- [S772] Personal - Hall, Alexander J., 22 Apr 2012.
Notes on William Custer and Mary Ann Arp. Reference: Norristown, PA Census: 1870 page 58 (middle ward) William and Mary Ann; 1880 page 50 (3rd ward) William and Mary Ann; 1890 Civil War Vet, page 6 (6th ward) William; 1900 page 102 (6th ward) William. Obituaries: Norristown Daily Register, William, March 26, 1909, page 1, Mary Ann, Februaary 9, 1886, page 1, Emiline, March 4, 1891; Norristown Weekly Herald, William, March 26, 1909, page 1, Mary Ann, February 15, 1886, page 3 (she is listed as Mary Elizabeth). Marriage: William and Mary, Rev. G. Wack's ledger page 73 (Rev. Wack was minister of Boehms and Wentz Churches), Pennsylvania German Marriages by Donna R. Irish, page 23, William and Emilene, Marriage license No. 2392 on file in the Montgomery County Court House Norristown, PA. William and Mary Ann, Montgomery County Norristown PA Deed Book No. 246, pages 42, 43 and 44. Will of Elizabeth Arp, Montgomery County Norristown PA Book 12, page 677, probated June 15, 1871. William's Veterans pension numbers are 116573 and re-issued as 903.826. Boyd's Directory for Norristown, PA 1908 - 1910 (William). Augustus Lutheran Church Records, Trappe, PA. History of the Evangelical Lutheran Church of the Trinity, Norristown, PA 1848 - 1938 pages 97, 98 and XI. Pennsylvania Archives Civil WQar Abstract Card File. The News Caster, March 2005, Vol. XXIII, No. 1, pages 6-9.