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Raymond Metz1

M, #3130, b. 1878

Biography

Raymond Metz was born in 1878.1
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Citations

  1. [S10] Thomas W. Thompson, The Thompson Geneology [sic], 2nd Edition (812 Boulevard, Dover, Ohio 44622: Express Press Inc., 20 Jul 1979). Hereinafter cited as Thompson Genealogy.

Benjamin Lester Metzger1,2

M, #3131, b. 7 September 1898, d. 12 November 1983

Parents

Family: Hazel E. Denbow (b. 22 December 1899, d. 20 February 1975)

SonHarold Metzger (b. 1919)
DaughterJane Metzger (b. 22 February 1927)

Biography

Benjamin Lester Metzger was born on 7 September 1898 in Brown, Ohio, USA.1,2 He witnessed the birth of Harold Metzger in 1919.1 Benjamin Lester Metzger witnessed the birth of Jane Metzger on 22 February 1927 Deland,,Florida,USA.1 He and Hazel E. Denbow were married in 1918 in Monroe, Ohio, USA. He died on 12 November 1983, at age 85.2
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Citations

  1. [S10] Thomas W. Thompson, The Thompson Geneology [sic], 2nd Edition (812 Boulevard, Dover, Ohio 44622: Express Press Inc., 20 Jul 1979). Hereinafter cited as Thompson Genealogy.
  2. [S36] Jane Wessling, "Email from Jane Wessling entitled 'Relationship' from August 2006," e-mail message from email address (3975 Hunter Rd., Perrysville, Ohio 44864) to Carl J. Denbow, 1 Aug 2006. Hereinafter cited as "Jane Wessling Email".

Harold Metzger1

M, #3133, b. 1919
ReferencesDescendants of John Denboe (Indentured Servant)

Parents

FatherBenjamin Lester Metzger (b. 7 September 1898, d. 12 November 1983)
MotherHazel E. Denbow (b. 22 December 1899, d. 20 February 1975)

Biography

Harold Metzger was born in 1919.1
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Citations

  1. [S10] Thomas W. Thompson, The Thompson Geneology [sic], 2nd Edition (812 Boulevard, Dover, Ohio 44622: Express Press Inc., 20 Jul 1979). Hereinafter cited as Thompson Genealogy.

Thomas Jefferson Metzger1

M, #3135

Family: Mary Day

SonBenjamin Lester Metzger+ (b. 7 September 1898, d. 12 November 1983)

Biography

Thomas Jefferson Metzger witnessed the birth of Benjamin Lester Metzger on 7 September 1898 in Brown, Ohio, USA.2,1 Thomas Jefferson Metzger and Mary Day were married.1
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Citations

  1. [S36] Jane Wessling, "Email from Jane Wessling entitled 'Relationship' from August 2006," e-mail message from email address (3975 Hunter Rd., Perrysville, Ohio 44864) to Carl J. Denbow, 1 Aug 2006. Hereinafter cited as "Jane Wessling Email".
  2. [S10] Thomas W. Thompson, The Thompson Geneology [sic], 2nd Edition (812 Boulevard, Dover, Ohio 44622: Express Press Inc., 20 Jul 1979). Hereinafter cited as Thompson Genealogy.

Anna Meyer

F, #3136

Family: Edmund Wenger

SonFriederich Samuel Wenger (b. 3 October 1878)
DaughterOlowe Wenger (b. 25 October 1881)
SonAlbert August Wenger+ (b. 23 January 1883, d. 1954)

Biography

Anna Meyer witnessed the birth of Friederich Samuel Wenger on 3 October 1878. She witnessed the birth of Olowe Wenger on 25 October 1881. Anna Meyer witnessed the birth of Albert August Wenger on 23 January 1883.
Anna Meyer was also known as Anna Wenger.
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Esther Minnie Michel1

F, #3141, b. 14 April 1891, d. 11 July 1969

Parents

Family: John Frederick Gigax (b. 10 September 1885, d. 16 September 1970)

DaughterRuth Louise Gigax+ (b. 21 January 1915)
DaughterMae Elizabeth Gigax+ (b. 7 September 1916, d. 22 August 1982)
DaughterGrace Naomi Gigax+ (b. 31 March 1918, d. 15 November 2009)

Biography

Esther Minnie Michel was born on 14 April 1891 in Enon Valley, Lawrence, Pennsylvania, USA.1 She witnessed the birth of Ruth Louise Gigax on 21 January 1915 in Pittsburgh, Allegheny, Pennsylvania, USA.1 Esther Minnie Michel witnessed the birth of Mae Elizabeth Gigax on 7 September 1916 in Pittsburgh, Allegheny, Pennsylvania, USA.1 Esther Minnie Michel witnessed the birth of Grace Naomi Gigax on 31 March 1918 in Pittsburgh, Allegheny, Pennsylvania, USA.1 Esther Minnie Michel and John Frederick Gigax were married on 10 July 1914 in 43 Climax St., Beltzhoover, Allegheny, Pennsylvania, Met Esther Minnie Michel and married her three months after arriving in Pittsburgh. They were married in the bride's home at 43 [or 38 check] Climax Street in Beltzhoover. She had worked in the Riech Dairy before marriage. They lived in the Beltzhoover neighorhood of Pittsburgh, and then in about 1924, they moved to 1505 Park Avenue in Dormont to live with and care for Esther's mother, Emma Elizabeth (Rech) Michel. They attended the Christ Lutheran Church in Beltzhoover and Bethany Lutheran Church in Dormont. John and Esther lived in their Dormont home until their deaths.1 She died on 11 July 1969, at age 78, in Pittsburgh, Allegheny, Pennsylvania, USA.1 She was buried on 11 July 1969 Mt. Lebanon Cem.,Pittsburgh,PA,USA.1
Esther Minnie Michel was also known as Esther Minnie Gigax.1
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Citations

  1. [S9] Russell Arndts, online via email attachment, Russell Arndts (St. Cloud, Minnesota), downloaded 7 Sep 2006.

Oscar E. Michel

M, #3146

Family: Emma Elizabeth Rech

DaughterEsther Minnie Michel+ (b. 14 April 1891, d. 11 July 1969)

Biography

Oscar E. Michel witnessed the birth of Esther Minnie Michel on 14 April 1891 in Enon Valley, Lawrence, Pennsylvania, USA.1
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Citations

  1. [S9] Russell Arndts, online via email attachment, Russell Arndts (St. Cloud, Minnesota), downloaded 7 Sep 2006.

Oscar E. Michel1

M, #3147, b. 25 November 1864

Family: Emma Elizabeth Rech (b. 11 March 1869, d. 19 May 1943)

DaughterFrieda Michel
DaughterLouise Michel+
SonWalter E. Michel+ (b. 10 June 1895)

Biography

Oscar E. Michel witnessed the birth of Frieda Michel. He witnessed the birth of Louise Michel. He was born on 25 November 1864.1 He witnessed the birth of Walter E. Michel on 10 June 1895 in Pittsburgh, Allegheny, Pennsylvania, USA.1 Oscar E. Michel and Emma Elizabeth Rech were married.1

The 38 [or 43 check] Climax Street home was also a combination

notions/ice cream store which Ed Rieck purchased for Emma Michel after

Oscar died.

According to the family story, the Luther League from Christ Lutheran

Church would sometimes meet at the store where they would roll up the

rug and dance and have ice cream.

Esther Minnie Michel was needed to w ork in the store and was unableto

complete grade school.

Living down the street from the Michels was the Finch family where

Walter Michel's wife Sophie Marie Finch ws raised. Her parents were:

George Haddon Finch and Minna Etta Siveinsburgh.

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Citations

  1. [S9] Russell Arndts, online via email attachment, Russell Arndts (St. Cloud, Minnesota), downloaded 7 Sep 2006.

Walter E. Michel1

M, #3148, b. 10 June 1895

Parents

FatherOscar E. Michel (b. 25 November 1864)
MotherEmma Elizabeth Rech (b. 11 March 1869, d. 19 May 1943)

Family: Marie Finch (b. 3 November 1896)

DaughterMary Louise Michel (b. 14 October 1925)

Biography

Walter E. Michel was born on 10 June 1895 in Pittsburgh, Allegheny, Pennsylvania, USA.1 He witnessed the birth of Mary Louise Michel on 14 October 1925 in Allegheny, Pennsylvania, USA.1 He and Marie Finch were married.1

Information from a chart given Ruth (Gigax) Hurlbert and prepared byW.

E. Michel, 5135 Baum Blvd., Pittsburgh, PA 15224, 682-3313, 25 Aug

1963.

There seems to be no order of the birth of the children in a family.

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Citations

  1. [S9] Russell Arndts, online via email attachment, Russell Arndts (St. Cloud, Minnesota), downloaded 7 Sep 2006.

Walter Luther Michel1

M, #3149, b. 1927, d. 5 May 1927

Parents

FatherJohn Bauman
MotherLouise Michel

Biography

Walter Luther Michel was born in 1927.1 He died on 5 May 1927, at age ~0.1

Information from a chart given Ruth (Gigax) Hurlbert and prepared byW.

E. Michel, 5135 Baum Blvd., Pittsburgh, PA 15224, 682-3313, 25 Aug

1963.

There seems to be no order of the birth of the children in a family.

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Citations

  1. [S9] Russell Arndts, online via email attachment, Russell Arndts (St. Cloud, Minnesota), downloaded 7 Sep 2006.

Emmett Milholland

M, #3150, d. 1991

Family: Dorcas Schneider (b. 1909)

SonWilliam Milholland (b. 1937)
DaughterJudith Milholland (b. 1940)

Biography

Emmett Milholland witnessed the birth of William Milholland in 1937. Emmett Milholland witnessed the birth of Judith Milholland in 1940. He died in 1991.
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