Charles J. Shaffer
Matilda Polk
Dr. John Clayton Kistler
Florence M. Shaffer
Betty Jane Kistler


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1. Hubert Henry Bury

Betty Jane Kistler 2 3 4 5 6

  • Born: 27 Mar 1914, Bethlehem, Northampton, PA 1 5
  • Marriage (1): Hubert Henry Bury on 6 Jun 1936 in Allentown, Lehigh, PA 1 2
  • Died: 25 Oct 1982, Allentown, Lehigh, PA at age 68
  • Buried: 31 Oct 1982, Allentown, Lehigh, PA

   Another name for Betty was Betty Jane Kistler.1

  Noted events in her life were:

1. Census in 1920 in Allentown, Lehigh, PA. 5 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.

2. Census in 1930 in Allentown, Lehigh, PA. 7 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. Occupation: salesgirl on 6 Jun 1936 in Allentown, Lehigh, PA. 1

4. Residence: 108 North 8th Street, Allentown, Pa. On 6 Jun 1936 in Allentown, Lehigh, PA. 1

5. Newspaper: Allentown Morning Call: Miss Kistler Is June Bride, 7 Jun 1936, Allentown, Lehigh, PA. 2 Married to Hubert H. Bury by Rev. Dr. Samuel K. Piercy

Two prominent young Allentonians, Miss Betty Jane Kistler, daughter of Dr. and Mrs. John C. Kistler, of 108 North Eighth street, and Hubert H. Bury, son of Mr. and Mrs. Frank H. Bury, of 1611 Turner street, were married at noon yesterday during a ceremony performed at the home of the bride's parents. Dr. Samuel K. Piercy, pastor of the First Presbyterian church, officiated at the nuptials in a beautiful setting of palms and garden flowers.

The bride, given in marriage by her father, wore a gown of navy blue tucked silk marquisette over navy taffeta. The dress was trimmed with white tucked organdie collar and cuffs. Her large linen hat was also of navy as were her slippers and gloves. She wore a shoulder corsage of gardenias.

Miss Betty Snyder, maid of honor, wore navy blue taffeta with dubonnet hat and accessories. Her corsage bouquet was of yellow rosebuds and del phinium.

Mrs. Kistler, mother or the bride wore navy blue sheer, with large navy corsage of gardenias. Mrs. Bury, mother of the bridegroom, wore a gown and accessories in navy blue with corsage of delphinium and pink rosebuds.

Thomas Moyer, Baltimore, Md. served the bridegroom, as best man. A wedding breakfast was served following the ceremony.

Later yesterday, Mr. and Mrs. Bury left by motor on a honeymoon trip. For her trip the bride wore a hunter's green linen suit, with hat to match, chamois color sweater, gloves and shoes. She wore her shoulder corsage of gardenias. After July 1, the couple will reside at the Saeger apartments, 1401 Turner street.

6. Census in 1940 in Allentown, Lehigh, PA. 8 The 1940 census recorded renting at 212 North 14th Street: Hubert Bury, salesman wholesale meat packer, 27, living with wife Betty J., 26. Hubert was graduated from college and Betty from high school. They were born in Pennsylvania and lived in the same place in 1935. Hubert's annual salary was $1500.

Betty married Hubert Henry Bury, son of Frank Henry Bury and Katie Isabelle Knerr, on 6 Jun 1936 in Allentown, Lehigh, PA.1 2 (Hubert Henry Bury was born on 4 Oct 1912 in Northampton, Northampton, PA 9 10 11 and died on 19 Apr 2012 in Allentown, Lehigh, PA 11 12.)


1, <i>Pennsylvania, County Marriages, 1885 - 1950</i>, 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.

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

3 U.S. Social Security Death Index.

4, <i>Pennsylvania, County Marriages, 1885 - 1950</i>, William J. Stem and Florence M. Schaffer, 11 Jan 1911; citing Siegfried, Lehigh, Pennsylvania, United States; FHL microfilm 2080100.

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

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

7 <i>1930 United States Census</i>, John C Kistler, Allentown, Lehigh, Pennsylvania, United States; citing enumeration district (ED) 0008, sheet 2B, family 56, NARA microfilm publication T626, roll 2062.

8 <i>1940 United States Census</i>, Year: 1940; Census Place: Allentown, Lehigh, Pennsylvania; Roll: T627_3544; Page: 12A; Enumeration District: 39-50B.

9 Beacher, Isabel Bury, <i>Records of Isabel Bury Beacher</i> (Her family calendar).

10 Hubert Bury, <i>Letter from Hubert H. Bury</i>, December 9, 2000.

11 U.S. Social Security Death Index, Hubert H Bury, 19 Apr 2012.

12 <i>Morning Call (Allentown, PA)</i>, 21 Apr 2012, obituary of Hubert H. Bury.

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