BEIDLER, John obit.
; - a or - OBITUARY. of of S. ol a as John lleldler was born In Westmoreland county, l'enn.. May 1.1, isis; died at his home In Waterloo, Oct. 4. 1SU7; aged 7 years, 4 months, ltf days. " The deceased was the second son of Henry and Nancy Beidler, and when he was two years of age his parents moved to Holmes county, Ohio, where they lived the remainder of their lives and wiiere the subject of tills sketch grew to man hot h! and was married when 22 years of age to Elizabeth Fisher, a native of Ht lmes county. In the spring of 1847 they left Ohio and settled In lHiKalb county, Ind., on a tract of wild timbered land adjoining Waterloo on the southwest. This land was entered from tho government by his father. There were but few in habitants in tiie county at that time and pioneer life was lived in the prim itlve simplicity characteristic of the early days. Out of the wilderness he builded wood homes and by industry and thrift kept pace with the tiuies In whicli lie lived. He leaves surviving him the wife of his early choice, five sons and one daughter, viz., Frank F.. Solomon, Catherine, wife - of J. II Taylor, of Kendall vllle, Henry, of Elk hart. Illrani W., of Chicago, John C. and William S., of Toledo, O. The deceased was a member of the U. B. church from the earliest history of that denomination and was a liberal supporter of the same, adhering to the Radical wing during the recent split in the church. He was in politics a republican and in the days of the country's peril was active as a member of the martial band in kindling enthusiasm for his country. He was a good citizen, honorable and just in all his dealings, of times oppressed by financial straits or persecutions resulting from mistaken confidence, but ever faithful and true to his family and friends. For some years he has been unable to do manual labor on ac count of the overwork of esrlier days in clearing the forests and building the home and he had arranged some time since for the disposition of his es tate. His wire nas oeen a great sui ferer at intervals of recent years and few exoected her to survive her hus band. The immediate cause of death. was a complication of heart failure and paralysis of throat, resulting from a weakened constitution from stomach disorder. The funeral occurred Wed nesday at 10 o'clock from the Evangelical church. Kev. D. E. Zechiel, as sisted by Kev. Erlougher, officiating, and the burial in the Waterloo cemetery, a large congregation assembling to nav the last tribute of respect to a pioneer citizen. ing the she as by a in up of Warning: Persons who suffer from is