John Stahl
(Abt 1795-After 1870)
(Abt 1800-After 1870)
John Gottschall
Elizabeth Cromleigh
Jesse Stahl
Maria Catherine Gutshall
John B. M. Stahl


Family Links

1. Sarah Ann Keil

2. Anna Mary Wise

John B. M. Stahl

  • Born: 2 Sep 1873, Cumberland Co., PA.
  • Marriage (1): Sarah Ann Keil on 5 Feb 1908 in Harrisburg, PA. 78
  • Marriage (2): Anna Mary Wise
  • Died: 11 Aug 1941, Carlisle, PA. at age 67 80
  • Buried: 14 Aug 1941, Centerville Memorial Cemetery, Newville, Penn Twp, Cumberland Co, PA

bullet   Cause of his death was Coronary Thrombosis.


bullet  General Notes:

See notes on John's father, Jesse, for where the family lived prior to Mechanicsburg.

The 1910 Federal Census for Carlisle, Pa. (ED# 2, page 1A) records John in the Cumberland Co. Jail. He is listed as having been married one year and 36 years old.

See general notes for Sarah Ann Keil for why the marriage failed.

John's obituary indicates he was a veteran of the Spanish American War. Pvt. Co. B, 4th Inf.

Pennsylvania Veterans Burial Cards, 1777-1999 (
Name: John Stahl of 35 S East St., Carlisle
Birth Date: 2 Sep 1873
Death Date: 11 Aug 1941
Age: 67
Veteran of Which War: Spanish-American War / Co. B, Rank of Private
Enlisted: 6/18/1904
Discharged: 6/17/1907
Cemetery Name: Centerville Cemetery
Cemetery Location: Cumberland
Information provided by: Annie Stahl on 9/27/1941
[This Annie is Annie M. Wise Stahl as listed on John's death certificate ... see medical notes]

A Feby 2, 1934 Veterans Compensation Application records:
Name: John Stahl
Address: 35 East Street, Carlisle, Cumberland Co., PA
Birth Date: 2 Sep 1872
Birth Place: Carlisle, Pennsylvania
Discharge Date: 17 Jun 1904
Discharge Place: Angel Island, California
Application County: Cumberland
Spouse's Name: Anna Mary Stahl
Father's Name: Jessie Stahl
Mother's name: Maria C Stahl
Reel Number: RG-19:560
His service: 7th U. S. Infantry Co. K from June 18, 1901 - Sept 1902; 13th U. S. Infantry Co. B from July 15, 1903 to Oct 1904 as a Private
Engagements: Phillipine Insurection, no wounds, overseas June 18, 1901 to June 1904
Honorably discharged: June 17, 1904 at Fort McDowell, Angel Island, California

In a telephone visit on May 8, 2010, Verna Graybill Seeley indicated John was a reprobate - A morally unprincipled person. He was "caught" having "relations" with a minor in a telephone booth. See general notes on his wife, Sarah Ann Keil, for Emma Floyd Trostle, the "minor in a telephone booth".

A John B. Stahl is listed as a member of the Pennsylvania National Guard ... records found at This may or may not be our John Stahl - age and location fits plus the marriage ceertificate for John and Sarah in 1908 lists his occupation as shoemaker:
Pvt Co C 11th Inf PNG
Enlisted: June 20, 1898
Residence: Carlisle
Age: 26 years
Phys. Des. 5 ft 9 (Comp. eyes hair not given)
Occupation: Shoemaker
Promotions: none
Discharged: August 29, 1898 reason not given
Federal Service: none

John enlisted at the same time and place as his brother George ...

The 1930 Federal Census for Penbrook, Dauphin Co., PA, District 88, page 94B, dated April 10, 1930 records John M. (56 - PA/PA/PA) and Anna M. (54 - PA/PA/PA) Stahl. John is a Fireman for the Mill. John indicates he was first married 20 years ago while Anna was first married 36 years ago.

The 1940 Federal Census for Carlisle, Cumberland Co., PA, District 21-7, page 118A, dated ? 1940 records John (67) and Annie (65) Stahl living at 35 South East Street. Both John and Annie have completed 8 years of schooling and neither has employment nor income. They are renting at $25 / month.

bullet  Medical Notes:

Pennsylvania, Death Certificates, 1906-1944
Name: John Stahl
Residence: 35 South East St, Carlisle, Cumberland Co., PA
Occupation: Soldier
Gender: Male
Race: White
Age: 67
Birth Date: 2 Sep 1873
Birth Place: Carlisle, Pennsylvania
Death Date: 11 Aug 1941
Death Place: Carlisle, Cumberland Co., Pennsylvania
Burial: August 14, 1941 at Centerville Cemetery
Father Name: Jesse Stahl
Father Birth Place: Pennsylvania
Mother Name: Maria Gutshall
Mother Birth Place: Pennsylvania
Spouse Name: Annie M Wise Stahl
Certificate Number: 75403
Informant: Mrs. Annie Stahl at 35 South East St


bullet  Noted events in his life were:

Occupation: Shoemaker (1908).


John married Sarah Ann Keil, daughter of David A. Keil and Missouri Cramer/Creamer, on 5 Feb 1908 in Harrisburg, PA..78 (Sarah Ann Keil was born on 4 Nov 1877 in Perry Co., PA.,79 died on 29 Oct 1956 in Mechanicsburg, Cumberland Co., PA. and was buried on 1 Nov 1956 in Mechanicsburg Cemetery, Mechanicsburg, PA. (Plot K-57).) The cause of her death was Coronary Thrombosis (4 days at Baker Nursing Home).

bullet  Marriage Notes:

Marriage record is from the Ophan's Court, [Old] Cumberland County Courthouse in Carlisle, PA [April 2008 visit].


John next married Anna Mary Wise. (Anna Mary Wise was born circa 1875 in Pennsylvania and died after 1941 in Carlisle, Cumberland Co., PA.)

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