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Joseph Franklin Girdler
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Birth: Oct. 8, 1847
Kentucky, USA
Death: Dec. 16, 1914
Kentucky, USA

Joseph Franklin Girdler, 66 years of age, of Pulaski County, Kentucky, departed this life on December 16th, 1914.

Joseph was born in Pulaski County, Kentucky on October 8th, 1847, son of the late Samuel "Josiah" Girdler and Sarah Alice "Sallie" Vaught Girdler.

Joseph was survived by his wife, Lucy Morning Lay Girdler, whom he married in Pulaski County, Kentucky on September 30th, 1866; two sons, Josiah William Girdler and James H. Girdler, both of Pulaski County, Kentucky; two daughters, Anna Belle "Annie" Girdler and Linnie Ellen "Lena" Girdler, both of Pulaski County, Kentucky; and a host of other family and friends who mourn his passing.

He was preceded in death by his parents, Samuel "Josiah" Girdler and Sarah Alice "Sallie" Vaught Girdler; and one son, Levi Girdler.

Burial was in the Bishop Cemetery in Somerset, Kentucky.


1 Thessalonians 4. 16-18
(King James Version)

16. For the Lord himself shall descend from heaven with a shout, with the voice of the archangel, and with the trump of God: and the dead in Christ shall rise first:

17. Then we which are alive and remain shall be caught up together with them in the clouds, to meet the Lord in the air: and so shall we ever be with the Lord.

18. Wherefore comfort one another with these words. 
Family links: 
  Lucy Morning Lay Girdler (1845 - 1923)*
  Anna Belle Girdler Shadoan (1867 - 1943)*
  Josiah William Girdler (1870 - 1950)*
  Linnie Ellen Girdler Stone (1876 - 1931)*
  James H. Girdler (1879 - 1933)*
*Calculated relationship
Note: Obituary information courtesy of family friend.
Bishop Cemetery
Pulaski County
Kentucky, USA
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Record added: Jul 30, 2009
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