Amelia Gearhart  Messenger

Amelia Gearhart Messenger

Female 1837 - 1904  (67 years)

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  • Name Amelia Gearhart Messenger  [1, 2
    Born 20 Aug 1837  Danville, Montour County, Pennsylvania, U.S.A. Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Gender Female 
    Death (Other) Feb 1898  [2
    Residence 1899  Jermyn, Lackawanna County, Pennsylvania, U.S.A. Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Died 28 Nov 1904  Wilkes-Barre, Luzerne County, Pennsylvania, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Buried 1 Dec 1904  Pine Grove Cemetery, Berwick, Columbia County, Pennsylvania, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Siblings
    1. Margaret Ann Messenger,   b. 1839, Danville, Montour County, Pennsylvania, U.S.A. Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Bef. 1899
     
    Notes 
    • Amelia Gearhart Messenger, b. Aug. 20, 1837, m. Feb. 17, 1859, Dr. Henry L. Freas, d. Feb. ---, 1898.  She resides in Jermyn, Penn., and has had eight children:

      1. Mordecai Jackson
      2. Andrew Miller
      3. Clifton Lewis
      4. Frank Dudley
      5. Maggie May
      6. Robert Russell
      7. Harry Leigh
      8. Bessie Viola
      [2]
    Person ID I37031  runkle | Descendants of Adam Runkle of New Jersey
    Last Modified 15 Aug 2018 

    Father Peter Messenger,   b. Abt. 1812, Pennsylvania, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Relationship Birth 
    Mother Mary Ann Gearhart,   b. 9 Jul 1816, Pennsylvania, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Mar 1844  (Age 27 years) 
    Relationship Birth 
    Married 1836  [3
    Family ID F14740  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Henry Leigh Freas,   b. 20 Nov 1830, Berwick, Columbia County, Pennsylvania, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 18 Mar 1897, Scranton, Lackawanna County, Pennsylvania, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 66 years) 
    Married 17 Feb 1859  Mordecai Jackson Residence, Berwick, Columbia County, Pennsylvania, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Children 
     1. Mordecai Jackson Freas,   b. 4 Dec 1860, Berwick, Columbia County, Pennsylvania, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 14 Feb 1922, New York, New York County, New York, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 61 years)  [Birth]
     2. Andrew Miller Freas,   b. 31 Oct 1862, Berwick, Columbia County, Pennsylvania, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 8 Mar 1934, Wilkes-Barre, Luzerne County, Pennsylvania, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 71 years)  [Birth]
     3. Clifton Louis Freas,   b. 10 Feb 1866, Berwick, Columbia County, Pennsylvania, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 12 Aug 1922  (Age 56 years)  [Birth]
    +4. Frank Dudley Freas,   b. 21 Mar 1868, Hazleton, Luzerne County, Pennsylvania, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 27 Dec 1938, Jermyn, Lackawanna County, Pennsylvania, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 70 years)  [Birth]
     5. Maggie May Freas,   b. 6 Nov 1870, Berwick, Columbia County, Pennsylvania, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 8 Aug 1871, Berwick, Columbia County, Pennsylvania, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 0 years)  [Birth]
     6. Robert Russell Freas,   b. 10 Jul 1872, Berwick, Columbia County, Pennsylvania, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 07 Sep 1934  (Age 62 years)  [Birth]
    +7. Henry Leigh Freas,   b. 1 Mar 1875, Berwick, Columbia County, Pennsylvania, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 24 Sep 1946, Montrose, Susquehanna County, Pennsylvania, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 71 years)  [Birth]
     8. Bessie Viola Freas,   b. 4 Oct 1876, Berwick, Columbia County, Pennsylvania, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 7 Sep 1966, Berwick, Columbia County, Pennsylvania, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 89 years)  [Birth]
    Photos
    Henry Leigh Freas Family, 1890
    Henry Leigh Freas Family, 1890
    At their home in Berwick, Columbia County, Pennsylvania, U.S.A.:
    Rear, left to right: Frank Dudley Freas, Frank's wife Mary Agnes Sheahan Freas, Mordecai Jackson Freas;
    Center, sitting, left to right: Dr. Henry Leigh Freas, Amelia Gearhart Messenger Freas, Andrew Miller Freas
    Front, Left to Right: Clifton Lewis Freas (standing), Bessie Viola Freas, Harry Leigh Freas, Robert Russell Freas
    Henry Leigh Freas Family, 1893
    Henry Leigh Freas Family, 1893
    Rear, left to right: Mordecai Jackson Freas, Andrew Miller Freas, Bessie Viola Freas, Clifton Lewis Freas, Frank Dudley Freas;
    Center, sitting, left to right: Dr. Henry Leigh Freas, Agnes Amelia Freas (grandchild) held by Amelia Gearhart Messenger Freas, Mary Agnes Sheahan Freas;
    Front, on floor: Harry Leigh Freas, Robert Russell Freas
    Henry Leigh Freas Home, 1890
    Henry Leigh Freas Home, 1890
    Berwick, Columbia County, Pennsylvania, U.S.A.
    Documents
    Henry Leigh Freas and Amelia Gearhart Messenger
    Henry Leigh Freas and Amelia Gearhart Messenger
    Marriage Certificate
    Last Modified 15 Aug 2018 
    Family ID F15084  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 20 Aug 1837 - Danville, Montour County, Pennsylvania, U.S.A. Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 17 Feb 1859 - Mordecai Jackson Residence, Berwick, Columbia County, Pennsylvania, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - 1899 - Jermyn, Lackawanna County, Pennsylvania, U.S.A. Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - 1 Dec 1904 - Pine Grove Cemetery, Berwick, Columbia County, Pennsylvania, USA Link to Google Earth
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  • Photos
    Amelia Gearhart Messenger Freas
    Amelia Gearhart Messenger Freas

    Headstones
    Henry Leigh Freas, Nov 20, 1830 - Mar. 18, 1897
    Henry Leigh Freas, Nov 20, 1830 - Mar. 18, 1897
    Gravestone

  • Sources 
    1. [S265] The Runkle Family, Benjamin Van Dorn Fisher, (T.A. Wright, New York, 1899), pp. 129-130, Mary Ann Gearhart, 1899.
      See general notes for mother. Transcribed by James H. Culbert

    2. [S265] The Runkle Family, Benjamin Van Dorn Fisher, (T.A. Wright, New York, 1899), p. 194, Amelia Gearhart Messenger, 1899.
      See general notes. Transcribed by James H. Culbert.

    3. [S52] adamrunkle.ged, Shanan M. Anderson, Compiler: Shanan M. Anderson, (P.O. Box 207, Salamander Bay NSW 2317, Australia, 22 Jan 2010).

    4. [S265] The Runkle Family, Benjamin Van Dorn Fisher, (T.A. Wright, New York, 1899), p. 194, Amelia Gearhart Messenger, 1899.
      See general notes for Amelia. Transcribed by James H. Culbert.