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The Meinert Family
in Allegheny County, Pennsylvania


The Meinert Family. Since 1846 this family has been represented in Allegheny County, PA. In that year John Meinert, a native of Prussia, came to AMERICA and located in Allegheny County. He purchased, in 1860, fifty acres of land in Indiana Township (now O'Hara). Afterward making additional purchases of sixty acres. He married Frances Lengler, of Bavaria, Germany, and eight children were born to them, seven of whom are living, three sons and four daughters. John died in 1881, aged sixty-three years; his widow survives him. John Adam, who now resides on part of the homestead tract, was born in Sharpsburg in 1850, and when two years of age was brought by his parents to O'Hara Township. He now owns thirty acres of his father's farm. In 1876 he married Kate, daughter of Henry Myers, and six children have blessed their union: Mary, Annie, Rosa, Birdie, John and Michael.

SOURCE: History of Allegheny County Pennsylvania-1889
(page 338, Genealogy and Biography)

MEINERT, John (1848) BN: Germ., Prussia;
DI: 30 Oct. 1848

SOURCE: Allegheny County, PA Naturalizations-1841-1855
(page 73, WPGS 1978 Publication: "A List of Immigrants Who Applied for Naturalization Papers in the District Courts of Allegheny County, PA, 1841-1855, Volume 2)


Ahead to: M. G. Meinert, 4th child