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Loretta C Hampe Getman
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Birth: Oct. 20, 1877
Bedford County
Pennsylvania, USA
Death: Jun. 17, 1914
Somerset County
Pennsylvania, USA

Spouse
George E Getman
Birth January 18, 1868 in Maine
Occupation Carpenter

Children
Harry Getman
He was very young when his mother died.

George E. Getmen and
Loretta C. Hampe

They were married on May 31 1907.
In Pittsburgh, Allegheny, Pennsylvania



When Loretta sister, Margaret (Maggie) Sophia Hampe Findley was dying she asked her sister for help find home for the children. Loretta was raised with good Christian values she stepped up to the task; after Maggie had passed away she was brought back to Somerset Co she was buried beside her husband Howard Holmes Findley. The children were still little babies she looked after them like their own mother. Loretta have picked up where her sister left off and she wrote numerous letters to the children aid to society in Somerset Co. PA asking for help to find home for her nieces and nephews. It took about a year; they were able to find an orphanage that would take my grandfather Oscar Cleveland Findley and his brother Maurice. On March 15, 1898 Loretta signed over the children to the orphanage. Oscar sister were sent to Crompton school for girls in Maryland. Loretta did this out of love for her nieces and nephews. To give them the best chance in life. 
 
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 Parents:
  Charles Lewis Hampe (1829 - 1910)
  Elizabeth Merley Hampe (1854 - 1918)
 
 Siblings:
  Margaret Sophia Hampe Findley (1872 - 1897)*
  Susie Elmira Hampe King (1873 - 1916)*
  Loretta C Hampe Getman (1877 - 1914)
  Edward Lewis Hampe (1880 - 1947)*
  Harvey Milton Hampe (1889 - 1974)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Inscription:
" Mother "
 
Burial:
Union Cemetery
New Centerville (Somerset County)
Somerset County
Pennsylvania, USA
 
Maintained by: Christopher Scott
Originally Created by: Ancestor Searcher
Record added: Sep 11, 2012
Find A Grave Memorial# 96872139
Loretta C <i>Hampe</i> Getman
Added by: Ancestor Searcher
 
 
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