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Capt David H Wagner
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Birth: Apr., 1857
Philadelphia County
Pennsylvania, USA
Death: Dec. 30, 1922
Chevy Chase
Montgomery County
Maryland, USA

David was the son of Capt. George W. Wagner (1816 - 28 Sept 1884) and Matilda (Franklin) Wagner (born c.1822).

In the 1850 and 1860 U.S. Censuses, George and Matilda were living in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, and he was a "fisherman." In the 1870 and 1880 U.S. Censuses, they were living in Washington, DC, and George was still a "fisherman."

George died of Cancer of the Pancreas. His death certificate gives the date of his death as 28 Sept 1884.

Obituary for George - "On Saturday, September 27, 1884, Capt. George W. Wagner, aged 68 years, formerly of Philadelphia, Pa. The friends and relatives are respectfully invited to attend the funeral from his late residence, 414 Fourteenth street southwest, at 3 o'clock p.m., Wednesday, October 1st, to proceed to Congressional cemetery. (Philadelphia, Pittsburg, Pa., and Baltimore papers please copy)."

The Evening Star, 29 Sept 1884
Death of Capt. George Wagner

Capt. George Wagner, a well known river man, died Saturday evening at his home, 414 14th street southwest after an illness of a year. Capt. Wagner, who was 68 years of age, had resided in this city since 1862. During the war he was engaged in transporting supplies on the river for the army. Since then he has been employed in the Potomac fisheries. He leaves three married daughters and two sons. The funeral will take place at 3 o'clock Wednesday afternoon.

The other known children of George and Matilda were:

1) Mary E. (Wagner) Roberts (born c.1844) was born in Pennsylvania. She married John Roberts (born c,1838) on 20 July 1865 in Washington, DC. He was born in Ohio. In the 1870 U.S. Census, they were living in Washington, DC, with Mary's parents, and John was a "laborer."

2) Matilda Wagner (born c.1848) was born in Pennsylvania.

3) Susan F. (Wagner) Burdine ["Susie"] (20 Sept 1850 - 29 Nov 1919) was born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. She married William T. Burdine (Aug 1847 - 29 May 1919) on 7 July 1870 in Washington, DC. He was born in Washington, DC. Susan and William both died in Washington, DC. William was a "policeman" at the time of his death.

4) Ann Wagner (born c.1853) was born in Pennsylvania.

5) Georgia/Georgianna Wagner (born c.1861) was born in Pennsylvania. She may be the Georgia P. Wagner who married Henry Charles Suter (born c.1859) on 9 June 1882 in Washington, DC


Capt. David H. Wagner married Alice Jane (Sorrell) Wagner (Mar 1864 - 8 Jan 1916) about 1887. She was the widow of his older brother, Franklin Pierce Wagner, Sr., (Feb 1853 - 10 June 1887).

In the 1900 U.S. Census, David and Alice were living in Washington, DC, and he was a "river works foreman.

In the 1920 U.S. Census, the widower David was living in Washington, DC, with his daughter, Alice O. (Wagner) Werden Stoner (born 2 May 1890), and his granddaughter, Pearl H. O'Bryhim (born 7 July 1906).

"After a long illness, Saturday Dec. 30, 1922 at his residence, 9 West Thornapple street, Chevy Chase, Maryland, David H. Wagner, beloved husband of the late Alice Sorrell Wagner. Mass will be said for the repose of his soul at Church of the Blessed Sacrament at Connecticut avenue and Paterson street, Tuesday, January 2, 1928 at 9 a.m. Interment at Congressional Cemetery (Atlantic City and Pittsburg papers please copy)."
Family links: 
  George W. Wagner (____ - 1884)
  Alice Jane Sorrell Wagner (1864 - 1916)*
  Mary H. Wagner O'Bryhim (1888 - 1911)*
  William David Wagner (1894 - 1894)*
  Robert Lee Wagner (1896 - 1896)*
  Mary E Roberts (1844 - 1926)*
  Franklin Pierce Wagner (1853 - 1887)*
  David H Wagner (1857 - 1922)
*Calculated relationship
Congressional Cemetery
District of Columbia
District Of Columbia, USA
Plot: R97/247
Created by: myta
Record added: Sep 27, 2011
Find A Grave Memorial# 77188927
Capt David H Wagner
Added by: Historic Congressional Cemetery Archivist
Capt David H Wagner
Added by: Historic Congressional Cemetery Archivist
Capt David H Wagner
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