Montgomery County PA
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.
For the longest time my Snyder family research has been stuck at my 3x great grandfather Joseph Snyder. According to his gravestone, he was born 2 January 1826 and died 4 November 1895 at the age of 68 years, 10 months and 2 days. I’ve found him in census records from 1850 through 1880, the… read more
Amongst my grandfather Greulich’s things, I found the following newspaper clipping I believe it’s from the the Town and Country. It reads: Another Four-Generation Group Of This Section Witmer-Kline-Snyder-Greulich Freundschaft The above illustration represents another four-generation group of a widely-known family — the Witmer-Kline-Snyder-Greulich freundschaft, of which the oldest, Edward J. Witmer, has died since… read more
It’s Saturday again and this week I’m remembering my great great grandfather Emanuel J. Wieder of Lehigh and Montgomery counties, Pennsylvania.
It’s Saturday again and this week I’m remembering my great great grandfather Henry D. Snyder of Montgomery County, Pennsylvania.
It’s surname Saturday. This week I’m remembering my great great grandfather Dr. Charles T. Waage of Pennsburg, Montgomery County, Pennsylvania.
Caius Frederic Sophus Waage (aka Frederick) was born 17 Aug 1797 in Schleswig, Holstein, Denmark. He studied at the University of Kiel in Germany and came to the United States in 1819. Once in the United States, Frederick became a minister, becoming a licentiate on 27 Aug 1822 and ordained on 10 Jun 1828. He… read more
Another family mystery, yet another man named Christopher (or Christian)! This time I’m trying to trace Christopher Hocker, son of Johan George and Anna Margaretha (Weidman) Hacker of Erdenheim, Whitemarsh Township, Montgomery County, Pennsylvania.