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Martha Brenneman

Female 1818 - Abt 1912  (93 years)


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  • Name Martha Brenneman 
    Born 7 May 1818 
    Gender Female 
    Died Abt 1912 
    Notes 
    • From "The Brenneman History" :

      MARTHA BRENEMAN, b. 5-7-1818, d. about 1912, m. 9-29-1840 John R. Diffenbauch, b. in Strasburg Twp., Lancaster Co., Pa., 9-13-1813, d. 2-10-1903, s. of George Diffenbach, Jr., and Barbara Rohrer and grandson of George Diffenbach, Sr., and Maria Herr.

      John and Martha Diffenbach lived in the first large brick dwelling house built in Lancaster city, at the southeast corner of Orange and Lime streets. They acquired quite a tidy fortune, which was bequeathed after the death of their children to a fund for the founding of a home for elderly ladies. This home is located on N. Duke St. in Lancaster, and is administered by the governing board of the First Reformed Church of that city. 4 ch.

    Person ID I1184  Conrad Shire Tree
    Last Modified 25 Jan 2015 

    Father Abraham Brenneman,   b. 22 Jul 1776,   d. 27 Oct 1821  (Age 45 years) 
    Mother Sarah McCann,   b. 9 Sep 1793,   d. 25 Dec 1867  (Age 74 years) 
    Family ID F1546  Group Sheet

    Family John R Diffenbach,   b. 13 Sep 1813, Strasburg, Lancaster, Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 10 Feb 1903  (Age 89 years) 
    Married 29 Sep 1840 
    Children 
     1. George B Diffenbach,   b. 9 Aug 1841,   d. 18 May 1842  (Age 0 years)
     2. Ann Mary Diffenbach,   b. 29 Apr 1847,   d. 19 Feb 1864  (Age 16 years)
     3. Sarah Barbara Diffenbach,   b. 3 Apr 1853
     4. Elizabeth Diffenbach,   b. 17 Nov 1856
    Last Modified 25 Jan 2015 
    Family ID F1570  Group Sheet