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Miscellaneous Obituaries From
Huntingdon County, PA
(transcribed under the direction of Dave Wilson)


Mrs. Flora Sarah (GARVER) BRUMBAUGH, widow of Otis M. BRUMBAUGH, died at her 
home, 1716 Mifflin street, this morning, November 16, 1939, at 6:00 o'clock. 
She had been in failing health for some time, but had been seriously ill of 
pneumonia only since Monday night. 
She was born in Hill Valley, Huntingdon county, on January 30, 1860, a 
daughter of George and Annie Bare GARVER.  In 1881, she was married to Otis 
M. BRUMBAUGH, who preceded her in death in October, 1938. 
Mrs. BRUMBAUGH was a member of the Church of the Brethren and lived a 
devout, Christian life.  Her kindly, quiet manner had endeared her to her 
neighbors and friends in this community, where she had resided since 1882. 
Surviving are one son, Dr. Cloy G. BRUMBAUGH, of Huntingdon, and a 
granddaughter, Miss Helen B. BRUMBAUGH, also of Huntingdon.  Two brothers, 
B. F. GARVER, of Shirleysburg, Lloyd GARVER, of Mount Union and two sisters, 
Mrs. Laura RUPERT, of Huntingdon, and Mrs. Senie SHUE, of York, also 
survive. 
Funeral services will be held at her late home on Saturday afternoon at 2:00 
o'clock, with the Rev. George L. DETWEILER officiating.  Interment will be 
made in the Valley View cemetery, near Marklesburg, by Brown's funeral 
service. 
The body may be viewed at Brown's funeral parlors until 10:00 o'clock 
Saturday morning when it will be taken to the BRUMBAUGH home. 

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James G. MURPHY Dies at Rockhill 
James G. MURPHY, well known as roadmaster for the East Broad Top Railroad 
Company, died at Rockhill Furnace, on Wednesday, August 29th, 1934.  He had 
been in failing health for a number of years.  He was the son of Alexander 
B. MURPHY and Hannah (UPDYKE) MURPHY, and was born in Porter township, 
Huntingdon county, on September 9, 1852. 
Mr. MURPHY was united in marriage with Miss Mary F. ISENBERG, on April 24, 
1874.  Mrs. MURPHY died August 7th, 1932.  He was a member of the 
Presbyterian church, of Orbisonia, and had been an employe of the East Broad 
Top Company, for sixty years, holding the position of roadmaster at the time 
of his death.  He was well known to railroad men and mechanics, and was 
highly respected. 
Mr. MURPHY is survived by the following sons and daughters:  Charles W. 
MURPHY, James Alfred MURPHY and Mrs. Maud LOCKE, all of Rockhill Furnace; 
Mrs. Fred BECK, of Philadelphia, and Mrs. A. C. ELIAS, of Salem, Ohio.  Four 
grandchildren and two great-grandchildren survive, also three sisters, 
namely:  Miss Mary MURPHY, of Portland, Oregon; Mrs. Charles BEAVER, and 
Mrs. Annie MCMULLEN, both of Altoona. 
Funeral services will be held from his late residence in Rockhill Furnace, 
Saturday, September 1, at 2 o'clock P. M. in charge of his pastor, Rev. R. 
A. WARNER.  Interment will follow in the Orbisonia cemetery.  W. Q. BLATT, 
in charge of funeral arrangements. 

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The funeral of Mrs. CHILCOTE who died at Pittsburgh was held Tuesday 
afternoon last, November, 16th; at 2 o'clock, at the Monroe M. E. church, 
with burial in the cemetery adjoining.  Mrs. CHILCOTE was a former resident 
of Rock Hill, Pa.  Undertaker Dunmire.  Full obituary next week. 

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The funeral of James Harry JOHNSON was held at the home at 2 o'clock and 
further services were conducted in the Methodist Episcopal church at 2:30, 
in charge of Rev. J. B. BRENNEMAN.  Many beautiful floral tributes were 
received.  This is the boy who was run over by the Shed Hawke & Company 
truck.  He died Wednesday morning at the Blair Memorial hospital at 
Huntingdon.  Undertaker Dunmire. 

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James Stewart NORTON of near Newton Hamilton died at his home on Sunday 
evening, November 7th, from a complication of diseases.  He had been ill for 
about three years.  He leaves to mourn his loss his wife, three daughters 
and one son, all at home.  The funeral was held Wednesday morning, November 
10th, at 10 o'clock from the home, in charge of Rev. HIMES, pastor of the 
Methodist Episcopal church.  He was laid to rest in the Memorial cemetery at 
Newton Hamilton.  Undertaker Dunmire. 

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A great shock and much sorrow came to our town, when the word was given out 
on Thursday evening, Feb. 10, about 9:30 o'clock, that Zelda was dead.  Only 
a week before this she was well and cheerful, but was showing symptoms of 
takng a cold.  This developed into a bad case of lagrippe, and settled in 
her head in a bealing, as so rapidly did it progress and with such intense 
pain, that her beloved Lord and Master called her out of the intense 
suffering so soon. 
Zelda was one of the finest and purest of girls; was alway friendly and kind 
to everybody, was a consistent Christian, a member of the Baptist Church and 
an interested Bible student from her early childhood, a regular attendant at 
all the services of her church and its several departments.  She was a fine 
organist and always at her post of duty; in her Sunday school lessons she 
was always eager to know more of its truths and its spirituality.  She was 
always ready to help in the work of advancing and trying to attain higher 
standards. 
The writer having been her Sunday school teacher and superintendent from a 
little girl, had taken her through a series of teacher training at which 
time she earned a diploma with about 100 per cent marks on all of her 
examination papers; and just now she was again going with us in a class of 
Teacher Training in which she hoped to get another diploma, and then she 
said she wanted to take the seal course. 
She was a home girl, always ready to do her best for her parents, and in her 
home, on account of her loss, there will certainly be a void and a sadness 
that will be hard to overcome by those who remain there to mourn her 
departure. 
But the consolidation to her parents, her sister and only little brother is 
surely great for the knowledge that their daughter and sister had lived such 
a pure life; and was so attentive to the duties of her Lord and Saviour, 
that now she is amongst the most beautiful of the redeemed ones in our Lord' 
s Kingdom in Heaven. 
May her life and her death be a stimulant to all her companions and her many 
friends to live a better life, and show that the world is better by her 
being in it, for God certainly had a purpose in bringing into the world such 
pure characters, and then taking them out again just when we feel the most 
need of them, and when we least think we can let them go; but God knows best 
and doeth all things well. 
Zelda, daughter of Paul and Bertha RUPERT, was aged 22 years and almost 2 
months.  She leaves to mourn her loss her parents, also one sister Louisa, 
and a little brother Arthur and a large--------------------(the rest of the 
obit is missing. DW) 

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Zelda Ruth RUPERT 
Died Feb. 19, 1916. 
In loving remembrance 
Thy voice is hushed, 
It speaks no more. 
Save as it echoes from that shore, 
Where pain and suffering are no more. 
We mourn thy loss, 
Thy place is vacant 
Ne'er can it be filled again, 
But we hope some day to meet you 
Where there are no tears or pain. 
        Father, Mother, Sister and Brother 
(A picture accompanies this article)
 

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A SON'S TRIBUTE TO HIS MOTHER 
Mrs. Susan CHILCOTE, who Passed Away on Nov. 13, 1920, at Pitcairn, Pa. 
The death angel has come and summoned from our midst our beloved mother, 
Mrs. Susan CHILCOTE, formerly and for the most of her life time on earth, a 
resident of upper Hill Valley, Huntingdon county, Pa.  Her husband, our 
father, passed on before her by a little over twenty years; his death 
occurring on August 11, 1900.  At the time of her death, which came on 
November 13, 1920, she was aged 80 years and 24 days. 
Since October 1919 she has made her home with a daughter, Mrs. G. W. 
SHENEFELT of Pitcairn, Pa.  On Tuesday, Nov. 16 the body was taken back to 
the Monroe cemetery where it was laid to rest beside him with whom she had 
so faithfully walked for many years and where also rests the body of a 
daughter, Mary Catharine who passed from earth in 1884.  Services were 
conducted at the home in Pitcairn on Monday evening by the Rev. L. R. JONES, 
pastor of the Methodist Episcopal Church of Pitcairn, and at the Monroe 
church on Tuesday afternoon by the Rev. J. C. COLLINS, a former pastor of 
the Orbisonia Methodist Episcopal church and where he was a frequent visitor 
at the home while she lived in that vicinity. 
Since early in life, she was a close follower of the Stainless One, to whose 
services she had dedicated herself.  Every one who knew her had a glimpse of 
one of Christ's true devotees.  Nothing too hard for her to do when duty 
summoned her.  No worthy service too humble, no standards of the most worthy 
ideals of life too high for her hopes of some true realisation[?]. 
She devoted her best life in service to her home and her children and to the 
maxim of a most worthy help mate to him  whose companionship she accepted 
during the early years of their earthly pilgrimage. 
To this union were born the following ten children: --Mary Catharine, whose 
name is referred to above, deceased at the age of 24 years, Mrs. W. O. 
HUNTSMAN, of Martinsburg, Blair County, Pa.; Mrs. G. W. SHENEFELT of 
Pitcairn, Pa., Mrs. Sarah STEWART, of Rockhill Furnace, Pa.; Mrs. E. M. 
SHENEFELT of Happy, Texas; Mrs. W. J.  MCCOLLUM (deceased), of Sunbury, Pa.; 
Wm. H. CHILCOTE, of Huntingdon, Pa.; Abram M. CHILCOTE, of Rockhill Furnace, 
Pa.; Rev. P. J. CHILCOTE of Monaca[?], Pa.; and Rev. Thos. F. CHILCOTE, of 
Dayton, Pa. 
She leaves also to mourn her departure, one brother Peter WHITSEL, of Cora, 
Pa., in his ninety-first year and thirty-nine grand children and forty-one 
great grand children. 
Our dear mother has gone from us and her precious memory shall ever inspire 
us to emulate those high and worthy principles which she taught us to know 
from our early child hood and to follow in all the years of our earthly journey. 
The family altar, and the lessons of truth and righteousness that our beloved 
departed parents inculcated in our hearts bind us still together with cords that death can 
not sever.  The spirit of reverence, for home, and the Lord's Day and the 
Word of God, and Church attendance and for all that pertain to the highest 
and the best shall never be obliterated from our minds and hearts.  Because 
of these things we are made more conscious of our obligations to the high 
standards of American Christian Citizenship, with fullest reverence to the 
high Government of Heaven.  We have great reason to be greatful to the Giver 
of all good for what He has been pleased to bestow upon us as the recipients 
of the precepts and examples of life ever set before us by our Godly and 
sainted parents.  We could not wish them back here; they are at rest from 
their labors and trials and with the poet, there is only this we can sing in 
their triumphs over earth's conflicts. 
Servant of God, well done! 
Thy glorious warfare's past, 
The battle's fought, the race is won, 
And thou are crowned at last. 

O, happy, happy soul! 
In ecstasies of praise, 
Long as eternal ages roll, 
Thou seest thy Saviour's face. 

Redeemed from earth and pain, 
Ah! when shall we ascend, 
And all in Jesus' presence reign 
With our translated friend? 

          ---Thos. F. CHILCOTE
 

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IN MEMORIAM 
In memory of Anna Belle PARSONS, who died at her home in Allenport, November 
the 17th, 1919, aged 11 yrs, 9 months and 19 days. 
Dearest Anna Belle you have left us, 
And thy loss we deeply feel, 
There's a vacant chair at the table 
That never can be filled. 

Death comes and none can hinder, 
Takes our loved ones from our side 
Takes them from our home forever 
To their home beyond the skies. 

Up in Heaven we can meet them 
With the loved ones gone before 
And can be forever with them 
There where parting is no more. 
          ---Father and Mother.
 

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Allie MCGOWAN, died at the late home of her mother in Rockhill, Wednesday 
evening, September 27, 1899, aged about 17 years.  She had been sick with 
typhoid fever for several weeks, which developed into typhoid pneumonia, a 
few days before her death.  Her father died in February and her mother 
preceded her to the grave a month ago.  During the greater part of her 
sickness Mary WHITNEY and Gertrude REED, daughters of the Methodist and 
Baptist ministers respectfully, acted as volunteer nurses and were very 
attentive to their self imposed trust, and are entitled to great credit.  A 
brother and sister survive her and they have the sympathy of the community. 
Funeral services were held from the house Friday morning, in the absence of 
Rev. WHITNEY, being conducted by Rev. W. G. FINNEY. 

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Mrs. Anna Mary RUTTER died at her home in Mount Union, November 1, at 6 
o'clock a.m. after being confined to her bed for seven weeks, from the effects 
of a stroke. 
Mrs. RUTTER was the widow of William RUTTER who preceded her in death 
several years ago.  She was born in Springfield township, October 22, 1861, 
and was aged 73 years and 13 days.  She lived for several years in Rockhill. 
These sons and daughters survive: Calvin, of Three Springs, R. D. , George, 
of Germany Valley, Roy of Mount Union, and Mrs. Bertha BOWMAN, Mrs. Gertrude 
RIPPLE and Mrs. Myrtle BEAVER of Mount Union. 
Funeral services were conducted at her late home Saturday at 2 o'clock in 
charge of her pastor, the Rev. E. J. Matlock of Altoona.  Burial was made in 
the Jordan Cemetery, by Funeral Director A. F. Reihart. 

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Mrs. Barbara E. BAIR, widow of William F. BAIR, died at her home in Rockhill 
Furnace, Tuesday September 18, 1923, after an extended illness from 
complications, aged 61 years and 16 days.  She was the daughter of Jacob and 
Jemima BOLINGER and was born in Black Log Valley, where she spent the early 
part of her life.  She was a member of the Brethren Church and was active in 
church work.  She was a good mother and enjoyed the friendship of many. 
Surviving are these children: Mrs. Alfred HOUSER, Lewistown; Mrs. J. N. 
FILLMAN and Mrs. William W. SCHMITTLE of Rockhill Furnace; and Dorothy Marie 
BAIR, an adopted daughter at home.  Funeral services were held from her late 
home this afternoon at 1 o'clock, conducted by Rev. J. H. WEAVER, of the 
United Brethren church.  Burial was made in Odd Fellows cemetery, Orbisonia. 
W. P. DUNMIRE, Director. 

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Mt. Union, Dec 29-Benjamin Franklin BYERS, 79, died suddenly at his home in 
Rockhill Furnace near here.  He was the son of John and Margaret MALONE 
BYERS, and was born at Richmond.  He is survived by these sons and 
daughters: Mrs. Margaret Anna GLUNT, Amos, Mrs. Clara CARTER, Benton, Mrs. 
Adeline SCOTT, all of Rockhill Furnace; Mrs. Allen BYE, of Newtown; the Rev 
Walter R. BYERS, of Wapwallopen; and Karl of Altoona. William BYERS, of 
Rockhill Furnace and Mrs. Mary ROSENBERRY, of Richmond are a brother and 
sister surviving. 
Funeral services were held from the home today at 2 o'clock in charge of the 
Rev. Herbert BEAM, pastor of the Orbisonia Methodist church.  Burial 
followed in the _____________. 

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Charles B. THOMPSON, a well-known resident of this city, died at his home, 
Market and Jefferson streets, at 8 o'clock Tuesday morning after an illness 
of two weeks from complications. 
Mr. THOMPSON was born in Mount Union, February 26, 1872, and was a son of 
Dr. George W. THOMPSON and Mrs. Linnie MCGARVEY THOMPSON, both deceased.  He 
grew to manhood here and attended the local schools.  With the exception of 
a few years when he ws employed in Johnstown as bookkeeper in a large 
business establishment, also in banks at Everett and Bedford, his life was 
spent in this city. 
Surviving are two brothers, George W. THOMPSON, of Canton, Ohio; and Russell 
THOMPSON, at home.  The father, Dr. George W. THOMPSON, a leading 
practitioner of medicine in this place for a number of years, died in 
January 1899.  The mother, with whom he remained in the home until her 
death, passed away a few months ago. 
Funeral services will be held from his late home this Friday afternoon, at 2 
o'clock, in charge of Rev. H. Willis HARTSOCK, pastor of the First Methodist 
Church.  Burial will follow in the Odd Fellows cemetery.  Undertaker W. P. 
DUNMIRE. 

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Mount Union, June 16- Daniel Isenberg SMITH, a highly respected citizen of 
this place for thiry-five years, died at the home of his daughter, Mrs. John 
LEONARD, Halley Street, Tuesday evening after a long illness, the result of 
advanced years.  Mr. SMITH was a patient in the J. C. Blair Memorial 
hospital for some time and seven weeks ago was brought to the daughter's 
home here.  All that time he was confined to bed; he became weaker until 
death relieved him.  Mr. SMITH was affectionately known to many as "Danny" 
SMITH and word of his passing away brought sadness to many friends. 
Daniel Isenberg SMITH was born in Hill Valley on October 7, 1853, the son of 
James and Margaret (ISENBERG) SMITH.  He grew to young manhood on the farm 
and when he married Miss Alice MADDEN in November 1878, he took up 
housekeeping in Orbisonia with her.  They lived there for many years before 
coming to Mount Union about 35 years ago.  Mrs. SMITH died here September 
14, 1919. 
Deceased was a member of the United Brethren Church for many years but had 
attended the Methodist church in Mount Union. 
Surviving are the following children: Margaret, wife of John LEONARD of 
Mount Union; Lucy, wife of Charles CRIST of Philadelphia; Harry SMITH and 
Ralph SMITH, both of that city and Bruce SMITH of Mount Union.  There are 13 
grandchildren and 4 great grandchildren.  Two sisters and one brother also 
survive.  They are: Mrs. Belle DAUGHENBAUGH and Mrs. Annie MCCLURE, of 
Orbisonia and McClelland SMITH of Huntington, W. Va. 
Funeral services were held from the home of Mr. and Mrs. John LEONARD, 
Halley Street, Mount Union this Friday afternoon at 2 o'clock.  Rev. Dr. R. 
Skyles Oyler will officiate and A. F. RIEHART, Funeral Director, will direct 
the interment in the IOOF cemetery at Mount Union. 

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David Rittenhouse Porter ENYEART, the oldest resident of Orbisonia, passed 
away at the ENYEART homestead near Orbisonia, Sunday, January 14th, at 7:15 
p.m.  Death was due to a complication of diseases.  While Mr. ENYEART had 
been in failing health for several years he was only confined to his bed 
about two weeks. 
The subject of this sketch was a resident of Orbisonia almost his entire 
life, being three years of age when his parents moved to town.  Born 
December 6th, 1850, he was at the time of his death aged 83 years, 1 month 
and 8 days. 
David ENYEART was a son of Isaac and Margaret (ISENBERG) ENYEART, and was 
one of twelve children, six of whom have preceded him to the grave.  They 
were Calvin, died December 22, 1904; Prudence, died October 30, 1850; 
Elizabeth, died June 3, 1852; Mary, widow of John S. HOUCK, Orbisonia; John, 
died August 14, 1856; Lydia Ann, widow of Albert J. WILLETT, Johnstown; 
William, of Girard, Ohio; Howard LEWIS, Orbisonia; George MCCLELLEN, died 
March 15, 1905; Lilly GROVE, wife of John RUPERT, of Carlisle, died several 
years ago, and Margaretta, wife of George M. WOLFE, Marion, Pa. 
Mr. ENYEART was one of Orbisonia's enterprising business men, being engaged 
in the mercantile business in partnership with his father when they opened a 
general store here in 1881.  At the death of his father, Mr. ENYEART took 
over the business until the year 1919 when his grandson, Ned Porter ENYEART, 
carried on the business until only a few years ago when it was sold to I. W. 
WORKMAN. 
Mr. ENYEART was married January 31, 1871, to Jennie E. RUTTER, at 
Huntingdon, by Rev. ST---LE.  She preceded him to the grave some twenty 
years ago.  To this union were born two sons, William, who died April, 1927, 
and Franklin, died 1873.  Besides the three sisters and two brothers he is 
also survived by one grandson, Ned Porter ENYEART, with whom he had made his 
home until a few years ago when they made their home at the Allen hotel. 
During a recent -------------there he was nursed by Mrs. SCHMITTLE whose 
kindness will not soon be forgotten by the grandson and the family.  Not 
quite a year ago he was taken to the old homestead, the scene of his boyhood 
days, where he spent his last days with his brother and sister, and here his 
niece, Mrs. David WILLETT, cared for him night and day during his last 
illness. 
"Uncle Davie" as he was familiarly known, was a lover of flowers and his 
lawn was one of the beauty spots of town.  He was a public spirited man; in 
politics a staunch Democrat; in religion of the Methodist faith. 
Funeral services will be held from the Methodist church Wednesday at 2:00 
p.m. in charge of a former pastor, the Rev. J. Leroy COHICK, assisted by the 
Rev. M. S. Q. MELLOTT, with interment in the family plot in Orbisonia 
cemetery.  Funeral directed by A.F. REIHART. 

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Mrs. Elizabeth May SHOOP, wife of Simpson SHOOP, died at her home in 
Mapleton, Wednesday evening, January 9th, at 5:30 o'clock of a complication 
of diseases after several weeks' illness.  She was a daughter of Abram and 
Martha CAROTHERS (both deceased) and was born in Shirley township, May 17, 
1862, hence was aged 65 years, 7 months and 22 days.  Almost 26 years ago 
she was united in marriage to Simpson A. SHOOP, of Orbisonia, who survives. 
She is also survived by one sister, Miss Blanche CAROTHERS of Orbisonia and 
one step-daughter, Mrs. Arthur ENYEART of Turtle Creek. 
Mrs. SHOOP was one of Mapleton's well-known and highly esteemed citizens, 
she being especially active in church work.  She was a member of the 
Presbyterian church of Mapleton, the Ladies' Aid Society and the Sunday 
school.  She was also a member of Maple Glen Rebekah Lodge, No. 392, IOOF, 
of Mapleton. 
Funeral services were held at the home in Mapleton, Saturday afternoon at 2 
o'clock in charge of her pastor, Rev. C. H. GOSHORN.  Interment in the IOOF 
cemetery at Mapleton. 

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Mrs. Esther M. MATTHEWS, widow of Albert A. MATHEWS, died at the Blair 
Memorial hospital, Huntingdon, Tuesday evening, September 22nd, from 
complications, aged 62.  Mrs. MATTHEWS was the daughter of James and Hannah 
BOLINGER BARCLAY, and was born in Black Log Valley, where she lived until 
her marriage with Albert A. MATTHEWS, of Shade Valley, in the year 1884. 
Her home was established in that valley and she resided there until 
seventeen years ago when she moved with her family to Shirleysburg and it 
was at that place she remained until her death.  Her husband died about a 
year ago. 
Mrs. MATTHEWS was a member of the Methodist Episcopal church, and was active 
in the church of that denomination at Shirleysburg.  She is survived by two 
daughters: Mrs. O. A. HORTON of Trough Creek and Mrs. J. C. LEONARD of 
Shirleysburg.  These brothers and sister also survive:  Mrs. Samuel KING, 
Robert BARCLAY, this city, Samuel BARCLAY of Shirleysburg: William BARCLAY, 
Walter BARCLAY, of Black Log Valley, Mrs. David PRICE, Mrs. Samuel YOCUM, 
Shade Valley.  Three grandchildren also survive. 
Funeral services will be held from the home of her daughter, Mrs. LEONARD, 
near Shirleysburg, Friday evening at 7 o'clock, in charge of her pastor, 
Rev. J. A. COX, and on Saturday the body will be taken to Mount Zion church 
at Blairs Mills, where further services will be held.  Burial will follow in 
the cemetery near the church.  Funeral Director, W. P. DUNMIRE. 

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Mount Union, March 5-Francis M. HOOPER, retired Pennsylvania Railroad 
employe, and a highly respected citizen of Mount Union for more than half a 
century, died at the advanced age of almost 85 years, Sunday afternoon, 
March 4, 1934, at his home, West Milford street.  Mr. HOOPER was a 
remarkable man for his advanced years but had seemed to fail rapidly the 
past few months and death was caused by the infirmities of old age. 
Francis M. HOOPER was born at Melinda Forge, now McKin----, Huntingdon 
county, July 11, 1849, the son of Joshua and Rachel BARBEN HOOPER.  He was 
united in marriage with Miss Rosanne HARTZELL, May 30, 1875.  After their 
marriage, with the exception of a few years lived at Robertsdale, Pa.  they 
lived almost their entire life at Mount Union.  Mrs. HOOPER passed away 
January 9, 1923.  One son, Jesse HOOPER, died some years ago. 
Mr. HOOPER was proud of his record as a railroader.  He became an employe of 
the Pennsylvania Railroad in 1870 and in 1874 went to the East Broad Top 
Railroad where he remained in continuous service until 1894, a period of 20 
years.  He was the baggage master on the first train that left Mount Union, 
August 30, 1874 for Rockhill, then the end of the line.  He held this job 
for six years.  In 1894 he again went on the Pennsylvania lines.  He was 
transferred to the P. R. R. creosoting plant here in 1909 where he fired 
boilers for 10 years; he was retired in 1919.  Mr. HOOPER had many 
experiences and did everything from tie-ramming to engineering, on the 
railroad. 
In religious faith, Mr. HOOPER was a devout Methodist.  He was a member of 
the official board of the First Methodist Church in Mount Union and he was a 
member of the adult Bible Class taught by W. O. FIELDS.  Mr. HOOPER passed 
from this world with the hymns of the church and prayers upon his lips. 
Mr. HOOPER was a member of the Independent Order of Odd Fellows, 677 of 
Mount Union. 
Surviving are the following children: Grace, wife of William H. ROHM, Mount 
Union; Florence, Mrs. Herbert RUNK of Philadelphia and her twin sister, 
Lodema, Mrs. Chester LANE, of Detroit, Michigan; Myrtle, Mrs. Harry CORBIN, 
Upper Darby, Pa., Thomas C. HOOPER, of Altoona and Miss Araminta HOOPER, at 
home.  There are 9 grandchildren and 6 great-grandchildren as well as one 
sister, Mrs. Alice CHAMBERLAIN, of Altoona also surviving. 
Funeral services will be held from the First Methodist church Wednesday 
afternoon at 2 o'clock with the Rev. Dr. R. Skyles OYLER, officiating. W. Q. 
BLATT will direct interment in the IOOF cemetery at Mount Union. 
A prayer service at the home at 11 a.m. Wednesday and the body will then be 
taken to the church where it will lie in state for two hours. 
Friends may call at the home util the time when the body is taken to the 
church at 11 a.m. Wednesday. 
The local lodge of Independent Order of Odd Fellows 677 of Mount Union will 
hold a service Tuesday evening at 8 o'clock at the home, 116 W. Milford 
Street. 

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George W. HAFFLEY, an aged and highly respected citizen of Shirley township, 
died at his home in Hill Valley, Thursday night, Nov. 23, after a somewhat 
lingering illness of a few years duration.  His wife was borne to the grave 
only a few weeks ago and this was a hard stroke on him in his delicate 
condition of health.  Mr. HAFFLEY was a conscientious Christian gentleman, a 
member of the Orbisonia Presbyterian church and never neglected his 
Christian duties unless prevented by sickness.  He was a kind husband and 
loving father, and was looked upon as a model man by all his friends.  He at 
one time lived in Orbisonia, and was a member of Captain A. W. DECKERS 
Company K 202nd Regiment Pennsylvania Volunteers and served his country with 
distinction in the Civil War.  Mr. HAFFLEY was a successful farmer all his 
life.  Funeral services were held from his late residence Sunday and they 
were largely attended.  The deceased is survived by one son John at whos 
home he died, and other lcose relatives and friends.  Interment in Garver's 
cemetery where his wife and daughter were buried.  What a grand reunion 
there will be when these loved ones meet around our Father's throne in 
Heaven where no sickness, pain, or death shall ever enter there.  The 
sympathy of many friends goes out to the bereaved son and other relatives, 
thus the life of another godly and grand old man is ended. 
(1906 is written in the margin next to the obituary, DW) 

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George Calvin SOLLERS was found dead at his home in Cromwell township on 
Sunday, February 9, 1941.  His body was discovered by neighbors on Sunday 
morning, but it is thought that he died sometime during the night.  Mr. 
SOLLERS lived alone.  His death was due to natural causes. 
A son of the late Jacob and Lavina LOCKE SOLLERS, he was born in Springfield 
township, Huntingdon county, on May 29, 1874.  He was aged 66 years, eight 
months and eleven days at the time of death. 
He was united in marriage with Miss Nannie BEASTON, of Orbisonia.  The 
widow, now residing in Mount Union, survives with two children: Mrs. Mary 
Ellen VARNER, of Mount Union, and Clarence SOLLERS, who resides with his 
mother.  A sister, Mrs. Adda Catherin MOORE, of Mount Union and a brother, 
John SOLLERS, of Woodridge, Va., also survive. 
Mr. SOLLERS was a quiet, unassuming man.  He was well liked by friends and 
acquaintances. 
Funeral services will be held Wednesday, February 12, at 2 p.m at Ott's 
funeral home in Orbisonia, conducted by Rev (The remainder of the obit is 
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Mrs. Harriet COLLINS, the wife of Estel COLLINS, died recently at her home 
near Shirleysburg after an illness of six months of tuberculosis, aged 43 
years, 7 months and 27 days.  The deceased was a consistent member of the 
Reformed church.  Besides the husband there survive the following sons and 
daughters: David, Henry G., Edgar R., Laura, Eugene, Robert P., Ralph B., 
all at home.  Mrs. Martha CULBERTSON and Mrs. Harry SHAFFER, both of Mount 
Union; and by three brothers and one sister Geo. W. GROVE, of Orbisonia, 
Enoch I. and Frank GROVE, both of Homestead, Pa., and Mrs. Annie NEIL, of 
Tyrone.  Interment was made in Enyeart cemetery. 

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On Wednesday, March 16, 1927, while assisting his son, Chalmers, to haul 
feed from the George CLAYTON place, near Richvale, Mr. Henry STEFFY fell 
from a load of straw and had his neck broken.  Funeral took place at Mt. 
Zion in charge of Rev. KEEMER. 

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Ira Bliss WILSON, died at the home of his brother, Clyde WILSON, in 
Orbisonia, after several months illness on Friday, May 13, 1927, 11:15 A. M. 
Deceased was born in Orbisonia, June 4, 1877, and was aged 49 years, 11 
months and 9 days at the time of his death.  He was the son of John R. and 
Mary Elizabeth APPLEBY WILSON, both deceased.  Mr. WILSON was a member of 
the Presbyterian church his entire life and active as long as he was able. 
For the past twenty-five years he had been blind.  He is survived by one 
brother, Clyde WILSON, at whose home he died. 
Funeral service at home, Monday, May 16, 1927 at 1:30 P. M. Rev. G. W. 
APPLEGATE, pastor of the Presbyterian church officiated.  Interment, 
Orbisonia cemetery.  Funeral directed by Frank HEIDEL. 

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Mrs. Isabelle DAUGHENBAUGH, of Orbisonia, widow of William Irvin 
DAUGHENBAUGH, died at her home last evening, January 9, 1941.  She was aged 
91 years, four months and nineteen days. 
She was born August 21, 1849 in Canoe valley, Huntingdon county. Her father 
was James SMITH, a native of Ireland.  On March 13, 1890, she was united in 
marriage with William Irvin DAUGHENBAUGH, who preceded her in death sixteen 
years ago. 
Surviving are one daughter, Mrs. Emily PYLES, of Rockhill Furnace, and Harry 
DAUGHENBAUGH, of Chicago, Illinois.  One sister, Mrs. Anna MCCLURE, of 
Altoona, and one brother, McClelland SMITH, of Huntington, West Va., also 
survive.  There are thirty-two living grandchildren. 
Mrs. DAUGHENBAUGH had resided in Orbisonia all her life.  She was a member 
of the United Brethren church of Orbisonia and was a good neighbor and a 
fine Christian woman. 
Funeral services will be held at the United Brethren church on Sunday 
afternoon at 2 o'clock, with the Rev. William SNYDER officiating:  Interment 
will be made in the Orbisonia cemetery, directed by Ott's funeral service. 

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Jackson L. GROVE, 326 Allegheny street died at his home Monday, May 30, at 
11:40 o'clock after an illness of several months from a complication of 
diseases.  He was born March 5, 1854 and was aged 67 years, 2 months and 25 
days.  Mr. GROVE  followed the occupation of a farmer in his earlier life 
and lived a retired life since coming to Huntingdon from Shirleysburg about 
fifteen years ago.  Besides his wife he is survived by six children, Mrs. 
Wm. SHAVER of Wilkinsburg; Mrs. Ira MASEMORE of McVeytown; Howard GROVE of 
Selinsgrove; Mrs. Carl LEABHART of Huntingdon; Miss Emma GROVE and Lawrence 
at home.  Also by one sister, Mrs. Solomon GROVE of Shirleysburg. 
Funeral services were conducted by the Rev. D. E. MASTER at his late home 
Thursday morning at 9 o'clock.  The funeral cortege left for Shirleysburg in 
automobiles where interment was made.-Evening Journal. 

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Mr. Jacob MONTGOMERY of Shade Gap died Sunday, December 30th, about 5 p.m. 
Mr. MONTGOMERY was Huntingdon county's oldest citizen and claimed to be 100 
years old on November 10, 1928.  He was taken ill Saturday, December 28, 
1928.  Dr. B. E. HIMES was called in and pronounced his illness pneumonia. 
Because of his age he was not able to throw it off and died the next day. 
He was born in Cassville, in Trough Creek Valley and the greater part of his 
life was spent there.  His parents were both natives of Ireland.  Mr. 
MONTGOMERY was married twice, his second wife still survives: also two sons 
of his first marriage, Thomas MONTGOMERY of Three Springs and John 
MONTGOMERY of Oregon.  Mr. MONTGOMERY served from the beginning of the Civil 
War until its close and was in many battles.  A sketch of his life was 
printed in this paper about a month ago.  He was very proud of his age.  His 
remains were taken to Three Springs Wednesday for burial.-Shade Gap 
Correspondent. 

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Jemima BOLINGER, daughter of Jacob and Rachel BOLINGER, died Saturday April 
8, 1916, of a stroke of paralysis at the home of her daughter, Mrs. Barbara 
BAIR, in Rockhill.  She had made her home with her daughter for the past 
fifteen years.  She was born in Blacklog valley June 27, 1840, and at her 
death was aged 75 years, 10 months and 11 days.  She was a member of the 
Dunkard church for many years.  Besides her daughter she is survived by one 
sister, Mrs. Christena LOVE of Richvale, Pa.  Funeral services were 
conducted Tuesday morning at her late residence by Rev. M. H. AKE. 
Interment in Shope cemetery, Blacklog valley. 

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Mount Union, July 13--John Egbert BARKLE, fomerly of Mount Union, died 
suddenly at his home in Swarthmore, Pa., July 11, 1934 at 12:30 a.m.  He was 
aged 53 years and was the son of John E. and Mary (STRONG) BARKLE.  He was 
united in marriage with Miss Maud B. VANZANDT, of Orbisonia, in 1903 at 
Orbisonia. 
Mr. BARKLE was an employe of the Westinghouse Electric Company and held a 
responsible position for a number of years.  In religious faith he was of 
the Methodist Church. 
Surviving are the wife, one son and two daughters, Mrs. Ross MEAHL, of 
Wilkinsburg, Pa.; Miss Elizabeth and John E. BARKLE, Jr. at home.  Also one 
brother, Ray BARKLE of New York City and the following sisters: Mrs. 
Beatrice ENYEART, Wilkinsburg, Pa.; Mrs. Benjamin BANCK, Cleveland, Ohio and 
Mrs. Marcus ALEXANDER, Chicago. 
The remains were brought to the funeral home of W. Q. Blatt in Orbisonia 
this Friday afternoon where, upon arrival, services were held.  The Rev. R. 
A. Warner of the Presbyterian Church and the Rev. M.S.Q. Mellott of the 
Methodist Church officiated.  Interment was made in the Orbisonia cemetery. 

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John C. ISENBERG, son of David Isenberg, deceased, and Elizabeth ISENBERG, 
of Orbisonia, was born July 9, 1875, and died December 2, 1920 at the age of 
45 years, 4 months and 24 days.  He was a faithful employee of the East 
Broad Top Railroad for the past 20 years and was section foreman at the time 
of his death.  Deceased was a member of the P.O. S. of A., which attended 
the funeral in a body, also a member of the United Brotherhood of 
Maintenance of Ways Employees and Railway Shop Laborers.  He was a member of 
the United Brethren church of Orbisonia.  The funeral services were held on 
Sunday, December 5th, in charge of the pastor, Rev. J. H. WEAVER.  Surviving 
are his mother, Mrs. Elizabeth ISENBERG, one sister, Mrs. S. J. WERTZ, both 
of Orbisonia, besides many other relatives and friends.  Those who attended 
the funeral from  a distance were: Mr. and Mrs. G. L. S. BAKER of 
Huntingdon, Mr. and Mrs. Joel ISENBERG of Barbara, J. R. ENYEART of 
Pitcairn, A. M. ENYEART of Turtle Creek.  Funeral was in charge of 
Undertaker DUNMIRE of Mt. Union.  Interment in the Orbisonia cemetery. 

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Rev. Joseph D. W. DEAVOR, a retired minister of the Central Pennsylvania 
Conference of the Methodist Episcopal church, died in Harrisburg, where he 
made his home, Tuesday morning, December 10th. 
Mr. DEAVOR was 82 years of age, having been born in Fulton county in 1853. 
He entered the ministry in 1880.  From 1883 to 1885 he served as pastor of 
the Methodist church in Orbisonia. Other pastorates were at Port Royal, 
Northumberland, Shamokin, Tyrone, Burnham, Ashland, Harrisburg, Wiliamsport 
and Mifflin.  In 1923 he retired from the active work of the ministry. 
Funeral services were held this Friday afternoon at his late home, 1953 
Chestnut street, Harrisburg. 

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Mrs. Jackson D. ROGERS of Rockhill Furnace, passed away at the home of her 
son, Russell ROGERS, in Pitcairn, on Tuesday, March 18, 1941. 
Lillie May CONNER was born at Woodstock, Va., on May 22, 1870, a daughter of 
Samuel and Mary (HOCKENBERRY) CONNER.  At the time of death she was aged 70 
years, nine months and twenty-seven days. 
Mrs. ROGERS was a member of the United Brethren church at Orbisonia. 
More than forty-five years ago she was united in marriage with Jackson D. 
ROGERS, of Orbisonia, who survives with the following children:  Mrs. Mabel 
RUSH, of Altoona; Arthur ROGERS, of Pittsburgh; Russell ROGERS, of Pitcairn; 
Mrs. Hazel REYNOLDS, of Altoona, John ROGERS, of Youngstown, Ohio.  Aalso 
surviving are thirteen grandchildren and these brothers and sisters: Mrs. 
Minnie PENNINGTON, of Newport, Minn.; Mrs. Maude ROBISON, of Cassville; 
Clarence CONNER, of Rockhill Furnace; Charles CONNER, of Huntingdon, and 
Mrs. Verna POTTS, of Orbisonia. 
Funeral services will be held Friday , March 21, with prayer at her late 
home in Rockhill Furnace, followed by services in the Orbisonia United 
Brethren church at 2 o'clock, in charge of her pastor, the Rev. William 
SNYDER.  Interment will be made in the Orbisonia cemetery, directed by Green's 
funeral service. 

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The death of Mrs. Linnie MCGARVEY THOMPSON, widow of Dr. George W. THOMPSON, 
which occurred at her late home, Market and Jefferson streets, Friday night, 
July 1, 1927, after an illness of a few weeks, removed from this city one of 
its oldest and most respected residents, she having been a resident here for 
fifty-nine years. 
Mrs. THOMPSON was born near here in Shirley township, eighty-three years 
ago, the daughter of the late Simon MCGARVEY and Catherine BOLINGER 
MCGARVEY.  On February 20, 1868 she was joined in marriage with Dr. George 
W. THOMPSON at Mill Creek, where at that time Dr. THOMPSON had offices for 
the practice of medicine.  The same year she came with her  husband to Mount 
Union, where he opened  an office and practiced his profession until his 
death which occurred January 4, 1899. 
Mrs. Thompson became a Christian early in life, and her religion was 
practiced sincerely in her every-day life.  Her kindly ministrations to 
those in need in the community were very manifest.  She was a good mother, 
and to her children and grandchildren she leaves a precious heritage in the 
example and memory of a noble life.  She was held in the highest esteem 
throughout this community.  This was attested by the large gathering of 
friends and neighbors who gathered at her home to pay their last tribute to 
her memory on Tuesday afternoon, when at 2 o'clock funeral services were 
held, the Rev. H. Willis HARTSOCK, pastor of the First Methodist church, 
this city, officiating, and speaking words of comfort and consolation to 
those remaining.  By request, Mr. and Mrs. Charles H. WELCH sang fitting 
hymns, and Rev. Mr. HARTSOCK closed his remarks by the reading of "Crossing 
the Bar." 
The cortege left the home for Odd Fellows cemetery, several young girls 
bearing the beautiful floral tributes, and a long line of relatives and 
friends occupying cars.  There her body was laid to rest beside that of her 
husband to whom she had been a faithful companion for many years.  W. P. 
DUNMIRE, was the funeral director. 
Mrs. THOMPSON is survived by these sons:  George W. THOMPSON, of Canton, 
Ohio; Charles B. THOMPSON and Russell THOMPSON, both at home.  Several 
grandchilden also survive.  Her son, Frank Adams THOMPSON, died May 18, 
1921. 

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Mrs. Mary CONRAD, daughter of Jacob and Susan (GARVER) ROHER, both deceased, 
departed this life at her late residence in Orbisonia on Saturday, February 
24, at the age of 77 years, 6 months and 5 days. 
Mrs. CONRAD was the widow of Jacob CONRAD, who preceded her in death 
thirty-seven years ago.  To this union were born six children: Frank CONRAD, 
of Salt Lake City, Utah; Clara (deceased), the wife of J. Hart KLINE of 
Huntingdon; Mrs. Mae SWISHER of Springfield, Ohio; Blain CONRAD, Jacob 
CONRAD and Mrs. Mary LOCKARD, all at home.  One brother, J. A. ROHER, of 
Gilboa, and one sister, Mrs. Samuel MIDDAUGH, of Burnt Cabins also survive. 
She was born in Germany Valley and spent her entire life in the vicinity of 
her birth.  She was a member of the Church of the Brethren.  Mrs. CONRAD was 
a loving mother, a kind neighbor; very quiet in her manner, but always ready 
to lend a helping hand. 
Funeral services were held from the Methodist church in Orbisonia on 
Wednesday afternoon at 2:30 o'clock, in charge of her pastor, Rev. W. H. 
HANAWALT, assisted by Rev. MELLOTT, of the M.E. church and Rev. SNYDER of 
the United Brethren church. 

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Miss Mary Bell HALL died at the home of Misses Rhoda and Mary SLOAN of 
Sidling Hill, Union township, Huntingdon county, on February 2, 1929. 
Deceased was born April 5, 1845 in Germany Valley and was a daughter of 
Alexander HALL and Julian DAVIS HALL.  Surviving are Mrs. Sidney A. MAGEE, 
James R. HALL and George HALL of Germany Valley.  Deceased was well-known to 
the older residents, not only of the valley where she resided for many 
years, but of Shirley township. 
The funeral was held on Tuesday morning of this week at 10 o'clock from the 
home of Herbert SLOAN at Sidling Hill, in charge of Rev. H. H. HUMMELL, 
United Brethren minister at Mapleton.  Interment was made in the Odd Felows 
cemetery at Mapleton.  Funeral was directed by W. Q. BLATT. 

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Mrs. Mary KLINK passed away at Shirleysburg, Wednesday morning at 10 a.m. 
after an illness of some months.  Death was due to carcinoma.  She was a 
native of Somerset county, born June 14, 1861 and was aged 79 years, 7 
months and 1 day at the time of death. 
She was a member of the United Brethren church of Orbisonia. 
Her husband and children are deceased.  A twin sister, whose name and 
whereabouts are unknown, survives along with eight grandchildren and 22 
great grandchildren. 
Surviving grandchilden are Mrs. Forest WILT, Hollidaysburg; William 
MITCHELL, Orbisonia; Elmer MITCHELL and Edward MITCHELL, of Suffolk, Va.; 
Raymond MITCHELL, Berlin, Pa.; Mrs. Clarence LAIRD, Shirleysburg; Mrs. 
Foster BOLLINGER, Orbisonia and Mrs. Gerald PRICE, Mount Union. 
The body was taken to the home of her grandson, William MITCHELL, at 
Orbisonia, where friends may call until the hour of the funeral Saturday 
afternoon.  After a prayer service at 12 o'clock noon the body will be taken 
to the Canoe Creek church near Hollidaysburg where services will be 
continued by the Rev. William SNYDER.  Interment will be made in the 
adjoining cemetery, directed by Clark funeral service. 

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Marshall J. MORGAN passed away at his home in Hollidaysburg, Tuesday, 
November 26, 1940 after an illness of more than a year.  He would have been 
60 years of age had he lived until January.  He was the son of the late 
Theodore and Anna Mary (KELLEY) MORGAN. 
He is survived by his widow and the following brothers and sisters: Mrs. 
Laura SECREST, Lewis MORGAN, of New Cumberland; Mrs. Florence RHODES; George 
MORGAN, Miss Ruth MORGAN,  all of Lewistown; Mrs. James C. GIFFORD, John 
MORGAN, Allen Morgan and Russel MORGAN, all of Mount Union. 
Funeral services were held Friday afternoon at 2:30 o'clock with Rev. Mr. 
YOUNG of the Methodist church officiating and interment was made at 
Hollidaysburg. 

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Mrs. James M. JOHNSON died at her home in Mt. Union on Tuesday night, Jan. 
5th, after an illness of thirteen weeks, seven of which were spent in the 
Blair Memorial hospital.  She underwent an operation for appendicitis, but 
her system seemed not to respond to medicine and she gradually grew weaker 
until the end came.  She was aged 62 years. 
Mrs. JOHNSON was a splendid woman and was highly esteemed in the community. 
She was a faithful member of the Presbyterian church of Mt. Union.  Her 
maiden name was Missouri S. CHILCOTE, her parents being------ and Margaret 
CHILCOTE, long since deceased.  She was united in marriage to James M. 
JOHNSON by the Rev. M. L. SMITH, pastor of the Methodist church, on May 30th 
1873.  She leaves, besides her husband, three sons, Robert O., Wesley and 
Arthur JOHNSON, and a number of grandchildren, three of whom are living with 
their grandfather and had been cared for by the deceased grandmother. 
The funeral was held on Friday afternoon in the Presbyterian church at Mt. 
Union, the services being conducted by her pastor, Rev. Chester W. TODD. 

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Mrs. MORGAN, wife of Charles Byron MORGAN, died at the Mission hospital, at 
Asheville, North Carolina, on Thursday, March 24, 1927, and her body was 
brought to Mount Union, and later taken to the home of Mr. MORGAN's parents, 
Mr. and Mrs. Pollard MORGAN, at Neelyton.  Funeral services in charge of 
Rev. George H. SWAYNE, were held Monday afternoon from the Neelyton M. E. 
church.  Burial directed by W. P. DUNMIRE, of this city, followed in the 
Gilliland cemetery, in Blacklog. 
Mrs. MORGAN was born at Miami, Florida, twenty-eight years ago.  She was 
united in marriage with Mr. MORGAN October 22, 1921, who survives along with 
two children: Marshall and William MORGAN.  One brother also survives: 
Clifford MARSHALL of Asheville, N. C. Her parents are deceased. 

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Ottis McCLelland RUBY, son of Harry RUBY and wife of Pitcairn, died at the 
home of its grandparents, Samuel BOOHER and wife in Cromwell township, 
Monday morning after a short illness with scarlet fever, aged 3 years, 3 
months and 24 days.  Interment was made in Jordan cemetery.  Another of Mr. 
RUBY's children is ill with the same disease. 

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Miss Reba HOUCK, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. John S. HOUCK, after a severe 
illness from typhoid fever, finally passed into the great beyod on Friday 
morning December 20th, and was buried on Sunday, Dec. 22.  Miss HOUCK was a 
most charming young woman and leaves a host of friends to mourn her loss. 
She was a very faithful member of the Methodist church and active in all the 
church interests.  Many were the prayers that went to God for her recovery, 
but in the presence of death all stands helpless.  She had the best that 
physicians could give, having a number of consultations, besides very 
careful nursing, yet she left us and went to Him.  The services were in 
charge of Rev. R. J. KNOX, her pastor, and the pall bearers were the members 
of her Sunday School Class, twelve girls, and the girls from the post office 
where Reba was employed preceded to the grave, bearing beautiful wreathes of 
evergreen vines sprinkled with roses.  This death seems specially a sad one, 
since it was while nursing her mother that she took the fever and from which 
she died.  The mother could not attend the funeral and the blow to the 
parents and family was all the more serious since it was less than a week 
that another daughter died and was buried in Pittsburg and neither of the 
parents could attend that funeral as both were ill and the twin brother of 
Reba had not reached home yet from his sister's funeral when he was wired 
that Reba had died.  The same lessons were read at both services and the 
same hymns were sung. 
The blow has indeed been a crushing one and the family 
has -----------------------------------entire town and the prayers of every 
Christian of the place.  The church has sustained a real loss in her death 
and the brightness of the home has faded and only God can console.  We 
commend the family and friends to  His allwise power and kind love.  Reba 
has gone to be forever with her Father.  She will be no stranger to Him. 

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Mt. Union, Dec. 29-Robert John COONS, 77, editor of the Orbisonia Dispatch 
for many years, and a prominent resident of Orbisonia, died at his home in 
that place Wednesday evening, after an illness of a few days from pneumonia. 
Surviving are the widow, one daughter, Miss Nancy COONS, at home, and two 
sons. 
Mr. COONS was an elder in the Orbisonia Presbyterian Church, and was active 
in church and civic work.  Funeral services will be held from his late home, 
Sunday afternoon, at 2 o'clock, in charge of the Rev. Robert S. BURRIS, 
pastor of the First Presbyterian Church, this city, assisted by the Rev. 
Charles Howard WELCH, of this city, Presbyterian Evangelist.  Burial will 
follow in the Orbisonia cemetery. 

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Rosa Lucy (HAVERSTINE) MILLER, wife of Joseph MILLER, died at her home near 
Shade Gap, Thursday, April 26th, 1934. 
She was born at Middle Spring, near Shippensburg August 11, 1872, a daughter 
of John and Lucy HAVERSTINE.  She was married to Joseph MILLER, May 18th, 
1892 and to this union was born five sons and two daughters, all of whom 
with the husband survive: Cora, Mrs. Walter SAYERS, of Altoona; Hazel, Mrs. 
Claire LOCKE, of Shade Gap; Rev. Charles F. MILLER, of Bellefonte, R. D.; 
Harvey, Russell, Albert and Howard all of Shade Gap; also five 
grandchildren; one brother, John HAVERSTINE, of Pittsburgh, and three 
half-brothers and one sister, Albert, Joshua, George and Mary HAVERSTINE all 
of Tyrone.  Mrs. MILLER lived almost her entire life around Shade Gap and 
Orbisonia. 
The funeral was held Sunday afternoon at 2 o'clock in the Pleasant Hill 
United Brethren church with Rev. J. H. WEAVER, a former pastor, officiating. 
Interment in the cemetery nearby. 

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Mount Union, June 1-Samuel Orville FRAKER, a prominent resident of Orbisonia 
for many years and well known throughout the central part of Pennsylvania, 
died at his late home in Orbisonia at 8 o'clock, Tuesday evening, May 29, 
1934.  He was born at Burnt Cabins, September 23, 1860 and was the son of 
Elias and Mary (BROWN) FRAKER.  Mr. FRAKER was the last of his family.  He 
was one of a family of six children and five of them died many years ago 
during an epidemic of that dread disease, diptheria. 
Samuel Orville FRAKER was married December 28, 1887 to Miss Clara Adaline 
MCGOWEN of Burnt Cabins, at McConnellsburg.  The widow survives with one 
daughter, Helen, wife of True BRENDLINGER of Pitcairn and one son, J. 
Orville FRAKER of Marshall, Texas. 
Mr. FRAKER operated the Eagle Hotel in Orbisonia for many years prior to 35 
years ago when he sold his business and devoted his time to the raising of 
thorough-bred stock and farming.  Twenty-five years ago, he with two other 
men made it possible for Orbisonia to have a water plant. 
He was very active in politics and twice was a delegate to the Democratic 
National Convention.  He was a school director in Orbisonia for thirty 
years.  He was very public spirited and was always anxious to serve his 
community in the best interests.  In faith he was a Presbyterian.  He was 
also a member of the F.& A.M., Cromwell Lodge 572 of Orbisonia and of the 
Benevolent Protective Order of Elks. 
In the passing of S. O. FRAKER, Orbisonia has lost a good citizen, his 
family has lost a devoted husband and father and many friends grieve in his 
death. 
Funeral services will be held from his late home, Orbisonia, Saturday 
afternoon at 2:30 o'clock in charge of Rev. M.S. Q. Mellott, assisted by 
Rev. R. A. Warner.  W. Q. Blatt will direct interment in the Orbisonia 
cemetery. 

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Sebastian GABERT died suddenly at his home in Hill Valley Wednesday morning, 
January 16, 1906, from an attack of heart disease.  He was aged about 82 
years and for many years had been an active member of the German Baptist 
church.  He leaves to mourn his departure a family of grown up children. 
Interment was made in Garver's cemetery.  Rev. John E. GARVER, assisted by 
other ministers conducted the funeral services Saturday morning in Sugar Run 
church. 

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Mrs. Virginia STEVENS PUCKEY, widow of Thomas M. PUCKEY, for many years a 
resident of Orbisonia, died at the home of her daughter, Mrs. J. M. YEARICK 
on Shaw avenue, Lewistown, Pa. February 12, 1929 about 1 a.m.  Mrs. PUCKEY 
was the daughter of David and Mary BOOHER STEVENS.  She was born near Meadow 
Gap, Pa., May 1, 1858 and was aged 70 years, 9 months and 11 days at the 
time of her death.  She was a lifelong member of the Methodist church. She 
is survived by the following children:  Thomas I. of Altoona; Mrs. J. M. 
YEARICK, and Stacy of Lewistown; Mrs. L. L. MOORE and Melvin of Pitcairn, 
and John at Orbisonia. 
Funeral services were conducted in the First Methodist church of Orbisonia, 
Wednesday, February 14, 1929, at 2 p..m., Rev. Herbert BEAM, officiating, 
assisted by Rev. J. Alfred COX.  Interment, Odd Fellows' Cemetery, Funeral 
directed by Frank HEIDEL. 

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William Ambrose LOVE, identified with public affairs in Bellwood for some 
years, died yesterday morning at 8:20 o'clock at Altoona hospital.  Death 
was attributed to nephritis. 
Mr. LOVE was born August 20, 1869 at Shade Valley, Huntingdon county, a son 
of Jacob and Christian (BOLLINGER) LOVE, both deceased.  He was united in 
marriage with Hulda RHINE, December 13, 1893, who survives with one 
duaghter, Mrs. R. D. GREENLAND and two grandsons of Bellwood and two 
brothers and three sisters, Elmer LOVE, Juniata county; Frank LOVE, Bucyrus, 
O.; Mrs. Annie DIEHL, East Waterford; Mrs. Nevin SHEARER, Jannettsburg and 
Mrs. Grant HAMPTON, Fort Loudon. 
Mr. LOVE has been a resident of Bellwood for 15 years, moving there from 
Blandburg. 
He was assistant secretary of the Bellwood Y.M.C.A., a member of the 
Methodist church and of the official board.  He was a member of the board of 
directors of Logan Valley Cemetery association. 
Funeral services will be conducted at the home, 523 Orchard Street, 
Bellwood, Monday afternoon at 2:30 o'clock in charge of the Rev. J. M. 
Brennan and the Rev. J. F. Anderson.  Burial 
will [----] Valley cemetery. 

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William SHINGLER, a highly respected citizen of Orbisonia, died Tuesday, 
December 17, 1940, at 7:25 p.m. at the home of his daughter, Mrs. Grace M. 
KLING, of Lewistown.  He was aged 82 years, 10 months and 25 days.  Death 
was caused by arteriosclerosis. 
Mr. SHINGLER was born on January 22, 1857, at Mill Creek, Pa., and was a son 
of the late Jacob and Catharine (CASSIDY) SHINGLER.  He came to Orbisonia 
with his family when he was quite young and had lived practically his entire 
life in Orbisonia and vicinity.  He was a quiet unassuming man, possessing a 
genial personality which won him many friends. His wife, Mrs. Mary Rachel 
(DAUGHENBAUGH) SHINGLER, preceded him in death 26 years ago, having died on October 8, 1914.  He attended the United Brethren church  at Orbisonia. 
Surviving are these children: William F., of Wilmington, Del.; Guy W. and 
Ross M., of Freedom, Pa.; Harvey B., of New Casttle, Pa.; Bruce B., of Fort 
Wayne, Ind.; Mrs. Grace M. KLING, John E. and STEWART E., of Lewistown.  A 
brother, David SHINGLER, of Lewistown and ten grandchildren also survive. 
Funeral services were held from the Ott funeral home at 2:00 o'clock this 
Friday afternoon, December 20, 1940, and were conducted by the Rev. William 
SNYDER, pastor of the Orbisonia United Brethren church.  Interment was made 
in the Orbisonia cemetery.

Pennsylvania Marriage Announcements Collection


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