Leo A. Stem
(1861-1937)
Belinda J. Breinig
(1860-1920)
William J. Stem
(1892-)

 

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Spouses/Children:
1. Florence M. Shaffer

William J. Stem 1

  • Born: May 1892, Bethlehem, Lehigh, PA 1 2
  • Marriage (1): Florence M. Shaffer on 11 Jan 1911 in Siegfried, Lehigh, PA, USA 1

   FamilySearch ID: KLR7-PWH.

  Noted events in his life were:

1. Census in 1910 in West Bethlehem, Lehigh, PA, USA. 3 The 1910 census recorded at 401 Broad Street: Leo A. Stem, sales agent coal company, 39, living with wife Belinda J., 39; and sons Russell J., 9; and William J., 8. Leo and Belinda were married for 23 years and had birthed only 2 children by 1910, both alive that year.

2. Occupation: salesman on 11 Jan 1911 in Bethlehem, Lehigh, PA. 1

3. Residence: on 11 Jan 1911 in Bethlehem, Lehigh, PA. 1

4. Census in 1920 in Allentown, Lehigh, PA. 4 The 1920 census recorded owning a home at 132 17th Street: Matilda Schaffer, widowed, 55, living with son-in-law William J. Stem, inspector steel works, 28, and his wife and Matilda's daughter Florence M. Stem, 28; and their child Betty J. Stem, 5 years 9 months. They and their parents were born in Pennsylvania except Matilda's parents were born in Germany.


William married Florence M. Shaffer, daughter of Charles J. Shaffer and Matilda Polk, on 11 Jan 1911 in Siegfried, Lehigh, PA, USA.1 (Florence M. Shaffer was born on 22 Jun 1891 in Hazleton, Luzerne, PA,1 5 6 died on 28 Jun 1975 in Allentown, Lehigh, PA 6 7 and was buried on 1 Jul 1975 in Allentown: Cedar Hill Memorial Park, Lehigh, PA, USA 7.)


Sources


1 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.

2 1900 United States Census, https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/M335-ZXP Leo A Stein, West Bethlehem borough Ward 2-3, Lehigh, Pennsylvania, United States; citing sheet 20A, family 463, NARA microfilm publication T623, FHL microfilm 1241429.

3 1910 United States Census, https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/MGZN-SPC Leo A Stem, Bethlehem Ward 7, Lehigh, Pennsylvania, United States; citing enumeration district (ED) 165, sheet 9A, family 210, NARA microfilm publication T624, FHL microfilm 1375377.

4 1920 United States Census, Year: 1920; Census Place: Allentown Ward 13, Lehigh, Pennsylvania; Roll: T625_1589; Page: 9B; Enumeration District: 191; Image: 427.

5 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.

6 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).

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



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