Kreider Family History: 26 Jun 1919; colume 1 & 2

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Kreider Family History:  26 Jun 1919; colume 1 & 2 - 9$iftffoft4llM$fo b£- Ife and his moth- -., urn...
9$iftffoft4llM$fo b£- Ife and his moth- -., urn by, suggests, at least; 'We ._iird{tbjlt he lived in the hrfuae oa-the farm of his grandson, Uhrltrttifo Krelder; and tenanted stor,JJmgl northwest of 'Gfeofta.' fcftriufe-'WaTi 'built'-in 1809;-'bUt' «fJT6stf 'that* Christian' farmed . •>.. ,-fA^i ,.£ 3" _/ t *Aj»^ij*. . t-V^fc* &£M i. J i4- _i ; ^b'ut l ;on7the *'eastern e < ;a&pe 1 !itof *gave> to ;hte tf^^t^fl|jie;5r f ^enti,farni- of WSpP^tpto*^™***-' &UeriBS£iftfm2^Jolni«*. on the mlMM^*«™^' m ,time' was Oh the east by W ^, VK , Kreider, on the Hb^ihe/.land of George Keller ""rjjb, ^larid, on the northwest b'f s ,Jaqob Rupp, on the west .fid of Christian Long, and on by,land of Abraham Long i, Kreider. South of Tobias -was the land of Adam Stoo- lder> v , |er, v *and to the east of Tobias was Jand, now the Winters farm, Sand ftbe Snavely estate. Kreider divided his land of the pike between his sons, Christian, who received the with 84 acres and 45 per- which constituted the eastern and Ezra, who received the part of 88 acres and 75 per- But Daniel bought land north 'the'entire .tract, some from the t^Kellers and some from the church, "\ 'so that Rev. Christian had 97 acres £. and Ezra 92. The 9% acres south of the pike Christian transferred to his son, , MMhael, who bought to it from the ,land of his uncle Tobias and from •Etoever Jand, till he had a farm of j ( 160 acres, later known as the Henry "'f^rm. Michael thus had .160 acres ^to"his^brother"Daniel's 170, but some *bf Daniel's land was well up on the t',Wll, BO the two farms pay have $f, "been about equal in value. "": > A Christian lived in the "days that the l-.^Mennonites in large measure were ibecomlng United Brethren. <in this •, Branch of Kreiders there seemed also 'a' special openness toward the '•'* "church people' 1 —the Lutheran and ^•f.'fSX 4 ' •' '"'^ "»?*- Oct. 3,,*, .< V ^ -- • - • , eU Jaav 7^1822;' d, J*ebr >li, 1543,'', 'have an imprefision that he was said to have been engaged to be mari-iedj Converted 'oh his, death, bed; burled in family cemetery -north of ,«m__Ju.. ' ' Cleona . , OF Daniel Kreider, the second son of Christian the First, of Fairland, waa married 'to~ Mary Funk, '»4 Dec, 18i iSiU'^lid./d.tAug. 17; 1S8«. Mary ITunk' Was. a riteter to ' Ja<Job Funk, m'.' to .Mial-y 1 Kfeide'r, 1 ( daughter of Jacob; 'Jt/,i.of Snltz '"Creek, see The News "of June; 16 and 1 June 19, ;AB we shjili set) later 4 sister. of Daniel married John Funck- <aa many of ' the^family-*ipeil brother of IMary, tia'nie); another ,April 3, 1839,.Daniel Kreider received* from"hifl Htather, Christian a/ father, Christian, ,«__, „ , .5 perfches of land, being,;.the .deeds -tell us, from the 17 ( 6 ; ';a:brefej',and 14 .perches which Christian v 'had received from hla f&h'er; 11 Michael Nov. 9, 1811, btolng pkft of <;he 310iVi acres which Michael had \ received froin his father John Jan. 28, 1772, being one of the tracts which John had, received by Patent Deed from .the, Penns Feb. 8, 1747. It .might;.- further be said that the Penns had bought it from the Indians 16*years before, or In 1732, the year of Washington's birth: and that William I?enn had erceived it by grant from the King of Great Britain some time • prior to ; 1682; 'and that (he Lord,Alni|ghty hadj.glven it to mankind-when lie'settled upon our father Adam his inheritance. We do not know •at\,what .exact'moment God made this , particular bit of dry ground, to >appear above the waters. Whether the ( Lord God prepared it for human habitation In the V,winkling of an eye or through a procuafi of thousands of years, the gentle reader will likely decide according to his understanding or lack of understanding; But this we know, that it came into the .hands of the Krel- dersr and they have made pretty good use of it,-raising largti crops. And. wo-presume that they have and still render due .praise.to the Giver of all good things. If they haven't and don't, they ought to be ashamed/ of themselves, otherwise Lebanon co.un- ty will have tp be ashamed, of them. Daniel Kroider, we are" told, was a wonderful wo'rken Whether he said to himself: "My .Father worketh hitherto, and I work"; or whether he so worked because the more work the more dollars ahead, or whether It was to provide for his family, we know not, nor does It matter. Some work faster than the Father, some slower, some against Him, but the happiest employ Is to work with Him. Daniel having two sons as preachers would suggest that he worked with. Daniel Kreldor and his wife were meunbers of United Brethren church, but they took issue with those United Brethren who took over the Academy at Annville, and fol-

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  1. Lebanon Semi-Weekly News,
  2. 26 Jun 1919, Thu,
  3. Page 6

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