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Sarah Trout Hann

15 Jun 1819 -

16 Jun 1899 


obituary of Christopher Hann





  Sarah Trout Hann 


Death of Mrs. Sarah Hann

Mrs. Sarah Hann, daughter of Jacob and Mary Shilling Trout, was born June 15th, 1819, on the old Trout homestead, one mile east of Sharon, and died in West Middlesex, June 16th, 1899, from acute indigestion. She had resided in Hickory Township, Mercer County her whole life except last year having removed to West Middlesex.

The subject of this notice was married to Mr. Christopher Hann, March 7th, 1843, whom she survived thirteen years. They began their married life on a farm, now known as Mt. Equity. To the union was born five children of whom the following survive her: Mrs. Lucetta J. Ewart, of Beckley, W. Va.; Miss Mary E. Hann of Mt. Equity. One daughter Mrs. Phoebe Miles, died sixteen years ago. Of her father's family two yet remain, Mrs. Mary Hann and Mrs. Jacob B. Trout, both of Hickory township.

Mrs. Hann lived to see her children to the third generation, having 10 grand and three great grandchildren to rise up and call her blessed. She was true and loving in all her duties as wife and mother, a Christian woman in all the phrase implies, having with her husband in early life united with the Lutheran church, and for many years being faithful and constant members of the Amity Lutheran Church of Keel Ridge. Services were held at her home in West Middlesex on Sabbath evening and the funeral took place from Mt. Equity on Monday at 2 p.m. The services were conducted Rev. T. D. Stewart of Unity Presbyterian church taking his text from Rev 14 chapter and 13th verse. A large concourse of friends and neighbors followed the remains to Morefield Cemetery, where they were laid to rest by the side of her husband. The pall-bearers were James Byers, John Love, John Philips, James Cole, G. C. Walker and Joseph C. Gibson.


Submitted by Kenneth C. Werden, Jr.




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