05 February 2013

Tombstone Tuesday

The Gospel Messenger,  16 FEB 1918 -

Peoples, Henry, born in Ohio Aug. 21, 1840, died in Elkhart, Ind., Jan. 28, 1918, aged 77 years, 5 months and 7 days.  He was united in marriage to Susan Boomershine Feb. 3, 1862.  To this union were born two sons and three daughters, of whom one son and three daughters remain, together with seven grandchildren, three great-grandchildren, two brothers and two sisters.  The deceased united with the Church of the Brethren at the time of the Civil War.  Later he renewed his covenant with the Lord, and died singing and praying.  Services by the writer at the Goshen City church Feb. 1.  --  J. W. Kitson, Goshen, Ind.

Henry Peoples died 29 JAN 1918 and was buried 1 FEB 1918 in Benton Lutheran Cemetery, Goshen, Elkhart County, Indiana. 

His wife, Susannah Boomershine Peoples was born 24 OCT 1840 in Indiana and died 11 MAR 1917 Elkhart County, Indiana. 

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