Alexandria Gazette
Alexandria Gazette
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Description: Obituaries: OLIVER, HITE, BURKHOLDER, SENSENEY, WASHINGTON.

Date: December 31 1860

Newspaper published in: Alexandria, VA

DIED:

In Charles county, Md., on the 8th inst., after a painful and lingering illness of some two weeks or more, James OLIVER, aged 70 years, 1 month and 27 days.

In Front Royal, on the 18th inst., Mr. John HITE, after a long and painful affliction of nearly three years, aged 65 years, 4 months, and 8 days.

At his residence, near Harrisonburg, Rockingham county, on Monday morning, the 17th inst., after the illness of five weeks, of Acute Rheumatism, Rev. Martin BURKHOLDER, aged 43 years, 10 moths, and 20 days. He sustained the office of bishop in the Mennonite Church, of which he was a member for many years. The duties of his office he performed with talented ability, dignity and strength.

At Winchester, on the 27th instant, Jacob SENSENEY, esq., aged about sixty-six years. The deceased was a prominent citizen and merchant, and enjoyed a well-deserved popularity. He filled the office of magistrate of the county of Frederick for many years under the old constitution of the State, and the people of his district evinced their confidence in his fidelity and intelligence, under the new system, by electing him to the same office as long as his health permitted him to discharge the duties. He was a gentleman of fine qualities of heart and mind - of a genial and kindly disposition, dispensing hospitality with a liberal hand, and ever prompt in good works.

In San Francisco, Cal., December 3d, Georgiana H., consort of B. F. WASHINGTON, esq., aged 34 years.

Submitted: 09/25/13 (Edited 09/25/13)

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