Clipped From The Call

lyle_ritze Member Photo

Clipped by lyle_ritze

 - I M Death of Two Well-known citizens on Monday....
I M Death of Two Well-known citizens on Monday. Mahlon M. Saylor and Mrs. William Neiheiser, Highly Respeoted Residents, Answer the Last Summons. MAHLON M. SAYLOB. Mahlon M. Saylor, a highly re spected and well-known citizen of this place, died very suddenly at 7.30 o'clock on Monday morning at the home of his niece, Mrs. William Deibert, No. 28 8t. Peter street, with whom he had been living. Deceased had been suffering with a cold for several weeks, and on arising on Monday morning complained of pain in the region of the heart. He ate his break faBt as usual, but complaining of dizziness and otherwise feeling badly he was assisted upstairs. Mrs. Deibert on going to his room shortly afterward found him lying across the bed in an unconscious state. A physician was summoned, but before he arrived death had occurred. Deceased was a son of Jacob and Rebecca Saylor, long since deceased, and was born at Pinedale nearly 82 years ago. He was the last male member of a family of ten brothers and two sisters. Mrs. Mary A. Dei-zel, of Westville, N. J., is the only survivor of the family. The father of the family was a driver during the early times of one of the famous Conestoga wagons from Philadel phia to Pittsburg. Ou his death the widow with her large family moved to Port Clinton. In the We de ceased came to this place and became a clerk in Daniel Saylor'g gen eral store. In 1860 he moved to Rox-borough and engaged with several partners in the wholesale shoe business under the firm name of Horn, Heisler & Saylor. Four or five years later he Bold his interest In that business and was engaged as a traveling salesman by a Philadelphia provision bouse, continuing in that vocation for many years. His first wife died while living at Roxborpugh. About twelve years ago he moved back to Schuylkill county, and with his son Daniel engaged in the ice business on an extensive scale at Hecla. He later withdrew, and the business was conducted by the son until his death about six years ago, since which time it is being managed for the widow by her deceased husband's brother, Milton. Mr. Saylor was well and familiarly known throughout the county, forming many acquaintances during his long experience as a traveling salesman. He was a member of the Evangelical Church for many years. He was twice married. His second wife died on January 9th, this year,

Clipped from
  1. The Call,
  2. 21 Jun 1901, Fri,
  3. Page 1

lyle_ritze Member Photo

Want to comment on this Clipping? Sign up for a free account, or sign in