Thursday, February 16, 2012

John Mauser 1815-1898

Dan's 3rd Great Grandfather, Pathernal Line
Died: Jan 23 1898
Married  12/6/1838
Lydia Wertman 
Daughter of
Born: March 16 1817 
Died: Feb 7 1875

Residence - Montour Co,Limestone Twp Pa

Children (6) :
Emmanuel 1840-1887 m. 1st Margaret then 2nd Mary Elizabeth Wiedenhamer
William Mauser 1841-1851
Hannah  Mauser 1842-1916  m. Benjamin Gerringer
Mary Ann Mauser 1846 m. William P. Mauser
Ellen 1852 1917 M. Cyrus Coleman


Time Line:

1815 - John Born
Son of Christian & Catherine (Sechler) Mauser
Christian Mauser was born March 8, 1779, and died May 27, 1866. He married Catherine Sechler, who was born April 21, 1786, and died Dec. 20, 1862. They lived on the old homestead, where Mr. Mauser followed farming. Their children were: Joseph, who married Lydia Fry; Betsey, wife of John Krumm; Barbara, wife of Michael Wertman; John, who married Lydia Wertman; Michael, who married Catherine Wertman; Jacob, who married Catherine Krumm; William, who married Maria Fry; Maria, who married Michael Wertman; Fanny, who married Thomas Cole; Molly, wife of Edmund White; and Catherine, wife of Thomas Cole. - Historical and biographical annals of Columbia and Montour counties

1817 - Lydia Born
Date from tombstone


1838 - Married Lydia Wertman
December 6




"John Mauser with Fred on a donkey "

1840 - Son Emmanuel Mauser is born
Emanuel Mauser, born 1840, was first married to Margaret [surname unknown], who was born ca. 1836 in Pennsylvania; they had two children, Annie J. born ca. 1865, and William E. born 12 Jun 1869. 
After the death of Margaret, Emanuel second married Mary Elizabeth "Lib" Weidenhamer, and they had one daughter, Lydia Mae, born June 1873.
Emanuel was a farmer; his death occurred as a result of a farming accident. He died November 1887 and is buried in Washingtonville, Montour County Pa.

1841- Son William Mauser is born


1842 - Birth of Daughter Hannah Mauser
Hannah married Benjamin Gerringer


Name Hannah Gerringer
Gender Female
Race White
Age 73
Birth Date 21 Apr 1842
Birth Place Northumberland County
Death Date 13 Jan 1916
Death Place Limestone, Montour, Pennsylvania, USA
Father Name John Mauser
Father Birth Place Pennsylvania
Mother Name Westman
Mother Birth Place Pennsylvania
Certificate Number 9646

1846 - Daughter Of Mary Mauser
Mary's death certificate states that she is married, but still with the last name of Mauser.  She married William P. Mauser - likely a cousin?  They are buried at Dreisbach cemetery in Lewisburg Pa.

Mary Ann Manser
[Mary Ann Maurer]
Gender: Female
Race: White
Age: 67
Birth Date: 13 Nov 1846
Birth Place: Pennsylvania
Death Date: 14 Oct 1914
Death Place: East Buffalo, Union, Pennsylvania, USA
Father Name: John Manser
[John Maurer]
Father Birth Place: Pennsylvania
Mother Name: Lydia Ann Wertman
Mother Birth Place: Pennsylvania
Certificate Number: 98321

1850 Residence

Name: John Manser
[John Mauser] 
Age: 32
Birth Year: abt 1818
Birthplace: Pennsylvania
Home in 1850: Point, Northumberland, Pennsylvania
Gender: Male
Family Number: 66
Household Members:
Name Age
John Manser 32
Lydia Manser 31
Emanuel Manser 10
William Manser 9
Hannah Manser 7
Sarah Manser 5
Mary Manser 4
Peter Barnhart 29  - Farm hand

1852  - Daughter Ellen Mauser Born
Mrs Ellen Coleman
[Mrs Ellen Mouser] 
Gender: Female
Race: White
Age: 65
Birth Date: 4 Jul 1852
Birth Place: Pennsylvania
Death Date: 3 Jun 1917
Death Place: Limestone, Montour, Pennsylvania, USA
Father Name: John Mouser
Father Birth Place: Pennsylvania
Mother Name: Lydia Wertman
Mother Birth Place: Pennsylvania
Certificate Number: 68986

1860 Residence

Name: John Mauser
Age in 1860: 45
Birth Year: abt 1815
Home in 1860: Limestone, Montour, Pennsylvania
Gender: Male
Post Office: Washingtonville
Value of real estate: View image
Household Members:
Name Age
John Mauser 45
Lidia Mauser 43
Emanuel Mauser 20
Hannah Mauser 17
Sarah Mauser 15
Mary Mauser 14
Ellen Mauser 8
Alem Mauser 15


1870 Residence

Name: John Mouser
Age in 1870: 55
Birth Year: abt 1815
Birthplace: Pennsylvania
Home in 1870: Limestone, Montour, Pennsylvania
Gender: Male
Post Office: Washingtonville
Value of real estate: View image
Household Members:
Name Age
John Mouser 55
Lydia Mouser 53
Mary Mouser 23
Ellen Mouser 17
Michal Mouser 15
William Mouser 20 - listed as Farm laborer.  Probably NOT son William, who should be 29
James Miles 29

1875 - Lydia Died


1898 - John Died

Burial - Washingtonville Lutheran Cemetery

Research:

Possible brother of Lydia?
Mr Lazarus married Catherine Wertman was born Sept 14 1847 n Montour and now lives with Mrs NS Keefer Liberty township Her father Michael was born Sept 2 1812 near Blooms and was one of a family of old settlers of township who at one time owned large of valuable ore land and mines near Danville Mrs Wertman was Barbara Mauser of Christian and Catherine Sechler the Mauser family being one of the in this county Of the children born to Mr and Mrs Lazarus two besides Charles E living in Liberty township William H a and Harriet Catherine wife of Keefer 

Children
Has Children Emanuel MAUSER b: 21 Feb 1840 in Pennsylvania
Has No Children William MAUSER b: 16 Jul 1841
Has No Children Hannah MAUSER b: 21 Apr 1843 in Pennsylvania
Has Children Sarah MAUSER b: 17 Sep 1844
Has No Children Ellen MAUSER b: Abt 1852 in Pennsylvania
Has No Children Mary MAUSER b: Abt 1846 in Pennsylvania

Sources:
Title: Book of Biographies - Biographical Sketches of the Leading Citizens of the Seventeenth Congressional District Pennsylvania
Publication: Biographical Publishing Company - 1899

 Father: John WERTMAN b: 22 Dec 1766 in Pennsylvania 
Mother: Barbara KRUM b: 1779

Marriage 1 John MAUSER b: 2 Jan 1815
Married: 6 Dec 1838 in Bloomsburg, Columbia County, Pennsylvania


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