Henry and Rebecca (Korns) Hertzler

Regarding Henry and Rebecca (Korns) Hertzler, the 1949 book "The Genealogy of Michael Korns, Sr. of Somerset County Pennsylvania" states:

"Rebecca Helen Korns, youngest daughter of Simon L. and Agnes Maurer Korns, was b. June 30, 1871. She attended the common and local Normal Schools of Jenner Township, also California State Normal School. She taught three terms in Jenner Township. She also taught music during the summer months. She was married by Rev. J. S. English of Stoystown, Pa., on April 19, 1906, to Dr. Henry Hertzler of Jenners, at the Korns home. Sixty invited guests being present. One son, Hilliard Korns, was born to this union, June 16, 1907, died in infancy. She was a member of the Hoffman Lutheran Church, Sabbath School and Missionary Society. She was also a member of the Women's Auxiliary of the Somerset County Medical Society. She resided at Jenner Cross Roads. Rebecca H. Hertzler d. March 2, 1937.

Henry Hertzler, M.D., son of Peter Hertzler, Sr., and Martha Doing-Singer Hertzler, was born in Allegheny Co., Pittsburgh, Pa., March 30, 1867. He attended the common schools also Curry University of Pittsburgh for two years. Was bookkeeper for the United Biscuit Co. for five years. He entered the medical department of the University of Pittsburgh in 1897, graduated with honors in 1901, in a class of 91. Served his internship at St. John's Hospital and Free Dispensary of Pittsburgh. Located in Jenner Cross Roads, Somerset County, Pa., in 1903 for the practice of his profession. Was married April 19, 1906, to Rebecca H. Korns. Built a comfortable home in 1905 and enjoyed a successful practice. He was a member of the Somerset County Medical Society and the Pennsylvania Medical Association. Dr. Henry Hertzler died Dec., 1943."

The following excerpt from the Jenner Township portion of the 1876 atlas of Somerset County shows where Jenner Crossroads is located relative to Simon Korns' place.

The following photograph of Dr. Henry Hertzler was provided by Debbie Pelkey.

The following photograph of Dr. Henry Hertzler was provided by Debbie Pelkey.

The following obituary of Dr. Henry Hertzler was provided by Debbie Pelkey.

The following obituary of Rebecca (Korns) Hertzler is from the March 4, 1937 issue of the "Daily American" newspaper.

The following obituary of Rebecca (Korns) Hertzler was provided by Debbie Pelkey, and is from the March 4, 1937 issue of the "Pittsburgh Press" newspaper.

The following obituary of Rebecca (Korns) Hertzler was provided by Debbie Pelkey.

Henry and Rebecca Hertzler share a tombstone at the Jenners Crossroads Cemetery. Another tombstone at the cemetery is inscribed, "Infant son of Dr. H. & R. Hertzler Jan. 16, 1907."

The following excerpt from the 1910 census of Jenner Township shows Henry and Rebecca Hertzler living together as husband and wife A hired girl named Minnie Glessner was also a member of the household.

The following excerpt from the 1920 census shows Henry and Rebecca Hertzler living in Jenner Township.

The following excerpt from the 1920 census shows Rebecca's mother Agnes Korns living with Henry and Rebecca Hertzler in Jenner Township.

The following excerpt from the 1906 book "Annual report of the Commissioner of Health of the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania" identifies Henry Hertzler as a Somerset County School Medical Inspector.

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