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 Christena <I>Metzler</I> Shoup

Christena Metzler Shoup

Mahoning County, Ohio, USA
Death 19 Oct 1910 (aged 78)
Wayne County, Ohio, USA
Burial North Lima, Mahoning County, Ohio, USA
Plot Row 1
Memorial ID 48860890 · View Source
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Gospel Herald - Volume III, Number 32 - November 10, 1910 - page 510, 511, 512

Shoup.-- Christena Metzler was born Jan. 30, 1832, in Mahoning Co., died Oct. 19, 1910, in Wayne Co., O. While on a visit there her death was caused by an accident. She and another old grandmother had started to go a few miles to visit that day. They had to pass where there was a new culvert in the road. The horse was afraid to pass some stones and she got out to lead the horse. The horse made a jump and pushed her over in the gutter and broke her neck. She lived only one hour. Services were conducted at the home of Henry Shoup in Wayne Co., by Ira Buckwalter and Aaron Eberly on Oct. 20, after which the body was sent to the home of Jacob Martin in Mahoning Co., where she had been making her home. Buried on Oct. 21 at the North Lima Mennonite Church. Services were conducted at the house by Allen Rickert and David Lehman, using the shortest verse in the Bible for a text. She was married to Abraham Ziegler in 1851. To this union were born 6 sons and 4 daughters. 2 daughters having preceded her to the Spirit world. Bro. Ziegler died Apr. 16, 1876, after which she again married to John Shoup of Holmes Co., Ohio, on May 5, 1881. He died Jan. 1907. There remain to mourn their loss, 8 children, 32 grandchildren, 4 being dead, and 10 great-grandchildren. She was a faithful and consistent member of the Mennonite Church.
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