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Johann Andreas Christoph Emme

Gender: Male
Parents:
Johann Christoph Ludwig Emme
Dorothee Marie Elisabeth von Schwanenfluegel
Birthdate: 13 Nov 1798
Birthplace: Gross Schneen, Hannover, Prussia
Christ. Date: 18 Nov 1798
Christ. Place: Gross Schneen, Hannover, Prussia
Death Date: 19 Sep 1881
Death Place: Fayette County, Pennsylvania
Burial Date:
Burial Place: Fletcher Cemetery, Fayette County, Pennsylvania
Artifacts:
  • Andrew Emme Baptism Record
  • Andreas Emme Naturalization Record
  • 1880 Census for Andrew, Daniel Emme

  • Notes:
    Research Notes -- David G Brewer (vsatproxy.ldschurch.org)
    1798 IGI - 
    
    	EMME, Johann Andreas Christoph (M)	C: 18 Nov 1798
    	Father: Johann Christoph Ludwig Emme	Gross Schneen, Hannover,
    	Mother: Dorothee E. VON SCHWANEFLUGEL	Prussia
    
    1836 - 974.8 B2wg Gutendorf & Devlin Naturalization Lists 1820-1840
    
    	June 20, 1836 declaration Folder 229
    	Andreas Emme
    	US District Court - Western District of PA
    
    1840 Census - Beaver County, PA - New Sewickly TWP (City of Freedom)
    
    	Andrew Emmy
    	1 Male 5-10
    	1 Male 10-15
    	1 Male 20-30
    	1 Male 40-50
    	1 Female 10-15
    	1 Female 30-40
    	
    1840 Census - Allegheny Co. PA Birmingham Borough
    
    	p. 234
    	Ludwick Emme	1 male - (60-70)
    	
    1840 Naturalizations of Beaver County, PA 1804-1840 974.892 P4c
    
    EMME, Andrew - Native of Hanover. Arrived in USA January 3, 1835
    Intention filed in Allegheny County, PA on June 20, 1836.
    Certified September 23, 1840.  Witness was Christopher Schoneman.
    
    1845 Beaver Co. "Argus" Genealogical Gleanings 974.982 V28w
    
    EMME, Andrew, Freedom Locksmith, dissolves partnership with Christ. Shoeneman 14 May 1845
    
    1850 Census - Alleghey Co. PA Birmingham p.047
    
    	23 24
    	Andrew Emma		50 M Machinist 1500	England
    	Ann				48 F			Penn
    	Daniel			 4 M			Penn
    	Molly Beaty		 9 F			Germany
    	
    	135 151
    	Andrew Stackhouse
    	...
    	Peter Emma		24 M Laborer	Germany
    	Elizabeth		17 F		Germany
    	(married within year)
    		
    1860 Census - Allegheny Co., PA Birmingham Borough P. 102
    
    	613 740
    	Andrew Emme		59 M Machinist 5000 4000 Hanover
    	Hannah		56 F				PA
    	Daniel		14 M				PA
    	
    1870 Census Index, Pennsylvania
    	Fayette Co. Springhill TWP Roll 1343 p. 464
    
    	264 264 Emme, David H.	24 M W 	Farm Laborer	PA  Father, Mother of foreign birth
    			Thyer?		24 F W      Keeping House PA
    	265 265 Emme, Andrew 	72 M W	Farmer		Hanover
    			Annie		67 F W      Keeping House	PA
    
    1880 Census, Springhill TWP, Fayette, PA (June 26, 1880)
    
            144
            Emme, Andrew    W M 82 Farmer      Goettingus, Germany
                  Annie     W F 78 Wife Keeping House PA PA PA
            Emme, Daniel    W M 35 Farmer      PA Gatinger PA
                  Minnia    W F  8 Daughter    PA PA PA
                  Catherine W F  7 Daughter    PA PA PA
                  Samuel    W M  5             PA PA PA
                  Mary E.   W F 6/12 Feb       PA PA PA
    
    1899 Orphan's Court Index - Fayette Co., Pa.
    
    	Emme, Daniel H.  Wid Apt  Dec 1899  Vol 27 pg 112
    			 Admr     Dec 1900  Vol 28 pg 157
    
    misc.  Nelson's History of Fayette Co.
    
    p.1118 Biography of Daniel Hamilton Emme
    	
    Daniel Hamilton Emme was born in Freedom, Beaver County, Pa, April 12, 1846, and is the youngest of
    four children.  He is the son of Andrew Emme, who was born in Hanover, Germany, November 9, 1800, and
    died in Springhill township, Pa., eighty years later.  At the age of fifteen he enlisted in the
    German army and under Wellington did his part at the famous battle of Waterloo.  He came to this
    country in 1833, and having previously become a millwright, spent the balance of his working days in
    the machine shops of Pittsburg, Pa.  In 1868 he decided to leave that city, so bought what was then
    the Lewis Hunter farm, where he removed his family and passed the remainder of his life in peace and
    quietude in this retired and healthful spot.  This farm is now owned and managed by his son Daniel. 
    His wife was Anna, daughter of Daniel Cooper, one of the soldiers of the Revolutionary army.  She was
    born in Beaver County, Pa., in 1803.  Her mother was also a native of that country, but her people
    were of German and Irish descent.  Of their children, none but Daniel and his brother William, of
    Haydentown, are living.  October 7, 1869, Daniel Emme married Miss Thira, daughter of Samuel and
    Catherine Huntley, who at that time were living in Monongalia county, W. Va., but formerly lived in
    Georges township, Fayette County, Pa.  The huntleys had originally intended to go to Ohio, but
    stopping in Connellsville on their way, in consequence of the illness of Mrs. Huntley, decided to
    make their home in Fayette county.  They were probably of English descent.  Her mother's family were
    of German descent and came to this county from Harper's Ferry, W. Va., at an early day.  Mr. and Mrs.
    D.H. Emme have five children:  Minnie Ann, Catherine Alice, Samuel David, Mary Elizabeth, and Charles
    Andrew, all of whom are still at home with their parents.  In 1870 a valuable vein of fire-clay was
    found on the Emme farm, which is fast taking the place of the famous pot clay which was formerly
    imported from Germany.  Mr. Emme ships annually to the Clay Pot Company of Pittsburg, Pa., about
    eight hundred tons of this clay, which is sold on special contract on account of its superior
    quality.  He also owns and manages a saw mill.  He was educated in the common school of Pittsburg,
    and brings to the county the intelligence and culture which were there instilled into his life.  Like
    his father, he also entered the military service at the age of fifteen.  He enlisted July 20, 1861,
    in Company L, Twenty-Eighth Pennsylvania Volunteer Infantry.  In October, 1862, he was transferred to
    Company A, One Hundred and Forty-seventh Pennsylvania Volunteer Infantry, in which he served to the
    end of the war, and was in many battles, but was never wounded nor was he ever in a hospital.  He was
    discharged in 1864 near Atlanta, Ga., whence he returned to his old home in Freedom, Pa.  After
    coming home he learned ship carpentering, at which he worked until he removed with his father to
    Springhill township in 1867, where he has ever since resided.  In 1868 he joined Gallatin Lodge,
    I.O.O.F., of Smithfield, Pa.  He is also a member of the G.A.R. Jerry Jones Post.  He is a staunch
    Republican, and his party has elected him a justice of the peace, which office he is now filling. 
    With his family he worships in the Springhill Presbyterian church, and lives a consistent Christian
    life.
    
    7/4/90 -  Information from Arch Miller as written in his book. (brackets are my comments)
    			Arch Miller
    			c/o Barbershop
    			Fairchance, PA 15436
    
    William Emme was 6 weeks old when his father brought him to America.  They came from Germany and
    William could speak Dutch.  this being the year 1833. Andrew is buried beside Dan but his grave is
    unmarked.
    Andrew Emme was born in Hanover Germany at the age of 15 he enlisted in the German army and under
    Wellington fought in the battle of Waterloo against the French army.
    	He came to America in 1833 living in Freedom, Beaver Co., Pa., then going to Pittsburgh.  There he
    was a machinist.  In 1868 he retired and left Pittsburgh.  He bought what was then the Lewis Hunter
    farm in Springhill TWP.  His wife Anna was the dau of David Cooper who fought in the revolutionary
    war.  Andrew was naturalized in Sept 23 1840.  His estate in Springhill TWP was valued at $1860.00
    and personal estate at $825.00.
    
    Daniel Emme was killed by a boiler explosion on his saw mill at the foot of Wyns gap, Smithfield, Pa,
    near the clay diggings.  He is buried at Fletcher Church Cem., near Western Penns. Dam in W. Va.
    above Pt. Marion, Pa.  Has Civil War soldier stone behind church.
    
    Andrea Emme		Annie Cooper
    b. Nov. 9, 1798	        b. 1803 Beaver Co.
    d. Sept. 19, 1881      (Andrew's 1st wife
    bur. Fletcher Cem.      became ill and 
    md.  1822	        died on the trip
    			to America + 
    			buried in Freedom Cem. name - Minna
    
    			William - Lorina Derry
    			Rachiel - ? Johnson
    			Merria - ? Myers
    	twin		Daniel (half brother) - Thyre Huntly
    	twin		Heger
    
    Andrew died the same night as Pres Garfield died froman assassin's bullet.
    2003-07-31 07:56:23