Reuben Hartranft Endy
(1830-1901)

 

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Spouses/Children:
1. Lydia Ann Beecher

Reuben Hartranft Endy 2 3 4 5

  • Born: 10 Oct 1830, , Berks, PA 3
  • Marriage (1): Lydia Ann Beecher on 17 Dec 1855 in Jacksonwald, Berks, PA 1
  • Died: 11 Dec 1901, , Berks, PA at age 71 3
  • Buried: Jacksonwald: Schwarzwald Cemetery, Berks, PA 3

   FamilySearch ID: L41K-B3W.

  Noted events in his life were:

1. Census in 1850 in Earl Twp., Berks, PA. 6 The 1850 census recorded Henry Endy, weaver, 40, living with wife Sarah, 35; Reuben, 20, Leah, 16; Mathias, 11; Amelia, 7; Elizabeth, 5; and John, 4. Everyone was born in Berks Co., Pennsylvania.

2. Military from 4 Nov 1862 to 11 Aug 1863 in , , PA: Civil War: Co. C 167th Regiment, Pa Infantry (Drafted Militia), Private. 7

3. Census in 1870 in Oley Twp., Berks, PA. 8 The 1870 census recorded Reuben Endy, shoemaker, 39, living with wife Lydia, 33; Hannah, 11; Susan M., 8; Lydia Alice, 6; Sarah M., 3; and Reuben O., 1. Everyone was born in Pennsylvania. The post office was Earlville.

4. Census in 1880 in Reading, Berks, PA. 9 The 1880 census recorded at 1311 Fairview St.: Reuben Endy, saddler, 49, living with wife Lydia, 43; Mary Ann, works in paper mill, 23; daughter Mehela, works in paper mill, 19; son Oliver, works in cotton mill, 11; and son John, 4. Everyone and their parents were born in Pennsylvania.

5. Newspaper: Reading Eagle: surprise birthday party for Reuben Endy, 31 Oct 1896, Reading, Berks, PA. 10 A surprise party was tendered Reuben Endy at his residence, 344 Canal, in honor of his 66th birthday anniversary. Music was furnished by Messrs. Schearer and Nagel and dancing was enjoyed up to a late hour, after which a collation was served. Among those present were: Mr. and Mrs. Endy, Mr. and Mrs. Daniel Foster, Mr. and Mrs. Samuel Diebler, Mr. and Mrs. Stephen Born, Mr. and Mrs. Rudolph Heinly, Mr. and Mrs. Daniel Zerby, Mr. and Mrs. Joseph Bell, Mr. and Mrs. William Ruffner, Mr. and Mrs. Morgan Linderman, Mrs. Beadencup and 2 children, Samuel Goda, John B. Endy, Oliver B. Endy, christ Lesher, Martin Ruffner, Maud Klemence, Maud Tobias and Perce Klemence.

6. Residence: 344 Canal St., Reading, Pa. On 31 Oct 1896 in Reading, Berks, PA. 10

7. Newspaper: Reading Eagle: Reuben H. Endy opened a harness shop at 623 Mulberry. He has had a number of years' experience in the business., 3 Feb 1901, Reading, Berks, PA. 11


Reuben married Lydia Ann Beecher, daughter of George Washington Beecher and Mary Leinbach, on 17 Dec 1855 in Jacksonwald, Berks, PA.1 (Lydia Ann Beecher was born on 1 Sep 1836 in Bern Twp., Berks, PA,12 13 14 died on 31 Oct 1916 in Reading, Berks, PA 13 14 15 and was buried on 4 Nov 1916 in Jacksonwald: Schwarzwald Cemetery, Berks, PA 13 15.)


Sources


1 Pennsylvania, Church and Town Records, 1708-1985 (Ancestry.com. Original data: Historic Pennsylvania Church and Town Records. Philadelphia, Pennsylvania: Historical Society of Pennsylvania.), Historical Society of Pennsylvania; Historic Pennsylvania Church and Town Records; Reel: 573. Berks, Jacksonwald, Schwarzwald United Church of Christ. Marriage of Lydia Ann Biecher and Reuben H. Endy.

2 Pennsylvania, Church and Town Records, 1708-1985 (Ancestry.com. Original data: Historic Pennsylvania Church and Town Records. Philadelphia, Pennsylvania: Historical Society of Pennsylvania.), Historical Society of Pennsylvania; Historic Pennsylvania Church and Town Records; Reel: 573. Berks, Jacksonwald, Schwarzwald United Church of Christ. Burial of Hiram Irwin Endy, son of Reuben H. & Lydia (Biecher) Endy. Image 98.

3 Find A Grave, http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GRid=69247547.

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 96107. Mrs. Lydia Alice Heinle. Father Reuben Endy. Mother Lydia Beecher. Spouse Rudolph C. Heinle.

5 Ancestry.com, Pennsylvania and New Jersey, Church and Town Records, 1669-2013, Historical Society of Pennsylvania; Historic Pennsylvania Church and Town Records; Reel: 573. PA > Berks > Jacksonwald > Schwartzwald United Church of Christ.

6 1850 United States Census, https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/M442-HLZ Reuben Endy in household of Henry Endy, Earl, Berks, Pennsylvania, United States; citing family 1, NARA microfilm publication M432.

7 National Park Service Soldier's Sailors Database, http://www.nps.gov/civilwar/search-soldiers-detail.htm?soldierId=fd7de99a-dc7a-df11-bf36-b8ac6f5d926a.

8 1870 United States Census, Year: 1870; Census Place: Oley, Berks, Pennsylvania; Roll: M593_1306; Page: 579B; Image: 343; Family History Library Film: 552805.

9 1880 United States Census, Year: 1880; Census Place: Reading, Berks, Pennsylvania; Roll: 1102; Family History Film: 1255102; Page: 410D; Enumeration District: 057; Image: 0221.

10 Reading Eagle (Reading, PA) (Reading, Berks County, Pennsylvania.), 31 Oct 1896, page 2. Other Social. Surprise birthday party for Reuben Endy.

11 Reading Eagle (Reading, PA) (Reading, Berks County, Pennsylvania.), 3 Feb 1901, page 1.

12 1850 United States Census, Pennsylvania, Berks County, Exeter Township, Series: M432 Roll: 753 Page: 391.

13 Find A Grave, http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GRid=131631332.

14 Reading Eagle (Reading, PA) (Reading, Berks County, Pennsylvania.), 31 Oct 1916, page 6. Death of Mrs. Lydia Endy.

15 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 106856. Lydia Endy. Father Geo W Beachert. Mother Mary Leinbach.



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