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Anna Meckes Getz
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Birth: Mar. 8, 1817
Monroe County
Pennsylvania, USA
Death: May 31, 1909
Monroe County
Pennsylvania, USA

Daughter of John Meckes and Charlotte (Sharlotta) Frantz. She married Daniel Getz 3 Apr 1836.

They were blessed with six children:
1. Paul Getz b. 1837
2. Mary Ann Getz b. 1841
3. Daniel Getz Jr., b. 1846
4. Anna Getz b. 1849
5. Sarah Ann Getz b. 1852
6. Elizabeth Getz b. abt 1857

In 1850 Anna (Meckes) Getz, age 33, was living in Ross Twp. in Monroe Co., PA, with her husband, Daniel Getz age 45 a farmer, and four children; Paul age 12, Mary age 8, Daniel age 4, and Anna age 1. Also living in their household was Daniel's widowed mother, Susan Getz age 83. (1850 census, microfilm roll #798, Monroe Co., PA, Ross Twp., pg. 39A, house #55, family $55)

In 1880 Anna (Meckes) Getz, age 63, was living in Eldred Twp., Monroe Co., PA, with her husband, Daniel Getz age 75, and one unmarried daughter, Sarahan Getz age 28. Also listed in their household were their married son, Daniel Getz age 34 a farmer, with his wife, Hanna Getz age 26, along with William Mackes age 10 and John Mackes age 15. William and John were listed as servants. All were born in PA. (1880 census, National Archives Film T9-1157, Page 267D)

Anna lived in the portion of Ross Twp. that became Eldred Twp. in 1851. She died at the home of her son, Daniel, and was buried in the Jerusalem Church cemetery at Trachsville by Funeral Director William Ziegenfuss of Little Gap. (Obit in "The Monroe Record", Thursday, 10 June 1909, pg. 2) 
 
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 Parents:
  John Meckes (1789 - 1842)
  Charlotte Frantz Meckes (1794 - 1863)
 
 Spouse:
  Daniel Getz (1805 - 1890)*
 
 Children:
  Paul Getz (1837 - 1918)*
  Mary Ann Getz Smith (1841 - 1918)*
  Daniel Getz (1846 - 1925)*
  Anna Getz (1849 - 1889)*
 
 Siblings:
  Adam Meckes (1815 - 1897)*
  Anna Meckes Getz (1817 - 1909)
  Philip Meckes (1819 - 1900)*
  Elizabeth Meckes Keiper (1825 - 1882)*
  John William Meckes (1826 - 1907)*
  Reuben Meckes (1828 - 1889)*
  Sarah Meckes Wagner (1832 - 1916)*
  Samuel W Meckes (1834 - 1908)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Jerusalem Union Cemetery
Trachsville
Carbon County
Pennsylvania, USA
 
Created by: Laura Breite
Record added: Oct 26, 2009
Find A Grave Memorial# 43553391
Anna <i>Meckes</i> Getz
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Anna <i>Meckes</i> Getz
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