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[NI189364] Gospel Herald - Vol XLIV # 11 - Mar 13 1951- pg 262, 263 Holsopple - Samuel J, s/o John & Elizabeth (Blough) Holsopple, b Somerset Co, PA, Jul 17 1874 d Mem'l Hosp, Johnstown, PA, Dec 20 1950, of uremic poison; aged 70y 5m 12d. In 1894, he m Leah Hostetler, who preceded him in death in 1940. To this union were b 6 sons & 1 dau. 3 sons survive (Irvin M, John C, Lemon G, all Hollsopple). He is also survived by 14 gchdn, 24 ggchdn, & 1 bro (Joseph, of Hollsopple). In 1941, he m Leah Berkey. She also survives him. 3 sons & 1 dau preceded him in death. He was a faithful memb of Blough Menn Ch for more than 50y. Funeral servs were held Dec 31, at home of his son, Irvin, & Blough Menn Ch in charge of Harry C Blough & John A Lehman. Bur in adjoining cem.

[NI189368] Gospel Herald Vol V # 33 Nov 14 1912 pg 527, 528. Holsopple, Verna d/o Russell & Savilla Holsopple b Mar 18 1909 d of diptheria, Sep 14 1912 aged 2y 5m 27d. On account of quarantine, there was only a short serv at grave at time of bur by E J Blough. On Nov 2, there was a serv in UBC at Foustwell, Pa, by S G Shetler.

[NI189369] Mennonite Aug 6 2002 pg 26-27 Vol 5 # 15. Short, Erma (Holsopple), 84, Wauseon, OH d Jun 23. Spouse Elden Short. Parents: Emery & Lucinda (Lehman) Holsopple both deceased. Other survivors chdn: Leon, Richart, Robert, James, Eugene, Darlene Ramon; 14 gchdn; 10 ggchdn. Funeral Jun 26 West Clinton Menn Ch, Wauseon.

[NI189373] Gospel Herald - Jan 12 1960 - Vol LIII # 2 - pg 48 Holsopple, Leah, d/o Samuel & Sallie (Miller) Gindlesperger,b Mar 10 1884, Conemaugh Twp, Somerset Co, PA d of heart attack Nov 29 1959, at Mem'l Hosp, Johnstown, PA; aged 75y 8m 19d. She m Samuel J Holsopple, who d Dec 29 1950. Surviving are 3 daus (Dorothy-Mrs William Byers, Blanche-Mrs John Speicher, & Martha-Mrs Owen Weaver) & 1 bro (John, Holsopple, PA). She was memb of Blough Ch, where funeral servs were held Dec 2, in charge of Harry C Blough, Edward Heist, & Robert Bowman.

[NI189375] Gospel Herald Vol II No 4 Apr 22 1909 pg 63. Holsopple, Orange Henry s/o Sam & Leah Holsopple d Hollsopple, Pa Apr 2 1909 aged 4m 13d. Funeral at home by S G Shetler & S Gindlesperger. Bur Blough Menn grvyd.

[NI189385] Gospel Herald - Vol LI # 31 Aug 5 1958 pg 745, 746. Berkey, Mary d/o late Samuel & Sallie (Miller) Gindlesperger b Sep 12 1876, Conemaugh Twp, Somerset Co, Pa d Jun 27 1958 at her home aged 81y 9m 15d. She m Aug 7 1898 Harry M Berkey, who preceded her Jun 1942. To this union were b 3 chdn: Frieda Mrs Harry C Blough; Sadie M; & Mary Ruth Mrs Merle Yoder, all Hollsopple, Pa. Also surviving are 6 gchdn, 13 ggchdn, 2 sis' Mrs Harry Weirich, Hollsopple; & Mrs Leah Holsopple, Davidsville, & 1 bro John, Hollsopple. Preceded by 5 bros David Jacob, Harry, Samuel & 1 who d in infancy, 3 sis' Elizabeth Mrs William Blough, Emma, who d in youth, & 1 who d in infancy, & 3 gchdn. She united with Blough Ch Dec 28 1893. Funeral servs at Ch Jun 29 in charge of Harry Y Shetler & John A Lehman, bur Ch Cem.

[NI189386] Gospel Herald - Vol LII # 6, Feb 10 1959. Weirich, Sallie, d/o Samuel & Sallie (Miller) Gindlesperger b Feb 5 1879, Conemaugh Twp, Somerset Co, Pa d Jan 12 1959 at same address; aged 79y 11m 1d. On Sep 8 1912 m Harry E Weirich, who survives. Also surviving are 2 chdn Charles & Cora, 1 sis Leah Holsopple, & 1 bro John. She was memb Blough Ch, where funeral Servs were held Jan 14, in charge of Harry C Blough, John Gindlesperger, & Arthur Miller; bur Blough Ch Cem.

[NI189388] Gospel Herald - Vol LII, # 36 - Sep 15, 1959 pg 783, 784. Byers, William Homer s/o Homer & Catharine Byers b Aug 31, 1881, Johnstown, Pa d of complications at Windber (Pa.) Hosp; aged 77y 10m 14d. He m Lydia Blough who d Mar 10 1936. Surviving are 5 sons & daus Harry, Davidsville, Pa; Mrs Vera Moore, San Jose, CA; Mrs Irene Lybarger, & William Harold, both Hollsopple, Pa; & Mrs. Mar Yourich, Windber, Pa, 21 gchdn, & 18 ggchdn. He was memb Kaufman Menn Ch. Funeral at Blough Ch in charge of Harry Y. Shetler & Harry C. Blough; bur Blough Cem.
PA 1910 Miracode Index
William H Byers 29 W PA Somerset Head of Household
Wife Lydia A 29 PA
Son Harry S 08 PA
Son Robert H 06 PA
Son Irvin S 04 PA
dau Vera D 03 PA

[NI189426] Gospel Herald - Vol XIV, # 4 - Apr 28, 1921 - pg 79. Blough, Cathrine (Eash) b Lagrange Co., IN Feb. 28, 1854 d her home in Ionia, MI Apr 6, 1921; aged 67y 1m 6d. When 16y of age she moved with parents to Kent Co, MI later moved to Ionia Co. She m Peter Blough Apr 26 1874. To this union were b 3 chdn Mrs Mary Ann Yoder; Mrs Ida Dorr; & Raymond. 4y ago they sold their farm & moved to Ionia City. She leaves husb, 3 chdn, 1 sis, 1 gson, & many relatives & friends. She was memb Menn Ch for 30y. A short serv at home by Pre Stressman of Ionia, after which remains were brought to Menn Ch in Bowne where funeral was conducted by Aldus Brackbill & Pre. Stressman. Bur Menn Cem.

[NI189427] Gospel Herald Jan 12 1939 Vol XXXI # 41 pg 886, 887. Yoder, Mary Ann d/o Peter & Kathryn Blough, b Ionia Co, MI, Nov 6 1875 d her home in Kent Co, MI Dec 2 1938 aged 63y 26d. On Jan 19 1904 she m Milton Yoder who preceded her 4y ago. She leaves her invalid & aged father, 1 sis Mrs Ida Dorr, Freeport, MI, 1 bro Raymond, Atlanta, GA, 1 nephew Ralph Blough, Atlanta, GA; Mrs Nettie Martinez & chdn of Battlecreek, MI, who at times had their home with her, & many relatives, friends, & neighbors. Memb MBC Ch until a few yrs ago, when she united with Bowne Menn Ch. Funeral Dec 5 at home & at Bowne Menn Ch by E W Kulp, Bally, Pa, J E Gingerich of Elkhart, IN, & T E Schrock. Bur adjoining Cem.

[NI189431] Herald of Truth Jan 12 1939 Vol XXXI # 41 pg 886, 887. Blough, Ralph Raymond s/o Raymond J & Coral (Elliott) Blough (deceased), of Atlanta, Ga, b Ionia, MI May 31 1919 d at home of his aunt, Mrs Frank Dorr, Freeport, MI Dec 21 1938 aged 19y 6m 20d. He leaves his father, stepmother, (his mother having d when he was 6y old), 1 stepbro Duane Adams, 1 stepsis Lucille Adams, 3 gparents Peter Blough, Freeport, MI; Mr & Mrs Ben Elliott, Vestaburg, MI, 1 aunt Mrs Ida Dorr, Freeport, 1 uncle Lauren Elliott, Lansing, MI, & many relatives & friends. He came from his home to attend funeral of his aunt Mrs Mary Ann Yoder a few wks ago, & a few days later contracted influenza, which developed into pneumonia, which proved fatal. Early last spring he came here to work for his aunt Mary Ann, but he suffered from leakage of heart & was forced to quit farming. On May 1 1938 he united with Bowne Menn Ch. Funeral Dec 24 at home & at Bowne Menn Ch, conducted by T. E. Schrock. Bur near Vestaburg, Mich.

[NI189432] Gospel Herald - Vol X # 4, Apr 26 1917 pgs 70, 71 - John W. Myers b Lancaster Co, Pa, in 1852 d Apr 11 1917; aged 64y 4m 22d. He m Maryann, d/o Absalom & Barbara Miller, Mar 4 1874. To this union were b William H & Nettie Myers Foust. This companion & mother was called to her reward on Nov 10 1888. He again m Lizzie, d/o Jacob & Marie Schrock, to which union were b Riley I, Noah M, John P, Ethel J, & Ralph R. The departed was s/o in a family of 9 chdn, & moved with his parents from Lancaster Co, Pa, to Miami Co, IN, when 6y of age, in which co he continued to reside until his death. He leaves to mourn their loss a loving wife, all of above named chdn, a bro, a sis, & host of friends & relatives. Bro John united with Menn Ch in spring of 1896, of which he was a consistent memb until death. He suffered much during his affliction & bore it all with patience. Through his death, family lost a loving, patient father, ch a safe counsellor, community an earnest, helpful neighbor. Funeral on 13th at Menn Ch attended by lg concourse of people. Servs conducted by E A Mast & J S Horner from 23rd Psalm.

[NI189438] Herald of Truth, Vol XXV # 23, Dec 1 1888, pg 364, 365 Myers - On 10 Nov in Miami co, IN, of dropsy, Mary Anne, w/o John Myers, aged 37y 2m 7d. Funeral servs were held in Amish Menn Ch by Andrew Troyer & J S Coffman. .

[NI189450] Gospel Herald - Vol XLVII # 52, Dec 28 1954, pg 1234. Kauffman, Hiram, s/o John & Catherine Kauffman, b Aug 19 1878, passed away suddenly at his home, Nov 7 1954; aged 78y 2m 19d. Death due to a heart attack. On Oct 19 1902, he m Clara Weaver & to this union were b 8 chdn. He is survived by his wife, 4 sons Ralph, Inkster, MI; Clarence, Seattle, WA; Truman, Grand Rapids, MI, & Roy, Clarksville, MI, 4 daus Mrs Alma Nelson, Shipshewana, IN; Mrs Bernice Suckling, Livermore, CA; Mrs Rita Stein, Grand Rapids, MI, & Dorothy, at home, 24 gchdn, 3 ggchdn, & 1 bro John, Clarksville, MI. 2 bros & 1 sis preceded him in death. He was memb of Bowne Menn Ch for many yrs & was present for communion the Sun forenoon of the day of his death. His entire life was lived in Campbell Twp, Ionia Co, near Clarksville, MI. Funeral servs were held at Bowne Menn Ch Nov 10, with T E Schrock & Daniel Zook in charge. Bur made in adjoining cem.

[NI189469] During Civil War, William R enlisted at Cumberland, Md, on Mar 6 1862 as Pvt in Co C 2nd Reg't of Potomic Home Brigade MD Inf, to serve a period of 3 yrs. At this time, he described himself as 5' 10" tall, light complexion, blue eyes, dark hair, & occup farmer. His name appears on the rolls of Co C from muster in date to Apr 1863. In May & Jun 1863 he was absent, sick in hosp in Cumberland, MD. In Jul & Aug 1863 he was absent w/o permission. He was again present from Jul 1863 until mid Jun 1864. In Jul & Aug 1864 he was again absent, sick in Cumberland, Md. Around this time he was transferred to Co A Vet Batt 2nd Reg't of Potomic Home Brigade Inf. Co A rolls show him present until his muster out date of Mar 7 1865 with rank of Pvt. After his Civil War serv, he resided in Accident, MD for 2 yrs; Oakland, MD for 9 yrs; George's Creek, MD 4 or 5 yrs; Youngstown, PA for 9 yrs; Latrobe, Westmoreland Co, PA for 2-3 yrs; Clearfield Co, PA for 2 yrs; Uniontown, Fayette Co, PA for 2 yrs; Brownsville, Fayette Co, PA for 1 yr, & California, Washington Co, PA. He was employed as a state boss & running engines. On Jul 26 1888 William R Cross appeared before George W. Kistner, Clerk of Quarter Sessions Court in Westmoreland Co, PA, to apply for an invalid pension. He was 55 at this time & was living in Unity, Westmoreland Co, PA. He stated that "at Patterson Creek near Cumberland, MD in middle of Jun 1864 he had contracted rheumatism from exposure & hard serv." He was treated by reg't surgeon for abt 2mos & at various times afterwards for same disease. He claimed he was totally disabled from obtaining his subsistence by manual labor. (Pension certificate # 772468) He was residing at California, Washington Co, PA in Jul 1898. 1900 Fayette Co, Jefferson Twp, PA, census. After death of his wife in 1907, for a while he made his home with his oldest son John M Cross. In Feb 1908 he was living at Adamsburg, Westmoreland Co., Pennsylvania. In April 1908 at California, Washington Co, PA. 1910 US Census, PA, Washington Co, East Pike Run, Smallwood Short St, living with his son, John M. Cross, & family. In Aug 1911, he moved to Coal Center, Washington Co, Pa. In May 1912 he was residing in Clearfield Co, Pa, then Charleroi, Washington Co, Pa. William R d at home of his son, John M Cross, Deer Park, Garrett Co, MD. He was found dead in bed due to heart failure. He was bur at Paradise Cem near Deer Park, MD

[NI189482] Gospel Herald Vol XLIII # 50 Dec 12 1950 pg 1229, 1230. Stahl, Rachel d/o Daniel & Elizabeth Blough b Somerset Co, Pa Sep 17 1872 d at home Clarksville, MI, after a wk's illness Oct 20 1950 aged 78y 1m 3d. On Mar 2 1898 she m Emanuel Stahl who preceded her 12y ago. To this union were b 9 chdn Mrs Milton Misher, Alto, MI; Mrs Ira Erb, Ralph, Arthur, Vernie, & Gordon, Clarksville, MI; Mrs Lawrence van Dusen, Grand Rapids, MI; Mrs Wesley Clemenz, Lowell, MI; & Mrs George Francisco, Mosley, MI. She leaves 9 chdn, 1 stepdau Mrs Rub Miller, Shipshewana, IN, 21 gchdn, 3 ggchdn, 1 bro Jerry Blough, Hastings, NE, 3 sis' Mrs Mattie Bergy, Grand Rapids, MI; Mrs Lizzie Blough, Clarksville, MI; & Mrs Lucy Yoder, Fisher, IL. Memb Bowne Menn Ch. Funeral Oct 22 Bowne Ch in charge of T E Schrock & Daniel Zook. Bur adjoining Cem.

[NI189484] Gospel Herald Vol LV # 35 Sep 4 1962 pg 790, 791. Yoder, Lucy A d/o Daniel & Elizabeth (Kiefer) Blough, b Somerset Co, Pa Dec 2 1874 d Paxton, IL Aug 8 1962 aged 87y 7m 6d. On Dec 25 1901 she m Edwin G Yoder who survives. Also surviving are 5 chdn Harold, Alto, MI; Mrs Gertrude Kelly & Mrs Edna Zook, both Clarksville, MI; Mrs Catherine Springer & Mrs Ida Oyer, both Fisher, IL, 1 sis Mrs J L Birkey, Grand Rapids, MI, 24 gchdn, 1 foster gchd, & 57 ggchdn. 1 dau preceded her. Memb East Bend Ch. Funeral at Bowne Ch, Clarksville, MI Aug 12 in charge of T E Schrock.

[NI189486] Gospel Herald - Vol XXXVII, No . 40 - Jan 5, 1945 - pg 806, 807. Blough, Anna Leota (Walton) b Oct. 6, 1876; d at her home in Bowne Twp., Kent Co, MI, Dec 6, 1944; aged 68y 2m. On Apr 9 1893, she m Jerry Blough. To this union were b 2 chdn, Roy & Jesse, both Freeport, MI. Soon after their marriage they united with UBC. On Dec. 8, 1940, she united with Menn Ch. She leaves her husb, 2 sons, 15 gchdn, 6 ggchdn, 1 sis Mrs. Harvey Blough, Hastings, MI, & many other relatives & friends. Funeral Bowne Menn Ch Dec 10 by bro McRoberts & T. E. Schrock. Bur in adjoining Cem.

[NI189493] Gospel Herald Vol XXVIII # 39 Dec 26 1935 pg 831. BLOUGH, Jemima (Thomas) b May 28 1881 d Nov 4 1935 aged 54y 5m 7d. She united with Blough Menn Ch Oct 8 1898. She m Bro T L Blough Mar 12 1905. To this union were b following chdn all of whom are living: Arthur Norman, Boswell, Pa; Alda Barbara, Alverta, Almira, Arlene, Alvera, & Alvin, at home. Survived also by husb & her father John M Thomas, a bro Norman Thomas, & a sis Mrs Isaac Hostetler, all Conemaugh Twp. Her mother Rachael Blough Thomas, preceded her on Sep 7 1919. An infant dau also preceded her.

[NI189494] Gospel Herald - Vol 77 # 43, Oct 23 1984 pg 746. Saylor, Lemon, s/o Jacob & Catherine (Thomas) Saylor, b Somerset Co, PA Jan 21 1885 d Maple Mtn Manor, Berlin, PA May 6 1984; aged 99y. On Apr 14 1908, he m Fannie Blough, who d Mar 21 1973. Surviving are 2 daus Ella & Edna, 2 sons Robert & Paul, 13 gchdn, 22 ggchdn, & 3 gggchdn. He was preceded in death by 4 chdn Emma, Edith, James, & Freeman. He was memb Blough Menn Ch, where funeral Servs were held May 9, in charge of Stanley R. Freed & David Mishler; bur Thomas Menn Cem.

[NI189495] Gospel Herald Jul 22 1937 Vol XXX #17 pg 383. Blough, Titus L s/o Samuel Y & Sarah (Thomas) Blough b Jun 5 1882, Somerset Co, PA d Jun 22 1937 aged 55y 17d. He m Jemimah Thomas Mar 12 1905. To this union were b following chdn: Arthur Norman, Boswell; Alda w/o Harry Davidhizar, Riverside; Alverta Rachel, Benscreek; Almira Mary & Arlene Catherine, Davidsville; Alvera June & Alvin John, Benscreek. His wife & 1 infant dau preceded him. He is survived by following bros & sis': Wm Blough, a halfbro, Hollsopple; Mrs Jacob Yoder, Somerset; Elmer J, Rockton, Pa; John B, Conemaugh Twp. 2 bros & 3 sis' preceded him. He was memb Blough Menn Ch since early manhood. Funeral at home & at Blough Ch, conducted by Hiram Wingard, H C Blough, & John A Lehman. Bur in adjoining cem.
PA 1910 Miracode Index
Titus L Blough 28 W PA Somerset Head of Household
Wife Jerminah 28 PA
Son Arthur 04 PA
dau Aloa B 03 PA
dau Alverta R NR PA

[NI189496] Gospel Herald - Vol L # 18, Apr 30 1957, pg 430. Saylor, Orange s/o Jacob & Catharine (Thomas) b Somerset Co, PA Dec 15 1888 d suddenly his home Davidsville, PA Mar 1 1957; aged 68y 2m 16d. He is survived by 2 daus Ruth-Mrs Henry Yoder, Davidsville; & Wilma, at home, 2 gchdn, & 1 bro Lemon, Hollsopple, Pa. He was preceded in death by wife, Fannie Blough & 1 dau. He was faithful memb of Menn Ch for 54ys. Funeral Servs held at Blough Ch Mar 3 in charge of Harry Y Shetler & Harry C Blough. Bur Blough Cem.

[NI189497] Herald of Truth Vol XXXV No 13 Jul 1 1898 pg 205 & 206. SAYLOR. On 2 Jun l898, Somerset Co, Pa Norman s/o Jacob & Catherine Saylor, met with a sad & fatal accident which was a shock to the family & to the whole community. He went out into coal mine in the morn on his father's farm to dig coal & when he didn't return for dinner his father went to look for him & found him d under a pc of slate that broke down in the bank. We believe he was instantly killed. The age of deceased was 15y 18d. He was memb Menn Ch when 12y of age. We truly sympathize with brother & sister in their bereavement. Not quite 3y ago they lost their only dau by a sad accident: she being shot by one of their neighbor's chdn. Funeral Thomas M H by S G Shelter, Samuel Gindlesperger & L A Bough.

[NI189500] Gospel Herald - Vol 66 # 16, Apr 17 1973, pg 342. Saylor, Fannie, d/o Peter & Polly (Weaver) Blough, b Somerset Co, PA Mar 29 1887 d Lee Hosp, Johnstown, PA Mar 21 1973; aged 85y 11m 22d. On Apr 14 1908, she m Lemon Saylor, who survives. Also surviving are 3 sons Freeman, Robert, & Paul, 3 daus Ella, Edna ­ Mrs. Russel Yoder, & Emma ­ Mrs. Henry Sala, 13 gchdn, 15 ggchdn, & 2 sis' Jennie Saylor & Ella ­ Mrs. Webster Thomas. She was preceded in death by 1 son, 1 dau, 3 gchdn, 2 bros, & 2 sis'. She was memb of Menn Ch. Funeral Servs were held at Blough Menn Ch on Mar 24, in charge of Harry C Blough & Elvin Holsopple; bur in Thomas Menn Ch Cem.

[NI189505] Gospel Herald - Vol 67 # 29, Jul 23 1974 pg 574. Sala, Emma, d/o Lemon & Fannie (Blough) Saylor b Somerset Co, PA May 4 1918; was DOA at Mem'l Hosp, Johnstown, PA Jun 18 1974; aged 56y. She m Henry Sala, who survives. Also surviving are her father, 3 bros Freeman, Paul, & Robert, & 2 sis' Ella & Edna. She was preceded in death by her mother & 1 sis. She was memb of Blough Menn Ch. Funeral Servs were held at Kaufman Menn Ch on Jun 23, in charge of Elvin Holsopple & Winston Martin; bur in Blough Menn Cem.

[NI189506] Gospel Herald Vol XXII # 51 Mar 20 1930 pg 1054, 1055, 1056. SAYLOR, Edith Mae d/o Lemon & Fannie Saylor b Aug 30 1920 d Feb 13 1930 aged 9y 5m 13d. Survived by parents & following bros & sis': Freeman, Ella, Robert, Edna, Paul, & Emma, all at home. 1 bro preceded. Also survived by 1 gfather & 2 gmothers. Funeral in home by Levi A Blough & at Blough Menn Ch near Holsopple, Pa by S G Shetler, H C Blough, & L A Blough. Bur Thomas Cem.

[NI189507] Gospel Herald Vol IX # 25 Sep 21 1916 pg 471. Saylor, James Peter b May 26 1916 d next. He was twin son/o Lemon & Fannie Saylor. Funeral in home conducted by Bros S G Shetler & James Saylor. Bur Thomas Cem, Hollsopple, Pa.

[NI189509] Gospel Herald - Vol XXI # 12, Jun 21 1928, pg 254, 255. Peter Blough b Somerset Co, PA Apr 28 1857 d near Hollsopple, PA May 28 1928; aged 71y 1m. He m Polly Weaver Jan 18 1880. He is survived by his widow & following chdn: Ammon; Alvin; Mrs Lemon Saylor; Mrs Edgar Saylor; Mrs Webster Thomas; also 23 gchdn & 1 ggchd. 2 chdn preceded him in death. He is also survived by 1 sis, 3 half-sis', 1 step-bro & 1 step-sis. He was faithful memb of Blough Menn Ch for abt 48ys. Funeral Servs conducted at Blough Menn Ch on May 31, by L A Blough, Harry C Blough, & S G Shetler. Bur Cem near Ch.

[NI189510] Gospel Herald - Vol XXXI No 3, Apr 21 1938, pg 62, 63. Blough, Polly d/o David & Fannie (Wingard) Weaver b Nov 20 1862 d Mar 23 1938; aged 75y 4m 3d. She m Peter Blough Jan 18 1880, who preceded her in death abt 10ys ago. To this union were b 7 chdn, 5 of whom survive, as follows: Ammon; Alvin; Fannie w/o Lemon Saylor; Jennis w/o Edgar L Saylor; & Ella w/o Webster Thomas. 2 chdn preceded her in death Sadie, w/o Lawrence Spiegle who d abt 20ys ago; & Ida, who d Apr 28 1894, 22 gchdn & 12 ggchdn also survive; also 2 bros Daniel, Elmdale, MI; & Moses, Davidsville. Sis Blough was bapt & taken into Menn Ch Sep 1908 & continued faithful unto death. Funeral Servs were held at home & at Ch by home ministers, H C Blough & John A Lehman, bur in adjoining Cem.

[NI189511] Gospel Herald - Vol 71 # 27, Jul 4 1978,­ pg 539. Saylor, Jennie d/o Peter & Polly (Weaver) Blough b Conemaugh Twp, PA Dec 8 1888 d Hollsopple, PA May 22 1978; aged 89y. She m Edgar L Saylor who d Apr 1965. Surviving are 5 daus Anna ­Mrs Harold Thomas; Rita Mrs Glenn E Thomas; Wilma Mrs Robert Sala; Mary­ Mrs Millard Spory; & Erma Mrs Charles Krusen; 1 son Merle, 22 gchdn, 35 ggchdn, 3 stepgchdn. She was preceded in death by an infant dau, 1 gdau, 3 ggsons, 4 sis' & 2 bros. She was memb Thomas Menn Ch, where funeral Servs were held May 25, in charge of Donald Speigle, Curtis Godshall, & Aldus Wingard.

[NI189512] Gospel Herald - Vol 79 # 7, Feb 18 1986 pg 118. Sala, Henry, s/o William J. & Alice (Stahl) Sala, b Somerset Co, PA Aug 21 1914; d Somerset Comm Hosp on Jan 8 1986; aged 71y. He m Emma Saylor, who d Jun 18 1974. He later m Alice E. Miller-Conn, who survives. Also surviving are 4 stepchdn Margaret E. Mrs. Donald Dunmeyer; Daniel L Conn; Anna V Mrs John Shonko; & Franklin H Conn, 4 step-gchdn, 1 bro Ammon Sala, Sr, & 1 sis Maggie Thomas. He was memb Blough Menn Ch, where funeral Servs were held Jan 10, in charge of Elvin Holsopple; bur Blough Menn Cem.

[NI189521] the Menn, Oct 27 1998, pg 12-13 Vol 1 No 34. Sala, Carrie, 93, Somerset, PA d Aug 30. Survivors: step-chdn Robert, Ammon Jr, Bernice Miller. Bur Sep 1 Johnstown, PA by Harold & Mary Grace Shenk

[NI189524] Gospel Herald Vol XLIX # 37 Sep 11 1956 pg 886, 887. Sala, David Ray s/o Ammon & Carrie (Thomas) Sala Sr b Sep 8 1941, Johnstown, Pa d his home Aug 5 1956, Hollsopple, Pa aged 14y 11m 3d. He was cerebral palsy invalid since birth, but cause of his death was pneumonia. Besides his parents he is survived by 2 halfbros Robert P & Ammon, Jr, Hollsopple, 1 halfsis at home, & his gmother Alice Sala. 1 halfsis preceded him. Funeral Stahl Ch by Sanford G Shetler & David Alwine, bur adjoining cem.

[NI189525] Gospel Herald Vol LXIV # 47 Dec 7 1971 pg 1019,1020, Blough, Effie d/o William & Alice (Stahl) Sala d Mem'l Hosp, Johnstown, Pa Sep 29 1971. She m Stephen Blough who survives. Also surviving are 8 chdn Virginia, Beatrice, Virgil, Almeda, Franklin, Martha Ann, Betty, & Margaret, 22 gchdn, 13 ggchdn, 4 sis' Annie Yoder, Maggie Thomas, Lizzie Gindlesperger, & Emma McDaniels, & 6 bros Ammon, George, Henry, Calvin, William, & John. Preceded by an inf Dau. She was memb Thomas Menn Ch, funeral Oct 2, in charge of Donald Speigle & Aldus Wingard; Bur Thomas Cem.

[NI189526] Gospel Herald Vol 68 # 6 Feb 11 1975 pg 105, 106. Sala, Calvin s/o William & Alice (Stahl) Sala b Johnstown, Pa Jan 20 1895 d Scottdale, Pa Jan 12 1975 aged 79y. On Jan 18 1919 he m Sadie Thomas who survives. Also surviving are 2 Daus Rheda & Mary Sala, 4 bros Ammon, George, William, & Henry & 3 sis' Mrs Emma McDaniel, Mrs Maggie Thomas, & Lizzie Mrs Robert Gindlesperger. Preceded by 1 bro John, & 2 sis' Mrs Effie Blough & Mrs Annie Yoder. He was memb Blough Menn Ch. Funeral at George Mason Funeral Home, Davidsville, Pa Jan 15, in charge of John Drescher & Winston Martin; bur Blough Menn Cem.

[NI189527] Gospel Herald Vol 75 # 16 Apr 20 1982 pg 277, 278. Sala, William s/o William J & Alice (Stahl) Sala b Somerset Co, Pa Jun 26 1910 d Chester Co Hosp, W Chester, Pa Mar 27 1982 aged 71y. On Apr 28 1934 he m Mary Livingston who survives. Also surviving are 3 sons Donald, William, & John, 1 dau Dorothy, 9 gchdn, 3 bros Ammon, George, & Henry, & 1 sis Maggie Thomas. He was memb Kaufman Menn Ch, funeral Mar 30 in charge of Stanley R Freed & Harry Y Shetler; bur Kaufman Cem.

[NI189528] Gospel Herald Vol LXV # 16 Apr 18 1972 pg 371, 372. Sala, John s/o William J & Alice Sala b Johnstown, Pa Feb 14 1903 d Sacred Heart Hosp, Spokane, WA Mar 19 1972 aged 69y 1m 5d. On Aug 1 1925 he m Goldie Shetler who survives. Also surviving are 5 bros Ammon, George, Henry, William, & Calvin, & 4 sis' Annie Mrs Henry Yoder, Mrs Maggie Thomas, Lizzie Mrs Robert Gindlesperger, & Mrs Emma McDaniel. 1 sis Effie Mrs Stephen Blough preceded him. He was memb Mtn View Menn Ch. Funeral in charge of D D Brenneman, Duane Oesch, & Glenn Roth. Bur Glacier Mem'l Garden, Kalispell, MT.

[NI189529] Gospel Herald - Vol 76 3 26 Jun 28 1983 ­pg 454. Sala, George s/o William J & Alice (Stahl) Sala, b Conemaugh Twp, Pa, Jun 29 1899 d Mem'l Hosp May 23 1983 aged 84y. He m Annie P Thomas, who survives. Also surviving are 2 sons Raymond M & Marlin W, 2 gsons, & 2 bros Ammon, Sr & Henry, & 1 sis Maggie Thomas. He was preceded by 4 sis': Lizzie, Effie, Emma, & Annie, & 3 bros: Calvin, John, & William. He was memb Thomas Menn Ch, funeral servs on May 26, in charge of Donald Speigle, Aldus Wingerd & Sanford Shetler; bur Ch Cem.

[NI189530] Gospel Herald Vol 68 No 10 Mar 11 1975 pg 193, 194. McDaniel, Emma d/o William & Alice (Stahl) Sala b Somerset Co, Pa Apr 21 1901 d Mem'l Hosp, Johnstown, Pa Jan 20 1975 aged 74y. On Dec 8 1926 she m Roy Charles McDaniel who preceded her on Oct 13 1961. Surviving are 8 chdn June Mrs Kermit Wingard, William, Robert, Paul, Carl, Sally Ann Mrs William Reddecliff, Iona Mae, & David, 20 gchdn, 5 ggchdn. Also surviving are 4 bros Ammon, Sr, George, William, Henry, & 2 sis' Mrs Maggie Thomas, Lizzie Mrs Robert Gindlesperger. She was preceded by her husb, 2 sons Ray & Melvin, 4 gchdn & 1 ggchd, 2 sis' Mrs Effie Blough & Mrs Annie Yoder & 2 bros John & Calvin. She was memb Stahl Menn Ch, funeral Jan 22, in charge of Curtis Godshall & Sanford Shetler; bur in ch cem.

[NI189537] Gospel Herald - Vol XXI # 17 Jul 26 1928 pgs 366, 367, 368. Blough, Abram b Apr 19 1885 d Jul 1 1928 aged 43y 2m 12d. Survived by wife & 2 daus Helen Frances & Sara Marie. He is also survived by his father, Jacob Blough, 2 sis', & 4 bros. 1 sis & his mother preceded. Funeral servs Jul 4, Kaufman Menn Ch with Wm C Hershberger & H W Gortner in charge. Bur Kaufman Cem.
PA 1910 Miracode Index
Abraham Blough 25 W PA Somerset Head of Household
Wife Adda 22 PA
dau Helen F NR PA

[NI189554] Gospel Herald - Vol XLV # 9, Feb 26 1952, pg 214. Blough, Rebecca d/o Jacob & Catherine (Kaufman) Lohr b Davidsville, PA Aug 17 1880 d Dec 6 1951, at home in Davidsville; aged 71y 3m 19d. She was wid/o Ammon Blough, who d Jul 14 1942. She is survived by a son Harley, Davidsville, Pa, 3 daus Mabel & Rebecca, Davidsville; & Esther Mrs David Mishler, Johnstown, Pa, 2 sis', & 3 gdaus. She was memb Blough Menn Ch for 50ys. Funeral Servs were held at Blough Ch Dec 9, in charge of Harold Thomas & Harry C Blough. Bur Ch Cem.

[NI189556] Gospel Herald Vol 68 # 25 Jun 24 1975 p. 474. Blough, Mabel d/o Ammon & Rebekah (Lohr) Blough, b Somerset Co, Pa d Apr 19 1975 aged 70y. She is survived by 2 sis' Mrs Rebekah Horton & Esther ­Mrs David Mishler. Preceded by 2 bros Harley & Walter. She was memb Blough Menn Ch, funeral on Apr 22 in charge of Winston Martin & Rev. Horneman; bur Blough Cem.

[NI189563] GOSPEL HERALD - Vol LXI # 14 Apr 9 1968 pg 331- 332. SPEIGLE, CORA STELLA d/o Lawrence & Sadie (Blough) Speigle b Jun 28 1907 d Mar 2 1968 aged 60y 8m 4d. Surviving are stepmother Margaret Blough Speigle, 2 bros Richard Glen & Paul, 1 sis Erma Mrs Norman Hostetler, 1 halfsis Twila Mrs John Ogburn & 2 halfbros Donald & Dalton. She was memb Menn Ch. Funeral servs at Blough Ch, Mar 5, with Harry C Blough & Elvin Holsopple officiating.

[NI189564] HERALD OF TRUTH , Vol XXXI No 11, Jun 1 1894 pp 174,175. BLOUGH - On 28 Apr 1894, Conemaugh Twp, Somerset Co, PA of catarrh fever & other complicated diseases, Ida d/o Bro Peter & sis Polly Blough aged 3y 1m 9ds. She was bur on 30th Blough Menn M H. Funeral Servs by Jonas Blough, L A Blough & Samuel Gindlesperger.

[NI189572] Gospel Herald - Vol XXX No. 51, Mar 17 1938, pg1086, 1087. Annie Elizabeth (Gashaw) Saylor b Jan 19 1869 d Feb 16 1938; aged 69y 28d. She m Joseph Saylor Oct 31 1886. To this union were b 2 chdn. She is survived by 1 son Edgar L. Saylor, Jennertown. She was preceded in death by dau Nora Ellen w/o E S Thomas, Thomas Mills, Pa Feb 28 1920. She is also survived by 8 gchdn & 5 ggchdn. She was d/o Eli & Catherine (Kauffman) Gashaw. 2 sis' Agnes w/o Robert Keim; & Bertha w/o Chauncy Kauffman, both Jennertown, Pa, preceded her in death. She is survived by 1 bro Isaac Gashaw & 2 sis' Laura w/o John Speigle; & Emma Jane w/o John Blough, all Jerome Pa. In May 1890, she & husb were bapt & received into Thomas Menn Ch. She was active memb until her death; a Sun-school teacher for many yrs, until few mos ago when health failed her. She always took active part in work of sewing circle. Her husb was called to office of deacon Jun 9 1900, & to ministry Feb 27 1916. Together they shared with ea other joys & sorrows & responsibilities of life until death claimed her leaving him alone to tread life's pathway when help & encouragement would be much needed. She was failing in health for some yrs, but very seldom that she couldn't be at Servs until few wks before she passed away with complication of diseases. Funeral Servs were conducted Feb 19 at Thomas Ch, where she had been memb for abt 48ys, by breth, Daniel Kauffman, Scottdale, PA & Hiram Wingard & Irvin Holsopple, with house full of neighbors & friends to pay last tribute of respect to one they had learned to love & respect. Bur adjoining Cem.

[NI189576] GOSPEL HERALD - Vol. XXXIV # 41 Jan 8 1942 pp 870, 871. Speigle, Laura Ellen d/o Eli & Catherine (Kaufman) Gashaw, b Thomas Mills, Pa, Sep 25 1870 d Dec 19 1941 aged 71y 2m 24d. She put forth much strength & effort to attend communion Oct 16. She m John Speigle Apr 3 1887. To this union were b 4 chdn: Earle Charles, deceased for over 42 yrs, Mrs Kathryn Blough, Benscreek, Annie w/o Samuel Hemminger, & Ruth w/o Pre John A Lehman, Boswell. 10 gchdn & 1 bro Isaac Gashaw, Boswell also survive. Her husb & 4 sis' preceded her in death. Since death of her husb she desired to live alone in house where she had lived some 50y. Servs Dec 21 at Thomas Ch, in charge of A J Metzler & Hiram Wingard.

[NI189577] Gospel Herald, May 28 1936 Vol XXIX # 9 pg 190,191,192. Speigle, John s/o late Samuel & Annie (Blough) Speigle b Aug 11 1864 d Apr 27 1936 aged 71y 8m 17d. On Apr 3 1887 he m Laura Gashow who with following chdn survive him: Catherine wid/o Dr Homer Blough, Annie w/o Samuel Hemminger, Boswell;& Ruth w/o John A Lehman, at home. 1 son Charles Earl preceded him in death abt 37y ago. He is also survived by 9 gchdn, 3 sis', 1 bro, & many other relatives & friends. He united with Menn Ch many yrs ago & was always at his place when health permitted. Funeral services at home & at Thomas Menn Ch Apr 29, by Breth Hiram Wingard & Irvin Holsopple.
PA 1910 Miracode Index
John Speigle 45 W PA Somerset Head of Household
Wife Laura 39 PA
Dau Katie 18 PA
Dau Annie 11PA
Dau Ruth 01 PA
Hired man John Alwirn 24 PA

[NI189578] Gospel Herald - Vol XXXIII, No 30 - Oct 24, 1940 - pg 635. Blough, Emma Jane d/o late Eli & Katie (Kaufman) Gashaw, b Somerset, Pa Feb 18 1875 d her home Jerome, Pa Aug 9 1940 aged 65y 5m 9d. She m John A. Blough Oct 15 1893 who preceded her Jan 20 1930. To this union were b 9 chdn, all of whom survive as follows: Harry C, Boswell; Martin V, Hollsopple; Nora w/o Morgan Yoder, Hollsopple; Edith w/o U. Grant Weaver, Johnstown; Paul A., Hollsopple; Naomi, Pasadena, CA; Ruth w/o John Stoltzfus, Zanesville, OH; Erma & Merle at home. Also survived by 20 gchdn, 1 sis Laura Speigle, 1 bro Isaac Gashaw. 1 gchd & 3 sis' preceded her. She was memb Menn Ch abt 47y. Funeral at home & at Ch Aug 12 by Bros. A. J. Metzler & Irvin Holsopple. Bur in adjoining Cem.

[NI189579] Gospel Herald - Vol XXII, # 45 - Feb 6, 1930, p. 927. Blough, John A s/o late Jacob D. Blough & father of Pre Harry C. Blough, b Sep 8 1871 d Jan 20 1930; aged 58y 4m 12d. He leaves widow Emma Jane (Gashaw) Blough, 9 chdn, 6 gchdn, 6 bros, & 1 sis. 1 gchd & 2 sis' preceded him. He was memb Menn Ch for abt 35y. Funeral at Blough Ch by Bros S. G. Shetler, L. A. Blough, & James Saylor. Bur Cem near Ch.
PA 1910 Miracode Index
John A Blough 38 W PA Somerset Head of Household
Wife Emma Jane 35 PA
Son Hary C 14 PA
Son Martin V 12 PA
dau Norah Jessie 08 PA
dau Edeth May 04 PA
Son Paul A NR PA

[NI189580] Gospel Herald - Vol XXI # 1, Apr 5 1928, pg 14, 15. Catherine Kauffman Gashaw d/o Jacob & Lizzie Kaufman b Aug 29 1848 d Jenner Twp, Somerset Co, PA Mar 16 1928; aged 79y 6m 16d. She m Eli Gashaw over 60 yrs ago, & soon after marriage she & her husb united with Menn Ch of which she remained faithful memb until death. She is survived by husb, 4 daus, & 1 son. 1 dau preceded her 7 yrs ago. She is also survived by 1 bro, 36 gchdn, 27 ggchdn, & many other relatives & friends. Her husb has been afflicted for several yrs & it was her very anxious desire to live longer than he in order to take care of him, but God saw otherwide. Funeral Servs were conducted in home by James Saylor. In Thomas Ch, L A Blough, S G Shetler & James Saylor. Bur Thomas Cem.

[NI189587] Gospel Herald Vol LIV # 2, Jan 10 1961 pg 45, 46. Hershberger, Harvey E, s/o Henry & Ellen (Baer) Hershberger b Conemaugh Twp, Somerset Co, PA Apr 23 1884 d at his home Somerset Co Dec 16 1960; aged 76y 7m 23d. On Feb 15 1903 he m Minnie Blough, who survives. Also surviving are 3 chdn William C; Florence Mrs Kenneth Yoder; & Anna Mrs Paul Folk, all Hollsopple, Pa, 13 gchdn, 20 ggchdn, & 4 sis'. 4 sons, 1 sis, & 1 bro preceded him in death. He was memb Blough Ch, where funeral Servs were held Dec 19, in charge of Harry C Blough, John A Lehman, & Jesse Short.
PA 1910 Miracode Index
Harvey E Hershberger 26 W PA Somerset Head of Household
Wife Minnie 23 PA
Son William C 06 PA
Son Harry C 03 PA
Boarder William M Bear 40 PA

[NI189597] Gospel Herald Vol 68 # 5 Feb 4 1975 pg 89, 90. Saylor, Emma d/o Henry & Ellen (Baer) Hershberger b May 24 1894 d Berea, OH Jan 13 1975 aged 80y. She m Otto Saylor, who preceded. Surviving are 3 sons Dwight, Willard, & Paul, 1 dau Elma Shaffer, 22 gchdn, 28 ggchdn, & 2 sis' Bertha Thomas & Elizabeth Emigh. Preceded by 2 sons Richard & Charles. She was memb Blough Menn Ch. Funeral at Kaufman Ch Jan 17, in charge of Winston Martin & Elvin Holsopple; bur Blough Cem.

[NI189598] Gospel Herald Vol LXIV # 41 Oct 19 1971 pg 883, 884. Saylor, Otto F s/o George & Lizzie (Shaffer) Saylor b Apr 14 1892 d Mem'l Hosp, Johnstown, Pa Jun 22 1971 aged 79y 2m 8d. He m Emma Hershberger who survives. Also surviving are 3 sons Dwight, Paul, & Willard, 1 dau Elma Ruth Mrs Meredith Shaffer, 22 gchdn, 20 ggchdn, & 1 bro. Preceded by 2 sons & 1 bro. He was memb Blough Menn Ch, funeral in charge of A J Metzler, Harry C Blough, & John Buchanan; bur Blough Cem

[NI189599] Gospel Herald Vol LIII # 47 Dec 6 1960 pg 1054 1055. Eash, Polly d/o Daniel & Susan (Layman) Hershberger b Apr 16 1863, Conemaugh Twp, Somerset Co, Pa d Oct 19 1960 at her home aged 97y 6m 3d. On Apr 9 1862 she m Moses Eash who d Oct 8 1913. Surviving are 1 son Edwin, Hollsopple, Pa, 8 gchdn, 22 ggchdn, & 1 ggrandchd. On Dec 28 1893 she united with Blough Menn Ch, funeral Oct 21, in charge of Harry C Blough & Lawrence Mosholder.

[NI189601] Gospel Herald - Vol LXIV # 6, Feb 9 1971 pg 135, 136. Weirich, Harry E, b Jul 20 1891 d very unexpectedly Nov 26 1970; aged 79y 4m 6d. He m Sallie Gindlesperger, who preceded him in death. He is survived by 1 son Charles, 1 dau Cora Mrs Lenhart Gilbert, 2 gchdn, 2 ggchdn, & 1 stepbro Cloyd Gindlesperger. He was memb Blough Menn Ch, where funeral Servs were held Nov 29, in charge of John Gindlesperger, Harry C Blough, & Elvin Holsopple; bur adjoining Cem.

[NI189602] PA 1910 Miracode Index
Harry M Berkey 31 W PA Somerset Head of Household
Wife Mary 33 PA
dau Freda 09 PA
dau Sadie 07 PA

[NI189660] He was adopted by Joseph and Catherine. He became the Terra Alta, WV postmaster.

[NI189706] GOSPEL HERALD - Vol LVII # 22, Jun 9 1964 pg 502, 503. Gindlesperger, Dora E d/o Daniel & Catherine (Kaufman) Kaufman, b Somerset Co, PA Oct 3 1894 d Davidsville, PA May 6 1964; aged 69y 7m 3d. Surviving are her husb Cloyd C, 5 chdn Wilmetta Mrs William Steele; Elnora Mrs Delmar Shetler; Carl; Wilmer; & Paul, 13 gchdn, 5 ggchdn, father, & 1 sis Mrs Nora Stahl. Preceding her in death were her mother, 1 son, 1 dau, 2 gchdn, & 1 sis. She was memb Kaufman Ch. Funeral Servs held at Blough Ch May 9, in charge of Harry Y Shetler & Aldus Wingard.

[NI189707] Gospel Herald - Vol LX # 17, May 2 1967 pg 398-99. Kaufman, Daniel L s/o Sem & Christina (Johns) Kaufman b near Davidsville, PA May 27 1874 d Windber Hosp Feb 10 1967; aged 92y 8m 13d. On Apr 30 1893 he m Catherine Kaufman who preceded him in death in 1954. Surviving are 1 dau Mrs Nora Stahl, 13 gchdn, & 34 ggchdn. 2 daus, 4 sis', & 9 bros also preceded him in death. He was oldest memb of Kaufman Ch, where funeral Servs were held Feb 12, with Aldus J. Wingard officiating.

[NI189708] Gospel Herald - Vol XLVIII # 2, Jan 11 1955 pg 45, 46, 47. Kaufman, Catherine d/o Emanuel & Elizabeth (Blough) Kaufman b Feb 23 1875, Conemaugh Twp, Somerset Co, Pa; departed this life at her home Dec 19 1954, aged 79y 9m 26d. She m Daniel L Kaufman Apr 30 1893. She is survived by husb & 2 daus Dora Mrs Cloyd Gindlesperger, & Nora Mrs Ora Stahl, both Davidsville, PA 2 bros Josiah & Andrew, both Tire Hill, Pa, 12 gchdn, & 21 ggchdn. She was preceded in death by dau Mrs. Cora Weaver, a sis Mrs Lavina Croyle, & a bro Edward. She was memb Kaufman Menn Ch many yrs. She serv her Ch faithfully & frequently expressed a deep concern for the Ch. Funeral Servs were held at Kaufman Menn Ch on Dec 22 1954, in charge of Aldus J. Wingard & James Saylor. Bur Kaufman Cem.

[NI189709] PA 1910 Miracode Index Somerset
Daniel Croyle 35 W PA Head of Household
Wife Lovina 40 PA
Son Clarence C 11 PA
Son Edgar C 06 PA
Stepdau Minnie A Sala 22 PA

[NI189715] Gospel Herald - Vol VIII # 46 Feb 10 1916 pg 750-752. Gindlesperger, Beatrice Irene d/o Bro Cloyd & sis Dora Gindlesperger, Hollsopple, PA d Jan 13 1916 aged 1d. Funeral Blough Ch on 14th, conducted by L A Blough, bur cem near Ch.

[NI189716] Gospel Herald - Vol XXXIII No 49 Mar 6 1941 pg 1038, 1040. Gindlesperger, Charles Henry s/o Cloyd & Dora (Kaufman) Gindlesperger, Hollsopple, PA was instantly killed by colliding with an automobile, while coasting near his home on Sun afternoon, Feb 9 1941 aged 8y 1m 19d. Survived by parents, 4 gparents, & following bros & sis': Wilmetta, at home; Elnora w/o Delmar Shetler, Hollsopple; Carl, Paul & Wilmer,at home. He was preceded by 1 sis Beatrice Irene. Funeral Feb 12 Blough Menn Ch by Bro Harry Y Shetler, assisted by Bros Irwin M Holsopple & Harry C Blough. Bur adjoining cem.

[NI189729] Herald Of Truth, Vol XXIX No 6, Mar 15 1892, pg 93, 94. On 9 Feb 1892, Conemaugh Twp, Somerset Co, PA of diphtheria, Lawrence Wesley s/o Bro Joseph & Sis Polly Croyle, aged 5y 6m 18d. Bur on 10th at Thomas Menn M H. Funeral Servs by Levi A Blough & Samuel Gindlesperger.

[NI189730] Gospel Herald - Vol XXI # 48, Feb 28 1929, pg 1005, 1006, 1007. Spory, Harry Jacob s/o James O & Katie Woods Spory b Sep 13 1889 d his home Connor, Somerset Co, PA Jan 30 1929; aged 39y 4m 17d. He m Katie E Croyle May 3 1914. To this union were b 1 son, Millard Lavern, & 1 dau Esther Fern. His father preceded him to grave 26yrs ago & his mother 18ms ago. His sis Ellen w/o L L Lohr, remarked that it seems hard to think that her bro should be called away at so early an age. Influenza set in & she d 2 wks before her bro. He had been ailing for some time & expressed much resignation in his affliction. He united with Menn Ch 18ys ago & was faithful memb until death. He served as Sun school teacher for # of yrs. Realizing that his end was drawing nigh, he made all his funeral arrangements. Besides his wife & chdn, he is survived by 3 bros, 4 sis' & many other relatives & friends. Funeral Servs conducted in home by Harry C Blough. At Thomas Ch James Saylor & J Irvin Lehman conducted the introductory Servs, S G Shetler delivered funeral discourse, & Harry C Blough made additional remarks. Bur Thomas Cem.

[NI189731] The Herald of Truth, Vol XXXVI No 7, Apr 1 1899, pg 108-110. On 9 Mar 1899, Somerset Co, PA of diphtheria, Milton Luther s/o Bro Joseph Croyle, aged 1y 8m 5d. Bur on 11th at Thomas M H. Funeral Servs by S G Shetler & L A Blough.

[NI189733] The Mennonite, Apr 18 2000 pgs 16-17 Vol 3 # 15. Wingard, Esther Spory, 78, Hollsopple, Pa d Mar 2. Spouse Paul Wingard (deceased). Parents Harry & Katie Croyle Spory (deceased). Funeral Mar 5 Kaufman Menn Ch, Davidsville, Pa.

[NI189735] PA 1910 Miracode Index
Catharine Spory 43 PA Somerset Head of Household
Son Charles 22 PA
Son Harry 20 PA
dau Annie 18 PA
dau Mary 18 PA
dau Lizzie 14 PA
dau Jennie 13 PA
Son John 11 PA
dau Sadie 09 PA
Son James 09 PA

[NI189741] The Menn - Vol 2 # 10, Mar 9 1999, pg 13. Holsopple, Carl 74, Davidsville, PA d Feb 7 of complications from Parkinson's disease. Spouse Lydia Catherine Holsopple. Parents Irvin & Lizzie Eash Holsopple (deceased). Stepmother Minnie Eberly Holsopple Good. Other survivors chdn Carleen, Charlotte Holsopple Glick d Feb. 8, Marvin, Catherine Spory, Carol Froese, Christine Kauffman; 15 gchdn. Funeral Feb 11 Kaufman Menn Ch.

[NI189742] Gospel Herald - Vol LIV # 18, May 2 1961, pg 414, 415, 416. Holsopple, Boyd R s/o Irvin & Elizabeth (Eash) Holsopple b Jun 10 1928, Hollsopple, Pa d in mine accident at Tire Hill, PA Apr 13 1961; aged 32y 10m 3d. On Mar 27 1948 he m Marian Meyers, who survives with 2 sons Raymond & Darrel. Also surviving are stepmother Mrs Minnie Holsopple, 2 bros Alvin, Archbold, OH; & Carl, Hollsopple & 1 sis Mrs Twila Lehman, Hollsopple. He was memb Kaufman Ch, where he serv as asst supe, chorister, & on summer Bible school committee. Funeral Servs held at Ch Apr 16, in charge of Harry Y Shetler & Sanford G Shetler; bur Stahl Cem.

[NI189750] The Menn - Vol 2 # 14, Apr 13 1999, pg 16,17. Glick, Charlotte Holsopple, 51, Goshen, IN d Feb 8 of cancer. Spouse Del Glick. Parents Carl (deceased) & Lydia Catherine Holsopple. Other survivor dau Renee. Funeral Feb 15 at College Menn Ch, Goshen.

[NI189759] The Herald of Truth, Vol XXXVI No 10, May 15 1899, pg 158. On 14 Apr 1899, Somerset Co, PA of a lingering disease which lasted over 5m, during which time she suffered a great deal but bore it all with Christian patience, Sis Katie w/o Bro A W Harshberger, aged 28y 7m 7d. She was bur on 16th. Funeral Servs conducted by Jonas Blauch, L A Blough & Jonathan Harshberger. She left a husb & many friends.

[NI189761] Gospel Herald - Vol 90 # 10, Mar 11 1997, pg 15. Nussbaum, Melvin Nevin, 76, Kidron, OH b Dec 6 1920, Kidron, OH to Sam & Katherine Lehman Nussbaum. d Feb 11 1997, Walnut Creek, OH. Survivors-sis' Ida Schneck, Ada Nussbaum, Mildred Stauffer, Pearl Zuercher. Predeceased by wife Edna Berkey Nussbaum. Funeral & bur Feb 14, Kidron Menn Ch, by Herman Myers & Aldus Wingard.

[NI189763] Gospel Herald - Vol 74 # 30, Jul 28 1981, pg 589, 590. Nussbaum, Sam I, s/o Isaac & Marianne (Neuenschwander) Nussbaum, b Berne, IN in 1890 d Brenn-Field Nrsg Ctr, Orrville, OH Jul 1 1981; aged 90y. On Sep 16 1916 he m Katherine Lehman who d Sep 25 1929. Surviving are 5 daus Ida Mrs Vernon Schneck; Ada; & Lela Nussbaum; Mildred Mrs Elmer Stauffer; & Pearl Mrs Vilas Zuercher; 1 son Melvin, 10 gchdn, 8 gchdn, & 1 sis Lydia Nussbaum. He was preceded in death by 4 bros & 4 sis'. He was memb Kidron Menn Ch. Funeral Servs held at Desvoitnes-Spidell Funeral Home, Mt Eaton, Jul 4, in charge of Bill Detweiler; bur Kidron Menn Ch Cem.

[NI189765] Gospel Herald - Vol XXII # 29, Oct 17 1929, p 591-92. Katie Lehman Nussbaum b near Kidron, Wayne Co, OH Apr 24 1897 d of complication of diseases Sep 25 1929; aged 32y 5m 1d. Sep 16 1916, she m Sam I Nussbaum. In her youth she was received into Sonnenberg Menn Ch; from which Ch she also was bur Sat Sep 28. She leaves husb & 6 chdn ranging in age from 11y down to 15m. She also leaves her father Wm H Lehman, 1 sis Mrs Eli Nussbaum & 4 bros. Her mother, 2 sis' & 3 bros preceded her in death. Bro S W Sommer of Berlin & Bro Louis Amstutz had charge of funeral Servs. The former spoke in German & the latter in English.

[NI189781] Gospel Herald - Vol VI # 32 Nov 6 1913 pg 511, 512. Eash, Moses D b Jan 8 1862 d of typhoid fever at Mem'l Hosp, Johnstown, Pa Oct 7 1913 aged 51y 8m 29d. Funeral Blough Ch on 9th by James Saylor & L A Blough. Bur Cem near Ch.
PA 1910 Miracode Index
Moses Eash 48 W PA Somerset Head of Household
Wife Polly 47 PA

[NI189783] Gospel Herald Vol LIX # 3 Jan 18 1966 pg 62. Eash, Edwin s/o Moses & Polly (Hershberger) Eash b Somerset Co, Pa Feb 6 1885 d Mem'l Hosp, Johnstown, Pa Dec 14 1965 aged 80y 10m 8d. He m Ada Thomas who survives. Also surviving are 8 chdn: Robert, Kenneth, Irvin, Earl, Vernon, Betty Mrs Harry Boyd Blough, Edwin, Jr, & Daisy Mrs Leroy Flory, 24 gchdn, & 2 ggchdn. 3 sons preceded him. He was memb Blough Ch, funeral Dec16, Harry C Blough & Elvin Holsopple.

[NI189786] PA 1910 Miracode Index
Harry Miller 37 W PA Blair Head of Household
Wife Minnie 34 PA
Son Ronald J 07 PA
Dau Alice R 05 PA
Son Elton C NR PA

[NI189794] PA 1910 Miracode Index
Joseph L Bender 30 W PA Cambria, Johnstown Head of Household
Wife Minnie 27 PA
Dau Edna May 07 PA
Son James Laurence 05 PA
Dau Ruth Anna 03 PA
Bro-in-law William Rippin 22 PA
SIL Mary 22 PA

[NI189820] John Wesley Speicher 22 Oct 1873
PA 1910 Miracode Index
John W Speicher 36 W PA Somerset Head of Household
Wife Annie E 29 PA
Stepson Cletus E 12 PA
Stepson Thomas S 08 PA
Stepdaugther Dora B 06 PA
dau Mable M 02 PA

[NI189827] Gospel Herald Vol XXXIII No 4 Apr 25 1940 pg 94, 95. Thomas,­ John N Jr s/o John N & Mabel Mae (Speicher) Thomas b Thomas Mills, Pa Jan 1 1932. He was seriously injured on concrete hwy near his home in evening of Apr 4 by hit-&-run motorist. Having a fractured skull, he was taken to Mem'l Hosp, Johnstown in unconscious condition, from which he never rallied. Abt sunrise on Apr 6 he passed away aged 8y 3m 5d. He leaves his parents, 1 gmother, 1 ggmother, & host of relatives & friends. Funeral 8th at Maple Spring COB by Bros J M Geary & Sanford G Shetler. Bur Thomas Ch Cem.

[NI189831] Gospel Herald Vol 66 # 20 May 15 1973 pgs 421, 422. Kaufman, Norman s/o Noah & Catherine (Kaufman) Kaufman b Somerset Co, Pa Mar 2 1887 d Goodwill Menn Home, Grantsville, MD Mar 19 1973 aged 86y 17d. He m Ruth Agnes Kelly who preceded him in death. He later m Della Hershberger who survives. Also surviving are 5 sons: Dorsey A; Clyde J; Samuel W; Dwight E; & Charles E, 19 gchdn, 24 ggchdn, 1 bro Harrison, & 1 sis Elda ­ Mrs Ammon Yoder. 1 son Norman, 1 dau Clara, 1 sis, & 1 bro preceded him in death. He was memb of Kaufman Menn Ch, where funeral servs were held Mar 22, in charge of Harry Y Shetler & Melvin Nussbaum; bur Kaufman Cem.

[NI189836] Gospel Herald - Vol XXXVIII, # 46 Feb 15 1946 pg 894,895. Hershberger, Sevilla d/o Peter & Rachael (Gnagey) Kinsinger b Garrett Co, Md Jul 31 1860, passed away at her home, Davidsville, Pa Jan 10 1946 aged 85y 5m 9d. On May 7 1885 she m Jacob Hershberger who preceded her in death Nov 6 1924. Surviving are 4 sons & 1 dau: Norman, Holsopple; Della Mrs Norman Kaufman, Riverside; Milton, Holsopple; Noah, Johnstown; Alonza, Portland, OR. 1 dau Emma preceded her in death in 1938. She also leaves 6 gchdn & 2 ggchdn. She was memb Kaufman Menn Ch. Funeral servs at Stahl Menn Ch Jan 12, by I M Holsopple assisted by James Saylor & Aldus Wingard. Bur Kaufman Cem.

[NI189838] Gospel Herald Vol 69 # 13 Mar 30 1976­ pg 276. Hershberger, Beatrice d/o Milton & Anna (Griffith) Hershberger, b Hollsopple, Pa Oct 23 1925 d Mem'l Hosp, Johnstown, Pa, Feb 24 1976 aged 50y. She is survived by her father & 1 sis Grace. She was memb of Kaufman Menn Ch, funeral servs were Feb 26, in charge of Harry Y Shetler & Stanley Freed; bur Kaufman Cem.

[NI189839] Gospel Herald Vol LII # 19 May 12 1959 pg 453, 454. Hershberger, Norman, s/o Jacob & Savilla (Kinsinger) Hershberger b Conemaugh Twp, Somerset Co, Pa Jun 2 1886 d at his home Apr 13 1959 aged 72y 10m 11d. Surviving are his wife Linnie Thomas, 1 dau Ruth Mrs Marvin Kaufman, Hollsopple, Pa, 1 son Boyd, at home, 3 bros & 1 sis Milton, Hollsopple; Noah, Davidsville; Alonza, whereabts ukwn; & Della Mrs Norman Kaufman, Johnstown. He was preceded in death by 2 daus & 1 sis. He was memb of Kaufman Ch, funeral servs Apr 16, in charge of Irvin M Holsopple & Harry R Shetler; bur Kaufman Cem.

[NI189850] Gospel Herald - Vol XLVII # 32 Aug 11 1953 pg 774, 775. Hershberger, Erie Elizabeth d/o Norman & Linnie (Thomas) Hershberger b Davidsville, Pa Aug 5 1929 d Mem'l Hosp, Johnstown, Pa, Jul 25 1953 aged 32y 11m 20d. She is survived by her parents, 1 bro Boyd, & 1 sis Ruth both at home. She was faithful memb Kaufman Ch since 1932. Funeral servs at Kaufman Ch Jul 27, conducted by Harry Y Shetler & Irwin M Holsopple. Bur Kaufman Cem.

[NI189851] Gospel Herald - Vol 89 # 16 Apr 16 1996. Hershberger, Boyd T, 72, Holsopple, Pa b Dec 14 1923, Holsopple, Pa, to Norman & Linnie Thomas Hershberger d Mar 14 1996, Johnstown, Pa. Survivor: sis Ruth M Kaufman. Predeceased by: Bernice L Shetler Hershberger (wife). Funeral & bur Mar 18, Kaufman Menn Ch, by Donald D Sharp & Marvin L Kaufman.

[NI189854] GOSPEL HERALD - Vol 86 # 47 Dec 7 1993 pp 17, 18, 19. Shaffer, Gladys V Thomas, 92, Boswell, Pa; b Aug 15 1901, Conemaugh Twp, Pa, to Silas & Lydia Howard Thomas; d Oct 2 1993, Davidsville, Pa of congestive heart failure. Survivors: chdn: Grace Weaver, Richard Blaine; 2 gchdn, 2 ggchdn. Predeceased by Clarence L Shaffer (husb) & Esther N Blough (dau). Funeral & bur Oct 5 Thomas Menn Ch, by Homer Schrock & Aldus Wingard.

[NI189855] Gospel Herald - Vol 69 # 14 Apr 6 1976 ­pg 300. Shaffer, Clarence L s/o John W & Lizzie (Saylor) Shaffer b Somerset Co, Pa May 2 1898 d Mercy Hosp, Johnstown, Pa Mar 9 1976 aged 77y. He m Gladys Thomas who survives. Also surviving are 2 daus Esther ­ Mrs Vernon Blough & Grace Mrs Ralph Weaver, 1 son Richard Blaine, 2 gchdn, & 2 sis' Ethel Mrs John McNutt & Helen Mrs Joseph McTonic. He was preceded by 1 sis Mary; & 3 bros Lloyd, Lester, & Clayton. He was memb Thomas Menn Ch, where servs were Mar 13, in charge of Aldus J Wingard & Stanley R Freed; bur in Ch Cem.

[NI189856] Gospel Herald - Vol 83 # 32 Aug 7 1990 pg 550. Sala, Annie P d/o Silas & Lydia (Howard) Blough-Thomas, b in Conemaugh Twp., Pa., Dec. 15, 1902; d at Pennsburg (Pa.) Manor, June 21, 1990; aged 87. She m George Sala, d May 23 1983. Surviving are 2 sons Raymond M & Marlin W, 2 gsons, & 1 sis Gladys Shaffer. She was preceded by 4 sis' : Cordelia Eash, Maggie Sipe, Linnie Hershberger, & Olive Gindlesperger & 2 bros Irvin & Stephen Blough. She was memb Thomas Menn Ch, servs Jun 24, in charge of Donald Speigle & Aldus Wingard; bur in Ch Cem.

[NI189857] Gospel Herald Vol 90 # 2 Jan 14 1997. Yaste, Kevin E, 65, Stoystown, Pa b Apr 24 1931, Garrett Co, MD to Elmer 0 & Allie Burkholder Yaste; d Dec 7 1996, Somerset, Pa, of heart attack. Survivors wife: Thelma Gindlesperger Yaste; chdn: Karen L Appelgate; Kevin L; bro & sis': Ronald; Ethelene Boden; Evelyn Weimer; Juanita Weimer. Funeral & bur Dec 10 Thomas Menn Ch, by Homer Schrock, Donald Speigle, & Marvin Kaufman.

[NI189861] Gospel Herald Vol XVI # 12 Jun 21 1923 pg 255. Eash, Cadilla (Blough) b Sep 23 1886 d Jun 3 1923 aged 36y 8m 10d. She is survived by husb, 2 sons, & 3 daus. 3 sons & 1 dau preceded her. She was member Menn Ch since early life & was faithful until death. Sis Eash had not been in good health for a yr or more. Funeral servs conducted by E J Blough, Jas Saylor & David Garber at Thomas Menn Ch. Bur in adjoining cem.

[NI189876] Gospel Herald - Vol LV # 27 Jul 3 1962 pg 613, 614. Gindlesperger, Ellen, d/o Samuel & Annie (Blough) Speigle, b Jenner Twp, Somerset Co, Pa, Jul 7 1876 d at home of son, Curtis, Stoystown, Pa May 27 1962 aged 85y 10m 20d. On Oct 10 1897 she m David Gindlesperger, d Aug 28 1946. Besides 1 son 3 gchdn & 2 ggchdn survive. 2 bros & 2 sis' preceded her in death. She was memb of Thomas Ch, funeral servs were May 31, in charge of Aldus J Wingard, assisted by Harry Y Shetler.

[NI189877] Gospel Herald - Vol XXXIII No 49 Mar 6 1941 pg 1038, 1040. Gindlesperger, Harry s/o Samuel & Mattie (Miller) Gindlesperger b Aug 9 1881 Davidsville, PA d near place of his birth Nov 14 1940 aged 59y 3m 5d. He m Oct 4 1906 Dillie Kaufman. He leaves wife, 5 sons & 1 dau as follows: Robert; Lemon; Mary w/o Daniel Mishler, all Hollsopple; Charles, Somerset, PA; Kore & Ray at home. A # of gchdn as well as following bros & sis': David, Boswell, PA ; Jacob; Mrs Harry Berkey; Mrs Menno Berkey; & Mrs Harry Wirich; & John, all Hollsopple, PA & Samuel, Johnstown, Pa. He was memb Luth Ch for # of yrs. Funeral Nov 17 Blough Menn Ch by Russel T Shilling, assisted by Harry Y Shetler. Bur adjoining cem.
PA 1910 Miracode Index
Harry S Gindlesperge* 28 W PA Somerset Head of Household
Wife Dillie M 22 PA
Son Robert K 02 PA

[NI189878] HERALD OF TRUTH , Vol XXXII # 8 Apr 15 1895 pg 125, 126, 127. GINDLESPERGER. On 23 Mar 1895 Conemaugh Twp, Somerset Co, PA Katie d/o Pre Samuel Gindlesperger aged 12d. Buried 25th Blough Menn meeting house. Funeral by Jonas Blauch, Simon Layman & L A Blough.

[NI189879] HERALD OF TRUTH , Vol XXVIII # 8 Apr 15 1891 pg 124, 125. GINDLESPERGER. On 19 Mar 1891 Conemaugh Twp, Somerset Co, PA, Josiah S infant s/o Pre Samuel & Sallie Gindlesperger aged 3m 4d. Bur 21st Blough meetinghouse. Servs by Simon Layman & Levi A Blough. Father, mother, 5 bros & 4 sis' mourn their loss. 1 sis preceded him 8y ago.

[NI189880] Gospel Herald - Vol XLVII # 48 Nov 30 1954 pg 1149, 1150, 1151. Speigle, Lawrence s/o Samuel & Annie (Blough) Speigle b Oct 16 1878 d at his home, Boswell, Pa Nov 3 1954 aged 76y 18d. He was preceded in death by 1st wife, Sadie Blough, & 2 daus, & 1 son. He is survived by widow, Margaret Blough & following chdn: Cora; Donald; & Dalton, all home; Erma Mrs Norman Hostetler; & Paul, Hollsopple, Pa; Richard, Davidsville; & Twilla Mrs John Ogburn, Boswell, 19 gchdn, 4 ggchdn, 1 sis Mrs Ellen Gindlesperger, Stoystown, Pa, & many other relatives & friends. He united with Menn Ch Jan 3 1904. Funeral servs at Blough Menn Ch Nov 6 with Harry C Blough & John A Lehman officiating. Bur in Ch Cem.
PA 1910 Miracode Index
Laurene Speigle 32 W PA Somerset Head of Household
Wife Sadie 28 PA
Dau Edith 04 PA
Dau Cora 03 PA
Son Oscar 01 PA
Father Samin 73 PA
Hired man John George 20 PA

[NI189881] Gospel Herald - Vol XI # 24, Sep 12 1918, pg 431. Sadie Speigle (Blough) b Davidsville, PA Nov 3 1882 d Aug 19 1918; aged 35y 9m 16d. She m Lawrence Speigle Apr 2 1902. To this union were b 7 chdn of whom 1 preceded her to spirit world. She was faithful memb of Menn Ch abt 14ys. She was sick for # of ys, but bore it all patiently. Funeral Servs & bur at Blough Menn Ch, conducted by Brethren S G Shetler & L A Blough.

[NI189884] Gospel Herald - Vol 84 # 41 Oct 15 1991 pg 15. Speigle, Paul O, 75, Hollsopple, Pa b Dec 21 1915, Jenners Twp, Pa to Lawrence & Sadie (Blough) Speigle; d Sep 18 1991, Johnstown, Pa. Survivors are wife LaVerne (Cable) Speigle; chdn: Lois Spory, Pauline Kauffman, Dorcas Greene, Betty Lou Rish; 9 gchdn, 3 ggchdn; sis Erma Hostetler; half-bros & sis Don & Dalton Speigle, Twila Ogburn. Predeceased by Wilma Thomas 1st wife. Funeral Sep 21, Blough Menn Ch, by Richard Mininger & Elvin Holsopple. Bur Thomas Menn Cem.

[NI189885] The Mennonite - Vol 2 # 45 Dec 7 1999 pg 14,15,16. Hostetler, Erma Speigle, 89, Davidsville, Pa d Nov 1. Spouse: Norman Hostetler Sr deceased. Parents: Lawrence & Sadie Blough Speigle deceased. Survivors: chdn Betty Kolb, Norman Jr, Leon, Robert, David, Linda Knepper, Judy Mullett; 27 gchdn; 43 ggchdn; 3 gggchdn. Funeral: Nov 3 Carpenter Pk Menn Ch, Davidsville.


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