22 January 2013

Tombstone Tuesday - Jacob & Mahala Fuls


   Jacob F. Fuls born 3 DEC 1846, died 19 MAY 1922 in Dayton buried with with his wife, Mahala Boomershine Fuls born 6 AUG 1853, died 20 FEB 1932.  Buried together in Abbottsville Cemetery, Van Buren Township, Darke County, Ohio. 

The Gospel Messenger, 24 JUN 1922 -
  Fuls, Jacob, born near New Lebanon, Ohio, Dec. 3, 1846, died May 19, 1922.  Feb. 28, 1872, he married Mahala Boomershine.  About thirty-two years ago he united with the Church of the Brethren and died in that faith.  A few weeks before his death he was anointed.  Several years after his marriage he moved to a farm near Greenville, Ohio, later to Pitsburg, and in 1906 to Dayton, where he resided until his death.  He leaves his wife, three daughters, four grandchildren, two brothers and four sisters.  Services at the Abbotsville church by the write, assisted by Dr. Bell.  Burial in the cemetery near by. -- D. M. Garver, Trotwood, Ohio.

Gospel Messenger, 23 APR 1932 -
 Fuls, Mahala Boomershine, was born Aug. 16, 1853, in Montgomery County, near Johnsville, Ohio, and departed this life Feb. 20, 1932, aged 78 years, 6 months, and 4 days.  She was left motherless at the age of twelve years, after which time she made her home with her uncle Philip Priser until her marriage with Jacob Fuls Feb. 28, 1872.  Surviving are two daughters, four grandchildren and five great-grandchildren.  Fifty years ago Sister Fuls accepted Christ as her Saviour and had always lived a faithful and devoted Christian life, finding her greatest happiness in serving others.  She enjoyed the work of the church, and was a faithful worker in the Dayton Aid Society during the sixteen years she resided in that city.  Funeral services by the writer in the Greenville church.  Burial in the Abbottsville cemetery.  -- Paul E. Wingerd, Greenville, Ohio.

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