I’ve recently joined the genetic genealogy club. Mom and I both had our DNA tested through Ancestry DNA. My results just came in. You know how the television commercials show someone making a surprise discovery through their DNA? Surprise, you’re not German, you’re Scottish. Yeah, my results weren’t anything like that.
Daniel Bobb of Hereford Township wrote his last will and testament on Saturday, 26 May 1827 and it was proven on Tuesday, 19 March 1833 in Berks County. This post contains a transcription of his will, including his specific requests for the care of his wife by his son Daniel after his death.
Daniel Bobb Jr., of Washington Township, Berks County, wrote his last will and testament Friday, 16 February 1866. It was proven a month later, on Thursday, 15 March 1866. Here is a transcription of his will.
This week’s ancestor is Daniel Bobb Jr., father-in-law of #18 Henry Moyer Eshbach. Daniel Bobb Jr. of Washington Township, Berks County was the son of Daniel Bobb of Hereford Township. He was born Wednesday, 26 July 1781 in Berks County and died Tuesday, 27 February 1866.1 He was buried in Hill Union Church cemetery in […]
According to her death certificate, Lydia (Eshbach) Waage’s parents were Henry Eshbach and Lydia Bobb.1 Henry was born 23 April 1807 in Hereford Township, Berks County, Pennsylvania and died 18 August 1872,2 quite likely in Selinsgrove, Snyder County, Pennsylvania where he had been a bartender 2 years previously.3 He was buried at Pennsburg Reformed Church […]
My 3x great grandmother Lydia (Bobb) Eshbach died on 16 Mar 1859. She was 53 years, 4 months, and 10 days old. ∞
So, for a twist on the Matrilineal Monday blogging meme, I thought I’d post my matrilineal lines back to the earliest female ancestors. My Mom’s Matrilineal Line Mildred “Mims” Esther Wieder, daughter of Edwin J. Wieder and Mary Catherine Waage, was born 23 Dec 1912 in Pennsburg, Montgomery County, Pennsylvania1 and died 30 Jun 2002 […]
A wedding photo taken on 12 Jun 1937 in front of the Grace Lutheran Church in Norristown. It includes (L to R): Elizabeth “Lizzie” Bobb, Edwin J. and Mary Catharine “Mae” (Waage) Wieder (parents of the bride), Gertrude Wieder (bride’s sister), Mildred (Wieder) Greulich, Russell Greulich, Lillian Witmer (Snyder) Greulich (groom’s mother), Helen Wieder (bride’s […]
Lydia Eshbach, daughter of Henry and Catherine Lydia (Bobb) Eshbach, was born 3 Oct 1845 in Alburtis, Lehigh County, Pennsylvania. She died 7 May 1910 and was buried 11 May 1910 in Pennsburg, Montgomery County, Pennsylvania. On 29 Aug 1876, she married Dr. Charles Theodore Waage, son of Rev. Frederick and Angelina (Garber) Waage, probably […]
Dr. Charles Theodore Waage, son of Rev. Frederick and Angelina (Garber) Waage, was born in Milton, Northumberland County, Pennsylvania on 22 Oct 1827 and died in Pennsburg, Montgomery County, Pennsylvania on 6 Mar 1921. He married twice, first to Mary Ann Heisler and second to Lydia Eshbach, daughter of Henry and Catherine Lydia (Bobb) Eshbach.