Sunday, October 23, 2011

Sunday's Obituary - Paul Rodenberger

Columbus Advocate, Jan. 26, 1911
Columbus, Kansas
[Source: Ray Beamer]
Hallowell News -
     Paul Rodenberger was born in Mechanicsburg, Ohio, Feb. 16, 1826, ans was at the time of his death 83 years old, lacking one month and one day.  He was the son of John and Elizabeth Rodenberger, devout Christians, and members of the German Reformed church, in which church he was catechised and baptised.  In his early manhood he united with the Methodist Episcopal church and continued during his life a firm believer in the faith and a consistant Christian.  In the year 1873 he removed from Brazil, Indiana, to Cherokee county, Kansas, where he resided until the time of his death, Sunday, Jan. 15, 1911, at 4 o'clock p.m., surrounded by his family and administering friends.  He was united in marriage to Sarah Williams Spring, July 10, 1854, at Poland, Indiana.  The fruit of their union was nine children, four of whom survive.

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