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Mary Verdilla Cornelius Geistwite
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Birth: Feb. 23, 1885
Snyder County
Pennsylvania, USA
Death: Dec. 9, 1954
Dauphin County
Pennsylvania, USA

Siblings: John, Charles C., Jennie, Franklin O., and two Unknown Cornelius children.

Children: Lester Henry, Helen Marie, Louella V., Theodore Benjamin, Dorothy A., and Lloyd F. Geistwite.

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The Millersburg Sentinel - 10 Dec 1954 Issue
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Mrs. Mary V. Geistwite, 69, died at her home, Millersburg, R.D. 1, on Sunday, after an illness of three days.

She was the daughter of the late Mr. and Mrs. Joshua Cornelius and was born in Snyder County, February 23, 1885. Mrs. Geistwite was a member of Free Grace Brethren in Christ Church.

Surviving are her husband, John H. Geistwite, three sons, Lester H., Harrisburg; Theodore B., Millersburg, and Lloyd F. Geistwite, at home; two daughters, Mrs. Lester Paul, Millersburg, R.D. 1, and Mrs. Dorothy Greenfield, Garret, Ind.; two brothers, Frank Cornelius, of town, and John Cornelius, address unknown; a sister, Mrs. Jennie Gass, Pottsville; two step-sisters, Mrs. Charles Weaver, Loyalton, and Mrs. Mable Snyder, of Reading; nine grandchildren and nine great-grandchildren.

Services were held from the Riegle Funeral Home, 512 Market street, Wednesday at 2 p.m., the Rev. Paul E. Fridinger officiating. Interment was made in Oak Hill cemetery. 
 
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 Parents:
  Joshua Kelly Cornelius (1860 - 1902)
  Lovina Kerstetter Teter (1862 - 1930)
 
 Spouse:
  John Henry Geistwite (1883 - 1971)
 
 Children:
  Lester Henry Geistwite (1906 - 1984)*
  Helen Marie Geistwite Paul (1908 - 2000)*
  Luella Verdilla Geistwite Forceski (1911 - 1941)*
  Theodore Benjamin Geistwite (1913 - 2000)*
  Dorothy Mae Geistwite Hurd (1919 - 1998)*
  Elwood Franklin Geistwite (1924 - 1997)*
 
 Sibling:
  Mary Verdilla Cornelius Geistwite (1885 - 1954)
  Charles Cloyden Cornelius (1895 - 1918)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Oak Hill Cemetery
Millersburg
Dauphin County
Pennsylvania, USA
 
Created by: Sherlock85
Record added: Apr 15, 2008
Find A Grave Memorial# 26041486
Mary Verdilla <i>Cornelius</i> Geistwite
Added by: Sherlock85
 
Mary Verdilla <i>Cornelius</i> Geistwite
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 Added: May. 3, 2008
 
 
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