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BLANSET, Joseph


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    Johnstown Daily Tribune, 18 Apr 1922, Page 10, Contributed by Sandy Lewis

Greensburg - Joseph Blanset, of this place, died on Tuesday, April 11, at the home of his son, Elwood Blanset, of Euclid avenue, after an illness of several months.
The funeral services were conducted by the Rev. Martin, pastor of the Lutheran Church, of which the deceased was a member, on Thursday, April 13, at 2 p.m. with burial in the Hillsview Cemetery.
The deceased was a member, of the Orador Darodard Radar; also of the local G. A. R. Post, having enrolled October 24, 1862, for the Civil War in Company E; 171st Regiment, Pennsylvania Volunteers. He served nine months and was discharged August 10, 1863, at Harrisburg, Pa.
The deceased was a son of Joseph and Margaret Blanset, pioneers of Somerset County, and was born on the old Blanset homestead near Stoyestown, December 25, 1839. He was married twice. His first wife was Eliza Nase, who died in 1877. Of this union, two children survive Elizabeth, wife of Dr. Miller, of Mt. Pleasant, and Clark Blanset, of Greensburg, Pa. His second wife was Sadie Shaffer, who died in 1900 Two children survive this union, Elwood, with whom the deceased made his home, and Ernest, of Greensburg.
Two brothers also survive from a family of ten children, three girls and seven boys - Jacob Blanset, of Latrobe, and William J. Blanset, of Stoyestown.

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