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HILDEBRAND, George


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    Johnstown Tribune, 21 Feb 1902, Contributed by Sharon Trosan

George Hildebrand, died at his home on Clover Street, Seventeenth Ward, at 8 o'clock this morning of general disability, aged 79 years. He was a native of Taylor Township and was well known throughout the county. He was married twice, but both wives are dead. He is survived by one daughter, Mrs. Lawrence Beam of Conemaugh Township, Cambria Co, and five sons: Daniel W of the 11th Ward; William L. of 17th Ward; James E. Conemaugh Twp; John C and David G Hildebrand of the 17th Ward. His first wife died in 1870, the second in 1900. Mr. Hildebrand is also survived by two brothers, Rev. Stephen Hildebrand of Rosedale and Samuel Hildebrand of Franklin Boro; one sister, Mrs. Christina Benshoff of Richland Township, and one half-brother, Rev. David Hildebrand of Conemaugh. He was a prominent member of the German Brethren Baptist Churct and a veteran of the Civil War. The deceased was the son of George and Hannah Lear Hildebrand, two of the early settlers of Taylor Township where they died. He was a grandson of Abraham Hildebrand, one of the first Associate Judges of Cambria County who held office in 1807 with George Roberts. The funeral will leave the house in Moxham at 1 o'clock Sunday afternoon, arriving at the church at Headrick's about 3 o'clock when a sermon will be preached and funeral services conducted by Elder Abraham Fyock, after which interment will be made in the cemetery nearby.

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