David Barnhart Obit 3 Feb 1899 Herald and Torch Light

kjacques Member Photo

Clipped by kjacques

David Barnhart Obit
3 Feb 1899 Herald and Torch Light - At Leitersburg—He Was a Well- knowii Man. MANY...
At Leitersburg—He Was a Well- knowii Man. MANY MOKE HAVE PASSED AWAY Mrs. Sallle Smith. Sharpsburf?—Samuel Hauer and Upton Morin, Ke- tlred Farmer. David Barnhart, a prominent and highly respected resident of Leitersburg, Leitersburg, died at his home Sunday evening, at (i o'clock, after a month's illness, from a complication of diseases, aged 56 years. He had been confined to bed for several weeks from an attack of grip and bilious fever. Last fall Mr. Barnhart, Barnhart, while at work on the roof of the Reformed church in Leitersburg, fell to the ground and was painfully hurt. It was thought that he was injured internally, internally, but the physician could not exactly exactly ascertain the extent of his injuries. It is believed that he never recovered from the effects of the injuries. The deceased was a son of Jacob Barnhart and was born in Leitersburg, residing there all his life. After his father's death he lived with his uncle, Joseph Leiter, for years. Mr. Barnhart was a carpenter by trade and also conducted the undertaking business in Leitersburg for many years. He was postmaster two terms under President Cleveland's administration, a member of the Jr. O, A. M. and the Lutheran church. He married Miss Annie Bowers, of Leitersburg, Leitersburg, daughter of Samuel Bowers, who, with the following children, survive him: Mrs. C. G. Leiter, Leitersburg; Mary aud Maude, at home; George, Benton and Charles, Leitersburg; also a sister, Mrs. John Cruukleton, Baltimore; three brothers, William, Chewsville; C»rus. near Greencastle, and Charles, below this city, and his stepmother, who resides with the latter brother. Mr. Barnhart was an upright man, well and widely known, aiid his death is a loss to the community in which he lived. Funeral Wednesday morning at 10 o'clock; services in the Lutheran church by Rev. Victor Miller; interment in the church cemetery. a

Clipped from
  1. The Mail,
  2. 03 Feb 1899, Fri,
  3. Page 2

kjacques Member Photo
  • David Barnhart Obit 3 Feb 1899 Herald and Torch Light

    kjacques – 27 Dec 2012

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