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Leah Wenger (Hartzler)

Birthplace: Belleville, Mifflin County, Pennsylvania
Death: December 03, 1916 (92)
Topeka, Lagrange County, Indiana
Place of Burial: Topeka, Lagrange, Indiana, United States of America
Immediate Family:

Daughter of John Hartzler and Lydia Hartzler
Wife of Joseph Wenger
Mother of Lydia Miller; Nancy Anna Lantz; John J Wenger; Emanuel S. Wenger; Noah R Wenger and 2 others
Sister of Isaac J. Hartzler; David W. Hertzler; Henry Hertzler; Elizabeth Hertzler; Samuel Hertzler and 6 others

Managed by: Tim Johnson
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About Leah Wenger

Wenger.--Leah Hartzler Wenger was born in Mifflin Co., Pa., Mar. 26, 1824; died near Topeka, Ind., Dec. 3, 1916; aged 92 y. 8 m. 7 d. When she was 10 years old she moved with her parents to Fairfield Co., Ohio. Dec. 31, 1843, she was married to Joseph Wenger, and five years later they moved to Elkhart Co., Ind., and after a period of another five years moved to La Grange Co., Ind., onto the farm where Bro. Wenger died July 22, 1892, and Sister wenger as stated above. There were born to this union 7 children--2 in Ohio, and 5 in Indiana. The oldest one, Lydia, died in 1874, leaving at the time of Sister Wenger's death, the sons, John L., Noah R., Davis H., and Emanuel S., and the daughters, Nancy Lantz, and Elizabeth Yoder, both of Topeka, Ind. She leaves 1 aged brother, D. W. Hartzler of Topeka, Ind., 20 grandchildren, 19 great-grandchildren, and many other relatives and friends to mourn her departure. When 18 years of age she united with the Amish Mennonite Church and her aim was always to live consistent with her profession. Funeral services were conducted at the Maple Grove Church, Dec. 5, by Bro. D. D. Miller. Text, Psa. 90: 12-17. Gospel Herald - Volume IX, Number 39 - December 28, 1916 - Page 719 & 720


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Leah Wenger's Timeline

March 26, 1824
Belleville, Mifflin County, Pennsylvania
August 30, 1845
Fairfield, Ohio, USA
March 27, 1847
Fairfield County, Ohio, United States
May 2, 1849
Ligonier, Noble, Ind.
March 22, 1852
Goshen, Elkhart, Indiana, USA
March 28, 1854
May 11, 1859
Topeka, LaGrange, Indiana, United States
January 30, 1863
Topeka, Lagrange, Indiana, USA
December 3, 1916
Age 92
Topeka, Lagrange County, Indiana
Age 91
Topeka, Lagrange, Indiana, United States of America