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Susanna Wetzel Freeze
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Birth: May 28, 1816
Frederick County
Maryland, USA
Death: Jan. 5, 1901
Thurmont
Frederick County
Maryland, USA

Susanna Wetzel was born May 28, 1816, in Thurmont, Frederick County, Maryland, the daughter of Jacob Christian and Barbara Eyler Wetzel. On May 12, 1836, she married Michael Freeze, in Thurmont. They were the parents of 10 children, all of whom with the exception of their first child, Sarah Ann, lived to adulthood. The surviving 9 were Mary Ann, George Washington, Jacob, Josiah, Julia Susan, Phoebe Alice, Margaret Elizabeth, Hannah Isabel and Emma Kate Freeze. Susanna passed away on January 5, 1901, in Thurmont, and was buried on the 7th in Weller's Cemetery there.


Obituary of Susanna Wetzel Freeze from the Catoctin Clarion Newspaper, January, 1901:

"Mainly attributable to infirmities brought on by old age, Mrs. Susan Freeze died at her home near Apple's Church, Saturday morning, January 5th, 1901. She was the widow of Michael Freeze whose death occurred January 4th, 1894. Interment was made in the U. B. Cemetery Monday morning 7th inst., Rev. W. S. T. Metzger, her pastor, officiating. Mrs. Freeze is survived by 9 children---3 sons and 6 daughters, all married and have families. The sons are Jacob, George and Josiah who have 3, 8, and 4 children and 1, 3, and 7 grandchildren respectively. The daughters are Mrs. Josiah Damuth, Toledo, O., with 8 children and 13 grandchildren, Mrs. Josiah E. Wilhide, Lantz, Md., with 9 children and 4 grandchildren, Mrs. Theodore Eyler, Mrs. Lewis Keefer, Mrs. Allen Eyler and Mrs. Henry Hetterly, residents of Apple's Church community who have 1, 3, 2, and 3 children and 2 grandchildren in the order named---total 9 children, 41 grandchildren and 30 great-grandchildren. One of the daughters, Mrs. Josiah Wilhide, has been seriously ill with pneumonia and was unable to attend the funeral."
 
 
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 Spouse:
  Michael Freeze (1808 - 1894)*
 
 Children:
  Sarah Ann Freeze (1837 - 1839)*
  Mary Ann Freeze Demuth (1839 - 1919)*
  George Washington Freeze (1841 - 1910)*
  Jacob Freeze (1843 - 1931)*
  Josiah Freeze (1845 - 1908)*
  Julia Susan Freeze Wilhide (1849 - 1922)*
  Phoebe Alice Freeze Eyler (1851 - 1910)*
  Margaret Elizabeth Freeze Keefer (1854 - 1926)*
  Hannah Isabel Freeze Hetterly (1857 - 1930)*
  Emma Kate Freeze Eyler (1861 - 1933)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Wellers Cemetery
Thurmont
Frederick County
Maryland, USA
 
Created by: Gregg Freese
Record added: Jul 05, 2012
Find A Grave Memorial# 93112271
Susanna <i>Wetzel</i> Freeze
Added by: Gregg Freese
 
Susanna <i>Wetzel</i> Freeze
Added by: Gregg Freese
 
Susanna <i>Wetzel</i> Freeze
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