Surnames of Carbon County

Died Marriage Page Name History Source
1795 256 Dodson Samuel Dodson died in 1795, and was buried in the Lizard Creek Valley. Soon thereafter most of his family removed to Shamokin, later going to Huntington township, Luzerne county, where their descendants are numerous. History of Carbon County, Pennsylvania: also containing a separate account ... By Frederick Charles Brenckman
1779 615 Ziegenfuss Andrew Ziegenfuss died in the year 1778, being aged eighty-six years. History of Carbon County, Pennsylvania: also containing a separate account ... By Frederick Charles Brenckman
1865 615 Ziegenfuss George Ziegenfuss died, having attained the age of eighty-six, and leaving eleven children, on November 24, 1865 History of Carbon County, Pennsylvania: also containing a separate account ... By Frederick Charles Brenckman
1906 615 Ziegenfuss Polly Ziegenfuss (Fenstermacker), died at Mauch Chunk, January 20, 1906, at the age of ninety-nine. History of Carbon County, Pennsylvania: also containing a separate account ... By Frederick Charles Brenckman
1866 615 Ziegenfuss His (George Ziegenfus) wife followed him to the grave on October 23, 1866, at the advanced age of eighty-nine years. History of Carbon County, Pennsylvania: also containing a separate account ... By Frederick Charles Brenckman
1912 440 Enbody Edwin R. Enbody died suddenly at his home on May 21, 1912, having but a short time previously been renominated without opposition for his seat in the legislature. History of Carbon County, Pennsylvania: also containing a separate account ... By Frederick Charles Brenckman
440-442 Eshleman Jacob Eshleman, his father, a farmer and blacksmith, was a native of Bucks county, while his mother before her marriage, was Sophia Werley. History of Carbon County, Pennsylvania: also containing a separate account ... By Frederick Charles Brenckman
1864 440-442 Evans Thomas Evans was born at Cumbola on March 27, 1864. History of Carbon County, Pennsylvania: also containing a separate account ... By Frederick Charles Brenckman
440-442 Farrar Farrar, John K., an Audenried physician and surgeon, was born at Montreal, Canada, on November 1, 1867. His father, Rev. John Farrar, a minister of the Episcopal church, was a native of England, and graduated at Oxford. He was married to Mary King, of Sheffield, England, emigrating to Canada about 1860. History of Carbon County, Pennsylvania: also containing a separate account ... By Frederick Charles Brenckman
1905 440-442 Farrar The father (of John K. Farrar) died in 1905 at the age of sixty-six years. History of Carbon County, Pennsylvania: also containing a separate account ... By Frederick Charles Brenckman
443-447 Faust Faust, Percy E., editor and owner of the Weatherly Herald, the only newspaper published in the upper end of Carbon county, was born on the old Faust homestead, now the property of John Bittner, in Packer township, March 28, 1868. History of Carbon County, Pennsylvania: also containing a separate account ... By Frederick Charles Brenckman
443-447 Faust The grandfather (of Percy E. Faust), John Faust, who came from Schuylkill county in 1829, was one of the early settlers of Packer township. He was born in 1797, and lived to a ripe old age, being endearingly referred to for many years as "Old Daddy" Faust. History of Carbon County, Pennsylvania: also containing a separate account ... By Frederick Charles Brenckman
1908 443-447 Freyman Lafayette Freyman was united in marriage to Miss Rebecca Steigerwalt, of West Penn township, Schuylkill county. He died on October 26, 1908.

The children of Lafayette Freyman and his wife were Harvey, Lillian, Ira and Calvin. The two firstnamed died on the same day of diphtheria;
History of Carbon County, Pennsylvania: also containing a separate account ... By Frederick Charles Brenckman
Steigerwalt Lafayette Freyman was united in marriage to Miss Rebecca Steigerwalt, of West Penn township, Schuylkill county. History of Carbon County, Pennsylvania: also containing a separate account ... By Frederick Charles Brenckman
1849 443-447 Freyman Freyman, William G., senior member of the law firm of Freyman, Thomas and Branch, of Mauch Chunk, is frequently referred to as the Nestor of the Carbon county bar. He is the son of George and Catherine (Kistler) Freyman, both natives of Pennsylvania. His father was a farmer and carpenter, also conducting a general store. He spent his declining years in Mahoning township where he died in 1849 History of Carbon County, Pennsylvania: also containing a separate account ... By Frederick Charles Brenckman
1889 451 - 453 Gangwer Mr. (Samuel) Gangwer is the owner of a farm near Weatherly upon which the model orchard of the State Department of Agriculture for the upper end of Carbon county is situated.

On November 12,1889 he was married to Miss Annie M. Roth, of Weatherly. She is the matron of the institution over which her husband presides, and, as may be imagined, her life is one filled with many duties and problems.

Mr. and Mrs. Gangwer are the parents of these children: Russel, Jesse, Myrtle, Grace, Helen and Samuel. Russel and Jesse are products of the West Chester State Normal School; the former is assistant cashier of the First National Bank of Weatherly, while the latter is a school teacher at Rockport.
History of Carbon County, Pennsylvania: also containing a separate account ... By Frederick Charles Brenckman
1889 451 - 453 Roth On November 12,1889 he(Samuel Gangwer) was married to Miss Annie M. Roth, of Weatherly. History of Carbon County, Pennsylvania: also containing a separate account ... By Frederick Charles Brenckman
1864 451 - 453 Gerhard Jefferson J. Gerhard was born on the old homestead in Quakake Valley on March 17, 1864. History of Carbon County, Pennsylvania: also containing a separate account ... By Frederick Charles Brenckman
1910 457 - 459 Emery Getz, Emery, conducting a general store in Penn Forest township, postmaster of Albrightsville, and interested in a number of industrial enterprises in that portion of the county, was born in Kidder township, Carbon county, October 13, 1853. He is the son of William and Elizabeth (Serfass) Getz, the former of whom was a native of Chestnut Hill township, Monroe county, where his birth occurred on March 31, 1824. He died on November 5, 1910. History of Carbon County, Pennsylvania: also containing a separate account ... By Frederick Charles Brenckman
1912 460 - 462 Ginder Mr. Ginder departed this life on January 24, 1912, in the ninety-second year of his age. His wife died on May 8, 1907, aged 79 years. History of Carbon County, Pennsylvania: also containing a separate account ... By Frederick Charles Brenckman
460 - 462 Graul P. M. Graul was born January 16, 1870, at Hoppenville, Montgomery county. History of Carbon County, Pennsylvania: also containing a separate account ... By Frederick Charles Brenckman
1897 460 - 462 Graul P. M. Graul was married to Mary, daughter of Reuben Fenstermacher, for many years a prominent business man of Lehighton, on June 14, 1897. Three sons, Henry, Carl, and Donald, have been born to them. History of Carbon County, Pennsylvania: also containing a separate account ... By Frederick Charles Brenckman
462 - 464 Gruber Gruber, William H., now living in retirement at Palmerton, is a son of Joseph Gruber, who was for many years one of the prominent citizens of Polk township, Monroe county. His mother, before her marriage, was Mary Heiney. History of Carbon County, Pennsylvania: also containing a separate account ... By Frederick Charles Brenckman
462 - 464 Gruber William H. Gruber is one of a family of eleven children, and was born in Polk township, Monroe county, August 9, 1849 History of Carbon County, Pennsylvania: also containing a separate account ... By Frederick Charles Brenckman
1874 Gruber In 1874 Mr. Gruber was united in marriage to Sarah E. Searfoss, a daughter of Robert Searfoss and his wife Susannah. Their only child, Mattie E., is the wife of Stuart Prutzman, of Palmerton. History of Carbon County, Pennsylvania: also containing a separate account ... By Frederick Charles Brenckman
467 - 470 Heberling Heberling, Daniel, one of the pioneer merchants of Carbon county, was born in Allen township, Northampton county, Pennsylvania, on February 10, 1801. He was of German descent History of Carbon County, Pennsylvania: also containing a separate account ... By Frederick Charles Brenckman
467 - 470 Heberling Heberling, Dr. Homer, a Lehighton dentist, was born at Mauch Chunk on November 15, 1870, being the elder son of Daniel C. and Ellen (Struthers) Heberling. His paternal grandfather, Daniel Heberling, was one of the early merchants of Carbon county, while his mother's father was James Robb Struthers, Esq., the first district attorney of the county. History of Carbon County, Pennsylvania: also containing a separate account ... By Frederick Charles Brenckman
1901 467 - 470 Heberling In 1901, Dr. Heberling was married to Katharine Victoria, the only daughter of Dr. Jacob G. Zern and his wife Ellen M., of Lehighton. She is a member of the Daughters of the American Revolution. They have one child, Jacob Zern Heberling. History of Carbon County, Pennsylvania: also containing a separate account ... By Frederick Charles Brenckman
470 - 474 Hofford Hofford, Samuel W., deputy clerk of the United States District Court at Scranton, formerly chief clerk of the commissioners of Carbon county, and a prominent Republican leader, was born at White Haven, Pa., March 28,1867. History of Carbon County, Pennsylvania: also containing a separate account ... By Frederick Charles Brenckman
1874 470 - 474 Horlacher Horlacher, Andrew H., manager and principal stockholder of the Allen Candy Manufacturing Company, of Weatherly, and an honored resident of that place, was born in Wurtemberg, Germany, on Oct. 31, 1852. He is the son of John and Catherine (Schneider) Horlacher, and was one of a family of ten children.
He was married on March 15,1874, to Emma, daughter of George Koehler, of Northampton county. Their domestic life has been ideal in its harmony and tranquility. Four children have been born to them: Lizzie S., wife of A. D. Roth; William H., Jennie M., wife of T. C. Sigman, and Nellie F., wife of Floyd T. Warner.
History of Carbon County, Pennsylvania: also containing a separate account ... By Frederick Charles Brenckman
Leibenguth Leibenguth, James H., Mr. Leibenguth has been twice married. His first wife was Julia B. Reeder, daughter of George Reeder, of Easton History of Carbon County, Pennsylvania: also containing a separate account ... By Frederick Charles Brenckman
500 - 502 Lentz Horace De Y. Lentz, who is a member of the Carbon county bar, was born at Mauch Chunk, where he still resides, on February 24,1867 History of Carbon County, Pennsylvania: also containing a separate account ... By Frederick Charles Brenckman
1893 500 - 502 Lilly (General Lilly) He died suddenly at his residence in Mauch Chunk on December 1, 1893, in the seventy-second year of his age. He was preparing to go to Washington to take his seat at the beginning of the session of congress of that year when the final summons came. History of Carbon County, Pennsylvania: also containing a separate account ... By Frederick Charles Brenckman
1864 503 - 506 Long David Long, one of their ten children, and the father of the subject of this notice, was born in Berks county in 1830. By his marriage to Floranda, daughter of John P. Fegley, of Shamrock, Berks county, five children were born: Mary, Celia, Amanda, Wilson, and Malazina Long. The father of this family was stricken with typhoid fever, of which he died in his thirty-fourth year. Subsequently his widow became the wife of William Butz, of Alburtis, Pa. History of Carbon County, Pennsylvania: also containing a separate account ... By Frederick Charles Brenckman
1901 1886 503 - 506 Boyer Dr. Long was married on August 2, 1886, to Clara Boyer, of Reading, Pa. She died May 1, 1901, leaving two sons, William S. and Albert F. Long. History of Carbon County, Pennsylvania: also containing a separate account ... By Frederick Charles Brenckman
1910 1874 516 - 518 McCay William McCay

On October 28, 1874, he was married to Mary, a daughter of George Reinmiller, of Beaver Meadow. They became the parents of four sons and three daughters.

Mr. McCay was a man of broad sympathies and many fine personal traits. He died on September 5, 1910.
History of Carbon County, Pennsylvania: also containing a separate account ... By Frederick Charles Brenckman
1874 516 - 518 Reinmiller Mary Reinmiller married William McCay History of Carbon County, Pennsylvania: also containing a separate account ... By Frederick Charles Brenckman
1854 519 - 523 McCormick David McCormick was born in the year 1800, immigrating to America at the age of twenty-eight, and settling in New Jersey. He assisted in constructing the Morris Canal, connecting the Delaware river with the harbor of New York, and was subsequently appointed to the superintendency of the canal, which was more than a hundred miles in length. In 1851 he came to Carbon county, being thereafter engaged in the lumber business. He married Mary Lockwood, a native of Connecticut, who was thirteen years his junior, and who bore him six sons and two daughters. The father of these children died on March 23, 1854, while his wife survived him nearly half a century, passing away April 28,1900. History of Carbon County, Pennsylvania: also containing a separate account ... By Frederick Charles Brenckman
1909 519 - 523 McCormick Captain McCormick was a member of the Masonic fraternity, and was honored with the position of commander of the Lehighton Post of the Grand Army of the Republic. His death occurred on March 14,1909. History of Carbon County, Pennsylvania: also containing a separate account ... By Frederick Charles Brenckman
519 - 523 McGinley McGinley, John J., clerk of courts of Carbon county, is a native of Summit Hill, where he was born on January 10,1877. He is one of the ten children of Dennis and Bridget (McCullion) McGinley. His father, who was a miner, died in 1804 of the complaint which shortens the lives of so many underground toilers,—miners' asthma. History of Carbon County, Pennsylvania: also containing a separate account ... By Frederick Charles Brenckman
519 - 523 McMahon McMahon, Patrick J., landlord and owner of the Eagle Hotel at Nesquehoning, was born in County Cavan, Ireland, on October 10, 1861, the son of John and Margaret (McGarry) McMahon. The family came to the United States in 1863, settling at Nesquehoning. History of Carbon County, Pennsylvania: also containing a separate account ... By Frederick Charles Brenckman
524 - 526 Morthimer Morthimer, George W., owner and publisher of the Evening Leader, the only daily newspaper published in Lehighton, is a son of the late Harry Vernon Morthimer, who for many years was one of Carbon county's prominent journalists. The elder Morthimer was born in Edinburgh, Scotland, March 17, 1828, History of Carbon County, Pennsylvania: also containing a separate account ... By Frederick Charles Brenckman
524 - 526 Morthimer George W. Morthimer was born April 2, 1866, at Mauch Chunk, History of Carbon County, Pennsylvania: also containing a separate account ... By Frederick Charles Brenckman
1891 1881 528 - 530 Mulhearn E. M. Mulhearn was born at Mauch Chunk June 15, 1849. On November 10, 1881, Mr. Mulhearn was married to Mary A., the daughter of John and Mary Behrndt, of Mauch Chunk. Their domestic life was one of happiness and of mutual helpfulness. Two children were born to them, John B. and Mary D., the wife of Walter A. Meekins, of Wilkes-Barre.

Mrs. Mulhearn, who was a member of St. John's Lutheran church, died on February 28, 1891.
History of Carbon County, Pennsylvania: also containing a separate account ... By Frederick Charles Brenckman

                                      

 

              

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Carbon County was formed from: Northampton and Monroe Counties in 1843.
Neighboring counties are: MonroeNorthamptonLehighSchuylkill and Luzerne Counties.

County seat: Jim Thorpe (Mauch Chunk)

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