. 1850 Elizabeth Greenawalt-Creamer Census: Southampton, Cumberland, Pennsylvania; Roll: M432_772; Page: 179B; Image: 366. Original data: Seventh Census of the United States, 1850; (National Archives Microfilm Publication M432, 1009 rolls); Records of the Bureau of the Census, Record Group 29; National Archives, Washington, D.C.

12. 1860 Geo Cramer Census: Letterkenny, Franklin, Pennsylvania; Roll: M653_1111; Page: 492; Image: 499; Family History Library Film: 805111. Original data: 1860 U.S. census, population schedule. NARA microfilm publication M653, 1,438 rolls. Washington, D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, n.d. Boog Graham, 479 County Line Road, York Springs Pennsylvania 17372 ~ booggraham@comcast.net Page 16.

13. 1860 Peter Greenawalt Census: Greene, Franklin, Pennsylvania; Roll: M653_1112; Page: 859; Image: 324; Family History Library Film: 805112. Original data: 1860 U.S. census, population schedule. NARA microfilm publication M653, 1,438 rolls. Washington, D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration.

14. 1870 Peter Greenawalt Census: Southampton, Franklin, Pennsylvania; Roll: M593_1346; Page: 548A; Image: 457; Family History Library Film: 552845.Original data; 1870 U.S. census, population schedules. NARA microfilm publication M593, 1,761 rolls. Washington, D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration. Minnesota census schedules for 1870. NARA microfilm publication T132, 13 rolls. Washington, D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration.

15. 1870 George G. Creamer Census: Letterkenny, Franklin, Pennsylvania; Roll: M593_1346; Page: 352B; Image: 64; Family History Library Film: 552845.Original data: 1870 U.S. census, population schedules. NARA microfilm publication M593, 1,761 rolls. Washington, D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, n.d. Minnesota census schedules for 1870. NARA microfilm publication T132, 13 rolls. Washington, D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, n.d.

16. 1880 George Creamer Census: Letterkenny, Franklin, Pennsylvania; Roll: 1131; Family History Film: 1255131; Page: 155C; Enumeration District: 94; Image: 0315. Original data: Tenth Census of the United States, 1880. (NARA microfilm publication T9, 1,454 rolls). Records of the Bureau of the Census, Record Group 29. National Archives, Washington, D.C.

17. 1900 Mary E. Creamer Census: Letterkenny, Franklin, Pennsylvania; Roll: T623_1413; Page: 15B; Enumeration District: 46. Original data: United States of America, Bureau of the Census. Twelfth Census of the United States, 1900. Washington, D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, 1900. T623, 1854 rolls.