Herald of Truth Obituaries - February, 1870

Herald Of Truth - Volume VII, Number 2 - February, 1870, page 31

On the 12th of January, in Rapho township, Lancaster county Pa., _____ a little son of Jacob and Barbara Brubaker, aged 2 years, 8 months and 7 days. The darling child went to rest where pain and sorrow cannot come. Funeral services by Henry Shenk, Peter Nissley and John Brubaker.

Transcriber's note: The first obit and I think the fourth one corrects the spelling of the last name for the same person.

On the 17th of January, in East Donegal township, Lancaster county Pa., _____ a daughter of Ephraim and Fanny Nissley, aged 2 years, 5 months and 4 days. Do not weep, Father and Mother, your child went home to rest. Funeral services by Jacob N. Brubaker, Daniel Ebersole and Henry Shenk. Abm. C. Hershey.

On the 15th of January, in Paint township, Somerset county, Pa., of scarlet fever, LIZZIE, youngest daughter of Abm. and Elizabeth WEAVER, aged 3 years, 10 months and 25 days. She was buried on the 17th, upon which occasion appropriate discourses were delivered by Christian Lehman, Joseph Berkey and Hiram Musselman.
Samuel Blough.

On the 12th of January, in Rapho township, Lancaster county, Pa., David S. BRUBACHER, son of Jacob N. and Barbara Brubacher, aged 2 years, 8 months and 7 days.

On the 18th of September 1869, in Perry township, Wood county, Ohio, JOSEPH PLETCHER, son of Jacob and Elizabeth Pletcher, aged 14 years, 1 month and 28 days. Funeral discourse by Jacob Kaempfer and George Tyson.

On the 1st of December 1869 in the same place, JACOB PLETCHER, son of Jacob and Elizabeth Pletcher, aged 27 years, 1 month and 22 days. Funeral services by the sme as above.
(The above two notices should have appeared in the Jan, No., but were mislaid.)

On the 15th of December, in Nicholson township, Fayette county, Pa., MAGADALENA, wife of Bishop Nicholas JOHNSON, aged 77 years, 6 months and 20 days. She was buried on the 17th in the family graveyard, where a large concourse of friends and relatives followed her to her final resting place. Funeral discourse was delivered by Joseph Cover from Heb. 6:18-20. The deceased was a faithful member of the Mennonite church for about 60 years, and her seat in the church was seldom vacant. She always manifested a friendly disposition. She said before she died, that what the Lord did was well done, and desired to be received into the fold of Christ. She was sick about four weeks and bore her sickness with chirstian resignation. She appeared to be some better and could eat a little, when she was left alone for a short time, sitting in her arm-chair, where she was found dead.

Farewell, mother, Jesus call'd thee far away,
Farewell mother, we must part when Jesus calls,
Those fond arms cannot detain thee,
Dearest mother, thou must go.
Farewell, mother, Oh, how tender are the cords
That binds us here when Jesus calls,
Farewell mother, Farewell dearest mother.
S.A. Hayden

On the 20th of December, in Hilltown, Bucks county, Pa., CATHARINE, wife of Henry FRETZ, aged 74 years, and 23 days. Funeral sermon by Isaac Moyer at the house, and Isaac Overholt at the meeting house.

She sleeps with Jesus, blessed sleep,
Dear children, do not for her weep;
Prepare to meet in heaven above,
Where all is happiness and love.
S. G.

On the 5th of January, in Elkhart county, Ind., of consumption, MARY, wife of John ROHREP* and daughter of Jacob Dausman, aged 23 years, 1 month and 10 days. Funeral sermon by J. M. Christophel and D. Brenneman from Jn. 5;28, 29.

Transcriber's note: probably ROHRER

On the 29th of December, in Conemaugh township, Somerset county, Pa., STELLA, daughter of Isaac and Susanna YODER, aged 5 years, 1 month and 9 days.

On the 15th of January, of nervous debility, in Prairie township, Davis Co., Iowa, LEAH PLANK, daughter of John and Elizabeth Plank, aged 52 years, 9 months and 18 days, after an illness of about four weeks. She was up and about all the time and partook of her regular meals, and was at the table with the rest of the family at supper the evening previous to her death. She was buried in the Pulaski graveyard and followed by a large concourse of friends and relatives. Funeral sermon by ____ Smith from Job 14:14. and by P. Roulet. John Plank.

On the 5th of December 1869, in Lancaster *county Pa., of palsy, JOHN NOLT, aged 74 years, 6 months and 7 days.

Transcriber's note: *as written

Transcriber's note: In the February 1870 Herald of Truth some names are in all capitals and some are not.

Transcribed by Rose Burkholder, Ohio

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