Minnie M. Thomas1

F, #15301, b. 8 April 1882, d. 1 April 1929
  • Last Edited: 8 Jan 2004

Citations

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

Phoebe Thomas

F, #15302
  • Last Edited: 26 Dec 2006

Children of Phoebe Thomas and Daniel Merkel Wiest

  • Mary Ann Wiest
  • Stellia Hattie Wiest b. c 1864
  • Ralph Wiest
  • Passmore Wiest b. Mar 1870

Citations

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

Ameline Troutman1

F, #15303, b. 5 September 1839, d. 2 July 1875
  • Last Edited: 17 Jan 2004
  • Ameline Troutman is also referred to as Emi Troutman in some sources.
  • She was born on 5 September 1839, Northumberland County, PA.1
  • She married Daniel Merkel Wiest, son of Johannes Wiest and Catharine Merkel, circa 1859.1
  • Ameline Troutman died on 2 July 1875, at age 35.1

Children of Ameline Troutman and Daniel Merkel Wiest

  • Oscar Troutman Wiest b. 27 Jan 1863
  • Charles Troutman Wiest b. 20 Apr 1867, d. 24 Mar 1954
  • William Troutman Wiest b. 5 Dec 1868
  • Tobias Troutman Wiest b. c 1869
  • Elizabeth Wiest b. 1874, d. 1955

Citations

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

Mary Ann Kahler1,2

F, #15309, b. 1862, d. 28 February 1938
  • Last Edited: 23 Nov 2021
  • Mary Ann Kahler was born on 14 May 1867, Upper Mahanoy Township, Northumberland County, PA.3,2
  • Some sources record that Mary Ann Kahler was born in 1862.1
  • She was the daughter of Charles Kahler and Katie Fetter.2
  • Mary Ann Kahler married George Franklin Weist, son of Franz Klinger Wiest and Louisa R. Troutman, circa 1887.4,1,3
  • Newspaper obituary:
    Mrs. Mary Weist Dies Of Heart Attack At Leck Kill
    Mrs. Mary Wiest 65. of Leck kiil died suddenly of a heart at tack at her home at 4 o'clock this morning. She had been in failing health for the past months, during which time she suffered numerous heart attacks, but a sudden attack this morning proved fatai within several minutes before medical aid could be summoned.
    She was the wife of Frank Wiest and was well known in the Leck Kill section, having resided there lor a number of years. She leaves her husband, one son. Edwin, of Pitman, and a daughter, Katie, of Shamokin.
    Funeral arrangements are in charge of undertaker Arthur Rothermel, of Hepler, and will be announced later.
    The Daily Item (Sunbury, Pennsylvania), 28 Feb 1938, Mon, Page 2.5
  • Mary Ann Kahler died on 28 February 1938, Leck Kill, Northumberland County, PA.2,6,1
  • She was buried on 3 March 1938, at Saint John's Cemetery, Leck Kill, Northumberland County, PA.2,6
  • Father*: Charles Kahler2
  • Mother*: Katie Fetter2

Children of Mary Ann Kahler and George Franklin Weist

Citations

  1. [S307] Bruce Travis Hall, "Klinger Family Database," January 20, 2003.
  2. [S1062] Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission, Pennsylvania, Death Certificates, Certificate Number: 19480; Filed: March 2, 1938; https://search.ancestry.com/cgi-bin/sse.dll
  3. [S285] 1900 U.S. Census, Upper Mahanoy Twp., Northumberland County, Pennsylvania; Roll: T623 1450; Page: 8A; Enumeration District: 166.
  4. [S7] Joseph A. Meiser Jr. and Sarah Roadarmel Meiser, Northumberland County Burials III, p. 248.
  5. [S108] Newspaper Obituary, for Mary Weist, The Daily Item (Sunbury, Pennsylvania), 28 Feb 1938, Mon, Page 2.
  6. [S805] Find A Grave, online www.findagrave.com, https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/39261704/mary-ann-wiest

Jane Wagner1

F, #15311
  • Last Edited: 24 Feb 2007

Children of Jane Wagner and Schartel Klinger Wiest

Citations

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

Elizabeth M. Weist1

F, #15313, b. 6 March 1924, d. 25 September 2014
  • Last Edited: 23 Nov 2021
  • Elizabeth M. Weist is also referred to as Betty M. Weist in some sources.2
  • She was born on 6 March 1924, Leck Kill, Northumberland County, PA.3,4,2
  • She was the daughter of Edward H. Weist and Lillian Miller Koppenhaver.
  • Elizabeth M. Weist married Henry Laudenslager, son of Joseph Daniel Laudenslager and Laura Alverna Wiest, on 31 August 1940.1,5
  • Elizabeth M. Weist died on 25 September 2014, Harrisburg, Dauphin County, PA, at age 90.3
  • Newspaper obituary:
    Elizabeth "Betty" M. Laudenslager, 90, of Gratz, passed away on September 25, 2014, peacefully, at the Harrisburg Hospital, Harrisburg.
    She was born in Leck Kill, PA on March 6, 1924, a daughter of the late Lillian (Miller) Wiest and the late Edward Wiest.
    Betty was a member of the Simeon United Lutheran Church, Gratz, she received the PA Voter Hall of Fame award from Governor Tom Ridge for having voted consecutively in every November election for the last 50 years.
    Betty was a devoted wife and mother who enjoyed playing the piano and guitar. She took pride in her cooking and baking and the care she gave to her family.
    Betty is survived two daughters, Carol Koletar-McMillian of Reno, NV, Rochelle Laudenslager of Cambridge Springs, PA; son, Roger (Anna) Laudenslager of Sunbury, PA; three grandsons, Troy (Debbie) Laudenslager of Palmyra. PA, Scott Laudenslager of Sunbury, PA, Vince (Meika) Koletar of Salem, OR; granddaughter, Angela (Darryl) Bader of Reno, NV; 11 great-grandchildren, Sydney, Rudi, David, and Shelby Laudenslager, and Elise, Blake, Natalie, Caroline, Koletar, Jordan, Keighly, and Nolan Bader and several nieces and nephews.
    She was preceded in death by husband, Henry Laudenslager, son, Larry Laudenslager, and brother, Walter Wiest. A viewing will be held on October 1, 2014 from 10:00 am to 11:00 am at Simeon United Lutheran Church, Gratz.
    Funeral Ceremony will be held on Wednesday, October 1, 2014, at 11:00 am at the Simeon United Lutheran Church, Gratz, with Rev. Martine Joseph, officiating.
    Interment will take place in the Gratz Union Cemetery, Gratz.
    James A. Reed Funeral Home, Pillow is in charge of the arrangements. To sign the on line guest book, or to post a picture of Betty, visit www.reedfh.com. www.pennlive.com/obits
    Published in Patriot-News on Sept. 28, 2014.6

  • She was buried at Simeon United Lutheran Church Cemetery, Gratz, Dauphin County, PA.3

Children of Elizabeth M. Weist and Henry Laudenslager

Citations

  1. [S307] Bruce Travis Hall, "Klinger Family Database," January 20, 2003.
  2. [S186] 1930 US Census, Upper Mahanoy Township, Northumberland County, Pennsylvania; Roll: 2091; Page: 5B; Enumeration District: 0080; FHL microfilm: 2341825.
  3. [S805] Find A Grave, online www.findagrave.com, https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/136529644/…
  4. [S314] Bruce Travis Hall, "Genealogical Database," December 2, 2005.
  5. [S107] Newspaper Article, "Laudenslager-Weist Wedding Announced," Pottsville Republican (Pottsville, Pennsylvania), 10 Sep 1940, Tue, Page 3.
  6. [S85] "John Thurston (AFN: 3G4D-HP)", LDS Family Ancestral File, Online obituary for Elizabeth M. Laudenslager, Patriot-News on Sept. 28, 2014; https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/136529644/…

George Franklin Weist1

M, #15314, b. 1866, d. 2 January 1947
  • Last Edited: 23 Nov 2021
  • George Franklin Weist is also referred to as Frank Wiest in some sources.
  • He was born in 1866, Leck Kill, Northumberland County, PA.1
  • He was the son of Franz Klinger Wiest and Louisa R. Troutman.2
  • George Franklin Weist married Mary Ann Kahler, daughter of Charles Kahler and Katie Fetter, circa 1887.3,1,4
  • At the time of the 1900 Census, Frank and Mary were living in Upper Mahanoy Township, Northumberland County, in the following household: Frank Wiest, head, born Sept. 1866, 33, married 12 years, farm laborer; Mary A., wife, born May 1867, 33, married 12 years, mother of 2 children, both living; Eddie H., son, born Oct. 1881, 11; and Katie J., daughter, born May 1891, 8.4
  • By 1910, Frank and Mary's household included an adopted son named Rufus Hornberger, 9 years old. The Census indicates that by that time, Mary had given birth to 4 children, 2 of whom were then living.5
  • George Franklin Wiest was a resident of the Schwaben Creek area and a lumberman by occupation.6
  • George Franklin Weist died on 2 January 1947, Leck Kill, Northumberland County, PA.1
  • Newspaper obituary:
    GEORGE F. WIEST
    George Franklin Wiest, age 80 years, a former lumberman, died at his home near Leck Kill on Thursday.
    He was a son of the late Francis and Louisa (Troutman) Wiest.
    Survivors are a daughter, Mrs. Katie Paul, of Shamokin; one son, Edward Wiest of Gratz; three grandchildren, five great-grandchildren, and three step-brothers.
    Funeral services were held from the residence at 2 o'clock Sunday afternoon. Rev. Walter Wagner, pastor of the Dalmatia Lutheran Parish officiated and interment was made in the Reformed Church Cemetery.
    Elizabethville Echo (Elizabethville, Pennsylvania), 09 Jan 1947, Thu, Page 1.2
  • He was buried at St. John's Lutheran and Reformed Church Cemetery, Leck Kill, Upper Mahanoy Township, Northumberland County, PA.3

Children of George Franklin Weist and Mary Ann Kahler

Citations

  1. [S307] Bruce Travis Hall, "Klinger Family Database," January 20, 2003.
  2. [S108] Newspaper Obituary, for George Franklin Wiest, Elizabethville Echo (Elizabethville, Pennsylvania), 09 Jan 1947, Thu, Page 1.
  3. [S7] Joseph A. Meiser Jr. and Sarah Roadarmel Meiser, Northumberland County Burials III, p. 248.
  4. [S285] 1900 U.S. Census, Upper Mahanoy Twp., Northumberland County, Pennsylvania; Roll: T623 1450; Page: 8A; Enumeration District: 166.
  5. [S285] 1900 U.S. Census, Upper Mahanoy Twp., Northumberland County, Pennsylvania; Roll: T624_1384; Page: 8A; Enumeration District: 122; Image: 1263.
  6. [S307] Bruce Travis Hall, "Klinger Family Database," January 20, 2003, Source: BBW p. 108.

Albert Klinger Wiest

M, #15315, b. circa 1849
  • Last Edited: 15 Nov 2009
  • Albert Klinger Wiest was born circa 1849, Klingerstown, Schuylkill County, PA.1
  • He was the son of Daniel Merkel Wiest and Ann Julian Klinger.
  • Albert Klinger Wiest married Priscilla Adams circa 1870.1
  • The 1880 Census for Porter Township, Schuylkill County, lists the following household: Albert Wiest, 31, coal miner; Rosalie, wife, 33; and William F., son, 13, laborer in mine.2
  • The 1900 Census for "Reiner City," Porter Township, Schuylkill County, lists the following household: Albert Wiest, head, born Sept. 1849, 50, married 33 years, day laborer; Presilla, wife, born June 184[6?], 54, married 33 years, mother of 1 child who was living; and Harry A. Wiest, grandson, born May 1893, 7.3
  • At the time of the 1910 Census, Albert and "Precilla" were living in Muir, Porter Township, Schuylkill County. Albert was listed as age 60, while Precilla was listed as 64. They had been married 44 years and had one child, who was then living.4
  • Other sources indicate that Albert Klinger Wiest was a miner and that he made his home in Tower City, Schuylkill County, PA.5
  • The 1920 Census for the "eastern district" of Porter Township lists Albert K. Wiest, who apparently was retired by then, and Priscilla as living by themselves.6
  • Albert Klinger Wiest died Tower City, Schuylkill County, PA.1

Child of Albert Klinger Wiest and Priscilla Adams

Citations

  1. [S307] Bruce Travis Hall, "Klinger Family Database," January 20, 2003.
  2. [S191] 1880 U.S. Census, Porter Twp., Schuylkill County, Pennsylvania; Roll: T9_1193; Family History Film: 1255193; Page: 352.2000; Enumeration District: 220; Image: 0193.
  3. [S285] 1900 U.S. Census, Porter Township, Schuylkill County, Pennsylvania; Roll: T623 1485; Page: 31B; Enumeration District: 196.
  4. [S199] 1910 Census, Porter Twp., Schuylkill County, Pennsylvania; Roll: T624_1418; Page: 13B; Enumeration District: 62; Image: 80.
  5. [S307] Bruce Travis Hall, "Klinger Family Database," January 20, 2003, Source: BBW p. 171.
  6. [S192] 1920 US Census, Porter Township, Schuylkill County, Pennsylvania; Roll: T625_1651; Page: 13B; Enumeration District: 83; Image: 255.

Carrie Catherine Wiest1,2

F, #15318, b. circa 1895, d. 1 July 1938
  • Last Edited: 9 Jun 2009
  • Carrie Catherine Wiest was born in 1888.3,4
  • Some sources record that Carrie Catherine Wiest was born circa 1895, Klingerstown, Schuylkill County, PA.1
  • She was the daughter of Charles Troutman Wiest and Emma Jane Yoder.
  • Carrie Catherine Wiest married Henry Koppenhaver on 11 November 1905, St. Matthews (Coleman's) Evangelical Lutheran Church, Lykens Township, Dauphin County, PA.2
  • Carrie Catherine Wiest died on 1 July 1938.5
  • She was buried at St. Matthews (Coleman's) Evangelical Lutheran Church Cemetery, Lykens Township, Dauphin County, PA.4
  • Father*: Charles Troutman Wiest b. 20 Apr 1867, d. 24 Mar 1954
  • Mother*: Emma Jane Yoder b. 12 Apr 1869, d. 18 Jan 1959

Children of Carrie Catherine Wiest and Henry Koppenhaver

  • Salen Remela Koppenhaver
  • Mabel Edna Koppenhaver
  • Iva Florence Koppenhaver
  • Hilda Elizabeth Koppenhaver b. 3 Nov 1914
  • Paul Albert Koppenhaver+ b. 13 Aug 1917, d. 7 Jul 1982
  • Carrie Eleanor Koppenhaver

Citations

  1. [S307] Bruce Travis Hall, "Klinger Family Database," January 20, 2003.
  2. [S174] Glenn P. Schwalm, St. Matthew's (Coleman's), p. 19.
  3. [S192] 1920 US Census, Lykens Township, Dauphin County, Pennsylvania; Roll: T625_1557; Page: 6A; Enumeration District: 120; Image: 1130.
  4. [S174] Glenn P. Schwalm, St. Matthew's (Coleman's), p. 43.
  5. [S174] Glenn P. Schwalm, St. Matthew's (Coleman's), pp. 39, 43.

Clarence F. Wiest1

M, #15321, b. circa 1897
  • Last Edited: 3 Jan 2008
  • Clarence F. Wiest was born circa 1897.1
  • He was the son of Francis Wiest and Ida Witmer.
  • The 1930 Census for Williams Township, Dauphin County, lists a household headed by Clarence Weist, age 32, an electrician for a power company, married about 8 years to Sadie, age 27, with a daughter Betty, age 5.2
  • Clarence made his home in Williamstown.3

Citations

  1. [S199] 1910 Census, Wiconisco Twp., Dauphin County, Pennsylvania; Roll: T624_1338; Page: 2B; Enumeration District: 132; Image: 572.
  2. [S186] 1930 US Census, Williams Township, Dauphin County, Pennsylvania; Roll: 2028; Page: 14B; Enumeration District: 116; Image: 1028.0.
  3. [S307] Bruce Travis Hall, "Klinger Family Database," January 20, 2003, Source: BBW p. 187.

Corbin Wiest

M, #15322
  • Last Edited: 30 Jun 2005

Citations

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

Daniel Merkel Wiest

M, #15323, b. 7 March 1822, d. 16 September 1901
  • Last Edited: 6 Mar 2017
  • Daniel Merkel Wiest was born on 7 March 1822, Klingerstown, Schuylkill County, PA.1,2,3
  • He was the son of Johannes Wiest and Catharine Merkel.
  • Daniel Merkel Wiest married Ann Julian Klinger, daughter of Johann George Klinger and Elizabeth Stein, circa 1842, Klingerstown, Schuylkill County, PA.1
  • Daniel Merkel Wiest married Sarah Rickert circa 1854.1
  • Daniel Merkel Wiest married Ameline Troutman circa 1859.1
  • The 1860 Census for Upper Mahantongo Township, Schuylkill County, taken after Ann Julian's death, listed the following household: Daniel M Wiest, 38, M. Grist Miller; Julian, 15, F; Francis, 12, M; Hiram, 11, M; Abbert , 10, M; Sarah Rickert, F, 24; Jefferson Wiest, 5, M; Lousiana, 3, F; David, 1, M; and Adlina, 1/12, F.4
  • Daniel Merkel Wiest married Phoebe Thomas circa 1863.1
  • Daniel Merkel Wiest died on 16 September 1901, Klingerstown, Schuylkill County, PA, at age 79.1,5
  • He was buried at St. Michael's Church Cemetery, Klkingerstown, Schuylkill County, PA.2

Children of Daniel Merkel Wiest and Ann Julian Klinger

Children of Daniel Merkel Wiest and Sarah Rickert

  • Jefferson Wiest b. 6 Jul 1855, d. 1893
  • Luisianna Wiest b. 27 Sep 1856
  • Catherine Wiest b. c 1857, d. 1920
  • David Wiest b. 30 Jun 1858
  • Adlina Wiest b. 1860

Children of Daniel Merkel Wiest and Ameline Troutman

  • Oscar Troutman Wiest b. 27 Jan 1863
  • Charles Troutman Wiest b. 20 Apr 1867, d. 24 Mar 1954
  • William Troutman Wiest b. 5 Dec 1868
  • Tobias Troutman Wiest b. c 1869
  • Elizabeth Wiest b. 1874, d. 1955

Children of Daniel Merkel Wiest and Phoebe Thomas

  • Mary Ann Wiest
  • Stellia Hattie Wiest b. c 1864
  • Ralph Wiest
  • Passmore Wiest b. Mar 1870

Citations

  1. [S307] Bruce Travis Hall, "Klinger Family Database," January 20, 2003.
  2. [S60] Joseph A. Meiser Jr. and Sarah Roadarmel Meiser, Schuylkill County Burials, p. 90.
  3. [S95] Barbara Lenker, Lenker Family Database.
  4. [S187] 1860 United States Census, Upper Mahantongo Twp., Schuylkill County, Pennsylvania; Roll: M653_1181; Page: 1198; Image: 542.
  5. [S78] Mary K. Klinger, Klingers from the Odenwald, p. 392.