“A Biographical History of Lancaster Co. Being a History of
Early Settlers and Eminent Men of the County” by Alex. Harris, 1827
Lancaster, Pa.: Elias Barr & Co., 1872
Pgs. 206, 207, GEORGE FOGLE, of Sadsbury, was captain of a company of the Lancaster Co. militia, in the War of 1812.He resided on the land of the well-known Francis Bailey, (the printer), and farmed the land.He first volunteered as a private soldier, under James Caldwell, Esq., of Bart, but when the company received marching orders, Captain Caldwell was on the retired list, and GEORGE FOGLE was chosen to take his place, in marching the company to Baltimore.After the close of the war he purchased a farm in Bart (pg. 207) Twp., on which his grandson, JOSEPH FOGLE now resides.His son, JOHN G. FOGLE, now resides in Christiana.JACOB S. FOGLE, the eldest son, is a respected citizen of Columbus, Ohio, where he emigrated many years ago. DAVID H., another son, is a citizen of Berrien Co., Michigan.Other descendants of GEORGE FOGLE are numerous and respectable citizens of the neighborhood.
(notation at bottom of page: GEORGE FOGLE was the son of JACOB FOGLE, who emigrated to this country from Germany about the year 1765; whose son, ADAM, was the well known ADAM FOGLE, ESQ., who served many years as justice of the peace in Sadsbury.GEORGE FOGLE was united in marriage with BARBARA, the daughter of SIMON and MARGARET GEIST, of Bart, about the year 1796, and died in the year 1854, age 84 years.J. M. W. GEIST, ESQ., of Lancaster, is the grandson of SIMON and MARGARET GEIST, of Bart.)