Saraphine K. Witmer, daughter of Edward and Lydia Amanda (Kline) Witmer, was born 20 Oct 1861 in Pennsburg and died 4 Aug 1938 in Lansdale, Montgomery county, Pennsylvania. Photo probably taken in circa the 1890s.
Henry D. Snyder, son of Joseph and Judith (Deysher) Snyder, was born 3 Mar 1859 and died 30 Sep 1931 in Montgomery county, Pennsylvania. He married Saraphine K. Witmer about 1879. Photo probably taken circa the 1890s.
George Washington Hocker, born 16 Aug 1814 in Ohio, died 21 Dec 1877 in Montgomery county, Pennsylvania, was the son of Christopher Hacker who, finding himself in debt, left Pennsylvania about 1808. The son returned to Pennsylvania, but nothing more is known about the father. Photo courtesy of Virginia Goff
The Reverend Caius Frederic Sophus Waage was born 17 Aug 1797 in Schleswig, Holstein, Denmark (now Germany) and died 23 Aug 1884 in Pennsburg, Montgomery County, Pennsylvania. He studied at the University of Keil in Germany and came to the United States in 1819.
Descendants of Charles Philipp and Caroline K. (Wolf) Greulich at a family gathering in Pennsylvania, sometime after 1937.
Elmer Calvin Greulich, son of Charles Philipp and Caroline K. (Wolf) Greulich, married Lillian Witmer Snyder, daughter of Henry D. and Saraphine K. (Witmer) Snyder, on 21 Sep 1901 in East Greensville, Montgomery county, Pennsylvania.
Dr. Charles Theodore Waage, son of Rev. Caius Frederic Sophus and Angelina (Garber) Waage, was born 22 Oct 1827 in Milton, Northumberland county, Pennslyvania and died 6 Mar 1921 in Pennsburg, Pennsylvania.
Isn’t it amazing how often family members disappear? Especially the farther back you go. Of course, they haven’t truly disappeared, you simply haven’t found the right records, assuming, of course, that they still exist. I’m seeking any information on Christopher Hocker (original spelling Hacker), born ca. 1776 at Erdenheim, Montgomery County, Pennsylvania. It is said he went to Ohio…