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)
Milton J. Diehl
(1850-1933)

 

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Spouses/Children:
1. Amanda E. Fehnel

Milton J. Diehl 2 3 4 5 6 7 8

  • Born: 2 Aug 1850, Lowhill Twp., Lehigh, PA 3 4 5 7
  • Marriage (1): Amanda E. Fehnel on 30 Jun 1883 in Allentown, Lehigh, PA 1
  • Died: 9 Feb 1933, Orefield, Lehigh, PA at age 82 7
  • Buried: 14 Feb 1933, Alburtis: Zion Lehigh Evangelical Lutheran Church, Lehigh, PA 7

  Noted events in his life were:

1. He appeared on the census in 1860 in Upper Macungie Twp., Lehigh, PA. 3 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. He appeared on the 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. He appeared on the census in 1910 in Lower Macungie Twp., Lehigh, PA. 9 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. He appeared on the census in 1930 in Lower Macungie Twp., Lehigh, PA. 10 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: chronic myocarditis, 9 Feb 1935, Orefield, Lehigh, PA. 7


Milton married Amanda E. Fehnel on 30 Jun 1883 in Allentown, Lehigh, PA.1 (Amanda E. Fehnel was born in Jun 1851 in Lowhill Twp., Lehigh, PA 4 5 and was buried in Alburtis: Zion Lehigh Evangelical Lutheran Church, Lehigh, PA.)


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 http://www.familysearch.org.

3 1860 United States Census, Year: 1860; Census Place: Upper Macungie, Lehigh, Pennsylvania; Roll: M653_1130; Page: 289; Image: 294; Family History Library Film: 805130.

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 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.

7 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 18322. Milton J. Diehl. Father Solomon Diehl. Mother Sarah George.

8 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 94737. Carrie M. Erdman. Father Milton J. Diehl. Mother unknown. Spouse Fred S. Erdman.

9 1910 United States Census, Year: 1910; Census Place: Lower Macungie, Lehigh, Pennsylvania; Roll: T624_1364; Page: 11A; Enumeration District: 0176; FHL microfilm: 1375377.

10 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.



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