Grace Amanda (Amelia)? Bryson

F, b. 21 February 1853, d. 31 January 1917
Father*Joseph Bryson b. 16 May 1821, d. 22 May 1864
Mother*Susannah Malinda Gregg b. 27 Sep 1824, d. 4 Apr 1891
Last Edited7 Feb 2014
     Grace Amanda (Amelia)? Bryson was born on 21 February 1853 at Pennsylvania.1 She married John Benjamin Murray, son of William Murray and Charlotte Conover, in 1868. Grace Amanda (Amelia)? Bryson died on 31 January 1917 at age 63. She was buried on 3 February 1917 at Nickle Mine Mennonite Cemetery, Pennsylvania; Her gravestone has her previous married name on it and she is buried with her first husband.2 Grace Amanda (Amelia)? Bryson Find-a-Grave.com ID # 22054687.3
     She Maria Brackbill and Catherine Hess, nurse & near neighbor attended birth with Dr James Sulton. She appeared on the census of 11 June 1860 at Paradise Township, Kinzers, Lancaster, Pennsylvania.4 She William Hamilton appointed guardian 18 Apr 1866 after 2nd marriage of mother. William Hamilton rec'd 8.00 from 16 Feb 1866 to 11 Aug 1875. Increased to 10.00 25 Jul 1866. She appeared on the census of June 1880 at Bart Township, Lancaster, Pennsylvania; Bart Twp as 27 years old with husband John and 3 sons and 1 daughter.5 She and John Benjamin Murray appeared on the census of June 1880 at Bart Twp., Lancaster, Pennsylvania.5 Grace Amanda (Amelia)? Bryson and John Benjamin Murray appeared on the census of 3 June 1900 at Georgetown - Bart Twp, Lancaster, Pennsylvania; Bart Twp, Lancaster Co. PA. Also listed were Charlie, age 24, Susan age 14, John, age 10, George age 7 and two grand children, Chas, age 2 and Clara age 11/12. As of 1905,her married name was Grace Groh. Grace Amanda (Amelia)? Bryson lived on 12 January 1913 at Paradise, Lancaster, Pennsylvania.6

Family

John Benjamin Murray b. 20 Feb 1843, d. 26 Feb 1902
Children

Citations

  1. [S47] 1880 Fed Census, Pennsylvania, Lancaster County, Bart Twp. District 175, Dwelling #21, Family #21.
  2. [S15] Unknown name of person Personal Visit or Other Document, Emily Sue Brown, Millersville, Lancaster, Pennsylvania.
  3. [S126] Find-a-Grave.com Obituary, Various, Researched March 4, 2013.
  4. [S42] 1860 Fed Census, Pennsylvania, Lancaster County, Paradise Twp, Dwelling #136, Family #141.
  5. [S47] 1880 Fed Census, Bart Township, Lancaster Co, PA FHL film # 1255143 Pg 509C.
  6. [S22] Lancaster Newspapers
    , Obit for sister Susan in Lancaster Intell Jan 1913.

Susan Suslome? Bryson

F, b. 18 July 1855, d. 12 January 1913
Father*Joseph Bryson b. 16 May 1821, d. 22 May 1864
Mother*Susannah Malinda Gregg b. 27 Sep 1824, d. 4 Apr 1891
Last Edited13 Oct 2017
     Susan Suslome? Bryson was born on 18 July 1855 at Bart Township, Lancaster, Pennsylvania; Place of birth was stated in obit as Paradise township. She married Frank Simpson circa 1873. Susan Suslome? Bryson married James Nelson Lowery in 1875; in 1875 approximately as 1900 census listed them married 25 years with 10 children and 6 living in 1900.1 Susan Suslome? Bryson died on 12 January 1913 at Her home, 213 E Liberty St, Lancaster, Lancaster, Pennsylvania, at age 57.2,3 She was buried on 15 January 1913 at Riverview Burial Park, Lancaster, Lancaster, Pennsylvania; According to obit, her body was taken by trolley to Kinzers, then to Nickel Mines for burial at Nickel Mines.2 Susan Suslome? Bryson Find-a-Grave.com ID # 72464123.4
     She appeared on the census of 11 June 1860 at Paradise Township, Kinzers, Lancaster, Pennsylvania.5 She Age 8 when father died, possibly adopted by William Murray in 1863. She William Hamilton appointed guardian 18 Apr 1866 after 2nd marriage of mother. on 18 April 1866. She and James Nelson Lowery appeared on the census of 4 June 1880 at Bart Twp, Lancaster.6 Susan Suslome? Bryson and James Nelson Lowery appeared on the census of 13 June 1900 at Bart Twp, Lancaster, Pennsylvania; with Susan's son, James Simpson, and Wm, Florence, Mary, Bessie of their children and also listed was Ralph Rush, g. son, Born Nov 1899 age 6/12.7 Susan Suslome? Bryson was ill with heart failure for two weeks. in January 1913 at 213 E. Liberty St, Lancaster, Lancaster, Pennsylvania.3

Family 1

Frank Simpson
Child

Family 2

James Nelson Lowery b. Aug 1856, d. 8 Apr 1939
Children

Citations

  1. [S44] 1900 Fed Census, Bart Twp, Enumeration District 1, Sheet 8 Jun 13, 1900.
  2. [S24] Unknown name of person Printed Record, Emily Sue Brown, Millersville, Lancaster, Pennsylvania, Riverview Burial Park Records.
  3. [S22] Lancaster Newspapers
    , Obit for Susan in Lancaster Intell Jan 1913.
  4. [S126] Find-a-Grave.com Obituary, Various.
  5. [S42] 1860 Fed Census, Pennsylvania, Lancaster County, Paradise Twp, Dwelling #136, Family #141.
  6. [S47] 1880 Fed Census, Pennsylvania, Lancaster County, Bart Twp, Supv #2, ED. # 175, Dwelling #50, Family # 50.
  7. [S44] 1900 Fed Census, Bart Twp, Enumeration District 1, Sheet 8 Jun 13, 1900, Dwelling #160, Family #161.

Sylvia T Gardner

F
Last Edited8 Feb 2014
     Sylvia T Gardner SOURCE: Bible records found 7/29/1994 by Sue Gregg. Bible was with personal items;CONT sold at auction of Bud Johnson's of Georgetown. Her married name was Bryson.1 Her married name was Bryson.

Citations

  1. [S21] Susannah Bible, Susan Gregg Bryson Murray's bible found 7/29/1994 by Sue Gregg. Bible was with personal items sold at Bud Johnson's house in Georgetown at auction.

Robert Williams

M, b. 1 February 1856, d. 30 January 1923
Father*Thomas Williams1 b. 6 Nov 1830, d. 15 Apr 1897
Mother*Jane Wills b. 10 Dec 1831, d. 6 Aug 1908
Last Edited28 Jul 2015
     Robert Williams was born on 1 February 1856 at Camborne, Cornwall, United Kingdom.2,3 He married Emma Lida Bryson, daughter of Joseph Bryson and Susannah Malinda Gregg, on 4 March 1874. Robert Williams died on 30 January 1923 at Bart Township, Lancaster, Pennsylvania, at age 66. Cause of death was apoplexy.4,3 He was buried on 2 February 1923 at Georgetown Methodist Cemetery, Bart, Lancaster, Pennsylvania.5,3 Robert Williams Find-a-Grave.com ID # 84356726 + family links.
     He appeared on the census of 1861 at College Row, Camborne, Cornwall, United Kingdom.2 He immigrated in 1864.6 He appeared on the census of 1 July 1870 at Smyrna, Bart Township, Lancaster, Pennsyvania.7 He and Emma Lida Bryson appeared on the census of 1880 at Bart Twp, Lancaster, Pennsylvania; as 24 years old and 23 years old respectively. Robert's birthplace listed as England as well as his parents.8 Robert Williams was a tanner. on 13 June 1900 at Bart Township, Lancaster, Pennsylvania.9 He and Emma Lida Bryson appeared on the census of 13 June 1900 at Bart Township, Lancaster, Pennsylvania.9 Robert Williams was a witness when Thomas Williams was after his death the farm property was sold to George Welk of Strasburg Township for 5,206.81. All his heirs signed the sale agreement. on 29 March 1909 at Bart Township, Lancaster, Pennsylvania.10 Robert Williams and Emma Lida Bryson appeared on the census of 12 January 1920 at Bart Township, Lancaster, Pennsylvania.11

Family

Emma Lida Bryson b. 19 Aug 1857, d. 28 Jun 1940
Children

Citations

  1. [S43] Lancaster Co Death Register.
  2. [S248] 1861 United Kingdom Census, Cornwall, Camborne, Folie 15, page 25, Schedule 132.
  3. [S32] Death Certificate, Pennsylvania Death Certificates 1906-1963 @ Ancestry.com # 11178.
  4. [S223] Various, PA and NJ Church & town Records, Page 337.
  5. [S13] Various Persons Cemetery Records, E. Sue Gregg, Ronks, Lancaster, Pennsylvania, Georgetown United Methodist Cemetery, Visit & Photo Sept 9, 2006.
  6. [S44] 1900 Fed Census, Bart Twp, Lancaster Co, Roll 1422, Book 2, Page 9.
  7. [S62] 1870 Fed Census, Pennsylvania, Lancaster County, Bart Township, Dwelling # 209, Family # 227.
  8. [S47] 1880 Fed Census, Bart Twp, Lancaster Co, PA Film # T9-1143 Page 510B.
  9. [S44] 1900 Fed Census, Pennsylvania, Lancaster County, Bart Twp, Dist. #1, Dwelling #174, Family #176.
  10. [S245] Johnson family, handwritten copies, February 2015 unknown repository, copy of deed with signatures in possession of family.
  11. [S54] 1920 Fed Census, Pennsylvania, Lancaster County,Bart Twp.,Dwelling #120, Family #124.

Thomas E Wright

M, b. 6 November 1846, d. 4 November 1921
Father*Thomas Wright1 b. 1805, d. b 1870
Mother*Martha Nickelson1 b. 1808
Last Edited5 Nov 2017
     Thomas E Wright was born on 6 November 1846 at Pennsylvania.2,3,4 He married Catherine Matilda Bryson, daughter of Joseph Bryson and Susannah Malinda Gregg, on 28 January 1867. Thomas E Wright married Anna Murray, daughter of William Murray and Susannah Malinda Gregg, circa 1889.5 Thomas E Wright died on 4 November 1921 at Christiana, Lancaster, Pennsylvania, at age 74. Cause of death was heart failure.4
He was buried on 7 November 1921 at Nickle Mine Mennonite Cemetery, Pennsylvania. Owner of Cemetery Lot as of 1875 plot Map. Thomas E Wright Find-a-Grave.com ID # 22024023.6
     He appeared on the census of 30 August 1850 at Sadsbury Township, Lancaster, Pennsylvania.3 He appeared on the census of 12 July 1860 at Smyrna, Bart Township, Lancaster, Pennsylvania.7 He began military service on 16 July 1864 and served with Co B, 195th Regiment, as a Private, also served wtih 195th Co G Pennsylvania Infantry.8,9 He ended military service on 4 November 1864.8 He witnessed Thomas Wright is recorded in directory as a laborer, post office Bart. in 1869 at Bart, Lancaster, Pennsylvania.10 He Listed on 1870 Bart Twp Census with wife Catherine age 20 & Henry C age 3 and Elwood age 1. in 1870 at Bart Township, Lancaster, Pennsylvania. He was Listed as Miner on 1870 Bart Twp in 1870 at Bart Township, Lancaster, Pennsylvania. He and Catherine Matilda Bryson appeared on the census of 3 July 1870 at Symrna, Bart Twp, Lancaster. Also on this census in the next household was a Geo Wright, age 16 b. about 1854, and a Martha Wright, age 55.11 Thomas E Wright and Catherine Matilda Bryson appeared on the census of 18 June 1880 at Sadsbury Twp, Lancaster.12 Thomas E Wright Both wives were children of Susan Gregg Bryson Murray in 1885. He and Anna Murray appeared on the census of 26 June 1900 at Sadsbury Township, Christiana, Lancaster, Pennsylvania.2 Thomas E Wright Bible records found 7/29/1994 by Sue Gregg. Bible was with personal items; sold at auction of Bud Johnson's of Georgetown. on 29 July 1994 at Bart Township, Lancaster, Pennsylvania. He Located a photo of Thomas and his wife, Catherine, from Julie VanZandt's records. on 15 October 2001.

Family 1

Catherine Matilda Bryson b. 25 Sep 1847, d. 1 May 1885
Children

Family 2

Anna Murray b. Mar 1869
Children

Citations

  1. [S41] 1850 Fed Census, Sadsbury Twp, Lancaster Co, PA Roll 789, page 9, Family #121.
  2. [S44] 1900 Fed Census, Sadsbury Twp, Roll 1425 Bk 2, Page 60.
  3. [S41] 1850 Fed Census, Pennsylvania, Lancaster, Sadsbury Township, Dwelling # 121, Family # 121.
  4. [S32] Death Certificate, Pennsylvania, Death Certificates, 1906-1963 # 103876.
  5. [S44] 1900 Fed Census, Pennsylvania, Lancaster County, Sadsbury Twp, Christiana. Dwelling #131, Family #131.
  6. [S126] Find-a-Grave.com Obituary, Various, Researched March 4, 2013.
  7. [S42] 1860 Fed Census, Pennsylvania, Lancaster, Bart Township, Dwelling # 172, Family # 174.
  8. [S198] Variious Paper Documents, Lancaster County Archives, 150 North Queen St, Lancaster, Lancaster, Pennsylvania, Record listed Branch of Service, dates, unit served.
  9. [S126] Find-a-Grave.com Obituary, Various, Miltatary unit provided by Dennis Brandt, Find-a-grave researcher to me in email. Jan 5 2015.
  10. [S128] Lanc Co Directory, page #154 of the directory. On Pa-Genealogy digital copy of directory listed on page 144.
  11. [S62] 1870 Fed Census, Pennsylvania, Lancaster County, Bart Twp, Dwelling # 226, Family # 250.
  12. [S47] 1880 Fed Census, Pennsylvania, Lancaster County, Sadsbury Twp, Dist 174, Dwelling #324, Family #340.
  13. [S44] 1900 Fed Census, Sadsbury Twp, Christiana Boro Family #131.

Johanna Clark

F, b. 24 November 1852, d. 26 December 1887
Father*Nathaniel Clark1 b. 12 Feb 1818, d. 10 Feb 1894
Mother*Margaret Berkyhieser1 b. 8 Aug 1817, d. 3 Jul 1892
Last Edited21 Apr 2013
     Johanna Clark was born on 24 November 1852. She married Joseph Lefever Bryson, son of Joseph Bryson and Susannah Malinda Gregg, on 3 September 1872. Johanna Clark died on 26 December 1887 at age 35. She was buried on 27 December 1887 at Nickle Mine Mennonite Cemetery, Pennsylvania. Johanna Clark Find-a-Grave.com ID # 21316814.2
     She appeared on the census of June 1860 at Paradise Township, Lancaster, Pennsylvania.1 As of 1870, Johanna Clark was also known as Joanna Clark.1 She appeared on the census of 1 July 1870 at Kinzers, Lancaster, Pennsylvania.3 As of 3 September 1872,her married name was Bryson. She and Joseph Lefever Bryson appeared on the census of 22 June 1880 at Paradise Township, Lancaster, Pennsylvania.4

Family

Joseph Lefever Bryson b. 11 Sep 1850, d. 9 Aug 1913
Children

Citations

  1. [S42] 1860 Fed Census, Pennsylvania, Lancaster County, Paradise Twp, Dwelling #262, Family #269.
  2. [S126] Find-a-Grave.com Obituary, Various, Researched again April 21, 2013.
  3. [S62] 1870 Fed Census, Pennsylvania, Lancaster County, Paradise Twp, Dwelling #2, Family #2.
  4. [S47] 1880 Fed Census, 1880; Census Place: Paradise, Lancaster, Pennsylvania; Roll: 1143; Family History Film: 1255143; Page: 483B; Enumeration District: 173; Image: 0670.

Mary Emma Bryson

F, b. 11 April 1879, d. 21 March 1881
Father*Joseph Lefever Bryson b. 11 Sep 1850, d. 9 Aug 1913
Mother*Johanna Clark b. 24 Nov 1852, d. 26 Dec 1887
Last Edited27 Jan 2011
     Mary Emma Bryson was born on 11 April 1879. She died on 21 March 1881 at age 1.1 She was buried on 24 March 1881 at Nickel Mine Episcopal Cemetery, Bart Township, Lancaster, Pennsylvania.2
     She appeared on the census of 22 June 1880 at Paradise Township, Lancaster, Pennsylvania.3

Citations

  1. [S35] Armer Family, Manuscript, apr 17 2000 unknown repository.
  2. [S15] Unknown name of person Personal Visit or Other Document, Emily Sue Brown, Millersville, Lancaster, Pennsylvania.
  3. [S47] 1880 Fed Census, 1880; Census Place: Paradise, Lancaster, Pennsylvania; Roll: 1143; Family History Film: 1255143; Page: 483B; Enumeration District: 173; Image: 0670.

Harry F Bryson

M, b. 12 June 1873, d. 23 August 1873
Father*Joseph Lefever Bryson b. 11 Sep 1850, d. 9 Aug 1913
Mother*Johanna Clark b. 24 Nov 1852, d. 26 Dec 1887
Last Edited15 Sep 2001
     Harry F Bryson was born on 12 June 1873. He died on 23 August 1873.

John Benjamin Murray

M, b. 20 February 1843, d. 26 February 1902
Father*William Murray b. 11 Jul 1818, d. 2 Jul 1897
Mother*Charlotte Conover b. 6 Oct 1823, d. 4 Nov 1862
Last Edited4 Mar 2013
     John Benjamin Murray was born on 20 February 1843 at Pennsylvania.1 He married Grace Amanda (Amelia)? Bryson, daughter of Joseph Bryson and Susannah Malinda Gregg, in 1868. John Benjamin Murray died on 26 February 1902 at Nickel Mines, Lancaster, Pennsylvania, at age 59; from Heart Failure.2 He was buried on 28 February 1902 at Nickle Mine Mennonite Cemetery, Pennsylvania; Inscription:
Born Feb 20, 1843
Died Feb 26, 1902
Aged 59.3 John Benjamin Murray Find-a-Grave.com ID # 22024031.3
     He Grace Amanda Bryson's step brother. He appeared on the census of 20 June 1860 at Kinzers, Lancaster, Pennsylvania.4 He witnessed is listed in directory in Paradise Township, occupation laborer, home post office Leaman Place. in 1869 at Paradise, Lancaster, Pennsylvania.5 He was listed as Farm Boss in June 1880 at Bart Twp., Lancaster, Pennsylvania.6 He and Grace Amanda (Amelia)? Bryson appeared on the census of June 1880 at Bart Twp., Lancaster, Pennsylvania.6 John Benjamin Murray and Grace Amanda (Amelia)? Bryson appeared on the census of 3 June 1900 at Georgetown - Bart Twp, Lancaster, Pennsylvania; Bart Twp, Lancaster Co. PA. Also listed were Charlie, age 24, Susan age 14, John, age 10, George age 7 and two grand children, Chas, age 2 and Clara age 11/12. John Benjamin Murray was listed as a Farmer in 1902 at Belemont, Lancaster, Pennsylvania.2

Family

Grace Amanda (Amelia)? Bryson b. 21 Feb 1853, d. 31 Jan 1917
Children

Citations

  1. [S47] 1880 Fed Census, Pennsylvania, Lancaster County, Bart Twp. District 175, Dwelling #21, Family #21.
  2. [S43] Lancaster Co Death Register.
  3. [S126] Find-a-Grave.com Obituary, Various, Researched March 4, 2013.
  4. [S42] 1860 Fed Census, Pennsylvania, Lancaster, Paradise Township, Dwelling #351, Family # 360.
  5. [S128] Lanc Co Directory, page #332 of the directory. On Pa-Genealogy digital copy of directory listed on page 314.
  6. [S47] 1880 Fed Census, Bart Township, Lancaster Co, PA FHL film # 1255143 Pg 509C.

Joshua Free Murray

M, b. 15 March 1881, d. 21 July 1881
Father*John Benjamin Murray b. 20 Feb 1843, d. 26 Feb 1902
Mother*Grace Amanda (Amelia)? Bryson b. 21 Feb 1853, d. 31 Jan 1917
Last Edited27 Jan 2011
     Joshua Free Murray was born on 15 March 1881. He died on 21 July 1881. He was buried on 22 July 1881 at Nickle Mine Mennonite Cemetery, Pennsylvania.

Minnie Grace Murray

F, b. 16 August 1888, d. 27 September 1888
Father*John Benjamin Murray b. 20 Feb 1843, d. 26 Feb 1902
Mother*Grace Amanda (Amelia)? Bryson b. 21 Feb 1853, d. 31 Jan 1917
Last Edited27 Jan 2011
     Minnie Grace Murray was born on 16 August 1888. She died on 27 September 1888. She was buried on 28 September 1888 at Nickle Mine Mennonite Cemetery, Pennsylvania.

Willis S Murray

M, b. 17 February 1896, d. 22 August 1896
Father*John Benjamin Murray b. 20 Feb 1843, d. 26 Feb 1902
Mother*Grace Amanda (Amelia)? Bryson b. 21 Feb 1853, d. 31 Jan 1917
Last Edited27 Jan 2011
     Willis S Murray was born on 17 February 1896. He died on 22 August 1896. He was buried on 23 August 1896 at Nickle Mine Mennonite Cemetery, Pennsylvania.

Frank L Murray

M, b. 10 August 1899, d. 19 January 1900
Father*John Benjamin Murray b. 20 Feb 1843, d. 26 Feb 1902
Mother*Grace Amanda (Amelia)? Bryson b. 21 Feb 1853, d. 31 Jan 1917
Last Edited27 Jan 2011
     Frank L Murray was born on 10 August 1899. He died on 19 January 1900. He was buried on 20 January 1900 at Nickle Mine Mennonite Cemetery, Pennsylvania.

Clyde M Wright

M, b. 1882, d. 1883
Father*Thomas E Wright b. 6 Nov 1846, d. 4 Nov 1921
Mother*Catherine Matilda Bryson1 b. 25 Sep 1847, d. 1 May 1885
Last Edited22 Jul 2016
     Clyde M Wright was born in 1882. He was buried in 1883 at Nickel Mines Episcopal Cemetery, Pennsylvania.2 He died in 1883. Clyde M Wright Find-a-Grave.com ID # 22053678.

Citations

  1. [S32] Death Certificate, Pennsylvania, Death Certificates, 1906-1963 # 14404 for son M Clyde Wright.
  2. [S15] Unknown name of person Personal Visit or Other Document, Emily Sue Brown, Millersville, Lancaster, Pennsylvania.

Infant Son Wright

M, b. 1 May 1885, d. 1 May 1885
Father*Thomas E Wright b. 6 Nov 1846, d. 4 Nov 1921
Mother*Catherine Matilda Bryson b. 25 Sep 1847, d. 1 May 1885
Last Edited27 Jan 2011
     Infant Son Wright was buried at Nickle Mine Mennonite Cemetery, Pennsylvania. He died on 1 May 1885. He was born on 1 May 1885.

Charles W Murray

M, b. 1 March 1876, d. 19 September 1941
Father*John Benjamin Murray b. 20 Feb 1843, d. 26 Feb 1902
Mother*Grace Amanda (Amelia)? Bryson b. 21 Feb 1853, d. 31 Jan 1917
Last Edited26 Aug 2017
     Charles W Murray was born on 1 March 1876 at Niclel Mines, Lancaster, Pennsylvania.1,2 He died on 19 September 1941 at Lancaster General Hospital, Lancaster, Lancaster, Pennsylvania, at age 65. Cause of death was ureania.2
He was buried on 23 September 1941 at Nickle Mine Mennonite Cemetery Burial in lot adjoining John B Murray, Quarryville, Lancaster, Pennsylvania.2
     He appeared on the census of June 1880 at Bart Twp., Lancaster, Pennsylvania.3 He appeared on the census of June 1880 at Bart Township, Lancaster, Pennsylvania; Bart Twp as 5 years old, listed with parents and siblings.3 He was railroad conductor and fireman for Philadelphia and Reading railroads before 1941.2

Citations

  1. [S47] 1880 Fed Census, Pennsylvania, Lancaster County, Bart Twp. District 175, Dwelling #21, Family #21.
  2. [S32] Death Certificate, Pennsylvania, Death Certificates, 1906-1964 for Charles Murray # 83028.
  3. [S47] 1880 Fed Census, Bart Township, Lancaster Co, PA FHL film # 1255143 Pg 509C.

Violet Eleanor Feister

F, b. 20 August 1906, d. 20 March 1924
Father*William Jacob Feister b. 18 Mar 1883, d. 3 Aug 1965
Mother*Rosanna (Annie) Armer b. 14 Dec 1888, d. 8 Aug 1976
Last Edited12 Apr 2015
     Violet Eleanor Feister was born on 20 August 1906 at Paradise, Lancaster, Pennsylvania. Name on her birth certif is Pearl Minerva Feister.1,2 She died on 20 March 1924 at Lancaster General Hospital, Lancaster, Lancaster, Pennsylvania, at age 17. Cause of death was a blood disorder or infection after an injury. Called Septicemia.3,2 She was buried on 24 March 1924 at Kinzers Mennonite Cemetery, Kinzers, Lancaster, Pennsylvania.2 Violet Eleanor Feister Find-a-Grave.com ID # 23267588.
     As of 20 August 1906, Violet Eleanor Feister was also known as Pearl Minerva Feister.1 She appeared on the census of 21 May 1910 at Salisbury Township, Lancaster, Pennsylvania.4

Citations

  1. [S29] Birth Records entry, State Registration, Pennsylvania birth certificate # 94405.
  2. [S32] Death Certificate, Pennsylvania Death Certificate # 20021? old # 27625.
  3. [S80] Interview, Rhoda Feister, May 21, 2004.
  4. [S56] 1910 Fed Census, Year: 1910; Census Place: Salisbury, Lancaster, Pennsylvania; Roll: T624_1355; Page: 8A; Enumeration District: 0139; FHL microfilm: 1375368
    Description Dwelling # 165, Family # 170
    Enumeration District : 0139; Description: Salisbury Township (part), Gap District, all south of Pequea Creek starting at Leacock Township line to center of road crossing Creek by lands of South J Stoltzfus, thence southward on this road by lands of C B Plank, John K Stoltzfus, D South Knox crossing.

Erma Irene Feister

F, b. 13 March 1908, d. 13 November 2003
Father*William Jacob Feister b. 18 Mar 1883, d. 3 Aug 1965
Mother*Rosanna (Annie) Armer b. 14 Dec 1888, d. 8 Aug 1976
Last Edited3 Oct 2015
     Erma Irene Feister was born on 13 March 1908 at Salisbury Township, Lancaster County, Pennsylvania.1,2 She married Bentley Ames. Erma Irene Feister died on 13 November 2003 at United Zion Retirement Community, Lititz, Lancaster, Pennsylvania, at age 95.1 She was buried on 15 November 2003 at St John's United Methodist Cemetery, Paradise, Pennsylvania; Funeral service was held at the church. Arrangements were by Brown Funeral Home, Paradise.1 Erma Irene Feister Find-a-Grave.com ID # 27302659.
     She appeared on the census of 21 May 1910 at Salisbury Township, Lancaster, Pennsylvania.3 Her married name was Ames. She was a weaver in a silk mill and then made bottle caps for the former Kerr Glass, where she retired. on 26 April 1930.4 She appeared on the census of 28 April 1930 at Paradise Township, Lancaster, Pennsylvania.4 She appeared on the census of 12 May 1940 at Paradise Township, Lancaster, Pennsylvania.5 She lived on 29 January 2002 at Lititz, Pennsylvania.1 She lived before 13 November 2003 at Lancaster, Pennsylvania.6

Family

Bentley Ames b. 26 Jan 1903, d. 22 Sep 1970

Citations

  1. [S83] Betty Gregg, compiler, "Collection of Clippings and Obituary Info."
  2. [S29] Birth Records entry, State Registration, Pennsylvania birth certificate # 41861.
  3. [S56] 1910 Fed Census, Year: 1910; Census Place: Salisbury, Lancaster, Pennsylvania; Roll: T624_1355; Page: 8A; Enumeration District: 0139; FHL microfilm: 1375368
    Description Dwelling # 165, Family # 170
    Enumeration District : 0139; Description: Salisbury Township (part), Gap District, all south of Pequea Creek starting at Leacock Township line to center of road crossing Creek by lands of South J Stoltzfus, thence southward on this road by lands of C B Plank, John K Stoltzfus, D South Knox crossing.
  4. [S66] 1930 Fed Census, Pennsylvania, Lancaster County, Paradise Township, Dwelling # 475 and family # 485.
  5. [S147] April 1940 Census Records, unknown repository address, Pennsylvania, Lancaster, Paradise Township, ED 36-132, Dwelling #54.
  6. [S40] Social Security Deaths, Various, SS Death Index, Various, Listed as last residence.

Wilmer Charles (Bud) Feister

M, b. 1 October 1909, d. 9 May 1988
Father*William Jacob Feister b. 18 Mar 1883, d. 3 Aug 1965
Mother*Rosanna (Annie) Armer b. 14 Dec 1888, d. 8 Aug 1976
Last Edited26 Jan 2015
     Wilmer Charles (Bud) Feister was born on 1 October 1909 at Paradise Twp, Lancaster Co, Pennsylvania. He married Anna Elizabeth Boice on 12 September 1931 at St Andrew's Evangelical Church, Lancaster, Pennsylvania. Wilmer Charles (Bud) Feister died on 9 May 1988 at Lancaster General Hospital, Lancaster, Lancaster, Pennsylvania, at age 78, after a three month illness.1,2 He was buried on 11 May 1988 at Mellinger's Mennonite Cemetery, Lancaster, Pennsylvania. Wilmer Charles (Bud) Feister Find-a-Grave.com ID # 78248712.
     He appeared on the census of 21 May 1910 at Salisbury Township, Lancaster, Pennsylvania.3 His Social Security Number was  unpublished and in author's private records.4 He was a mechanic for Federal Mogul Corp., retiring in 1972.1 He lived on 8 May 1988 at Paradise, Lancaster, Pennsylvania.2

Family

Anna Elizabeth Boice b. 23 Aug 1912, d. 27 Jan 1995

Citations

  1. [S83] Betty Gregg, compiler, "Collection of Clippings and Obituary Info."
  2. [S40] Social Security Deaths, Various, SS Death Index, Various, Researched Jan 25, 2015 @ MyHeritage.com.
  3. [S56] 1910 Fed Census, Year: 1910; Census Place: Salisbury, Lancaster, Pennsylvania; Roll: T624_1355; Page: 8A; Enumeration District: 0139; FHL microfilm: 1375368
    Description Dwelling # 165, Family # 170
    Enumeration District : 0139; Description: Salisbury Township (part), Gap District, all south of Pequea Creek starting at Leacock Township line to center of road crossing Creek by lands of South J Stoltzfus, thence southward on this road by lands of C B Plank, John K Stoltzfus, D South Knox crossing.
  4. [S40] Social Security Deaths, Various, SS Death Index, Various.

Rosa Evaline Feister

F, b. 20 April 1911, d. 25 February 1995
Father*William Jacob Feister b. 18 Mar 1883, d. 3 Aug 1965
Mother*Rosanna (Annie) Armer b. 14 Dec 1888, d. 8 Aug 1976
Last Edited27 Dec 2016
     Rosa Evaline Feister was born on 20 April 1911 at Paradise Twp, Lancaster Co, Pennsylvania. She married Ivan J Clark, son of Jesse P Clark, on 22 April 1939.1 Rosa Evaline Feister died on 25 February 1995 at Mennonite Home, Lancaster, Pennsylvania, at age 83.2 She was buried on 28 February 1995 at St John's United Methodist Cemetery, Paradise, Lancaster, Pennsylvania.2 Rosa Evaline Feister Find-a-Grave.com ID # 29557831.
     She was a weaver in a silk mill on 26 April 1930 at Paradise Township, Lancaster, Pennsylvania.3 She appeared on the census of 28 April 1930 at Paradise Township, Lancaster, Pennsylvania.3 Her Social Security Number was 166-01-2345 at Pennsylvania.4 As of 22 April 1939,her married name was Clark.1

Family

Ivan J Clark b. 15 Nov 1912, d. 5 Jan 1995
Child

Citations

  1. [S13] Various Persons Cemetery Records, E. Sue Gregg, Ronks, Lancaster, Pennsylvania, Photo on Findagrave.com.
  2. [S83] Betty Gregg, compiler, "Collection of Clippings and Obituary Info."
  3. [S66] 1930 Fed Census, Pennsylvania, Lancaster County, Paradise Township, Dwelling # 475 and family # 485.
  4. [S40] Social Security Deaths, Various, SS Death Index, Various, Data collected as of Sept 30 2000. Death Residence Localities listed as Kinzers, Buyerstown, New Milltown, all of Lancaster County, Pennsylvania.

Carl Raymond Feister

M, b. 18 December 1912, d. 26 November 2003
Father*William Jacob Feister b. 18 Mar 1883, d. 3 Aug 1965
Mother*Rosanna (Annie) Armer b. 14 Dec 1888, d. 8 Aug 1976
Last Edited27 Jan 2015
Carl Feister
     Carl Raymond Feister was born on 18 December 1912 at Paradise Twp, Lancaster Co, Pennsylvania. He married Eleanor A Lowery on 30 March 1932 at United Brethern Church Parsonage, Paradise, Pennsylvania. Carl Raymond Feister married Esther Swinehart, daughter of John Swinehart and Nora McComsey, on 19 July 1980 at First Assembly of God, Lancaster, Pennsylvania. Carl Raymond Feister died on 26 November 2003 at Quarryville Presbyterian Retirement Community, Quarryville, Lancaster, Pennsylvania, at age 90.1,2 His funeral was held at Ellingsworth Autitorium at Quarryville Presbyterian Retirement Home. Funeral arrangements were by Shivery Funeral Home, Christiana, PA on 29 November 2003 at Quarryville, Lancaster, Pennsylvania.1 He was buried on 29 November 2003 at Georgetown Methodist Cemetery, Bart, Lancaster, Pennsylvania.1,3 Carl Raymond Feister Find-a-Grave.com ID # 84313307.
     He was a weaver in a silk mill on 26 April 1930 at Paradise Township, Lancaster, Pennsylvania.4 He appeared on the census of 28 April 1930 at Paradise Township, Lancaster, Pennsylvania.4 He began military service in 1941 Served during WWII in U.S. Navy and was stationed in Hawaii.5 He was a bus contractor for Octorara Area School District, also a painting contractor. Earlier in his career he assisted in founding Calvary Monument Bible Church and Strasburg Assembly of God.5 As of February 1995, Carl Raymond Feister lived at Lancaster, Pennsylvania. He lived on 29 January 2002 at Lancaster, Lancaster, Pennsylvania.6 His Social Security Number was 173-03-5535 at Pennsylvania.7

Family 1

Eleanor A Lowery b. 8 Aug 1913, d. 4 Jun 1979
Child

Family 2

Esther Swinehart b. 7 Feb 1905, d. 23 May 2000

Citations

  1. [S22] Lancaster Newspapers
    , Obituary Intell Journal, Friday, November 28, 2003, page B3.
  2. [S40] Social Security Deaths, Various, SS Death Index, Various, Researched @ MyHeritage Jan 25, 2015.
  3. [S83] Betty Gregg, compiler, "Collection of Clippings and Obituary Info."
  4. [S66] 1930 Fed Census, Pennsylvania, Lancaster County, Paradise Township, Dwelling # 475 and family # 485.
  5. [S22] Lancaster Newspapers
    , Obituary, Intell Journal, Friday, November 28, 2003, page B3.
  6. [S52] Bachman Web Site, online www.bachmanfuneral.com, Murray, Verna F.
  7. [S40] Social Security Deaths, Various, SS Death Index, Various.

Elmer William Feister

M, b. 14 March 1915, d. 22 January 1998
Father*William Jacob Feister b. 18 Mar 1883, d. 3 Aug 1965
Mother*Rosanna (Annie) Armer b. 14 Dec 1888, d. 8 Aug 1976
Last Edited25 Jan 2015
Elmer Feister Obituary
     Elmer William Feister was born on 14 March 1915 at Paradise Township, Lancaster, Pennsylvania.1 He married Ellen Minerva Rynier, daughter of Adam Ellsworth Rynier and Elsie E Leaman, on 22 December 1940 at St. John's United Brethren Church, Paradise, Pennsylvania; Rev. Charles Snavely officiating.2 Elmer William Feister died on 22 January 1998 at Lancaster General Hospital, Lancaster, Lancaster, Pennsylvania, at age 82.1,3 His funeral was at St John's United Methodist Church, Paradise, Lancaster, Pennsylvania, on 26 January 1998.1,2 He was buried on 26 January 1998 at Paradise Mennonite Cemetery, Paradise, Lancaster, Pennsylvania.1 Elmer William Feister Find-a-Grave.com ID # 27302721.
     He appeared on the census of 28 April 1930 at Paradise Township, Lancaster, Pennsylvania.4 He was graduated in 1932 at Paradise High School, Paradise, Lancaster, Pennsylvania.1 His was member at St John's United Methodist Church, Paradise, Lancaster, Pennsylvania after 1935.1 His Social Security Number was 173-05-9870.5 He appeared on the census of 12 May 1940 at Paradise Township, Lancaster, Pennsylvania.6 He began military service in 1942 at Northern Africa, Sicily, and France, Served with five of his brothers during WWII. His unit was 10th Engineer Combat Battalion.1 He was a barber in Kinzer before moving to Lancaster in 1948 at 500 block of E Chestnut ST, Lancaster, Lancaster, Pennsylvania.1 He lived on 21 January 1998 at Lancaster, Lancaster, Pennsylvania.3

Family

Ellen Minerva Rynier b. 11 Apr 1916, d. 22 May 2014

Citations

  1. [S22] Lancaster Newspapers
    , Obituary.
  2. [S83] Betty Gregg, compiler, "Collection of Clippings and Obituary Info."
  3. [S40] Social Security Deaths, Various, SS Death Index, Various, Researched @ MyHeritage Jan 25, 2015.
  4. [S66] 1930 Fed Census, Pennsylvania, Lancaster County, Paradise Township, Dwelling # 475 and family # 485.
  5. [S40] Social Security Deaths, Various, SS Death Index, Various.
  6. [S147] April 1940 Census Records, unknown repository address, Pennsylvania, Lancaster, Paradise Township, ED 36-132, Dwelling #54.

Verna Elvina Feister

F, b. 26 September 1916, d. 29 January 2002
Father*William Jacob Feister b. 18 Mar 1883, d. 3 Aug 1965
Mother*Rosanna (Annie) Armer b. 14 Dec 1888, d. 8 Aug 1976
Last Edited3 Oct 2015
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     Verna Elvina Feister was born on 26 September 1916 at Paradise Township, Lancaster, Pennsylvania.1 She married Roger Murray, son of Ellis Martin Murray and Mary Lavina Neal, on 26 February 1941. Verna Elvina Feister died on 29 January 2002 at Willow Valley Lakes, Willow Street, Lancaster, Pennsylvania, at age 85.2 She was buried on 2 February 2002 at Calvary Monument Cemetery, Paradise, Lancaster, Pennsylvania.3
     She was member of St John's UM Church, Paradise PA.2 She appeared on the census of 28 April 1930 at Paradise Township, Lancaster, Pennsylvania.4 She appeared on the census of 12 May 1940 at Paradise Township, Lancaster, Pennsylvania.5 As of 1941,her married name was Murray. She lived in 1984 at Manor at Willow Valley, Willow Street, Lancaster, Pennsylvania.2 As of 1984, Verna Elvina Feister lived at Willow Lakes Manor Feb 1995, Willow Street, Lancaster, Pennsylvania. She lived before 29 January 2002 at Willow Street, Lancaster, Pennsylvania.6

Family

Roger Murray b. 14 Sep 1918, d. 28 May 1979

Citations

  1. [S83] Betty Gregg, compiler, "Collection of Clippings and Obituary Info."
  2. [S52] Bachman Web Site, online www.bachmanfuneral.com, Murray, Verna F.
  3. [S52] Bachman Web Site, online www.bachmanfuneral.com, requested from Bachman's.
  4. [S66] 1930 Fed Census, Pennsylvania, Lancaster County, Paradise Township, Dwelling # 475 and family # 485.
  5. [S147] April 1940 Census Records, unknown repository address, Pennsylvania, Lancaster, Paradise Township, ED 36-132, Dwelling #54.
  6. [S40] Social Security Deaths, Various, SS Death Index, Various, Listed as last residence.

Paul Elwood Feister

M, b. 13 April 1918, d. 2 June 1925
Father*William Jacob Feister b. 18 Mar 1883, d. 3 Aug 1965
Mother*Rosanna (Annie) Armer b. 14 Dec 1888, d. 8 Aug 1976
Last Edited3 Jul 2015
     Paul Elwood Feister was born on 13 April 1918 at Paradise Township, Lancaster, Pennsylvania.1 He died on 2 June 1925 at Lancaster General Hospital, Lancaster, Lancaster, Pennsylvania, at age 7. Cause of death was blood infection after being injured on a sled. Death certif states death was caused by miliary Tuberculosis.2,1 He was buried on 5 June 1925 at Kinzers Mennonite Cemetery, Kinzers, Lancaster, Pennsylvania.1 Paul Elwood Feister Find-a-Grave.com ID # 23267533.

Citations

  1. [S32] Death Certificate, Pennsylvania Death Certificate # 62774.
  2. [S80] Interview, Rhoda Feister, May 21, 2004.

Samuel Jacob Feister

M, b. 14 May 1920, d. 30 October 1978
Father*William Jacob Feister b. 18 Mar 1883, d. 3 Aug 1965
Mother*Rosanna (Annie) Armer b. 14 Dec 1888, d. 8 Aug 1976
Last Edited5 Nov 2015
     Samuel Jacob Feister was born on 14 May 1920 at Paradise Twp, Lancaster Co, Pennsylvania. According to the Social Security Application, Samuel listed Susana Troop as his mother.1,2 He married Evelyn Doris Althouse on 21 April 1945 at St John's UM Church, Paradise, Pennsylvania. Samuel Jacob Feister died on 30 October 1978 at Lancaster, Lancaster, Pennsylvania, at age 58.1 He was buried on 1 November 1978 at St John's United Methodist Cemetery, Paradise, Lancaster, Pennsylvania. Samuel Jacob Feister Find-a-Grave.com ID # 27302764.
     He appeared on the census of 28 April 1930 at Paradise Township, Lancaster, Pennsylvania.3 He appeared on the census of 12 May 1940 at Paradise Township, Lancaster, Pennsylvania.4 He ended military service on 10 March 1950 at Paradise, Lancaster, Pennsylvania. Served two times- Oct 7 1941 to Nov 2 1942 and Jan 17, 1945 to Sept 7 1945. He entered service in New Cumberland Oct 23 1941.5 His Social Security Number was 711-07-7830 issued by RR on 6 June 2002 at Paradise, Lancaster, Pennsylvania.6

Family

Evelyn Doris Althouse b. 2 Feb 1923, d. 25 Feb 2007
Child

Citations

  1. [S40] Social Security Deaths, Various, SS Death Index, Various, Researched Jan 27, 2015 @ MyHeritage.com.
  2. [S33] Unknown subject, unknown file number, SS Application, unknown series, Social Security Applications and Claims Index, 1936-2007 Ancestry.com researched Nov 5, 2015.
  3. [S66] 1930 Fed Census, Pennsylvania, Lancaster County, Paradise Township, Dwelling # 475 and family # 485.
  4. [S147] April 1940 Census Records, unknown repository address, Pennsylvania, Lancaster, Paradise Township, ED 36-132, Dwelling #54.
  5. [S262] Pennsylvania, Veteran Compensation Application Files, WWII, 1950-1959, Pennsylvania, Veteran Compensation Application Files, WWII, 1950-1959 forSamuel J Feister Researched Nov 5, 2015.
  6. [S40] Social Security Deaths, Various, SS Death Index, Various.

Earl Lawrence (Dick) Feister

M, b. 22 October 1921, d. 22 July 1996
Father*William Jacob Feister b. 18 Mar 1883, d. 3 Aug 1965
Mother*Rosanna (Annie) Armer b. 14 Dec 1888, d. 8 Aug 1976
Last Edited15 Mar 2014
     Earl Lawrence (Dick) Feister was born on 22 October 1921 at Paradise Twp, Lancaster Co, Pennsylvania. He married Elizabeth (Betty) Woerth, daughter of John M. Woerth and Emily E. Pickell, on 28 August 1946. Earl Lawrence (Dick) Feister died on 22 July 1996 at White Oak Rd, Paradise, Pennsylvania, at age 74. He was buried on 25 July 1996 at St John's United Methodist Cemetery, Paradise, Lancaster, Pennsylvania.1 Earl Lawrence (Dick) Feister Find-a-Grave.com ID # 27302801.
     He appeared on the census of 28 April 1930 at Paradise Township, Lancaster, Pennsylvania.2 He appeared on the census of 12 May 1940 at Paradise Township, Lancaster, Pennsylvania.3 He was Painter & paper hanger, WWII vet 79th Div 310 Artillery. He was awarded a Bronze Star.4 He lived before 1996 at Wolfrock Rd, Paradise, Pennsylvania. He was ill with Massive heart attack, while trimming shrubs. on 22 July 1996. His Social Security Number was 711-07-7831 issued by RR before 1951 on 6 June 2002.

Family

Elizabeth (Betty) Woerth b. 31 Jan 1925, d. 4 Mar 2000

Citations

  1. [S13] Various Persons Cemetery Records, E. Sue Gregg, Ronks, Lancaster, Pennsylvania, Photo on Findagrave.com.
  2. [S66] 1930 Fed Census, Pennsylvania, Lancaster County, Paradise Township, Dwelling # 475 and family # 485.
  3. [S147] April 1940 Census Records, unknown repository address, Pennsylvania, Lancaster, Paradise Township, ED 36-132, Dwelling #54.
  4. [S83] Betty Gregg, compiler, "Collection of Clippings and Obituary Info."

Thomas Frank Feister

M, b. 28 August 1925, d. 4 January 2005
Father*William Jacob Feister b. 18 Mar 1883, d. 3 Aug 1965
Mother*Rosanna (Annie) Armer b. 14 Dec 1888, d. 8 Aug 1976
Last Edited12 Jun 2017
     Thomas Frank Feister was born on 28 August 1925 at Paradise Twp, Lancaster, Pennsylvania.1 He married Rhoda Elizabeth Brackbill, daughter of Ellis B Brackbill and Alice Mae Groff, on 25 June 1949. Thomas Frank Feister died on 4 January 2005 at Lewistown Hospital, Lewistown, Pennsylvania, at age 79; Thomas F. Feister


Published: Jan 06, 2005 12:00 AM EST
Thomas F. Feister

Thomas F. Feister, 79, of Honey Grove, PA, and formerly of Kinzers, died Tuesday at the Lewistown Hospital following a lengthy illness. He was the husband of Rhoda Brackbill Feister for 55 years.

He graduated from Paradise High School in 1943. He then served in the US Navy on the USS Intrepid during WWII. Mr. Feister was a self employed painting contractor from 1958 until retiring in 2001. He was a Protestant by faith.

Mr. Feister was a member of Christiana Lodge 417 F. &. A. M., the Lancaster Lodge of Perfection, a life member of the P.J. Bair VFW Post 7418, Gap, and the American Legion Tanawa Post 409, Paradise. An avid hunter and trout fisherman, he had served as former Vice President of the Paradise Rod and Gun Club. He and his wife enjoyed traveling.

Born in Paradise Township, he was the son of the late William Jacob and Rosanna Armer Feister. Surviving in addition to his wife is a daughter: Sandra L., married to Joseph Harbaugh of Honey Grove, PA; a son: Thomas "Tuck", married to Janet E. Feister of Paradise; a daughter Deborah J., married to Samuel C. Linton of Ronks; grandchildren: Karen Soulliard, John Kachel, Alissa Kachel, Maura Linton and James Linton; 6 great grandchildren; 3 brothers: Harold R. Feister of Lititz, Alvin L. Feister of Paradise and Ronald Feister of Paradise; 2 sisters: Gloria A. Barker of Lancaster and Beulah J. Hershey of Willow Street. He was preceded in death by a grandson: Mark W. Kachel; 6 brothers: Wilmer, Carl, Elmer, Paul, Samuel and Earl Feister; 4 sisters: Violet Feister, Erma Ames, Rosa Clark and Verna Murray.

VIEWING: Friday from 7 to 9 PM at the Brown Funeral Home, 3214 Lincoln Highway East, Paradise. MASONIC SERVICE: by Christiana Lodge 417 F. &. A. M. on Friday at 8:30 PM. VIEWING: Saturday from 10 to 11 AM at St. John s United Methodist Church, 3001 Lincoln Highway East, Paradise. FUNERAL: Saturday at 11 AM at the church with The Reverend Joseph Puckhaber officiating. Interment in Hershey Mennonite Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, please make a contribution in his memory to American Lung Association of Lancaster County, 630 Janet Ave., Lancaster, PA 17601. www.bachmanfuneral.com

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Brown Funeral Home     
3214 Lincoln Highway East
Paradise PA 17562     
717-687-7654.1,2 His viewing was at Brown Funeral Home, 3214 Lincoln Hwy E., Paradise, Pennsylvania, on 7 January 2005 A Masonic Service held by the Christiana Lodge at 8:30 pm. Funeral was held at St. John's United Methodist Church at 11am with Reverand Joseph Puckhaber. Contributions to his memory were to be sent to American Lung Assoc, 630 Janet Ave., Lancaster 17601.1 He was buried on 8 January 2005 at Hershey Mennonite Cemetery, Salisbury Township, Lancaster, Pennsylvania.1 Thomas Frank Feister Find-a-Grave.com ID # 116353449.
     He appeared on the census of 28 April 1930 at Paradise Township, Lancaster, Pennsylvania.3 He appeared on the census of 12 May 1940 at Paradise Township, Lancaster, Pennsylvania.4 He was graduated in 1943 at Paradise High School, Paradise, Pennsylvania.1 He began military service after 1943 He served with the US Navy on the USS Intrepid during WWII.1 He was associated with Christiana Lodge 417, Lancaster Lodge of Perfection, life member of P.J.Bair VFW Post 7418, Gap, and American Legion Tanawa Post 409, Paradise. An avid hunter and trout fisherman, he had served as former Vice President of the Paradise Rod and Gun Club.1 He was a self-employed painting contractor. after 1958.1 He was retired in 2001.1 He lived on 29 January 2002 at Kinzers, Lancaster, Pennsylvania.5 He and Rhoda Elizabeth Brackbill lived on 28 November 2003 at Kinzers, Lancaster, Pennsylvania.6 Thomas Frank Feister and Rhoda Elizabeth Brackbill lived on 3 January 2005 at Honey Grove, Chester, Pennsylvania.1

Family

Rhoda Elizabeth Brackbill b. 23 Apr 1931, d. 21 Oct 2014
Child

Citations

  1. [S30] Newspaper Obit, Lancaster Online Obituaries located January 9 2005. See exhibit.
  2. [S40] Social Security Deaths, Various, SS Death Index, Various, Researched @ MyHeritage Jan 25, 2015.
  3. [S66] 1930 Fed Census, Pennsylvania, Lancaster County, Paradise Township, Dwelling # 475 and family # 485.
  4. [S147] April 1940 Census Records, unknown repository address, Pennsylvania, Lancaster, Paradise Township, ED 36-132, Dwelling #54.
  5. [S52] Bachman Web Site, online www.bachmanfuneral.com, Murray, Verna F.
  6. [S22] Lancaster Newspapers
    , Obituary of brother, Intell Journal, Friday, November 28, 2003, page B3.

Warren Ronald Feister

M, b. 24 December 1934, d. 25 February 2017
Father*William Jacob Feister b. 18 Mar 1883, d. 3 Aug 1965
Mother*Rosanna (Annie) Armer b. 14 Dec 1888, d. 8 Aug 1976
Last Edited28 Feb 2017
     Warren Ronald Feister was born on 24 December 1934 at Paradise Twp, Lancaster Co, Pennsylvania. He died on 25 February 2017 at Lancaster, Lancaster, Pennsylvania, at age 82. His obit: W. Ronald Feister, 82, of Paradise Twp PA, went home to be with the Lord on Saturday February 25, 2017 in Lancaster PA. Born in Paradise PA on December 24, 1934 he was the son of the late William J. and Rosanna (Armer) Feister. He was the husband of Eileen C. (Shirk) Feister with whom he celebrated 61 years of marriage.
Ron graduated from Paradise High School class of 1952 and Stonier Graduate School of Banking Rutgers University. He had served as a US Army Rocket Assembly Specialist (1957-1959) and after that began a career in banking, eventually advancing to VP of Banking in Branch Administration for Dauphin Deposit. He was a member of St Johns United Methodist Church and had served as a Treasurer and member of the Administrative Board. He was also a member of Lancaster Rotary, Hamilton Club, Chairman of the Lancaster Credit Bureau and Auditor for Paradise Twp.
Ron enjoyed the outdoors, particularly bird watching, hunting and fishing. He also enjoyed spending time in the mountains and time with his family.
Surviving besides his wife is a son, Craig E. Feister, married to Karen, and a daughter Lisa N., married to Frank Van Arsdale. He was preceded in death by a son, Joseph R. Feister, and surviving widow Susan. He will be missed by grandchildren David, married to Ashley, Ryan, married to Jenn, Halle, Steven, Jared, Jordan and Frank, Jr, as well as two great grandchildren Micah and Aleithea. Ron was the youngest of sixteen children and many preceded him in death. Those remaining are sisters Gloria (Toots) Barker and Buelah Hershey, and a brother Harold Feister. Also are surviving sister in laws Joyce Snader, widow of the late Charles Snader, and Donna Meshey, wife of Carl Meshey.
Relatives and friends are invited to a Celebration of Life service held at 11AM Wednesday March 1, 2017 at St. John’s United Methodist Church, 3001 East Lincoln Hwy, Paradise PA. There will be a time to visit with the family from 10AM to 11AM before the service. Reverend Eugene Errickson and grandson David Feister will be officiating. A private burial will take place in adjacent cemetery prior to the service.
In lieu of flowers donations may be made to St. John’s United Methodist Church, P.O. Box 86, Paradise, PA 17562.1 He was buried on 1 March 2017 at St John's United Methodist Church Cemetery, Paradise`, Lancaster, Pennsylvania.1 Warren Ronald Feister Find-a-Grave.com ID # 176777392.
     He appeared on the census of 12 May 1940 at Paradise Township, Lancaster, Pennsylvania.2 He was graduated in 1952 at Paradise High School, Paradise, Lancaster, Pennsylvania.1 As of February 1995, Warren Ronald Feister lived at 518 Georgetown Rd, Ronks, Lancaster, Pennsylvania. He lived on 29 January 2002 at Vintage Rd, Paradise, Lancaster, Pennsylvania.3 He witnessed Ronald was recognized as member of St John's United Methodist Church for 59 years. in August 2011.4 He lived on 26 December 2016 at Paradise, Lancaster, Pennsylvania.5 As of 27 February 2017, Warren Ronald Feister was also known as William Ronald Feister.1

Family

Child

Citations

  1. [S22] Lancaster Newspapers
    , Feb 27, 2017 issue, section A.
  2. [S147] April 1940 Census Records, unknown repository address, Pennsylvania, Lancaster, Paradise Township, ED 36-132, Dwelling #54.
  3. [S52] Bachman Web Site, online www.bachmanfuneral.com, Murray, Verna F.
  4. [S163] Unknown author, "Long Term members."
  5. [S30] Newspaper Obit, Lancaster Newspapers, Dec 27, 2016 for brother Alvin Feister.

Rhoda May Lefever

F, b. 3 December 1931
Father*Clarence Leaman Lefever b. 1905, d. 31 Oct 1989
Mother*Nora Elizabeth Reeser d. 1981
Last Edited24 Oct 2014
     Rhoda May Lefever was born on 3 December 1931 at Lancaster, Pennsylvania.1 She married Alvin Lloyd Feister, son of William Jacob Feister and Rosanna (Annie) Armer, on 15 June 1951 at Clarksville, Tennessee.1
     As of 15 June 1951,her married name was Feister.1 Rhoda May Lefever and Alvin Lloyd Feister lived on 28 November 2003 at Paradise, Lancaster, Pennsylvania.2 Rhoda May Lefever witnessed Rhoda was recognized as member of St John's United Methodist Church for 63 years. in August 2011.3

Family

Alvin Lloyd Feister b. 2 Aug 1928, d. 26 Dec 2016

Citations

  1. [S80] Interview, Rhoda Feister, May 21, 2004.
  2. [S22] Lancaster Newspapers
    , Obituary of brother, Intell Journal, Friday, November 28, 2003, page B3.
  3. [S163] Unknown author, "Long Term members."

Clifford Hershey

M, b. 17 November 1928, d. 6 February 1969
Father*Henry Clay Hershey1 b. 1892, d. 1946
Mother*Edna Hershey1 b. 1893, d. 1939
Last Edited25 Sep 2010
     Clifford Hershey was born on 17 November 1928 at Paradise Township, Lancaster, Pennsylvania.1 He died on 6 February 1969 at age 40.1 He was buried on 10 January 1969 at St. John's United Methodist Cemetery, Paradise, Lancaster, Pennsylvania.1

Citations

  1. [S78] Beulah Feister, "Family Group Sheet by Beulah Feister."