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 - (» I)UK Ovoi> ~°° «ravo at tin- SEXTON FOR 43...
(» I)UK Ovoi> ~°° «ravo at tin- SEXTON FOR 43 YEARS|| Tulpe- hockcn Cemetery Jacob Shoemaker, who died in this city, of general debility, two days after his Tilth birthday anniversary was for 48 consecutive years the sex-j <>( tho Tulpehocken Reformed : Church, near Stom>hsburg. Ho did | not miss a communion in all ths-S jtime and was ono of, the most widely known residents °f that section. While serving as sexton he dug more than 700 garves, the greater number of which he walled or cemented. Mr. Shoemaker had been in ill health .for some time, but was seriously illonly a few days. He was a native of Shartlesville, but. spent most of Ills years at Millardsville. lie resigned his position as sexton ot the Tulpehocken Church on July 1, i 1!10!) ' owln K' to llis f a" ln B health. On the flrst of August, last, he cume to thc llorao ot hls daughter, Mary, wife, of Wayne Lengel, at 5tS Canal stl>eet - where he dled rich,* i

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  1. Lebanon Daily News,
  2. 09 Dec 1910, Fri,
  3. Page 9

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