Jacob Funk Showalter

Male 1824 - 1888


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  • Born  12 Apr 1824  Phoenixville, , Chester County, PA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender  Male 
    Buried  1888  Morris cemetery, , Chester County, PA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Died  19 May 1888 
    _CRE  15 Feb 2015 
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      From the Net in 1999, "The Ancestors of Richard Alan Lebo".

      Chester County Genalogy, World Wide Web, submitted by; Marge GalusSandlie r, 1999.
      Obits: (no dates given)
      DEATH of JACOB F. SHOWALTER -- On Friday of last week, our well knowna nd highly respecte d citizen, Jacob f. Showalter, met with an accidentth at resulted in death. A carpenter by t rade, he was engaged inweatherboa rding the residence of John Davis, North Main and Dayton streets, North W ard, While working on a ladder, about four o'clock thatafternoon he fe ll to th e ground, a distance of ten or twelve feet,striking his head, ca using a fracture of the skul l. He was taken tohis home on Church street, remained conscious until eight o'clockSaturda y morning, when becomi ng insensible, he lingered until eleveno'clock that night and then d ie d. Deceased was one of our modelcitizens and leaves a wife and one ch ild to mourn their gre at loss.

      JACOB FUNK SHOWALTER, Phoenix Messenger 7-14-1888 Resolution ofRespect .
      Whereas, The Central Luthern Church desires to express her sense of the sad and sudden deat h of brother Jacob Showalter, one of the founders of the Church, in a fitting testimonial t o his memory, we the Church Council of said church, do unanimously adopt the following: RESO LVED, th atin the death of Jacob Showalter the community has lost a good, industrious and usf ul citizen; the family a kind husband and father; the relatives an excelent and worthy membe r of an old and honored family, and thech urch an upright, pure, modest and unostentatious me mber, who neverbroug ht reproach upon the church and remained in faithful communion withit u n til the hour of his death. He was associated with the council asa trust ee and discharged w ith fidelity its duties. We cherish hismemory, comme nd his family and relatives to the lov e of Him who doethall things wel l, and express to them our sincere sympathy in their sadber eavemen t. by order of the Church Council, F.C. GOTTSCHALL, Sec.





      CENSUS: 1880 Census, Phoenixville, Chester Co., Pa. page 292C. FHL#12551 15, NA#T9-1115.
      Married, age 56, born in Pa., a carpenter, both parents born in Pa.
    Person ID  I4901  Moon Anderson Family History & Genealogy
    Last Modified  15 Feb 2015 

    Father  John Showalter,   b. 1797, Phoenixville, , Chester County, PA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1864 
    Mother  Barbara Funk,   b. 1795, PA, , , Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Jul 1884 
    Family ID  F2195  Group Sheet

    Family  Martha Brownback,   b. 3 Dec 1840, PA, , , Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 14 May 1920 
    Family ID  F4676  Group Sheet


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