Peter Shoemaker
(1805-1893)
Josephine Quier
(Abt 1810-Abt 1865)
Amanda E. Shoemaker
(1851-1937)

 

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Spouses/Children:
1. Fehnel
2. Milton Jacob Diehl

Amanda E. Shoemaker 1 2 3

  • Born: 15 Jun 1851, Lowhill Twp., Lehigh, PA 3 4 5 6
  • Marriage (1): Fehnel
  • Marriage (2): Milton Jacob Diehl on 30 Jun 1883 in Allentown, Lehigh, PA 1
  • Died: 19 Sep 1937, Siegersville, Lehigh, PA, USA at age 86 3 6
  • Buried: 23 Sep 1937, Alburtis: Zion Lehigh Evangelical Lutheran Church, Lehigh, PA 6

   FamilySearch ID: MMGJ-LDB.

  Noted events in her life were:

1. Residence: on 30 Jun 1883 in Moore Township, Northhampton, PA, USA. 1

2. Census in 1900 in Allentown, Lehigh, PA. 5 The 1900 census recorded at 322 13th Street in Allentown: Milton J. Diehl, laborer in mill, 49, born Aug 1850, living with wife Amanda, 48, Jun 1851, and daughter Carrie M., silk mill weaver, 22, Dec 1878. Milton and Amanda were married for 28 years and she had birthed only the one child, Carrie, by 1900. Everyone and their parents were born in Pennsylvania.

3. Census in 1910 in Lower Macungie Twp., Lehigh, PA. 7 The 1910 census recorded Milton J. Diehl, hotel keeper, 59, living with wife Amanda, 58, and partner Fred Erdman, widowed, hotel keeper, 33. Also with them: servant Kate Trexler, widowed, 33, and boarder Edna Trexler, 16, single. Everyone and their parents were born in Pennsylvania.

4. Census in 1930 in Lower Macungie Twp., Lehigh, PA. 8 The 1930 census recorded renting at 460 Second Street in Alburtis: Milton J. Deihl [sic], 79, living with wife Amanda, 78. They were married when he was 21 and she 20. They and their parents were born in Pennsylvania.

5. Cause of Death: Amanda died of chronic myocarditis, arteriosclerosis, 19 Sep 1937, Siegersville, Lehigh, PA, USA. 3

6. Obituary: Morning Call: obituary of Amanda Shoemaker Diehl on 20 Sep 1937 in Allentown, Lehigh, PA. 9 Mrs. Amanda Diehl. widow of Milton J. Diehl who for many years prior to his retirement was the proprietor of the Keystone hotel in Alburtis, died yesterday morning at the home of George A. Wehr at Slegersville of ills incident to her advanced years. She was aged 86 years, 3 months and 4 days. She was born in Lowhill township, a daughter of the late Peter and Josephine, nee Quier, Shoemaker. Her husband preceded her in death in February, 1933. The only survivors are a number of nieces and nephews. The funeral will be held at 1:30 o'clock Thursday at the home of Mr. Wehr. where she had resided for the past eight years. Continued services will be conducted in Lehigh church, with interment in the adjoining cemetery. The Revs. William O. Wolfort of Folgelsville and T. H. Bachman of Slatington will officiate.


Amanda married Fehnel.


Amanda next married Milton Jacob Diehl, son of Solomon Diehl Jr. and Sarah Ann George, on 30 Jun 1883 in Allentown, Lehigh, PA.1 (Milton Jacob Diehl was born on 2 Aug 1850 in Lowhill Twp., Lehigh, PA,4 5 10 11 12 died on 9 Feb 1933 in Siegersville, Lehigh, PA, USA 11 12 and was buried on 14 Feb 1933 in Alburtis: Zion Lehigh Evangelical Lutheran Church, Lehigh, PA 11 12.)


Sources


1 Pennsylvania Church and Town Records, 1708-1985 (http://www.Ancestry.com. Original from Historical Society of Pennsylvania, Historic Pennsylvania Church and Town Records.), Historical Society of Pennsylvania; Historic Pennsylvania Church and Town Records; Reel: 583. Salem United Church of Christ, Allentown. Marriage of Milton J. Diehl and Amanda E. Fehnel.

2 FamilySearch.org, Pennsylvania, County Marriages, 1885 - 1950, https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/VF4K-F65 Fred S. Erdman and Carrie M. Diehl, 26 Jun 1902; citing Allentown, Lehigh, Pennsylvania, United States, Lic. No. 11871; FHL microfilm 2080147.

3 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.), Amanda Diehl b. 15 Jun 1851 d. 19 Sep 1937 father Peter Shoemaker mother Josephina Quier spouse Milton J. Diehl.

4 1900 United States Census, https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/M33T-RWS Milton J Diehl, ED 78 Allentown city (incl. Allentown Hospital) Ward 11, Lehigh, Pennsylvania, United States; citing sheet 3A, family 39.

5 1900 United States Census, Year: 1900; Census Place: Allentown Ward 11, Lehigh, Pennsylvania; Roll: 1430; Page: 3A; Enumeration District: 0078; FHL microfilm: 1241430.

6 Find A Grave, https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/148603160.

7 1910 United States Census, Year: 1910; Census Place: Lower Macungie, Lehigh, Pennsylvania; Roll: T624_1364; Page: 11A; Enumeration District: 0176; FHL microfilm: 1375377.

8 1930 United States Census, Year: 1930; Census Place: Lower Macungie, Lehigh, Pennsylvania; Roll: 2062; Page: 7B; Enumeration District: 0001; Image: 870.0; FHL microfilm: 2341796.

9 Morning Call (Allentown, PA), 20 Sep 1937 page 7 obituary of Amanda Shoemaker Diehl.

10 1860 United States Census, Year: 1860; Census Place: Upper Macungie, Lehigh, Pennsylvania; Roll: M653_1130; Page: 289; Image: 294; Family History Library Film: 805130.

11 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 18322. Milton J. Diehl. Father Solomon Diehl. Mother Sarah George.

12 Find A Grave, https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/172907284.



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