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John DRUMHELLER
Isabella Elizabeth SHEARER
Husband:  John DRUMHELLER
Birth:  Oct 1850, Ross Twp., Monroe Co., PA
Death:  1920-30, Lower Towamensing Twp., Carbon Co., PA
Occupation:  laborer, teamster
Father:  Philip DRUMHELLER (1815-1900)
Mother:  Lydia BORGER (c1809->1900)
Marriage:  1874/5
Wife:  Isabella Elizabeth SHEARER / SHERER / SHARER
Birth:  Mar 1840, Lower Mount Bethel Twp., Northampton Co., PA
Death:  1910-20, Lower Towamensing Twp., Carbon Co., PA
Occupation:  homemaker
Other Spouse:  m1. Jonathan KLOTZ
Other Child:  Elmira S. KLOTZ, b. Apr 1865, PA
Father:  Jacob SHEARER, b. 1804/5, Baden
Mother:  Susan __?__, b. 1808/9, PA
Children born in Lower Towamensing Twp., Carbon Co., PA:
1.  Stoken Jacob DRUMHELLER, b. Nov 1875
2.  Persis [A. and/or L.] DRUMHELLER, b. Apr 1879
Keywords for search engines:  genealogy; FRG, Germany, DEU, Deutschland; USA, US, United States, Pennsylvania

Sources (n.b., Carbon Co. was formed in 1843 from Monroe and Northampton Cos.; Eldred Twp., Monroe Co., is adjacent to Lower Towamensing Twp., Carbon Co.):

1.  LDS.  Family Search: Internet Genealogy Service: IGI - International Genealogical Index (online at FamilySearch.org).
Elmira S KLOTZ
Birth: Apr 1865, Lower Towamensing, Carbon, Pennsylvania
Father: Jonathan KLOTZ; Mother: Isabella SHEARER
Source: patron submission

2.  1840 Census Index/Images (online at Ancestry.com):  Philip DRUMHELLER (æ 20-30) is living in Lower Mount Bethel Twp., Northampton Co., PA (p. 67).  Jacob SHERER (æ 40-50) is living in Lower Mount Bethel Twp., Northampton Co., PA (p. 66).

3.  1850 Census Every-Name-Index/Images (online at Ancestry.com):  Phillip DRUMHELLER (æ 35, b. PA) and his wife, Lydia (æ 31, b. PA) are living in Ross Twp., Monroe Co., PA (pp. 41B-42A), with their children (John not yet born).  Isabella SHARER (æ 10, b. PA) is living in Lower Towamensing Twp., Carbon Co., PA (p. 290A), with her parents, Jacob SHARER (æ 44, b. Germany) & Susannah (æ 40, b. PA), plus siblings.

4.  1860 Census Every-Name-Index/Images (online at Ancestry.com):  John DRUMHELLER (æ 9, b. PA) is living in Eldred Twp., Monroe Co., PA (p. 496), with his parents, Philip DRUMHELLER (æ 44, b. PA) & Lydia (æ 38, b. PA), plus siblings.  Isabella SHERER (æ 20, b. PA) is living in Lower Towamensing Twp., Carbon Co., PA (p. 52), with her parents, Jacob SHERER (æ 54, b. Germany) & Susan (æ 51, b. PA), plus siblings.

5.  1870 Census Every-Name-Index/Images (online at Ancestry.com):  John DRUMHELLER (æ 19, b. PA) is living in Eldred Twp., Monroe Co., PA (p. 52B), with his parents, Philip DRUMHELLER (æ 55, b. PA) & Lydia (æ 51, b. PA), plus siblings.  Widow Isabela KLOTZ (æ 29, b. PA; housekeeper) and her daughter, Almira KLOTZ (æ 5, b. PA) are living in Lower Towamensing Twp., Carbon Co., PA (p. 154A), with her presumed parents, Jacob SHEARER (æ 65, b. Baden) & Susan (æ 61, b. PA), et al.

6.  1880 Census Every-Name-Index/Images (online at Ancestry.com, Image #21 of 37):  Lower Towamensing Twp., Carbon Co., PA, Roll T9-1108, p. 476A, PN 21, SD 4, ED 121, enumerated 12 Jun 1880, official enumeration date 1 Jun 1880 (extracted by Diana Gale Matthiesen):
1880:  for an explanation of the column headings, please see
What the Numbers in the Federal Census Mean (missing columns contained no data).
1 2 3 4 5 6 8 10 13 21 22 23 24 25 26
174 196 Drumheller John W M 30   / Farm Laborer       Pa Pa Pa
      "        Isabella W F 37 Wife / Keeping house   / / Pa Bav Bav
    Klotz Elmira S W F 15 Dau   at home /     Pa Pa Pa
      "   Stoken Jacob W M  4 Son           Pa Pa Pa
      "   Persie A W F  1 Dau           Pa Pa Pa
Isabella has begun fibbing about her age.  Stoken and Persie should be surnamed DRUMHELLER, not KLOTZ.

7.  1890 Census:  the 1890 Census Population Schedules were destroyed.

8.  1900 Census Every-Name-Index/Images (online at Ancestry.com, Image #13 of 19):  Lower Towamensing Twp., Carbon Co., PA, Roll T623_1390, p. 256A, SN 7, SD 3, ED 12, enumerated 14 Jun 1900, official enumeration date 1 Jun 1900 (extracted by Diana Gale Matthiesen):
1900:  for an explanation of the column headings, please see What the Numbers in the Federal Census Mean (missing columns contained no data).
1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 19 20 22 23 24 25 26 27
118 121 Drumheller John Head W M Oct 1850 49 M 25     PA PA PA Teamster 0 Y Y Y O F H
    __________ Elizabeth Wife W F Mar 1845 55 M 25 3 3 PA PA PA Keeping House   Y Y Y      
    __________ Persie Dau W F Apr 1879 21 S       PA PA PA     Y Y Y      
    Klotz Elmira Step-Dau W F Apr 1865 35 S       PA PA PA Dressmaker 0 Y Y Y      
Elizabeth has shaved five years off her age.  Stoken DRUMHELLER (æ 24, b. Nov 1875, PA) is married and living in Lower Towamensing Twp., Carbon Co., PA (p. 252B).

9.  1910 Census Every-Name-Index/Images (online at Ancestry.com, Image #20-21 of 39):  Lower Towamensing Twp., Carbon Co., PA, Roll T624_1326, pp. 277A-277B, SN 11A-11B, SD 7, ED 18, enumerated 28 Apr 1910, official enumeration date 15 Apr 1910 (extracted by Diana Gale Matthiesen):
1910:  for an explanation of the column headings, please see What the Numbers in the Federal Census Mean (missing columns contained no data).
1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 26 27 28
163 197 Drumheller John Head M W 59 M1 35     PA PA PA Eng Laborer Odd Jobs W N 0 Y Y O M H
    __________ Isabella Wife F W 65 M2 35 3 3 PA PA PA Eng None         Y Y      
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    Klotz Elmira S Dau F W 44 S       PA PA PA Eng None         Y Y      

10.  1920 Census Every-Name-Index/Images (online at Ancestry.com, Image #3 of 23):  Lower Towamensing Twp., Carbon Co., PA, Roll T625_1534, p. 210A, SN 2A, SD 7, ED 25, enumerated 10 Jan 1920, official enumeration date 1 Jan 1920 (extracted by Diana Gale Matthiesen):
1920:  for an explanation of the column headings, please see What the Numbers in the Federal Census Mean (missing columns contained no data).
2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 21 23 25 26 27 28
X 20 26 Drumheller John Head O F M W 63 Wd         Y Y PA PA PA Y Teamster General Hauling W
      Straup Artanus S-in-law     M W 41 M         Y Y PA PA PA Y Laborer Strip Mill W
      ______ Persis Dau     F W 40 M         Y Y PA PA PA Y None    
      ______ Nettie Dau     F W 18 S       N Y Y PA PA PA Y None    
      ______ Myrtle Dau     F W 12 S       Y Y Y PA PA PA Y None    
      ______ Preston Son     M W  5 S       Y     PA PA PA   None    

11.  1930 Census Every-Name-Index/Images (online at Ancestry.com):  not found.

12.  WorldConnect / Ancestry World Trees (online at RootsWeb.com/Ancestry.com).

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