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BLANSET, Sylvester


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    Johnstown Daily Tribune, 28 Mar 1908, Page 8, Contributed by Sandy Lewis

Mr. and Mrs. Murphy Cover, and son and daughter; George Cover, Mrs. Zella Stineberg, the latters son, John, and Ross G. Friedline, all of Franklin street, Eighth Ward have gone to Jennerstown, Somerset County, to attend the funeral of their relative Sylvester Blanset, who died in that place at 10 oclock yesterday morning.
Mr. Blanset was between seventy-five and eighty years of age and his death followed a two weeks illness of billousness and colic, which kept him in bed one week. In the Lutheran church in Jennerstown, erected by Mr. Blanset, services over his remains will be held at 10 oclock, Monday morning. The pastor, the Rev. Berkey, will preach the sermon and interment will be made in the Lutheran Church Cemetery.
Sylvester Blanset was born near Stoyestown, but when yet very young moved from there to Jennertown, where he resided till his death. He was a well-known cabinetmaker, and builder of houses. He served in the Civil War. He is survived by his wife, who was Susan Althouse before her marriage, and by two daughters, Mrs. Murphy Cover; mentioned above, and Mrs. Joseph Kline, of Klines Mill, near Jenners. The brothers and sisters living are as follows; Isaac and William, of near Stoyestown, Jacob of Latrobe; Joseph and David, of Greensburg; Mrs. Mary Friedline, of Latrobe and Mrs. Susan Taylor of Greensburg, Mrs. Eliza Bender who died in Stoyestown a few years ago, was another sister of the deceased

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