Herald of Truth Obituaries - August, 1873

Herald of Truth - Volume X, Number 8 - August 1873 - Page 143


June 5th, in Bloomington, Ill., of consumption, MARY SALZMAN, aged 39 years, 6 months, and 8 days. She lived in wedlock eleven years, and leaves a husband and three children to mourn their loss. Funeral discourse by Joseph Stuckey from Heb. 4; Pre. Snavely, and Chr. Imhof.

June 20th, in Chenango, Lawrence co., Pa., MINNIE V., daughter of Calvin W. and Nannie A. TITTSLER, aged 2 years, 9 months, and 15 days.

June 28th, in Somerset county, Pa., SARAH, wife of Daniel THOMAS, and daughter of Levi Kaufman, aged 21 years, 2 months, and 3 days. Her remains were interred by the side of her child which went two days before her. Sermon by Samuel Blough, and Bish. Samuel Blough.

July 2nd, in Cumberland co., Pa., WILLIAM, son of Rudolph, and Mary HERTZLER, aged 6 years, 7 months, and 7 days. Funeral remarks in German by George Rupp, in English by Jacob N. Brubaker.
Farewell father, mother, sister dear,
I'll go away and leave you here;
I am going to my happy home,
And there to stay but not alone.

July 5th, in Shelby co., Mo., of Lung fever MARY LAPP, aged one year, 5 months, and 25 days. Funeral occasion improved by Benjamin Hershey from Matt. 18:1-3.

July 7th, in McLean co., Ill., of consumption, ELISABETH BIRGELBACH, aged 32 years, and 2 months. She leaves a bereaved husband, and 4 children to mourn their loss. Remarks appropriate to the occasion were made by Joseph Stuckey from John 5.

July 11th, in Dekalb county, Ind., of a short illness ANGELINE, daughter of Emmanuel and Susan NEIDIG, aged 20 years, 10 months, and 14 days. Funerals services by Pre. Bair of the Reformed Church and James Coyle, from Ps. 90:12- *
Cease, O dear parents, cease your weeping,
Above the place where I am sleeping,
For I am gone young, and blest be he,
Who called me to eternity.

*[Ps. 90:12- transcribed as printed.]

July 14th, in Elkhart co., Ind., of Dropsy, Samuel HARTMAN, aged 89 years, 1 month, and 27 days. Sermon by Jacob Wisler, Chr. Baer, and John Nusbaum.


Transcribed by Ruth Schrock, Indiana

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