Ellis Yoder Weidner

10 April 1864–6 December 1954 (Age 90)
Pike Township, Berks, Pennsylvania, United States

The Life of Ellis Yoder

When Ellis Yoder Weidner was born on 10 April 1864, in Pike Township, Berks, Pennsylvania, United States, his father, Samuel Geiger Weidner, was 30 and his mother, Hannah Rohrbach Yoder, was 23. He married Sarah F. Rohrbach on 10 May 1890, in Bowers, Maxatawny Township, Berks, Pennsylvania, United States. They were the parents of at least 5 sons and 3 daughters. He lived in Oley Township, Berks, Pennsylvania, United States for about 40 years. He died on 6 December 1954, at the age of 90, and was buried in Saint Pauls Lutheran Cemetery, Pike Township, Berks, Pennsylvania, United States.

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Family Time Line

Ellis Yoder Weidner
1864–1954
Sarah F. Rohrbach
1866–1938
Marriage: 10 May 1890
Robert Weidner
1890–
Lewis R. Weidner
1892–1897
Samuel R Weidner
1897–1967
Mary Beulah R Weidner
1899–1912
Ellis Ray R Weidner
1901–1901
Helen R Weidner
1904–
Hannah R Weidner
1906–1994
John Russell Weidner
1908–1956

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
10 May 1890
Bowers, Maxatawny Township, Berks, Pennsylvania, United States
children

(8)

    Robert Weidner

    Male1890–Male

    Lewis R. Weidner

    Male1892–1897Male

    Samuel R Weidner

    Male1897–1967Male

    Mary Beulah R Weidner

    Female1899–1912Female

    Ellis Ray R Weidner

    Male1901–1901Male

+3 More Children

Parents and Siblings

siblings

(8)

    Emma "Emaline" Yoder Weidner

    Female1862–Female

    Thomas Yoder Weidner

    Male1863–1863Male

    Male1864–1954Male

    Nathaniel Yoder Weidner

    Male1866–1930Male

    Catherine Yoder Weidner

    Female1867–1941Female

+3 More Children

World Events (8)

1865

Age 1

Abraham Lincoln is assassinated by John Wilkes Booth.
1877 · First National Strike in U.S. Begins In Pittsburgh Against Pennsylvania Railroad

Age 13

Coming out of an economic crisis, everyone was worried when cuts started happening in the railroad. They went on what would the great railroad strike of 1877.
1890 · The Sherman Antitrust Act

Age 26

This Act tried to prevent the raising of prices by restricting trade. The purpose of the Act was to preserve a competitive marketplace to protect consumers from abuse.

Name Meaning

German: occupational name for a hunter, Middle High German wiedener ( see Weidmann ).

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • Ellis Y Neidner, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Ellias Y Waidner, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Ellis Weidner, "United States Census, 1930"

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