About Thomas Ralph O'Neil
A Brief History of Jacob Wismer and a Complete Genealogical Family Register With Biographies of His Descendants from the Earliest Available Records to the Present Time By A J Fretz, Eli Wismer
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I. Jacob Wismer, (...) was born in Germany about 1684, and died in Bedminster Township, Bucks Co., Pa., Feb. 4, 1787 in his one hundred and third year.
The children of Jacob and Nanny Wismer, as near in the order of birth as could be placed were: ---Jacob, Mary, Elizabeth, Joseph, Henry, Mark, Daniel, John, Christian, Nanny, Abraham.
II. Jacob Wismer,* bn. in Bucks Co., Pa., about 1721. Mrd. Margaret ---. The dates of death of himself and wife are not known. He received his portion of his father's estate in 1783. Lived in Plumstead Twp. at what is known as the burnt mill, where he followed the occupation of miller. Children: Abraham, Isaac, Anna, Mary, Elizabeth, Jacob, Mary, Barbara, Hannah, Margaret.
III. Hannah Wismer, born in Bucks Co., Pa., Feb. 17, 1764; died —. Mrd. John Schattinger, * son of +Hans George Schattinger, —. Farmer. Menn. Children: Margaret, Abraham, Anna, John, Mary, Henry, Joseph, Jacob.
IV. Henry Shattinger, bn. in Bucks Co., Pa., June 12, 1800; died Mar. 22, 1841. Mrd. Mary A. Shaddinger, daughter of Jonathan and Susanna Shaddinger, Mar. 25, 1825. She was bn. Aug. 4, 1804: died in Phila., Pa., May 15, 1884. Farmer. Baptists. Children: Margaret, Susanna, Caroline, Samuel, Joseph, Hannah, Henry, Matthias.
V. Hannah Shattinger, bn. July 19, 1836. Mrd. Prof. Thomas O'Neill, of Philadelphia, Apr. 24, 1856. Res. 2405 Master St., Phila., Pa. Professor of Music. Prof. Thomas O'Neill was born in Philadelphia, Pa., Dec. 14, 1829. Mr. O'Neill, Presby. Mrs. O'Neill, Baptist. Children: Carrie, Margarette, Thomas, Samuel.
VI. Thomas Ralph O'Neil, born in Norriston, Pa., Dec. 4, 1863. Engraver on wood.