Gerson Doney Sr  ‎(I1468)‎
Given Names: Gerson
Surname: Doney
Suffix: Sr

Gender: MaleMale
      

Birth: December 1815 Shamokin, Northumberland, Pennsylvania, USA
Death: 26 January 1891 ‎(Age 75)‎ Emerickville, Jefferson, Pennsylvania, USA
Personal Facts and Details
Birth December 1815 Shamokin, Northumberland, Pennsylvania, USA

Marriage Catharine "Kate" Dunkelberger - 1832 ‎(Age 16)‎ Shamokin, Northumberland, Pennsylvania, USA


Note: Daughter of Christopher Dunkelberger and Catherine Reichart Dunkelberger. Married Gerson Doney, Sr., 1832, in Shamokin, Northumberland County, PA. 8 Children: Catharine‎(Neel)‎, John D., Daniel D., Emanuel, Mary Elizabeth ‎(Endress)‎, Salome ‎(Mowry)‎, William F. and Gerson, Jr.
Event Bio


Note: Bio: Gerson Doney, Sr. owned a 40 acre farm near Emerickville, one of the earliest in the county. He was listed as a carpenter in the 1850 Census. Later listed as a farmer and then a peddler. He was remembered by many as the maker and dispenser of "Doney's Salve", a valuable preparation for sores, cuts, bruises, etc. In 1832, in Shamokin, Northumberland County, PA., he married Catharine Dunkelberger. They had 8 children: Catherine ‎(Neel)‎, John D., Daniel D., Emanuel, Mary Elizabeth ‎(Endress)‎, Salome ‎(Mowrey)‎, William F. and Gerson, Jr.
Death 26 January 1891 ‎(Age 75)‎ Emerickville, Jefferson, Pennsylvania, USA

Burial 29 January 1891 ‎(3 days after death)‎ Emerickville, Jefferson, Pennsylvania, USA
Cemetery: Emerickville Lutheran


Note: No headstone. There was a steel marker beside wife Catherine's headstone.
Last Change 9 December 2015 - 18:27:36 - by: jim
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Parents Family  (F539)
John Adam Doney
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ELIZABETH or Rachel LENTZLINTZ
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Gerson Doney Sr
1815 - 1891

Immediate Family  (F537)
Catharine "Kate" Dunkelberger
1815 - 1874
John Doney
1841 - 1909
Salome Doney
1844 - 1933
Daniel D Doney
1849 - 1925


Notes
Marriage Daughter of Christopher Dunkelberger and Catherine Reichart Dunkelberger. Married Gerson Doney, Sr., 1832, in Shamokin, Northumberland County, PA. 8 Children: Catharine‎(Neel)‎, John D., Daniel D., Emanuel, Mary Elizabeth ‎(Endress)‎, Salome ‎(Mowry)‎, William F. and Gerson, Jr.
Marriage Daughter of Christopher Dunkelberger and Catherine Reichart Dunkelberger. Married Gerson Doney, Sr., 1832, in Shamokin, Northumberland County, PA. 8 Children: Catharine‎(Neel)‎, John D., Daniel D., Emanuel, Mary Elizabeth ‎(Endress)‎, Salome ‎(Mowry)‎, William F. and Gerson, Jr.
Burial of spouse Inscription:
Remember friend, as you cry,
As you are now so once was I.
As I am now, so you will be,
Prepare for death and follow me.
Bio: Bio: Gerson Doney, Sr. owned a 40 acre farm near Emerickville, one of the earliest in the county. He was listed as a carpenter in the 1850 Census. Later listed as a farmer and then a peddler. He was remembered by many as the maker and dispenser of "Doney's Salve", a valuable preparation for sores, cuts, bruises, etc. In 1832, in Shamokin, Northumberland County, PA., he married Catharine Dunkelberger. They had 8 children: Catherine ‎(Neel)‎, John D., Daniel D., Emanuel, Mary Elizabeth ‎(Endress)‎, Salome ‎(Mowrey)‎, William F. and Gerson, Jr.
Burial No headstone. There was a steel marker beside wife Catherine's headstone.

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Family with Parents
Father
Mother
#1
Gerson Doney Sr ‎(I1468)‎
Birth December 1815 Shamokin, Northumberland, Pennsylvania, USA
Death 26 January 1891 ‎(Age 75)‎ Emerickville, Jefferson, Pennsylvania, USA
Family with Catharine "Kate" Dunkelberger
Gerson Doney Sr ‎(I1468)‎
Birth December 1815 Shamokin, Northumberland, Pennsylvania, USA
Death 26 January 1891 ‎(Age 75)‎ Emerickville, Jefferson, Pennsylvania, USA
-8 months
Wife
 
Catharine "Kate" Dunkelberger ‎(I1469)‎
Birth 2 April 1815 Emerickville, Jefferson, Pennsylvania, USA
Death 7 September 1874 ‎(Age 59)‎ Emerickville, Jefferson, Pennsylvania, USA

Marriage: 1832 -- Shamokin, Northumberland, Pennsylvania, USA
10 years
#1
Son (Birth)
John Doney ‎(I1599)‎
Birth 24 July 1841 25 26 Shamokin, Northumberland, Pennsylvania, USA
Death 31 August 1909 ‎(Age 68)‎ Shamokin, Northumberland, Pennsylvania, USA
3 years
#2
Daughter
Salome Doney ‎(I1464)‎
Birth 24 October 1844 28 29 Northumberland, Pennsylvania, USA
Death 28 February 1933 ‎(Age 88)‎ Pine Creek Township, Jefferson, Pennsylvania, USA
5 years
#3
Son (Birth)
Daniel D Doney ‎(I1591)‎
Birth 9 December 1849 34 34 Emerickville, Jefferson, Pennsylvania, USA
Death 5 April 1925 ‎(Age 75)‎ Winslow, Jefferson, Pennsylvania, USA