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Jacob Chronister
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Birth: Oct. 4, 1838
Centre Hall
Centre County
Pennsylvania, USA
Death: Apr. 12, 1920
Blair County
Pennsylvania, USA

Served with the 5th Pennsylvania Reserves/
34th Pennsylvania Volunteers

Jacob Chronister

Another Old Veteran Of the Civial War Has answered the last Roll Call
He was born at Center Line Oct 4, 1838 and was the son of Cyrus and Margaret
Chronister who were among the early settlers of Warriors Mark Valley. The greater part of his life was spent in Farming and after the death of his wife he came to Tyrone in 1915 and made his home with his daughter Mrs. John C Root of Pennsylvania Avenue. Tyrone Pa
When A Young man he answered the first call for volunteers and served three years in CO.I 5th Regiment Infantry, Pennsylvania Reserves and participated in all the Battles in which this Regiment was engaged Being discharged in June 1864.
He was united in Marriage on Dec 18, 1866 at Warriors Mark with Miss Miriam Lemon. These Children survive Cyrus of Warriors Mark Edgar and Lloyd of Cross Roads
Walter, Lawrence and Mrs. John C. Root of Tyrone
He was a member of the First Lutheran Church. Post number 172, G.A.R. and the Daughters of Veterans.
Short Service will be held at his Daughter's Mrs. John Root tomorrow afternoon at 1 o'clock in charge of Rev E.M. Morgan after which the body will be taken overland to the Lutheran Church at Centre Line where further services will be conducted. Interment in Center Line Cemetery
The members of Post 172, G.A.R. will attend the funeral

Enlisted at Huntington County on 6/1/1861
Mustered in June 21 1861 at Camp Tennally
Discharged June 11, 1864 at Harrisburg

Family links: 
  Cyrus Chronister (1808 - 1889)
  Margaret Rumbarger Chronister (1814 - 1912)
  Miriam C Lemon Chronister (1848 - 1914)
  Cyrus Lemon Chronister (1867 - 1930)*
  Edgar Clark Chronister (1882 - 1961)*
  J Lloyd Chronister (1884 - 1948)*
  Mary M. Chronister Root (1886 - 1955)*
  Lawrence Bell Chronister (1889 - 1968)*
  Walter Bush Chronister (1902 - 1953)*
  Jacob Chronister (1838 - 1920)
  Eliza Chronister Cupp (1841 - 1918)*
*Calculated relationship
81 yrs. 6 mos. 6 days

Note: His Civil War burial card states he died April 12, 1912 But his tomb stone has the right dates on it.
Center Line Lutheran Cemetery
Centre County
Pennsylvania, USA
Created by: annie
Record added: Apr 14, 2009
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Jacob Chronister
Added by: Clancy Hassler
Jacob Chronister
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