Family Only Remaining Settlers Between the Two Mountains


At the age of 88 years, the death of Isaac Nungesser occurred yesterday at his home at Greenville in the valley between the Knob and Jonstown mountains.

Mrs. Nungesser aged 81 years, survives him and there are twelve children.

With most of his life spent near Red Rock, Mr. Nungesser moved 26 years ago to the small farm between the mountains. There was at one time a small settlement there, but It dwindled until Mr. and Mrs. Nungesser and their daughter, Rachel, were all that remained. The home has been a welcome site for many cold and tired hunters and the family had a reputation for hospitality to visitors to the section.

Disease incident to is age, was the cause of death at 4:20 o'clock yesterday morning

The twelve children surviving are:
Mrs. Elmer E. Smith, of Hughesville; Mrs. Charles Travelpiece, ot Wapwalopen; Mrs. William Shultz of Berwick; Mrs. William Long, of Bloomsburg; William Nungesser, of Mingle Inn; Henry Nungesser, ot Hughesvllle; Mrs. Frank Getz. of Glen Spy, New York, mrs. Frank Zimmerman,~ of Elysburg; Mrs. Charles Newman, ot Berwick: Rachel, at home, and, Mrs. John Setzer, Of Berwlck.

Funeral services will be held Saturday afternoon from the home at at two o'clock and will be continued at Summer Hill Evangelical Church, . Rev. J. H. Ricker, of Columbia Circuit, will officiate and Interment will, be made in Summer Hill cemetery.

-- Bloomsburg Morning Press, October 18, 1928