Geraldine M. Ledebur1,2

F, b. May 12, 1925, d. February 28, 2014
FatherGeorge Henry Ledebur1,2,3,4 b. April 7, 1888, d. November 28, 1975
MotherCora Etta Zerbe1,2,3,4 b. July 2, 1888, d. April 12, 1981
     Geraldine M. Ledebur was buried at East Lawn Palms Cemetery, 5801 E. Grant Road, Tucson, Pima Co., Arizona.5,6 She was born on May 12, 1925 at Pennsylvania.1,6,5 As of circa 1945,her married name was Buzard.6 She married James Morgan Buzard Sr. circa 1945.6 Geraldine M. Ledebur died on February 28, 2014 at Arizona at age 88.5 She Geraldine Buzard was born May 12, 1925 and died February 28, 2014, after courageously fighting cancer. A former teacher and librarian, she graduated from Clarion College in 1946. She later received a Masters degree in Education from the University of Arizona. Geraldine was a volunteer of 17 years at Tanque Verde Lutheran Church. She was preceded in death by her husband of 45 years, James M. Buzard; and daughter, Coralyn "Lyn" Rose, in 1986. She is survived by a sister, Shirley Downing; sons, James Jr. and Edward (Betsy) Buzard; daughters: Candy (Dave) Mackin and Cindy Conn; grandchildren: Nicole (Mike) James, David Mackie, Stephanie Conn, Brittany and Lance Buzard; and great-grandchildren: Tyler, Shelby, Allison and Carson James and Colton Hesser. Visitation is Wednesday, March 5, 2014 1:00 p.m. - 2:00 p.m. at East Lawn Palms Cemetery. Burial service following immediately at 2:00 p.m. on March 3, 2014.6

Census Records

1930Dwelling 593, District 22, Sheffield, Warren Co., Pennsylvania1
1940Dwelling 79, District 62-26, Sheffield, Warren Co., Pennsylvania2

Family

James Morgan Buzard Sr. b. September 16, 1921, d. September 13, 1991
Marriage*Geraldine M. Ledebur married James Morgan Buzard Sr. circa 1945.6 
Children

Citations

  1. [S118] National Archives and Records Administration, 1930 United States Federal Census.
  2. [S3353] National Archives and Records Administration, 1940 United States Federal Census.
  3. [S2012] Tucson Citizen, From the Cora E. Ledebur obituary in the Apr 14, 1981 edition.
  4. [S784] Progress-Index, The, From the Shirley Ledebur Downing obituary in the Apr 6, 2014 edition.
  5. [S6056] East Lawn Palms Cemetery, Pima Co., AZ, online http://www.findagrave.com/
  6. [S2393] Arizona Daily Star, The, From the Geraldine Buzard obituary in the Mar 3, 2014 edition.
  7. [S2393] Arizona Daily Star, The, From the Coralyn Rose Buzard obituary in the May 9, 1986 edition.
  8. [S2393] Arizona Daily Star, The, From the James M. Buzard obituary in the Sep 14, 1991 edition.

Bonetta Euvenza Zerbe1,2,3

F, b. February 10, 1921, d. March 2, 1989
FatherFloyd Charles Zerbe Sr.1,2,4,5,3 b. December 7, 1893, d. October 26, 1961
MotherLeona Irene Schattenburg1,2,4,5,3 b. September 12, 1897, d. December 28, 1971
     Her Social Security Number was 185-18-6348.6 Bonetta Euvenza Zerbe was buried at Sunset Hill Memorial Park, Route 322, Cranberry Township, Venango Co., Pennsylvania.7 She was born on February 10, 1921 at Watson Farm, Forest Co., Pennsylvania.6,3 She died on March 2, 1989 at age 68.6

Census Records

1930Dwelling 107, District 5, Howe Township, Forest Co., Pennsylvania2
1940Dwelling 358, District 42-31, Kane, McKean Co., Pennsylvania4

Citations

  1. [S2993] Derrick, The, From the William Zerbe obituary in the Oct 27, 1961 edition.
  2. [S118] National Archives and Records Administration, 1930 United States Federal Census.
  3. [S5223] Social Security Administration, U.S., Social Security Applications and Claims Index, 1936-2007.
  4. [S3353] National Archives and Records Administration, 1940 United States Federal Census.
  5. [S9970] Anderson McQueen Funeral Homes, online andersonmcqueen.com, From the LaWanda M. Shaffer obituary.
  6. [S9] Unknown subject, unknown file number, SSDI, U.S. Social Security Administrations Death Master File.
  7. [S2986] Sunset Hill Memorial Park, Venango Co., PA, online http://www.findagrave.com

LaWanda Martha Zerbe1,2,3,4

F, b. January 3, 1927, d. August 12, 2018
FatherFloyd Charles Zerbe Sr.1,2,5,4 b. December 7, 1893, d. October 26, 1961
MotherLeona Irene Schattenburg1,2,5,4 b. September 12, 1897, d. December 28, 1971
     LaWanda Martha Zerbe LaWanda M. Shaffer, 91, of St Petersburg, FL passed away August 12, 2018 at Bon Secours Maria Manor Nursing Facility. She was born on January 3, 1927 in Pennsylvania to parents, Leona (Schattenberg) and Floyd Zerbe. She attended Hamot School of Nursing in Erie, PA and graduated in 1947, having earned her Nursing diploma. She worked as a Registered Nurse at Hamot Hospital for 35 years until her retirement. Her nursing career and her family were her greatest accomplishments. Lawanda is survived and will be dearly missed by her children, Brenda Shaffer (Lynda), Tim Shaffer (Dana), and Scott Shaffer; grandchildren, Mitch, Morgan, Rachel, and Kyle; as well as many other family and friends. She was preceded in death by her loving husband of 61 years, Donald Shaffer; sister, Bonnie Zerbe, and brother, Chuck Zerbe. Services will be held at Sunset Hill Memorial Cemetery in Cranberry, PA at a later date to be announced. Donations can be made in LaWanda’s honor to the Red Cross or Easter Seals. The family would like to thank the doctors, nurses, and staff of Bon Secours for their exceptional and professional care and kindness.4 She was buried at Sunset Hill Memorial Park, Route 322, Cranberry Township, Venango Co., Pennsylvania.4 She was born on January 3, 1927 at Pennsylvania.2,6,4 As of circa 1950,her married name was Shaffer.3 She married Donald Derl Shaffer circa 1950.1,3,4 LaWanda Martha Zerbe died on August 12, 2018 at St. Petersburg, Pinellas Co., Florida, at age 91.4

Census Records

1930Dwelling 107, District 5, Howe Township, Forest Co., Pennsylvania2
1940Dwelling 358, District 42-31, Kane, McKean Co., Pennsylvania5

Family

Donald Derl Shaffer b. February 23, 1926, d. June 14, 2011
Marriage*LaWanda Martha Zerbe married Donald Derl Shaffer circa 1950.1,3,4 
Children
  • Brenda Shaffer3,4
  • Timothy Shaffer3,4
  • Scott Shaffer3,4

Citations

  1. [S2993] Derrick, The, From the William Zerbe obituary in the Oct 27, 1961 edition.
  2. [S118] National Archives and Records Administration, 1930 United States Federal Census.
  3. [S3015] Erie Times-News, From the Donald Derl Shaffer obituary in the Jun 17, 2011 edition.
  4. [S9970] Anderson McQueen Funeral Homes, online andersonmcqueen.com, From the LaWanda M. Shaffer obituary.
  5. [S3353] National Archives and Records Administration, 1940 United States Federal Census.
  6. [S1235] Ancestry.com, U.S. Public Records Index, Volume 1.

Donald Derl Shaffer1,2,3

M, b. February 23, 1926, d. June 14, 2011
     His Social Security Number was 202-14-3758.4 Donald Derl Shaffer was born on February 23, 1926 at Ludlow, McKean Co., Pennsylvania.1,4,2,3 He married LaWanda Martha Zerbe, daughter of Floyd Charles Zerbe Sr. and Leona Irene Schattenburg, circa 1950.5,1,6 Donald Derl Shaffer died on June 14, 2011 at St. Petersburg, Pinellas Co., Florida, at age 85.1,4 He Donald Derl Shaffer, 85, of St. Petersburg, died Tuesday, June 14, 2011, at Bayfront Medical Center. Born in Ludlow, Pa., he lived in Erie, Pa. until he retired and moved to St. Petersburg in 1992. He was a United States Navy veteran and served in WWII. He is survived by his wife of 61 years, LaWanda Martha Shaffer, St. Petersburg, Fla; daughter, Brenda (Lynda Ruckman) Shaffer; son, Timothy (Dana) Shaffer; son, Scott (Peggy) Shaffer; grandchildren, Mitchell, Rachel, Morgan, and Kyle; brother, Earl (Mary) Shaffer; and brother, Archie (Evie) Shaffer. There will be a Gathering of Friends from 3 to 5 p.m. on Saturday, June 18, 2011 at Anderson-McQueen, 2201-Dr. M.L. King Street North, St. Petersburg. In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to The Bayfront Health Foundation. on June 17, 2011.1

Family

LaWanda Martha Zerbe b. January 3, 1927, d. August 12, 2018
Marriage*He married LaWanda Martha Zerbe, daughter of Floyd Charles Zerbe Sr. and Leona Irene Schattenburg, circa 1950.5,1,6 
Children
  • Brenda Shaffer1,6
  • Timothy Shaffer1,6
  • Scott Shaffer1,6

Citations

  1. [S3015] Erie Times-News, From the Donald Derl Shaffer obituary in the Jun 17, 2011 edition.
  2. [S3706] 1926–1975, RG 147. The National Archives at Atlanta, Atlanta, Georgia Records of the Selective Service System, U.S. WWII Draft Cards Young Men, 1940-1947.
  3. [S4487] Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission, Pennsylvania, Veteran Compensation Applications, WWII, 1950.
  4. [S9] Unknown subject, unknown file number, SSDI, U.S. Social Security Administrations Death Master File.
  5. [S2993] Derrick, The, From the William Zerbe obituary in the Oct 27, 1961 edition.
  6. [S9970] Anderson McQueen Funeral Homes, online andersonmcqueen.com, From the LaWanda M. Shaffer obituary.

Floyd Charles Zerbe Jr.1,2

M, b. February 15, 1923, d. April 5, 1976
FatherFloyd Charles Zerbe Sr.1,3,4,5 b. December 7, 1893, d. October 26, 1961
MotherLeona Irene Schattenburg1,3,4,5 b. September 12, 1897, d. December 28, 1971
     Floyd Charles Zerbe Jr. was buried at Bear Lake Cemetery, Bear Lake, Warren Co., Pennsylvania.6,2 He was born on February 15, 1923 at Pennsylvania.3,6 He married Dorema L. Cornish on April 6, 1946 at Corry, Erie Co., Pennsylvania.7,6 Floyd Charles Zerbe Jr. died on April 5, 1976 at Greensburg, Westmoreland Co., Pennsylvania, at age 53.7,6 He CORRY - Floyd C. Zerbe Jr., of New Stanton RD 1 died Tuesday at Westmoreland Hospital in Greensburg. Born February 15, 1923 at Watson Farm, he graduated from Kane High School in 1940 and moved to Corry where he was employed by the Aero Supply Manufacturing Co. In 1944, Mr. Zerbe Joined the B&O Railroad at Galeton where he worked as a carpenter. He worked as a carpenter-foreman at Foxburg, and was later transferred to Salamanca, N.Y. as a master carpenter. He was named supervisor of B&O building and bridge construction in the railroad's Connellsvllle office and was later promoted to regional construction supervisor of the Northern division of the C&O and B&O railroads in the Pittsburgh office. Mr. Zerbe retired due to ill health in January, 1973. He was a member of the Bear Lake United Methodist Church, the F&AM Lodge in St. Petersburg and the Coudersport Conslstory. He is survived by his wife, the former Dorema Cornish, whom he married April 6, 1946. Other survivors include four daughters, Mrs. Terry (Linda) Martin of Greensburg, Miss., Sandra Zerbe of Kingston, N.Y., Charlene Zerbe of Bear Lake and Rita Zerbe at home; one son, Rex L. Zerbe, at home; and two sisters, Miss Bonita Zerbe and Mrs. Donald (LaWanda) Shaffer, both of Erie. Friends may call at the Bracken Funeral Home in Corry from 7 to 9 p.m. today and from 3 to 5 p.m. and 7 to 9 p.m. Thursday. Services will be held at 1 p.m. Friday in the funeral home, with Rev. Howard Markel of the Clareton United Methodist Church and Rev. Dale DuPont of the Bear Lake United Methodist Church officiating. Burial will be in the Bear Lake Cemetery. on April 7, 1976.6

Census Records

1930Dwelling 107, District 5, Howe Township, Forest Co., Pennsylvania3
1940Dwelling 358, District 42-31, Kane, McKean Co., Pennsylvania4

Family

Dorema L. Cornish b. March 3, 1923, d. December 2, 2008
Marriage*Floyd Charles Zerbe Jr. married Dorema L. Cornish on April 6, 1946 at Corry, Erie Co., Pennsylvania.7,6 
Children
  • Linda Zerbe7,6
  • Sandra "Sandy" Zerbe7,6
  • Charlene L. Zerbe7,6
  • Rita Zerbe7,6
  • Rex L. Zerbe7,6

Citations

  1. [S2993] Derrick, The, From the William Zerbe obituary in the Oct 27, 1961 edition.
  2. [S9383] Bear Lake Cemetery, Warren Co., PA, online www.findagrave.com.
  3. [S118] National Archives and Records Administration, 1930 United States Federal Census.
  4. [S3353] National Archives and Records Administration, 1940 United States Federal Census.
  5. [S9970] Anderson McQueen Funeral Homes, online andersonmcqueen.com, From the LaWanda M. Shaffer obituary.
  6. [S2993] Derrick, The, From the Floyd C. Zerbe, Jr. obituary in the Apr 7, 1976 edition.
  7. [S3014] Post-Journal, From the Dorema L. Zerbe obituary in the Dec 4, 2008 edition.

Dorema L. Cornish1

F, b. March 3, 1923, d. December 2, 2008
     Her Social Security Number was 210-18-1163.2 Dorema L. Cornish was buried at Bear Lake Cemetery, Bear Lake, Warren Co., Pennsylvania.1,3 She was born on March 3, 1923 at Bear Lake, Warren Co., Pennsylvania.1,2 As of April 6, 1946,her married name was Zerbe.1 She married Floyd Charles Zerbe Jr., son of Floyd Charles Zerbe Sr. and Leona Irene Schattenburg, on April 6, 1946 at Corry, Erie Co., Pennsylvania.1,4 Dorema L. Cornish died on December 2, 2008 at Erie, Erie Co., Pennsylvania, at age 85.1,2 She Dorema L. Zerbe, 85, of Bear Lake, Pa., died Tuesday, Dec. 2, 2008, at Hamot Medical Center in Erie. Dorema was born March 3, 1923, in Bear Lake, Pa., daughter of the late Enoch B. Sr. and Elloine Root Cornish. She was raised in Bear Lake and graduated from Lottsville High School in 1941. Following graduation, she worked for General Electric and after her marriage, she stayed home to raise and care for her family. For many years, Mrs. Zerbe lived in Western Pennsylvania and Southern New York. She returned to the Cornish homestead on Bear Lake in the mid 1980s. She served as secretary and treasurer for the Bear Lake Cemetery for several years. Dorema had a love for her family, horses, animals and nature. She enjoyed baking and tending her yard on her John Deere tractor. She had especially loved spending time with her children and grandchildren. In addition to her parents, she was preceded by her husband, Floyd C. Zerbe Jr. on April 5, 1976. They were married April 6, 1946, in Corry, Pa. She was also preceded in death by two sisters: Susan Webster and Lora Eschenbach; a sister-in-law, Bonnie Zerbe; and three brothers: Daniel, Alfonso and Enoch Cornish. Dorema is survived by four daughters: Linda Martin and her husband, Terry of Greensburg, Pa., Sandy Zerbe of Glenford, N.Y., Charlene Zerbe of Bear Lake and Rita Corbin and her husband, Dan of Chautauqua, N.Y; a son, Rex Zerbe of New Stanton, Pa; a sister, Geraldine Johnston and her husband, Robert of Panama, N.Y. and a sister-in-law, Wanda Shaffer and her husband, Don of Largo, Fla; six grandchildren: Nathan Martin, Skylar, Dane and Lexis Corbin and Blake and Grant Zerbe; and many nieces and nephews also survive. She was known as mother and grandmother to many. Friends may call at the Bracken Funeral Home, 315 N. Center St., Corry on Friday from 2 to 4 and 6 to 8 p.m. and may attend a celebration of her life there on Saturday at 11 a.m. Burial will be in Bear Lake Cemetery. Memorials may be made to the Bear Lake Cemetery, Bear Lake, PA l6402.
on December 4, 2008.1

Family

Floyd Charles Zerbe Jr. b. February 15, 1923, d. April 5, 1976
Marriage*She married Floyd Charles Zerbe Jr., son of Floyd Charles Zerbe Sr. and Leona Irene Schattenburg, on April 6, 1946 at Corry, Erie Co., Pennsylvania.1,4 
Children
  • Linda Zerbe1,4
  • Sandra "Sandy" Zerbe1,4
  • Charlene L. Zerbe1,4
  • Rita Zerbe1,4
  • Rex L. Zerbe1,4

Citations

  1. [S3014] Post-Journal, From the Dorema L. Zerbe obituary in the Dec 4, 2008 edition.
  2. [S9] Unknown subject, unknown file number, SSDI, U.S. Social Security Administrations Death Master File.
  3. [S9383] Bear Lake Cemetery, Warren Co., PA, online www.findagrave.com.
  4. [S2993] Derrick, The, From the Floyd C. Zerbe, Jr. obituary in the Apr 7, 1976 edition.

Archie Ross Zerbe1,2,3,4

M, b. July 19, 1890, d. May 26, 1971
FatherSolomon "Saul" Zerbe1,5,6,7,8,4 b. February 27, 1856, d. October 1, 1935
MotherElizabeth "Eliza" Hulings1,5,6,7,8,4 b. March 15, 1862, d. January 7, 1954
     His Social Security Number was 208-05-2965.9 Archie Ross Zerbe was buried at Cedarview Memorial Park, Strattanville, Clarion Co., Pennsylvania.3,4 He was born on July 19, 1890 at Lucinda, Clarion Co., Pennsylvania; His obituary has a birth date of Jul 18, 1890.1,9,2,4 He married Clara Mae George on April 8, 1925.10,4 Archie Ross Zerbe died on May 26, 1971 at Brookville, Jefferson Co., Pennsylvania, at age 80.9,4 He CLARION - Archie R. Zerbe, 80, of Corsica RD 1, an area native, died at 10 a.m. Wednesday in Brookville Hospital. He was born July 18, 1890, at Lucinda, a son of Soloman and Elizabeth Hulings. Mr. Zerbe was an oil and gas well driller by occupation. He was married April 8, 1925, to the former Clara Mae George, and she survives. Also surviving are two sons, George of Clarksburg and Frank Zerbe of Corsica RD 1; a sister, Mrs. Mary Cramer of New Kensington, and eight grandchildren. Friends may call at the Gerald L. Gobie Funeral Home in Clarion. Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. Saturday in the funeral home. Rev. Howard Leighton, pastor of the Mt. Pleasant Independent Baptist Church at Corsica, will officiate. Interment will be in Cedarview Memorial Park. on May 27, 1971.4

Census Records

1900Dwelling 7, District 13, Knox Township, Clarion Co., Pennsylvania1
1910Dwelling 8, District 11, Knox Township, Clarion Co., Pennsylvania5
1920Dwelling 21, District 68, Knox Township, Clarion Co., Pennsylvania6
1930Dwelling 285, District 32, Madison Township, Armstrong Co., Pennsylvania11
1940Dwelling 354, District 16-7, Clarion, Clarion Co., Pennsylvania12

Occupation

1910Odd job laborer5
1920Drilling well tool dresser6
1930Gas well driller11
1940Farmer12

Family

Clara Mae George b. November 28, 1904, d. March 22, 1974
Marriage*Archie Ross Zerbe married Clara Mae George on April 8, 1925.10,4 
Children

Citations

  1. [S132] National Archives and Records Administration, 1900 United States Federal Census.
  2. [S533] National Archives and Records Administration, World War I Selective Service System Draft Registration Cards, 1917-18.
  3. [S9578] Cedarview Memorial Park, Clarion Co., PA, online www.findagrave.com.
  4. [S2993] Derrick, The, From the Archie R. Zerbe obituary in the May 27, 1971 edition.
  5. [S205] National Archives and Records Administration, 1910 United States Federal Census.
  6. [S119] National Archives and Records Administration, 1920 United States Federal Census.
  7. [S2993] Derrick, The, From the Elizabeth Hulings Zerbe obituary in the Jan 8, 1954 edition.
  8. [S2993] Derrick, The, From the Scott C. Zerbe obituary in the May 31, 1957 edition.
  9. [S9] Unknown subject, unknown file number, SSDI, U.S. Social Security Administrations Death Master File.
  10. [S2993] Derrick, The, From the Clara Mae Zerbe obituary in the Mar 25, 1974 edition.
  11. [S118] National Archives and Records Administration, 1930 United States Federal Census.
  12. [S3353] National Archives and Records Administration, 1940 United States Federal Census.
  13. [S5223] Social Security Administration, U.S., Social Security Applications and Claims Index, 1936-2007.
  14. [S9466] Indiana Gazette, The, From the George C. Zerbe obituary in the Oct 24, 1988 edition.

Mary Alina Zerbe1,2,3

F, b. June 16, 1899, d. May 11, 1989
FatherSolomon "Saul" Zerbe1,2,4,5,6,7 b. February 27, 1856, d. October 1, 1935
MotherElizabeth "Eliza" Hulings1,2,4,5,6,7 b. March 15, 1862, d. January 7, 1954
     Mary Alina Zerbe was buried at Greenwood Memorial Park, Lower Burrell, Westmoreland Co., Pennsylvania.8 Her Social Security Number was 209-22-7648.9 She was born on June 16, 1899 at Knox Township, Clarion Co., Pennsylvania.3,9 As of circa 1921,her married name was Cramer.10 She married Charles Wallace Cramer circa 1921.10,11 Mary Alina Zerbe died on May 11, 1989 at Pennsylvania at age 89.3,9

Census Records

1900Dwelling 7, District 13, Knox Township, Clarion Co., Pennsylvania1
1910Dwelling 8, District 11, Knox Township, Clarion Co., Pennsylvania2
1920Dwelling 21, District 68, Knox Township, Clarion Co., Pennsylvania4
1930Dwelling 234, District 131, Parnassus, Westmoreland Co., Pennsylvania10
1940Dwelling 289, District 65-158, New Kensington, Westmoreland Co., Pennsylvania12

Occupation

1920Farmer4

Family

Charles Wallace Cramer b. September 15, 1898, d. March, 1985
Marriage*Mary Alina Zerbe married Charles Wallace Cramer circa 1921.10,11 
Child

Citations

  1. [S132] National Archives and Records Administration, 1900 United States Federal Census.
  2. [S205] National Archives and Records Administration, 1910 United States Federal Census.
  3. [S3126] The Turk Family of Blanding, Utah, online http://wc.rootsweb.ancestry.com/cgi-bin/igm.cgi?op=GET&db=turk%2Dfamily&id=I1135
  4. [S119] National Archives and Records Administration, 1920 United States Federal Census.
  5. [S2993] Derrick, The, From the Elizabeth Hulings Zerbe obituary in the Jan 8, 1954 edition.
  6. [S2993] Derrick, The, From the Scott C. Zerbe obituary in the May 31, 1957 edition.
  7. [S2993] Derrick, The, From the Archie R. Zerbe obituary in the May 27, 1971 edition.
  8. [S9583] Greenwood Memorial Park, Westmoreland Co., PA, online www.findagrave.com.
  9. [S9] Unknown subject, unknown file number, SSDI, U.S. Social Security Administrations Death Master File.
  10. [S118] National Archives and Records Administration, 1930 United States Federal Census.
  11. [S5223] Social Security Administration, U.S., Social Security Applications and Claims Index, 1936-2007.
  12. [S3353] National Archives and Records Administration, 1940 United States Federal Census.
  13. [S5130] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, Marriage Records, 1936-2014.

Paul Frederick Burkhardt1,2,3,4

M, b. July 23, 1928, d. July 31, 1999
FatherGustav Fredrick "Gust" Burkhardt5,2 b. September 17, 1880, d. March 27, 1964
MotherLottie Louella Zerbe5,2 b. November 9, 1884, d. February 19, 1971
     Paul Frederick Burkhardt was buried at Clarion Cemetery, 2nd Avenue, Clarion, Clarion Co., Pennsylvania.1 His Social Security Number was 168-22-7363.6 He was born on July 23, 1928 at Lucinda, Clarion Co., Pennsylvania.6,1,2,3 He married Iva Marie Wilson on May 8, 1954 at Butler, Butler Co., Pennsylvania.7,4 Paul Frederick Burkhardt died on July 31, 1999 at Lucinda, Clarion Co., Pennsylvania, at age 71.6,1

Census Records

1940Dwelling 85, District 16-17, Knox Township, Clarion Co., Pennsylvania5

Family

Iva Marie Wilson b. September 13, 1933, d. August 7, 2012
Marriage*Paul Frederick Burkhardt married Iva Marie Wilson on May 8, 1954 at Butler, Butler Co., Pennsylvania.7,4 
Children

Citations

  1. [S2987] Clarion Cemetery, Clarion Co., PA, online http://www.findagrave.com
  2. [S5223] Social Security Administration, U.S., Social Security Applications and Claims Index, 1936-2007.
  3. [S3706] 1926–1975, RG 147. The National Archives at Atlanta, Atlanta, Georgia Records of the Selective Service System, U.S. WWII Draft Cards Young Men, 1940-1947.
  4. [S4651] Historical Society of Pennsylvania, Pennsylvania and New Jersey, Church and Town Records, 1708-1985.
  5. [S3353] National Archives and Records Administration, 1940 United States Federal Census.
  6. [S9] Unknown subject, unknown file number, SSDI, U.S. Social Security Administrations Death Master File.
  7. [S3121] Robert V. Burns Funeral Home, online http://easyfhweb.com/restinpeace.aspx?MemberId=99144&MName=Lloyd%20C.%20Hulings&FLVId=394, From the Iva Marie Burkhardt obituary.

Clara Mae George1,2

F, b. November 28, 1904, d. March 22, 1974
     Clara Mae George was buried at Cedarview Memorial Park, Strattanville, Clarion Co., Pennsylvania.1,3 She was born on November 28, 1904 at Kellersburg, Armstrong Co., Pennsylvania.1 As of April 8, 1925,her married name was Zerbe.2 She married Archie Ross Zerbe, son of Solomon "Saul" Zerbe and Elizabeth "Eliza" Hulings, on April 8, 1925.1,2 Clara Mae George died on March 22, 1974 at Corsica, Jefferson Co., Pennsylvania, at age 69.1 She CLARION - Mrs. Clara Mae Zerbe, 69, of Corsica RD, widow of Archie Zerbe, died in her home at 6 p.m. Friday. (Mar. 22) Born November 23, 1904, at Kellersburg, she was a daughter of Ellsworth and Annie Myers George. She was married in April 1925, to Archie Zerbe. he died in 1971. Mrs. Zerbe was a member of the Mount Pleasant Independent Baptist Church of Corsica. She is survived by two sons, George C. Zerbe of Smicksburg and Frank A. Zerbe of Corsica RD; four sisters, Mrs. Nellie Bish of Worthington, Mrs. Violet Klingensmith of Deanville, Mrs. Betty Pence of Metcroft and Mrs. Dolly Kaster of Oil City; a brother, Orner George of Eden, N.Y; eight grandchildren and two great-grandchildren. Friends may call from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. today at the Gerald L. Goble Funeral Home in Clarion, where funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. Tuesday with Rev. Howard Leighton, pastor of the Mount Pleasant Independent Baptist Church, officiating. Interment will be in the Cedarview Memorial Park. on March 25, 1974.1

Census Records

1930Dwelling 285, District 32, Madison Township, Armstrong Co., Pennsylvania4
1940Dwelling 354, District 16-7, Clarion, Clarion Co., Pennsylvania5

Occupation

1940Dairy milker5

Family

Archie Ross Zerbe b. July 19, 1890, d. May 26, 1971
Marriage*Clara Mae George married Archie Ross Zerbe, son of Solomon "Saul" Zerbe and Elizabeth "Eliza" Hulings, on April 8, 1925.1,2 
Children

Citations

  1. [S2993] Derrick, The, From the Clara Mae Zerbe obituary in the Mar 25, 1974 edition.
  2. [S2993] Derrick, The, From the Archie R. Zerbe obituary in the May 27, 1971 edition.
  3. [S9578] Cedarview Memorial Park, Clarion Co., PA, online www.findagrave.com.
  4. [S118] National Archives and Records Administration, 1930 United States Federal Census.
  5. [S3353] National Archives and Records Administration, 1940 United States Federal Census.
  6. [S5223] Social Security Administration, U.S., Social Security Applications and Claims Index, 1936-2007.
  7. [S9466] Indiana Gazette, The, From the George C. Zerbe obituary in the Oct 24, 1988 edition.

George Clover Zerbe1,2,3,4,5,6,7,8

M, b. October 20, 1927, d. October 22, 1988
FatherArchie Ross Zerbe1,9,4,10,7 b. July 19, 1890, d. May 26, 1971
MotherClara Mae George1,9,4,10,7 b. November 28, 1904, d. March 22, 1974
     George Clover Zerbe was buried at North Point Cemetery, North Point, Indiana Co., Pennsylvania.2,5,6 He was born on October 20, 1927 at Widnoon, Armstrong Co., Pennsylvania.2,5,6,7,8 He married Louise Whitesell on October 28, 1950.3,2,5 George Clover Zerbe died on October 22, 1988 at Smicksburg, Indiana Co., Pennsylvania, at age 61.2,3,5,6 He George C. Zerbe, 61, of Smicksburg RD 1, died Saturday, Oct. 22, 1988, at his home. The son of Archie and Clara Mae George Zerbe, he was born Oct. 20, 1927. Mr. Zerbe was a member of the Sagamore Gospel Center and the American Legion of Saltsburg. He was employed as a gas driller. Mr. Zerbe was also a veteran of World War II and the Korean Conflict. Surviving are his wife, Louise Whitesell Zerbe, whom he married Oct. 28, 1950; two daughters, Mrs. James (Peggy) Williams, Smicksburg RD 1; Mrs. Dennis (Laura) Reeger, Creekside RD 1; four grandchildren; and one brother, Frank, Corsica. He was preceded in death by his parents. Friends will be received from 2:30-4:30 and 7-9 p.m. Monday at the Deeley Funeral Home, Punxsutawney, where funeral services will be held at 1 p.m. Tuesday with the Rev. Reed Blystone officiating. Interment will be in North Point Cemetery. on October 24, 1988.5

Census Records

1930Dwelling 285, District 32, Madison Township, Armstrong Co., Pennsylvania9
1940Dwelling 354, District 16-7, Clarion, Clarion Co., Pennsylvania4

Family

Louise Whitesell b. October 29, 1927, d. May 13, 2018
Marriage*George Clover Zerbe married Louise Whitesell on October 28, 1950.3,2,5 
Children

Citations

  1. [S2993] Derrick, The, From the Clara Mae Zerbe obituary in the Mar 25, 1974 edition.
  2. [S9971] North Point Cemetery, Indiana Co., PA, online www.findagrave.com.
  3. [S9573] Punxsutawney Spirit, The, From the Louise Zerbe obituary in the May 15, 2018 edition.
  4. [S3353] National Archives and Records Administration, 1940 United States Federal Census.
  5. [S9466] Indiana Gazette, The, From the George C. Zerbe obituary in the Oct 24, 1988 edition.
  6. [S2174] Bureau of Archives and History Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission, Pennsylvania Veterans Burial Cards, 1777-1999.
  7. [S5223] Social Security Administration, U.S., Social Security Applications and Claims Index, 1936-2007.
  8. [S3706] 1926–1975, RG 147. The National Archives at Atlanta, Atlanta, Georgia Records of the Selective Service System, U.S. WWII Draft Cards Young Men, 1940-1947.
  9. [S118] National Archives and Records Administration, 1930 United States Federal Census.
  10. [S2993] Derrick, The, From the Archie R. Zerbe obituary in the May 27, 1971 edition.
  11. [S9573] Punxsutawney Spirit, The, From the Peggy M. Wilson obituary in the Jun 28, 2018 edition.

Frank Archie Zerbe1,2,3,4

M, b. November 16, 1936, d. January 15, 1993
FatherArchie Ross Zerbe1,3,5,6,4 b. July 19, 1890, d. May 26, 1971
MotherClara Mae George1,3,5,6,4 b. November 28, 1904, d. March 22, 1974
     His Social Security Number was 165-28-4139.4 Frank Archie Zerbe was buried at Cedarview Memorial Park, Strattanville, Clarion Co., Pennsylvania.2 He married Della Unknown.2 Frank Archie Zerbe was born on November 16, 1936 at Corsica, Jefferson Co., Pennsylvania.4 He died on January 15, 1993 at age 56.4

Census Records

1940Dwelling 354, District 16-7, Clarion, Clarion Co., Pennsylvania3

Family

Della Unknown b. November 11, 1934, d. June 21, 2008
Marriage*Frank Archie Zerbe married Della Unknown.2 

Citations

  1. [S2993] Derrick, The, From the Clara Mae Zerbe obituary in the Mar 25, 1974 edition.
  2. [S9578] Cedarview Memorial Park, Clarion Co., PA, online www.findagrave.com.
  3. [S3353] National Archives and Records Administration, 1940 United States Federal Census.
  4. [S5223] Social Security Administration, U.S., Social Security Applications and Claims Index, 1936-2007.
  5. [S2993] Derrick, The, From the Archie R. Zerbe obituary in the May 27, 1971 edition.
  6. [S9466] Indiana Gazette, The, From the George C. Zerbe obituary in the Oct 24, 1988 edition.

Charles Wallace Cramer1,2,3

M, b. September 15, 1898, d. March, 1985
     His Social Security Number was 190-01-6804.4 Charles Wallace Cramer was buried at Greenwood Memorial Park, Lower Burrell, Westmoreland Co., Pennsylvania.2 He was born on September 15, 1898 at Eleanor, Jefferson Co., Pennsylvania.4,1,3 He married Mary Alina Zerbe, daughter of Solomon "Saul" Zerbe and Elizabeth "Eliza" Hulings, circa 1921.5,6 Charles Wallace Cramer died in March, 1985 at Pennsylvania at age 86.7,4

Census Records

1930Dwelling 234, District 131, Parnassus, Westmoreland Co., Pennsylvania5
1940Dwelling 289, District 65-158, New Kensington, Westmoreland Co., Pennsylvania8

Occupation

1930Meatcutter5
1940Butcher8

Family

Mary Alina Zerbe b. June 16, 1899, d. May 11, 1989
Marriage*Charles Wallace Cramer married Mary Alina Zerbe, daughter of Solomon "Saul" Zerbe and Elizabeth "Eliza" Hulings, circa 1921.5,6 
Child

Citations

  1. [S533] National Archives and Records Administration, World War I Selective Service System Draft Registration Cards, 1917-18.
  2. [S9583] Greenwood Memorial Park, Westmoreland Co., PA, online www.findagrave.com.
  3. [S3706] 1926–1975, RG 147. The National Archives at Atlanta, Atlanta, Georgia Records of the Selective Service System, U.S. WWII Draft Cards Young Men, 1940-1947.
  4. [S9] Unknown subject, unknown file number, SSDI, U.S. Social Security Administrations Death Master File.
  5. [S118] National Archives and Records Administration, 1930 United States Federal Census.
  6. [S5223] Social Security Administration, U.S., Social Security Applications and Claims Index, 1936-2007.
  7. [S3126] The Turk Family of Blanding, Utah, online http://wc.rootsweb.ancestry.com/cgi-bin/igm.cgi?op=GET&db=turk%2Dfamily&id=I1135
  8. [S3353] National Archives and Records Administration, 1940 United States Federal Census.
  9. [S5130] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, Marriage Records, 1936-2014.

Harold Archie Cramer1,2,3,4,5,6

M, b. December 25, 1922, d. July 13, 1977
FatherCharles Wallace Cramer1,7,2,3 b. September 15, 1898, d. March, 1985
MotherMary Alina Zerbe1,7,2,3 b. June 16, 1899, d. May 11, 1989
     His Social Security Number was 187-14-6979.2 Harold Archie Cramer was buried at Greenwood Memorial Park, Lower Burrell, Westmoreland Co., Pennsylvania.4,5 He was born on December 25, 1922 at Distant, Armstrong Co., Pennsylvania.2,4,5,6 He married Alice Arline Acre on March 7, 1966 at Winchester, Virginia.3,8 Harold Archie Cramer died on July 13, 1977 at age 54.2,4,5

Census Records

1930Dwelling 234, District 131, Parnassus, Westmoreland Co., Pennsylvania1
1940Dwelling 289, District 65-158, New Kensington, Westmoreland Co., Pennsylvania7

Family

Alice Arline Acre b. April 20, 1923, d. December 15, 2002
Marriage*Harold Archie Cramer married Alice Arline Acre on March 7, 1966 at Winchester, Virginia.3,8 

Citations

  1. [S118] National Archives and Records Administration, 1930 United States Federal Census.
  2. [S5223] Social Security Administration, U.S., Social Security Applications and Claims Index, 1936-2007.
  3. [S5130] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, Marriage Records, 1936-2014.
  4. [S2174] Bureau of Archives and History Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission, Pennsylvania Veterans Burial Cards, 1777-1999.
  5. [S9583] Greenwood Memorial Park, Westmoreland Co., PA, online www.findagrave.com.
  6. [S4487] Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission, Pennsylvania, Veteran Compensation Applications, WWII, 1950.
  7. [S3353] National Archives and Records Administration, 1940 United States Federal Census.
  8. [S3031] Valley News Dispatch, The, From the Alice A. Cramer obituary in the Dec 16, 2002 edition.