Christopher Emigh 1846-1896
Christopher Emigh, residing a mile and a half north of the village, died at his home Saturday morning, aged about 50 years, The deceased had been ailing for quite a while, but no one suspected that death was lingering so close to his home. After enduring a night of severe suffering, and as day was breaking he had a severe hemorrhage which ended life's pilgrimage. Mr. Emigh served in the late rebellion as a member of Com pany C, Two Hundred and Fifth regiment regiment of Pennsylvania Infantry, and was a prisoner. The members of Peter Schuman Post, Grand Army of the Republic, Republic, laid his remains away to rest Sun day afternoon.