Now that FamilySearch has starting making Pennsylvania deed books available online, I was able to search for Jacob Wolf of Allentown in the indices. And guess what I found? The names of Jacob’s children.
According to Ancestry, I have 363 DNA matches who are 4th cousins or closer. Parsing through them all to identify where we match is no small undertaking. However, sometimes it pays to spend the time building out a match’s family tree.
My 3x great-grandfather Joel Wolf died 18 November 1895 in Allentown, Lehigh County, Pennsylvania. He was 85 years, 5 months and 24 days old.
Last week I wrote about Joseph Snyder and my search for his father. This week I’m turning my attention to his father-in-law, Peter Deischer of Hereford Township, Berks County, Pennsylvania.
It’s Saturday again and this week I’m remembering my great great grandfather Emanuel J. Wieder of Lehigh and Montgomery counties, Pennsylvania.
My great great grandfather Henry D. Snyder was born on 3 March 1859 to Joseph and Judith (Deysher) Snyder of Montgomery County, Pennsylvania. He died 30 Sep 1931. My 8x great grandfather Hans Thiebold Jock died on 3 Mar 1708 in Rußheim, Baden, Germany. My great great great grandmother Helena (Person) Dillinger died on 3 […]
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 […]
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 […]