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Benjamin Franklin Leydig
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Birth: Apr. 30, 1849
Pennsylvania, USA
Death: Oct. 27, 1919
Fossilville
Bedford County
Pennsylvania, USA

Benjamin F. Leydig, father of Mrs. Charles Wolford, this city, died Monday, October 27, at Fossilville, Pa. He had been a resident there 30 years, and until three years ago was employed as track laborer for the Pennsylvania Railroad, ill health causing him to relinquish his work. He was an active member of the United Brethren Church for 30 years. He is survived by his wife, three sons, Howard E. Leydig, Gravel Pit, Pa.; Solomon Leydig, Los Angeles, Calif.; and Lester Leydig of Fossilville; and the daughter named. There are two step-children, J. H. Housel, Buffalo Mills, Pa., and Mrs. Chas. Shroyer, Gravel Pit, Pa. He also leaves two brothers, S. J. and W. S. Leydig, of Gravel Pit, Pa., and two sisters, Mrs. Catherine Turner of Bard, Pa., and Mrs. Ellen Fisher of Mann's Choice, Pa., and 21 grandchildren. Funeral services were held in the Lutheran Church at Madley, Pa., conducted by the Rev. M. Winwood, United Brethren pastor, assisted by the Rev. Slonaker, pastor of the Lutheran church, and Rev. J. W. Stauffer, of Fossilville, Pa. Interment was in the Madley cemetery.
The Cumberland Evening Times, November 6, 1919
 
 
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 Parents:
  Solomon Leydig (1812 - 1889)
  Mary Elizabeth Troutman Leydig (1818 - 1886)
 
 Spouse:
  Martha Sarah Miller Housel Leydig (1853 - 1929)
 
 Children:
  Howard Ellsworth Leydig (1877 - 1960)*
  Benjamin Franklin Leydig (1878 - 1926)*
  Milla Ora Leydig Wolford (1881 - 1941)*
  Lester M Leydig (1890 - 1977)*
 
 Siblings:
  William Leydig (____ - 1889)*
  Martin V. Leydig (1836 - 1907)*
  Benjamin Franklin Leydig (1849 - 1919)
  Solomon J. Leydig (1853 - 1945)*
  Harriet Elnora Leydig Fisher (1855 - 1937)*
  Winfield Scott Leydig (1859 - 1944)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Lybarger Cemetery
Madley
Bedford County
Pennsylvania, USA
 
Created by: Boyd Lydick
Record added: Jun 17, 2012
Find A Grave Memorial# 92088416
Benjamin Franklin Leydig
Added by: Boyd Lydick
 
 
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Benjamin Franklin Leydig was my Great Great Grand Father. RIP
- Laura L Leydig
 Added: Jul. 23, 2012
 
 
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