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The Gaumer-Garmer Biography Archives
Chronicling the Lost Stories of the First 4 Generations of Descendants of Johannes Dietrich and Maria Elizabeth (Meinert) Gaumer Sr. of Alburtis, PA
The Gaumer branch of our cousins was formed in 1748 with the marriage of Maria Elizabeth Meinert to widower Johannes Dietrich Gaumer. From their home near Alburtis, Lehigh County, PA, they produced a dozen known children -- Mathias Gaumer (stepson), Johann "John" Gaumer, Johann "Friedrich" Gaumer, Johann "Heinrich" Gaumer, Johann "Jacob" Gaumer Sr., Johann George Gaumer, Mary Catharine Gaumer, Johann Dietrich Gaumer Jr., Maria Gertrude Meitzler, Johann "Adam" Gaumer, Elisabetha Schanckweiler and Peter Gaumer. These offspring in turn bore 40+ children and 120+ grandchildren of their own. This table of contents page will lead you into a vast array of their biographies expressing forgotten stories and experiences of Americana, spanning the past 270 years.

~ Family of Johann 'John' and Albertina Christina (Dean) Gaumer of Magungie, PA - Oldtown, MD - and Somerset County, PA ~

John and Albertina Christine produced 7 known children. Their biographies follow, in this order: Johann Richard Gaumer, John Dietrich "Dieder" Gaumer, Johannas Jacob Gaumer, Johann Henry Gaumer, Johann Adam Gaumer, Elizabeth Allen, Charles Gaumer

~ Family of Johann Richard and Mary Ann Gaumer of Somerset County, PA ~

Samuel and Susanna (Korns) Gaumer - children Lydia A. Gaumer, Emanuel Gaumer, Catharine Gaumer, Rosanna "Anna" Gaumer, Levi Gaumer, Samuel K Gaumer, Matilda Gaumer, Amanda Gaumer, Richard Henry Gaumer.

Daniel and Elizabeth (Korns) Gaumer - children Delilah Gaumer, George Gaumer, Rebecca Gary, Elizabeth Gaumer, Solomon Gaumer, Julia Ann Gaumer, Hannah Gaumer, Edward Gaumer, Simon Gaumer, Lavina Jordan, Minerva Gaumer.



~ Families of John Dietrich "Dieder" and Johann Adam Gaumer ~

  Nothing more known  

~ Family of Johannes Jacob and Susanna (Leydig) Gaumer of Somerset Co., PA & Knox Co.,OH ~

Daniel and Sarah Ann (Parker) Gaumer - children Eleanor Ann Gaumer, Lydia E. Gaumer, Rachel Martin, Margaret Nancy Kemp, George Washington Gaumer.

Peter and Susannah (Hauger) Gaumer - children Sarah Gaumer, John "Jerome" Gaumer, Jefferson Gaumer, Trusilla Gaumer, Elizabeth Gaumer, Mary Hartman, Alwilda Lepley.

Solomon and Sarah (Hauger) Gaumer- children Hulda Ernest, Austin L. Gaumer, Normanda ("Amanda") Gaumer, Lyman Gaumer, Jerome Gaumer, Susannah Gaumer, Matilda Gaumer, Mary Sophia Utterback, Howard Stewart Gaumer, Emma Gaumer, Grant Gaumer, Denman Gaumer.

William and Rachel (Gaumer) Shultzman Sr. - children Mary Shultzman, Lewis Shultzman, Amanda Shultzman, Porter Shultzman, Ellen Shultzman.

Jonathan and Sarah Ann (Munger) Gaumer - ?

William and Sarah (Gaumer) Wright - ?

Richard Gaumer - died as a teen.

Jacob and Amy "Elizabeth" (Gaumer) Hauger - children Mary "Elizabeth" Hauger, Sarah F. Hauger, Lydia J. Hauger, David Hauger, Arabella Hauger, Lemuel L. Hauger, Delia Hauger.


~ Family of Johann Henry and Margaret (?) Gaumer of Selbysport, MD & Somerset County, PA ~

Henry Gaumer -

Julia Ann Gaumer -

Mary "Louisa" Gaumer

Margaret M. Gaumer -

Francis A.L. Gaumer -

Unidentified daughter -


~ Family of Lewis and Elizabeth (Gaumer) Allen ~

  Nothing more known  

~ Family of Charles Gaumer and Wives Justina (?) and Sarah "Sally" Shoemaker of Somerset County, PA ~

John and A.E. Gaumer - children Elizabeth Gaumer, Margaret Gaumer, Samuel Gaumer, Charles Gaumer, Hannah Kennell.

John Ernst "Frederick" and Hannah (Gaumer) Bossemeyer - children John Frederick Bossemeyer, Louvena Bossemeyer, Laura Bossemeyer, Mary Bossemeyer, Charles B. Bossemeyer, George L. Bossemeyer, Lydia Weed, Ada L. "Addie" Bossemeyer, Emma B. Bossemeyer.

Susanna Gaumer -

Peter Gaumer -


Jesse and Malinda (Kendall) Gaumer - children Wilson Gomer, Sarah Gomer, Marras (or 'Marnass') Gomer, Rachel Gomer, Charles E. Gomer, Ida B. Gaumer, Cora A. Gaumer, James G. Gaumer and Earl Gomer, Mary P. Gomer.

Daniel Gaumer -

Sarah Ann Gaumer -




~ Family of Johann 'Friedrich' & Catharina
Barbara (Eisenhardt) Gaumer
of Macungie, PA ~
Friedrich and Catharina produced 6 known children -- Jacob Gaumer, Johann Dietrich "Dieter" Gaumer, Friedrich "Frederick" Gaumer, Andreas "Andrew" Gaumer, Catharina "Catherine" Gaumer and Margaretha "Margaret" Gaumer.

~ Family of Jacob and Catarina (Keiser) Gaumer of Columbia County, PA ~

Daniel David and Susnna D. (Ziegler) Gaumer -

Lydia Gaumer -

Maria Magdalena Gaumer -

Anna Maria Gaumer - died young

George Gaumer -

~ Family of Johann Dietrich "Dieter" and Anna Elizabeth (Heinly) Gaumer of Lehigh & Somerset Counties, PA ~

Henry and Catharina Heinly "Kate" (Gaumer) Acker - children Carolina B. Woodring, Matilda Keck, Henry Acker, Jonas Acker, Catherine Anna "Kitty Ann" Acker, Jonathan Acker, Massya ("Messiah?") Acker.

David Gaumer - died young.

Sophia Gaumer - died young.

Samuel and Permelia (Carven) Gaumer - children Caroline Gaumer, Susan Gaumer, James Gaumer, Reuben "Henry" Gaumer, William Gaumer.

Elisabeth Gaumer - died young.

Moses D. Gaumer and wives Elizabeth Salome Guth and Sarah (Laury) Frankenfield - children 1st marriage Evan Daniel Gaumer, Anna Maria Laury, Malinda Beisel, Lissette Gaumer, James Alfred Gaumer, Franklin Lewis Gaumer; stepchildren Matilda Beggs, Franklin J. Frankenfield; 2nd marriage Sarah "Josephine" Jackson, William Henry "Bill" Gaumer, Wallace Moses "Wiley" Gaumer, Roseann Lutz, Emma "Caroline" Boyle.

Solomon Heinly and Hester Maria "Esther" (Rumbel Klotz) Gaumer - children Moses Gaumer, Jonathan Gaumer, Ann "Caroline" Ihrie, Samuel Gaumer, Sarah Ann Wiltrout, Solomon Gaumer, Benjamin Lewis Gaumer.

Nathan and Mary Ann (Keck) Gaumer - children Allen Andrew Gaumer, Willoughby Gaumer, Ellen Hendrickson Brogan, Matilda E. Lucas.

William and Pasida (Correll) Gaumer - children Benjamin Gaumer, Fianna Kistler, Adam Henry Gaumer, Mary Elisabeth Gaumer, Chathette Gaumer.

James and Lydia (Brishe) Gaumer - children Amanda Garmer, Sarah "Catherine" Litweiler, Margaret E.J. Garmer, John Garmer, Clarissa "Clara" Garmer, Benjamin "Franklin" Garmer.

Benjamin Gaumer - died young.


~ Family of Friedrich "Frederick" and Hannah (Barber) Gaumer of Macungie, PA ~

Charles B. Gaumer -

Hannah Gaumer -

Susanna Gaumer -

Samuel Gaumer -

Elias and Salome Hannah (Desch) Gaumer -

~ Families of Andreas "Andrew" -- Catharina "Catherine" -- Margaretha "Margaret" -- and Johannes Gaumer of Lehigh and Berks Counties, PA ~

Nothing known



~ Family of Johann 'Heinrich' and Anna Margaretha (Meitzler) Gaumer of Macungie, PA ~
Heinrich and Anna Margaretha produced 8 known children - Catherine Fögle (Fegely), Susanna Feglie, Heinrich "Henry" Gaumer, Anna Margaretha Wetzel, Johann "Adam" Gaumer, Jacob Gaumer, Elizabeth Gaumer and Salome Gaumer.
~ Family of Heinrich and Catharine (Gaumer) Fögle (Fegely) of Mertztown, PA ~

George and Christina (Fegely) Pilgert - children Willoughby Pilgert, Henry Edwin Pilgert, George M. Pilgert, Reuben F. Pilgert, Rebecca Jacobs.


Heinrich "Henry Harrison" and Lisetta "Lucetta" (Fegely) Fegely - Jacob Fegley, Elias H. Fegely, James Fegely, Charles Fegely, William Balentin Fegle, Ellen Jane Dorney, Hiram R. Fegely, Sarah Reese. George and Maria Anna (Schmick) Fegley - children Levi Fegely, Fiett Fegely, Franklin Fegley,William Fegley, Alfred Fegley, Hannah Phillia Philomela Bilger, George J. Fegely.
~ Family of David and Susanna (Gaumer) Fögle (Fegley) of Macungie, PA ~

Philip and Esther (Gaumer) Kline - children John Kline, Charles Kline, William Kline, Sarah Kline, Peter Kline, Elizabeth Kline, Caroline Kline, Susanna Kline, Eliza Kline.

Jesse and Elizabeth (Baer) Fegley - children Maria Sarah Bortz, Ephraim Fegley, Willoughby Fegley, Caroline Fisher and Elizabeth A. "Lizzie" Rothrock, Martha Ann Schlicher.

David and Hannah M. (Gaumer) Dankel - no children

David Fegely Jr. - not married.


Henry E. Dankel - not married.

James and Mary (Bernhard) Fegley - children Sarah Roth, Marietta A. Eck, David "Wilson" Fegely, Amelia Fegely, Martin Penrose Fegley, Clara Colletta Schneck Reider, James O. Fegley, Aquilla DeLong Wolfe

~ Family of Heinrich "Henry" and Susanna (Mory) Gaumer of Alburtis, PA ~
Aaron and Amanda (Schmoyer) Gaumer- children Henry Wilkison Gaumer, Cecilia Gaumer, Catharine S. "Cassa" Schmoyer, Daniel Nathan Gaumer, Victor M. Gaumer, Lewis Oscar Gaumer, Ellen Jane Seifert, Jonas Gaumer, Minnie A. Meyer.    
~ Family of Johan "Peter" and Anna Margaretha (Gaumer) Wetzel of Red Lion, PA ~
Johan "George" and Leah (Conrad) Wetzel - children Peter Wetzel, Maria Wetzel, Charles C. Wetzel, Caroline Wetzel, David C. Wetzel, Henry C. Wetzel, Lovina Wetzel, Catharine Wetzel, Levi Wetzel, Amanda Rothenberger.

Henry and Lydia (Wetzel) Heimbach - no children.

Nathan and Sarah (Wetzel) Heimbach - children Lovina Leibensperger, Sarah Heimbach, Henry Heimbach, Amanda Heimbach.

Elijah and Marietta (Wetzel) Conrad - sons Daniel Conrad, Charles Conrad, Alfred Wetzel Conrad.
~ Family of Johan "Adam" and Christiana (Wesco) Gaumer of Macungie, PA ~

Joseph and Mary (Bastian) Gaumer - children Sarah Gore Walbert, Caroline Elemira Snyder, Mary Anna Kern, Amanda Gaumer, John J. Gaumer.

David M. and Liesetha "Lucetta" (Gaumer) Treichler - children Sarah A. Butz, Maria A. "Mary" Treichler, William "James" Treichler, Emeline "Emma" Bittenbender, Lucinda Treichler, David G. Treichler, Caroline Grimley Ellsworth, Samuel Treichler.

Charles and Judith (Gaumer) Wenner - children Charles Edwin Wenner, Anna Maria Koch, Melissa Reichard, Polly Ann C. Kuhns, Elemina Stettler, Allabella Bortz.

Benjamin Charles and Maria (Mensch) Gaumer - children William Gaumer, Henry "Benjamin" Gaumer, Christiana Helfrich, Elvenia H. “Ella” Hopkins, James A. Gaumer, Maria L. “Maryan” Wenner, Hannah R. Gaumer, Laura Elizabeth Seigfried.

Carolina (Gaumer) Fox Schneck - children Sarah Fox, Emaline "Emma" Hoffman, Atillia Elisabeth "Tillia" Gehman, Anna Manah "Annie" Yingling Dougherty, May Fox, John Fox.

Aaron P. and Anna "Maria" (Gaumer) Jacobs - children Clement A. Jacobs, Jennie A. Gross, William H. Jacobs.

Jonas F. and Ettillia C. "Tillie" (Sieger) Gaumer - son William "George" Adam Gaumer.

William and Eliza (Ettinger) Gaumer - children Priscilla Weidner, John A. Gaumer, Clinton Gaumer, Elizabeth "Lizzie" Gaumer, William C.H. Gaumer, Rosa Bella "Aurora" Landenfelt.




~ Family of Johann 'Jacob' and Maria Catharina (Sowash) Gaumer Sr. of Adamsville, OH ~
Jacob and Maria Catharina bore 8 known children: Daniel Gaumer Sr., Elizabeth Welker, Maria "Catherine" Sturtz, Sarah "Sally" Fox Sturtz, Jacob Gaumer Jr., Susanna Sturtz Baughman, John Gaumer and Mary Welker.
~ Family of Daniel and Hannah (Baughman) Gaumer Sr. of Adamsville, OH ~

David and Lydia (Gaumer) Shirer Sr. - children Levi Shirer, Thomas Shirer, Elizabeth Plank, George W. Shirer, Peter Shirar, Mary J. Cline, Charles Shirar, Lewis Shirer, Rebecca Ann Shaffer, infant daughter

Samuel Gaumer -

Valentine and Catherine (Gaumer) Shirer Jr. - children James Riley Shirer, Haley Wilson Shirer, Rebecca Leydig, Eunice Crane and Valentine Wills Shirer

William and Sarah (Swigert) Gaumer - children George Washington Gaumer, Elizabeth Ann Gaumer, Mary Ann Gaumer, Charles Harrison Gaumer, Peter Gaumer, Sarah Jane Hewitt, Henry Wilson Gaumer, William Sommers Gaumer, Isaac Newton Gaumer, Francis Marion Gaumer.

Valentine and Hester "Esther" (Gaumer) Shirer Jr. - children Annette Samantha Lacey, Lydia Ellen Bell Kerr, Eliza Jane Vensil, Winifred Agnes Leydig, Rev. Daniel Gurley Shirer, Saline Shirer, Hannah Leydig, Mary Charlotte Shirer, Greenwell Reasoner Shirer, Catharine Mahala Sutton, Sarah Shirer, Cidna E. "Sidney" Shirer.

Jacob Gaumer -

Gideon Gaumer -

John and Rebecca (Gaumer) Wymer - children Alfred Wymer, Daniel Wymer, Louise J. Wymer, Hester Ann "Esther" Werts, Rebecca Maria Taylor, Alzina Winn.

Daniel and Amelia (Wisecaver) Gaumer Jr. - children Eleanor Ann Werts, Jerome Gaumer, Hannah Iliff.

Lebanon and Nancy (Reynolds) Gaumer - no offspring.

Rev. George and Mary Anna (Kelly) Gaumer - no offspring

Jonathan and Mahala (Barrett) Gaumer - children Thomas Melancthon Gaumer, Charles Newton Gaumer, Hannah Jane Buker, Rachel V. Palmer, John O. Gaumer, Daniel Harvey Gaumer, Martha Gaumer, Mary Dean, Cinda Alice Barr.

Charles and Mahala (Kline) Gaumer - children George Franklin Gaumer, M.E. Gaumer, D.H. Gaumer, T.C. Gaumer.

Jesse and Belilla "Betsy" (Wagoner) Gaumer - children Elizabeth A. Gaumer, George A. Gaumer, Charles H. Gaumer, Sarah C. Gaumer, Mary A. Gaumer, Lydia E. Gaumer, Lovisa Evelyn Sneegas.

Anthony and Catherine M. (Titus) Gaumer - children Henry W.D. Gaumer, Flora J. Gaumer, Mary Josephine Gaumer, Horace G. Gaumer, Lilly May Gaumer.

~ Family of John and Elizabeth (Gaumer) Welker Sr. of Millwood, OH ~

William and Esther (Welker) Simon - possible children Elizabeth Simon and Louisa Simon, a.k.a. Simmons.

Samuel and Sophia (Darling) Welker - children Milan Welker, Claborne Welker, Normanda Welker, Sherman Welker, Nora M. Welker, Wilson "Shannon" Walker, Lybrand Welker, several infants.

Rev. John and Elizabeth (Griffin) Welker Jr. - children Robert G. Welker, Marilla Hammond, Matthew Stewart Welker, Leonidas Bruce Welker, Eliza M. Lawler.

Benjamin and Delilah (Welker) Meredith - children Elizabeth J. Meredith, Margaret M. Tucker, Sarah E. Meredith, Mary S. Meredith, Leander W. Meredith, Lucinda F. Meredith, John S. Meredith

Jonas and Catherine (Welker) Tucker - children Elizabeth Tinker, Barnett Tucker, William Tucker, John Tucker, Wilson Tucker, Mary Frances Tucker, James Tucker, others?

David Welker and wives Margaret Darling/Durbin and Rachel M. (Riley) Morningstar - 1st children Rhoda Workman, Dickson Lemuel Welker, Dora Price, Lilburn Welker, Mary Markley Stephens, Jane Butler, Sarah Welker, Marilla Shaw, Catherine Welker, Wilburn Morgan Welker - 2nd children George Riley Welker, Eda L. Welker, Emma Welker, Charles W. Welker - stepchildren Abraham Morningstar, James Morningstar, Carrie Morningstar, Philander Morningstar.

Daniel and Sabra (Critchfield) Welker - children Shipley Welker, Curtis Welker, Edith F. Lydick, Maria L. Welker, Dillon Welker, Elizabeth Welker.

Nelson and Elizabeth (Wolford) Welker -

Martin and Maria (Armor) Welker -

John W. and Drusilla (Welker) Moffitt - children Dillon W. Moffitt, Edith Parish, Joshua Moffitt, Charles Rollin Moffitt, M.D., Benjamin Y. Moffitt, Robert Bruce Moffitt, John H. Moffitt.

Obadiah and Edith (Welker) Dillon - children Mary A. Dillon, Lucinda F. Dillon, Winfield (or "Stanfield") Dillon, Charles Roland Dillon, Lulu G. Dillon.

Edwin and Rebecca (Engle) Welker -

Dillon and Mary Ellen (Casper) Welker - children Candice Frasthing, Emma K. Lehman.

Jacob and Lucinda S. (Casper) Welker - children Clement B. Welker, Ardell Welker, John Adam Welker.

~ Family of John “Adam” and Maria "Catherine" (Gaumer) Sturtz Sr. of Somerset County, PA ~

Jacob and Lydia (Leydig) Sturtz - son Valentine Sturtz

Adam and Catherine (Sturtz) Sturtz - nothing more known

Rev. John and Susanna (Sturtz) Hoyman - children Catherine Hoyman, Charles Hoyman, Elizabeth Hoyman, George Hoyman, Mary Hoyman, Susanna Hoyman, Henry Hoyman, Matilda Hoyman, Nancy J. Hoyman, Louise E. Hoyman

Jacob and Elizabeth "Betsy" (Sturtz) Comp Sr. - children Elizabeth Hufferd, Lucinda Geller, Sarah Lepley, John Comp, Solomon Comp, Samuel Comp, Jacob Comp Jr., Adam Andrew Comp, Catherine Ann "Caty" Comp, Matilda Beltz, Hannah Diehl.

Solomon and Hannah (Sturtz) Comp - children Susan Wisel, Dennis Comp, Hannah Shirey, Elizabeth Kennel, Katherine Korns, Ellen Jane Comp

Solomon "Sollie" and Elizabeth (Troutman) Sturtz - children Jacob Sturtz, Adam C. Sturtz, Margaret Moss, John Sturtz, Catherine Jane "Kate" Moss, Lydia Sheets, Benjamin F. Sturtz, Elizabeth "Lizzie" Ellis, Susan Ann Eikenberry.

Samuel and Lydia (Sturtz) Boyer Sr. - children Lydia Boyer, John Boyer, Mary Ellen Shaffer, Samuel Boyer Jr.

Jonathan and Rachel (Sturtz) Emerick Sr. - children Nathan Emerick, Jacob Emerick, Catherine Troutman, Emanuel Emerick, Christina Burkett, Josiah Emerick, Jonathan Emerick Jr., Solomon Emerick, Rebecca Knieriem, Lafayette Emerick, John Emerick, more?

John Adam and Susanna (Troutman) Sturtz Jr. - children Solomon Sturtz, Michael Sturtz, Rebecca Ann Earnest, Sarah C. Sturtz, Adam Sturtz, Mary Ellen Sturtz, Jacob Sturtz, Charles W. Sturtz, Franklin M. "Frank" Sturtz.

~ Family of Sarah "Sally" (Gaumer) Fox Sturtz of Muskingum County, OH ~
Nothing known
~ Family of Jacob and Elizabeth “Betsy” (Sturtz) Gaumer Jr. of Adamsville, OH ~

Eliza A. Gaumer - nothing known

William and Rachel (Gaumer) Bell - children Elizabeth Sarah Minnick, George Washington Bell, Jacob Israel Bell, Elizabeth C. Bell, John Riley Bell, Jared C. Bell, 2 infants.

John B. and Margaret (Gaumer) Bainter - children Andrew A. Bainter, Adam R. Bainter, Elizabeth Holcomb, Jacob H. Bainter, Charles W. Bainter, John H. Bainter, Rachel C. Bainter and Mary M. Vinsel, Catherine Norwin.

Hannah Gaumer - nothing known.

Abraham and Susannah (Bainter) Gaumer - children Jacob Riley Gaumer, Malinda Sturtz, Henry Gaumer, Mary Delilah Gaumer.


Lyman and Mary (McClanahan) Gaumer - children William H. Gaumer, Mary Elizabeth Browning, Amanda Gaumer, Eliza Jane Gaumer, John L. Gaumer, George "Marion" Gaumer, Charles H. Gaumer, Margaret Browning.

Jacob and Mary A. (Gaumer) Bainter - children Martin Bainter, Elizabeth A. Bainter, Matilda J. McCall, William A. Bainter.

Adam and Nancy (Boies) Gaumer - children Eliza A. Gaumer, Henrietta Gaumer, Emma Gaumer, William Franklin Gaumer.

Solomon and Catherine (Bainter) Gaumer - children Mary Elizabeth Vensel, Charles N. Gaumer, Samuel Gaumer.

Samuel and Lucina (Bainter) Gaumer - children Amanda Melissa Maxwell Hainline, William Newton Gaumer, Mary E. Gaumer, Peter Alvin Gaumer, Thomas Marion Gaumer, Perninah A. Gaumer, Franklin Samuel Gaumer, Martha J. Gaumer, Emma E. Gaumer, Jesse D. Gaumer.

Solomon Huff and Malinda (Gaumer) Werts - children Susanna Simon, Elizabeth Barcroft, Crawford Werts, Jacob Howard Werts, George R. Werts, John "Calvin" Werts.

Riley and Elizabeth (Zimmer) Gaumer - children William O. Gaumer, Harvey Chalmer Gaumer, Melvin C. Gaumer, Albert Gaumer, infant son.

~ Family of Susanna (Gaumer) Sturtz Baughman of Adamsville, OH ~

Daniel Sturtz - died young.

Charles and Rachel (Bainter) Sturtz - children Elizabeth L. Sturtz, Margaret Sturtz, Adam Claude Sturtz, Susan C. Sturtz, Jacob L. Sturtz, John P. Sturtz, Mary M. Sturtz, Charles N. Sturtz, Rachel A. Sturtz, Josiah Sturtz, Andrew J. Sturts.

Brown and Lucinda (Sturtz) Brelsford, a.k.a. Belford - children D. Brelsford, Joshua Belford, Priscilla Chapman, Brown B. Belford, Lucinda Belford.

Catherine (Sturtz) Horschmann Palmerton - little known.

Susanna Sturtz - died young.

Jacob and Lydia (Sturtz) Knapp - little known.

Adam and Jane (Wiggins) Sturtz - children Sarah M. Sturtz, Calvin Sturtz, John Sturtz, Amanda Scott, Martha Isabella Wiggins, Annis Jemima Waters Buckles, Lydia Loy, Decatur Sturtz, Adam Lawson Sturtz, Ida Susan Smith Buckles.

Andrew Jacob and Mary McClure (Reeser) Sturtz - children Alice Sturts, Marshall Sturts, Emma Sturts, Charles Sturts, Andrew M. Sturts, one unknown, Olive Mansfield (adopted).

Martin Sturtz - died young.

Margaret (Sturtz) Mowry - little known.

Solomon and Margaret (Mowry) Sturtz - little more known.


~ Family of John and Mary Magdalena (Shirer) Gaumer of Wellersburg, PA & Adamsville, OH ~

Chester Thompson and Mary "Jane" (Ransopher) Gaumer - children John Riley Gaumer, Andrew J. Gaumer, Mary Ann Adams, Julia Gaumer, Aaron Gaumer, C.T. Gaumer.

Peter and Mary "Polly" (Gaumer) Herbert - children Chester Herbert, Mary A. Herbert, Martha J. Herbert, Saloma J. Herbert, Laura B. Herbert, William Herbert, Eliza A. Herbert, Jacob R. Herbert, Maggie Ailer, Charles H. Herbert.

Jacob "Riley" and Mary E. (Baker) Gaumer - children Ada May Hosick, Sarah H. Gaumer, Edward C. Gaumer, Charles M. Gaumer, Frances L. Gaumer.

John Adam and Elizabeth (Fuller) Gaumer - children James Ozro Gaumer; William Riley Gaumer, Mary Magdaline Royce, Benjamin Franklin Gaumer, Nancy Jane "Jennie" Shaw, Sarah Elizabeth Ryan, Valentine F. Gaumer, infant son, Harriet Edna "Hattie" Sanders, Jesse Hannah Ries.

Valentine "Val" and Saloma (Gaumer) Zimmer - children unknown.

Elizabeth Gaumer - nothing known.

Hannah Gaumer - nothing known.

Susanna Gaumer - nothing known.

~ Family of William and Mary (Gaumer) Welker of Knox County, OH ~
Nothing known



~ Family of Johann George Gaumer ~
Nothing known



~ Family of Mary Catherine Gaumer ~
Nothing known



~ Family of Johann Dietrich and Rebecca
Margaretha (Strunck) Gaumer Jr.
of Lockport, NY ~
Johann Dietrich and Rebecca Margaretha produced 3 known children -- Elizabeth Gaumer, Rebecca Gaumer and Amos Gaumer. Their stories and fates are not yet known.




~ Family of Heinrich 'Henry' and Maria Gertrude (Gaumer) Meitzler of Macungie, PA ~
Heinrich and Maria Gertrude produced 1 known child -- Maria Rothenberger.
~ Family of Joseph P. and Maria (Meitzler) Rothenberger of Longswamp, PA ~

Joseph S. Rothenberger and wives Elizabeth Ann Gerhart and Elizabeth Ann Arndt - children Emma R. Miller, Allen Winfield Rothenberger, Mary Jane Kleinsmith, Richard M. Rothenberger; Ellen Catharine Diehl, Polly S. Dillinger, two unnamed sons.

Nathan and Levina (Rothenberger) Fegely - children Sobina/Sebilla M. Fagele, Susanna A. Fegele, Rosa A. Fegele, Philip Franklin Fegely, Joseph Alvin Fegely, Caroline Sarah Schubrert, Amanda Adalina Oswald, Manoah A. Fegely, Louisa S. Miller.

David Rothenberger -

Anna "Carolina" Rothenberger - not married.

Adlina Rothenberger - fate unknown.

Jacob J. Rothenberger - fate unknown.



~ Family of Johann 'Adam' and Regina Gaumer of Macungie, PA ~
Johann Adam and Regina did not reproduce.


~ Family of Heinrich 'Henry' and Elisabetha (Gaumer) Schanckweiler of Macungie, PA & Fayette, NY ~
Heinrich and Elisabetha produced 5 known children -- Elizabeth Trexler, Catharina Stout, Thomas Shankweiler, Henry Shankwiler Jr. and James Shankwiler.
~ Family of Thomas and Elizabeth (Schanckweiler) Trexler of Fayette, Seneca County, NY ~
Elizabeth Trexler - little more known.    
~ Family of (?) and Catharina (Schanckweiler) Stout of Fayette, NY ~
Mahlon Stout - little more known.    
~ Family of Thomas and Hannah (Burroughs) Shankweiler of Waterloo, NY ~
Dewitt "Perry" and Mary Jane (Thomas) Shankwiler - children Charles Thomas Shankwiler, Edward P. Shankwiler, Chester L. Shankwiler.    
~ Family of Henry and Mary Ann (?) Shankwiler Jr. (unproven) of Fayette & Canoga, NY ~

Catharine E. Shankwiler - never married.

Henry Francis and Mary Elizabeth (Miller) Shankwiler - no children.

Mary E. Shankwiler - never married.

James A. Shankwiler - nothing known.

Lorinda P. Shankwiler - nothing known.

George W. Shankwiler - nothing known.

Charles E. Shankwiler - nothing known.

Emma C. Shankwiler - nothing known.

William P. Shankwiler - never married.

Elmer E. Shankwiler - never married.

~ Family of James and Elizabeth (?) Shankwiler of Fayette, NY ~
Maria Shankwiler - nothing known.    


~ Family of Peter Gaumer ~
Nothing known



This compilation of Gaumer names and relationships has only been possible through the research, writing and/or gracious sharing of the following individuals: Eber and Marguerite (Lepley) Cockley - Gilbert R. Gaumer - Jeanne Gaumer - Lucie (Burditt) Gaumer - Paul K. Gaumer - Stan Garmer, William "Bill" Gaumer - Jeannie (Beghart) LaCues - Kenneth Moffitt - Eugene F. Podraza - Mary L. Shirer - Garold W. Sneegas - Keith Sturts - Paula (Gaumer) Tooke - Barbara (Moss) Wardsworth - Myrtle (Knepper) Weniger - Dr. Correa
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