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|Julius Francis Somers|
|Birth: ||Jun. 12, 1853|
|Death: ||Jul. 19, 1943|
Page News & Courier, Thursday 22 July 1943
Julius F. Somers
Funeral services were held yesterday at 3:00 p.m. from his late home in the Valleyburg section for Julius F. Somers, 90 year old resident of Page County, who died on Monday evening at 5:45 in the Page Memorial Hospital following two weeks of illness.
He was born on June 12, 1853 at Valleyburg and was the son of the late Reuben Somers and Annie Printz Somers. As a young man he was well known for many trades, among his most popular being that of cooper and carpenter. He also worked at farming and was an adept blacksmith. He was a faithful member of the Lutheran Church. His wife, Miss Annie Belle Sours, whom he married when a young man, passed away thirty years ago leaving four children. They are: Mrs. Isaac (Martha) Hoak, of Luray, Mrs. Clarence (Maude) Hoak, of Ida, Mrs. Vernon C. (Mary) Broyles, of Luray and Dewey Somers, who resides on the old home place at Valleyburg. He also leaves sixteen grandchildren and one brother, Abram Somers, who is in his 83rd year and also lives at the old Somers homeplace.
His deceased brothers and sisters are: Paul Somers, of Indiana, David Somers, of Culpeper County, Philip and Silas Somers, both of whom were killed in the Battle of the Wilderness during the Civil War, Misses Victoria and Jane Somers, and Mrs. Wesley (Laura) Printz, all of Page County.
His pastor, Rev. B.D. Castoer, conducted the funeral yesterday with Rev. A.L. Boliek assisting. Interment was in the family cemetery not far from the home.
Reuben Somers (1814 - 1894)
Angeline Printz Somers (1819 - 1907)
Martha Belle Sours Somers (1872 - 1905)
Dewey Lee Somers (1898 - 1986)*
Mary Magdalene Somers Broyles (1901 - 1995)*
Philip Monroe Somers (____ - 1864)*
Silas Ambrose Somers (____ - 1863)*
Peter Paul Somers (1850 - 1884)*
Laura Ann Somers Printz (1852 - 1877)*
Julius Francis Somers (1853 - 1943)
Victoria Somers (1858 - 1881)*
Abram Joseph Somers (1860 - 1950)*
Somers Family Cemetery #01
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Record added: Apr 25, 2010
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