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Maria Gertrude
(Gaumer) Meitzler



Maria Gertrude (Gaumer) Meitzler was born on July 31, 1763, likely in Macungie Township, Northampton County, PA, a daughter of Johann Dietrich and Maria "Elizabeth" (Meinert) Gaumer Sr.

On April 8, 1788, at the age of 23, she married Heinrich "Henry" Meitzler ( ? - ? ).

They had at least one child, Maria Rothenberger.

The Meitzlers resided in Macungie Township, Northampton County, PA.

Maria Gertrude died in Macungie at the age of 71 on Aug. 31, 1834. 

The specific fate of Heinrich is not known, but he and Maria Gertrude are said to be buried at the Zion Lehigh Lutheran Church Cemetery.


~ Daughter Maria (Meitzler) Rothenberger ~

Daughter Maria Meitzler (1792- ? ) was born on June 20, 1792.

She was joined in matrimony with Joseph P. Rothenberger ( ? - ? ).

They are buried at the Longswamp Cemetery in Berks County, PA. 

The Rothenbergers had at least one son, Joseph S. Rothenberger (1825-1898).


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