George d.4 Orner (Felix3, felix2, Ulrich1), born 01 January 1802(6)(although his gravestone says 1801(14)) in Menallen (now Butler), Adams, Pennsylvania and christened 04 July 1802 (Sponsors: George and Katy Stauch)(6); died 10 March 1884 aged “83” years, 02 months, 09 days(14) at Strongstown, Indiana, Pennsylvania; married first 26 December 1822 to Elisabeth Weaver who was born 11 November 1805(14) and died 12 January 1840(14) in Menallen from complications of childbirth; married second 31 December 1840 to Maria Dixon who was born about 067 August 1797 in Pennsylvania or Maryland and died 19 September 1877 aged 80 years, 01 month, 13 days(14) at Strongstown (gravestone).
He was a shoemaker. He moved to
Census: George Orner, page 075, Franklin,
Census: George Orner, page 072, Franklin,
George Orner, page 320, visit 011/011, Pine,
George Orner, page 293, visit 2443/2364, Pine,
1870 Census: George
Orner, page 316, visit 054/052, Pine,
1871 Plat Map: G. Orner; and Orners S[aw] Mill.
George Orner (widower, with son Ephraim), page 203, visit 231/242, Pine,
His will (Indiana Will Book 5, page 375): not
looked up. Elisabeth is buried at
Children, all with first wife, born in
Anna Maria5 Orner,
born 27 September and christened
Mary Elizabeth6 Bolinger, born about
1844; possibly died early 1880s;
married to Emanuel Miller who was born about
1843 in Pennsylvania. He was a farmer. 1870
Census: Emanuel Miller, page 316, visit 053/051, Pine,
Ephraim6 Bolinger, born about 1848; possibly died as a teenager or young adult.
Christina5 Orner, born 16 July and
christened 03 September 1826 (Sponsors: Jacob and Maria
Orner)(6); died late
1850s in Blacklick, Cambria, Pennsylvania;
married to Samuel Reed (son of William and Sarah Reed) who was
born 1824 and died 14 March 1890 in Blacklick. He was a farmer. Biography
in History of Cambria County, posted on Cambria County GenWeb site. 1850
Census: Samuel Reed (with his mother), page 200, visit 091/095,
Isabella6 Reed, born 27 September
1848; died 26 June 1940 in Blair County,
Pennsylvania (obituary in Altoona Mirror,
issue of 27 June 1940); married 02 July
1872 to George W. Strong who was born 22 December 1850
in Pennsylvania and died 17 April 1944 (obituary in Altoona Mirror, issue of 18 April 1944). [He was the son of Samuel Strong (son of Michael Strong and Hannah May
Reade/Reed, and brother of Moses Strong who married Susanna
C.5 Orner) and Susan Brown.] He was a
carpenter. 1880 Census: George Strong, page 215, visit 063/066,
Jessie May7 Strong, born 04 June 1874; died about February 1960 (obituary in Altoona Mirror, issue of 11 February 1960); married second 28 February 1906 to Edward K. Sheets who was born about 1872 in Pennsylvania and apparently died before the 1930 census. He was a hotel clerk; later he was a foreman at a paper mill. 1910 census: Edward K. Sheatz (with her parents). 1920 census: Edward K. Sheets (with her parents). 1930 census: Jessie M. Sheets (widow, with parents). Known child: George W. Sheets, born about September 1908.
Matilda J.6 Reed, born about 1852; married to Aaron Rishel?.
Elisa5 Orner, born 14 May and
christened 31 August 1828 (Sponsors: David and Hannah
Orner)(6); died 02
December 1911 in Blacklick, Cambria, Pennsylvania; married possibly about 1859-60 to William Simmons who was born about 1821 in Maryland and died
1885 in Blacklick. He was a farmer. 1860 Census: William Simmons, page 058,
visit 054/054, Blacklick,
+ EPHRAIM5 ORNER,
Henrietta5 “Harriet” Orner, born 08 April and christened 21 June 1833 (Sponsors: parents)(6); died 19 August 1910 (Obituary from Indiana Evening Gazette, issue of 26 August 1910); married to Silas Stophel
(son of Thomas Stophel and Elizabeth
Boyle, both buried at Union Cemetery at Strongstown; and brother of
John, below) who was born about 1828 in [Wheatfield?], Indiana, Pennsylvania
and died circa 1879-80. He was a wagon maker. 1860 Census: Silas Stophel, page
295, visit 2469/2390, Pine,
Maria Elizabeth6 Stophel, born about 1850.
Robert6 Stophel, born about 1853.
Zachariah6 Stophel, born about 1856.
Anna Maria6 Stophel, born about December
1859; died 10 March 1887 in Lower
Prospect, Cambria, Pennsylvania; married
to Michael L. Luther who was born about August 1859 in
Pennsylvania. He was a house carpenter. 1900 Census: Michel Luther (widower,
with Andrew Jackson), page 066, visit 025/026, Lilly [village],
George6 Stophel, born about 1864; married to Mary Ellen Fetterman (daughter of Joseph Fetterman and Nancy E. Schultz) who was born about 1869 in Pennsylvania. He is probably the George Stophel mentioned in this legal notice (Indiana Democrat, issue of 14 February 1895) and this legal notice (Indiana Democrat, issue of 22 February 1895). [NOTE: I couldn’t find either of them in the 1900 census (but maybe he didn’t want to be found. )]
Harry J.6 Stophel, born about 16 October
+ Maude M.6 Stophel, born about October 1870; married WILLIAM SYLVESTER6 ORNER.
Shelton6 Stophel, born about November 1873. He was a barber. 1900 Census: (single, with mother).
+ SUSANNA5 ORNER, born 27 March and christened
born 29 September and christened
(Child)5, born and died about January 1840.
George Orner (Felix, Felix, Ulrich). Last revision: 19 Aug 2012
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