Hildebrand, James William

Submitted by Sharon Dulcich on Mon, 07/26/2010 - 00:42

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James William Hildebrand, a life long resident of the vicinity of Greenville and a veteran of the Civil War died at his home in South Main street on Thursday, September 18, after an illness of pneumonia.
He was the son of Charles and Margaret Hildebran, born in Hickory township, March 16, 1844. He enlisted in the Union army at the beginning fo the Civil war and was stationed in Company A, 139th regiment, PA., Volunteer Infantry. He fought for three days over the famous Gettysburg battlefield and later joinede Co. K, 15th regiment, Penna. National Guard.
In 1868 he was united in marriage to Miss Augusta Laughlin. On September 10, 1918, Mr. and Mrs. Hildebran celebrated their golden wedding. Mr. Hildebran was a member of the First Methodist church, of the G. A. R., the Odd Fellows and the Woodmen of the World. Mr. Hildebran followed the trade of a millwright.
Surviving are his widow, two sons, W. G. and L. A. Hildebran of Cleveland, two daughter, Mrs. S. G. Baker of Greenville and Mrs. A. E. Lee of Fredonia, and the following brothers and sisters, Josiah Hildebran of Sheakleyville; Mrs. Edwin Beaver of Leech's Corners, Mrs. George Wagner of Greenville, and Mrs. Henry Houck also of Greenville.
The funeral services will be conducted by Dr. Charles B. Wakefield of the First Presbyterian church from the family residence at two o'clock Sunday afternoon with interment at the Shenango Valley cemetery. The members of the John Dickey Post, G. A. R. will attend the services in a body.

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