John Lease
Mary Melot
Henry C. Diehl
Hannah Lease
John L. Diehl


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John L. Diehl 1

  • Born: 15 Dec 1830
  • Marriage (1): Catherine Ann in 1852
  • Died: 20 Jul 1908 at age 77

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Additional Information for John L. /Diehl/
Notes (4)

John was born Dec. 15, 1830 at Freidensburg, Pa., d. July 20, 1908 in
Reading, Pa. He was a tailor. He was also in the Civil War.

The family was well represented in the late war. John served nine months
in a Pennsylvania regiment; (Source Portrait Biographical Album of
Sangamon County, Ill, Chicago, Chapman Bros, 1891)

Estate Papers -Berks County, PA: Petition of Rosa Muench, executrix of
the estate. States that John L. Diehl died at 349 Spring Street, Reading
Pa on 19 July 1908 at 10:5 pm. He owned personal property valued at $719.
and real estate (less encumbrances) worth $3,900. Property located at
234, 244, 246 and 248 Orange Street, Reading, PA. His will was proved on
27 July, 1908. He wrote the will on 1 May 1890, leaving his estate to
wife Catharine Ann and then to Rose, wife of Charles A. Muench.
Quoted Text: Berks County, Reading Town, E.D. 53, Sheet 20B, Line 60. Shows John L. and Catharine living with daughter and son-in-law, Rosa and Charle A. Muench.
Quoted Text: Page 22-23, says John born at Freidensburg, Pa., died July 20, 1908 in Reading.
Quoted Text: County of Berks. Shows John L. Diehl, died 1908 in Reading, PA.
Sources (3)

1900 Census - Pennsylvania
Diehl Genealogy of 1915 - Addenda, by E.H. Diehl, Ipava, IL, Berlin Press, 1930
Estate Records


John married Catherine Ann in 1852. (Catherine Ann was born in Dec 1826 and died on 7 Jun 1905.)



1, "Pedigree Resource File," database, FamilySearch ( : accessed 2014-03-26), entry for John L. /Diehl/.

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