Herald of Truth Obituaries - October, 1873

Herald of Truth - Volume X, Number 10 - October 1873 - Page 175


July 21st, in Allen county, Ohio, CHRISTINA, aged 6 months and 21 days; and on the 8th of August MAGDALENA, aged 7 months and 8 days, twin children of John and Mary HILTI. Services by Abraham Steiner, from Job, 14:1, 2, for the first, and from Isaiah 26:19, for the second.

August, 18th, in Markham, York county, Ontario, sister ROSINA KINDIG, aged 64 years, 1 month, and 18 days. Funeral services conducted by J. Weidmann and Fetton.

August 28th, in York county, Ontario, after much suffering, the aged brother, GEORGE BRAUNSPERGER at the advanced age of 87 years, 6 months, and 16 days. Services by Joseph Berky, and Jacob Johnson.

August 28th, in Elkhart county, Indiana, JACOB ROBINSON, aged 36 years, 6 months, and 18 days. Services were held by M. Hess, D. Stutzman and D. Brenneman, from 2 Cor. 5:10.

August 7th, in Elkhart county, Indiana, HANNAH, daughter of Henry and Duchy DEFREES, aged one year and 4 days. On account of the indisposition of the parents at the time of its death, the funeral services were held the 31st of August, in the Union Church, by J. W. Schmitt, James Culbertson, and D. Brenneman, from 2 Kings, 4:26.

August 23d, near Boyerstown, Bucks county, Pa., LEAH, wife of John L. GABEL, aged 34 years, and 28 days. Funeral sermon by the brethren, John Latshaw, and Andrew Mark.

August 24th, in Montgomery county, Pa., of the infirmities of age, and Dropsy, Widow ELISABETH BECHTEL, aged 84 years, 6 months, and 19 days. Sermon by Brother John Latshaw, from 2 Tim. 4:6-8.

August 30th, in Hickory county, Mo., JACOBINA, daughter of Jacob and Catherine STUCKEY, aged 4 months and 11 days.

May 23d, in Holmes county, Ohio, URIAH NEWCOMER, aged 62 years, 8 months, and 16 days. He was born in Fayette county, Pa., and emigrated to Holmes county, Ohio in the Autumn of 1845, where he remained until death. Services from Job 14:10, "Where is he?"

July 17th, in Holmes county, Ohio, of the infirmities of age, FREDERIC HELMUTH, aged 78 years, 9 months, and 9 days. Sermon by Levi Miller and Moses Bitschi.

August 29th, in Holmes county, Ohio, of diarrhea, ELISABETH, daughter of John P., and Lydia MILLER, aged 2 years, 4 months, and 18 days.

September 1st, in Holmes county, Ohio, of Dropsy, LYDIA, wife of Daniel F. YODER, aged 23 years, 10 months, and 11 days. Services by Shem and Levi Miller.

September 5th, in Whiteside county, Illinois, Sister MAGDALENA, wife of Jacob KEHR, aged 41 years, 6 months, and 28 days. Funeral sermon by Abraham Ebersole and Henry Nice, from Isaiah 57:2.

September 6th, in Lagrange county, Indiana, JOHN, son of Cornelius and Magdalena SCHROCK, aged 15 years, 5 months, and 24 days. To comfort the bereaved friends, appropriate remarks were made on the funeral occasion by David and Joseph Miller.

September 10th, in Elkhart county, Indiana, WILLIAM JOHNSON, aged about 68 years. The deceased was the father of 12 children, of which an only son is yet living, who, with his aged mother are left to mourn his departure. May God comfort their hearts, and sustain them by his grace.

September 8th, near Orrville, Wayne co., Ohio, sister ELISABETH, wife of Henry BRENNEMAN. The days of her pilgrimage were 64 years, 3 months, and 7 days. A husband and seven children are left to mourn their loss. Her sickness lasted about five weeks, during which time she suffered a great deal, yet she bore it with christian resignation. Her death has caused a vacancy in the family circle that will long be remembered. Funeral services by Jacob Kilmer in English, and John Yoder in German, from Rev. 14:13.

September 16th, in Holmes county, Ohio, of Cholera Infantum, RUTH J., daughter of John and Catharine SILVEUS, aged 10 months, and 12 days. Services by Henry and Jacob Kilmer, from Matt. 19:14.
"Is it well with the child," who can tell?
And is she now freed from her pain?
Ah yes! with the child "it is well,"
In heav'n you may meet hear again.

September 3d, in McLean county, Ill., of Summer Complaint, a son of John and Magdalena SALZMAN, aged 1 year, 6 months, and 15 days. Services by Joseph Stuckey, from Mark 10:13-15.

September 14th, in Spring Garden, York county, Pa., at the residence of David Witmer, Sister ESTHER KAUFFMAN, widow, aged 81 years, 3 months, and 16 days. Funeral discourse by Frederic and Daniel Stauffer.

July 18th, in Elkhart county, Indiana, SARAH FULMER, aged 16 years, 7 months, and 28 days. She died leaving a blessed testimony against the vain follies of the world. She warned especially her sisters and all her young friends to lay aside those vain personal adornments which are so much in vogue among all classes now. Her death fell very heavily upon the whole family. Father and mother and sisters all felt that it was indeed very hard to give up their beloved Sarah. But let us remember that God's ways are not our ways, and his thoughts not our thoughts. He knoweth what is best, and he doeth all things well. Let us only try so to live, that when we come to die we may meet in a better world. Funeral services by D. Brenneman.

September 22nd, in Branch county, Michigan, of heart disease, JACOB SUMMERS, at the advanced age of 83 years, 7 months, and 8 days. He was formerly of Lancaster county, Pa. He had been unwell for about two weeks, but had improved so much again that the physician pronounced him out of danger. On Sunday he appeared to be especially well. On Monday morning he rose, dressed, and sat down into his chair as usual, but was soon overtaken with a feeling of weakness, he desired to lay down again, and divesting himself of his coat and vest, he laid down, and in a few minutes expired. He was buried at Pleasant Hill on the 24th, where funeral services were conducted by J. F. Funk, and Henry Shaum.

September 26th, in Elkhart, Indiana, BERTIE, son of Henry and Hattie MARTIN, aged 6 years, 9 months and 21 days. On the 28th he was buried in the Elkhart Cemetery, followed to the grave by a large concourse of friends and acquaintances. Funeral services were held in the Evangelical Church in Elkhart, by G. W. Brackle in German, from the middle clause of the 16th verse of the 1st chapter of Luke, and by H. E. Overmeyer in English from the words, "Is it well with thee? Is it well with thy husband? Is it well with the child?" 2 Kings 4:26.

Thursday, Sept. 18th, 1873, of inflammatory rheumatism, John W. Lamb, in the thirteenth year of his age.

Transcribed by Ruth Schrock, Indiana

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