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FINDLEY, Elizabeth (Stutzman)


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    Johnstown Tribune, 15 Apr 1905, Page 5, Contributed by Lynne Canterbury

MRS. J. D. FINDLEY.

Elizabeth Stutzman Findley, ife of Joseph D. Findley, of Glenford, O., who had been ill at the home of her brother-in-law and sister, Dr. and Mrs. L. S. Livingston, No. 440 Lincoln street, for the past month with heart trouble, died there between 5 and 6 o'clock last evening, aged about forty years. Mrs. Findley came to Johnstown about a month ago to attend her father, the venerable Stephen Stutzman, of Westmont, whose health has been impaired for some time.

The deceased was born in Upper Yoder Township and was a daughter of Stephen and Rachel Berkey Stutzman, and a twin sister of Mrs. Livingston. Her mother in Upper Yoder Township fifteen years ago last October. In November, 1889, Miss Stutzman and Joseph D. Findley were married in West Taylor Township by Elder Benjamin Goughnour. They moved to Ohio seven years ago. Three children were born to them, two of whom are dead. The surviving one is Miss Winifred, aged fifteen years, who arrived here yesterday. Mr. Findley has been in Johnstown for a fortnight.

Besides her husband and daughter, Mrs. Findley is survived by the following brothers and sisters: County Commissioner William S. Stutzman, Jacob S., and Peter, all of Upper Yoder Township; Frank, of North Dakota; Sarah, wife of A. W. Strayer, of Morrellville; Mary, wife of Slater W. Allen, of Winchester, Va., and Lavina, wife of Dr. Livingston. The death of Mrs. Findley is the first to occur among the Stutzman children.

The funeral will take place at 2 o'clock Monday afternoon from the Somerset street Brethren Church, where the Rev. W. S. Bell, the pastor, will conduct the obsequies, after which interment will be made in Grand-View Cemetery. Jacob Stutzman, grandfather of Mrs. Stutzman, was one of pioneer members of the German Baptist Brethren Church in this vicinity.

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