Sadie M. Dunkelberger

F, #827, b. 1908, d. 2 June 1959
  • Last Edited: 15 Apr 2021
  • Sadie M. Dunkelberger was born in 1908.2
  • She was the daughter of Elias Dunkelberger and Katie Hoy.1
  • Sadie M. Dunkelberger was born on 26 January 1908, Hegins, Schuylkill County, PA.3
  • She married Claude Albert Klinger, son of Charles Milton Klinger and Elizabeth Scheib, on 16 October 1924, Salem (Herb's) Church, Rough and Ready, Schuylkill County, PA.4
  • Sadie M. Dunkelberger died on 2 June 1959, Fountain Hill, Lehigh County, PA.3
  • Newspaper obituary:
    Mrs. Claude Klinger
    Mrs. Sadie M. Klinger, 51, wife of Claude Klinger of Saylorsburg, died at 7 a.m. yesterday in St Lukes Hospital, Bethlehem.
    Born in Hegins, Schuylkill Coun ty, a daughter of the late Elias and Katy Hoy Dunkelberger, she had lived in Saylorsburg for the last five years. She was a mem ber of the United Church of Christ, Hamilton Square.
    Surviving in addition to her husband, are two daughters, Mrs Wayne Wolfgang, Harrisburg, and Delores Klinger, at home; two sons, Claude Klinger Jr., Stroudsburg, and Robert Klinger, St. Louis, Mo; two sisters Mrs. Robert Quinn, Northfield, N J., and Mary Dunkelberger, Valley View; two brothers, Harvey Dunkelberger, Orwigsburg, and Robert Dunkelberger, Manheim, and five grandchildren.
    Services will be at 9:30 a.m. Friday in the Kresge Funeral Home, Brodheadsville, with continued services in the United Church of Christ, Hamilton Square at 1:30 p.m. Call after 7 P.m. Thursday.
    The Morning Call (Allentown, Pennsylvania), 03 Jun 1959, Wed, Page 15.5
  • She was buried at Frieden's Union Cemetery, Hegins, Schuylkill County, PA.2
  • Father*: Elias Dunkelberger1
  • Mother*: Katie Hoy1

Children of Sadie M. Dunkelberger and Claude Albert Klinger

Citations

  1. [S108] Newspaper Obituary, for Claude A. Klinger (1983).
  2. [S698] Phillip A. Rice and Jean A. Dellock, Frieden's Cemetery, p. 163.
  3. [S805] Find A Grave, online www.findagrave.com, citing PA Death certificate number 56767.
  4. [S382] Elsie Klinger Eaves Website (2006), online site no longer accessible, http://www.eaves-klinger-genealogy.info/p562.htm#i28074
  5. [S108] Newspaper Obituary, for Sadie M. Klinger, The Morning Call (Allentown, Pennsylvania), 03 Jun 1959, Wed, Page 15.

James Franklin Snyder1,2

M, #831, b. 16 December 1844, d. 1 April 1928

James and Anna's family (back row L to R): Maggie Verdilla, Annie, William, and Charles; Anna and James; Clarence in front. Probably taken before 1900.
(Standing): Anna (Witmer) Snyder; Jenny (Snyder) Zeigler; and Rebecca (Otto) Snyder; (Seated) James F. Snyder, Charlotte (Snyder) Ziegler, John Isaiah Snyder, with George Ziegler in front
  • Last Edited: 20 Jan 2021
  • James Franklin Snyder was born on 16 December 1844.3
  • He was the son of George Snyder and Sarah Deppen.
  • Some sources record that James Franklin Snyder was born on 21 December 1844, Otto Station, Northumberland County, PA.4,5
  • He married Anna Eliza Witmer, daughter of Daniel Witmer and Rebecca Rehrer, circa 1872.6
  • At the time of the 1880 Census, James and Anna were living on a farm in Lower Mahanoy Township, Northumberland County, PA.7
  • In 1900, they were living in Jackson Township, Northumberland County, most likely in a house that they had built around 1900 just north of Herndon, PA.8
  • James F. Snyder is listed as head of a household in Jackson Township, Northumberland County, PA (Eumeration District 78,Sheet Numbers 13-14), in the 1920 Census, as follows:
         Snyder, James F., M, 75 [years old], Retired Farmer
         ______, Anna E., Wife, F, 68.
  • James Franklin Snyder died on 1 April 1928, 214 Pine Street, Sunbury, Northumberland County, PA, at age 83.3
  • He was buried on 4 April 1928, at Herndon Cemetery, Herndon, Northumberland County, PA.4,3
  • Some sources record that James Franklin Snyder died on 6 April 1928.9,4
  • His estate was probated on 11 April 1928; James's will was probated April 11, 1928 in Northumberland County, PA. A newspaper article recounted its key provisions:
    Jackson Township Man's Will Filed
    Leaves $6,000 Trust Fund For Wife and Directs Remainder To Be Divided Among Children
    The will of James F. Snyder, late resident of Jackson township, was filed for probate in the office of Register and Recorder John I. Carr at Sunbury this morning.
    The will provided for the division of an estate of approximately $25,000. A trust fund of $6,000 is provided for the deceased's wife and the remalnder of the estate is ordered divided between Mr. Snyder's five children. They are: William I., Charles I., Clarence C., Mrs. Grant Lemon and Mrs. Snyder Lauer.
    Upon the death of Mrs. Snyder the will directs that the trust fund is to be divided among the children.
    Shamokin News-Dispatch (Shamokin, Pennsylvania), 11 Apr 1928, Wed, Page 1.10
  • A handwritten sheet, apparently taken from a now lost Snyder Family Bible, stated:
    grandfather John Jacob Snyder born Nov 22 1780 and died May the 29 1851 age 70 years 6 months and 7 days, text 2 Timothy 4:78 verse
    and grandmother Mary Snyder was born June 7 1783 and died Dec 31 1861 age 78 years 6 months & 24 days, her text was John 11:36 verse
    According to notes by CG Klinger, both his mother Helen (Lemon) Klinger and his aunt Annie (Snyder) Lauer thought this sheet was written by James Snyder's wife Anna (Witmer) Snyder.
  • Father*: George Snyder b. 11 Sep 1813, d. 24 Nov 1893
  • Mother*: Sarah Deppen b. 14 Mar 1811, d. 18 Feb 1897

Children of James Franklin Snyder and Anna Eliza Witmer

  • Maggie Verdilla Snyder+ b. 19 Jun 1873, d. 6 Aug 1952
  • Annie Snyder b. 3 Dec 1874, d. 19 Sep 1967
  • William Latimer Snyder b. 7 Nov 1877, d. 3 Oct 1951
  • Charles Irwin Snyder b. 21 Sep 1880, d. 6 Jan 1940
  • Clarence Emmon Snyder b. 21 Nov 1890, d. 13 Apr 1981

Citations

  1. [S8] June Shaull Lutz, Schneider/Snyder Family History, IB-6 through IB-10.
  2. [S1062] Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission, Pennsylvania, Death Certificates, Number 43536.
  3. [S1062] Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission, Pennsylvania, Death Certificates, Certificate Number: 43536; Filed: April 2, 1928;
    https://search.ancestry.com/cgi-bin/sse.dll
  4. [S7] Joseph A. Meiser Jr. and Sarah Roadarmel Meiser, Northumberland County Burials III, p. 141.
  5. [S373] James A. Snyder, July 28, 2006.
  6. [S285] 1900 U.S. Census, Jackson Township, Northumberland County, Pennsylvania; Roll: 1449; Page: 1B; Enumeration District: 0125; FHL microfilm: 1241449.
  7. [S191] 1880 U.S. Census, Lower Mahanoy Township, NorthumberlandCounty, Pennsylvania; Roll: 1164; Page: 275A; Enumeration District: 156; https://search.ancestry.com/cgi-bin/sse.dll
  8. [S285] 1900 U.S. Census, Jackson, Northumberland, Pennsylvania; Page: 1; Enumeration District: 0125; FHL microfilm: 1241449; https://search.ancestry.com/cgi-bin/sse.dll
  9. [S136] Tombstone.
  10. [S107] Newspaper Article, Shamokin News-Dispatch (Shamokin, Pennsylvania), 11 Apr 1928, Wed, Page 1.

Anna Eliza Witmer

F, #832, b. 9 February 1852, d. 3 July 1922
  • Last Edited: 13 Dec 2018
  • Anna Eliza Witmer was born on 9 February 1852.1
  • She was the daughter of Daniel Witmer and Rebecca Rehrer.
  • Anna Eliza Witmer married James Franklin Snyder, son of George Snyder and Sarah Deppen, circa 1872.2
  • Anna Eliza Witmer died on 3 July 1922, Herndon, Northumberland County, PA, at age 70.3,4,5
  • Newspaper obituary:
    HERNDON WOMAN, 70, DIES
    HERNDON, July 5. -- Mrs. James Snyder, 70 years old, died very suddenly at her home here Monday night. She was a member of the Lutheran Church and is survived by her husband, three sons, two daughters, eighteen grandchildren and three great-grandchildren. Funeral services will be held Friday afternoon at 2 o'clock at the residence, with burial in the local cemetery.
    The Evening News (Harrisbyurg, PA), 05 Jul 1922, Wed, Page 17.6
  • She was buried on 7 July 1922, at Herndon Cemetery, Herndon, Northumberland County, PA.4,5

Children of Anna Eliza Witmer and James Franklin Snyder

  • Maggie Verdilla Snyder+ b. 19 Jun 1873, d. 6 Aug 1952
  • Annie Snyder b. 3 Dec 1874, d. 19 Sep 1967
  • William Latimer Snyder b. 7 Nov 1877, d. 3 Oct 1951
  • Charles Irwin Snyder b. 21 Sep 1880, d. 6 Jan 1940
  • Clarence Emmon Snyder b. 21 Nov 1890, d. 13 Apr 1981

Citations

  1. [S7] Joseph A. Meiser Jr. and Sarah Roadarmel Meiser, Northumberland County Burials III, p. 147 (incorrectly suggests that Anna was the daughter of Jacob and Catharine (Bonowitz) Witmer).
  2. [S285] 1900 U.S. Census, Jackson Township, Northumberland County, Pennsylvania; Roll: 1449; Page: 1B; Enumeration District: 0125; FHL microfilm: 1241449.
  3. [S136] Tombstone.
  4. [S7] Joseph A. Meiser Jr. and Sarah Roadarmel Meiser, Northumberland County Burials III, pp. 141, 147.
  5. [S1062] Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission, Pennsylvania, Death Certificates, Number 68148.
  6. [S108] Newspaper Obituary, for Anna Snyder, The Evening News (Harrisbyurg, PA), 05 Jul 1922, Wed, Page 17.

Rebecca Rehrer

F, #834, b. 7 July 1823, d. 12 June 1897
  • Last Edited: 10 Jan 2018
  • Rebecca Rehrer was born on 7 July 1823, Pine Grove, Schuylkill County, PA.1
  • She was the daughter of John Rehrer and Magdalena (?)
  • Rebecca Rehrer married Daniel Witmer, son of Daniel Witmer and Susanna Bower, in 1844, Mifflin Township, Dauphin County, PA.1
  • Rebecca Rehrer died on 12 June 1897, at age 73.2
  • She was buried at The Peace Church (Union Salem), Berrysburg, Dauphin County, PA.
  • Father*: John Rehrer
  • Mother*: Magdalena (?)

Children of Rebecca Rehrer and Daniel Witmer

  • Emeline Rebecca Witmer b. 7 Mar 1846, d. 7 Jun 1908
  • Alice A. Witmer b. 1848, d. 1912
  • Henry Newton Witmer b. 1850, d. 1922
  • Anna Eliza Witmer+ b. 9 Feb 1852, d. 3 Jul 1922
  • Daniel F. Witmer b. 26 Feb 1854, d. 8 Apr 1908
  • Charles M. Witmer b. 6 Mar 1856, d. 16 Jul 1868
  • George Edwin Witmer+ b. 9 Mar 1859, d. 10 Dec 1949
  • Agnes M. Witmer b. c 1861
  • William J. Witmer b. c 1866
  • David Francis Witmer b. 30 Jul 1867

Citations

  1. [S22] Biographical Encyclopedia of Dauphin County, Pennsylvania.
  2. [S136] Tombstone.