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Sarah Reitz Osman
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Birth: Jan. 21, 1848
Jefferson County
Pennsylvania, USA
Death: Nov. 9, 1900
Du Bois
Clearfield County
Pennsylvania, USA

Sarah Reitz was born in Beaver Township, Jefferson County, Pennsylvania, the daughter of Godfrey Reitz and Catharine Thomas. She had the following siblings: Peter David (1843-1917); Lydia (1844-1908) married Adam Fike; Catherine (1846-1910 married 1st John Jacob Bachtel 2nd William McKinstry Reed; Michael (1849-c1880); Mary (1851-1939) married John I. Barr; Samuel (1853-1921); Elizabeth (1855-1912) married Joseph/Joel Himes; Lavina Margaret (1857-1920) married Gerson Doney Jr.; Barbara (1859-1934) married Matthew Cochran; Franklin "Frank" Godfrey (1862-1918); Ellen Lucinda (1864-c1892) married Amos Foust.

On January 14, 1866, she married Israel Osman in Jefferson County, Pennsylvania. According to her husband's Civil War Pension papers, she was entirely blind. (It is unknown if she was blind her entire life.)

According to her Clearfield County, Pennsylvania, death record/certificate, she was buried November 11, 1900, Mims Cemetery, now known as Greenwood Cemetery, Sandy Township, Clearfield County, Pennsylvania.

A headstone was never found.
 
 
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 Parents:
  Godfrey Reitz (1821 - 1895)
  Catharine Thomas Reitz (1821 - 1901)
 
 Spouse:
  Israel Osman (1839 - 1909)
 
 Children:
  Margaret Elizabeth Osman (1866 - 1868)*
  Albert Franklin Osman (1868 - 1940)*
  Barbary Ellen Osman (1871 - 1878)*
  Rebecca Elizabeth Osman Farley (1874 - 1960)*
  Joseph William Osman (1876 - 1960)*
  Samuel Thomas Osman (1879 - 1887)*
  William Calvin Osman (1881 - 1884)*
  Lavina Lucinda Osman Dunworth (1885 - 1954)*
  Laura Emma Osman (1887 - 1888)*
 
 Siblings:
  Peter David Reitz (1843 - 1917)*
  Lydia Reitz Fike (1844 - 1908)*
  Sarah Reitz Osman (1848 - 1900)
  Mary Reitz Barr (1851 - 1939)*
  Samuel Sigworth Reitz (1853 - 1921)*
  Elizabeth Reitz Himes (1855 - 1912)*
  Lavina Margaret Reitz Doney (1857 - 1920)*
  Barbara Reitz Cochran (1859 - 1934)*
  Franklin Godfrey Reitz (1862 - 1918)*
  Ellen Lucinda Reitz Foust (1864 - ____)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Greenwood Cemetery
Du Bois
Clearfield County
Pennsylvania, USA
 
Created by: Beverly Osman Morris
Record added: Sep 16, 2008
Find A Grave Memorial# 29841783
Sarah <i>Reitz</i> Osman
Added by: Beverly Osman Morris
 
Sarah <i>Reitz</i> Osman
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Added by: Barbara Masteller
 
 
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Family Website: http://osman.tribalpages.com
- Beverly Osman Morris
 Added: May. 17, 2010
I am because you were. Rest in peace great-great grandmother
- Beverly Osman Morris
 Added: Nov. 8, 2008
 
 
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