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Magdalena Speicher Blough
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Birth: Oct. 22, 1835
Death: Jul. 18, 1916

Madgalena Blough (nee Speicher) was born in Somerset Co., Pa., Oct. 22, 1835; died at the home of her son, Josiah, near Elmdale, Mich. July 18, 1916; aged 80 y. 8 m. 26 d. She was united in marriage to Jacob Blough on Oct 10, 1852. To this union were born 8 sons and 5 daughters. Her husband, 1 son, and 2 daughters preceded her to the spirit world. She leaves 7 sons, 3 daughters, 30 grandchildren, 46 great-grandchildren, 4 brothers and a host of friends to mourn their loss.
Sister Blough gave her heart to God in 1881, united with the Bowne Mennonite congregation and was a faithful member until death. She was a good mother, a kind neighbor, ever ready to help others in time of need. In 1865 she with her husband moved to Kent Co. Mich., where she had made her home with her son Josiah and wife the last 14 years. She was stricken with sciatic rheumatism in March and suffered everything that human flesh could suffer, yet through all this suffering she bore it with patience and showed the Chrisitan spirit. she had a desire to depart and be with Jesus. Funeral on the 20th at the Bowne Church where a large concourse gathered to pay the last tribute of respect to one whom they loved. Services by Jacob P. Miller of Lagrange, Ind., assisted by Charles H. Deardorff.
 
 
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 Parents:
  Peter Speicher (1812 - 1882)
 
 Spouse:
  Jacob Blough (1830 - 1893)
 
 Children:
  Peter Blough (1853 - 1939)*
  Henry Blough (1873 - 1927)*
 
 Siblings:
  John P Speicher (1833 - 1894)*
  Magdalena Speicher Blough (1835 - 1916)
  David Speicher (1840 - 1925)*
  Jacob Speicher (1848 - 1882)*
  Catherine Speicher Thomas (1849 - 1903)*
  Sarah Speicher Zimmerman (1854 - 1907)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Inscription:
Mother
 
Note: wife of Jacob
 
Burial:
Mennonite Cemetery
Alto
Kent County
Michigan, USA
 
Created by: Nita
Record added: May 02, 2008
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Magdalena <i>Speicher</i> Blough
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Magdalena <i>Speicher</i> Blough
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Magdalena <i>Speicher</i> Blough
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- Sherry Goolsby, Genealogy researcher
 Added: Nov. 26, 2013

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