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John Wisler
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Birth: Nov. 27, 1800
Bucks County
Pennsylvania, USA
Death: Oct. 1, 1890
Elkhart County
Indiana, USA

On the 1st of October,1890,at the residence of his son,Jacob H. Wisler, in Union Twp.,Elkhart county,Ind,of lung fever,John Wisler,aged 89 years,10 months and 4 days. He was born in New Britain Twp.,Bucks Co.,Pa.,Nov. 27th,1800. He went to Columbiana County,Ohio, in 1822,where he was maried to Sophia Stauffer, on the 4th of May 1824.They moved to Elkhart County, Ind., in 1849,where in the spring of the same year, he entered the farm where he lived during the rest of his life.His wife died July 1st,1876. He was a member of the Mennonite church about 18 years. He possessed a vigorous constitution and his mind was good to the close of his life. He was never confined to his bed by sickness over three days at a time before his last sickness, which was about 12 days.He had 10 children,all of whom are living except the oldest daughter who has been dead 31 years. He had 54 grand-children of whom 40 are living.He had 23 great grand children, of whom 21 are living.He bore his afflictions with patience and submission to the will of God.He was buried on the 3d at Yellow Creek meeting -house,where a very large number of people were present.Services were conducted by Menno Cressman,of Waterloo Co.,Ont.,John F. Funk and david Burkholder,from John 14:1-3.

Now rest,dear aged father,rest
From all thy labor free;
Thy pains shall thee no more molest
To all eternity.
Taken from the Herald of Truth 1890 page 319. 
Family links: 
  Sophia Stauffer Wisler (1806 - 1876)*
  Mary Ann Wisler Hoover (1820 - 1859)*
  Isaac Wisler (1829 - 1900)*
  Jonas Wisler (1831 - 1910)*
  Jacob H Wisler (1833 - 1908)*
  Anthony Wisler (1838 - 1921)*
*Calculated relationship
89y 11m 3d
Old Yellow Creek Cemetery
Elkhart County
Indiana, USA
Plot: Row 1
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Record added: Mar 12, 2010
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