Generation No. 1
1. NATHAN FEGLEY was born 27 March 1826 in Longswamp Township, Berks County, Pennsylvania, and died 21 February 1878 in Pennsylvania. He married LOVINA ROTHENBERGER, daughter of JOSEPH ROTHENBERGER and MARIA MEITZLER. She was born 23 June 1825 in Longswamp Township, Berks County, Pennsylvania1, and died 03 November 1908 in Borough of Macungie, Lehigh County, Pennsylvania.
Notes for LOVINA ROTHENBERGER:
Obituary, Allentown Morning Call
Mrs. Nathan Fegley, the aged widow,
died Tuesday at the home of her son-in-law,
Frank Miler on Church St., Macungie, in her
85th year. She suffered from ills incident to
her years, though the immediate cause of
her death was heart failure. Deceased was
a daughter of the long-deceased Joseph
Rothenberger and was born at Alburtis. Her
husband preceeded her in death 31 years ago.
She resided with her daughter, Mrs. Miller,
for 22 years. There were born unto her eleven
children, of whom six preceeded the mother.
The survivors are Mrs. William Schubert of
Allentown; Alvin Fegely; Mrs. John
Seibert and Mrs. Miller, with whom she resided,
of Macungie; Manoah of Kutztown, and Mrs.
John Oswald, of Wescosville. There also
survive a large number of grandchildren and
The funeral will be held on Saturday
with services at her late home at 12:45 P.M.
after which the cortege will proceed by train to
Mertztown where internment will be made.
Deceased was a member of the Reformed
Congregation there. Rev. M. H. Brensinger
will conduct the services. Undertaker Levi
Funk has charge of the remains.
Children of NATHAN FEGLEY and LOVINA ROTHENBERGER are:
i. SABINA FEGLEY.
ii. SUSANNA FEGLEY.
iii. ROSA E. FEGLEY.
iv. JOSEPH ALVIN FEGLEY, b. 1853.
2. v. LOUISA S. FEGLEY, b. 31 August 1867, Longswamp Township, Berks County, Pa.; d. 11 May 1956, Allentown, Lehigh County, Pa..
Generation No. 2
2. LOUISA S. FEGLEY (NATHAN1) (3,4) was born 31 August 1867 in Longswamp Township, Berks County, Pa. and died 11 May 1956 in Allentown, Lehigh County, Pa. She married FRANK J. J. MILLER, son of JACOB MILLER and MARY GABEL. He was born 21 September 1863 in Lower Macungie Township, Lehigh County, Pa., and died 01 January 1944 in Macungie, Lehigh County, Pa..
Notes for LOUISA S. FEGLEY:
Louisa was a member of the Ladies Aid Society and Grace Lutheran Church of Emmaus. At the time of her death, Louisa was living with her daughter, Meda, and Meda's husband, L.W. Shelly. She had 11 grandchildren, 21 great-grandchildren, and 3 great-great-grandchildren.
Obituary, Allentown Morning Call, May 12, 1956
Mrs. Louisa S. (Fegley) Miller, widow
of Frank J.J. Miller, died last night in the
home of her daughter and son-in-law, Mr.
and Mrs. L.W. Shelly, 1125 N. 19th St.,
Born 88 years ago in Longswamp
Twp. Berks County, She was a daughter of the
late Nathan and Lovina (Rothenberger) Fegley.
She was a member of Grace Lutheran
Church, Macungie, and the Ladies Aid Society.\
She is survived by two sons, Walter J.
Miller, Emmaus; Fred F. Miller, Allentown; Four
daughters, Clara, wife of Forrest Weaver, Emmaus;
Meda, wife of L.W. Shelly, Allentown; Mrs. Mamie
Wean, Allentown; and Marie, wife of Lloyd Spon-
heimer, Emmaus, and a sister, Mrs. Annie
Seifert, Allentown. There are 11 grandchildren,
21 great-grandchildren and three great-great-
Her husband preceeded her in death
12 years ago.
Services will be at 1:30 p.m. Tuesday
in the Clarence R. Ritter Funeral Home, 36-38
S. 5th St., Emmaus.
Notes for FRANK J. J. MILLER:
Obituary, Allentown Morning Call
Frank J.J. Miller, husband
of Louisa (Fegely) Miller, 120 Race St.,
Macungie, died at his late residence on
Saturday evening at 8:30 p.m.. He had
been employed at the Donaldson Iron co.
Emmaus until 17 years ago when failing
health caused him to retire.
Born in Lower Macungie township,
Lehigh county, he was the son of the late
Jacob and Amanda (Xander) (?) Miller. He
had been a resident of Macungie for the last
Surviving are his wife Louisa, nee
Fegely, Miller; four daughters, Mrs. Forrest
Weaver, at home; Mrs. L.W. Shelly, Allentown;
Mrs. Mamie Wean, at home; and Mrs. Lloyd
Spoonheimer, Emmaus; two sons, Walter J.
and Fred F., both of Allentown; 13 grandchildren
and 12 great-grandchildren; one brother, Morris
M. Miller, Allentown; and three sisters, Mrs. Clara
Hoffman, Pottstown; Mrs. Lizzie Marcks, Emmaus;
and Mrs. Mame Stansfield, Allentown.
Services will be conducted on Wednesday
at 2 p.m. at the Ritter and Buzby funeral home,
36-38 S. 5th st. Emmaus. Rev. Jesse Renninger
pastor of Grace Ev. Lutheran Church, Macungie,
to which Mr. Miller was affiliated, will administer
the last rites. Interment in the Moravian Cemetery,
Marriage Notes for LOUISA FEGLEY and FRANK MILLER:
1900 Federal Census, Lower Macungie Township (East Texas District), in Lehigh County:
Miller, Frank 36 Married 15 years Farm Laborer Rents Home
Fegely, Lovina 74 (mother-in-law)
On March 20, 1909, Frank purchased a parcel of land from Alvin J. Fegley and his wife for the sum of $234.00. The lot, in the Borough of Macungie, was located at the northwest corner of Race and Cedar Streets.
Frank sold this land in 1930 for the some of $1.00 to John G. Seifert.
1910 Federal Census, Macungie Borough, Lehigh County, Pa.
Miller, Frank 45 Laborer Lumber yard Owns Home
Louise 42 (mother of 6 children)
Walter 24 Miller Flour Mill
Fredie 19 Laborer Odd Jobs
Meda 16 Knitter
Mamie 12 Student
Marie 8 Student
1920 Federal Census, Macungie Borough, Lehigh County, Pa.
Miller, Frank 55 Laborer ?Foundry
Mamie 22 Knitting Mill
1930 Federal Census, Macungie Borough, Lehigh County, Pa.
Race St. April 11, 1930
Miller, Frank J. 66 owns home, owns a radio, Laborer Paper(?) Mill
Louise S. 63 Wife
Wean Alvin A. 28 Son-in-law Laborer ???
Mamie 31 daughter Twister Silk Mill
Children of LOUISA FEGLEY and FRANK MILLER are:
3. i. WALTER JACOB MILLER, b. 05 October 1885, Lower Macungie Township, Lehigh County, Pa.; d. 26 December 1970, Allentown, Lehigh County, Pa..
ii. CLARA MILLER b. July 1888
iii. FRED FRANK MILLER, b. February 1891.
iv. ALMEDA MILLER, b. May 1893.
v. MAMIE MILLER, b. January 1898.
vi. MARIE MILLER, b. Abt. 1902.
For continuation of Walter Miller line, click here- MILLER