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Samantha Dustman Persch

24 Feb 1850 -

16 Sept 1918  









  Samantha  Dustman Persch


Mrs. Samantha Persch, aged 48 years, a former resident of near Neshannock, died Sunday afternoon at 12:30 o'clock at the home of her daughter, Mrs. Margaret Steen of Greenville, after an extended illness of a complication of diseases. She is survived by the following children: Samuel, and Charles of Neshannock, Frank of Meadville, Lewis and George of Sharon and Mrs. Steen of Greenville.

The body was brought to the home of her son at Neshannock this afternoon and funeral services will be held tomorrow afternoon with interment in Oakwood Cemetery.

Sharon Herald, September 16, 1918

[Please note: Although Samantha's obituary does give her age as "48" when she passed, she was actually 68 years of age when she died.]

The funeral of Mrs. Samantha Persch who died at the home of her daughter Mrs. Margaret Steen in Greenville, will be held Wednesday afternoon at 2 o'clock at the old homestead at Neshannock. The interment will be made in Oakwood Cemetery. 
Mrs. Persch was 68 years of age and is survived by the following children: Samuel, Charles, Frank, Louis and George, Mrs. Susan Hassell of Clarksville, and Mrs. Steen of Greenville.

Submitted by Beth A. Rollinson




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