Samuel Blottenberger
(1848-1917)

 

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Spouses/Children:
1. Lucetta Groh

2. Rosa Agnes Groh

Samuel Blottenberger 2 3 4

  • Born: 1 Apr 1848, , , PA 1 3 5
  • Marriage (1): Lucetta Groh about 1878 in , , PA 1
  • Marriage (2): Rosa Agnes Groh on 11 Nov 1909 in , Lebanon, PA
  • Died: 28 Sep 1917, Cornwall Twp., Lebanon, PA at age 69 4 5
  • Buried: 2 Oct 1917, Quentin: Bismarck Cemetery, Lebanon, PA 5

   Another name for Samuel was Samuel Plattenberger.5

   FamilySearch ID: LXSB-89X.

  Noted events in his life were:

1. Census in 1880 in Cornwall Twp., Lebanon, PA. 6 The 1880 census recorded Samuel Blottenberger, day laborer, 32, living with wife Lucetta, 30; and son Daniel, age 5 months born in January, 1880. Also in their home is step child Anna Heisey, 2. Living next door is Jacob Blottenberger, 66, with wife Mary, 64, with their daughter Caroline, 19; and son Joseph, 22. Everyone and their parents were born in Pennsylvania.

2. Census in 1900 in West Cornwall Township, Lebanon, PA. 3 The 1900 census recorded Samuel Blottenberger, day laborer, 52, born Apr 1848, living with wife Lucetta, 60, Sep 1840; Daniel, railroad laborer, 23, Nov 1877; and David, 15, Jan 1885. Also in the home were two maile boarders: Jacob Groh, day laborer, 39, Jul 1861, and Davilla Groh, ore miner, 41, May 1859. Everyone and their parents were born in Pennsylvania. Samuel and Lucetta were married for 21 years and she had birthed 3 children, 2 alive by 1900.

3. Census in 1900 in West Cornwall Township, Lebanon, PA. 1 The 1900 census recorded Samuel Blottenberger, day laborer, 52, born Apr 1848, living with wife Lucetta, 60, Sep 1840; son Daniel, railroad laborer, 23, Nov 1877; son David, at school, 15, Jan 1885. Also in the home are two boarders who are Lucetta's younger brothers: boarder Jacob Groh, day laborer, 39, Jul 1861; and boarder Davilla Groth, ore miner, 41, May 1859. Everyone and their parents were born in Pennsylvania. Samuel and Lucetta were married for 21 years. She had birthed 3 children and 2 were alive in 1900.

4. Obituary: Lebanon Evening Report: Samuel Blottenberger, Retired Railroader, Died This Morning on 28 Sep 1917 in Lebanon, Lebanon, PA. 4 Samuel Blottenberger, a retired railroader, died at 1 o'clock this morning of a stroke at the Halfway House.
He belonged to the Reformed church and is survived by his widow, two brothers, Daniel, of Mintervillage, and Joseph, of Palmyra, and two sisters, Miss Caroline Blottenberger, of Minersvillage, and Mrs. Abraham Hugentubler, of Johnstown, Pa.


Samuel married Lucetta Groh, daughter of John R. Groh and Lydia Feick, about 1878 in , , PA.1 (Lucetta Groh was born on 30 Sep 1840 in Albany Twp., Berks, PA,7 died on 29 May 1909 in Quentin, Lebanon, PA 2 8 and was buried on 2 Jun 1909 in Quentin: Bismarck Cemetery, Lebanon, PA 2.)


Samuel next married Rosa Agnes Groh on 11 Nov 1909 in , Lebanon, PA. (Rosa Agnes Groh was born about 1879 in , Lebanon, PA.)


Sources


1 1900 United States Census, https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/M33P-KLQ Samuel Blottenberger, West Cornwall Township, Lebanon, Pennsylvania, United States; citing sheet 3B, family 69, NARA microfilm publication T623, FHL microfilm 1241428.

2 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 46251. Lucetta Blottenburger. Father John Groh. Mother Lydia Fike.

3 1900 United States Census, https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/M33P-KL4 Samuel Blottenberger, West Cornwall Township, Lebanon, Pennsylvania, United States; citing sheet 3B, family 69.

4 Lebanon Evening Report (Lebanon, Lebanon, Pennsylvania), 28 Sep 1917, page 5.

5 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 98072. Samuel Plattenberger [sic]. Father Jacob Blattenberger. Mother Mary Shultz. Informant Daniel Blattenberger of Minersvillage, Pa.

6 1880 United States Census, Year: 1880; Census Place: Cornwall, Lebanon, Pennsylvania. Samuel Blottenberger.

7 Lebanon Courier Newspaper (Lebanon Borough, Lebanon County, Pennsylvania), 1 Jun 1909, page 6. Obituary of Lucetta Blattenberger.

8 Find A Grave, http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GRid=132110917.



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