Uncle Bob

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Uncle Bob - AN INTERESTING GROUP Four Generations of the...
AN INTERESTING GROUP Four Generations of the Squire Henry T. Kleckner Family; The Squire, at 80,. is Still an Ardent Fisherman iSquire Henry T. Kleckner, who for l quarter of a century served the people of the First Ward, as alder man, today celebrates his eightieth .birthday anniversary. The old gentle man Is still hale and hearty and an ardent fisherman. On Saturday the event was celebrated 'by a gathering of the memtjera of his family with their children on the farm of his son- son- In-law. In-law. In-law. Bryan I. O'Neill, on the Le high (Mountain. The squire was ex- ex- ceedlng proud to pose for the picture of four generations of his family. On the etching Is shown the Squire 4iold- 4iold- Kleckner, and eons, Vincent, Augus- Augus- lng his great-grandson, great-grandson, great-grandson, Rdbert Kleckner, Kleckner, while his son Ulysses, engineer of the Allen Fire Company, and the lat- lat- ter's son, Henry, father of Robert, stand on each side of him. Those present at the gathering, be sides the aged squire were: Bryan I. O'Neill and wife, a daughter of Mr. tine and Paphael, Mr. and Mrs. Ulyss- Ulyss- ess Kleckner, Mr. and Mrs. Henry Kleckner and son iRoibert, Miss Alice Kleckner, Rev. and Mrs. C. J. Rausch and daughters, Mary, Katherlnt and inna, and son Paul, Dr. , Thomas Smyth, the Misses Amelia and Favll- Favll- ia Grammes and Miss Eleanora Hell An excellent dinner was served and presents were exchanged between the Squire and his children. fquire Kleckner was 'born In this city on June 23, 1835, Allentown then being known as Northampton township. township. He is a son of the late James and Mary Ann, nee Hartman, Kleckner Kleckner and the oldest of a family of Ave. A brother Edward, died a numiber of years ago. Three sisters still live, Mrs. ITenry E. Fried and Mrs. H. B. Tingling, .both of this city, and Mrs. Frank Brader, of Treichler's. Mr. Kleckner resides at 17 North Third St. with his daughter Alice, and the family of Rev. and Mrs. Rausch, the latter being another daughter. His wife, nee Mary Grammes, died a number of years ago.

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  1. The Allentown Democrat,
  2. 23 Jun 1913, Mon,
  3. Page 5

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