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Harrisburg Telegraph, Harrisburg, Pa, January 5, 1914
Eleven Deaths in Year
Dillsburg, Pa., Jan. 5
During the year 1913, eleven deaths occurred among the residents of the borough as follows: George W. K Naub, January 18; Hypacia Blausser, January 28; Pauline Gochenour, February 5; Mrs. Edward Dick, March 31; John Smith, April 11; Sarah A. Miller, April 27; Caleb Livingston, September 1; Mrs. Carl, October 15; Annie Harbold, November 10; George W. Evans, November 24; James M. Porter, December 17.

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BALESTIER, JOSEPH, ESQ.
York, Pa., Nov. 13, ae. 70. He had been for a number of years United States consul at Singapore, and was a resident of New York city in the years 1856, 1857.
Source Citation:
Annual OBITUARY NOTICES OF EMINENT PERSONS who have died in the United States FOR 1858; BY HON. NATHAN CROSBY; BOSTON: JOHN P. JEWETT AND COMPANY. 1859. Transcribed by Kim Mohler.



William Barber
Republican Compiler, Gettysburg, PA, August 24, 1830
Died on Thursday evening last, William Barber, Esq. former Prothonotary of York county, aged about 60 years.



Jacob Barnitz
Republican Compiler, Gettysburg, PA, April 30, 1828
Died in York, Pa on the 16th inst., Jacob Barnitz, Esq. for many years Register and Recorder of that county, aged about 70 years. The deceased was an officer of the Revolutionary War and suffered many privations in consequence of a wound received in the memorable struggle.



Daniel Billmeyer
Republican Compiler, Gettysburg, PA, July 16, 1828
Died on Wednesday the 9th inst. aged about 41 years, Mr. Daniel Billmeyer, Editor of the "Wahre Republican," York, pa.



Conrad Brasch

Reading Eagle, Reading, Pennsylvania 27 Dec 1899

Contributed by Vicki Hartman

Out of Town Deaths:

Conrad Brasch, near York, aged 90 years.


Richard Bull

Republican Compiler (Gettysburg, Pennsylvania May 9, 1827

Suicide - Richard Bull of Conewago township, York county, committed suicide on Saturday the 28th ult., by hanging himself. Mental affliction, it is supposed, led to the commission of the dreadful act. - York Gazette.


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David Cassat

Republican Compiler (Gettysburg, Pennsylvania)

June 9 1824

Died at York, on Friday, the 28th May, David Cassat, Esq., aged about 56 years.


George W. Cline

Republican Compiler (Gettysburg, Pennsylvania) November 2, 1825

Dreadful Accident

On Wednesday the 2d inst., George W. Cline, aged about 7 years, son of William Cline of Monaghan township, York county, was instantly crushed to death by a wagon load of boards oversetting and falling on him and two other children narrowly escaped sharing the same fate - one of them was slightly injured. - York Gazette.


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P. Doll

Republican Compiler (Gettysburg, Pennsylvania), June 6, 1827

Suicide

A man of the name of P. Doll, from Fredericktown, in Maryland, was found suspended by a red silk handkerchief, on the 17th ultimo, about 12 perches from the road leading from Mount Vernon tavern, on the Philadelphia and Lancaster turnpike road to Sadsbury Friends Meeting House, in Lancaster county, Pennsylvania. - Ib.


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Edward Ebner

Reading Eagle, Reading, Pennsylvania 27 Dec 1899

Contributed by Vicki Hartman

Out of Town Deaths:

Edward Ebner, at York, aged 51 years, leaving 9 children.


Mathias Eichholtz

Republican Compiler (Gettysburg, Pennsylvania)
July 21, 1824

Fatal Accident

Mathias Eichholtz, an old and respectable inhabitant of Conewago township, York county, was found dead on his threshing floor. It is supposed, he ascended aloft to make arrangements for the reception of the products of the harvest field, from whence he fell on the barn floor, which put a period to his earthly career. - York Gaz.



Elias Eyster
Republican Compiler, Gettysburg, PA, April 1, 1829
Died on Thursday last, in Westmachester Township, York County, Mr. Elias Eyster, in the 98th year of his age.



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William P. Fisher
Republican Compiler, Gettysburg, PA, August 24, 1830
Died on Monday the 16th inst. William P. Fisher, Esq. Register of Wills of York county, aged 35 years.


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Bartram Galbraith

The Centinel (Gettysburg, Pennsylvania), February 25, 1807

Died on Monday, the 9th instant, after a few days illness, at the late dwelling of Bartram Galbraith, Esq., Mr. Thomas Bayly, in the 45th year of his age. His disconsolate widow, and surviving bothers and sisters, will long lament his loss. The mild manners, and the untarnished integrity of the deceased gained the esteem and confidence of all who knew him, and we believe he has not left an enemy in the world. - York Recorder.


Jacob Graybill

Republican Compiler (Gettysburg, Pennsylvania)

November 3, 1824

York, PA., Oct. 26

Fatal Accident.

On Wednesday last, Mr. Jacob Graybill was found drowned in Mr. Upp's spring. It is supposed, that attempting to drink out of the spring, he fell in it head foremost, and being a man in the 76th year was too much debilitated by age to recover himself from the fall. - Gazette.


John Greer

The Centinel (Gettysburg, Pennsylvania) May 5 1813

Died suddenly at his house in York, on Thursday last, Mr. John Greer, merchant, of this place.


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Richard D. Hall

Republican Compiler (Gettysburg, Pennsylvania November 29, 1826

Died in the borough of York, Pa., on the evening of the 16th instant, in the 36th year of her age, of Hepatitis, terminating in pulmonary affection, Mrs. Sarah Hall, consort of the Rev. Richard D. Hall, Rector of the Protestant Episcopal Church in the above place.


General Christian Hetrich

Republican Compiler (Gettysburg, Pennsylvania May 9, 1827

Died on the 24th ult., in Codorus township, York county, Gen. Christian Hetrich, aged 60 years. Gen. Hetrich was for five successive years elected a representative to the General Assembly.


Republican Compiler (Gettysburg, Pennsylvania)
July 25, 1821

Died on Sunday the 15th instant, in the 78th year of his age, Mr. Casper Hoke, of York county.


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Charles Jones

The Centinel, Gettysburg, PA, June 26 1811

York, June 22

Suicide

On Monday last, Charles Jones, a pauper in the poor house of this county, terminated his existence by cutting his throat. He was subject to fits, frequently succeeded by the highest degree of frenzy, in a paroxysm of which he committed the act.


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Conrad Laub

The Centinel (Gettysburg, Pennsylvania), February 25, 1807

Died on Saturday morning last, in the borough of York, Conrad Laub, esq.,


Eli Lewis

The Centinel (Gettysburg, Pennsylvania), February 25, 1807

Died on Monday the 2d instant at Lewsburg, York county, Major Eli Lewis.


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William Nes
Republican Compiler, Gettysburg, PA, October 19 1830
Died on Sunday morning the 10th inst. in the borough of York, Major William Nes, Inspector of the first Brigade, 5th Division, Pennsylvania Militia, aged 32 years.



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George Porter
Harrisburg Telegraph, Harrisburg, Pa, January 2, 1914
WEST SHORE NEWS
Death of George Porter
George Porter died of dropsy at the home of his son at New Market yesterday morning. Mr. Porter was 75 years old and was born in England. He had been very ill the past eight weeks, but his death was unexpected. The funeral arrangements have not yet been made.
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William Rieder

Republican Compiler (Gettysburg, Pennsylvania)
June 2 1824

Hanover, May 25

Fatal Accident

On Saturday afternoon last, Mr. William Rieder, a citizen of this borough, whilst assisting at raising a barn for Mr. George Winebreaner near this place, stepped on a thin and unsound board of the scaffolding, which had been placed there without the knowledge of the proprietor - the board broke and Mr. Rieder was precipitated nearly 30 feet; he lingered in a speechless and apparently painful condition until evening, when his spirit soared to the unknown regions of eternity; he was aged 29 years, 7 months and 14 days. On last Sabbath afternoon his mortal remains were interred, with military honors and in the presence of an almost unexampled concourse of people, on the German reformed cemetery on this place, on which occasion the Rev. J. H. Wiestling delivered a discourse calculated for the solemn feeling of all present.

All who are acquainted with this melancholy accident, and the solemn rites performed at his burial, will heave a sigh and pray: "God rest his soul." - Guardian.




Abraham Rodgers

Republican Compiler (Gettysburg, Pennsylvania) August 3, 1825

York, Pa., July 26

On Friday afternoon, 22d inst., the death of two persons, William Schunk, hatter, and Abraham Rodgers, shoemaker, was caused by the great heat, in the borough of York. Same afternoon a teamster at Springforge died by drinking cold water. - Gazette.
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John Whiteman
Republican Compiler, Gettysburg, PA, March 9, 1830
Died on Saturday the 20th ult. Mr. John Whiteman of Franklin township, (formerly of York County) in the 64th year of his age.
 

 

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