Wayne Mong1

ChartsDescendants of John Motter
Descendants of John Winger
     Wayne Mong married Gloria Ruth Motter, daughter of Howard Alvin Motter and Welthea A. Confer.1

Citations

  1. [S8] Obituary of Everett E. Motter, The Oil City Derrick, Oil City, PA, 15 Nov 1997, Oil City Library, Oil City, Venango County, Pennsylvania. Hereinafter cited as The Derrick.

Maria Barbara Motter1

b. 12 September 1844
FatherJohn Motter1 b. 5 Mar 1813, d. 17 Dec 1888
MotherMaria Amsler1 b. 12 Jun 1820, d. 27 Nov 1884
ChartsDescendants of John Motter
     Maria Barbara Motter was born on 12 September 1844 in Switzerland.1 She was the daughter of John Motter and Maria Amsler.1 Maria died young, probably before the family immigrated to America.1

Citations

  1. [S46] Motter Family Bible Family Data, The Holy Bible (n.p.: n.pub., unknown publish date); Charles L. Motter, Fryburg, PA. Hereinafter cited as Motter Family Bible.

Bertha Louisa Motter1

b. 16 December 1845, d. 15 April 1915
FatherJohn Motter1 b. 5 Mar 1813, d. 17 Dec 1888
MotherMaria Amsler1 b. 12 Jun 1820, d. 27 Nov 1884
ChartsDescendants of John Motter
     Bertha Louisa Motter was born on 16 December 1845 in Switzerland.1,2,3 She was the daughter of John Motter and Maria Amsler.1 She met John Hamilton Maze.4 She died on 15 April 1915 in Sharon, Mercer County, Pennsylvania, at age 69.5
     An unknown person immigrated with her parents John Motter and Maria circa 1847 to the United States from Switzerland.6,3 She and John Hamilton Maze lived in Hickory Township, Mercer County, Pennsylvania, where John was a farmer.3

Family

John Hamilton Maze b. 10 Sep 1834, d. 19 Nov 1909
Children

Citations

  1. [S46] Motter Family Bible Family Data, The Holy Bible (n.p.: n.pub., unknown publish date); Charles L. Motter, Fryburg, PA. Hereinafter cited as Motter Family Bible.
  2. [S1462] Bertha L. Maze, Pennsylvania Death Certificate 39836 (16 Apr 1916), (informant: Alvin Maze, Sharon, PA), viewed at Ancestry.com, online www.ancestry.com, accessed 25 Apr 2014; original at Pennsylvania Dept. of Health, Division of Vital Records, New Castle, PA; (born 12 Dec 1845 in Switzerland).
  3. [S152] 1900 U.S. Census, Pennsylvania, Mercer Co., Hickory Tp., John H. Maze household, National Archives, (John H. Maze, Sep 1834, PA/PA/NY, md22y; Bertha L., Dec 1845, Ger/Ger/Ger, 3child/3lvg, imm1848; Roy, Oct 1880, PA, furnace laborer; Edward, Jan 1883, PA; George A., Oct 1887, PA, farm laborer).
  4. [S526] David Morgan, "Motter info," e-mail message from e-mail address (unknown address) to Kipp Melat, 3 Jan. 2000. Hereinafter cited as "Motter info."
  5. [S1462] Bertha L. Maze, Pennsylvania Death Certificate 39836 (16 Apr 1916), (informant: Alvin Maze, Sharon, PA), viewed at Ancestry.com, online www.ancestry.com, accessed 25 Apr 2014; original at Pennsylvania Dept. of Health, Division of Vital Records, New Castle, PA.
  6. [S309] Joan Beichner, "Motter, Matter, Mater", 1990 (Shippenville, PA). . Hereinafter cited as "Motter, Matter, Mater."
  7. [S1462] Edward W. Mays Sr., Pennsylvania Death Certificate 073614-62 (filed 27 Aug 1962), (informant: Alice D. Maze, Whittaker, PA [wife]), viewed at Ancestry.com, online www.ancestry.com, accessed 2 May 2015; original at Pennsylvania Dept. of Health, Division of Vital Records, New Castle, PA; (parents: John H. Maze and Bertha Motte; Spouce Alice D. Maze; b 25 Jan 1883, PA; d 25 Aug 1962, Whittaker, PA; bur Jefferson Memorial Park, Pitt, PA; occ Steelworker; cause of death stragulation "hanging self with rope attached to overhead beam (suicide)").

Jacob Robert Motter1

b. 28 July 1847
FatherJohn Motter1 b. 5 Mar 1813, d. 17 Dec 1888
MotherMaria Amsler1 b. 12 Jun 1820, d. 27 Nov 1884
ChartsDescendants of John Motter
     Jacob Robert Motter was born on 28 July 1847 in Switzerland.1 He was the son of John Motter and Maria Amsler.1 Jacob died young, probably before the family immigrated to America.1

Citations

  1. [S46] Motter Family Bible Family Data, The Holy Bible (n.p.: n.pub., unknown publish date); Charles L. Motter, Fryburg, PA. Hereinafter cited as Motter Family Bible.

Johan William Motter1

b. 9 August 1848, d. 9 December 1929
FatherJohn Motter1 b. 5 Mar 1813, d. 17 Dec 1888
MotherMaria Amsler1 b. 12 Jun 1820, d. 27 Nov 1884
ChartsDescendants of John Motter
     Johan William Motter was born on 9 August 1848 in Pennsylvania.1 He was the son of John Motter and Maria Amsler.1 He married Mary Jane McGill circa 1875.2,3 He died on 9 December 1929 in Eagle Rock, President Township, Venango County, Pennsylvania, at age 81.4 He and Mary Jane McGill were buried in Plumer Cemetery, Cornplanter Township, Venango County, Pennsylvania.5
     Johan William Motter was known as William W. Motter.4

Family

Mary Jane McGill b. Aug 1848, d. 21 Apr 1930
Children

Citations

  1. [S46] Motter Family Bible Family Data, The Holy Bible (n.p.: n.pub., unknown publish date); Charles L. Motter, Fryburg, PA. Hereinafter cited as Motter Family Bible.
  2. [S8] Obituary of Rose Motter Rodgers, The Oil City Derrick, Oil City, PA, 23 Jun 1976, Oil City Library, Oil City, Venango County, Pennsylvania. Hereinafter cited as The Derrick.
  3. [S152] 1900 U.S. Census, Pennsylvania, Venango Co., President Tp., William W. Motter household, National Archives, (William W. Motter, Aug. 1848, PA/Switz/Switz, farmer; Martha J., Aug 1849 (50y), PA/MD/PA, md. 24y, 7child/6lvg; William H., Oct 1876; Mary S., Aug 1878; Leonard W., Aug 1880; Clara G., Aug 1882; John N., Jan 1887; Iva R., Apr 1890).
  4. [S231] Obituary of William W. Motter, The News Herald, Franklin, PA, 10 Dec 1929, Pennsylvania Room, Franklin Library, Franklin, Venango County, Pennsylvania.
  5. [S527] Gravestone, William and Jane Motter, Plumer Cemetery, Cornplanter Tp., Venango Co., PA; read by Alice Morrison.
  6. [S154] Jane Motter will, Venango County Will WB 28:162, Registrar & Recorder's Office, Courthouse, Franklin, Venango County, Pennsylvania.
  7. [S527] Gravestone, M. Sylvia Burns, Plumer Cemetery, Cornplanter Tp., Venango Co., PA; read by Alice Morrison.
  8. [S10] Venango County (PA) Marriage License, marriage license of Lennie W. Motter and Katie Karns, Registrar & Recorder's Office, Courthouse, Franklin, Venango County, Pennsylvania.

Benjamin Constand Motter1,2

b. 15 April 1851, d. 16 December 1919
FatherJohn Motter1,2 b. 5 Mar 1813, d. 17 Dec 1888
MotherMaria Amsler1,2 b. 12 Jun 1820, d. 27 Nov 1884
ChartsDescendants of John Motter
     Benjamin Constand Motter was born on 15 April 1851 in Elk Township, Clarion County, Pennsylvania.3,4 He was the son of John Motter and Maria Amsler.1,2 He married Elizabeth Johnson circa 1878.5 He died on 16 December 1919 in Clarion, Clarion County, Pennsylvania, at age 68.6 He was buried in Clarion Cemetery, Clarion.6
     Benjamin Constand Motter was known as Benjamin Franklin Matter.2
     Benjamin Franklin Matter and Elizabeth Johnson lived in Clarion, Clarion County, Pennsylvania, where Benjamin worked as a street laborer.7,5,6

Family

Elizabeth Johnson b. c Oct 1857, d. 11 Apr 1915
Child

Citations

  1. [S46] Motter Family Bible Family Data, The Holy Bible (n.p.: n.pub., unknown publish date); Charles L. Motter, Fryburg, PA. Hereinafter cited as Motter Family Bible.
  2. [S1462] Benjamin Franklin Matter, Pennsylvania Death Certificate 119190 (19 Dec 1919), (informant: Lulu M. Matter, Clarion, PA), viewed at Ancestry.com, online www.ancestry.com, accessed 25 Apr 2014; original at Pennsylvania Dept. of Health, Division of Vital Records, New Castle, PA; (parents John Matter and Marie Josephine Amsler, both born Switzerland).
  3. [S46] Motter Family Bible Family Data, The Holy Bible (n.p.: n.pub., unknown publish date); Charles L. Motter, Fryburg, PA, birthdate 15 Apr 1851. Hereinafter cited as Motter Family Bible.
  4. [S1462] Benjamin Franklin Matter, Pennsylvania Death Certificate 119190 (19 Dec 1919), (informant: Lulu M. Matter, Clarion, PA), viewed at Ancestry.com, online www.ancestry.com, accessed 25 Apr 2014; original at Pennsylvania Dept. of Health, Division of Vital Records, New Castle, PA; (born 13 Apr 1851).
  5. [S207] 1910 U.S. Census, Pennsylvania, Clarion Co., Clarion Boro, Benjamin F. Matter household, National Archives, (Benjamin F. Matter, 59, PA/Ger/Ger, md 32y, laborer, streets; Elizabeth, 49, PA/PA/PA, 2child/0lvg).
  6. [S1462] Benjamin Franklin Matter, Pennsylvania Death Certificate 119190 (19 Dec 1919), (informant: Lulu M. Matter, Clarion, PA), viewed at Ancestry.com, online www.ancestry.com, accessed 25 Apr 2014; original at Pennsylvania Dept. of Health, Division of Vital Records, New Castle, PA.
  7. [S152] 1900 U.S. Census, Pennsylvania, Clarion Co., Clarion Boro, Benjamin Matters household, National Archives, (Benjamin Matters, Apr 1851, PA/Ger/Ger, md 23y, farmer; Elizabeth, Oct 1857, PA/PA/PA, 3child/1lvg; Lulu May, June 1855 [sic], age 14, PA/PA/PA, dau).

Henry Motter1

b. 5 May 1853, d. 6 May 1938
FatherJohn Motter1 b. 5 Mar 1813, d. 17 Dec 1888
MotherMaria Amsler1 b. 12 Jun 1820, d. 27 Nov 1884
ChartsDescendants of John Motter
     Henry Motter was born on 5 May 1853 in Elk Township, Clarion County, Pennsylvania.1 He was the son of John Motter and Maria Amsler.1 He married Sydney Jennette Weaver, daughter of Charles Weaver and Sarah Brandon, on 16 February 1886 in St. Luke's Lutheran Church, Venus, Pinegrove Township, Venango County, Pennsylvania.2,3 He died on 6 May 1938 in Fryburg, Washington Township, Clarion County, Pennsylvania, at age 85.4 He was buried in Venus Cemetery, Washington Township, Clarion County, Pennsylvania.4
     Henry Motter was bequeathed his farm in the will left by John Motter.5

Family

Sydney Jennette Weaver b. 15 Apr 1867, d. 11 Aug 1958
Children

Citations

  1. [S46] Motter Family Bible Family Data, The Holy Bible (n.p.: n.pub., unknown publish date); Charles L. Motter, Fryburg, PA. Hereinafter cited as Motter Family Bible.
  2. [S432] Records of the St.Luke's Evangelical Lutheran Church, near Venus, Pinegrove Tp., Venango Co., Pennsylvania, Heritage Room, Oil City Library, Oil City, Venango County, Pennsylvania. Hereinafter cited as St.Luke's Evangelical Lutheran Church records.
  3. [S259] Clarion County (PA) Marriage License, Henry Matter and Sidney J. Weaver, Registrar & Recorder's Office, Courthouse, Clarion, Clarion County, Pennsylvania.
  4. [S231] Obituary of Henry Motter, The News Herald, Franklin, PA, 7 May 1938, Pennsylvania Room, Franklin Library, Franklin, Venango County, Pennsylvania.
  5. [S310] John Motter will, Clarion County Will WB D:223, Registrar & Recorder's Office, Courthouse, Clarion, Clarion County, Pennsylvania.
  6. [S152] 1900 U.S. Census, Pennsylvania, Clarion Co., Elk Tp., Henry Motter household, National Archives.
  7. [S528] Letter from Charles L. Motter (Marble, PA) to Kipp Melat, 5 May 1997; Personal Files (Fairfax, Virginia).

John Motter1

b. 26 June 1855, d. 1932
FatherJohn Motter1 b. 5 Mar 1813, d. 17 Dec 1888
MotherMaria Amsler1 b. 12 Jun 1820, d. 27 Nov 1884
ChartsDescendants of John Motter
     John Motter was born on 26 June 1855 in Elk Township, Clarion County, Pennsylvania.1 He was the son of John Motter and Maria Amsler.1 He married Frankie L. Rickenbrode, daughter of Christopher Rickenbrode and Margaret Mong, circa 1884.2 He died in 1932 in Elk Township, Clarion County, Pennsylvania.3 He and Frankie L. Matter were buried in Pleasant Hill Cemetery, Shippenville, Elk Township, Clarion County, Pennsylvania.3
     John Motter was bequeathed his farm in the will left by John Motter.4 John Motter was known as John Matter.5

Family

Frankie L. Rickenbrode b. 29 Oct 1858, d. 15 Mar 1921
Child

Citations

  1. [S46] Motter Family Bible Family Data, The Holy Bible (n.p.: n.pub., unknown publish date); Charles L. Motter, Fryburg, PA. Hereinafter cited as Motter Family Bible.
  2. [S152] 1900 U.S. Census, Pennsylvania, Clarion Co., Elk Tp., John Motter household, National Archives.
  3. [S559] Gravestone, John P. Matter, Pleasant Hill Cemetery, Shippenville, Elk Tp., Clarion Co., PA; read by Kipp Melat, 2003, 1855-1932.
  4. [S310] John Motter will, Clarion County Will WB D:223, Registrar & Recorder's Office, Courthouse, Clarion, Clarion County, Pennsylvania.
  5. [S559] Gravestone, John P. Matter, Pleasant Hill Cemetery, Shippenville, Elk Tp., Clarion Co., PA; read by Kipp Melat, 2003.

Maria Motter1

b. 5 November 1857, d. 2 March 1923
FatherJohn Motter1,2 b. 5 Mar 1813, d. 17 Dec 1888
MotherMaria Amsler1,2 b. 12 Jun 1820, d. 27 Nov 1884
ChartsDescendants of John Motter
     Maria Motter was born on 5 November 1857 in Elk Township, Clarion County, Pennsylvania.1,2 She was the daughter of John Motter and Maria Amsler.1,2 She married Miles Andrew Rickenbrode, son of Christopher Rickenbrode and Margaret Mong, circa 1880.3,4 She died on 2 March 1923 in Farrell, Mercer County, Pennsylvania, at age 65.2 She was buried in Oakwood Cemetery, Sharon, Mercer County, Pennsylvania.2
     As of 1858, Maria Motter was known as Mary J. Motter.4,2 She and Miles Andrew Rickenbrode lived in Pinegrove Township, Venango County, Pennsylvania, in 1900.4 She and Miles Andrew Rickenbrode lived in Ellsworth, Tyler County, West Virginia, in 1910.5 She and Miles Andrew Rickenbrode were living in Farrell, Mercer County, Pennsylvania, in 1920 with their son Charles.6

Family

Miles Andrew Rickenbrode b. 10 Oct 1855, d. 23 Apr 1927
Children

Citations

  1. [S46] Motter Family Bible Family Data, The Holy Bible (n.p.: n.pub., unknown publish date); Charles L. Motter, Fryburg, PA. Hereinafter cited as Motter Family Bible.
  2. [S1462] Mary Rickenbrode, Pennsylvania Death Certificate 30058 (5 Mar 1923), (informant: C. O. Rickenbrode, Farrell, PA), viewed at Ancestry.com, online www.ancestry.com, accessed 25 Apr 2014; original at Pennsylvania Dept. of Health, Division of Vital Records, New Castle, PA.
  3. [S310] John Motter will, Clarion County Will WB D:223, Registrar & Recorder's Office, Courthouse, Clarion, Clarion County, Pennsylvania.
  4. [S152] 1900 U.S. Census, Pennsylvania, Venango Co., Pinegrove Tp., Miles Rickenbrode household, National Archives, (Miles Rickenbrode, Oct 1855, PA/PA/PA, md20y, pumper; Mary J., Nov 1857, PA/Switz/Switz, 2child/2lvg; Arthur H., July 1882, PA; Charles O., Apr 1884, PA).
  5. [S975] 1910 U.S. Census, West Virginia, Tyler Co., Ellsworth, M.A. RIckenbrode household, National Archives, (M.A. Rickenbrode, 54, PA/PA/PA, md30y, superintendent, oil company; Mary, 52, PA/PA/PA, 2child/2lvg; Arthur, 28, PA, cleans out oil wells; C.O., 26, PA, physician, general practice).
  6. [S433] 1920 U.S. Census, Pennsylvania, Mercer Co., Farrell, Dr. C. O. Rickenbrode household, National Archives, (C. O. Rickenbrode, 35, PA/PA/PA, medical doctor; Gyla, 29, PA/Scot/PA; --- May (dau), 4, PA; M.A. Rickenbrode, 64, PA/PA/PA, father; Mary, 62, PA/Switz/Switz, mother).

Rosina I. Motter1

b. 21 March 1860, d. 28 July 1932
FatherJohn Motter1 b. 5 Mar 1813, d. 17 Dec 1888
MotherMaria Amsler1 b. 12 Jun 1820, d. 27 Nov 1884
ChartsDescendants of John Motter
     Rosina I. Motter was born on 21 March 1860 in Elk Township, Clarion County, Pennsylvania.2,3,4 She was the daughter of John Motter and Maria Amsler.1 She married David Seburn on 12 April 1881 in St. John's Lutheran Church, Washington Township, Clarion County, Pennsylvania.5 She married John N. McCutcheon on 18 September 1906 in Mercer County, Pennsylvania.6,7,8 She died on 28 July 1932 in Sharon, Mercer County, Pennsylvania, at age 72.4 She was buried in Oakwood Cemetery, Sharon, Mercer County.4
     Rosina I. Motter was known as Rose Anne.4 She was living in Sharon, Mercer County, Pennsylvania, in 1900.9 She and John N. McCutcheon were living in Sharon, Pennsylvania, in 1910.8 She was widowed and living with her son William Allen Seburn in Sharon, Mercer County, Pennsylvania, in 1930.10

Family 1

David Seburn d. 6 Oct 1899
Children

Family 2

John N. McCutcheon b. 6 Sep 1863

Citations

  1. [S46] Motter Family Bible Family Data, The Holy Bible (n.p.: n.pub., unknown publish date); Charles L. Motter, Fryburg, PA. Hereinafter cited as Motter Family Bible.
  2. [S46] Motter Family Bible Family Data, The Holy Bible (n.p.: n.pub., unknown publish date); Charles L. Motter, Fryburg, PA, birthdate 29 Mar 1860. Hereinafter cited as Motter Family Bible.
  3. [S534] Mercer County (PA) Marriages, John N. McCutcheon and Mrs. R. I. Seaburn (born 21 Mar 1862), Registrar & Recorder's Office, Courthouse, Mercer, Pennsylvania. Hereinafter cited as Mercer Co., PA Marriages.
  4. [S1462] Rose Anne McCutcheon, Pennsylvania Death Certificate 68886 (filed 30 July 1932), (informant: Wm Seburn, Sharon, PA [son]), viewed at Ancestry.com, online www.ancestry.com, accessed 2 May 2015; original at Pennsylvania Dept. of Health, Division of Vital Records, New Castle, PA; (parents: John Motter and Mary --, both born in Switz; Spouse John A. McCutcheon; b 21 Mar 1860, Clarion Co., PA; d 28 July 1930 [sic--all other dates 1932] Sharon, Mercer Co., PA; bur Oakwood Cem).
  5. [S432] St. John marriage records, Records of the St.Luke's Evangelical Lutheran Church, near Venus, Pinegrove Tp., Venango Co., Pennsylvania, Heritage Room, Oil City Library, Oil City, Venango County, Pennsylvania. Hereinafter cited as St.Luke's Evangelical Lutheran Church records.
  6. [S534] Mercer County (PA) Marriages, John N. McCutcheon and Mrs. R. I. Seaburn, Registrar & Recorder's Office, Courthouse, Mercer, Pennsylvania. Hereinafter cited as Mercer Co., PA Marriages.
  7. [S231] Obituary of William W. Motter, The News Herald, Franklin, PA, 10 Dec 1929, Pennsylvania Room, Franklin Library, Franklin, Venango County, Pennsylvania.
  8. [S207] 1910 U.S. Census, Pennsylvania, Mercer Co., Sharon, Ward 2, John McCutcheon household, National Archives, (John McCutcheon, 48, PA/unk/unk, md3y; Rose Anna, 49, PA/Switz/Switz, 3child/3lvg; Marian, 20, PA/PA/PA; William A., 12, PA/PA/PA).
  9. [S152] 1900 U.S. Census, Pennsylvania, Mercer Co., Sharon, 5th Precinct, Mrs. Rosia Seburn household, National Archives, (Mrs. Rosia Seburn, Feb 1861, PA/unk/unk, widow, md19y, 3child/3lvg; Florence, Mar 1884, PA/unk/PA, sales lady; Marion, Feb 1890 (f), PA; William, Aug 1897, PA).
  10. [S969] 1930 U.S. Census, Pennsylvania, Mercer Co., Sharon, Ward 2, William Seburn household, National Archives, (William Seburn, 29, PA/PA/PA, single, foreman, steel, wire; Rosena McCutchson, 70, PA/Switz/Switz, widowed, md21y).
  11. [S1462] Marian Lillian Hannah, Pennsylvania Death Certificate 7625 (filed 10 Jan 1924), (informant: Thomas A. Hanna, Sharon, PA), viewed at Ancestry.com, online www.ancestry.com, accessed 2 May 2015; original at Pennsylvania Dept. of Health, Division of Vital Records, New Castle, PA; (parents: David Seburn and Rosanna Motter; b 4 Dec 1890 PA; d 8 Jan 1923 [sic--all other dates 1924] Sharon, Mercer Co., PA; bur Oakwood Cem).

Samuel Motter1

b. 8 November 1863, d. before 1870
FatherJohn Motter1 b. 5 Mar 1813, d. 17 Dec 1888
MotherMaria Amsler1 b. 12 Jun 1820, d. 27 Nov 1884
ChartsDescendants of John Motter
     Samuel Motter was born on 8 November 1863 in Elk Township, Clarion County, Pennsylvania.1 He was the son of John Motter and Maria Amsler.1 He died before 1870.2

Citations

  1. [S46] Motter Family Bible Family Data, The Holy Bible (n.p.: n.pub., unknown publish date); Charles L. Motter, Fryburg, PA. Hereinafter cited as Motter Family Bible.
  2. [S146] 1870 U.S. Census, Pennsylvania, Clarion Co., Elk Tp., John Matter household, National Archives, (Samuel not listed in the household).

Clara Ceora Motter1

b. 7 February 1868, d. 31 October 1952
FatherJohn Motter1 b. 5 Mar 1813, d. 17 Dec 1888
MotherMaria Amsler1 b. 12 Jun 1820, d. 27 Nov 1884
ChartsDescendants of John Motter
     Clara Ceora Motter was born on 7 February 1868 in Elk Township, Clarion County, Pennsylvania.2,3,4 She was the daughter of John Motter and Maria Amsler.1 She married George Adams Swartzfager on 10 January 1886 in Shippenville, Elk Township, Clarion County, Pennsylvania.5,6 She married Frank J. Bartels on 11 May 1917 in Erie, Erie County, Pennsylvania.7 She died on 31 October 1952 in Erie, Erie County, Pennsylvania, at age 84.4 She was buried in Erie Cemetery, Erie.4
     Clara Ceora Motter and George Adams Swartzfager were living in Jenks Township, Forest County, Pennsylvania, in 1900.5 She and George Adams Swartzfager were living in Erie, Erie County, Pennsylvania, in 1910.8

Family 1

George Adams Swartzfager b. 13 Oct 1864, d. 15 Jan 1911
Children

Citations

  1. [S46] Motter Family Bible Family Data, The Holy Bible (n.p.: n.pub., unknown publish date); Charles L. Motter, Fryburg, PA. Hereinafter cited as Motter Family Bible.
  2. [S46] Motter Family Bible Family Data, The Holy Bible (n.p.: n.pub., unknown publish date); Charles L. Motter, Fryburg, PA, birthdate 7 Feb 1868. Hereinafter cited as Motter Family Bible.
  3. [S1273] Marriage license of Frank J. Bartels and Clara Swartz, "Pennsylvania, County Marriages, 1885-1950," index and images, Erie Co., PA, viewed at FamilySearch (familysearch.org, accessed 2 May 2015), Clara's age recorded as 29.
  4. [S1462] Clara Swartzfager Bartels, Pennsylvania Death Certificate 85890 (filed 3 Nov 1952), (informant: Frank J. Bartels, Erie, PA [husband]), viewed at Ancestry.com, online www.ancestry.com, accessed 2 May 2015; original at Pennsylvania Dept. of Health, Division of Vital Records, New Castle, PA; (parents: John Motter, mother's name not known; b 9 Feb 1878, Clarion Co., PA; d 31 Oct 1952, Erie, PA; bur Erie Cem).
  5. [S152] 1900 U.S. Census, Pennsylvania, Forest Co., Jenks Tp., Geo. A. Swartzfager household, National Archives, (Geo. A. Swartzfager, Oct 1864, PA/PA/PA, md15y, day laborer; Clara C., Nov 1866, PA/Switz/Switz, 3child/2lvg; Edith M., Jan 1887, PA; Harry H., Dec 1891, PA).
  6. [S259] Clarion County (PA) Marriage License, Clara C. Matter and Geo A. Swartzfager, Registrar & Recorder's Office, Courthouse, Clarion, Clarion County, Pennsylvania.
  7. [S1273] Marriage license of Frank J. Bartels and Clara Swartz, "Pennsylvania, County Marriages, 1885-1950," index and images, Erie Co., PA, viewed at FamilySearch (familysearch.org, accessed 2 May 2015).
  8. [S207] 1910 U.S. Census, Pennsylvania, Erie Co., Erie, 7th District, George Swartz [sic] household, National Archives, (George Swartz [sic], 46, PA/PA/PA, md24y, carpenter; Clara, 42, PA/PA, 3child/3lvg; Mabelle, 23, PA; Harry, 19, PA; Elmira, 9, PA).
  9. [S1273] Marriage license of George John Maxwell and Mabelle Swartzfager, "New York, County Marriages, 1847-1848; 1908-1936," index and images, Chautauqua Co., NY, viewed at FamilySearch (familysearch.org, accessed 2 May 2015).

John Hamilton Maze1

b. 10 September 1834, d. 19 November 1909
ChartsDescendants of John Motter
     John Hamilton Maze was born on 10 September 1834 in Pennsylvania.2,3 He met Bertha Louisa Motter, daughter of John Motter and Maria Amsler.1 He died on 19 November 1909 in Hickory Township, Mercer County, Pennsylvania, at age 75.4 He was buried in Bethel Cemetery, Mercer County, Pennsylvania.4
     John Hamilton Maze and Bertha Louisa Motter lived in Hickory Township, Mercer County, Pennsylvania, where John was a farmer.5

Family

Bertha Louisa Motter b. 16 Dec 1845, d. 15 Apr 1915
Children

Citations

  1. [S526] David Morgan, "Motter info," e-mail message from e-mail address (unknown address) to Kipp Melat, 3 Jan. 2000. Hereinafter cited as "Motter info."
  2. [S1462] John H. Maze, Pennsylvania Death Certificate 105838 (22 Nov 1909), (informant: Alvin Maze, Sharon, PA), viewed at Ancestry.com, online www.ancestry.com, accessed 25 Apr 2014; original at Pennsylvania Dept. of Health, Division of Vital Records, New Castle, PA; (born 10 Sep 1834 in PA).
  3. [S526] David Morgan, "Motter info," e-mail message from e-mail address (unknown address) to Kipp Melat, 3 Jan. 2000, born 10 Sep 1835. Hereinafter cited as "Motter info."
  4. [S1462] John H. Maze, Pennsylvania Death Certificate 105838 (22 Nov 1909), (informant: Alvin Maze, Sharon, PA), viewed at Ancestry.com, online www.ancestry.com, accessed 25 Apr 2014; original at Pennsylvania Dept. of Health, Division of Vital Records, New Castle, PA.
  5. [S152] 1900 U.S. Census, Pennsylvania, Mercer Co., Hickory Tp., John H. Maze household, National Archives, (John H. Maze, Sep 1834, PA/PA/NY, md22y; Bertha L., Dec 1845, Ger/Ger/Ger, 3child/3lvg, imm1848; Roy, Oct 1880, PA, furnace laborer; Edward, Jan 1883, PA; George A., Oct 1887, PA, farm laborer).
  6. [S1462] Edward W. Mays Sr., Pennsylvania Death Certificate 073614-62 (filed 27 Aug 1962), (informant: Alice D. Maze, Whittaker, PA [wife]), viewed at Ancestry.com, online www.ancestry.com, accessed 2 May 2015; original at Pennsylvania Dept. of Health, Division of Vital Records, New Castle, PA; (parents: John H. Maze and Bertha Motte; Spouce Alice D. Maze; b 25 Jan 1883, PA; d 25 Aug 1962, Whittaker, PA; bur Jefferson Memorial Park, Pitt, PA; occ Steelworker; cause of death stragulation "hanging self with rope attached to overhead beam (suicide)").

George Alvin Maze1

b. 21 October 1886, d. 7 August 1962
FatherJohn Hamilton Maze1 b. 10 Sep 1834, d. 19 Nov 1909
MotherBertha Louisa Motter1 b. 16 Dec 1845, d. 15 Apr 1915
ChartsDescendants of John Motter
     George Alvin Maze was born on 21 October 1886 in Sharon, Mercer County, Pennsylvania.2,3 He was the son of John Hamilton Maze and Bertha Louisa Motter.1 He married Mary Wener on 23 September 1916.1,4 He died on 7 August 1962 in Struthers, Mahoning County, Ohio, at age 75.5
     George Alvin Maze lived in Mahoning County, Ohio, where he was working as a steel worker in 1917.2

Family

Mary Wener
Children

Citations

  1. [S526] David Morgan, "Motter info," e-mail message from e-mail address (unknown address) to Kipp Melat, 3 Jan. 2000. Hereinafter cited as "Motter info."
  2. [S973] World War I Draft Registration Cards, 1917-1918 [database on-line]. Registration Location: Mahoning County, Ohio; Roll 1832514; Draft Board: 0. Alvin Maze, viewed at Ancestry.com (www.ancestry.com).
  3. [S152] 1900 U.S. Census, Pennsylvania, Mercer Co., Hickory Tp., John H. Maze household, National Archives, (John H. Maze, Sep 1834, PA/PA/NY, md22y; Bertha L., Dec 1845, Ger/Ger/Ger, 3child/3lvg, imm1848; Roy, Oct 1880, PA, furnace laborer; Edward, Jan 1883, PA; George A., Oct 1887, PA, farm laborer).
  4. [S684] Ohio Death Certificate Index, 1913-1937, online http://www.ohiohistory.org/dindex/, Victor Alvin Maze. Hereinafter cited as Ohio Death Certificate Index.
  5. [S1273] Ohio, Death Index, 1908-1932, 1938-1944, and 1958-2007 for George A. Maze, viewed at FamilySearch (familysearch.org).
  6. [S1033] 1930 U.S. Census, Ohio, Mahoning Co., Struthers, George A. Maze household, National Archives, (George A. Maze, 43, PA; Mary, 37, PA; Katherine, 9, OH; Ralph, 7, OH).

Mary Wener1

ChartsDescendants of John Motter
     Mary Wener married George Alvin Maze, son of John Hamilton Maze and Bertha Louisa Motter, on 23 September 1916.1,2

Family

George Alvin Maze b. 21 Oct 1886, d. 7 Aug 1962
Children

Citations

  1. [S526] David Morgan, "Motter info," e-mail message from e-mail address (unknown address) to Kipp Melat, 3 Jan. 2000. Hereinafter cited as "Motter info."
  2. [S684] Ohio Death Certificate Index, 1913-1937, online http://www.ohiohistory.org/dindex/, Victor Alvin Maze. Hereinafter cited as Ohio Death Certificate Index.
  3. [S1033] 1930 U.S. Census, Ohio, Mahoning Co., Struthers, George A. Maze household, National Archives, (George A. Maze, 43, PA; Mary, 37, PA; Katherine, 9, OH; Ralph, 7, OH).

Leroy Maze1

b. 16 October 1880, d. 19 June 1967
FatherJohn Hamilton Maze1 b. 10 Sep 1834, d. 19 Nov 1909
MotherBertha Louisa Motter1 b. 16 Dec 1845, d. 15 Apr 1915
ChartsDescendants of John Motter
     Leroy Maze was born on 16 October 1880 in Pennsylvania.2,3 He was the son of John Hamilton Maze and Bertha Louisa Motter.1 He married Dorothy Goldie Gaines on 25 December 1909.1 He died on 19 June 1967 in Youngstown, Mahoning County, Pennsylvania, at age 86.4
     Leroy Maze and Dorothy Goldie Gaines were living in Youngstown, Mahoning County, Ohio, in 1930.5

Family

Dorothy Goldie Gaines b. c 1885, d. 10 Jul 1960
Child

Citations

  1. [S526] David Morgan, "Motter info," e-mail message from e-mail address (unknown address) to Kipp Melat, 3 Jan. 2000. Hereinafter cited as "Motter info."
  2. [S114] Leroy Maze, Social Security Death Index, Master File, www.ancestry.com (Orem, UT: Ancestry, Inc., 1999), 292-09-2361. Hereinafter cited as SSDI.
  3. [S152] 1900 U.S. Census, Pennsylvania, Mercer Co., Hickory Tp., John H. Maze household, National Archives, (John H. Maze, Sep 1834, PA/PA/NY, md22y; Bertha L., Dec 1845, Ger/Ger/Ger, 3child/3lvg, imm1848; Roy, Oct 1880, PA, furnace laborer; Edward, Jan 1883, PA; George A., Oct 1887, PA, farm laborer).
  4. [S684] Ohio Death Certificate Index, 1913-1937, online http://www.ohiohistory.org/dindex/, Leroy Maze. Hereinafter cited as Ohio Death Certificate Index.
  5. [S1033] 1930 U.S. Census, Ohio, Mahoning Co., Youngstown, Leroy Maze household, National Archives, (Leroy Maze, 49, PA; Dot, 44; Guyla, 14, OH).
  6. [S684] Ohio Death Certificate Index, 1913-1937, online http://www.ohiohistory.org/dindex/, Guyla M. Miller. Hereinafter cited as Ohio Death Certificate Index.

Dorothy Goldie Gaines1

b. circa 1885, d. 10 July 1960
ChartsDescendants of John Motter
     Dorothy Goldie Gaines was born circa 1885 in Pennsylvania.2,3 She married Leroy Maze, son of John Hamilton Maze and Bertha Louisa Motter, on 25 December 1909.1 She died on 10 July 1960 in Youngstown, Mahoning County, Ohio.2
     Dorothy Goldie Gaines and Leroy Maze were living in Youngstown, Mahoning County, Ohio, in 1930.3

Family

Leroy Maze b. 16 Oct 1880, d. 19 Jun 1967
Child

Citations

  1. [S526] David Morgan, "Motter info," e-mail message from e-mail address (unknown address) to Kipp Melat, 3 Jan. 2000. Hereinafter cited as "Motter info."
  2. [S684] Ohio Death Certificate Index, 1913-1937, online http://www.ohiohistory.org/dindex/, Dot G. Maze. Hereinafter cited as Ohio Death Certificate Index.
  3. [S1033] 1930 U.S. Census, Ohio, Mahoning Co., Youngstown, Leroy Maze household, National Archives, (Leroy Maze, 49, PA; Dot, 44; Guyla, 14, OH).
  4. [S684] Ohio Death Certificate Index, 1913-1937, online http://www.ohiohistory.org/dindex/, Guyla M. Miller. Hereinafter cited as Ohio Death Certificate Index.

Edward Willard Maze1,2

b. 25 January 1883, d. 25 August 1962
FatherJohn Hamilton Maze1 b. 10 Sep 1834, d. 19 Nov 1909
MotherBertha Louisa Motter1 b. 16 Dec 1845, d. 15 Apr 1915
ChartsDescendants of John Motter
     Edward Willard Maze was born on 25 January 1883 in Nashannock, Hickory Township, Mercer County, Pennsylvania.3,1,2,4 He was the son of John Hamilton Maze and Bertha Louisa Motter.1 He married Alice Gray Delbridge on 23 July 1902 in Mercer County, Pennsylvania.3 He died on 25 August 1962 in Whitaker, Allegheny County, Pennsylvania, at age 79.1 He was buried in Jefferson Memorial Park, Pittsburgh, Allegheny County, Pennsylvania.1
     Edward Willard Maze and Alice Gray Delbridge lived in Whitaker, Allegheny County, Pennsylvania, where Edward was a steelworker.5,1

Family

Alice Gray Delbridge b. 3 Jan 1881, d. 13 Aug 1971
Children

Citations

  1. [S1462] Edward W. Mays Sr., Pennsylvania Death Certificate 073614-62 (filed 27 Aug 1962), (informant: Alice D. Maze, Whittaker, PA [wife]), viewed at Ancestry.com, online www.ancestry.com, accessed 2 May 2015; original at Pennsylvania Dept. of Health, Division of Vital Records, New Castle, PA; (parents: John H. Maze and Bertha Motte; Spouce Alice D. Maze; b 25 Jan 1883, PA; d 25 Aug 1962, Whittaker, PA; bur Jefferson Memorial Park, Pitt, PA; occ Steelworker; cause of death stragulation "hanging self with rope attached to overhead beam (suicide)").
  2. [S973] World War I Draft Registration Cards, 1917-1918 [database on-line]. Registration Location: Allegheny; Roll: 1852334; Draft Board: 07. Edward Willard Maze, viewed at Ancestry.com (www.ancestry.com). 2 May 2015.
  3. [S534] Mercer County (PA) Marriages, Edward W. Maze and Alice G. Delbridge, Registrar & Recorder's Office, Courthouse, Mercer, Pennsylvania. Hereinafter cited as Mercer Co., PA Marriages.
  4. [S152] 1900 U.S. Census, Pennsylvania, Mercer Co., Hickory Tp., John H. Maze household, National Archives, (John H. Maze, Sep 1834, PA/PA/NY, md22y; Bertha L., Dec 1845, Ger/Ger/Ger, 3child/3lvg, imm1848; Roy, Oct 1880, PA, furnace laborer; Edward, Jan 1883, PA; George A., Oct 1887, PA, farm laborer).
  5. [S1273] Pennsylvania County Marriages, 1885 - 1950 for Alvin Leroy Maze (Allegheny Co., PA), viewed at FamilySearch (familysearch.org).
  6. [S1273] Pennsylvania County Marriages, 1885 - 1950 for Edward W. Maze Jr. (Allegheny Co., PA), viewed at FamilySearch (familysearch.org).

Alice Gray Delbridge1

b. 3 January 1881, d. 13 August 1971
ChartsDescendants of John Motter
     Alice Gray Delbridge was born on 3 January 1881 in Nashannock, Hickory Township, Mercer County, Pennsylvania.2,1 She married Edward Willard Maze, son of John Hamilton Maze and Bertha Louisa Motter, on 23 July 1902 in Mercer County, Pennsylvania.2 She died on 13 August 1971 in West Mifflin, Pennsylvania, at age 90.1
     Alice Gray Delbridge and Edward Willard Maze lived in Whitaker, Allegheny County, Pennsylvania, where Edward was a steelworker.3,4

Family

Edward Willard Maze b. 25 Jan 1883, d. 25 Aug 1962
Children

Citations

  1. [S526] David Morgan, "Motter info," e-mail message from e-mail address (unknown address) to Kipp Melat, 3 Jan. 2000. Hereinafter cited as "Motter info."
  2. [S534] Mercer County (PA) Marriages, Edward W. Maze and Alice G. Delbridge, Registrar & Recorder's Office, Courthouse, Mercer, Pennsylvania. Hereinafter cited as Mercer Co., PA Marriages.
  3. [S1273] Pennsylvania County Marriages, 1885 - 1950 for Alvin Leroy Maze (Allegheny Co., PA), viewed at FamilySearch (familysearch.org).
  4. [S1462] Edward W. Mays Sr., Pennsylvania Death Certificate 073614-62 (filed 27 Aug 1962), (informant: Alice D. Maze, Whittaker, PA [wife]), viewed at Ancestry.com, online www.ancestry.com, accessed 2 May 2015; original at Pennsylvania Dept. of Health, Division of Vital Records, New Castle, PA; (parents: John H. Maze and Bertha Motte; Spouce Alice D. Maze; b 25 Jan 1883, PA; d 25 Aug 1962, Whittaker, PA; bur Jefferson Memorial Park, Pitt, PA; occ Steelworker; cause of death stragulation "hanging self with rope attached to overhead beam (suicide)").
  5. [S1273] Pennsylvania County Marriages, 1885 - 1950 for Edward W. Maze Jr. (Allegheny Co., PA), viewed at FamilySearch (familysearch.org).

Mary Jane McGill1

b. August 1848, d. 21 April 1930
ChartsDescendants of John Motter
     Mary Jane McGill was born in August 1848 in Pennsylvania.2,3 She married William W. Motter, son of John Motter and Maria Amsler, circa 1875.4,3 She died on 21 April 1930 in Oil City, Venango County, Pennsylvania, at age 81.2,5 She and Johan William Motter were buried in Plumer Cemetery, Cornplanter Township, Venango County, Pennsylvania.6
     Mary Jane McGill was known as Jane.2

Family

Johan William Motter b. 9 Aug 1848, d. 9 Dec 1929
Children

Citations

  1. [S527] Gravestone, Plumer Cemetery, Cornplanter Tp., Venango Co., PA; read by Alice Morrison.
  2. [S527] Gravestone, Jane M. Motter, Plumer Cemetery, Cornplanter Tp., Venango Co., PA; read by Alice Morrison.
  3. [S152] 1900 U.S. Census, Pennsylvania, Venango Co., President Tp., William W. Motter household, National Archives, (William W. Motter, Aug. 1848, PA/Switz/Switz, farmer; Martha J., Aug 1849 (50y), PA/MD/PA, md. 24y, 7child/6lvg; William H., Oct 1876; Mary S., Aug 1878; Leonard W., Aug 1880; Clara G., Aug 1882; John N., Jan 1887; Iva R., Apr 1890).
  4. [S8] Obituary of Rose Motter Rodgers, The Oil City Derrick, Oil City, PA, 23 Jun 1976, Oil City Library, Oil City, Venango County, Pennsylvania. Hereinafter cited as The Derrick.
  5. [S154] Jane Motter will, Venango County Will WB 28:162, Registrar & Recorder's Office, Courthouse, Franklin, Venango County, Pennsylvania.
  6. [S527] Gravestone, William and Jane Motter, Plumer Cemetery, Cornplanter Tp., Venango Co., PA; read by Alice Morrison.
  7. [S527] Gravestone, M. Sylvia Burns, Plumer Cemetery, Cornplanter Tp., Venango Co., PA; read by Alice Morrison.
  8. [S10] Venango County (PA) Marriage License, marriage license of Lennie W. Motter and Katie Karns, Registrar & Recorder's Office, Courthouse, Franklin, Venango County, Pennsylvania.

Mary Sylvia Motter1

b. August 1878, d. 1942
FatherJohan William Motter1 b. 9 Aug 1848, d. 9 Dec 1929
MotherMary Jane McGill1 b. Aug 1848, d. 21 Apr 1930
ChartsDescendants of John Motter
     Mary Sylvia Motter was born in August 1878 in Pennsylvania.1,2 She was the daughter of Johan William Motter and Mary Jane McGill.1 She married John Burns in 1901.3 She died in 1942.1 She was buried in Plumer Cemetery, Cornplanter Township, Venango County, Pennsylvania.1

Family

John Burns

Citations

  1. [S527] Gravestone, M. Sylvia Burns, Plumer Cemetery, Cornplanter Tp., Venango Co., PA; read by Alice Morrison.
  2. [S152] 1900 U.S. Census, Pennsylvania, Venango Co., President Tp., William W. Motter household, National Archives, (William W. Motter, Aug. 1848, PA/Switz/Switz, farmer; Martha J., Aug 1849 (50y), PA/MD/PA, md. 24y, 7child/6lvg; William H., Oct 1876; Mary S., Aug 1878; Leonard W., Aug 1880; Clara G., Aug 1882; John N., Jan 1887; Iva R., Apr 1890).
  3. [S10] Venango County (PA) Marriage License, marriage license of John Burns and Sylvia Motter, Registrar & Recorder's Office, Courthouse, Franklin, Venango County, Pennsylvania.

John Burns1

ChartsDescendants of John Motter
     John Burns married Mary Sylvia Motter, daughter of Johan William Motter and Mary Jane McGill, in 1901.1

Family

Mary Sylvia Motter b. Aug 1878, d. 1942

Citations

  1. [S10] Venango County (PA) Marriage License, marriage license of John Burns and Sylvia Motter, Registrar & Recorder's Office, Courthouse, Franklin, Venango County, Pennsylvania.

Leonard Winfield Motter1

b. 8 August 1881, d. 8 July 1958
FatherJohan William Motter1 b. 9 Aug 1848, d. 9 Dec 1929
MotherMary Jane McGill1 b. Aug 1848, d. 21 Apr 1930
ChartsDescendants of John Motter
     Leonard Winfield Motter was born on 8 August 1881 in Eagle Rock, Cornplanter Township, Venango County, Pennsylvania.1,2,3,4 He was the son of Johan William Motter and Mary Jane McGill.1 He married Catherine Karns, daughter of Sarah Wise, on 5 March 1901 in Oil City, Venango County, Pennsylvania.1 He died on 8 July 1958 in Oil City, Venango County, Pennsylvania, at age 76.5 He was buried in Plumer Cemetery, Plumer, Cornplanter Township, Venango County, Pennsylvania.5
     Leonard Winfield Motter was employed by Carnahan Transfer Company for over 40 years and also owned and operated Motter Transfer Company.5

Family

Catherine Karns b. 17 Apr 1880, d. 27 Jun 1958
Children

Citations

  1. [S10] Venango County (PA) Marriage License, marriage license of Lennie W. Motter and Katie Karns, Registrar & Recorder's Office, Courthouse, Franklin, Venango County, Pennsylvania.
  2. [S152] 1900 U.S. Census, Pennsylvania, Venango Co., President Tp., William W. Motter household, National Archives, (William W. Motter, Aug. 1848, PA/Switz/Switz, farmer; Martha J., Aug 1849 (50y), PA/MD/PA, md. 24y, 7child/6lvg; William H., Oct 1876; Mary S., Aug 1878; Leonard W., Aug 1880; Clara G., Aug 1882; John N., Jan 1887; Iva R., Apr 1890).
  3. [S973] World War I Draft Registration Cards, 1917-1918 [database on-line]. Registration Location: Venango County, Pennsylvania; Roll 1926742; Draft Board: 2. Lennie Winfield Motters, viewed at Ancestry.com (www.ancestry.com).
  4. [S8] Obituary of Lennie W. Motter, The Oil City Derrick, Oil City, PA, 9 July 1958, Oil City Library, Oil City, Venango County, Pennsylvania, (birthdate 1879 [sic]). Hereinafter cited as The Derrick.
  5. [S8] Obituary of Lennie W. Motter, The Oil City Derrick, Oil City, PA, 9 July 1958, Oil City Library, Oil City, Venango County, Pennsylvania. Hereinafter cited as The Derrick.
  6. [S114] Florence Fitterer, Social Security Death Index, Master File, www.ancestry.com (Orem, UT: Ancestry, Inc., 1999), 196-44-4567. Hereinafter cited as SSDI.
  7. [S8] Obituary of Violet Ruth Coe, The Oil City Derrick, Oil City, PA, 27 Dec 1973, Oil City Library, Oil City, Venango County, Pennsylvania. Hereinafter cited as The Derrick.
  8. [S114] Harold T. Motters, Social Security Death Index, Master File, www.ancestry.com (Orem, UT: Ancestry, Inc., 1999), 177-07-1433. Hereinafter cited as SSDI.

Catherine Karns1,2

b. 17 April 1880, d. 27 June 1958
MotherSarah Wise3 b. Jul 1840, d. 31 Dec 1910
ChartsDescendants of John Motter
     Catherine Karns was born on 17 April 1880 in President Township, Venango County, Pennsylvania.2,4 She was the daughter of Sarah Wise.3 She married Leonard Winfield Motter, son of Johan William Motter and Mary Jane McGill, on 5 March 1901 in Oil City, Venango County, Pennsylvania.1 She died on 27 June 1958 in Oil City, Venango County, Pennsylvania, at age 78.2 She was buried in Plumer Cemetery, Plumer, Cornplanter Township, Venango County, Pennsylvania.2

Family

Leonard Winfield Motter b. 8 Aug 1881, d. 8 Jul 1958
Children

Citations

  1. [S10] Venango County (PA) Marriage License, marriage license of Lennie W. Motter and Katie Karns, Registrar & Recorder's Office, Courthouse, Franklin, Venango County, Pennsylvania.
  2. [S231] Catherine Motter obituary, The News Herald, Franklin, PA, 28 Jun 1958, Pennsylvania Room, Franklin Library, Franklin, Venango County, Pennsylvania.
  3. [S8] Mrs. Sarah Karns obituary, The Oil City Derrick, Oil City, PA, 3 Jan. 1910, Oil City Library, Oil City, Venango County, Pennsylvania. Hereinafter cited as The Derrick.
  4. [S152] 1900 U.S. Census, Pennsylvania, Venango Co., President Tp., Clark A. Karnes household, National Archives, (Clark A. Karnes, Aug 1877, farmer; Sarah, Jul 1840, PA, mother, ed., 2child/2lvg; Ann, May 1832, PA, aunt, md 41y, 8child/4lvg; Kate, Apr 1880, sister; Ethel, May 1894, niece (adjacent to John V. Karnes household)).
  5. [S114] Florence Fitterer, Social Security Death Index, Master File, www.ancestry.com (Orem, UT: Ancestry, Inc., 1999), 196-44-4567. Hereinafter cited as SSDI.
  6. [S8] Obituary of Violet Ruth Coe, The Oil City Derrick, Oil City, PA, 27 Dec 1973, Oil City Library, Oil City, Venango County, Pennsylvania. Hereinafter cited as The Derrick.
  7. [S114] Harold T. Motters, Social Security Death Index, Master File, www.ancestry.com (Orem, UT: Ancestry, Inc., 1999), 177-07-1433. Hereinafter cited as SSDI.
  8. [S8] Obituary of Lennie W. Motter, The Oil City Derrick, Oil City, PA, 9 July 1958, Oil City Library, Oil City, Venango County, Pennsylvania. Hereinafter cited as The Derrick.

John Newton Motter1

b. 2 January 1886, d. 7 January 1969
FatherJohan William Motter1 b. 9 Aug 1848, d. 9 Dec 1929
MotherMary Jane McGill1 b. Aug 1848, d. 21 Apr 1930
ChartsDescendants of John Motter
     John Newton Motter was born on 2 January 1886 in Eagle Rock, Cornplanter Township, Venango County, Pennsylvania.1,2,3,4 He was the son of Johan William Motter and Mary Jane McGill.1 He married Ida Jane Stephens, daughter of Lewis Stephens and Mary Standley, on 30 June 1910.5,4 He died on 7 January 1969 in Rouseville, Venango County, Pennsylvania, at age 83.4 He was buried in Plumer Cemetery, Plumer, Cornplanter Township, Venango County, Pennsylvania.4
     John Newton Motter was a farmer and teamster in Eagle Rock, Cornplanter Township.4

Family

Ida Jane Stephens b. 13 Oct 1887, d. 2 Jan 1976
Children

Citations

  1. [S154] Jane Motter will, Venango County Will WB 28:162, Registrar & Recorder's Office, Courthouse, Franklin, Venango County, Pennsylvania.
  2. [S152] 1900 U.S. Census, Pennsylvania, Venango Co., President Tp., William W. Motter household, National Archives, (William W. Motter, Aug. 1848, PA/Switz/Switz, farmer; Martha J., Aug 1849 (50y), PA/MD/PA, md. 24y, 7child/6lvg; William H., Oct 1876; Mary S., Aug 1878; Leonard W., Aug 1880; Clara G., Aug 1882; John N., Jan 1887; Iva R., Apr 1890).
  3. [S973] World War I Draft Registration Cards, 1917-1918 [database on-line]. Registration Location: Venango County, Pennsylvania; Roll 1926742; Draft Board: 2. John Newton Motters, viewed at Ancestry.com (www.ancestry.com).
  4. [S8] Obit of John N. Motter, The Oil City Derrick, Oil City, PA, 8 Jan 1969, Oil City Library, Oil City, Venango County, Pennsylvania. Hereinafter cited as The Derrick.
  5. [S10] Venango County (PA) Marriage License, marriage license of Vida L. Motter and Lee E. Emick, Registrar & Recorder's Office, Courthouse, Franklin, Venango County, Pennsylvania.
  6. [S114] Viola Baughman, Social Security Death Index, Master File, www.ancestry.com (Orem, UT: Ancestry, Inc., 1999), 198-26-0579. Hereinafter cited as SSDI.

Ida Jane Stephens1

b. 13 October 1887, d. 2 January 1976
FatherLewis Stephens2
MotherMary Standley2
ChartsDescendants of John Motter
     Ida Jane Stephens was born on 13 October 1887 in Walnut Bend, Cranberry Township, Venango County, Pennsylvania.2 She was the daughter of Lewis Stephens and Mary Standley.2 She married John Newton Motter, son of Johan William Motter and Mary Jane McGill, on 30 June 1910.1,3 She died on 2 January 1976 in Rouseville, Venango County, Pennsylvania, at age 88.2 She was buried in Plumer Cemetery, Plumer, Cornplanter Township, Venango County, Pennsylvania.2

Family

John Newton Motter b. 2 Jan 1886, d. 7 Jan 1969
Children

Citations

  1. [S10] Venango County (PA) Marriage License, marriage license of Vida L. Motter and Lee E. Emick, Registrar & Recorder's Office, Courthouse, Franklin, Venango County, Pennsylvania.
  2. [S8] Obit of Ida J. Motter, The Oil City Derrick, Oil City, PA, 5 Jan 1976, Oil City Library, Oil City, Venango County, Pennsylvania. Hereinafter cited as The Derrick.
  3. [S8] Obit of John N. Motter, The Oil City Derrick, Oil City, PA, 8 Jan 1969, Oil City Library, Oil City, Venango County, Pennsylvania. Hereinafter cited as The Derrick.
  4. [S114] Viola Baughman, Social Security Death Index, Master File, www.ancestry.com (Orem, UT: Ancestry, Inc., 1999), 198-26-0579. Hereinafter cited as SSDI.

Harry William Motter1

b. 23 October 1876, d. 18 March 1958
FatherJohan William Motter1 b. 9 Aug 1848, d. 9 Dec 1929
MotherMary Jane McGill1 b. Aug 1848, d. 21 Apr 1930
ChartsDescendants of John Motter
     Harry William Motter was born on 23 October 1876 in Pennsylvania.1,2,3 He was the son of Johan William Motter and Mary Jane McGill.1 He married Lulu Belle Crawford, daughter of Curtis R. Crawford and Catherine Mary Hogg, on 1 November 1900 in Petroleum Center, Cornplanter Township, Venango County, Pennsylvania.4 He died on 18 March 1958 in Warren, Trumbull County, Ohio, at age 81.5
     Harry William Motter lived in Oakland Township, Venango County, Pennsylvania, where he worked as a laborer on oil wells in 1930.6

Family

Lulu Belle Crawford b. Mar 1884
Children

Citations

  1. [S154] Jane Motter will, Venango County Will WB 28:162, Registrar & Recorder's Office, Courthouse, Franklin, Venango County, Pennsylvania.
  2. [S152] 1900 U.S. Census, Pennsylvania, Venango Co., President Tp., William W. Motter household, National Archives, (William W. Motter, Aug. 1848, PA/Switz/Switz, farmer; Martha J., Aug 1849 (50y), PA/MD/PA, md. 24y, 7child/6lvg; William H., Oct 1876; Mary S., Aug 1878; Leonard W., Aug 1880; Clara G., Aug 1882; John N., Jan 1887; Iva R., Apr 1890).
  3. [S973] World War I Draft Registration Cards, 1917-1918 [database on-line]. Registration Location: Venango County, Pennsylvania; Roll 1926742; Draft Board: 2. Harry William Motters, viewed at Ancestry.com (www.ancestry.com).
  4. [S529] Kathy Goodman's Web Site, online http://homepages.rootsweb.com/~master03/index.htm, Crawford Family. Hereinafter cited as Goodman's Web Site.
  5. [S973] Ohio Department of Health. Ohio Deaths, 1908-1932, 1938-1944, and 1958-2002 [database on-line] Certificate: 22750; Volume: 15364. Harry W. Motter, viewed at Ancestry.com (www.ancestry.com).
  6. [S969] 1930 U.S. Census, Pennsylvania, Venango Co., Oakland Tp., Harry W. Motter household, National Archives, (Harry W. Motter, 53, PA/PA/PA, laborer, oil wells; Lulu B., 46, PA/PA/PA; Howard W., 15, PA, son; Margaret E., 13, PA, dau; Luella I., 11, PA, dau; Virginia R., 4 4/12, PA, gr-dau; Floyd H., 2 x/12, PA, gd-son).

Clara Geneva Motter1

b. August 1882
FatherJohan William Motter1 b. 9 Aug 1848, d. 9 Dec 1929
MotherMary Jane McGill1 b. Aug 1848, d. 21 Apr 1930
ChartsDescendants of John Motter
     Clara Geneva Motter was born in August 1882 in Pennsylvania.1,2 She was the daughter of Johan William Motter and Mary Jane McGill.1 She married C. W. Johnson.3

Citations

  1. [S154] Jane Motter will, Venango County Will WB 28:162, Registrar & Recorder's Office, Courthouse, Franklin, Venango County, Pennsylvania.
  2. [S152] 1900 U.S. Census, Pennsylvania, Venango Co., President Tp., William W. Motter household, National Archives, (William W. Motter, Aug. 1848, PA/Switz/Switz, farmer; Martha J., Aug 1849 (50y), PA/MD/PA, md. 24y, 7child/6lvg; William H., Oct 1876; Mary S., Aug 1878; Leonard W., Aug 1880; Clara G., Aug 1882; John N., Jan 1887; Iva R., Apr 1890).
  3. [S231] Obituary of William W. Motter, The News Herald, Franklin, PA, 10 Dec 1929, Pennsylvania Room, Franklin Library, Franklin, Venango County, Pennsylvania.

C. W. Johnson1

ChartsDescendants of John Motter
     C. W. Johnson married Clara Geneva Motter, daughter of Johan William Motter and Mary Jane McGill.1

Family

Clara Geneva Motter b. Aug 1882

Citations

  1. [S231] Obituary of William W. Motter, The News Herald, Franklin, PA, 10 Dec 1929, Pennsylvania Room, Franklin Library, Franklin, Venango County, Pennsylvania.

Rosella Iva Motter1,2

b. April 1890, d. 22 June 1976
FatherJohan William Motter1 b. 9 Aug 1848, d. 9 Dec 1929
MotherMary Jane McGill1 b. Aug 1848, d. 21 Apr 1930
ChartsDescendants of John Motter
     Rosella Iva Motter was born in April 1890 in Eagle Rock, Cornplanter Township, Venango County, Pennsylvania.1,2,3 She was the daughter of Johan William Motter and Mary Jane McGill.1 She married Edward LeRoy Rodgers on 26 March 1907.3 She died on 22 June 1976 in Oil City, Venango County, Pennsylvania, at age 86.3 She was buried in Grove Hill Cemetery, Oil City, Venango County, Pennsylvania.3
     Rosella Iva Motter was known as Rose.4 She was a telephone operator for the Pennsylvania Railroad, retiring in 1953.3

Citations

  1. [S154] Jane Motter will, Venango County Will WB 28:162, Registrar & Recorder's Office, Courthouse, Franklin, Venango County, Pennsylvania.
  2. [S152] 1900 U.S. Census, Pennsylvania, Venango Co., President Tp., William W. Motter household, National Archives, (William W. Motter, Aug. 1848, PA/Switz/Switz, farmer; Martha J., Aug 1849 (50y), PA/MD/PA, md. 24y, 7child/6lvg; William H., Oct 1876; Mary S., Aug 1878; Leonard W., Aug 1880; Clara G., Aug 1882; John N., Jan 1887; Iva R., Apr 1890).
  3. [S8] Obituary of Rose Motter Rodgers, The Oil City Derrick, Oil City, PA, 24 Jun 1976, Oil City Library, Oil City, Venango County, Pennsylvania. Hereinafter cited as The Derrick.
  4. [S231] Obituary of William W. Motter, The News Herald, Franklin, PA, 10 Dec 1929, Pennsylvania Room, Franklin Library, Franklin, Venango County, Pennsylvania.