Longswamp Township, Berks County, Pennsylvania, USA

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  • ID: I00213
  • Name: William Franklin BOND 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10
  • Sex: M
  • Birth: 31 Oct 1861 in Greenwich twp, Berks co, PA 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18
  • Death: 18 Jun 1944 in Shamrock, Longswamp twp, Berks co, PA 19 20 21
  • _FA1: 1930 residence: Longswamp twp, Berks co, PA 22
  • _FA2: 1930 occupation: clergyman, Lutheran 22
  • _FA3: 1920 residence: Longswamp twp, Berks co, PA 23
  • _FA4: 1920 occupation: minister 23
  • _FA5: 1910 residence: Longswamp twp, Berks co, PA 24
  • _FA6: 1910 occupation: minister, Lutheran Church 24
  • _FA7: Jul 1905 residence: Longswamp twp, Berks co, PA 25
  • _FA8: Jul 1905 occupation: preacher 25
  • _FA9: 1900 residence: Porter twp, Schuylkill co, PA 26
  • _FA10: 1900 occupation: preacher 26
  • Note:
    William Franklin Bond, son of Edwin and Catharine Anne (Stump) Bond, born Oct. 31 1861, in Greenwich township, Berks co., Pa. Married Amy H. Brehm, dau of Philip Wineland and Barbara (Hamaker) Brehm, on Oct. 1,1891. Children: Paul, John, Mary and Anna. Amy died July 30 1901 of blood poisoning, aged 36 years; bur. in Zion's Lutheran and Reformed cemetery, Tower City, Pa. Married again, Oct. 20 1904, in Tower City, to Mrs. Katie Eva Snyder, daughter of Philip and Sarah (Grumbein) Krebs, originally of Lebanon county. Mr. Bond with his family now resides in the Uriah Biery homestead at Shamrock, Longswamp township.
    [Historical and Biographical Annals of Berks County, Pennsylvania , 1909, pp. 420-421, abstracted]

    One of the oldest members of the Lutheran ministry, Rev. Dr. William F. Bond of Shamrock, died at his home Sunday evening in his 83rd year. He has been pastor of the Bowers-Longswamp Lutheran parish in Berks county for the past 40 years. Born in Greenwich township, Bucks county, he was the son of the late Edwin and Catherine, nee Stump, Bond. He entered Kutztown State Teachers college in 1880, then went to Muhlenberg college, from where he was graduated in 1888. In 1891 he was graduated from the Mount Airy Lutheran Theological seminary in Philadelphia and on May 26 of the same year was ordained in the Emmanuel church at Pottstown. He served as pastor of St. Paul's church in Orwis from 1891 to 1904. In the later year he was called to the Bowers-Longswamp parish, which he served until his death. In 1941, in recognition of his 50 years in the Lutheran ministry, Muhlenberg college conferred upon him the degree of doctor of divinity. Surviving are six daughters: Mrs. Frank Deisher of Fleetwood; Mrs. Samuel Welch, Coplay; Mrs. Paul Steininger, Monessen; Mrs. Theodore Breisch, Reading; Mrs. Ira Guldin, Kutztown, and Mrs. Paul Musselman, Cranford, N.J.; three sons, John A. Bond, W. Leesport; Paul Bond, Topton, and Ivan Bond, Bally; two sisters, Mrs. Mary Long, Kempton, and Mrs. Agnes Wildermuth, Auburn; 34 grandchildren and 13 great-grandchildren. His wife, the late Katie E., nee Krebs, Bond, died in 1941. Revs. Emil Fischer of Philadelphia, Mark W. Trexler of Laureldale and C. E. Keiser of Lyons will officiate at services at the Longswamp church on Thursday at 2 p.m. Interment will be in the adjoining cemetery.
    [The Morning Call, Allentown, PA, Tuesday, June 20, 1944, page 5]

    One of the oldest members of the Lutheran ministry, Rev. Dr. William F. Bond, of Shamrock, died at his home Sunday evening in his 83rd year. He has been pastor of the Bowers-Longswamp Lutheran Parish in Berks county for the past 40 years. Born in Greenwich township, Bucks county, he was the son of the late Edwin and Catherine (Stump) Bond. He entered Kutztown State Teachers College in 1880. In 1891 he was graduated from the Mount Airy Lutheran Theological Seminary in Philadelphia and on May 26 of the same year was ordained in Emmanuel Lutheran church , Pottstown. He served as pastor of St. Paak (?) church in Orwis from 1891 to 1901. In the latter year he was called to the Bowers-Longswamp parish, which he served until his death. In 1941 in recognition of his 50 years in the Lutheran ministry, Muhlenberg College conferred upon him the degree of doctor of divinity. Surviving are six daughters: Mrs. Frank Deisher, Fleetwood; Mrs. Samuel Welch, Coplay; Mrs. Paul Steininger, Monessen; Mrs. Theodore Bretch, Reading; Mrs. Ira Guildin, Kutztown; and Mrs. Paul Musselman, Cranford, N.J.; three sons: John A. Bond, West Leesport; Paul Bond, Topton; and Ivan Snyder, Barto, R. D.: two sisters, Mrs. Mary Long, Kempton; and Mrs. Agnes Wildermuth, Auburn: 34 grandchildren and 13 great grandchildren. His wife, the late Katie E., nee Krebs, Bond, died in 1941. Rev. Emil Fischer, of Philadelphia, Mark W. Trexler, of Laureldale, and C. E. Keiser, of Lyons, officiated at services in the Longswamp church on Thursday, Interment was made in the adjoing cemetery.
    [obituary, Town & Country, Pennsburg, PA, Friday, June 23, 1944, pages 1 & 2]




    Father: Edwin BOND b: ABT. 1839 in Pennsylvania
    Mother: Catherine STUMP b: ABT. 1841 in Pennsylvania

    Marriage 1 Amy H. BREHM b: Oct 1864 in Pennsylvania
    • Married: 1 Oct 1891 27 28
    Children
    1. Has Children Paul William BOND , Sr. b: 19 Oct 1893 in Tower City, Schuylkill co, PA
    2. Has Children Mary Amy BOND b: 12 Sep 1895 in Tower City, Schuylkill co, PA
    3. Has No Children Anna E. BOND b: 29 Jan 1897 in Tower City, Schuylkill co, PA
    4. Has Children John Ambrose BOND b: 29 Apr 1898 in Tower City, Schuylkill co, PA

    Marriage 2 Katie Eva KREBS b: 24 Aug 1871 in Tremont, Schuylkill co, PA
    • Married: 20 Oct 1904 12 29 30
    Children
    1. Has No Children Ruth F. BOND b: 31 Jul 1905 in Longswamp Township, Berks co, PA
    2. Has Children Catharine E. BOND b: ABT. 1909 in Shamrock, Longswamp twp, Berks co, PA

    Sources:
    1. Title: Obituary, The Morning Call, Allentown, PA
      Repository:
      Media: Newspaper
      Page: of daughter Mary
    2. Title: The Descendants of Johannes Deischer of Berks County, Pennsylvania, compiled by Elaine D. Schwar & Fay L. Cox, 1983
      Page: p. 288
    3. Title: Berks County Birth Register
      Page: of daughter Ruth; name written as Wm. Bond
    4. Title: Obituary, The Morning Call, Allentown, PA
      Repository:
      Media: Newspaper
      Page: of wife Katie, nee Krebs
    5. Title: marriage application return, Berks County, PA, Register of Wills office
      Page: of son John
    6. Title: marriage application return, Berks County, PA, Register of Wills office
      Page: of son Paul (1918)
    7. Title: marriage application return, Berks County, PA, Register of Wills office
      Page: of daughter Mary
    8. Title: Obituary, Reading Eagle, Reading, PA
      Page: of daughter Catherine
    9. Title: Obituary, Reading Eagle, Reading, PA
      Page: of daughter Anna
    10. Title: Obituary, Reading Eagle, Reading, PA
      Page: of son John
    11. Title: Tombstone, Longswamp Union Cemetery, Berks co, PA
      Repository:
      Media: Tombstone
    12. Title: Historical and Biographical Annals of Berks County, Pennsylvania, compiled by Morton L. Montgomery, Volume I, J. H. Beers & Co., Chicago, 1909
      Repository:
      Media: Book
    13. Title: 1930 U.S. federal census
      Repository:
      Media: Microfilm
      Page: age = 68
    14. Title: 1920 U.S. federal census
      Repository:
      Media: Census
      Page: age = 58
    15. Title: Funeral Notice, The Morning Call, Allentown, PA
      Repository:
      Media: Newspaper
      Page: age at death = 82 years, 7 months, 17 days
    16. Title: 1870 U.S. federal census
      Repository:
      Media: Census
      Page: age = 8
    17. Title: 1900 U.S. federal census
      Repository:
      Media: Census
      Page: date of birth = Oct 1861; age = 38
    18. Title: 1910 U.S. federal census
      Repository:
      Media: Census
      Page: age = 48
    19. Title: Tombstone, Longswamp Union Cemetery, Berks co, PA
      Repository:
      Media: Tombstone
      Page: Section 6, row 27
    20. Title: Obituary, The Morning Call, Allentown, PA
      Repository:
      Media: Newspaper
    21. Title: Probate records, Berks county, Pennsylvania
      Repository:
      Media: Civil Registry
      Page: Longswamp Township
    22. Title: 1930 U.S. federal census
      Repository:
      Media: Microfilm
    23. Title: 1920 U.S. federal census
      Repository:
      Media: Census
    24. Title: 1910 U.S. federal census
      Repository:
      Media: Census
    25. Title: Berks County Birth Register
      Page: of daughter Ruth
    26. Title: 1900 U.S. federal census
      Repository:
      Media: Census
    27. Title: Historical and Biographical Annals of Berks County, Pennsylvania, compiled by Morton L. Montgomery, Volume I, J. H. Beers & Co., Chicago, 1909
      Repository:
      Media: Book
      Page: of husband, William F. Bond
    28. Title: 1900 U.S. federal census
      Repository:
      Media: Census
      Page: married 8 years
    29. Title: 1930 U.S. federal census
      Repository:
      Media: Microfilm
      Page: married c. 1892
    30. Title: 1910 U.S. federal census
      Repository:
      Media: Census
      Page: married 5 years

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