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  • ID: I104604
  • Name: James Ralph DETWILER
  • Sex: M
  • Birth: 12 JAN 1876 in Williamsburg,Blair Co.,PA 1
  • Death: 26 APR 1970 1
  • Census: 1880 Huston Twp.,Blair Co.,PA (w/ parents) 2
  • Occupation: dealer in hardware and farming implements 3
  • Religion: Lutheran 3
  • Note:
    JAMES RALPH DETWILER, dealer in hardware and farming implements, is a leading
    business citizen of Williamsburg, Pa., and is also a stockholder, secretary
    and treasurer of the Juniata Manufacturing Company of this city. He was born
    January 12, 1876, in Huston Township, Blair County, Pa., and is a son of
    George and Mary A. (Eastep) Detwiler, and a grandson of Anthony Detwiler.
    George Detwiler died in April, 1898. His widow survives and makes her
    home with her children. He was politically a Democrat. George and Mary
    Detwiler were parents of the following children: Mary J., who is the wife of
    B. F. Fortner; Franklin P.; Ellen, who is the wife of Henry Showalter; U. G.;
    Alonzo C.; William C.; Ida; Anna M., who married John Hill; James R.; Cora A.,
    who is the wife of Walter Medaugh; Martha V., who is deceased, was the wife of
    Cletus Nicodemus; and Bertha, who is the wife of Blaine Palm.
    James R. Detwiler attended the common schools of the county and after
    obtaining his education, engaged in farming until 1901, when he embarked in
    the implement and vehicle business. He also carries a line of hardware and is
    known through the country as an authority on cream separators.
    In politics Mr. Detwiler is independent. He served as burgess of
    Williamsburg from 1906 to 1909. Fraternally he is a member of the Portage
    Lodge, No. 22o, F. & A. M.; the Orphans' Home Lodge of I.O.O.F., No. 315, of
    Williamsburg; the M.W. of A., No. 8298, and the P.O.S. of A., both of
    Williamsburg. His religious connection is with the Lutheran church.
    On August 9, 1900, Mr. Detwiler married Miss Mary Thompson, who is a
    daughter of David and Anna M. Thompson, well known residents of Williamsburg,
    and they have two sons, David Luther, and Ralph Elwood.

    Sell, Jesse C., Twentieth Century History of Altoona and Blair County,
    Pennsylvania, and Representative Citizens, Chicago, IL: Richmond-Arnold,
    1911, pp. 759-760.
    1 2 4
  • Change Date: 30 OCT 2008 at 12:46:29



    Father: George DETWILER b: 24 OCT 1833
    Mother: Mary Ann EASTEP b: 1 OCT 1840

    Marriage 1 Mary Mitchel THOMPSON b: 19 OCT 1879
    • Married: 9 AUG 1900 1 5
    Children
    1. Has No Children David Luther DETWILER
    2. Has No Children Ralph Elwood DETWILER
    3. Has Children James Kenneth DETWILER b: 18 JUN 1913 in Williamsburg,Blair Co.,PA

    Sources:
    1. Title: Jesse F. Davis database jespat at Rootsweb Worldconnect
      Abbrev: Jesse F. Davis database jespat at Rootsweb Worldconnect
    2. Title: 1880 US Census
      Abbrev: 1880 US Census
    3. Title: Twentieth Century History of Altoona and Blair County, Pennsylvania, and Representative Citizens
      Publication: Richmond-Arnold, Chicago, IL (1911)
      Abbrev: Twentieth Century History of Altoona and Blair County, Pennsylvania, and Representative Citizens
    4. Title: GEDCOM File: Replogle, Paul H. Rootsweb_32123
      Author: Paul H. Replogle
      Abbrev: GEDCOM File: Replogle, Paul H. Rootsweb_32123
      Quality: 3
    5. Title: GEDCOM File: Replogle, Paul H. Rootsweb_32123
      Author: Paul H. Replogle
      Abbrev: GEDCOM File: Replogle, Paul H. Rootsweb_32123

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