Dr. Oellig Dies in Woodbury
125 Years Ago
January 16, 2020
Herald of Jan. 10, 1895
Dr. Charles Oellig, 75, one of the oldest residents of Woodbury, died at his home from paralysis of the brain. He was born in Waynesboro, Franklin County, and moved to Woodbury in 1842 at the age of 23.
C.P. Ashcom withdrew his business interests in the Anchor Stationary Co. and in Eichelberger, Earlenbaugh & Ashcom, a mercantile firm in Martinsburg. Another local firm, H.M. Klepser & Co., was reorganized when J.D. Soyster retired from the flour and feed firm. This left two partners, Klepser and A.B. Woodcock.
At a joint meeting at Barley’s Church, the Rev. Ephraim...