David Bruce Moyer, MD  David Bruce Moyer, MD[1]
Male 1883 - 1947

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  • Suffix  MD 
    Also called  Dr Pa or Bruce 
    Born  02 Jun 1883  Donaldson, Frailey Township, Schuylkill County, Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender  Male 
    Biographical  An avid Fisherman and Gunner,(eat what you kill),Historian, Photographer, Collector of Music Boxes, Books, Guns, Fishing Gear, Early Medical Instruments, A First Rate Auto Mechanic, and a Doctor with that rare gift: He could tell what was ailing you by looking at you. He would take care of anyone whether they could pay or not. Abided to his Hippocratic Oath. When Louise woke on the first day of their honeymoon in Canada he was nowhere to be found, showed up around 8AM with a string of fish for breakfast, said the fish were biting and he could not resist. Died from a heart attack while fly fishing for Brown Trout in Beaver Creek in the preserve of the Tunkhannock Fishing Association, near Blakeslee, Monroe County Pennsylvania, Left Handed-his teachers made write with his right, he could write equally well with either hand. Had beautiful cursive writing.  
    Witness  His brass grave plaque at Whitemarsh has the wrong birth year: 1884 --should be 1883. 
    Baptism  05 May 1899  Salem German Reformed Church, Donaldson,Frailey Township, Schuylkill County, Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Residence  Office and Home, 701 West Main Street Lansdale Pennsylvania 
    Religion  German Reformed 
    Education  Frailey Township Schools, Kutztown State Normal School, Kutztown, Pennsylvania 1902, Teachers Certificate, Taught for two years in a Country School near Pine Grove Pennsylvania, then entered Medico-Chirurgical College, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania,Graduated 1908 and received his MD. 
    Occupation  General Practice, Practiced for a short time with his father in Donaldson, Schuylkill County, Pennsylvania then Bethel, Berks County, Pennsylvania for 1 year, Hatfield, Montgomery County, Pennsylvania 1910 to 1922 then Lansdale, Montgomery County, Pennsylvania until his death in 1947  
    Organization Memberships  Twin Pike Gun Club, Three Tuns, Pennsylvania, Tunkhannock Fishing Association, American Medical Association, Pennsylvania Medical Society, Montgomery County Medical Society, The Old York Road Branch of the county society, Free and Accepted Masons, Oak Terrace Country Club, Republican. 
    Interests  Banjo playing, Drew all the Plans, and Did the Specifications for Remodeling 701 West Main Street, Lansdale after purchase, Cooking, Repairing Music Boxes, Making his own bamboo fishing rods, Fly tying, Skeet and Trap Shooting, Fine Cigars, Golf, Family History, Civil War History, Pennsylvania Long Rifles, Hegins and other Pigeon Shoots, Napoleoniac History, Boxing, Baseball,(Tried out for the Philadelphia Athletics during last year of medical school, was accepted, but father told him to finish school and if he still wanted to play then he could), Weekly Fly Fishing in the Poconos, Surf Fishing-Beach Haven and Barnegat New Jersey, Scottish Terriers (Douglas and Danny), Fossil and Indian Arrowhead collecting 
    Died  25 Jun 1947  Tobyhanna Township, Monroe County, Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Cause: Heart Attack 
    Buried  28 Jun 1947  Whitemarsh Memorial Park, Ambler, Montgomery County, Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID  I155279  Strausstown Roots | Shade.A, ~DavidMoyer
    Last Modified  18 Jul 2018 
     
    Father  David Shade Moyer, MD,   b. 26 Mar 1852, Lykens, Dauphin County, Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 08 Mar 1928, Donaldson, Frailey Township, Schuylkill County, Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Mother  Fietta Reed,   b. 04 Aug 1856, Hegins Township, Schuylkill County, Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 24 Nov 1944, Donaldson, Frailey Township, Schuylkill County, Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Married  10 Nov 1872  Hegins Township, Schuylkill County, Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID  F50709  Group Sheet
     
    Family  Louise Theresa Yost,   b. 23 Feb 1888, Oak Lane, Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 05 Jun 1985, Strasburg, Lancaster County, Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Married  16 Jun 1909  Yost home, Oak Lane, Philadelphia County, Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
    >1. David George Moyer, MD,   b. 05 Oct 1910, Hatfield, Montgomery County, Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 11 Jul 1976, Sellersville, Bucks County, Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location
     2. Robert Bruce Moyer,   b. 20 Mar 1913, Hatfield, Montgomery County, Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 13 May 1969, Abington, Montgomery County, Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location
    Last Modified  20 Aug 2017 
    Family ID  F50743  Group Sheet
     


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