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The Exline (*Oechslein) Family

*other spellings include: Oechslen, Ochslein, Exlein, Eckshleim, Exeline, Echsline, Exaline, Aexlein, Axline, Axeline, Aishlein, Eckline, Axlein, Oxlein and Aoxlaine - translated in German, the name means "Young Ox" and is phonetically pronounced "EX-LINE." the family is found in So. Germany and No. Switzerland in the 15th and 16th centuries.

Family of George Christoff Oechslein and Catarina?

NAME BIRTH LOCATION DEATH LOCATION MARRIAGE LOCATION SPOUSE
George Christoff Oechslein [1] 1705-06 likely Böhl, Bayern-Pfalz, Alsace, Germany 1 April 1768 Pikeland Township, Chester County, Pennsylvania

1) bef. 1727

2) Abt. 1732

1) Germany

2) Pennsylvania or Virginia

1) Maria Margretha Müller

2) Catarina ?

Heinrich Oechlein abt. 1727 likely Germany          
Adam Oechslein/Exline 1733 near Winchester, Virginia         Mary Anna Pryor
George Exline (aka Jurg Oxlein) 1735 Loudoun Co., Virginia Abt 1801 Hardy Co., VA 2 January 1759 Evangelical Lutheran Church, New Hanover, Montgomery Co., PA Maria Catharine Kraus
daughter Abt 1737 Loudoun Co., Virginia         Leonhard Herringer
Johannes Axline September 1739 Loudoun Co., Virginia        

 

[1] Georg Christoff Oechslen arrived from Rotterdam via Plymouth in Philadelphia on 2 October 1727 aboard the "Adventure," John Davies (Mirion), Master (view passenger list). Accompanying him were his wife, Maria Margretha (Müller) and an infant son, Henrich. They are the last entry on the list and their place of origiin is listed as Böhl, Bayern-Pfalz. He signed the Oath of Allegiance upon arriving in America that day. It is not known what happened to this first wife, but son George named a daughter after her.

Family of George Exline and Maria Catharine Kraus

NAME BIRTH LOCATION DEATH LOCATION MARRIAGE LOCATION SPOUSE
George (Jurg)  Exline 1735 Loudoun Co., Virginia Abt 1801 Hardy Co., VA 2 January 1759 Evangelical Lutheran Church, New Hanover, Montgomery Co., PA [2] Maria Catharine Kraus [1]
John Exline 28 August 1761 Pike Township, Berks Co., Pennsylvania 1847 Jackson Co., Ohio     ???
Maria Margaretha Exline 2 September 1763            
Susannah Exline 1 August 1765           ? Heck
Barkley Exline Abt 1771            
George Exline, Jr. Abt 1775   1832        

[1] Maria Catherine Kraus (Krausin in German) b. 1736; dau. of Nicholas Kraus (Krausin) and Eva Catherine Haas; granddaughter of Hieronymus and Christina Haas. She was confirmed 14 April 1754 at the Augustus Lutheran Church in Trappe, New Providence Township, Montgomery County, Pennsylvania at teh age of 18. A notation on on her church record states that she "reads fairly well."

[2] The oldest Lutheran Church in America of German origin, built 1743, still standing.

Family of John Exline, wife unknown

NAME BIRTH LOCATION DEATH LOCATION MARRIAGE LOCATION SPOUSE
John Exline 28 August 1761 Pike Township, Berks Co., Pennsylvania 1847 Jackson Co., Ohio     ???
John Exline, Jr. Abt 1783            
Daniel Exline 1787 Virginia 26 August 1851 Ross County, Ohio 3 May 1814 Ross County, Ohio Isabelle Elder
Edward Exline [3] 1790 Virginia          
Abraham Exline [4] 1793 Virginia         Elizabeth ? (b. 1797)
Solomon Exline 1800

Virginia, likely Hampshire County

  Pennsylvania

26 November 1823

 

Jane Smith
Isaac Exline 1802 Virginia          
son Abt 1804-1810   living in 1825...        

[3] Child of Edward Exline: Catherine Exline, b. 8 June 1822, d. 16 June 1849

[4] Children of Abraham Exline and Elizabeth ?: Solomon Exline, b. 1815; female, b. 1817-1820; female, b. 1820-1823; John Exline, b. 1827; David Exline, b. 1828; Azariah Exline, b. 1836; Susan Exline, b. 1839

Family of Solomon Exline and Jane Smith (marriage #1)

NAME BIRTH LOCATION DEATH LOCATION MARRIAGE LOCATION SPOUSE
Solomon Exline abt. 1797 Virginia, likely Hampshire County bef. 1880 likely New Milton, Doddridge, West Virginia 1) 26 November 1823
2) 28 April 1843

1) 1) New Milton, West Virginia 
2) likely W. VA or VA  

1) Jane Smith
2) Susannah (Jemima) Fast
Elizabeth Exline 1826 Monongalia, West Virginia 1862 Marion (Pella?), Iowa 13 February 1855 Monongolia Co., W VA Elias M. Haynes
George Exline [1] 1827   1896-1899       Ary Evans
Richard Exline 1828            
Jane Exline 1830       Abt. 1848 Doddridge Co., W. Virginia Adam Nisely
Abraham Exline [2] 15 February 1831   22 February 1901       Margaret Jane Trainer
Solomon Exline Jr. 1834            
Ebanizer Smith Exline 11 February 1837   4 June 1927       1) Martha Anne Russell [3]

2) Annie Eliza Knight [4]

Laban R. Exline 1839            

[1] George was a veteran of the Mexican War. He was killed by a Baltimore and Ohio train at Freemantong, WV betw 1896-1899. Children of George Exline and Ary Evans: Rev. Thomas Exline, b. 1851; Laban Exline, b. 1853; James Exline, b. 1855; Rev. Solomon Philip Exline, b. 1870.

[2] Children of Abraham Exline and Margaret Jane Trainer: John A. Exline, b. 19 January 1855, d. 9 November 1855; Sarah E. Exline, b. 6 August 1856, d. 9 November 1890; twins, Mary & Nancy died at birth; another daughter, Julia died at 8 months; Abraham McClellan Exline, b. 13 September 1861; Laura Belle Exline, b. 28 June 1864; Thomas Calvin Exline, b. 26 July 1867; George William Exline, b. 7 September 1870; Solomon Brent Exline, b. 10 May 1873, d. 16 December 1897; Mary Blanche & Minnie E. Exline (twins), b. 26 March 1879

[3] Children of Ebanizer Smith Exline and Martha Anne Russell: Mary Frances Exline, b. 26 december 1861, Doddridge, Virginia; Jane Exline, b. 25 Aug 1866, Doddridge, Virginia; Marcilia Ida Exline, b. 22 October 1869, Doddridge, Virginia (source: IGI)

[4] Children of Ebanizer Smith Exline and Annie Eliza Knight: Eva L. Exline, b. 15 January 1886, Gilmer, W. Virginia; Vada V. Exline, b. 4 August 1887, Gilmer, W. Virginia (source: IGI)

Family of Solomon Exline and Susannah Fast (marriage #2)

NAME BIRTH LOCATION DEATH LOCATION MARRIAGE LOCATION SPOUSE
Solomon Exline [1] abt. 1797 Virginia, likely Hampshire County bef. 1880 likely New Milton, Doddridge, West Virginia 1) 26 November 1823
2) 28 April 1843

1) New Milton, West Virginia
2) likely W. VA or VA    

1) Jane Smith
2) Susannah (Jemima) Fast
J. S. Exline (female) 1844 Virginia          
Sarah Exline 1846 Virginia          
Margaret Exline 1849 Virginia          
D. C. Exline (male) 1851 Virginia          

[1] In 1860, Solomon and Susan live in Doddridge, Virginia adjacent to the family of H.N. Fast, likely Susannah's brother and family. In 1870, Solomon and Sussannah show up in New Milton, Doddridge, West Virginia with no children in the household. By 1880, no record is found and it is assumed that Solomon has died.

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