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INSCHO, Elizabeth R.

    Johnstown Tribune, 04 Aug 1908, Contributed by Sharon Trosan

Mrs. Elizabeth Rankin Inscho, one of Johnstown's oldest residents, died about 3 o'clock yesterday afternoon at the home of her son-in-law and daughter, Mr. and Mrs. Martha V. Fry, No 195 Garfield Street, Morrellville, after an illness of general debility lasting three weeks, aged eighty-six years, nine months and thirteen days. Mrs. Inscho was the widow of John S. Inscho, who died at the corner of Walnut and Chestnut streets twenty-two years ago. Hew was a Civil War veteran, having fount in Company G. Thirteenth Regiment, Indiana Volunteer Infantry. Mrs. Inscho had been a resident of Johnstown since the Mexican War.

Elizabeth Rankin was born in Blair County, this State, being a daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Samuel Rankin, deceased, who located here about 1848. She and John S. Inscho were married in Johnstown a long time ago. For many years the Inscho family resided in the First Ward, later moving to the South Side. Mrs. Inscho has resided in Morrellville since the Great Flood of 1889. The deceased is survived by three sons, four daughters, thirty-four grandchildren, forty-six great-grandchildren, and a sister-in-law, the latter being Mrs. Earl Inscho, of Garfield Street. Her sons and daughters are Ebenezer, of Collins Street; James, of Moxham; David, of the Eighteenth Ward; Martha, wife of Samuel Irwin; Mary, wife of Martin V. Fry; Susan, wife of John Brazil; and Rebecca, wife of William Cooper, of Peelor Street.

The funeral will take place at 3 o'clock tomorrow afternoon from Calvary Methodist Episcopal Church on F Street, where the services will be conducted by the deceased's pastor, the Rev. Everett G. Morris, after which interment will be made in Grand-View Cemetery. Mrs. Inscho was identified with the Morrellville W.C.T.C.

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