Joseph D.5 Arner (Joseph D.4, William3, Felix2, Ulrich1), born 10 April 1839(14) at Tamaqua, Schuylkill, Pennsylvania;died 15 April 1914 aged 75 years, 05 days(14);married 05 March 1865(30) to Lucy Ann Zettlemoyer who was born 23 September 1847(14) and died 09 June 1934 aged 86 years, 08 months, 16 days(14)(also Schuylkill County Will Index). He was a carpenter.

1880 Census: Joseph Arner, page 269, visit 089/099, West Penn, Schuylkill, Pennsylvania.

1900 Census: Joseph Arner, page 274, visit 081/087, West Penn, Schuylkill, Pennsylvania.

1910 Census: Joseph Arner, page 283, visit 206/213, West Penn, Schuylkill, Pennsylvania.

1920 Census: Lizzie Arner (widow), page 284, visit 044/099, West Penn, Schuylkill, Pennsylvania.

1930 Census: Lucie A. Arner, page 050, visit 175/193, West Penn, Schuylkill, Pennsylvania.

They are buried at Zionís Stone Church in West Penn, Schuylkill, Pennsylvania, (their gravestone; close-up of the inscription).

Known children:

Lewis6 Arner, born 07 August 1865(14);died 09 July 1866 aged 11 months, 02 days(14) (gravestone);buried with parents.

Alfred6 Arner, born probably 18 December 1866(14)[although marriage license application says 1867(28)];died 27 January 1945 (Schuylkill County Will Index) or 27 June 1945(14) (gravestone);married 15 July 1893 in Carbon County (Book 2, page 344) to Elizabeth Amanda Miller (daughter of Daniel F. and Amanda Miller) who was born 25 October 1872(14)(28) in West Penn and died 1944(14) (gravestone). [Individual gravestone photos from Minerva Arner.] He was a stonemason; later a farmer. 1900 Census: Alfred Arner, page 142, visit 163/163, Tamaqua (Middle Ward), Schuylkill, Pennsylvania. 1910 Census: Alfred Arner, page 269, visit 130/133, West Penn, Schuylkill, Pennsylvania. 1920 Census: Alfred Arner, page 270, visit 050/050, West Penn, Schuylkill, Pennsylvania. They are buried at Zionís Stone Church in West Penn; (their family plot). His will (Schuylkill Will Book 47, page 220), not checked yet. Known children, born at Tamaqua:

Austin Jeremiah7 Arner, born 01 March 1894(14)(17)(40);died 02 September 1960(14)(17) at Sebring, Highlands, Florida(45) (gravestone);married first to Jennie Reber who was born 1892(14) at Pottsville, Schuylkill, Pennsylvania and died 1928(14) (gravestone);married second before the 1930 census to Myrtle Harriet (Kistler) Smith (her second marriage)(daughter of Alvin Kistler and Sadie Gerber) who was born 04 July 1908(14)(17)(45) and died 16 March 1994 at Sebring(17)(45) (gravestone)[NOTE: Iím not sure if Myrtle is actually buried elsewhere, or if they just havenít finished cutting the date]. He was a farmer and orchard keeper. [Info from descendant, and researcher Delano, and Kaytie Arner; gravestone photos from Minerva Arner.] He registered for the WWI draft in Schuylkill County. 1920 Census: Austin Arner (with his parents), page 270, visit 050/050, West Penn, Schuylkill, Pennsylvania. 1930 Census: Austin J. Arner, page 051, visit 201/220, West Penn, Schuylkill, Pennsylvania. They are all buried with his parents [except possibly for Myrtle]. [Myrtle had a daughter Bernice E. Smith from her first marriage.] [Austin also had at least one child with his second wife.] Known children with first wife, born in West Penn, son Peter possibly not in correct birth order:Willard Joseph Arner, born 18 August 1914(17)(45), died 20 August 1997 at Dunedin, Pinellas, Florida(17)(45), married to Arlene A. Eberts (daughter of Oliver and Flossie Eberts) who was born 13 June 1914(17) in Schuylkill County and died 17 January 2007 at Boise, Ada, Idaho(17);Paul William Arner, born 14 August 1915(17), died November 1980 at Allentown, Lehigh, Pennsylvania(17), married to Minnie M. Kunkel (daughter of John Lewis Henry Kunkel and Minnie M. Kistler) who was born 10 November 1917(17) in West Penn and died 13 December 1995 at Allentown(17), he was a carpenter, he was a WWII veteran (Army SN: 33980131);Warren Austin Arner, born 22 August 1918(17), died 24 February 2006 at Orange, Orange, California(17);Elizabeth Jane Arner, born 19 August 1921(17), died 10 October 1999(17) at Berwick, Columbia, Pennsylvania, married 29 October 1938 to Paul R. Hoppes who was born 20 April 1920(17) and died 27 May 2003 in Nescopeck, Luzerne, Pennsylvania(17);Carl Alfred Arner, born 28 April 1923(17), died 01 April 1999 at Akron, Summit, Ohio(17), married first June D. Koch(L), married second Blanche Young(L);Austin Edgar Arner, born 15 June 1926(17), died 29 June 2011 at Havelock, Craven, North Carolina(17), married 29 April 1948 at Akron, Summit, Ohio (Certificate #123073) to Mary Kathleen (Covey) Dudley (her second marriage)(daughter of Hurkless C. Covey and Dessie Jane Jones) who was born 03 March 1929 at Akron;Peter Arner, birthdate not known, died young.

Robert D.7 Arner, born 03 August 1905(14);died 19 August 1986(14);married first about 1925 to Pauline Elizabeth Zehner (daughter of Wallace Zehner and Alice R. Behler) who was born 08 November 1904(14) and died 09 February 1939(14) at Danville, Montour, Pennsylvania(S);married second 01 January 1940 to Edna M. Grube(L) who was born 08 December 1906(14) and died 11 August 2001(14) at Lehighton. He was a farmer. 1930 Census: Robert D. Arner, page 051, visit 199/218, West Penn, Schuylkill, Pennsylvania. They are all buried at Zionís Stone Church, (their gravestone). He and Pauline had no children(L). He and Edna had two children.

Amandus6 Arner, born probably 18 January 1868(28)[although his gravestone says 1869(14)];died 30 August 1952(14)(also Schuylkill County Will Index);married first 11 August 1891 in Carbon County (Book 2, page 137) to Lizzie Fritz (daughter of Daniel Fritz and Messina Wertman) who was born 30 July 1869(28) in Mahoning, Carbon, Pennsylvania;married second 20 March 1897 in Carbon County (Book 3, page 375) to Jeanette Catherine Gilbert (daughter of Nathan Gilbert and Mary Magdalene Hoppes) who was born 20 April 1869(14)(although marriage license says 1868(28)) in West Penn and died 20 July 1949 (gravestone). [Jeanetteís ancestry is on page 551, The BallietÖand allied families, Stephen Clay Balliet, published by Thos J. Moranís Sons Inc., Baton Rouge, Louisiana, 1968. Hoppes ancestry is also on Harry Hoppesí website.] He was a farmer. 1900 Census: Amandus Arner, page 283, visit 214/223, West Penn, Schuylkill, Pennsylvania. 1910 Census: Amondus Arner, page 273, visit 020/020, West Penn, Schuylkill, Pennsylvania. 1920 Census: Amandus Arner, page 287, visit 092/150, West Penn, Schuylkill, Pennsylvania. 1930 Census: Amandus Arner, page 042, visit 020/020, West Penn, Schuylkill, Pennsylvania. Amandus and Jeanette are buried at Zionís Stone Church in West Penn. Known children with second wife, born in Schuylkill County:

Charles Milton7 Arner, born 15 April 1898(14)(40);died 27 August 1936(14);married 1920 to Bertha M. Delp (daughter of James W. Delp and Elizabeth S. Longacre) who was born 10 June 1892(14) in Pennsylvania and died 27 June 1974(14). He was an automobile machinist. He registered for the WWI draft in Schuylkill County. 1920 Census: Bereta A. Arner (married but alone, with her parents), page 287, visit 082/137, West Penn, Schuylkill, Pennsylvania; possibly also 1920 Census: Charles Arner (ďsingleĒ, with William M. Bastian?), page 062, visit 006/009, Detroit (E.D. 134), Wayne, Michigan. 1930 Census: Charles Arner, page 012, visit 233/262, Tamaqua (East Ward), Schuylkill, Pennsylvania. They are buried at Zionís Stone Church; (their gravestone). [Descendant Melissa (Arner) Mintzer.] Known children:Paul William Arner, born 05 September 1921(17), died 19 November 1994 at Reading, Berks, Pennsylvania(17), married(S) 01 July 1943 at Chicago, Cook, Illinois to Marion Louise Evans (daughter of Hayden C. Evans), he was a U.S. Navy officer and a WWII veteran;Mary Elizabeth Arner, born 12 September 1929, married 23 December 1951(L) to Robert Hontz who was born 31 July 1928.

Calvin A.7 Arner, born 15 July 1899(40);died 18 November 1960(14);married first 04 June 1921 in Carbon County, Pennsylvania to Pearl A. Rex (daughter of William F. Rex and Katie Zimmerman) who was born 28 September 1900(14) and died 23 September 1940(14);married second to Lula (Smith) Haberman (widow of Andrew Haberman) who was born 26 July 1897 in Pennsylvania. He was a house painter; later a fireman(L). He registered for the WWI draft in Schuylkill County. 1930 Census: Calvin A. Arner, page 076, visit ---/038, Mahoning, Carbon, Pennsylvania. Calvin and Pearl are buried at St. Peterís (White) Union Church in West Penn; (their gravestone). [Lula had two children from her previous marriage(L).] Known children with first wife:Arlene N. Arner, born 23 August 1921(17), died 30 December 2003 at Lehighton(17), married to Peter E. Kielbasa who was born 18 August 1919(L) and died November 1965(L);Francis Arthur Arner, born 25 April 1924(L), died 30 November 2004(L), married 1848 to Eleanor Mae Berk who was born 03 October 1922 in Schuylkill County(L);Mary M. Arner, born 13 February 1930(L), married William Daniels(L);Calvin Arner, born 27 October 1932(L), married to Elsie Anthony who was born 23 December 1932(L).

George E.7 Arner, born about 1902;married after the 1930 census to Beatrice (______) Miller who died 01 January 1954 (Schuylkill County Will Index). [She had one child Marshall P. Miller from a previous marriage(L).] They had no children(L).

Clara A.7 Arner, born 22 February 1904(17)(but gravestone says 1903(14));died March 1978(14) at Lehighton, Carbon, Pennsylvania(17);married 1925-26 to William J. Hoffman (son of William J. Hoffman and Minnie Fritz) who was born 06 December 1907(14)(17) and died 29 February 1984(14) at Lehighton(17). He was a farmer. 1930 Census: William J [changed to ďJrĒ] Hoffman, page 078, visit ---/079, Mahoning, Carbon, Pennsylvania. They are buried at St. Peterís (White) Union Church; (their gravestone). They had five children(L). Known children:Stella M. Hoffman, born and died 1926(14), buried with parents;Ernest W. Hoffman, born [about May] 1928(14), died 1935(14), buried with parents.

Milton6 Arner, born 16 June 1869(28);married (License issued 14 April) 1894 in Schuylkill County (Book 7, license #10291) to Elizabeth A. Wehr (daughter of James A. Wehr and Mary A. Schaeffer) who was born August 1875(28) in West Penn and died 1936. [Her ancestry is on page 543, The BallietÖand allied families, Stephen Clay Balliet, published by Thos J. Moranís Sons Inc., Baton Rouge, Louisiana, 1968.] He was a farmer. 1900 Census: Milton Arner, page 276, visit 099/107, West Penn, Schuylkill, Pennsylvania. 1910 Census: Milton Arner, page 272, visit 185/190, West Penn, Schuylkill, Pennsylvania. 1920 Census: Milton Arner, page 269, visit 026/026, West Penn, Schuylkill, Pennsylvania. 1930 Census: Milton Arner, page 047, visit 374/375, Lehighton (2nd Ward), Carbon, Pennsylvania. Known children, born in West Penn:

Claude Howard7 Arner, born 29 August 1894(14)(40)(but WWII draft registration says 27 August(49));died 1960(14);married about 1914 to JENNIE E. DAUBENSPECK who was born [about December] 1892(14) in West Penn and died 1962(14). He was a farmer. 1920 Census: Claude Arner, page 276, visit 179/184, West Penn, Schuylkill, Pennsylvania. 1930 Census: Claude H. Arner, page 051, visit 191/210, West Penn, Schuylkill, Pennsylvania. They are buried at St. Peterís (White) Union Church in West Penn; (their gravestone). Known children:Howard Milton Arner, born 30 November 1915(14)(17), died 03 October 1991(14)(17) (gravestone), unmarried, he was a WWII veteran (U.S. Army SN: 33077509), he is buried at St. Peterís Cemetery;Ferne Viola Arner, born 22 March 1917(17), died 11 September 1996 at Lehighton, Carbon, Pennsylvania(17), married 12 April 1941(L) to Ralph A. Shellhamer (son of Milton Shellhamer and Emma Snyder) who was born 31 May 1918(17) in West Penn and died 28 December 1999 at Lehighton(17);Oliver John Arner, born 03 September 1918(14)(17), died 13 September 1993(14) at Andreas, Schuylkill, Pennsylvania(17) (gravestone), unmarried, probably 1930 Census: Oliver Arner (student at Pennsylvania Institute for the Deaf), page 258B, line 74, Philadelphia (E.D. 621), Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, he is buried at St. Peterís Cemetery;Willard Clarence Arner, born 08 May 1920(L), died 11 December 2010 (Allentown Morning Call, issue of 13 December 2010), married about 1945 to Helen Mae Steigerwalt (daughter of Burton Robert Steigerwalt and Bertha W. Helfrich) who was born 20 March 1922(17) in Pennsylvania and died 16 February 2006 at New Ringgold, Schuylkill, Pennsylvania(17), he was a farmer, he was a WWII veteran (U.S. Army Air Corps;SN: 33150289);Violet M. Arner, born 10 October 1922(14) (gravestone, for future use, at St. Peterís Cemetery);Grace E. Arner, born 29 May 1925(L), married(L) 24 July 1948 to Walter Titus Fritz who was born 25 February 1924.

Oliver Milton7 Arner, born 03 September 1895(14)(17)(49)[although WWI draft registration says 1896(40)];died 26 March 1969 at Andreas, Schuylkill, Pennsylvania(17);married first 14 June 1919(M) in Carbon County, Pennsylvania to Verna May Fritz (daughter of John G. Fritz and Mary A. Ohl) who was born 14 November 1897(14) in Carbon County and died 20 July 1946(14) at Coaldale, Schuylkill, Pennsylvania(S);married second to Bertha Steigerwalt. He was a farmer; later he worked at Atlas Powder Company(49). He was a WWI veteran. 1920 Census: Oliver M. Arner, page 269, visit 028/028, West Penn, Schuylkill, Pennsylvania. 1930 Census: Oliver M. Arner, page 046, visit 086/096, West Penn, Schuylkill, Pennsylvania. Oliver and Verna are buried at St. Peterís (White) Union Church in West Penn; (their gravestone). Known children with first wife:Margaret A. Arner, born about 1921;John M. Arner;Norman Arner.

Minnie Mabel7 Arner, born 27 June and died 19 July 1900 aged ď21Ē days(14) (gravestone);buried at St. Peterís (White) Union Church.

William L. R.7 Arner, born 05 December 1902(14a);died 10 October 1926;married 25 December 1924(M) in Carbon County, Pennsylvania to Cora E. Shellhamer who was born 03 April 1904(14a) in West Penn and died 1982. Gravestone at St. Peterís (White) Union Church(Q).

Wallace Edgar7 Arner, born 19 November 1913;died September 1965(L);married 05 March 1938(L) to Margaret Henrietta Wolfe who was born 05 January 1922(L). He owned a hardware store at Lehighton, Carbon, Pennsylvania(L). They had two children(L). They are buried at Gnaden Huetten Cemetery at Lehighton.

Angelina6 Arner, born 25 July 1872(28);married (License issued 20 September) 1894 in Schuylkill County (Book 7, license #10818) to Henry J. Snyder (son of Henry Snyder) who was born 25 June 1874(40) in Lehigh County, Pennsylvania(28). He was a farmer. He registered for the WWI Draft at Lehighton, Carbon, Pennsylvania. 1900 Census: Henry Snyder, page 290, visit 139/146, West Penn, Schuylkill, Pennsylvania. 1910 Census: Henry J. Snyder (with John A. Eck), page 281, visit 156/161, West Penn, Schuylkill, Pennsylvania. 1920 Census: Mrs. Henry J. Snyder (married but alone), page 285, visit 061/115, West Penn, Schuylkill, Pennsylvania. 1930 Census: Angllinea Arner (ďmarriedĒ but alone, with son-in-law James Shellhammer). Only child:

Jennie Alice7 Snyder, born [?March] 1895;married 1914-15 to James Alfred Shellhamer (son of William and Minnie Shellhamer) who was born 25 September 1894 in West Penn(40). He was a farmer. 1920 Census: James A. Shellhamer (with her mother). 1930 Census: James Shellhammer, page 060, visit ---/010, West Penn, Schuylkill, Pennsylvania. Children:Woodrow J. Shellhamer, born about 1915;Archibald W. Shellhamer, born 28 May 1919(17), died 05 January 2000 at New Ringgold, Schuylkill, Pennsylvania(17);Dardenella Shellhamer, born about 1920;Minnard Shellhamer, born about 1922.

Ellen6 Arner, born about March 1876;apparently died about 1914;married 1909 in Lehigh County, Pennsylvania (Book 22, license #21186) to Charles HermanY (son of Samuel and Susanna Hermany) who was born 17 October 1875(40) in Lehigh County. 1900 Census: Ellen Arner (single, with brother-in-law Henry Snyder, just above). 1910 Census: Charles Hermany, page 080, visit 164/189, Mahoning, Carbon, Pennsylvania. [NOTE: Their two children were raised by her brother-in-law and sister, Milton and Jennie Staudt(L), below.] [Charles was married second to Jennie Ella ______, and had more children. 1920 Census: Charles Hermany [and second wife], page 025, visit 215/217, Slatington (2nd Ward), Lehigh, Pennsylvania.] Known children:Jennie Ella Hermany, born about 1911, married after the 1930 census to ______ Bailey(L), they had no children(L), 1920 Census: Jennie E. ďStaudtĒ (with uncle Milton E. Staudt), 1930 Census: Jennie Hermany (single, with uncle Milton E. Staudt);Harvey H. Hermany, born 07 April 1914(17), died July 1986 at Allentown, Lehigh, Pennsylvania(17), 1920 Census: Harvey H. ďStaudtĒ (with uncle Milton E. Staudt), 1930 Census: Harvey Hermany (with uncle Milton E. Staudt).

Lydia6 Arner, born 1877(14a);died 1945(14a);unmarried. 1900 Census: Lydia Arner (single, with brother-in-law Henry Snyder, above). 1910 Census: Lydia Arner (single, with parents). 1920 Census: Lydia Arner (single, with mother). She is buried at Zionís Stone Church(Q).

Allen6 Arner, born 10 June 1880(14);died 19 June 1897 aged 17 years, 09 days(14) in a hunting accident(L) (gravestone);buried with parents.

Emma6 Arner, born 28 December 1881(17);died November 1966 at Andreas, Schuylkill, Pennsylvania(17);married 1908 in Lehigh County (Book 21, license #19783) to William Joseph Sechler (son of Joseph Kistler Sechler and Amanda Seibert) who was born 03 September 1882(40) in Pennsylvania and died 1945. He was a farmer. 1910 Census: William J. Sechler, page 273, visit 011/011, West Penn, Schuylkill, Pennsylvania. 1920 Census: Wm J. Sechler, page 273, visit 111/112, West Penn, Schuylkill, Pennsylvania. 1930 Census: William J. Sechler, page 052, visit 212/232, West Penn, Schuylkill, Pennsylvania. Known children:Elda May Sechler, born 28 February 1909(17), died November 1986 at New Ringgold, Schuylkill, Pennsylvania(17), married 20 November 1928 to Raymond Wehr, 1930 Census: Elda M. Wehr (married but alone, with parents);Frank J. Maytosh? (adopted), born about 1915;Pearl E. Gernest (adopted), born about 1920.

Jennie6 Arner, born 10 August 1883(14)(28);died 1964(14);married (License issued 12 May) 1902 in Schuylkill County (Book 11, license #H484) to Milton Edwin Staudt (son of John F. and Sarah Staudt, and brother of Alvin, just below) who was born 23 August 1881(14)(28)(40)(but WWII draft registration says 08 August(49)) in West Penn and died 1966(14). He was a farmer. 1920 Census: Milton E. Staudt, page 284, visit 055/109, West Penn, Schuylkill, Pennsylvania. 1930 Census: Milton Staudt, page 057, visit 047/047, West Penn, Schuylkill, Pennsylvania. They are buried at Zionís Stone Church in West Penn. They had no children(L).

Alice A.6 Arner, born 21 July 1886(14)(28);died 1961(14);married (License issued 10 February) 1903 in Schuylkill County (Book 12, license #I167) to Alvin Adam Staudt (son of John F. and Sarah Staudt, and brother of Milton, just above) who was born 13 April 1878(14)(28)(40)(49) in West Penn and died 1953(14). He was a miller; later a farmer. 1910 Census: Alvin A. Stoudt, page 284, visit 225/232, West Penn, Schuylkill, Pennsylvania. 1920 Census: Alvin A. Staudt, page 288, visit 110/170, West Penn, Schuylkill, Pennsylvania. 1930 Census: Alvin A. Stoudt, page 050, visit 175/192, West Penn, Schuylkill, Pennsylvania. They were living at Lehighton, Carbon, Pennsylvania in 1942, apparently living with one of their children(49). They are buried at St. Peterís (White) Union Church in West Penn, (their gravestone). Known children:Helen M. Staudt, born about 1904, married William C. Dreisbach;Hattie M. Staudt, born 1905, died 1986(L), buried at St. Peterís(L);LeRoy W. Staudt, born 05 May 1908(14)(17), died 06 September 1991(14)(17), married to Viola M. ______ who was born 1913(14) and died 1984(14), his SSN issued in New York, they are buried at St. Peterís, (their gravestone);Lloyd R. Staudt, born 05 February 1910(17), died January 1981 at Tampa, Hillsborough, Florida(17), his SSN was issued in New York;Loraine A. Staudt, born about 1917;Woodrow A. Staudt, born 19 October 1918(14)(17), died 02 August 1988(14) at Orlando, Orange, Florida(17), married to Hattie M. ______ who was born 1906?(14) and died 1985(14), they are buried at St. Peterís, (their gravestone);Lester S. Staudt, born 14 December 1920(17), died 27 December 1988 at Wildwood, Sumter, Florida(17);Ethel R. Staudt, born about 1922;Marvin M. E. Staudt, born about August 1924;Delmont Hiram Staudt, born about May 1926, died 24 April 1938, buried at St. Peterís(L).

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