Eli Donner Obit 1908

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Eli Donner Obit 1908 - Eli Donner. ^•^'«" Ell Donner, of Greene...
Eli Donner. ^•^'«" Ell Donner, of Greene township, died at his home Sunday evening, .March 9, aged 94 years, fl months and 20 days. He was born In Lehlgh j eounty, this state, Slay 18, 1S13, com-1 Ing to Mercer county in 1836. In I 1S3S he was married to Miss Maria Holler, who died in 1888, Ten children were born, one dying In Infancy. Two have since died—Mrs. Susan Miller and Mrs. Kate Dambacher. Sev — __ --..„._,.,..„ ........ lutt^ >*«*i, u«»- en aro still living, one son, A. J. Don- ] tier, living at tho old homestead and six married daughters; near rel- atives, one brother, Simon Donner, | of this city; seven children, forty-i nine grandchlldern; fifty-six great!he grand-children. i Mr. Donner was a Democrat In pol-! ilcH and was a. member of the Ue-i formed church. He never tried to j en force his religious views on his! frk-nds. That was his way. He was a hard-working, good citizen, void of gossiping habit and a jovial friend. I As a father, ho was good and kind. I Realizing that life was short for him, \ y ho read his Bible and prayer book, and endeavored to get in touch with pay the Holy Spirit. We feel a firm ns-! surance that the great God will deal j with meiTy anil loving kindness, not I jonly to him, but to all who lead as j blameless n life as ilid Eli Donner. i Tho funeral was held at the home j'of his son, at the old homestead, on ' Tuesday, with interment at the She- uango Valley cemetery. » * » a

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  1. The Record-Argus,
  2. 12 Mar 1908, Thu,
  3. Page 2

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