26 November 2013

Tombstone Tuesday

Charles M. Boomershine and his wife, Mary Ann Landis Boomershine share this joint stone in Arlington Cemetery, Clay Township, Montgomery County, Ohio.   They were married 25 MAR 1894 in Wayne Township, Darke County, Ohio.   Charles and Mary Ann were of the Brethren faith.

Charles was born 6 APR 1869 to John Boomershine (1830-1914) and his wife, Malinda Brooks (1838-1902).  Mary Ann was born 8 NOV 1874 in Darke County to Joseph G. Landis and his wife, Leah Hoke. 

Charles & Mary Ann were the parents of two children, Myrtle Olive Boomershine Mack (1895-1966) and Ray Boomershine (1908-1984). 

Charles died 17 APR 1955 in Clay Township Montgomery County, Ohio and Mary Ann died 20 APR 1949 in Montgomery County, Ohio.

Charles obituary was published in The Gospel Messenger,  11 JUN 1955, Pg. 28, Col. 2 and is as follows:

Boomershine, Charles, son of John and Malinda Boomershine, wsa born April 6, 1869, and died April 17, 1955.  In 1896 he wsas baptized into the church.  On March 25, 1894, he was united in marriage to Mary Ann Landis, who died in 1950.  Surviving are one daughter, one son, six grandchildren and one brother.  Funeral services were conducted by Brethren Henry T. Barnhart and James C. Boitnott.  -- Mrs. W. Russell Miller, Brookville, Ohio.

Mary Ann's obituary was published in The Gospel Messenger, 11 JUN 1949, Pg. 26, Col. 3 and is as follows -

Boomershine, Mary Ann, daughter of Elder Joseph C. & Leah Hoke Landis, was born Nov. 8, 1874, near Gordon, Ohio, and died April 20, 1949.  On March 25, 1894 she was united in marriage to Charles Boomershine, and to this union were born one daughter and one son.  On Jan. 8, 1897, she was baptized into the Church of the Brethren at Pitsburg, Ohio.  She is survived by her husband, one daughter, one son, six grandchildren, one sister and two brothers.  Funeral services were held at the Brookville Church, Ohio by Brethren Frank Shank and James H. Beahm and interment was in the Arlington Cemetery. 

-- Mrs. W. Russell Miller, Brookville, Ohio

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