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  • ID: I4316
  • Name: Jeremiah W. Diehl
  • Sex: M
  • Birth: 27 AUG 1860
  • Note:
    Jeremiah M. Diehl, farmer of Lowhill, was born in Upper Macungie 8/27/1860, and there was brought up on a farm until he became 17 years of age when his parents remove dto North Whitehall. He was then employed in the iron ore mines in the vicinity of Ironton for 17 years. In 1894 he accompanied his father to the farm of 52 acres on the road from Weidasville to Schnecksville in Lowhill which hehad then purchased; and he asisted his father in farming until the father died in 1900. Then the son became the owner and he has farmed it ever since. He served as road-master of Lowhill for one term, and also a deacon of the Morganland Church. In 1884, Mr. Diehl was married to Sarah Henry, daughter of Reuben Henry, a miner of North whitehall. They had seven children: Sadie who married Reuben Hill; John; Helen; Addie; Morgan; and two (Amanda and Minnie) who died in incancy. His wife's father Reuben Henry, was married to Polly Handwerk, a daughter of Henry, a farmer of Heidelberg township, and they had three children: George who married Carrie Craig, Catharine who married Thomas Mill and
    Sarah Above.

    Father: Jonas Diehl b: 10 DEC 1822
    Mother: Deborah Freeman b: 23 NOV 1822

    Marriage 1 Sarah Henry
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