Born: 29 Sep 1810 in PA
Died: 26 Jan 1881 in Oliver Twp., PA

Father: ? GEARHART
Mother: ?

Spouse: Amanda J SWAGART (1822-1880)


  • Ellen b. abt 1842 in PA
  • John S (1843-1903)
  • Samuel J b. abt 1846 in PA m. Dec 1869 to Martha M, He and his wife can be found in the 1870 census for Mifflin Co, PA
  • Eve b. abt 1847 PA
  • William b. abt 1853 PA
  • Susannah T (1856-1857)
  • Melinda C b. abt 1859 in PA, m. 6 May 1880 in Mifflin Co, PA
  • Anna M b. abt 1862 PA

    Samuel and Amanda were married December 31st 1840 by a Rev. LILLEY in Oliver Twp, PA.

    Amanda J. GEARHART age 58y 9m 6d died from a heart attack in Oliver Twp. on 11/9/1880. Samuel GEARHART age 70 y 3m 27d died in Oliver Twp. on 1/26/1881 (this would make his birthday 29 Sep 1810). There was an article written in a newspaper 02 Feb 1881 page 3 4th col. but not sure which paper it was.

    A Susannah T. GEARHART dau of Samuel & Amanda died age 1y 1m 2d on May 14th 1857 (making her birthday 12 Apr 1856)

    Samuel and family can be found in the 1850 census PA, Mifflin Co, Oliver Twp, page 22 family #141 in 1870 PA, Mifflin Co, Oliver Twp, page 403 #161.

    Source: Most of this information came from Dianne RICHARDS