Friday, January 20, 2012

Obituary : Clara (Moulton) Metzner

Evangelical Messenger, July 12, 1899, page 443

METZNER - Clara Metzner, nee Moulton, was born Sept. 30, 1843 and departed this life near Portland, Ind., July 4, 1899, aged 55 y., 9 m. and 3 d.  She was married to Adam Metzner Nov. 13, 1864; to this union were born 4 children.  In 1885 Bro. and Sister Metzner united with the Evangelical Association.  They lived as devoted Christians until death.  A son and daughter are left to mourn the loss of a Christian mother.  The husband and 2 children preceded her in death.  J.M. SMITH.

Clara Moulton (1843-1899) was the daughter of Albert and Emeline (PHILBRICK) MOULTON, believed to have been born in Licking County, Ohio.  Her marriage to John Adam Metzner took place in Jay County, Indiana.  The names of their children were: Cora Belle, Willis A.L., Wesley F., and Lewis.  Her husband died December 4, 1895.  The surviving children were Cora and Wesley.  Jay County Death records list her death date as July 2, 1899.

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