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SPIGLER, Jeremiah

    Johnstown Tribune, 26 Nov 1915, Contributed by Brian Cartwright

Jeremiah Spigler, who had been a resident of Moxham for some 20 years, died of a complication of diseases at his home, 560 Linden avenue, at 9 o'clock last night, in his 68th year. He had been ill for about 10 weeks. The deceased was born in Somerset County in October, 1848, and was married there some 40 years ago to Miss Eva Holsopple, sister of Edmund Holsopple, a veteran of the Civil War. Jeremiah Spigler was for a number of years a section foreman on the Somerset & Cambria Branch of the Baltimore & Ohio Railroad. He was then located at Kring's Station. Since coming to Johnstown, Mr. Spigler was engaged in business as a stonemason. He is survived by his widow and these children -- Nettie, wife of William Ream, of Grove avenue; Ella, wife of Albert Trexel, of Central avenue; and Elizabeth, wife of H. E. Brown, of Highland avenue. He is also survived by six grandchildren and these sisters -- Mrs. Maria Ream, of Conemaugh Township, Somerset County; Mrs. Lavina Horner, of Stonycreek Township, this county; Mrs. Annie Hite, of the Eighth Ward, and Mrs. Rachel Mishler and Mrs. Mary Keafer, of Upper Yoder Township. The funeral will take place from the Spigler home on Sunday afternoon at 2 o'clock, the services to be conducted by the Rev. Joseph D. Brison, of the Grove-avenue Methodist Episcopal Church, with burial in Grandview Cemetery.

Mr. Spigler was a member of the M. E. Church, was a staunch Republican and was a reader of The Tribune for many years.

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