Gordon Richard VanZandt1,2

M, b. 29 December 1938, d. 17 February 2011
Last Edited11 Aug 2020
     Gordon Richard VanZandt was born on 29 December 1938 at Altoona, Pennsylvania.2 He married Julia Murray McCamant, daughter of John Nathaniel McCamant and Eva Kathryn Taylor, on 10 June 1959 at Lancaster, Lancaster, Pennsylvania.1 Gordon Richard VanZandt died on 17 February 2011 at Lancaster, Lancaster, Pennsylvania, at age 72. His obit: Gordon Richard VanZandt, 72, of Lancaster, passed away on Thursday, February 17, 2011. He was the husband of Julie McCamant VanZandt with whom he celebrated their 51st wedding anniversary on June 20, 2010. He was born in Altoona, son of the late Calvin J.T. and Erma Lucinda Cameron VanZandt. He was a graduate of Thaddeus Stevens College of Technology, Class of 1959. He worked for Lancaster General Hospital for 37 years and retired as Supervisor of Telecommunications in 2008. He was a member of First Baptist Church Lancaster and the Communication Council. Gordon was a 32nd Degree Mason as a member of Lodge #43 F&AM, Tall Cedars of Lebanon, P.G.T.C., Royal Arch Chapter #43 M.E.H.P., Lancaster, Goodwin Council #19, Lancaster Commandery #13 Knight's Templar C.G., Scottish Rite Valley of Harrisburg, Lancaster Lodge of Perfection, Rajah Shrine, Reading, Order of Eastern Star. He served on the Board of Director's for Thaddeus Stevens Foundation Charitable Arm of the College and the Thaddeus Stevens College of Technology Alumni Association Board of Governors. He was also a member of Strasburg Sportsmen's Club, Greenhill Sportsmen's Club and the National Square Dance Camper's Association. He was a Foster Parent for fifteen years for over 100 children. Gordon enjoyed hunting, fishing, cruising, camping and most of all, his family.

Surviving in addition to his wife, one son: H.N. Scott husband of Terrie A. VanZandt, Salunga. Two daughters: Lucinda S. wife of Guy M. DeBord, Landisville and Teresa L. wife of Charles F. Ortlieb, Lititz. Eight grandchildren and twelve great-grandchildren. Four sisters: Tina Marie wife of Terry Heagy, Lancaster; Sue E. Troop, Carlisle; Dawn Enck, Ephrata and Dorothy wife of Robert Marnoch, Lancaster. He was preceded in death by two brothers: Ronald J. and Paul C. VanZandt.

The Funeral Service will be held at First Baptist Church Lancaster, 612 North Duke Street, Lancaster, PA 17602 on Tuesday, February 22, 2011 at 10:30 A.M. with Rev. Richard S. Hill and Rev. Richard P. Cook, officiating. Interment in Mellinger Mennonite Cemetery. Friends may call at the church on Monday from 6:00 P.M. to 9:00 P.M. and also on Tuesday from 9:30 A.M to 10:30 A.M. Masonic service will be held on Monday at 8:30 P.M. by Lodge #43 F&AM. Please omit flowers. Memorial contributions may be made in his memory to: First Baptist Church Lancaster. Arrangement by the Workman Funeral Homes, Inc., Mountville/Columbia.2
He was buried on 22 February 2011 at Mellinger Mennonite Cemetery, Lancaster, Lancaster, Pennsylvania.2 Gordon Richard VanZandt Find-a-Grave.com ID # 65894582.

Family

Julia Murray McCamant
Child

Citations

  1. [S176] Julie VanZandt, "Julie's Records", Received papers October 2013.
  2. [S28] Unknown name of person Paper Invitation, unknown repository, unknown repository address, Received at services Feb 22 2011 at First Baptist Church, Lancaster, Pennsylvania.
  3. [S126] Find-a-Grave.com Obituary, Various, Researched Aug 11 2020 for father.

Enos Heisler1

M, b. circa 1875
Last Edited21 Feb 2014
     Enos Heisler was born circa 1875 at Pennsylvania.1 He married Ella (?) circa 1915.2
     As of 11 June 1880, Enos Heisler was also known as Enos Rineer.3 He appeared on the census of 12 June 1880 at Christiana, Sadsbury Township, Lancaster, Pennsylvania.3 He appeared on the census of 15 June 1900 at Christiana, Sadsbury Township, Lancaster, Pennsylvania.4 He appeared on the census of 21 April 1910 at West Fallowfield Twp, Chester, Pennsylvania, and listed as a cousin.1 He was a moulder in an iron factory on 15 April 1930 at Christiana, Lancaster, Pennsylvania.2 He and Ella Heisler appeared on the census of 15 April 1930 at Red Lion Rd, (Rt 372), Christiana, Lancaster, Pennsylvania. He owned his own home.2 Enos Heisler and Ella Heisler appeared on the census of April 1940 at 729 Beaver St, Lancaster, Lancaster, Pennsylvania. Enos and Ella are living with Frank & Bertha Troop at time of this census. The Troops could be relatives of the Keller-Heisler family.5

Family

Ella (?) b. 1898

Citations

  1. [S56] 1910 Fed Census, Pennsylvania, Chester, Fallowfield, Dist # 80, Dwelling # 20, Family # 20.
  2. [S66] 1930 Fed Census, Pennsylvania, Lancaster, Christiana Boro, Dist #6, Dwelling # 236, Family # 272.
  3. [S47] 1880 Fed Census, Pennsylvania, Lancaster, Sadsbury Townhip, Christiana, Dist # 174, Dwelling #206, Family # 218.
  4. [S44] 1900 Fed Census, Pennsylvania, Lancaster, Christiana Boro, Dist # 104, Dwelling # 48, Family # 48.
  5. [S147] April 1940 Census Records, unknown repository address, Pennsylvania, Lancaster, Lancaster City, Dist # 36-61, Visitation # 141.

Walter H Heisler1

M, b. 6 June 1893, d. May 1974
Father*Benjamin F Heisler1 b. 1871, d. 1964
Mother*Annie Elizabeth Coble1 b. 1874, d. 1931
Last Edited21 Feb 2014
     Walter H Heisler was born on 6 June 1893 at Lancaster, Pennsylvania.1,2 He married Ella Mae Mowrer, daughter of Elam M Mowrer and Letitia Reese, before 1922.2 Walter H Heisler was buried in May 1974 at Willow Street Mennonite Church Cemetery, Willow Street, Lancaster, Pennsylvania.2 He died in May 1974 at Lancaster, Pennsylvania, at age 80.2 Walter H Heisler Find-a-Grave.com ID # 115863310.
     He appeared on the census of 2 January 1920 at Strasburg Township, Lancaster, Pennsylvania.1

Family

Ella Mae Mowrer b. 10 Mar 1898, d. Aug 1977
Children

Citations

  1. [S54] 1920 Fed Census, Pennsylvania, Lancaster, Strasburg Twp, Dist # 129, Dwelling # 13, Family # 13.
  2. [S126] Find-a-Grave.com Obituary, Various, Researched Feb 21, 2014.

Ella (?)1

F, b. 1898
Last Edited21 Feb 2014
     Ella (?) was born in 1898 at Pennsylvania.1 She married Enos Heisler circa 1915.1
     As of circa 1915,her married name was Heisler.1 Ella Heisler and Enos Heisler appeared on the census of 15 April 1930 at Red Lion Rd, (Rt 372), Christiana, Lancaster, Pennsylvania; He owned his own home.1 Ella Heisler and Enos Heisler appeared on the census of April 1940 at 729 Beaver St, Lancaster, Lancaster, Pennsylvania. Enos and Ella are living with Frank & Bertha Troop at time of this census. The Troops could be relatives of the Keller-Heisler family.2

Family

Enos Heisler b. c 1875

Citations

  1. [S66] 1930 Fed Census, Pennsylvania, Lancaster, Christiana Boro, Dist #6, Dwelling # 236, Family # 272.
  2. [S147] April 1940 Census Records, unknown repository address, Pennsylvania, Lancaster, Lancaster City, Dist # 36-61, Visitation # 141.

Ella Mae Mowrer1

F, b. 10 March 1898, d. August 1977
Father*Elam M Mowrer1 b. 2 Dec 1869, d. 19 Aug 1948
Mother*Letitia Reese1 b. 18 Sep 1871, d. 9 Jan 1912
Last Edited21 Feb 2014
     Ella Mae Mowrer was born on 10 March 1898.1 She married Walter H Heisler, son of Benjamin F Heisler and Annie Elizabeth Coble, before 1922.1 Ella Mae Mowrer died in August 1977 at age 79.1 She was buried in August 1977 at Willow Street Mennonite Church Cemetery, Willow Street, Lancaster, Pennsylvania.1 Ella Mae Mowrer Find-a-Grave.com ID # 115863513.
     She appeared on the census of 22 April 1910 at Providence Township, Lancaster, Pennsylvania.2 She appeared on the census of 7 January 1920 at Paradise Township, Lancaster, Pennsylvania.3 As of before 1922,her married name was Heisler.1

Family

Walter H Heisler b. 6 Jun 1893, d. May 1974
Children

Citations

  1. [S126] Find-a-Grave.com Obituary, Various, Researched Feb 21, 2014.
  2. [S56] 1910 Fed Census, Pennsylvania, Lancaster, Providence, ED 132, Dwelling # 76, Family # 77.
  3. [S54] 1920 Fed Census, Pennsylvania, Lancaster, Paradise, ED 114, Dwelling # 32, Family #33.

Elam M Mowrer1

M, b. 2 December 1869, d. 19 August 1948
Last Edited21 Jan 2019
     Elam M Mowrer was born on 2 December 1869 at Lancaster, Pennsylvania.1 He married Letitia Reese circa 1887.1 Elam M Mowrer died on 19 August 1948 at Lancaster, Pennsylvania, at age 78.1 He was buried on 21 August 1948 at New Providence Mennonite Cemetery, New Providence, Lancaster, Pennsylvania.2 Elam M Mowrer Find-a-Grave.com ID # 106386156.
     He and Letitia Mowrer appeared on the census of 22 April 1910 at Providence Township, Lancaster, Pennsylvania.3 Elam M Mowrer appeared on the census of 7 January 1920 at Paradise Township, Lancaster, Pennsylvania.4

Family

Letitia Reese b. 18 Sep 1871, d. 9 Jan 1912
Children

Citations

  1. [S126] Find-a-Grave.com Obituary, Various, Researched Feb 21, 2014.
  2. [S126] Find-a-Grave.com Obituary, Various, Researched Jan 21, 2019.
  3. [S56] 1910 Fed Census, Pennsylvania, Lancaster, Providence, ED 132, Dwelling # 76, Family # 77.
  4. [S54] 1920 Fed Census, Pennsylvania, Lancaster, Paradise, ED 114, Dwelling # 32, Family #33.

Letitia Reese1

F, b. 18 September 1871, d. 9 January 1912
Last Edited21 Jan 2019
     Letitia Reese was born on 18 September 1871 at Lancaster, Pennsylvania.1 She married Elam M Mowrer circa 1887.1 Letitia Reese died on 9 January 1912 at Lancaster, Pennsylvania, at age 40.1 She was buried on 12 January 1912 at New Providence Mennonite Cemetery, New Providence, Lancaster, Pennsylvania.2 Letitia Reese Find-a-Grave.com ID # 106386308.
     As of circa 1887,her married name was Mowrer.1 She and Elam M Mowrer appeared on the census of 22 April 1910 at Providence Township, Lancaster, Pennsylvania.3

Family

Elam M Mowrer b. 2 Dec 1869, d. 19 Aug 1948
Children

Citations

  1. [S126] Find-a-Grave.com Obituary, Various, Researched Feb 21, 2014.
  2. [S126] Find-a-Grave.com Obituary, Various, Researched Jan 21, 2019.
  3. [S56] 1910 Fed Census, Pennsylvania, Lancaster, Providence, ED 132, Dwelling # 76, Family # 77.

Donald L Heisler1

M, b. 1922, d. 1922
Father*Walter H Heisler1 b. 6 Jun 1893, d. May 1974
Mother*Ella Mae Mowrer1 b. 10 Mar 1898, d. Aug 1977
Last Edited21 Feb 2014
     Donald L Heisler was buried in 1922 at Willow Street Mennonite Church Cemetery, Willow Street, Lancaster, Pennsylvania.1 He died in 1922 at Lancaster, Pennsylvania.1 He was born in 1922 at Lancaster, Pennsylvania.1

Citations

  1. [S126] Find-a-Grave.com Obituary, Various, Researched Feb 21, 2014.

Glenn W Heisler1

M, b. 4 March 1924, d. 16 April 2004
Father*Walter H Heisler1 b. 6 Jun 1893, d. May 1974
Mother*Ella Mae Mowrer1 b. 10 Mar 1898, d. Aug 1977
Last Edited21 Feb 2014
     Glenn W Heisler married Betty Leighton Ziegler.1 Glenn W Heisler was born on 4 March 1924 at Willow Street, Lancaster, Pennsylvania.1 He died on 16 April 2004 at Willow Street, Lancaster, Pennsylvania, at age 80.1 He was buried on 19 April 2004 at Willow Street Mennonite Church Cemetery, Willow Street, Lancaster, Pennsylvania.1 Glenn W Heisler Find-a-Grave.com ID # 115790088.

Family

Betty Leighton Ziegler

Citations

  1. [S126] Find-a-Grave.com Obituary, Various, Researched Feb 21, 2014.

James Clarkson McClure1

M, b. 1859, d. 1932
Last Edited22 Feb 2014
     James Clarkson McClure was born in 1859.1 He married Ida Mary Wright, daughter of Levi P Wright and Catherine M Keene, before 1894.1 James Clarkson McClure died in 1932.1

Family

Ida Mary Wright b. c 1861, d. 1935
Child

Citations

  1. [S126] Find-a-Grave.com Obituary, Various, Researched Feb 22, 2014.

Clair Muser McClure1

M, b. 21 October 1894, d. 1957
Father*James Clarkson McClure1 b. 1859, d. 1932
Mother*Ida Mary Wright1 b. c 1861, d. 1935
Last Edited2 Mar 2021
     Clair Muser McClure was born on 21 October 1894 at Witmer, Lancaster, Pennsylvania.1 He married an unknown person circa 1910.1 He married Lida Jane Murray, daughter of John H (Andy) Murray and M Catherine Gregg, before 1957.2 Clair Muser McClure was buried in 1957 at Calvary Monument Cemetery, Paradise, Lancaster, Pennsylvania.1 He died in 1957.1 Clair Muser McClure Find-a-Grave.com ID # 108673736.
     Clair Muser McClure was also known as Clair Musser McClure.2

Citations

  1. [S126] Find-a-Grave.com Obituary, Various, Researched Feb 22, 2014.
  2. [S126] Find-a-Grave.com Obituary, Various, Researched March 2 2021 for missing information.

William Arthur Esbenshade1

M, b. 18 August 1861, d. 28 September 1936
Last Edited22 Feb 2014
     William Arthur Esbenshade was born on 18 August 1861 at Kentucky.1 He married Margaret Louisa Wright, daughter of Levi P Wright and Catherine M Keene, before 1883.1 William Arthur Esbenshade died on 28 September 1936 at age 75.1 He was buried on 30 September 1936 at Calvary Monument Cemetery, Paradise, Lancaster, Pennsylvania.1 William Arthur Esbenshade Find-a-Grave.com ID # 21470912.

Family

Margaret Louisa Wright b. c 1863, d. 1929
Children

Citations

  1. [S126] Find-a-Grave.com Obituary, Various, Researched Feb 22, 2014.

Bertha K Esbenshade1

F, b. 1883, d. 1978
Father*William Arthur Esbenshade1 b. 18 Aug 1861, d. 28 Sep 1936
Mother*Margaret Louisa Wright1 b. c 1863, d. 1929
Last Edited22 Feb 2014
     Bertha K Esbenshade was born in 1883.1 She died in 1978.1

Citations

  1. [S126] Find-a-Grave.com Obituary, Various, Researched Feb 22, 2014.

Joseph W Esbenshade1

M, b. 1884, d. 1974
Father*William Arthur Esbenshade1 b. 18 Aug 1861, d. 28 Sep 1936
Mother*Margaret Louisa Wright1 b. c 1863, d. 1929
Last Edited22 Feb 2014
     Joseph W Esbenshade was born in 1884.1 He died in 1974.1

Citations

  1. [S126] Find-a-Grave.com Obituary, Various, Researched Feb 22, 2014.

Clark H Esbenshade1

M, b. 1889, d. 1941
Father*William Arthur Esbenshade1 b. 18 Aug 1861, d. 28 Sep 1936
Mother*Margaret Louisa Wright1 b. c 1863, d. 1929
Last Edited22 Feb 2014
     Clark H Esbenshade was born in 1889.1 He died in 1941.1

Citations

  1. [S126] Find-a-Grave.com Obituary, Various, Researched Feb 22, 2014.

Verna Elizabeth Esbenshade1

F, b. 1898, d. 1898
Father*William Arthur Esbenshade1 b. 18 Aug 1861, d. 28 Sep 1936
Mother*Margaret Louisa Wright1 b. c 1863, d. 1929
Last Edited22 Feb 2014
     Verna Elizabeth Esbenshade died in 1898.1 She was born in 1898.1

Citations

  1. [S126] Find-a-Grave.com Obituary, Various, Researched Feb 22, 2014.

Miriam E Esbenshade1

F, b. 1902, d. 1994
Father*William Arthur Esbenshade1 b. 18 Aug 1861, d. 28 Sep 1936
Mother*Margaret Louisa Wright1 b. c 1863, d. 1929
Last Edited22 Feb 2014
     Miriam E Esbenshade was born in 1902.1 She died in 1994.1

Citations

  1. [S126] Find-a-Grave.com Obituary, Various, Researched Feb 22, 2014.

Elizabeth J (?)1

F, b. 1869
Father*(?) Unknown2
Last Edited4 Jan 2016
     Elizabeth J (?) was born in 1869 at Pennsylvania.1 She married John C Wright, son of Levi P Wright and Catherine M Keene, before 1894.1
     As of before 1894,her married name was Wright.1 Elizabeth J Wright and John C Wright appeared on the census of 11 May 1910 at Salisbury Township, Lancaster, Pennsylvania.1 Elizabeth J Wright and John C Wright appeared on the census of 10 January 1920 at Green Street, Valley Township, Chester, Pennsylvania; Also living in household was a boarder, Elizabeth Mann, age 16 and a grandson, Carl Wright, age 2 & 2mo.3 Elizabeth J Wright appeared on the census of 6 May 1930 at Easttown, Chester, Pennsylvania; Also living with family are several servants and boarders.2 She appeared on the census of 17 April 1940 at Village of Vintage, Paradise Township, Lancaster, Pennsylvania. At time of this census they are living next door to what was to be a Sunoco gas station owned by Paul Gregg in later years about 1965.4

Family

John C Wright b. 26 Jul 1868, d. 20 Nov 1922
Children

Citations

  1. [S56] 1910 Fed Census, Pennsylvania, Lancaster, Salisbury, Dist # 139, Dwelling # 215, Family # 223.
  2. [S66] 1930 Fed Census, Pennsylvania, Chester, Easttown, Dist #36, Dwelling # 464, Family 475.
  3. [S54] 1920 Fed Census, Pennsylvania, Chester, Valley Township, Dist # 83, Dwelling # 120, Family # 127.
  4. [S147] April 1940 Census Records, unknown repository address, Pennsylvania, Lancaster, Paradise Twp, Dist # 36-131, Visitation # 251.

William J Wright1

M, b. 1894
Father*John C Wright1 b. 26 Jul 1868, d. 20 Nov 1922
Mother*Elizabeth J (?)1 b. 1869
Last Edited22 Feb 2014
     William J Wright was born in 1894 at Pennsylvania.1
     He appeared on the census of 11 May 1910 at Salisbury Township, Lancaster, Pennsylvania.1

Citations

  1. [S56] 1910 Fed Census, Pennsylvania, Lancaster, Salisbury, Dist # 139, Dwelling # 215, Family # 223.

Mabel Wright1

F, b. 1896
Father*John C Wright1 b. 26 Jul 1868, d. 20 Nov 1922
Mother*Elizabeth J (?)1 b. 1869
Last Edited22 Feb 2014
     Mabel Wright was born in 1896 at Pennsylvania.1
     She appeared on the census of 11 May 1910 at Salisbury Township, Lancaster, Pennsylvania.1

Citations

  1. [S56] 1910 Fed Census, Pennsylvania, Lancaster, Salisbury, Dist # 139, Dwelling # 215, Family # 223.

Norman E Wright1

M, b. 1897
Father*John C Wright1 b. 26 Jul 1868, d. 20 Nov 1922
Mother*Elizabeth J (?)1 b. 1869
Last Edited22 Feb 2014
     Norman E Wright was born in 1897 at Pennsylvania.1
     He appeared on the census of 11 May 1910 at Salisbury Township, Lancaster, Pennsylvania.1

Citations

  1. [S56] 1910 Fed Census, Pennsylvania, Lancaster, Salisbury, Dist # 139, Dwelling # 215, Family # 223.