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18 Sep 1923
Submitted by Kerry Miller


WINDBER, Sept. 18. - On Sunday the descendants of George Gramling, who lived all his life in Adams Township and who died here several years ago at the home of his daughter, Mrs. John Gillman, held a "Home Coming" at the farm of Mr. and Mrs. John Gillman, along the Frankstown Highway, about two miles from South Fork. All of the six children of the late George Gramling, with their leading families and near relatives came to the farm in automobiles and by noon there were nearly 100 persons present. They enjoyed an old-fashioned dinner in the grove adjoining the farm house.

The afternoon was spent in renewing old acquaintances and telling of many of the good times they had spent in this community. The children are Solomon and Daniel, of Dale Borough; William, of Windber; Mrs. J. S. Stutzman, of Fronheiser street, Johnstown; Mrs. C. L. Wissinger, of Salix, and Mrs. John Gillman, of near South Fork.

Those who attended the "Home Coming" were: Mr. and Mrs. S. C. Ream, Mr. and Mrs. Daniel Gramling, Mr. and Mrs. Franklin Miller, Mr. and Mrs. Guy Brown, Mr. and Mrs. Carl Bischoff, Mr. and Mrs. J. S. Stutzman, Mr. and Mrs. S. L. Gramling, Mr. and Mrs. Lee Hummel, Mr. and Mrs. Bowman Gramling, Mr. and Mrs. Grant Smay, Mr. and Mrs. Frank Thomas, Mrs. Alice Gramling, Arthur Gramling, Irwin Gramling, Roy Gramling, George Gramling, Harold Gramling, Carl Gramling, Donald Gramling, Catherine Gramling, Ruth Gramling, Nelson Miller, Helen Brown, Phyllis Brown, Zada Brown, Byron Brown, Mrs. Edgar Swart, Jane Swart, Robert Stutzman, Jack Stutzman, Dean Gramling, Catherine Gramling, George W. Ream, Fern Thomas, all of Johnstown; Mr. and Mrs. H. R. Gramling, Mr. and Mrs. Robert L. Raymond, Mrs. D. L. Gramling, Virgil Gramling, Roberta Raymond, of Homer City; Mr. and Mrs. W. H. Gramling, of Windber; Mr. and Mrs. C. L. Wissinger, Hadley Wissinger, Robert Wissinger, Charles Wissinger, Esther Wissinger, of Salix; Mr. and Mrs. H. E. Burnheimer, Walter Burnheimer, Kenneth Burnheimer, Lucy Burnheimer, Marie Burnheimer, Mr. and Mrs. Cloyd Burnheimer, Betty Burnheimer, Louise Burnheimer, of South Fork; Mr. and Mrs. John Gillman, Mr. and Mrs. Samuel Gillman, Orin Gillman, John Gillman, jr., Fred Gillman, Clair Gillman, Wesley Gillman, Russel Gillman, Sylvia Gillman, Ruth Gillman, of near Gramlingtown.

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