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 Anna <I>Wenger</I> Christophel

Anna Wenger Christophel

Birth
Lancaster County, Pennsylvania, USA
Death 12 Dec 1935 (aged 88)
Burial Southwest, Elkhart County, Indiana, USA
Memorial ID 27761456 · View Source
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Christophel.-Anna, daughter of John and Esther (Newswanger) Wenger, was born Feb. 27, 1847, in Lancaster Co., Pa.; died at the home of her daughter, Mrs. Samuel Metzler, on Dec. 12, 1935, after having been bedfast for ten days with heart trouble; aged 88 y. 9 m. 15 d. At the age of 11 she with her parents moved to Elkhart Co., Ind., where she resided the rest of her life. On New Year's day, 1874, she was united in marriage to Daniel Christophel. To this union were born 5 sons and 3 daughters. Those who preceded her in death were her companion, who passed away May 9, 1928; a son and daughter (John and Emma), who died a day apart at the ages of 3 and 2 years respectively. Another son and daughter died in infancy. A grandchild (Wendell Christophel) also preceded her in death at the age of 3 years. Remaining are 3 sons and 1 daughter (Wesley of Elkhart, Ind.; Enos and Jesse of New Paris, Ind.; Mrs. Samuel Metzler of Nappanee, Ind.), also 11 grandchildren, 1 brother (Eli Wenger of Wakarusa, Ind.), besides many other relatives and friends. In her youth she accepted Christ as her Savior and united with the Mennonite Church, of which she was a faithful member until death. Funeral services were held Dec. 14 at the Yellow Creek Church, in charge of Jonas Loucks and Ray F. Yoder. Burial in adjoining cemetery.

Gospel Herald
Jan. 2, 1936 Vol. XXVIII No. 40 pgs. 846, 847


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  • Created by: Carolyn Y Lowe Shifflett
  • Added: 23 Jun 2008
  • Find A Grave Memorial 27761456
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Anna Wenger Christophel (27 Feb 1847–12 Dec 1935), Find A Grave Memorial no. 27761456, citing Yellow Creek Brick Cemetery, Southwest, Elkhart County, Indiana, USA ; Maintained by Carolyn Y Lowe Shifflett (contributor 46796232) .