John and Mabel Reitz

John and Mabel Reitz

John L. and Mabel M. Wise Reitz from New Salem, Armstrong County, PA, married on Dec 25, 1899. They lived behind what is now the church parsonage. The house sits at the edge of a hill and is still occupied today. 

The baby in the photo was their oldest child Magilda. John and Mabel had thirteen children all together, although three died as toddlers. 

Submitted by Heather J. Hurta, great granddaughter

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