Gearhart Forum I continue in my search to find my ancestors to Germany and the kinship of John Gearheart my gggg-grandfather and Adam Gearheart my possible ancestor Records indicate John and Adam Gearheart were in Southwest Virginia and migrated approximately the same time to Eastern Kentucky 1801-1805. I am researching PA and I will include early records I have obtained:
From Book: Pennyslvania Septennial Census Berks County1779 Reprinted by: The Berks County Genealogical Society Reading,PACopyright 1989
These records are copied from the original microfilm,handwritten Two Gerharts are recorded:
No further information.
From Book: 1784 Berks County Pennyslvania Archives Compiled by Katharine F.Dix Copyright 1989
Gerhart,Daniel Pg 620 Cnty HRFRD AHCST#-P
Gerhart,Frederick Pg 674 Cnty TULPH
AHCS T #-P
Gerhart,Jacob PG 562 Cnty ALBNY
Gerhart,Jacob Pg 624 Cnty HDLBG
Gerhart,Jacob Jr Pg 562 Cnty ALBNY
Gerhart,Peter Pg 562 Cnty ALBNY
Gerhart,Peter Pg 624 Cnty HDLBG
Gerhart,Peter turner Pg 670 Cnty WNDSR
Gerhart,Philip Pg 670 Cnty RCHMD
Gerret,Adam Pg 569 CntyALSAC
Gerret is also a spelling variation of: Gearheart,Gearhart,Gerhart
The columns listed here,blank in the book indicates there wasn't a count.
It is difficult at this point in my research to determine who these Gerharts are. I hope they will help somehow in finding our genealogy roots.