Augusta Gloninger1

#21718, (October 1836 - )
Father*John Gloninger2 (c 1800 - )
Mother*Mary J Ringold2 (c 1807 - )


Gilbert Lafayette Bulan Fetterman b. c 1825, d. 1883
Children 1.Gilbert Fetterman Jr.8 (c 1870 - )
 2.Alice Fetterman9 (1874 - 1908)
Her married name was Fetterman.1 
Birth*October 1836She was born in October 1836 at MarylandG; (but age 35 in 1870 census.)3 
17 July 1850She appeared on the census of 17 July 1850 in the household of Mary J Ringold at 13th Ward, Baltimore, Maryland, age 14, b. MD.4 
Marriage*circa 1870She married Gilbert Lafayette Bulan Fetterman, son of Washington Wilfrid Fetterman Jr. and Sarah De Bulan, circa 1870 at Baltimore, Maryland.1 
9 September 1871In Gilbert Lafayette Bulan Fetterman's will dated 9 September 1871, Augusta Gloninger was named as executrix and principal heir.5 
11 June 1880She and Gilbert Lafayette Bulan Fetterman appeared on the census of 11 June 1880 at 261 North Avenue, Allegheny City, Allegheny Co., PennsylvaniaG.6 
12 June 1900She appeared on the census of 12 June 1900 in the household of Alice Fetterman and John L Walsh at 6755 McPherson Street, Pittsburgh, Allegheny Co., PennsylvaniaG, as Augusta Fetterman, mother-in-law, age 63, wid., b. MD Oct 1836, father b. PA, mother b. MD, 4 children, 1 living.7 


  1. [S1935] Papers of the Fetterman Family, MSS#151, biographical sketch, Historical Society of Western Pennsylvania, Senator John Heinz Pittsburgh Regional History Center, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.
  2. [S1737] Maryland Church Records, 1668-1995, online, John Gloninger and Mary J Ringold, marr. Baltimore MD 8 Jan 1828; citing FHL microfilm 13700 and 13693.
  3. [S5] 1900 U.S. Federal Census.
  4. [S20] 1850 U.S. Federal Census. Mary Gloninger (43), b. MD.
  5. [S1666] Pennsylvania Wills and Probate Records, 1683-1993, index and images, online, Allegheny > Will Books, Vol. 26, 1881-1884, pp. 297-299, imgs. 521-522/689. Last will of Gilbert L B Fetterman of Pittsburgh, 9 Sep 1873. Bequeaths $1000 to Rev. George S Grace; "to my beloved wife, Mary Augusta Fetterman," "the rest and residue of my estate, real, personal and mixed." Names wife Mary Augusta executrix and guardian of infant son, Gilbert L; also names brother Wilfred B Fetterman and brother-in-law John Gloninger as executors. Witnesses Arthur O'Leary and Redmond J Grace. Codicil 18 Feb 1875, reduces to $400 bequest to Rev. Grace and adds bequest of $600 to Rev. Lowerkamp, pastor of St. Philomena Church, Pittsburgh; adds dau. Mary Alice Grace Fetterman to guardianship of wife Mary Augusta. Witnesses P Moran and Joseph S Morrison. Proved 19 Jun 1883. Copies also registered in Beaver Co. PA and Taylor Co. WV (the WV copy has Wm Gloninger rather than John Gloninger, in error).
  6. [S17] 1880 U.S. Federal Census. Gilbert (50), b. and parents b. PA, lawyer; Augusta (35), b. and mother b. MD, father b. PA, keeps house.
  7. [S5] 1900 U.S. Federal Census. John L (29), b. PA Nov 1870, parents b. PA, real estate salesman; Alice F (23), b. PA Jun 1876, father b. PA, mother b. MD, no children; marr. 5 yrs.
  8. [S17] 1880 U.S. Federal Census.
  9. [S1570] Pennsylvania Death Certificates, 1906-1963/1964/1966/1968: Year 1908, 116201-120200, img. 2882/4103. File No. 118987, Reg. No. 9806, Primary Reg. Dist. 2. Alice Fetterman Walsh, b. PA 8 Jun 1874, dau. of Gilbert Fetterman and Augusta Gloninger, both b. PA [sic]; marr., housewife; d. 523 North Negley Ave., Pittsburgh, Allegheny Co. PA, age 34y 6m 21d, vascular disease of heart for 14 years due to rheumatism; inf. John L Walsh, same res.; bur. St. Marys Cemetery 2 Jan 1909, Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission, Harrisburg, Pennsylvania, online