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The Wiler Genealogy - Timeline

Contributed by Bill Wiler


Site visitor Bill Wiler provided the family history below. It is being posted at this time. Much of this family settled in Erie County. This is a timeline version of the family and includes alternate spellings of the surname to include Weiler, Wheeler, Willer, and Wiler. Any questions or comments concerning this family history should be sent directly to Bill Wiler.


The Wiler Genealogy 
(changed 10/3/05 @12pm)

1825/27  Joseph (Shett) Weiler is born in Prussia.  Joseph could have possibly been born on 19-Oct-1827 in Koengen, of the district of Esslingen, Prussia.   He applied to enter America in May of 1854.

1832/34  Madeleine Bussinger is born to Johann Bussinger and his wife Madeleine in Switzerland .  She will later marry Joseph Weiler around 1856 in Canada.   She is Joseph’s first known wife.

1839       (James) Alexander Kerr is born in Renfrewshire, Paisley, Scotland to William Kerr and Mary Martin Kerr.  He will later marry Sarah Jane Sharman and they will become the parents of Elizabeth Margaret Kerr who will later marry Henry Frank Wiler in 1912.

1840   12-Dec.   Joseph Pfundstein is born.   He will later marry Catherine Barbara Wachter.  One of their children, Frances Pfundstein, will marry August J. Wiler Jr.

1843       4-Aug. Margaret Mattis, Joseph’s third known wife is born in Switzerland.  Her father is John Mattis.   She will be called Margaret Mattis Lightener Weiler Wheeler in her lifetime.

1850   15-Jul.  Caroline Sparrow is born to George Sparrow and Catherine Ballenbrook in England.   She will later marry John Weiler born 2-Jul-1857 son of Joseph Weiler and Magdalena Bushinger.

1852       27-Sep.  Joseph Weiler arrives in New York, NY aboard a ship named the Havre.  He departed from Bavaria to Le Havre, France to America.  He is 25 years old…..OR….. 9-Aug-1854.   Joseph Weiler arrives in New York, NY aboard a ship named the Caroley Magnus.  He departed from Wurttenburg to Le Havre, France to America.   He is 27 years old and his occupation is listed as farmer.  Also listed on the ship is an Alois Weiler, a male, who died on the voyage.

1853   2-Jun.   Madeleine Bussinger, later to become Joseph Weiler’s first known wife, arrives in New York, NY aboard the Prussian Bark Adeline, Mastered by H. Kleinmetz from Antwerp.   She is 19 years old.  Along with her are her Father Johann Bussinger 54, her Mother Madeleine Bussinger 49, her brother Mathias 18, and her sisters Apolonia 15, and Josepha 28.

1854       4-Jun.   Catherine Barbara Wachter is born in Reinpfalz, Germany to Franz Peter Wachter and Frances (?) Wachter.  She will later marry Joseph Pfundstein and one of their children, Frances Pfundstein will marry August J. Wiler Jr.

1856       Apolonia Weiler, Joseph and Magdalena's first known child is born in Canada .  Joseph is 30 and Magdalena is 23.

1857  Joseph is 31 and Magdalena is 24.

1859       Theresia Weiler, Joseph and Magdalena’s third known child is born in New York.  Joseph is 33 and Magdalena is 26.

1860       19-Jun.  According to the 1860 US Census Joseph Weiler and  Madeleine Bussinger daughter of Johann Bussinger and Madeleine Bussinger live in Buffalo Township, Ward 6, Erie County, New York .   In the House are Joseph 32, Magdelena 27, Apolonia 4, John 3, and Theresia 1.  Joseph is a Laborer.  

19-Jun.  According to the 1860 US Census

John Bussinger and Madeleine Bussinger live in Buffalo Township, Ward 6, Erie County, New York (just three dwellings away from the Weiler’s).  In the House are John 61 and Magdalena 52.  John is listed as a Laborer.

1861       16-Aug. August Weiler, Joseph and Magdalena’s fourth known child is born in Buffalo, New York.   Joseph is 35 and Magdalena is 28.

1862       1-Jan. Barbara Lorenz , later to be August’s wife and Henry Frank’s Mother is born in Buffalo, New York to Baptist and Mary Lorenz.

31-Jan. Joseph Weiler joins The NY 49th Infantry, Company F, of the Union Army.   His occupation is listed as laborer.   He is 5’6” tall, has gray eyes and gray hair, and he is light complected at 35 years old.

17-Apr. at the Battle of Yorktown, VA, Joseph is shot in the foot.

18-Apr. at Young’s Mill Field Hospital the great toe on Joseph’s left foot is amputated.   While recuperating and on crutches he trips over a stump and breaks his collarbone.

20-Apr. Joseph is transferred to a hospital in Philadelphia at Broad and Cherry Street, then transferred again to The West Philadelphia Hospital.

1862     14-Jul. Joseph is discharged from the Army and goes back to Buffalo, NY “his home.”

Oct. Joseph Weiler leaves Buffalo for Detroit, MI.

1863       Jan. Joseph Weiler leaves Detroit, MI and goes to Cleveland, OH “ where he stays for some time.”

1865       Sarah Jane Sharman is born in Elmwood, Ontario, Canada.  She will Marry (James) Alexander Kerr of Renfrewshire, Paisley, Scotland.  They will become the Parents of Elizabeth Margaret Kerr Wiler who will marry Henry Frank Wiler in 1912.

1867       Louisa Lightener is born to Joseph and Margaret Lightener in Ohio.  ( Margaret Mattis Lightener Weiler Wheeler)  She is Margaret’s first known child.  Margaret is 24.

1869       Mary Lightener is born to Joseph and Margaret Lightener in Ohio.  ( Margaret Mattis Lightener Weiler Wheeler)  She is Margaret’s second known child.  Margaret is 26.

1870       According to the 1870 US Census Joseph Lightener, Margaret, Louisa, and Mary live in Huron Township, Erie County, Ohio.

1871       Chas Lightener is born to Joseph and Margaret Lightener in Ohio.  ( Margaret Mattis Lightener Weiler Wheeler)  He is Margaret’s third known child.  Margaret is 28.

1873       Apr. Joseph Weiler moves to Huron Township, Erie County, Ohio.  Joseph is 47.

Nov. Joseph Lightener, Margaret’s first known husband, hangs himself and dies.  Margaret is 30.

1874       20-Jun. Joseph Wiler marries Almira Bedee in Ottowa Ohio.   This is his second known wife.

Aug. Joseph Weiler’s second known wife, Almira Bedee dies.

Rosa Lightener is born after her Father dies.  She is Margaret’s fourth known child.  Margaret is 31.

19-Oct. Joseph Weiler marries Margaret Lightener in Port Clinton, Ottowa County, Ohio.  He is 47 and she is 31.

1875       2-Nov. Anna Willer is born to Joseph and Margaret Willer.  She is the first of their known children.  Joseph is 49 and Margaret is 32.

1876       23-Oct. Maggie Willer is born to Joseph and       Margaret Willer.   She is the second of their   known children.   Joseph is 50 and Margaret is   33.

1878    Robert Ralph Bemis is born.  He will later marry Caroline (Carrie) Wiler, daughter of August and Barbara Lorenz Wiler.

1879      George Wiler is born to John Wiler and Caroline Sparrow in Canada.   John is 22 and Caroline is 29.

21-Oct. Louis Willer is born to Joseph and Margaret Willer.  He is the third of their known children. Joseph is 51 and Margaret is 34.

1880       23-Jun. According to the 1880 Census, Joseph and Margaret live in Huron Township, Erie County, Ohio.  He is a farmer.   Living with them are:

Lighteners:   Wheelers:

Louisa (13)   Anna (5)

Mary (11)    Maggie (3)

Chas (9)   Louis (1)

Rosa (6)

Louisa is a domestic servant for John Whickam.

1881   24-Apr.  Caroline (Carrie) Wiler is born to August and Barbara Lorenz Wiler in Buffalo, NY.   She is the first known of their children. August is 20 and Barbara is 19.

1882       8-Oct. August J. Wiler Jr. is born to August and Barbara Lorenz Wiler in Buffalo, NY. He is the second known of their children. August is 21 and Barbara is 20.

1883       30-Mar.  Adrian Jacobus Mitchell is born to Adrian J Mitchell and Clara Groth in Gowanda, NY.  He will later marry Edith Elizabeth Wiler daughter of John Wiler and Caroline Sparrow.

25-May.   John Henry Wiler is born to August Wiler and Barbara Lorenz in Buffalo, NY.  He is the third of their known children.   August is 23 and Barbara is 22.

23-Jul. John Willer is born to Joseph and            Margaret Willer.  He is the fourth of their   known children.   Joseph is 57 years old and Margaret is 40 years old.

 4-Dec.  Anna Bertha Hauth is born in Germany   to Konrad Hauth and Wilhelmina Runser.   She will later marry Albert Ernest Wiler born to John Wiler and Caroline Sparrow on 17-Dec-1883.

17-Dec.   Albert Ernest Wiler is born in Erie, Pa to John Wiler and Caroline Sparrow.   John is 26 and Caroline is 33.

1885   4-Feb.  Henry Frank Wiler is born to August Wiler and Barbara Lorenz in Buffalo NY.   He is the third of their children.   Both August and Barbara are 23.

12-Jul.   Ann Allen is born to William Allen and Jane King in Erie, Pa.   She will later marry John Henry Wiler.

1886   Henry Frank Wiler is born to August and Barbara Lorenz Wiler in Erie, Pennsylvania. He is the fourth known of their children.       August is 25 and Barbara is 24.

Signa (?) Wiler is born.  She will later marry George Wiler born 1879 in Canada to John Wiler and Caroline Sparrow.

25-Jul. Frances Pfundstein ( later to marry August J. Wiler Jr.)   is born to Joseph Pfundstein and Barbara Wachter Pfundstein in Erie, Pennsylvania.

1887   Harry Wiler is born to John Wiler and Caroline Sparrow in Pa.   John is 30 and Caroline is 37.

23-Nov.   Catherine Wierchowski (later to marry Michael Wiler), is born to Joseph and Anna Pol Wierchowski in Erie Pa.  

1888       6-Jun. Joseph Weiler appears before Mr. S. E. Bunder in Erie County, Ohio to apply for his Invalid Pension due to his war wounds received during his service to the Union Army.   He brings John Ebert and William Miller as witnesses.

12-Sep. Joseph Weiler has a physical exam in Sandusky, Ohio.  Joseph’ s pulse rate is 80 beats per minute, his respiration is 16, his temperature is 98.2, he is 5 feet, 5 ½ inches tall, 141 pounds, and is 63 years old.  His nutrition is good, his general health is good, his muscles are well developed, his heart action is normal, and his general condition is apparently normal.

1888     8-Aug.   Edith Elizabeth Wiler is born to John Wiler and Caroline Sparrow in Erie, Pa.   John is 31 and Caroline is 38.   

29-Sep. Joseph is declared to have shot himself in the foot by the Regiment descriptive book written in 1862.

10-Oct. Joseph Weiler’s pension request is rejected because he sustained a self inflicted wound.  “ This wound was supposed, with all aquainted with the circumstances, to have been purposely inflicted upon himself.  A deliberate and voluntary act.”

7-Nov. Joseph Wiler is born to August and Barbara Lorenz Wiler.  He is the fourth known of their children.   August is 27 and Barbara is 26.

1889          26-July.  According to the “Declaration for an Original Invalid Pension”   Joseph Weiler is 65 years old, 5 feet 2 inches tall, has a fair complexion, white hair and brown eyes.

25-Dec. Michael Wiler is born to August and Barbara Lorenz Wiler in Erie Pennsylvania.   He is the fifth known of their children.   August is 28 and Barbara is 27.

1890       30-May. Joseph Weiler takes a rat poison called “Rough on Rats” and dies “before medical aid could be or was summoned.”   Joseph Weiler is buried in McMillan Cemetery in Huron Township, Erie County, OH.   Joseph is 64.

5-Jun.  Obituary from the Erie Co. Reporter:  WHISKEY and POISON

Joe Wheeler, an old eccentric character living near Sage’s Grove, committed suicide last Friday by taking a mixture of whiskey and Rough on Rats, which in a few hours brought an end to his unfortunate earthly career.  Wheeler’s upper story has long been considered a little off, and his death is not a surprise.   He leaves a large family of children in rather destitute circumstances.  Funeral services were held Saturday, the remains being interred in the East Side Cemetery.

   5-Jul. Margaret Willer applies for Union Army Widow’s Pension in Huron, Erie County Ohio.  She states she “ has not remarried since his death and that he had been previously married, there is no children of first wife.”

1891    7-May.  Marie Scully (later to become Frank P. Wiler’s wife) is born to Jeremiah Scully and Rose Marie Dougherty in Fort Madison, Iowa.

1892       18-Apr. Frank P. Tracey Wiler is born to August and Barbara Wiler in Erie, Pennsylvania.   He is the sixth of their known children.  August is 31 and Barbara is 30.

   29-Sep. Elizabeth Margaret Kerr is born to (J.) Alexander Kerr and Sarah Jane Sharman Kerr in Elmwood, Ontario, Canada.   She will later marry Henry Frank Wiler.   Alexander is 53 and Sarah Jane is 27.

1893       20-Mar. Widow’s Pension is granted to Margaret Weiler and her four children at $8 for her and $2 for each child ($16) per month.

1898       19-Apr. William L. Wiler is born to August Wiler and Barbara Lorenz in Erie, Pennsylvania.  He is their seventh known child.  August is 37 and Barbara is 36.

1900       5-Jun.  According to the 1900 US Census  Maggie (Elizabeth Margaret) Kerr lives in the 11th Ward,  Supervisor’s District 17, Enumeration District 88 of Buffalo city Erie County, NY.  She will later marry Henry Frank Wiler.  She lives with her parents on Greene Street.  In the house are Alexander Kerr born July 1843, Sara Jane Sharman, his wife born March 1864, Jessie born July 1884, Thadius born Aug 1886, and Maggie bornSeptember 1891.  Alexander’s occupation is listed as painter.  The whole family moved to America in 1893.

  8-Jun.  According to the 1900 US Census Adrian Jacobus Mitchell lives in Erie City on Peach Street with his parents Adrian J. Mitchell and Clara Groth Mitchell and his sister Uda.  He will later marry Edith Elizabeth Wiler daughter of John Wiler and Caroline Sparrow.  Adrian is 17 and attends school.  Uda is 15 and also attends school.  Adrian Sr. is listed as a Veterinary Surgeon and is 47.  His mother Clara has no listed occupation and is 38.  His father was born in New Jersey and his mother was born in Germany.  There were also two boarders in the house. Edward Shultz, 20 and Louis Walter, 32.  Both were Hostlers.

1901   25-Jan.  Raymond J. Wiler is born to August and Barbara Lorenz Wiler in Erie, Pennsylvania.  He is their eighth known child. August is 40 and Barbara is 39.

1903       17-Mar.  Joseph Pfundstein, husband of Catherine Barbara Wachter and father of Frances Pfundstein Wiler dies in Erie Pa.  He is buried in Trinity Cemetery in Sec. S, Lot 57, Grave 1.  His wife will later join him in Grave 3 as will August J. Wiler Jr in Grave 4, and Frances Pfundstein Wiler in Grave 2.

7-Sep.  Mabel Reed Stromenger is born to Edmond J. and Lena Klein Stromenger in Erie, Pa.  She will later be the second wife of Raymond J. Wiler.

1904       Rose Kaminski is born.  She will become the wife of Joseph Wiler.

1905   21-Apr.   Arthur John Rathbun, Sr. is born.  He will later marry Bernice Frances Wiler the first child of John Henry Wiler and Ann Allen.

1907   25-Nov.  John Henry Wiler third child of August Wiler and Barbara Lorenz marries Ann Allen daughter of William Allen and Jane King in Ripley, NY.  John Henry is 23 and Ann is 22.

1908       John Wiler is born to George and Signa Wiler in Pa.  George is 29 and Signa is 22.

10-Sep.  Arthur H. Clough is born to Almond J. Clough Margaret B. Blake in Warren, Pa.  He will later marry Ruth E. Mitchell.

13-Sep.  Bernice Frances Wiler is born to John Henry Wiler and Ann Allen in Erie, Pa.  She is their first known child.  John Henry is 24 and Ann is 23.  

1910       20-Apr. According to the 1910 US Census John Wiler, son of Joseph Weiler and Madeleine Bussinger, and his wife Caroline Sparrow live in Erie City, Erie County, Pa. on East 22nd Street.   In the house are John 52, Carrie 51, Harry 24, and Elizabeth 21.  John is a Moulder in an Aluminum Foundry and Harry is a Bookkeeper for a Coal Company.

22-Apr.   According to the 1910 US Census John Henry Wiler, son of August Wiler and Barbara Lorenz, and his wife Ann Allen live in Erie City, Erie County Pa. on Cascade Street near Third Street.  In the house are John Henry 25, Anna 28, Bernice 8 months, and Charley Allen 29, Brother-in-law.  John’s occupation is listed as Machine Hand for a Carriage Maker and Charley is a Moulder in an Aluminum Foundry.

  26-Apr.  According to the 1910 US Census August Wiler and his wife Barbara live in Erie City, Erie County, Pa on East 25th Street.   In the house are August 49, Barbara 49, August, Jr 27, Michael 20, Joseph 22, Frank 17, William 11, and Raymond 9.  August is a laborer in a paper mill, as is August, Jr.  Michael and Joseph are laborers in a rubber warehouse, and Frank is a laborer in a button shop.  All of the boys are still single.  

21-Aug.  Dorothy Elizabeth Wiler is born to John Henry Wiler and Ann Allen in Erie, Pa.  She is the second of their known children.  John Henry is 26 and Ann is 25.  

Michael Wiler son of August and Barbara Lorenz Wiler married Catherine Wierchowska.  He was 21 and she was 22.

Frank P. Tracey Wiler, sixth child of August Wiler and Barbara Lorenz marries Marie Scully daughter of Jeremiah Scully and Rose Marie Dougherty.  Michael is 18 and Marie is 19

1911       26-Aug.  August J. Wiler Jr. son of August Wiler and Barbara Lorenz Wiler marries Frances B. Pfundstein daughter of Mr. Pfundstein and Barbara Wachter Pfundstein in Erie Pa.  He is 29 and she is 25.

John Enders is born to John A. Enders and Margaret Scheib in Erie (?) Pa.  He will later marry Madeline Wiler daughter of Frank P. Wiler and Marie Scully.

1912       Henry Frank Wiler son of August and Barbara Lorenz Wiler marries Elizabeth Margaret Kerr daughter of (J) Alexander Kerr and Sarah Jane Sharman Kerr at a Justice of the peace in Canada.  He was 26 and she was 20.

18-May.  Henry Michael (Schuber) Szuba was born to Michael Szuba and Catherine (?) Szuba in Erie, Pa.  He will later marry Marie Rita Wiler.  

29-Oct.  Charles Allen Wiler is born to John Henry Wiler and Ann Allen in Erie, Pa.  He is the third of their known children.  John Henry is 28 and Ann is 29.

1913       14-Feb.  Ruth E. Mitchell is born in Erie, Pa to Adrian Jacobus Mitchell and Edith Elizabeth Wiler.  Adrian is 30 and Edith Elizabeth is 25.

12-Jun.  Lawrence Frances Wiler is born to Henry Frank and Elizabeth M. Kerr Wiler in Erie City, Erie County, Pennsylvania.  He is the first of their known children.  Henry is 27 and Elizabeth is 21.

31-Jul.  Norbert Joseph Wiler is born to August, Jr. and Frances Pfundstein Wiler.  He is their first known child.  August Jr. is 31 and Frances is 27.

19-Dec. Mrs. Margaret (Weiler) Wheeler (Joseph’s third known wife) died at 11:30 AM in Huron Township, Erie County, Ohio of Aortic Insufficiency.  She is 70 years, 4 months and 15 days old.  She had been sick for about four months.  John Wheeler gave the personal particulars of her death certificate.   She is buried in Scott’s (Scoot’s) Cemetery in Huron.  (McMillan’s Cemetery, where Joseph Weiler is buried, and Scott’s Cemetery are different Cemeteries.)

1914       3-Apr.  Frances R. Richter is born to William Richter and Tillie Driver Richter in Erie Pa.  She will later marry Norbert J Wiler

13-Jul.  John Joseph Wiler is born to Frank P. Tracy Wiler and Marie Scully.  He is their first child. Frank P. is 21 and Marie is 22.

1915       14-Nov. Henry F. Weiler Jr. is born to Henry Frank and Elizabeth Margaret Kerr Wiler in the city of Olean, Cattaraugus County, New York at 7:30AM.  He is the second of their known children.  Henry’s occupation is Electrical Contractor, and he is listed as being born in Buffalo, NY.  Elizabeth is listed as being born in Canada.  The attending Physician is C. Fitzgerald.  Henry Frank was apparently the only person who knew about this name.  Richard X. Wiler would have his name legally changed to what he thought was his birth name on 26-Dec. 1945. Henry is 29 and Elizabeth is 23.

1916   16-Jan.  Luella Kuntz is born to William Kuntz and Ellen Welte in Erie, Pa.  Luella will later marry Charles Allen Wiler.

8-Jul.  Marie Rita Wiler is born to August J. Wiler Jr. and Frances Pfundstein in Erie, Pa.   She is their second known child.  August is 34 and Frances is 30.

5-Jun.  Joseph Wiler, son of August Wiler and Barbara Lorenz, born 7-Nov-1888 registers for the WWI draft.  He lives at 648 East 25th Street in Erie with his parents (He claims they are solely dependant on him for support).  He is a laborer for Ely Manufacturing in Erie.  He is of medium height and slender build and he is not obviously physically disqualified. His hair is dark, his eyes are dark, and he is not bald.

Marie Wiler is born to August Jr. and Frances Pfundstein Wiler.  She is the second of their known children. August Jr. is 35 and Frances is 31.

1917       18-Apr.  Elizabeth (Betty) Postirak is born to John Postirak and Elizabeth Nimet in Erie, Pa.  She will later marry Charles Leroy Wiler after he comes home from WWII.

2-Sep.  Madeline V. O’Connor is born to Michael O’ Connor and Susan Barber O’Connor in Erie, Pa.  She will later marry John J. Wiler.

12-Sep.  Henry Frank Wiler son of August Wiler and Barbara Lorenz born 4-Feb-1885 in Buffalo NY registers for the WWI draft.  He lives at 2202 Wallace, Erie, Pa.  He is 34 and his occupation is Electrical Contractor.  His height is short, his weight is small and he is not obviously physically disqualified.

12-Sep.  Michael G Wiler, son of August Wiler and Barbara Lorenz, born 25-Dec-1889 in Erie, Pa registers for the WWI draft.  He lives at 936 East 26th Street, Erie, Pa.  He is 27 and his occupation is part owner Prada Street Taxi Cab Company, in Erie.  He is married.  He claims exemption due to spinal trouble.  His height is tall, his weight is medium and he is not obviously physically disqualified.  His hair is gray, his eyes are light and he is bald.

12-Sep.  Albert Ernest Wiler, son of John Wiler and Caroline Sparrow born 17-Dec-1882 in Erie, Pa, registers for the WWI draft. He lives at 2417 German Street.  He is 35 and he is a Forman for the General Electric Company at 8 Lake Road in Erie.  His height is medium and his weight is medium small and he is not obviously physically disqualified.

12-Sep.  George Henry Wiler, son of John Wiler and Caroline Sparrow born 27-Jul-1878 registers for the WWI draft. He lives at 342 East 20th Street.  He is 40 and he is a Millwright for the Erie Forge Company in Erie.  His height is medium and his weight is medium small and he is not obviously physically disqualified.

1918   21-Oct.  Arthur Harry (Bud) Wiler is born to John Henry Wiler and Ann Allen in Erie, Pa.  He is their fourth known child.  John Henry is 34 and Ann is 33.

16-Dec.  Donald J. Wiler is born to Henry and Elizabeth Margaret Kerr Wiler in Erie, Pa.  He is the third of their known children.  Henry is 32 and Elizabeth is 26.

1919       21-May. Frederic Charles Wiler is born to August Jr. and Frances Pfundstein Wiler in Erie, Pa.   He is the third of their known children.  August is 37 and Frances is 34.

1920       7-Jan. According to the 1920 Census John Weiler and his wife Caroline live in Ward 5 of Erie City, Erie County,Pa (sheet 31) on East 22nd Street.  In the house were John 63, Caroline 69, their sons Harry 33, and George 41, his wife Signe 34, and their son John 12.  John is a Molder at a foundry, Harry is a teller in a bank, and George is a burner on the Railroad.

9-Jan.  According to the 1920 Census Henry Frank Wiler and his wife Elizabeth Margaret Kerr lived on South Hanson Street in the 40th Ward, Supervisor’s District 1, Enumeration District 1448 of Philadelphia, PA.  Living in the house were Henry 34, Margaret 28, Lawrence 6, Richard 5, and Donald 1.  Henry’s occupation is listed as Electrician for the Philadelphia Schools.

  12-Jan. According to the 1920 Census Frank P. Wiler and his wife Marie Scully Wiler live on Reed Street (near E 28th Street) in the 5th Ward of Erie City, Erie County, PA (Sheet 18).  Living in the house were Frank 27, Marie 27, John 5, Pearl 4, Edna 2 and Elizabeth 8 months.  Frank’s Occupation is listed as laborer.

15-Jan. According to the 1920 Census August Wiler and his wife Barbara live in Ward 5, of Erie City, Erie County, PA (sheet 24) on East 14th Street.  In the house were August 58, Barbara 58, Joseph 33, and Raymond 19.  August is a Watchman at American Beauty Store, Joseph has no job and Raymond is a Core Maker at Walker (?) Foundry.

  16-Mar.  According to the 1920 Census William L. Wiler, son of August and Barbara Lorenz Wiler was in the Army.  Stationed at Coblenz, Ehrenbreitstein, Germany with Troop A, Mounted Detachment A, Cavalry.  His home address is 734 East 14th Street, Erie, PA.  He is listed as a single male, 21 years old.

  2-Apr.  According to the 1920 Census, Michael Wiler and his wife Catherine Wierchowska Wiler live on East 26th Street in Erie, PA in the 5th Ward, Enumeration District 106 (sheet 21).  Also in the house was Henry Wierchowska, Katherine’s brother.  Michael is 30, Katherine is 30, and HHHenry is 35.  Michael’s occupation is listed as a Coremaker in a foundry and Henry is a laborer in a factory.

  11-Jul.  Albert Munro Metzler is born to Emery Ellsworth Metzler and Anna May Munro in Erie, Pa.  He will later Marry Caroline A. Wiler daughter of Albert Ernest Wiler and Anna Bertha Hauth.  Enery is 31 and Anna May is 36.

  2-Sep.  Madeline Wiler is born to Frank. P. Tracey Wiler and Marie Scully in Erie, Pa.  She is their third known child.  Frank is 28 and Marie is 29.  

  25-Oct.  Caroline A. Wiler is born to Albert Ernest Wiler and Anna Bertha Hauth in Erie, Pa.  Albert is 37 and Anna is 37.

1921       9-Mar.  Thomas Joseph Wiler is born to Henry F. Wiler and Margaret E. Kerr in Philadelphia, Pa.  He is the fourth of their known children.   Henry is 36 and Margaret is 29.

16-Mar. Barbara Lorenz Wiler born 1-Jan-1862, the daughter of Baptiste and Mary Lorenz, and the wife of August Wiler dies at Hamot Hospital in Erie, PA.  She was 59 years, 1 month, 16 days old.  The cause of death is Cancer of the rectum.  She was in the Hospital from 23-Feb to 16-Mar.  Her occupation is listed as Housewife.  Her Doctor was J. G. Strimple of 343 E. 12th Street in Erie, PA.  She lived at 734 E. 24th Street in Erie.  The Funeral Mass was at St. John’s Church.  She was buried in Trinity Cemetery Section Y, Lot 321 as August, her husband will be buried later.  The Undertaker was A. Brugger & Sons, Erie, PA.

   5-Aug. Frederic Charles Wiler dies of Acute Gastro Enteritis.  He is 2 years, 2 months and 15 days old.  He lived with his parents August Jr. and Frances Pfundstein Wiler at 2861 Wayne Street in Erie, PA.  August Jr. is 39 and Frances is 35.  He died at home and is buried in Trinity Cemetery.  The Undertaker was A. Brugger & Sons, Erie, PA.

   1-Sep.  Norma Purcell is born in Erie, Pa.  She will later marry Arthur Harry (Bud) Wiler the fourth child of John Henry Wiler and Ann. Allen.

   18-Oct.  Charles Leroy Wiler is born to August, Jr. and Frances Pfundstein Wiler in Erie, Pa.  He is their fourth known child.   August Jr. is 39 and Frances is 35.

1922      3-Nov.   Albert Andrew Wiler is born to Henry Frank Wiler and Elizabeth Kerr Wiler in Philadelphia, Pa.  He is the fifth of their known children.  Henry is 37 and Elizabeth is 31.

1924       22-May.  Barbara Wiler is born to Henry Frank and Elizabeth Kerr Wiler in Philadelphia, Pa.  She is the sixth of their known children and their only daughter.  Henry is 38 and Elizabeth is 32.

1925       3-Mar.   Marie J. McCartney is born, on her mother’s birthday, at home to William J. and Anna Pascal McCartney in Philadelphia, PA.  She will later marry Albert Andrew Wiler.  William is 31 and Anna is 33.

16-Dec.  Paul McKinley Davis is born in Clarion, Pa to Charles Davis and Minerva (?) Davis.  He will later marry Elsie Barbara Wiler in Erie, Pa.

1926       11-Feb.  John Wiler son of Joseph and Magdalena Bushinger Weiler Dies in Erie, Pa.  He is buried in Erie Cemetery in Sec. 26, Lot 63 Grave SE.

Raymond L. Wiler son of August and Barbara Lorenz Wiler marries Leah Wiler.  He was 24 and she was 20.

5-Aug.  Edith E. Williams is born to John Wesley and Edith Elmira Weaver Williams at their home in Nether Providence Pa.  She will later marry Donald Wiler.  

1927       Betty L. Wiler was born to Raymond and Leah Wiler.  She is their first known child.

1928   14-Feb.  Catherine Barbara Wachter Pfundstein, the widowed wife of Joseph Pfundstein and mother of Frances Pfundstein Wiler dies in Erie, Pa.  She is 73 years, 8 months, and 10 days old.  Her occupation is listed as housewife.  She lived at 1209 West 21st St., Erie,Pa.  The informant is Mrs. Fred J. Beecher of the same address.  She died of Chronic Myocarditus with a contributing factor of Chronic Bronchitis.  The Undertaker was J. Brugger and Sons.  She is buried in Trinity Cemetery in Sec. S, Lot 57, Grave 3 next to her husband.   

1929    19-Apr. William Mitchell Wiler is born to Henry Frank and Elizabeth Margaret Kerr Wiler in the city of Philadelphia, Pa.  He is the seventh of their known children.  Henry is listed as being born in Buffalo, NY.  Elizabeth is listed as being born in Elmwood, Ontario, Canada.  The attending Physician is C. Fitzgerald.  Henry is 43 and Margaret is 37.

   30-Apr.  Elsie Barbara Wiler is born to August Wiler Jr. and Frances Pfundstein Wiler, at their home, 2811 Wayne Street, Erie, Pa.  She is the fifth of their known children.   August Jr. is 47 and Frances is 43.

1930       2-Apr.  According to the 1930 Census, Michael Wiler and his wife Catherine Wierchowska Wiler live on East 24th Street in Erie, PA in the 5th Ward, Enumeration District 106.  Also in the house was Richard Doherty, a boarder.  Michael is 40, Katherine is 40, and Henry is 21.  Michael’s occupation is listed as a Mill Wright in a Radiator shop and Richard is a Machine Operator in a radiator Shop.  Neither Michael nor Richard are veterans.

7-Apr.  According to the 1930 Census Gust (August) Wiler Jr. and his wife Frances Pfundstein Wiler live at 2811 Wayne Street in Erie, PA (August Jr. would later die in this house) Enumeration District 25-84 (sheet 8B).  Living in the house are Gust J. 48, Frances 48, Norbert 16, Marie 13, Charles 8 and Elsie 11 months old.  August is a trucker for a freight house.  Norbert is an office boy for a newspaper.  August is not a veteran.

   10-Apr.  According to the 1930 Census Henry Frank Wiler and his wife Elizabeth M. live in the 40th Ward of Philadelphia, PA.  They lived on S. 75th Street. In the house were Henry 44, Elizabeth 38, Lawrence 16, Richard 15, Donald 11, Thomas 9, Albert 7, Barbara 5, and William 11 months.  Also living with them is August, Henry’s father.  Henry is an electrician at Patterson School at 70th and Buist Ave. in the city, and August is a night watchman at a garage.  Neither Henry nor August are veterans.

   10-Apr.  According to the 1930 Census Raymond Wiler and his wife Liah lived on Nazareth Pike in Bethlehem Township, Northampton County, PA (sheet 7).  Also in the house was Betty L. Wiler their daughter.  Raymond is 28, Liah is 24, and Betty L. is 2 ½ years old.  Raymond is a delivery Man on a dairy route.  Raymond is not a veteran.

1931       30-May Henry Frank Wiler, born in 1886, the son of August and Barbara Lorenz Wiler and the husband of Elizabeth Kerr Wiler dies at the Phila. Hospital for Mental Diseases.  The cause of death is Acute Hepatitis with jaundice.  He was in the hospital from 15-May to 30-May.  His occupation is listed as Electrical Helper.    He lived at 2502 S. 75th St. in Phila.  He is 44 years old.   His Doctor is Matthew Whatel PHMD.  He is buried, out of St. Clements RC Church at 71st and Woodland Ave. in Phila., in Holy Cross Cemetery at Baily Road & Yeadon Ave. in Lansdowne, PA at Section S, Range 8, Lot 4, Grave 4 on 3-June.  The Undertaker is Cavanaugh at 6922 Woodland Ave. Phila., PA.   

1933       23-Sep.  Norbert Wiler, son of August Wiler Jr. and Frances Pfundstein Wiler marries Frances R. Richter, daughter of William Richter and Tillie Driver Richter in Erie, Pa.

29-Oct.  George M. Wiler is born to Frank P. Tracey Wiler and Marie Scully in Erie, Pa.  He is the fourth of their known childen.   Frank is 41 and Marie is 42.   

1934       12-Oct.  Ronald Wiler is born to Norbert Wiler and Frances Richter in Erie, Pa. He is their first known child.  Norbert is 21 and Frances is 20.

20-Oct August Wiler the husband of Barbara Lorenz Wiler dies at Hamot Hospital at 8:40PM.  The cause of death is Chronic Myocarditis (?). He was in the hospital only one day.  His occupation is listed as Night Watchman retired and he worked at the American Beauty Store.  He is 73 years 2 months and 4 days old.  His Doctor is Melchior  M. Mazanowski MD of 510 East 12th Street, Erie, PA.  August lives at 2108 State Street, Erie, PA with his daughter, Mrs. Carrie Bemis.  He was sick for about one year.  He is buried on 22-Oct at Trinity Cemetery, Erie, PA SectionY, Lot 321, same as Barbara.  The Undertaker is Edward C. Hanley & Sons of Erie, PA.

1936   11-Apr.  Arthur J. Rathbun, Jr. is born to Bernice Frances Wiler and Arthur J. Rathbun, Sr., in Erie, Pa.  He is the second of their known children.  Bernice is 28.

11-Nov.  Norma Jean Wiler is born to Norbert J Wiler and Frances Richter in Erie Pa.  She is their second known child.  Norbert is 23 and Frances is 22.

1938       Lee Catherine Massing is born to Dorothy Elizabeth Wiler and Edwin Lee Massing in Greensburg, Pa.  She is the first of their known children.  Dorothy is 28 years old.

Michael McCullough is born.  He will later marry Edwin Lee Massing the first child of Dorothy Elizabeth Wiler and Edwin Lee Massing.

6-Apr.  Trudy Ann Gier is born.  She will later marry Arthur J. Rathbun, Jr. son of Bernice Frances Wiler and Arthur J. Rathbun, Jr.  

18-May.  Jerome Michael Szuba is born to Henry Michael Szuba and Marie Rita Wiler Szuba.  He is their first known child.  Henry is 26 and Marie is 22.

1939       14-Feb.  Frank P. Tracy Wiler the son of August Wiler and Barbara Lorenz and the husband of Marie Scully Wiler dies in Hamot Hospital of Pneumonia caused by Cirrhosis of the Liver.  He is 45 years, 9 months, 16 days old.  His occupation is listed as Machinist.  His Doctor was Thos K. Leone Deputy Doctor of Erie, PA.  Frank lives at 3005 Reed Street, Erie, PA.  He is buried in Calvary Cemetary, 2971 W. Lake Road, Erie, PA Sec. 17, Sgl 491.  The Undertaker is A. Brugger & Sons of Erie, PA.

14-Nov.  James Lowell Szuba is born to Henry Michael Szuba and Marie Rita Wiler Szuba in Erie, Pa.  He is their second known child.  Henry is 27 and Marie is 23.  

24-Nov.  Caroline Sparrow Wiler, born 15-Jul-1850 in England to George and Catherine Ballenbrook Sparrow and the widowed wife of John Wiler born to Joseph and Magdalena Bushinger Weiler in Buffalo, NY on 2-Jul-1857 dies in Erie, Pa.  She is buried in Erie Cemetery in Sec. 28, Lot 63, and Grave SE, right next to her husband.

1941   20-Jan.  Charles Allen Wiler, third child of John Henry Wiler and Ann Allen marries Luella Kuntz, daughter of William Kuntz and Ellen Welte in Erie, Pa.  Charles is 28 and Luella is 24.

12-Apr.  Charlene Massing is born to Dorothy Elizabeth Wiler and Edwin Lee Massing in Erie, Pa.  She is their second known child.  Dorothy is 31.

1942   Oct.  Arthur Harry (Bud) Wiler, fourth child of John Henry Wiler and Ann Allen, marries Norma Purcell in Erie, Pa.  Arthur is 24 and Norma is 21.

1944       1-Mar.  David Blaine Szuba is born to Henry Michael Szuba and Marie Rita Wiler Szuba in Erie, Pa.  He is their third known child.   Henry is 32 and Marie is 28.

1945   12-May.  Dianna Stiringer is born in Erie, Pa.  She will later marry Donald Charles Wiler in Erie, Pa.

1946       22-Jun.  Charles Leroy Wiler son of August Wiler Jr and Frances Pfundstein Wiler, marries Elizabeth Postirak daughter of John Postirak and Elizabeth Nimet in Erie, Pa.  Charles is 25 and Elizabeth (Betty) is 28.

16-Aug.  Nancy Lee Wiler is born to Arthur Harry (Bud) Wiler and Norma Purcell in Erie, Pa.  She is their first known child.  Arthur is 28 and Norma is 25.

12-Oct.  Donald Wiler son of Henry Frank and Elizabeth Margaret Kerr Wiler marries Edith E. Williams, daughter of John Wesley and Edith Elmira Weaver Williams.  He is 28 and she is 20.  They are married in Upland Methodist Church in Upland, PA.  The Ministers were Rev. W. A. Ellis (Edith’s Great Grandfather), Rev. Francis Walz, and Rev. J. S. Tomlinson.

1947       9-Feb.  William Henry Wiler is born to Albert Andrew and Marie J. McCartney Wiler at the Bryn Mawr Hospital.  He is their first known child and the first grandchild of Elizabeth Margaret Kerr Wiler, widow of Henry Frank Wiler.  Albert is 25 and Marie is 22.

23-Mar.  Kathleen Sue Wiler is born to Charles Allen Wiler and Luella Kuntz in Erie, Pa.  She is their first known child.  Charles is 35 and Luella is 31.

8-Mar.  Jessie Confini is born.  She will later marry Gary A. Rathbun son of Bernice Frances Wiler and Arthur J. Rathbun, Sr.

24-Mar.  Joseph Criscione is born in Erie, Pa.  He will later marry Sandra Lane Szuba.

4-Nov.  Sandra Lane Szuba is born to Henry Michael Szuba and Marie Rita Wiler in Erie, Pa.  She is their forth known child.  Henry is 35 and Marie is 31.

7-Dec.  Tad Wiler is born to Arthur Harry (Bud) Wiler and Norma Purcell in Erie, Pa.  He is their second known child.  Arthur is 29 and Norma is 26.

1948   14-Feb.  Joseph S. Wiler, son of August and Barbara Lorenz Wiler and the husband of Rose Kaminski Wiler dies in Hamot Hospital, 21st and Peach Street of “Internal Hemorrhages due to Cirrhoses of the liver” at 10:30PM.  He is 59 years, 3 months, 7 days old.  His occupation is listed as Drill Press Operator at Northern Equipmwnt Co.  The Coroner was Warren W. Wood of 139 West 21st Street, Erie, PA.  Joseph lives at 2108 State Street, Erie, PA.  He is buried on 18-Feb. in Calvary Cemetery, 2971 Lake Road, Erie, PA Section 13, Lot 197 Grave 1.  The Undertaker is Edw. C. Hanley & Sons of Erie, PA.   

23-Feb. Michael Wiler, son of August and Barbara Lorenz Wiler and the husband of Catherine Wierchowska Wiler dies in Hamot Hospital, 21st and Peach Street of “Coronary Thrombosis” at 8:15AM. He is 58 years, 1 month, 28 days old.  His occupation is listed as retired from Wile-McLain Co.  The Coroner was Warren W. Wood of 139 West 21st Street, Erie, PA.  Michael lives at 5128 Richmond Street, Erie, PA.  He is buried on 26-Feb. in Calvary Cemetery, 2971 Lake Road, Erie, PA Section 13, Lot 237 Grave 1.  The Undertaker is Edw. C. Hanley & Sons of Erie, PA.

23-Nov.  Donald Charles Wiler is born to Charles Leroy Wiler and Elizabeth Posterak in Erie, Pa.  He is their first known child.  Charles is 27 and Elizabeth is 30.

1949       9-Nov.  William Mitchell Wiler RA 13 254 032 son of Henry and Elizabeth Kerr Wiler is honorably discharged from the Regular Army as a Corporal.  He is 20 years old.

1950        20-May.  Elsie Barbara Wiler, daughter of August Wiler Jr. and Frances Pfundstein marries Paul McKinley Davis of Clarion, Pa in Erie, Pa.  Both Elsie and Paul worked at the General Plant prior to their marriage.  She was a Timekeeper and he worked in the Foundry.  After marrying Elsie went to work at the Boston store and later at The Hills Department Store.  Paul started his own business as a General Contractor in the Erie area.  Elsie is 21 and Paul is 25.

6-Oct.  John Enders son of John A. Enders and Margaret Scheib, and the husband of Madeline Wiler dies in Erie, Pa.  He is buried in Calvary Cemetery at Sec. 27, Lot 169. He is 39 years old.

31-Oct.  Robert Ralph Bemis, husband of Carrie Wiler Bemis dies in Erie, Pa.  He is buried in Trinity Cemetery with his wife and next to her parents August and Barbara Lorenz Wiler.  Sec. Y, Lot 321.  

1951   1-Jan.  Suzanne Louise Davis is born to Elsie Barbara Wiler and Paul McKinley Davis in Hamot Hospital in Erie, Pa.  She is the first of their known children.   Elsie is 22 and Paul is 26.

26-Feb.  Frederick Donald Corle is born to Donald and Marie Corle in Erie, Pa.  He will later marry Karen Louise Wiler daughter of Charles Allen Wiler and Luella Kuntz.

27-Mar.  Jeffrey G. LoCastro is born in Erie, Pa. He will later marry Barbara Estella Davis in Erie, Pa.

27-Apr.  Karen Louise Wiler is born to Charles Allen Wiler and Luella Kuntz in Erie, Pa.  She is their second child.   Charles is 39 and Luella is 35.

12-Dec.  Donald John Wiler is born to Donald and Edith E. Williams Wiler in Fitzgerald Mercy Hospital in Darby, PA.  He is the first of their children.  Donald is 33 and Edith is 25.

1952       13-Feb.  David R Schrader is born in Tionesta, Pa.  He will later marry Carol Lynn Davis.

11-Mar.  Robert Frederick Wiler is born to Charles Leroy Wiler and Elizaabeth Posterak in Erie, Pa.  He is their second known child.  Charles is 31 and Elizabeth is 34.

6-May.  Barbara Estella Davis is born to Elsie Barbara Wiler and Paul McKinley Davis in Hamot Hospital in Erie, Pa.  She is the second of their known children.  Elsie is 23 and Paul is 27.

9-May.  Henry Michael (Schuber) Szuba born 18-May-1912 to Michael and Catherine Szuba, dies of  a Coronary Occlusion at 7pm, at his home 1213 E. 21st Street in Erie, Pa according to Dr. C. B. Lininger.  The informant’s name is Marie Rita Wiler Szuba, his wife.  He is 39 years old and Marie is 35.  The Undertaker is Chas Brugger and he is buried in Calvary Cemetery at sec. 26, lot 272.  

11-Jun.  Mary Crandell is born in Erie, Pa.  She will later marry Robert Frederick Wiler in Erie, Pa.

Sept.  William Henry Wiler (Billy) starts Kindergarten at Patterson Public School at 70th and Buist Ave, in Philadelphia, Pa.  During the school year he is selected to be the Flag bearer during a Flag Day celebration held by the school, and his picture gets in the paper.  It turns out that Richard Xavier Wiler, his uncle, happens to be dating the Kindergarten teacher.  Billy was also selected to show other Kindergarten children how to make a dog out of clay because the one he made actually looked like a dog.  Also, once in a while Billy was allowed to walk home with his friend’s parents to the side of the street directly across from his house.  His mother would direct him from the door whether to cross or stay.  Billy misunderstood and ran out in front of a car.  The driver was very alert and stopped.  Everybody cried even though no damage was done, even the man driving the car.

3-Nov.  Alan Sutherland is born to Jay S. and Martha Best Sutherland in Charleroi Hospital, in Charleroi, PA.  He will later marry Lauren Louraine Wiler.

1953        6-Jun.  Carol Lynn Davis is born to Elsie Barbara Wiler and Paul McKinley Davis in Hamot Hospital in Erie, Pa.  She is the third of their known Children.  Elsie is 24 and Paul is 28.

Sep.  William Henry Wiler (Billy) starts first grade at St. Clement’s School at 71st Street and Woodland Ave.  His teacher is Sister Margaret Mary of the IHM sisters.  Billy took the bus everyday from the corner of 73rd and Dicks Ave. to school, and he carried his lunch most days. On the days he was lucky enough to buy his lunch his mother would give him $0.25 to buy a hot dog and a chocolate drink.

16-Sep.   Caroline (Carrie) Wiler Bemis, born 24-Aug-1881 to August and Barbara Lorenz Wiler dies at 5:10PM in Hamot Hospital.  She is 72 years and 22 days old.   According to Dr. John B. Tredway M.D. she died of Septicemia due to an infection of an amputated stump from a condition of Diabetes.  She was the widow of Robert Ralph Bemis.  She lived at 2108 State Street, Erie Pa.   Her occupation is listed as being “at home.”  The Funeral Mass was at St. Peter’s Cathedral.  The Undertaker is Chas. H. Brugger of A. Brugger & Sons of Erie, Pa.  She is buried in Trinity Cemetery with her husband and next to her parents.   Sec. Y, Lot 321.    The informant is Catherine Wiler ( Michael’s Wife ?)  of  2689 Cherry St. Erie, Pa.   Robert Ralph and Caroline Wiler Bemis had one child Gertrude who died at Birth.

27-Oct.  Marianne Bourassa is born to Francis and Bersie Merrihew Bourassi  in Cohoes Hospital in Cohoes NY.  She will later marry Donald John Wiler.

1954       18-Jun.   Lauren Louraine Wiler is born to Donald and Edith E. Williams Wiler in Philadelphia Osteopathic Hospital in Phila.,PA.  She is their second child.   Donald is 36 and Edith is 28.

7-Aug.  Charles John Davis is born toElsie Wiler and Paul McKinley Davis in Hamot Hospital in Erie, Pa.  He is their fourth known child.   Elsie is 25 and Paul is 29.

03-Dec.  Thomas Arthur Wiler is born to Arthur Harry (Bud) Wiler and Norma Purcell in Erie, Pa.   He is their third known child.  Arthur is 36 and Norma is 33.

1956       9-Jul.  Marie Scully Wiler born on 7-May-1891 to Jeremiah and Rose Marie Dougherty Scully and the widow of Frank P. Wiler who died on 14-Feb-1939,   dies in St. Vincent’s Hospital at 9:55am.   According to Dr. John Mc Neill MD she died of Uremia due to Pulminary Disorder which she had for two years. She was 65 years old.  Her occupation was listed as Custodian in the Erie School District.   She lived at 335 East 26th Street in Erie, Pa.  The informant was Jack Wiler of the same address.  The Undertaker was Robert Brugger of 449 E. 9th Street in Erie, Pa.  She was buried in Calvary Cemetery in Section 23, Sgl 1070.

23-Jul.  Dr. Adrian Jacobus Mitchell born

30-Mar-1883, son of Adrian J. Mitchell and Clara Groth and the husband of Edith Elizabeth Wiler dies of acute Myocardial Infarction just outside of his car at 3712 W 12th Street in Erie Pa at 4:30pm.  He lived with his wife at 824 Marshall Drive in Millcreek Township, Erie County, Pa.  He was a Veterinarian.   He suffered from Arteriosclerosis for 8 years according to Dr. William L. Hersh MD.  He was 73 years old.  He was born out of the Metzler Funeral Home in Erie Cemetery in Lot 237, Section 25, on the NE corner headed East.  

1957       20-May.  Suzette Szuba is born to Jerome Szuba and his wife.   Jerome is 19.

Jun.  Mary Beth Wiler is born to Arthur Harry (Bud) Wiler and Norma Purcell in Erie, Pa.   She is their fourth known child.  Arthur is 38 and Norma is 35.

10-Oct.  Richard Wiler, born 14-Nov. to Henry Frank and Elizabeth Margaret Kerr Wiler dies in Fitzgerald Mercy Hospital at 6:25 PM of third degree burns over 70% of his body.  The burns were received in an Industrial accident at Fels Naptha Company at the plant located at Island Ave. and Woodland Ave. in Philadelphia, PA where he worked as a Welder.  He was 42 years, 10 months and 27 days old.  He lived at 2546 S. Bonaffon Street, Phila., PA with his mother who was the informant.   He was a veteran of WWII in the Coast Guard.  The Undertaker was Eugene Fleming of Fleming Funeral Home in Collingdale, PA.  He was buried in Montrose Cemetery in Highland Park, Delaware County, PA in the Veterans Plot of the cemetery Grave # 7, Left War # 2.  At the time of his death there was an inquest pending into the accident.

18-Oct.  Edith Elaine Wiler is born to Donald and Edith E. Williams Wiler in Philadelphia Osteopathic Hospital in Phila.,PA.  She is their third child. Donald is 39 and Edith is 31.

1958       12-Apr.  Norma Jean Wiler daughter of Norbert J. Wiler and Francer R. Richter marries William Mack in Erie, Pa.  Norma Jean is 22.

12-Jul.  Terrence Wiler is born to Arthur Harry (Bud) Wiler and Norma Purcell in Erie, Pa.   He is their fifth known child.  Arthur is 40 and Norma is 36.

29-Aug.  Michael William Mack is born to Norma Jean Wiler and William Mack in Erie, Pa.   She is their first known child.  Norma Jean is 22.

20-Sep.  Dwayne Lynch is born to John Jackson and Martha Dillon Lynch in Bethesda MD.

24-Dec.  William L. Wiler born on 19-Aug-1898 , the son of August and Barbara Lorenz Wiler dies in Hamot Hospital of Acute Pyelonephritis one week after entering the hospital due to “Recurrent Cerebral Vascular Thrombosis” at 1:15AM.   He was 60 years, 8 months, 5 days old.   His usual occupation is listed as “none.”   Williams address is listed as “The Erie County Infirmary” since 25-Aug-1958.   The informant is listed as August Wiler of 2811 Wayne Street, Erie, PA.  William was a veteran of WWI.  He is buried in Trinity Cemetery on 26-Dec., Section S, Lot 15.  The Funeral Director was Francis V. Kloecker of Erie, PA.  He is buried in Calvary Cemetery, Section S, Lot 15, Grave 5.

1959   21-Apr.   Theresa Marie Audino is born to her parents in Warren Oh.  She will later marry Thomas Arthur Wiler.

2-Nov.  David Norbert Mack is born to Norma Jean Wiler and William Mack in Erie, Pa.   He is their second known child.  Norma Jean is 23.

1960   20-Jan.  Elizabeth Margaret Kerr Wiler born 29-Sep-1892 to Alexander Kerr and Sarah Jane Sharman Kerr, and the widowed wife of Henry Frank Wiler who died on 30-May-1931, dies of a Coronary Occlusion due to Coronary Thrombosis at 10:30 PM at her residence.  She was sick for two days.  She was 68 years old.  She lived alone at 2850 S. 64th Street in Phila., PA.  Her occupation was listed as Homemaker.   The informant was Barbara Wiler Clark. The Funeral Director was J. J. King & son of 2650 S. 64th St. Phila., Pa.  She was buried in Montrose Cemetery of Highland Park, PA Lot 262, Section G, Grave North Half.

  13-Apr.  Raymond J. Wiler,Sr, born 25-Jan-1901 to August and Barbara Lorenz Wiler and the wife of Mabel Stromenger Wiler dies at 7:25am in St. Vincents Hospital.  According to H. C. Amader MD he died of Toxemia because of an obstructed esophagus due to Cancer of the esophagus within one week.  He was 59 years old.  He lived with hi wife at 2624 Parade Street in Erie, Pa.  His occupation was listed as Machinist and his SS#175-09-5609 was the same as his wife.  The informant was Mrs. Mabel Wiler.  The Undertaker was Leo J. Brugger of A. Brugger and Sons Funeral Home in Erie, Pa.  He is buried in Calvary Cemetery.  

1961       30-Apr.  Brianna Szuba is born to Jerome Szuba and his wife.  Jerome is 23.

June.  William Henry Wiler (Billy) graduates from 8th grade at St. Clement’s School.  For graduation his parents give him a Transistor Radio.

18-Aug.  Paulette Michelle Davis is born to Elsie Barbara Wiler and Paul McKinley Davis in Hamot Hospital in Erie, Pa.  She is their fifth known child.  Elsie is 32 and Paul is 36.

Sep.  William Henry Wiler (Billy) starts Freshman year at West Philadelphia Catholic High School for Boys at 49th and Chestnut Street.  He is assigned to Freshman B.

3-Nov.  Robert Alfred Mack is born to Norma Jean Wiler and William Mack in Erie, Pa.  He is their third known child.  Norma Jean is 25.

1962      7-Jul.  Arthur J. Rathbun, Sr. son of Bernice Frances Wiler and Arthur J. Rathbun, Sr. marries Trudy Gier in Erie, Pa.  Arthur is 26.

7-Nov.  Pamela Ann Mack is born to Norma Jean Wiler and William Mack in Erie, Pa.   She is their fourth known child.   Norma Jean is 26.

12-Dec.  Ann Allen Wiler, born 12-Jul-1885 to William Allen and Jane King, and wife to, although separated from, John Henry Wiler dies in Hamot Hospital in Erie, Pa.  She died of Rheumatic heart disease from which she suffered for 12 years.  Her occupation is listed as Housewife.  She is 77 years old.  The informant was Gary A. Rathbun of 1317 W. 9th Street in Erie, Pa.  The Unertaker was Kelleher and she is buried in Erie Cemetery in Sec. 20, Lot 190.

1963      28-Jan.  Catherine Wierchowski Wiler, Daughter of Joseph and Anna Pol Wierchowski and the widowed wife of Michael Wiler who died 23-Feb-1948 , dies at 10:15am in St. Vincent’s Hospital in Erie Pa.  According to Dr. K. S. Tresbet, MD she died of Cerebral Thrombosis due to Arteriosclerotic heart disease which she had for three years.  She was sick for three weeks.  She lived at 2689 Cherry Street in Erie.  She was 75 years old and her usual occupation is listed as “ at own home.”  The informant was Nellie Wilczynski of 646 E. 14 St. Erie, Pa.  The Undertaker was Francis V. Kloecker of Kloeker’s Funeral Home in Erie, Pa.  She was buried in Calvary Cemetery next to her husband Sec 13, Lot 237, Grave 2.

Scott Deckenbach is born to Charlene Massing and Alan Deckenbach in Erie, Pa.   He is their first known child.   Charlene is 22.

Lori McCullough is born to Lee Cathering Messing and Michael McCullough in Greensburg, Pa.  She is their first known child.  Lee is 25 and Michael is 25.

2-Mar.  John Henry Wiler born 25-May-1884 to August Wiler and Barbara Lorenz, and the husband of Ann Allen Wiler dies at home 844 Newton Ave., Lawrence Park, Pa of Natural causes undetermined.  He is 78 years old. His occupation is listed as Automobile painter.  The informant is Charles A. Wiler of 4118 Emmett Drive, Lawrence Park, Pa.  The Undertaker was Kelleher.  He is buried in Calvary Cemetery in Section 23 Single Grave 471.

12-Sep.   Michael Szuba is born to Jerome Szuba and his wife.  Jerome is 25.

31-Dec. John William Rathbun is born to Gary A. Rathbun and Virginia Accetta, in Erie, Pa.  He is their first known child.  Gary is 29 and Virginia is 24.

1964   Kathleen Healy is born.  She will later marry Charles John Davis in Erie, Pa.

1965       31-Mar.  Holly Ann Rathbun is born to Arthur J. Rathbun, Jr. and Trudy Gier in Erie, Pa.  She is the first of their known children.   Arthur, Jr. is 29 and Trudy is 27.

5-Jul. Ann Louise Rathbun is born to Gary A. Rathbun and Virginia Accetta, in Erie, Pa.  She is their second known child.  Gary is 31 and Virginia is 26.

David Blaine Szuba son of Henry Michael Szuba and Marie Rita Wiler Szuba marries his first wife.  David is 21.

1966      12-Feb.  Albert Ernest Wiler dies in Erie, Pa.  He is the son of John Wiler and Caroline Sparrow, and the husband of Anna Bertha (?) Wiler.  He is buried in Laurel Hill Cemetery at Sec. C, Lot 474-C Grave 2 right next to where his wife will be buried.

28-Jun.  Joanne Szuba is born to David Blaine Szuba and his first wife in Erie, Pa.  She is their first known child.  David is 22.

17-Oct.  Gregory Peter Rathbun is born to Gary A. Rathbun and Virginia Accetta, in Erie, Pa.  He is their third known child.  Gary is 32 and Virginia is 27.

1967       Jill Ann Rathbun is born to Arthur A. Rathbun, Jr. and Trudy Ann Gier in Erie, Pa.  She is the second of their known children.  Arthur, Jr. is 31 and Trudy is 29.

1-Jul.  Sandra Lane Szuba, daughter of Henry Michael Szuba and Marie Rita Wiler marries Joseph Criscione in Erie, Pa.  Sandra and Joseph are both 20.

    30 Dec.  Joseph Criscione is born to Joseph Criscione and Sandra Lane Szuba in Erie, Pa.  He is their first known Child.   Joseph and Sandra are both 20.

1968      4-May  William Mitchell Wiler son of Henry Frank Wiler and Elizabeth Kerr Wiler dies of Coronary Occlusion at 2:40AM .  He is pronounced dead at Taylor Hospital, Ridley Park, Delaware County, PA.  He lived at 228 Haller Road, Ridley Park, PA.  He is a veteran of WWII, serial number 13 254 032.  His occupation is listed as Water Tender for Gulf Oil Corp.  His SS# is 207 20 2943.  William is 39 years old.  The informant is Lorraine Black Wiler, his wife.  He is buried in Fernwood Cemetery, 6501 Baltimore Ave., Ridley Park, PA.   On 9-May-1968   He is in the center grave of Sec. 49,   Lot 63.

21-Aug.  Harry Szuba is born to David Blaine Szuba and his first wife.  He is their second known child.  David is 24.

1969      4-Feb.  Arthur J. Rathbun, Jr. is born to Arthur A. Rathbun, Jr. and Trudy Ann Gier in Erie, Pa.  He is the third of their known children.   Arthur, Jr. is 33 and Trudy is 31.

12-Jul.  Arthur H. Clough, born 10-Sep-1908, son of Almond J. Clough and Margaret B. Blake, and the husband of Ruth E. Mitchell, dies of Emphysema at 9:45pm in Hamot Hospital according to Dr. R. C. Hopkins.  He lived with his wife at 824 Marshall Drive, Millcreek Township, Erie County Pa 16505.  He was a veteran of WWII.  He is buried out of Burton West Lake Funeral Home in Erie Cemetery at lot 237, Section 25, Grave NW Cor Head N.

1-Nov. August John Wiler Jr., born on 8-Oct-1882, the son of August and Barbara Lorenz Wiler and the husband of Frances B. Pfundstein Wiler dies at home, 2811 Wayne Street, Erie, PA. of “Ventricula Fibrilation” at 11AM.   He had Coronary Artery Disease.   He was 87 years old on his last birthday.  His occupation is listed as a Clerk in the Renova Division of the PA. R. R. for 35 years.   He was retired for 22 years.     His SS# is 716-16-4741.   He was a member of the Brotherhood of Railway Clerks.  The Informant was Norbert Wiler, his son, of 2409 McCelland Ave., Erie, PA.  The Funeral Mass was at Holy Rosary R. C. Church by Fr Walter Conway.  The Undertaker is Paul D. Brugger of A. Brugger & sons Funeral Home of Erie Pa.  August is buried on 4-Nov. in Trinity Cemetery, 2971 Lake Road, Erie, PA Section S, lot 57, grave 4.

24-Dec. John Joseph Wiler, born 10-Jul-1914 to (Frank P.) Tracy Wiler and Marie Scully Wiler, dies at 12:20PM in Doctor’s Osteopathic Hospital in Erie, PA.  He is 55 years old.  According to Dr. John Dilita (?) D.O. he died of Ventricular Fibrilation caused by a Pulminary Edema within 2 to 3 days.  He lived with his wife  Madeline O’Connor Wiler  at 507 Ash Street, Erie, Pa.  His occupation is listed as Erie Streets Department Night Shift Supervisor.  He was a member of the East Erie Turners.   The Funeral Mass is at St. Mary’s.   He is buried in Calvary Cemetery Section   7, Lot 24, Grave 8.   The Undertaker is D. L. McCloskey of A. Brugger & sons, 449 East 9th Street, Erie, Pa.

1970  25-Apr.  Mary Jo Mack is born to Norma Jean Wiler and William Mack in Erie, Pa.  She is their fifth known child.   Norma Jean is 34.

1971  19-Jan.  Carmella Criscione is born to Joseph Criscione and Sandra Lane Szuba in Erie, Pa.  She is their second known child.   Sandra and Joseph are both 23.

20-Mar.  David Blaine Szuba son of Henry Michael Szuba and Marie Rita Wiler Szuba marries Kathy Perry his second wife.  David is 27.

1972  12-May.  Carol Lynn Davis third daughter of Elsie Barbara Wiler and Paul McKinley Davis marries David R Schrader in Erie, Pa.  They move to Tionesta, Pa after the wedding.  They own and operate S + S Productions, a Logging/Oil Contracting business.  Carol is 19 and David is 20.

1973       27-Jan.  Anna Bertha (?) Wiler dies in Erie Pa.  She is the widowed wife of Albert Ernest Wiler.  She is buried at Laurel Hill Cemetery at Sec. 6, Lot 474-C, Grave 1 right next to her husband.

  7-May.  Scott R. Schrader is born to Carol Lynn Davis and David R. Schrader in Tionesta, Pa.  He is their first known child.   Carol is 20 and David is 21.

1974      7-Jun.  Barbara L. Schrader is born to Carol Lynn Davis and David R. Schrader in Tionesta, Pa.  She is their second known child.  Carol is 21 and David is 22.

10-Aug.  Karen Louise Wiler second child of Charles Allen Wiler and Luella Kuntz marries Frederick Donald Corle son of Donald and Marie Corle in Erie, Pa.  Karen is 23 and Frederick is 23.

11-Aug.  Donald Charles Wiler son of Charles Leroy Wiler and Elizabeth Posterak marries Dianna Stiringer in Erie, Pa.  Donald is 26 and Dianna is 29.

1975       20-Mar.  Frances R. Richter Wiler daughter of  William and Tillie Dryer Richter and Wife of Norbert J. Wiler dies of a Metastic Carcinoma of the breast at  10:10pm in the Hamot Medical Center, Erie, Pa. 16510.  She lived with her husband at 2409 McClelland Ave.  Erie, Pa.   According to Dr. Jerry L. Jenkins MD she was diagnosed one year earlier.  She was 60 years old.  Her occupation was listed as Wire Assembler.  Her SS# 211-03-6759.  The Funeral Director was B. L. McCloskey of 449 East 9th St. Erie Pa.  She was buried in Calvary Cemetery in Sec. 29, Lot 129, Grave 7.  She will be joined in 1980 by her husband in Grave 8.

6-May.  Mabel Reed Stromenger Wiler, daughter of Edmond J. and Lena Klein Stromenger and the widow of Raymond J. Wiler who died 13-Apr-1960 is found dead in her home at 645 E. 3rd Street in Erie, Pa.  According to Coroner Richard D. Wagner she was found at 10:30am and died of a Coronary Occlusion.  She is 71 years old.  Her occupation is listed as Homemaker and her SS# 175-09-5609 is the same as her husbands.  The informant was Mrs. Evelyn Milani of 836 E. 25th Street in Erie, Pa.  The Undertaker was Leo J. Brugger of A. Brugger and Sons Funeral Home.  She is buried in Lakeside Cemetery with her parents.  

10-Jul. Frances B. Pfundstein Wiler, widowed wife of August Wiler Jr. and the daughter of Joseph Pfundstein and Barbara Wachter Pfundstein dies in S t. Vincent Health Center, Erie, PA. She dies of “Myocardial Infarction” at 1:22PM.   She is 88 years old on her last birthday.  Her SS# is 294-54-7309.  The Informant is Mrs. H. Wellman of 1122 East 25th St., Erie, PA.  Frances lives at 2811 Wayne Street, Erie, PA.  She is buried on 14-Jul. in Trinity Cemetery, 2971 Lake Road, Erie, PA Section S, Lot 57 Grave 2 (next to her husband August, Jr. and their son Frederic).  The Undertaker is B. L. McClassey of A. Brugger & Sons at 449 E. 9th St. Erie, PA.

  21-Jul.  Suzanne Louise Davis, daughter of Elsie Barbara Wiler and Paul McKinley Davis marries Douglas N. Kestel in Erie, Pa.  Both Suzanne and Douglas work at the General Electric Plant in Erie, Pa.  Suzanne is 24.

1976      5-Mar. David Schrader is born to Carol Lynn Davis and David R. Schrader in Tionesta, Pa.   He is their third known Child.   Carol is 23 and David is 24.

  7-May.  Alicia Szuba is born to David Blain Szuba and Kathy Perry in Erie, Pa.   She is their first known child.  David is 32.

26-Jun.  Lauren Louraine Wiler, daughter of Donald and Edith E. Williams Wiler marries Alan Sutherland, son of Jay S. and Martha Best Sutherland.  She is 22 and he is 24.  They marry in the Community U. Methodist Church in Penn Township, PA by Rev. Ed S. Hammett.

  6-Jul.  Christian R. Kestel is born to Suzanne Louise Davis and Douglas N. Kestel in Erie, Pa.   He is the first of their known children.  Suzanne is 25.

1977      23-May.  Davida Szuba is born to David Blaine Szuba and Kathy Perry in Erie, Pa.  She is their second known child.   David is 33.

1978   9-Sep.  Darren Michael Wiler is born to Donald Charles Wiler and Dianna Stiringer in Erie, Pa.  Donald is 30 and Dianna is 33.

1979      11-Mar. Gregory C. Kestel is born to Suzanne Louise Davis and Douglas N. Kestel in Erie, Pa.  He is the second of their known children.  Suzanne is 28.

21-Apr.  Thomas Arthur Wiler son of Arthur Harry (Bud) Wiler and Norma Purcell marries Theresa Marie Audino.  Thomas is 25 and Theresa is 20.

9-Jun. Daylene R. Schrader is born to Carol Lynn Davis and David R. Schrader in Tionesta, Pa.  She is their fourth known child.   Carol is 26 and David is 27.

2-Jul.  Heather Szuba is born to David Blaine Szuba in Erie, Pa.  She is their third known child.  David is 35.

1980        15-Jun.  Norbert Joseph Wiler born on 13-Jul-1913 and the son of August, Jr. and Frances Pfundstein Wiler dies in the Erie Osteopathic Hospital at 11:45PM.   He is 66 years old and a widower.   According to Dr. Robert V. Kiel D.O. he died of Hepato Renal Failure in 96 hours.  He had Portal Systemic Encephalopathy for 45 days due to Loenner’s Cirhoses which he had for years.  He lives at 3521 Fountain Way  Erie,  Pa. 16506.   He was not a Veteran.  His SS# 175-07-3876 and he was a Crane Operator for the Bucyrus Erie  Company.  The informant’s name is William A. Mack of 731 Brookmere Drive,  Edmonds, Washington 98020.  He is buried in Calvary Cemetery Section 29, Lot 129, Grave 8.  The Undertaker is Paul D. Brugger of A. Brugger & sons, 449 East 9th Street,  Erie, Pa. 16503.

5-Jul.  Donald John son of Donald J and Edith E. Williams Wiler marries Marianne Bourassa daughter of Francis and Bersie Harpital Bourassa.  They were married at St Philips RC Church by Father Pascuale in Falls Church Va.

15-Oct.  Ryan Allen Corle is born to Karen Louise Wiler and Frederick Donald Corle in Erie, Pa.   He is their first known child.  Karen is 29 and Frederick is 29.

  27-Dec.  Barbara Estella Davis, daughter of Elsie Barbara Wiler and Paul McKinley Davis marries Jeffrey G. LoCastro in Erie, Pa.  They moved to Westminster, Ca after the wedding.    Barbara is 28 and Jeffrey is 29.

1981       11-Feb. Bradley J. Kestel is born to Suzanne Davis and Douglas N. Kestel in Erie, Pa.  He is the third of their known children.  Suzanne is 30.

   27-Aug.  Elizabeth B. LoCastro is born to Barbara Estella Davis and Jeffrey G. LoCastro in Westminster, Ca.  She is the first of their known children.  Barbara is 29 and Jeffrey is 30.

1982   16-Jan.  Edith Elizabeth Wiler, born on 8-Aug-1888 in Erie, Pa. to John Wiler and Caroline Sparrow, and the widow of Dr. Adrian Jacobus Mitchell dies.  According to Dr. J. H. Marshall MD she died of  Cerebral Vascular Hemorrhage at 11:30am in Leir Hospital in Erie, Pa.  She was a housewife and lived with her daughter Ruth, who is the informant on her death certificate.  They lived at 824 Marshall Drive, Erie, Pa 16505 .  She is buried out of West Lake Funeral Home in Erie Cemetery at Lot 237, Section 25, Grave 5’ south of NE Cor Head East.

1-Feb.  Jessica Margaret Wiler is born to Thomas Arthur Wiler and Theresa Marie Audino in Key West Fl.  She is the first of their known children.  Thomas is 27 and Theresa is 22.

3-Jul.  Eric Sutherland is born to Alan and Lauren Louraine Wiler Sutherland in Bryn Mawr Hospital, Bryn Mawr, PA.  He is their first child.  Alan is 30 and Lauren is 28.

1984       30-Apr.  Suzanne M. LoCastro is born to Barbara Estella Davis and Jeffrey G. Locastro in Westminster, Ca.  She is the second of their known children.  Barbara is 32 and Jeffrey is 33.

4-Aug.  Jeffrey Donald Wiler is born to Donald John and Marianne Bourassa Wiler in Fairfax Hospital in Fairfax, VA.  He is their first child.  Donald is 33 and Marianne is 31.

20-Dec.  Arthur J. Rathbun, Sr., husband of Bernice Frances Wiler Rathbun, dies in Erie, Pa.  He is buried in Laurel Hill Cemetery at Sec. 1-A Grave 1, until 30-Oct-1985 when he is moved to Sec. 8, Lot 1171 Grave 2 where his wife will join him later.

1985      14-Mar. Ashley Sutherland is born to Alan and Lauren Louraine Wiler Sutherland in Bryn Mawr Hospital, Bryn Mawr, PA.  She is their second child. Alan is 33 and Lauren is 31.

03-Apr.  Jennifer Elizabeth Wiler is born to Thomas Arthur Wiler in Cape Canaveral, Fl.  She is the second of their known children.  Thomas is 30 and Theresa is 25.

May.  Suzanne Louise Davis and Douglas N. Kestel divorce.

9-Nov. Edith Elaine Wiler, daughter of Donald and Edith E. Williams Wiler marries Dwayne Lynch, son of John Jackson and Martha Dillon Lynch.  She is 28 and he is 27.  They marry in the Henson Valley Christian Church in Ft. Washington, VA, by Pastor Mervin Martin.

1986       Feb.  Charles John Davis son of Elsie Barbara Wiler and Paul McKinley Wiler marries Kathleen Healy in Erie, Pa.  Charles is 32 and Kathleen is 22.

28-Apr.  Paul T. Davis is born to Charles John Davis and Kathleen Healy in Erie, Pa.  He is their first known child.  Charles is 32 and Kathleen is 22.

29-Apr.  Lindsey Catherine Corle is born to Karen Louise Wiler and Frederick Donald Corle in Erie, Pa.  She is their second known child.  Karen is 35 and Frederick is 35.

1987      25-Apr.  Gary A. Rathbun son of Bernice Frances Wiler and Arthur J. Rathbun, Jr. marries Jessie Confini.  Gary is 53.

23-May.  Kathleen Sue Wiler first child of Charles Allen Wiler and Luella Kuntz marries Parker Frances Williams in Erie, Pa. Kathleen is 40.

5-Jun.  Arthur J. Rathbun, Jr. son of Bernice Frances Wiler and Arthur J. Rathbun, Sr. marries Theresa Lewis.  Arthur, Jr. is 51.

13-Oct.  Laurence Francis Wiler, born 12-Jun-1913 to Henry Frank and Elizabeth Margaret Kerr Wiler died at his home at 8AM.  According to Dr. A. Colavita, MD he died of Myocardial Infarction due to Cerebral Ischemia.    He was 74 years old.  He lived at 2105 S. Daggett St, Phila., PA.  He was a veteran of the Army in WWII.  His SS# 164-03-7688.  His occupation was a Civil Engineer.  He traveled the world to ply his trade.  The informant was Barbara Wiler Clark Saunders of 22 Lewis Ave. in East Lansdowne, PA.  The Undertaker was William D. Johnston of  Johnston Funeral Home in Lansdowne, PA.  He was buried in Montrose Cemetery of Highland Park PA at the Veterans Circle Lot 105.

1988      1-Aug.  Charles L. Wiler, born on 18-Oct-1921 to August Jr, and Frances Pfundstein Wiler dies in the Veteran’s Administration Medical Center at 10:45AM.  He was 66 years old.  According to Doctor Yen-Jen Fuh M.D. he died of Congestive Heart Failure in one day due to Terminal Cancer of the Lungs which he had for months.  He lived with his wife Elizabeth “Bettie” at 1904 East 8th Street, Erie, Pa. 16511.  He was in WWII Serial # 20311014 and his SS# 178-14-6930.  His Occupation was a Communications Technician for the General Telephone Company.  He is a founding member of the Mt. Calvary R. C. Church.  He is buried in the Gate of Heaven Cemetery, Sec. 6, Lot 2593, Grave 1, in Fairview Twp. Pa. The Undertaker is Paul D. Brugger of A. Brugger & Sons  449 East 9th Street  Erie, Pa. 16503 .

1989       Charles John Davis son of Elsie Barbara Wiler and Paul McKinley Davis, retires from working at Erie’s General Electric in the Foundry and Power Department after winning the Pennsylvania’s Super 7 Lottery for $8 Million.

13-Apr.  Ian Sutherland is born to Alan and Lauren Louraine Wiler Sutherland in Bryn Mawr Hospital, Bryn Mawr, PA.  He is their third child. Alan is 37 and Lauren is 35.

6-Oct.  Benjamin P. Davis is born to Paulette Michelle Davis and David A. Mantsch in Erie, Pa. He is her first known child.  Paulette is 28.

1990       10-Nov.  Donald J. Wiler, son of Henry Frank and Elizabeth Margaret Kerr Wiler dies at Burdette Tomlin Hospital in Cape May, NJ at 4:38PM.  He is 71 years old.  His wife is Edith E. Williams Wiler and they live in Cape May, NJ.  His occupation is listed as a retired Research and Development Technician for Gulf Oil Co. in Hamersville, Pa.  He is cremated by Evoy Funeral Home of 3218 Bayshore Road, Cape May, NJ 08204 at the Cape May County Crematory in Lower Township, NJ.  He attended College for two years and his SS# is 201-10-2651.

1991   10-Nov.  Ruth E. Mitchell born on 14-Feb-1913, the daughter of Adrian Jacobus Mitchell and Edith Elizabeth Wiler, and the widow of Arthur H. Clough dies in her own home at 6:35 am.  She lived with her daughter at 319 Roslyn Ave. in Erie, Pa 16505.  She died of a metastic Adenocarcenoma of the rectum according to Dr. William R. Betz MD.  She was 78 years old.  She graduated from the 12th grade and was a housewife.  She was buried out of Burton Funeral Home in Erie Cemetery in Lot 237, Section 25, Grave 5E of NW corner Hd North next to her husband.

1992       20-Jan.  Thomas Joseph Wiler son of Henry Frank and Elizabeth Margaret Kerr Wiler dies at his residence of “Metastic head and neck cancer” at 2:45PM.  He was suffering from cancer for six years.  He is seventy years old.  His wife is Margaret T. Megary Wiler and they live at 214 Morton Ave. Broomall, Pa. 19008.  His occupation is listed as “Retired Instrument Shift Foreman” at Gulf Oil Refinery in Phila., Pa.  He is buried at Sts. Peter and Paul Cemetery in Springfield, Delaware County, Pa 19064 in Section 27, Range 11, Lot 8.

11-Dec.  Madeline Wiler daughter of Frank Wiler and Marie Scully dies at the St. Vincent Center in Erie, Pa at 12:45am.  She is the widowed wife of John Enders who died in 1950.  Her occupation is listed as homemaker of her own home.  She lived at 836 East 7th Street, Erie, Pa. 16503.   Her SS# is 211-03-6195.  The informant is Timothy Enders of 9840 Route 6N, Albion, Pa. 16401.  According to Dr. Jeffrey Blake she died of Asystole due to Ischemic heart disease brought on by coronary arthroscerosis (heart block).  The Undertaker is Donald C. Burton, Inc.  602 West 10th Street, Erie, Pa 16502.  She is buried at Calvary Cemetery in Erie in Sec. 27, Lot 168 right next to her husband.

1993   29-Dec.  Albert Munro Metzler, son of Emery Ellsworth Metzler and Anna May Munro, born on 11-Jul-1920 in Erie, Pa; and the husband of Caroline A. Wiler, dies in the Metro Health Center in Erie, Pa at 3:20 am.  He lived with his wife at 3244 Sterretania Road, Erie, Pa 16506.  He worked as a Machinist for an Engine Manufacturer.  According to Dr. Charles E. Liken, DO, he died of Ventricular Asystole due to respiratory failure.   He was buried out of the Brugger Funeral Home of Erie, Pa in Laurel Hill Cemetery at Lot 155, Section 5, Grave4.  His wife will later join him in Grave 5.

1994   May.  Holly Ann Rathbun, daughter of Arthur J. Rathbun, Jr. and Trudy Ann Gier marries Albia Alan Demaranville in Erie, Pa.  Holly Ann is 29.

1996       24-Mar. Albert Andrew Wiler son of Henry Frank and Elizabeth Margaret Kerr Wiler dies at his residence of “Cardiovascular Disease” at 7:30AM.  He is 73 years old.  He lived with his wife Marie J. McCartney Wiler and his son Albert A. Wiler II at 2622 S. 73rd Street in Phila., Pa 19153.  He is buried out of St. Irreneaus R. C. Church. The Undertaker is Marvel Funeral Home at 110 Main St. in Darby Pa. 19023.  He went to the tenth grade at Bartram H. S. in Phila., Pa.  He was a WWII veteran with the Coast Guard.  He is a retired Philadelphia Fireman with 33 years of service.  His SS# is 188-16-5603.  He is cremated at  West Laurel Hill in Bala Cynwyd Pa.

1997       7-Feb.  Madeline V. O’Connor Wiler, daughter of Michael and Susan Barber O’Connor and the Widow of John J. Wiler dies of Respitory Failure due to Influenza at 8:30pm in the Hamot Medical Center.  The informant was Kenneth Wiler of 5346 Bondy Dr.  Erie, Pa. 16509.  Her occupation was listed as homemaker.  Her SS# is 195-03-8618.   The Undertaker was Walt Lynd of J. J. Quinn Funeral home in Erie, Pa.  The certifying doctor was Dr. Anne Marie Liszka DO.  She is buried in Calvary Cemetery in Erie, Pa in Sec. 7, Lot 24, Grave 7 right next to her husband.

1998       6-Oct.  Bernice F. Rathbun, first known child of John Henry Wiler and Ann Allen and the Widowed wife of Arthur J. Rathbun Sr. dies in St. Vincent Health Center at 7:10pm.  Her Address is listed as 900 Manchester Road, Fairview, Pa.  The informant is Gary Rathbun of 400 Pasadena Drive, Erie, Pa.  According to Dr. David Lesseski D.O. she died of Acute Aspiration due to Bilateral Pneumonia as a consequence of Diabetes Mellitus.  The Undertaker was Burton Funeral Homes.  She is buried in Laurel Hill Cemetery right next to her husband at Sec. 8, Lot 1171, Grave 1.

1999       15-Apr.  Caroline A. Wiler born on 25-Oct-1920 in Erie, Pa.; the daughter of Albert Ernest Wiler and Anna Bertha Hauth and the widow of Albert Munro Metzler dies of a Metastic carcinoma of the lung at her residence.  She lived with her daughter Sharon Metzler Gordon at 3097 North Road, Sherman (Findley Lake) Township, Chautauqua County, NY.  She is buried out of the Spitzer Funeral Home of Findley Lake, NY in Laurel Hill Cemetery in Erie, Pa next to her Husband in Lot 155, Section 5, Grave 5.

6-Jul.  Elsie Barbara Wiler, daughter of August Wiler Jr. and Frances Pfundstein, and the wife of Paul McKinley Davis dies in Erie, Pa.  She is 70 years old.  She is buried in Laurel Hill Cemetery preceeding her husband.

2000       16-Apr.  Arthur Harry (Bud) Wiler fourth son of John Henry Wiler and Ann Allen and the husband of Norma Purcell dies in Florida.  His body was cremated.

12-Jul.  Paul McKinley Davis widower husband of Elsie Barbara Wiler dies in Erie, Pa.   He is 75 years old.  He is buried in Laurel Hill Cemetery as is his wife.  Paul served in the U. S. Army during WW II.  He was in the 1st Division “ The Big Red 1” during the “Battle of the Bulge”

2001   Apr.  Paulette Davis is a Machine Operator at Modern Industries until she takes full Disability.  Paulette and her son Benjamin P Davis are the third and fourth generation of the Wiler Family to reside at 2811 Wayne Street, Erie, Pa.

2002   6-Feb.  Dorothy Elizabeth Wiler born to John Henry Wiler and Ann Allen on 21-Aug-1910 in Erie, Pa and married to Edwin Lee Massing dies in Fort Thomas, Ky. She is 92.

2005   16-Mar.  Frank A. “Sonny” Wiler born 28-Sep-1923 to Frank P. Wiler and Marie Scully dies in  Erie, Pa.  

  


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