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 Mariah Louisa <I>Hiath</I> Mercer Zechiel

Mariah Louisa Hiath Mercer Zechiel

Guilford County, North Carolina, USA
Death 1 Sep 1911 (aged 75–76)
Culver, Marshall County, Indiana, USA
Burial Pennville, Jay County, Indiana, USA
Memorial ID 100490823 · View Source
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Death of Mrs. J. Zechiel

The death of Mrs. John Zechiel at an early hour Monday morning was a surprise and shock to the community.

She had not been well for several week, but was not confined to the house and even on Sunday evening appeared at the supper table.

The cause of her death was a cerebral hemorrhage.

The funeral service was held at 9:30 Tuesday morning at the M.E. church. Rev. Mr. Morgan was called upon to officiate owing to the sudden and alarming illness of the wife of the pastor of the Reformed church.

The pall bearers were sons and grandsons of John Zechiel - Louis, John C, Henry, Albert, Willard, Orvile.

The body was take to Pennville, Ind.; accompanied by the bereaved husband and his sons Louis and Henry.

Mariah Louisa Hiatt was born in Gilford county NC Sept 12 1837. She was one of a family of thirteen children of whom six are deceased

In the early '60's she was married to Biebly Mercer who died about twenty years later. Mrs. Mercer remained a widow for eight years when she remarried John Zechiel.

At the age of 16 she united with the M.E. church. Upon her removal to Culver she became a members of Grace Reformed church, to which she remained faithful until her death.

Grandma Zechiel lived happily in her Culver home always abounding in good works having the confidence and good will of everyone. Hers was a guiding hand; her counsel was often sought and heeded, and she will be sorely missed in the home, the neighborhood, the missionary society, the W.C.T.U., the Sunday School, the church.

She passed away suddenly and without a struggle at 1 o'clock in the presence of only her husband and two neices from Portland, before medical aid reached her bedside.

She was buried by the side of Mr. Mercer, her father and mother, brothers . sisters and other relatives. - Culver Citizen 14 Sep 1911

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  • Find A Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for Mariah Louisa Hiath Mercer Zechiel (1835–1 Sep 1911), Find A Grave Memorial no. 100490823, citing Hillside Cemetery, Pennville, Jay County, Indiana, USA ; Maintained by DSON1492 (contributor 46855689) .