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Leah Dessenberg (F)
b. circa 1830, d. 17 January 1917
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     Leah Dessenberg was born circa 1830 at York Co., Pennsylvania. She was the daughter of Anthony Dessenberg. Leah Dessenberg married John Shepp, son of John Shepp and Elizabeth Slagle, circa 1855. Leah Dessenberg died on 17 January 1917 at York Co., Pennsylvania. She was New Tag Obituary from a Jan 18, 1917 York newspaper:


Mrs. Leah Shepp, eighty-seven years old, widow of John Shepp, died at the home of her daughter, Mrs. Jacob A. Free, 444 Park street, yesterday morning at 5:25 o'clock. Death resulted from a paralytic stroke, which Mrs. Shepp suffered on Friday. She had been an invalid for the last year and a half, and had resided at the home of her daughter for ten years prior to her death. She is a native of Springets. The deceased is survived by one son, John W. Shepp, of Spring Grove; three daughters, Mrs. Frank Dellinger, Mrs. Henry Strickler and Mrs. Jacob A. Free, all of this city, and a brother, William Desenberger, of Starview. There are also surviving her eighteen grandchildren and fourteen great-grandchildren. The funeral service will be held at the United Brethren church at Springets, after a brief preliminary service at the home of her daughter at 9:30 next Friday morning. Rev. A.A. Long, pastor of the First United Brethren church, will officiate. Interment will be made in the cemetery adjoining the Springets church. The funeral will be in charge of Undertakes Sleeger and Sons."
On 18 January 1917 at York Co., Pennsylvania.


Children of Leah Dessenberg and John Shepp
Mary Ellen Shepp
John Wesley Shepp
Henry C. Shepp
Susan Shepp+ b. Feb 1860, d. 15 Jan 1929
Elizabeth Jane Shepp+ b. 7 May 1862, d. 27 Mar 1921

Aldie Gertrude Deter (F)
b. 25 December 1884

     Aldie was born on 25 December 1884. She married David Barton Mitchell on 20 November 1904.


Children of Aldie Gertrude Deter and David Barton Mitchell
Kenneth Ellsworth Mitchell+ b. 4 Dec 1906
Keith Harold Mitchell+ b. 25 Jan 1909

Samuel Deterick (M)

     He married Alice Spangler.


May Detrich (F)

     May Detrich married Harry B. Speck, son of Frederick Speck and Emma Hay, on 3 April 1888.


Children of May Detrich and Harry B. Speck
Frederick Speck b. Sep 1888
Charles Speck b. Oct 1892
Evelline Speck b. Mar 1894

Elizabeth Detter1 (F)

     She married Michael Rudisill.


  1. [S103] Hans Rudisill GEDCOM, e-mail address.

(?) Dettero (M)

Children of (?) Dettero
Margaretha Elizabeth Dettero+
John Dettero+

John Dettero (M)
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     John Dettero was the son of John Dettero. He married Elizabeth Clemmer.

Child of John Dettero and Elizabeth Clemmer
Silas Tetherow+

John Dettero (M)
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     John Dettero was the son of (?) Dettero.

Child of John Dettero
John Dettero+

Margaretha Elizabeth Dettero (F)
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     Margaretha Elizabeth Dettero was the daughter of (?) Dettero.

Child of Margaretha Elizabeth Dettero
Elizabeth Clemmer+

Jakobine Dettling (F)

     Jakobine Dettling married Georg Heinrich Schroth.


Child of Jakobine Dettling and Georg Heinrich Schroth
Johann Heinrich Schroth+ b. 14 Dec 1864, d. Apr 1948

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