Willie Gregg1

?, b. 1880
Father*Jefferson Davis Gregg b. 10 May 1878, d. 26 Nov 1933
Mother*Mary Emma Troop b. 2 Jul 1879, d. 2 Jan 1942
ChartsT Jefferson Gregg Descendants
Last Edited14 May 2008
     Willie Gregg was born in 1880; and died young and buried at Nickle Mines Cemetery, Bart Twp, Lancaster Co, PA.1

Citations

  1. [S118] Census Schedule, unknown repository address, listed on 1880 U.S. Federal Census Mortality Schedules, 1850-1880.

Thomas McCune Sr.

M, b. 22 October 1930, d. 21 November 2007
Last Edited5 Jan 2021
     Thomas McCune Sr. was born on 22 October 1930.1 He married Clara H Czudek, daughter of August Czudek, after 1940.2 Thomas McCune Sr. died on 21 November 2007 at age 77.1 He was buried on 24 November 2007 at Saint Hedwig Cemetery, West Mifflin, Allegheny, Pennsylvania.1 Thomas McCune Sr. Find-a-Grave.com ID # 126804252.

Family 1

Clara H Czudek b. 5 Jan 1931, d. 18 Feb 2010

Family 2

Child

Citations

  1. [S126] Find-a-Grave.com Obituary, Various, Researched Nov 2, 2019.
  2. [S147] April 1940 Census Records, unknown repository address, 1940 United States Federal Census ,Mifflin, Allegheny, Pennsylvania, 2-343, Visitation #133.

Clara H Czudek1

F, b. 5 January 1931, d. 18 February 2010
Father*August Czudek2 b. 1887
Last Edited5 Jan 2021
     Clara H Czudek was born on 5 January 1931 at New Jersey, both parents born in Czechoslovakia.1 She married Thomas McCune Sr. after 1940.2 Clara H McCune died on 18 February 2010 at age 79.1 She was buried on 21 February 2010 at Saint Hedwig Cemetery, West Mifflin, Allegheny, Pennsylvania.1 Clara H Czudek Find-a-Grave.com ID # 126804179.
     As of after 1940,her married name was McCune.

Family

Thomas McCune Sr. b. 22 Oct 1930, d. 21 Nov 2007

Citations

  1. [S126] Find-a-Grave.com Obituary, Various, Researched Nov 2, 2019.
  2. [S147] April 1940 Census Records, unknown repository address, 1940 United States Federal Census ,Mifflin, Allegheny, Pennsylvania, 2-343, Visitation #133.

Jacob S. Feister1

M, b. 7 July 1844, d. 24 April 1933
Father*James Martin Feister2 b. c 1819, d. 7 Apr 1881
Mother*Sarah Ann Ressler b. 1826, d. 18 Jul 1864
Last Edited28 Sep 2017
Feister Family Photo taken about May 1921.
     Jacob S. Feister was born on 7 July 1844 at Lancaster, Lancaster, Pennsylvania.1
Jacob S. Feister married Elizabeth Jane Lafferty, daughter of Jacob Lafferty and Lydia McGalligher, in 1870.1,3 His estate was probated in 1933 at Lancaster, Lancaster, Pennsylvania; and recorded in Will Book M, Vol 3, page 12 for 1933.4
Jacob S. Feister died on 17 April 1933 at Paradise, Lancaster, Pennsylvania, at age 88. This record appears in the Civil War Pension files.5 He died on 24 April 1933 at Lancaster, Lancaster, Pennsylvania, at age 88. Cause of death was infirmitites.6,7 He was buried on 27 April 1933 at Kinzer Mennonite Cemetery, Kinzers, Lancaster, Pennsylvania.1 His funeral was held at home of son William, Monument, Lancaster, Pennsylvania, on 27 April 1933; 1:30 for private service and 2:00 pm for public service at the church.8 Jacob S. Feister Find-a-Grave.com ID # 23268155.9
     He appeared on the census of 1860 at Salisbury Twp, Lancaster, Pennsylvania.10 He began military service on 6 April 1865.5 He was probably among the soldiers serving as Garrison Unit duty officers.

Starting in 1861, volunteer troops were sent to garrison Fort Delaware that included, Collis' Zouaves de Afrique,19th New York Volunteers, Mlotkowski's Independent Battery A, Young's Independent Battery G (Pittsburgh Heavy Artillery), 5th Delaware Infantry, 6th Delaware Infantry, 9th Delaware Infantry, 5th Maryland Infantry, 11th Maryland Infantry, 6th Massachusetts Infantry (100 Days), 157th Pennsylvania Infantry (Battalion), 201st Pennsylvania Infantry, 215th Pennsylvania, 157th Ohio Infantry, 196th Ohio Infantry, and zouaves of the 165th New York Infantry. The fort was also used to organize and muster troops from the first state. Ahl's Independent Battery of Heavy Artillery was organized here for garrison duty. Although listed as a Delaware unit, Ahl's Battery was composed of Confederate prisoners that took the oath of allegiance.
The fort's artillery soldiers were responsible for manning the guard posts within the fort as well as serving on various duty positions on the island. Infantry troops were mainly responsible for manning guard posts along the seawall, which ran around the island. In August 1864, there were approximately 85 guard posts on the island that required about 255 men on each shift.
. At Fort Delaware Prison, Pea Patch Island, New Castle, Delaware, circa May 1865.11
Presumed to be Army guards at Fort Delaware Prison during civil war.

     Jacob S. Feister ended military service on 31 July 1865 and had been assigned to Co. B, 215th Regt with PA Volunteers.12,5

He witnessed and is listed in the directory in Paradise Township, occupation laborer, home post office Kinzers. Also he is listed in the Remembrance Book for Civil War held at the Paradise Township office. in 1869 at Paradise, Lancaster, Pennsylvania.13 He and Elizabeth Jane Feister appeared on the census of 6 October 1870 at Leacock Township, Lancaster, Pennsylvania.14 As of 1880, Jacob S. Feister was also known as Jacob Fiestor.15 He and Elizabeth Jane Feister appeared on the census of 1880 at Leacock, Lancaster, Pennsylvania; recorded as 37 years, Elizabeth 32, Annie 9, Milton 8, George 6, Mary 4, Sarah 2.15 Jacob S. Feister appeared on the surviving soldiers census of June 1890 at Paradise Township, Lancaster, Pennsylvania. As listed in 1890 Surviving Soldiers records, it was recorded as follows: Private Co B 215 Reg,PA Infantry. Date of discharge 3 Aug 1865. Length of service 6 months. Post office address is Kinzers, disabilty is Rheumatism. Remarks about his papers in Lancaster?16 He was filed for invalid pension # 1,012,886, certificate # 747,294. on 4 April 1891.17
Jacob S. Feister and Elizabeth Jane Feister appeared on the census of 12 June 1900 at Sadsbury Township, Lancaster, Pennsylvania.18 Jacob S. Feister witnessed heirs of John Murray presented a renunciation of administrative rights to A. H. Diffenbaugh, Register of Willis, Lancaster County. Named are Martin Murray; John H. Murray, Abner D. Murray; and Maggie Murray (Mrs. Benjamin Murray). New administrator appointed was Jacob C. Feister. Actual signatures of children are on document. on 26 October 1901.19 He was a farm laborer. in 1910 at East Earl Township, Lancaster County, Pennsylvania.20
Jacob S. Feister and Elizabeth Jane Lafferty appeared on the census of 1910 at East Earl Township, Lancaster County, Pennsylvania. This census states couple were married for 40 years, had 11 children and all were living in 1910.20 Jacob S. Feister appeared on the census of 10 January 1920; listed as 75 years old and living by himself, next door to son William J. Feister.21 He appeared on the census of 28 April 1930 at Paradise Township, Lancaster, Pennsylvania.22 He left a will in 1933 at Lancaster, Pennsylvania., and recorded in Will Book M, Vol 3, page 12 for 1933.23

Family

Elizabeth Jane Lafferty b. 25 Dec 1848, d. 28 Sep 1912
Children

Citations

  1. [S13] Various Persons Cemetery Records, E. Sue Gregg, Ronks, Lancaster, Pennsylvania.
  2. [S41] 1850 Fed Census, Salisbury Twp, Lancaster County, PA Roll 789 page 55. Dwelling 490, family 515.
  3. [S44] 1900 Fed Census, Pennsylvania, Sadsbury Twp, Lancaster County, PA Sheet 4.
  4. [S220] Pennsylvania Probate Records, 1683-1994 for Lancaster County, Will Index 1729-1947, Will listed for Jacob S Feister, 1933, Book M, Vol 3, page 12.
  5. [S152] Pension Files; unknown film, Organization Index to Pension Files of Veterans Who Served Between 1861 and 1900.. Original data from: The National Archives.
  6. [S13] Various Persons Cemetery Records, E. Sue Gregg, Ronks, Lancaster, Pennsylvania, Personal visit to cemetery.
  7. [S67] Various Newspapers, Newspaper clipping found in Jacob G Martin Bible 9/27/2017.
  8. [S22] Lancaster Newspapers
    , obituary in Intell, April 27, 1933.
  9. [S126] Find-a-Grave.com Obituary, Various, Resarched Jun 2013.
  10. [S42] 1860 Fed Census, Salisbury Twp, Lancaster County, PA, family 317, dwelling 317.
  11. [S171] Civil War History, 1851-1897 unknown repository, http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Fort_Delaware
  12. [S15] Unknown name of person Personal Visit or Other Document, Emily Sue Brown, Millersville, Lancaster, Pennsylvania, Kinzer Mennonite Cemetery, visit May 29, 2004.
  13. [S128] Lanc Co Directory, page #330 of the directory. On Pa-Genealogy digital copy of directory listed on page 312.
  14. [S62] 1870 Fed Census, Pennsylvania, Lancaster County, Leacock Twp., Dwelling #221, Family # 222. Post office is listed on sheet as Gap.
  15. [S47] 1880 Fed Census, Leacock Township, Lancaster County, PA. Roll T9-1142, page 429A. FHL Cd's.
  16. [S90] Jun 1890 Film, unknown repository address, Pennsylvania, Lancaster County, Paradise Twp, Dwelling 157, Family #162.
  17. [S152] Pension Files; unknown film, Content Source:The National Archives Publication Number: T289
    Publication Title: Organization Index to Pension Files of Veterans Who Served Between 1861 and 1900.
    Publisher: NARA
    National Archives Catalog ID: 2588825
    National Archives Catalog Title: Organization Index to Pension Files of Veterans Who Served Between 1861 and 1900, compiled 1949 - 1949, documenting the period 1861 - 1942
    Record Group: 15
    Short Description: NARA T289. Pension applications for service in the US Army between 1861 and 1900, grouped according to the units in which the veterans served.
    Collection Title: Civil War Pensions
    State: Pennsylvania
    Arm Of Service: Infantry
    Regiment: 215
    Company: B
    Name: Feister, Jacob S.
    Rank: [BLANK]
    Date: 04-APR-1891
    State/Arm Of Service: [Null]
    Company/Regiment: B,215
    Roll Number: 500.
  18. [S44] 1900 Fed Census, Pennsylvania, Sadsbury Township, Lancaster County, PA sheet 4.
  19. [S119] Lancaster Co Court Records, Collection of Renunciations held at Lancaster County Historical Society, Register of Wills Records, John Murray, 1901.
  20. [S56] 1910 Fed Census, Pennsylvania, Lancaster County, East Earl Township, Dwelling#51, Family #55.
  21. [S54] 1920 Fed Census, Paradise Township, Lancaster County, Family 84, Image 7.
  22. [S66] 1930 Fed Census, Pennsylvania, Lancaster County, Paradise Township, Dwelling # 475 and family # 485.
  23. [S220] Pennsylvania Probate Records, 1683-1994 for Lancaster County, Will Index 1729-1947, Will listed for Jacob S Feister, 1933, Book M, Vol 3, page 12
    https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.3.1/…,268500901.
  24. [S30] Newspaper Obit, for father Jacob S Feister, April 27, 1933.

Elizabeth Jane Lafferty1,2,3

F, b. 25 December 1848, d. 28 September 1912
Father*Jacob Lafferty4
Mother*Lydia McGalligher4
Last Edited8 Dec 2020
     Elizabeth Jane Lafferty was born on 25 December 1848 at Lancaster, Lancaster, Pennsylvania.1
Elizabeth Jane Lafferty married Jacob S. Feister, son of James Martin Feister and Sarah Ann Ressler, in 1870.1,5 Elizabeth Jane Feister died on 28 September 1912 at East Earl Township, Lancaster, Pennsylvania, at age 63. Cause of death was cancer of the stomach complicated with umbilical hernia.1,6 She was buried on 30 September 1912 at Kinzer Mennonite Cemetery, Kinzers, Lancaster, Pennsylvania.7 Elizabeth Jane Feister Find-a-Grave.com ID # 23268179.
     As of 1870,her married name was Feister.1,5 She and Jacob S. Feister appeared on the census of 6 October 1870 at Leacock Township, Lancaster, Pennsylvania.8 Elizabeth Jane Feister and Jacob S. Feister appeared on the census of 1880 at Leacock, Lancaster, Pennsylvania; recorded as 37 years, Elizabeth 32, Annie 9, Milton 8, George 6, Mary 4, Sarah 2.9
Elizabeth Jane Feister and Jacob S. Feister appeared on the census of 12 June 1900 at Sadsbury Township, Lancaster, Pennsylvania.10
Elizabeth Jane Lafferty and Jacob S. Feister appeared on the census of 1910 at East Earl Township, Lancaster County, Pennsylvania. This census states couple were married for 40 years, had 11 children and all were living in 1910.11

Family

Jacob S. Feister b. 7 Jul 1844, d. 24 Apr 1933
Children

Citations

  1. [S13] Various Persons Cemetery Records, E. Sue Gregg, Ronks, Lancaster, Pennsylvania.
  2. [S80] Interview, Rhoda Feister, May 21, 2004.
  3. [S74] Feisters, Letter, Feb 5, 2004 unknown repository, Clarence Feister records.
  4. [S32] Death Certificate, Pennsylvania, Death Certificates, 1906-1963 #95178 for daughter Elizabeth j Feister.
  5. [S44] 1900 Fed Census, Pennsylvania, Sadsbury Twp, Lancaster County, PA Sheet 4.
  6. [S32] Death Certificate, Pennsylvania, Death Certificates, 1906-1963 #95178.
  7. [S18] E. Sue Gregg, compiler, "Personally Told me."
  8. [S62] 1870 Fed Census, Pennsylvania, Lancaster County, Leacock Twp., Dwelling #221, Family # 222. Post office is listed on sheet as Gap.
  9. [S47] 1880 Fed Census, Leacock Township, Lancaster County, PA. Roll T9-1142, page 429A. FHL Cd's.
  10. [S44] 1900 Fed Census, Pennsylvania, Sadsbury Township, Lancaster County, PA sheet 4.
  11. [S56] 1910 Fed Census, Pennsylvania, Lancaster County, East Earl Township, Dwelling#51, Family #55.
  12. [S30] Newspaper Obit, for father Jacob S Feister, April 27, 1933.

Alta Almina Feister1,2

F, b. 7 October 1880, d. 9 April 1934
Father*Jacob S. Feister1 b. 7 Jul 1844, d. 24 Apr 1933
Mother*Elizabeth Jane Lafferty1 b. 25 Dec 1848, d. 28 Sep 1912
Last Edited28 Sep 2017
     Alta Almina Feister was born on 7 October 1880 at Lancaster, Pennsylvania; Her month of birth is listed as April on 1910 census.1,2 She married Frazer Deshong, son of Robert Deshong and Salina Ferguson, before 1920.3 Alta Almina Feister died on 9 April 1934 at Leacock Township, Lancaster, Pennsylvania, at age 53. Cause of death was Arteria schosis.4,2 She was buried on 12 April 1934 at Kinzer Mennonite Cemetery, Kinzers, Pennsylvania. Alta E. Deshong on tombstone.5 Alta Almina Feister Find-a-Grave.com ID # an unknown place ; 75394682.6
     She appeared on the census of 1900; listed as single and a servant.7 She appeared on the census of 12 June 1900 at Sadsbury Township, Lancaster, Pennsylvania.8 As of 31 December 1908, Alta Almina Feister was also known as Minnie Deshong.9 She and Frazer Deshong lived on 31 December 1908 at Parkersburg, Chester, Pennsylvania.9 As of before 1920,her married name was Deshong.3 Alta Almina Feister and Frazer Deshong appeared on the census of 1920 at Salisbury Township, Lancaster, Pennsylvania; They lived only two homes from William and Sallie Gregg on Strasburg Road.10 Alta Almina Deshong and Frazer Deshong were listed on Voter Registration list for Salisbury Township in 1932.11 As of April 1933, Alta Almina Feister was also known as Minnie.12 She and Frazer Deshong lived on 27 April 1933 at Gordonville, Lancaster, Pennsylvania.12 As of 1934, Alta Almina Feister was also known as Alta E Deshong.5

Family

Frazer Deshong b. 2 Oct 1875, d. 6 Apr 1958
Children

Citations

  1. [S44] 1900 Fed Census, Pennsylvania, Sadsbury Twp, Lancaster County, PA Sheet 4.
  2. [S32] Death Certificate, Pennsylvania Death Certificate # 40485.
  3. [S30] Newspaper Obit, for father Jacob S Feister, April 27, 1933.
  4. [S15] Unknown name of person Personal Visit or Other Document, Emily Sue Brown, Millersville, Lancaster, Pennsylvania, Kinzer Mennonite Cemetery, visit May 29, 2004.
  5. [S24] Unknown name of person Printed Record, Emily Sue Brown, Millersville, Lancaster, Pennsylvania, Personal visit to cemetery.
  6. [S126] Find-a-Grave.com Obituary, Various, Located on Find-a-grave website.
  7. [S44] 1900 Fed Census, Lancaster County, Salisbury Twp, ED107, Supv Dist 8, page 106A, Dwelling 257, Family 305. It appears that the dwelling numbers and family numbers were altered. Minnie appears between dwelling 303, family 319 and 303 and family 320 on the altered numbers.
  8. [S44] 1900 Fed Census, Pennsylvania, Sadsbury Township, Lancaster County, PA sheet 4.
  9. [S29] Birth Records entry, State Registration, Pennsylvania birth certificate # 188605 for son John Clayton Deshong.
  10. [S54] 1920 Fed Census, Dwelling 13, Family 15, Salisbury Township, Lancaster County, Pennsylvania, roll T625-1585, ED 125, Page 1B. Viewed Jun 9, 2003 at ancestry.com, image 0035.
  11. [S172] Voter Register, 1932 unknown repository, Listed as voters on Register for 1932.
  12. [S30] Newspaper Obit, obituary of father, Jacob S. Feister in Intell Aprl 27 1933.

Amanda S. Feister1

F, b. 7 October 1880, d. 3 June 1964
Father*Jacob S. Feister1 b. 7 Jul 1844, d. 24 Apr 1933
Mother*Elizabeth Jane Lafferty1 b. 25 Dec 1848, d. 28 Sep 1912
Last Edited4 Feb 2016
     Amanda S. Feister was born on 7 October 1880 at Lancaster, Pennsylvania.1,2,3,4 She married Daniel D Brackbill, son of Amaziah Brackbill and Elizabeth Denlinger.5 Amanda S. Feister died on 3 June 1964 at age 83.2,3 She was buried on 6 June 1964 at Kinzer Mennonite Cemetery, Kinzers, Lancaster, Pennsylvania.2,3
     Her married name was Brackbill.6 Her married name was Brackbill.5 She appeared on the census of 12 June 1900 at Sadsbury Township, Lancaster, Pennsylvania.7 She and Daniel D Brackbill lived on 21 August 1906 at Vintage, Paradise Township, Lancaster, Pennsylvania.4 Amanda S. Feister and Daniel D Brackbill appeared on the census of 1920 at Paradise Township, Lancaster, Pennsylvania, Also listed in the household was Daniel's brother, Abel age 33 and single. They lived next door to Martin and Hannah Murray and Violet Eisenberger Baker. Amanda S. Feister and Daniel D Brackbill appeared on the census of 1930 at Paradise Township, Lancaster, Pennsylvania; Also on census was Daniel's brother, Abel age 45.8 Amanda S. Feister lived on 27 April 1933 at Kinzers, Lancaster, Pennsylvania.9 She and Daniel D Brackbill lived on 27 April 1933 at Kinzers, Lancaster, Pennsylvania.10 Amanda S. Feister lived on 16 August 1958 at Gordonville, Lancaster, Pennsylvania.3

Family

Daniel D Brackbill b. 14 Feb 1875, d. 9 Jun 1953
Children

Citations

  1. [S44] 1900 Fed Census, Pennsylvania, Sadsbury Twp, Lancaster County, PA Sheet 4.
  2. [S15] Unknown name of person Personal Visit or Other Document, Emily Sue Brown, Millersville, Lancaster, Pennsylvania, Kinzer Mennonite Cemetery, visit May 29, 2004.
  3. [S83] Betty Gregg, compiler, "Collection of Clippings and Obituary Info."
  4. [S29] Birth Records entry, State Registration, Pennsylvania birth certificate # 94466 for daughter Edna.
  5. [S48] E Sue Gregg, compiler, "Personal Family Information.

    "
  6. [S126] Find-a-Grave.com Obituary, Various, Researched Feb 4, 2016.
  7. [S44] 1900 Fed Census, Pennsylvania, Sadsbury Township, Lancaster County, PA sheet 4.
  8. [S66] 1930 Fed Census, Dwelling # 245 Family # 251, Paradise Township, Lancaster County, Pennsylvania, Roll T626-2058, page 10A, ED 102. Viewed on Jun 8, 2003 at ancestry.com, image 0999.
  9. [S30] Newspaper Obit, obituary of father, Jacob S. Feister in Intell Aprl 27 1933.
  10. [S30] Newspaper Obit, for father-in-law Jacob S Feister, April 27, 1933.
  11. [S54] 1920 Fed Census, Dwelling 74, Family 74, Paradise Township, Lancaster County, Pennsylvania, Roll T625-1584, Page 4A, ED 113. Viewed on Jun 8, 2003 at ancestry.com, image 0861.
  12. [S32] Death Certificate, Pennsylvania Death Certificate # 4984.

Susan Feister1

F, b. January 1886
Father*Jacob S. Feister1 b. 7 Jul 1844, d. 24 Apr 1933
Mother*Elizabeth Jane Lafferty1 b. 25 Dec 1848, d. 28 Sep 1912
Last Edited5 Oct 2018
     Susan Feister was born in January 1886 at Lancaster, Lancaster, Pennsylvania.1 She married Norman E Bruce on 17 June 1950 at Winchester, Frederick, Virginia; Marriage certif states that Norman was a widower, married once before this marriage and that Suzanne M Feister was divorced once.2

     Susan Feister appeared on the census of 4 June 1900 at East Earl, Lancaster, Pennsylvania; She appears to have been counted twice for this census. She is listed as a servant in the household of Frederick Smith, his wife Annie and two sons and a hired man, George Ranck.3 She appeared on the census of 12 June 1900 at Sadsbury Township, Lancaster, Pennsylvania.4 She lived on 27 April 1933 at Lancaster, Lancaster, Pennsylvania.5 As of 17 June 1950,her married name was Bruce.2 She and Norman E Bruce lived on 17 June 1950 at 352 Beaver St, Lancaster, Lancaster, Pennsylvania.2

Family

Norman E Bruce b. c 1887

Citations

  1. [S44] 1900 Fed Census, Pennsylvania, Sadsbury Twp, Lancaster County, PA Sheet 4.
  2. [S34] Marriage Record/Divorce: Virginia Marriage Records 1936-2014 # 14720.
  3. [S44] 1900 Fed Census, Pennsylvania, Lancaster County, East Earl Twp., Dwelling #35, Family #39.
  4. [S44] 1900 Fed Census, Pennsylvania, Sadsbury Township, Lancaster County, PA sheet 4.
  5. [S30] Newspaper Obit, obituary of father, Jacob S. Feister in Intell Aprl 27 1933.

Magdelena Feister1,2

F, b. June 1888, d. 1974
Father*Jacob S. Feister1 b. 7 Jul 1844, d. 24 Apr 1933
Mother*Elizabeth Jane Lafferty1 b. 25 Dec 1848, d. 28 Sep 1912
Last Edited28 Sep 2017
     Magdelena Feister was born in June 1888 at Lancaster, Lancaster, Pennsylvania.1 She married L William Porter circa 1907; Porter family owns Septic Tank business in Lancaster County, PA.3,4 Magdelena Feister married (?) Moore before 1958.2 Magdelena Feister was buried in 1974 at St John's United Methodist Cemetery, Paradise, Lancaster, Pennsylvania.5 She died in 1974.5 Magdelena Feister Find-a-Grave.com ID # 52746806.
     She appeared on the census of 12 June 1900 at Sadsbury Township, Lancaster, Pennsylvania.6 Her married name was Porter.7 She lived on 24 April 1933 at Strasburg, Lancaster, Pennsylvania.8 She lived on 16 August 1958 at Ronks, Lancaster, Pennsylvania.2

Family 1

L William Porter b. 28 Oct 1886, d. 27 Apr 1941
Children

Family 2

(?) Moore

Citations

  1. [S44] 1900 Fed Census, Pennsylvania, Sadsbury Twp, Lancaster County, PA Sheet 4.
  2. [S83] Betty Gregg, compiler, "Collection of Clippings and Obituary Info."
  3. [S48] E Sue Gregg, compiler, "Personal Family Information.

    "
  4. [S66] 1930 Fed Census, Pennsylvania, Lancaster County, Paradise Twp, Dwelling #479, Family #489.
  5. [S126] Find-a-Grave.com Obituary, Various, Burials at St John's United Methodist Cemetery.
  6. [S44] 1900 Fed Census, Pennsylvania, Sadsbury Township, Lancaster County, PA sheet 4.
  7. [S29] Birth Records entry, State Registration, Pennsylvania birth certificate # 132003 for first child, Elizabeth Porter.
  8. [S67] Various Newspapers, Newspaper clipping found in Jacob G Martin Bible 9/27/2017 for father, Jacob Feister.

John E. Feister1,2

M, b. 27 June 1891, d. 25 April 1969
Father*Jacob S. Feister1,2 b. 7 Jul 1844, d. 24 Apr 1933
Mother*Elizabeth Jane Lafferty1,2 b. 25 Dec 1848, d. 28 Sep 1912
Last Edited12 Apr 2015
John Feister & Fred Smith
     John E. Feister was born on 27 June 1891 at Lancaster, Lancaster, Pennsylvania.1,2 He married Bessie M. Brackbill, daughter of Amaziah Brackbill and Elizabeth Denlinger, before 1920.2 John E. Feister died on 25 April 1969 at age 77.1,2 He was buried on 28 April 1969 at Kinzer Mennonite Cemetery, Kinzers, Lancaster, Pennsylvania.2 John E. Feister Find-a-Grave.com ID # 75394692.
     He appeared on the census of 12 June 1900 at Sadsbury Township, Lancaster, Pennsylvania.3 He appeared on the census of 1910 at Paradise Township, Lancaster, Pennsylvania; John is living in house hold of Ira and Effie Denlinger and their children Dorothy and Paul. He is recorded as being 18 years old, born in PA and employed as a hired man.4 He appeared on the census of 21 May 1910 at Salisbury Township, Lancaster, Pennsylvania, At time of this census, Anna is recorded as mother of 3 children, all living .5 He was listed as a mechanic and owning his own garage. in 1920 at Paradise Township, Lancaster, Pennsylvania.6 He and Bessie M. Brackbill appeared on the census of 1920 at Paradise Township, Lancaster, Pennsylvania. This family is recorded as living on Lincoln Highway in Paradise Township. Also listed is Elizabeth, mother-in-law,indicated as a Feister, John's mother, not his mother-in-law? Or Bessie's mother?6 John E. Feister witnessed the death of Bessie M. Feister on 17 July 1931 at St Joseph's Hospital, Lancaster, Lancaster, Pennsylvania; Feister. - Bessie M. Feister, wife of John E. Feister, died Friday afternoon at 1:30 o'clock in St. Joseph's Hospital following an operation, aged 49 years. She is survived by her husband, her mother, Mrs. Elizabeth Brackbill and the following brothers and sisters: Mrs. Amos Ament, Daniel Brackbill, Mrs. Isaac Dontrich, Henry Brackbill, Enos Brackbill, and Abel Brackbill. Funeral services were held from the home in Kinzers by Bros. Christ Brackbill and David Mosemann. Burial in Kinzers Mennonite cemetery.
To-day we are thinking, dear sister,
Of the grief that has come to our home;
How you left us in silence one noon
All so lonely in sorrow and gloom.
A Sister.

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Gospel Herald Aug 20 1931 Issue Vol XXIV No. 21 Page 479.2,7
John E. Feister lived on 27 April 1933 at Lancaster, Lancaster, Pennsylvania.8 He lived on 16 August 1958 at Lancaster, Lancaster, Pennsylvania.9 He lived before April 1969 at Lancaster, Lancaster, Pennsylvania.10 His Social Security Number was 182-28-8602 on 6 June 2002 at Lancaster, Lancaster, Pennsylvania.11

Family

Bessie M. Brackbill b. 26 Jun 1882, d. 17 Jul 1931
Child

Citations

  1. [S44] 1900 Fed Census, Pennsylvania, Sadsbury Twp, Lancaster County, PA Sheet 4.
  2. [S13] Various Persons Cemetery Records, E. Sue Gregg, Ronks, Lancaster, Pennsylvania.
  3. [S44] 1900 Fed Census, Pennsylvania, Sadsbury Township, Lancaster County, PA sheet 4.
  4. [S56] 1910 Fed Census, Pennsylvania, Lancaster County, Paradise Township, Dwelling # 267, Family # 271.
  5. [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.
  6. [S54] 1920 Fed Census, Paradise Township, Lancaster County, Roll T625-1585, Dist 4, Sheet 4. Family 129.
  7. [S32] Death Certificate, Pennsylvania Death Certificate # 71283.
  8. [S30] Newspaper Obit, obituary of father, Jacob S. Feister in Intell Aprl 27 1933.
  9. [S83] Betty Gregg, compiler, "Collection of Clippings and Obituary Info."
  10. [S40] Social Security Deaths, Various, SS Death Index, Various, Researched Jan 25, 2015 @ MyHeritage.com.
  11. [S40] Social Security Deaths, Various, SS Death Index, Various, 182-28-8602 issued at PA 1951 & 1953.
  12. [S13] Various Persons Cemetery Records, E. Sue Gregg, Ronks, Lancaster, Pennsylvania, Kinzer Mennonite Cemetery.

Bessie M. Brackbill1

F, b. 26 June 1882, d. 17 July 1931
Father*Amaziah Brackbill b. 2 Sep 1847, d. 20 Jan 1912
Mother*Elizabeth Denlinger2 b. 13 Feb 1852, d. 22 Apr 1933
Last Edited30 Sep 2017
     Bessie M. Brackbill was born on 26 June 1882 at Lancaster, Pennsylvania.1,3 She married John E. Feister, son of Jacob S. Feister and Elizabeth Jane Lafferty, before 1920.1 Bessie M. Feister died on 17 July 1931 at St Joseph's Hospital, Lancaster, Lancaster, Pennsylvania, at age 49; Feister. - Bessie M. Feister, wife of John E. Feister, died Friday afternoon at 1:30 o'clock in St. Joseph's Hospital following an operation, aged 49 years. She is survived by her husband, her mother, Mrs. Elizabeth Brackbill and the following brothers and sisters: Mrs. Amos Ament, Daniel Brackbill, Mrs. Isaac Dontrich, Henry Brackbill, Enos Brackbill, and Abel Brackbill. Funeral services were held from the home in Kinzers by Bros. Christ Brackbill and David Mosemann. Burial in Kinzers Mennonite cemetery.
To-day we are thinking, dear sister,
Of the grief that has come to our home;
How you left us in silence one noon
All so lonely in sorrow and gloom.
A Sister.

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Gospel Herald Aug 20 1931 Issue Vol XXIV No. 21 Page 479.1,3
She was buried on 21 July 1931 at Kinzer Mennonite Cemetery, Kinzers, Lancaster, Pennsylvania; Feister. - Bessie M. Feister, wife of John E. Feister, died Friday
afternoon at 1:30 o'clock in St. Joseph's Hospital following an
operation, aged 49 years. She is survived by her husband, her
mother,
Mrs. Elizabeth Brackbill and the following brothers and sisters:
Mrs. Amos Ament, Daniel Brackbill, Mrs. Isaac Dontrich, Henry Brackbill,
Enos Brackbill, and Abel Brackbill. Funeral services were held from the
home in Kinzers by Bros. Christ Brackbill and David Mosemann. Burial in
Kinzers Mennonite cemetery.
To-day we are thinking, dear sister,
Of the grief that has come to our home;
How you left us in silence one noon
All so lonely in sorrow and gloom.

> >> >> > A Sister.4,3 Bessie M. Brackbill Find-a-Grave.com ID # 75394693.
     She appeared on the census of 15 June 1900 at Paradise Township, Lancaster, Pennsylvania.5 She and John E. Feister appeared on the census of 1920 at Paradise Township, Lancaster, Pennsylvania. This family is recorded as living on Lincoln Highway in Paradise Township. Also listed is Elizabeth, mother-in-law,indicated as a Feister, John's mother, not his mother-in-law? Or Bessie's mother?6 As of 1920,her married name was Feister.1 Bessie M. Brackbill lived on 27 April 1931 at Kinzers, Lancaster, Pennsylvania.7 She was ill with a post operative hemorrhage. An autopsy was performed and diagnosi was axlopsy, contributory ailment was Cystib-urethritis. on 11 July 1931 at St Joseph's Hospital, Lancaster, Lancaster, Pennsylvania.3

Family

John E. Feister b. 27 Jun 1891, d. 25 Apr 1969
Child

Citations

  1. [S13] Various Persons Cemetery Records, E. Sue Gregg, Ronks, Lancaster, Pennsylvania.
  2. [S30] Newspaper Obit, Intell, April 24, 1933.
  3. [S32] Death Certificate, Pennsylvania Death Certificate # 71283.
  4. [S121] Todd Yarbourgh, "Todd Yarbourgh Info", Located an obituary for Bessie Brackbill Feister.
  5. [S44] 1900 Fed Census, Pennsylvania, Lancaster, Paradise, Dist 94, Dwelling # 119, Family # 119.
  6. [S54] 1920 Fed Census, Paradise Township, Lancaster County, Roll T625-1585, Dist 4, Sheet 4. Family 129.
  7. [S30] Newspaper Obit, obituary of father, Jacob S. Feister in Intell Aprl 27 1933.
  8. [S13] Various Persons Cemetery Records, E. Sue Gregg, Ronks, Lancaster, Pennsylvania, Kinzer Mennonite Cemetery.

Norman B. Feister1

M, b. 1919, d. 19 May 1920
Father*John E. Feister1 b. 27 Jun 1891, d. 25 Apr 1969
Mother*Bessie M. Brackbill1 b. 26 Jun 1882, d. 17 Jul 1931
Last Edited20 Nov 2011
     Norman B. Feister was born in 1919.2 He died on 19 May 1920.1 He was buried on 21 May 1920 at Kinzer Mennonite Cemetery, Kinzers, Lancaster, Pennsylvania.1 Norman B. Feister Find-a-Grave.com ID # an unknown place ; 75394694.3

Citations

  1. [S13] Various Persons Cemetery Records, E. Sue Gregg, Ronks, Lancaster, Pennsylvania, Kinzer Mennonite Cemetery.
  2. [S24] Unknown name of person Printed Record, Emily Sue Brown, Millersville, Lancaster, Pennsylvania, Personal visit to cemetery.
  3. [S126] Find-a-Grave.com Obituary, Various, Located on Find-a-grave website.

Emma E. Gross1,2

F, b. 1871, d. 27 November 1970
Last Edited11 Apr 2021
     Emma E. Gross was born in 1871.1 She was born in 1888; According to her obituary, she died at age 82 which would make her birth year about 1888.3 She married Frederic Milley, son of Benjamin Franklin Milley and Sara E Shay, on 25 November 1907 at St. Lukes, Lancaster, Pennsylvania.1,2 Emma E. Gross died on 27 November 1970 at St Joseph's Hospital, Lancaster, Pennsylvania.3 She was buried on 30 November 1970 at Lancaster Cemetery, Lancaster, Lancaster, Pennsylvania; Plot 445A.4
     As of 25 November 1907,her married name was Milley.1,2 She and Frederic Milley appeared on the census of 20 April 1910 at 605 High Street, Lancaster, Pennsylvania.5 Emma E. Gross appeared on the census of 14 January 1920; listed on census living at 683 Manor Street, Lancaster, PA. Her parents are listed as both being born in Bavaria Germany.1 She and Frederic Milley appeared on the census of 4 April 1930 at 28 Laurel St, Lancaster, Lancaster, Pennsylvania; Interesting research find! Fred Milley lived around corner from Elizabeth Williams Sullivan and her family. And next door to Fred & Emma was Catherine Shay, age 29, married with her 3 children.6 Emma E. Gross and Frederic Milley lived in 1945 at 21 Harvard Ave., Lancaster, Pennsylvania.3 Emma E. Gross lived in 1948 at 114 S West End Ave, Lancaster, Lancaster, Pennsylvania. Emma evidently lived with her son in 1948.7 She was a member of Sacred Heart Catholic Church.3 She lived in November 1970 at 114 S. West End Ave., Lancaster, Pennsylvania.3

Family

Frederic Milley b. Jan 1884, d. 8 Jan 1945
Child

Citations

  1. [S54] 1920 Fed Census, Lancaster City, PA.
  2. [S91] Nunemacher, Milley / Shay Family, Family group sheet Benjamin Milley & Sarah Shay.
  3. [S91] Nunemacher, Milley / Shay Family, Family Group Sheet for Fred W. Milley & Emma E. Gross and obituaries.
  4. [S126] Find-a-Grave.com Obituary, Various, Find A Grave Memorial# 41713317.
  5. [S56] 1910 Fed Census, Pennsylvania, Lancaster County, Lancaster City, 8th Ward, Dist 87, Dwelling #147, Family #151.
  6. [S66] 1930 Fed Census, Pennsylvania, Lancaster, Lancaster, Dist 71, Dwelling # 63 Family # 64.
  7. [S301] Various City Directories, Pennsylvania, Lancaster, 1948,.

Albert Leo Milley1,2

M, b. 20 November 1908, d. 7 January 1987
Father*Frederic Milley1 b. Jan 1884, d. 8 Jan 1945
Mother*Emma E. Gross1 b. 1871, d. 27 Nov 1970
Last Edited11 Apr 2021
     Albert Leo Milley was born on 20 November 1908 at Lancaster, Pennsylvania; listed on census with parents living at 683 Manor Street, Lancaster.1,3,4 He died on 7 January 1987 at Lancaster, Pennsylvania, at age 78; Columbia is last recorded residence for Albert. According to his obituary, he died at his home on Concordia Road, Columbia RD2.3,5,4,2 He was buried on 10 January 1987 at Lancaster Cemetery, Lancaster, Lancaster, Pennsylvania; Plot # 445A.6
     He appeared on the census of 20 April 1910 at 605 High Street, Lancaster, Pennsylvania.7 He appeared on the census of 14 January 1920 at Lancaster, Pennsylvania.1 He appeared on the census of 4 April 1930 at 28 Laurel St, Lancaster, Lancaster, Pennsylvania.8 He was described as Race: White, Height: 5'2", Weight 200 lbs, Brown eyes, Brown Hair, Light Complexion. Scar on right side. on 16 October 1940 at 28 Laurel St, Lancaster, Lancaster, Pennsylvania.9 He was employee Armstrong Cork Co, Linolium plant. on 16 October 1940 at Lancaster, Lancaster, Pennsylvania.9 He lived on 17 April 1944 at 21 Howard Ave, Lancaster, Lancaster, Pennsylvania.9 He lived on 3 April 1945 at 114 S West End Ave, Lancaster, Lancaster, Pennsylvania.9 He resided at 114 S West End Ave, Lancaster, Lancaster, Pennsylvania, in 1948; He was employed as a lock worker at Slaymaker Lock Co.10 He was was a retired Slaymaker Lock employee as a polisher. He retired in December 1973. He was also known for his work with area horse shows as a ring master and timer. before 1974.2 He was a member of Sacred Heart of Jesus Catholic Church.2 His Social Security Number was (an unknown value) on 10 December 2004.3

Citations

  1. [S54] 1920 Fed Census, Lancaster City, PA.
  2. [S91] Nunemacher, Milley / Shay Family, Obituary for Abert Leo Milley.
  3. [S40] Social Security Deaths, Various, SS Death Index, Various, Searched rootsweb SSDI Dec 10, 2004.
  4. [S91] Nunemacher, Milley / Shay Family, Family Group Sheet for Fred W. Milley & Emma E. Gross and obituaries.
  5. [S91] Nunemacher, Milley / Shay Family, List of burials from Lancaster Cemetery Records.
  6. [S126] Find-a-Grave.com Obituary, Various, Find A Grave Memorial# 41713433.
  7. [S56] 1910 Fed Census, Pennsylvania, Lancaster County, Lancaster City, 8th Ward, Dist 87, Dwelling #147, Family #151.
  8. [S66] 1930 Fed Census, Pennsylvania, Lancaster, Lancaster, Dist 71, Dwelling # 63 Family # 64.
  9. [S169] Unknown name of person, Card, unknown file number, Serial Number 1488, Order # 794.
  10. [S301] Various City Directories, Pennsylvania, Lancaster, 1948,.

Susannah (?)1

F
Last Edited30 Apr 2003
     Susannah (?) appeared on the census of 13 January 1920 at Paradise Township, Lancaster, Pennsylvania; as 67 years old, living with son Howard and grand daughter Ethel, daugher of Frances Hershberger and Tom Armer.1

Family

Children

Citations

  1. [S54] 1920 Fed Census, Paradise Twp, PA, Family 76 Image 7.

Clarence Albert Feister1

M, b. 6 December 1928, d. 28 August 2017
Father*Jacob Sylvester Feister b. 16 Oct 1895, d. 26 Apr 1976
Mother*Dorothy Goldsworthy b. 18 Dec 1908, d. 7 May 1997
Last Edited14 Aug 2019
     Clarence Albert Feister was born on 6 December 1928 at Lancaster, Pennsylvania.1 He married Alene Pearl Copeland, daughter of Joe Copeland and Ida Copeland Lane, on 26 March 1954.1 Clarence Albert Feister died on 28 August 2017 at Colorado at age 88.2 He was buried on 31 August 2017 at Crown Hill Cemetery, Wheat Ridge, Jefferson, Colorado.2 Clarence Albert Feister Find-a-Grave.com ID # an unknown place ; 199790526.
     He appeared on the census of 30 April 1930 at Paradise Twp, Lancaster, Pennsylvania.3 He lived in 1976 at Lakewood, Colorado.4

Family

Alene Pearl Copeland

Citations

  1. [S18] E. Sue Gregg, compiler, "Personally Told me."
  2. [S126] Find-a-Grave.com Obituary, Various, Personal information and researched Aug 14, 2019.
  3. [S66] 1930 Fed Census, Pennsylvania, Lancaster County, Paradise Twp, Dwelling #500, Family #510.
  4. [S83] Betty Gregg, compiler, "Collection of Clippings and Obituary Info."