Tobias John Ulrich
Catharina Grob
Elias Bicher
Barbara Bauman
John Ulrich
Elizabeth Biecher
Mary Barbara Ulrich


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1. Moses Henry Brensinger

Mary Barbara Ulrich 1 2 3 4

  • Born: 28 Apr 1858, Lebanon, Lebanon, PA 2 3 5
  • Christened: 21 Sep 1858, Lebanon: Salem Evangelical Lutheran Church, Lebanon, PA 6
  • Marriage (1): Moses Henry Brensinger about 1878
  • Died: 3 Dec 1937, Philadelphia, Philadelphia, PA at age 79 3 5 7
  • Buried: 6 Dec 1937, Harrisburg: Harrisburg Cemetery, Dauphin, PA 3 5 7

  Noted events in her life were:

1. Census in 1860 in Lebanon, Lebanon, PA. 8 The 1860 census recorded John Ulrich, carpenter, 36, living with wife Elizabeth, 31; Laura, 11; John, 9; Elias, 4; Mary, 2; and Adam, 1 month old when the census was recorded on 5 Jul 1860. John's real estate was valued at $1500 and personal estate $150. Everyone was born in Pennsylvania. Next door is Elizabeth's parents, Elias and Barbara Biecher.

2. Census in 1870 in Lebanon, Lebanon, PA. 2 The 1870 census recorded John Ulrich, express agent, 46, living with wife Elizabeth, 41; Elias B., 14; Mary, 12; Adam, 10; Henry, 8; and Tobias, 6. Everyone was born in Pennsylvania.

3. Cause of Death: cerebral hemorrhage, diabetes, arterio sclerosis, 3 Dec 1937, Philadelphia, Philadelphia, PA. 3

4. Residence: 7365 Walnut Lane, Philadelphia, Pa. On 3 Dec 1937 in Philadelphia, Philadelphia, PA. 3

5. Obituary: Harrisburg Telegraph: obituary of Mrs. M. H. Brensinger on 4 Dec 1937 in Harrisburg, Dauphin, PA. 7 Mrs. M. H. Brensinger
Word was received here of the death yesterday of Mrs. M. H. Brensinger at the home of her daughter, Mrs. Frank W. Daniel, in Oak Lane, near Philadelphia. Three grandchildren also survive.
Mrs. Brensinger was the widow of M. H. Brensinger, a well known sportsman of Harrisburg and for many years foreman of the Boas Planing Mill. He also served as city councilman. She was the daughter of Captain John Ulrich, Lebanon, a Union officer during the Civil War and a prominent Mason in that city. Mrs. Brensinger was a charter member of Messiah Lutheran Church.
Funeral services will be held at the Charles C. Baker funeral home Third and Maclay streets, at 2 o'clock Monday afternoon. The Rev. Dr. Chester S. Smionton, Messiah Church, will officiate. Burial will be in the Harrisaburg Cemetery.

Mary married Moses Henry Brensinger about 1878. (Moses Henry Brensinger was born in Oct 1852 in Lower Paxton Twp., Dauphin, PA,9 died on 7 Feb 1901 in Harrisburg, Dauphin, PA 9 10 and was buried on 9 Feb 1901 in Harrisburg: Harrisburg Cemetery, Dauphin, PA 9 10.)


1 Lebanon Daily News, 5 Feb 1910, obituary of Elizabeth Bicher Gilbert.

2 <i>1870 United States Census</i>, Year: 1870; Census Place: Lebanon, Lebanon, Pennsylvania; Roll: M593_1361; Page: 280B; Image: 564; Family History Library Film: 552860.

3, <i>Pennsylvania, Death Certificates, 1906-1966</i> (Original data: Pennsylvania (State). Death certificates, 1906–1966. Series 11.90 (1,905 cartons). Records of the Pennsylvania Department of Health, Record Group 11. Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission, Harrisburg, Pennsylvania.), Death Certificate 110439. Mrs. Mary Brensinger. Father John Ulrich. Mother Elizabeth Beecher. Spouse Moses H. Brensinger.

4 <i>Harrisburg Telegraph (Harrisburg, PA)</i>, 2 Nov 1925, page 17. Obituary of Mrs. Laura E. Reed.

5 <i>Find A Grave</i>,

6 The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, "FamilySearch," database, <i>FamilySearch</i> ( : accessed 12 May 2013), entry for Elizabeth Bicher, person ID LD9R-TCQ.

7 <i>Harrisburg Telegraph (Harrisburg, PA)</i>, 4 Dec 1937, page 18. Obituary of Mrs. M. H. Brensinger.

8 <i>1860 United States Census</i>, Year: 1860; Census Place: Lebanon, Lebanon, Pennsylvania; Roll: M653_1128; Page: 364; Image: 371; Family History Library Film: 805128.

9 <i>Find A Grave</i>,

10 <i>Harrisburg Telegraph (Harrisburg, PA)</i>, 7 Feb 1901, page 1. Obituary of Moses Henry Brensinger.

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