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Robert Monroe Michener, Sr
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Birth: Mar. 20, 1908
Spring City
Chester County
Pennsylvania, USA
Death: Apr., 1978
Millersville
Lancaster County
Pennsylvania, USA

Wife; Dorothiea Della Voight
Children; - per 1940 Federal Census;
Robert Monroe Michener jr. - b. 1933
Sally Ann Michener - b. 1936
Charles Leslie Michener - b. 1939
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He was "Best Man" at brother Wm.Leslie Michener wedding to Carrie M. Nees in 1922
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Occupations;
- Janitor in Pottstown in 1950...per Pottstown City Directory of 1950.
- "Mice Man" in Pottstown in 1958...per Pottstown City Directory of 1958
- Caretaker of Fernwood Cemetery in Royersford, Montgomery County, Pa.1960-1973..per memories of Earl Duff III.
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While being caretaker at Fernwood Cemetery, he used the chapel on the cemetery grounds as a carpentry shop since the chapel was no longer used as a chapel. He was very skilled at wood crafts and created many useful and decorative objects. The caretaker's house was attached to the back of the chapel. - a red brick victorian building similar to many in Royersford. He and his wife Dorothy were frugal and did not have central heat in the 1960's , and had an old iron fuel stove in the kitchen, with various room heaters in other rooms They had an extensive vegetable garden behind their house, and Dorothy preserved many vegetables and fruits. She also played the organ. They had a large electric organ that dominated the diningroom...per memories of Earl Duff III. 
 
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 Parents:
  Harry V. Michener (1870 - 1931)
  Sallie Kulp Gephart Michener (1878 - 1947)
 
 Spouse:
  Dorthiea Della Voight Michener (1913 - 1974)*
 
 Children:
  Robert Monroe Michener (1933 - 2015)*
 
 Siblings:
  William Leslie Michener (1900 - 1984)*
  Charles Brower Michener (1901 - 1985)*
  James Webster Michener (1902 - 1902)*
  Verna Laura Michener (1903 - 1904)*
  Robert Monroe Michener (1908 - 1978)
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Inscription:
Michener
1908 Robert M. Sr. 1978
1913 Dorthiea D. 1974
 
Burial:
Zion Lutheran Church Cemetery
Spring City
Chester County
Pennsylvania, USA
Plot: Section 11B, grave 457
 
Created by: Earl Austin Duff III
Record added: Dec 01, 2011
Find A Grave Memorial# 81397109
Robert Monroe Michener, Sr
Added by: Earl Austin Duff III
 
Robert Monroe Michener, Sr
Added by: Earl Austin Duff III
 
Robert Monroe Michener, Sr
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