Emma Jane Shartle1

F, #15572, b. 10 June 1859, d. 1939
  • Last Edited: 5 Jun 2009
  • Emma Jane Shartle is also referred to as Anna Jenne Wiest in some sources.2
  • She was born on 10 June 1859, Schuylkill County, PA.1,2
  • She was the daughter of George Schartel and Maria Wiest.2
  • Emma Jane Shartle married Elias Brown Erdman, son of Elias Erdman and Fromena Brown.1,2
  • Emma Jane Shartle died in 1939, Upper Mahantango Township, Schuylkill County, PA.1,2
  • She was buried at Salem (Herb's) Church, Rough and Ready, Schuylkill County, PA.3

Children of Emma Jane Shartle and Elias Brown Erdman

  • Polly Minerva Erdman b. 15 Jun 1880, d. 1957
  • Mina Jemima Erdman1 b. 4 Jan 1883
  • Phronie K. Erdman1 b. 1887, d. 1971
  • Clara M. Erdman1 b. 1888, d. 1961
  • Catherine E. Erdman1 b. 13 Jan 1899, d. 20 Sep 1899

Citations

  1. [S307] Bruce Travis Hall, "Klinger Family Database," January 20, 2003.
  2. [S401] Brian Barr Wiest, Wiest Family History.
  3. [S60] Joseph A. Meiser Jr. and Sarah Roadarmel Meiser, Schuylkill County Burials, p. 56.

Polly Erdman1,2

F, #15573, b. circa 1882, d. 14 December 1957
  • Last Edited: 25 Feb 2007

Children of Polly Erdman and George Daniel Wiest

Citations

  1. [S307] Bruce Travis Hall, "Klinger Family Database," January 20, 2003.
  2. [S199] 1910 Census, Shamokin Ward 2, Northumberland County, Pennsylvania; Roll: T624_1384; Page: 7B; Enumeration District: 100; Image: 265.
  3. [S176] Joseph A. Meiser Jr. and Sarah Roadarmel Meiser, Northumberland County Burials- V, p. 367.
  4. [S315] Erik Tice, Salem UCC Parish Records.

Eliza Carl1

F, #15574, b. circa 1874
  • Last Edited: 24 Feb 2007

Children of Eliza Carl and William Victor Wiest

  • Lottie Wiest2 b. Jan 1899
  • Mamie G. Wiest3
  • Mattie Elizabeth Wiest4
  • Daniel William Wiest5
  • Thomas E. Wiest3

Citations

  1. [S195] Phillip A. Rice and Jean A. Dellock, Herb's Church, Schuylkill County Pennsylvania Archives vol. I, p. 77.
  2. [S285] 1900 U.S. Census, Barry Twp., Schuylkill County, Pennsylvania; Roll: T623 1482; Page: 8B; Enumeration District: 121.
  3. [S199] 1910 Census, Gordon, Schuylkill County, Pennsylvania; Roll: T624_1416; Page: 5A; Enumeration District: 31; Image: 1068.
  4. [S195] Phillip A. Rice and Jean A. Dellock, Herb's Church, Schuylkill County Pennsylvania Archives vol. I, p. 58.
  5. [S195] Phillip A. Rice and Jean A. Dellock, Herb's Church, Schuylkill County Pennsylvania Archives vol. I, p. 59.

Irie Elmer Dietz1

M, #15577, b. 2 July 1869, d. 29 May 1941
  • Last Edited: 8 May 2020
  • Irie Elmer Dietz is also referred to as Erie Elmer, Elmer I., and Ira Dietz in some sources.2
  • He was born on 2 July 1869.1
  • He was the son of Nathan Dietz and Maria Knorr.1
  • Irie Elmer Dietz married Lillie Alvertta Starr, daughter of Abraham Starr and Rebecca Schlegel, circa 1890.3,4
  • In 1900 "Elmer" and Maria were living in Upper Mahantongo Township, Schuylkill County, PA, where Elmer was a farmer. He and Maria had been married 10 years and had given birth to 7 children, all of whom were then living.4
  • The 1920 Census lists "Elmer" and Maria as living in Upper Mahantongo Township, Schuylkill County, PA, where Elmer was a farmer.5
  • Irie Elmer Dietz died on 29 May 1941, PA at age 71.2
  • Newspaper obituary:
    Elmer Dietz Dies After Illness Of Several Weeks
    Elmert Dietz, retired Rough and Ready farmer, died at his home Thursday afternoon from a complication after an illness of several weeks. He was aged 71 years.
    Surviving are the following children: Katie, Mrs. Lewis Maurrer, Mrs. Earl Hepler, Mrs. John Maurer, Mrs. William Semrod, Herlin, Ray and Marlin, all of Mount Carmel; Mrs. Palmer Haas, Pitman; Mrs. A. C. Maurer, Hazleton; Mrs. Earl Geist, Red Cross; Harvey Keifer, Leck Kill, and Willard, at home; one brother Monroe Dietz, Klingerstown. He was preceded in death ten months ago by his wife.
    Funeral services will be held Monday afternoon at 2 o'clock in the Rough and Ready church. Rev. James Beam will officiate and interment will be made in the church cemetery.
    The Daily Item (Sunbury, Pennsylvania), 31 May 1941, Sat, Page 2.6
  • He was buried at Salem Church Cemetery, Rough and Ready, Schuylkill County, PA.7

Children of Irie Elmer Dietz and Lillie Alvertta Starr

Citations

  1. [S195] Phillip A. Rice and Jean A. Dellock, Herb's Church, Schuylkill County Pennsylvania Archives vol. I, p. 38.
  2. [S195] Phillip A. Rice and Jean A. Dellock, Herb's Church, Schuylkill County Pennsylvania Archives vol. I, p. 81.
  3. [S195] Phillip A. Rice and Jean A. Dellock, Herb's Church, Schuylkill County Pennsylvania Archives vol. I, pp. 81 (editorial comment by Glenn P. Schwalm, who compiled the records), 49.
  4. [S285] 1900 U.S. Census, Upper Mahantongo Twp., Schuylkill County, Pennsylvania; Roll: T623 1486; Page: 1A; Enumeration District: 211.
  5. [S192] 1920 US Census, Upper Mahantongo Twp., Schuylkill County, Pennsylvania; Roll: T625_1652; Page: 5B; Enumeration District: 147; Image: 984.
  6. [S108] Newspaper Obituary, for Elmer Dietz, The Daily Item (Sunbury, Pennsylvania), 31 May 1941, Sat, Page 2.
  7. [S60] Joseph A. Meiser Jr. and Sarah Roadarmel Meiser, Schuylkill County Burials, p. 54.
  8. [S251] "All In The Family," Journal of the Johannes Schwalm Historical Association, vol. 6, no. 4, p. 99.
  9. [S195] Phillip A. Rice and Jean A. Dellock, Herb's Church, Schuylkill County Pennsylvania Archives vol. I, p. 49.
  10. [S195] Phillip A. Rice and Jean A. Dellock, Herb's Church, Schuylkill County Pennsylvania Archives vol. I, p. 51.
  11. [S195] Phillip A. Rice and Jean A. Dellock, Herb's Church, Schuylkill County Pennsylvania Archives vol. I, p. 52.
  12. [S195] Phillip A. Rice and Jean A. Dellock, Herb's Church, Schuylkill County Pennsylvania Archives vol. I, p. 53.
  13. [S195] Phillip A. Rice and Jean A. Dellock, Herb's Church, Schuylkill County Pennsylvania Archives vol. I, p. 54.
  14. [S195] Phillip A. Rice and Jean A. Dellock, Herb's Church, Schuylkill County Pennsylvania Archives vol. I, p. 56.
  15. [S195] Phillip A. Rice and Jean A. Dellock, Herb's Church, Schuylkill County Pennsylvania Archives vol. I, p. 57.
  16. [S250] "All In The Family," Journal of the Johannes Schwalm Historical Association, vol. 6, no. 3, p. 108.

David M. Dietz1

M, #15578, b. 17 April 1878
  • Last Edited: 29 Jan 2008
  • David M. Dietz is also referred to as Monroe D. in some sources.2
  • He was born on 17 April 1878.1
  • He was the son of Nathan Dietz and Maria Knorr.1
  • The 1910 Census for Upper Mahantongo Township, Schuylkill County, PA, lists "Monroe" as single, living with his parents, and working on the family farm.3
  • In 1920 "Monroe" was single and living with his parents in Upper Mahantongo Township, Schuylkill County, PA. He was working on their farm.4
  • At the time of the 1930 Census, Monroe was single, a farmer, and head of a household in Upper Mahantongo Township that included only himself and Susan Bohner, a servant.5

Citations

  1. [S195] Phillip A. Rice and Jean A. Dellock, Herb's Church, Schuylkill County Pennsylvania Archives vol. I, p. 44.
  2. [S285] 1900 U.S. Census, Upper Mahantongo Twp., Schuylkill County, Pennsylvania; Roll: T623 1486; Page: 1A; Enumeration District: 211.
  3. [S199] 1910 Census, Upper Mahantongo Township, Schuylkill County, Pennsylvania; Roll: T624_1419; Page: 2A; Enumeration District: 106; Image: 317.
  4. [S192] 1920 US Census, Upper Mahantongo Twp., Schuylkill County, Pennsylvania; Roll: T625_1652; Page: 5B; Enumeration District: 147; Image: 984.
  5. [S186] 1930 US Census, Upper Mahantongo Twp., Schuylkill County, Pennsylvania; Roll: 2147; Page: 6B; Enumeration District: 138; Image: 1042.0.

Lillie Alvertta Starr1

F, #15579, b. 27 May 1868, d. 11 July 1940
  • Last Edited: 8 May 2020
  • Lillie Alvertta Starr is also referred to as Lilly Alveretta in some sources.3
  • She was born on 27 May 1868.3
  • She was the daughter of Abraham Starr and Rebecca Schlegel.2
  • Lillie Alvertta Starr married Irie Elmer Dietz, son of Nathan Dietz and Maria Knorr, circa 1890.4,5
  • Lillie Alvertta Starr died on 11 July 1940, Upper Mahantongo Township, Schuylkill County, PA, at age 72; Name listed as "Lilly Alveretta."3,2
  • Newspaper obituary:
    Stroke Proves Fatal To Mrs. Elmer Dietz
    Mrs. Lillie Dietz, beloved wife of Elmer Dietz, Rough and Ready, died at her home Thursday afternoon at 4 o'clock, the result of a stroke, Sunday. She was aged 72 years.
    Surviving are her husband and thirteen children: Miss Katie Dietz, Mrs. Lewis Maurer, Mrs. Earl Hepler, Mrs. Wm. SeNewspaper obituary: Stroke Proves Fatal To Mrs. Elmer Dietz Mrs. Lillie Dietz, beloved wife of Elmer Dietz, Rough and Ready, died at her home Thursday afternoon at 4 o'clock, the result of a stroke, Sunday. She was aged 72 years. Surviving are her husband and thirteen children: Miss Katie Dietz, Mrs. Lewis Maurer, Mrs. Earl Hepler, Mrs. Wm. Se[m]erod, He[r]len, Ray and Marlin Dietz.all of Mt. Carmel; Mrs. Palmer Haas, of Klingerstown. R, D; Mrs. A. C. Maurer, Hazleton; Mrs. Earl Geist, Red Cross; Mrs. Harry Keefer, of Leck Kill; Mrs. John Maurer, of Portland, Ore., and Willard, at home; three brothers, Felix Starr, Klingerstown; Jacob Starr, Ashland and George Starr, Johnstown, Ohio. Funeral arrangements will be announced later. The Daily Item (Sunbury, Pennsylvania), 12 Jul 1940, Fri, Page 2.erod, He an unknown person len, Ray and Marlin Dietz.all of Mt. Carmel; Mrs. Palmer Haas, of Klingerstown. R, D; Mrs. A. C. Maurer, Hazleton; Mrs. Earl Geist, Red Cross; Mrs. Harry Keefer, of Leck Kill; Mrs. John Maurer, of Portland, Ore., and Willard, at home; three brothers, Felix Starr, Klingerstown; Jacob Starr, Ashland and George Starr, Johnstown, Ohio. Funeral arrangements will be announced later.
    The Daily Item (Sunbury, Pennsylvania), 12 Jul 1940, Fri, Page 2.6
  • She was buried on 14 November 1940, at Salem United Church of Christ Cemetery, Rough and Ready, Schuylkill County, PA.2,7

Children of Lillie Alvertta Starr and Irie Elmer Dietz

Citations

  1. [S195] Phillip A. Rice and Jean A. Dellock, Herb's Church, Schuylkill County Pennsylvania Archives vol. I, pp. 56, 81 (editorial comment by Glenn P. Schwalm, who compiled the records).
  2. [S1062] Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission, Pennsylvania, Death Certificates, Certificate number: 69579; Filed: July 13, 1940.
  3. [S195] Phillip A. Rice and Jean A. Dellock, Herb's Church, Schuylkill County Pennsylvania Archives vol. I, p. 80.
  4. [S195] Phillip A. Rice and Jean A. Dellock, Herb's Church, Schuylkill County Pennsylvania Archives vol. I, pp. 81 (editorial comment by Glenn P. Schwalm, who compiled the records), 49.
  5. [S285] 1900 U.S. Census, Upper Mahantongo Twp., Schuylkill County, Pennsylvania; Roll: T623 1486; Page: 1A; Enumeration District: 211.
  6. [S108] Newspaper Obituary, for Lillie Dietz, The Daily Item (Sunbury, Pennsylvania), 12 Jul 1940, Fri, Page 2.
  7. [S805] Find A Grave, online www.findagrave.com, https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/127104276/…
  8. [S251] "All In The Family," Journal of the Johannes Schwalm Historical Association, vol. 6, no. 4, p. 99.
  9. [S195] Phillip A. Rice and Jean A. Dellock, Herb's Church, Schuylkill County Pennsylvania Archives vol. I, p. 49.
  10. [S195] Phillip A. Rice and Jean A. Dellock, Herb's Church, Schuylkill County Pennsylvania Archives vol. I, p. 51.
  11. [S195] Phillip A. Rice and Jean A. Dellock, Herb's Church, Schuylkill County Pennsylvania Archives vol. I, p. 52.
  12. [S195] Phillip A. Rice and Jean A. Dellock, Herb's Church, Schuylkill County Pennsylvania Archives vol. I, p. 53.
  13. [S195] Phillip A. Rice and Jean A. Dellock, Herb's Church, Schuylkill County Pennsylvania Archives vol. I, p. 54.
  14. [S195] Phillip A. Rice and Jean A. Dellock, Herb's Church, Schuylkill County Pennsylvania Archives vol. I, p. 56.
  15. [S195] Phillip A. Rice and Jean A. Dellock, Herb's Church, Schuylkill County Pennsylvania Archives vol. I, p. 57.
  16. [S250] "All In The Family," Journal of the Johannes Schwalm Historical Association, vol. 6, no. 3, p. 108.

Mamie Jemimah Dietz1

F, #15580, b. 18 August 1891, d. 16 November 1968
  • Last Edited: 8 May 2020
  • Mamie Jemimah Dietz is also referred to as Mayme Jemima Dietz in some sources.
  • She was born on 18 August 1891, Upper Mahantango Township, Schuylkill County, PA.1
  • She was the daughter of Irie Elmer Dietz and Lillie Alvertta Starr.1
  • Mamie Jemimah Dietz married Palmer C. Haas, son of Lewis Haas and Agnes Wetzel.2
  • Mamie Jemimah Dietz died on 16 November 1968, Schuylkill County, PA, at age 77.3,4,5
  • Newspaper obituary:
    Mrs. Palmer Haas
    Mrs. Mayme (Dietz) Haas, 77 wife of Palmer Haas, of Pitman RD., died Saturday afternoon 4 p.m. in the Rothermel ambulance en route from her home to the Pottsville Hospital. She had been in failing health the past few years.
    Born August 18, 1891 in the Klingerstown Rd. area, a daughter of the late Elmer and Lillian (Starr) Dietz, she was a member of Salem United Church of Christ, Klingerstown. Mrs. Haas was a member of the Central Valley Council 200, Daughters of America; Klingerstown RD.
    Surviving m addition to her husband, are three children, a son, Kermit Haas, Swanton Ohio; two daughters, Fern, wife of Homer Klinger, Mt Carmel; May, wife of Chester Snyder, Lemoyne; six grandchildren; nine great-grandchildren; four brothers. Marlin Dietz. Harrisburg; Herlan Dietz, Frackville; Ray and Williard, both of Klingerstown RD.: four sisters. Katie Dietz, Mt. Carmel; Mrs. Wil- liarn Semrod, Frackville; Mrs. Earl Hepler. Brandonville; Mrs. Earl Geist, Dornsife.
    Funeral services Wednesday morning from Lawrence E. Rothermel Funeral Home, Klingerstown RD. Rev. Doyle Luckenbaugh, her pastor of Leck Kill, and Rev. Burlington Latsha, Valley View, officiating, Interment Salem Church Cemetery.
    Pottsville Republican (Pottsville, Pennsylvania), 18 Nov 1968, Mon, Page 18.5

Children of Mamie Jemimah Dietz and Palmer C. Haas

Citations

  1. [S195] Phillip A. Rice and Jean A. Dellock, Herb's Church, Schuylkill County Pennsylvania Archives vol. I, p. 49.
  2. [S192] 1920 US Census, Eldred Township, Schuylkill County, Pennsylvania; Roll: T625_1649; Page: 8B; Enumeration District: 26; Image: 822.
  3. [S251] "All In The Family," Journal of the Johannes Schwalm Historical Association, vol. 6, no. 4, p. 99.
  4. [S108] Newspaper Obituary, for Palmer C. Haas, Pottsville Republican (Pottsville, Pennsylvania), 06 Apr 1981, Mon, Page 2.
  5. [S108] Newspaper Obituary, for Mayme Haas, Pottsville Republican (Pottsville, Pennsylvania), 18 Nov 1968, Mon, Page 18.
  6. [S186] 1930 US Census, Upper Mahantongo Township, Schuylkill County, Pennsylvania; Roll: 2147; Page: 6B; Enumeration District: 0138; Image: 1042.0; FHL microfilm: 2341881.

Sadie Gertrude Dietz1

F, #15581, b. 1 March 1895, d. 11 October 1967
  • Last Edited: 8 May 2020
  • Sadie Gertrude Dietz was born on 1 March 1895, Upper Mahantango Township, Schuylkill County, PA.1
  • She was the daughter of Irie Elmer Dietz and Lillie Alvertta Starr.1
  • Sadie Gertrude Dietz married Allison Cain Maurer, son of William Cyrus Maurer and Catherine Knorr.2
  • Sadie Gertrude Dietz died on 11 October 1967, St. Joseph's Hospital, Hazelton, Luzerne County, PA, at age 72.2,3
  • Newspaper obituary:
    Mrs. Sadie G. Maurer
    Mrs. Sadie G. Maurer, widow of Allison C. Maurer, a former milk dealer, died Wednesday in St Joseph's Hospital, Hazleton Her home was at 139 E. Broad St, Hazleton, she was born in Klingerstown, daughter of the late Elmer and Lillie (Starr) Dietz.
    Mrs. Maurer was a mmber of Salem Lutheran and Reformed Church, Klingerstown.
    Survivors are a daughter, three grandchildren and a number of brothers and sisters, including Mrs. Verna Semerod and Herlen Dietz, of Frackville; Mrs. Esther Hepler, Brandonville; Mrs. Mayme Haas and Ray and Willard Dietz, of Klingerstown. Her husband died in 1942, and a son, Ray, in 1952.
    Private . funeral services will be held Satuday from Grebey, Beltz and Gleim Funeral Home. Rev. Burlington B. Latshaw will officiate, assisted by Rev. Doyle Luckenbaugh. Interment will be in Lutheran and Reformed Cemetery, Klingerstown.
    Pottsville Republican (Pottsville, Pennsylvania), 13 Oct 1967, Fri, Page 16.3
  • Her estate was probated on 17 October 1967; Sadie left a will that gave her estate to her daughter Lillie. A newpaper reported:
    Lilliue Simmons Gets Estate of $35,009
    Mrs. Sadie G. Maurer, West Hazleton, left a $35,000 estate to her daughter, Lillie K. Simmons, 137 East Broad Street, West Hazleton, under a will probated yesterday at the office of Register of Wills Helen A. O'Connor.
    The will, dated April 27, 1954, names the daughter and her husband, William J. Simmons executors. Mrs. Maurer died October 11 in St. Joseph's Hospital, Hazleton, at the age of 72. Personal property is valued at $8,000. Real estate at 25 West Walnut Street, Hazleton, and Juniper and Manhattan Court, Hazleton, is valued at $27,000.
    Wilkes-Barre Times Leader, the Evening News, Wilkes-Barre Record (Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania), 18 Oct 1967, Wed, Page 10.4

Children of Sadie Gertrude Dietz and Allison Cain Maurer

Citations

  1. [S195] Phillip A. Rice and Jean A. Dellock, Herb's Church, Schuylkill County Pennsylvania Archives vol. I, p. 51.
  2. [S251] "All In The Family," Journal of the Johannes Schwalm Historical Association, vol. 6, no. 4, p. 99.
  3. [S108] Newspaper Obituary, for Sadie G. Maurer, Pottsville Republican (Pottsville, Pennsylvania), 13 Oct 1967, Fri, Page 16.
  4. [S107] Newspaper Article, "Lillie Simmons Gets Estate of $35,000," Wilkes-Barre Times Leader, the Evening News, Wilkes-Barre Record (Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania), 18 Oct 1967, Wed, Page 10.

Lily Esther Dietz1

F, #15582, b. 16 March 1896, d. 4 April 1999
  • Last Edited: 8 May 2020
  • Lily Esther Dietz was born on 16 March 1896, RR 1, Klingerstown, Schuylkill County, PA.1,2
  • She was the daughter of Irie Elmer Dietz and Lillie Alvertta Starr.1
  • Lily Esther Dietz married Earl Hepler circa 1922.2,3
  • Lily Esther Dietz died on 4 April 1999, Christiana Hospital, Newark, DE, at age 103.2
  • Newspaper obituary:
    Hepler rites
    Services for Esther Hepler, 103, of RR1 Pitman, formerly of Brandonville and Mount Carmel, who died Sunday morning in Christiana Hospital Newark, Del., will be held at 11 a.m. Thursday at Salem United Church of Christ Church, RR1 Klingerstown. The Rev. Mark Rothermel will officiate. Interment will be in Salem Cemetery, RR1 Klingerstown. Stephen R. Rothermel Funeral Home, RR1 Klingerstown, is in charge of arrangements.
    Born in RR1 Klingerstown, March 16, 1896, she was a daughter of the late Elmer and Lillie Starr Dietz. She was educated in Rough and Ready schools.
    She was the oldest member of Salem UCC.
    She was preceded in death by her husband, Earl, in 1969; eight sisters, Katie Dietz, Mayme Haas, Edna Maurer, Sadie Maurer, Louella Maurer, Vema Semerod, Florence Geist and Pearl Kieffer, four brothers, Herlen, Ray, Marlyn and Willard Dietz.
    Surviving are nieces and nephews, including Marlyn Dietz, with whom she had resided before entering the hospital.
    Republican and Herald (Pottsville, Pennsylvania), 06 Apr 1999, Tue, Page 2.4
  • She was buried at Salem United Church of Christ Cemetery, Rough and Ready, Schuylkill County, PA.2

Citations

  1. [S195] Phillip A. Rice and Jean A. Dellock, Herb's Church, Schuylkill County Pennsylvania Archives vol. I, p. 52.
  2. [S251] "All In The Family," Journal of the Johannes Schwalm Historical Association, vol. 6, no. 4, p. 99.
  3. [S805] Find A Grave, online www.findagrave.com.
  4. [S108] Newspaper Obituary, for Esther Hepler, Republican and Herald (Pottsville, Pennsylvania), 06 Apr 1999, Tue, Page 2.

Louella Fietta Dietz1

F, #15583, b. 17 June 1897, d. 1 July 1993
  • Last Edited: 27 Jun 2020
  • Louella Fietta Dietz is also referred to as Luella Deitz in some sources.2,3
  • She was born on 17 June 1897, Upper Mahantongo Township, Schuylkill County, PA.1,4
  • She was the daughter of Irie Elmer Dietz and Lillie Alvertta Starr.1
  • Louella Fietta Dietz married John Maurer, son of Daniel Herb Maurer and Ida S. Maurer.2,5,6
  • Louella Fietta Dietz died on 1 July 1993, Claridge House Nursing Home, Miami, Miami-Dade County, FL, at age 96.6,4
  • Newspaper obituary:
    Louella Maurer, 96, Miami, Fla.
    Klingerstown native
    MIAMI, Fla. -- Louella D. Maurer, 96, of 1030 Northwest 114th St., died Thursday, July 1, 1993, at the Claridge House Nursing Home, 13900 Northeast 3rd Court, where she had been a patient since May 13.
    Born June 19, 1897, at Klingerstown RD1, Pa., she was a daughter of the late Elmer and Lillie (Starr) Dietz. She was married to John Maurer, who preceded her in death.
    She had lived in Los Angeles, Calif., for many years, where she had been employed as a sales clerk for the May Company until retiring in 1967. Shortly afterward, she moved to Miami.
    She was educated in the Klingerstown area schools and was a member of the Salem United Church of Christ, Klingerstown RD1.
    She is survived by a daughter, Grace M. Barlett of Miami; four grandchildren; eight great-grandchildren; a sister, Esther Hepler of Pitman RD1, Paa; and two brothers, Ray E. Dietz of Klingerstown RD1, and Marlin Dietz of Harrisburg, Pa.
    She was preceded in death by two daughters, Marie Scott and Bernice Martinez; two brothers and seven sisters.
    The funeral will be conducted at 11 a.m. Tuesday at the Stephen R. Rothermel Funeral Home, Klingerstown RD1, by the Rev. Maureen Duffy-Guy, her pastor, of Klingerstown RD1. Burial will be in Salem Cemetery, Klingerstown RD1.
    Visitors may call from 9:30 a.m. until the time of the service Tuesday at the funeral home.
    The Daily Item (Sunbury, Pennsylvania), 03 Jul 1993, Sat, Page 11.4
  • She was buried on 6 July 1993, at Salem United Church of Christ Cemetery, Rough and Ready, Schuylkill County, PA.4

Children of Louella Fietta Dietz and John Maurer

Citations

  1. [S195] Phillip A. Rice and Jean A. Dellock, Herb's Church, Schuylkill County Pennsylvania Archives vol. I, p. 52.
  2. [S1140] Social Security Applications and Claims Index, 1936-2007, SSN:     542163405; https://search.ancestry.com/cgi-bin/sse.dll
  3. [S970] Www.ancestry.com, Washington, Marriage Records, 1854-2013 (for Marie L. Maurer); https://search.ancestry.com/cgi-bin/sse.dll
  4. [S108] Newspaper Obituary, for Louella Maurer, The Daily Item (Sunbury, Pennsylvania), 03 Jul 1993, Sat, Page 11.
  5. [S970] Www.ancestry.com, Oregon, Death Index, 1898-2008; Certificate: 7528; https://search.ancestry.com/cgi-bin/sse.dll
  6. [S251] "All In The Family," Journal of the Johannes Schwalm Historical Association, vol. 6, no. 4, p. 99.

Verna Mary Rebecca Dietz1

F, #15584, b. 29 January 1899, d. 12 May 1982
  • Last Edited: 8 May 2020
  • Verna Mary Rebecca Dietz was born on 29 January 1899, Rough and Ready, PA.1
  • She was the daughter of Irie Elmer Dietz and Lillie Alvertta Starr.1
  • Verna Mary Rebecca Dietz married William H. Semerod.2
  • Verna Mary Rebecca Dietz died on 12 May 1982, Good Samaritan Hospital, Pottsville, Schuylkill County, PA, at age 83.2,3
  • Newspaper obituary:
    Mrs. Verna M. Semerod
    FRACKVILLE -- The funeral for Mrs. Verna M. Deitz Semerod, 81, of Frackville, will be conducted at 10 a.m. Saturday in the Stephen R. Rothermel Funeral Home, Klingerstown RD1, by the Rev. Elden Ehrhart. Burial will be in the Salem Church Cemetery, Klingerstown RD1.
    Friends may call in the funeral home today from 7 to 9 p.m.
    Mrs. Semerod died Wednesday evening at 10 in the Good Samaritan Hospital, Pottsville, where she was a patient for six days. She had been in ill health for the past year.
    Born in Klingerstown RD1, Jan. 29, 1899, she was a daughter of the late Elmer and Lillie Starr Dietz. Her husband, William H. Semerod, died in 1975.
    Mrs. Semerod was a member of the Salem United Church of Christ, Klingerstown RD1.
    She lived in Frackville for the past 23 years and previously lived in Mount Carmel.
    She is survived by five children, Mrs. June Olson of Foster City, Calif., Wiliam H. of Pottsville, Mrs. Verna Button of Douglassville, Mrs. Lillie Deitrich of Aurora, Colo., and Jackie of Wilburton; 14 grandchildren; 10 great-grandchildren; three sisters, Mrs. Esther Hepler of Pitman RD1, Mrs. Louella Maurer of Miami, Fla., and Mrs. Florence Geist of Dornsife RD1 ; and three brothers, Herlin Dietz of Frackville, Ray Dietz of Klingerstown RD1, and Marlin Dietz of Harrisburg.
    The Daily Item (Sunbury, Pennsylvania), 14 May 1982, Fri, Page 8.3
  • She was buried on 15 May 1982, at Salem United Church of Christ Cemetery, Rough and Ready, Schuylkill County, PA.3

Children of Verna Mary Rebecca Dietz and William H. Semerod

  • William H. Semerod Jr.3
  • Jackie E. Semerod3
  • June Semerod3
  • Lillie Semerod3
  • Verna K. Semerod+3 b. c 1928, d. 29 Jun 2006

Citations

  1. [S195] Phillip A. Rice and Jean A. Dellock, Herb's Church, Schuylkill County Pennsylvania Archives vol. I, p. 53.
  2. [S251] "All In The Family," Journal of the Johannes Schwalm Historical Association, vol. 6, no. 4, p. 99.
  3. [S108] Newspaper Obituary, for Verna M. Semerod, The Daily Item (Sunbury, Pennsylvania), 14 May 1982, Fri, Page 8.

Emma Florence Hilda Dietz1

F, #15585, b. 10 October 1900, d. 19 July 1987
  • Last Edited: 8 May 2020
  • Emma Florence Hilda Dietz is also referred to as Florence H. Dietz in some sources.
  • She was born on 10 October 1900, Rough and Ready, Schuylkill County, PA.1
  • She was the daughter of Irie Elmer Dietz and Lillie Alvertta Starr.1
  • Emma Florence Hilda Dietz married Earl R. Geist, son of Wilson H. Geist and Helen Koppenhaver, before 1920.2,3
  • Emma Florence Hilda Dietz died on 19 July 1987, Geisinger Medical Center, Danville, Montour County, PA, at age 86.2,4
  • As of 21 July 1987, Emma Florence Hilda Dietz lived at an unknown place ; Newspaper obituary:
    Florence H. Geist
    Florence H. Geist, 86, of Dornsife area, died Sunday in Geisinger Medical Center, where she was admitted July 14.
    She was born in Klingerstown, Oct. 10, 1900, a daughter of the late Elmer and Lillie Starr Dietz. She was a former resident of the Red Cross area.
    She attended Klingerstown schools and was a member of Himmel's United Church of Christ, Rebuck.
    Her husband, Earl R., died in 1979.
    Surviving are a daughter, Peggy M. Latshaw, Dornsife Star Route; two grandchildren; two great-grandchildren; two sisters, Esther Hepler, Pitman, and Louella Maurer, Miami, Fla; three brothers, Herlen Dietz, Frackville, Ray Dietz, Pitman, and Marlyn Dietz, Harrisburg.
    Services will be held at 11 a.m. Wednesday from Robert Foust Funeral Home, Trevorton. The Rev. Paul Billow will officiate. Interment will be in Himmel's United Church of Christ Cemetery, Rebuck.
    Pottsville Republican (Pottsville, Pennsylvania), 21 Jul 1987, Tue, Page 2.4
  • Newspaper obituary:
    Florence H. Geist
    Florence H. Geist, 86, of Dornsife area, died Sunday in Geisinger Medical Center, where she was admitted July 14.
    She was born in Klingerstown, Oct. 10, 1900, a daughter of the late Elmer and Lillie Starr Dietz. She was a former resident of the Red Cross area.
    She attended Klingerstown schools and was a member of Himmel's United Church of Christ, Rebuck.
    Her husband, Earl R., died in 1979.
    Surviving are a daughter, Peggy M. Latshaw, Dornsife Star Route; two grandchildren; two great-grandchildren; two sisters, Esther Hepler, Pitman, and Louella Maurer, Miami, Fla; three brothers, Herlen Dietz, Frackville, Ray Dietz, Pitman, and Marlyn Dietz, Harrisburg.
    Services will be held at 11 a.m. Wednesday from Robert Foust Funeral Home, Trevorton. The Rev. Paul Billow will officiate. Interment will be in Himmel's United Church of Christ Cemetery, Rebuck.
    Pottsville Republican (Pottsville, Pennsylvania), 21 Jul 1987, Tue, Page 2.4
  • She was buried on 22 July 1987, at Himmel Church Cemetery, Rebuck, Northumberland County, PA.4,5

Child of Emma Florence Hilda Dietz and Earl R. Geist

Citations

  1. [S195] Phillip A. Rice and Jean A. Dellock, Herb's Church, Schuylkill County Pennsylvania Archives vol. I, p. 54.
  2. [S251] "All In The Family," Journal of the Johannes Schwalm Historical Association, vol. 6, no. 4, p. 99.
  3. [S192] 1920 US Census, Upper Mahantongo Twp., Schuylkill County, Pennsylvania; Roll: T625_1652; Page: 5B; Enumeration District: 147; Image: 984.
  4. [S108] Newspaper Obituary, for Florence H. Geist, Pottsville Republican (Pottsville, Pennsylvania), 21 Jul 1987, Tue, Page 2.
  5. [S805] Find A Grave, online www.findagrave.com, https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/34622775/…

Pearl May Dietz1

F, #15586, b. 8 May 1903, d. 31 October 1951
  • Last Edited: 8 May 2020
  • Pearl May Dietz was born on 8 May 1903, Rough and Ready, Schuylkill County, PA.1
  • She was the daughter of Irie Elmer Dietz and Lillie Alvertta Starr.1
  • Pearl May Dietz married Harry Raymond Kieffer.2
  • Pearl May Dietz died on 31 October 1951, Northumberland County, PA, at age 48.2,3
  • She was buried at Saint John's Cemetery, Leck Kill, Northumberland County, PA.3

Children of Pearl May Dietz and Harry Raymond Kieffer

Citations

  1. [S195] Phillip A. Rice and Jean A. Dellock, Herb's Church, Schuylkill County Pennsylvania Archives vol. I, p. 56.
  2. [S251] "All In The Family," Journal of the Johannes Schwalm Historical Association, vol. 6, no. 4, p. 99.
  3. [S805] Find A Grave, online www.findagrave.com, https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/39257894/…
  4. [S108] Newspaper Obituary, for Earl W. Kieffer, Republican and Herald (Pottsville, Pennsylvania), 22 Nov 2012, Thu, Page A12.

Milen Herlen Dietz1

M, #15587, b. 10 June 1905, d. 24 November 1988
  • Last Edited: 8 May 2020
  • Milen Herlen Dietz is also referred to as Herlen M. Dietz in some sources.2
  • He was born on 10 June 1905, Klingerstown, Schuylkill County, PA.1,3
  • He was the son of Irie Elmer Dietz and Lillie Alvertta Starr.1
  • Milen Herlen Dietz died on 24 November 1988, Ashland State General Hospital, Ashland, Schuylkill County, PA, at age 83.2,4,5

Children of Milen Herlen Dietz and Lauretta Sara Lauer

Citations

  1. [S195] Phillip A. Rice and Jean A. Dellock, Herb's Church, Schuylkill County Pennsylvania Archives vol. I, p. 57.
  2. [S251] "All In The Family," Journal of the Johannes Schwalm Historical Association, vol. 6, no. 4, p. 99.
  3. [S1207] United States Selective Service System, 2011, https://search.ancestry.com/cgi-bin/sse.dll
  4. [S200] SSDI, Social Security Number: 205-18-7751; https://search.ancestry.com/cgi-bin/sse.dll
  5. [S108] Newspaper Obituary, for Herlen Dietz, Pottsville Republican (Pottsville, Pennsylvania), 26 Nov 1988, Sat, Page 3.
  6. [S1140] Social Security Applications and Claims Index, 1936-2007, SSN:     207281279; https://search.ancestry.com/cgi-bin/sse.dll
  7. [S1140] Social Security Applications and Claims Index, 1936-2007, SSN:     191260374; https://search.ancestry.com/cgi-bin/sse.dll