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Kitty Pherson (#47551295)
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Bio Photo I have been working on my family tree for over 40 years. There are over 12,000 names in it, with the concentration on the names Bittenbender, Brensinger, Gery (or Geary), Rader (or Roeder) and Reichl. My point of reference centers around Berks and Lehigh counties in Pa., although it branches out, mostly in eastern Pa. I have one missing link...Jacob Bittenbender (born in 1815 and died in 1863) who was married to Sarah Wagner. If you ever find his tombstone or record of death PLEASE PLEASE let me know. I also printed a Bittenbender-Gery volume of my notes and it is available at the Schwenkfelder Library in E. Greenville, the Public Libraries in Allentown, Emmaus and Macungie, and the Kutztown University Heritage Center. I'm lways open to new or corrected info. Thanks.
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Chris
RE: memorial 80654534 Jacob K Carl
Thank you. I'm actually researching James H Nuss but Jacob and Maria seem to have raised him so I added them to my tree. Maria's death certificate says she was buried at Zionville and the informant was James H Nuss. I thought maybe James' father died and Maria remarried but church records indicate Jacob and Maria were married in 1860 before James was born. Church records don't indicate they had any children.
Added by Chris on Dec 01, 2016 3:29 PM
Chris
memorial 80654534 Jacob K Carl
Church records indicate Jacob K Carl was buried in Salem UCC Cemetery.
Pennsylvania and New Jersey Church and Town Records 1708-1985
Name: Jacob K Carl
Birth Date: 28 Aug 1829
Event Type: Burial
Death Date: 1882
Age at Death: 53
Burial Date: 2 Dec 1882
Burial Place: Allentown, Lehigh, Pennsylvania, USA
Father Name: Peter Carl
Mother Name: Salome
Spouse Name: Maria Floris
Denomination: United Church of Christ
Organization Name: Salem United Church of Christ
Ancestry.com. Pennsylvania and New Jersey, Church and Town Records, 1708-1985 [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations, Inc., 2011.
Original Data: Historic Pennsylvania Church and Town Records. Philadelphia, Pennsylvania: Historical Society of Pennsylvania
Added by Chris on Dec 01, 2016 6:57 AM
Chris
Memorial# 80654534 Jacob K Carl
Do you know the relationship between James H Nuss (Memorial# 61458868) and Jacob K Carl? In the 1870 and 1880 US census James is living with Jacob and Maria.
Added by Chris on Nov 27, 2016 10:23 AM
Mrs. Bonnie Sue
Theresia (Maitz) Reichl
In regards to your message....II've been doing research on this Theresia (Maitz) Reichl and believe her to be the wife of Frank Reichl, born about 1901...I am still trying to locate him. They are shown together on the 1930 Philadelphia census, but the 1940 Philadelphia census shows him as married, but Theresia is not listed with the family...perhaps they divorced. Do you know if Frank is also buried at this cemetery, or have any info on him when he died? Thanks, Kitty

Hi Kitty, I don't know anything about this family. At one point, I was just going to the cemetery, taking pictures of headstones, and entering them into the database if they weren't in there already. Sorry I couldn't be of any help....Bonnie
Added by Mrs. Bonnie Sue on Nov 02, 2016 10:04 AM
Kenneth Schaeffer
RE: John Matura
Thank you. Linda Kehm is my cousin. Her mother was the sister of my mother.
Added by Kenneth Schaeffer on Aug 29, 2016 7:12 PM
Kenneth Schaeffer
RE: Agnes (Tomasovic) Yandle
As for the Matura-Tomasovic relationship, using DNA from Agnes Yandle which I than sent to Ancestry.com I was able to locate a daughter of John Matura who recently passed away. He and his then girlfriend gave a baby up for adoption 50 years ago. A match was found and they all reunited last year for the first time. So thrilled he had the chance to meet his daughter before he passed away.
Added by Kenneth Schaeffer on Aug 29, 2016 6:44 PM
Kenneth Schaeffer
Yandle Memorials
Thank you for the transfer of my Aunt and Uncle. It means so much to me, more than I can express.
Added by Kenneth Schaeffer on Aug 29, 2016 4:55 PM
Mark Maxwell
David R Rohrbach
Do you have the complete article on the Rohrbach clan gathering that you placed on David's memorial?
Can we get a scan for our "School Files" at the Roundhouse Museum?
I found a notice today in the 29DEC1949 issue of "The NEWS" of Egg Harbor City that announced the plans for his 75th birthday party on January 5th, and his obituary in his birth date issue in the newspaper holdings of the museum.

Added by Mark Maxwell on Jul 22, 2016 5:29 PM
B Wernex
Rothermel-Federolf-Bittenbender Cemetery
We talk back in 2015 about this cemetery, and your message was very interesting. I see you have marked many of the stones, would you care to get back to me about who these may be. B
Added by B Wernex on Jun 23, 2016 11:24 AM
B Wernex
Rothermel-Federolf-Bittenbender Cemetery
Kitty, what a wonderful picture of the Cemetery. Thank you so much!.
B
Added by B Wernex on Jun 23, 2016 11:20 AM
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