Person Sheet

Name Selestine WHITMER
Birth 1806, Switzerland
Death 21 Jul 1881
Father John WHITMER
1 Hannah WETZEL
Birth Nov 1806
Death 17 Apr 1890, Hardy Co., West Virginia
Burial See Cemetery, Matthias, West Virginia
Father Martin WETZEL (~1780-)
Mother Catherine SHAVER (~1780-1853)
Marriage 2 Mar 1828
Children Jeremiah (1830-1832)
Elizabeth (1833-1927)
Catherine (1839-1847)
Notes for Selestine WHITMER
Selestine Whitmer and wife Hanna Whetzel Whitmer are both buried at See Cemetery.

Selestine was a minister in the Church of the Brethren and performed the weddings of many Brocks Gap area residents. He and Hannah are mentioned frequently in Elder John Kline's diary.
(information from "The Shaver Family of Rockingham County, Virginia," by Lewis H. Yankey.
Last Modified 25 Mar 2006 Created 26 Apr 2006 using Reunion for Macintosh

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