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From: Maria Campbell <>
Subject: [PALANCAS] May 1848 Deaths in the Lancaster Intelligencer
Date: Tue, 14 Sep 2010 14:34:13 -0400


The Lancaster Intelligencer: Tues. 2 May 1848: Deaths: Page 3

REITZEL.-On the 27th ult., Philip REITZEL, Esq., in the 52d year of his age. The deceased was a man of a warm, true heart--a kind friend--a good citizen--and devoted to the poor and the needy. He died mourned by a large circle of acquaintances, and by a host of friends.

JENKINS.-On the evening of the 18th ult., at his residence, at Windsor Forge, Lancaster county, Mr. Robert JENKINS, Esq., (brother of William JENKINS, Esq., of this city,) in the 79th year of his age. Forty years ago, Mr. JENKINS represented the Lancaster district in the State Legislature and in the Congress of the United States, and was a highly respected, intelligent, and useful citizen.

KLINE.-On Saturday evening, 22d ult., in the town of Lebanon, Mary [KLINE], infant daughter of Levi KLINE, Esq., aged 1 year, 3 months, and 15 days.

DUCHMAN.-On Friday last, after a protracted illness, Mrs. Ann DUCHMAN, widow of Jacob DUCHMAN, in the 72d year of her age.

The Lancaster Intelligencer: Tues. 9 May 1848: Deaths: Page 3

M'CULLOUGH.-On Wednesday morning, 3d instant, at his residence in Drumore township, Hugh M'CULLOUGH, in the 78th year of his age. The deceased was one of the most respectable citizens of Lancaster county, and a highly useful member of society.

DREPPERD.-On the 4th instant, in this city, of Consumption, Mrs. Fanny DREPPERD, wife of John DREPPERD, aged 36 years, 3 months, and 20 days.

HENSEL.-On the 6th instant, in this city of puerperal fever, Mrs. Elizabeth HENSEL, wife of S. Theodore HENSEL, aged 25 years, 10 months, and 15 days.

ECKERT.-On the 7th instant, in this city, of puerperal fever, Mrs. Ann Maria ECKERT, daughter of John WIDMEYER, aged 23 years, 1 month, and 21 days.

The Lancaster Intelligencer: Tues. 16 May 1848: Deaths: Page 3

SHEAFFER.-Another Revolutionary Veteran Gone. Died- At his residence in Elizabethtown, Lancaster county, Mr. Peter SHEAFFER, aged 97 years, 3 months, and 8 days. He was buried Wednesday, May 10th, with military honors. The Jackson Infantry of Maytown, Capt. Roath--the Swatara Infantry of Middletown, Capt. Raywald--and the Elizabethtown Band participated.........Lutheran Cemetery, where the interment took place........Mr. SHEAFFER was born February 2, 1751, in what was then Philadelphia county, now included in Montgomery. From thence his father removed to what is now Mahontongo, Schuylkill county, where he was massacred by the Conestoga Indians. The sister of the deceased, about 1756, was taken captive by the savages. Peter, the son, came to the then wild and solitary village of Elizabethtown, about 1768, where he has ever since resided. He served three tours of duty during the Revolutionary war, under Washington, and participated in the Battle of Brandywine. He died, lamented and respected, by all who knew him.

WEIDLER.-Yesterday morning, very suddenly, at her residence in Leacock twp., Mrs. Catharine WEIDLER, wife of Dr. Isaac C. WEIDLER, in the 42d year of her age. The funeral will take place on tomorrow (Wednesday) morning at 9 o'clock.

SNYDER.-On Saturday, the 13th instant, at Intercourse, of croup, Ambrose W. [SNYDER], infant son of Leonard and Ann Eliza SNYDER, aged two years, six months, and fifteen days.

STAMBAUGH.-On the 1st instant, at his residence in Myerstown, Lebanon county, Jacob STAMBAUGH, aged 80 years, 5 months and 26 days.

SMITH.-On the 6th inst., Ann SMITH, wife of Arnold SMITH, of this city.

FUNK.- On the same day, Mary [FUNK], wife of John FUNK, of this city.

WINNOWER.-On the 12th inst., George WINNOWER, of this city, aged 79 years and 2 days.

The Lancaster Intelligencer: Tues. 23 May 1848: Deaths: Page 3

McMILLIN.-At Harrisburg, on the 11th instant, Patrick McMILLIN, aged 62 years.

BRACKBILL.-On Sunday last, Mrs. Eliza Ann BRACKBILL, of East Lampeter twp., aged 40 years, 6 months and 9 days.

BUYER.-On the 5th inst., in the borough of Manheim, Mr. Jacob BUYER, in the 65th year of his age.

LEHMAN.-On the same day, Mrs. Catharine LEHMAN, wife of Mr. John LEHMAN, in the 62d year of her age.

RICHARDS.-In this city on the 10th inst., Elizabeth [RICHARDS], daughter of Luther and Elizabeth RICHARDS, aged about 21 months.

KLINE.-On the 7th inst., in Warwick township, Mr. Daniel KLINE, in his 87th year.

KLUGH.-On Friday last, at Mountville, Miss Mary KLUGH, daughter of Mr. Jacob KLUGH, in her 21st year.

BAUSMAN.-At Millerstown, on the 9th inst., Abraham [BAUSMAN], son of Abraham and Ann BAUSMAN, aged 1 year, 3 mo. and 9 days.

The Lancaster Intelligencer: Tues. 30 May 1848: Deaths: Page 3

BARE.-On Friday morning, 26th inst., Laura Ann [BARE], only child of Dr. A. S. and Eliza Ann BARE, of Upper Leacock township, aged 1 year, 7mo. and 5 days.

GROSH.-At Lititz, this county, on Monday evening last, Sophia Augusta GROSH, wife of Col. A. P. GROSH, and daughter of Christian H. RAUCH, Esq., in the 26th year of her age.

FORDNEY.-On Tuesday week, Elizabeth FORDNEY, wife of Jacob FORDNEY, of this city, aged 78 years, 2 mo. and 7 days.

LIGHTNER.-On the 13th inst., in Earl township, John LIGHTNER, Esq., in his 79th year.

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