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 Gideon Sheib Fetterolf

Gideon Sheib Fetterolf

Birth
Albany, Berks County, Pennsylvania, USA
Death 22 Apr 1894 (aged 87)
Collegeville, Montgomery County, Pennsylvania, USA
Burial Collegeville, Montgomery County, Pennsylvania, USA
Plot Row 4, Plot 5
Memorial ID 28260242 · View Source
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Gideon Fetterolf, born 2 Sep 1806; died 22 Apr 1894. He was born in Albany Twp., Berks Co., PA. Came to Montg. Co., in early manhood, resided on a farm in Perkiomen Twp., near Gratersford, unil 1856, when he sold the farm and removed to Freeland (Now Collegeville) for the purpose of giving his sons an education at Freeland Seminary. He then engaged in the produce business, driving to Philadelphia weekly. Early in the '60's he engaged in the grain and coal business at Royersford, PA, for some years. Later he purchased a grist-mill near Collegeville, retiring some then years before his death. He was president of the Perkiomen and Sumneytown Turnpike Co., for many years, and an Elder in Trinity Christian Church, Collegeville, from its organization, until a few years before his death. He was modest and retiring in his disposition, a thorough Christian, and liberal in his views on all matters of public interest.

SOURCE: The Hunsicker Family History, by Henry A. Hunsicker, Pub. 1911, pg. 36-37


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  • Maintained by: Find A Grave
  • Originally Created by: Susan May Hunsicker
  • Added: 13 Jul 2008
  • Find A Grave Memorial 28260242
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Gideon Sheib Fetterolf (2 Sep 1806–22 Apr 1894), Find A Grave Memorial no. 28260242, citing Trinity United Church of Christ Cemetery, Collegeville, Montgomery County, Pennsylvania, USA ; Maintained by Find A Grave (contributor 8) .