20 December 2011

Tombstone Tuesday - Thomas Kreitzer (1790-1859)

The broken headstone of Thomas Kreitzer lies on the ground in Salem Evangelical Lutheran Church Cemetery, Montgomery County, Ohio. 
Thomas was born in Tulpehocken Township, Berks County, Pennsylvania on 30 DEC 1790.  He was married to Mary Salome (Sally) Gebhart on 16 DEC 1813 in Montgomery County, Ohio.

They were the parents of 7 children, Peter (1815-1823), George (1816-1855), William (1818-1869), Elizabeth (1822-1878), Jacob (1824-1913), Sarah (1827-1900) and Catherine.

Thomas dies on 7 DEC 1859, and is buried next to his wife.


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