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 Edward Moses Wilt

Edward Moses Wilt

Birth
Perry County, Pennsylvania, USA
Death 1 Jul 1937 (aged 74)
Perry County, Pennsylvania, USA
Burial Blain, Perry County, Pennsylvania, USA
Memorial ID 100149947 · View Source
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The Perry County Democrat, 14 Jul 1937 (Wed), page 3
Edward M. Wilt, aged 74 years, 11 months and 1 day, died at the home of his son, Clarence Wilt, at Alinda, July 1st, at 4.45 a. m., of a tumor of the liver. In failing health for quite a while, he was bedfast only a short time.
He was a son of Mr. and Mrs. John Wilt and lived practically all his life in Jackson and Madison townships until last November, since which time he was with his son and family. He was a man who was prominently and widely known, having served two terms as a Director of the Poor of Perry county, and at the time of his death was a member of St. Paul's church, near Andersonburg. In politics he was a Republican. He was the last member of his family. He was married to Miss Flora Sanderson, of New Germantown, who died fifteen years ago. Surviving him are two sons, Clarence of Alinda, and Roy, of Blain; three daughters, Elsie, Mrs. Frank Shope, Cisna Run; Grace, Mrs. William Nichol Loysville, and Bessie, Mrs. John McCullough, Honey Grove, and twenty-one grandchildren.
Funeral services were held July 3, with a brief service at the Clarence Wilt home at 1.30 p. m. and further service in the St. Paul's church, his pastor, Rev. Glenn W. Foulk, officiating, and burial was in the new cemetery at Blain. The pallbearers were George Rice, Lester Kell, Harry Foose, A. H. Zorger, Walter Ellerman and George Leonard.

PA Death Certificate: son of John & Harriet McElheny Wilt; husband of Flora Ellen Wilt; retired farmer; died in Spring Township due to cancer of the liver


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  • Created by: Beth Quigley O'Brien
  • Added: 4 Nov 2012
  • Find A Grave Memorial 100149947
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Edward Moses Wilt (30 Jul 1862–1 Jul 1937), Find A Grave Memorial no. 100149947, citing Blain Cemetery, Blain, Perry County, Pennsylvania, USA ; Maintained by Beth Quigley O'Brien (contributor 46984054) .