Andreas Schmeltz

M, #6212, b. 24 November 1797, d. 23 May 1871
  • Last Edited: 5 Feb 2002
  • Andreas Schmeltz was buried at Zion (Klinger's) Church, Erdman, Lykens Township, Dauphin County, PA.
  • He married Catherine Haag.
  • Andreas Schmeltz was born on 24 November 1797.
  • He was the son of Andreas Schmeltz and Anna Maria Waller.
  • Andreas Schmeltz died on 23 May 1871, at age 73.1

Children of Andreas Schmeltz and Catherine Haag

  • Solomon Schmeltz2 b. 31 Jan 1823, d. 6 Aug 1889
  • Andrew Schmeltz2 b. 14 Aug 1824, d. 24 Apr 1912
  • Hannah Schmeltz3 b. 8 Oct 1826, d. 21 May 1918
  • Elizabeth Schmeltz3 b. 20 Nov 1828, d. 6 Aug 1888
  • Catherine Schmeltz+3 b. 18 Sep 1830, d. 1 Oct 1906
  • Jonas Schmeltz+3 b. 7 Mar 1833, d. 9 Apr 1911
  • Susannah Schmeltz+ b. 18 Mar 1836, d. 7 Oct 1863
  • Jacob Schmeltz3 b. 16 Mar 1838, d. 5 Dec 1916
  • Lovina Schmeltz3 b. 5 Sep 1840, d. 13 Dec 1905
  • Elias Schmeltz3 b. 26 Jan 1844, d. 13 Dec 1898

Citations

  1. [S78] Mary K. Klinger, Klingers from the Odenwald, p. 222.
  2. [S245] "Andreas Schmeltz," Journal of the Johannes Schwalm Historical Association, vol. 5, no. 4, p. 38.
  3. [S245] "Andreas Schmeltz," Journal of the Johannes Schwalm Historical Association, vol. 5, no. 4, p. 39.

Catherine Haag

F, #6213, b. 4 September 1802, d. 20 February 1889
  • Last Edited: 5 Feb 2002
  • Catherine Haag married Andreas Schmeltz, son of Andreas Schmeltz and Anna Maria Waller.
  • Catherine Haag was buried at Zion (Klinger's) Church, Erdman, Lykens Township, Dauphin County, PA.
  • She was born on 4 September 1802.
  • She died on 20 February 1889, at age 86.

Children of Catherine Haag and Andreas Schmeltz

  • Solomon Schmeltz1 b. 31 Jan 1823, d. 6 Aug 1889
  • Andrew Schmeltz1 b. 14 Aug 1824, d. 24 Apr 1912
  • Hannah Schmeltz2 b. 8 Oct 1826, d. 21 May 1918
  • Elizabeth Schmeltz2 b. 20 Nov 1828, d. 6 Aug 1888
  • Catherine Schmeltz+2 b. 18 Sep 1830, d. 1 Oct 1906
  • Jonas Schmeltz+2 b. 7 Mar 1833, d. 9 Apr 1911
  • Susannah Schmeltz+ b. 18 Mar 1836, d. 7 Oct 1863
  • Jacob Schmeltz2 b. 16 Mar 1838, d. 5 Dec 1916
  • Lovina Schmeltz2 b. 5 Sep 1840, d. 13 Dec 1905
  • Elias Schmeltz2 b. 26 Jan 1844, d. 13 Dec 1898

Citations

  1. [S245] "Andreas Schmeltz," Journal of the Johannes Schwalm Historical Association, vol. 5, no. 4, p. 38.
  2. [S245] "Andreas Schmeltz," Journal of the Johannes Schwalm Historical Association, vol. 5, no. 4, p. 39.

Susannah Schmeltz1

F, #6214, b. 18 March 1836, d. 7 October 1863
  • Last Edited: 26 Dec 2006
  • Susannah Schmeltz was buried at Zion (Klinger's) Church, Erdman, Lykens Township, Dauphin County, PA.
  • Susannah Schmeltz is also referred to as Elizabeth Schmeltz in some sources.
  • She was born on 22 November 1825.2
  • She was born on 18 March 1836.3,4
  • She was the daughter of Andreas Schmeltz and Catherine Haag.
  • Susannah Schmeltz married Jacob Merkel Wiest, son of Johannes Wiest and Catharine Merkel.5
  • Susannah Schmeltz died on 7 October 1863, at age 27.6,3,1

Children of Susannah Schmeltz and Jacob Merkel Wiest

Citations

  1. [S78] Mary K. Klinger, Klingers from the Odenwald, p. 304.
  2. [S78] Mary K. Klinger, Klingers from the Odenwald, pp. 222, 247.
  3. [S77] Mary Klinger and Harvey Lubold, Klinger's Church Cemetery Listing.
  4. [S78] Mary K. Klinger, Klingers from the Odenwald, p. 347.
  5. [S401] Brian Barr Wiest, Wiest Family History.
  6. [S78] Mary K. Klinger, Klingers from the Odenwald, pp. 251, 347.

Johannes Wiest

M, #6215, b. 13 February 1794, d. 10 October 1881
  • Last Edited: 26 Dec 2006
  • Johannes Wiest is also referred to as John, Oley John, and Der Ault Hannes in some sources.1
  • He was born on 13 February 1794, Oley, Berks County, PA.2
  • He was the son of Jacob Wiest and Mary Barbara Feick.
  • Johannes Wiest married Catharine Merkel, daughter of Christian Merkel and Catharine Boyer, circa 1813.1
  • According to the Wiest Family History, Johannes was the ancestor of the Klingerstown branch of the family, his family having migrated fgrom Berks County to the Mahantango region when Johannes was only 9 years old. After hiis father died, Johannes, age 17, effectively became the head of the household, helping hiis mother raise his nrothers and sisters.
    He continued and expanded his family's mercantile business and eventually came to possess most of the property, apart from some farms owned by the Baum family, that once comprised the Spread Eagle Manor aroound Klingerstown.1
  • Johannes Wiest died on 10 October 1881, Klingerstown, Schuylkill County, PA, at age 87.3
  • He was buried at Zion (Klinger's) Church Cemetery, Erdman, Lykens Township, Dauphin County, PA.4

Children of Johannes Wiest and Catharine Merkel

Citations

  1. [S401] Brian Barr Wiest, Wiest Family History.
  2. [S78] Mary K. Klinger, Klingers from the Odenwald, p. 297.
  3. [S95] Barbara Lenker, Lenker Family Database.
  4. [S147] Irwin R. Klinger, Klinger's Church History, part 2, p. 315.

John Andrew Wiest

M, #6216, b. 29 August 1863, d. 29 October 1948
  • Last Edited: 28 Dec 2020
  • John Andrew Wiest was born on 29 August 1863, PA.1
  • He was the son of Jacob Merkel Wiest and Susannah Schmeltz.
  • John Andrew Wiest married Amelia Daniels, daughter of Joel Daniels and Anna Maria Carolina Klinger, circa 1882.2
  • Some sources suggest that John Andrew Wiest was married circa 1884.3
  • At the time of the 1910 Census, John and his family were living in Hubley Township, Schuylkill County, where he was a farmer.3
  • He died on 29 October 1948, Valley View, Schuylkill County, PA, at age 85.4,2
  • Newspaper obituary:
    John A. Wiest, Aged 85, Dies At Valley View
    John A. Wiest, retired Valley View farmer, died at the age of 85 Friday night at his home following a lingering illness.
    A native of Upper Mahantongo township, Mr. Wiest was the son of the late Mr. and Mrs. Jacob Wiest. After operating a farm in Hubley township for many years, he sold the property to his son, Allen Wiest, 15 years ago and built the home in Valley View in which he lived until his death. His hobby was raising turkeys and other fowls.
    Surviving are eight children, Milton Wiest, Staten Island, N. Y; Rufus Wiest, Gratz; Mrs. Emery Artz, Spring Glen; Mrs. Froni Stutzman and Mrs. Lloyd Bowman, Valley View; Charles Wiest, Harrisburg; Allen Wiest, Hubley Township; and Mrs. Guy Giest, Hegins; as well as 31 grandchildren and 26 great grandchildren. Three half brothers, Milton Wiest, Baltimore, Md; Algon and Uphras Wiest, both of Philadelphia; and two half sisters, Mrs. Clarence Felton and Mrs. Jerry Snyder, Hegins Valley, also survive. His wife, Amelia, died eight years ago.
    Funeral services will be conducted by Rev. Robert J. Harrity, Lykens, at the late residence at 10 a. m. Wednesday and will be continued in Klinger's Union Church Erdman. Interment will be made in Klinger's Union cemetery.
    The Daily Item (Sunbury, Pennsylvania), 02 Nov 1948, Tue, Page 12.5

Children of John Andrew Wiest and Amelia Daniels

  • Infant Son Wiest d. 3 Mar 1885
  • Infant Son Wiest d. 20 Aug 1886
  • Milton E. Wiest b. 1 Jul 1883, d. 1964
  • Rufus Leon Wiest+ b. 10 Jun 1888, d. 14 Oct 1972
  • Fronie Viola Wiest b. 3 Feb 1890, d. 30 Mar 1967
  • Minnie Diane Wiest b. 25 Apr 1892, d. Jul 1982
  • Florence Wiest b. 1 Feb 1896, d. Aug 1982
  • Charles R. Wiest+ b. 1898, d. 1962
  • Allen Arthur Wiest b. 26 Oct 1903, d. 15 Mar 1987
  • Beulah M. Wiest+ b. 16 Sep 1904, d. Aug 1979

Citations

  1. [S78] Mary K. Klinger, Klingers from the Odenwald, Mary Klinger's book, "The Klingers". See page 249., p. 250.
  2. [S314] Bruce Travis Hall, "Genealogical Database," December 2, 2005.
  3. [S199] 1910 Census, Hubley Twp., Schuylkill County, Pennsylvania; Roll: T624_1417; Page: 8A; Enumeration District: 34; Image: 126.
  4. [S1062] Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission, Pennsylvania, Death Certificates, Certificate Number: 90642; Filed: November 1, 1948; https://search.ancestry.com/cgi-bin/sse.dll
  5. [S108] Newspaper Obituary, for John A. Wiest, The Daily Item (Sunbury, Pennsylvania), 02 Nov 1948, Tue, Page 12.

Emma Mary Wiest

F, #6217, b. 1861, d. 1927
  • Last Edited: 3 Jun 2015

Children of Emma Mary Wiest and Henry S. Klinger

Citations

  1. [S78] Mary K. Klinger, Klingers from the Odenwald, pp. 304, 347.
  2. [S147] Irwin R. Klinger, Klinger's Church History, pt. II, p. 294 (cemetery records).

Susan Amelia Kimmel

F, #6218, b. 27 January 1883, d. 4 December 1951
  • Last Edited: 17 Nov 2021

Children of Susan Amelia Kimmel and Edmund Vincent Klinger

  • Iva Ethel Klinger+ b. 3 Feb 1901, d. 30 Dec 1982
  • Jennie Irene Klinger b. 4 Jan 1910, d. 5 Oct 1981
  • Emma Amelia Klinger b. 13 Apr 1913, d. 19 Aug 1978

Citations

  1. [S805] Find A Grave, online www.findagrave.com, https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/118641253/…
  2. [S78] Mary K. Klinger, Klingers from the Odenwald, p. 347.

Elizabeth Schmeltz

F, #6219, b. 16 February 1800, d. 12 December 1874
  • Last Edited: 1 Apr 2005
  • Elizabeth Schmeltz married Samuel Schoffstall, son of Ludwig Schoffstall and Rebecca (?).
  • Elizabeth Schmeltz was born on 16 February 1800.2
  • She was the daughter of Andreas Schmeltz and Anna Maria Waller.1
  • Elizabeth Schmeltz died on 12 December 1874, at age 74.
  • She was buried at Zion (Klinger's) Church, Erdman, Lykens Township, Dauphin County, PA.3

Children of Elizabeth Schmeltz and Samuel Schoffstall

  • Andrew Schoffstall1 b. 25 Mar 1828, d. 12 Sep 1857
  • Angeline Shoffstall+1 b. 17 Jul 1831, d. 12 May 1880
  • John Schoffstall4 b. 18 Nov 1833, d. 4 Feb 1916
  • Anna Maria Schoffstall4 b. 10 Mar 1838, d. 3 Dec 1857
  • Catharine Schoffstall4 b. 19 Jan 1842

Citations

  1. [S245] "Andreas Schmeltz," Journal of the Johannes Schwalm Historical Association, vol. 5, no. 4, p. 41.
  2. [S245] "Andreas Schmeltz," Journal of the Johannes Schwalm Historical Association, vol. 5, no. 4, p. 30.
  3. [S78] Mary K. Klinger, Klingers from the Odenwald, pp. 222-23.
  4. [S245] "Andreas Schmeltz," Journal of the Johannes Schwalm Historical Association, vol. 5, no. 4, p. 42.

Magdalena Schmeltz

F, #6222, b. 18 April 1805, d. 11 June 1878
  • Last Edited: 31 Mar 2005

Children of Magdalena Schmeltz and Alexander Klinger

Citations

  1. [S245] "Andreas Schmeltz," Journal of the Johannes Schwalm Historical Association, vol. 5, no. 4, p. 43.
  2. [S151] Phillip A. Rice, Oakdale Church Record, p. 57(cemetery listing).
  3. [S151] Phillip A. Rice, Oakdale Church Record, p. 57.
  4. [S245] "Andreas Schmeltz," Journal of the Johannes Schwalm Historical Association, vol. 5, no. 4, p. 44.

Samuel Schoffstall

M, #6225, b. 16 May 1805, d. 3 September 1886
  • Last Edited: 1 Apr 2005
  • Samuel Schoffstall married Elizabeth Schmeltz, daughter of Andreas Schmeltz and Anna Maria Waller.
  • Samuel Schoffstall was born on 16 May 1805.
  • He was the son of Ludwig Schoffstall and Rebecca (?)1
  • Samuel Schoffstall died on 3 September 1886, at age 81.
  • He was buried at Zion (Klinger's) Church, Erdman, Lykens Township, Dauphin County, PA.
  • Father*: Ludwig Schoffstall1
  • Mother*: Rebecca (?)1

Children of Samuel Schoffstall and Elizabeth Schmeltz

  • Andrew Schoffstall1 b. 25 Mar 1828, d. 12 Sep 1857
  • Angeline Shoffstall+1 b. 17 Jul 1831, d. 12 May 1880
  • John Schoffstall2 b. 18 Nov 1833, d. 4 Feb 1916
  • Anna Maria Schoffstall2 b. 10 Mar 1838, d. 3 Dec 1857
  • Catharine Schoffstall2 b. 19 Jan 1842

Citations

  1. [S245] "Andreas Schmeltz," Journal of the Johannes Schwalm Historical Association, vol. 5, no. 4, p. 41.
  2. [S245] "Andreas Schmeltz," Journal of the Johannes Schwalm Historical Association, vol. 5, no. 4, p. 42.