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 Ogden, Francis
Died on Friday last, in Mountjoy township, Mr. Francis Ogden, recently of this borough.
Republican Compiler, Gettysburg, Pennsylvania 12 Apr 1820
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Ohler, John T.
John T. Ohler died at his home on West Middle street at 12:30 pm, Saturday Nov. 21 from complication of diseases. He had been ill for about two weeks but very few people knew that he was seriously sick until Friday. Ohler was a blacksmith by trade but for some time has been employed at the factory of the Reaser Furniture Company. He is survived by his wife and the following children, all of Gettysburg: Clarence, John, Ernest and Miss Mabel Ohler. The funeral arrangements have not yet been announced. Adams County News Nov. 28, 1908
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Orner, Emily
Miss Emily Orner died at the home of her sister, Mrs. Henry Black, in Wenksville Tuesday afternoon, aged 51 years, 5 months and 6 days.
New Oxford Item, New Oxford, Pennsylvania 21 Mar 1907
Transcribed by Vicki Hartman

Orner, Emory F.
Emory F. Orner, 87, died Thursday evening at 3:55 o'clock at his home on Pearl St., Arendtsville, after an illness of nine days.
A native of Adams County, he was a son of the late Francis and Elizabeth (Fromeyer) Orner. He had resided in Adams County all if his life, in Arendtsville since 1912 and prior to that in East Berlin for 19 years.
He was a carpenter all of his Ife and worked for many years with hi* brother in the P. S. Orner planing mill at Arendtsville. He was a member of Trinity Lutheran Church, Arendtsville.
Services On Sunday. Surviving is his second wife, the former Lola Hartman. His first wife, who was Katie Bubb, died in 1930.
Also surviving are a brother, Pius S. Orner, Arendtsville, and a number of nieces and nephews.
Funeral services Sunday afternoon at 7 o'clock from the Bender Funeral Home, Carlisle St., with the Rev. Robert Shaull, his pastor, officiating. Interment in the East Berlin Cemetery. Friends may visit at the funeral home Saturday evening after 7 o'clock.
Gettysburg Times Gettysburg, Pennsylvania 17 Feb 1956
Transcribed by Vicki Hartman

Orner, Ralph D.
News was received here last week that Ralph D. Orner, the 14-year-old son of Mr. Elmer Orner, of Franklin Grove, Ill., in company with a firend, went out skating New Year's morning about ten o'clock. Both lads broke through the ice and were drowned. Their bodies were recovered about six o'clock the same evening. The father, Mr. Elmer Orner, is a son-in-law of Mr. Henry Beamer of this place. The gentlemen moved from here to Franklin Grove in 1892.
Republican Compiler, Gettysburg, Pennsylvania 12 Jan 1897
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Orndorff, Wm. M.
Littlestown Items: On Friday at noon in Baltimore, Wm. M. Orndorff, of Mt. Joy township, died at Johns Hopkins Hospital, where he had gone on last Monday to have an operation performed. Upon his arrival in the city he was found to be too weak to undergo an operation, the physicians simply trying to afford relief from pain. He was aged about 80 years. His body was brought to this place on Saturday evening, and taken to his late home, from which place the funeral took place Monday morning, interment at Bonneauville.
Gettysburg Compiler, Gettysburg, Pennsylvania 23 May 1899 Page 3
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John Orr
Died on Friday night the 20th inst. Mr. John Orr, of Hamiltonban township, aged about 79 years. Republican Compiler, Gettysburg, PA, August 31, 1830 Transcribed by FOFG NP
"John Orr died last Friday night at the home of his brother, James C. Orr. in Harrisburg of cerebral hemorrhages. Mr. Orr has been ill for some time, but had only been confined to his bed for the past week. He served in the War of the Rebellion; in Company B. One Hundred and Thirty-eighth Regiment, Pennsylvania Volunteers. He was a member of G. A. R. Post 9 of this place and aged 71 years and 7 days. The remains were brought here yesterday afternoon and interred in the Evergreen Cemetery. Besides brother above named he is survived by two brothers. Isaiah W. Orr of Orrtanna. William Orr of Harrisburg and one sister. Mrs. E. H. Minnigh of this place."
Gettysburg Compiler, Gettysburg, Pennsylvania 25 Jan 1905 Page 2
Transcribed by Vicki Hartman

Osborn, Samuel
Died: Very suddenly, on Friday moring, the 5th inst. Mr. Samuel Osborn, of Straban township.
Republican Compiler, Gettysburg, Pennsylvania 16 Dec 1834 Page 3
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Oyler, Alexander D.
Alexander D. Oyler died Thrusday morning at the home of his daughter, Mr. Samuel G. Spangler, York Street. He had been about on Wednesday and retired in his usual health the evening before, but had been in declining health from hardening of the arteries. He was aged 82 years, 6 months and 26 days. He was a native of Franklin township, near Arendtsville, being born April 17, 1836. He was a farmer in his early life and also burned charcoal, and in 1890 bought the farm now owned by J. Price Oyler east of town where he moved and the last twelve years has been living in town. He was a Civil War veteran, a member of the 165th Pa. Regiment. He married Miss Barbara Ann Smith of Menallen township, and prior to her death in April 1917, had planned to celebrate the same year their sixtieth wedding anniversary. He was an active member of the United Brethren Church. The funeral will be held on Sunday at 2 o'clock P.M. with services by Rev. W. R. Glen. He leaves four sons and a daughter: Edward J. Oyler, Wesley I. Olyer, Harry Oyler, J. Price Oyler and Mrs. Samuel G Spangler, all of Gettysburg.
Republican Compiler, Gettysburg, Pennsylvania 16 Nov 1918
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Oyler, Donald J.
"Donald J. Oyler, 80, of 817 Woodlawn Circle, Chambersburg, went home to be with the Lord on Thursday, Sept. 4, 2008. Born Sept. 9, 1927 in Arendtsville, he was a son of the late Hanson and Genevieve Cole Oyler.
A graduate of Arendtsville High School, he served in the U.S. Navy. Don was a member of the Charles Nitterhouse V.F.W. Post 1599, Burt J. Asper American Legion Post 46, AMVETS Post 224, and he served as past president of the former Chambersburg Hospital Credit Union. He was retired from the Chambersburg Hospital, where he worked as a bio-technician for 37 years.
Donald is survived by his wife of 37 years, Lois Hoverter Oyler, whom he married on Dec. 19, 1971; a son, Steve Oyler of Chambersburg; two daughters, Kelly B. Oyler Johnson of Wake Forrest, N.C. and Genny Kidd of Chambersburg; four step-children, Karen A. Downin of Mont Alto, Scot A. Abercrombie of Roaring Spring, Brian A. Abercrombie of Chambersburg, and Zachary L. Abercrombie of San Angelo, Texas; a sister, Mary Jane Kimple of Gettysburg; 12 grandchildren; six great-grandchildren. He was preceded in death by five brothers, one sister and one step-brother.

Funeral services will be held on Monday, Sept. 8 at 2:30 p.m. in the chapel of the Thomas L. Geisel Funeral Home, 333 Falling Spring Road, Chambersburg, with the Rev. James R. O'Brien officiating. Interment will follow in Lincoln Cemetery, with graveside military honors by the V.F.W. Post 1599 Honor Guard. The family will receive friends at the funeral home one hour prior to the service. Online condolences may be expressed at www.geiselfuneralhome.com. "
Gettysburg Times Gettysburg, Pennsylvania 6 Sep 2008 Saturday
Transcribed by Vicki Hartman



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