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Family of Susanna F. GABLE (4) & John George EICHELBERGER

6. Jacob L. EICHELBERGER. Born on 4 Dec 1864 in Lanc Co, PA.[42] Jacob L. died in Manheim, Lanc Co, PA on 12 Feb 1935; he was 70.[43] Buried in Jerusalem Lutheran, Warwick Twp, Lanc Co, PA.[25] Occupation: Farmer.

Resided: RD #3, Lititz, Lanc Co, PA

Jacob L. married Leah H. BLATT. Born in 1864 in Berks Co, PA.[25] Leah H. died in Lanc Co, PA in 1960; she was 96.[25] Buried in Jerusalem Lutheran, Warwick Twp, Lanc Co, PA.[25]

They had the following children:
i. William B.. Born in 1888 in Manheim Twp, Lanc Co, PA.[44] William B. died ? .

On 9 Mar 1912 when William B. was 24, he married Helen S. DEMMEY, in Columbia, PA.[44] Born in 1891 in Columbia, PA.[44] Helen S. died ? .
12 ii. Walter B. (1889-?)
iii. May. Christened in Resided: Lititz, Lanc Co, PA.

May married Unknown ANDREWS.

7. Emma G. EICHELBERGER. Born on 2 Mar 1867 in Lanc Co, PA.[45] Emma G. died in Lanc Co, PA in 1950; she was 82.[46] Buried in Landis Valley Mennonite Cemetery, Lanc Co, PA.

Lancaster Co, PA Marriage Dockets: 1890-5254-1: Emma G. Eichelberger, age 23, born Lancaster Co, resided near Oregon, PA, married Henry K. Pfautz, age 26, born Lancaster Co, resided near Oregon, PA, September 4, 1890, Lititz, PA. Married by D. C. Tobias.

On 4 Sep 1890 when Emma G. was 23, she married Henry K. PFAUTZ, son of Henry PFAUTZ , Sr. & Sarah Elizabeth KREIDER, in Lititz, PA.[47] Born on 27 Feb 1864 in Lanc Co, PA.[48] Henry K. died in Lanc Co, PA on 31 Aug 1942; he was 78.[49] Buried in Landis Valley Mennonite Cemetery, Lanc Co, PA. 

Resided: Oregon, Brownstown, Brunnerville, Manheim & Lititz, Lanc Co, PA

They had the following children:
i. John.

Resided: Green Banks, New Holland, Lanc Co, PA

John married Katie REDCAY.
ii. Harry.

Harry married Stella FREDRICK.
iii. Noah.

Noah married Helen UNKNOWN.

From Shillington, PA
iv. Christian.

Christian married Anna RENCICOTTA.
v. Lily.

Lily married John MOHN.

Brother to Ellsworth Mohn who married Katie Pfautz.
vi. Ida.

Ida married John DOURTE.
vii. Emma. Born abt 1901 in Lanc Co, PA.[50] Emma died ? .

After Emma's first husband, Terry Piccone, died, she married his brother, Tony Piccone.

Emma first married Terry PICCONE.

Emma second married Tony PICCONE.
viii. Katie.

Katie married Ellsworth MOHN.

Brother to John Mohn who married Lily Pfautz.
ix. Anna E.. Born on 28 May 1905 in Oregon, Lanc Co, PA.[51],[52] Anna E. died in Conestoga View, Lanc Twp, Lanc Co, PA on 26 Jul 1999; she was 94.[53],[52] SS# 189-32-1424. Buried in Landis Valley Cemetery, Lanc Co, PA.[52]

OBIT - "Shopping News from Ephrata" Tuesday, August 3, 1999: ANNA E. PFAUTZ, 94 formerly of Ephrata, died of natural causes on Monday morning, July 26, at Conestoga View, Lancaster, where she was a resident since December 11, 1998. Born in Oregon, Lancaster County, she was a daughter of the late Henry K. and Emma G. (Eichelberger) Pfautz. She was a 73 year member of Salem United Methodist Church, Rothsville, where she was a former Sunday School teacher of the adult class for 20 years, formerly involved with the United Methodist Church Women and was very instrumental in the prayer ministry of her church, especially with missionary efforts. She was a 1931 graduate of the Chicago Evangelistic Institute, where she studied 4 years for teaching and Bible instruction. Her missionary work began in the fall of 1931 in China, where she studied the Chinese language and taught children in various villages until 1940. She returned to the states in 1940 and taught kindergarten and supervised elementary grades at various schools. Miss Pfautz returned in 1946 to China where she continued her missionary work until government unrest demanded her exit in 1951. She was also employed since her missionary work at the former Stahli Silk Mill, former Harris's Store, former Newberry's, former Silco and last by Modem Cleaners, all of Ephrata. A hobby she won Ephrata Farmer's Day prizes for over the years was crocheting and tatting, of which she was always giving gifts to friends and family. Although never having children of her own, she raised and cared for 3 orphan Chinese girls while serving in their country and has heard from them over the years. Surviving are nieces and nephews.

Never married.
x. Clara. Born in 1906 in Lanc Co, PA.[51] Clara died in Lanc Co, PA in 1956; she was 50.[51] Buried in Landis Valley Cemetery, Lanc Co, PA.

Had a stillborn baby.

Clara married Richard KULP. They were divorced.
13 xi. Susanna
xii. Infant (Stillborn).

8. Lilly G. EICHELBERGER. Born in 1872 in Lanc Co, PA.[54] Lilly G. died ? .

On 10 Nov 1891 when Lilly G. was 19, she married George B. WEINHOLD, in Reamstown, PA.[55] by B. G. Welder, Minister. Groom of Reamstown, Lanc Co, PA, and bride of Oregon, Lanc Co, PA . Occupation: Farmer.

They had one child:
i. James.

Lancaster Co, PA, Marriage Docket 1901-18545-I-2: Lillie G. Eichelberger, age 19, born Lanc Co, daughter of Susan Eichelberger, married George B. Weinhold, age 25, born Lanc Co, resides Reamstown, occupation farmer, on 10 Nov 1891, Reamstown, PA, by B. G. Welder, Evangelical Lutheran Minister.

9. Ellen G. EICHELBERGER. Born on 11 Feb 1873 in Lanc Co, PA.[56] Ellen G. died in Warwick Twp, Lanc Co, PA on 19 Nov 1913; she was 40.[57] Buried in Brunnerville Cemetery, Warwick Twp, Lanc Co, PA.[57]

OBIT: MRS. ELLA RODMAN - Mrs. Ella Rodman, wife of William F. Rodman, died on Wednesday evening at her home in Brunnerville, after a long illness, from a complication of diseases. She was 40 years old and a member of the U. B. church. Seven children survive. Her funeral will be held on Saturday afternoon, with services in the Brunnerville U. B. church. Interment will be made in the Brunnerville cemetery.

NOTE: January 9, 1997 - Notes of phone call made to Anna Pfautz in Ephrata by Patricia Rodman Weaver: "Her parents when she was young moved in with her grandmother & grandfather Pfautz at Brunnerville. She knew Ellen (everyone called her Ellie) married William Rodman. She knew Phares Rodman - he used to come to her house when they lived at Brunnerville. She has a picture of Phares but doesn't know where it is. He had blond hair. They used to visit "Ellie" & William Rodman. She loved her Aunt Ellie but William wasn't too nice. The family didn't get along as they should. She knew Susie Rodman & that she married Elmer Hollinger. She knows where William & "Ellie" lived. At square go straight ahead, down grade - little house on right side. Doesn't know if it's still there." [Note: grandmother & grandfather Pfautz? Compiler unsure of this part of conversation.]

Medical: Death caused by cancer of the breast.

On 20 Sep 1894 when Ellen G. was 21, she married William F. RODMAN, son of Henry RODMAN (1849-1931) & Susanna FASNACHT (1850-1930), in West Earl, Lanc Co, PA.[58] Harry C. Lilly, Minister. Born abt 1872 in Lanc Co, PA.[59] William F. died in Chester Co Hospital, Chester Co, PA on 16 Aug 1919; he was 47.[57] Buried in Brunnerville Cemetery, Warwick Twp, Lanc Co, PA.[57] Occupation: Farmer.

OBIT: WILLIAM F. RODMAN - William F. Rodman, formerly of this city, died on Saturday afternoon at 2 o'clock, at the West Chester Hospital. Death was from the effects of an accident sustained 22 weeks ago at Coatesville. He is survived by the following children: Susie, wife of Elmer Hollinger, of Brunnerville; Gertrude, of Reading; Cora and Ella, of Lancaster; Anna, of Brunnerville; Andrew, of near New Holland, and Phares, of Medina. His parents, Mr. and Mrs. Henry Rodman of New Holland, also survive, as do the following brothers and sisters: Elmer, of Terre Hill; Emma, wife of Howard Neius, of Reading; Samuel, Ella, wife of John Suter, of Lancaster; Aaron, of Camden, N. J.; Harvey, of Lancaster; Anna, wife of Ray Heisley, of Lancaster; Harry, of near New Holland, and Susie, wife of Clyde Houck, of Albert. The body was removed from the hospital to the undertaking parlors of J. C. Henninger, at New Holland, from which place brief funeral services will be held on Wednesday morning at 9 o'clock. Further services will be held at the Brunerville U. B. church at 11 o'clock with interment in the adjoining cemetery.

William F. Rodman Family in the 1910 Census, Warwick Twp, Lanc Co, PA:
William F., age 36, married 16 years, farm laborer
Ellen, age 36, married 16 years, 8 children, 6 living
Susan V., dau, age 15, laborer shoe factory
Gertrude M., dau, age 13
Cora I., dau, age 10
Anna M., dau, age 5
Ella Nora, dau, age 3
Andrew W., son, age 2

Medical: Cause of death was from fat embolism following bone grafting after an accident involving a cart's passing over legs at Luken Steel Co, Coatesville, Chester Co, PA

They had the following children:
14 i. Susan V. (1895-1955)
ii. Gertrude May. Born on 20 Apr 1898 in Manheim Twp, Lanc Co, PA.[60] Gertrude May died ? .

Left home at an early age and never heard from again.
15 iii. Cora I. (1899-1992)
iv. Anna M.. Born on 14 Mar 1905 in Bowmansville, Lanc Co, PA.[61] Anna M. died ? in Lanc Co, PA.

Placed children in Millersville Home before death.

Medical: Cause of death was suicide by turning on gas jets of stove.

Anna M. married Unknown HACKMAN.
16 v. Ellen Nora (1906-1949)
17 vi. Andrew W. (1907-1997)
vii. Phares. Born abt 1910 in Brunnerville, Lanc Co, PA.[62] Phares died in Germany on 12 Oct 1945; he was 35.[63] Buried in Conestoga Memorial Cemetery, Lanc Co, PA.[64]

OBIT - LOCAL SOLDIER DIES IN GERMANY - PHARES RODMAN IN ARMY SINCE 1926: A local soldier, who was due for retirement from the U. S. Army next year, died in Germany on Oct. 12 as a result of injuries sustained in a vehicle collision, according to word received here today. T-Sgt. Phares Rodman, thirty-five, 34 E. Ross St., was serving with the All-Mobile Military Police Force in Germany at the time of the accident. Details were not given in the telegram received by his sister, Mrs. John Christ, same address. Sgt. Rodman enlisted in the Army June 19, 1926, and was serving his sixth enlistment. He was awarded the Purple Heart for injuries received Feb. 25, 1945, in Germany. Born in Brunnerville, Warwick Twp., a son of the late William and Ellen Eichelberger Rodman, he was a menber of the local VFW. Surviving are three sisters and one brother, Susan, wife of Elmer Hollinger, Ephrata R1; Cora, wife of Bertram Sheaffer, this city; Ellen, wife of Mr. John Christ, with whom he resided, and Andrew Rodman, Witmer. The telegram received from the Secretary of War stated that the body will be sent to the States for burial.

10. George G. EICHELBERGER. Born on 6 Aug 1875 in Lanc Co, PA.[65] George G. died in Lanc Co, PA on 18 Jul 1966; he was 90.[66] Buried in United Zion Lutheran Cemetery, Rothsville, Warwick Twp, Lanc Co, PA.[67] Occupation: Farmer.

George G. married Emma G. DONMOYER. Born on 7 Jun 1874.[68] Emma G. died in Lanc Co, PA on 19 Feb 1940; she was 65.[66] Buried in United Zion Lutheran Cemetery, Rothsville, Warwick Twp, Lanc Co, PA.[69]

They had the following children:
i. Chester. Born on 10 Jul 1898 in West Earl Twp, Lanc Co, PA.[68] Chester died on 17 Oct 1966; he was 68.[68]

Chester married Laura MILLER.
ii. Ada. Born on 10 Oct 1899.[68] Ada died on 13 Oct 1973; she was 74.[68]

Ada married William BIRKENBINE.
iii. Harry. Born on 16 Jul 1901.[68] Harry died ? .

Harry married Martha LANDIS.
iv. Lizzie. Born on 22 Jan 1903.[68] Lizzie died ? .

THE OREGON TOLL GATE: In 1915 when Lizzie Eichelberger Bender of Landis Homes, Lititz, PA, was 12 years old, she went to live with her Grandma Susanna Gable Eichelberger who operated the Oregon Toll Gate located near Oregon, PA. Grandma Eichelberger was then 74 years old and needed help especially when the automobile came out for transportation and over the busy time of the Lancaster Fair. Neighbors helped Grandma Eichelberger and Lizzie by bringing good food to eat while sitting at the toll gate on busy days. The toll fair from Oregon to Roseville was 12 cents. Going to church on Sunday was free. Sometimes people would get by without paying because Grandma Eichelberger would fall asleep on the job. Grandpa Eichelberger died at an early age, and Grandma was a Christian lady who raised seven children with the money she earned by keeping toll. Once a month Lizzie had the job helping to carry the money bag with mostly pennies to the pike directors, John Shriner and Lem Shirk, who lived about a mile from the toll gate. Lizzie earned 10 cents to walk that mile with a heavy load. The toll pike, which passes Oregon Dairy, was paid for in 1923. Tokens were used to pay toll.[28]

Lizzie married David BENDER.
v. Elsie May. Born on 15 May 1904.[51] Elsie May died in 1919; she was 14.[68]
vi. Lillie. Born on 12 Oct 1905.[68] Lillie died ? .

Lillie married Robert HASSLER.
18 vii. Mabel (1907-)
viii. George D.. Born on 12 May 1909.[68] George D. died on 14 Oct 1985; he was 76.[68]

George D. married Ruth BELL.
ix. Leroy. Born on 9 Jun 1911.[68] Leroy died in May 1980; he was 68.[68]

Leroy married Lyda MOORE.
x. Clarence. Born on 20 Jan 1913.[68] Clarence died on 20 Jan 1913.[68]
xi. Irvin D.. Born on 20 Sep 1915 in Oregon, Lanc Co, PA.[68],[52] Irvin D. died in Columbia, PA on 18 Dec 1999; he was 84.[68],[52] SS# 173-03-7868.

Irvin D. first married Mildred NEUHAUSER. Mildred died in 1968.[52]

Irvin D. second married Elizabeth AMBROSE.
xii. Lester D.. Born on 25 Jan 1921.[68] Lester D. died in 1927; he was 5.[68]


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