Herald of Truth Obituaries - November, 1873

Herald of Truth - Volume X, Number 11 - November 1873 - Page 191


March 28th, in Fayette co., Pa., Sister MARY MINTA, wife of Bro. David HONSAKER, aged 20 years, 9 months and 8 days. A funeral discourse was delivered on the 2nd of October at the Masontown Mennonite Church, by D. Brenneman, from Amos 4:12. "Prepare to meet thy God."

July 4th, in Leetonia, Ohio, of Scrofula and curved spine, of which she suffered seven years, LIZZIE JANE, daughter of Henry C. and Catharine MELLINGER, aged 9 years, 4 months and 23 days. Once before her death she asked her mother whether she would be a cripple too in heaven. She often sang the well known hymn, "Jesus lover of my soul."

August 31st, in Montgomery co., Pa., of Dropsy of the heart, MARY ANN DERSTEIN, aged 36 years, 5 months, and 21 days. Services by John Allabach, and Abel Horning.

September 4th, in Rainham, Haldimond co., Ontario, JOHN, son of Peter, and Maria HOOVER, aged 10 months and 28 days.

September 5th, in Montgomery co., Pa., RACHEL, wife of John FRIED, aged 71 years, 10 months, and 11 days. Sermon by Wm Nice and Henry Nice.

Sep. 5th, near Old Line, Lancaster co., Pa., Sister ANNA KOSER, aged 32 years, 1 month, and 6 days. Services were held by Abraham Horst., and Jacob N. Brubaker.

Sep. 16th, in Putnam co., Ohio, of Diptheria, LYDIA ANN, daughter of William and Eva DICUS, aged 6 years, one month, and 25 days. Sermon by George Brenneman.

Sep. 23rd, in Elkhart co., Indiana, Sister ELISABETH YODER, aged 20 years, 9 months, and 16 days. She was a bright and shining light to her associates. She bore her afflictions patiently. Before her death, she selected the hymn, "Dear friends, farewell, I do you tell." Services by J. J. Weaver, and Eli Miller, from Matt. 9:24, 25.

Sep. 26th, in Allen co., Ohio, CHRISTIAN, son Abm. and Elisabeth THUT, aged 11 days. Funeral services by Abm. Steiner from the words, "For me to live is Christ, and to die is gain."

Sep. 11th, in Hilltown, Bucks co., Pa., JOHN L. FRICK, aged 42 years, 11 months, and 26 days. Funeral sermon by J. M. Haldeman and John Allabach.

Sep. 23rd, in Plumstead, Bucks co., Pa., ADAM GOTWALS, at the advanced age of 79 years, 9 months, and 24 days. Sermon by J. M. Haldeman and Sam. Godshalk.

Sep. 27th, in New Britain, Bucks co., Pa., JOHN W. LAPP, aged 34 years, 10 months, and 15 days. Services were held by Isaac Rickert, J. M. Haldeman, and Abm. Moyer.

Sep. 28th, in Hatfield, Montgomery co., Pa., JOHN APPLE, aged 63 years, and 11 months. Services by Jacob Loux, and J. M. Haldeman.

October 3rd, in Litiz, Lancaster co., Pa., Sister MARY HUBER, aged 46 years, and 11 days. After much suffering she fell asleep in death, in the hope of entering that blessed abode, eternal in the heavens. Funeral discourse by Christian Bomberger and J. N. Brubaker, from 2 Cor. 5:1; and by a minister of Litiz, from Ps. 23:4.

October 8th, in St. Joseph co., Indiana, of Croup, AMOS, son of David and _____ Wisler, aged 3 years, 8 months, and 8 days. Funeral discourse by John Weaver and Christian Baer. That little Amos was dear to the hearts of his parents, brothers and sisters, their tears and sighs testified, as they looked, for the last time, upon his cold and lifeless form. Remember that it was the hand of the Lord that has taken him from you.

October 19th, in Arcadia, Hamilton co., Indiana, of Dropsy and the infirmities of age, Bro. HENRY GASHO snr., aged 77 years, 1 month, and 3 days. He was formerly of Lancaster co., Pa. He leaves a widow and seven children to mourn their loss. Funeral services by John and Elias Caylor, from Rom. 5:12, and Rev. 14:13.

October 24th, in Allen co., Ohio, MENNO, son of Moses and Mary BRENNEMAN, aged 27 days. Services by Geo. Brenneman, and C. Culp, from Ps. 39:4, 5; John 14:1-3.
"An infant child has passed away
To brighter realms above;
From earth to heaven hath winged its way
To bask in Jesus' love."

[Diptheria and Litiz transcribed as written.]

Transcribed by Ruth Schrock, Indiana

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