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 Daniel Spahr March

Daniel Spahr March

Birth
East Berlin, Adams County, Pennsylvania, USA
Death 11 Jun 1912 (aged 64)
Midway, Adams County, Pennsylvania, USA
Burial Littlestown, Adams County, Pennsylvania, USA
Memorial ID 19309309 · View Source
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OBITUARY :
Daniel March, for Many Years an Adams County Resident, Dies while Driving Near McSherrystown

DIED IN BUGGY

DANIEL MARCH, of Midway, died suddenly at 1:30 p.m. Tuesday, from neuralgia of the heart, aged 64 years, 1 month and 27 days.

Mr. March had gone in the morning to the home of his son, Linus, near Barts church, where he assisted in picking cherries. After dinner he remarked that he did not feel well and thought he bad better go home, Mrs. March asked him to wait a short while and she would accompany him. He said he would drive on slowly and she could catch up. When about two miles from the house, he was seized with the affection of the heart, and was found lying unconscious in the buggey by Mrs. March. He was breathing slightly when she reached his side, but he died soon after without regaining consciousness.

He was taken to his home by John Brown, a neighbor. An inquest was held by Drs. George L. Rice and A. C. Rice, of McSherrystown, who pronounced death due to neuralgia of the heart, he having suffered from heart trouble for several years.

He was born in this county, near East Berlin, April 17, 1848, and was the son of Mr. and Mrs. Daniel March. His early life was spent on the farm, and later be followed the occupation of farming.

Mr. March was a veteran of the Civil War, having served in Co. H 87th Regiment Pennsylvania Volunteer Infantry, and was transferred on account of disability, December 18, 1863, to Co. 129, Second Batallion Veteran Reserve Corps. From this he was discharged on a surgeon's certificate of disability, December 6, 1864.

Mr. March was a member of Major Jenkins Post No. 99, G. A. R. of Hanover.

He was married to Miss Louisa Weisensale, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Casper Weisensale, of this county about 43 years ago. He spent the greater part of his life in this county, moving to Midway about seven years ago.

Besides his widow he is survived by nine children as follows: Linus C. March, near Bart's church; Ida S. Miller, at home; Charles E. March, Bonneauville, Mrs. Kate E. Bender, Mt.Rock; William H. March, Wayne: Rev. Daniel J. March, Springetts, York county; Elmer C. March, Midway; Mrs. Laura A. Brady, Irishtown; and Clarence J. March, at home.

Funeral Saturday, June 15, service at the home at 9 o'clock, further service and interment at Bart's United Breteran church of which he was a life-long member, Rev. S. A. Clark officiating.

Source : The Morning Herald Newspaper - Hagerstown, Washington Co., Maryland - Saturday, June 15, 1912


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  • Maintained by: Melvin L. Halterman
  • Originally Created by: pat callahan
  • Added: 9 May 2007
  • Find A Grave Memorial 19309309
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Daniel Spahr March (17 Apr 1848–11 Jun 1912), Find A Grave Memorial no. 19309309, citing Barts-Centenary United Methodist Church Cemetery, Littlestown, Adams County, Pennsylvania, USA ; Maintained by Melvin L. Halterman (contributor 47017310) .