Ashenfelder descendents

Ashenfelders of Germany, Philadelphia/Montgomery, and Columbia/Montour Counties, PA

Philip Jacob Ashenfelder, b. 1716 in Germany, married Anna Margaretha ?, b. ~1716, Germany; children: Thomas, Peter, Ludwig, Barbara, Elizabeth

John Ludwig Ashenfelder, b. August 25, 1748 in Providence Twp., Philadelphia Co., PA, d. Oct 27, 1826 in Perkiomen Twp., Montgomery Co, PA, married (Feb. 28, 1774) Sarah Salome Schunk, b. Sept 22, 1752 in Providence Twp., d.March 22, 1826 in Perkiomen Twp. Their children: Sarah, Joseph, Catherine, Deborah, Jacob, Abraham

Abraham (William?) Ashenfelder, b. August 24, 1797 in Montgomery Co., d. January 1835 in Montgomery Co., married Barbara Ann Umstad/Umstead, b. Oct 11, 1797 in Montgomery Co. Children: Josiah (Joseph), Henry, Barbara/Barbary Ann, John. (Barbara Ann's brother, Benjamin Franklin Umstead, married Mary Billmeyer)

Josiah Ashenfelder, b.May 29, 1829 in Montgomery Co., d. Dec 23, 1901 in Washingtonville, Montour Co., PA. Married Sarah A. Coleman b. April 23, 1833, d. Feb 16, 1892 in Washingtonville. Children: Josiah (Joseph), Sarah Jane, John

Josiah, b. January 28, 1852, d. December 2, 1916, married Mary Elizabeth Boyer (Beyers?), b. February 1, 1860 in Berks Co., d. December 7, 1941. Children: Charles Cleveland, Dora M., Henry, William H., and Atwood

Charles and his wife, Eva Rider, would speak German/PA Dutch to each other in the home, but their children didn't seem to learn it. Charles' 2nd daughter, Betty Jane, married Paul F. Cooper, whose youngest son, Rich, is my husband

Picture at left labeled on back: Charles, Dora, & Atwood Ashenfelder (probably Dora, Bill, & Atwood)

 

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