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Thursday, 20 May 1886
Contributed by Patty Millich


The subject of this notice , whose death occurred at her home in Conemaugh Borough on Sunday evening, was a sister of Mr. F. X. Sedlmyer, the Portage-street watchmaker, and Messrs. Joseph and Andrew Sedlmyer, all well-known citizens. She came to Johnstown from Germany in 1847, and had made her home here continually ever since. In that year she was married to Mr. Eberle. Two children were born to them, one being Mrs. Damian Seifert and the other Mr. John Eberle, who is at home. Mrs. Eberle had been sick since last October. The funeral took place yesterday, the remains being interred in the St. Joseph's Catholic Cemetery in Sandyvale.


DORAN--In Prospect, on May 19, 1886, Dora, daughter of Mr. & Mrs. Doran, aged about 5 years.

Funeral this afternoon; Interment Yoder Catholic Cemetery.


Timothy McTamany, whose death in Washington Township has been noted in the TRIBUNE, was born in the County Derry, Ireland, seventy-nine years ago. In 1829 he was married. His wife survives him. About 1834 Mr. McTamany located in Cambria County and worked on the old Portage Railroad. He bought a tract of land at Plane No. 4 when the locality was a dense wilderness. There he raised a family of nine children, five sons and four daughters.

Two of the former survive: Peter, an engineer on the P.R.R. and a member of Altoona Council, and John, who is at home at Lilly's. Three of the daughters are living: Mary, wife, of James Reilley, of Gallitzin, and Margaret and Annie, who are single and at home.

**Additional note not mentioned in obit: Timothy McTamany is buried in St. Aloysius Cemetery. His wife, Nancy is also buried there as well as a son, Hugh who died at 16.)

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MR. FRITZ was a member of the German Lutheran Church. Services will be held at the House at 2 o'clock on Saturday afternoon by Rev. H. Veith.

Deceased is survived by three sons--Henry, John, and Adolph. Elizabeth died some twenty-six years ago. She was married to Andrew Miller, who is also dead.


Aug 1886
Submitted by Sue Smith


When William H. Seckler, esq., attempted to board the train on the Ebensburg & Cresson branch on Saturday morning at Barkers Crossing, a short distance from Ebensburg, to come to Johnstown, he bumped his head against the car and was thrown back to the ground, his left foot alighting on a board which turned and threw him. He was not thought to be seriously hurt and was assisted on the train, which resumed its trip to Cresson. Some time after the train was in motion it was discovered by Mr. Seckler that his leg was broken. He continued on his journey to Cresson. Upon his arrival there Dr. Troxell, of Gallitzin, was summoned and gave him the necessary attention. The disabled attorney was taken back to Ebensburg.


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