125 Years Ago
Christian Emigh Dies at 55
April 8, 2021
Herald of April 9, 1896
The funeral for Christian Emigh, 55, of Martinsburg, was preached at the Jugtown School House with interment in the Metzker graveyard. A Civil War veteran, he had been a member of Peter Shuman Post, Grand Army of the Republic.
One of Samuel Biddle’s ewes gave birth to four lambs at his East Sharpsburg farm.
Henry C. Kensinger of North Woodbury Township was a candidate for the Democratic nomination for county commissioner. The election was to be held Saturday evening.
The Rev. J.K. Lloyd preached his first sermon as the new pastor of the Methodist Episcopal Church i...