Thomas Segner
(Abt 1754-1794)
John Beecher Sr.
Mary Ann Albrecht
George Segner Sr.
Elizabeth Beecher
Thomas Segner


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1. Magdalena Loose

2. Maria Yager

Thomas Segner 2 3

  • Born: 6 Sep 1804, , Lebanon, PA
  • Marriage (1): Magdalena Loose
  • Marriage (2): Maria Yager on 21 Sep 1872 in Waterloo, DeKalb, IN, USA 1
  • Died: 23 Nov 1882, Waterloo, DeKalb, IN, USA at age 78 2 3
  • Buried: Waterloo: Waterloo Cemetery, DeKalb, IN, USA 3

   FamilySearch ID: LD9K-N9D.

  Noted events in his life were:

1. Census in 1850 in Bethel Twp., Berks, PA. 4 The 1850 census recorded George Segner, 71, living in the household of his son, Thomas Segner, 49; Mary, 50; Angeline, 18; George, 16. Everyone was born in Pennsylvania.

2. Palm Lutheran Church: George Segner Sr., Samuel Segner, Thomas Sengner, George Henry Segner, communicants: 1852-1854. From 1852 to 1854 in Palmyra: Palm Lutheran Church, Lebanon, PA, USA. 5

3. Census in 1860 in Palmyra, Lebanon, PA. 6 The 1860 census recorded Thos. Segner, 63, living with wife Mary, 62. They were born in Pennsylvania.

4. Census in 1870 in Waterloo, DeKalb, IN, USA. 7 The 1870 census recorded Thomas Segner, tailor, 69, living with wife Polly, 70; and Emma, handwriting very unclear but appears to be age 5. Emma is their granddaughter by son George L. Segner. Everyone was born in Pennsylvania. Thomas' real estate is valued at $1500 and personal estate $900.

5. Census in 1880 in Waterloo, DeKalb, IN, USA. 8 The 1880 census recorded Thomas Segner, tailor, 76, living with wife Maria, 65; and servant Melissa Kiersey, 26. Maria suffered from "palsy." She was born in Ohio and her parents in France. Thomas and his parents were born in Pennsylvania.

6. Residence: 490 W. Van Vleek St., Waterloo, IN. See source for map of Segner property. In 1880 in Waterloo, DeKalb, IN, USA. 9

7. Tombstone: Thomas Segner May 23, 1882 Aged 79y 1m 16d, 23 Nov 1882, Waterloo, DeKalb, IN, USA. 3

8. Newspaper: Stebuen Republican: death of Thomas Segner, 28 Nov 1882, Angola, Steuben, IN, USA. 2 "Waterloo: Thomas Segner, an old citizen of this place, died suddenly last Thursday. He had been somewhat indisposed for several days, but not sufficiently as to prevent his working at his trade, tailoring. After dinner he seated himself at his sewing machine and worked for a while. He then went to the stove, complaining of feeling cold, and while standing there was heard to exclaim "My God!" and immediately sank down on the floor lifeless."

Thomas married Magdalena Loose. (Magdalena Loose was born on 6 Oct 1800 in , , PA,10 died on 12 Jan 1872 in Waterloo, DeKalb, IN, USA 10 and was buried in Waterloo: Waterloo Cemetery, DeKalb, IN, USA 10.)

Thomas next married Maria Yager on 21 Sep 1872 in Waterloo, DeKalb, IN, USA.1 (Maria Yager was born about 1817 in , , , DEU.)


1, Indiana, Marriage Index, 1800-1941 (Works Progress Administration, comp. Index to Marriage Records Indiana: Indiana Works Progress Administration, 1938-1940.), Thomas Sagner and Mariah Husselman, 21 Sep 1872.

2 Steuben Republican (Angola, Indiana) (Angola, Steuben, Indiana.), 28 Nov 1882, page 8. Waterloo column. Death of Thomas Segner.

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4 1850 United States Census, George Segner in entry for Thomas Segner, 1850.

5, Pennsylvania and New Jersey, Church and Town Records, 1669-2013, PA > Lebanon > Palmyra > Palm Lutheran Church. Communicant Register, 1852-1854.

6 1860 United States Census, Thos Segner, Palmyra Londonderry Township, Lebanon, Pennsylvania. p. 52, household 420.

7 1870 United States Census, Thomas Segner, Indiana, United States; citing p. 98, family 219, NARA microfilm publication M593 (Washington D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, n.d.); FHL microfilm 545,808.

8 1880 United States Census, Year: 1880; Census Place: Waterloo, De Kalb, Indiana; Roll: 273; Family History Film: 1254273; Page: 86A; Enumeration District: 083; Image: 0170.

9, U.S., Indexed County Land Ownership Maps, 1860-1918 (Microfilmed by the Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.), Indiana > De Kalb > Waterloo, 1880. Map of Segner home.

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