|Birth: ||Jun. 12, 1806|
|Death: ||Dec. 16, 1893|
Somerset, PA. Herald
Wednesday, 20 December, 1893
Mrs. Elizabeth Harbaugh died at her home on West Main Street Saturday morning, aged 88 years, 7 months and three days. Death resulted from physical troubles incident to old age. Mrs. Harbaugh's maiden name was Statler, and she was born at the "Statler" stand, a favorite hostelry in teh active days of the Ligonier pike on the summit of the Allegheny mountain, six miles east of Stoyestown. When a young woman she was married to James B. Roberts, by whom she had four children, namely Mrs. Elizabeth Rice and the late Mrs. John H. Weimer, of Somerset; Miss Mary Whitehill, of Bedford county, and Mrs. Maggie Lyons, of Fulton county. For a number of years Mrs. Roberts kept the hotel west of town, on the site of George Tayman's present cottage. Mr. Roberts dying in the course of time his widow married Michael Harbaugh, of Somerset. Two children resulted from the second marriage, only one of whom, Mrs. Amelia McClure, of Kansas, survives.
The deceased was a constant member of the Lutheran church and was the oldest member of that denomination in Somerset at the time of her death. She was a good and kind neighbor and was loved and respected by all of her friends.
The funeral took place Sunday afternoon, when the body was laid to rest in the Lutheran cemetery.
Michael Harbaugh (1809 - 1842)
Lydia Harbaugh (1841 - 1883)*
Caroline Amelia Harbaugh McClure (1842 - 1925)*
Created by: Liz
Record added: Jun 03, 2013
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