December 1 1895 Obit of Jacob Pfalzer

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December 1 1895
JACOB 6. PFALZER DEAD. WAS A MEXICAN VETERAN Last of the St. Joseph Orphan Asylum Charter Members. Jacob G. Pfalzer, who has been prom-Inen prom-Inen prom-Inen in German charity circles for nearly nearly half a century and who was next to the laat survivor of Campany D, First Kentucky regiment, which went to the Mexican war. died yesterday morning at 3:10 o'clock of general debility at his home, 715 East Walnut street. The deceased was born at Offenbach-Rheln- Offenbach-Rheln- Offenbach-Rheln- Offenbach-Rheln- ptl!. ;ermang. seventy-five seventy-five seventy-five years ago. hie came to -Amei -Amei im wucn iir v umpteen umpteen years old. landing at New Orleans. He ca-ne ca-ne ca-ne to Louisville and lived here up to the time of his death. When the Mexican war broke out he was one of the ttrst to volunteer, and was a recruit in Capt. Kern's company. With the exception of Andrew Hllger, who lives in Indiana, he was the last of the old company. He was a member of the St. Boniface Society, and a member of the ch-ir ch-ir ch-ir at St. Boniface church for fifty-seven fifty-seven fifty-seven years. He sang li the choir up to three Sundays ago. Hej organized the Concordia Singing Society and had always been one of its most enthusiastic enthusiastic members. He was the last surviving surviving charter member of the Society of St. Joseph, which organized the St. Joseph Orphan Asylum. It was his ambition to live three more years, when the golden jubilee of the society would have been celebrated. H carried the first orphan into the asylum which he helped to establish. establish. He was married twice, his last wife, aged seventy-eight seventy-eight seventy-eight years, surviving him. She has been prostrated by her h'usband's death. The. funeral will take place from St. Boniface church to-morrow to-morrow to-morrow morning at H o'clock. The interment will be in St. Michael's cemetery

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  1. The Courier-Journal,
  2. 01 Dec 1895, Sun,
  3. Page 11

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