Solomon Diehl Sr.
(1782-1865)
Anna Elisabeth Siegfried
(1807-1857)
Johan Jacob George
(1792-1879)
Lydia Wotring
(1799-1884)
Solomon Diehl Jr.
(1827-1891)
Sarah Ann George
(1826-1905)
William B. Diehl
(1851-1918)

 

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Spouses/Children:
1. Maria Christina Schmoyer

William B. Diehl 1 2 3

  • Born: 9 Oct 1851, , Lehigh, PA 2 3 4
  • Marriage (1): Maria Christina Schmoyer about 1874 in , Lehigh, PA
  • Died: 11 Nov 1918, Allentown, Lehigh, PA at age 67 3 5
  • Buried: 14 Nov 1918, Allentown: Greenwood Cemetery, Lehigh, PA 3

  Noted events in his life were:

1. Census in 1860 in Upper Macungie Twp., Lehigh, PA. 2 The 1860 census recorded Solomon Diehl, stone mason, 33, living with wife Sarah, 33; Milton, 9; William, 8; Isabella, 5; Thomson, 4; Isadore, 2; and Emma, 2 months. Everyone was born in Pennsylvania. The post office was Fogelsville. His real estate was valued at $700 and personal possessions $400.

2. Residence: on 19 Aug 1891 in Allentown, Lehigh, PA. 6

3. Residence: in 1900 in Allentown, Lehigh, PA. 7 The1900 census recorded renting a home at 331 North Tenth Street: William B. Diehl, ironer in clothing factory, 49, born Oct 1851, living with wife Maria C., 57, born Dec 1843. There were married for 26 years and she had birthed 3 children, 2 alive in 1900.They and their parents were born in Pennslyvania.

4. Cause of Death: mitral insufficiency, 11 Nov 1918, Allentown, Lehigh, PA. 3

5. Occupation: saddler on 11 Nov 1918 in Allentown, Lehigh, PA. 3

6. Residence: 802 Washington St., Allentown, PA on 11 Nov 1918 in Allentown, Lehigh, PA. 3

7. Obituary: Allentown Democrat: obituary of William B. Diehl on 13 Nov 1918 in Allentown, Lehigh, PA. 5 DEATHS
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DIEHL -- In this city, Nov 11, 1918, William B. Diehl, aged 67 years and 2 days. Funeral services at his late home the residence of his son-in-law, Frank A. Moyer, 802 North Seventh St., on Thursday at 1.15 p. m. Relatives and friends, the Knights of the Mystic Chain and Libery Chamber, No. 45, O. K. of F., are invited without further notice. Interment in Greenwood cemetery.

8. Newspaper: Allentown Democrat: Funeral of William B.Diehl, 16 Nov 1918, Allentown, Lehigh, PA. 8 Laid At Rest
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William B. Diehl
The floral tributes at the funeral of William B. Diehl were as follows: Chrysanthemums, wife, Brother Isadore and family, Mr. and Mrs. F. P. Moyer; carnations, son and wife, Mr. and Mrs. Edgar Helfrich; mount of roses, brothers and sisters; broken circle, employees of F. Scwartz and son, Slumber robe, Lillie Kramlich. Rev. Darms was the officiating clergyman and interment was made in Greenwood cemetery.


William married Maria Christina Schmoyer about 1874 in , Lehigh, PA. (Maria Christina Schmoyer was born on 4 Dec 1843 in Trexlertown, Lehigh, PA,7 9 died on 4 Feb 1922 in Allentown, Lehigh, PA 9 and was buried on 8 Feb 1922 in Allentown: Greenwood Cemetery, Lehigh, PA 9.)


Sources


1 http://www.familysearch.org.

2 1860 United States Census, Year: 1860; Census Place: Upper Macungie, Lehigh, Pennsylvania; Roll: M653_1130; Page: 289; Image: 294; Family History Library Film: 805130.

3 Ancestry.com, Pennsylvania, Death Certificates, 1906-1966 (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 155885. Wm. B. Diehl. Father Solomon Diehl. Informant Mrs. F. Moyer.

4 1870 United States Census, Pennsylvania, Lehigh County, Upper Macungie Township, Page 551B.

5 Allentown Democrat (Allentown, Lehigh, Pennsylvania), 13 Nov 1918, page 5. Obituary of William B. Diehl.

6 Allentown Democrat (Allentown, Lehigh, Pennsylvania), 19 Aug 1891, page 2. Diehl Family Re-Union.

7 1900 United States Census, https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/M33R-TGN William B Diehl, District 2 Allentown city Ward 7, Lehigh, Pennsylvania, United States; citing sheet 1A, family 6.

8 Allentown Democrat (Allentown, Lehigh, Pennsylvania), 16 Nov 1918, page 20. Funeral of William B. Diehl.

9 Ancestry.com, Pennsylvania, Death Certificates, 1906-1966 (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 15342. Maria Diehl. Father Amos Schmoyer. Mother Dinah Laros.



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