2. George2 Ament (Philip1) was born in York County, Pennsylvania on December 2, 1758.(1043) George was a Revolutionary War Veteran. He was with General George Washington at Valley Forge in 1778. He died on December 11, 1843 in Westmoreland County, Pennsylvania.(1044) He was buried at Emmanuel Lutheran Cemetery in Export, Franklin Township, Westmoreland County, Pennsylvania.(1045)
On September 19, 1786 in Salem Crossroads, York County, Pennsylvania he married Esther (Ester) Merkel (Markle).(1046) Esther (Ester) Merkel (Markle) was born in Berks County, Pennsylvania on September 13, 1766.(1047) On January 11, 1767 she was baptized at Moselem (Lutheran) Church in Richmond Township, Berks County. Baptismal sponsors were: "Catharina Merckelin and Anna Maria Bernhausern". She lived with her husband George on a farm in Franklin Township, Westmoreland County, Pennsylvania.
Esther was the daughter of Casper (Johan Gaspar) Merkel (Markle) and Elizabeth (Mary Elizabeth) Grim.
She died on September 10, 1854 after being hit by lightning in Westmoreland County, Pennsylvania.(1048)
She was buried at Emmanuel Lutheran Cemetery in Export, Franklin Township, Westmoreland County, Pennsylvania.(1049)
George Ament and Esther (Ester) Merkel (Markle) had the following children:
4 ii. Philip Ament was born in Pennsylvania about 1787-1805.(1053)
+ 5 iii. George Ament was born on May 31, 1788.
6 iv. Elizabeth Ament was born in Pennsylvania on March 15, 1793.(1054) About 1812-1820 she married Frederick Berlin.(1055) Frederick Berlin was born about 1790-1800.(1056) (See Frederick Berlin for the continuation of this line.)
7 v. Esther Ament was born in Westmoreland County, Pennsylvania on April 27, 1801.(1057) She died on April 6, 1881.(1058) On April 20, 1826 she married John George Blose.(1059) John George Blose was born about 1785-1800.(1060)
10 viii. Catharine Ament was born in Pennsylvania on September 6, 1810.(1067)
+ 11 ix. Jacob Ament was born about 1811.
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