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(Laurel Messenger, pages 3 & 4, Feb. 1974.)
Sally QUIGG - b. New Holland, Pa. d. 2-25-54 in Lavansville, Pa., 72 yr, 6mos. Parents--Daniel BURL and Easter Burl. Seamstress, Pleurisy--Husband Robert QUIGG. Buried Mt. Hope Cemetery.

Sarah PLATT b. 5-20-1791 - d. 3-24-54 in Berlin, Pa., 62yr. 10mos. 4das. Born Westport, Fairfield Co., Conn., Father ? Smith, Husband-- James Platt. Dropsy. Buried German Reformed Church.

Catherine BAER--born Somerset Co., Pa., d. 2-28-54, in Greenville Twp. Father - Sebastian SHALLIS. Husband--Ludwig Baer 81 yrs. 20 das. Old age. Buried Union Church, Greenville Twp. informant - Wm. Baer.

Eva WINGARD -born Dauphin Co., d. 4-22-54 in Centerville, Pa. 72yr. 4 mo. 14 das. Husband -- Jacob Wingard. Consumption. Buried Baurer's Church, Middlecreek Twp.

Peter ENGLE -- born Somerset Co., d. 4-8-54 in Greenville Twp. 73 yrs, 5 mos. 27 das. Father -- Clement Engle - Wife- Barbara GARLETS, Farmer. Apoplexy. Buried Union Church, Greenville Twp. informant Peter Engle, Jr.

Anthony SHOEMAKER - born United States d. 4-18-54 in Addison Twp. About 70 yrs. Farmer. Cause of death - gravel. Buried Bauman's Burial.

Joseph Biddle EARL --Born Burlington, New Jersey, d. 4-26-1854 in Somerset Borough. 57 years. Inn Keeper. Parents --Joseph and Theodosia Earl. Wife -- Rachel, Francture of the Skull. Nuried --Jennersville, Somerset., Pa. Informant -- R.L. Stewart --Admr.

John GRAF -- born Germany d. 5-14-1854 in Hays Mill, Brothersvalley Twp. About 36yrs. Occupation--miller. Suicide by cutting his throat. Wife--Joanna Graf. Buried Hays Mill. Information--Emanuel Lichty.

Jesse GRIFFITH, Senr.--born Bedford Co., Pa.--10-21-1779 -- d. 5-3- 1854 in Jenner Twp. 74yrs. 5 mos. 12 das. Parents -- William Griffith and ? Connelly Griffith. Farmer. Wife -- Lydia. Children -- Wm. C. and Jehu Griffith. Inflammation of lungs. Burial --Baptist burial ground.

David SHAFFER --Born Somerset Twp., b. 3-29-1817 -- d. 5-30-1854 in Jenner Twp. Parents -- Simon and Barbara Shaffer. 37 yrs. 2 mos. 1 da. Farmer -- Wife -- Elizabeth Shaffer. Chronic disease. St James Church Yard. Informant -- Jeremiah Shaffer.

Adam MENGES -- born Stonycreek Twp. d. 5-13-1854 in Allegheny Twp. 46 yrs. 10 mos. 4 das. Parents -- Adam Menges and Elizabeth Ditty menges. Farmer-- Wife-- Elizabeth Menges. Consumption-- Burial-- Brothersvalley Twp. Informant -- Joseph Gindlesperger -- Admr.

Joseph FLEMING -- born Chester Co., Pa. d. 6-14-1854 in Jenner Twp. 43 yrs. Parents -- Samuel Fleming and Rachel Fleming. Innkeeper, Wife-- Rebecca Fleming. Consumption. Burial -- Jennersville, Pa. Informant -- Wm. Risheberger, Admr.

Samuel K. KING -- born Turkeyfoot, d. 5-27-1854. Inflammation of brain. 47 yrs. Parents -- Moses and Sarah King. Wife -- Christiana. Burial -- Peter Braucher's farm, the home place.

Catherine MOSTOLLER, born 8-15-1778 -- d. 6-17-1854 in Somerset township. Father -- George Fackler. Husband -- John Mostoller. 75 yrs. 10 mos.2 days. Old age. Burial -- Friedens Church yard. Informant -- Samuel Will.

Sarah HARSH -- born Pennsylvania -- d. 7-15-1854 in Brothersvalley Twp. 55yrs. 5 mos. 17 days. Father -- Thomas Croyle. Husband -- Frederick Harsh. Consumption. Burial -- German Reformed -- Berlin.

Hiram HOCHSTETLER -- born Quemahoning Twp., died -- 1-26-1854 2 yrs. 7 mo. Parents -- Henry Hochstetler and Elizabeth Knootz. Head dropsy. Burial -- Home farm.

Catherine COLEMAN - born Bedford Co., d. 8-2-1854 in Somerset Township. 52 yrs. Parents -- John Shroyer and Susanna Sturtz. Husband -- John B. Coleman. Fever. Burial -- St. John's Cemetery -- Somerset Twp.

Jacob Ernest -- Born Quemahoning Twp., d. 2-2-1854. 1mo. Parents -- John Ernest and Elizabeth Powel. Convulsions. Burial School House No. 7 -- Quemahoning Twp.

Amanda BERKEY -- born Jenner Twp. -- d. 2-20-1854 -- 4 yrs. 1 mo. Father -- Jacob Berkey. Scarlet fever. Burial -- Baptist meeting house, Jennersville.

Nancy BERKEY -- born Somerset Co., d. 7-12-1854, in Paint Twp. Father -- Frederick Custer, 42 yrs. 4 mos. 24 das. Husband -- Jacob Berkey. Consumption. Burial -- Home place.

John Henry WEYAND -- born Hanover, Germany 7-19-1782 d. Middlecreek Twp. 7-4-1854, 71 yrs. 10 mos. 15 das. Agriculturalist. Father -- Simon Peter Weyand Wife -- Margaret Shultz. Pneumonia -- Burial -- Home farm, private burial.

Margaret WEYAND -- born -- Somerset Co. 6-26-1795 d. 7-12-1854 in Middlecreek Twp., 68 yrs. 17 days. Parents -- Michael Shultz and Margaret Shultz. Hisband -- John Henry Weyand. --Dropsy Burial -- Home farm--private burial.

Peter A. BEACHY -- born Elk Lick Twp. d. 8 29- 1854 in Elk Lick Two 37 yrs. 7 mos. 6 das. Parents -- Abraham Beachy and Barbara Lichty. Wife-- Anna Livengood . Farmer Nervous afflection Burial home farm. Informant John W. Beachy.

Magdalena HORNER died Sept 1854, in Quemahoming Twp 66 yrs, 7 mos. 4 das. Father -- Michael Kimmel. Husband -- Samuel Horner Consumption. Imformant Jacob H. Horner -- Burial -- home place.

Hugh SPROAT -- born near York, Pa. d. Aug. 1854 in Allegheny Twp. 60 yrs. Farmer Father -- James Sproat Wife -- Mary Statler Dropsy Burial Mt. Zion Informant Jacob H. Horner -- Burial -- home place.

William MARTZ -- born Somerset Co. d. 9-30-1854 in Northampton Twp.45 yrs. 9 mos. 16 das. Parents -- Jacob Martz and Magdalena Turkman Wife -- Mary Ann Boyer Flua Burial -- Boyer's Graveyard Informant -- Henry Martz.

Absoleum CASEBEER -- born Somerset Co 10-3-1784 -- d. 10-5-1854 in Somerset Twp. 70 yrs. 3 das. Farmer. Wife -- Elizabeth Smucker Inflammation of stomach. Burial -- Christ Church or Casbeer's Informant -- John Casebeer.

Peter COBER, Senr. Born -- Brothersvalley Twp. 6-2-1776 d. 10-26-54 in Brothersvalley Twp. 78 yrs. 4 mo. 26 das. Farmer and preacher Parents -- Peter Cober and Margaret Strayer. Wife -- Elizabeth Landis. Weakness and old age. Burial -- Jacob Cober's farm Informant -- Alex H. Philson.

John BROUCHER b. 1776 -- d. 9-30-1854 in Upper Turkeyfoot Twp. 78 yrs. Farmer Wife -- Susannah Broucher Burial in Jacob Hinebaugh farm Informant Jacob Broucher.

Joseph CRIST B. Jenner Twp. d. 10-20-1854 in Jenner Twp. 35 yrs. 10 mos. 27 das. Farmer Parents Joseph Crist and Barbara Boyer Wife -- Catherine Mowry Consumption Burial-- Home place Informant Henry Lohr.

Christian ISELY born -- Germany d. 11-11-54 in Wellersburg. About 24 yrs. Stone mason. Suicide. Burial -- Lutheran and German Reformed Chirch informant -- Philip Dom.

Levi SHAFFER -- B. Southampton -- d. 11-4-154 in Wellersburg 32 yrs. 9 mo. 14 das. Blacksmith Parents -- Gideon Shaffer and Barbara Hennell Wife -- Mayr Korns Typhoid Fever. Burial -- Lutheran and German Reformed Chirch Informant -- Eli Shaffer.

Jacob GARDNER -- b. Somerset Co. d. 10-25-1854 in Jenner Twp. 50 yrs. Farmer Parents John and Elizabeth Gardner. Wife -- Susanna Fry Wildfire Burial -- Hopewell.

John MULL -- b. Somerset Co. d. 11-7-1854 in Northampton Twp 41 yrs. 7 mos. Farmer Parents -- John Mull and Elizabeth Ware. Wife -- Elizabeth Shafer. Cold. Burial -- Solomon's Church Informant Solomon Shafer.

Maria GLESSNER -- b. Stoneycreek Twp. 3-11-1825 -- d. 3-9-1854 in Brothersvalley Twp. 29 yrs. 11 mos. 29 das. Parents -- John Keller and Rebecca Lambert. Husband -- Lewis Glessner Consumption Burial-- Home place.

Samuel BRANDT -- b. Somerset Co. d. 12-13-1854 in Shade Twp. about 45 yrss. Farmer Wife Savina Zerfoss. Apoplexy Burial -- Zerfoss Farm -- Stonycreek Twp.

George B. ARMSTRONG -- b. Scotland-- 4-7-1823 dd-- d. 11-29-1854 in Berlin Boro 31 yrs. 8 mos. 21 das. Machinist. Parents -- George and mary Armstrong Wife -- Hannah Chorpening. Small pox Burial -- German Reformed Chirch. Informant -- Hannah Armstrong.

Elias LENHART -- b. Somerset Co., -- d. 12-13-1854 in Jefferson twp. 29 yrs 4 mos. 19 das. Farmer Parents -- Jacob Lenhart and Rosana Young. Crushed in quarry Burial -- Hauger's Burial Ground.

Peter DULL--b. Somerset Borough D. Millford Twp. 1854, 72 yrs. 6 mos. Farmer Parents. John Dull and Elizabeth Putman. Wife Elizabeth Consumption Burial -- Ezangelical Lutheran Chirch Informant Danied Dull. Elizabeth RICE -- b. Milford Twp. d. Dec. 1854, in Middlecreek Twp 38 yrs. Left eight children. Parents John and Susan Bailey Husband -- John Rice Consumption. Burial -- Gideon's Church.

Christian SMUCKER -- b. Somerset Twp. d. 12-26-1854 in Jenner Twp. 52 yrs, 7 mos. Farmer Parents -- John and Hanah Smucker Wife-- Maryan Miller Burial -- Homes place Informant David Hay.

Perry ROWAN -- b. Turkeyfoot Twp. 9-1-1825 -- d. 8-25-1854 in Lower Turkeyfoot Twp. 29 yrs. Farmer Parents -- Stewart and Sarah Rowan Wife-- Nancery Hare Consumption supposed to be Burial -- Baptist Church.

Andrew MORISON -- b. 10-19-1811 in Somerset Co. d. 9-29-1854 in Westmoreland C. 22 yrs. 10 das. Merchandising Parents -- James and Maryan Morison Typhoid Fever. Burial -- Lavansville.

Nelson SAYLOR -- b. Middlecreek Twp. 10-13-1852 d. 10 31-1854 2 yrs. 18 das. Parents -- Joseph and Saly Saylor Dysentery Burial -- Home farm.

Mary HORNER -- b. Summit Twp. 5-30-1811 -- d. 10-31- 1854 46 yrs. 6 mos. 20 das. Parents -- Jacob and Polly Beachley Husband -- John Horner Dorpsy Burial -- Rhoades Cemetery.

Henry MEYERS -- b. Somerset Co. -- d. 12-28-1854 in Somerset Township About 40 yrs. Labourer Wife Catherine Meyers Small Pox Burial -- Mt. Calvary Ch.

Abraham Pile b. Somerset Co. -- d. 1-4-1855 in Somerset Twp. 67 yrs, 9 mos. 17 das. Farmer Father -- Casper Pile Wife Catherine Capp Dropsy Burial -- Christ Church Informant -- Samuel Pile.

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