Joseph LASH was born 17 May 1804 at Stokes (present day Forsyth) County, North Carolina.He married Gertraud (Gertraut? Gertrude?) SPACH on 03 Oct 1826 at Stokes County, North Carolina.Gertraud was born c1808 at present day Forsyth County, NC; the daughter of Johann (John) SPACH / SPAUGH (1782-1861) and Anna Catharina KNAUSS (1781-1847).Joseph and Gertraud had two known children:
Louisa Carolina LASH (b. 09 Aug 1827 in Forsyth Co., NC) Jacob Alexander LASH (b. 27 Feb 1829) in Forsyth Co., NC)
Was this the Joseph LASH listed in the 1840 Lincoln County, NC census?Was this the Joseph LASH (listed as age 55, born NC) listed in the 1850 Baker County, Georgia census with wife GERTRUDE (age 50, born NC) and children Isaac (age 20, born NC); Mary E. (age 18, born NC), William (age 16, born NC); Eliza (age 14, born NC); Martha (age 10, born NC) and Samuel (age 10, born NC)?