"In 1834 settled in Columbiana County where he worked around the farmers also in cider mills. Was much interested in fruit, saw Johnny Appleseed and helped gather apple seeds at a mill either in western Pa. over Ohio line, farmed some. His wife died in 1835, then he married Magadena Lingfelter in 1836, they farmed here for several years and in 1841 got the desire to come to Indiana. Three years in raisaing enough flax to spin and weave the wagon cover 16 x 20 ' to cover their wagon in the late summer of 1845 they left Columbiana." 1
Noted events in his life were:
• Migrated: From Liepsic, Germany, 1834, Columbiana County, Ohio, USA.
• Residence: US Census, 1850, Union Township, Dekalb County, Indiana. Age 50
George married Magdalena Linginfelter about 1836. (Magdalena Linginfelter was born about 1805 in Columbiana County, Ohio, USA and died on 30 Aug 1889 in Waterloo 2.)
George next married Unknown in 1825 in Brighteburgh, Germany. (Unknown died in 1835 in Beaver Township, Columbiana County, Ohio.)
1 Henry A. Link - transcribed by Dotty Hiatt from a copy owned by Phyllis Farrington (A publication of the Dekalb County Indiana Genealogy Society, P.O. Box 6085, Auburn, IN 46706).
(A publication of the Dekalb County Indiana Genealogy Society, P.O. Box 6085, Auburn, IN 46706).