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Short, Eli P.; Stauffer,
Nancy B. Gingrich;
SHORT, ELI P.
Eli P. Short was born May 18, 1873, near Archbold, Ohio,
died March 4th, 1951, in Miami Beach, Florida, at the age of 77 year, 9
and 22 days.
On Dec. 29th, 1896,
united in marriage with EL??? Short, who passed away on Feb. 11th,
this union were born 9 children: Bertha, Charles, Wilbur, Orvil, Ilva,
Dora, Nola and Rollin.
preceded him in death two sons Charles and Elton also one grandson,
Wayne Short, one brother, Peter C., one sister Katie (Mrs. Charles
On Dec. 24th, 1935,
united in marriage to Lulu McLain. He is survived by his wife, three
daughters one step-daughter, 15 grandchildren, five
brothers, and a host of relatives and friends.
He moved to Florida
years ago because of ill health. On March 3rd, he was taken to the
where he died the following day.
Card of Thanks
Our: sincere thanks
to all who
extended sympathy and gave assistance during the time of sorrow. The
County Genealogy Society Internet
Submitted by: Mona Mann
Stauffer, Nancy B. Gingrich
Mrs. Nancy B. Gingrich Stauffer,
41, wife of Adam R. Stauffer, Ephrata, R. 1, near Lincoln, died last
Wednesday [Dec. 19, 1951], at 7:45 p.m., at her home after a lingering
illness. She was born in May City, Iowa, a daughter of Elias M.
and Rebecca Bauman Gingrich, of Myerstown, and came to Pennsylvania on
February 23, 1915.
She was a member of the Springville Mennonite Church.
]In addition to her parents and husband, she is survived by these sons
and daughters; Joanna, wife of Noah Zimmerman, Myerstown, R. 2;
Erma, wife of Phares Martin, at home; Leon, Elias, Lucinda and Violet
Stauffer, all at home. One granddaughter and these brothers and
sisters also survive, Lucinda, wife of David Burkholder, and Elsie,
wife fo Adam Burkholder, both of Ephrata, R. 3; Irwin Gingrich,
Goodville; Sidney Gingrich and Rachael, wife of John Weaver, both of
Myerstown, R. 1; Minerva, wife of Ivan Weaver, Ephrata, R. 2; Miriam,
wife of Louis Hurst, Denver, R. 1; Elias Gingrich, Womelsdorf, and
Lavina, wife of David Martin, Myerstown, R. 3.
Funeral services were held from the late home, on Sunday at 12:30.
Submitted by: Robert Fish
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