3. John REAM
Herald of Truth - January 1865 - Vol. II, No.1
On the 15th of November 1864 in Conemaugh Township, Camb ria Co., Pa., John Riem, Son-in-law of Pre. Jacob Blauch, a ged 59 years, 7 mo. and 17 days. He was buried on the 17t h and leaves a widow 62 years of age, who has always bee n a faithful sister. May God preserve her, as a widow indee d, unto a blessed end in Christ.
Name: Anna "Nancy" BLOUGH
Given Name: Anna "Nancy"
Surname: Blough 1 2 3 4
Birth: 2 Jan 1803 in Somerset Co, Pa 1 2
Death: 4 Nov 1890 in Cambria Co, Pa 1 2
Reference Number: BL243 5
Change Date: 5 Jun 2001 at 12:10
Marriage 1 John REAM b: 29 Mar 1805 in Berks Co, Pa
Married: Abt 1827 in Somerset Co, Pa 1
Change Date: 5 Jun 2001
Catherine REAM b: 29 Jul 1828 in Conemaugh Twp, Somerset Co, Pa
8. Catherine REAM
Johnstown Tribune, Dec. 14, 1915
MS. CATHERINE THOMAS DEAD IN COOPERSDALE
Octogenarian Passes Away at the Cyrus Leffler Residence i n Her 88th Year
Mrs. Catherine Ream Thomas is dead at the residence of h er son-in-law and daughter, Mr. and Mrs. Cyrus Leffler, 22 0 Cooper avenue, Twenty-first Ward, having expired betwee n 8 and 9 o'clock this morning after an illness of a month , in her 88th year. The funeral will take place on Thursda y afternoon, when services will be held in the Weaver Menno nite Church in Richland Township. The funeral party will le ave the Leffler home at 12:30 o'clock and services will b e held at the church at 2 o'clock. Burial will be made in t he church cemetery. Mrs. Thomas was a lifelong member of th e Mennonite Church. Catherine Ream was a daughter of John a nd Anna Blough Ream and was born in Conemaugh Township, Som erset County, July 29m 1838. * Her father has been dead fo r 51 years and her mother passed away about the time of th e Johnstown Flood of May, 1889. Two brothers of the decease d served in the Civil War, Henry in a Clearfield County com pany in the Pennsylvania Volunteer Infantry and John in on e of the Johnstown companies, P. V. I. They have been dea d for some years. Two sisters survive -- Mrs. Mary Blough , of Riverside, near Benscreek, and Mrs. Barbara Mills, o f Dale Borough. The deceased was married twice, the first t ime in 1846 to Joseph Lehman, who passed away in 1854. A ye ar later she married Jacob Thomas, whose death occurred i n Schellsburg, Bedford County, in 1900. ** Besides her sist ers, Mrs. Thomas is survived by eight children, 54 grandchi ldren, 54 great-grandchildren, and one great-great-grandchi ld. Her children are John R. Lehman, of Michigan; Mrs. Step hen Phenicie, of Windber; Henry Thomas, of Salix, Josiah, o f Jackson Township; Mrs. Effie Hoover, of Schellsburg; Noah , of New Paris, Mrs. Cyrus Leffler of the Twenty-first Ward , and Milton J., of the State of Washington. The great-grea t-grandchild is Telford, the two-year-old son of Mrs. Viol a Phenicie Baker, of Somerset, whose husband, Charles Baker , was killed on the B. & O. Railroad a few weeks ago. Mrs . Thomas had been making her home with the Leffler family f or two years, having come here from the Thomas homestead i n Schellsburg.
*AAMG lists birth as July 30, 1828. Obit lists 1838; but a s obit says she was in her 88th year and she died in 1915 ; 1828 would be correct. ** Re death date: See Jacob Thoma s notes.