Janis' Genealogy Obituaries - Effie Bechtel Auchenbach

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Effie (nee Bechtel) Auchenbach


  • Born: about 1836
  • Died: 4 November 1887
  • Father: Joshua Bechtel
  • Mother: (Mary) Sarah Hartenstein
  • Spouse: Capt. William Auchenbach


Montgomery Ledger, November 8, 1887

Decease of Mrs. William Auchenbach

Effie Auchenbach, wife of Capt. William Auchenbach, merchant, departed this life on Friday, at the home of the family, in the borough, in her 52nd year. She had been an invalid and sufferer some months, with pulmonary affection, and her deceased was not unexpected. Mrs. Auchenbach had resided all her life in this community, possessed many of the graces which adorn female character, and was highly esteemed by all who knew her. Her death in sorrowful bereavement to her husband, relatives and a wide circle of friends. She was a daughter of Joshua Bechtel, an old and respected citizen of this borough, and a sister of Mrs. William P. Buckley, Mrs. John S. Weand, and Mrs. N. S. Kinzer, of Pottstown, and Mrs. George K. Bechtel, of Colors, Cecil county, Maryland. Her husband and two step-sons are left to mourn her loss. The funeral will take place on Tuesday next, at 2 p.m.; interment at Pottstown Cemetery.

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