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 John D. Ziegler

John D. Ziegler

Birth
Shrewsbury, York County, Pennsylvania, USA
Death 12 Oct 1897 (aged 77)
York County, Pennsylvania, USA
Burial Glen Rock, York County, Pennsylvania, USA
Memorial ID 149688047 · View Source
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JOHN D. ZIEGLER, born in Shrewsbury Township, January 31, 1820, is a son of Michael and Magdalena (Dosch) Ziegler, being the third son and fifth child of a family of four sons and five daughters; was brought up on a farm, and educated in the subscription schools; began learning milling in Maryland at the age of twenty-one, and continued it for five years; was married January 31, 1847, in Manheim Township, to Mary A. Nace, daughter of John Nace. They had nine children – two, George Luther and Julia A. are dead: Belinda, at home; Oliver C., Miller a farmer in York County; Cecelia, wife of Chester B. Wentz, a merchant in Carroll County, Md.; Agnes, at home; Virginia, at home; John S., M. D., practicing at Melrose, Md., and Upton A., at home. Mr. Ziegler and wife are members of the Lutheran Church. His father died in 1858, aged sixty-eight, and his mother in 1847, aged fifty-nine years. He served six years as school director in Shrewsbury Township; is a director in the Codorus & Manheim Fire Insurance Company, and was one of the charter members of the Shrewsbury Savings Institution. He purchased his present farm of 126 acres about 1855, to which he has added forty-nine acres.

[excerpt from History of York County, Pennsylvania, Part II, Biographical Sketches, Shrewsbury Township, Pg 184, John Gibson, Historical Editor,© 1886]


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  • Created by: FGreenbaum
  • Added: 23 Jul 2015
  • Find A Grave Memorial 149688047
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for John D. Ziegler (31 Jan 1820–12 Oct 1897), Find A Grave Memorial no. 149688047, citing New Hope United Church of Christ Cemetery, Glen Rock, York County, Pennsylvania, USA ; Maintained by FGreenbaum (contributor 47976024) .