Genealogy fun & games: Two degrees of separation. How far back in time can I go with ancestors two degrees of separation from me?
It’s Saturday again and this week I’m remembering my great great grandfather Emanuel J. Wieder of Lehigh and Montgomery counties, Pennsylvania.
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 […]
My great aunt Helen (Wieder) Kelly passed away Saturday, 16 July 2011, at age 94 years. She was the youngest daughter of Edwin J. and Mary Catharine (Waage) Wieder of Pennsburg, Pennsylvania.
In honor of my great-grandparents wedding anniversary next Tuesday, April 19th…
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 […]
A family portrait of the Emanuel J. Wieder family of Pennsburg, Pennsylvania, circa 1905.
Today’s Fearless Females entry is about how my parents, and grandparents met and married.
Today’s Fearless Females entry is about the marriages of my great grandparents: Elmer and Lillian (Snyder) Greulich, Edwin and Mary (Waage) Wieder, Will and Isabella (Smith) Hocker, and Clyde and Nora (Houdeshell) Hoover.
Emanuel J. Wieder was born 11 Nov 1855 in Lehigh County, Pennsylvania, youngest son of Saulus and Anna (Mechling) Wieder. He died 26 Jul 1929 and was buried 30 Jul 1929 in St. Mark’s Union Cemetery in Pennsburg, Pennsylvania. He married Alavesta Esther Dillinger on 10 Jun 1878 in Upper Saucon Township, Lehigh County, Pennsylvania. […]