52 Ancestors: #32 Sarah M. Meisberger Depner

Posted by: Eileen A. Souza

Sarah M. Depner, the daughter of Theobald and Mary Catherine (Strausser) Meisberger, was baptized Elizabeth Sara Magdalena Meisberger on 28 February 1866in Saint Edward’s RC Church in Coal Township, Northumberland County, Pennsylvania. She is my 2nd great aunt.

On 6 July 1887, she married George E. Depner in St. Edward’s  in Coal Township. Together they had three children:  Frances M. Depner [married name, if any, still unknown], Mary B. (Depner) Arner and George E. Depner, Jr.

Sarah was still alive, at the age of 74, widowed and living with her daughter, Mary B. Arner in Reading, Berks County, Pennsylvania.  According to Find A Grave, Sara M. Depner died in 1948 and was buried in Saint Edward’s Cemetery, Coal Township, Northumberland County, PA. According to his death certificate, George E. Depner died 16 January 1935 in Reading, PA. George is also buried in Saint Edwards Cemetery, Coal Township, PA.


Saint Edward's RC Cemetery, Coal Twp., Northumberland County, PA

Saint Edward’s RC Cemetery, Coal Twp., Northumberland County, PA










Week 32 of 52 Ancestors in 52 Weeks, a blogging challenge initiated by Amy Johnston Crow in her blog No Story Too Small.

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