Hazel Verna Geiselman


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1. Earl Franklin Hershey

Hazel Verna Geiselman 1 2 3

  • Born: 6 November 1900, York, York, PA 2 4
  • Marriage (1): Earl Franklin Hershey in July 1919 in Frederick, Frederick, MD 1
  • Died: May 1987, York, York, PA at age 86 2 4
  • Buried: Spring Garden Twp.: Mount Rose Cemetery, York, PA 2

   Another name for Hazel was Hazel Verna Heffner.5

  Noted events in her life were:

1. She appeared on the census in 1910 in York, York, PA. 3 The 1910 census recorded at 329 Garfield Street; Joseph W. Geiselman, watchman at silk mill, 44, living with wife Mary R., 34; Mary, laundress at laundry, 18; Virginia, 16; Maud, 14; Arthur, 12; Grace, 98; Hazel, 8; Florence, 7; Lenore, 5; Nellie, 3; and James, 1. Everyone and their parents were born in Pennsylvania.

2. Newspaper: Gazette and Daily: "Fifteen Years Ago: Miss Hazel Geiselman, York, and Earl F. Hershey, Dover, were married in Frederick, Md., by Rev. E. H. Hummelgaugh, formerly of North York.", 19 July 1934, York, York, PA.

Hazel married Earl Franklin Hershey, son of Harry Thomas Hershey and Anna Catherine Rohrbaugh, in July 1919 in Frederick, Frederick, MD.1 (Earl Franklin Hershey was born on 20 May 1901 in Dover, York, PA 6 7 8 9, christened on 4 February 1902 in Jacobus: Salem Lutheran Church, York, PA, USA,8 died on 14 May 1960 in Spring Garden Twp., York, PA 7 9 and was buried on 17 May 1960 in Spring Garden Twp.: Mount Rose Cemetery, York, PA 7 9.)


1 The Gazette and Daily (York, PA) (York, York, Pennsylvania.), 19 Jul 1934, page 2. Fifteen Years Ago.

2 Find A Grave, http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GRid=125578671.

3 1910 United States Census, https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:MGC5-XWT Joseph W Geiselman, York Ward 5, York, Pennsylvania, United States; citing enumeration district (ED) 119, sheet 6B, family 141.

4 U.S. Social Security Death Index, https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:VM5Z-549 Hazel Heffner.

5 York Daily Record (York, York County, Pennsylvania), 17 Sep 1975, page 11. Obituary of Harry F. Hershey, father Earl F. Hershey, mother Hazel V. Heffner, sister Bette Beecher.

6 1940 United States Census, https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:KQZM-DHW Earl F Hershey in household of Anna C Hershey, West York Borough, York, Pennsylvania, United States; citing enumeration district (ED) 67-100, sheet 11B, family 259.

7 Find A Grave, http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GRid=100470742.

8 Ancestry.com, Pennsylvania and New Jersey, Church and Town Records, 1708-1985, PA > York > Jacobus > Salem Evangelical Lutheran Church, printed page 154, online image 186.

9 Ancestry.com, Pennsylvania, Death Certificates, 1906-1963 (Original data: Pennsylvania (State). Death certificates, 1906–1963. 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 52676. Earl F. Hershey. Father Harry Hershey. Mother Anna Kate Rohrbaugh. Spouse: Jessie Mae Hershey.

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