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[NI146901] Pennsylvania 1910 Census Miracode Index
Campbell Hess Age: 50 State: PA Color: W Enumeration District: 0140 Birth Place: Pennsylvania Visit: 0247 County: Cambria Relation: Head of Household Other Residents:
Wife Lucinda 51, Pennsylvania
Daughter Gertrude 18, Pennsylvania
Son Raymond 15, Pennsylvania

[NI146912] Never Married
Johnstown Trib issue 28 Sep 1921: MISS COLBERT, 86, HAS PASSED AWAY. Deceased b in VA, Had Lived in This Vicinity for Over 70 Yrs. Miss Matilda Allison Colbert, aged 86 yrs, is dead, having expired this morn at her home, 523 Bedford st, 4th Ward, following a long illness of complication of diseases. The body was this afternoon removed by the John Henderson Co in the G.A. Gonder home, 587 Bedford st, where funeral servs will be held at 2 pm Fri by Rev. Leroy M. Humes, pastor of Cooper-ave M.E. Ch, bur Benshoff's Cem. The deceased was a d/o Robert & Rebecca (Witherow) Colbert & was b in VA in 1835. Her parents came north over 70 yrs ago & located at Cambria Furnace below Coopersdale. Miss Colbert was a sis of Mrs. Ellen Van, Haynes st; & Mrs. Helen Wonderly & Otha Colbert, 523 Bedford st. She was one of the oldest membs of the Meth Episc Ch of Coopersdale.
Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, Department of Health, Bureau of Vital Statistics
1. Place of Death: Cambria County, Dale, 587 Bedford Street
2. Full Name: Matilda Alice Colvert [should read "Colbert"-ed.]
3. Sex: Female
4. Color or race: White
5. Single, Married, Widowed or Divorced: Single
6. Date of Birth: July 22, 1836
7. Age: 85 years, 2 months, 6 days
8. Occupation of deceased: Housework
9. Birthplace: Virginia
10. Name of Father: Robert Colvert
11. Birthplace of Father: Va.
12. Name of Mother: Rebecca Weatherow
13. Birthplace of Mother: Va.
14. Informant + address: Robert A. Gonder, Johnstown, Pa.
15. Filed Sep 30, 1921, D.T. Edwards, Registrar
16. Date of Death: Sept. 28, 1921
17. Cause of Death: Endocarditis, contributory: senility
18. Length of residence (for hospital, etc.): [not stated]
19. Place of Burial: Benshoff's, date of burial Sept. 30, 1921
20. Undertaker: John Henderson Co., Johnstown, Pa.

[NI146924] ukwn newspaper, handwritten date 2 Jul 1943: Mrs. Rhuey Motter. Funeral servs will be at Conway Funeral Home at 2 pm Mon for Mrs. Rhuey (Wonderley) Motter, former Johnstown resident, who d yesterday at the home of her gdaug, Helen Olmstead, Turtle Creek. Bur Benshoff Hill Cem. Mrs. Motter was b in Johnstown, d/o William & Helen (Colbert) Wonderley. Her husb, Andrew N. Motter, d Jan. 25, 1935. Surviving are 3 chldn: Mrs. Reatha McDowell, East Pittsburgh; Mrs. Agnes Reffner, Black Lick & H.A. Motter, Wilkinsburg. The deceased was a memb of P.O. of A. Lodge, Homewood, & of the Dames of Malta, Wilkinsburg. Friends received at funeral home following arrival of the remains here tomorrow afternoon.
Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, Department of Health, Bureau of Vital Statistics
1. Place of Death: Allegheny County, Turtle Creek Borough, 517 Stewart Ave.
2. Usual Residence of Deceased: [same]
3. Full Name: Rhuey Motter
4. Sex: Female
5. Color or race: White
6. Single, widowed, married, divorced: Widowed
6b. Name of husband: Andrew N. Motter
7. Birth date of deceased: Sept. 10, 1877
8. Age: 65 years, 9 months, 22 days
9. Birthplace: Johnstown, Penna.
10. Usual occupation: [not stated]
11. Industry or business: None
12. Name of Father: William Wonderley
13. Birthplace of Father: Penna.
14. Maiden name of Mother: Helen Colbert
15. Birthplace of Mother: Virginia
16. Informant + address: Mrs. Reatha McDowell, 833 Linden Ave., E. Pittsburgh, Pa.
17. Burial, July 6, 1943, Johnstown, Cambria Co. Pa.
18. Funeral director: E**** Undertaking Co.
19. Date received local registrar: 7-3-1943, Chas. R. Trevaski*, Registrar
20. Date of Death: July 2nd, 1943, 6:30 p.m.
21. Cause of Death: Cirrhosis of liver, due to Chronic Myocarditis, Chronic Nephritis

[NI146925] Pennsylvania 1910 Census Miracode Index
Andrew N Motter Age: 36 State: PA Color: W Enumeration District: 0150 Birth Place: Pennsylvania Visit: 0174 County: Westmoreland, Latrobe Relation: Head of Household Other Residents:
Wife Rhue 41, Pennsylvania
Son Harry A 14, Pennsylvania
Daughter Agnus A 11, Pennsylvania
Johnstown Trib issue Jan 1935: Funeral of Andrew Motter. The body of Andrew N. Motter, 62, Duncansville, formerly of this city, d Pittsburgh Fri night has been taken to the Lester R. Dull home, 308 Strayer St, Dale, where funeral servs will be at 2:30 pm tomorrow, bur Benshoff Hill Cem. S. J. Conway, mortician, will be in charge of the bur. Mr. Motter was b Altoona, s/o Daniel & Agnes (Leightner) Motter. He is survived by his widow, Mrs. Rhuey (Wonderley) Motter; 4 chldn, H.A. Motter, Duncansville; Agnes, w/o Albert Reffner, Blairsville; Daisy, w/o Lester R. Dull, Strayer St, Dale, & Reatha, w/o J. H. McDowell, Pitcairn; 4 gchldn, 2 ggchldn & these bros & sis': Amelia, w/o Edgar Kanable, Pittsburgh; Samuel, Clairton; Carrie, w/o William Farnum, Pittsburgh; Edgar, Youngstown, OH; Marie, w/o George Fisher, New Castle; John, Clairton; Hazel, w/o Harry Boland, & Fannie, w/o Thomas Ball, both of Pittsburgh. Mr. Motter was a memb Wilkinsburg Evang Ch & the U.C.T.

[NI146932] Pennsylvania 1910 Census Miracode Index
Isaac Boose Age: 64 State: PA Color: W Enumeration District: 0065 Birth Place: Pennsylvania Visit: 0056 County: Huntingdon Relation: Head of Household Other Residents:
Wife Penina 47, Pennsylvania
Son William 28, Pennsylvania
Son Benjamin F 22, Pennsylvania
Daughter Mary E 18, Pennsylvania
Son Melvin T 11, Pennsylvania
Daughter Emma A 07, Pennsylvania
Daughter Edna E 04, Pennsylvania

[NI146946] Johnstown, PA Trib-Demo issue Jul 1960: VAN, Robert S., 80, 1213 Scott Ave, d morn of Jul 4 1960, Lee Hosp., b Mar 1 1880, Coopersdale, s/o John N. & Ellen (Colbert) Van. Preceded in death by wife, Julia Bonner, Mar 1958; parents & bro, Harry. Survived by these chldn: Mrs. Mary Ellen Knudson, w/o Rev. Harry E. Knudson, at home & Rev. Clarence C., m Ruby Swisher, Ft. Plain, NY, & these gchldn: Robert C. Knudson, Gerald P. Van, Carolyn A. Hinkle, & Marilyn Fox, & ggson, Gerald H. Fox Jr. Bro of William H., 830 Fronheiser St; Mrs. Drucilla Schwartz, Goucher St, & Frank T., Arthur St. Retired employee of Armour & Co; retired in 1951. Memb Beulah EUB Ch & Beulah Breth Bible Class. Friends received Geisel Funeral Home serv 2 pm Wed, Rev. Boyd E. Coleman & Rev. Budd R. Smith. Bur Richland Cem.
PA 1910 Miracode Index
Robert S Van 29 W PA Cambria Head of Household
Wife Julia A 30 PA
dau Mary E 05 PA
Son Clarence C 03 PA

[NI146948] The Johnstown "Tribune" issue of 20 Oct 1909: MRS. HERDMAN IS DEAD: Aged Resident of 13th Ward Expires of Paralysis at Daug's Home. After suffering for a long time from paralysis, Mrs. Mary Jane Herdman, w/o John Herdman, d shortly before noon today at the home of her son-in-law & daug, Mr. & Mrs. Frank Faith, No. 178 Collins st, 13th Ward, in her 79th yr. The deceased's maiden name was Colbert. She was b in WV & was m in 1852 at Cambria Furnace, below Coopersdale. Mr. Herdman d in the 13th Ward 14 mos ago. The deceased is survived by the following chldn: Sarah, w/o Leonard Burkhardt, Cambria City; Lucinda, w/o George Wonder (Gonder), Wood st, Robert Herdman, also of Wood st; John, at home, & Lillie, w/o Frank Faith, mentioned above. Besides these, she is survived by 24 gchldn & 12 ggchldn. Mrs. Herdman was a sis of Mrs. Helen Wonderly, Dale Boro; Mrs. Ellen Van, Miss Matilda Colbert, & Otho Colbert, West Taylor Twp; William Colbert, 21st Ward, & John Colbert, who is in the West. The funeral will take place from the Faith home at 2 pm Fri, bur Grand View Cem. Mrs. Herdman united with the Meth Ch in 1853.
Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, Bureau of Vital Statistics, Certificate of Death
Place of Death: Cambria County, Johnstown, 178 Collins St., 13th Ward
Full Name: Mary Herdman
Sex: Female; Color: White
Date of Birth: Oct. 16, 1831
Age: 78 years
Single, Married, Widowed, or Divorced: Widowed
Birthplace: West Va.
Occupation: Housewife
Name of Father: Robert Colbert
Birthplace of Father: United States
Name of Mother: Rebecka Withers [should read "WITHEROW"-ed.]
Birthplace of Mother: United States
Informant: Lillian Faith
Address of Informant: 178 Collins St.
Date of Death: October 20th, 1909
Cause of Death: Apoplexy
Place of Burial: Grand View Cemetery
Date of Burial: Oct. 22, 1909

[NI146949] Johnstown Trib issue 21 Aug 1908: John Herdman, one of the oldest residents of Johnstown & a pioneer employee of the Cambria Iron Co., d at the home of his son-in-law & daug, Mr. & Mrs. Frank Faith, No. 178 Collins st, 13th Ward, at 10:30 pm last night, in his 80th yr. Mr. Herdman had been ill for 13 mos with a complication of diseases, which caused his death. The deceased was b in Blair Co, PA. He came to Johnstown in 1848 & located at Cambria Furnace, below Perkinsville, now Coopersdale, where he worked until the Cambria Iron Works were started in 1853. He worked for this concern until abt a yr ago. Not long after he located at Cambria Furnace he & Miss Jane Colbert were united in marriage. Mrs. Herdman survives her husb. She is a sis of Mrs. Helen Wonderley, Mrs. Ella Van, Miss Mollie Colbert, & William & Otho Colbert, of this place, & John Colbert, who left here some time ago for the West. Besides his wife, Mr. Herdman is survived by these chldn: Sarah, w/o Leonard Burkhardt, Cambria City; John C. Herdman, at home; Lucinda, w/o George Gonder, Horner st, 7th Ward; Robert, Wood st, 7th Ward, & Lillian, w/o Frank Faith, mentioned above. There are 24 gchldn & 25 ggchldn, the majority of whom reside in Johnstown & vicinity. Mrs. David Boyle, Johnstown, is the deceased's only sis, & William Hale, Blair Co., is his only half-bro. The deceased fought in Battery D, 1st PA Light Artillery, during the Rebellion, the battery having been composed of young men form Blair & Philadelphia co.s. Their Capt was Edward H. Flood. Mr. Herdman was a lifelong memb of Meth Episc Ch & for many yrs was a class leader at the Franklin-st ch, resigning within the past yr owing to sickness. He was a memb of Conemaugh Lodge, IOOF, & Emory Fisher Post 30, Grand Army of the Republic. The funeral will take place at 2 pm Mon & servs will be in charge of officers of Conemaugh Lodge of IOOF. Rev. R.C. Miller, pastor of Trinity Evang Ch, & Rev. S.B. Laverty, pastor of Cooper-ave M. E. Ch, will conduct the servs at the house in the absence of the deceased's pastor, Rev. J.W.G. Fast, from the city. Bur Grand View Cem.
Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, Bureau of Vital Statistics, Certificate of Death
Place of Death: Cambria County, Johnstown, 178 Collins St., 13th Ward
Full Name: John Herdman
Sex: Male; Color: White
Date of Birth: [not stated]
Age: 78 years, 10 months, 4 days
Birthplace: Bedford Co. Pa.
Occupation: Labor
Name of Father: John Herdman
Birthplace of Father: Bedford Co. Pa.
Name of Mother: Rebecca Costner
Birthplace of Mother: not known
Informant: Daughter Mrs. Faith
Address of Informant: 176 Collins St.
Date of Death: August 21st, 1908
Cause of Death: Paralysis
Place of Burial: Grand View Cemetery
Date of Burial: Aug. 24, 1908

[NI146950] Johnstown, PA Trib issue 1 Nov 1938: FAMILIAR FIGURE PASSES ON. FORMER WEST END WOMAN SUCCUMBS AT RIPE OLD AGE. Mrs. Sarah Burkhard, 85, Pioneer Resid Cambria City, d 8:25 pm 31 Oct 1938 at home of her son-in-law & daug, Mr. & Mrs. John Ernest, 154 Adams St, after an illness of 3 wks of a complication of ailments. She was the w/o Leonard Burkhard, also of an old Cambria City family, who d 15 yrs ago. Funeral servs for Mrs. Burkhard at 2:30 pm Thu Ernest home, Rev. W.K. Anderson, D.D., of Franklin St MEC, to officiate. Bur St. Mary's Ch Cem., Lower Yoder Twp. John Blimmel, mortician in charge. She was b in VA Oct 7 1853, d/o John & Mary (Colbert) Herdman, who came to Johnstown when she was a sm girl & located at old Cambria Furnace, below Coopersdale. A short time later the family moved to Cambria City. Ms Herdman & Leonard Burkhard m Dec 19 1871, St. Mary's German Cath Ch, now Immaculate Conception Ch, Broad St. In the flood of 1889 their home withstood the waters, although damaged. Mrs. Burkhard also went through the St. Patrick's Day flood of 1936, residing then on Fronheiser St. Her father was a vet Civil War. It was said in family recollections that Mrs. Burkhard, then a mere girl, boarded the train that carried the recruits for the Union Army to Harrisburg, to accompany her father to camp, but was put off the train at South Fork. Mrs. Burkhard was a familiar figure in the West End & was known to hundreds of people in Cambria City sector for her charity. Mrs. Burkhard was a memb Franklin St MEC, the Women's Relief Corps of GAR & of Lady Menoher Post, VFW. Surviving are these chldn: Margaret, w/o Michael J. Lorditch, 315 8th Ave, Cambria City; Carrie, w/o Charles Alt, Hinckston Ave, 14th Ward; Ida, w/o William A. Meyer, 237 Garfield St; Rose, w/o Homer Kendall, Derwent, OH; Edward, m Jennie McGonigal, 160 Peelor St; Leonard Burkhard, VA; Mary, w/o John Ernest, with whom she made her home, & Anna, w/o Albert Adams, Wyandotte, MI. 5 chldn preceded her to the grave. She leaves 48 gchldn, 41 ggchldn & 2 gggchldn. She was sis of Mrs. Lucinda Gonder, Stoystown & sis-in-law of Mrs. Sadie Herdman of Pine St. A daug-in-law, Mrs. Matilda Burkhard, widow of David Burkhard, resides Vine St.
Commonwealth of PA, Department of Health, Bureau of Vital Statistics
1. Place of Death: Cambria Co, Johnstown
2. Full Name: Mrs. Sarah Burkhard
2a. Residence: 154 Adams St.
3. Sex: Female
4. Color or race: White
5. Single, Married, Widowed or Divorced: Widow
5a. If married, widowed, or divorced, Wife of: Leonard Burkhard
6. Date of Birth: Oct. 7, 1853
7. Age: 85 yrs, 0 mo, 24 days
8. Occupation of deceased: Housework
9. Industry or business: [not stated]
10. Date deceased last worked at this occupation: [not stated]
11. Total time (years) spent in this occupation: [not stated]
12. Birthplace: Virginia
13. Name of Father: John Herdman
14. Birthplace of Father: Virginia
15. Name of Mother: Mary Colbert
16. Birthplace of Mother: Virginia
17. Informant + address: Mrs. Mary Ernest, 154 Adams St.
18. Burial, Cremation or Removal: Johnstown, Cambria Co. Pa., 11-3-1938
19. Undertaker: John R. Bl****, Johnstown, Pa.
20. Filed: Nov. 2, 1938, Warren S. Krise, Registrar
21. Date of Death: Oct. 31, 1938
22. Cause of Death: Arteriosclerosis, contributory: senility

[NI146951] Pennsylvania 1910 Census Miracode Index
Leonard P Burkhardt Age: 59 State: PA Color: W Enumeration District: 0136 Birth Place: Germany Visit: 0362 County: Cambria, Johnstown Relation: Head of Household Other Residents:
Wife Sarah C 57, Pennsylvania
Son Leonard 16, Pennsylvania
Daughter Mary C 14, Pennsylvania
Daughter Anna M 08, Pennsylvania
Johnstown Trib issue 20 Mar 1923: Leonard Peter Burkhard, aged 72, former city policeman & one of the best known residents of Cambria City, expired at 3:15 pm yesterday at Burkhard residence, 317 Eighth avenue, Sixteenth Ward, following a long illness. Mr. Burkhard’s health had been impaired for several yrs, but he was able to be abt until a short time ago. Leonard P. Burkhard was s/o Peter & Elizabeth (Burkett) Burkhard & b Hesse-Darmstadt, Germany, Mar 16 1851. At the age of 4, Leonard Burkhard came to Amer with his parents & resided at the old Cambria furnace for several yrs, the Burkhard family later removing to Johnstown. Leonard Burkhard attended the parochial schools & received 1st holy communion in St. Joseph’s German Cath Ch when that edifice stood on Singer st. He went to work for the Cambria Iron Co & at the time of the strike in the mills in the early 70’s went to Cleveland, OH, where he was employed for 5 yrs, again returning to Johnstown, where he spent the remainder of his life. Leonard Burkhard serv as a patrolman under the administration of the late W. Horace Rose, 1st Mayor of Johnstown, from 1890 to 1893. He later went to work for the Goenner Brewing Co, after which he transferred to the Cambria Brewing Co, where he continued to work for abt 20 yrs. Mr. Burkhard retired abt 6 yrs ago. Leonard P. Burkhard & Miss Sarah Herdman, d/o Mr. & Mrs. John Herdman, m Dec 19 1869. They celebrated their golden wedding ann. Dec 19 1919. Mrs. Burkhard, who is in excellent health, survives her husb, with the following chldn: Margaret, w/o Michael Lorditch, 8th ave; Carrie, w/o Charles Alth, 14th Ward; Ida, w/o William Meyers, Garfield st; David L. Burkhard, Brownstown; Rose, w/o Homer Kendel, Roxbury; Edward Burkhard, rear 323 Main st 2nd Ward; Leonard Burkhard, Jr., at home; Mary, w/o Carl Ernest, M st, & Anna, w/o Albert Adams, Church st. 32 gchldn & 2 ggchldn survive. Leonard Burkhard was bro of John Burkhard, Broad st & 6th ave, Cambria City, & Michael Burkhard, South Bethlehem, PA. Funeral servs will be conducted by Rev. Father Louis Maucher at 10 am Fri in Ch of the Immaculate Conception, Broad st. Bur in ch cem in Lower Yoder Twp.

[NI146952] Johnstown, PA Trib issue 19 Jun 1939: MRS. LUCINDA GONDER IS CLAIMED BY DEATH AT SHANKSVILLE HOME, SHANKSVILLE. Mrs. Lucinda (Herdman) Gonder, 82, native & former resid Johnstown, d yesterday afternoon 18 Jun 1939 at home of gdaug Mrs. Robert Shank of this place. She had been ill more than a yr & had been bedfast for past 11 mos. She was d/o Jonathan & Mary Jane (Colbert) Herdman, both deceased, & was b Jan 1 1857. Her husb George A. Gonder, passed away 2 yrs ago Johnstown, after which Mrs. Gonder came to Shanksville to make her home. Mrs. Gonder was memb Franklin St Meth Ch, Johnstown, Sons of Vets Auxiliary, P.O.S. of A. Auxiliary, Woodmen of the World Auxiliary & the Menoher Post Auxiliary, all Johnstown. She was twice m. Her 1st husb Jacob Ross, perished in Johnstown Flood of 1889. 5 chldn preceded her in death, 4 having been b to 1st union. She was last surviving memb of her family, a sis, Mrs. Sarah Burkhard, having passed away in Johnstown a yr ago. Surviving is son, Andy Ross, 236 Wood Ave, Johnstown, 2 gsons, a gdaug & 1 ggdaug. The remains were removed last eve to J.H. Deaner Funeral Home here & taken this afternoon to John Henderson Co Funeral Home, Main St, Johnstown. Funeral servs conducted at Henderson Chapel 2:30 pm Wed by Rev. W.K. Anderson, D.D., pastor of Franklin St Meth Ch, Johnstown, assisted by Rev. Harold Ash, pastor of Shanksville Ref Ch. Bur Grandview Cem., Johnstown.
Commonwealth of PA, Department of Health, Bureau of Vital Statistics
1. Place of Death: Somerset Co, Shanksville
2. Full Name: Lucinda Gonder
2a. Residence: Shanksville, Pa.
3. Sex: Female
4. Color or race: White
5. Single, Married, Widowed or Divorced: Widowed
5a. If married, widowed, or divorced, Wife of: Geo. A. Gonder
6. Date of Birth: Jan. 1, 1857
7. Age: 82 yrs, 5 mo, 17 days
8. Occupation of deceased: Invalid
9. Industry or business: [not stated]
10. Date deceased last worked at this occupation: [not stated]
11. Total time (years) spent in this occupation: [not stated]
12. Birthplace: Pa.
13. Name of Father: Jonathan Herdman
14. Birthplace of Father: Pa.
15. Name of Mother: Mary Jane Colbert
16. Birthplace of Mother: [not stated]
17. Informant + address: Mrs. W.E. Mitchell, Shanksville, Pa.
18. Burial, Cremation or Removal: Grandview, Cambria Co. Pa., June 21, 1939
19. Undertaker: John H. Deaner*, Shanksville, Pa.
20. Filed: June 19/39, R.J. Heffley, Registrar
21. Date of Death: June 18, 1939
22. Cause of Death: Myocarditis chronic arteriosclerosis, contributory: myocardial failure

[NI146953] Pennsylvania 1910 Census Miracode Index
George A Gonder Age: 47 State: PA Color: W Enumeration District: 0125 Birth Place: Pennsylvania Visit: 0193 County: Cambria, Johnstown Relation: Head of Household Other Residents:
Wife Lucinda 53, Pennsylvania
Stepson J William Ross 34, Pennsylvania
Daughter-in-law Mary C 34, Pennsylvania
Granddaughter Freida Irene 15, Pennsylvania

[NI146954] Pennsylvania 1910 Census Miracode Index
Robert S Herdman Age: 50 State: PA Color: W Enumeration District: 0125 Birth Place: Pennsylvania Visit: 0332 County: Cambria, Johnstown Relation: Head of Household Other Residents:
Wife Sarah 48, Pennsylvania

[NI146955] Johnstown Trib issue 8 Apr 1914: J.C. HERDMAN DEAD IN 7TH WARD Man Who Had Been A Paralytic During Past 18 Yrs Expired This Morning. John C. Herdman, aged 58 yrs, who had been a paralytic since 1896, d between 1 & 2 am this morn at the home of his bro-in-law & sis, Mr. & Mrs. Frank Faith, 626 Wood st, 7th Ward. He became ill with pneumonia a wk ago. The deceased began to work for the Cambria Iron Co when he was but 10 yrs old. He started in the dept under the late John Kratzer & was later transferred to the RR dept under superintendent John H. Morley, for whom he was working at the time he was stricken with paralysis. The deceased was b at Cambria Furnace, below Coopersdale, & was s/o John & Mary Colbert Herdman. His father d in 13th Ward in Aug, 1908, & his mother in the following yr 1909. John C. Herdman was a bro of Robert Herdman, Wood st; Mrs. Leonard Burkett, Cambria City; Mrs. George Gonder, Bedford st; & Mrs. Lillian Faith, w/o Frank Faith. He is also survived by his widow & 3 chldn: Mrs. Earl Shaffer, South Side; Mrs. J.M. Shaffer, Canonsburg; & Joseph Herdman, Colver, together with 4 gchldn. The funeral will be Fri afternoon from the Faith home, the servs to be conducted by Rev. L.E. Haviland, pastor of Trinity Evang Ch. Bur Grandview Cem.
Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, Department of Health, Bureau of Vital Statistics
1. Place of Death: Cambria County, Johnstown, 525 Wood Street, 7th Ward
2. Full Name: John C. Herdman
3. Sex: Male
4. Color or race: White
5. Single, Married, Widowed or Divorced: Married
6. Date of Birth: September 22, 1855
7. Age: 58 yrs, 6 mo, 17 days
8. Occupation of deceased: Labor
9. Birthplace: Johnstown, Pa.
10. Name of Father: John Herdman
11. Birthplace of Father: Penna.
12. Name of Mother: Mary Colbert
13. Birthplace of Mother: Penna.
14. Informant + address: Mrs. Frank Faith, Johnstown, Pa.
15. Filed Apr. 10, 1914, D.T. Edwards, Registrar
16. Date of Death: April 8, 1914
17. Cause of Death: Tublar pneumonia
18. Length of residence (for hospital, etc.): [not stated]
19. Place of Burial: Grandview, date of burial April 10, 1914
20. Undertaker: John Henderson, Johnstown, Pa.

[NI146957] Johnstown Trib issue Jan 1942: Frank Faith, 59, a policeman at the Johnstown Plant of the Bethlehem Steel Co for many yrs, d Sun at his home in Cleveland, OH, in which city he had resided for the last 13 yrs. Surviving are his widow, Mrs. Lulu (Kepple) Faith, & 10 chldn: Mrs. Ida Campbell, 722 Somerset St; Franklin, Robert & Delmas Faith & Mrs. Mary Dalton, all of 907 Fronheiser St; Mrs. Helen Martin, NY C, & Alice, Donald, William & John Faith, all at home. There are 12 gchldn & 2 ggchldn. Funeral servs will be Thu in Cleveland & bur will be in a cem there.

[NI146959] Johnstown, PA Trib-Demo issue Jan 1964: ERNEST-RADER, Mrs. Mary C., 67, 734 Ferndale Ave, d 8:15 am Jan 2 1964, Mercy Hosp.; b Jul 25 1896, Cambria Co, d/o Leonard P. & Sarah (Herdman) Burkhard. Preceded in death by parents; 2 husbs, Leroy Rader & John E. Ernest, & 7 bros & sis'. Survived by these chldn: Edward F. Rader, Stoystown; Leroy H. Rader, Florence, AL; Helen M. Ernest, at home; SSgt. John E. Ernest, with USAF in Zaragoza, Spain; also 11 gchldn, 6 ggchldn & these bros & sis': Mrs. Ida Meyer, Tara Dr; Mrs. Rose Kendall, Akron, OH; Edward Burkhard, Main St; Leonard Burkhard, VA Hosp, & Mrs. Anna Adams, Wyandotte, MI. Memb St. Andrew's Cath Ch. Friends received 2-4 & 7-9 pm Fri Picking Mortuary. Funeral Mass at 11 am Sat at St. Andrew's Cath Ch, Benscreek. Bur Grandview Cem..

[NI146961] Johnstown, PA Daily Trib issue Jun 1948: HERDMAN - Mrs. Sarah J., 87, 224 Wood St.; Jun 30 1948, home of her daug-in-law, Mrs. Mary Herdman, 224 Wood St.; b Aug. 26 1860, Scalp Level, d/o Peter & Susan (Murphy) Miller. Husb Robert S., deceased. Survived by these gchldn: Mrs. Maurice Lambert, 224 Wood St.; Frank Herdman, Berkley Hills; Pearl Thomas, Athens, OH; bro William Miller, Ash St., & 12 ggchldn also survive. Preceded in death by a daug, Mrs. Stella Burke, & son, John W., killed while serv with armed forces WWI. Memb Trinity EUB Ch, Menoher VFW Post Auxiliary, Amer War Mothers, Amer Legion Auxiliary, P.O. of A., S.U.V. Auxiliary, Harmonie Ladies. Serv by Lady Menoher Auxiliary 7:30 pm Fri, Amer War Mothers will conduct serv 7:45 pm Fri, S.U.V. Auxiliary servs 7:30 pm Thu. Friends received John Henderson Co. Mortuary. Servs: 1 pm Sat, mortuary, Rev. S.V. Carmany; bur Grandview Cem.

[NI146965] Johnstown, PA Trib-Demo issue Thu 12 Nov 1964, p. 28: BURKHARDT, Eward J., 75, 659 Main St, d Nov 11 1964; b Johnstown Nov 25 1888, s/n Leonard & Sara (Herdman) Burkhardt. Survived by widow, Jennie V. McGunigale, & these sis' Mrs. Ida Meyer, Tara Dr; Mrs. Rose Kendall, 624 Pine St, & Mrs. Anna Adams, Wyandotte, MI. Preceded in death by 2 bros, David & Leonard, & 4 sis' Elizabeth, Margaret, Caroline & Mary. Retired crane oper. Bethlehem Steel Co. Memb Loyal Order of Moose & Trinity Luth Ch. Friends received 2-4 & 7-9 pm Thu & Fri Stephen J. Conway Funeral Home, serv 2 pm Sat, Rev. Don Sease. Bur, Grandview Cem..

[NI146966] Johnstown, PA Trib-Demo issue Mon 13 Mar 1967: BURKHARDT, Mrs. Jennie V. (McGunigale), 78, formerly of 659 Main St, d Mar 10 1967, Memorial Hosp.; b Jun 16 1888, Johnstown, d/o Rev. Martin & Clara (Allison) Luther. Preceded in death by husb Edward, in 1964; bros, Carl & Harry, & sis Ardella. Survived by bro Earl McGunigale, m Leafey Hohman, 507 Sherman St, & a no. of nieces & nephews. Chrtr memb Camp 52, PO of A. Friends received 2-4 & 7-9 pm Mon Stephen J. Conway Funeral Home, serv 11 am Tue, Rev. Don Sease. bur Grandview Cem..

[NI146970] Johnstown, PA Trib-Demo issue 5 Apr 1970: KENDALL-STEIN, Mrs. Rose (Burkhart), 82, Akron, OH, d Apr 5 1970, GA; b Nov 5 1887, Johnstown, d/o Leonard & Sara (Herdman) Burkhart. Preceded in death by parents; 1st husb John Stein; 2nd husb Homer Kendall; 4 sis': Elizabeth, Margaret, Carrie & Mary; & 3 bros: David, Edward & Leonard. Survived by daug Mrs. Sara Witt, Allentown, PA; gson, Harry, & 3 ggchldn. Sis of Mrs. Ida Meyers, Tara Dr, & Mrs. Anna Adams, Winthrop, MI. Friends received 7-9 pm Tue & 2-4 & 7-9 pm Wed Picking-Treece-Bennett Mortuary, Somerset St. Requiem Mass 10 am Thu Immaculate Conception Cath Ch, Rev. John Dravetsky. Bur Grandview Cem..

[NI146976] Johnstown Trib issue 3 Dec 1924: S.J. COLBERT DIED IN MORRELLVILLE Well-Known Resident Suddenly Expired at an Early hr This Morn. Sylvester J. Colbert, aged 41 yrs, d suddenly of heart trouble at his home, 472 Edith ave, Oakhurst, at 2 am this morn. Mr. Colbert was a foreman at the Franklin coke plant & was at work as usual yesterday. He became suddenly ill abt 2 am, when Mrs. Colbert was awakened by his loud breathing. He expired before a physician could be summoned. The deceased was a bro of Newton Colbert, of Lorain, OH, & the funeral arrangements will not be completed until after his arrival tonight or tomorrow morn. The deceased was a s/o J. Wesley & Martha (Hagins) Colbert & b Westmoreland Co. He & Miss Minnie Jordan were m in Pittsburg some years ago & have since resided in this city. Mrs. Colbert survives her husb with 4 chldn: James, John, Richard, & Marguerite, at home; his parents & a bro, Fire Capt George Colbert, all residing at 126 Fairfield ave; Mrs. Robert Ling, Clymer, Indiana Co., & Newton Colbert, referred to above. The deceased was a memb Calvary Meth Episc Ch & was also identified with the Wesley Bible Class connected with the Sun School.

[NI146978] Johnstown Trib issue 22 Dec 1932: RICHARD COLBERT HAS PASSED AWAY Johnstown H S Sr, Aged 18 Yr, Victim of Pneumonia Richard Colbert, s/o Mrs. Minnie (Jordan) Colbert, who had been ill of pneumonia for the last 3 wks, d of pneumonia & heart trouble abt 11 am this morn. He was in his 18th yr & was a memb of graduating class of 1932 1/2 of the Johnstown HS. He was completing a 2-yr commercial course & was to have graduated with the class late in Jan. The deceased was b Aug 19 1915, his father, Sylvester Colbert, passing away here abt 6 yrs ago. Sylvester Colbert was a s/o Mr. & Mrs. J. Wesley Colbert, 171 D st. Besides his mother, Richard Colbert is survived by 2 bros, James & John Colbert, & a sis, Marguerite Colbert, all at home. Richard Colbert was a memb Calvary M.E. Ch, the Sun school, & was affiliated with the Epworth League Chapter connected with the Morrellville parish.

[NI146981] Johnstown, PA Trib-Demo issue 8 Feb 1991: WEISBRODT, Marguerite J., (Mickey), 70, Richland, d Feb 7 1991, Mem'l Hosp.; b Mar 10 1920, Johnstown, d/o Sylvester & Minnie (Jordan) Colbert. Preceded in death by husb Robert O.; & bros Richard & John. Survived by chldn; Jack m Denise Schellhammer, Johnstown & Martha J., w/o Charles Kisner, Enterprise, AL; 4 gchldn. Sis of James, Lancaster. Formerly employed by Colbert Grocery Store, memb Franklin St U Meth Ch, former memb Mt. Calvary Luth Ch & L.C.W. also formerly vol for many yrs at Red Cross. Friends received 2-4 & 7-9 pm Sun Picking-Treece-Bennett Mortuary Inc., servs 10 am Mon, Rev. Donald J. Joiner. Bur Grandview Cem..

[NI146982] Johnstown Trib issue 30 Jun 1943: FORMER LOCAL MAN IS INJURED IN FALL Newton J. Colbert, 54, a former resident here & for the past 37 yrs a resident of Lorain, OH, is in a critical condition in a Lorain hosp. Mr. Colbert fell from a scaffold several days ago while making repairs on his home. X-rays have shown an injury to the spinal column. Mr. Colbert, s/o J. W. Colbert & of Mrs. Nancy Colbert, who now resides at 514 Vine St., was employed as a locomotive engineer here in his youth. He went out to Lorain to continue the same work & is now foreman of locomotive engineers at the Lorain, OH, plant of the Carnegie-Illinois Steel Corp. He has been active in civic affairs in Lorain & serv several terms as a councilman. A bro George, capt of the Johnstown Fire Co, d here abt 5 yrs ago, & another bro, Sylvester, d a number of yrs ago, had been a foreman in the Franklin Mills. A sis, Mrs. Nancy Ling, resides at 514 Vine St., & another sis, Lucy, w/o Rev. Robert Ling, resides at Beaver. Mr. Colbert is m & has a daug. // Johnstown Trib issue 9 Jul 1943: NEWTON J. COLBERT, INJURED IN FALL, DIES IN LORAIN, OH. Former Johnstowner was s/o Mrs. Nancy Colbert, Vine St. Newton J. Colbert, 54, former Johnstowner, d at 12:30 am last night in a Lorain, OH, hosp, where he had been a patient for nearly 2 wks. Mr. Colbert was removed to the hosp immediately after a fall from a scaffold while making repairs to the upper story of his home. In falling, his back struck the roof of a stoop & his face was injured when it struck a walk. Death was attributed to injury of a cervical vertebra. Funeral servs will be in Lorain at 2 pm Mon. Mr. Colbert is survived by his widow & a son. The Lorain resident was a s/o J. Wesley Colbert, former Johnstown Water Co employee, & Mrs. Nancy Colbert, 514 Vine St. William Colbert, better known as "Billy the Puddler" & associated with early development of the iron & steel industry here, was Newton Colbert's gfather. The deceased is the last of 3 sons of the family to die. A bro, Sylvester, foreman in the Franklin coke plant, d in 1924, & another bro, George, a capt of Johnstown Fire Dept, d 1934. A sis, Mrs. Nancy Ling, resides at 514 Vine St., & another sis, Lucy, w/o Rev. Robert Ling, resides near Beaver. Mrs. Viola (Colbert) Williams, a 3rd sis, is deceased. Mr. Colbert was a locomotive engineer here. He went to Lorain to work in the same capacity for the plant there of the Carnegie-Illinois Steel Co. He held the post of foreman of locomotive engineers of the plant at the time of his death. Taking an active interest in civic affairs in Lorain, Mr. Colbert serv as city councilman for several terms.

[NI146983] Johnstown Trib issue 5 Apr 1933: MRS. FRANCES C. COLBERT EXPIRES IN GEISTOWN Former Resident of This City Had Been Ill at Home of Her Daug. Mrs. Frances Colbert, w/o Samuel H. Colbert, d abt noon today at the home of her daug, Mrs. Leroy B. Stutzman, in Geistown, where she had been ill of a complication of ailments for a long time. Mrs. Colbert was b Millville Boro in the fall of 1867, d/o David & Elizabeth (Rager) Constable. Her father died here in 1888 & her mother in 1891. Mrs. Colbert was a sis of William Constable, ND, who is visiting at present in this city; Mrs. Eliza Orbison, Chicago, IL; Mrs. J.M. Colbert, Los Angeles, CA; & Mrs. William Stuver, 710 Horner st, 7th Ward. Miss Constable & Samuel H. Colbert were m here some 40 yrs ago by the late Rev. Solomon Keebler, then pastor of Morrellville Meth Episc Ch. Mr. Colbert d in this city in 1918. Besides her bro & 3 sis' mentioned above Mrs. Colbert is survived by a daug, Edith, w/o Leroy B. Stutzman, Geistown, & 3 gchldn. Mrs. Colbert was a memb of Grove-ave M.E. Ch. The funeral arrangements are in charge of H.M. Picking & Son, morticians. Servs will be Fri.

[NI146987] Johnstown Trib issue 29 Mar 1914: Mrs. Ira J. Williams. Viola Grace Colbert Williams, w/o Ira J. Williams, chauffeur for Harris & Boyer, d unexpectedly last eve at Williams home, 209 Stone st, Morrellville, in her 22d yr. Mrs. Williams was d/o Mr. & Mrs. J. W. Colbert, Fairfield ave, Morrellville, who survives her, together with her husb, 3 bros: George, South Side; Newton, Lorain, OH, & Sylvester, Oakhurst & 2 sis', Misses Lucy & Nannie Colbert, both at home. The funeral will take place on Wed afternoon, when serv will be conducted by Rev. F.D. Esenwein, pastor of Calvary M.E. Ch, bur Grandview Cem. Mrs. Williams was a memb of Meth Ch & was identified with the Sun school & the Enworth League Chapter of Calvary charge.

[NI146995] Johnstown Trib-Demo issue Wed 18 Oct 1961: ALT - Mrs. Carrie M., 85, 213 Burkhard St, d 9:50 pm Oct. 16, 1961, at home; b Nov 22 1875, Cleveland, d/o Leonard & Sarah (Herdman) Burkhardt. Preceded in death by husb, Charles; chldn: Joseph, Robert & Mary; bro, David, & sis, Sarah. Survived by these chldn: Charles & Edward, both 500 Broad St; Molly, w/o Veto Abbruscato, 168 1/3 Prospect St; Francis, m to former Theresa Thiel, Johnstown; William, m to former Anna Pipta, 1461 Franklin St, & Agnes, w/o Andrew Andrews, 213 Burkhard St; also 9 gchldn & 6 ggchldn. Sis of Mrs. Margaret Lorditch, Oakhurst Homes; Mrs. Ida Myers, Terra Dr; Mrs. Rose Kendel, Cleveland; Edward Burkhardt, 659 Main St; Mrs. Mary Ernst, 600 Napoleon St; Mrs. Anna Adams, Detroit, & Leonard, 313 Burkhard St. Also survived by bro-in-law, Joseph Alt, Reynoldsdale, Pa. Memb Immaculate Conception Cath Ch & Altar & Rosary Society. Friends received in John Moskel Funeral Home, Broad St. Requiem mass at 10 am Thu in Immaculate Conception Cath Ch, Rev. Father John E. Dravetsky. Bur ch cem.

[NI146997] Johnstown Trib-Demo issue Jan 1978: MEYER - Mrs. Ida Mae, 100, Tara Drive, d Jan 3 1978, at home; b Mar 16 1877, Cleveland, OH, d/o Leonard & Sarah (Herdman) Burkhardt. Preceded in death by parents; husb William; daug, Mrs. Irene Gardill, sis' - Emma, Mrs. Elizabeth Heider, Mrs. Margaret Lorditch, Mrs. Rose Kendall, Mrs. Mary Ernest, Mrs. Carrie Alt; & bros Dave, Edward, Leonard & Frank. Survived by son, Edward, Sequim, WA, & daug Mrs. Clara Wilson, Johnstown, also 8 gchldn, 21 ggchldn, & 2 gggchldn. Sis of Mrs. Anna Adams, Venice, FL. Memb of Legion of Mary & Our Mother of Sorrows Cath Ch, where Mass of Christian Burial will be at 11 am Thu, Rev. Msgr. Linford Grainader. Bur St. Mary's Cem. Friends received 2 - 4 & 7 - 9 pm Wed at Francis G. Ozog Funeral Home, Broad St, where wake serv will be Wed eve.

[NI146999] Johnstown Trib issue Feb 1926: David Leonard Burkhardt, aged 45 yrs, d Sat night at his home in Brownstown Boro, where he had been ill for some time of a complication of diseases, including crysipelas. Funeral servs will be tomorrow morn St. Michael’s Cath Ch by Rev. Mathias Pfeil, bur Lower Yoder Cem. He was b in Cambria City January 24 [or 21, unclear-ed.], 1881, s/o Leonard Burkhardt, whose death occurred last yr, & of Mrs. Sarah (Herdman) Burkhardt, 8th ave, 16th Ward. Mr. Burkhardt was m twice, his 1st wife being a d/o John Sellman, Lower Yoder Twp. To this union 1 daug was b, Sis M. Gladys, a nun of the Franciscan order, Pittsburg. Mr. Burkhardt is survived by his widow, Matilda (Wyar) Burkhardt, & the following chldn: Charles Burkhardt, TX; Catherine, Harriet, Hubertine, Anthony, David, Dorothy, Gertrude, Joseph & Francis Burkhardt, all at home.

[NI147006] killed while serv with armed forces WWI
Johnstown Daily Trib issue Sat 27 Jul 1918: JOHN W. HERDMAN KILLED IN FRANCE 7th Ward Cpl Makes Supreme Sacrifice While Serving in 7th Infantry Corp. John William Herdman, of Co B, 7th US Infantry, was killed in France on Jul 15. A dispatch concerning his death was received from Adj.-Gen. McCain, of Washington, by his father, Robert S. Herdman, of 235 Wood st, last eve. It reads as follows: "Deepy regret to inform you that Cpl. J.W. Herdman, infantry, is officially reported as killed in action on Jul 15." John W. Herdman enlisted at the Army recruiting station in the Nemo building, this city, in Jul, 1917, & was sent from here to Gettysburg, where he was assigned to the 7th Infantry. He remained on the famous Civil War battlefield in Adams Co. until last Oct, when he was transferred to Camp Greene, Charlotte, NC. He crossed the Atlantic with his regt late in Mar or early in Apr. John William Herdman was b in the 7th Ward on Mar 2 1885, & s/o Robert S. & Sadie Miller Herdman, 235 Wood st. He & Miss Mary Kirschner, d/o William Kirschner, Daisytown, were m at St. Joseph's parsonage here about 14 years ago by the Rev. Father Robert, O.S.B. Mrs. Herdman & her 2 chldn, Mary & Franklin John Miller, reside at 224 Wood st. The deceased began work for the Cambria Steel Co some yrs ago & later became an employee of the Johnstown Engineering Co. At the time of going into the Army he was employed as a pipe cutter by Thomas W. Jones, the Moxham plumber. John W. Herdman was a memb of Lieut. Speer Orr Camp, Sons of Veterans, & was at one time a Lt. of I Co, 8th Regt, Sons of Veterans Reserves. He was made a Cpl in the 7th Infantry during his stay at Gettysburg. Both gfathers of Cpl. Herdman serv in Civil War, John Herdman in Battery D, 1st PA Light Artillery & Peter Miller in Co K, 206th Regt, PA Vol Infantry. They have been dead for some time. Besides his widow & chldn, Cpl. Herdman is survived by his parents & a sis, Stella, wife of Thomas Burke, 115 Horner st. 3 cousins of the late Cpl are with Pershing's army in France & one is in England. The cousins in France are Clyde Miller, son of William Miller, who is in the Signal Corps; Herbert Miller, son of the late Nathaniel Miller, who is with the artillery; & Joseph Rundle, of the South Side, who is with an infantry regiment. The other cousin, Leonard Burkhardt, jr., of Cambria City, is in a training school in England. Cpl. Miller, in addition to his connection with the Sons of Veterans, was an honorary member of the Johnstown Reed Band & the Home Beneficial Assc of the 17th Ward. Cpl. Miller was the first of the members of Speer Orr Camp to fall in the present war. // His Mother's Day Letter. The last letter received by Mrs. Robert S. Herdman was written on Mother's Day & arrived here last mo. It reads as follows: "Dear Mother: As you know this is Mother's Day & our good officers reminded us of it & asked us to write to our mothers & ask them not to forget us in our work. Just a little prayer each day will help us to win our victory which we will with God's help for the loved ones at home. It will mean a great deal to us. We are getting along fine with our work & will try to end it soon. We are all well & in the best of health, & all hope to be home by fall. "How is father? Hope he is well again. Sister told me in her letter that he was very sick again. (Mr. Herdman is suffering from heart trouble & has not been able to leave his home for several wks). All the soldiers here are in the best of health & hope to keep on that way. I will close now & look for a nice big letter from home. Letters make the soldiers feel so good. Well, good bye, & love to all. From your loving son, "JOHN" At the end of the letter Cpl. Herdman placed a violet plucked from the battlefield for his mother. The last letter received in the U S from Cpl. Herdman is in possession of Mrs. Pearl Burke Smith, of Pittsburg, a niece of the Cpl. The contents of this letter are not known by the local relatives. Mrs. Smith received her letter on Jul 5.

[NI147010] Johnstown, PA Trib-Demo issue Jul 1960: HERDMAN, Frank J., 54, 340 Arch St, d Jul 30 1960, Memorial Hosp.; b Aug.1 1905, Johnstown, s/o John W. & Mary (Kirchner) Herdman. survived by widow, Florence White, & these chldn: Robert D., Raymond, Beverly, Betty Jean, Karen, & Cathleen, all at home; Paul, 301 Robinson Ave; William F., 605 Rachel St; Maurice J., 206 David St; Donald J., 837 Hill Pl; Mary Catherine, w/o Alvin Callihan, Buck Ave; Janet, w/o Raymond Newcomer, New Kensington, & Kenneth, with USN, Portsmouth, VA; 15 gchldn & sis, Mrs. Mary Lambert, 1710 Linwood Ave. Was an electrical repairman for Johnstown Plant, Bethlehem Steel, Chtr memb Upper Yoder Twp Fire Co, Upper Yoder civil defense unit & GBU. Friends received Stephen J. Conway Funeral Home rosary will be recited at 7:30 pm Mon. Sung high mass of requiem at 10 am Tue St. Clement's Cath Ch, bur Grandview Cem..

[NI147012] Johnstown Trib issue Feb 1935: Mrs. Estella Burke. Mrs. Estella May (Herdman) Burke, aged 52, d at 9:15 pm Sat at the Ohio State Hosp, Toledo. She was a native of Johnstown, but a resident of OH for a number of yrs. She was b here Oct 7 1882, d/o Robert Herdman, who d Nov 29 1929, & Mrs. Sarah (Miller) Herdman, 430 Pine St. Her bro, John Herdman, was killed in France Jul 15 1918. Surviving in addition to her mother is a daug, Mrs. Pearl Gozdonski of Toledo. Funeral servs will be at 2:30 pm Wed at the home of Mrs. Sarah Herdman by Rev. Sidney V. Carmany, pastor of 1st Evang Ch. Bur Grandview Cem will be directed by John Henderson Co.

[NI147019] Johnstown, PA Trib-Demo issue Jun 1978: LYNN, Edward F., 62, 1452 Franklin St., d Jun 10 1978, Memorial Hosp.; b Sep 13 1915, Scottdale, s/o Edward B. & Mabel (Warsing) Lynn. Preceded in death by parents. Survived by widow, Minnie M. Will, & son, Edward F., Jr., at home. Bro of Mrs. Wilda Sheehan, Tallahassee, FL & June Vickroy, Johnstown. Memb Franklin St Un Meth Ch. Vet WWII. Memb Conemaugh Valley Lodge 692, F. & A.M., Jaffa Temple; Tall Cedars of Lebanon; Oriental Commandry No. 61, Knights Templar, Cambria Council No. 32, R. & F.M., & Portage Royal Arch Chptr 195. Retired from Johnstown Plant, Bethlehem Steel Corp. Friends received 2-4 & 7-9 pm Mon John Henderson Co. Funeral Home, serv 11 am Tue, Rev. William Wilson. Bur Grandview Cem..

[NI147037] Johnstown, PA Daily Trib issue Jan 1954: BURKHARD, Mrs. Matilda A., 67, 715 1/2 Brallier Pl, d morn of Jan 16 1954, at her home; b May 28 1886, Johnstown, d/o Anthony & Catherine (Baker) Wyar. Preceded in death by husb David. Survived by these chldn: Sister Mary Gladys, Our Lady of the Woods, Fennelton, Pa.; Charles, Gray Ave; Catherine Penrod & Gladys Burkhard, both at home; Dorothy Fisher, Chestnut St; Gertrude Neatrour, Chestnut St; Mrs. Harriet Nelson, Iron St; Hubertine Duray, Daniel St; Joseph, Rosenbaum St; Francis, Lunen St; David & Richard, both Detroit, MI. Sis of Harry, Emma, William, George, Gertrude, Catherine, Norbert, Marie & Anthony. Friends received 7 pm Sat John A. Conway & Son Funeral Home. Funeral arrangements incomplete.

[NI147043] Johnstown, PA Trib-Demo issue Nov 1964: BURKHARD, David L., 49, Detroit, MI, formerly of Johnstown, d Nov 17 1964, Detroit; b Mar 18 1915, Johnstown, s/o David L. & Matilda (Wyar) Burkhard. Preceded in death by parents, a daug & a bro. Survived by widow, Marcel, & 7 chldn. Bro of Sister M. Gladys, OSF, Pittsburgh; Mrs. Catherine Gatins, Mrs. Harriet Nelson, Mrs. Hubertine Duray, Mrs. Dorothy Fisher, Mrs. Gertrude Neatrour, Mrs. Gladys Hartwiger, Charles, Joseph & Francis, all Johnstown, & Richard, Detroit. Funeral Mass at 10 am Sat Ch of the Nativity, Detroit. Bur Mt Olivet Cem., Detroit.

[NI147048] Johnstown Trib issue 4 Nov 1907: Mrs. David Burkhardt. Mrs. Mary Sellman Burkhardt, w/o David Burkhardt, d yesterday forenoon at the Burkhardt home, No. 507 Chestnut st, 16th Ward, aged 26 yrs. The cause of her death was pulmonary trouble, of which she had been ill a long time. D/o Mr. & Mrs. John Sellman, of Lower Yoder Twp, was b in this vicinity & spent her entire life here. She was m at St. Mary’s German Cath Ch 6 yrs ago today to David Burkhardt, s/o Mr. & Mrs. Leonard Burkhardt, Cambria City. Besides her husb, Mrs. Burkhardt is survived by 2 chldn, Joseph & Margaret; her parents, & by several bros & sis', 1 of the sis' being identified with St. Francis’ Convent, Pittsburg. The funeral will take place at 9 am Thu, when a mass of requiem will be said at St. Mary’s Ch by Rev. Father John N. Bausch. Bur ch cem in Lower Yoder Twp.

[NI147050] Johnstown Trib issue Feb 1982: FAITH - Delmas B., 73, Johnstown, d Feb 14 1982, Lee Hosp. b Apr 1 1908, Johnstown, s/o Franklin Silas & Lillian Mae (Herdman) Faith. Preceded in death by parents; daug, Dona; & 11 bros & sis'. Survived by widow, former Ida Mae Harris, & these chldn: Janet, w/o Mark ZDELAR; Ronald, m to Nancy GAY; Melvin, m to Patricia BLOUGH; & Barry, m to Debbie RIBLETT, all of Johnstown area; & Susan, at home; also 21 gchldn & 6 ggchldn. Also survived by bro, Robert, & wife, Helen, Cleveland, OH. Retired employee of Richland Twp. Memb Christian & Missionary Alliance Ch, Richland, where serv will be at 11 am Tue, Revs. Donald Miller & Charles Pennington. Bur Richland Cem. Friends received 2 - 4 & 7 - 9 pm Mon & 9 - 10 am Tue at Harris Funeral Home, Scalp Ave, Richland, & from 10:15 am Tue until time of serv at the ch. No viewing at ch. Those who wish may contribute to Christian & Missionary Alliance Ch fund of their choice.

[NI147051] Johnstown Trib issue Nov 1938: Jack Embedded in Throat Results in Child's Death. A jack swallowed some mos ago by Dona May Faith, 4-yr-old d/o Delmas & Ida (Harris) Faith, 202 Pine St, 7th Ward, yesterday resulted in her death at Mem Hosp. The child failed to recover from a difficult & delicate operation which she underwent in an effort to remove the article, which was discovered through X-ray examination as deeply embedded in her throat. Surgeons believed the child had swallowed the playing jack some mos ago, possibly as long as a yr ago & that it became lodged in her throat, gradually becoming deeply embedded in tissue. Wed eve she was removed to the 8th Ward hosp & underwent the delicate operation after X-ray examinations disclosed the article in her throat. As a result of the death, membs of the hosp surgical staff today urged parents to procure medical attention immediately for their chldn when there is any suspicion that a foreign article may become lodged internally. Funeral servs for the Faith chld will be held at 3 pm tomorrow at Christian & Missionary Alliance Ch, Wood St, with Rev. E.D. Pinney, pastor, officiating. Bur Grandview Cem., under direction of Mortician Fred G. Geisel, Dale. The chld is survived by her parents & a sis, Janet Lee. The remains may be viewed at the home of the maternal gparents, Mr. & Mrs. Luther Harris, Geis Ave, Geistown.

[NI147073] Johnstown Trib issue Nov 1930: Wilbur S. Faith, aged 24, son of Frank Faith, of Cleveland, O., & the late Mrs. Lillian (Herdman) Faith, d at 10 pm Saturday at the home of Mrs. Ralph W. Hunt, 621 Ash st, 7th Ward, with whom he made his home for the last 4 yrs. Mr. Faith, who was best known as "Ted," had been in ill health for the last 2 yrs. Before becoming ill, Mr. Faith was employed in the Cambria plant of the Bethlehem Steel Co. He is survived by his father & the following bros & sis': Franklin, Delmas & Robert, all of Cleveland; Mrs. Paul Martin, NYC; Mrs. Roy Dalton, & Mrs. William Campbell, Johnstown; Mrs. Louise Schielchert, Chicago, & Joseph Herdman, Cheswick, Pa. The deceased's mother d Feb 8 1923. She was a d/o John Herdman. Funeral servs will be conducted at 2:30 pm tomorrow at Hunt residence by Rev. J. L. Gingrich, pastor of 3rd Breth Ch. Bur Grandview Cem.

[NI147078] Johnstown Trib issue Aug 1888: KUNKEL. In Coopersdale, on Tue afternoon, Aug 14 1888, Eva, d/o Mr. & Mrs. S.V. Kunkel, aged 3 yrs. Remains will be taken to Indiana Co. for bur.

[NI147097] Johnstown Trib issue Nov 1971: CAMPBELL, Mrs. Ida M., 76, 731 Franklin St., d Nov 21 1971, Lee Hosp. b Oct 31 1895, Johnstown, d/o Mr. & Mrs. John Herdman. Preceded in death by parents; 1st husb S.F. Gordon; 2nd husb William Campbell; 2 sis'; & a bro. Survived by son, Robert S. Gordon, 731 Franklin St., & daug, Mrs. Margaret Langham, 711 Demuth St.; also 3 gchldn. Half sis of Delmar Faith, Arbutus Pk; Robert, Cleveland, OH; Franklin, Johnstown; & Mrs. Helen Martin, NYC. Memb Roxbury UMCh. Friends received from 7 - 9 pm Mon & from 2 - 4 & 7 - 9 pm Tue Picking-Treece-Bennett Mortuary, serv 10 am Wed, Rev. Walter C. Krause. Bur Grandview Cem..

[NI147118] HISTORY OF Indiana Co., PA. J. A. Caldwell 1880 pg. 448 Ellis Wissinger, s/o David & Mary Wissinger, nee Wertz, was b Cambria Co., in 1828, & came to this Co. in 1848 or 1849. His bros & sis' were: Jacob, m. Jane Adams; Stephen, m. Nancy Carney; Margaret; Esther, w/o Joseph Fry; Lewis, m. Ellen Cutts; Susan, w/o John Johnson; John, m. Maggie Dickenson; Andrew, m. Ellen Dickson; & Catharine, w/o Abraham Orris; Ellis m. 1st Sarah Moore. They had 5 chldn: Robert., m. Ida Moore; Ellen, w/o Ira Speedy; Bruce; McClellan, & Maggie, w/o Jacob Fisher. His 2nd wife was Mary Moore & they have 4 chldn: Harvey, Samuel, Laura, & Minnet. Mr. Wissinger follows farming & stock-raising for a business. His bros, Lewis & Andrew,serv co K, 14th regt, PA vol cav, & John was in the 3 mos' serv.

[NI147124] PA 1910 Census Miracode Index
Bruce Wissinger Age: 50 State: PA Color: W Enumeration District: 0094 Birth Place: PA Visit: 0177 Co.: Indiana Relation: Head of Household Other Residents:
Son Jesse T 18, PA
Son Melvin 16, PA
Niece Annie Fisher 26, PA
Indiana Co., PA, Historical Society Surname File Approx. Date: Jan 1930 Funeral servs were conducted Sat at the home followed by bur in Elderton cem. for Bruce Wissinger, a prominent resident of Washington Twp, d at his home near Advance Tue night, Jan 14. The deceased had been in declining health for some time, sustained a stroke of paralysis several dys before he passed away. He was b Blacklick Twp, May 21 1859, s/o Ellis & Sarah Wissinger. Shortly after his birth the parents located in Washington Twp, where the son resided on the homestead farm until his death. During his active yrs he was engaged in farming & the livestock business. For a long period he was an extensive buyer of livestock in many sections of the Co. & was one of the leading shippers to the markets, & his Co. wide transactions cultivated for him a wide acquaintance especially in the rural districts. He was prominently identified with many community activities & was held in high esteem. For many yrs he serv as a director of the Indiana Co. Agricultural Society & rendered the assoc valuable serv. For many yrs he held membership with M. E. Ch. His wife, Mrs. Annie Anderson Wissinger, d 1907. The chldn are Arlie Wissinger, at home; Jesse Wissinger, Washington Twp; Melvin Wissinger, MT, & Mrs. Daisy Carnahan, Torrence. He is also survived by 3 gsons & 2 bros & a sis, Harvey Wissinger & Mrs. Johnston, IN, & Mack Wissinger, Advance.

[NI147125] PA 1910 Census Miracode Index
Mack Wissinger Age: 49 State: PA Color: W Enumeration District: 0094 Birth Place: PA Visit: 0194 Co.: Indiana Relation: Head of Household Other Residents:
Wife Ella 48, PA
Daughter L Blanche 23, PA
Son James G 19, PA
Daughter L May 16, PA
Son William E 15, PA
Daughter Martha R 08, PA

[NI147148] Unknown Newspaper Mar 1905 The funeral of Ephram Wissinger, who d last Fri at his home, Conemaugh, took place at 2:00 Mon afternoon from his late resid, the serv being in charge of Conemaugh Lodge No. 191, IOOF. Rev. J. H. Lancaster, pastor of Meth Ch, officiated. The pallbearers were the Messr's. Gustov Bostert; William Flick; E. J. Baker; Joseph Martin; & W. A. Reiver, of the city; & John Evans, Conemaugh. Bur Headrick's Cem.

[NI147149] Cambria Co., PA, Newspaper 1 Sep 1906 Mrs. Jane Lemon Wissinger, relict of Ephram Wissinger, d of general debility yesterday morn at the Wissinger home, 1st St, Conemaugh, aged 78 yrs, 10 mos, 4 dys. The deceased, whose maiden name was Jane Lemon, was b West Fairfield, Westmoreland Co.; her parents & all her bros & sis' proceeded her to the grave, except Mrs. Margaret Lemon Lord, Greensboro, who was summoned to Conemaugh one day last wk & was at her sister's bedside when she passed away. Jane Lemon & Ephram Wissinger were m many yrs ago & settled in Conemaugh abt 1876. Mr. Wissinger d Mar 1905. Mrs. Wissinger is survived by 2 sons & 5 daugs: Francis, who has been living in Alaska for a long time; Robert J., Conemaugh, yardmaster for the PA RR Co at South Fork; Sarah, w/o Samuel Byers, Altoona; Alice, w/o Michael Kyle; Rachel, w/o Lewis Barkheimer; Elizabeth, w/o Calvin Leech; & Elmira, w/o H. L. Miller; all of Conemaugh. Besides these, she is survived by a large no. of gchldn. The deceased's pastor, Rev. John H. Lancaster, of the Meth Ch, will conduct the obsequies at the Wissinger home at 10:00 am Mon. Bur Headrick's Cem above Conemaugh.

[NI147153] PA 1910 Census Miracode Index
Samuel Byers Age: 65 State: PA Color: W Enumeration District: 0060 Birth Place: PA Visit: 0210 Co.: Blair, Altoona Relation: Head of Household Other Residents:
Wife Sarah 59, PA
Son Louis R 23, PA
Niece Norma Davlin 22, PA

[NI147163] Ukwn Newspaper 8 Dec 1915 Mrs. Alice W. Kyle, widow of Michael Kyle, whose husb, a well-known employee of the PA RR who d but 5 wks ago, passed away last eve at the Kyle home in Conemaugh, aged 57. Her health had been impaired for some time. She suffered from a complication of diseases. The funeral will take place at 2:00 pm Fri, servs will be by Rev. J. J. Brodhead, pastor of Conemaugh Meth Episc Ch, of which the deceased was a memb. Mrs. Kyle was also a memb of Women's Foreign Missionary Society of the Conemaugh Ch. Bur at Headrick's Cem. The deceased was b Mineral Point, Mar 1858 & m in Conemaugh, 16 Apr 1884, to Michael Kyle, the ceremony performed by Rev. James L. Steffy, who was then minister of the Conemaugh Episc Ch. Mrs. Kyle was d/o Ephram & Jane Lemon Wissinger. The deceased had made her home in Conemaugh since 1877. She was the sis of Sarah, w/o Samuel Byers, 3rd St.; Rachel, w/o Lewis Barkheimer, 1st St.; Elizabeth, w/o C. W. Leech, 415 Locust St.; Elmira, w/o H. L. Miller, 2nd St.,; & Robert J. Wissinger, 211 Main St.; all of Conemaugh; & Francis, AK

[NI147166] Unknown Source Appx. Feb 1925 Funeral servs for Mrs. Elizabeth (Wissinger) Leech, aged 60, w/o Calvin W. Leech, 415 Locust St, Conemaugh, who passed away yesterday afternoon at the Leech home with Rev. John Hall, pastor of Conemaugh Meth Episc Ch of which the deceased was a memb, officiating. Bur. Headrick's Cem. The deceased was b Mineral Point in 1865, d/o Ephram & Jane Lemon Wissinger. On 17 Nov 1893, she & Mr. Leech were married at Conemaugh by Rev. A. S. Hunter, pastor of Meth Episc Ch. Surviving are her husb, who is a freight conductor on the PA RR, & a son, Roy, at home. 4 chldn preceded her to the grave. Mrs. Leech is also survived by 2 bros: Robert Wissinger, Conemaugh, & Frank, Nome, AK; & 3 sis': Mrs. Samuel Byers, Conemaugh; Mrs. Lewis Barkheimer, Moxham; & Mrs. H. L. Miller, 345 Strayer St., Johnstown.

[NI147167] PA 1910 Census Miracode Index
Robert J Wissinger Age: 43 State: PA Color: W Enumeration District: 9110 Birth Place: PA Visit: 0601 Co.: Cambria, East Conemaugh Relation: Head of Household Other Residents:
Wife Rosie A 34, PA
Son Robert F 15, PA
Daughter Ethel M 13, PA
Son Waldo J 10, PA
Daughter Helen I 07, PA
SIL Frank Thomas 22, PA

[NI147171] Ship Bowditch, Liverpool to NY, May 27, 1839, 578 tons, vessel #299, J.W. Thompson Master

[NI147222] No date or publication. Funeral rites were conducted on Sat afternoon in home of her dau, Mrs J C Smith, W. Lebanon, followed by bur in W. Lebanon, for Mrs Susanna Catherine McCurdy, 85, life-long & esteemed resid of co, d at Indiana Hosp Thu afternoon from injuries sustained 8 wks ago, when she suffered a fracture of leg in fall in Smith home. A d/o Jacob Wissinger, b Jan 16 1852, & lived during greater part of her long life in W Lebanon community, where she was widely kwn & held membership with Presby Ch. She was widow/o W C McCurdy, who d a number of yrs ago in Indiana, where the couple resid for number of yrs. In addition to her dau Mrs. Smith, she leaves a son, R C McCurdy, Indiana; 6 gchdn & 3 ggchdn. She was sis of W R Wissinger & Mrs. Mary Rothmire, Indiana; Truman Wissinger, Pitcairn, & Rev L B Wissinger, New Lexington, OH.

[NI147223] 1910 PA miracode index
Clark W Mccurdy Age: 59 State: PA Color: W Dist: 0101 B Pl: PA Visit: 0099 Co: Indiana Relation: Head of Household
Other Residents:
Wife Katherine S 59 PA
Son Robert C 23 PA
Son Clair C 20 PA

[NI147229] From the Indiana Co., PA, Historical Society Surname File 14 Jan 1950 Ferman G. Wissinger, 328 Wall ave, Pitcairn, d Fri morn. Funeral servs will be from the Pierce Funeral Home, on Wall ave, Pitcairn, Mon Jan 16 at 2:00 pm. Mr. Wissinger is survived by his wife, Adda Fennel Wissinger, & 2 bros, Louis B., Vanesville, OH, & W. R. Wissinger, Water st, IN

[NI147251] PA 1910 Census Miracode Index
Michael Kyle Age: 56 State: PA Color: W Enumeration District: 9110 Birth Place: PA Visit: 0846 Co.: Cambria, East Conemaugh Relation: Head of Household Other Residents:
Wife Alice 52, PA

[NI147257] Indiana Co., PA, Historical Society Surname File Approx. Jul 1959 Charles E. Wissinger, 85, Cherry Tree, passed away Wed 11:50 pm at his home. He was b Aug 29 1873, Green Twp, Indiana Co., s/oHenry & Margaret (Spielman) Wissinger. He was a memb of COB, Conemaugh; Cherry Tree IOOF No. 417, an honorary memb of Cherry Tree Fire Co. He was a retired railroader. Surviving are: his wife, Irene Pittman Wissinger & the following chldn: Kathryn, w/o Donald Wagner, Elmyra, NY; Thelma, w/o Merle Curry, Jr., Punxsutawney; Floyd, Cherry Tree; & 10 gchldn. Friends received at McCracken Funeral Home, Cherry Tree, after 7 pm today. Funeral servs at 3 pm Sat, Jul 25, from funeral home, Rev. John Sass, Jr., officiating. Bur Uniontown E.U.B. Cem.

[NI147264] Indiana Co., PA, Historical Society Surname File Approx. Date: Jan 1982 Floyd A. "Pretzel" Wissinger, 66, Cherry Tree, d Tue, Jan 26 1982, at his home. S/o Charles & Irene Pittman Wissinger, b Apr 4 1915, Black Lick, Indiana Co. Mr. Wissinger had been employed for 29 yrs to Conrail at the Cherry Tree yard. He was also a self-employed carpenter & had worked for Kirsh Construction. Surviving are these chldn: Mrs. Robert (Glenda) Jacobson, Carmichael, CA; Ronald “Bud”, Youngstown, OH; Carol Wissinger, Uniontown, Cherry Tree; Larry, Robesonia; Mrs. David (Janet) Bashista, Camarilla, CA; Sarah Wissinger, Alexandria, VA; Susan Wissinger, Arlington, VA; 9 gchldn; 1 sis, Mrs. Donald (Kathryn) Wagner, Clearwater, FL. He was preceded in death by a sis, Mrs. Thelma Curry. Friends received 7 - 9 pm today in the Melvin C. Gwin Funeral Home, Cherry Tree, serv 2 pm Fri, Jan 29 with Larry Mitchell, evangelist for Uniontown Ch of Christ, Cherry Tree, officiating. Bur Uniontown Un Meth Cem, Cherry Tree.

[NI147275] Indiana Co., PA, Historical Society Surname Files Jul 1939 Funeral servs for Arlie Y. wissinger whose unexpected death of a heart attack occurred early Sat morn at his home near Advance will be conducted at 2 pm Tue in Clark Funeral Home, Elderton. Rev. I. E. Roff, Salem Meth Ch, near Advance, will officiate; bur Elderton Cem. The deceased was a native of Indiana Co. s/o Bruce & Annie (Ballantyne) Wissinger. He was a farmer. After living in the west for many yrs, he returned to his home in 1929. He was never m & surviving are a sis & bro, Mrs. Daisy Carnahan, Creekside, & Jesse T. Wissinger of Salem, O.

[NI147279] Valentine settled in Bedford Co. abt 1771. He fought in the Amer Rev in various branches of the Bedford/Cumberland Co. militias. He m Catherine (?) abt 1775. He was a farmer & had a distillary on his land as was common practice at the time. He also served as a tax collector for the Co. between 1796 & 1805. He later purchased land in Hopewell Twp. where some of his children resided after their respective marriages. Valentines will was signed & dated on Oct 19 1819, & subsequently probated on Nov 2 1819. A copy of the will is available at this web site. He is said to have been bur in a family cem located on his farm which now has few remnants of headstones. His son, Valentine Wirick, Jr. & his sons wife, Barbara Brunner, are also buried there.

[NI147281] PA 1910 Census Miracode Index
Harrison A Wissinger Age: 56 State: PA Color: W Enumeration District: 0065 Birth Place: PA Visit: 0225 Co.: Indiana Relation: Head of Household Other Residents:
Wife Julia 58, PA

[NI147320] PA 1910 Census Miracode Index
Harry C Norris Age: 39 State: PA Color: W Enumeration District: 0170 Birth Place: PA Visit: 0128 Co.: Somerset, Windber Relation: Head of Household Other Residents:
Wife Lilly 32, PA
Son Larne 08, PA
Son Floyd 06, PA
Son Robert 03, PA
Son Frank NR, PA
Father-in-law S J Murphy 65, PA

[NI147350] PA 1910 Census Miracode Index
Frederick Wakefield Age: 46 State: PA Color: W Enumeration District: 0019 Birth Place: PA Visit: 0293 County: Lancaster, Columbia Relation: Head of Household Other Residents:
Wife Elizabeth 44, PA
Son Isaac 22, PA
Son Hiram 15, PA
Daughter Emma 08, PA
Daughter-in-law Elsie 21, PA
Mother Catharine 67, PA

[NI147355] Oct 12 1944 ukwn paper. Mrs. Bertha Timmeney 61, 615 Glenwood Ave, mother of 2 servicemen d yesterday at Mem Hosp,where she became a patient on Monday. Mrs. Timmeney was born on June 9 1883 , in Brushvalley, Indiana Co. d/o Cyrus & Mary (Cramer) Wakefield. Surviving are her husb, Lorenzo D. Timmeney & 8 chldn: James L, Drexel Philadelphia: Mrs Margaurette Pattison, Coleman Ave.:Herbert R, Strayer St. Morrelliville: Franklyn L. , Luzerene St.; Staff Sgt. William, Camp Maxey, Paris, TX; Mrs Esther Mae Mangus, Bantell St ; Robert D. apprentice seaman US Navy stationed at Bainbridge MD & Gladys Kathryn, at home. Mrs. Timmeney was a sis of L.F. Wakefield, Fredonia, NY; I.S. Wakefield, Mckeesport ; Mrs. Carrie Jones, Chandler Ave. & Mrs Grace Kuehne, Vickroy Ave.; 11 gchldn. She was a memb Calvary Meth Ch & Willing Workers Bible Class. Funeral Serv 2 pm Sat at the residence by Rev. W.C. Marquis. Bur Forest Lawn Mem Pk under the direction of Picking Mortuary. Friends are being recieved at home.

[NI147397] PA 1910 Census Miracode Index
Harry J Schettig Age: 49 State: PA Color: W Enumeration District: 0118 Birth Place: PA Visit: 0504 Co.: Cambria, Johnstown Relation: Head of Household Other Residents:
Wife Martha 48, PA
Son Rex 17, PA
Nephew James Crofford 15, PA
Mother-in-law Lucinda Snyder 77, PA
SIL Edith 35, PA

[NI147400] gp: George Shettig/Catherine Eggenrode
parents: Adam Shettig/Magdalene Eggenrode
1870 census Pa Cambria Co Cambria Twp pg 49A/17 house # 112 ?Skettlig
1880 census Pa Cambria Co Cambria Twp pg 486A/37 ED209 house # 100

[NI147410] Holsopple Dec 29, Funeral serv for Herman SWANK, who d here Wed night at home of his son-in-law & daug, Mr. & Mrs. Earl KAUTZ, will be at 2 pm tomorrow in Stoyestown Luth Ch, Rev. Ralph Harshman, pastor. Bur Odd Fellows' Cem, Stoyestown. Undertaker J. H. Blansett, Stoyestown will be in charge of bur. Mr Swank was b Somerset Jul 7 1850. He was a lifelong resid Somerset Co. He was memb of Sons of Vets & Junior Order of United Amer Mechanics. His wife, Mrs. Rebecca (BARNHART) Swank, d/o John Barnhart, Somerset, d 21 yrs ago. A son, Harvey Swank, d in infancy. Mr. Swank was a lifelong memb Stoyestown Luth Ch.

[NI147411] d age 21 yrs

[NI147412] Johnstown Trib Apr 29 1924: JENNERTOWN, Apr 29 - John Pile, 33, d of a complication of diseases at 4 pm yesterday at home of his parents, Harry & Lillian (WINTERS) PILE, residing along Somerset Pike, abt 1 mi south of here. The deceased was unmarried. He is survived by his parents & 1 bro Ellis PILE, Jerome. Funeral arrangements have not yet been completed. Bur Beam Cem. Undertakers Park Hoffman & Son, have prepared the body for burial.

[NI147423] Wirick - Grant, 69, 635 Hillside Dr., Windber, d 11 Oct 1986, Windber Hosp. b 25 Feb 1917, Windber, s/o Chauncey & Aida (Shaffer) Wirick. Preceded by son, Dennis; bro., Burhman; & sis.s, Gladys Moore & Olive Gerula. Survived by widow, Betty Penner, & dau.s, Bonnie, w/o Donald Getz, Mapleton Depot, PA, & Shirley, at home; 3 gchldn. Bro/o Audrey, w/o Lester Hunter; Madeline, w/o Robert Seese; & Lila Gindlesperger, all Windber; Genevieve, w/o George Penrod, ME; & Kathleen, wid/o Samuel Mack, Vintondale. Friends received 2-4 & 7-9 pm Mon, & Tue until time of service, Meek Funeral Home, Inc., Windber. Brief service at 1:30 pm Tue at funeral home, followed by funeral service 2 pm, Rummel COB, Rev. Ronald Fleming. Bur., Berkey Cem.

[NI147424] Hunter - Audrey D., 73, 412 Maple Heights, Windber, d 21 Jul 1993, at home. b 19 Nov 1919, Paint Twp., d/o Chauncey & Alda (Shaffer) Wirick. Preceded by parents; son, Richard Wirick; gdau., Julie Hunter; sis.s, Olive Gerula & Gladys Moore; & brothers, Burhman & Grant. Survived by husb., Lester, & chldn: Linda, w/o Thomas Toomey, & Larry, both Windber; 7 gchldn & 6 ggchldn. Sis/o Madeline, w/o Robert Seese, & Genevieve, w/o George Penrod, both Windber; Kathleen, w/o Albert Richards, Armagh; & Lila Gindlesperger, Windber. Memb Rummel COB, where she belonged to the Quilting Guild. Friends received 7-9 pm Thu & 2-4 & 7-9 pm Fri, Meek Funeral Home Inc., Windber, serv held 11 am Sat, Rev. Brian Armen. Bur., Rummel Cem.

[NI147429] Geisel - Roy J. 65, 4627 Clear Shade Dr., Windber, d 3 Sep 1983, at Carlisle (PA) Hosp. b 13 Mar 1918, J-town, s/o late John H. & Vida May (Shaffer) Geisel. Preceded by infant bro. Survived by widow, former Frances Long, & these chldn; June Ann, w/o Cal Miller, Albuquerque, NM, & Mary Lou, w/o Norman Bowser, & Vida May, both Windber; gchldn; Leann & David Ripple; Michelle, Brian & Kelly Bowser; & Jennifer Geisel. Bro. of Alma, w/o William Hunter, Windber, & Carl, m Marie Stoy, Tonawanda, NY; also numerous nieces & nephews. Memb. Calvary UM Ch., Windber & Carpenters' Union 1419, as recording secretary. Former ball player Cambria-Somerset baseball league & avid hunter, fisherman & artist. Retired carpenter & coal miner. Army Vet WWII. Family will receive friends 2-4 & 7-9 pm Tue, Shank-Dalla Valle Funeral Home, Windber. Serv 11 am Wed, Calbary UM Ch. Revs Oden R. Warman & Daniel Orris. Bur. Richland Cem. Those who wish may make contributions to Calvary UM Ch. bldg fund in memory of Mr. Geisel. Viewing 1 hr prior to serv at the Ch.

[NI147433] Gospel Herald - Vol VII, # 48 - Feb 25, 1915 - pgs 775, 776. Blough, John H b Jan 2 1834 d Feb 10 1915 aged 81y 1m 8d. He m Fannie Blough 58y ago. They both united with Menn Ch 53y ago & remained to end. To this union were b 8 chdn, 7 living, 37 gchdn, 5 d; 47 ggchdn, 7 d. Funeral at Blough Ch near Johnstown, Pa on 12th by S. E. Allgyer in English, Bro.
Stoltfzus in German, & by Jas. Saylor. Bur in Cem near by.
1870 Census Conemaugh Twp., Somerset Co., PA 20 Aug 1870 H. J. Boyts
1 218 217 Blaugh John H. 36 M W Farmer 8,000 1,200 PA
Blaugh Frany 35 F W wife PA
Blaugh Jeremiah 12 M W at home PA
Blaugh Lydia 11 F W at home PA
Blaugh Josiah 7 M W at home PA
Blaugh Sarah 5 F W at home PA
Blaugh David 3 M W at home PA
Blaugh Hiram 1 M W at home PA

[NI147434] Gospel Herald - Vol XI, # 6 - May 9, 1918 - pgs 111 & 112. Blough, Fannie widow/o John H. Blough b near Davidsville, Pa Jun 21 1834 d of paralysis at home of her son Jere Plough Apr 24 1918 aged 83y 10m 3d. She m John H. Blough abt 62y ago. Her husb d Feb 10 1915. She was 1 of a family of 12 chdn; 3 survive her. She was mother of 8 chdn, 1 d. She also had 37 gchdn, 4 dead & 65 ggchdn, 11 d. She was memb Menn Ch. Funeral Blough Ch on 26th by S. G. Shetler & L. A. Blough. Bur in Cem near Ch.

[NI147435] Gospel Herald - Vol XLV, # 25 - Jun 17, 1952 pg 606, 607. Blough, William J. s/o late John & Fannie Blough, b Mar 5, 1879, in Quemahoning Twp., Somerset Co., Pa. d at his home in Hollsopple, Pa. May 8, 1952; aged 72y 2m 3d. He was last survivor of a family of 8 chdn. Oct 8 1899, he m Lydia Livingston who survives. Also surviving are 2 sons Clayton & Freeman, Hollsopple, Pa, & 8 gchdn. Preceded by 1 son Elvin Foster. He was memb Stahl Menn Ch, Johnstown, Pa., for 52y. Funeral at Stahl Ch in charge of David C. Alwine & Paul Bender. Bur in adjoining cem.
Boswell News 14 May 1952 - William J. BLOUGH Passes Away Thurs. - William J. BLOUGH, 73, resid Hollsopple, passed away at his home Thu. He was s/o John & Fannie (BLOUGH) BLOUGH, b Somerset Mar 5 1879. He m Lydia LIVINGSTON Oct 8 1899. He is survived by widow & 2 sons: Clayton & Freeman BLOUGH, Hollsopple; & 8 gchdn. Preceeded in death by son, Elvin, 5 bros & 2 sis'. He was memb Stahl Menn Ch, where funeral servs were held 2 pm Sun, Revs. David Alwine & Paul Bender officiating. Bur in ch Cem under direction of John Henderson Co.
PA 1910 Census Miracode Index
William J Blough Age: 31 State: PA Color: W Dist: 0132 Birth Place: PA Visit: 0235 Co: Somerset Relation: Head Other Resids:
Wife Lydia 37, PA
Son Elvin F 08, PA
Son Clayton K 02, PA

[NI147436] Gospel Herald - Vol XII, # 5 - May 1, 1919 - pg 87. Blough, Elvin Foster s/o William & Lydia Blough, b May 8, 1901 d Apr 7, 1919; age 17y 10m 29d. Survived by parents, 2 bros, & his gparents on his mother's side. He was memb Menn Ch for 3y. He was sick abt 3 wks with ulcers of stomach. Funeral at Stahl Ch conducted by S. G. Shetler & Abram Metzler. Bur nearby cem.

[NI147438] Gospel Herald Vol 84 # 31 Jul 30 1991 pg 15. Gindlesperger, Henry Merle "Shorty", 73, Johnstown, PA b Sep 4 1917 Johnstown, PA to Samuel & Minnie (Kauffman) Gindlesperger d Jun 30 1991 Johnstown, Pa. Survivors: wife Virginia Blough; chdn Donna Jean Thomas, Dwight, Audrey Yoder, Frank, Darwin, Dwynell Boyer; 14 gchdn, 4 ggchdn; bro Kenneth. Funeral Jul 3 Stahl Menn Ch by Mary Grace & Harold Shenk & Marvin Kaufman. Bur Stahl Menn cem.

[NI147439] Ida Grace Keller, 65, Garrett, d May 4 1981, Meyersdale Comm Hosp. She was b May 27 1915, Larimer Twp, d/o John & Amanda (Bittner) Kendall. Preceded in dealth by parents; 2 sons; 3 sis'; 2 bros. She is survived by husb John F. & these chdn: Dennis, Kent OH, Mrs. Robert (Gloria) Baltzer, Shanksville; Jack, Berlin PA; Mrs. Robert (Barbara) Cober Jr., Berlin; & Duane, Friedens; 14 gchdn, 7 ggchdn. She was sis of Mrs Elizabeth Hawk, Akron OH, Mrs. Margaret Robertson, Irvin Kendall, Mrs. Raymond (Sylva) Mankamyer, all Garrett; & Mrs. Winford (Ora), Nicholis, Northfield OH, She was memb Beachdale COB. Friends recieved at Johnson-Kuhlman Funeral Home, Berlin. serv held with Rev. William N. Hay, bur Beachdale Cem

[NI147481] Johnstown Trib-Demo Jan 8 1989 Pg 2B SPIKER - Eugene W., 81, formerly North Hollywood, CA, & Tire Hill, d Jan 7 1989, Laurel Crest Manor, Ebensburg; b Oct 11 1907, Somerset Co., s/o John & Stella (KENDELL) SPIKER. Preceded in death by parents; wife, Margaret MCLUCAS; & 1 sis. Survived by these stepchldn: Victor ANDREINE, m to Phyllis ALBRIGHT, State Line, & Harry ANDREINE, m Mickey COCHRAN, Santa Clara, CA; 4 stepgchldn & 3 stepggchldn. Bro of Emma WITT, Wellersburg. Retired from Bird Coal Co. with 25 yrs as tipple foreman. Retired from Douglas Aircraft, North Hollywood, CA, with 15 yrs serv. Memb Aerospace union. Family receiving from 2-9 pm Sun at George E. Mason Funeral Home, Davidsville, serv 1 pm Mon, Rev. Alvin Holsopple. Bur Stahl Mennonite Cem.

[NI147518] PA 1910 Census Miracode Index
Samuel Bittner Age: 45 State: PA Color: W Dist: 0129 Birth Place: PA Visit: 0126 Co: Somerset Relation: Head Other Resids:
Wife Ida 44, PA
Son Elmer 19, PA
Son Melvin 17, PA
Daug Ethel 14, PA
Daug Minnie 07, PA
Son Ralph 02, PA

[NI147536] PA 1910 Census Miracode Index
Howard A Schmucker Age: 29 State: PA Color: W Dist: 0124 Birth Place: PA Visit: 0301 Co: Cambria, Johnstown Relation: Head Other Resids:
Wife Rose E 30, PA
Daug Ethel May NR, PA
Brother-in-law Charles C Bracken 21, PA

[NI147542] Among the early settlers in the Brothersvalley Community were the Hay family. On the good ship "Sally" from Rotterdam, landing in Philadelphia, Oct 5 1767, there were 3 bros namely: Simon Hay, Frantz Hay & Valentine Hay. 2 of these bros finally settled in the neighborhood of Berlin, PA & were among the 1st families of the Reformed Ch.

[NI147543] Among the early settlers in the Brothersvalley Community were the Hay family. On the good ship "Sally" from Rotterdam, landing in Philadelphia, Oct 5 1767, there were 3 bros namely: Simon Hay, Frantz Hay & Valentine Hay. 2 of these bros finally settled in the neighborhood of Berlin, PA & were among the 1st families of the Reformed Ch.

[NI147550] 1850 census Quemahoning Twp., Somerset Co., PA 12 Oct 1850, p. 144
82 85 DINGES Harrison 40 M Shoemaker PA
Mary 36 F PA
Ann M. 15 F PA
Henry 13 M PA
Edward 11 M W PA
John 9 F PA
William 5 M PA
Hetty 3 F PA
1870 Census Shade Twp., Somerset Co., PA 28 Jun Hiram J. Boytz. Pg 3
20 17 17 Dingez Harrison 60 M W shoemaker 400 120 Pa
Dingez Elisabeth 69 F W wife Pa
Dingez Lorenzo 11 M W at home Pa
Dingez Elisa Jean 15 F W wife Pa

[NI147574] PA 1910 Census Miracode Index
James E Mangus Age: 50 State: PA Color: W Dist: 8152 Birth Place: PA Visit: 0121 Co: Cambria, South Fork Relation: Head Other Resids:
Wife Sarah E 47, PA
Daug Nora 20, PA

[NI147576] Johnstown Trib Apr 28 1951: LEHMAN, Clara (WEAVER), 56, 513 Luray Ave, d 1 am Apr 27 1951, at home; b Dec 17 1894, Paint Twp, Somerset Co, d/o Jonas A. & Mary Jane (SHAFFER) WEAVER. Survived by husb Maurice LEHMAN & son Harold, at home. Survived also by stepchdn: Foster P., New Paris; Robert E., & Mary E., at home & Hazel, w/o Rev. Lee WEAVER, Hyattsville, MD; 2 gchdn; bros & sis: Milton; Abram; Quinter; Roy; Foster & Percy, all Paint Twp; Charles, Salix, & Joseph, Detroit, MI. Preceded by bro Hiram. Friends received R. Owen Ketterer Funeral Home, Geistown, short prayer serv at 2 pm Sun, followed by serv at 2:30 pm Scalp Level COB, Rev. Clarence H. ROSENBERGER, pastor, officiating; bur Richland Cem. Friends who desire to express their sympathy are requested to omit flowers, instead, give that money to Mrs. Merle GASTON of Luray Ave, who will forward the contribution to the Cancer research Fund.

[NI147579] Gospel Herald - Vol XV # 10 Jun 8 1922 pg 207. Lehman, Carrie Jane (Baumgardner) Lehman d/o Bro Andrew Baumgardner & w/o Maurice Lehman b Feb 14 1886 d pneumonia May 27 1922 her home Geistown, Pa aged 36y 3m 13d. Memb Weaver Menn Ch for abt 21y. Survived by husb, 4 chdn, father & step-mother, 1 bro, 1 half-bro, & 1 half-sis. Her mother d 30y ago. Funeral serv Weaver Ch May 29, by L A Blough, J F Bressler, Hiram Wingard, & __ Knepper (of the COB). bur Cem near Ch.

[NI147580] Gospel Herald - Vol XXV, # 8 May 26 1932 pg 174, 175. Baumgardner, Andrew s/o late Christian & Lydia Baumgardner b Nov 20 1863 d Mem'l Hosp, Johnstown, Pa of blood poisoning caused by an infection of neck May 1 1932 aged 68y 5m 12d. He m 3 times. His 1st wife Lizzie Lehman d May 20 1892. His 2nd wife Mary J Hershberger d Nov 4 1923. His 3rd wife Mrs Polly Mishler Horn m Oct 29 1928. Besides 1st 2 wives he was preceded by an infant son; a dau Carrie w/o Maurice Lehman; 1 sis & 1 bro. He is survived by wife, 2 sons, 1 dau, 8 gchdn, 2 sis' & many other relatives & friends. For nearly 50y he was memb Weaver Menn Ch. Funeral conducted in home, Johnstown & in Weaver Ch by S G Shetler, assisted by Arthur Rummel. Bur Weaver Cem.
PA 1910 Miracode Index
Andrew Bomgardner 46 W PA Cambria Head of Household
Wife Mary 43 PA
dau Carrie J 24 PA
Son Alonso 20 PA
dau Lizzie A 12 PA
Son Ralph M 09 PA

[NI147584] J-town Trib-Dem, Sun 13 Jan 2002. Weaver, Hazel K, 81, Davidsville, formerly of Richland d 12 Jan 2002, Mem'l Med Ctr; b 21 Oct 1920, Richland d/o Maurice S & Carrie J (Baumgardner) Lehman. Preceded by parents; bros Robert E & Foster P Lehman; & sis Mary E Lehman. Survived by hush Rev Lee A Weaver; chdn: David L h/o Pamela Schwartz, Wayne, NJ; Mary E w/o Michael J Pastva, Mt Pleasant, SC; & gchdn: David & Kimberly Weaver & Ben & Katie Pastva. Sis of H Harold Lehman h/o Carol Whitehill, Winchester, VA. Aunt of Wayne, Galen, John & Thomas Lehman; also 4 gnephews, 1 gniece & 1 ggnephew. 1938 grad of Richland HS & Cambria-Rowe Business College. Emlpoyed as sec/bookkeeper. Memb Scalp Level COB, funeral 11am Mon, Rev Ronald St Clair. Bur Berkey Cem.

[NI147585] PA 1910 Census Miracode Index
Milton Weaver Age: 27 State: PA Color: W Dist: 0153 Birth Place: PA Visit: 0037 Co: Somerset Relation: Head Other Resids:
Wife Mollie 29, PA
Son Cecil 02, PA
Son Irvin NR, PA

[NI147664] Stone in Daley Cem. no death date

[NI147669] PA 1910 Census Miracode Index
A H Dunkleberger Age: 39 State: PA Color: W Dist: 8141 Birth Place: PA Visit: 0379 Co: Somerset Relation: Head Other Resids:
Wife Margret 38, PA
Son Alfred R 02, PA

[NI147676] Last Will & Testament of Jacob D. Bowman. In the name of Almighty God I make this my last will & testament since it has pleased him to bless me with considerable of this world's goods & thinking that my days are few on earth. I therefore desire to have my real & personal property used in the following manner: 1st, my 2 sons Peter J. & Jacob shall have all that now belongs to me except what is in the house that shall be for my dear wife Polly. She can do with it what she sees best. 2nd. They must pay to her that is their (mother) $120 a yr as long as she lives also give her 1 cow providing she desires to have one; find feed pasture room in the cellar & room in the springhouse; also room in the house to live in. 3rd for which they my 2 sons Peter J. & Jacob must pay all my debts & pay to my daug Catherine Stanton & my Grand Chld Mary A. Shaffer $300 that is the 2 together. Should my Grand Chld Mary A. Shaffer not be of age at that time my daug Catherine Stanton is to have the $300 herself & my Grand Chld Mary A. Shaffer must wait untill she is 21 yrs old, they shall each receive $1500 as their share of inheritance, this paying to my daug & Grand Chld to take place not untill after 1 yr has expired after our death that is my & my wifes death, then yrly. 4th they shall pay $300 a yr on my debts till all is pd this paying to begin after my death. 5th should my Grand Chld Mary A. Shaffer die w/o heirs her share of inheritance must go back to my 3 chldn Peter J., Jacob Bowman & Catherine Stanton. I Jacob D. Bowman therefore appoint as my Executors Jeremiah Maurer & my son Peter J. Bowman. Whereunto witness my hand & Seal this 21 Aug 1876. Testator Jacob D. Bowman Witnesses Jacob Keim Daniel J. Miller The Commonwealth of PA. // SOMERSET Co., ss: Personally appeared before me A. F. Dickey Register for the Probate of Wills, & granting Letters of Administration in & for said Co. of Somerset, personally appeared Daniel J. Miller who being duly affirmed according to law, says that Jacob D. Bowman died on 27 Nov 1876 between the hours of 8:15 & 9 pm. Daniel J. Miller Affirmed & subscribed to before me this 12 Dec 1876. A.F. Dickey Register. // SOMERSET Co., ss: On this 12 Dec 1876, before me A. F. Dickey Register for the probate of wills & granting of letters of administration in & for the Co. aforesaid, personally came Jacob Keim & Daniel J. Miller the subscribing witnesses to the will hereto attached, who being duly affirmed according to law, do say that they were present & saw & heard Jacob D. Bowman the testator sign, seal, publish, pronounce & declare the foregoing instrument as & for his last will & testament, & that at the time of so doing he was of sound mind, memory & understanding, to the best of their knowledge & belief. Affirmed & subscribed to before me the date aforesaid. A.F. Dickey Jacob Keim Daniel J. Miller // To the Honorable Judges of the Orphans Court of Somerset Co. The petition of Jeremiah Maurer & Peter J. Bowman Executors of the Last Will & Testament of Jacob D. Bowman deceased. Respectfully Requests that the Testator Jacob D. Bowman raised schooled & clothed a minor grand daug named Mary A. Shaffer from infancy until the present time or up to the time of his death abt 27 Nov 1876. Your petitioners would therefore pray your honors to grant an allowance to the said Estate for the servs above named & direct the Guardian Jacob Barkley to pay such amount into their hands according to the act of assembly in such cases made & provided. And they will pay it. Jeremiah Maurer Peter J. Bowman Affirmed & subscribed before me this 9 Jul 1878 A.F. Dickey // I Jacob Barkley Guardian join in the foregoing petition & request the Court to grant the allowance asked for & further that $600 would be a reasonable sum to which the Estate would be entitled. Jacob Barkley

[NI147683] 1880 Federal Census Jefferson Twp., Somerset Co., PA William P Hay 18 June 1880
9 20 307B 18 142 151 Schrock Urias W M 36 Carpenter Penna PA PA
9 20 307B 19 142 151 Schrock Mary A W F 36 Wife Keeping house Penna PA PA
9 20 307B 20 142 151 Schrock Susan W F 6 Daug Penna PA PA
9 20 307B 21 142 151 Schrock Joseph E W M 4 Son Penna PA PA

[NI147686] 1880 Federal Census Jefferson Twp., Somerset Co., PA William P Hay 18 June 1880
9 20 307B 22 143 152 Schrock Austin W M 29 Carpenter Penna PA PA
9 20 307B 23 143 152 Schrock Ellen W F 24 Wife Keeping house Penna PA PA
9 20 307B 24 143 152 Schrock Wm H.H. W M 1/12 May Son Penna PA PA

[NI147710] PA 1910 Census Miracode Index
Henry Oppy Age: 41 State: PA Color: W Dist: 0139 Birth Place: England Visit: 0171 Co: Cambria, Johnstown Relation: Head Other Resids:
Wife Amanda J 35, PA
Son William H 15, PA
Daug Susan I 12, PA
Daug Vera M 10, PA
Son Harry R 04, PA
Mother Susan 81, England

[NI147726] PA 1910 Census Miracode Index
William H Weimer Age: 36 State: PA Color: W Dist: 0129 Birth Place: PA Visit: 0128 Co: Somerset Relation: Head Other Resids:
Wife Ida 37, PA
Son Charles 13, PA
Daug Eva 12, PA
Son Ernest 10, PA
Son Clarence 09, PA
Son Ralph 07, PA
Son Harry 05, PA
Son Russell 04, PA
Son Oscar 02, PA
Son Kenneth NR, PA

[NI147737] Johnstown Trib Jan 6 1947 Pg 13 Ellsworth Spiker Dies in Panama. HOLLSOPPLE - Word has been received by Mr. & Mrs. Calvin SPIKER, Hollsopple, of the death of their son, Sgt. Ellsworth SPIKER, 25, in Panama Canal Zone on New Yr's Day. The War Dept informed parents that SPIKER d of a cerebral hemorrhage. Sgt. SPIKER serv Army Air Force for 4 1/2 yrs. Prior to going to Canal Zone he was attached to 386th Bomb Squadron of the 5th Air Force. Ellsworth SPIKER was b Aug 8 1921, Somerset Co., s/o Calvin & Nellie (FISHER) SPIKER. Surviving in addition to parents are 8 bros & sis': Charles, Calvin, Robert, Thomas, Betty & Janie SPIKER, all at home; Mrs. Frank BORCHICK, Hollsopple, & Mrs. Robert MORGAN, Johnstown. The remains will be shipped to Hollsopple for funeral servs. Arrangements are in charge of Deaner Funeral Home, Stoystown.

[NI147738] PA 1910 Census Miracode Index
Homer Knepper Age: 33 State: PA Color: W Enumeration District: 0165 Birth Place: PA Visit: 0165 Co.: Somerset Relation: Head of Household Other Residents:
Wife Laura J 34, PA
Son Elwood 10, PA
Son Clarence 04, PA
NR Ernest Stutzman 18, PA
1 non-relative
Trib-Dem Johnstown, PA Sat Sep 30 1944 - Homer R. Knepper, 68, East Main St., Somerset, d 6:30 am yesterday Somerset Comm Hosp where he had been admitted a few hrs earlier. He was s/o Jacob M. & Susan (Rayman) Knepper, & was m to Laura J. (Shober) Knepper, who d 4 mos ago. Surviving are a son Clarence, Listie; & a bro, Alvin K. Knepper, Brotherton. 2 chdn are deceased. Funeral serv 2:30 pm tomorrow in COB by Rev. Galen R. Blough. Bur Brotherton Cem under direction of Hauger Funeral Home, Somerset.

[NI147739] PA 1910 Census Miracode Index
Jacob M Knepper Age: 58 State: PA Color: W Dist: 0165 Birth Place: PA Visit: 0123 Co: Somerset Relation: Head Other Resids:
Wife Susan 58, PA

[NI147743] PA 1910 Census Miracode Index
Alvin Knepper Age: 28 State: PA Color: W Dist: 0165 Birth Place: PA Visit: 0124 Co: Somerset Relation: Head Other Resids:
Wife Susan 28, PA
Son Meyers 06, PA
Daug Leora 05, PA
Daug Gladys 03, PA
3 non-relatives


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