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SOURCE NOTATION:
    Johnstown Tribune, 28 Oct 1907, Contributed by Elizabeth B. Etzell

Aged Mrs. Rachel Roberts Is Dead

Cambria Township Lady Passes Away At the Home of Her Daughter

Ebensburg, Pa., October 28 --Mrs. Rachel Roberts, wife of Robert W. Roberts, of Cambria Township, died at the home of her daughter, Mrs. John Bumford, on Saturday, aged seventy-seven years.

Mrs. Roberts had not been well for some time past, her illness being largely due to her advanced age. She had been visiting the Bumford family when she became too ill to return to her own home.

The deceased is survived by her husband and by the following named children: Reese Roberts of Lima , Ohio, Robert S. Roberts of Cambria Township and Jane Bumford, wife of John Bumford, of Cambria Township, at whose home she died. [NOTE: Timothy Roberts, another son, is not named in the obituary but he lived until 1959.]

Mrs. Roberts was a member of the South Ebensburg Congregational Church and the funeral services will be held from the Bumford residence on Monday afternoon at 1 o'clock, with the Rev. Jenkins, her pastor , in charge of the services. Interment will be in Lloyd Cemetery near Ebensburg.

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