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    Johnstown Tribune, 27 Aug 1894, Contributed by Lisa Baker

HELSEL - In Johnstown, Eighth Ward, at the Memorial Hospital, on Sunday, August 26, 1894, of consumption, Mr. Cyrus Helsel, aged about 38 years.

Funeral notice later.
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Mr. Cyrus Helsel who was very well known in this city and surrounding County, expired yesterday at the Memorial Hospital where he was taken several days ago, of consumption aged about thirty-one years. He was the son of Soloman Helsel, who was one of the oldest residents of Richland Twp.

He was born in the above mentioned Township where he lived until about ten years ago. Some eighteen years since he was united in marriage with Miss Emma daughter of Mr. Samuel Hershberger. The newly married couple went to housekeeping in the Richland Twp. in a house which Mr. Helsel built himself, and which at present used as the residents of the family of the late Peter (?)ehman to whom he sold it before removing to the city. While in Johnstown they lived on Bedford Street.

He is survived by his wife six small children the eldest of whom is Lewis Chester Helsel the well known boot-black. Also by his brothers Josiah and Jonathon of near Geistown and two others who reside in Bedford Co. and by his sister Mrs. James Webb of Richland Twp. and Mary who is married and lives in Al(?)n, O. [Akron, Ohio?]

Arrangements for the funeral have not yet been complete.

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