|Birth: ||Jan. 1, 1868|
|Death: ||Oct. 10, 1938|
Daughter of Abraham and Isabella Agnes Welty Troxell. Wife of Joshua Franklin Shorb; married 11 August 1887 at Apples Reformed Church in Thurmont, Maryland. Mother of Alvey Sheridan Shorb, Gerald Byron Shorb and Maurice Franklin Shorb.
Published in Gettysburg, PA, newspapers as follows:
The News Comet, 15 October 1938
The Gettysburg Compiler 15 October 1938
The Gettysburg Times, 11 October 1938
The Star and Sentinel, 15 October 1938
Dies 20 Days After Husband
Mrs. Elizabeth Troxell Shorb, 70, widow of Joshua F. Shorb, died Monday afternoon at her home in Liberty township at 3 o'clock from the effects of a paralytic stroke she suffered a week ago.
Her husband died September 20.
The deceased was a native of Carroll county, having been born near Taneytown. She was a daughter of the late Abraham and Isabelle** (Welty) Troxell. She belonged to the Grace Reformed church of Taneytown.
Surviving are three sons: Alvey S. Shorb, near Emmitsburg; Gerald B. Shorb, Thurmont, Maryland and Maurice F. Shorb, East Berlin; four grandchildren and two brothers: Fred D. Troxell and William H. Troxell, Emmitsburg.
Funeral services Thursday afternoon at l:30 o'clock from the S.L. Allison funeral home in Emmitsburg with the Rev. Guy P. Brady, Grace Reformed paster, officiating. Interment in Mountain View cemetery at Emmitsburg.
The pallbearers on Thursday were Cecil Dunbar, Charles Overholtzer, Earl Adams, Harrison Mort, Charles Gulden and Roy Baker.
** correct spelling is Isabella.
Abraham Troxell (1816 - 1875)
Isabella Agnes Welty Troxell (1844 - 1913)
Joshua Franklin Shorb (1860 - 1938)
William Henry Troxell (1866 - 1946)*
Elizabeth Troxell Shorb (1868 - 1938)
Frederick Daniel Troxell (1871 - 1947)*
Emmitsburg Memorial Cemetery
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Record added: Jan 01, 2005
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