Caroline Wolff Ebinger
Caroline Wolfe, wife of Wm Ebinger, was born in Germany Jan. 17, 1867, and died at her home in New Haven, Ohio, Sept. 21, 1937, aged 70 years, 8 months, 4 days. July 28, 1885 she was united in marriage with Wm Ebinger. To this union were born 10 children, 3 of them in Germany, 8 surviving, Mr. Ebinger having passed away one and a half years ago. They came to this land in 1893 and lived almost all their remaining years in this community. During her life in this vicinity Mrs. Ebinger built for herself the enviable reputation of an honest, earnest, hard-working, Godfearing wife, mother and neighbor. She was baptized and confirmed in the Lutheran faith to which faith she has always been loyal. She leaves to mourn for her: sorrowing sons Wm of Norwalk, Herman of New Haven, Fred of Boughtonville, Walter of Willard; saddened daughters Mrs. Minnie Thumma of New Haven, Mrs. Carrie Smith of Willard, Mrs. Loretta Billiard of Attica, Mrs. Lillie Hoyles of Willard; 22 grandchildren and 2 great grandchildren, other relatives and many friends.
"Jesus lives! And
now is death
But the gate to life immortal;
This shall calm our trembling breath
When we pass its gloomy portal;
Faith shall cry as fails each sense:
Lord, Thou art our confidence.
The funeral was from the house, Sept. 24, 1937, in charge of her pastor, Rev. G.C. Heffelfinger.
Submitted by: Dianne Springer Fulton.