David Bowerman

M, #6721, b. 1831, d. 1910
  • Last Edited: 5 Aug 2003

Citations

  1. [S307] Bruce Travis Hall, "Klinger Family Database," January 20, 2003.

Johanna Wiest

F, #6722, b. 27 December 1847, d. 23 November 1896
  • Last Edited: 16 Dec 2006
  • Johanna Wiest is also referred to as Julian in some sources.1
  • She was born on 27 December 1847, Klingerstown, Schuylkill County, PA.2
  • She was the daughter of Moses Merkel Wiest and Maria Schadel.
  • Johanna Wiest married Samuel W. Clark, son of Samuel B. Clark and Catherine Wiest.
  • Johanna Wiest died on 23 November 1896, Klingerstown, Schuylkill County, PA, at age 48.2
  • She was buried at St. Michael's Church, Klingerstown, Schuylkill County, PA.

Child of Johanna Wiest and Samuel W. Clark

Citations

  1. [S190] 1870 US Census, Upper Mahantongo Township, Schuylkill County, Pennsylvania; Roll: M593_1448; Page: 619; Image: 507.
  2. [S307] Bruce Travis Hall, "Klinger Family Database," January 20, 2003.

Elmira Clark1

F, #6723, b. 16 March 1866, d. 14 May 1926
  • Last Edited: 8 May 2008
  • Elmira Clark was born on 16 March 1866.2
  • She was the daughter of Samuel W. Clark and Johanna Wiest.
  • Elmira Clark married Isaiah Klinger Romberger, son of William Romberger and Susannah Klinger, circa 1884.3
  • In 1900, Isaiah and Elmira were living in Upper Mahantango Township, Schuylkill County, PA, where Isaiah was a salesman. They had been married 15 years and given birth to 5 children, 3 of whom were then living.4
  • At the time of the 1910 Census for Upper Mahantongo Township, Isaiah and Elmira had been married 25 years and had given birth to 8 children, 6 of whom were then living. Their household included: Thomas C. (18); Harry (12); Stanley (9); Stella J. (4); and Allen (1). Isaiah was a merchant in a general store.3
  • Elmira Clark and her husband Isaiah Romberger owned the general store in Klingerstown, Schuylkill County, PA.5
  • In 1920, Elmira was a widow and head of a household that included 5 of her children.6
  • Elmira Clark died on 14 May 1926, at age 60.7
  • She was buried at St. Michael's Church, Klingerstown, Schuylkill County, PA.8

Children of Elmira Clark and Isaiah Klinger Romberger

Citations

  1. [S78] Mary K. Klinger, Klingers from the Odenwald, pp. 246, 369, 417 (several of these references to Elmira's ancestors are rather confusing).
  2. [S135] Romberger Genealogy, online http://aqua.dev.uga.edu/~lebo/romberger-da_geno.html
  3. [S199] 1910 Census, Upper Mahantongo Twp., Schuylkill County, Pennsylvania; Roll: T624_1419; Page: 3A; Enumeration District: 106; Image: 319.
  4. [S285] 1900 U.S. Census, Upper Mahantongo Twp., Schuylkill County, Pennsylvania; Roll: T623 1486; Page: 8A; Enumeration District: 211.
  5. [S498] Anniversary Committee, Klingerstown Bi-Centennial Album, p. 172.
  6. [S192] 1920 US Census, Upper Mahantongo Township, Schuylkill County, Pennsylvania; Roll: T625_1652; Page: 1A; Enumeration District: 147; Image: 975.
  7. [S78] Mary K. Klinger, Klingers from the Odenwald, p. 246.
  8. [S60] Joseph A. Meiser Jr. and Sarah Roadarmel Meiser, Schuylkill County Burials, p. 88.

Isaiah Klinger Romberger

M, #6724, b. 23 May 1864, d. 21 April 1919
  • Last Edited: 17 Dec 2019
  • Isaiah Klinger Romberger was born on 23 May 1864.
  • He was the son of William Romberger and Susannah Klinger.
  • Isaiah Klinger Romberger married Elmira Clark, daughter of Samuel W. Clark and Johanna Wiest, circa 1884.1
  • In 1900, Isaiah and Elmira were living in Upper Mahantango Township, Schuylkill County, PA, where Isaiah was a salesman. They had been married 15 years and given birth to 5 children, 3 of whom were then living.2
  • At the time of the 1910 Census for Upper Mahantongo Township, Schuylkill County Isaiah and Elmira had been married 25 years and had given birth to 8 children, 6 of whom were then living. Their household included: Thomas C. (18); Harry (12); Stanley (9); Stella J. (4); and Allen (1). Isaiah was a merchant in a general store.3
  • Isaiah Romberger and his wife Elmira Clark owned the general store in Klingerstown, Schuylkill County, PA.4
  • Isaiah Klinger Romberger died on 21 April 1919, Klingerstowm, Schuylkill County, PA, at age 54.5,6
  • He was buried on 24 April 1919, at St. Michael's Church Cemetery, Klingerstown, Schuylkill County, PA.6,7

Children of Isaiah Klinger Romberger and Elmira Clark

Citations

  1. [S199] 1910 Census, Upper Mahantongo Twp., Schuylkill County, Pennsylvania; Roll: T624_1419; Page: 3A; Enumeration District: 106; Image: 319.
  2. [S285] 1900 U.S. Census, Upper Mahantongo Twp., Schuylkill County, Pennsylvania; Roll: T623 1486; Page: 8A; Enumeration District: 211.
  3. [S199] 1910 Census, Upper Mahantongo Township, Schuylkill County, Pennsylvania; Roll: T624_1419; Page: 3A; Enumeration District: 106; Image: 319.
  4. [S498] Anniversary Committee, Klingerstown Bi-Centennial Album, p. 172.
  5. [S78] Mary K. Klinger, Klingers from the Odenwald, pp. 246, 416.
  6. [S1062] Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission, Pennsylvania, Death Certificates, Certificate Number: 51252; https://search.ancestry.com/cgi-bin/sse.dll
  7. [S135] Romberger Genealogy, online http://aqua.dev.uga.edu/~lebo/romberger-da_geno.html

Bertha Viola Romberger

F, #6725, b. 4 June 1885, d. 31 July 1931
  • Last Edited: 12 May 2008
  • Bertha Viola Romberger was born on 4 June 1885.1
  • She was the daughter of Isaiah Klinger Romberger and Elmira Clark.
  • Bertha Viola Romberger was baptized on 19 July 1885, Zion (Klinger's) Lutheran Church, Erdman, Dauphin County, PA.2
  • She married Luther Calvin Havice circa 1901.3
  • At the time of the 1910 Census, Bertha and Luther were living on Market Street in Berrysburg, Dauphin County, PA, where Luther was a physician. They had been married 8 years and had given birth to one child, who was deceased. Bertha and Luther were also listed in the same Census for Upper Mahantango Township, Schuylkill County, PA.3,4
  • In the 1920 Census, Bertha and Luther were listed in Upper Mahantango Township, Schuylkill County, PA, where Luther was a physician.5
  • By 1930, Bertha and Luther's household included their daughter Elmira and her husband as well as 2 grandchildren.6
  • Bertha Viola Romberger died on 31 July 1931, at age 46.1

Children of Bertha Viola Romberger and Luther Calvin Havice

Citations

  1. [S135] Romberger Genealogy, online http://aqua.dev.uga.edu/~lebo/romberger-da_geno.html
  2. [S147] Irwin R. Klinger, Klinger's Church History, pt. 2, p. 173.
  3. [S199] 1910 Census, Berrysburg, Dauphin County, Pennsylvania; Roll: T624_1337; Page: 2A; Enumeration District: 108; Image: 873.
  4. [S199] 1910 Census, Upper Mahantongo Twp., Schuylkill County, Pennsylvania; Roll: T624_1419; Page: 2B; Enumeration District: 106; Image: 318.
  5. [S192] 1920 US Census, Upper Mahantongo Twp., Schuylkill County, Pennsylvania; Roll: T625_1652; Page: 1B; Enumeration District: 147; Image: 976.
  6. [S186] 1930 US Census, Upper Mahantongo Twp., Schuylkill County, Pennsylvania; Roll: 2147; Page: 5A; Enumeration District: 138; Image: 1039.0.
  7. [S60] Joseph A. Meiser Jr. and Sarah Roadarmel Meiser, Schuylkill County Burials, p. 86.

Thomas Clark Romberger

M, #6726, b. 10 July 1891, d. 1 December 1945
  • Last Edited: 17 Dec 2019
  • Thomas Clark Romberger was born on 10 July 1891, Klingerstown, Schuylkill County, PA.1,2,3
  • He was the son of Isaiah Klinger Romberger and Elmira Clark.
  • Thomas Clark Romberger was confirmed on 28 October 1906 St. Michael's Church, Klingerstown, Schuylkill County, PA.4
  • He married Minnie May Klinger, daughter of John S. Klinger and Sarah Dietz, circa 1910.5
  • The 1920 Census for Hubley Township, Schuylkill County, lists Thomas's household as follows: Thomas C. Romberger, 28, fireman in a coal mine; Minnie M., wife, 24; John I., son, 7; and May E., daughter, 5.6
  • The 1930 Census for Hubley Township, Schuylkill County, lists Thomas's household as follows: Thomas C. Romberger, 39, married first at age 19, farmer; Minnie M., wife, 35, first married at age 17; John I., son, 17; May E., daughter, 15; Roy E., son, 10; Earl, son, 3 8/12; and Russell R., son, 2.5
  • Thomas Clark Romberger died on 1 December 1945, Colley Township, Sullivan County, PA, at age 54.2,7
  • He was buried on 3 December 1945, at St. Michael's Church Cemetery, Klingerstown, Schuylkill County, PA.8,7
  • Newspaper obituary:
    THOMAS C. ROMBERGER
    Thomas C. Romberger, 53, Hubley township, Schuylkill county, died suddenly in Sullivan county, Saturday, while deer hunting with two of his sons and a group of friends. The son of the late Mr. and Mrs. Isaiah Romberger. he was a district foreman for the State Highway Department.
    He is survived by his widow, Mrs. Minnie Romberger; four sons, John, Valley View: Roy, Williamstown; Earl, with the Army at Riverside, Calif; Russel, at home; four daughters, Mrs. George Gerhard, Orwigsburg; Alma, Mary, and Marion, all at nome; three brothers, Harry, Stanley, and Allen, all of Klingerstown, and one sister, Mrs. Rue Erdman, Klingerstown.
    Services will be held at the residence Thursday at 2 p. m. with further services at Erdman, Dr. D. I. Sulzbach, Valley View, officiating. Burial will be in Union cemetery, Klingerstown.
    Harrisburg Telegraph (Harrisburg, Pennsylvania), 05 Dec 1945, Wed, Page 4.9
  • According to the death certificate, Thomas usually resided in Sacramento, Schuylkill County, PA.7

Children of Thomas Clark Romberger and Minnie May Klinger

Citations

  1. [S78] Mary K. Klinger, Klingers from the Odenwald, pp. 246-47, 417.
  2. [S135] Romberger Genealogy, online http://aqua.dev.uga.edu/~lebo/romberger-da_geno.html
  3. [S1244] United States Selective Service System, 2010, https://search.ancestry.com/cgi-bin/sse.dll
  4. [S78] Mary K. Klinger, Klingers from the Odenwald, p. 246.
  5. [S192] 1920 US Census, Hubley Township, Schuylkill County, Pennsylvania; Roll: 2145; Page: 10A; Enumeration District: 42; Image: 290.0.
  6. [S192] 1920 US Census, Hubley Township, Schuylkill County, Pennsylvania; Roll: T625_1650; Page: 8A; Enumeration District: 42; Image: 131.
  7. [S1062] Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission, Pennsylvania, Death Certificates, Certificate Number: 108196; https://search.ancestry.com/cgi-bin/sse.dll
  8. [S60] Joseph A. Meiser Jr. and Sarah Roadarmel Meiser, Schuylkill County Burials, p. 88.
  9. [S108] Newspaper Obituary, for Thomas C. Romberger, Harrisburg Telegraph (Harrisburg, Pennsylvania), 05 Dec 1945, Wed, Page 4.

Stella Joanna Romberger

F, #6728, b. 2 November 1906, d. 28 December 1929
  • Last Edited: 8 May 2008
  • Stella Joanna Romberger is also referred to as Estella Romberger in some sources.
  • She was born on 2 November 1906.1,2
  • She was the daughter of Isaiah Klinger Romberger and Elmira Clark.
  • Stella Joanna Romberger was baptized on 23 December 1906, St. Michael's Lutheran Church, Klingerstown, Schuylkill County, PA.1
  • She died on 28 December 1929, at age 23.2

Citations

  1. [S128] St. Michael's Baptisms, online: ftp://ftp.rootsweb.com/pub/usgenweb/pa/schuylkill/church/stmich.txt.
  2. [S78] Mary K. Klinger, Klingers from the Odenwald, p. 417.

Allen Clark Romberger

M, #6730, b. 15 April 1909, d. 25 November 1992
  • Last Edited: 24 Jul 2019
  • Allen Clark Romberger is also referred to as Allan in some sources.1
  • He was born on 15 April 1909, Klingerstown, Schuylkill County, PA.2,1,3
  • He was the son of Isaiah Klinger Romberger and Elmira Clark.
  • Allen Clark Romberger was baptized on 30 April 1909, St. Michael's Lutheran Church, Klingerstown, Schuylkill County, PA.1
  • He married Alvena Mae Straub, daughter of Edgar William Straub and Estella L. Strohecker, on 20 November 1926, St. Michael's Lutheran Church, Klingerstown, Schuylkill County, PA.4
  • The 1930 Census for Upper Mahantongo Township, Schuylkill County, lists the following household: Allen C. Romberger, head, 21, married at age 17, teamster for general store; May A. Romberger, wife, 21; Allen I. Romberger, son, 2 11/12; and Helen S. Romberger, sister, 18, single.5
  • Allen Clark Romberger married Minnie Viola Straub, daughter of Edgar William Straub and Estella L. Strohecker, on 24 December 1990.2,6
  • Allen Clark Romberger died on 25 November 1992, Polyclinic Medical Center, Harrisburg, Dauphin County, PA, at age 83.2,7
  • Newspaper obituary:
    Allen C. Romberger
    Allen C. Romberger, 83, of Klingerstown, died Wednesday morning in Polyclinic Medical Center, Harrisburg, where he had been a patient since Monday. He had been in ill health for two years.
    Born in Klingerstown, April 15, 1909, he was a son of the late Isaiah and Elmira Clark Romberger. He was educated in KUngerstown area schools.
    Mr. Romberger retired in 1963 as a butcher and businessman.
    He was a member of St. Michael's Lutheran Church, Klingerstown, and Klingerstown Fire Company. He was a hunter and fisherman and raised beagle hunting dogs.
    His first wife, the former Mae Straub, died Aug. 14, 1981; a son, Allen I. "Dutch," died May 26, 1983; a great-grandson, Zach Williard, died March 12, 1987; and he was also preceded in death by three brothers and three sisters.
    Surviving are his wife, the former Minnie Straub, whom he married Sept. 24, 1990; a daughter, AUce Williard, Millersburg; six grandchildren; eight great-grandchildren.
    Services will be held at 10:30 a.m. Saturday in St Michael's Lutheran Church. The Rev. Walter Hafer will officiate. Interment will be in St. Michael's Lutheran Cemetery, Klingerstown. There will be no calling hours Friday evening. Stephen R. Rothermel Funeral Home, RD1 Klingerstown, is in charge of arrangements.2
  • He was buried on 28 November 1992, at St. Michael's Church, Klingerstown, Schuylkill County, PA.8,2,9

Children of Allen Clark Romberger and Alvena Mae Straub

Citations

  1. [S128] St. Michael's Baptisms, online: ftp://ftp.rootsweb.com/pub/usgenweb/pa/schuylkill/church/stmich.txt.
  2. [S108] Newspaper Obituary, for Allen C. Romberger, Pottsville Republican (Pottsville, PA), 27 Nov 1992, Fri, Page 2.
  3. [S78] Mary K. Klinger, Klingers from the Odenwald, p. 417.
  4. [S130] St. Michael's Marriages, online: ftp://ftp.rootsweb.com/pub/usgenweb/pa/schuylkill/church/stmich004.txt.
  5. [S186] 1930 US Census, Upper Mahantongo Twp., Schuylkill County, Pennsylvania; Roll: 2147; Page: 7B; Enumeration District: 138; Image: 1044.0.
  6. [S108] Newspaper Obituary, for Minnie S. Romberger, The Daily Item (Sunbury, PA), 30 Dec 1995, Sat, Page 21.
  7. [S135] Romberger Genealogy, online http://aqua.dev.uga.edu/~lebo/romberger-da_geno.html
  8. [S129] St. Michael's Burials, online ftp://ftp.rootsweb.com/pub/usgenweb/pa/schuylkill/church/stmich002.txt.
  9. [S805] Find A Grave, online www.findagrave.com, https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/28672212/…

Charles Romberger

M, #6732, b. 24 October 1894, d. 19 December 1895
  • Last Edited: 23 Jun 2005
  • Charles Romberger was born on 24 October 1894.
  • He was the son of Isaiah Klinger Romberger and Elmira Clark.
  • Charles Romberger died on 19 December 1895, at age 1.1
  • He was buried at St. Michael's Church, Klingerstown, Schuylkill County, PA.2

Citations

  1. [S135] Romberger Genealogy, online http://aqua.dev.uga.edu/~lebo/romberger-da_geno.html
  2. [S60] Joseph A. Meiser Jr. and Sarah Roadarmel Meiser, Schuylkill County Burials, p. 89.

Margianne Gameral

F, #6733, b. 5 January 1930, d. 30 January 2000
  • Last Edited: 24 Jul 2019
  • Margianne Gameral was born on 5 January 1930, Omaha, Douglas County, NE.1
  • She married Allen Isaiah Romberger, son of Allen Clark Romberger and Alvena Mae Straub, on 13 September 1952, Omaha, Douglas County, NE.2
  • Margianne Gameral died on 30 January 2000, Polyclinic Medical Center, Harrisburg, Dauphin County, PA, at age 70.3,4
  • She was buried on 3 February 2000, at St. Michale's Lutheran Church Cemetery, Klingerstown, Schuylkill County, PA.1,3

Children of Margianne Gameral and Allen Isaiah Romberger

  • Kristene Lea Romberger5
  • Michael Allen Romberger6
  • Clark Allen Romberger5

Citations

  1. [S805] Find A Grave, online www.findagrave.com, https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/57799931/…
  2. [S108] Newspaper Obituary, for Allen I. Romberger, Pottsville Republican (Pottsville, PA), 31 May 1983, Tue, Page 2.
  3. [S107] Newspaper Article, Death Notice for Margianne Romberger, Republican and Herald (Pottsville, PA), 01 Feb 2000, Tue, Page 2.
  4. [S135] Romberger Genealogy, online http://aqua.dev.uga.edu/~lebo/romberger-da_geno.html
  5. [S128] St. Michael's Baptisms, online: ftp://ftp.rootsweb.com/pub/usgenweb/pa/schuylkill/church/stmich.txt.
  6. [S78] Mary K. Klinger, Klingers from the Odenwald, p. 413.

Verna Mae Klinger1

F, #6734, b. 30 March 1901, d. 11 July 1979
  • Last Edited: 25 Feb 2018
  • Verna Mae Klinger was born on 30 March 1901, Schuylkill County, PA.2
  • She was the daughter of Elsworth Klinger and Ida C. Knorr.
  • Verna Mae Klinger married Stanley Clark Romberger, son of Isaiah Klinger Romberger and Elmira Clark, on 4 October 1919.3,4
  • Verna Mae Klinger died on 11 July 1979, Schuylkill County, PA, at age 78.5,6
  • She was buried on 14 July 1979, at St. Michael's Lutheran Church Cemetery, Klingerstown, Schuylkill County, PA.6
  • Newspaper obituary:
    RD, KLINGERSTOWN - The funeral of Mrs. Verna Klinger Romberger, 78, who died Wednesday, July 11 [1979] at her home, took place Saturday, July 14. Services were held in St. Michael's Lutheran Church, Klingerstown
    with the Rev. Paul Billow of Rebuck officiating. Burial was in the adjoining cemetery.
    Mrs. Romberger, who had been in failing health the last six months, was born March 30, 1901 in RD, Klingerstown. She was the daughter of the late Ellsworth and Ida Knorr Klinger. She was a member of St. Michael's Lutheran Church.
    Her husband, Stanley Romberger, died Sept. 20,1957.
    Surviving are two daughters and five sons, Mrs. Earl Troutman and Mrs. Larry Koppenhaver, both of RD1, Herndon, Quentin, RDl Klingerstown, Roland, RD1, Herndon, Lee, RD1, Dalmatia, Roy, RD3, Valatie, N.Y., and Mark, Hegins; 16 grandchildren; seven great­grandchildren.
    The Lawrence E. Rothermel Funeral Home, RDl, Klingerstown, had charge of arrangements.2

Children of Verna Mae Klinger and Stanley Clark Romberger

Citations

  1. [S78] Mary K. Klinger, Klingers from the Odenwald, pp. 417, 432-33.
  2. [S108] Newspaper Obituary, for Verna Romberger (July 18, 1979).
  3. [S78] Mary K. Klinger, Klingers from the Odenwald, p. 412.
  4. [S186] 1930 US Census, Jordan Twp., Northumberland County, Pennsylvania; Roll: 2089; Page: 4B; Enumeration District: 17; Image: 1115.0.
  5. [S135] Romberger Genealogy, online http://aqua.dev.uga.edu/~lebo/romberger-da_geno.html
  6. [S108] Newspaper Obituary, for Verna Romberger (1979).

Elsworth Klinger

M, #6735, b. 28 October 1862, d. 9 January 1933
  • Last Edited: 26 Jun 2019
  • Elsworth Klinger was born on 28 October 1862, Klingerstown, Schuylkill County, PA.1
  • He was the son of Marcus Klinger and Elizabeth Delp.
  • Elsworth Klinger married Ida C. Knorr, daughter of Isaac C. Knorr and Elizabeth Fetterolf, circa 1885.2
  • In 1900, Elsworth and his wife Ida were living in Upper Mahanoy Township, Northumberland County, PA. They had been married 15 years and had given birth to 3 children, all of whom were then living. Elsworth operated a saw mill.3
  • The 1910 Census for Upper Mahanoy Township, Northumberland County, PA, lists Elsworth (as "E.D") Klinger and his family. He and Ida had been married 24 years and had given birth to 4 children, all of whom were then living. Elsworth was the manager of a saw mill.4
  • By 1920, Elsworth was a farmer in Upper Mahanoy Township, Northumberland County. He and Ida were living alone.5
  • Elsworth Klinger died on 9 January 1933, Klingerstown, Schuylkill County, PA, at age 70.6,1
  • He was buried on 13 January 1933, at St. Michael's Church Cemetery, Klingerstown, Schuylkill County, PA.7,1

Children of Elsworth Klinger and Ida C. Knorr

Citations

  1. [S1062] Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission, Pennsylvania, Death Certificates, Certificate Number: 9705; https://search.ancestry.com/cgi-bin/sse.dll
  2. [S284] Lawrence Knorr, 2005.
  3. [S285] 1900 U.S. Census, Upper Mahanoy Twp., Northumberland County, Pennsylvania; Roll: T623 1450; Page: 7A; Enumeration District: 166.
  4. [S199] 1910 Census, Upper Mahanoy Twp., Northumberland County, Pennsylvania; Roll: T624_1384; Page: 6B; Enumeration District: 122; Image: 1260.
  5. [S192] 1920 US Census, Upper Mahanoy Twp., Northumberland County, Pennsylvania; Roll: T625_1611; Page: 3B; Enumeration District: 141; Image: 1100.
  6. [S78] Mary K. Klinger, Klingers from the Odenwald, p. 411, (lists year of death as "1833," probably should be 1933).
  7. [S129] St. Michael's Burials, online ftp://ftp.rootsweb.com/pub/usgenweb/pa/schuylkill/church/stmich002.txt.
  8. [S78] Mary K. Klinger, Klingers from the Odenwald, p. 412.

Minnie May Klinger

F, #6736, b. 18 February 1895, d. 26 January 1960
  • Last Edited: 6 Mar 2020
  • Minnie May Klinger was born on 18 February 1895, Hubley Township, Schuylkill County, PA.1,2,3
  • She was the daughter of John S. Klinger and Sarah Dietz.
  • Minnie May Klinger married Thomas Clark Romberger, son of Isaiah Klinger Romberger and Elmira Clark, circa 1910.4
  • Minnie May Klinger died on 26 January 1960, Pottsville Hospital, Pottsville, Schuylkill County, PA, at age 64.5,2,6
  • She was buried on 31 January 1960, at St. Michael's Church, Klingerstown, Schuylkill County, PA.6
  • For some years, Thomas and Minnie lived in a house built by her father, John S. Klinger, on land originally deeded to George Klinger, Esq. In 1946, after Thomas's death, she sold the home to William and Mary Klinger, author of Klingers from the Odenwald, Hesse, Germany. Later, Minnie lived in Valley View, PA.6,7

Children of Minnie May Klinger and Thomas Clark Romberger

Citations

  1. [S78] Mary K. Klinger, Klingers from the Odenwald, pp. 244, 417.
  2. [S135] Romberger Genealogy, online http://aqua.dev.uga.edu/~lebo/romberger-da_geno.html
  3. [S1062] Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission, Pennsylvania, Death Certificates, Certificate Number: 10051; https://search.ancestry.com/cgi-bin/sse.dll
  4. [S192] 1920 US Census, Hubley Township, Schuylkill County, Pennsylvania; Roll: 2145; Page: 10A; Enumeration District: 42; Image: 290.0.
  5. [S78] Mary K. Klinger, Klingers from the Odenwald, pp. 244, 246 (lists date as sometime in the 1970's).
  6. [S752] Phillip A Rice, Buffington-Reed Funeral Home Records, p. 99.
  7. [S78] Mary K. Klinger, Klingers from the Odenwald, pp. 242, 246.

John S. Klinger

M, #6737, b. 7 May 1861, d. 12 June 1932
  • Last Edited: 5 Mar 2020
  • John S. Klinger is also referred to as Johannes S. Klinger in some sources.1
  • He was born on 7 May 1861, Hubley Township, Schuylkill County, PA.2,1,3
  • He was the son of William Klinger and Rebecca Schoffstall.
  • John S. Klinger was baptized on 7 July 1861, Zion (Klinger's) Church, Erdman, Lykens Township, Dauphin County, PA.4
  • He married Sarah Dietz, daughter of Jonathan Dietz and Engilina Knorr, on 2 March 1883.3
  • John S. Klinger died on 12 June 1932, Klingerstown, Schuylkill County, PA, at age 71.5
  • He was buried on 15 June 1932, at Zion (Klinger's) Church, Erdman, Lykens Township, Dauphin County, PA.
  • Newspaper obituary:
    John S. Klinger
    John S. Klinger, of near Klingerstown, son of William and Rebecca (Schoffstall) Klinger, died Sunday, June 12th at 8:20 P. M., at the age of 71 years. Deceased was born May 7th, 1861 in Hubley Township, Schuykill County. He was united in marriage to Miss Sarah Dietz on February 3rd, 1883. He was a member of Klinger's Lutheran Church since 1877.
    Surviving are the following children: Oliver Klinger, Bayonne, N.J; John, of Staten Island, N.Y; Beulah of Klingerstown; Mrs. Thomas Romberger and Austin Klinger, of Sacramento and Mrs. Charles Weist, of Valley View. Nineteen grandchildren and five great grandchildren also survive.
    Funeral services were held Wednesaday, from the late home at 10 o'clock, followed by services in Zion's Lutheran Church at Erdman in charge of his pastor, the Rev. D.I. Sultzbach.
    Lykens Register (Lykens, Pennsylvania), 17 Jun 1932, Fri, Page 2.3

Children of John S. Klinger and Sarah Dietz

Citations

  1. [S245] "Andreas Schmeltz," Journal of the Johannes Schwalm Historical Association, vol. 5, no. 4, p. 36.
  2. [S78] Mary K. Klinger, Klingers from the Odenwald, pp. 225, 243-44.
  3. [S108] Newspaper Obituary, for John S. Klinger, Lykens Register (Lykens, Pennsylvania), 17 Jun 1932, Fri, Page 2.
  4. [S147] Irwin R. Klinger, Klinger's Church History, pt. 2, p. 83.
  5. [S78] Mary K. Klinger, Klingers from the Odenwald, p. 243.

Sarah Dietz

F, #6738, b. January 1859, d. 20 January 1920
  • Last Edited: 7 Mar 2020

Children of Sarah Dietz and John S. Klinger

Citations

  1. [S190] 1870 US Census, Upper Mahantongo Twp., Schuylkill County, Pennsylvania; Roll: M593_1448; Page: 616; Image: 501.
  2. [S285] 1900 U.S. Census, Hubley Township, Schuylkill County, Pennsylvania; Page: 1; Enumeration District: 0147; FHL microfilm: 1241483; https://search.ancestry.com/cgi-bin/sse.dll
  3. [S108] Newspaper Obituary, for John S. Klinger, Lykens Register (Lykens, Pennsylvania), 17 Jun 1932, Fri, Page 2.
  4. [S78] Mary K. Klinger, Klingers from the Odenwald, p. 244 (quotes husband's obituary indicating that Sarah died "12 years" before).
  5. [S147] Irwin R. Klinger, Klinger's Church History, Pt. 2, p. 236 (funeral listing).
  6. [S805] Find A Grave, online www.findagrave.com, https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/144103992/sarah-klinger

Luther Calvin Havice

M, #6739, b. 22 January 1870
  • Last Edited: 14 Jul 2007

Children of Luther Calvin Havice and Bertha Viola Romberger

Citations

  1. [S135] Romberger Genealogy, online http://aqua.dev.uga.edu/~lebo/romberger-da_geno.html
  2. [S199] 1910 Census, Berrysburg, Dauphin County, Pennsylvania; Roll: T624_1337; Page: 2A; Enumeration District: 108; Image: 873.
  3. [S60] Joseph A. Meiser Jr. and Sarah Roadarmel Meiser, Schuylkill County Burials, p. 86.

Alvena Mae Straub

F, #6742, b. 4 September 1908, d. 14 August 1981
  • Last Edited: 24 Jul 2019
  • Alvena Mae Straub is also referred to as Elvina May Straub in some sources.1
  • Alvena Mae Straub is also referred to as Mary A. Romberger in some sources.2
  • She was born on 4 September 1908, Lykens Township, Dauphin County, PA.1,3,4
  • She was the daughter of Edgar William Straub and Estella L. Strohecker.1
  • Alvena Mae Straub was baptized on 18 October 1908, Zion (Klinger's) Church, Erdman, Lykens Township, Dauphin County, PA.1
  • She married Allen Clark Romberger, son of Isaiah Klinger Romberger and Elmira Clark, on 20 November 1926, St. Michael's Lutheran Church, Klingerstown, Schuylkill County, PA.5
  • Alvena Mae Straub died on 14 August 1981, Weikert, Union County, PA, at age 72.6,4
  • Newspaper obituary:
    Romberger Rites
    Services for Mae (Straub) Romberger, 72, wife of Allen C. Romberger, Klingerstown, who died at 7:30 p.m. Friday while at Big Springs Cabin, at Weikert, Union County, will be held Tuesday morning at St. Michael's Lutheran Church, Klingerstown. Interment will be in the Church cemetery. The Rev. Merlin Sjoberg of Klingerstown will officiate. Stephen R. Rothermel Funeral Home, Klingerstown, is in charge of arrangements.
    Mrs. Romberger was in ill health four years.
    She was born at Erdman, Lykens area, Sept. 4, 1908, a daughter of the late Edgar and Stella Strohecker Straub.
    She was a member of St. Michael's Lutheran Church, Klingerstown.
    She was married to Allen C. Romberger, Nov. 20, 1926, at Leck Kill.
    Surviving, in addition to her husband, are a son, Allen I., Klingerstown; a daughter, Alice, wife of Jack Williard, Syracuse, N.Y; six grandchildren, six great-grandchildren; three sisters, Mrs. Minerva Miller, and Mrs. Minnie Wagner, both of Valley View, and Mrs. Dora Huntzinger, Harrisburg; two brothers, Russell Straub, Hegins, and Robert Straub, Washington, D.C.
    Pottsville Republican (Pottsville, PA), 17 Aug 1981, Mon, Page 2.4
  • She was buried at St. Michael's Church, Klingerstown, Schuylkill County, PA.

Children of Alvena Mae Straub and Allen Clark Romberger

Citations

  1. [S147] Irwin R. Klinger, Klinger's Church History, pt. 2, p. 187.
  2. [S186] 1930 US Census, Upper Mahantongo Twp., Schuylkill County, Pennsylvania; Roll: 2147; Page: 7B; Enumeration District: 138; Image: 1044.0.
  3. [S1151] Pennsylvania Birth Certificates, 1906-1910, online www.ancestry.com, Certificate Number: 159273; https://search.ancestry.com/cgi-bin/sse.dll
  4. [S108] Newspaper Obituary, for Mae S. Romberger, Pottsville Republican (Pottsville, PA), 17 Aug 1981, Mon, Page 2.
  5. [S130] St. Michael's Marriages, online: ftp://ftp.rootsweb.com/pub/usgenweb/pa/schuylkill/church/stmich004.txt.
  6. [S135] Romberger Genealogy, online http://aqua.dev.uga.edu/~lebo/romberger-da_geno.html

Edgar William Straub1

M, #6743, b. 20 May 1888, d. 26 December 1959
  • Last Edited: 5 Apr 2021
  • Edgar William Straub married an unknown person.
  • He was born on 20 May 1888, Lykens Township, Dauphin County, PA.1,2,3
  • He was the son of George Brady Straub and Catherine Senora Klinger.1
  • Edgar William Straub married Estella L. Strohecker, daughter of Moses W. Strohecker and Elizabeth A. West, on 6 June 1908, Zion (Klinger's) Church, Erdman, Dauphin County, PA; Some sources list teh place of marriage as Hegins Township, Schuylkill County, PA.4,5
  • In 1910, Edgar and Estella were living in Lykens Township, Dauphin County, where Edgar was working as a carpenter. Their household included their 2 daughters: May (1 8/12); and Mary (5/12).6
  • At the time of the 1920 Census, Edgar and Estella were living in Hegins Township, Schuylkill County, where Edgar was working as a coal miner. Their household included 7 children: May (11); Mary (10); Minnie (8); Howard (6); Minerva (4 5/12); Russel (2 2/12); and an unnamed baby daughter (1 month old).7
  • In 1930, Edgar and Estella were living in Hegins Township, Schuylkill County, where Edgar was a farmer. The household included 6 of their children: Minnie (19); Howard E. (16); Marnova C. (14); Russell E. (12); Dora E. (11); and Robert B. (2).8
  • Edgar William Straub died on 26 December 1959, Valley View, Schuylkill County, PA, at age 71.2,9
  • Newspaper obituary:
    EDGAR W. STRAUB
    Edgar William Straub, 70, of Valley View, died suddenly Saturday evening at the home of his son-in-law and daughter, Mr. and Mrs. Lester Miller, with whom he made his home.
    A native of Lykens Township, Dauphin County, Mr. Straub was a son of the late Brady and Catherine Klinger Straub. He was formerly employed as a miner and for eight years worked as a janitor for the Hegins Township School District, until his retirement at the end of the 1958 school term. His wife, the former Stel la Strohecker, died in 1955. Mr. Straub was a member of Trinity Lutheran Church, Valley View, and the Valley View Fire Company.
    Surviving are three sons: Howard, Harrisburg; Russell, Hegins; Robert, Kensington, Md; four daughters: Mrs. Ralph Bixler and Mrs. Lester Miller, both of Valley View; Mrs. Allen Romberger, Klingerstown; Mrs. Carol Huntzinger, Elizabethville; four brothers: Arthur, Spring Glen; Harry, Lykens R.D; Raymond, Tremont; Roy, Klingerstown; five sisters: Mrs. I. D. Schlegel and Mrs. Luma Schlegel, both of Valley View; Mrs. Leon Miller, Klingerstown R.D; Mrs. Lester Geist, Leck Kill; Mrs. Ralph Williams, Lancaster; 16 grandchildren and 12 great grandchildren.
    Funeral Wednesday morning from Buffington Funeral Home, VaHey View. Rev. Burlington B. Latshaw Jr., pastor of Trinity Lutheran Church, will officiate. Interment in Trinity Lutheran Cemetery, Valley View.
    Pottsville Republican (Pottsville, PA), 28 Dec 1959, Mon, Page 22.10,3
  • He was buried on 30 December 1959, at Trinity Lutheran Cemetery, Valley View, Schuylkill County, PA.2,10

Children of Edgar William Straub and Estella L. Strohecker

Citations

  1. [S285] 1900 U.S. Census, Lykens Twp., Dauphin County, Pennsylvania; Roll: T623 1401; Page: 11B; Enumeration District: 40.
  2. [S805] Find A Grave, online www.findagrave.com, https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/142513246/…
  3. [S108] Newspaper Obituary, for Edgar W. Straub, The Daily Item (Sunbury, PA), 30 Dec 1959, Wed, Page 11.
  4. [S147] Irwin R. Klinger, Klinger's Church History, pt. 2, p. 193.
  5. [S1206] Pennsylvania County Register of Wills Offices, Pennsylvania, Marriages, 1852-1968, Film Number: 000021178; https://search.ancestry.com/cgi-bin/sse.dll
  6. [S199] 1910 Census, Lykens Twp., Dauphin County, Pennsylvania; Roll: T624_1337; Page: 9A; Enumeration District: 102; Image: 704.
  7. [S192] 1920 US Census, Hegins Twp., Schuylkill County, Pennsylvania; Roll: T625_1649; Page: 9A; Enumeration District: 41; Image: 1134.
  8. [S186] 1930 US Census, Hegins Twp., Schuylkill County, Pennsylvania; Roll: 2145; Page: 19B; Enumeration District: 41; Image: 267.0.
  9. [S1062] Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission, Pennsylvania, Death Certificates, Certificate Number: 117833; https://search.ancestry.com/cgi-bin/sse.dll
  10. [S108] Newspaper Obituary, for Edgar W. Straub, Pottsville Republican (Pottsville, PA), 28 Dec 1959, Mon, Page 22.
  11. [S147] Irwin R. Klinger, Klinger's Church History, pt. 2, p. 187.
  12. [S147] Irwin R. Klinger, Klinger's Church History, pt. 2, p. 188.
  13. [S147] Irwin R. Klinger, Klinger's Church History, pt. 2, p. 198.
  14. [S1062] Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission, Pennsylvania, Death Certificates, Certificate Number: 119401; https://search.ancestry.com/cgi-bin/sse.dll