LUDWIG, Emanuel, merchant, Penbrook, was born in 1851, in Lancaster county. He is a son of Emanuel and Hanna Stager Ludwig. The father died in March, 1882, and the mother December 10, 1861. They had these children : Emanuel ; Sarah, widow of Samuel Lentz ; Amanda, wife of Franklin Walburn ; Hanna ; Lydia, wife of Abraham Shoenaman ; Jerome ; Adam ; Annie, wife of Jacob Shakespear, who died June, 1890 ; and Jocob, who died in infancy. The father married, secondly, Miss Mary Brandt in 1864. Emanuel received his education in the public schools of Lancaster and Dauphin counties. After leaving school he learned the trade of shoemaking at Fisherville, Dauphin county, with Peter Erb. He then followed painting for about sixteen years. Subsequently he engaged in the manufacture and sale of pottery at Harrisburg and still continues the business in connection with his mercantile pursuits at Penbrook. He was married, in August, 1872, to Sarah Malinda Sheetz, daughter of William and Barbara Zimmerman Sheetz. Their children are : Sadie Irene, deceased, Emma Francis, Barbara Annie, and Emanuel Leroy. In politics he is a Republican and has served as judge of elections. The family are members of the Zion Evangelical church.

Commemorative Biographical Encyclopedia of Dauphin County, Pennsylvania

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Date of Transcription: 11 August 2001

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