Joseph Weinhart (ggg-grandfather on my mother's side)
- Joseph Weinhart was born 1826 in Baden, Germany in the Black Forest area
. He came over to the United States in 1847. He was working in a sawmill in Monroe County, Pennsylvania when he married Beulah Fish in 1850. They had four children. One being born in Pennsylvania and the other three in Iowa. They migrated to Dallas County, Iowa
with Beulah's parents in 1854-55. He worked as a laborer on his father-in-law's farm. He died of pneumonia in February 1860 after being ill with it for nine weeks. His son Lorenzo is my great-great grandfather. The picture is of his tombstone.