Einzig ~ Ross Families
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Many of our research papers are a work in progress. They are continuously being updated, and some may have raw data that have yet to be verified. All of the papers are free for downloading.

This Enzig Family Introduction is fully cited and referenced.

My name is Janelle Eileen Taylor. I married Robert (Boog) Calvin Graham. I have a younger sister Susan Lynn Taylor, who married Steven Ray Waller.

Our parents wereKenneth James Henry Taylor and Jane Alice Hines, and their families lived in the city of York Pennsylvania. Our Taylor line connects us to the earliest American Einzig line, David Einzig (1829-1908), who was 13 years old when he emigrated in 1843 from Ruesten Württemberg Germany with his mother and other siblings.

David's grand-daughter was our paternal grandmother, Bessie May Einsig.

•     According to the death certificate of my great-great grandfather David Einsig (1829-1908), he was born to David Einzig and Barbara Rupp. I do not have any other factual information that supports this relationship.

•     I am also a 3rd cousin, once removed, to my husband's nephew; Ezekiel whose ggg-grandparents were John Einzig (1831-1915) and his wife Theresa Berger. My gg-grandfather, David, is the brother of Ezekiel's ggg-grandfather, John.

Bessie was born in 1892 to John Henry Einsig (1859-1939) and Mary Ann Schlich. Bessie married our great-grandfather, Austin James Taylor. Both the Einsig and Taylor families lived in the same neighborhood of Sherman Street in York Pennsylvania. Both families also lived in Springettsbury, Spring Garden, and York Townships surrounding the city of York in York County Pennsylvania.

Our grandmother's German Einsig line began with David Einsig (b.1807), his wife Barbara Rupp (Ruff), and five Einsig children who emigrated from Ruesten through the ports in Bremen Germany on a ship known as a Barque The ship's name was called, Republic, which arrived at the ports of Baltimore on December 22nd 1843. Their destination was identified as Pennsylvania.

The name of Barbara Rupp (Ruff) who was 34 years old, born about 1809, was listed with five Einsig children.

i.    David Einsig was 13 years old, and was born about 1830.

ii.   Johannes (John) Einsig was 12 years old, and was born about 1831.

iii.  Maria Einsig was 8 years old, and was born about 1835.

iv.   Albert Einsig was 2 years old and was born about 1841.

v.    Mathias (Matthew) Einsig was 1 ½ years old and was born about April 1842.

In 1850, David and Hanna, John and Isabel lived near David's and John's Uncle, Anton Einsig, and his wife Leonorah (Eleanor) in the Freystown area of Spring Garden Township York County Pennsylvania. We are not certain who Hanna (b.1827) is, but Isabel (b.1832) may be their sister; Maria.

The Einzig families usually lived close to each other, either next door to each other or on the same streets. David and John were basket makers, and had colorful wagons that they used to sale their goods. Often leaving their home for long periods of time.

The Einsig family often used the same names in naming their children; Catherine, Rose, John, Ellen, Elizabeth, and Teresa. We also believe that some of the children were cared for by other Einsig family members. This caused some possible errors in identifying whose child belongs to whose parents difficult to identify accurately. There are also the family oral histories and accounts, that don't match the federal, county, and local records. Not to mention some of those records probably had errors too, particularly the death records.

One of the key relationships to unravel is the name Teresa Findley. One branch of the family's oral history indicates Theresa is the wife of John Einzig (1831-1915). Teresa Findley is also affiliated as the wife of John's uncle, Anton Einzig (1804-1859).

Besides having similar names, we also believe some children may have been raised by other family memebers. These two factors cause our work to associate some family members to the wrong parents. We do believe we are close, which is why our research papers are fully cited and referenced.

We are also still unable to locate Barbra Rupp (Ruff), Maria, Albert and Mathais (Matthew) Einzig. These memebers may have remained in Maryland, or possibly lived Lehigh Pennsylvania or Albany New York, or other parts of America. As we continue our research, we’ll update this paper.

Using David's death certificate, ship records, German origins, the name Mathias (Matthew or Martin), and German christening records, we believe we found our earliest known Einsig family; Antoni Einzig and Joanna Pfaus. Their son was Elias Einsig. Naturally, the more definitive help we get, the better we can improve our findings.

Without saying; this family is extremely difficult to sort out.

This is an 1855 Map of Germany, and this one is cropped for a closer look. This is the Schwarzwald Kreis region.

Elias Einsig (b.1767)

Elias Einzig was born, and christened, on January 1st 1767 to Antonii Einzig and Joanna Pfaus in Rotenfels, located in the 18th century district of Baden Germany.

Elias married Agnes Wiesenfad, and they had three sons

i.    Joanes Baptista Einzig was christened February 13th 1801 as a Katholisch in the village of Ahldorf, located in the Schwarzwald Kreis of Württemberg Germany. This male Enzig may have been the branch that lived in Lehigh Pennsylvania or Albany County New York.

ii.   Antonius Einsig was christened February 26th 1804 as a Katholisch in the village of Ahldorf, located in the Schwarzwald Kreis of Württemberg Germany. See Anton Einzig (1804-1859).

iii.  David Mathias Einsig was christened February 17th 1807 as a Katholisch in the village of Ahldorf, located in the Schwarzwald Kreis of Württemberg Germany. See David Einsig (b.1807)

David Einzig (1829-1908)

Here's the research paper on David Einzig (1829-1908)

End Notes

[1.] James K. Taylor (1865-1941), Taylor ~ Graham Library, 479 County Line Rd, York Springs, PA 17372

Bibliography

1. 1850 Antony, Lenora (Eleanor) John and David Einsich (Einsig) Census: Spring Garden, York, Pennsylvania; Roll: M432_840; Page: 161A; Image: 103. Seventh Census of the United States, 1850; (National Archives Microfilm Publication M432, 1009 rolls); Records of the Bureau of the Census, Record 2. 1860 John Einzig (Einsig) Census: Spring Garden, York, Pennsylvania; Roll: M653_1199; Page: 826; Image: 109; Family History Library Film: 805199; 1860 U.S. census, population schedule. NARA microfilm publication M653, 1,438 rolls. Washington, D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, n.d.

3. 1860 Elenora and David Einzig (Einsig) Census: Spring Garden, York, Pennsylvania; Roll: M653_1199; Page: 830; Image: 113; Family History Library Film: 805199; 1860 U.S. census, population schedule. NARA microfilm publication M653, 1,438 rolls. Washington, D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, n.d.

4. 1870 John and David Eunrick (Einsig) Census: Spring Garden, York, Pennsylvania; Roll: M593_1469; Page: 357B; Image: 707; Family History Library Film: 552968. 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.

5. 1870 Andrew Sleich (Schleig) Census: Spring Garden, York, Pennsylvania; Roll: M593_1469; Page: 357A; Image: 706; Family History Library Film: 552968. 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.

6. 1880 John and David Einsig Census: Spring Garden, York, Pennsylvania; Roll: 1207; Family History Film: 1255207; Page: 216D; Enumeration District: 020; 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.

7. 1900 John Einsig Census: York Ward 12, York, Pennsylvania; Roll: 1503; Page: 8A; Enumeration District: 0203; FHL microfilm: 1241503; 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.

8. 1900 David J. Einsig Census: York Ward 12, York, Pennsylvania; Roll: 1503; Page: 3A; Enumeration District: 0202; FHL microfilm: 1241503; 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.

9. 1910 John Einsig (b.1829) Census: York Ward 12, York, Pennsylvania; Roll: T624_1435; Page: 24A; Enumeration District: 0134; Image: 858; FHL microfilm: 1375448; Thirteenth Census of the United States, 1910 (NARA microfilm publication T624, 1,178 rolls); Records of the Bureau of the Census, Record Group 29; National Archives, Washington, D.C.

10. 1910 John Einsig Census: York Ward 12, York, Pennsylvania; Roll: T624_1435; Page: 25A; Enumeration District: 0134; Image: 860; FHL microfilm: 1375448; Thirteenth Census of the United States, 1910 (NARA microfilm publication T624, 1,178 rolls); Records of the Bureau of the Census, Record Group 29; National Archives, Washington, D.C.

11. 1910 Annie Einsig Census: York Ward 12, York, Pennsylvania; Roll: T624_1435; Page: 26A; Enumeration District: 0134; Image: 862; FHL microfilm: 1375448; Thirteenth Census of the United States, 1910 (NARA microfilm publication T624, 1,178 rolls); Records of the Bureau of the Census, Record Group 29; National Archives, Washington, D.C.

12. 1920 John Einsig Census: York Ward 12, York, Pennsylvania; Roll: T625_1669; Page: 8B; Enumeration District: 142; Image: 963; Fourteenth Census of the United States, 1920;(NARA microfilm publication T625, 2076 rolls); Records of the Bureau of the Census, Record Group 29. National Archives, Washington, D.C. Note: Enumeration Districts 819-839 are on roll 323 (Chicago City).

13. 1930 John Einsig Census: York, York, Pennsylvania; Roll: 2167; Page: 15B; Enumeration District: 118; Image: 879.0; FHL microfilm: 2341901; United States of America, Bureau of the Census; Fifteenth Census of the United States, 1930. Washington, D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, 1930; T626, 2,667 rolls.