Clarence Thomas Armer

M, b. 3 July 1899, d. 2 May 1953
Father*Joseph Bryson Armer b. 9 Sep 1868, d. 3 Feb 1930
Mother*Emma Elizabeth McCoy b. 15 Oct 1875, d. 7 Aug 1952
Last Edited2 Apr 2021
     Clarence Thomas Armer was born on 3 July 1899 at Parkesburg, Chester, Pennsylvania.1,2 He married Mary Leukana Knott, daughter of John Sproul Knott and Margaretta Clinger Mullen, on 22 January 1921 at Lancaster, Pennsylvania. Clarence Thomas Armer died on 2 May 1953 at at home, N. Bridge St., Christiana, Lancaster, Pennsylvania, at age 53. Cause of death was Cancer of the Pancreas and had been ill for 4 months.2 He was buried on 5 May 1953 at Sadsbury Friends Cemetery, Christiana, Pennsylvania. Clarence Thomas Armer Find-a-Grave.com ID # 116341369.
     He was a weaver in a silk mill on 4 April 1930 at Christiana, Lancaster, Pennsylvania.3 He and Mary Leukana Armer appeared on the census of 4 April 1930 at Maple Street, Christiana, Lancaster, Pennsylvania. Clarence & Mary Armer rented the home they lived in for 12.00 mo at time of this census.3 Clarence Thomas Armer resided at Christiana, Lancaster, Pennsylvania, on 8 August 1952.4

Family

Mary Leukana Knott b. 23 Sep 1900, d. 16 Feb 1995
Children

Citations

  1. [S224] Births of Chester County entry, Archived Documents, Researched Jan 21, 2015 Delayed Birth Records collection, File # 2254 (1893-1906).
  2. [S32] Death Certificate, Pennsylvania Dept heath Death Certif # 44259.
  3. [S66] 1930 Fed Census, Pennsylvania, Lancaster, Christiana, Dist 6, Dwelling # 66, Family # 72.
  4. [S67] Various Newspapers, Intelligencer Journal, Lancaster, PA Aug 8 1952 for mother, Emma Elizabeth Armer.
  5. [S32] Death Certificate, Pennsylvania Dept heath Death Certif # 32933.

Roy William Armer

M, b. 17 October 1902, d. 31 October 1952
Father*Joseph Bryson Armer b. 9 Sep 1868, d. 3 Feb 1930
Mother*Emma Elizabeth McCoy b. 15 Oct 1875, d. 7 Aug 1952
Last Edited2 Apr 2021
     Roy William Armer was born on 17 October 1902 at Parkesburg, Pennsylvania. He died on 31 October 1952 at Chester Co Medical Center, Chester, Pennsylvania, at age 50. He was buried on 3 November 1952 at Upper Octorara Cemetery, Parkesburg, Pennsylvania. Roy William Armer Find-a-Grave.com ID # 75513738.1
     He lived on 8 August 1952 at First Ave, Parkesburg, Chester, Pennsylvania.2

Citations

  1. [S126] Find-a-Grave.com Obituary, Various, Researched May 29 , 2012.
  2. [S67] Various Newspapers, Intelligencer Journal, Lancaster, PA Aug 8 1952 for mother, Emma Elizabeth Armer.

Elva Mae Armer1

F, b. 22 February 1906
Father*Joseph Bryson Armer b. 9 Sep 1868, d. 3 Feb 1930
Mother*Emma Elizabeth McCoy b. 15 Oct 1875, d. 7 Aug 1952
Last Edited2 Apr 2021
     Elva Mae Armer was born on 22 February 1906 at Parkesburg, Chester, Pennsylvania.2 She married Charles P Anthony Demerest, son of Fredrick Demerest and Ann Theresa Kreig, on 22 September 1933 at Hoboken, New Jersey.
     As of 22 September 1933,her married name was Demerest. Elva Mae Demerest and Charles P Anthony Demerest resided at New Brunswick, New Jersey, on 8 August 1952.3

Family

Charles P Anthony Demerest b. 4 May 1899, d. 23 Jul 1982

Citations

  1. [S29] Birth Records entry, State Registration, Pennsylvania birth certificate # 18854.
  2. [S224] Births of Chester County entry, Archived Documents, Researched Jan 21, 2015, Yr 1906, Volume 3, page 12 (1893-1906).
  3. [S67] Various Newspapers, Intelligencer Journal, Lancaster, PA Aug 8 1952 for mother, Emma Elizabeth Armer.

Emily Elizabeth Armer

F, b. 8 July 1912
Father*Joseph Bryson Armer b. 9 Sep 1868, d. 3 Feb 1930
Mother*Emma Elizabeth McCoy b. 15 Oct 1875, d. 7 Aug 1952
Last Edited2 Apr 2021
     Emily Elizabeth Armer was born on 8 July 1912 at Parkesburg, Pennsylvania. She married Elmer Lenhart Wagner, son of Jacob Wagner and Winifred Heinly, on 6 September 1930 at Atlantic City, New Jersey.
     As of 6 September 1930,her married name was Wagner. Emily Elizabeth Wagner and Elmer Lenhart Wagner resided at Gilbertsville, Pennsylvania, on 8 August 1952.1

Family

Elmer Lenhart Wagner b. 16 Feb 1911

Citations

  1. [S67] Various Newspapers, Intelligencer Journal, Lancaster, PA Aug 8 1952 for mother, Emma Elizabeth Armer.

Madeline Gilroy Grossman

F, b. 29 August 1897, d. 5 March 1964
Father*Bernard Grossman
Mother*Annie Brenner
Last Edited29 Jan 2008
     Madeline Gilroy Grossman was born on 29 August 1897 at Safe Harbor, Lancaster, Pennsylvania. She married Joseph Franklin Armer, son of Joseph Bryson Armer and Emma Elizabeth McCoy, on 29 June 1916 at Elkton, Maryland. Madeline Gilroy Grossman died on 5 March 1964 at Lancaster, Pennsylvania, at age 66. She was buried on 8 March 1964 at Strasburg Mennonite Cemetery, Strasburg, Pennsylvania; Row D 16-10.

Family

Joseph Franklin Armer b. 19 May 1894, d. 25 Aug 1979
Child

Joseph Franklin Armer Jr

M, b. 28 February 1920, d. 15 January 1990
Father*Joseph Franklin Armer b. 19 May 1894, d. 25 Aug 1979
Mother*Madeline Gilroy Grossman b. 29 Aug 1897, d. 5 Mar 1964
Last Edited15 Mar 2020
     Joseph Franklin Armer Jr was born on 28 February 1920 at Lancaster, Pennsylvania. He married Betty Jane Miller, daughter of Lloyd H Miller and Myrtle Mae Rhoads, on 20 May 1947. Joseph Franklin Armer Jr died on 15 January 1990 at age 69. He was buried on 18 January 1990 at Strasburg Mennonite Cemetery, Strasburg, Lancaster, Pennsylvania.1 Joseph Franklin Armer Jr Find-a-Grave.com ID # an unknown place ; 28680220.
     He lived before 15 January 1990 at USA.2

Family

Betty Jane Miller b. c 1926, d. 15 Nov 2012
Children

Citations

  1. [S89] ?, "E-mail Message," e-mail to E Sue Gregg, Email from Carolyn Shifflet after she added pic to Find-a-Grave.
  2. [S40] Social Security Deaths, Various, SS Death Index, Various, Listed as last residence.
  3. [S13] Various Persons Cemetery Records, E. Sue Gregg, Ronks, Lancaster, Pennsylvania, Strasburg Mennonite Cemetery D-13-12.
  4. [S35] Armer Family, Manuscript, apr 17 2000 unknown repository.

Betty Jane Miller

F, b. circa 1926, d. 15 November 2012
Father*Lloyd H Miller2 b. 19 Aug 1906, d. 22 Dec 1969
Mother*Myrtle Mae Rhoads1 b. 24 Mar 1903, d. 27 Nov 1982
Last Edited15 Mar 2020
     Betty Jane Miller was born circa 1926 at Lancaster, Lancaster, Pennsylvania.3 She married Joseph Franklin Armer Jr, son of Joseph Franklin Armer and Madeline Gilroy Grossman, on 20 May 1947. Betty Jane Armer died on 15 November 2012 at Brethern Village, Lancaster, Lancaster, Pennsylvania.3 She was buried on 18 November 2012 at Strasburg Mennonite Cemetery, Strasburg, Lancaster, Pennsylvania.3 Betty Jane Miller Find-a-Grave.com ID # 100910794.
     She appeared on the census of 4 April 1930 at 18 South Decatur St, Strasburg, Lancaster, Pennsylvania.4 As of 20 May 1947,her married name was Armer.

Family

Joseph Franklin Armer Jr b. 28 Feb 1920, d. 15 Jan 1990
Children

Citations

  1. [S146] Various, Year: 1974; Page: 58. Obit of granddaughter.
  2. [S126] Find-a-Grave.com Obituary, Various, Researched March 10, 2015 for daughter Betty Jane Armer.
  3. [S126] Find-a-Grave.com Obituary, Various, Researched March 10, 2015.
  4. [S66] 1930 Fed Census, Pennsylvania, Lancaster, Strasburg Boro, Dist 0114, Dwelling # 74, Family # 74.
  5. [S13] Various Persons Cemetery Records, E. Sue Gregg, Ronks, Lancaster, Pennsylvania, Strasburg Mennonite Cemetery D-13-12.
  6. [S35] Armer Family, Manuscript, apr 17 2000 unknown repository.

Dorothy Elizabeth Brown

F, b. 10 November 1917, d. 15 December 1921
Father*Eber Cameron Brown
Mother*Mary Grace Armer b. 3 Dec 1896, d. 7 Nov 1971
Last Edited24 May 1998
     Dorothy Elizabeth Brown was born on 10 November 1917 at Parkesburg, Pennsylvania. She died on 15 December 1921 at Parkesburg, Pennsylvania, at age 4.

Wilmer Cameron Brown

M, b. 20 July 1919, d. 17 August 1947
Father*Eber Cameron Brown
Mother*Mary Grace Armer b. 3 Dec 1896, d. 7 Nov 1971
Last Edited24 May 1998
     Wilmer Cameron Brown married Ollie Ellison. Wilmer Cameron Brown was born on 20 July 1919 at Northbank, Claymont, Delaware. He died on 17 August 1947 at age 28.

Family

Ollie Ellison

Grace Beatrice (Betty) Brown

F, b. 1 May 1921, d. 30 December 1939
Father*Eber Cameron Brown
Mother*Mary Grace Armer b. 3 Dec 1896, d. 7 Nov 1971
Last Edited18 Nov 1999
     Grace Beatrice (Betty) Brown married Stanley Redmile. Grace Beatrice (Betty) Brown married Ralph Joyce. Grace Beatrice (Betty) Brown was born on 1 May 1921 at Northland, Claymont, Delaware. She died on 30 December 1939 at Valley Forge, Pennsylvania, at age 18.

Family 1

Ralph Joyce

Family 2

Stanley Redmile

Carl Eugene Brown

M, b. 11 April 1924, d. 28 May 1959
Father*Eber Cameron Brown
Mother*Mary Grace Armer b. 3 Dec 1896, d. 7 Nov 1971
Last Edited21 Apr 2012
     Carl Eugene Brown married Mildred Camp. Carl Eugene Brown was born on 11 April 1924 at Holleoke?, Delaware. He died on 28 May 1959 at age 35.

Family

Mildred Camp

Marie Elva Brown

F, d. Died at 1 yr of age
Father*Eber Cameron Brown
Mother*Mary Grace Armer b. 3 Dec 1896, d. 7 Nov 1971
Last Edited24 May 1998
     Marie Elva Brown died Died at 1 yr of age.

Mary Leukana Knott

F, b. 23 September 1900, d. 16 February 1995
Father*John Sproul Knott b. 8 Jun 1855, d. 6 Dec 1935
Mother*Margaretta Clinger Mullen b. 30 Jul 1861, d. 19 Sep 1947
Last Edited15 Mar 2020
     Mary Leukana Knott was born on 23 September 1900 at W Sadsbury Twp, Chester, Pennsylvania. She married Clarence Thomas Armer, son of Joseph Bryson Armer and Emma Elizabeth McCoy, on 22 January 1921 at Lancaster, Pennsylvania. Mary Leukana Knott died on 16 February 1995 at Quarryvile Presby Home, Quarryville, Pennsylvania, at age 94. She was buried on 19 February 1995 at Sadsbury Friends Cemetery, Christiana, Pennsylvania.1 Mary Leukana Knott Find-a-Grave.com ID # 116341397.
     As of 22 January 1921,her married name was Armer. She and Clarence Thomas Armer appeared on the census of 4 April 1930 at Maple Street, Christiana, Lancaster, Pennsylvania. Clarence & Mary Armer rented the home they lived in for 12.00 mo at time of this census.2 Mary Leukana Knott lived before 16 February 1995 at New Providence, Lancaster, Pennsylvania.3

Family

Clarence Thomas Armer b. 3 Jul 1899, d. 2 May 1953
Children

Citations

  1. [S146] Various, Year: 1995; Page: 84;.
  2. [S66] 1930 Fed Census, Pennsylvania, Lancaster, Christiana, Dist 6, Dwelling # 66, Family # 72.
  3. [S40] Social Security Deaths, Various, SS Death Index, Various, Listed as last residence.
  4. [S32] Death Certificate, Pennsylvania Dept heath Death Certif # 32933.

Emily Elizabeth Armer

F, b. 19 June 1921, d. 12 September 2013
Father*Clarence Thomas Armer b. 3 Jul 1899, d. 2 May 1953
Mother*Mary Leukana Knott b. 23 Sep 1900, d. 16 Feb 1995
Last Edited28 Dec 2017
     Emily Elizabeth Armer was born on 19 June 1921 at Parkesburg, Pennsylvania. She married Herbert Swartz Andrew on 27 November 1946 at Grace Luthern Parsonage, Lancaster, Pennsylvania. Emily Elizabeth Andrew died on 12 September 2013 at Lancaster, Lancaster, Pennsylvania, at age 92. Her obit: Emily A. Andrew, 92, of 315 N. Prince St., Lancaster, passed away peacefully, Thursday, September 12, 2013, at Conestoga View. Born in Parkesburg, she was the daughter of the late Clarence T. and Mary Knott Armer. She was the wife of the late Herbert S. Andrew who died in 1988. She was a homemaker and a member of the former St. Andrew United Church of Christ. She was an avid reader and enjoyed spending time with her family.

She is survived by a brother, Clarence T. Armer Jr. of Ephrata; sister-in-law, Helen Armer of Christiana; nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by: a son, Herbert D. Andrew; a brother, William F. Armer; and a sister, Evelyn M. Kachel.

A graveside service will be held on Saturday, September 14, 2013, at Conestoga Memorial Park, 95 Second Lock Rd., Lancaster, at 11:00 AM. In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to the Susquehanna Association for the Blind and Visually Impaired, 244 S. Queen St., Lancaster, PA 17603. Furman Home for Funerals, Leola.1 She was buried on 15 September 2013 at Conestoga Memorial Park, Lancaster, Lancaster, Pennsylvania.1 Emily Elizabeth Armer Find-a-Grave.com ID # 116991127.
     She appeared on the census of 4 April 1930 at Maple Street, Christiana, Lancaster, Pennsylvania.2 As of 27 November 1946,her married name was Andrew. She lived on 19 February 1995 at New Providence, Lancaster, Pennsylvania.3 She lived on 20 January 2013 at Lancaster, Lancaster, Pennsylvania.4

Family

Herbert Swartz Andrew b. 1920, d. 1988
Child

Citations

  1. [S126] Find-a-Grave.com Obituary, Various, Researched Dec 28, 2017.
  2. [S66] 1930 Fed Census, Pennsylvania, Lancaster, Christiana, Dist 6, Dwelling # 66, Family # 72.
  3. [S146] Various, Year: 1995; Page: 84; Mother's obituary.
  4. [S22] Lancaster Newspapers
    , Obituary of sister January 22, 2013 issue.

Clarence Thomas Armer Jr

M, b. 27 August 1922, d. 24 December 2017
Father*Clarence Thomas Armer b. 3 Jul 1899, d. 2 May 1953
Mother*Mary Leukana Knott b. 23 Sep 1900, d. 16 Feb 1995
Last Edited28 Dec 2017
     Clarence Thomas Armer Jr and Zelda Troop were divorced. Clarence Thomas Armer Jr was born on 27 August 1922 at Parkesburg, Pennsylvania. He married Zelda Troop on 31 October 1949 at Maryland. Clarence Thomas Armer Jr died on 24 December 2017 at Fairmont Homes, Ephrata, Lancaster, Pennsylvania, at age 95. His obit: Clarence T. Armer, Jr., 95, passed away peacefully on Sunday, December 24, 2017, at Fairmount Homes, Ephrata, PA.

Clarence was born in Parkesburg, PA on August 27, 1922. He was the son of the late Clarence T. Sr. and Mary Knott Armer. He worked as a stone mason for many years and retired as a welder from Goodhart and Sons, Lancaster. He served in the Air Force during World War II in the South Pacific. Clarence enjoyed hunting, fishing and attending local auctions.

Surviving are four daughters, Brenda wife of Wilbur Brundege of New Holland, Lynda wife of Marlin Huss of Ephrata, Donna wife of Robert Snader of Leola, Susan wife of James Shannon of Ephrata; five grandchildren and eight great-grandchildren. He was preceded in death by a brother and two sisters.

Graveside service will take place at Sadsbury Friends Burial Grounds, 1089 Simmontown Rd., Gap, PA on Tuesday, January 2, 2018 at 11:00 A.M. Furman's – Leola.1 He was buried on 2 January 2018 at Sadsbury Friends Burial Grounds, 1089 Simmontown Rd, Gap, Lancaster, Pennsylvania.1 Clarence Thomas Armer Jr Find-a-Grave.com ID # 186167043.
     He appeared on the census of 4 April 1930 at Maple Street, Christiana, Lancaster, Pennsylvania.2 He witnessed the death of Clarence Thomas Armer on 2 May 1953 at at home, N. Bridge St., Christiana, Lancaster, Pennsylvania; Cause of death was Cancer of the Pancreas and had been ill for 4 months.3 Clarence Thomas Armer Jr lived on 19 February 1995 at Quarryville, Lancaster, Pennsylvania.4 He was a stone mason, and welder for Goodhart & Sons, Lancaster, PA before 2000.1 He lived on 20 January 2013 at New Holland, Lancaster, Pennsylvania.5

Family

Zelda Troop

Citations

  1. [S22] Lancaster Newspapers
    , Published Dec 28, 2017.
  2. [S66] 1930 Fed Census, Pennsylvania, Lancaster, Christiana, Dist 6, Dwelling # 66, Family # 72.
  3. [S32] Death Certificate, Pennsylvania Dept heath Death Certif # 44259.
  4. [S146] Various, Year: 1995; Page: 84; Mother's obituary.
  5. [S22] Lancaster Newspapers
    , Obituary of sister January 22, 2013 issue.

William Franklin Armer

M, b. 13 July 1928, d. 11 July 1992
Father*Clarence Thomas Armer b. 3 Jul 1899, d. 2 May 1953
Mother*Mary Leukana Knott b. 23 Sep 1900, d. 16 Feb 1995
Last Edited23 Oct 2021
     William Franklin Armer was born on 13 July 1928 at Christiana, Pennsylvania.1 He married Helen Evelyn Murr, daughter of Greydon Eugene Murr and Thelma Yvonne Reese, on 26 September 1959 at Maryland. William Franklin Armer died on 11 July 1992 at 109 N Bridge St, Christiana, Lancaster, Pennsylvania, at age 63. Autopsy ordered. His obituary read: William F.Armer, 63, of 109 N.Bridge St., Christiana, died unexpectedly at his home Saturday morning.

Lancaster County coroner Dr.Barry Walp has ordered an autopsy.

He was employed by Pillsbury Co.,Parksburg.

A veteran of the Korean War, he was a member of American Legion Post Number 865, Christiana, and Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 7418, Gap.

Born in Christiana, Armer was the Son of Mary
Knott Armer,New Providence, and the late Clarence T. Armer Sr.

He was married to Helen E. Murr Armer.

Besides his wife and mother, he is survived by a son, William F. Jr., at home; sisters Emily A. Andrew and Evelyn M. Kachel, both of New Providence; and a brother, Clarence T. Jr., Ouarryville.

Lancaster Intelligencer Journal.2,3 He was buried on 15 July 1992 at Georgetown United Methodist Cemetery, Bart, Lancaster, Pennsylvania; Section F, Lot 221.4 William Franklin Armer Find-a-Grave.com ID # 93093938 + full obit.
     He appeared on the census of 4 April 1930 at Maple Street, Christiana, Lancaster, Pennsylvania.5 He began military service circa 1952 at Korea.2

Family

Helen Evelyn Murr b. 14 Apr 1932, d. 16 Jun 2021

Citations

  1. [S120] Unknown subject Photo, unknown repository, Photo of tombstone gives year of birth as 1928. Family information gives day and month.
  2. [S13] Various Persons Cemetery Records, E. Sue Gregg, Ronks, Lancaster, Pennsylvania, Georgetown United Methodist Cemetery, Visit Sept 9, 2006.
  3. [S146] Various, Year: 1992; Page: 319.
  4. [S102] Georgetown United Methodist Cemetery Records,I,unknown repository,REPOSITORY ADDRESS.
  5. [S66] 1930 Fed Census, Pennsylvania, Lancaster, Christiana, Dist 6, Dwelling # 66, Family # 72.

Evelyn May Armer

F, b. 9 March 1930, d. 20 January 2013
Father*Clarence Thomas Armer b. 3 Jul 1899, d. 2 May 1953
Mother*Mary Leukana Knott b. 23 Sep 1900, d. 16 Feb 1995
Last Edited22 Jan 2013
     Evelyn May Armer was born on 9 March 1930 at Christiana, Pennsylvania. She married John Lester Kachel, son of Solomon Kachel and Mary E Herr, on 4 April 1952 at Middle Octorara Presbyterian Church, Quarryville, Lancaster, Pennsylvania. Evelyn May Armer died on 20 January 2013 at Conestoga View, Lancaster, Lancaster, Pennsylvania, at age 82; Evelyn M. Kachel, age 82 formerly of Quarryville, PA passed away on Sunday, January 20, 2013 at Conestoga View, Lancaster, PA. She was born in Christiana, daughter of the late Clarence T. Sr. and Mary Knott Armer. She was a member of Solanco Bible Church. In the past she had worked at the former Hamilton Watch of Lancaster. She loved going to the beach, music and spending time with friends and family. She is survived by 2 children: Barbara A. wife of Shawn Albright of Quarryville, Thomas L. Kachel of Quarryville, 3 grandchildren: Dana Albright, Christopher & Tanya Kachel, 2 siblings: Emily A. Andrew of Lancaster, Clarence T. Armer, Jr. of New Holland. She was preceded in death by a brother William F. Armer. Graveside service will take place at Sadsbury Friends Burial Grounds, 1089 Simmontown Road, Gap, PA on Thursday, January 24th at 10 a.m. with Pastor James Roland officiating.1 She was buried on 24 January 2013 at Sadsbury Friends Burial Grounds, Gap, Lancaster, Pennsylvania.1
     She appeared on the census of 4 April 1930 at Maple Street, Christiana, Lancaster, Pennsylvania.2 As of 4 April 1952,her married name was Kachel. She lived on 19 February 1995 at New Providence, Lancaster, Pennsylvania.3

Family

John Lester Kachel b. 28 Feb 1921, d. 23 Mar 2009

Citations

  1. [S22] Lancaster Newspapers
    , Obituary January 22, 2013 issue.
  2. [S66] 1930 Fed Census, Pennsylvania, Lancaster, Christiana, Dist 6, Dwelling # 66, Family # 72.
  3. [S146] Various, Year: 1995; Page: 84; Mother's obituary.