William4 Arner (William3,
born 05 June 1805 in Penn, Northampton (now West Penn,
Schuylkill), Pennsylvania and christened 22 July 1805 (Sponsors: Franz Krumm and wife Elisabeth)(41);† died 09 November 1866 aged 61 years, 05
months, 04 days(14a)(30) in West Penn (gravestone);† married to MARIA MAGDALENA DAUBENSPECK who was
born 12 February 1811(14a) probably in Penn (now West Penn) and died
10 August 1901(14a) (gravestone).
Census: Wm. Orner Jr., page 148, West Penn, Schuylkill,
William Auner, page 272, visit 121/137, West Penn, Schuylkill,
1860 Census: Wm
Arner, page 1260, visit 1569/1532, West Penn, Schuylkill,
1870 Census: Mary
Arner (with son Jacob), page 223, visit 281/287, Mauch Chunk, Carbon, Pennsylvania.
1900 Census: Molly
Arner (widow, with son Harry D.), page 148, visit 250/250, Lansford (East
Ward), Carbon, Pennsylvania.
Documents in Schuylkill County Orphans Court records:
Petition filed 14 October 1867 by brother [of the minor child] J. D. Arner
(Docket 13, page 260); Daniel Ohl appointed guardian of Franklin Arner, minor
child under 14 of William Arner, late of West Penn, on 20 October 1867. Request
for Partition of real estate of William Arner, deceased (Docket 13, page 343),
filed by Daniel Ohl, guardian of minor children Louisa Ruch over 14 and
Franklin Arner under 14; other heir Jacob Arner later bought the property.
They are buried at St. Peterís (White) Church at
Mantzville, Schuylkill, Pennsylvania.
Known children, born in West Penn:
Mary Ann5 Arner, born
about 1829;† married after the 1850
census to John N. Lechleitner (possibly son of Michael Lechleitner who
may have originally been from Bucks County, Pennsylvania; or of John and Catharine Lechleitner of
East Penn, Carbon County) who was born about 1827 in Pennsylvania. He was a
stonemason. 1870 Census: John Lechliter, page 131,
visit 554/635, Allentown (4th
Ward), Lehigh, Pennsylvania.
Known children:† Carolina
Lechleitner, born 25 June 1853
and christened [date not recorded] (Sponsors: William Arner and
wife Maria [the maternal grandparents] )(41);† Leanna Lechleitner,
born about 1858.
(Major) Jacob D.5 Arner,
born 28 February 1830(14);†
died 03 December 1896(14)(also Lehigh County Death Records)
at Allentown, Lehigh, Pennsylvania [obituary (external
link)];† married 18 March 1869(30)
to Fianna (Lechleitner) Wertman (daughter of Joseph and Hannah Lechleitner,
and divorced from Willoughby Wertman) who was born 16 April and christened 19
May 1844 (Sponsors: John Lechleitner and wife Catharine)(41), and
died September 1921 at Allentown(32).
He was a contractor. Civil
War service: First Lieutenant, Captain, and Major in 28th
Pennsylvania Infantry Regiment. He applied for an invalid pension, application
filed 06 August 1883. Fianna
applied for a widowís pension, application filed 11 December 1896. [Photo of Jacob, as
Photos of Jacob, as a
Captain and as a Major
(photos obtained from the U.S. Army Military History Institute by Dr. Thomas Crowl).]
Jacob S. Arner, page 199, visit 1587/0127, Mauch Chunk, Carbon, Pennsylvania.
Jacob Arner, page 223, visit 281/287, Mauch Chunk, Carbon, Pennsylvania.
Joseph Arner, page 271, visit 113/125, West Penn, Schuylkill,
Veterans Census: Jacob D. Arner, page 006, visit 310/328, Allentown
(5th Ward), Lehigh, Pennsylvania.
1900 Census: Fianna
Arner (widow, with son Granville). 1910 Census: Fianna
Arner, page 110, visit 137/140, Allentown
(10th Ward), Lehigh, Pennsylvania.
Fianna Arner, page 085, visit 126/143, Allentown
(E.D. 178), Lehigh, Pennsylvania.
He is buried at Union Cemetery
at Allentown. They had no children(M). He adopted her son by her
previous marriage, Granville Wertman, who was thereafter known as:
Granville Wertman Arner (son of Willoughby Wertman), born 31 July 1864 in West Penn,
Schuylkill, Pennsylvania;† buried 03 July
1952 at Allentown, Lehigh, Pennsylvania;†
married 07 October 1883(32)
to Ida Amanda Kistler (daughter of William
Mosser Kistler and Judith Fetherolf) who was
born 09 May 1864 at Allentown, Lehigh, Pennsylvania and died 10 April 1949 at
Wertman, born 12 November 1844
in West Penn, was the son of David August Wertman and Lydia Carrell.
He was married second to Mary Margaret Hein, and had at least one more child.]
was a grocer; later he was a clothing salesman. 1900 Census:
Granville W. Arner, page 027, visit 317/321, Allentown,
Granville W. Arner, page 109, visit 113/116, Allentown
(10th Ward), Lehigh, Pennsylvania.
Granville Arner, page 092, visit 311/342, Allentown
(E.D. 178), Lehigh, Pennsylvania.
1930 Census: Granville W. Arner, page 013, visit
292/346, Allentown (E.D. 27), Lehigh,
Pennsylvania. They are buried at West
End Cemetery at Allentown.
[Info from descendant Michael
Reed Arner.] [Idaís ancestry is also on the Kistler Genealogy website
(NOTE: That web page is a very large file, and youíll have to do a text
search for ďArnerĒ).]
children:† Hulda Mabel
Arner, born 09 April and christened 25 May 1884 (Sponsors: parents)(32), died December 1963 in Broward
County, Florida(45), married 1906 in Lehigh County (Book 18, license
#16713) to Harvey Joel Troxell (son of A. W. Troxell
and Amelia M. Newhard) who was born 23 October 1878(40),
he was a salesman;† Una
Helen Arner, born 17 February and christened 04 April 1889 (Sponsors:
parents)(recorded at St. Michaelís Evangelical Lutheran Church at Allentown),
married 1909 in Lehigh County (Book 22, license #20986) to Martin
Kemmerer (son of Martin Kemmerer and Agnes (Doering)
Seler) who was born 03 November 1888 at Allentown(40),
[page 028, Two Centuries of Kemmerer Family History, The Kemmerer Family
Association, published by Searle & Bachman Company, Allentown,
Pennsylvania, 1929];† Hannah
Alma Arner, born 24 February and christened 28 April 1893 (Sponsors:
parents)(also recorded at St. Michaelís), died 23 March 1921(14) at Allentown, she is buried at
Union Cemetery at Allentown;† William Joseph Arner, born 28 December 1898(40),
died 17 April 1977 at Toledo, Lucas, Ohio (Death Certificate #028651), married
25 June 1928 at Wabash, Wabash, Indiana to Hazel Edna Reed
who was born 15 May 1898 at Neenah, Winnebago, Wisconsin and died 11 September
1964 at Toledo, he graduated from Lehigh University, he registered for the WWI
Draft at Allentown, he received a Ph.D. degree from the University of Chicago
in 1930, he was a research chemist for Libby-Owen-Ford Glass Company at Toledo,
they are buried at Ottawa Hills Cemetery at Toledo.
William5 Arner, born 17 March 1832(14);† died 15 June 1892(14) (gravestone);† married to Louisa ______
who was born about January 1832 in Pennsylvania.
He was a carpenter. 1870
Census: William Arner, page 235, visit 453/459, Mauch Chunk, Carbon, Pennsylvania.
Louisa Arner (widow, with son-in-law John E. Williams). He is buried at GAR Cemetery at Summit Hill,
Almira6 Arner, born 21 July 1861(14);† died 11 October 1865 aged 04
years, 02 months, 20 days(14) (gravestone);† buried at GAR Cemetery.
Ida E.6 Arner, born [about October]
married about 1886-88 to John E. Williams who
was born [about March] 1868(14a) in Wales
and died 1940(14a). He was a moulder in a
foundry. 1900 Census:
John E. Williams, page 147, visit 236/236, Lansford (East Ward), Carbon, Pennsylvania.
1910 Census: John E. Williams, page 159, visit 191/202, Lansford (East Ward),
Carbon, Pennsylvania. 1920
Census: John E. Williams, page 058, visit 197/199, Lansford (East Ward),
Carbon, Pennsylvania. 1930
Census: John E. Williams, page 174, visit 050/055, Lansford (East Ward),
Carbon, Pennsylvania. They are
buried at GAR Cemetery(Q). [Descendant Kevin
Williams.] Known children:†
William John Williams, born 12 December 1887 at
Lansford(49), married 1907-08 to Alice M. ______
who was born about 1890 in Pennsylvania, he was a boilermaker at Pennsylvania
Power & Light Company, 1930 Census: William J. Williams, page 072, visit
008/008, East Mauch Chunk (1st Ward), Carbon, Pennsylvania, known
child Russell W. Williams was born about 1908;†
Florence May Williams, born about February
1889;† Evor Williams
[no middle name(49)], born 09 January 1890 at
Lansford(40)(49)(but SSDI says 1891(17)), died 28 August
1970 at Lehighton, Carbon, Pennsylvania(17), married 1914-15 to Elsie Adeline Zellner who was born 18 November 1891(U)
in Pennsylvania and died 01 July 1973(U), he was a machinist for the
Lehigh & New England Railroad(40), later he worked at Bethlehem Steel
Company at Bethlehem, Northampton, Pennsylvania(49), he registered
for the WWI Draft at Pen Argyl, Northampton,
Pennsylvania, 1930 Census: Evor Williams, page 144,
visit 487/487, Franklin, Carbon, Pennsylvania, they are buried at Long Run Cemetery(U) in
Franklin, they had at least seven children, their daughter Ida
Rose Williams married Charles Frederick8
Ahner;† Willard Irvin
Williams, born 22 August 1893(49)(but WWI draft registration
says 1894(40)) at Lansford(40)(49), married 1913-14 to Edna M. ______ who was born about 1894 in Pennsylvania, he
worked at Lehigh Coal & Navigation Company(40)(49), 1930 Census:
Irvin Williams, page 197, visit 436/576, Lansford (East Ward), Carbon,
Pennsylvania, known children: Thelma Williams born about 1916, and Althea
Williams born about 1923;† Etta Williams, born about September 1895;† Wilbur Williams,
born 02 September 1897(17)(but WWI draft registration says 1898(40)),
died April 1977 at Weatherly, Carbon, Pennsylvania(17), married
1925-26 to Mary M. Youch who was born about 1903 in
Pennsylvania, he was a coal miner, 1930 Census: Wilbur Williams, page 174,
visit 052/057, Lansford (East Ward), Carbon, Pennsylvania, known children:
Wilbur Williams born about 1926, and Mary Williams born about 1928?;† Ida Williams, born
about September 1899;† John
Williams, born about 1901, married [second?] after the 1920 census to Linda ______ who was born about 1903 in Pennsylvania, 1930
Census: John Williams, page 174, visit 051/056, Lansford (East Ward), Carbon,
Pennsylvania, his known children: Flora Williams born about 1921, and Linda
Williams born about 1923;† Roy Williams, born 10 April 1904(14), died 23
August 1981(14), buried at Long Run Cemetery;† Theodore Williams,
born about 1905;† Ruth
Williams, born about April 1909;† Earl Williams, born about 1910-11, 1930 Census: (single,
+††† Thomas C.5 Arner, born 10 November 1833;† married Emma Jenkins;† moved to Mauch Chunk (now Jim Thorpe)
borough, Carbon, Pennsylvania.
+††† MOSES5 ARNER, born 05 September and christened 23 October 1836 by Rev. Johann Zulich (Sponsors: Joseph
Beck and wife Magdalena)[from a
Taufschein, privately owned by descendant Mary Ellen (Gormley)
Tarman in 2003];† married Catharine Schneider.
David5 Arner, born
30 October 1838(14a);† died 20
July 1863(14a) (gravestone);† married after the 1860 census to Caroline Drumheller (daughter of Philip
and Lydia Drumheller) who was born about 1843 in
Pennsylvania. Civil War
service: Company F, 132nd Pennsylvania Infantry Regiment. 1860 Census: David
Arner (with A. Haldeman, innkeeper), page 200, visit 1591/0172, Mauch Chunk, Carbon,
1890 Veterans Census:
ďAnnie ArnerĒ, page 004, visit ---/---, Lansford [E.D. 106], Carbon, Pennsylvania
[NOTE: however, if this info is correct, that would appear to invalidate at
least some of the genealogy info that I show for this David Arner (unless her
name was ďAnna CarolineĒ), but other sources support the info that Iím showing.
However, see also this other David Arner whose
1890 census info also doesnít agree with other sources. Right now, I donít know
what this all means. †]
He is buried at St. Peterís (White) Union Church at
Mantzville, Schuylkill, Pennsylvania.
Julia Ann6 Arner, born 11 October 1863 in
Monroe County, Pennsylvania;† died 22
June 1945 in Northampton County, Pennsylvania;†
married about 1881 to Lucas Smith (son of ______ Schmid and Elizabeth ______,
both born in Germany) who was born about June 1860 in Pennsylvania. He was a
repairman at a cement mill. 1900 Census: Lucas Schmid, sheet 16B, visit 311/333, Whitehall,
1910 Census: Lucas Smith, page 225, visit 095/111,
East Allen, Northampton, Pennsylvania.
1930 Census: Lucas Smith, page 087, visit 345/371, Bath
borough, Northampton, Pennsylvania
[also grandson Robert O. Smith, age 14]. They had twelve children, one of whom
died before the 1900 census, and two more of whom died before the 1910 census.
Known children:† Joseph
Frederick Smith, born 06 January 1882(40), married Mazie ______;† Clara E. Smith, born about June 1883, possibly married Charles Roth;† David Albert Raymond Smith,
born 05 April 1885(40), married Mabel ______;† Charles F. Smith,
born about December 1887;† Carrie A. Smith, born about July 1889, married ______ Hawk;† Robert Oliver Smith, born 26 March 1892(40);† Stewart S. Smith,
born 29 March 1896(40);† Helen M. Smith, born about September 1898, married to Howard F. Schoeneberger who was born 10 November 1894 in
Northampton County(40), he was a farmer;† William A. Smith,
born about 1901.
Magdalena5 Arner, born about 1840;† possibly
married to Alexander Miller †who was born about 1840 in Pennsylvania.
Henry D.5 Arner, born 23 May 1843;† died 05 June 1929 at Allentown, Lehigh,
Pennsylvania;† married 21 March 1868
(recorded at Zion United Brethren Church at Allentown) to Anna
Maria Brader (daughter of Thomas Broeder and Anna Maria Froelich) who was born 17 November 1844 in
Pennsylvania and died 28 June 1920 at Allentown. He was a carpenter and a
builder. 1870 Census:
Henry Arner, page 126, visit 509/584, Allentown
(4th Ward), Lehigh, Pennsylvania.
Harry D. Arner, page 148, visit 250/250, Lansford (East Ward), Carbon, Pennsylvania.
They are buried at Union Cemetery
at Allentown. They had no children.
Elias5 Arner, born 02 September 1845;† died 26 July 1867 (gravestone);† unmarried(M). He is buried at St. Peterís (White) Union Church at
Mantzville, Schuylkill, Pennsylvania.
Carolina5 Arner, born about 1848;† died by 1884 in East Penn, Carbon,
Pennsylvania;† married 25 August 1867(29)(30)
to Wilson D. Bowman (probably son of Joseph and Abbie Bowman) who was
born about June 1847 in Pennsylvania. He was a brick maker; later he was a
boatman; later he was a stationary engineer. He served as a musician in Company
I, 5th Pennsylvania Infantry Regiment during the Civil War. 1870
Census: Wilson Bowman, page 052, visit 007/007, East Penn, Carbon, Pennsylvania.
1880 Census: Wilson Bowman, page 455, visit 006/008, East Penn, Carbon, Pennsylvania.
[He was married second 1883-84 to Jane A. Blose(K). 1900 Census: Wilson D. Bowman
[and second wife], page 135, visit 004/005, East Penn, Carbon, Pennsylvania.]
Known children:† Mary
A. Bowman, born about 1869;† Emma Carolina Bowman, born 22 December 1870 and christened
05 January 1871 (Sponsor: Abby Bowman)(29);† Ellen Korah Bowman,
born 13 March and christened 06 July 1873 (Sponsors: John Hagenbuch and Eliza
Schwartz)(29);† Henry W. Bowman, born about 1876;† Elmira Bowman, born
about 1876;† possibly Joseph Bowman(K).
+††† LOUISA5 ARNER, born about
July 1851;† married
William G. Ruch.
Franklin F.5 Arner, born about October 1853;† died March
1928;† married 23 April 1887 in Lehigh
County(30)(also Book 2, license #0742) to Alice M.
Heilman (daughter of Moses Heilman and Mary Ann Knerr) who was born 15 April 1867(S) in
Pennsylvania and died 19 February 1943 aged 77 years, 10 months, 04 days at
Allentown, Lehigh, Pennsylvania(S). He was the Club Steward of the
Northampton Club. 1900
Census: Frank F. Arner, page 121, visit 192/205, South Bethlehem
(2nd Ward), Northampton, Pennsylvania.
1910 Census: Franklin
Arner, page 005, visit 093/098, South Bethlehem (1st
Ward), Northampton, Pennsylvania.
1930 Census: Alice M. Arner (widow), page 118, visit
033/035, Allentown (E.D. 24), Lehigh,
Pennsylvania. They probably had no
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