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Abraham Bixler
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Birth: 1827
Death: Apr. 11, 1871

Abraham Bixler

Married 1855 Margaret Rothgeb, daughter of Michael Rothgeb & his wife Mary

Known Children

Phebe Bixler b 1857
Matilda Bixler b 1859
Nancy Jane Bixler b 1863
Levi S Bixler, b 1865
Samuel B Bixler b 1867

Bixler - On the 10th of April, Elkhart county, Ind, of protracted illness, ABRAHAM BIXLER, aged 44 years, 3 months and 15 days.

Buried at Yellow Creek where a funeral discourse was delivered by Jacob Wisler, from Rev 21:6,7. He leaves a wife and five children.

Herald of Truth
Vol VIII, No 5
May 1871

his wife's obituary

Bixler - Margaret (Rothgib) Bixler was born July 5, 1827, in Page Co, Va, and died in Ft Wayne, Ind, Oct 1, 1908; aged 81 y, 2 m, 26 d.

She was married to Abraham Bixler in 1855. To this union were born eight children, three of whom preceded her to the spirit world.

She united with the Mennonite Church in her early life and remained a faithful member till death. Even though for several years she was deprived of the privilege of attending at any place of worship, she often called for services to be held in her home, which seemed to be of great comfort to her.

She leaves five children, two sons and three daughters, eleven grand-children, three great-grand-children and many friends to mourn her loss.

Funeral services were held at Ft Wayne, Oct 2, and at Wakarusa, Ind, Oct 3, by Ben B King.

Gospel Herald
Vol I, No 30
24 October 1908 
Family links: 
  Margaret Bixler (1827 - 1908)
  Samuel Bixler (1857 - 1967)*
  Nancy Jane Bixler Lowrey (1862 - 1948)*
*Calculated relationship
Old Yellow Creek Cemetery
Elkhart County
Indiana, USA
Created by: Linda K
Record added: Jun 15, 2012
Find A Grave Memorial# 91969681


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