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Johann Leonhard Garman (b. January 02, 1762, d. February 05, 1849)Johann Leonhard Garman (son of Adam Garman and Barbara German) was born January 02, 1762 in Ephrata Twp.Lancaster County, Pa., and died February 05, 1849 in Morgantown, Berks Co., Pa..He married (1) Mary Elizabeth Troop.He married (2) Elizabeth Hisner on July 30, 1782 in Bangor Episcopal,Churchtown, Lancaster Co..
Notes for Johann Leonhard Garman:
Leonhard-(spelling used in existing Document and Court Records, as distinct from fellow ship passenger ( LeonhartGerman); his baptism is recorded at Bergstrasse Lutheran Church, east of Ephrata, Lancaster County, Pa. Leonhard served as a private in the Revolutionary war as a wagonner supplying Washington's army at Valley Forge.He was a prosperous farmer buying farm from Kurtz in 1813, still in possession and operated by descendant Samuel Paul Sweigart at Garman Mines Morgantown, Pa. He had eight children by his first wife Elizabeth Hisner and five children by his second wife Mary Elizabeth Troop. After his death and the final settlement of the estate, East portion of the Homestead was obtained by son Phillip and the West portion by son George. George sold out when iron ore was discovered on the North slope of Welsh Mt.Grave of Elizabeth Hisner unknown. Leonhard buried with his 2nd wife at Bangor Church, Churchtown, Lancaster Co. Pa.The grave site is on the east side of the church and about 50 feet southeast of the steps leading up from the parking lot. The original stones have been replaced with newer stones and the spelling is LEONARD. A flag is on the grave and the stone is marked for a Revolutionary war veteran
More About Johann Leonhard Garman and Elizabeth Hisner:
Marriage: July 30, 1782, Bangor Episcopal,Churchtown, Lancaster Co..
Children of Johann Leonhard Garman and Mary Elizabeth Troop are:
- Louisa Garman, b. June 19, 1806.
- +Philip Garman, b. January 25, 1808, Lancaster Co. Pa., d. July 21, 1891, Morgantown, Berks So., Pa..
- Leonhard Garman, b. October 17, 1810.
- Anna "Nancy" Garman, b. March 16, 1813.
- Leah Garman, b. March 13, 1818.
Children of Johann Leonhard Garman and Elizabeth Hisner are:
- +Adam Garman, b. Abt. 1783, Lancaster Co. Pa., d. Abt. 1856, Berks Co., Pa..
- Catharina Garman, b. 1784, Lancaster Co. Pa., d. 1880, Earl Twp. Ephrata, Lancaster Co. Pa..
- John B. Garman, b. December 08, 1786, Heidleburg, Lehigh, Pa., d. February 10, 1835, Bird-In-Hand, Pa..
- +Mary Garman, b. March 12, 1792, Lancaster Co. Pa., d. May 05, 1859, Churchtown, Lancaster Co., Pa..
- +George Garman, b. December 14, 1794, Lancaster Co. Pa., d. April 01, 1880, Williamson, Franklin Co., Pa..
- +Jacob Garman, b. May 28, 1799, Lancaster Co. Pa., d. August 03, 1876, Walker Twp. Juniata Co., Pa..
- Barbara Garman.
- Elizabeth Garman, b. 1788, Lancaster Co. Pa., d. May 31, 1850, Churchtown, Lancaster Co., Pa..