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Catharine (Albright) Seltzer

Born - September 6,1831

Orwigsburg, Schuylkill County, Pennsylvania

1st Marriage - March 4, 1852

 St. John's United Church of Christ

Orwigsburg, Schuylkill County, Pennsylvania

Died - September 25, 1909

Orwigsburg, Schuylkill County, Pennsylvania

Buried - Saint John's United Church of Christ Cemetery
Orwigsburg, Schuylkill County, Pennsylvania
 Section B, Row 17



Husband - Nathan Faust Seltzer

Born - December 2, 1827

East Brunswick Township, Pennsylvania

Died - October 11, 1859

Orwigsburg, Schuylkill County, Pennsylvania

Parents - Abraham & Catherine (Faust) Seltzer

To This Union 4 Children Were Born



Michael Seltzer, Great Grandfather of Wesley A. Seltzer, served in the

Revolutionary War, and was at Valley Forge. He was taken prisoner and

was confined with others in an old stone church, where he starved to death.

His children were Abraham, John and Jacob.


Abraham Seltzer, son of Michael, was born in Berks county, Pa., and was

and early settler in East Brunswick township, Schuylkill county, where he

followed farming at Drehersville until his death, which occurred there.

For a number of years he kept a hotel at that point, besides following

agricultural pursuits. He lived to the age of ninety-one years, and his wife,

whose maiden name was Catherine Faust, is buried with him at the Red Church.

They had the following family: Joseph, Elizabeth, Michael, Susan, Polly,

Catherine, Rebecca and Nathan.  One married Daniel Ebling; another
Edward Ebling; Michael married Mary Frey; Nathan married Catherine Albright;

Joseph went West, where he died; Mrs. Reuben Miller lived in the West.


Nathan Seltzer, son of Abraham, was born December 1827, in East Brunswick

township, and died at early age of thirty three. He was a successful business man,

following farming, and kept an inn at Drehersville for a time, also carrying on a

general mercantile business at that point. He was a member of the Reformed

Church, and is buried at the Red Church. Politically he was a Democrat.

His wife Catherine, was the daughter of Peter Albright, of West Brunswick township,

and four children were born to this union: Elizabeth, Wesley A., Oscar and Mary,

all deceased but Wesley.  Mrs. Seltzer remarried, becoming the wife of John

Walborn, but had no children by that union. 



Schuylkill County, Pennsylvania: Genealogy - Family History

Volume 2, Page 620

By: J. H. Beers and Company


Daughter - Elizabeth Elmira Seltzer

Born - December 23, 1853

Orwigsburg, Schuylkill County, Pennsylvania

Died - December 18, 1858

Schuylkill County, Pennsylvania


Son - Wesley Abraham Seltzer

Born - January 22, 1855

Wife - Joanna (Hoy) Seltzer

Born - July 23, 1854


Son -Oscar Seltzer


Daughter - Maria Ann Seltzer 

Born - October 15, 1857

Orwigsburg, Schuylkill County, Pennsylvania




Sister - Sarah Albright

Born - 1827  ۩ Died - 1836


 Sister - Isabella (Albright) Kimmel

Born - 1831 - Pennsylvania

Husband - John F. Kimmel


Sister - Elizabeth (Albright) Hoy

Born - March 1,1835 - Pennsylvania

Husband - Henry H. Hoy


Brother - James E. Albright

Born - December 13,1835

 Died - September 6,1863

Wife - Caroline (Heisler) Albright


Brother - Charles Albright

Born - 1839/1840

 Orwigsburg, Schuylkill County, Pennsylvania

Wife - Rebecca (Fegley) Albright


Sister - Francisca Rebecca" Francie" Albright

Born - April 7, 1850

Orwigsburg, Pennsylvania



Father - Peter A. Albright

Mother - Magdalena (Fosselman) Albright



Paternal Grandfather - Peter R, Albright

Paternal Grandmother - Maria Christina (Medlar) Albright



Maternal Grandfather - George Fosselman

Maternal Grandmother - Barbara (Ritter) Fosselman



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