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Herbert Edward "Red" Kilpatrick, Sr.

M, #813, b. 4 March 1898, d. 15 November 1958

Parents

FatherByron Isaac Kilpatrick (b. 24 September 1873, d. 13 September 1931)
MotherEmma Rexford Moser (b. 25 January 1880, d. 23 April 1966)

Family: Catherine Elizabeth Pyatt (b. 15 November 1902, d. 12 July 2002)

DaughterShirley "Tut" Kilpatrick+
DaughterLois Kilpatrick
DaughterGeorgianna Rexford Kilpatrick+ (b. 25 January 1922, d. 11 June 1997)
SonHerbert E. Kilpatrick, Jr. (b. 15 September 1925, d. 24 August 2004)
DaughterArlene E. Kilpatrick (b. 1930, d. 29 August 2009)
SonEugene Kilpatrick (b. 1 April 1932, d. 30 September 2005)
DaughterCatherine Kilpatrick+ (b. 14 August 1935, d. 13 February 2006)
SonMerton Robert Kilpatrick+ (b. 19 October 1938, d. 10 December 2015)
SonJames A. Kilpatrick (b. 12 January 1942, d. 6 December 2001)

Biography

Birth4 March 1898Herbert Edward "Red" Kilpatrick, Sr., was born on 4 March 1898 in Pennsylvania.
MarriageSeptember 1921He and Catherine Elizabeth Pyatt were married in September 1921
Census1940He appeared in the census 1940 at 923 1/2 Ferry Street, West Ward, in Easton, Northampton County, Pennsylvania. Herbert is listed as Herbert Kilpatrick (head, renting, $14/mo, age 42, married, one year of high school, born in Penna., lived in same home in 1935, Laborer, Belt Works.)
Katy (Wife, age 37, completed 6th grade, born in Massachusetts)
Georgeana (Daughter, age 18, single, completed 8th grade,

All children born in Penna.

Living next to Royal E. Moser, son of Howard Moser, Jr. and Annie Hartzell. Royal was Emma (Moser) Kilpatrick's nephew, and Herbert's first cousin.
Death15 November 1958He died on 15 November 1958 in Easton, Northampton County, Pennsylvania,
Obituary15 November 195815 November 1958, Easton, Northampton County, Pennsylvania, Easton Express Obituary:. H. E. Kilpatrick, Stricken On Job

Herbert E. Kilpatrick Sr., 60, of 179 Main St., Glendon, was found dead this morning in the Best Market at Fifth and Northampton streets.

Northampton County Deputy Coroner Fred L. Ashton said death apparently was caused by a heart attack. Mr. Kilpatrick, who was a night watchman and janitor at the market for the last six years, died about 6:30 a.m., Ashton said. He was found at 7:30 a.m. when the manager, William Shaw, opened the market.

Mr. Kilpatrick formerly had been employed for 33 years as a stitcher at the Victor Balata & Textile Belting Co.

Born March 4, 1898 in Easton, he was a son of Mrs. Emma Kilpatrick, Wilson, and the late Byron Kilpatrick. He was married to the former Katie Pyatt.

He served in France with the Army during World War I. He was a member of St. Luke's Lutheran Church, Easton.

Surviving in addition to his widow and mother, are four sons, Herbert Jr., Wilson; Eugene, Easton; and Merton and James, both at home; five daughters, Mrs. Georgianna Webb, West Monroe, La.; Mrs. Arlene Abel, Belfast; and Mrs. Shirley Ehrie, Mrs. Catherine Peer, and Mrs. Lois Frank, all of Easton; a brother, Robert, Avona Heights; a sister, Mrs. Edna Leauber, Palmer Township, and 13 grandchildren. A brother, Byron, died Thursday, Nov. 6.

The funeral will be held at 2 p.m. Tuesday, at the Shillinger Funeral Home, Easton.

The funeral notice was published in the issue of Nov 18. The Rev. Robert Nelson, pastor of St. Luke's Lutheran Church, officiated. Interment was in Northampton Memorial Shrine. A veteran's service was held at the grave by the Rice-Ebner Post, American Legion. The pallbearers were Raymond Hunt, Frank Leauber, Edwin Koehler, John Shannon and Howard and Russell Kilpatrick.
Last Edited19 January 2019

Catherine Elizabeth Pyatt

F, #814, b. 15 November 1902, d. 12 July 2002

Parents

FatherJoseph Henry Pyatt (b. 17 February 1871, d. 21 June 1949)
MotherFlorence Brown (b. 16 March 1867, d. 1 October 1941)

Family: Herbert Edward "Red" Kilpatrick, Sr., (b. 4 March 1898, d. 15 November 1958)

DaughterShirley "Tut" Kilpatrick+
DaughterLois Kilpatrick
DaughterGeorgianna Rexford Kilpatrick+ (b. 25 January 1922, d. 11 June 1997)
SonHerbert E. Kilpatrick, Jr. (b. 15 September 1925, d. 24 August 2004)
DaughterArlene E. Kilpatrick (b. 1930, d. 29 August 2009)
SonEugene Kilpatrick (b. 1 April 1932, d. 30 September 2005)
DaughterCatherine Kilpatrick+ (b. 14 August 1935, d. 13 February 2006)
SonMerton Robert Kilpatrick+ (b. 19 October 1938, d. 10 December 2015)
SonJames A. Kilpatrick (b. 12 January 1942, d. 6 December 2001)

Biography

ChildParent1
Birth15 November 1902Catherine Elizabeth Pyatt was born on 15 November 1902 in Springfield, Hampden County, Massachusetts.2
MarriageSeptember 1921Herbert Edward "Red" Kilpatrick, Sr., and she were married in September 1921
Death12 July 2002She died on 12 July 2002 at Easton Nursing Center in Easton, Northampton County, Pennsylvania,
Obituary13 July 200213 July 2002, Easton, Northampton County, Pennsylvania, Easton Express Times Obituary:. Katie E. Kilpatrick, 99, of the Easton Nursing Center, died Friday, July 12, 2002, in the Easton Nursing Center. Born Nov 15, 1902, in Springfield, Mass, a daughter of the late Joseph H. and Florence Brown Pyatt. Her husband, Herbert E., Sr., died in 1958. Survivors: four daughters, Arlene E. Abel of Nazareth, Shirley M. Ehrie of Easton, Catherine K. Peer of Pen Argyl and Lois K. Messinger of Bushkill Township; three sons, Herbert E. Jr. of Wilson Borough and Eugene and Merton R., both of Easton; 32 grandchildren, 49 great- grandchildren, and five great-great grandchildren. A daughter, Georgiana K. Webb, a son James A., and a grandson, all died earlier. Services: 2 pm Monday in the Ashton Funeral Home, 14th and Northampton streets, Easton. Call from 1 pm to time of services Monday in the funeral home. Memorials: SPCA, Tumble Creek Raod, Easton, PA 18042.3
Last Edited8 July 2017

Citations

  1. [S529] , Easton Express, Easton, Pennsylvania, Obituary,1 Oct 1941, p. 16., Obituary,1 Oct 1941, p. 16.
  2. [S80] , 1910 U.S. Federal Census, Ancestry.com.
  3. [S529] Easton Express, 7/13/02., 7/13/02.

Merton Robert Kilpatrick

M, #815, b. 19 October 1938, d. 10 December 2015

Parents

FatherHerbert Edward "Red" Kilpatrick, Sr. (b. 4 March 1898, d. 15 November 1958)
MotherCatherine Elizabeth Pyatt (b. 15 November 1902, d. 12 July 2002)

Family: Judy Christian

SonMerton Robert Kilpatrick, Jr.
SonDavid Kilpatrick
SonDean Kilpatrick+
DaughterPatty Kilpatrick
DaughterSandy Kilpatrick
DaughterSherry Kilpatrick

Biography

Birth19 October 1938Merton Robert Kilpatrick was born on 19 October 1938 in Easton, Northampton County, Pennsylvania.
Death10 December 2015He died on 10 December 2015 at 803 Hickory Ln in Palmer, Northampton County, Pennsylvania,
Obituary12 December 201512 December 2015, Easton, Northampton County, Pennsylvania, Easton Express Times Obituary:. Merton R. Kilpatrick, Sr., 77, of Palmer Township, passed away Thursday, December 10, 2015 at his home. Born October 19, 1938 in Easton, PA, he was a son of the late Herbert Sr. and Katie Pyatt Kilpatrick. He and his wife, the former Judy A. Christian, celebrated their 55th wedding anniversary. Merton retired from the former Riegel Papermill. He enjoyed following high school sports, especially Easton. Surviving in addition to his wife Judy are three sons, Merton Jr. and his wife Holly, of East Bangor, Dean, of Easton, and David and his wife Shiela, of Oklahoma; three daughters, Patti, of Easton, Sherry, of North Carolina, and Sandy, of Bethlehem; two sisters, Shirley Ehrie, of Wind Gap, and Lois Kilpatrick, of Wilson Borough; ten grandchildren and two great-grandchildren. He was predeceased by three brothers, Herbert Jr., Eugene and James, and three sisters, Katherine, Georgianna "Honey" and Arlene. A memorial service will be held at 11am Wednesday in River of God Fellowship Church, 813 Reynolds Street, Easton. Arrangements are by the Strunk Funeral Home, Inc. Wilson Borough. Offer online condolences at www.strunkfh.com. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to VNA Hospice of St. Luke's, 240 Union Station Plaza, Bethlehem, PA 18015.
Last Edited19 December 2018

Leland E. Christian

M, #817, b. 1916, d. 17 June 1968

Parents

FatherDaniel Christian (b. 11 May 1887, d. 5 June 1938)
MotherHelen Beulah Huff (b. 1889, d. 12 October 1954)

Family: Alice Ruth Kreil (b. 14 February 1914, d. 15 August 1998)

DaughterJudy Christian+
SonRussell Christian
SonLeland D. Christian (b. 1949, d. 3 February 2020)
SonDaniel Christian+ (b. 19 November 1951)

Biography

NoteThe middle initial E. is taken from his Marine Corps records.
Birth1916Leland E. Christian was born in 1916 in Easton, Northampton County, Pennsylvania.
Census5 April 1930He appeared in the household of Daniel Christian in the census 5 April 1930 at 124 E. St. Joseph St. in Easton, Northampton County, Pennsylvania. Daniel is listed as Daniel (Head, owns home, value $5000, owns radio, age 40, married at age 22, painter, buildings, fulltime, not a veteran),
Helen (wife, age 40, married at age 19),
Donald E. (son, age 17, single, Pie Baker),
Harold H. (son, age 15, attends school)
Leland (son, age 14, attends school),
Beulah Huff (mother-in-law, age 67, widowed, married at age 19).
MarriageLeland E. Christian and Alice Ruth Kreil were married, date unknown
Census15 April 1940He appeared in the household of Helen Beulah Huff in the census 15 April 1940 at 124 E. St. Joseph St. in Easton, Northampton County, Pennsylvania. Helen is listed as Helen (Head, owns home valued at $2400, age 50, widowed, completed grade 6, lived at this same address 5 years ago, not employed),
Harold H. (Son, age 25, single, completed 4th grade, Laborer for the W.P.A., 1939 income $480),
Leland (Son, age 24, married, completed 10th grade, Laborer, Gas Station)
Alice (Daughter-in-law, age 26, married, completed 8th grade, not employed),
Russell (Grandson, age 2)1
Military Enlistment26 June 1945Leland enlisted in the military on 26 June 1945 in Wilkes Barre, Pennsylvania, Enlistment record states education: one year of high school, occupation: attendant, filling stations and parking lots, married. Term of enlistment, for the duration of the War.2
Death17 June 1968He died on 17 June 1968 at Honesdale Hospital in Honesdale, PA,
BurialJuly 1968He was buried in July 1968.
Last Edited8 July 2017

Citations

  1. [S568] , Census Online, Viewed on ancestry.com, Ward 9, SD 21, ED 4870, p. 9A.
  2. [S192] , Electronic Army Serial Number Merged File; (College Park, MD: National Archives and Records Administration), Record Group 64.

Alice Ruth Kreil

F, #818, b. 14 February 1914, d. 15 August 1998

Parents

FatherRussell R. Kreil (b. 1 December 1894, d. 6 May 1974)
MotherMatilda B. Kleinle (b. 1894, d. October 1983)

Family 1: Charles Tettemer

DaughterBarbara Tettemer+
SonCharles Russell Tettemer (b. 15 June 1930)

Family 2: Leland E. Christian (b. 1916, d. 17 June 1968)

DaughterJudy Christian+
SonRussell Christian
SonLeland D. Christian (b. 1949, d. 3 February 2020)
SonDaniel Christian+ (b. 19 November 1951)

Biography

Birth14 February 1914Alice Ruth Kreil was born on 14 February 1914 in Easton, Northampton County, Pennsylvania.
Marriage1929Charles Tettemer and she were married in 1929
Census27 April 1930She appeared in the household of Russell R. Kreil in the census 27 April 1930 at 428 Schaffers Court in Easton, Northampton County, Pennsylvania. Russell is listed as Russell (Head, renter. own a radio, age 35, age at marriage 20,, born in New Jersey, father born in Penna., mother in New Jersey, Silk Dyer at Hartzell Silk Co., not a veteran),
Matilda (wife, age 35, age at marriage 20, she and parents born in Pennsylvania), John (son, age 13, single),
Donald (son, 11),
Charles Tettemer (son-in-law, 19, age at marriage 18, Garment Cleaner at Staten Island Cleaning Co.),
Alice Tettemer (daughter, age 17, age at marriage 16).

They are living next door to John E. Kleinle, Matilda's brother, and his wife Anna S and their son Jack W., at 426 Schaffers Court.
MarriageLeland E. Christian and she were married, date unknown
Census15 April 1940She appeared in the household of Helen Beulah Huff in the census 15 April 1940 at 124 E. St. Joseph St. in Easton, Northampton County, Pennsylvania. Helen is listed as Helen (Head, owns home valued at $2400, age 50, widowed, completed grade 6, lived at this same address 5 years ago, not employed),
Harold H. (Son, age 25, single, completed 4th grade, Laborer for the W.P.A., 1939 income $480),
Leland (Son, age 24, married, completed 10th grade, Laborer, Gas Station)
Alice (Daughter-in-law, age 26, married, completed 8th grade, not employed),
Russell (Grandson, age 2)1
Death15 August 1998Alice Ruth Kreil died on 15 August 1998 in Nazareth, Northampton County, Pennsylvania,
Obituary16 August 199816 August 1998, Easton, Northampton County, Pennsylvania, Easton Express Obituary:. Alice R. Christian, Gracedale Aide

Alice R. Christian, 84, formerly of Easton, died Saturday, Aug. 5, in Gracedale County Home in Upper Nazareth Township.

She formerly was a nurse's aide at the Gracedale County Home.

Born Feb. 14, 1914, in Easton, she was a daughter of the late Russell and Matilda Kleinle Kriel.

Her husband, Leland Christian, died earlier.

She is survived by three sons, Russell L. of Bethlehem Township, Leland of Danielsville, Pa., and Daniel of Alpha, N.J.; two daughters, Barbara Maragulia of Palmer Township and Judy A. Kilpatrick of Easton, 16 grandchildren and 15 great-grandchildren.

A son, Charles Tettemer, died earlier.

Services will be held at 2 p.m. Tuesday in the River of God Fellowship Church, 313 Reynolds St., Easton. There are no calling hours. A private burial will be in Hay's Cemetery in Easton. The Strunk Funeral Home, 32 W. Berwick St., Easton, is in charge of arrangements.
Burial17 August 1998She was buried on 17 August 1998 at Hays Cemetery, South Side, in Easton, Northampton County, Pennsylvania.
Last Edited5 February 2019

Citations

  1. [S568] , Census Online, Viewed on ancestry.com, Ward 9, SD 21, ED 4870, p. 9A.

Byron Isaac Kilpatrick

M, #824, b. 24 September 1873, d. 13 September 1931

Parents

FatherEdward Kilpatrick (b. 1 November 1835, d. 8 December 1904)
MotherSabilla (Sybilla) Walter (b. 1838, d. 10 August 1882)

Family: Emma Rexford Moser (b. 25 January 1880, d. 23 April 1966)

SonHerbert Edward "Red" Kilpatrick, Sr.+ (b. 4 March 1898, d. 15 November 1958)
DaughterEdna Kilpatrick+ (b. 6 May 1900, d. 22 April 1959)
SonHoward "Dick" Kilpatrick+ (b. 23 July 1902, d. 9 May 1950)
SonRussell Kilpatrick (b. 27 February 1905, d. 6 June 1953)
SonByron F. "Tut" Kilpatrick (b. 1914, d. 7 November 1958)
SonRobert William "Pink" Kilpatrick+ (b. 19 October 1915, d. 15 February 1999)

Biography

Birth24 September 1873Byron Isaac Kilpatrick was born on 24 September 1873 in Freemansburg, Northampton, Pennsylvania.
Marriage1898He and Emma Rexford Moser were married in 1898
Directory1900As of 1900 Byron was listed in the Easton, Northampton County, Pennsylvania, directory at 1619 Northampton St. Emp. Ingersoll, wife, 1 child.
Death13 September 1931He died on 13 September 1931 in Easton, Northampton County, Pennsylvania,
Obituary14 September 193114 September 1931, Easton, Northampton County, Pennsylvania, Easton Express Obituary:. Byron I. Kilpatrick, 58 years old, of 213 North 12th street, died at Easton Hospital last evening, at 6:45. Mr. Kilpatrick suffered a paralytic stroke on Friday and was admitted to the hospital on Saturday. He had been in good health until the time that he was stricken.

Mr. Kilpatrick was born at Freemansburg and resided in Easton nearly all his life. He was an electrician and was employed by the Lehigh Valley Transit Company at the Easton shop. Deceased was a member of St. Luke's Lutheran church and Easton Local, No. 169, Amalgamated Association of Street and Electric Railway Employees of America. Mr. Kilpatrick is survived by his wife, Mrs. Emma Kilpatrick; six children, Herbert and Mrs. Frank Leauber, of Easton, Howard, of Wilson borough; and Russell, Byron F. and Robert, at home; two sisters, Mrs. S. A. Wixon, of Wilson, and Miss Martha Kilpatrick, of Easton, and five grandchildren.1
Burial16 September 1931He was buried on 16 September 1931 at Easton Heights Cemetery in Easton, Northampton County, Pennsylvania.2
Burial Notice16 September 1931On 16 September 1931 Burial Notice:. The funeral of the late Byron I. Kilpatrick was held this afternoon at 2 o'clock at his residence, 213 North Twelfth street. Rev. E. J. Heilman, pastor of St. Luke's Lutheran church, conducted the services and interment was made in the Easton Heights Cemetery. The pallbearers were C.F. Walters, J.F. McRoberts, S. Charles, C.L. Werkheiser, W.O. Smith and W. Kindt, all members of Easton Local, No. 169, Amalgamated Association of Street and Electric Railway Employees of America.3
Last Edited20 January 2019

Citations

  1. [S529] , Easton Express, Easton, Pennsylvania, 9/14/31, p. 18., 9/14/31, p. 18.
  2. [S287] Find a Grave Website, online www.findagrave.com
  3. [S529] Easton Express, 9/16/31, p. 11., 9/16/31, p. 11.

Emma Rexford Moser

F, #825, b. 25 January 1880, d. 23 April 1966

Parents

FatherHoward Moser (b. 2 May 1855, d. 24 May 1915)
MotherDelina Flint (b. 28 March 1857, d. 14 February 1920)

Family: Byron Isaac Kilpatrick (b. 24 September 1873, d. 13 September 1931)

SonHerbert Edward "Red" Kilpatrick, Sr.+ (b. 4 March 1898, d. 15 November 1958)
DaughterEdna Kilpatrick+ (b. 6 May 1900, d. 22 April 1959)
SonHoward "Dick" Kilpatrick+ (b. 23 July 1902, d. 9 May 1950)
SonRussell Kilpatrick (b. 27 February 1905, d. 6 June 1953)
SonByron F. "Tut" Kilpatrick (b. 1914, d. 7 November 1958)
SonRobert William "Pink" Kilpatrick+ (b. 19 October 1915, d. 15 February 1999)

Biography

Birth25 January 1880Emma Rexford Moser was born on 25 January 1880 in Easton, Northampton County, Pennsylvania.
Census21 June 1880She appeared in the household of Howard Moser in the census 21 June 1880 at South Side in Easton, Northampton County, Pennsylvania. Howard is listed as age 25, blacksmith, with Delina, age 23, wife and Roy, son, 3 and Emma, daughter, 1. All listed as born in Penna.1
Marriage1898Byron Isaac Kilpatrick and she were married in 1898
Death23 April 1966She died on 23 April 1966 at 2466 Front St, West Easton, in Easton, Northampton County, Pennsylvania,2
Obituary23 April 196623 April 1966, Easton, Northampton County, Pennsylvania, Easton Express Obituary:. Mrs. Byron Kilpatrick: Mrs. Emma Rexford Kilpatrick, 84, of 2466 Front St., West Easton, died today at her home. She was in failing health two years. Her husband, Byron Kilpatrick, died in 1931.

Mrs. Kilpatrick was a daughter of the late Howard and Delina Flint and had lived most of her life in Easton. Since 1956, she made her home with a son and daughter-in-law, Mr. and Mrs. Robert Kilpatrick, at the West Easton address.

She was a member of the First Methodist Church, Easton. During World War II, she worked at the old Chipman Knitting Mills.

Survivors include a sister, Mrs. Bertha Pamark of Philadelphia; 20 grandchildren and 43 great-grandchildren. Funeral arrangements are under the direction of the Shillinger Funeral Home.3
Burial26 April 1966She was buried on 26 April 1966 at Easton Heights Cemetery in Easton, Northampton County, Pennsylvania.
Last Edited24 April 2019

Citations

  1. [S83] , 1880 Census Online, Viewed on ancestry.com.
  2. [S529] , Easton Express, Easton, Pennsylvania, 23 Apr 1966, p. 10, 23 Apr 1966, p. 10
  3. [S529] Easton Express, 23 Apr 1966, p. 10., 23 Apr 1966, p. 10.