Herald of Truth Obituaries - August, 1877


Herald Of Truth - Volume XIV, Number 8 - August, 1877 page 133

May 13th, near Bainbridge, Lancaster Co., Pa., Sister LIZZIE MILLER, wife of Bro. Martin Miller, aged 23 years, 11 months and 25 days. Funeral on the 16th. Text: Rom 8: 18; and Ps. 34: 20. Sister Miller suffered extremely for 6 months with Scrofula, which she bore patiently. During her sickness many people visited her. Her case was loathsome. A neighbor woman visited her and witnessed the dressing of her sores, and feeling affected went out of the house for fresh air and was overcome by a faint, fell over the porch, striking her head against the stone with such force as to cause a fracture of the skull, causing her death in a few hours.

May 21st, near Manheim, Lancaster Co., Pa., CHRISTIAN P., infant son of Bro. Jacob B. and ---- REIST, aged 6 months and 29 days. Funeral on the 24th. Text: Mark 10: 14, 15.

May 27th, near Manheim, Lancaster Co., Pa., Bro. FREDERICK KOSER, aged 70 years and 3 months. Funeral on the 30th. Text: Isa. 55: 6, 7. Bro. Koser was a faithful member in the church.

June 6th, near Manheim, Lancaster Co., Pa., after a lingering illness, Bro. JOHN REIST sen., aged 72 years, 2 months and 20 days. Funeral on the 9th. Text: Job 16: 22; and 17: 1. A large concourse of friends and relatives assembled to pay the last tribute of respect.

June 9th, near Elizabethtown, Lancaster Co., Pa., of consumption, Sister LYDIA NISSLEY, wid, aged 45 years, 7 months and 22 days. Funeral the 12th. Text: Phil.1:21. Sister Nissley was a faithful member of our church.

June 11th, near Mountville, Lancaster Co., Pa., after a lingering sickness of dropsy--17 weeks, JACOB NEFF, aged 83 years, 5 months and 26 days. Funeral on the 14th. Text: Rom. 6: 23.

June 13th near Lancaster City, Pa., of palsy, Mrs. CATHARINE KAUFFMAN, aged 41 years, 6 months and 23 days. Funeral on the 16th. Text: John 9: 4.

June 19th, near Mount Joy, Lancaster Co., Pa., IRA H. infant son of Henry and Harriet BRENNEMAN, aged 2 years, 3 months, and 13 days. Funeral on the 22nd. Text: 1 Peter 1: 24,25.

June 25th, near Salunga, Lancaster Co., Pa., suddenly Sister ANNA, wife of Bro. Benjamin KAUFFMAN, aged 60 years, 5 months, 24 days. Funeral on the 28th. Text: Mark 13: 33-37. Sister Kauffman was a bright shining light.

July 2nd, in Elkhart Co., Ind. of hemorrhage of the lungs, Sister CATHARINE BLOCHER, widow, aged 77 years, and 9 months. Buried the 4th at Shaum's burying ground. Sister Blocher was a faithful member in the church for many years. The loss will be deeply felt but it is her eternal gain. Remarks by Christian Christophel, H. Shaum and J. M. Culbertson.

July 11th, at Little Rock, Arkansas, of congestion of the brain, HENRY WILSON, son of E. B. and Angeline KINDY, aged one year, 6 months and 12 days. Funeral service by Rev. A. Monk from Matt. 19: 14, 16. "Why should our tears in sorrow flow, When God recalls his own; And bid them leave a world of woe, For an immortal crown.
Then let our sorrows cease to flow,
God has recall'd his own;
And let our hearts in every woe,
Still say--"Thy will be done."

July 5th, in Adams Co., Neb., CORA ETTA, daughter of Samuel and Mary A. MARTIN, aged 3 months. Our dear little baby we once called our own, Now lies in the silent embrace of the tomb; And no more she is seen midst own little band, But we will meet her again in that better land.

July 18th, in Donegal, Lancaster Co., Pa., of a lingering illness, ANNIE MARY, daughter of Samuel and Annie BURKHOLDER, aged 2 years and 17 days. Buried at Kraybill's Meeting-house. Services by Peter Nissley and Jacob N. Brubaker, from Mark 10: 15.
O mourning parents, do not weep,
Your children are at rest;
The little lambs now gently sleep,
Their souls are truly blest.

Feb. 8th, in Salford Township, Montgomery Co., Pa., ELIZA FREED, wife of Jacob Freed, aged 45 years, 4 mo. and 6 days. She was the mother of 12 children, 3 of whom died before her. The loss falls heavily upon the bereaved husband, but we trust his loss is her eternal gain.

July 21st, in Lancaster Co., Pa., EMMA KATIE RHOADS, aged 1 year, 2 months, and 27 days. Services by A. Herr and J. F. Funk.

Transcribed by: Cheri Salz , Illinois


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