|Andrew Stewart Farrensworth, a veteran of the Civil War, died yesterday at the Farrensworth home No. 624 Thomas Avenue, Sixth Ward, after a long illness of general debility, aged sixty-four years and seven months.|
The deceased was born at Jersey Shore, this state, on April 3, 1841. He fought in Company A, Fifth Pennsylvania Reserves, and was twice wounded at the Battle of Fredericksburg. He lay in the hospital for almost two years. After the War Mr. Farrensworth located in Blair County, coming to Johnstown from Hollidaysburg seven years ago. Besides his wife, he is survived by six children, Andrew and Charles at home; Harry, employed as a bookkeeper at Morgantown, W. VA., Mrs. J. L. McMurtie, of Bellefonte, Mrs. G. B. Pearson, of the Seventeenth Ward and Miss Mabel at home. Two children, Jennie and Mamie died in infancy, while a daughter, Blanche, passed away a few years ago at the age of thirteen years.
The funeral will take place from the Farrensworth home at 2 oclock tomorrow afternoon, when the Rev. E. A. Hibler of the Christian Church, to be assisted by the Rev. R. C. Morgan, pastor of the Emmanuel Baptist Church will conduct the obsequies which will be in charge of the officers of Emory Post 30 Grand Army of the Republic. The remains will be laid to rest in Grandview Cemetery. Mr. Farrensworth was a member of the Baptist Church of Altoona, having united with the congregation there in 1872