Name: Andrew ALTMAN Sr.
Given Name: Andrew
Birth: 15 Nov 1790 in Westmorland Co., PA
Christening: 1832 Brush Creek Lutheran Church, North Huntingdon Township, Westmoreland Co., PA
Death: 6 Aug 1879 in Keokuk Co., IA
Burial: Altman Cemetery, Ollie, Keokuk Co., IA
Birth also reported 28 Dec 1790 in Greensburg, Westmoreland Co., PA.
Change Date: 18 Feb 2016 at 09:23:05
Andrew was raised and schooled in Salem Township, Columbiana Co., OH. He was later baptized i n 1832 at the Brush Creek Lutheran Church in Westmoreland Co.
In 1820 Andrew Alman lived in Salem Township, Columbiana Co., OH (page 65) with his wife an d 1 daughter. In 1830 he lived in Salem Township (page 437) with his wife and 1 son under 5 a nd 1 son 5-10.
With financial help from his father, Andrew bought land in Hempfield Township, Westmoreland C o., PA where he appears as a farmer in the 1830, 1840, and 1850 census. In 1850 his land wa s valued at $6,800; at home were Polly and children George, Absalom, David, and Samuel.
Andrew moved to Iowa in 1855. He farmed in Section 36 of Jackson Township (Ioka post office ) in Keokuk County where he appears in the 1856 state census. He lived in Keokuk Co. in 186 0 (page 861) and 1870 (page 337). In 1860 his land was valued at $2,600 with $1,000 in person al property; at home were his wife Mary and son Samuel.
Andrew died on 6 Aug 1879 Keokuk, IA. Last will and testament written 19 Jan 1877 and prove d 6 Oct 1879. To wife Amelia the house and furniture; to son Samuel $5; to sons George and A bsalem all the real estate in Keokuk Co.; to daughter Elizabeth Baum $600 with $500 receipt f rom John Baum; to my daughter Polly Snider $600; to my daughter Catherine Rush with $500 rece ipt from Joseph Rush; to Sarah Harmon $600 with receipt of $500 from John Harmon; to son Andr ew Altman $600. George Altman and Peter Lureshes Toreso (?) executors.
Father: Andrew ALTMAN b: ABT 1764 in Lehigh Township, Northhampton Co., PA
Mother: Anna Elizabeth EISENMANN b: ABT 1765
Anna Maria (Mary, Polly, Amelia) MOBY b: 20 Oct 1792 in PA
- Catharine ALTMAN b: 28 Dec 1818 in PA c: in Brush Creek Lutheran Church, n. Huntingdon Township, Westmoreland Co. PA
- Mary ALTMAN b: 18 Oct 1820 in Westmoreland Co., PA c: in Brush Creek Lutheran Church, n. Huntingdon Township, Westmoreland Co. Pa
- Andrew ALTMAN b: 22 Sep 1822 in PA c: in Brush Creek Lutheran Church, n. Huntingdon Township, Westmoreland Co. Pa
- Sarah Elizabeth ALTMAN b: 7 Mar 1825 in PA
- George ALTMAN b: 21 Apr 1827 in Greensburg, Westmoreland Co., PA
- Elizabeth ALTMAN b: 21 Aug 1829 in Westmoreland Co., Pa c: 11 Aug 1830 in Brush Creek Lutheran Church, Westmoreland Co., Pa
- Absalom ALTMAN b: 7 Oct 1831 in Westmoreland Co., PA
- David ALTMAN b: 7 Jan 1834 in Westmoreland Co., Pa
- Samuel ALTMAN b: 5 Jun 1836 in Westmoreland Co., PA
Amelia MARKLEY b: 1808/1810 in OH