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Jacob Berkey
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Birth: Nov. 24, 1845
Holmes County
Ohio, USA
Death: Mar. 2, 1882
Harvey County
Kansas, USA

BARKEY.- On the 2nd of March, in Harvey Co., Kansas, of typhoid pneumonia, of which he suffered severely about two weeks, Bro. Jacob Barkey [sic Berkey], aged ___ [about 37]. He bore his sufferings with Christian meekness, rejoicing as he said in the consciousness of having passed from death unto life. A bereaved companion and seven children are left to mourn their loss. He was buried at Holdemans grave-yard.

Funeral services were conducted by Daniel Brundage and Jacob Holdeman, from Isa. 38:1: "Set thine house in order, for thou shalt die and not live."

Herald of Truth, April 1, 1882, page 108, 109, 110 
 
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 Parents:
  Stephen Berkey (1818 - 1888)
 
 Spouse:
  Leah Bergey Berkey Kilmer (1849 - 1915)
 
 Children:
  Susannah Berkey Pletcher (1868 - 1962)*
  Lydia Berkey Pletcher (1870 - 1896)*
  Henry William Berkey (1871 - 1948)*
  Jacob P Berkey (1874 - 1916)*
  Mary Berkey Hamilton (1876 - 1961)*
  Noah Ellsworth Berkey (1879 - 1963)*
  John W. Berkey (1881 - 1973)*
 
 Siblings:
  Jacob Berkey (1845 - 1882)
  Caroline Berkey (1854 - 1912)*
  Sarah S Berkey Brenneman (1862 - 1902)*
  John Berkey (1870 - 1950)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Haldeman Cemetery
Butler County
Kansas, USA
 
Created by: Royce E Hostetler
Record added: Feb 18, 2014
Find A Grave Memorial# 125323832
 

 
 
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