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Mrs. William Osman

Lavinia, widow of William Osman, died yesterday morning of apoplexy at her home, No. 144 Linden street, aged 78 years, 8 months and 9 days. Her husband died two years ago. Deceased is survived by the following children: Forrest, Josephine, John F., William W., Mrs. Charles Savitz, Mrs. Obadiah Pfeiffer, Allentown; Asher Osman, Ritersville. There are twenty-six grandchildren and nine great-grandchildren. A sister, Mrs. Christiana Bortz, lives at Emporium, Kansas. The funeral will be held on Thursday at 1:30 p.m., Rev. F. D. Geary officiating.

Marcus Fegely

Marcus Fegely, of Longswamp, died Saturday evening, aged 65 years. He was a son of George and his wife Anna (nee Lichtenwalner). He learned the trade of wheelwright. During the war he served in Company K, 151st Regiment. At the battle of Gettysburg he was wounded, having been shot in the left shoulder. He was removed to the army hospital where his arm was amputated. The bullet, however, stuck in Mr. Fegley's shoulder for eight months, when it was removed. He presented it to Grand Army Post, No. 87, of Allentown, of which he was a member. On his return from the war he married Mrs. Abbie Hopkins, who survives with one son, George S. Fegely, who lives at home. He leaves one sister, Kate, wife of Washington Wetzel, of Longswamp, who is also very low. Funeral Wednesday, forenoon. Rev.s F. K. Bernd and M. H. Brenslinger will officiate. Interment in Mertztown Cemetery.

Source: The Allentown Morning Call, Allentown, PA, Wednesday, July 31 1900, page 2


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