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EGER, Catharine

    Cambria Freeman, 22 May 1891, Contributed by Lisa Baker

EGER--Died at her home in Carroll township on Friday, May 15th, 1891, Mrs. Catharine Eger, aged 67 years.

The deceased was born in France on the 3d day of May, 1824, and came to this country at the age of fifteen. On the 5th day of May, 1843, she was united in marriage to Mr. Thomas Eger, a well-known and respected citizen of Carroll township, whose death occurred on the 24th of February last. She leaves to survive her ten children--four sons, John Eger, of Barr townshp; Andrew, who resides in Colorado, and Henry and Edward, of Carroll township; and six daughters, Mary, widow of Peter Dumm; Theresa, wife of Henry Hopple, of Barr township; Anastasia, wife of Albert McCanse, of Houtzdale, Pa.; Catharine, wife of Frank Krug, of Ebensburg; Lena, wife of George Arble, of Altoona, and Emma, wife of Harry Luther, of Nicktown. She was a woman of many virtues and performed all the duties of this life with the end in view of serving her Creator and earning a blessed hereafter. May she rest in peace.

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