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Levi Sigafoos (Ziegenfuss, Henry) (b. November 04, 1814, d. April 13, 1879)Levi Sigafoos (Ziegenfuss, Henry) (son of John Jacob Ziegenfuss and Sarah Lambert) was born November 04, 1814 in Nockamixon Twp., Bucks Co., Pennsylvania, and died April 13, 1879 in Greenwich Twp., Warren Co., New Jersey.He married Lydia Allshouse (Althouse) on January 10, 1839 in St Johns Evangelical Lurtheran Church, Easton, daughter of Henry Althouse and Elizabeth Julianna Schultz.
Notes for Levi Sigafoos (Ziegenfuss, Henry):
Levi Ziegenfuss-aka Sigafoos, Henry - listed in 1870 Warren Co, NJ Census as residing in Township of Greenwich, post office Carpentersville.
(Other spellings recorded Zienenfuss/Sigenfoos/Sigafoos/Zingefoos))
Article from Jerseyite News, 41st Volume, No 33, dated April 8, 1879
"Last Wednesday afternoon, a few minutes before 4 o'clock, a terrible explosion took place in Frenchtown.The boiler in the large saw-mill belonging to Hiram Deats, and occupied by Charles White and Jacob White, exploded, sending fragments of the building for several hundred yards.Robert R. Swick, and honest, sober, hard working man aged 55 yhears, was instantly killed.Mr. Swick was the engineer, and has worked at the business for more than twenty years.He leaves a wife and five children.
Henry Sigafoos was loading lumber a short distance from the mill, in company with Charles White; they had taken the four horses from the wagon, and the two engaged in booming the load at the time of the explosion.Mr. Sigafoos was seriously injured, and but little hopes are entertained for his recovery."
ZIEGENFUSS Levi Zienenfuss/Sigenfoos, Sigafoos, b. 1814, St. Luke's, Nockamixon,Bucks Co., lived in Williams Twp., Northampton Co. until after 1850 when he moved to NJ where he died in in 1879.Married Lydia Allshouse, Eastonon January 10, 1839, Children born between 1841 and 1859 :Henry, Anna S., Catherine, Isaac, William F., Jacob, Sally (Sabilla), Mary Ella, Andrew.
1870 Census Carpentersville, NJ. County of Warren, lists the following children of Levi Zingefoos 56yrs. and Lydia 53 yrs., as Isaac 22yrs, William F 19 yrs,Henry27yrs ,Jacob 17 yrs, Sabilla 16 yrs, Mary E 14 yrs.,Andrew 12 yrs and Alfred 5 yrs
Levi's birth record states father is John or Jacob -death certificate says Jacob.His mother was Sarah Lambert
More About Levi Sigafoos (Ziegenfuss, Henry):
Baptism: 1814, St. Lukes, Nockamixon, Bucks, Pa.
Burial: Unknown, Durham Lutheran Church Cemetery, Durham.Bucks. Pa.
More About Levi Sigafoos (Ziegenfuss, Henry) and Lydia Allshouse (Althouse):
Marriage: January 10, 1839, St Johns Evangelical Lurtheran Church, Easton.
Children of Levi Sigafoos (Ziegenfuss, Henry) and Lydia Allshouse (Althouse) are:
- +Sybilla Signfuss (Sabilla Ziegenfuss), b. February 07, 1854, Carpentersville, Pohatcong Township, Warren Co, NJ, d. December 28, 1933, Staten Island Hospital, New York.
- Dianna Ziegenfuss, b. date unknown, d. date unknown.
- Henry F Ziegenfuss, b. May 29, 1842, Pennsylvania, d. July 21, 1878, Pennsylvania.
- +Isaac Sigafoos, b. January 1848, Pennsylvania, d. November 18, 1904, Carpentersville, Warren Co., New Jersey.
- William F. Ziegenfuss (Sigafoos), b. 1849, Pennsylvania, d. date unknown.
- Jacob Ziegenfuss (Signfuss), b. February 16, 1852, Pennsylvania, d. September 08, 1872.
- +Mary Ellen Sigenfoose, b. April 02, 1856, Carpentersville, Warren Co., New Jersey, d. date unknown.
- Andrew Signfuss, b. 1858, New Jersey, d. date unknown.
- Alfred Signfuss, b. 1865, d. date unknown.
- Ann Elizabeth Signfuss, b. 1843, Pennsylvania, d. December 12, 1850, Williams Twp, Northampton Co., Pa.
- Catherine Ziegenfuss, b. 1845, Pennsylvania, d. date unknown.
- Anna S Signfuss, d. date unknown.