Thomas Wissinger, seventy-two years old, died last Friday at the family residence in Richland Township, near Scalp Level, after a brief illness from diseases incident to old age. He was born near Scalp Level and had always resided in the vicinity of his native home. During the Civil War he enlisted as a private and served in various capacities during the greater part of the conflict. He married Miss Amelia Baumgardner many years ago, and she, together with these children survive: Ephraim, Frank, Edwin, Harry, Albert, John, Mary, and Pearl. The funeral was held in the Lutheran Church, Scalp Level, on Sunday afternoon at 2 o'clock, and burial was made in the cemetery adjoining the church.