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David Dinger
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Birth: Dec. 2, 1839
Jefferson County
Pennsylvania, USA
Death: Dec. 24, 1907
Jefferson County
Pennsylvania, USA

David Dinger was the son of Jacob Dinger and Mary Caylor.

He married Eleanor Siverling in 1861 in Knox Twp., Jefferson Co., PA.

David died (of an apparent heart attack) and his body was found lying beside the road near Iowa Station in Pinecreek Twp., Jefferson Co., PA.

He was buried 26 Dec 1907.

NOTE: Some information was obtained from his Pennsylvania Death Certificate (#115422).


Death Notice, Wednesday, 1 Jan 1908, "The Star" (Reynoldsville, Jefferson Co., PA), p. 2


Heart Trouble Ends Career of a Man Widely Known Over the County in Earlier Days

The village of Emerickville and surrounding community was shocked last Tuesday, Deo. 4. 1907, when a young man by the name of Deemer, who was going from Emerickvllle to Iowa Station, found the body of David Dinger lying in the road near the station. He ran down to the station and gave the alarm. A number were soon at the place where he lay and word was also sent back to Emerickvllle to his son, Albert. Squire S. T. Stormer, who according to law, empanelled a jury of the following men: John Swartz, Daniel Cable, Daniel Mottern, Peter Hetrick, A. Hunsinger and James Stormer and being unable to get Coroner Kyle, Dr. T. O. Lawaon, of Brookville, was sent for. The jury decided that the deceased had met death by heart failure. He was taken to the home of his son, Albert, who lives quite near the place where he died.

Mr. Dinger was born at Ringgold, Jefferson county, Dec 2, 1839, and at the age of 21 he united in marriage to Eleanor Siverling, of Knox, one year later he enlisted in Company B, 82nd Reg., serving three long years. After his discharge and return home he moved from Ringgold to Pinecreek township, at which place he died. Years ago be had been engaged in lumbering and he had been called on quite often to fill township offices, filling tne office of supervisor five terms in succession. He was very highly respected by all who knew him. He had a kind disposition and was always ready to do a favor. Ten children were born to Mr. and Mrs. Dinger, three of whom preceded them to the better land, his wife having died in July, 1907, and as he was in seemingly good health at time of her death, his failing could be noticed ever since her demise. The living children are Mrs. Samuel Fike, of Knoxdale, Mrs. Parker Nicholas, of Oliveburg, Chas. M. Dinger, of Reynoldsvllle, Daniel, John, Albert and Minnie, all of Emerlckvllle. As a neighbor said as he stood bv his side: "That man hadn't an enemy in the world," and the writer believes that to be true. The funeral was held December 26, Conducted by the Rev. L. E. Yahn, assisted by the Rev. Mr. Sibley, of the Methodist church. He was an active member of the Church of God. The funeral was very large. Interment was made in the Emerlckvllle cemetery.

Family links: 
  Jacob Dinger (1811 - 1885)
  Mary Caylor Dinger (1817 - 1892)
  Eleanor Siverling Dinger (1841 - 1907)*
  Mary Catherine Dinger Fike (1861 - 1947)*
  John Sedgwick Dinger (1863 - 1941)*
  Daniel Webster Dinger (1867 - 1938)*
  Charles Monroe Dinger (1870 - 1962)*
  Albert Grant Dinger (1873 - 1950)*
  Mabel Emma Dinger Nichol (1878 - 1952)*
  Eddie Dinger (1881 - 1888)*
  Minnie Esther Dinger Hime (1885 - 1969)*
  David Dinger (1839 - 1907)
  Angeline Dinger Shaffer (1841 - 1915)*
  Elizabeth Dinger Shaffer (1842 - 1911)*
  John L Dinger (1845 - 1924)*
  Sarah A Dinger Snyder (1851 - 1894)*
  Hannah Dinger Mercer (1859 - 1940)*
  Jacob A Dinger (1861 - 1939)*
*Calculated relationship
Church of God Cemetery
Jefferson County
Pennsylvania, USA
Plot: Sec. A, Row 3
Created by: Law-Miller Roots
Record added: Mar 28, 2009
Find A Grave Memorial# 35262510
David Dinger
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