Be notified when this page updates
It's private!
powered by ChangeDetection
John "George" Lehman
(Surname variations: Layman, Lehman, Lehmann)
JOHN "GEORGE" LEHMAN was born March 5, 1820 in Württemberg, Germany and died February 5, 1892 in Jersey Shore, Lycoming County, Pennsylvania. He married ELIZABETH KLINE in 1841.
Notes for JOHN "GEORGE" LEHMAN:
  • Being born German, could he have actually been named Johann Georg Lehmann? Family lore stated Lehman wasn't even his actual surname but nobody can provide his actual name.
  • Immigration: 1837.
  • Documentation has not been found causing some researchers to speculate George was a stowaway aboard an unknown ship.
  • 1870 & 1880 census: Pine Creek, Clinton Co., PA - George Lehman.
  • Occupation: Farmer.
  • Burial: February 6, 1892, Jersey Shore Cemetery, Jersey Shore, Lycoming Co., PA (Sec. I, plot 728, grave 1).
  • Children of JOHN "GEORGE" LEHMAN and ELIZABETH KLINE:
    1. JACOB LEHMAN, b. Pine Creek, Clinton County, Pennsylvania; d. May 8, 1864, (Battle of Spotsylvania Court House) Spotsylvania County, Virginia.
      • Notes for JACOB LEHMAN:
        • Military Service: Civil War - CPL., 11th PA Inf. Vols., Co. D. (Killed in Action)
    2. MARY E. LEHMAN, b. January 26, 1844, Pine Creek, Clinton County, Pennsylvania; d, December 30, 1933 Chapman, Clinton County, Pennsylvania; m. JOHN FRANKLIN BENSHAW, SR., b. September 1, 1839 Switzerland; d. April 14, 1927 Chapman, Clinton County, Pennsylvania.
      • Notes for MARY E. LEHMAN:
        • ~1930 census: Chapman, Cinton Co,. PA, living in the home of son, John F. Benshaw with son, Earl.
        • Cause of Death: Chronic Myocarditis, Chronic Nephtitis, Arteriosclerosis; Conbributory: Cerebral Hemorrhage.
        • Burial: January 2, 1934 North Bend Cemetery, North Bend, Clinton Co., PA.
        Notes for JOHN FRANKLIN BENSHAW, SR.:
        • Alternate Birth: Germany, Pennsylvania.
        • Occupation: 1900, Farmer; 1920, Cemetery Caretaker.
        • Cause of Death:Cerebral Embolism; Contributory: Gangrene of the right foot.
        • Burial: April 16, 1927 North Bend Cemetery, North Bend, Clinton Co., PA.
        Notes for MARY E. LEHMAN and JOHN BENSHAW:
        • 1900, 1910, 1920 census: Chapman, Clinton Co., PA.
    3. WILLIAM HENRY LEHMAN, b. February 26, 1845, Pine Creek, Clinton County, Pennsylvania; d. February 26, 1896, Pine Creek, Clinton County, Pennsylvania; m. REBECCA EMERY KISSELL, daughter of Henry Kissell and Jane Morrison, b. April 8, 1849, Gallagher, Clinton County, Pennsylvania; d. August 30, 1924, Pine Creek, Clinton County, Pennsylvania.
      • Notes for WILLIAM HENRY LEHMAN:
        • 1870 census: Pine Creek, Clinton Co., PA, living with parents.
        • Occupation: 1880, Tobacco Raiser.
        • Burial: February 27, 1896, Jersey Shore Cemetery, Jersey Shore, Lycoming Co., PA (Sec. B, Plot 157, grave 1).
        Notes for REBECCA EMERY KISSELL:
        • 1900 census: Wiliamsport, Lycoming Co., PA - Rebecca Leaman.
        • 1910 census: Williamsport, Lycoming Co., PA, states 3 children born of this mother, 2 still living.
        • 1920 census: Williamsport, Lycoming Co., PA.
        • Burial: Jersey Shore Cemetery, Jersey Shore, Lycoming Co., PA (Sec. B, Plot 157, grave 2).
        Notes for WILLIAM HENRY LEHMAN and REBECCA EMERY KISSELL:
        • 1880 census: Pine Creek, Clinton Co., PA - W. H. Lehman.
    4. GEORGE LEHMAN, b. 1847, Pine Creek, Clinton County, Pennsylvania; d. July 24, 1864 (aged 17 years, 0 months 29 days).
    5. DAVID LEHMAN
    6. PHILIP LEHMAN, b. 1851, Pine Creek, Clinton County, Pennsylvania; d. October 21, 1852 (aged 1 year, 1 month).
    7. MARGARET LEHMAN, b. January 26, 1854 (estimated from age at death); d. February 6, 1854 (aged 12 days).
    8. THOMAS E. LEHMAN, b. May 16, 1855, Pine Creek, Clinton County, Pennsylvania; d. August 27, 1938, Williamsport, Lycoming County, Pennsylvania; m. ELIZABETH SPECHT, daughter of Conrad Specht and Louisa Reitzel; b. August 7, 1852, Pennsylvania; d. February 27, 1920, Williamsport, Lycoming County, Pennsylvania.
      • Notes for THOMAS E. LEHMAN:
        • 1870 census: Pine Creek, Clinton Co., PA - living with parents.
        • Occupation: 1880, Tobacco Raiser; 1900, Day Laborer; 1910 & 1920, Drayman.
        • Cause of Death: Coronary Thrombosis.
        • Burial: Wildwood (Mound) Cemetery, Williamsport, Lycoming Co., PA.
          • A footstone with L. T. located on the Lehman family plot at Garman Lutheran Cemetery (Sec. 1, Row 10, Lot 22) was once thought to belong to Thomas. So, who is this buried in the Lehman plot?
        Notes for ELIZABETH SPECHT:
        • 1870 census: Dunstable, Clinton Co., PA, living with parents.
        • Burial: Wildwood (Mound) Cemetery, Williamsport, Lycoming Co., PA.
        Notes for THOMAS E. LEHMAN and ELIZABETH SPECHT:
        • 1880 census: Pine Creek, Clinton Co., PA.
        • 1900 census: Williamsport, Lycoming Co., PA, states 6 children born to these parents, 5 still living.
        • 1910 census: Williamsport, Lycoming Co., PA.
        • 1920 census: Williamsport, Lycoming Co., PA.
          • This census shows them being a neighbor of a John Specht who has a boarder, Fred Lehman who is 80 and widowed. John Specht is a brother to Elizabeth Specht, so is this Fred Lehman related???
    9. JOSEPH FRANKLIN LEHMAN, b.November 5, 1857, Pine Creek, Clinton County, Pennsylvania; d. June 7, 1945 Jersey Shore, Lycoming County, Pennsylvania; m. MARY ELLEN KISSELL, daughter of Bowen Kissell and Lea Geist; b. October 5, 1855 Pine Creek, Clinton County, Pennsylvania; d. January 11, 1933 Porter, Lycoming County, Pennsylvania.
      • Notes for JOSEPH FRANKLIN LEHMAN:
        • 1870 census: Pine Creek, Clinton Co., PA, living with parents.
        • Occupation: 1910, Railroad Car Repairer; 1920, Bolt Cutter for the railroad.
        • Cause of Death: Coronary Occlusion.
        • Burial: June 11, 1945 Jersey Shore Cemetery, Jersey Shore, Lycoming Co., PA.
        Notes for MARY ELLEN KISSELL:
        Notes for JOSEPH FRANKLIN LEHMAN and MARY ELLEN KISSELL:
        • 1900 census: Pine Creek, Clinton Co., PA - M. A. Lehman.
        • 1910 census: Porter, Lycoming Co., PA, states 6 children born to these parents, 3 still living.
        • 1920 census: Porter, Lycoming Co., PA.
    10. SARAH LEHMAN, b. 1860, Pine Creek, Clinton County, Pennsylvania; d. June 12, 1860 (aged 1 month, 18 days).


    Join the Ancestral Archives Society today!

    If you came to visit by way of a search engine or find yourself in another's frames, please visit the entire Ancestral Archives site!