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Catherine Kramer Byerly
April 1, 1795–September, 27 1876
September 27th, at the residence of Adam Byerly, her youngest son, in Jackson township, Mrs. Catherine Byerly, of orysipelas, in the 81st year of her age.
She was born in Berks county, Pennsylvania, on the 1st day of April, 1795; moved with her husband, Mr. Frank Byerly, to Jackson township, in 1846. She experienced the forgiveness of her sins in her 13th year and, for more than 57 years, lived a worthy member of the church. She was the mother of twelve children, eight of whom are alive and attended her in her last sickness and death, six sons and two daughters. Her children, grandchildren and great-grandchildren number 95, about 80 of whom are living and attended her funeral, besides numerous other relatives, I have never attended the funeral of a person with so many kindred. She was believed by all who knew her. Many of the old settlers of this part of the county, and others, extend their sympathies to the family, Sermon by Elder Nathan Potter. Text, Malachi III, 2.
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