Herald of Truth Obituaries - May, 1880


Herald of Truth - Volume XVII, Number 5 - May, 1880, page 97, 98

Correction. - In Bro. Keim's obituary in April, it should be Joel Gnagey of Somerset Co., Pa.

On page 98, in notice of March 31st, the name is HARVEY COLDEN.

Nov. 12th, 1879, near Bliss, Emmett Co., Mich., of diphtheria and croup, DAVID, son of Jacob and Libbie GARBER, aged 2 years, 8 months and 10 days.

Nov. 9th, 1879, in Clay Co., Ind., of paralysis and dropsy of the heart, JAMES J. CHAMBERS, aged 69 years, 11 months and 29 days. Buried at Lancaster on the 10th, his 70th birthday. Text, Rev. 14:12, 13.

Jan. 4th, 1880, near Shanesville, Tuscarawas Co., Ohio, MARTIN VAN BUREN, son of Bro. and Sister William and Mahala SILVIUS, aged 2 years, 3 months and 16 days. Services were held by Henry Kilmer.

Feb. 19th, near Horst's Mill, Lancaster Co., Pa., CHRISTIAN GOOD, aged 86 years, 3 months and 15 days. Funeral on the 23d. Text: Psa. 90:12. Buried in Horst's family grave-yard. Deceased left 8 children, 51 grand, and 24 great grand-children to mourn his death.

Feb. 20th, near Winesburg, Holmes Co., Ohio, of typhoid fever, John J. Kendle, aged 41 years, 7 months and 3 days. Buried on the 22nd at Culp's Meeting-house, where a large congregation assembled to pay the last tribute of respect. Appropriate remarks were made by Jacob and Henry Kilmer.

Feb. 26th, in Bon Homme Co., Dakota, HENRY SCHULTZ, in the 34th year of his age. He leaves a bereaved wife and five children.

March 10th, near Landisville, Lancaster Co., Pa., HARRY C., son of Bro. and Sister Jonas L. NISSLEY, aged 7 years, 7 months and 14 days. Funeral on the 13th. Text: Psa, 16:6. Buried at Landisville Meeting-house.

March 14th, in East Donegal, Lancaster Co., Pa., WILLIAM H., son of George and Anna KLINE aged 1 year, 9 months and 6 days. Buried at Mt. Joy cemetery. Text: Acts 17:30, 31.

March 17th, in Allen Co., Ohio, of lung fever, Sister ELSINA LEAMAN, aged 21 years, 9 months and 16 days. She was baptized a few days before her death. In her conversation she seemed to glory in the Lord. Buried the 19th, on which occasion remarks were made by C. B. Brenneman, C. Culp and J. Shenk.

March 17th, in Holmes Co., Ohio, Pre. MOSES D. MILLER, aged 66 years, 8 months and 21 days.

March 26th, in Holmes Co., Ohio, Pre. CHRISTIAN D. YODER, aged 65 years, 8 months and 19 days.

March 20th, in Hatfield, Montgomery Co., Pa., of dropsy, ELISABETH, widow of Abraham HIESTAND, aged 81 years, 8 months and 5 days. Buried at Line Lexington. Services by J. Reiner., J. Walter and John F. Funk.

March 20th, in East Donegal, Lancaster Co., Pa., of diphtheria, JACOB M., son of Bro. and Sister Jacob B. ERB, aged 6 years, 4 months and 22 days. Funeral on the 22nd. Text: John 16:16.

March 21st, at the residence of his son, near Gettysburg, Pa., Bro. JOHN STOVER, aged 91 years and 27 days. he was a faithful brother many years. Funeral services by Bishop D. Shank.

March 22nd, in Elkhart Co., Ind., of diphtheria and croup, ELI, son of Tobias and Sarah MYERS, aged 2 years and 8 days. Buried at Yellow Creek on the 24th. Services by Chr. Christophel and J. A. Beutler. Text: Matt 18:3.

March 23rd, in Seward Co., Neb., MAGDALENA, daughter of Jacob and Philbina STAUFFER, aged 4 years, 10 months and 7 days. Services by Joseph Schlegel. Text: Hebrews 13:5-17.

March 25th, in Columbiana Co., Ohio, of lung fever, LEVI H., ESTERLY, aged 36 years, 7 months and 10 days. Services by Joseph Bixler in German and Rev. Maxwell in the English language.

March 25th, in Lancaster Co., Pa., CHRISTIAN E., son of Charles S. and Mary NISSLEY, aged 6 years, 6 months and 12 days.

March 25th, at Washington, Ont., of inflammation of the brain, JOHN, son of John and Judith BINGAMAN, aged 12 years, 9 months and 8 days.

March 26th, in Lancaster Co., Pa., ELLEN, daughter of Amos and Elisabeth EBERSOLE, aged 9 years, 1 month and 25 days.
I hear a voice you can not hear,
That says I must not stay;
I see a hand you can not see,
That beckons me away.

April 6th, in Brunerville, Lancaster Co., Pa., BARBARA, widow of Pre. John RISSER. Buried the 9th, in Landis Valley.

April 5th, Kishacoquillis Valley, Mifflin Co., Pa., of consumption, JOEL KAUFFMAN.

March 6th, in Gentry Co., Mo., infant son of Peter and Adel Eby, at the age of 5 months and 7 days. Services by John Ummel from Psalm 90.

March 14th, near Dayton, Rockingham Co., Va., of consumption, Bro. WILLIAM PERRY ESTEP, aged 31 years and 12 days. He suffered very much during the last few years of his life, but was all the time zealous in trying to live true to his profession and admonishing others to take willingly upon themselves the cross and walk in the narrow way. He suffered much but even his nearest friends never heard a murmur from him. He was anxious to go, but was willing to wait for the Lord's time. In his last moments, in extreme suffering, he called his brother to him and said, "I am going home to my rest."

March 18th, near Churchtown, Lancaster Co., Pa., Sister ANNA WEAVER, aged 21 years, 1 month and 8 days.

March 22nd, near Brownstown, Lancaster Co., Pa., Sister ANNIE, wife of Joseph HORST, aged 38 years, 1 month and ____ days.

March 24th, near Goodville, Lancaster Co., Pa., Sister SUSANNA, wife of Levi MARTIN, aged 41 years, 10 months and 15 days.

April 7th, in Lost Creek Valley, Juniata Co., Pa., of consumption, LIZZIE, wife of Joseph GAYMAN, aged 34 years, 2 months and 21 days. She was a daughter of Pre. Jacob and Nancy Kurtz. Lizzie was a kind woman and beloved by all that knew her. She leaves a husband and 4 children to mourn her early departure. May their loss be her eternal gain. During her sickness she felt the need of a Savior. Three weeks previous to her death she was received into the church by baptism, and we hope she is now in the church triumphant. Buried the 10th at Lost Creek, where impressive remarks were made by Jacob and Wm. Graybill, Samuel Winey and Andy Bashor. Text: John 16:33.

March 16th, in Johnstown, Juniata Co., Pa., of apoplexy, Bro. GIDEON HALDEMAN, aged 61 years, 1 month and 16 days. Interred the 18th at Lost Creek. Funeral sermon by Jacob and William Graybill.

April 13th, in Rapho Twp., Lancaster Co., Pa., DANIEL B., son of Bro. and Sister GEORGE KRAEDY, aged 19 years, 11 months and 12 days. Funeral on the 16th. Text: Matt. 24:42. Buried at Erisman's Meeting-house. A solemn call to the young people.

April 14th, at Ream's Station, Lancaster Co., Pa., of consumption, Sister FRANCES GROFF, aged 19 years, 1 month and 29 days. Funeral on the 17th. Text: Psalm 103:15-18. Buried at Elizabethtown Cemetery.

April 7th, in Wayne Co., Ohio, Widow MARIA LEHMAN, aged 82 years and 8 days. Buried the 9th at Sonnenberg. Services by Jacob Nusbaum and G. Plank, from Heb. 4:1, 11. She was a consistent sister in the church from her youth.

March 30th, near Mount Joy, Lancaster Co., Pa., of consumption, Sister FANNIE, wife of Bro. Christian HOSTETTER, aged 47 years, 7 months and 30 days. Funeral on April 2d. Text: Isaiah 38:1 Buried at Krabill's Meeting-house. A large number of friends and relatives met together upon the solemn occasion. Sister Hostetter was a consistent member of the Mennonite church.

March 31st, near Spring Garden, Lancaster Co., Pa., of diphtheria, HARVEY, aged 10 years, 1 month and 12 days. Funeral on April 2nd. Text: Matt. 23:44. Buried at Spring Garden Cemetery.

April 8th, in Rapho Twp., Lancaster Co., Pa., Sister MAGDALENA, wife of Bro. John STRICKLER, aged 69 years and 12 days. Funeral on the 12th. Text: Luke 13:23, 24. Buried at Erisman's Meeting-house.

April 10th, near Mount Hope, Lancaster Co., Pa., sister CATHARINE BRAUNSBERGER, aged 63 years, 6 months and 28 days. Funeral on the 13th. Text: Heb. 5:9. Buried at Hernly's Meeting-house.

Transcribed by: Mary Teeter, Michigan


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