Garfield J. Lewis

M, #7861, b. 17 June 1889, d. May 1973
  • Last Edited: 27 Jun 2017
  • Garfield J. Lewis is also referred to as James Garfield Lewis in some sources.1
  • He was born on 17 June 1889, Tower City, Schuylkill County, PA.2,3
  • He was the son of James Lewis and Lillian Louise Klinger.
  • Garfield J. Lewis married Elizabeth Eve Adams, daughter of James Henry Adams and Mary Elizabeth Fetterhoff, in 1916.1,4,5
  • Garfield J. Lewis died in May 1973, at age 83.6

Children of Garfield J. Lewis and Elizabeth Eve Adams

Citations

  1. [S1140] Social Security Applications and Claims Index, 1936-2007.
  2. [S285] 1900 U.S. Census, Porter Township, Schuylkill County, Pennsylvania; Roll: 1485; Page: 18A; Enumeration District: 0197; FHL microfilm: 1241485.
  3. [S1244] United States Selective Service System, 2010.
  4. [S186] 1930 US Census, Tower City, Schuylkill County, Pennsylvania; District 0134.
  5. [S970] Www.ancestry.com, https://www.ancestry.com/family-tree/person/tree/5151095/…
  6. [S200] SSDI.
  7. [S192] 1920 US Census, Tower City, Schuylkill County, Pennsylvania; Roll: T625_1652; Page: 18A; Enumeration District: 143; Image: 882.
  8. [S941] 1940 US Census, Tower City, Schuylkill County, Pennsylvania; District 54-172.

Florence L. Lewis

F, #7862, b. 25 February 1894, d. 1979
  • Last Edited: 27 Jun 2017

Citations

  1. [S285] 1900 U.S. Census, Porter Township, Schuylkill County, Pennsylvania; Roll: 1485; Page: 18A; Enumeration District: 0197; FHL microfilm: 1241485.
  2. [S805] Find A Grave, online www.findagrave.com.

Emma M. Lewis

F, #7863, b. 25 July 1899, d. 21 October 1995
  • Last Edited: 27 Jun 2017
  • Emma M. Lewis was born on 25 July 1899.1,2
  • She was the daughter of James Lewis and Lillian Louise Klinger.
  • Emma M. Lewis married Timothy Benneville Kehler, son of Joseph Kehler and Louisa Kieffer.3,4
  • Emma M. Lewis died on 21 October 1995, Dallas County, TX, at age 96.5
  • She was buried at Restland Memorial Park, Dallas, Dallas County, TX.6

Children of Emma M. Lewis and Timothy Benneville Kehler

  • Emma Lou Kehler3
  • Joyce Kehler3
  • Constance J. Kehler3

Citations

  1. [S285] 1900 U.S. Census, Porter Township, Schuylkill County, Pennsylvania; Roll: 1485; Page: 18A; Enumeration District: 0197; FHL microfilm: 1241485.
  2. [S200] SSDI.
  3. [S186] 1930 US Census, Manchester, Hartford County, Connecticut; Roll: 267; Page: 2A; Enumeration District: 0147; Image: 587.0; FHL microfilm: 2340002.
  4. [S970] Www.ancestry.com, Texas, Death Certificates, 1903-1982.
  5. [S970] Www.ancestry.com, Texas Death Index, 1903-2000.
  6. [S805] Find A Grave, online www.findagrave.com, listed under the name Robin Kehler.

Arthur David Lewis

M, #7864, b. 6 October 1886
  • Last Edited: 27 Jun 2017

Child of Arthur David Lewis and Maude A. Phillips

Citations

  1. [S1244] United States Selective Service System, 2010.
  2. [S1062] Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission, Pennsylvania, Death Certificates, Number 030743-64.
  3. [S1140] Social Security Applications and Claims Index, 1936-2007.

George M. Kantner

M, #7865, b. circa 1851, d. 18 December 1894
  • Last Edited: 26 Jun 2017
  • George M. Kantner was born circa 1851.2
  • He was the son of Franklin Kantner and Caroline Kerschner.1
  • George M. Kantner married Lydia Ann Klinger, daughter of William H. Klinger and Maria Matilda Kauffman.3
  • George M. Kantner died on 18 December 1894.
  • He was buried at Greenwood Cemetery, Tower City, Schuylkill County, PA.1
  • Father*: Franklin Kantner1
  • Mother*: Caroline Kerschner1

Children of George M. Kantner and Lydia Ann Klinger

Citations

  1. [S805] Find A Grave, online www.findagrave.com.
  2. [S36] Date of Birth computed from information on tombstone.
  3. [S191] 1880 U.S. Census, Porter Township, Schuylkill County, Pennsylvania; Roll: T9_1193; Family History Film: 1255193; Page: 342.1000; Enumeration District: 220; Image: 0172.
  4. [S285] 1900 U.S. Census, Porter Township, Schuylkill County, Pennsylvania; Roll: T623 1485; Page: 7A; Enumeration District: 197.

Minnie Kantner

F, #7866, b. circa 1877, d. before 1960
  • Last Edited: 18 Jan 2019

Citations

  1. [S191] 1880 U.S. Census, Porter Township, Schuylkill County, Pennsylvania; Roll: T9_1193; Family History Film: 1255193; Page: 342.1000; Enumeration District: 220; Image: 0172.
  2. [S108] Newspaper Obituary, for Clark A. Kantner, Pottsville Republican, 13 May 1960, Fri, Page 14.

Hattie Estelle Kantner1

F, #7867, b. 22 March 1879, d. 15 July 1967
  • Last Edited: 26 Jun 2017
  • Hattie Estelle Kantner was born on 22 March 1879, Porter Township, Schuylkill County, PA.2,1
  • She was the daughter of George M. Kantner and Lydia Ann Klinger.
  • In 1930, Hattie was a widow and living on East Wiconisco Avenue in Tower City in a household headed by her son Hilbert.3
  • Hattie Estelle Kantner died on 15 July 1967, Los Angeles, Los Angeles County, CA, at age 88.1
  • She was buried at Forest Lawn Memorial Park (Hollywood Hills), Los Angeles, Los Angeles County, CA.1

Children of Hattie Estelle Kantner and William Francis Hoffman

Citations

  1. [S805] Find A Grave, online www.findagrave.com.
  2. [S191] 1880 U.S. Census, Porter Township, Schuylkill County, Pennsylvania; Roll: T9_1193; Family History Film: 1255193; Page: 342.1000; Enumeration District: 220; Image: 0172.
  3. [S186] 1930 US Census, Tower City, Schuylkill County, Pennsylvania; Roll: 2148; Page: 10B; Enumeration District: 134; Image: 294.0.
  4. [S192] 1920 US Census, Tower City, Schuylkill County, Pennsylvania; Roll: T625_1652; Page: 9B; Enumeration District: 143; Image: 862.

May Violet Kantner

F, #7868, b. April 1885, d. 18 February 1961
  • Last Edited: 18 Jan 2019
  • May Violet Kantner is also referred to as Mae Kantner in some sources.
  • She was born in April 1885, Tower City, Schuylkill County, PA.1,2
  • She was the daughter of George M. Kantner and Lydia Ann Klinger.
  • In 1900, May was single and living with her mother and 5 siblings in Tower City, Schuylkill County, PA. She was a cuffer in a shirt factory.1
  • May Violet Kantner married Elijah B. Jenkyn, son of Emanuel Jenkyn and Elizabeth Jane Nicholls.3
  • May Violet Kantner died on 18 February 1961, Polyclinic Hospital, Harrisburg, Dauphin County, PA, at age 75.2,4,5
  • Newspaper obituary:
    Mrs. Mae Jenkyn Died; Was Former Resident
    Mrs. Mae V. Jenkyn, of 23 N. 19th St., Harrisburg ,died at the early Saturday morning. Her death resulted from a heart attack suffered several weeks previously. She was the widow of Elijah Jenkyn, a former resident and supervising principal of the Tower City borough schools. He gave up teaching to accept a position at the State Capital, Harrisburg, where he was employed until his death.
    Mrs. Jenkyn was a daughter of the late George and Lydia (Klinger) Kantner, and was born at Tower City. She is survived by two sons, Rocc C. of Harrisburg, and Brook T. of Steelton, two grand children, three sisters, Grace, wife of Allen Dietrich of Tigard, Oregon; Mrs. Hattie E. Hoffman of Los Angeles, Calif; and Freda wife of R. K. Ludwig, Tower City; and a brother, Edward Kantner, of Tower City.
    Funeral services were held from the Stewart Dreisigacker funeral home, Tower City, on Monday af ternoon at 2 o'clock, with Rev. William E. Sigmund, pastor of the Methodist Church officiating. Interment was made in Greenwood cemetery.
    West Schuylkill Herald (Tower City, PA), 24 Feb 1961, Fri, Page 1.2
  • She was buried at Greenwood Cemetery, Tower City, Schuylkill County, PA.5

Citations

  1. [S285] 1900 U.S. Census, Porter Township, Schuylkill County, Pennsylvania; Roll: T623 1485; Page: 7A; Enumeration District: 197.
  2. [S108] Newspaper Obituary, for Mae Jenkyn, West Schuylkill Herald (Tower City, PA), 24 Feb 1961, Fri, Page 1.
  3. [S108] Newspaper Obituary, for Clark A. Kantner, Pottsville Republican, 13 May 1960, Fri, Page 14.
  4. [S108] Newspaper Obituary, for Mrs. Freda Ludwig, West Schuylkill Herald (Tower City, PA), 31 Jan 1974, Thu, Page 1.
  5. [S805] Find A Grave, online www.findagrave.com, https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/129996364/…

Edward Franklin Kantner

M, #7869, b. 8 October 1880, d. 14 November 1975
  • Last Edited: 18 Jan 2019
  • Edward Franklin Kantner is also referred to as Edwin F. Kantner in some sources.1
  • He was born on 8 October 1880, Tower City, Schuylkill County, PA.2,3
  • He was the son of George M. Kantner and Lydia Ann Klinger.
  • In 1900, Edward was a barber in Tower City, Schuylkill County, PA. He was single and living with his mother and 5 siblings.4
  • Edward Franklin Kantner married Emma R. Houtz on 4 December 1906; Newspaper article:
    MARRIED 50 YEARS
    Mr. and Mrs. Edward F. Kantner, Tower City, on Tuesday, December 4, observed their 50th wedding anniversary. No special celebration of the occasion was observed. Mr. Kantner served his apprenticeship under , barber Charles Lehman, who then had a shop where the present Staple barber shop is located. He opened a shop for himself in 1899, and has been in business continuously since that time. For the past twenty-five years he has also conducted a small sporting goods store in connection with his bar ber shop.
    He is married to the former Emma Houtz, and they have two daughters, Lola and Thelma, both at home. The family is active in the Evangelical United Brethren Church, and Mr. Kantner is one of the few living charter members of Tower Lodge No. 13, Knights of Pythias.
    West Schuylkill Herald (Tower City, PA), 07 Dec 1956, Fri, Page 1.5,6
  • At the time of the 1920 Census, Edward was working as a barber out of his home on East Grand Avenue in Tower City. He and Emma had 2 daughters, Lola and Thelma.1
  • In 1930, Edward and Emma were living on East Grand Avenue in Tower City with their daughter Thelma. Edward was working in a barbershop.5
  • Newspaper article:
    Edward F. Kantner Observes 90th Birthday
    Congratulations are being extended today to one of Tower City's well known and highly respected citizens on the occasion of his 90th birthday.
    Edward F. Kantner, son of George and Lydia Klinger Kantner, was born October 8, 1880, in Tower City. Because of the death of his father in a mine accident December 1894, Kantner was compelled to go to work to help support his mother and the family. He worked as a breaker boy for a few years, then set up a barber shop in the living room of his mother's home. He followed this trade the rest of his life and still maintains his shop at 1 30 E. Grand Ave. His wife, the former Emma Houtz, died several years ago.
    His two daughters, Lola, retired from secretarial work in Harrisburg, and Thelma, employed at Harrisburg, live with him.
    A member of Zion United Methodist Church, he attends services regularly. He has a cheerful outlook on life and attributes his longevity to a good family heritage, sensible diet and daily walks.
    West Schuylkill Herald (Tower City, PA), 08 Oct 1970, Thu, Page 1.3
  • Edward Franklin Kantner died on 14 November 1975, Polyclinic Hospital, Harrisburg, Dauphin County, PA, at age 95.7,8
  • Newspaper obituary:
    Edwin F. Kantner
    Edwin F. Kantner, 95, of 139 E. Grand Ave., Tower City, a barber there for more than 70 years, died Friday morning at Polyclinic Hospital, Harrisburg.
    Mr. Kantner, born in Tower City, was the son of the late George and Lydia Klinger Kantner. He was a lifelong resident of Tower City and operated his own barber shop until he was 90 years old. He was the oldest member of Zion United Methodist Church and a charter member of the Tower City Fire Company. He was also a member of the Knights of Pythias.
    His wife, the former Emma Houtz, died in 1965. Surviving are two daughters,
    Lola and Thelma, at home; nieces and nephews.
    Services will be held Monday morning from the Stewart Dreisigacker Funeral Home with his pastor, the Rev. Paul Rock, officiating. Burial will be in Greenwood Cemetery.
    Pottsville Republican, 15 Nov 1975, Sat, Page 2.8
  • He was buried at Greenwood Cemetery, Tower City, Schuylkill County, PA.7

Children of Edward Franklin Kantner and Emma R. Houtz

Citations

  1. [S192] 1920 US Census, Tower City, Schuylkill County, Pennsylvania; Roll: T625_1652; Page: 8B; Enumeration District: 143; Image: 860.
  2. [S285] 1900 U.S. Census, Porter Township, Schuylkill County, Pennsylvania; Roll: T623 1485; Page: 7A; Enumeration District: 197.
  3. [S107] Newspaper Article, "Edward F. Kantner Observes 90th Birthday," West Schuylkill Herald (Tower City, PA), 08 Oct 1970, Thu, Page 1.
  4. [S285] 1900 U.S. Census, Porter Township, Schuylkill County, Pennsylvania; Roll: T623 1485; Page: 13A; Enumeration District: 197.
  5. [S186] 1930 US Census, Tower City, Schuylkill County, Pennsylvania; Roll: 2148; Page: 18A; Enumeration District: 134; Image: 311.0.
  6. [S107] Newspaper Article, "Married 50 Years," West Schuylkill Herald (Tower City, PA), 07 Dec 1956, Fri, Page 1.
  7. [S805] Find A Grave, online www.findagrave.com, https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/115166645/…
  8. [S108] Newspaper Obituary, for Edwin F. Kantner, Pottsville Republican, 15 Nov 1975, Sat, Page 2.

Alice Grace Kantner1,2

F, #7870, b. 7 September 1887, d. 22 August 1972
  • Last Edited: 18 Jan 2019
  • Alice Grace Kantner was born on 7 September 1887, Schuylkill County, PA.1,3
  • She was the daughter of George M. Kantner and Lydia Ann Klinger.
  • In 1910, "Grace" was single and living with her mother and 2 siblings in Tower City, where she was a public school teacher.2
  • At the time of the 1920 Census, Grace was single and living in a household on East Grand Avenue, Tower City, that included her unmarried brother Clark, her sister Freda Ludwig and her husband Robert, her sister Hattie Hoffman and her son Hilbert. Grace was still teaching school.4
  • Alice Grace Kantner married Esker Allen Dietrich, son of Senary Dietrich and Catharine Barry, on 23 July 1921, Seneca County, OH.5,6
  • In 1930, Grace and her husband Esker were living in Tigard, OR, where she was a homemaker and he was a draftsman. They had no children in their household.7
  • Alice Grace Kantner died on 22 August 1972, Salem Hospital, Salem, Marion County, OR, at age 84; Death notice:
    Alice Dietrich
    WOODBURN -- Alice Dietrich, 84, 1344 Sallal Rd. died Tuesday at Salem Hospital. The body was taken to Young's Mortuary in Tigard. Services are pending.
    The Capital Journal (Salem, OR), 23 Aug 1972, Wed, Main Edition, Page 21.8,9,10

Citations

  1. [S285] 1900 U.S. Census, Porter Township, Schuylkill County, Pennsylvania; Roll: T623 1485; Page: 7A; Enumeration District: 197.
  2. [S199] 1910 Census, Tower City, Schuylkill County, Pennsylvania; Roll: T624_1419; Page: 8A; Enumeration District: 102; Image: 176.
  3. [S970] Www.ancestry.com, Dalsin Family Tree, bunny69hop, https://www.ancestry.com/family-tree/person/tree/7198563/…
  4. [S192] 1920 US Census, Tower City, Schuylkill County, Pennsylvania; Roll: T625_1652; Page: 9B; Enumeration District: 143; Image: 862.
  5. [S108] Newspaper Obituary, for Clark A. Kantner, Pottsville Republican, 13 May 1960, Fri, Page 14.
  6. [S970] Www.ancestry.com, Ohio, County Marriage Records, 1774-1993; https://search.ancestry.com/cgi-bin/sse.dll
  7. [S186] 1930 US Census, Tigard, Washington County, Oregon; Page: 4B; Enumeration District: 0056; FHL microfilm: 2341691; https://search.ancestry.com/cgi-bin/sse.dll
  8. [S108] Newspaper Obituary, for Mrs. Freda Ludwig, West Schuylkill Herald (Tower City, PA), 31 Jan 1974, Thu, Page 1.
  9. [S970] Www.ancestry.com, Oregon, Death Index, 1898-2008, 72-12521; https://search.ancestry.com/cgi-bin/sse.dll
  10. [S107] Newspaper Article, Death Notice for Alice Dietrich, The Capital Journal (Salem, OR), 23 Aug 1972, Wed, Main Edition, Page 21.

Clark A. Kantner

M, #7871, b. 7 October 1889, d. 12 May 1960
  • Last Edited: 18 Jan 2019
  • Clark A. Kantner was born on 7 October 1889, Tower City, Schuylkill County, PA.1,2
  • He was the son of George M. Kantner and Lydia Ann Klinger.
  • In 1910, Clark was single and living with his mother and 2 siblings in Tower City, where he was a mail carrier.3
  • At the time of the 1920 Census, Clark was single and head of a household on East Grand Avenue, Tower City, that included his unmarried sister Grace, his married sister Freda Ludwig and her husband Robert, his married sister Hattie Hoffman and her son Hilbert.4
  • In 1930, Clark was single and living in a household headed by his brother-in-law Robert and his sister Freda Ludwig on East Grand Avenue in Tower City. Clark was a salesman at a newsstand.5
  • Clark A. Kantner died on 12 May 1960, Tower City, Schuylkill County, PA, at age 70.2
  • Newspaper obituary:
    Clark A. Kantner
    Clark A. Kantner, 70, of 230 E Grand Ave., Tower City, died on Thursday afternoon in the home of his brother-in-law and sister, Mr. and Mrs. Robert Ludwig. He made his home there for many years.
    Mr. Kantner, a native of Tower was a son of the late George and Lydia Klinger Kantner.
    A veteran of World War I, he was a member of the Knights of Pythias No. 13 and the American Legion, bom of Tower City.
    Surviving are four sisters: Mrs. Freda Ludwig of Tower City; Mrs. Grace Dietrich of Tigard, Ore; Mrs. Hattie Hoffman of Los Angeles, Calif., and Mrs. Mae Jenkyn of Harrisburg; also one brother Edwin of Tower City.
    Funeral Sunday afternoon from Stewart Dreisigacker Funeral Home, Tower City. Interment in Greenwood Cemetery, Tower City. The Rev. William Sigmund of the Tower City Methodist Church, will officiate at services.
    Pottsville Republican, 13 May 1960, Fri, Page 14.6
  • He was buried on 15 May 1960, at Greenwood Cemetery, Tower City, Schuylkill County, PA.2,7
  • Clark was never married.2

Citations

  1. [S285] 1900 U.S. Census, Porter Township, Schuylkill County, Pennsylvania; Roll: T623 1485; Page: 7A; Enumeration District: 197.
  2. [S1062] Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission, Pennsylvania, Death Certificates, Certificate Number: 51780; https://search.ancestry.com/cgi-bin/sse.dll
  3. [S199] 1910 Census, Tower City, Schuylkill County, Pennsylvania; Roll: T624_1419; Page: 8A; Enumeration District: 102; Image: 176.
  4. [S192] 1920 US Census, Tower City, Schuylkill County, Pennsylvania; Roll: T625_1652; Page: 9B; Enumeration District: 143; Image: 862.
  5. [S186] 1930 US Census, Tower City, Schuylkill County, Pennsylvania;Roll: 2148; Page: 19A; Enumeration District: 134; Image: 313.0.
  6. [S108] Newspaper Obituary, for Clark A. Kantner, Pottsville Republican, 13 May 1960, Fri, Page 14.
  7. [S805] Find A Grave, online www.findagrave.com, https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/66597600/…

Freda H. Kantner

F, #7872, b. 4 May 1894, d. 27 January 1974
  • Last Edited: 18 Jan 2019
  • Freda H. Kantner was born on 4 May 1894, Tower City, Schuylkill County, PA.1,2
  • She was the daughter of George M. Kantner and Lydia Ann Klinger.
  • Freda H. Kantner married Robert K. Ludwig circa 1917.3,4
  • In 1920, Freda and Robert were living on Grand Avenue in Tower City, Schuylkill County, in a household headed by her brother Clark.3
  • At the time of the 1930 Census, Freda and Robert were living on East Grand Avenue in Tower City, Schuylkill County, PA, with their 2 daughters and her brother Clark. They had been married 13 years. Robert was a letter carrier for the post office.4
  • Freda H. Kantner died on 27 January 1974, Polyclinic Hospital, Harrisburg, Dauphin County, PA, at age 79.2
  • Newspaper obituary:
    Mrs. Freda Ludwig Funeral Today
    Mrs. Freda K. Ludwig, 79, of 228 E. Grand Ave., died Sunday evening in Polyclinic Hospital, Harrisburg.
    Born May 4, 1894, at Tower City, she was the daughter of George and Lydia Klinger Kantner.
    She was a member of Wesley United Methodist Church. Her husband Robert, who had been a mail carrier for many years before his retirement and was proprietor of City News Service, died in 1963.
    Surviving are two daughters, Laverne, wife of Gene Cooper, Silver Spring, Md., and Jane, wife of T. J. Crowley, Santa Rosa, Calif; one brother Edwin Kantner of Tower City. There are 11 grandchildren and 5 great-grandchildren.
    Funeral services were held this morning from Stewart J. Dreisigacker Funeral Home. The Rev. Elmer C. Clouser, her pastor, officiated. Burial was made in Greenwood Cemetery.
    West Schuylkill Herald (Tower City, PA), 31 Jan 1974, Thu, Page 1.2
  • She was buried at Greenwood Cemetery, Tower City, Schuylkill County, PA.5

Children of Freda H. Kantner and Robert K. Ludwig

Citations

  1. [S285] 1900 U.S. Census, Porter Township, Schuylkill County, Pennsylvania; Roll: T623 1485; Page: 7A; Enumeration District: 197.
  2. [S108] Newspaper Obituary, for Mrs. Freda Ludwig, West Schuylkill Herald (Tower City, PA), 31 Jan 1974, Thu, Page 1.
  3. [S192] 1920 US Census, Tower City, Schuylkill County, Pennsylvania; Roll: T625_1652; Page: 9B; Enumeration District: 143; Image: 862.
  4. [S186] 1930 US Census, Tower City, Schuylkill County, Pennsylvania;Roll: 2148; Page: 19A; Enumeration District: 134; Image: 313.0.
  5. [S805] Find A Grave, online www.findagrave.com, https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/114896599/…
  6. [S805] Find A Grave, online www.findagrave.com, https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/114896629/beth-ludwig

Simon Klinger

M, #7873, b. 27 December 1827, d. 20 March 1901
  • Last Edited: 11 Feb 2020
  • Simon Klinger was born on 27 December 1827.
  • He was the son of Alexander Klinger and Magdalena Schmeltz.1
  • At the time of the 1850 Census for Washington Township, Dauphin County, Simon, age 21, was a laborer living with his parents.2
  • Simon Klinger married Mary Ann Swab after 1 June 1850.2
  • In 1860, Simon and Mary were living on a farm in Washington Township, Dauphin County (Post Office: Elizabethville). They had 4 children: Alfred, "John H.," James, and "Welley."3
  • The 1870 Census for Washington Township, Dauphin County, lists Simon as a farmer, with a household consisting of his wife Mary and 8 children: Alfred, Henry, James, Wellington, Francis, Jeremiah, Annie, and Mary.4
  • The 1880 Census for Washington Township, Dauphin County, lists Simon as a farmer, with a household consisting of his wife Mary and 3 children: Francis, Jeremiah, who worked on the farm, and Annie.5
  • Simon Klinger died on 20 March 1901, at age 73.6,7,8
  • He was buried on 23 March 1901, at Maple Grove Cemetery, Elizabethville, Dauphin County, PA.1,8

Children of Simon Klinger and Mary Ann Swab

Citations

  1. [S245] "Andreas Schmeltz," Journal of the Johannes Schwalm Historical Association, vol. 5, no. 4, p. 44.
  2. [S154] 1850 U.S. Census, Washington Twp., Dauphin County, Pennsylvania; Roll: M432_775; Page: 423; Image: 411.
  3. [S187] 1860 United States Census, Washington Twp., Dauphin County, Pennsylvania; Roll: M653_1104; Page: 721; Image: 113.
  4. [S190] 1870 US Census, Washington Twp., Dauphin County, Pennsylvania; Roll: M593_1335; Page: 711; Image: 543.
  5. [S191] 1880 U.S. Census, Washington Twp., Dauphin County, Pennsylvania; Roll: T9_1124; Family History Film: 1255124; Page: 242.1000; Enumeration District: 116; Image: 0669.
  6. [S78] Mary K. Klinger, Klingers from the Odenwald, p. 404.
  7. [S151] Phillip A. Rice, Oakdale Church Record, p. 20.
  8. [S107] Newspaper Article, Death Notice for Simon Klinger, Harrisburg Telegraph (Harrisburg, Pennsylvania), 26 Mar 1901, Tue, Page 6.

Benneville Klinger

M, #7874, b. 19 December 1829, d. 14 June 1849
  • Last Edited: 31 Mar 2005
  • Benneville Klinger was born on 19 December 1829.
  • He was the son of Alexander Klinger and Magdalena Schmeltz.1
  • Benneville Klinger died on 14 June 1849, at age 19.2,3,1
  • He was buried at Oakdale Cemetery, Oakdale, Dauphin County, PA.1

Citations

  1. [S245] "Andreas Schmeltz," Journal of the Johannes Schwalm Historical Association, vol. 5, no. 4, p. 44.
  2. [S78] Mary K. Klinger, Klingers from the Odenwald, p. 404.
  3. [S60] Joseph A. Meiser Jr. and Sarah Roadarmel Meiser, Schuylkill County Burials, p. 143.

Catharine Klinger

F, #7875, b. 24 August 1831
  • Last Edited: 26 Jun 2007
  • Catharine Klinger was born on 24 August 1831.2
  • She was the daughter of Alexander Klinger and Magdalena Schmeltz.1
  • Catharine Klinger was baptized on 13 November 1831, Zion (Klinger's) Church, Erdman, Lykens Township, Dauphin County, PA.3

Citations

  1. [S245] "Andreas Schmeltz," Journal of the Johannes Schwalm Historical Association, vol. 5, no. 4, p. 44.
  2. [S78] Mary K. Klinger, Klingers from the Odenwald, p. 404.
  3. [S147] Irwin R. Klinger, Klinger's Church History, pt. 2, p. 64.

Daniel A. Klinger

M, #7876, b. 12 January 1834, d. 13 January 1908
  • Last Edited: 19 Nov 2016
  • Daniel A. Klinger was born on 12 January 1834, Dauphin County, PA.1,2,3,4
  • He was the son of Alexander Klinger and Magdalena Schmeltz.1
  • Daniel A. Klinger married Emmaline Lebo, daughter of Jonathan Lebo and Elizabeth Bechtel, circa 1860.1,3
  • Daniel A. Klinger began military service on 18 June 1863.5
  • He ended military service on 30 July 1863.5
  • Daniel served as a private in Company K of the 26th Regiment of the Pennsylvania Infantry Volunteers during the Civil War. According to some sources, he was also a watchmaker.1,5
  • In 1870, Daniel, who was a farmer, and Emaline were living in Washington Township, Dauphin County, with 4 children: Almata (7); Curby (5); Preston (3); and Edwin (1).6
  • By 1880, Daniel and Emaline's household included 5 children: Almeda M., Curby J., Preston A., Edwin, and Agness E.7
  • The 1900 Census for Washington Township, Dauphin County, lists Daniel as a farmer, married 40 years to Emaline, who had given birth to 7 children, 4 of whom were then living. Their household included a grandson, Preston E. Klinger, age 5.3
  • He died on 13 January 1908, Dauphin County, PA, at age 74.8,9,1,4
  • He was buried at Oakdale Cemetery, Oakdale, Dauphin County, PA.1

Children of Daniel A. Klinger and Emmaline Lebo

Citations

  1. [S245] "Andreas Schmeltz," Journal of the Johannes Schwalm Historical Association, vol. 5, no. 4, p. 44.
  2. [S151] Phillip A. Rice, Oakdale Church Record, p. 57.
  3. [S285] 1900 U.S. Census, Washington Twp., Dauphin County, Pennsylvania; Roll: T623 1401; Page: 15B; Enumeration District: 39.
  4. [S805] Find A Grave, online www.findagrave.com.
  5. [S496] 1890 Veterans Schedules, Washington Twp., Dauphin County, Pennsylvania; Roll: 83; Page: 1; Enumeration District: 75.
  6. [S190] 1870 US Census, Washington Township, Dauphin County, Pennsylvania; Roll: M593_1335; Page: 720; Image: 561.
  7. [S191] 1880 U.S. Census, Washington Township, Dauphin County, Pennsylvania; Roll: T9_1124; Family History Film: 1255124; Page: 246.1000; Enumeration District: 116; Image: 0677.
  8. [S78] Mary K. Klinger, Klingers from the Odenwald, pp. 404-05.
  9. [S151] Phillip A. Rice, Oakdale Church Record, pp. 21, 57.

Jacob Klinger

M, #7877, b. 19 April 1838, d. 23 August 1903
  • Last Edited: 20 Nov 2016
  • Jacob Klinger was born on 19 April 1838.1,2,3,4
  • He was the son of Alexander Klinger and Magdalena Schmeltz.1
  • Jacob served in the Civil War.5
  • Jacob Klinger married Maria Mariah Harner, daughter of Frederick Harner and Rebecca Hoffman, in 1872.6
  • In 1880, Jacob was a farmer living in Washington Township, Dauphin County, PA, with his wife Mariah and 4 children: Maggie (6), Frederick (5); William (2), and "Sally" (1).7
  • The 1900 Census for Washington Township, Dauphin County, PA, lists Jacob and with his wife "Mary," who had been married 26 years and had given birth to 5 children, all of whom were then living. Their household included 3 children: Sarah (born March 1878); Adie (born June 1885), and William (born April 1887).8
  • Jacob Klinger died on 23 August 1903, at age 65.9,4
  • He was buried at Maple Grove Cemetery, Elizabethville, Dauphin County, PA.4
  • At the time of the 1920 Census, Jacob's widow "Mary M. Klinger" was living with her son William A. Klinger in a household in Washington Township, Dauphin County, PA, that also included William's sister Ada.9

Children of Jacob Klinger and Maria Mariah Harner

Citations

  1. [S245] "Andreas Schmeltz," Journal of the Johannes Schwalm Historical Association, vol. 5, no. 4, p. 44.
  2. [S23] Birth date computed from age at death.
  3. [S187] 1860 United States Census, Washington Twp., Dauphin County, Pennsylvania; Roll: M653_1104; Page: 714; Image: 106.
  4. [S805] Find A Grave, online www.findagrave.com.
  5. [S78] Mary K. Klinger, Klingers from the Odenwald, p. 406.
  6. [S151] Phillip A. Rice, Oakdale Church Record, p. 10.
  7. [S191] 1880 U.S. Census, Washington Twp., Dauphin County, Pennsylvania; Roll: T9_1124; Family History Film: 1255124; Page: 242.2000; Enumeration District: 116; Image: 0670.
  8. [S285] 1900 U.S. Census, Washington Twp., Dauphin County, Pennsylvania; Roll: T623 1401; Page: 15A; Enumeration District: 39.
  9. [S192] 1920 US Census, Washington Twp., Dauphin County, Pennsylvania; Roll: T625_1559; Page: 5A; Enumeration District: 148; Image: 1085.
  10. [S151] Phillip A. Rice, Oakdale Church Record, p. 29.

Jonathan Klinger

M, #7878, b. 1838, d. 1922
  • Last Edited: 29 Jan 2008
  • Jonathan Klinger was born on 26 March 1840.1,2
  • Some sources record that Jonathan Klinger was born in 1838.
  • He was the son of Alexander Klinger and Magdalena Schmeltz.1
  • Jonathan Klinger married Hettie Uhler, daughter of Michael Uhler and Hettie Wetzel, on 19 April 1869.1
  • In 1870, Jonathan and Hettie were living on a farm in Washington Township, Dauphin County (Post Office: Lykens).3
  • In 1880, Jonathan, was a farmer in Washington Township, Dauphin County, PA. His household included his wife Hettie and a nephew, Franklin Wise, age 13.4
  • The 1910 Census for Elizabethville, Dauphin County, PA, lists Jonathan and his wife "Hattie," age 70 and 63 respectively. They had been married for 40 years and had no children. Jonathan was a farm manager.5
  • By the time of 1920 Census, Jonathan, then 79, had apparently retired. He and his wife Hettie were still living in Elizabethville, Dauphin County, PA.6
  • Jonathan Klinger died in 1922.1
  • He was buried at Maple Grove Cemetery, Elizabethville, Dauphin County, PA.1

Citations

  1. [S245] "Andreas Schmeltz," Journal of the Johannes Schwalm Historical Association, vol. 5, no. 4, p. 44.
  2. [S187] 1860 United States Census, Washington Twp., Dauphin County, Pennsylvania; Roll: M653_1104; Page: 714; Image: 106.
  3. [S190] 1870 US Census, Washington Twp., Dauphin County, Pennsylvania; Roll: M593_1335; Page: 714; Image: 549.
  4. [S191] 1880 U.S. Census, Washington Twp., Dauphin County, Pennsylvania; Roll: T9_1124; Family History Film: 1255124; Page: 239.3000; Enumeration District: 116; Image: 0663.
  5. [S199] 1910 Census, Elizabethville, Dauphin County, Pennsylvania; Roll: T624_1338; Page: 5A; Enumeration District: 129; Image: 510.
  6. [S192] 1920 US Census, Elizabethville, Dauphin County, Pennsylvania; Roll: T625_1557; Page: 8A; Enumeration District: 53; Image: 808.

Sarah Klinger

F, #7879, b. 1842, d. 10 January 1867
  • Last Edited: 2 Jul 2007
  • Sarah Klinger was born in 1842.2,1,3
  • She was the daughter of Alexander Klinger and Magdalena Schmeltz.1
  • Sarah Klinger married Edward Romberger, son of Daniel Romberger and Hannah Bergstresser, on 10 January 1866, Oakdale Church, Rev. Jacob Adams officiating, Oakdale, Dauphin County, PA.4
  • In 1880, Sarah and her husband Ed were living in Lykens Township, Dauphin County, PA, where Ed was a farmer. They had 2 children: Alice and Elmer.5
  • Sarah Klinger died on 26 January 1897.1
  • She was buried at Maple Grove Cemetery, Elizabethville, Dauphin County, PA.1
  • Some sources record that Sarah Klinger died on 10 January 1867.6

Children of Sarah Klinger and Edward Romberger

Citations

  1. [S245] "Andreas Schmeltz," Journal of the Johannes Schwalm Historical Association, vol. 5, no. 4, p. 44.
  2. [S78] Mary K. Klinger, Klingers from the Odenwald, p. 404.
  3. [S187] 1860 United States Census, Washington Twp., Dauphin County, Pennsylvania; Roll: M653_1104; Page: 714; Image: 106.
  4. [S151] Phillip A. Rice, Oakdale Church Record, p. 9.
  5. [S191] 1880 U.S. Census, Lykens Twp., Dauphin County, Pennsylvania; Roll: T9_1124; Family History Film: 1255124; Page: 58.3000; Enumeration District: 106; Image: 0296.
  6. [S135] Romberger Genealogy, online http://aqua.dev.uga.edu/~lebo/romberger-da_geno.html

Elias Klinger

M, #7880, b. November 1844, d. 11 January 1908
  • Last Edited: 19 Nov 2016
  • Elias Klinger was born in November 1844.2,1,3
  • He was the son of Alexander Klinger and Magdalena Schmeltz.1
  • Some sources record that Elias Klinger was born on 26 November 1843.4
  • He married Mary Ellen Umholtz, daughter of Samuel Umholtz and Elizabeth Harner, on 2 August 1868.5
  • In 1870, Elias and Mary, along with their 1 year-old daughter "Lora," were living on a farm in Washington Township, Dauphin County (Post Office: Lykens).6
  • In 1880 Elias was a farmer living in Lykens Township, Dauphin County.7
  • In 1900, Elias and Mary Ellen were living in Gratz, Dauphin County. They had been married 31 years and had 1 child.8
  • Elias Klinger died on 11 January 1908, at age 63.1
  • He was buried at Simeon's Cemetery, Gratz, Dauphin County, PA.1

Children of Elias Klinger and Mary Ellen Umholtz

Citations

  1. [S245] "Andreas Schmeltz," Journal of the Johannes Schwalm Historical Association, vol. 5, no. 4, p. 44.
  2. [S78] Mary K. Klinger, Klingers from the Odenwald, p. 406.
  3. [S187] 1860 United States Census, Washington Twp., Dauphin County, Pennsylvania; Roll: M653_1104; Page: 714; Image: 106.
  4. [S1180] Gratz Historical Society Lykens Township History I, p. 253.
  5. [S151] Phillip A. Rice, Oakdale Church Record, p. 10.
  6. [S190] 1870 US Census, Washington Twp., Dauphin County, Pennsylvania; Roll: M593_1335; Page: 714; Image: 549.
  7. [S191] 1880 U.S. Census, Lykens Twp., Dauphin County, Pennsylvania; Roll: T9_1124; Family History Film: 1255124; Page: 55.1000; Enumeration District: 106; Image: 0290.
  8. [S285] 1900 U.S. Census, Gratz., Dauphin County, Pennsylvania; Roll: T623 1401; Page: 1A; Enumeration District: 40.

Marietta Klinger

F, #7881, b. 1847, d. 5 July 1908
  • Last Edited: 19 Nov 2016
  • Marietta Klinger is also referred to as Maretta and Mary E. Klinger in some sources.1,2,3
  • She was born in 1847.4,2
  • She was the daughter of Alexander Klinger and Magdalena Schmeltz.
  • Marietta Klinger married Thomas B. Moyer circa 1865.5,3
  • At the time of the 1880 Census for Washington Township, Dauphin County, PA, "Mary" and her husband Thomas, who was a shoemaker, had 3 children: Maggie (8); Annie R. (5); and John Edgar A. (2).6
  • According to the 1900 Census for Washington Township, Dauphin County, PA, "Mary" and her husband Thomas had been married 35 years and had produced 6 children, 3 of whom were then living.6
  • Marietta Klinger died on 5 July 1908.7
  • She was buried at Oakdale E.U.B. Church Cemetery, Dauphin County, PA.8

Children of Marietta Klinger and Thomas B. Moyer

Citations

  1. [S245] "Andreas Schmeltz," Journal of the Johannes Schwalm Historical Association, vol. 5, no. 4, p. 424.
  2. [S187] 1860 United States Census, Washington Twp., Dauphin County, Pennsylvania; Roll: M653_1104; Page: 714; Image: 106.
  3. [S285] 1900 U.S. Census, Washington Twp., Dauphin County, Pennsylvania; Roll: T623 1401; Page: 10A; Enumeration District: 39.
  4. [S78] Mary K. Klinger, Klingers from the Odenwald, p. 44.
  5. [S245] "Andreas Schmeltz," Journal of the Johannes Schwalm Historical Association, vol. 5, no. 4, p. 44.
  6. [S191] 1880 U.S. Census, Washington Twp., Dauphin County, Pennsylvania; Roll: T9_1124; Family History Film: 1255124; Page: 245.4000; Enumeration District: 116; Image: 0676.
  7. [S1180] Gratz Historical Society Lykens Township History I, p. 253.
  8. [S805] Find A Grave, online www.findagrave.com.

Mary Ann Swab1

F, #7883, b. 2 July 1838, d. 29 June 1908
  • Last Edited: 18 Sep 2008
  • Mary Ann Swab was born on 2 July 1834.2,3
  • Some sources record that Mary Ann Swab was born on 2 July 1838.
  • She married Simon Klinger, son of Alexander Klinger and Magdalena Schmeltz, after 1 June 1850.4
  • Mary Ann Swab died on 29 June 1908, at age 69.2
  • She was buried at Maple Grove Cemetery, Elizabethville, Dauphin County, PA.2

Children of Mary Ann Swab and Simon Klinger

Citations

  1. [S605] Troy A. Schreiber, "Philip Klinger," August, 2008.
  2. [S245] "Andreas Schmeltz," Journal of the Johannes Schwalm Historical Association, vol. 5, no. 4, p. 44.
  3. [S191] 1880 U.S. Census, Washington Twp., Dauphin County, Pennsylvania; Roll: T9_1124; Family History Film: 1255124; Page: 242.1000; Enumeration District: 116; Image: 0669.
  4. [S154] 1850 U.S. Census, Washington Twp., Dauphin County, Pennsylvania; Roll: M432_775; Page: 423; Image: 411.

Wellington E. Klinger1

M, #7884, b. 18 March 1858, d. 4 February 1936
  • Last Edited: 11 Feb 2020
  • Wellington E. Klinger was born on 18 March 1858, Matterstown, Dauphin County, PA.2
  • He was the son of Simon Klinger and Mary Ann Swab.
  • Wellington E. Klinger married Amanda E. Wilbert, daughter of Philip Wilbert and Catharine Matter, on 8 July 1880, Oakdale Church, Dauphin County, PA.3
  • At the time of the 1900 Census, Wellington was a farmer living in Washington Township, Dauphin County, with his wife Amanda and 3 children, Esther, 16, "Rosco," 15, and Ralph, 1. Wellington and Amanda had been married 19 years and had given birth to 5 children, 3 of whom were then living. Wellington was also listed as a farmer in Washington Township, Dauphin County, in the 1910, 1920, and 1930 Censuses.4,5,6
  • In 1920, Ralph and Amanda's household included their son Ralph who was working on their family farm.7
  • Wellington and Amanda lived east of the Spread Eagle Plant in Elizabethville, Dauphin County, PA.
  • Wellington E. Klinger died on 4 February 1936, Washington Township, Dauphin County, PA, at age 77.8,9
  • Newspaper obituary:
    WELLINGTON KLINGER
    Wellington Klinger, 78, died at his home in Washington Township, about a mile east of Elizabethville, Tuesday, after a week's illness with pneumonia.
    He was a son of the late Mr. and Mrs. Simon Klinger, born March 18, 1858, near Matterstown, in Washington Township, and was married to Miss Amanda E. Wilbert, August 8, 1898 [?]. The Klingers had resided on the farm where he died, the past forty years. He had been a member of the Evangelical Church.
    Survivors are his wife, a daughter, Edith, Mrs. Frank W. Paul, Elizabethville; two sons, Roscoe Klinger, Elizabethville R. D., and Ralph W. Klinger, at home; and six grandchildren.
    Funeral services will be held from the residence at 1:30 o'clock Saturday afternoon. Rev. P. M. Gottshalk, pastor of the Elizabethville Evangelical Charge will officiate and interment will be made in Maple Grove cemetery, this place. The body may be viewed at the home Friday evening.
    Elizabethville Echo (Elizabethville, Pennsylvania), 06 Feb 1936, Thu, Page 1.10
  • He was buried on 8 February 1936, at Maple Grove Cemetery, Elizabethville, Dauphin County, PA.9

Children of Wellington E. Klinger and Amanda E. Wilbert

Citations

  1. [S605] Troy A. Schreiber, "Philip Klinger," August, 2008.
  2. [S245] "Andreas Schmeltz," Journal of the Johannes Schwalm Historical Association, vol. 5, no. 4, p. 44.
  3. [S151] Phillip A. Rice, Oakdale Church Record, p. 12.
  4. [S285] 1900 U.S. Census, Washington Twp., Dauphin County, Pennsylvania; Roll: T623 1401; Page: 19A; Enumeration District: 39.
  5. [S192] 1920 US Census, Washington Twp., Dauphin County, Pennsylvania; Roll: T625_1559; Page: 2A; Enumeration District: 148; Image: 1079.
  6. [S186] 1930 US Census, Washington Twp., Dauphin County, Pennsylvania; Roll: 2028; Page: 9B; Enumeration District: 111; Image: 922.0.
  7. [S192] 1920 US Census, Washington Township, Dauphin County, Pennsylvania; Roll: T625_1559; Page: 2A; Enumeration District: 148; Image: 1079.
  8. [S78] Mary K. Klinger, Klingers from the Odenwald, pp. 404-05.
  9. [S1062] Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission, Pennsylvania, Death Certificates, Certificate Number: 17515; filed February 7, 1936; https://search.ancestry.com/cgi-bin/sse.dll
  10. [S108] Newspaper Obituary, for Wellington Klinger, Elizabethville Echo (Elizabethville, Pennsylvania), 06 Feb 1936, Thu, Page 1.

Henry John Klinger1

M, #7885, b. 22 March 1853, d. 6 June 1901
  • Last Edited: 10 Feb 2020
  • Henry John Klinger is also referred to as John Henry Klinger in some sources.1
  • He was born on 22 March 1853.1,2,3
  • He was the son of Simon Klinger and Mary Ann Swab.
  • Henry John Klinger married Catherine Annie Koppenhaver circa 1883.1,4,3
  • At the time of the 1900 Census, Henry was a farmer living in Washington Township, Dauphin County, with his wife Catherine and 7 children. They had been married 17 years and had given birth to 8 children, 7 of whom were then living.4
  • Henry John Klinger died on 6 June 1901, at age 48; Age at death: 48 years, 2 months, 14 days.3
  • He died on 6 June 1901, at age 48.1
  • He was buried at Oakdale Church Cemetery, Dauphin County, PA.3
  • He was buried at Oakdale Church Cemetery, Washington Township, Dauphin County, PA.1,3
  • In 1920, Henry's widow Catherine ("Kathryn A.") was head of a farming household along the Matterstown Road in Washington Township. Her household included 4 of her children -- Daniel (a brakeman on the railroad), John, Howard, and Mary, the latter 3 of whom worked on the farm.5

Children of Henry John Klinger and Catherine Annie Koppenhaver

Citations

  1. [S245] "Andreas Schmeltz," Journal of the Johannes Schwalm Historical Association, vol. 5, no. 4, p. 44.
  2. [S60] Joseph A. Meiser Jr. and Sarah Roadarmel Meiser, Schuylkill County Burials, p. 143.
  3. [S151] Phillip A. Rice, Oakdale Church Record, p. 58.
  4. [S285] 1900 U.S. Census, Washington Twp., Dauphin County, Pennsylvania; Roll: T623 1401; Page: 18B; Enumeration District: 39.
  5. [S192] 1920 US Census, Washington Township, Dauphin County, Pennsylvania; Roll: T625_1559; Page: 9A; Enumeration District: 148; Image: 1093.
  6. [S151] Phillip A. Rice, Oakdale Church Record, p. 34.
  7. [S151] Phillip A. Rice, Oakdale Church Record, p. 39.

Jeremiah Klinger

M, #7886, b. 29 December 1861, d. 20 November 1939
  • Last Edited: 11 Feb 2020
  • Jeremiah Klinger is also referred to as Jerry in some sources.1
  • He was born on 29 December 1861.2,3
  • He was the son of Simon Klinger and Mary Ann Swab.
  • Jeremiah Klinger married Agnes S. Smeltzer, daughter of Jonas Smeltzer and Sarah (?), on 21 October 1893, Berrysburg, Dauphin County, PA.4,5
  • At the time of the 1900 Census, Jeremiah, who was a farmer, and his wife Agnes were living in Upper Paxton Township, Dauphin County, with 3 children and Agnes's widowed mother, Sarah Smeltzer.1
  • The 1910 Census of Upper Paxton Township, Dauphin County, lists Jeremiah as a farmer, married 16 years. He and Agnes had given birth to 4 children, all of whom were then living.6
  • At the time of the 1930 Census, Jeremiah and his family were living in Millersburg, Dauphin County. Jeremiah, age 68, was apparently retired, while his wife Agnes was a laundress.4
  • Jeremiah Klinger died on 20 November 1939, Polyclinic Hospital, Harrisburg, Dauphin County, PA, at age 77.3,7
  • He was buried on 23 November 1939, at Zion Lutheran and Reformed Church Cemetery, Rife, Dauphin County, PA.8,7
  • Newspaper obituary:
    JERRY KLINGER
    Funeral services for Jerry Klinger, 78, who died at a hospital in Harrisburg, Monday, were held at the family residence, Race street, Millersburg, Thursday at 2 P. M. Burial was made in the cemetery adjoining the Reformed Church at Rife, of which he was a member.
    He is survived by his widow, Mrs. Agnes Klinger, one daughter, Miss Sarah at home; four sons, Ralph Landis, Millersburg, R. D; [Ha]rry Klinger, Davenport: Frank ______ Klinger, Millersburg, R. D; and _____ Klinger, Millersburg R. D; one [sister], Mrs. Annie O'Neil, of Chambersburg, and nine grandchildren and two great grandchildren.
    Lykens Register (Lykens, Pennsylvania), 24 Nov 1939, Fri, Page 4.9

Children of Jeremiah Klinger and Agnes S. Smeltzer

Citations

  1. [S285] 1900 U.S. Census, Upper Paxton Twp., Dauphin County, Pennsylvania; Roll: T623 1404; Page: 10B; Enumeration District: 107.
  2. [S245] "Andreas Schmeltz," Journal of the Johannes Schwalm Historical Association, vol. 5, no. 4, p. 44.
  3. [S78] Mary K. Klinger, Klingers from the Odenwald, p. 404.
  4. [S186] 1930 US Census, Millersburg, Dauphin County, Pennsylvania; Roll: 2027; Page: 13B; Enumeration District: 85; Image: 1080.0.
  5. [S1206] Pennsylvania County Register of Wills Offices, Pennsylvania, Marriages, 1852-1968, https://search.ancestry.com/cgi-bin/sse.dll
  6. [S199] 1910 Census, Upper Paxton Twp., Dauphin County, Pennsylvania; Roll: T624_1338; Page: 17B; Enumeration District: 128; Image: 495.
  7. [S1062] Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission, Pennsylvania, Death Certificates, Certificate Number: 97514.
  8. [S189] Oscar H. Stroh, Dauphin County Tombstone Inscriptions, p. 39.
  9. [S108] Newspaper Obituary, for Jerry Klinger, Lykens Register (Lykens, Pennsylvania), 24 Nov 1939, Fri, Page 4.
  10. [S192] 1920 US Census, Upper Paxton Twp., Dauphin County, Pennsylvania; Roll: T625_1559; Page: 7A; Enumeration District: 147; Image: 1055.

Frances F. Klinger1

F, #7887, b. 26 October 1860, d. 21 November 1931
  • Last Edited: 11 Feb 2020
  • Frances F. Klinger is also referred to as Francis and Fannie in some sources.2,3
  • She was born on 26 October 1860, Washington Township, Dauphin County, PA.3,1
  • She was the daughter of Simon Klinger and Mary Ann Swab.
  • Some sources record that Frances F. Klinger was born in 1861.4
  • She married Simon A. Holtzman circa 1887.5,3
  • At the time of the 1900 Census, Frances and her husband Simon had been married 13 years and had 1 child. Simon was a farmer in Upper Paxton Township, Dauphin County.3
  • In 1930, Frances and Simon were living in Penbrook, Dauphin County, with their son Mark and his family. Simon worked in a bakery.6
  • Frances F. Klinger died on 21 November 1931, Penbrook, Dauphin County, PA, at age 71.1
  • She was buried on 24 November 1931, at Zion Lutheran Church Cemetery, Rife, Dauphin County, PA.1,7
  • Newspaper obituary:
    FORMER RIFE LADY BURIED TUESDAY
    Mrs Frances Holtzman, wife of Simon A. Holtzman, died Saturday at the home of her son, Mark G. Holtzman in Penbrook. Her age was 71 years.
    Brief services were held in Harrisburg Tuesday morning after which the body was brought to Rife where further services were held in the Zion Lutheran and Reformed Church at 2.30 o'clock that afternoon.
    Rev. Dr. H. E. Schaffer, pastor of the Grace United Brethren Church, Harrisburg, officiated and interment was made in the adjoining cemetery.
    She is survived by her husband and one son, Mark G. Holtzman.
    Mrs. Holtzman was a native of Washington Township and with her husband resided in the Rife community for more than forty years. They removed to Harrisburg several years ago to make their home with their son.
    Elizabethville Echo (Elizabethville, Pennsylvania), 26 Nov 1931, Thu, Page 1.8

Child of Frances F. Klinger and Simon A. Holtzman

Citations

  1. [S1062] Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission, Pennsylvania, Death Certificates, Certificate Number: 104562; filed November 23, 1931; https://search.ancestry.com/cgi-bin/sse.dll
  2. [S190] 1870 US Census, Washington Twp., Dauphin County, Pennsylvania; Roll: M593_1335; Page: 711; Image: 543.
  3. [S285] 1900 U.S. Census, Upper Paxton Twp., Dauphin County, Pennsylvania; Roll: T623 1404; Page: 8A; Enumeration District: 107.
  4. [S245] "Andreas Schmeltz," Journal of the Johannes Schwalm Historical Association, vol. 5, no. 4, p. 44.
  5. [S191] 1880 U.S. Census, Washington Twp., Dauphin County, Pennsylvania; Roll: T9_1124; Family History Film: 1255124; Page: 242.1000; Enumeration District: 116; Image: 0669.
  6. [S186] 1930 US Census, Penbrook, Dauphin County, Pennsylvania; Roll: 2028; Page: 7B; Enumeration District: 89; Image: 212.0.
  7. [S805] Find A Grave, online www.findagrave.com, https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/51604105/…
  8. [S108] Newspaper Obituary, for Frances Holtzman, Elizabethville Echo (Elizabethville, Pennsylvania), 26 Nov 1931, Thu, Page 1.
  9. [S199] 1910 Census, Upper Paxton Twp., Dauphin County, Pennsylvania; Roll: T624_1338; Page: 18A; Enumeration District: 128; Image: 496.

Willis O'Neill

M, #7888, b. July 1859, d. 29 June 1928
  • Last Edited: 19 Sep 2008
  • Willis O'Neill is also referred to as William A. O'Neill in some sources.1
  • He was born in July 1859, Pennsylvania.2
  • He married Anna S. Klinger, daughter of Simon Klinger and Mary Ann Swab, on 22 August 1885, Oakdale Church, Dauphin County, PA; Both bride and groom are listed as being from Curtin, PA.1
  • Willis O'Neill died on 29 June 1928, after failling into a flooded creek at age 68; Apparently his body was never recovered.3,4

Children of Willis O'Neill and Anna S. Klinger

Citations

  1. [S151] Phillip A. Rice, Oakdale Church Record, p. 13.
  2. [S285] 1900 U.S. Census, Upper Paxton Twp., Dauphin County, Pennsylvania; Roll: T623 1404; Page: 15A; Enumeration District: 107.
  3. [S186] 1930 US Census, Upper Paxton Twp., Dauphin County, Pennsylvania; Roll: 2028; Page: 16B; Enumeration District: 110; Image: 898.0.
  4. [S605] Troy A. Schreiber, "Philip Klinger," August, 2008.
  5. [S151] Phillip A. Rice, Oakdale Church Record, p. 33.
  6. [S199] 1910 Census, Upper Paxton Twp., Dauphin County, Pennsylvania; Roll: T624_1338; Page: 1B; Enumeration District: 128; Image: 463.

Simon A. Holtzman1

M, #7889, b. May 1857, d. 8 January 1932
  • Last Edited: 11 Feb 2020
  • Simon A. Holtzman was born in May 1857, Pennsylvania.1
  • He married Frances F. Klinger, daughter of Simon Klinger and Mary Ann Swab, circa 1887.2,1
  • Simon A. Holtzman died on 8 January 1932, Penbrook, Dauphin County, PA, at age 74.3,4
  • Newspaper obituary:
    SIMON A. HOLTZMAN
    Simon A. Holtzman, a retired farmer of the Lykens Valley, died yesterday at the home of his son, Mark G. Holtzman, 3104 Jonestown road. He was 75 years old.
    He was a direct descendant of John Michael Enterline, who founded Lutheran churches at Hummelstown, Elizabethtown and Berrysburg. He was organist of Zion Lutheran Church at Rife for a number of years.
    He is survived by one son, Mark: three sisters, Mrs. Agnes Bowman, Ida and Kate Holtzman, all of Millersburg; three grandchildren Frances Holtzman, a student at Ward Belmont College, Nashville; George and Thomas Holtzman, of Jonestown road.
    Funeral services will be held Monday noon at the residence, with the Rev. H. E. Schaeffer, pastor of Grace United Brethren Church, Penbrook, officiating. Further services will be held in the Zion Lutheran Church at Rife at 1.30 o'clock, with the Rev. W. Z. Artz, pastor, in charge. Burial will be in the cemetery adjoining the church.
    The Evening News (Harrisburg, Pennsylvania), 09 Jan 1932, Sat, Page 5.4
  • He was buried at Zion Lutheran Church Cemetery, Rife, Dauphin County, PA.3

Child of Simon A. Holtzman and Frances F. Klinger

Citations

  1. [S285] 1900 U.S. Census, Upper Paxton Twp., Dauphin County, Pennsylvania; Roll: T623 1404; Page: 8A; Enumeration District: 107.
  2. [S191] 1880 U.S. Census, Washington Twp., Dauphin County, Pennsylvania; Roll: T9_1124; Family History Film: 1255124; Page: 242.1000; Enumeration District: 116; Image: 0669.
  3. [S805] Find A Grave, online www.findagrave.com, https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/51603977/…
  4. [S108] Newspaper Obituary, for Simon A. Holtzman, The Evening News (Harrisburg, Pennsylvania), 09 Jan 1932, Sat, Page 5.
  5. [S199] 1910 Census, Upper Paxton Twp., Dauphin County, Pennsylvania; Roll: T624_1338; Page: 18A; Enumeration District: 128; Image: 496.

Agnes S. Smeltzer1

F, #7890, b. 1876, d. 4 May 1946
  • Last Edited: 11 Feb 2020
  • Agnes S. Smeltzer also went by the name of Aggie.1
  • She was born on 8 December 1871.2,1,3
  • Some sources record that Agnes S. Smeltzer was born in 1876.
  • She was the daughter of Jonas Smeltzer and Sarah (?)1
  • Agnes S. Smeltzer married Jeremiah Klinger, son of Simon Klinger and Mary Ann Swab, on 21 October 1893, Berrysburg, Dauphin County, PA.2,4
  • Agnes S. Smeltzer died on 4 May 1946.5
  • She was buried at Zion Lutheran and Reformed Church Cemetery, Rife, Dauphin County, PA.5

Child of Agnes S. Smeltzer and Jacob Landis

  • Ralph Harrison Landis1 b. 28 Mar 1890, d. 4 Jun 1957

Children of Agnes S. Smeltzer and Jeremiah Klinger

Citations

  1. [S285] 1900 U.S. Census, Upper Paxton Twp., Dauphin County, Pennsylvania; Roll: T623 1404; Page: 10B; Enumeration District: 107.
  2. [S186] 1930 US Census, Millersburg, Dauphin County, Pennsylvania; Roll: 2027; Page: 13B; Enumeration District: 85; Image: 1080.0.
  3. [S605] Troy A. Schreiber, "Philip Klinger," August, 2008.
  4. [S1206] Pennsylvania County Register of Wills Offices, Pennsylvania, Marriages, 1852-1968, https://search.ancestry.com/cgi-bin/sse.dll
  5. [S189] Oscar H. Stroh, Dauphin County Tombstone Inscriptions, p. 39.
  6. [S192] 1920 US Census, Upper Paxton Twp., Dauphin County, Pennsylvania; Roll: T625_1559; Page: 7A; Enumeration District: 147; Image: 1055.