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George W. Yerger, Obit, d. 1927, Pottstown, PA
Posted by: Betty J. Burdan Date: November 06, 2001 at 04:46:16
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In search of my Yergers I found this obituary. There is no known connection to my Yergers, but I thought others might find it helpful. Also we would like to confirm the burial at the Pottstown Cemetery for their records if possible.

Pottstown News, Pottstown, PA, July 1927

George W. Yerger died yesterday afternoon at 2:30 oclock at the home of his granddaughter, Mrs. Charles B. Wolfgang, 1254 Maple Street. He was aged 83 years. About 11:00 oclock on Wednesday night Mr. Yerger was seized with a stroke of apoplexy. He had previously been in fairly good health. His wife died some years ago. He is survived by a son, John Yerger; also by three grandchildren, Jennie, wife of Arthur Rhoads; Carolina R., wife of Charles Wolfgang, with whom he resided, and Ellen R., wife of Elwood Feather, of Engelsville. For years he was engaged in farming at Glendale, Berks County. He was a member of St. Pauls Reformed Church, this borough. The funeral will be held on Monday afternoon at 2:00 oclock, Standard Time, with short services at the Wolfgang home and further services in St. Pauls Reformed Church. Interment in Pottstown Cemetery......END OF OBIT

We have searched the records of the Pottstown Cemetery and are unable to find record of this George W. Yerger being buried there. The Yergers we did locate in the West (newer) Section of Pottstown Cemetery are:

Plot 23, Lot 26, 8 graves, owner Irvin C. Yerger
Burials: Irvin C., Annie R, and Warren Yerger.

Plot K. Lot 3, 8 graves, owner Irwin Y. Yerger
Burials: Irwin Y., Amanda S., Florence S. Yerger, Helen Y. Spayd, William and Ethel Bartman

Plot O, Lot 14, 10 graves, owner Daniel Weidner. Burials: Daniel, Elva May, Daniel Jr. Weidner, Ernest Lesher, Harry & Della Groff, Bermice Gruff and Pearl Yerger.

Located in the East (older) Section of the Pottstown Cemetery were:

YERGER, Mark D. (1824-1899) ?Father?
YERGER, Charlotte H. (1826-1865) ?Mother?
YERGER, John C. (1892 - 1938) [LDS ? h/o Minnie K. YERGER]
YERGER, Minnie K. (1887 - 1956) [w/o John C. YERGER]

Betty Burdan

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