Lucien Mel's Obit
ITEMS FROM HANOVER PAPERS OVER SO YEARS AGO FOR THE OLDER FOLKS “MEMORIES’»-FOR THE YOUNGER FOLKS “REFLECTIONS'» SEPTFIMBER 25, 1903 sheimer was a member of a Ephraim Minnich. a prominent ! town Street, rianover. were mar•Alvin ,A Bender, fir.st assist family whose name figures pao- confectioner, of Gettysburg, died ried September 2< at ^ ork ant foreman of the Hanover Fire niinently in the early history of night, aged <2 sears. Co., was in York yesterday in Hanover. His father was the reterence to obtaining a trip Rev Frederick Valentine Mel- board for the local engine hou.se. sheimer. who was born in the The company is now building a Grand Duchey of ‘Brunswick, stable for horses to draw their Germany, and came to this apparatus. Mr. Bender was in country during the war for in consultation with Hiram Faust, dependence, as chaplain of a of the Royal fire company, who German regiment. He came to exhibited to him the plans for Hanover in 1789. served as George Foreman, aged three September 30. 1903 years, son of Mr and Mrs Ja- Edward Shanefeiter, of White cob Foreman, East Chestnut Hall. Adams County, and Mi.ss Street, was severely burned by .\lverta Sterner, daughter of Mrs. falling upon a pile of hot cin- Philip Sterner. Fulton Street, ders at the J S. Young & Co this place, were married last flavine works, in the rear of evening by Rev. ,1. Emory Weeks, East Chestnut Street Dr J H. pastor of the Methodist church, Bittinger dressed the burns. Broker Bastian has .sold a 2- On account of ill health. Rev. story frame dwelling house, the the new trip board to be placed pastor of a Lutheran congrega- ^ ^ ^ . r /- n in that engine house. ' Ln which worshiped in an old , Fa(her , 1 . C h oin has res.sned property of (.eoree H. D.ehl. ---------------- : church biiildinc northeasi I he paslorshi,, of S .lo.sopli s (a- Taneytown. Md . Irontmg on building September 26. 1903 town, until the completion of St. Ground will be broken to- ; Matthews Lutheran church ui morrow in Paradise Township, 1807. serving as pastor of this tholic church, Baltimore Street, the Hanover — Littlestown pike and will move to his old home at Pennville to Amos .1 Sell at I)an> ille. where he will have , oi Penn Township, for $1500. Iiiunu^ II. raiuuisf . uvmimum. —• — >-6 poo.v,. ...... ^ | FVnnville. .sold near Abbottslown^ for the erec’- congresation for a period of ¿5 s, |,is homo to Adam Sheppard. tion of a new Catholic church years. for the past 14 years. He will be of near Silver Hun, Md., for $6.50 •schoolhouse in Pennville. for S773. George W. Fee.ser, Pennville, sold his home near the toll gate and rectory. The new church deceased was born in succeeded by Rev Father James and purchased the Oliver Stone- wili be built under direction of Hanover and was united in mar- Huber of Danville, next Sun- sifer proi>erty, adjoining the Bishop Shannahan. of the Har- ^iage to Miss Lucretia C. For- Hav ' risburg dioce.se. It has also been daughter of Mr. and Mrs. decided to build an orphanage ^ 4 ,^ Forney on May 31. 1852. September 29. 1903 at the same place in the near together with a son Dr. J. The following bands will fur- A. Melsheimer, Abbottstown nish music at the York fair next to George Unger, of Union Town- Hargreaves Big Railroad Street survives him. For a per , week: Tuesday. Glen Rock; ; ship. Adams County, show arrived in Hanover this iod of six years. Mr. Melshei- i Wednesday. Carlisle Indian ; Dr. Edward Winebrenner. Jr.. morning over the Northern Con mer was secretary of Hanover Band; Thursday. Loysville; Fri- sold two building lots on the Littral railroad, from Frederick, by town council and served as bur- day. Hellam. : tlestown pike at Pennville. to their own special train ot 26 gess in 1872. 1873. 1874 and 1882. Isaac R Witmer was appoint- Michael Scheivert and James H cars. The tents were pitched on He was a member of the ceme- , ed constable of the second ward, Bortner. the fair ground lots fronting on tery board and served as sec- Hanover, by Judge Bittinger, ; Joseph A. Brockley, of this Baltimore Street and the large retary of the Hanover Gas Co. succeeding H A McKinney, ' place, has purchased the inter- street parfde started promptly James H. (’olehouse. Carlisle deceased ' est of C. A. Sj>angler m the meat at 10 o’clock. Street, this place, died Septem- Samuel D Ehrhart. Pleasant firm of Spangler k Swope The ber 2ti. aged 79 years. The de- Street, died at the age of 46 September 28, 1903 ceased was engaged in business , year». Lucian F. Melsheimer, died in Littlestown for a period of 40 Gilbert P Tawney, of VVil- yesterday at his home corner years. He was burgess and a liam^wrt, and Miss Anna H. of Baltimore and West Hanover councilman in Littlestown for a Flickinger. daughter of Mr. and Streets, aged 80 years. Mrs. Mel- number of terms. Mrs. Reuben Flickinger, Abbotts- THE MELSHEIMER HOME ON THE SOITH CORNER OF BALTI.MORE AND WEST HANOVER STREETS IN 1900—The home of the late Lucien F. Melsheimer and wife, who were the f)arents of one of Hanover's physicians, the late Dr. J. A Melsheimer, who resided and had his office on Abbottstown Street. The account of the death of Lucien F. Melsheimer appears on this page today. The site of the Melsheimer home is now occupied by the home of Mrs C. N. Myers. < Photo loaned by Ralph S. Sprenkle.^ new firm name will be Swope & Brockley. Nellie, aged 4 years, daughter of Mrs. Mary F'eiser, New Oxford, died last evening from scarlet fever, October 1, 1903 Daniel A. Sell, of Gettysburg, is probably the smalle.st member of a fire company in the state He is only 3 feet and 8 inches in height, although he is 63 years old. John H Dobbling. ^'ork, was awarded the contract for building the trolley line from York to Wrightsville. October 2, 1903 Mrs. Harriet (iittings Wells, wife of Thomas W. Wells, North Main Street. Hampstead. Md.. died September 25, aged about 50 years. Frank Brenner and family ! moved ye.sterday from Abbottstown Street to their new home ¡ recently erected on Orchard Street. D. David Green, son of Mrs. , Elizabeth Green. York vStreet, I and Miss LiUian Garvick, daugh- j ter of Mrs. Ellen Garvick, Mid- I die Street, this place, were married last evening by Rev. F. C. Seitz, pastor of Emmanuel Reformed church.