Hannah Holben

F, b. circa 1842
FatherSamuel Holben b. Jun 1819, d. 16 Apr 1894
MotherChristena Gruver b. 1819, d. 22 Nov 1886
     Reference: According to information provided by Cora Horm Enterline, Hannah Holben Shindledecker was the sister of Susannah Holben Doney.1 Hannah Holben was born circa 1842.2

Citations

  1. [S86] Susan Sharp, "Susan Sharp's Research Notes."
  2. [S117] Carl J. Denbow, database compiler, made an estimate based on best available data.

Hannah Holben

F, b. circa 1817
FatherJohn Holben b. Jan 1782, d. 1 Mar 1862
MotherSusannah Hollo b. 3 Mar 1787, d. 20 Apr 1855
     Hannah Holben was born circa 1817.1

Citations

  1. [S117] Carl J. Denbow, database compiler, made an estimate based on best available data.

Jacob Holben

M, b. 5 May 1832, d. 30 March 1911
FatherJohn Holben b. Jan 1782, d. 1 Mar 1862
MotherSusannah Hollo b. 3 Mar 1787, d. 20 Apr 1855
     Jacob Holben was born on 5 May 1832. Civil War Service: Joined the 78th Pennsylvania Regiment Infantry in the fall of 1862 at New Bethlehem, PA. Fought in the Battle of Resaca, Georgia.1 He died on 30 March 1911 at age 78.

Family

Amelia Doverspike b. 28 Nov 1835, d. 14 Jan 1908
Child

Citations

  1. [S86] Susan Sharp, "Susan Sharp's Research Notes."

Jacob Holben

M, b. 1876, d. 24 March 1880
FatherJacob Holben b. 5 May 1832, d. 30 Mar 1911
MotherAmelia Doverspike b. 28 Nov 1835, d. 14 Jan 1908
     Jacob Holben was born in 1876. He Found gravestone Jacob, son of J & A Holben, died March 24 1880, aged4 years, ____ days.
He died on 24 March 1880. He was buried at Pennsylvania, USA.

Jacob Holben

M, b. 1851
FatherAaron Holben b. 3 Oct 1829, d. 15 Apr 1908
MotherCatherine Neese b. 30 Dec 1827, d. 18 Aug 1907
     Jacob Holben was born in 1851.

Jacob Holben

M, d. 1826
FatherJohann Jacob Holben b. 23 Feb 1748, d. 1820
Mother(?) Catharina
     Jacob Holben n 1804 , the Lynn Twp., Northampton County, Holbens moved toNorthumberland County, Upper Mahanoy Twp., 50 miles to the West. Amongthem were Jacob II, his wife, Catherine, and their children, John,Peter, Daniel, and at least one daughter, Susanna, and the newlywed,Jacob III. Before the estate of Jacob II could be settled, Jacob theIII, the administrator, died unexpectedly, intestate. He left awidow, Elizabeth, and seven minor children. Elizabeth waived her rightto be administratrix and the court appointed Jacob's brothers, Johnand Daniel, as administrators as well as de bonis non of the yetunsettled estate of old Jacob II. By the time the estate wasdistributed and settled in 1830, Peter Holben had moved from the area.
He died in 1826.

Johann Jacob Holben

M, b. 23 February 1748, d. 1820
FatherJohann Jacob Holbein b. c 1717, d. 24 Aug 1794
MotherCatharine Weiss
     Johann Jacob Holben was born on 23 February 1748 at Pennsylvania, USA. He Jacob was 32 when the War for American Independence began. In 1778 his name along with Theobald, Wendel, and Lorentz appear as privates on the general muster roll of the 3rd Company, 3rd Battalion of Northampton County Militia under Captain Christian Marburger. Jacob's name appears again, along with Lorentz's in 1780 and again in 1782 on the rolls of the 3rd Company, 6th Battalion under command of Lt. Colonel Henry Geiger. Local militia units by law included all able-bodied men between the ages of 16 and 50. The term of active duty for a militia unit, as opposed to the regular Army, was for two months at a time and usually occurred on an annual or less frequent basis. in between the two month militia tours, the citizen soldiers returned home to maintain their farms and businesses. In 1804 , the Lynn Twp., Northampton County, Holbens moved to Northumberland County, Upper Mahanoy Twp., 50 miles to the West. Among them were Jacob II, his wife, Catherine, and their children, John, Peter, Daniel, and at least one daughter, Susanna, and the newlywed, Jacob III.

On February 6, 1804 Jacob Holben prepared a document deeding the Lynn Twp. farm to his sons Jacob II, the oldest, and Christian, the youngest. The deed was finally recorded at Northumberland County 16 years later (August 12, 1820) and reads inpart: ...I, Jacob Holben, Senior in Lynn Twp., Northampton County, for and in consideration of the sum of nine hundred pounds lawful money of Pennsylvania and for the hereafter mentioned yearly dower for me and for my wife, my plantation of about 160 acres, with one wagon and belongings to have sold to my two sons named Christian and Jacob.....I expect for me and my wife the right in the lower storeroom and in the loft and in the cellar and in the kitchen.... my voice in the place. But if they could not agree with one another around the place, Christian was required to furnish Jacob with one dwelling house. There were further conditions:...... they give, each of my two sons, ten bushels of rye, two bushels of wheat, five of buckwheat, one of corn, one hog of one hundred pounds......, one bushel salt, one quarter pound pepper...., Jacob, every month, one dozen eggs, Each, five pound coffee, quart size molasses, and Jacob one half hundred cabbages and Christian one third part in the garden. Christian must give four gallons of whiskey, two barrels of good syder, and apples asmuch as we can use in the house...., two cows in the pasture....., fire wood as much as we want to use to fetch home and chop small and the grain to the mill and to fetch home..... Further shall said two sons maintain us when we are in need.....

In 1804 Christian remained on the homestead and Jacob II (Christian's Dad), his wife,Jacob III, 22 year old John, and Peter went west to Northumberland County. For the first year the entire family lived under the oldest son's roof, where old Jacob II would spend his last days. Within three years John married a Northumberland girl named Susan. They purchased a section of land in Upper Mahanoy Twp. from Mathias and Elizabeth Harter on November 24, 1807. They moved out from under Jacob's roof and had thirteen children.1 He was a farmer circa 1770.1 He died in 1820.

Family

(?) Catharina
Children

Citations

  1. [S86] Susan Sharp, "Susan Sharp's Research Notes."

John Holben

M, b. circa 1844
FatherSamuel Holben b. Jun 1819, d. 16 Apr 1894
MotherChristena Gruver b. 1819, d. 22 Nov 1886
     John Holben John was a bachelor.
He was born circa 1844.1

Citations

  1. [S117] Carl J. Denbow, database compiler, made an estimate based on best available data.

John Holben

M, b. January 1782, d. 1 March 1862
FatherJohann Jacob Holben b. 23 Feb 1748, d. 1820
Mother(?) Catharina
     John Holben was born in January 1782. He married Susannah Hollo in 1807. John Holben was a farmer circa 1820.1 He died on 1 March 1862 at age 80. He was buried at Jefferson, Pennsylvania, USA. Susan Sharp's Research Notes on John Holben.1

Family

Susannah Hollo b. 3 Mar 1787, d. 20 Apr 1855
Children

Citations

  1. [S86] Susan Sharp, "Susan Sharp's Research Notes."

John Holben

M, b. circa 1810
FatherJohn Holben b. Jan 1782, d. 1 Mar 1862
MotherSusannah Hollo b. 3 Mar 1787, d. 20 Apr 1855
     John Holben was born circa 1810.1

Citations

  1. [S117] Carl J. Denbow, database compiler, made an estimate based on best available data.

John S. Holben

M, b. 1853
FatherAaron Holben b. 3 Oct 1829, d. 15 Apr 1908
MotherCatherine Neese b. 30 Dec 1827, d. 18 Aug 1907
     John S. Holben was born in 1853.

John Wallace Holben

M, b. 24 August 1895
FatherAaron Holben b. 9 May 1857, d. 11 Sep 1935
MotherSarah Rebecca Rettinger b. 12 Oct 1861, d. 19 Feb 1898
     John Wallace Holben was born on 24 August 1895.

Lorentz Holben

M, b. 29 January 1750, d. 23 June 1842
FatherJohann Jacob Holbein b. c 1717, d. 24 Aug 1794
MotherCatharine Weiss
     Lorentz Holben was born on 29 January 1750 at Pennsylvania, USA. He married Catherine Kramlich on 25 January 1774. Lorentz Holben died on 23 June 1842 at age 92. Susan Sharp's Research Notes on Lorentz Holben.1

Family

Catherine Kramlich b. 25 Jan 1774
Child

Citations

  1. [S86] Susan Sharp, "Susan Sharp's Research Notes."

Macie Loalla Holben

F, b. 11 July 1893
FatherAaron Holben b. 9 May 1857, d. 11 Sep 1935
MotherSarah Rebecca Rettinger b. 12 Oct 1861, d. 19 Feb 1898
     Macie Loalla Holben was born on 11 July 1893.

Magdalena Holben

F, b. 17 March 1772
FatherJohann Jacob Holben b. 23 Feb 1748, d. 1820
Mother(?) Catharina
     Magdalena Holben was born on 17 March 1772 at Pennsylvania, USA. She was present at Magdalena Holben's christening at Pennsylvania, USA.

Mary Holben

F, b. circa 1812
FatherJohn Holben b. Jan 1782, d. 1 Mar 1862
MotherSusannah Hollo b. 3 Mar 1787, d. 20 Apr 1855
     Mary Holben was born circa 1812.1

Citations

  1. [S117] Carl J. Denbow, database compiler, made an estimate based on best available data.

Molly Holben

F, b. circa 1823
FatherJohn Holben b. Jan 1782, d. 1 Mar 1862
MotherSusannah Hollo b. 3 Mar 1787, d. 20 Apr 1855
     Molly Holben was born circa 1823.1

Citations

  1. [S117] Carl J. Denbow, database compiler, made an estimate based on best available data.

Nathan Holben

M, b. circa 1809
FatherJohn Holben b. Jan 1782, d. 1 Mar 1862
MotherSusannah Hollo b. 3 Mar 1787, d. 20 Apr 1855
     Nathan Holben was born circa 1809.1

Citations

  1. [S117] Carl J. Denbow, database compiler, made an estimate based on best available data.

Peter Holben

M, b. 31 July 1775
FatherJohann Jacob Holben b. 23 Feb 1748, d. 1820
Mother(?) Catharina
     Peter Holben was born on 31 July 1775. He In 1804 , the Lynn Twp., Northampton County, Holbens moved toNorthumberland County, Upper Mahanoy Twp., 50 miles to the West. Amongthem were Jacob II, his wife, Catherine, and their children, John,Peter, Daniel, and at least one daughter, Susanna, and the newlywed,Jacob III. In1820, Peter's dad, Jacob II, died at the age of 72. Hisdeath caused the group to remember his deed/dower agreement ofFebruary 6, 1804 leaving his farm in Lynn Twp., Northampton County tohis sons Christian and Jacob. On August 12, 1820 the agreement dated 6February 1804 was recorded in Northumberland County. Before the estateof Jacob II could be settled, Jacob the III, the administrator, diedunexpectedly, intestate. He left a widow, Elizabeth, and seven minorchildren. Elizabeth waived her right to be administratrix and thecourt appointed Jacob's brothers, John and Daniel, as administratorsas well as de bonis non of the yet unsettled estate of old Jacob II.By the time the estate was distributed and settled in 1830, PeterHolben had moved from the area.

Rebecca (Peggy) Holben

F, b. circa 1808
FatherJohn Holben b. Jan 1782, d. 1 Mar 1862
MotherSusannah Hollo b. 3 Mar 1787, d. 20 Apr 1855
     Rebecca (Peggy) Holben was born circa 1808.1

Citations

  1. [S117] Carl J. Denbow, database compiler, made an estimate based on best available data.

Samuel Holben

M, b. June 1819, d. 16 April 1894
FatherJohn Holben b. Jan 1782, d. 1 Mar 1862
MotherSusannah Hollo b. 3 Mar 1787, d. 20 Apr 1855
     Samuel Holben was born in June 1819 at Pennsylvania, USA. He married Christena Gruver, daughter of John Gruver and Catharine Gruver, in 1841. Samuel Holben Places of Residence: Lived above New Bethlehem, PA. Tombstone inAlcola Trinity Cemetery near Hawthorne, PA. states Samuel Holben,died 17 April, 1894, aged 74 yrs. & 15 DS. A flag next to the gravehas a GAR shield with 1861-1865. Inscription on stone: Our father hasgone home. Book: Who, When, Where, Volume 1, Jefferson County, PA., by Patricia M. Steele, Marriage Records 1852-1855 and Death Records1893-1906. (a) Holben, Samuel, white, male, 74 years, 10 months, 15days, born Northhampton, farmer, died 4/16/94 @ West Reynoldsville,'dropsy', 4 months, buried Reformed Graveyard 4/18/94 John and SusanHolben (5/28/94) (b) Jefferson County, PA., Marriage License Book No.4, No. 104, 11/27/1888 at Ringgold by W. D. Reitz J. P. : Holben,Samuel, 68 years, Armstrong County, farmer, born Schuylkill Co., PA.,first marriage, 1841, wife died 10/22/1886, parents names not listed,and Powell, Christiana, 43 years, of Ringgold, housekeeper, bornIndiana County, first marrriages 1862 and 1871. One husband died 1878,parents names not listed. Microfiche Index, Allen County PublicLibrary, Fort Wayne, Indiana: Samuel Holben, Co. M, 2 Pa Cav, Pvt,Pvt ; no unit history in the Fort Wayne files. I have other childrenlisted as Salome and Gaston. I think this is a mix up with the Doneyfamily- they have a Salome and a Gerson. This needs to be checked out.I don't know where I got this information. Book: Trinity ReformedChurch Records, Alcola, Red Bank Twp., Clarion County, Pa. 1820-1850.No Holbens are listed in this book. I have been to this church andcemetery twice and the Holbens are buried there. Check this book forGruvers. Call No. G.C. 974.801 C54 Jefferson County, Pa. DeathRecords, Books 1 & 2; Holben, Samuel; W, M, Age at death, 74 years,10 months, 15 days; Married; POB Northampton; Farmer; Died 4/16/1894;POD West Reynoldville; Died of Dropsy, Duration, 4 months; Place ofInterment, Reformed Graveyard, Clarion County; April 18, 1984; Father,John Holben; Mother, Susan Holben Recorded, May 28, 1894. In April1995, I received papers from the National Archives regarding SamuelHolben's application for a pension based on his Civil War Service.Samuel was a Private in Co. M, 2nd Pa. Volunteer Cavalry, PensionClaim No. 717,236. Included in the packet was an affidavit of JacobGruber (Note: Is this guy a relative of Samuel's wife?), a resident ofSeigle, Jefferson County, Pa. dated August 6, 1889. Jacob states thathe has known Samuel for 70 ? years, that he was sound and healthy atthe time of his enlistment, that he saw him in the hospital atKittaning with rheumatism, that he got the rheumatism standing guard,and that he never had rheumatism before his military service. Twoother undated affidavits prepared by neighbors, Jacob Markle and JacobSchreckuyosh?, residing in Pierce, Armstrong County, Pa. are included.Both state that they knew Samuel as sound and able before he enlistedin October 1861 and that since his discharge he has had rheumatismwhich has disabled him fully one half from manual labor. Also includedis a Declaration for Original Invalid Pension form, partiallycompleted by Samuel Holben. It states that during his military servicehe contracted rheumatism caused by exposure. He was in the hospital atCamp Orr, Kittanning, Armstrong Co., Pa. and was treated by hisregimental surgeon, Dr. McCullough for rheumatism from which he hassuffered ever since. Since leaving the service he says he has been afarmer residing at Pierce, Armstrong County, Pa. Witnesses whoverified his identity were Tobias Schick and Jacob Holben ofBrookville ?, Pa. The date was 24 June 1889. A paper in the file fromthe Department on the Interior, Bureau of Pensions dated September 13,1889 states the Samuel Holben enlisted October 1st, 1861 and wasdischarged at Camp Orr, Pa. November 5, 1861. While serving in the 2ndRegiment Pa. Cav he was disabled by rheumatism- time and place notstated. Another paper from the War Department, Record and PensionDivision, dated 8 November 1889, states Samuel Holben was enrolled onthe 1st day of October 1861, at Salem?, in Co. M, 2nd Regiment ofPenna Cav Volunteers to serve 3 years during the war. On the Musterroll of Co. M of that regiment for the months of November and December1861, he is reported discharged by physician date and place not given,muster roll of company not on file. Investigation fails to elicitfurther record of this man's discharge than is stated on Companyrolls. A letter dated October 6, 1906 addressed to Samuel J. Holben,Freeport, R.D. 2, Pa. states that further action could not be taken onyour claim because the records of the War Department failed to showyour date of discharge. There is no record to indicate that a pensionwas approved.
He died on 16 April 1894 at Jefferson, Pennsylvania, USA, at age 74. He was buried on 18 April 1894 at Jefferson, Pennsylvania, USA.

Family

Christena Gruver b. 1819, d. 22 Nov 1886
Children

Sara Holben

F, b. 1849
FatherAaron Holben b. 3 Oct 1829, d. 15 Apr 1908
MotherCatherine Neese b. 30 Dec 1827, d. 18 Aug 1907
     Sara Holben was born in 1849.

Soloman Holben

M
FatherLorentz Holben b. 29 Jan 1750, d. 23 Jun 1842
MotherCatherine Kramlich b. 25 Jan 1774

Family

Child

Soloman Holben

M
FatherSoloman Holben

Solomon Holben

M, b. 1841
FatherElias Holben b. 3 Jan 1813, d. 22 Jan 1898
Mother(?) Eve b. 4 Sep 1814, d. 6 Sep 1887
     Solomon Holben was born in 1841. He Civil War Service: Enlisted in the 78th Regiment Infantry atKittanning on August 14, 1861. He would die of disease at Camp AndyJohnson, Tennessee on March 21, 1862. I assume this boy was fromArmstrong County, Redbank Twp., but I am not sure. He may have beenfrom Branch County, Michigan, or maybe his parents lived there.

Sue Lareda 'Suzie' Holben

F, b. 23 January 1886
FatherAaron Holben b. 9 May 1857, d. 11 Sep 1935
MotherSarah Rebecca Rettinger b. 12 Oct 1861, d. 19 Feb 1898
     Sue Lareda 'Suzie' Holben was born on 23 January 1886.

Susanna Holben

F, b. 1848
FatherAaron Holben b. 3 Oct 1829, d. 15 Apr 1908
MotherCatherine Neese b. 30 Dec 1827, d. 18 Aug 1907
     Susanna Holben was born in 1848.

Susanna Holben

F
FatherJohann Jacob Holben b. 23 Feb 1748, d. 1820
Mother(?) Catharina

Susannah Holben

F, b. 26 September 1850, d. 26 January 1921
FatherSamuel Holben b. Jun 1819, d. 16 Apr 1894
MotherChristena Gruver b. 1819, d. 22 Nov 1886
Susannah Holben and husband on their wedding day.
     Susannah Holben was born on 26 September 1850 at Pennsylvania, USA. She married Daniel D. Doney, son of Gerson Doney Sr. and Catherine Dunkelberger, in 1870. Her married name was Doney. Susan Sharp's Research Notes on Susannah Holben.1 Susannah Holben died on 26 January 1921 at Jefferson, Pennsylvania, USA, at age 70.2,1

Family

Daniel D. Doney b. 9 Dec 1849, d. 5 Apr 1925
Children

Citations

  1. [S86] Susan Sharp, "Susan Sharp's Research Notes."
  2. [S121] Steve Weaver, "Weaver's Email," e-mail to Carl J. Denbow, 27 Jan 2014, This is a offshot lline that I didn't have much documented information on so this email represents much better documentatoin. Orignally from a GEDCOM from Susan Sharp.

Susannah Holben

F, b. circa 1815
FatherJohn Holben b. Jan 1782, d. 1 Mar 1862
MotherSusannah Hollo b. 3 Mar 1787, d. 20 Apr 1855
     Susannah Holben was born circa 1815.1

Citations

  1. [S117] Carl J. Denbow, database compiler, made an estimate based on best available data.