Adam J. Schrack

Adam J. Schrack

Birth
Norristown, Montgomery County, Pennsylvania, USA
Death 1 Jul 1893
Wilmington, New Castle County, Delaware, USA
Burial Wilmington, New Castle County, Delaware, USA
Plot Section 16, Lot 9
Memorial ID 167278598 · View Source
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ADAM J. SCHRACK DEAD
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Death Relieves Him of His Suffering on Saturday Night
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Adam J. Schrack, aged 51 years, died on Saturday evening at his home, No. 1225 West street, of Bright's disease and complications.

Mr. Schrack was born in Norristown and come to this city as a printer and started the Daily Commercial with Jenkins and Wilmer Atkinson. He was also collector for the Every Evening for a number of years, and superintendent of letter carriers in the post office. At the expiration of the term of W. Y. Swiggett he engaged in the grocery business, which he was interested in at the time of his death.

Mr. Schrack was a veteran, having served in the 138th Pennsylvania regiment and was one of the founders of Phil Sheridan Post, G. A. R. He was a member of the K. of P., A. O. U. W., I. O. R. M. and St. Paul's M. E. Church. Until a few months ago he was apparently a healthy man. A few days ago he was taken seriously ill, and death resulted.

(The Evening Journal, Wilmington, DE, 3 Jul 1893 (Monday), Page 1)


Funeral of Adam J. Schrack
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Adam J. Schrack was buried with military honors yesterday afternoon. The attendance was large and included Sheridan Post, G. A. R., representatives of Smyth and du Pont Post and delegations from Wilmington Lodge, A. O. U. W., Lenape Tribe, Imp'd. O. R. M., and Lincoln Lodge, K. of P. Services were conducted in St. Paul's Church by the Rev. R. E. Terry, assisted by Revs. Jabez Hodson and J. R. Dill. Ad address was delivered by Joseph Pyle, president of the board of trustees of St. Paul's Church, of which board the deceased was a member. St. Paul's choir sang to selections, and, by request, Mr. Terry sane "Only Remembered." The casket was rested on the national flag and the Stars and Stripes and the colors of Sheridan Post were crossed on the casket's lid. Interment was made in Riverview cemetery. At the grave services were conducted by the secret societies and a salute was fired by the firing party of Sheridan Post.
(Every Evening, Wilmington, DE, 5 Jul 1893 (Wednesday), Page 1)

Gravesite Details Civil War veteran - SGT, 138th PA Infantry, Co. A

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  • Added: 21 Jul 2016
  • Find a Grave Memorial 167278598
  • Find a Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Adam J. Schrack (unknown–1 Jul 1893), Find a Grave Memorial no. 167278598, citing Riverview Cemetery, Wilmington, New Castle County, Delaware, USA ; Maintained by Tedd Cocker (contributor 47025283) .