CLARENCE LINDEN ANDRESS, son of Hampton W., was born 26 June 1887 in Stroudsburg. He died 03 May 1976 in East Stroudsburg, and is buried in Prospect Cemetery, East Stroudsburg.
Clarence married Ada Viola Siptroth, daughter of Oliver Siptroth and Anna Maria Butz, ca. 1915. Ada was born 23 Oct 1889 and she died in 16 Oct. 1976, and is buried in Prospect Cemetery.
Clarence and Ada Andress had the following children:
I. FERN L. ANDRESS was born 23 Oct. 1916 and died 16 March 2002. She was buried in Prospect Cemetery. Fern married Denton B. Frederick. He was the son of William Frederick and Rozella Bruck, born ca. 1908. He died 09 April 1978. She married secondly James Walz, who died in 1993. Fern and Denton had the following children: (1) Burdell N.; (2) Terry J.; (3) Denna; (4) Dawn; (5) Deborah; and (6) Janice.
II. DORA FAY ANDRESS was born 02 Oct. 1918 in East Stroudsburg. Dora married a Mr. Heller, and she died in June 1980 in Middlesex, New Jersey.
III. JAMES A. ANDRESS was born 07 Aug. 1920 and died 07 March 2003. He married Marian B. Mosteller. She was born 06 March 1921 and she died 08 Sept. 1990. They were buried in Prospect Cemetery. They had three children: (1) Gregory Elton, who died at age 9, 18 Oct. 1957; (2) Duane J., was born 01 Nov. 1957 and died 10 Sept. 1999; and (3) Deanna G.
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NOTE: Ada Viola’s sister Celesta married Clarence’s brother William S. Andress. Celesta and Ada were the daughters of Oliver Siptroth and Anna Maria Butz. Oliver was the son of Henry Siptroth and Sarah (Sally) Ann Singer, of Jackson Township, Monroe Co. A biography of Franklin, Oliver’s brother, is found on page 708 of the Commemorative Biographical Record of Northeastern Pennsylvania, by J.H. Beers, 1900. http://www.distantcousin.com/Other/NEPABio/Pages.asp?Page=0708
NOTE: I’ve misplaced Clarence’s 1920 federal census information and will have to re-obtain it.
1930 Federal Census, Pennsylvania, Monroe County, East Stroudsburg, Family # 420, http://www.ancesrty.com/: Andress, Clarence, 41, age married 27; Ada, 39, age married 25; Fern, 13; Dorafay, 11; James, 9
21 Oct. 1957, The Daily Record, Stroudsburg, http://www.poconorecord.com/: “Funeral Notices, ANDRESS, Gregory Elton, of East Stroudsburg. October 18, 1957, aged nine years. Relatives and friends are respectfully invited to attend funeral services Tuesday, October 22, at 2 p.m. from the Lanterman Funeral Home. Interment will be announced. Viewing Monday, October 21, 7 to 9 p.m.”
Social Security Death Index, http://www.familysearch.org/: Clarence Andress, East Stroudsburg, Monroe, PA, born 26 June 1887, died May 1976
04 May 1976, The Pocono Record, Stroudsburg, http://www.poconorecord.com/: “Clarence L. Andress, 88, of 45 Walnut St.., East Stroudsburg, died Monday in the Pocono Hospital. He was the husband of Ada (Siptroth) Andress. He was born in Stroudsburg, son of the late Hampton and Eliza (Snyder) Andress. He had been employed by the Line Material Co. as a foreman before retirement about 24 years ago. He belonged to the East Stroudsburg United Methodist Church. Surviving besides his widow are one son, James A. Andress, East Stroudsburg R.D. 2; two daughters, Mrs. Denton Frederick, East Stroudsburg and Mrs. Dora Fay Heller, Middlesex, N.J., 10 grandchildren and eight great-grandchildren. Funeral services will be held Thursday at 2 p.m. from the William R. Thomas Funeral Home, 401 N. 5th Street. Burial will be in the Prospect Cemetery. Visitation will be at the funeral home Thursday from 1 to 2 p.m.”
Social Security Death Index, http://www.familysearch.org/: Ada Andress, East Stroudsburg, Monroe, PA, born 23 Oct. 1889, died Oct. 1976
18 Oct. 1976, The Pocono Record, Stroudsburg, http://www.poconorecord.com/: “Mrs. Ada V. Andress, 86, 45 Walnut St., East Stroudsburg died Saturday in the Pocono Hospital, East Stroudsburg. She was the widow of Clarence L. Andress. Born in East Stroudsburg, she was the daughter of the late Oliver and Anna (Butz) Siptroth. She was of the Baptist faith. She was also the oldest member of the Senior Citizens Club. She is survived by one son, James A. Andress, East Stroudsburg R.D. 2; four daughters, Mrs. Fern Frederick, East Stroudsburg; Mrs. Dora Fay Heller, Middlesex, N.J.; Mrs. Donald Young, Easton and Mrs. Arron Yarvin, Florence, Ala.; two brothers, Enos Siptroth, East Stroudsburg and Earl Siptroth, East Stroudsburg R.D. 2 and 16 grandchildren and eight great grandchildren. Funeral services will be held 2 p.m. Tuesday from the William R. Tomas Funeral Home, 401 N. 5th St, Stroudsburg, with the Rev. Douglas P. Metzgar officiating. Burial will be in the Prospect Cemetery, East Stroudsburg. Viewing will be 7 to 9 p.m. today at the funeral home.” [NOTE: I am unaware if Ada was previously married. Notice the two daughters, Mrs. Donald Young and Mrs. Arron Yarvin, and the 6 more grandchildren listed in Ada’s obituary that are not identified in Clarence’s. I have no other record of these children.]
10 April 1978, The Pocono Record, Stroudsburg, http://www.poconorecord.com/: “Denton B. Frederick, 70, 593 N. Courtland St., East Stroudsburg, died Sunday in Pocono Hospital. He was the husband of Fern (Andress) Frederick. He was born in East Stroudsburg, the son of the late William and Rozella (Bruck) Frederick. He lived his entire life in East Stroudsburg and was a self-employed painter and paperhanger until his retirement in 1961. He was a member of the United Mission in Sciota and the Christian Springs Mission in Christian Springs, Pa. Surviving in addition to his wife, are two sons, Burdell N. of Effort and Terry J. at home; four daughters, Mrs. Denna Perfetti of Stroudsburg, Mrs. Dawn MacIntire of Stroudsburg, Mrs. Deborah Nauman of East Stroudsburg and Mrs. Janis Adams of East Stroudsburg. Also one brother, Neal of East Stroudsburg; six sisters, Mrs. Olga Hauser and Mrs. Roberta Walton, both of East Stroudsburg, Miss Bernice Frederick of Reading, Mrs. Cathryn Pooley of Tannersville, Mrs. Kethurah Miller of Somerset, Mass. and Mrs. Mildred Gardner of Stroudsburg; and six grandchildren. A funeral service will be held at 2 p.m. Wednesday in the William R. Thomas Funeral Home, 401 N. Fifth St., Stroudsburg. Burial will be in the Evergreen Hill Memorial Garden, East Stroudsburg. The viewing will be from 7 to 9 p.m. Tuesday at the funeral home.”
Social Security Death Index, http://www.familysearch.org/: Dora Fay Heller, Middlesex, Middlesex, New Jersey, born 02 Oct. 1918, died June 1980
13 September 1999, The Pocono Record, Stroudsburg, http://www.poconorecord.com/: “Duane J. Andress, 41, of Smithfield Township, died Friday, September 10, at home. Born November 1, 1957, in East Stroudsburg, he was the son of James A. Andress, with whom he resided, and the late Marian B. (Mosteller) Andress. A lifetime resident of Monroe County, he was a graduate of East Stroudsburg High School. He was employed in the maintenance department of Roadway Trucking Co., Tannersville. He served in the Army during peacetime. In addition to his father, he is survived by his sister, Deanna G. Andress, at home. He was predeceased by a brother, Gregory A. Andress. Relatives and friends are invited to attend graveside services at Prospect Cemetery, East Stroudsburg, on Wednesday September 15 at 11 a.m. with the Reverend Raymond Poortstra officiating. Cremation will take place at the H.G. Smith Crematory, Stroudsburg.”
Social Security Death Index, http://www.familysearch.org/: Fern Walz, East Stroudsburg, Monroe, PA, born 23 Oct. 1916, died 16 March 2002
17 March 2002, The Pocono Record, Stroudsburg, http://www.poconorecord.com/: “Fern L. Fredrick Walz, 85, of Stroudsburg died on Saturday morning, March 16, at Laurel Manor, Stroudsburg. She was the wife of the late Denton B. Fredrick, who died in 1978, and the late James Walz, who died in 1993. Born on Oct. 23, 1916, in East Stroudsburg, she was the daughter of the late Clarence and Ada (Siptroth) Andress. She was a member of the American Association of Retired Persons, Lewiston, N.Y., branch; the Lewiston Seniors of Lewiston, N.Y.; and the Keenagers Church Fellowship, Niagara Falls, N.Y. She is survived by four daughters, Denna Perfetti of Stroudsburg, Dawn MacIntire of Delaware Water Gap, Deborah Nauman of Delaware Water Gap and Janice Fredrick of Pennsylvania; two sons, Burdell Fredrick of Conneaut Lake and Terry Fredrick of Stroudsburg; one brother, James Andress of East Stroudsburg; seven grandchildren; 10 great-grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews. She is also survived by a step-family of five step-daughters, 14 step-grandchildren; and 22 step-great-grandchildren. Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. Tuesday, March 19, at the Thomas Funeral Home, 401 N. Fifth St., Stroudsburg with the Rev. Raymond Poortstra officiating. Burial will take place in Prospect Cemetery, East Stroudsburg. A viewing will be held from 10 a.m. until the time of service on Tuesday at the funeral home. Memorial donations should be made to Parkinson's Disease, University of Pennsylvania and Movement Center, 330 S. Ninth St., Philadelphia, PA 19107.”
Social Security Death Index, http://www.familysearch.org/: James Andress, East Stroudsburg, Monroe, PA, born 07 Aug. 1920, died 07 March 2003
08 March 2003, The Pocono Record, Stroudsburg, http://www.poconorecord.com/: “James A. Andress, 82, of East Stroudsburg passed away on Friday, March 7, 2003, at Pocono Medical Center in East Stroudsburg. He was the husband of the late Marian B. (Mosteller) Andress. Born Aug. 7, 1920, in East Stroudsburg, he was the son of the late Clarence L. and Ada V. (Siptroth) Andress. James worked for the former Stroudsburg Motor Supplies, now NAPA, in Stroudsburg as a machinist for 40 years. He served in the U.S. Navy during World War II, and he was Methodist by faith. One daughter, Deana G. Andress of East Stroudsburg, survives him. In addition to his wife, Marian, he is preceded in death by two sons, Gregory A. Andress and Duane J. Andress. A graveside service will be held at 10 a.m. Tuesday, March 11, at Prospect Cemetery in East Stroudsburg with the Rev. Raymond Poortsra officiating. Cremation at H.G. Smith Crematory will take place prior to the service.”