Margaret Rephahn
(1870-1942)

 

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Spouses/Children:
1. Robert Scholes

Margaret Rephahn 1 2 3

  • Born: 21 Sep 1870, Mahanoy Twp., Schuylkill, PA 1
  • Marriage (1): Robert Scholes on 29 Dec 1890 in Mahanoy Twp., Schuylkill, PA 1
  • Died: 1 Aug 1942, Philadelphia, Philadelphia, PA at age 71 2 3 4
  • Buried: 4 Aug 1942, Mahanoy City: German Protestant Cemetery, Schuylkill, PA 2 3

   Another name for Margaret was Margaret Rebhahn.

   FamilySearch ID: GXXK-V35.

  Noted events in her life were:

1. Census in 1900 in Saint Nicholas, Schuylkill, PA. 5 The 1900 census recorded Robert Scolds [sic, as written by census taker], coal laborer, 37, born Jan 1863, living with wife Margaret, 30, Mar 1869; son Peter, 5, Jun 1894; and daughter Matilda, 2, June 1898. Robert and his parents were born in England. He immigrated in 1865 and became a U.S. citizen. Margaret and her mother were born in Pennsylvania and her father in Germany. The children and their mother were born in Pennsylvania, their father in England. Robert and Margaret were married for 9 years and she had birthed 2 children by 1900, both alive.

2. Cause of Death: Margaret died at Chanick Convalescent Home from carcinoma of large intestine, 1 Aug 1942, Philadelphia, Philadelphia, PA. 3

3. Residence: 6131 Ditman St., Philadelphia, PA on 1 Aug 1942 in Philadelphia, Philadelphia, PA. 3

4. Obituary: Pottsville Republican: obituary Mrs. Robert Scholes on 3 Aug 1942 in Pottsgrove Twp., Montgomery, PA. 4 Mrs. Robert Scholes, resident of Jacksons almost all her life, died Saturday at the home of her son-in-law and daughter, Mr. and Mrs. Ralph Frank, of Phila. following a lengthy illness although she was bedfast but one week. Born in Jacksons, she was the former Margaret Redhahn [sic should be Rephahn], and she resided there until six months when she moved to Phila. She was a member of the Primitive Methodist Church, Mahanoy City. Her husband died eleven years ago. Surviving are two sons, the Rev. Peter. Scholes, pastor of the Primitive Methodist Church, Nanticoke; and John, of Mahanoy City; one daughter, Matilda, wife of Ralph Frank, Phila.; one brother, Peter Redhahn, of Jacksons; one stepsister Elizabeth, wife of George Hassell, of Jacksons and one half-brother, Anthony Theodore, of Pottsville. The body was removed to the home of her son, John, 113 West Spruce St., from which burial will be held. H. P. Clifford is the funeral director in charge.


Margaret married Robert Scholes, son of Robert Scholes and Ann Lee, on 29 Dec 1890 in Mahanoy Twp., Schuylkill, PA.1 (Robert Scholes was born on 23 Jan 1862 in , , , ENG,1 6 7 8 died on 22 Dec 1931 in Philadelphia, Philadelphia, PA 7 9 and was buried on 26 Dec 1931 in Mahanoy City: German Protestant Cemetery, Schuylkill, PA 7 8 10.)


Sources


1 FamilySearch.org, Pennsylvania, County Marriages, 1885 - 1950, https://www.familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:VFWH-2K1 Robert Scholes and Margarett Rephorn, 29 Dec 1890; citing Marriage, Schuylkill, Pennsylvania.

2 Find A Grave, https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/218917572.

3 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.), Certificate 68831, Margaret Scholes, b. 10 May 1880 in Mahanoy City, d. 1 Aug 1942, Philadelphia. Father Peter Rebhahn, mother Margaret ?, informant John Scholes.

4 Pottsville Republican (Pottsville, PA), 3 Aug 1942, page 10. Obituary of Mrs. Robert Scholes.

5 1900 United States Census, https://www.familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:M34Q-3HC Robert Scolds, 1900.

6 1880 United States Census, (https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/MWVW-RYH James Horrox in entry for Ann Scholes, 1880.

7 Find A Grave, https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/218917118.

8 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.), Robert Scholes, b. 23 Jan 1862 England, d. 22 Dec 1931 Philadelphia, father Robert Scholes, mother don't know, informant John R. Scholes.

9 Wilkes-Barre Times (Wilkes-Barre, PA) (Wilkes-Barre, Luzerne, Pennsylvania.), 26 Dec 1931, page 13.

10 John Ambrosia, Cemetery Sexton, "Burial Records for the German Protestant Cemetery Mahanoy Township, PA" (http://usgwarchives.net/pa/schuylkill/germanprotcem.htm), Robert Scholes, 1931.



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