WEIDENHAMER, William Daniel

Male 1831 - 1910  (79 years)


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  • Name WEIDENHAMER, William Daniel 
    Born 29 Jan 1831  Richmond Township, Berks, Pennsylvania, United States Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Biography
    • William Weidenhammer, son of Jacob and Susanna Weidenhammer, was born in Berks County, Pa., January 29, 1832. At the age of seven years he moved with his parents into Montour County, where he attended the common schools. At the age of nineteen years he began boating, after which he followed different occupations, principally farming, for forty seven years prior to his death on the farm just east of Milton, where he died July 7, 1910. He was a stockholder of the Milton Creamery, Record Printing Company, old Milton Fair and Milton Trust & Safe Deposit Company. He served Turbot Township as school director and was a charter member of Turbot Grange. He was the father of Brother Edward Weidenhammer.
    Biography
    • WILLIAM WEIDENHAMER, farmer, was born in Berks county, Pennsylvania, January 29, 1832, son of Jacob and Susannah Weidenhamer, also natives of that county, who afterwards moved to Montour county, where the father engaged in farming and in the mercantile trade in Limestoneville. He was a Democrat in politics and filled various township offices. His death occurred in 1863 and that of his widow in 1887. They reared four sons and two daughters, five of whom are living: Wellington D., of Limestoneville; William; Daniel, of Milton; John A., of Watsontown, and Elizabeth E., who married Emanuel Mouser,of Liberty township, Montour county. Our subject moved to Montour county at the age of seven years and received his education in the common schools. At the age of nineteen years he began boating and has since followed different occupations, principally farming. On January 29, 1856 he was married to Margaret Kurtz, daughter of George Kurtz, of this county, and moved to Iowa, where he was engaged in lumbering and the mercantile business for four years. In 1867 he came to his present farm in Turbut township, where he has since remained. His wife died in 1887 and was the mother of the following children: Clarence A.; Harry; Thomas S.; William; Edward; Ada Gertrude; Clinton Ellis, and George S. Mr. Weidenhamer is a stockholder in the Milton creamery, The Record Publishing Company, the Milton Driving Park and Fair Association, and the Milton Trust and Safe Deposit Company. He has always taken a deep interest in the success of the Democratic party and was once a candidate for sheriff. He has served as school director for a number of years, having been recently re-elected to that office. He was a member of Milton Lodge. No. 256, F. &A. M., and a charter member of the Turbut Grange; he is a trustee of Trinity Lutheran church of Milton, and was a charter member of the Wilkes-Barre and Western Railroad Company.
    Occupation was a drover and farmer 
    _UID AC77CE9EB379E14192D0D29AEF3E556C9967 
    Died 7 Jul 1910  Milton, Northumberland, Pennsylvania, United States Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Buried Milton, Northumberland, Pennsylvania, United States Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Address:
    Harmony Cemetery 
    • Book P 93 - Milton
    Person ID I5533  Our Ancestry
    Last Modified 1 Dec 2019 

    Father WEIDENHAMER, Jacob D.,   b. 21 Mar 1797, Maidencreek Township, Berks, Pennsylvania, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 26 Aug 1863  (Age 66 years) 
    Mother DREIBELBIS, Susannah K.,   b. 5 Oct 1805, Richmond Township, Berks, Pennsylvania, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 29 Nov 1887, Derry Township, Montour, Pennsylvania, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 82 years) 
    Married Jun 1825  Richmond Township, Berks, Pennsylvania, United States Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F1734  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family KUTZ, Margaret,   b. 9 May 1836, Pennsylvania, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 16 Aug 1887  (Age 51 years) 
    Children 
     1. WEIDENHAMER, Clarence A.,   b. 21 Sep 1857, Lewisburg, Union, Pennsylvania, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 11 Jan 1912, Milton, Northumberland, Pennsylvania, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 54 years)
     2. WEIDENHAMER, Harry K.,   b. 24 May 1859, Northumberland, Northumberland, Pennsylvania, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 24 Mar 1939  (Age 79 years)
     3. WEIDENHAMER, Thomas Slater,   b. 3 Oct 1860, Pennsylvania, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 23 Aug 1909  (Age 48 years)
     4. WEIDENHAMER, William
     5. WEIDENHAMER, Edward,   b. 31 Jan 1866, Limestone Township, Montour, Pennsylvania, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 11 Sep 1929  (Age 63 years)
     6. WEIDENHAMER, Ada Gertrude
     7. WEIDENHAMER, Clinton Ellis
     8. WEIDENHAMER, George Stitzel,   b. 19 Feb 1876, Limestoneville, Montour, Pennsylvania, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 27 Mar 1940  (Age 64 years)
    Last Modified 2 Jan 2020 
    Family ID F2106  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Sources 
    1. [S1138] Freemasonry in Northumberland & Snyder counties, Pennsylvania, Volume 1, 401.

    2. [S1121] Bell's History of Northumberland County PA 1891, Page 1119.