Dr. John Clayton Kistler
(1894-1977)

 

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Spouses/Children:
1. Florence M. Shaffer

Dr. John Clayton Kistler 2 3 4 5 6

  • Born: 18 Apr 1894, Lansford, Carbon, PA, USA 3 7
  • Marriage (1): Florence M. Shaffer in 1926 in Philadelphia, Philadelphia, PA 1
  • Died: Aug 1977, Allentown, Lehigh, PA at age 83

  Noted events in his life were:

1. He appeared on the census in 1920 in Lansford, Carbon, PA, USA. 8 The 1920 census recorded at 108 E. Bertsch Street: Grant M. Kistler, physician private practive, 54, living with wife Rosa H., 51; daughters Grace, 28, and Helen C., 27, who were both school teachers; and son John C. Kistler, 25, no occupation listed. Everyone and their parents were born in Pennsylvania.

2. He appeared on the census in 1930 in Allentown, Lehigh, PA. 9 The 1930 census recorded renting a home at at 108 North 8th Street: John C. Kistler, physician, 35, living with wife Florence M., 38; stepdaughter Betty J. Stem, 16; and mother-in-law Matilda Shaffer, 64. Everyone and their parents were born in Pennsylvania, except Matilda's parents were born in Germany.

3. He appeared on the census in 1940 in Allentown, Lehigh, PA. 7 The 1940 census recorded owning a $9300 home at 108 North 8th Street: John Kistler, medical doctor private practice, 46, living with wife Florence, 48; and mother-in-law Mateldro Schaffer, 75. They were all born in Pennsylvania and lived in the same house in 1935.

4. Residence: 108 N. 8Th Street, Allentown, Pa. On 27 Apr 1942 in Allentown, Lehigh, PA. 3


John married Florence M. Shaffer, daughter of Charles J. Shaffer and Matilda Polk, in 1926 in Philadelphia, Philadelphia, PA.1 (Florence M. Shaffer was born on 22 Jun 1891 in Hazleton, Luzerne, PA,7 10 11 died on 28 Jun 1975 in Allentown, Lehigh, PA 6 11 and was buried on 1 Jul 1975 in Allentown: Cedar Hill Memorial Park, Lehigh, Pennsylvania, United States 6.)


Sources


1 Ancestry.com, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, Marriage Index, 1885-1951, Marriage License 532821. Florence M. Stem and John C. Kistler.

2 Hubert Bury, Letter from Hubert H. Bury, March 1, 2004.

3 FamilySearch.org, United States World War II Draft Registration Cards, 1942, https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/VQFY-JDD John Clayton Kistler, 1942.

4 FamilySearch.org, Pennsylvania, County Marriages, 1885 - 1950, https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/VFW9-1R7 John C. Kistler in entry for Hubert H. Bury and Betty Jane Kistler, 06 Jun 1936; citing Allentown, Lehigh, Pennsylvania, United States; FHL microfilm 2080351.

5 Morning Call (Allentown, PA), 7 Jun 1936, page 5. Marriage of Hubert Bury and Betty Kistler.

6 Morning Call (Allentown, PA), 30 Jun 1975, page 12. Obituary of Mrs. Florence Kistler.

7 1940 United States Census, https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/KQC9-JP1 ), John Kistler, Ward 4, Allentown, Allentown City, Lehigh, Pennsylvania, United States; citing enumeration district (ED) 39-11, sheet 5A, family 116, NARA digital publication of T627, roll 3542.

8 1920 United States Census, https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/MFBH-25C Grant M Kistler, Lansford Middle Ward, Carbon, Pennsylvania, United States; citing sheet 3B, family 59, NARA microfilm publication T625, FHL microfilm 1821534.

9 1930 United States Census, https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/XHQN-N29 John C Kistler, Allentown, Lehigh, Pennsylvania, United States; citing enumeration district (ED) 0008, sheet 2B, family 56, NARA microfilm publication T626, roll 2062.

10 FamilySearch.org, Pennsylvania, County Marriages, 1885 - 1950, https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/VF4N-69Y William J. Stem and Florence M. Schaffer, 11 Jan 1911; citing Siegfried, Lehigh, Pennsylvania, United States; FHL microfilm 2080100.

11 U.S. Social Security Death Index, https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/J2Q5-9ZJ Florence Kistler, Jun 1975; citing U.S. Social Security Administration, Death Master File, database (Alexandria, Virginia: National Technical Information Service, ongoing).



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