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WERTZ, Polly Alwine

    Johnstown Daily Tribune, 2 Jan 1922, Contributed by Lynne Canterbury


Mrs. Polly Alwine Wertz, aged 78 years, one of the best-known residents of Somerset County, died at 5:30 o'clock yesterday morning at the home of Mr. and Mrs. Charles Kaltenbaugh, near Carpenter Park in Conemaugh Township. Death was due to general debility.

Polly Alwine was born February 5?, 1842, daughter of the late Joseph and Polly Alwine, well-known residents of Somerset County. She and the last William Wertz, whose death occurred about 42 years ago, were married in 1860. Mrs. Wertz is survived by the following children: Alvin Wertz, Richland Township, this county; Kate Ana, wife of James Listen, Upper Ferndale; Lucy, wife of Levi K. Eash, of Ingleside, Somerset County. Eleven grandchildren and five great-grandchildren survive. Two sons, two daughters, a grandchild and a great-grandchild (article cut off)

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