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Maria Elizabeth Rinehart

Maria Elizabeth Rinehart

Female 1750 - Yes, date unknown

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  • Name Maria Elizabeth Rinehart  [1
    Born 12 Apr 1750  Upper Saucon, Bucks (Now Lehigh) Cnty, PA Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Christened 13 Apr 1750  St. Paul's (Blue) Lutheran Ch, Upper Saucon, PA Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Gender Female 
    Died Yes, date unknown 
    Person ID I961  SnoufferCampbell
    Last Modified 31 May 2010 

    Father Johann Valentin Rinehart,   b. 10 Oct 1725, Pfungstadt, Darmstadt-Hesse, Germany Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1792, Frederick Cnty, MD Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 66 years) 
    Mother Maria Barbara Unknown (Steiber ?),   b. 1725,   d. Aft Aug 1793  (Age 68 years) 
    Married Abt 1750  Pfungstadt, Darmstadt-Hesse, Germany Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 4, 5, 6
    Family ID F73  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 1 Frederick Sorrier / Surger,   d. Yes, date unknown 
    Married Aft 1774  [2, 7, 8
    Last Modified 5 Dec 2009 
    Family ID F327  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 2 George Fischer,   d. Yes, date unknown 
    Married 12 Feb 1770  [2
    Last Modified 5 Dec 2009 
    Family ID F1032  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • Elizabeth's father Valentine's will is located in Frederick County Will Book GM #2, pp. 437-438. The will was signed 20 June 1791; it appears that it was admitted to probate 5 June 1792, with an accounting filed 20 Aug 1793. «i»Ibid.«/i» The will is abstracted in "Frederick County Wills, Liber GM#2," vol. 8, Western Maryland Genealogy, at p. 137 (1992), and in M.B.Hageness, «i»Abstract of Wills, Liber GM#2, 1783-1794, Frederick County, Maryland«/i», pp. 58-59 (MLH Research, Anniston, AL (2001) [LDS Film 1440551].

      The will provides among other things that "I Valentine Rinehart of Frederick County ... give and bequeath unto my well beloved wife Barbary [sic] all my estate both real and personal during her life, ... and at the death of my said wife that he my said son [George] shall give to my four daughters whose names is [sic] as follows, viz, that is to say Elizabeth Sorrier, Catrin Shaul, Christenor Snowfer [sic], and Mary Weaver, the sum of forty pounds ... until one hundred and sixty pounds is paid ... and ... the rest of my estate real and personal not heretofore mentioned be equally divided amongst my son and four daughters abovementioned ***."

      Richard Ott, «i»Ott-Main2.ftw«/i», reports:
      Frederick Cnty land records (Liber V, folio 62), at request of Elizabeth, George Fischer, indicates they lived together only 4 months, did violence to her, left her for 2 1/2 years, and then came back. They then agreed to divorce.

  • Sources 
    1. [S27] Pheneger, Diane|, Diane & Don Pheneger, "John Snouffer [1779-1823] Family Group" (5 Mar 1979) & Family group and lineage charts : 1979 - 2004 , (431 W. College, Granville, OH 43023; Email: dondi@windstream.net).

    2. [S12] Ott|, Richard H. Ott, Jr., "Ott Genealogy" : Oct 2003, (Richard H. Ott, Jr., 4208 Elsa Terr, Baltimore, MD 21117; DickOtt@aol.com).

    3. [S243] Burgert - Pfungstadt |, Annette K. Burgert, Eighteenth Century Emigrants from Pfungstadt, Hessen-Darmstadt to Pennsylvania, (AKB Publications, Myerstown, PA : 1995), p. 26 (Reliability: 2).

    4. [S10] Snuffers|, James L. Wood, Jr., THE SNUFFERS, (BJW Printers; Beckley, WV : 1989), 929.273Sn72., p.79.

    5. [S11] Frederick Cnty, MD, Will Book GM 2 |, Frederick County, MD, "Will Book GM #2", (Frederick County, MD, Maryland State Archives, 350 Rowe Blvd., Annapolis, MD 21401), pp. 437-438.

    6. [S17] Charlotte Layton - 2 |, Charlotte Harper Layton, "Layton Family Tree" , (www.Ancestry.com; contact Charlotte Layton at cmairelayton@aol.com).

    7. [S119] Frederick Cnty Wills|, Anonymous, "Frederick County Wills, GM #2," vol. 8, (Western Maryland Genealogy: 1992), p. 137 (Reliability: 2).

    8. [S11] Frederick Cnty, MD, Will Book GM 2 |, Frederick County, MD, "Will Book GM #2", (Frederick County, MD, Maryland State Archives, 350 Rowe Blvd., Annapolis, MD 21401), pp. 437-438 (Reliability: 2).