Michael Wehry
(1786-1862)
Hannah Kramer
(1790-1859)
Absalom Wary
(1820-1871)

 

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Spouses/Children:
1. Salome Brosius

Absalom Wary 1 2

  • Born: 1 Apr 1820, Lower Mahanoy Twp., Northumberland, PA 3 4
  • Christened: 11 Jun 1820, Upper Mahanoy Twp.: Howerter's Church, Northumberland, PA 4
  • Marriage (1): Salome Brosius on 15 Sep 1842
  • Died: Feb 1871, Mount Carmel Twp., Northumberland, PA at age 50 2

   Other names for Absalom were Absalom Warie 3 and Absalom Wehry.4

  Christening Notes:

Sponsors were Christian Kramer and Lydia Wehry (both single)

  Noted events in his life were:

1. Census in 1850 in Barry Twp., Schuylkill, PA. 5 The 1850 census recorded Absolum Warie, sawyer, 30, living with wife Salomey, 24; Mary, 6; Hannah, 4; Lucy, 2; and William A., 1. Everyone was born in Pennsylvania.

2. Census in 1860 in Barry Twp., Schuylkill, PA. 6 The 1860 census recorded Absalom Warie, farmer, 40, living with wife Salome, 34; Lucy, 14; Wm, 12; Enoch, 9; Bridgeta, 7; Lydia, 6; Joseph, 4, and Franklin, 1 Everyone was born in Pennsylvania. His real estate was valued at $1,000 and personal estate $125. The post office was Taylorsville.

3. Census in 1870 in Mount Carmel Twp., Northumberland, PA. The 1870 census recorded Absolom Wary, works in breaker, 50, living with wife Salome, 35; Lydia, 15; Joseph, 12; Franklin, 10; Emaline, 8; and Sarah, 4. Everyone was born in Pennsylvania. The post office is Mt. Carmel.

4. Northumberland Will Book 5 Page 601 : Estate of Absalom Wary on 9 Feb 1871 in Mount Carmel Twp., Northumberland, PA. 2 Be it remembered that on the 9th day of February A.D. 1871, Letters of Administration ve in due and common form of law upon the Estate of Absalom Wary late of Mt. Carmel Township Northumberland County Penna. Deceased, were granted to Salome Wary & Henry Hile, who enetered into Bonds with Simon Light & Philip Hile, in the sum of Four Thousand Dollars (affidavit of Value and $100 US R attached to Bond)
witness my hand,
J. Leisenring, Register

5. Alt. Name: Surname is always spelled Whery in Howeter's church records and on parent's tombstones. His probate records in Northumbland Co. Are Wary.,,.


Absalom married Salome Brosius, daughter of Gottfried Brosius and Barbara Fusz, on 15 Sep 1842. (Salome Brosius was born on 24 Oct 1825 in , , PA 3 7, christened on 26 Feb 1826 in Upper Mahanoy Twp.: Howerter's Church, Northumberland, PA 7 and died on 28 Feb 1887 in , Schuylkill, PA.)


Sources


1 <i>1870 United States Census</i>, https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/MZGY-7JY Absolom War?, .

2 <i>Northumberland County Courthouse, Northumberland County, PA</i>, Will Book 5 Page 601, Absolum Wary.

3 <i>1860 United States Census</i>, Year: 1860; Census Place: Barry, Schuylkill, Pennsylvania; Roll: M653_1180; Page: 109; Image: 114; Family History Library Film: 805180.

4 Conrad, Tim, <i>Genealogists Guide to Howerter's Church, Northumberland County (including early Himmel Church records)</i> (http://files.usgwarchives.net/pa/northumberland/church/howert2.txt
Mahantongo Roots #1.0, 3 Dec 1996 Copyright 1996, Tim Conrad Distribute Freely at no charge, intact.), http://files.usgwarchives.net/pa/northumberland/church/howert2.txt . Baptism of Absolon Wehry, father Michael Wehry and wf Ann (Kramer).

5 <i>1850 United States Census</i>, https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/M4CB-BZX Absolum Warie, 1850.

6 <i>1860 United States Census</i>, https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:MXR9-HGB Year: 1860; Census Place: Barry, Schuylkill, Pennsylvania; Roll: M653_1180; Page: 109; Image: 114; Family History Library Film: 805180.

7 Conrad, Tim, <i>Genealogists Guide to Howerter's Church, Northumberland County (including early Himmel Church records)</i> (http://files.usgwarchives.net/pa/northumberland/church/howert2.txt
Mahantongo Roots #1.0, 3 Dec 1996 Copyright 1996, Tim Conrad Distribute Freely at no charge, intact.), http://files.usgwarchives.net/pa/northumberland/church/howert2.txt . Baptism of Salome Brosius, father Godfrey and wf Barbara.



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