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Daniel Spahr March
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Birth: Apr. 17, 1848
East Berlin
Adams County
Pennsylvania, USA
Death: Jun. 11, 1912
Adams County
Pennsylvania, USA

Son of Daniel March

Daniel March, for Many Years an Adams County Resident, Dies while Driving Near McSherrystown


DANIEL MARCH, of Midway, died suddenly at 1:30 p.m. Tuesday, from neuralgia of the heart, aged 64 years, 1 month and 27 days.

Mr. March had gone in the morning to the home of his son, Linus, near Barts church, where he assisted in picking cherries. After dinner he remarked that he did not feel well and thought he bad better go home, Mrs. March asked him to wait a short while and she would accompany him. He said he would drive on slowly and she could catch up. When about two miles from the house, he was seized with the affection of the heart, and was found lying unconscious in the buggey by Mrs. March. He was breathing slightly when she reached his side, but he died soon after without regaining consciousness.

He was taken to his home by John Brown, a neighbor. An inquest was held by Drs. George L. Rice and A. C. Rice, of McSherrystown, who pronounced death due to neuralgia of the heart, he having suffered from heart trouble for several years.

He was born in this county, near East Berlin, April 17, 1848, and was the son of Mr. and Mrs. Daniel March. His early life was spent on the farm, and later be followed the occupation of farming.

Mr. March was a veteran of the Civil War, having served in Co. H 87th Regiment Pennsylvania Volunteer Infantry, and was transferred on account of disability, December 18, 1863, to Co. 129, Second Batallion Veteran Reserve Corps. From this he was discharged on a surgeon's certificate of disability, December 6, 1864.

Mr. March was a member of Major Jenkins Post No. 99, G. A. R. of Hanover.

He was married to Miss Louisa Weisensale, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Casper Weisensale, of this county about 43 years ago. He spent the greater part of his life in this county, moving to Midway about seven years ago.

Besides his widow he is survived by nine children as follows: Linus C. March, near Bart's church; Ida S. Miller, at home; Charles E. March, Bonneauville, Mrs. Kate E. Bender, Mt.Rock; William H. March, Wayne: Rev. Daniel J. March, Springetts, York county; Elmer C. March, Midway; Mrs. Laura A. Brady, Irishtown; and Clarence J. March, at home.

Funeral Saturday, June 15, service at the home at 9 o'clock, further service and interment at Bart's United Breteran church of which he was a life-long member, Rev. S. A. Clark officiating.

Source : The Morning Herald Newspaper - Hagerstown, Washington Co., Maryland - Saturday, June 15, 1912
Family links: 
  Louisa Weisensale March (1844 - 1919)*
  Linnes C. March (1868 - 1935)*
  Ida S. March Miller (1869 - 1963)*
  Charles E March (1873 - 1951)*
  Kate E. Bender (1875 - 1926)*
  William H C March (1879 - 1932)*
  Daniel J. March (1880 - 1942)*
  Laura Augusta March Brady (1887 - 1966)*
*Calculated relationship
Barts-Centenary United Methodist Church Cemetery
Adams County
Pennsylvania, USA
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Originally Created by: pat callahan
Record added: May 09, 2007
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Daniel Spahr March
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