Thomas M. Weller
(1818-1892)
Gabriella Lindemuth
(1822-1858)
Lavina Weller
(1847-1922)

 

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Spouses/Children:
1. Jacob Hepner

Lavina Weller 1 2

  • Born: 8 Jul 1847, New Castle Twp., Schuylkill, PA 1 2 3 4 5
  • Marriage (1): Jacob Hepner about 1874 in , Schuylkill, PA
  • Died: 10 Mar 1922, Schuylkill Haven, Schuylkill, PA at age 74 2 4 6
  • Buried: 13 Mar 1922, Saint Clair, Schuylkill, PA 2 6

   Another name for Lavina was Levina Weller.3

   FamilySearch ID: KZ1Q-JL4.

  Noted events in her life were:

1. Census in 1850 in New Castle Twp., Schuylkill, PA. 5 The 1850 census recorded Thomas Miller, miner, 38, living with wife Gabriella, 25; daughter Lavina, 3; and daughter Sarah, 2. Everyone was born in Pennsylvania. Thomas' real estate was valued at $800.

2. Census in 1860 in New Castle Twp., Schuylkill, PA. 7 The 1860 census recorded Thos. Weller, inn keeper, 42, living with his 2nd wife Lydia, 23; daughter Lydia L., 12; Sarah J., 11; Theodore, 9; William A., 7; George W., 2; and May E., 1. Everyone was born in Pennsylvania.

3. Census in 1870 in New Castle Twp., Schuylkill, PA. 1 The 1870 census recorded Thomas Weller, 51, living with wife Lydia, 31; Lavina, 22; Sarah, 20; Theodor, 19; William, 17; George, 12; Mary, 10; Thomas, 9; charles, 7; Henry, 5; Elizabeth, 3; and Clara, 1. Also in the home is Harry Kemmel, 3. The post office was Broad Mountain. On the same census page are John Jacob and Angeline Beacher, whose son Thomas b.1874 later marries Agnes Hepner b.1877, the daughter of Lavina Weller b.1847 and Jacob Hepner b.1841.

4. Census in 1880 in New Castle, Schuylkill County, PA. 3 The 1880 census lists Jacob Hepner, 40, laborer, living with with Levina, 32; Henry, 11; Agnis, 3. Everyone and their parents were born in Pennsylvania.

5. Census in 1900 in New Castle Twp., Schuylkill, PA. 8 The 1900 census recorded Jacob Hepner, general laborer, 59, born Oct 1840, living with wife Levina, 53, Jul 1847. They were married for 26 years and she had birthed 2 children, both alive in 1900. They and their parents were born in Pennsylvania.

6. Census in 1920 in Pottsville, Schuylkill, PA. 9 The 1920 census recorded owning a home at 806 North Third Street: Thomas Beecher, pipefitter in steel mill, 45, living with wife Agnes, 42; daughter Carrie, 13; daughter Cora, 10; daughter Agnes, 11, son Charles, 17; and mother [Mrs.] Jacob Heffner,widow, 72. Everyone and their parents were born in Pennsylvania.

7. Cause of Death: Lavina died at Schuylkill County Hospital from senile dementia, 10 Mar 1922, Pottsville, Schuylkill, PA. 4

8. Obituary: Pottsville Republican: Funeral of Mrs. Hepner on 13 Mar 1922 in Pottsville, Schuylkill, PA. 6 The remains of Mrs. Lavina, widow of Jacob Hepner, were laid to rest on Monday afternoon at the I. O. O. F. cemetery, St. Clair. Her death took place on Friday at the home of her daughter, Mrs. Thomas Beacher, of Pottsville. Mr. and Mrs. Hepner were long time residents of Broad Mountain. She was a member of the well-known Weller family of Broad Mountain. Mr. Hepner died about 15 years ago.


Lavina married Jacob Hepner, son of William Hepner and Hannah Stoyer, about 1874 in , Schuylkill, PA. (Jacob Hepner was born on 7 Oct 1841 in Upper Bern Twp., Berks County, PA,9 10 11 died on 15 Apr 1910 in Schuylkill Haven, Schuylkill, PA 10 11 and was buried on 17 Apr 1910 in Saint Clair, Schuylkill, PA 10 11.)


Sources


1 1870 United States Census, https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/MZ28-32V Thomas Weller, Pennsylvania, United States; citing p. 28, family 206, NARA microfilm publication M593, FHL microfilm 000552949.

2 Find A Grave, https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/215372573.

3 1880 United States Census, https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/MWV4-G41 Jacob Hepner, New Castle, Schuylkill, Pennsylvania, United States; citing sheet 60A, family 0, NARA microfilm publication T9-1192.

4 Ancestry.com, Pennsylvania, U.S., Death Certificates, 1906-1968 (Original data: Pennsylvania (State). Death certificates. Records of the Pennsylvania Department of Health, Record Group 11. Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission, Harrisburg, Pennsylvania.), Death Certificate 33939. Lavina Hepner. Father Thomas Miller. Mother Gabriel Lindermuth.

5 1850 United States Census, https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/M4CB-ZV9 Thomas Miller, New Castle, Schuylkill, Pennsylvania, United States; citing family 2480, NARA microfilm publication M432.

6 Pottsville Republican (Pottsville, PA), 13 Mar 1922, page 4. Funeral of Lavana Hepner.

7 1860 United States Census, https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:MXRS-JV5 Lydia L Weller in entry for Thos Weller, 1860.

8 1900 United States Census, https://www.familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:M34W-C1Z Jacob Hepner New Castle Twp Schuylkill Co PA.

9 1920 United States Census, https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/M6Y1-QBY Thomas Beecher, , Schuylkill, Pennsylvania; citing enumeration district (ED) , sheet 3A, family 63.

10 Ancestry.com, Pennsylvania, U.S., Death Certificates, 1906-1968 (Original data: Pennsylvania (State). Death certificates. Records of the Pennsylvania Department of Health, Record Group 11. Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission, Harrisburg, Pennsylvania.), Death Certificate 40753. Jacob Hepner. Father Wm Hepner. Mother Hannah Stoyer.

11 Find A Grave, https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/253695447.



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