Samuel Augustus Giebner

Samuel Augustus Giebner

Sandy Lake, Mercer County, Pennsylvania, USA
Death 13 Feb 1923 (aged 84)
Grove City, Mercer County, Pennsylvania, USA
Burial Mercer County, Pennsylvania, USA
Memorial ID 26560137 · View Source
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Samuel Giebner, farmer, post-office Perrine, is a son of Augustus and Nancy (Carmichael) Giebner. Charles Giebner, the grandfather of our subject, was a Hessian, and was brought to America by George Washington and family, and located in Westmoreland County, Penn. In 1797 he came to this county and located on a tract of land in what is now Sandy Lake Township, where the father of our subject was born and reared. He went to school but ten weeks, and in 1858 purchased a farm in Worth Township, which is now occupied by Jacob Bixler, where he lived until his death in 1882. He was a member of the Republican party and of the Fairview Methodist Episcopal Church. His widow is still living in Sandy Lake Township. Their family consisted of eight children: Mrs. Sarah A. Rockwell, died April 5, 1870; Charlotte, died August 15, 1859; John J., died March 7, 1886. The living ones are: Samuel, our subject; Wesley, in Erie County; Stewart, in New York City; Margaret Jane, Mrs. D. W. Henderson, of Venango County, and Mary, Mrs. Alexander Wright, of this county. Our subject was born in Sandy Lake Township June 22, 1838. He attended the township schools, and has always been engaged in farming. In 1862 he married Miss Margaret, daughter of Robert Henderson, of Worth Township, and by this union they have ten children: Mary, Mrs. F. A. Cozad of Cool Spring Township; Nancy, Sarah and Lucy, at home; Elmer, of this township, married to Miss Lavenia, Daughter of William Anderson, of Millbrook; Robert, Samuel, Wesley and Frank, all at home. In 1861 our subject purchased his present farm, where he has since resided. He and family are members of Fairview Methodist Episcopal Church, and votes the Democratic ticket.

March 2, 1923

Samuel Giebner, of Grove City, died on Sunday morning at the advanced aged of 87 years. His active life was spent on his farm in Worth township from which he moved to Grove City a few years ago. He was first married to Miss Margaret Henderson, who was the mother of his ten children as follows: Wesley and Elmer, deceased; Robert, Frank, Samuel, Mrs. Mary Cozad, Mrs. Nancy Armstrong, deceased; Mrs. Sarah Miller and, Miss Lucy Giebner. After the death of Mrs. Giebner, he later married Miss Wallace who survives him. Funeral services were at 1:30 on Tuesday followed by interment at Zion cemetery.

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