I wrote a post about my ancestor Rachel Jones, wife of Jacob Witmer, back in 2014. I did not have information regarding her parents. At the time I postulated that Henry Jones was Rachel’s father, but I did not know the name of his wife. I’m still looking for evidence of who she was.
For week three of my 52 Ancestors in 52 weeks, I’m focusing on Lydia (Markley) Kline. Who were her parents?
I’ve written before about my three times great grandfather Reverend Frederick Waage. However, I recently came across an article written about him by his son which provides more information regarding Rev. Waage’s early life.
Who were the important people in Jacob Schneider’s life? What can we learn about and from them? Can they point us in the direction of his or Catharine’s family? Let’s take a closer look.
It’s surname Saturday. This week I’m remembering my great great grandfather Dr. Charles T. Waage of Pennsburg, Montgomery County, Pennsylvania.
Another Witmer family group photo, probably taken at the family farm before 1912. Gertrude, the youngest Witmer child, was born in 1897. This photo may have been taken in 1904 to celebrate Edward & Lydia Witmer’s 50th wedding anniversary. Left to right (adults): Henry and Lillian Snyder, Horace and Mary (Breish) Witmer, Lydia and Edward […]
Wilmer Witmer, son of Horace K. and Mary A. (Breish) Witmer, was born 7 May 1892 and died Jan 1978 in Sellersville, Montgomery county, Pennsylvania. He married Clara Barndt sometime before 1922.
Horace K. Witmer and Mary A. Breish married about 1891.
Gertrude Witmer, daughter of Horace K. and Mary A. (Breish) Witmer, was born in Apr 1897 and died in 1947. She married Isaac Stubanus.
Lydia Amanda Kline, daughter of Philip and Lydia (Markly) Kline, was born 26 Mar 1826 in Pennsburg and died 30 Mar 1926 in Red Hill, Montgomery county, Pennsylvania. She married Edward Witmer 25 Feb 1854.