Birth: 04 OCT 1782  Pennsylvania

Baptism:  29 JAN 1783 St. Jacob’s Stone Church Records: Spon: Joh. Warner & wife, Judith.

Last Name Variations: Lehigh or Leigh or Leheigh or Leahigh


Military: May have been a sergeant in Pennsylvania during the War of 1812


1st Marriage:  BEF 1818 to Catharina ?

Birth of Son:  02 MAY 1814 in Pennsylvania
Name:  John F. Lehigh

2nd Marriage:  19 JUL 1831 to Catherine Hoff

Birth of Son:  ABT 1829
Name:  Jacob Leahy
Place:  Pennsylvania

Birth of Daughter:  24 MAY 1832
Name:  Catherine Lockman Leahy

Birth of Daughter:  15 MAR 1834
Name:  Hannah Leahy

Birth of Daughter:  28 JUL 1836
Name:  Lydia Ann Leahy

Birth of Son:  09 JUN 1839
Name:  Simon H. Leahy

1840 Census:  Manheim Twp, York Co, Pennsylvania
Note:  Neighbors were John Bollinger, Jacob Hoff, David Hoff, Widow Fuhrman.

Birth of Daughter:  01 MAR 1843
Name:  Magdalene Leahy
Place:  Maryland

Birth of Son:  ABT 1849
Name:  John Leahy

1850 Census:  16 OCT 1850
Place: 6th District, Baltimore Co, Maryland
Note:  Wife and seven children are living in household.

1860 Census:  Unable to find.

Birth of Daughter:  28 FEB 1861
Name:  Ellie Leahy

Occupation: Was a school teacher.

Died:  26 JUL 1862 Carroll Co, Maryland

Buried:  The Bollinger Family Cemetery, Lineboro, Carroll Co, Maryland

Will:  06 OCT 1857  Carroll Co, Maryland
Note:  John’s will left to his wife, Catherine, the house, kitchen furniture, and with money enough to support her for each year.  It also mentions son, Simon, who along with wife, Catharine, are appointed executors and son, John, who owed his father $100.  No other children from the 1850 census record are mentioned; but, he bequeathed to Daniel Brennemen $11.11, to Moses Brenneman $13.71, to Nancy Paul $11.11 and to Mary Wentz, wife of John Wentz $11.11.

parents could possibly be John Leahy and Esther Duncan

Catherine Hoff

Birth: 12 FEB 1801
Place:  Pennsylvania
Note: Catherine only spoke German.

Name Var:  Huff

1st Marriage:  1796 in York Co., PA. to Jacob Brenneman

Birth of Son: 05 SEP 1821
Name:  Daniel Brenneman

Birth of Son:  04 SEP 1823
Name:  Moses Brenneman
Place:  York Co, Pennsylvania

Birth of Daughter:  28 MAR 1825
Name:  Elizabeth/Nancy Brenneman

Birth of Daughter: 25 SEP 1828
Name:  Mary Brenneman
Place:  Maryland

Death of 1st Husband:  1828

2nd Marriage: 19 JUL 1831 to John Leahy

1870 Census:  13 AUG 1870
Place: Manchester District, Carroll Co, Maryland
Note:  Living with her son, Henry Sanders and his family.

Foreclosure:  1874
Note:  The Carroll County Building Association No. 1 of Manchester vs. Catherine Leahy.  Foreclosure of Catherine Leahy.  Property being part of Stoney Hills.

Death: 05 OCT 1879 Henry Co., IN

Burial:  Locust Grove Cemetery, Liberty Twp, Henry Co., Indiana

Click here to see parents:  could possibly be Samuel Hoff and Magdalena Meyer

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