Becky, According to the information that I have Harry Louis Suder was the son of Philip Suder I b 18 Jan 1854 Zweibrucken Bavaria and d 10 May 1918 and his wife Mary E Adams b 13 Feb 1854 d 19 Feb 1899. They m 4 Mar 1877 in Washington Co Oh.His second wife was Mary M Doan.Philip Suder I d 10 May 1918 in Marietta OH.He was the s/o Philip Suder b 1822 Zweibrucken who on 13 June 1850 m Marie Elizabetha Scherer b 24 July 1829 Bavaria.This older Philip d 17 Nov 1876 in Marietta and she on 9 Nov 1900 also in Marietta.He (the older Philip) was a brother of my gr gr gf Michael Suder. This older Philip, my gr gf Michael and their brothers Georg, Jakob, Michael and Ludwig (Louis) immigrated ca 1856 along with their sister Maria Lisette Susanna Suder who m Jacob Wolf.They were all the c/o Johann Michael Suder b 12 Mar 1788 who d 22 June 1860 and who m Maria Elizabetha Scherer b 14 Mar 1789 d 17 Dec 1853.She ws the d/o Johannes and Catharina (Seegmuller) Scherer.Johann Michael Suder was the son of Johann Michael Suder b 28 July 1759 who d 27 May 1822 and his wife Maria Susanna Schund/Schunck d/o Daniel and Maria Katharina (Sandmeyer) Schunck.JOhann Michael b 1759 is listed (but I've not seen proof) as the s/o Samuel Suder II b 4 Oct 1710 Bavaria who m Ana Elizabetha Scherer b 2 Aug 1717.Samuel d 29 June 1780 and she 22 Aug 1776.He was (again I've not seen proof on this) as the s/o Johann Rudolph Suder b ca 1665 in Bavaria who m Anna Maria ? b 1673. Johann Rudolph d 1730 on Bockweiler Bavaria and Anna Maria 3 Aug 1751!!
Philip Suder b 1822 in Zweibrucken was the f/o 1.Frank Suder b 4 July 1873 in Marietta who m Alta May Lanam 18 Aug 1897 and d 28 Jan 1930 2.Lizzie Suder I b ca 1851 Zweibrucken m 16 June 1870 Washington Co Oh John Dietrich 3.Philip Suder I b 18 Jan 1854 Zweibrucken;who m Mary E Adams (said to have been a descendant of John Quincy Adams but I've never seen documentation of this) and Mary M Doan (no children by this second marriage) and d 10 May 1918 in Marietta, Washington Co OH.He had a farm outside of Marietta and later owned a butcher shop inMarietta where he made sausages that were the talk of the town! Their children were 3.1Fredrich Marian Suder b 4 June 1878 d 22 June 1878 3.2Clarence Philip Suder b 13 Feb 1880 d 14 une 1888 3.3Walter Washington Suder b 22 Feb 1881 d 24 Sep 1900 3.4Emma Louise Suder b 28 Aug 1882 d 3 Mar 1939 m William Lee Marks 20 Aug 1914 in St Augustine FL 3.5Harry Louis Suder b 3 Apr 1884 d 26 Apr 1969.He left home and went into the army and is said by descendants of his sister to have served in the Indian and Spanish American War (a bit late for the Indian wars??)He is said to have spent his life as a Civil Service Employee with the Post Office and later the Immigration Service.He m Thedoshia Stevens 8 Jan 1914 and had only one child, Mary Francis.The family r in Washington DC where Harry and Thedoshia divorced when Mary was a teenager.Harry then m (2) Helen ? 3.5.1Mary Francis Suder 3.6Arthur Earl Suder b 16 May 1886 d ca 1936.He never married; itinerant artist and interior decorator; r San Francisco and Detroit MI; owned an antique store in central OH where he died 3.7Florence Ruth Suder b 14 Mar 1891 d ca 1927 m Justice Larmore Bailey 30 Oct 1916 and had no children
I have quite a bit of documentation on the early family in Bavaria and a clipping of a family reunion for the Suders that was held in Marietta in the 1920's.Email me at NanasStuff@aol.com and I will be glad to share all of this with you.