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 Henry Bickel

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Henry Bickel

  • Birth 3 Jan 1843 Indiana County, Pennsylvania, USA
  • Death 14 Jul 1911 Altoona, Blair County, Pennsylvania, USA
  • Burial Duncansville, Blair County, Pennsylvania, USA
  • Plot S1, I, 2, 7 029-16 - 7/16/1911 - Ebersole/Bickel Lot
  • Memorial ID 30079965

Death certificate states he was born July 14, 1837 with age of 74 years. (Conflicting birthdate) Parents: Biglow Bickel and Susan Harlin
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Henry Bickel, an old citizen of the county and veteran of the civil war, died at his home, 809 Twenty-ninth street, at 10:05 last night, of dysentery. He was born in Indiana county 68 years ago, coming to Hollidaysburg in 1860 where he was for many years employed as a furnaceman. At the outbreak of the Civil War, he enlisted in Col. William G. Murray's regiment, the Eighty-fourth, and fought gallantly to the close of hostilities, participating in most of the greatest engagements. He has been a resident of this city for the past five years and was a faithful member of the Broad Avenue Methodist Episcopal church. He is survived by his wife, one daughter, Miss Rebekah, and two sons, one of whom is in the United States army, and the other works at the Franklin Forge; also by one brother, John Bickel of Armstrong county. Funeral arrangements will be announced later.
Altoona Mirror: Saturday, 7/15/1911, page 12.
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Blair County Veteran Files:
Pvt. A, 84 PA Inf
Pvt. G, 57,PA Inf.
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Marriage: Age 45, in Allegheny Twp., Oct 12, 1888 to Susan Harlin, age 33, of Freedom Twp.. He was born in Indiana County, Susan died Jan. 20, 1896
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1902 Henry married Emma E. Closson Daughter of David and Elizabeth Olinger Closson
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1910 Census Logan, Blair, Pa
Henry 67, Emma 48

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Mrs. Emma Bickel married David Jeremiah Snowberger after Henry's death.


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  • Maintained by: Sky
  • Originally Created by: jbowers
  • Added: 25 Sep 2008
  • Find A Grave Memorial 30079965
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Henry Bickel (3 Jan 1843–14 Jul 1911), Find A Grave Memorial no. 30079965, citing Carson Valley Cemetery, Duncansville, Blair County, Pennsylvania, USA ; Maintained by Sky (contributor 47004249) .