Esther M Diefenderfer

14 May 1904–9 February 1987 (Age 82)
Allentown, Lehigh, Pennsylvania, United States

The Life of Esther M

When Esther M Diefenderfer was born on 14 May 1904, in Allentown, Lehigh, Pennsylvania, United States, her father, Harry Amandus Diefenderfer, was 18 and her mother, Carrie Iola Donmoyer, was 16. She married William F Reiterman on 24 May 1922, in Allentown, Lehigh, Pennsylvania, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son. She died on 9 February 1987, at the age of 82.

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Family Time Line

William F Reiterman
Esther M Diefenderfer
Marriage: 24 May 1922
William Reiterman

Spouse and Children

24 May 1922
Allentown, Lehigh, Pennsylvania, United States


Parents and Siblings

    Harry Amandus Diefenderfer







    Roy W Diefenderfer


    Walter J. Diefenderfer


    Charles L Diefenderfer


World Events (8)

1905 · The Movie Theater

Age 1

The world’s first movie theater was located in Pittsburgh. It was referred to as a nickelodeon as at the time it only cost 5 cents to get in. 
1906 · Saving Food Labels

Age 2

The first of many consumer protection laws which ban foreign and interstate traffic in mislabeled food and drugs. It requires that ingredients be placed on the label.

Age 23

Charles Lindbergh makes the first solo nonstop transatlantic flight in his plane The Spirit of St. Louis.

Name Meaning

Altered spelling of German Diefendorfer, a derivative of Diefendorf .

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • Esther M Deifenderfer in household of Harry A, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Esther Diefenderfer in household of Harry Diefenderfer, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Mrs Esther M Reiterman, "United States, GenealogyBank Obituaries, 1980-2014"

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