Janis' Genealogy Obituaries - Catherine Bechtel Miller

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Catherine (nee Bechtel) Miller


  • Born: 23 November 1840
  • Died: 6 July 1900
  • Father: George S. Bechtel
  • Mother: Catherine Levengood
  • Spouse: Jacob R. Miller


Pottstown Daily News

Death Came Suddenly
A Sixth Ward Home Visited by the Grim Reaper
Died While About to Retire

Catherine, wife of Jacob R. Miller, No. 1040 High Street, died suddenly at 9:30 o'clock last evening, aged 69 years. Mrs. Miller had been suffering from a complication of ailments for some time, but was able to be about the house. Last evening she sat in a chair under a tree in the yard, and about 9 o'clock remarked that she intended to retire to bed. Shortly after reaching her room, she was seized with pain and restoratives were applied. She suddenly sank in death, however, a short time afterward. The husband and following children survive: Emma, wife of George Krause, Phildadelphia; William B., of Douglassville; Cora, wife of Adam Beitner, Sanatoga; Herbert B. of Pottstown; Stella, wife of Aaron Hartenstine, who lived with her parents. She was the daughter of George and Catherine Bechtel, of Stowe, both deceased. Augustus Bechtel, of Stowe, is a brother and Hannah, wife of Ephraim Yorgey, of Glasgow, is a sister. She was a consistent member of Zion's Reformed Church, and beloved by a large circle of friends.

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