Michael Wenger, Lancaster, PA
Michael Wenger was born in Earl township on 5/9/1822, he died 2/28/1858, buried at the Old Mennonite Cemetery in Groffsdale. His parents were Michael and Elizabeth (Groff) Wenger of West Earl township. Their children; Mattie who married Levi Groff; Maria who married Christian Mellinger; "Marks" who married Maria Graybill; Gabriel who marriedd Mattie Herr; Michael; Susannah who married Benjamin Westheffer; Joel who married 1st Ann Swarr, 2nd to Sally Kaffroth; Elizabeth who married Benjamin Moyer; Menno who married Fannie Hammaker; and Frances who married Benjamin Groff.
The paternal grandparents were Rev. Joseph and Mary (Herst) Wenger,natives of Lancaster Count.
On Nov. 30, 1847, Michael Wenger was married to Susan Diller, their children; Levan, a farmer of West Earl who married Hattie Sensenig; Francis; Anna M.; Sarah E., who married Dr. H.C. Heagey of Cochranville, PA., and they had 4 children (Francis, Anna, Susie, and Mary).
Susan (Diller) Wenger was born in New Holland on March 5. 1822, d/o Isaac and Susan (Graybill) Diller.She died in 1824. Their children; Anna who married Adam Wenger and had 3 sons; Susan married Michael Wenger.
Michael Wenger married 2nd to Sara Graybill and they had children; Rachael who married Diller Bear and they had2 daughters; and Roland who died unmarried.
The paternal grandparents were Isaac and Susan (Roland) Diller of New Holland. Isaac Diller was a son of Isaac Diller and a grandson of Philip A. Diller.
Casper Diller came from Germany in 1731 and settled at New Holland.
Michael Wenger in his younger years taught school, he was a Republican and a member of the German Baptist Church.