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George Washington JOHNSTONBAUGH
Eva Catharina HESS
Sarah Susannah EMERICK
Birth:  17 Sep 1809, Haines Twp., Centre Co., PA
Baptism:  12 Nov 1809
Death:  30 Oct 1890, Heckla, Centre Co., PA
Disposition:  Boalsburg Cemetery, State College, Centre Co., PA
Migration:  1875/6, moved to State College, Centre Co., PA
Religion:  Lutheran
Mother:  Susanna HUBLER
Marriage-1:  14 Mar 1837
Wife-1:  Eva Catharina / Eve Catherine HESS
Disposition:  buried Boalsburg Cemetery, State College, Centre Co., PA
Marriage-2:  17 May 1840
Wife-2:  Sarah Susannah EMERICK / EMRICK a variation of YEARICK?
Birth:  5 Oct 1820, PA
Death:  22 Jul 1884, PA
Disposition:  buried Boalsburg Cemetery, State College, Centre Co., PA
Father:  Jacob EMERICK
Mother:  Mary Catherine CLAY
Children with Eva HESS born in Harris Twp., Centre Co., PA:
  1.  Susannah JOHNSTONBAUGH, b. 1837/8
  2.  Catharine JOHNSTONBAUGH, b. 1838/9
Children with Sarah EMERICK (said to be 12) born in Harris Twp., Centre Co., PA:
  3.  Mary JOHNSTONBAUGH, b. 1840/1
  4.  Alpheus JOHNSTONBAUGH, b. 1842
  5.  Jeremiah JOHNSTONBAUGH, b. 1844
  6.  Julia A. JOHNSTONBAUGH, b. 28 Jul 1846; d. 7 Mar 1895, Centre Co., PA
  7.  George W. JOHNSTONBAUGH, b. 1847/8; teacher, Bethleham High School
  8.  William JOHNSTONBAUGH, b. Feb/Mar 1850
  9.  John JOHNSTONBAUGH, b. 1852/3
10.  Sarah JOHNSTONBAUGH, b. 1854/5
11.  James JOHNSTONBAUGH, b. 1856/7
12.  Charles JOHNSTONBAUGH, b. 1858/9
13.  Clarissa JOHNSTONBAUGH, b. 1863/4 

The biographical sketch of Calvin Lagona JOHNSTONBAUGH has our subjects as his parents, yet Calvin does not appear with them in any census.  But surely Calvin was the source of the sketch and surely he knew who his parents were. 

14.  Calvin Lagona JOHNSTONBAUGH, b. 8 Jun 1864, Oak Hall, Centre Co., PA 

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1.  Marriage Record:

2.  1840 Census Index and Digital Images (online at Ancestry.com; Image #15-16 of 34; extracted by Diana Gale Matthiesen):
1840 PA Centre Co. Harris Twp. pp. 128B-129A George Johnsonbaugh 000 001 - 200 010 0100000
These data indicate:
No. & Sex Age Class Therefore Born Individuals Inferred
1 male 30-39 1800-1810 = George (b. 1809)
2 females 4 or under 1835-1840 = Catharine (b. 1838/9)
= Susannah (b. 1837/8)
1 female 20-29 1810-1820 = Sarah (b. 1820)
1 person engaged in agriculture
Listed seven lines down from George's brother, Jacob JOHNSTONBAUGH, who is listed one line below their brother, Thomas JOHNSTONBAUGH.

3.  1850 Census Every-Name-Index/Images (online at Ancestry.com, Image #21 of 47):  Harris Twp., Centre Co., PA, Roll M432_763, p. 108A, 1351/1373, enumerated 4? Nov 1850 (extracted by Diana Gale Matthiesen):
George Johnsonbach 42 M   Farmer 3000  
Susannah     " 30 F        
Susannah     " 12 F        
Catharine    " 11 F        
Mary         "  9 F        
Alfred       "  8 M        
Jeremiah     "  6 M        
Julia        "  4 F        
George       "  2 M        
William      " 8/12 M        
Jonathan Emerick 25 M   Laborer    
Lucetta     " 19 F        
Listed next to George's sister, Susannah (JOHNSTONBAUGH) SELLERS, who is next to George's widowed mother, Susannah (HUBLER) JOHNSTONBAUGH.  The two EMERICKs are doubtlessly kin of Sarah's; Lucetta appears to be the wife of Jonathan.

5.  1860 Census Images (online at Ancestry.com; Image #1-2 of 48):  Boalsburg P.O., Harris Twp., Centre Co., PA, pp. 551-552, PN 97-98, 707/729, enumerated 30 Jul 1860 (extracted by Diana Gale Matthiesen):
George Johnsonbaugh 50 M   Farmer 3000 700 Penna
Sarah       " 39 F         "
Mary        " 19 F         "
Alpheus?    " 17 M         "
Jeremiah    " 15 M         "
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Julia Jonsonbaugh 13 F         Penna
George      " 12 M         "
William     " 10 M         "
John        "  7 M         "
Sarah       "  5 F         "
James       "  3 M         "
Charles     "  1 M         "
Listed eight households above George's brother, Jacob JOHNSONBAUGH, Jr.

6.  1870 Census Images (online at Ancestry.com; Image #6 of 35):  Bellefonte P.O., Benner Twp., Centre Co., PA, p. 368B, PN 6, 38/38, enumerated 23 Aug 1870 (extracted by Diana Gale Matthiesen):
Johnstonbaugh George 62 M W Farming 20,000 1,000 Penna
_____________ Sarah 61 F W Keeping House     "
_____________ Catharine 31 F W       "
_____________ Jeremiah 26 M W Carpenter     "
_____________ George 22 M W works on Farm     "
_____________ William 28 M W works on Farm     "
_____________ John 18 M W works on Farm     "
_____________ Sarah 16 F W       "
_____________ James 12 M W       "
_____________ Charles? 11 M W       "
_____________ Clarisa?  6 F W       "
______?______ Robeta? 64 F W       "
This record is extremely faded and the names are barely readable.  If we are to believe the biographical sketch of Calvin Lagona JOHNSTONBAUGH (see source below), Calvin a male born in 1864 should be the six-year old.  Who is Roberta?

7.  1880 United States Census and National Index (LDS Family History Resource File: CD-ROM Library):
Census Place: College, Centre, Pennsylvania
Source: FHL Film 1255112; NARA Film T9-1112; Pg 275A
  Relation Sex Marr Race Age Birthplace Occupation Fa Mo
George JOHNSTONBAUGH Self M M W 71 PA Retired Farmer PA PA
Sarah JOHNSTONBAUGH Wife F M W 60 PA Keeping House PA PA
George W JOHNSTONBAUGH Son M S W 30 PA Teacher PA PA
In the 1880 Census, Calvin JOHNSTONBAUGH (male, age 16, born PA) is living with blacksmith William COLLINS as his apprentice.

8.  1890 Census:  was destroyed. 

9.  Anon.  1894.  Portrait and Biographical Record of Lehigh, Northampton, and Carbon Counties, Pennsylvania.  Chapman Publ. Co., Chicago (facsimile reprint available from HigginsonBooks.com). Biographical sketch of Calvin Lagona JOHNSTONBAUGH, said to be son of our subjects. 

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