WEIDENHAMER, John Adam

Male 1836 - 1899  (63 years)


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  • Name WEIDENHAMER, John Adam 
    Born 5 Apr 1836  Maidencreek Township, Berks, Pennsylvania, United States Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Biography
    • John Adam Weidenhamer, son of Jacob, was born April 5, 1836, in Berks county, Pa. and received a common school education. When fourteen he began clerking in his brother's store, and for some years during his earlier manhood he was engaged in farming in Limestone township, Montour county, whence he cameto Dewart, Northumberland county, in 1867, buying C. B. Reifsnyder's generalstore. He conducted that business until his removal to Watsontown in 1882, from which time until about six months before his death, when he retired, he had a general store at that place. He became widely known in that connection and was a respected citizen. In politics he was a Democrat, and he served several years as assessor of Delaware township. He died in 1899 in Sutton, W. Va., where he was visiting his son, Charles.

      On Nov. 1, 1859 Mr. Weidenhamer married Sarah Ann Deitzman of West Milton, and to them were born three children: Charles D., Horace G., and Walter L. Mr.Weidenhamer was a member of the Lutheran Church, to which his wife also belonged, and he served as deacon and elder.
    _UID EAF7397D09F89B45B4DA68062DE6737A7409 
    Died 14 Aug 1899  Sutton, Braxton, West Virginia, United States Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Buried Watsontown, Northumberland, Pennsylvania, United States Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Address:
    Watsontown Cemetery 
    Person ID I10430  Milton Families
    Last Modified 24 Nov 2019 

    Father WEIDENHAMER, Jacob D.,   b. 21 Mar 1797, Maidencreek Township, Berks, Pennsylvania, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 26 Aug 1863  (Age 66 years) 
    Mother DREIBELBIS, Susannah K.,   b. 5 Oct 1805, Richmond Township, Berks, Pennsylvania, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 29 Nov 1887, Derry Township, Montour, Pennsylvania, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 82 years) 
    Married Jun 1825  Richmond Township, Berks, Pennsylvania, United States Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F3359  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family DATESMAN, Sarah Anna,   b. 26 Apr 1838, Pennsylvania, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 13 Aug 1926, Washington, District of Columbia, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 88 years) 
    Married 1 Nov 1859  Northumberland, Pennsylvania, United States Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
     1. WEIDENHAMER, Charles Datesman,   b. 9 Feb 1861, Limestoneville, Montour, Pennsylvania, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 9 May 1956, Washington, District of Columbia, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 95 years)
     2. WEIDENHAMER, Horace Gideon,   b. 4 Sep 1864, Limestoneville, Montour, Pennsylvania, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 31 Oct 1935, Philadelphia, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 71 years)
     3. WEIDENHAMER, Walter Lyon,   b. 9 Sep 1870, Dewart, Northumberland, Pennsylvania, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 6 Dec 1962, Pennsylvania, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 92 years)
    Last Modified 26 Nov 2019 
    Family ID F3364  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

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    Link to Google MapsBorn - 5 Apr 1836 - Maidencreek Township, Berks, Pennsylvania, United States Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 1 Nov 1859 - Northumberland, Pennsylvania, United States Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 14 Aug 1899 - Sutton, Braxton, West Virginia, United States Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - Address:
    Watsontown Cemetery - - Watsontown, Northumberland, Pennsylvania, United States
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  • Sources 
    1. [S14] Floyd's History of Northumberland County, PA 1911, Page 417.