Saturday, November 13, 2010

Surname Saturday : WEHRLY

The WEHRLY surname is in my paternal line.  The origins of the surname are supposed to be Swiss/German.


Stories and history :


Ahnentafel # 9 : Barbara Isabel Wehrly (1869-1930). Barbara was born March 14, 1869 in Madison Township, Jay County, Indiana.  She married November 13, 1886 in Jay County, Indiana to Luman Cooper LeMasters (1867-1933).  Luman was born May 27, 1867 in Jay County, Indiana.  They lived in Madison Township, Jay County, Indiana and had 13 children.  Luman died February 10, 1933 in Salamonia, Jay County, Indiana.  Barbara died February 6, 1930 in Union City, Randolph County, Indiana.  Both are buried in the Salamonia Cemetery, Jay County, Indiana.


Ahnentafel # 18 : William P. Wehrly (1845-1909).  William was born November 2, 1845 in Preble County, Ohio.  He married August 4, 1866 in Jay County, Indiana to Olive Jane Smith (1846-1913).  Olive was born June 23, 1846 in Cass County, Michigan.  William was a mortician and sawmiller in Salamonia, Jay County, Indiana.  William served in Company I, 130th Regiment, Indiana Infantry during the Civil War.  They had 13 children.  Olive died January 6, 1913 in Portland, Jay County, Indiana.  William died June 16, 1909 in Salamonia, Jay County, Indiana.  Both are buried in the Salamonia Cemetery, Jay County, Indiana.


Ahnentafel # 36 : Johannes "John S." Wehrly (1802-1876).  Johannes was born June 4, 1802 in York County, Pennsylvania.  He married in 1821 in Stark County, Ohio to Barbara Petry (1802-1880).  Barbara was born May 28, 1802 in York County, Pennsylvania.  John came to Madison Township, Jay County, Indiana circa 1854.  They had 9 children.  Barbara died August 27, 1880 in Salamonia, Jay County, Indiana.  John died November 10, 1876 in Salamonia, Jay County, Indiana.  Both are buried in the Salamonia Cemetery, Jay County, Indiana.


Ahnentafel # 72 : Heinrich "Henry" Wehrly (c1776-1846).  Henry was born circa 1776 in York County, Pennsylvania.  He married Christina Saubel (c1775-aft1870).  Christina was born circa 1775 in Pennsylvania.  They lived in Tuscarawas County, Ohio and had 6 children.  Christina died after the 1870 census of Jefferson Township, Tuscarawas County, Ohio.  Henry died January 15, 1846 in Tuscarawas County, Ohio.  Henry is buried in the Stone Creek Cemetery, Tuscarawas County, Ohio.


Ahnentafel # 144 : Heinrich Wehrly (c1740-????).  Heinrich was born circa 1740.  He married Catherine Moser (1743-1834).  Catherine was born in 1743.   They had at least 3 children.  Catherine died 1834 in York County, Pennsylvania.


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