|Birth: ||Dec. 18, 1845|
|Death: ||May 3, 1932|
Mount Union, Pa, May 10
Rachel A Rickabaugh died at the home of her daughter, Mrs. J.R. Kidd. in Mount Union, May 3, 1932. She was the daughter of Samuel and Susan Taylor (Saylor) and was born in Trough Creek Valley, December 18, 1845. Thus at the time of her death she was aged 86 years, 4 months and 15 days.
Mrs. Rickabaugh was united in marriage with P.L. Rickabaugh on Nov. 9, 1863. Her husband preceded her to the grave 20 years ago.
She united with the Church of God at Beavertown when a girl and had been a faithful member for 76 years. She was always ready to take part in any work of the church. A loving mother and kind neighbor, she helped all who needed her service.
She was the mother of 9 children, 8 of whom are living. They are Samuel Rickabaugh, Todd; Mrs. Harry Hoover, Cassville, Pa; Mrs. Frank Scott, Colfax; Mrs J. Robert Kidd, Mount Union; Mrs. Mary Hoover, Allentown; Mrs. John Chilcote, Alexandria; David Rickabaugh, Altoona; and John Rickabaugh, Johnstown. One sister also survives, Mrs. Mary Mansberger of Calvin. There are also surviving 47 grandchildren; 84 great-grandchildren and 8 great-great-grandchildren.
Short funeral service were held Friday morning last at the home of Mr. and Mrs. Kidd at 9 O'clock after which the body was taken to Beavertown Bethel where service was held and interment made in the nearby cemetery.
Daily News Huntingdon, Pa 10 May 1932 Pg 5 Col. 7
Samuel Saylor (1822 - 1907)
Susan Keith Saylor (____ - 1905)
Peter L Rickabaugh (1838 - 1912)*
Susan Ann Rickabaugh Hoover (1864 - 1940)*
Joanna Jane Rickabaugh Chilcote (1867 - 1939)*
Mary Laberta Grace Rickabaugh Hoover (1872 - 1942)*
Jane Elizabeth Saylor Holstein (1837 - 1907)**
Rachel Ann Saylor Rickabaugh (1845 - 1932)
Mary Belle Saylor Mansberger (1856 - 1943)*
Created by: Bert Anderson
Record added: Jun 03, 2010
Find A Grave Memorial# 53202563
Descendant of Revolutionary War veteran Peter Ziegler and of his father, Nicholas Ziegler, immigrant from Germany|
Added: Jun. 29, 2015