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Christian F. Detweiler
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Birth: Apr. 28, 1845
Huntingdon County
Pennsylvania, USA
Death: Oct. 1, 1889
Johnstown
Cambria County
Pennsylvania, USA

Christian F. Detweiler was the son of David H. Detweiler and Sarah K. Hartzler Detweiler. He was born in Brady Township, Huntingdon County, Pennsylvania. On February 13, 1868, he married Salome C. Zook in Brady Township, Huntingdon County, PA. Christian was a preacher for the German Baptist Church. While a minister, he was asked to minister to church congregations in Mifflin Co, Pennsylvania, Knox Co., Tennessee, Highland Co.,Indiana and finally in Johnston, Cambria Co., PA. Christian and Salome were the parents of seven children: Ezra Horace, Emma Z., Anna Z., Mary E., David Z., Sarah Helena (Lena), Jesee Crosswhite Detweiler. After the death of his wife Salome, Christian married again to Esther B. Miller on September 18, 1884. Christian and Esther were the parents of three children: Frank Arthur, Homer Preston and Harry C. Detweiler.

Herald of Truth Obituary-Dec, 1889.
October 1, near Johnstown, Cambria Co., Pennsylvania
Pre. Christian F. Detweiler, aged 44 years, 5 months and 3 days. Funeral services on Oct., 3rd, were conducted by preachers Myers, and Rearich. Text. 1 Pet. 7:3. Preacher Detweiler was an earnest and faithful laborer in the cause of Christ, in the Dunkard denomination, proving his faith by his works. He told his wife a short time before he died that it would soon be all over, that he was fully resigned to the will of the Lord. His place in the church was never vacant as long as health would permit him to be present. He was loved by all who knew him. He was born in Brady Twp., Huntingdon Co., Pa., and was buried in the Wertz family graveyard near Johnstown, PA.
Note: Obituary was provided by Betty Hartzler. 
 
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 Parents:
  David H. Detweiler (1816 - 1891)
  Sarah K. Hertzler Detweiler (1820 - 1902)
 
 Spouses:
  Esther B. Miller Detweiler (1857 - 1911)*
  Salome C. Zook Detweiler (1844 - 1893)*
 
 Children:
  Emma Zook Detweiler Hooker (1870 - 1941)*
  Mary E. Detweiler (1874 - 1946)*
  David Z Detweiler (1877 - 1936)*
  Sarah Helena Detweiler (1880 - 1944)*
  Frank Arthur Detweiler (1885 - 1886)*
  Harry C. Detweiler (1889 - 1890)*
 
 Siblings:
  Elizabeth Detweiler King (1840 - 1874)*
  Nancy Detweiler King (1841 - 1920)*
  Infant Son Detweiler (1843 - 1843)*
  Infant Son Detweiler (1844 - 1844)*
  Christian F. Detweiler (1845 - 1889)
  Jacob K. Detweiler (1847 - 1906)*
  Infant Son Detweiler (1849 - 1849)*
  Johanes Detweiler (1850 - 1853)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Wertz Cemetery
Johnstown
Cambria County
Pennsylvania, USA
 
Created by: Lyle Detwiller
Record added: Apr 26, 2010
Find A Grave Memorial# 51675729
Christian F. Detweiler
Added by: Brian J. Ensley
 
 
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