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Eva Catharina Schwab1

Female
b. circa 1739, d. 1 September 1828


Family Johan Nicholas Feuerstein b. 17 April 1735, d. 1807
Children  1. Eva Catherine Feuerstein b. 3 Jul 1763, d. 1850
  2. Nicholas B. Firestone b. 30 Jan 1767, d. 3 Aug 1847
  3. John F. Firestone b. 20 May 1769, d. 20 Jul 1854
  4. Catherine Firestone b. 15 Jun 1771, d. 20 Oct 1837
  5. Mathias Firestone b. 16 Oct 1777, d. 2 May 1850
  6. Mary Magdelene Firestone b. c 1778, d. 1850
  7. Susannah B. Firestone b. 24 Mar 1780, d. 9 Apr 1851
  8. Elizabeth Firestone b. Jun 1784, d. 1 Oct 1862

Note*   She is said to be the daughter of an old Quaker family acccording to "History of Columbiana Co." by Wm. McCord, Salem, Ohio (pub 1905).

After her husband's death, she moved her family to McMinn Co., TN in the Tennessee Valley. Son Nicholas did not go with the family. It is thought there was a dissagreement over slavery.

Eva's will was executed on 1 Sep 1828 and her estate was left to all her children with the exception of Nicholas and John.

1 
Birth* circa 1739  Peters Twp., Cumberland Co., PA, This area later became part of Franklin Co.1 
Married Name 1761  Feuerstein1 
Marriage* 1761  Canace, Franklin Co., PA, Principal=Johan Nicholas Feuerstein1 
Death* 1 September 1828  McKinn Co., TN, One souirce gives the date of death as 28 Dec 1828.1 

Citations
  1. [S85] Firestone Genealogy - 1957, George Ely Russell.


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