OUR BRICK WALLS DONATE SEARCH Recently Added New OBITS WHASSUP? FYI Miner Recollections Mine Explosion! Cuzn Connect FAMILIES FAMILY PHOTOS MILITARY VITALS OBITUARIES DEATH PHOTOS CEMETERIES TOMBSTONES WILLS & PROBATE SKELETONS IN THE NEWS Coming to America FLOOD ~ 1889 Tornado~1891 STORYTELLERS CENSUS TAKER MUSINGS GENEAHUMOR BITS & PIECES MEMORIES SCENIC MD ARCHIVES FORUMS GREAT LINKS SITE MAP e-mail me


 

LEYDIG, Mrs. Barbara Kiser, nee Deneen

HYNDMAN - Mrs. Barbara E. Leydig, 81, of RD 1, Hyndman, died at her home yesterday following a lengthy illness. Born May 28, 1881, at Buck Valley near Hancock, Md., she was a daughter of the late Joseph and Sarah (Crawford) Deneen. She was twice married, both husbands, Samuel Kiser and Henry Leydig, preceding her in death. She was a member of the Pentecostal Church. Surviving are seven children, Albert W. Kiser, Mrs. Grace Grenke, Mrs. Lillian Emerick, all of Hyndman; Mrs. Mae Bryant, Mrs. Bertha Sisler, both of Baltimore; Mrs. Anna Burkett, Wellersburg; John R. Kiser, Pleasantville, Pa.; two brothers, Jonas Deneen and Samuel Deneen, both of Hyndman; 32 grandchildren and 32 great-grandchildren. Friends will be received at the residence after 2 p. m. tomorrow and at the Zeigler Funeral Home here from noon until 2 p. m. Tuesday. Services will be held Tuesday at 2 p. m. at the funeral home with the Rev. Charles Evans officiating. Interment will be in Hyndman Cemetery.
The Cumberland Sunday Times, December 30, 1962
(Courtesy of Sheryl Kelso)



LEYDIG, Benjamin F.

Benjamin F. Leydig, father of Mrs. Charles Wolford, this city, died Monday, October 27, at Fossilville, Pa. He had been a resident there 30 years, and until three years ago was employed as track laborer for the Pennsylvania Railroad, ill health causing him to relinquish his work. He was an active member of the United Brethren Church for 30 years. He is survived by his wife, three sons, Howard E. Leydig, Gravel Pit, Pa.; Solomon Leydig, Los Angeles, Calif.; and Lester Leydig of Fossilville; and the daughter named. There are two step-children, J. H. Housel, Buffalo Mills, Pa., and Mrs. Chas. Shroyer, Gravel Pit, Pa. He also leaves two brothers, S. J. and W. S. Leydig, of Gravel Pit, Pa., and two sisters, Mrs. Catherine Turner of Bard, Pa., and Mrs. Ellen Fisher of Mann's Choice, Pa., and 21 grandchildren. Funeral services were held in the Lutheran Church at Madley, Pa., conducted by the Rev. M. Winwood, United Brethren pastor, assisted by the Rev. Slonaker, pastor of the Lutheran church, and Rev. J. W. Stauffer, of Fossilville, Pa. Interment was in the Madley cemetery.
The Cumberland Evening Times, November 6, 1919
(Courtesy of Sheryl Kelso)
Posted May 31, 2011 



LEYDIG, Benjamin Jacob

Benjamin Jacob Leydig, 90, of Washington Street, Hyndman, died Monday, Oct. 18, 1982, in Memorial Hospital, Cumberland, Md. He was born Jan. 2, 1892, in Glencoe, Somerset County, a son of the late John and Elizabeth (Sumpstein) Leydig. He is survived by his wife, Mrs. Mabel V. (Deckerhoff) Leydig. Mr. Leydig was a retired painter and former employee of the Kelly-Springfield Tire Co. He was a member of the Hyndman Grange and Hyndman Senior Citizens. He was a member of the Hyndman First United Church of Christ and was the Elder Emeritus of the church's consistory. Funeral services: Thursday, Oct. 21, at 1 p.m., in the Harvey H. Zeigler Funeral Home, with Rev. David Long and Rev. Loyal Kelso officiating. Burial in Hyndman Cemetery. Friends will be received at the funeral home Wednesday, 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m.
The Bedford Gazette, October 20, 1982
(Courtesy of Sheryl Kelso)
Posted May 31, 2011



LEYDIG, Mrs. Bertie Louella Stouffer

ELLERSLIE — Mrs. Bertie Louella Leydig, 83, of Ellerslie, died yesterday at her home. A native of Ellerslie, she was the daughter of the late John W. and Mary A. (Wolford) Stouffer. She was a member of St. Mark's EUB Church of Ellerslie, and Lodge 41, Pride of 448, Brotherhood of Railroad Firemen and Engineers. She was preceded in death by three husbands, Charles Coughenour, George W. Lybarger and Oscar H. Leydig. Survivors include one son, George W. Lybarger, Jr., Ellerslie; four daughters, Mrs. Arthur Miller, Mrs. Grace Miller, Mrs. Donald Johnson, and Mrs. Irvin Shroyer, all of Ellerslie; three brothers, Edward Stouffer, Mann's Choice, Pa.; William Stouffer and Charles Stouffer, both of Cresaptown; three sisters, Mrs. Millie Critchfield, Ellerslie; Mrs. Ella Clark, Hyndman; Annie Keller, Cumberland; 14 grandchildren and 13 great-grandchildren. The body is at Ziegler Funeral Home, Hyndman, where friends will be received after 7 p. m. today. The body will be taken to St. Mark's EUB Church at 1 p. m. Sunday where services will be conducted at 2 p. m. by Rev. J. Howard Smith, pastor. Interment will be in Lybarger Cemetery, Madley, Pa.
The Cumberland Evening Times, June 17, 1966
(Courtesy of Sheryl Kelso)
Posted October 10, 2010


 

LEYDIG, Charles

MEYERSDALE— Charles Leydig, 77, of Meyersdale, died on Wednesday at the Meyersdale Community Hospital. A native of Glencoe, Pa., he was a son of the late John T. and Elizabeth (Sumstine) Leydig and was born on July 29, 1888. His wife, Mrs. Hilda (Saylor) Leydig, preceded him in death. Surviving are a son, Pfc. Charles H. Leydig Jr., with the Army in Korea; a stepson, Ray C. Meyers California, two sisters, Mrs. Richard Brannon, Cumberland; Mrs. Arthur Bittner, LaVale, a brother, Benjamin J. Leydig of Hyndman. The body is at the Price Funeral Home.
The Cumberland News, January 28, 1966
(Courtesy of Sheryl Kelso)
Posted June 26, 2009


 

LEYDIG, Charles E.

HYNDMAN — Charles E. Leydig, 57, of RD 1, Buffalo Mills, died Saturday in Bedford County Memorial Hospital where he had been a patient for ten weeks. Born near Buffalo Mills, February 11, 1912, he was a son of the late Howard E. and Ida Ellen (Mull) Leydig. Mr. Leydig is survived by his widow, Mrs. Emma Ruth (Clites) Leydig; three sons, Carle E. Leydig, Mt. Savage; Raymond E. Leydig, RD 1, Buffalo Mills; and Willard Leydig, with the army at Fort Eustis, Va.; two daughters, Mrs. Mila L. Cassiday, Oscoda, Mich., and Mrs. Anna Lee Turner, Buffalo Mills; four brothers, Benjamin F. Leydig, Accident; Howard B. Leydig, RD 1, Buffalo Mills; John Leydig, Waynesboro, Pa., George C. Leydig, Hyndman; five sisters, Mrs. Bessie Clites, Hyndman; Mrs. Mila Fleegle, RD 1, Schellsburg; Mrs. Elsie Lepley and Mrs. Nellie Miller, both of RD 1, Hyndman, and Mrs. Mary Burkett, RD 1, Buffalo Mills, and eight grandchildren. The body is at the Zeigler Funeral Home, here, where friends will be received from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. The body will he taken to the Gravel Pit United Methodist Church Tuesday at 1 p.m Services will be conducted there at 2 p.m. with Rev. J. Howard Smith officiating. Interment will be in Madley Cemetery.
The Cumberland News, May 19, 1969
(Courtesy of Sheryl Kelso)
Posted June 26, 2009




LEYDIG, Mrs. Dorothy Christena Gardner
 
CRESAPTOWN — Dorothy Christena Leydig, 79, of Cresaptown, died Thursday, Aug. 9, 2007, at WMHS Memorial Campus, Cumberland. Born June 21, 1928, in Lonaconing, she was the late daughter of William George Gardner and Charlotte (Shockey) Gardner. She was preceded in death by her husband, Carl Leydig, April 25, 2003. She was of the Methodist faith and for many years she worked as a secretary for Kelly Springfield Tire Company, Cumberland. She is survived by one sister, Mary Lou Llewellyn and husband Sylvan of Barton; one brother, William Gardner and wife April of Fort Ashby, W.Va.; and 11 nieces and nephews. At her request her body will be cremated and there will be no services. Private inurnment will take place at Rocky Gap Veteran Cemetery, Flintstone. Eichhorn-McKenzie Funeral Home, P.A., (www.eichhorn-mckenziefh.com) Lonaconing, will be in charge of the arrangements.
August 11, 2007, Cumberland Times-News
(Courtesy of Sheryl Kelso)
Posted November 16, 2013

 


LEYDIG, Dorothy Laverne Burkett

Dorothy Laverne Leydig, 63, of East 4th Street, Emporium, died on Monday, May 30, 2005, at Elk Regional Medical Center, St. Mary's. Born on September 15, 1941, in Hyndman, she was a daughter of the late Otto T. and Sarah M. (Clites) Burkett. She was also preceded in death by a her husband of nearly 33 years, John W. "Jake" Leydig, on June 23, 2004; a son, Alvin Leydig; two brothers, Delford and Kenneth Burkett; and three sisters, Emma Donahue, Hilda Hengst and Thelma Miller. Surviving are children Timothy W. Leydig and wife, Sherry (Gray), Jonie Overly and fiance, Ron Polinick, and Lisa Leydig, all of Emporium; and Cathy Haynes and husband, Mike, Driftwood; 18 grandchildren, one great grandson and one great granddaughter. She loved cooking, her grandchildren and, especially, her little dog, Trapper. She was a member of Somerset Grace Brethren Church, and she attended 1st Baptist Church of Emporium. Friends will be received at the Harvey H. Zeigler Funeral Home, 169 Clarence Street, Hyndman, on Wednesday, from 2 to 4 p.m. and 7 to 9 p.m. Funeral services will be conducted at the funeral home on Thursday at 11 a.m. with the Rev. Scott Mellott officiating. Interment will be in Hyndman Cemetery. Memorial contributions are requested to assist the family with the expenses of the funeral, and should be sent to the 1st Baptist Church, North Broad Street, Emporium.
The Bedford County Inquirer, June 10, 2005
(Courtesy of Sheryl Kelso)
Posted July 28, 2010



LEYDIG, Mrs. Dorothy Leona Fisher

A 38-year-old Glencoe, Pa. woman was killed yesterday at about 1:20 p.m. when she was struck by a B&O passenger train near her home. She was Mrs. Dorothy Leona Leydig, wife of John D. Leydig, of Glencoe in Somerset County. Mrs. Leydig was pronounced dead at 2:55 p.m. at Meyersdale Community Hospital, where she was taken by a Berlin Area Ambulance Association team. Took Short Cut Mrs. Leydig had gone to the Glencoe post office to get mail for herself and a neighbor and was walking on the doubletrack railroad right of way to keep out of the snow when she was struck a glancing blow by the eastbound Chicago to Washington passenger train. Robert Halverson, Somerset County coroner, said Mrs. Leydig was nearly at the end of the short cut and within some 350 feet of her home when she was struck and thrown to the side of the track. She suffered a fractured skull, internal injuries and shock, and died on the way to the hospital, he said. Glencoe is about 25 miles from here on the main line of the Pittsburgh division of the B&O. Pittsburgh Native Mrs. Leydig was born in Pittsburgh, a daughter of Mrs. Dorothy Burk Fisher of Garrett and the late James Fisher. Surviving, besides her husband and mother are ten children: Robert, James, Richard, Ronald and Kenneth, all at home; Mrs. Elsie Knotts and Mrs. Barbara Knotts, both of RD Meyersdale: John W. Leydig, Meyersdale; Mrs. Joyce Knotts, Macdonaldtown; and Mrs. Norma Logsdon, Hyndman. Four brothers, Charles and John Fisher, Erie, Pa.; and James and Robert Fisher, Garrett; and a sister, Mrs. Betty Chaney, Newville, Pa., also survive. She was a member of the Glencoe EUB church.
The Cumberland News, January 13, 1968
(Courtesy of Sheryl Kelso)

LEYDIG, Elwood E.

Elwood E. Leydig, 64, of North Huntingdon, formerly of Hyndman, died Friday, May 18, 1990, at his residence. He was born Oct. 7, 1925, in Hyndman, a son of Raymond E. and Laoma M. (Hyre) Leydig. He is survived by his wife, Phyllis L. (Middleton) Leydig. They were married for 42 years. He is survived by four sons: Rick E. Leydig, at home; Gary R. and Larry E. Leydig, both of Florida; and Scot A. Leydig of Missouri; and a daughter, Iris L. Leydig, at home. Also surviving are one granddaughter and two brothers, Glenn A. Leydig of New Carrollton, Md., and Clay E. Leydig of Bedford RD 4. Mr. Leydig was a general contracting supervisor for POMCO of McKeesport. He served in the U.S. Marines in the Pacific Theater during World War II, was a life member of the Hyndman VFW Oscar Jordan Post 7375, and a member of AARP. Funeral services: Monday, May 21, at 11 a.m. in the Harvey H. Zeigler Funeral Home, Hyndman, with the Rev. Leroy Logsdon officiating. Burial at Lybarger Cemetery at Madley, with graveside military honors accorded by the Hyndman VFW Oscar Jordan Post 7375 and the Fort Bedford Honor Guard. Visitation at the funeral home, 5 to 9 p.m. Sunday.
The Bedford Gazette,  May 19, 1990
(Courtesy of Sheryl Kelso)
Posted August 15, 2015



LEYDIG, Henry E.

Henry E. Leydig of Hyndman died September 30, 1957 in Hyndman. He was born March 8, 1885, at Hyndman, a son of John and Margaret Leydig. He is survived by his wife, Barbara Kiser Leydig, and these children, Albert Kiser of Hyndman, Raymond Kiser of Alum Bank, Mrs. May Bryant of Baltimore, Md.; Mrs. Grace Grenke of Hyndman, Mrs. Bertha Sisler of Hamburg, Germany; Mrs. Anna Burkett of Corrigansville, Md.; and Mrs. Lillian Emerick of Hyndman; a brother, Walter Leydig of Fairhope, also 30 grandchildren and 16 great-grandchildren. He was a member of the Pentecostal Church in Hyndman. Funeral services: Thursday, at 3:30 p.m. D.S.T., in the Zeigler Funeral Home. Interment in Hyndman Cemetery. Friends will be received at the late residence.
The Bedford Gazette, October 1, 1957
(Courtesy of Sheryl Kelso)
Posted September 3, 2010


LEYDIG, Mrs. Hilda Alverta Saylor

MEYERSDALE - Mrs. Hilda Alverta Leydig, 38, wife of Charles H. Leydig, Sr., died suddenlyMonday at Meyersdale Community Hospital. She had been in ill health. A native of here, she was born in October, 1918, and was a daughter of Wilson and Ella (Felker) Saylor. Besides her parents and husband, she is survived by two sons, Ray C. Meyers, U. S. Navy, and Charles H. Leydig Jr., at home; a sister, Mrs. Kevin Shaffer, here; a brother, Merle Saylor, Pittsburgh; a half-sister, Mrs. Hazel Miller, of Chicago; three step-brothers, Chief Petty Officer Carl Werner, of Cumberland; Merle Werner, Baltimore, and Eugene Werner, Pittsburgh. Services were conducted today wilh Rev. L. Collins Defibaugh officiating. Interment was in Mount Lebanon Cemetery.
The Cumberland Evening Times, February 7, 1957
(Courtesy of Sheryl Kelso)
Posted January 28, 2011


 

LEYDIG, Howard E.

HYNDMAN, Pa. — Howard E. Leydig, 83, formerly of here, died yesterday in Baltimore at the home of his son, John Leydig. Born in Hyndman, he was a son of the late Mr. and Mrs. Benjamin Leydig. His wife, Ida (Mull) Leydig, preceded him in death. Surviving are nine children, Mrs. John Clites, of here; Mrs. Mila Fickes, Manns Choice; Benjamin Leydig, Accident, Md.; George Leydig, Hyndman; Mrs. Elsie Lepley, RD, Hyndman; Mrs. Mary Burkett, RD 1, Buffalo Mills, and Mrs. Nellie Miller, Baltimore; and Charles and Howard Leydig, both of Buffalo Mills; a brother, Lester Leydig, RD 1, Buffalo Mills; 34 grandchildren and 21 great-grandchildren. He was a member of Gravel Pit Evangelical and United Brethren Church where services will be conducted Thursday at 2:30 p.m. by Rev. Harvey Williams, pastor. Burial will be in Lybarger Cemetery. The body is at the Zeigler Funeral Home where the family will receive friends today from 7 to 9 p.m. and tomorrow from 2 to 4 p.m. The body will be taken to the church at 1:30 p.m. Thursday.
The Cumberland Evening Times, March 29, 1960
(Courtesy of Sheryl Kelso)
Posted June 26, 2009


LEYDIG, Mrs. Hulda Marie Shaffer

HYNDMAN — Mrs. Hulda Marie Leydig, 78, of Hyndman, died yesterday in Baltimore City Hospital where she had been a patient three months. A native of Hyndman, she was a daughter of the late Charles and Evaline (Welch) Shaffer. Her husband, Edgar Leydig, preceded her in death. Mrs. Leydig was a member of Fairhope Community Church. Surviving are six sons, Raymond Burley, Rockwood; Harry Leydig, New Florence; Edward and Ray Leydig, both of Jeanette, and Samuel and Irvin Leydig, both of Hyndman: three daughters, Mrs. Marie Novak, Mrs. Eileen Skarzinski and Mrs. Rosa Kruse, all of Baltimore; a brother, Ralph Shaffer, Hyndman; 26 grandchildren and 27 great-grandchildren. The body is at the Zeigler Funeral Home.
The Cumberland News, March 24, 1967
(Courtesy of Sheryl Kelso)
Posted August 19, 2010


 


LEYDIG, Mrs. Ida Ellen Mull

Hyndman, Pa., Oct. 12 — Mrs.Ida Ellen Leydig, 55, died yesterday at her home at Buffalo Mills. Mrs. Leydig was a daughter of the late J. Henry and Catherine Saylor Mull, and a member of the Evangelical church. Surviving besides her husband, Howard E. Leydig, are eight children: Nellie, Mary and Joseph Leydig, at home; Mrs. Bessie Clites, Mrs. Elsie Lepley, Charles, George and Howard Leydig, Hyndman; two sisters, Mrs. Leroy Albright, Claysburg, and Mrs. Leo Albright, Hollsopple; and a brother, Benjamin Mull, Accident. Md.
The Cumberland Evening Times, October 12, 1940
(Courtesy of Sheryl Kelso)
Posted May 28, 2011 



LEYDIG, Isaiah Daniel

Isaiah Daniel Leydig died Dec. 21, 1944, at Clewiston, Fla. He was preceded in death by his son, Robert, in Oct. 1906, and his wife, Anna B., on Mar. 20, 1944. Mr. Leydig was born near Glencoe, Pa., Dec. 31, 1858, the son of Dennis and Leah Troutman Leydig. He was united in marriage to Anna B. Coleman, Apr. 5, 1887, at Somerset, Pa. He was in the general merchandising business in Salisbury with George K. Walker from 1887 to 1898, when he moved to Glencoe and opened a general merchandise store there which he operated until 1918. After retiring from business Mr. and Mrs. Leydig lived in a bungalow just out of Glencoe until the fall of 1928 when they moved to Clewiston, Fla., to reside with their daughters, Miss Marion F. Leydig and Mrs. Leah R. Spicer, and two granddaughters, Betty Spicer Bell and Roberta Spicer. A daughter, Elizabeth, wife of Frederick W. DeLozier, and grandchildren, Marion and William DeLozier, reside in South Connellsville. Simon R. Leydig of Cumberland, Md., is the only brother living of a family of eight children. Mr. Leydig was a charter member of the Masonic Lodge of Meyersdale. He was buried at West Palm Beach, Fla. Dec. 23.
Meyersdale Republican, December 28, 1944
(Courtesy of Sheryl Kelso)
Posted June 26, 2009


LEYDIG, Junior G.

Junior G. Leydig, 67, of Buffalo Mills, died June 26, 2005, in Cumberland, Md. Born June 27, 1937, in Comps, Md., the son of George Calvin and Gladys Mildred (Emerick) Leydig. He is survived by his mother, of Hyndman; wife, Dorothy "Dotty" (Sheirer) Leydig, whom he married Aug. 25, 1962, in Ellerslie, Md.; children, Carl Holler and wife Jennifer (Perry), Buffalo Mills; Cathy and husband Carl Moen, Everett; Calvin and wife Amy (Dawson), Hyndman; grandchildren: Kayla, Alexander, Timothy, Courtney, Cassidy, Sara, Cruise, Owen and Veronica. Also surviving are brothers and sisters, Fay E. Leydig and wife Jeanie (Emerick), Hyndman; Cherlene and husband Ron Scritchfield, Hyndman; Barbara and husband Dave Logsdon, Comps, Md; Ron Emerick and wife Karen, Wellersburg; Dave Emerick and wife Theresa, Stringtown; and Patty and husband Johnny Troutman, Corriganville, Md. He was preceded in death by his father. Mr. Leydig attended Bible Gospel Church, Hyndman. He was a former member of the Hyndman EMS and Volunteer Fire Company. He started working for his father the very day he passed his drivers test. For many years, he worked in the coal and trucking industries. For several years, he was the owner and operator of Wills Creek Auto Sales. He enjoyed attending auctions and flea markets. He will be sadly missed by many. Friends will be received at the Bible Gospel Church, Rt. 96 N., Hyndman, Tuesday, June 28, from 2 to 4 and from 7 to 9 p.m., and Wednesday from 2:30 to 3:30 p.m. Services will be conducted at the church, Wednesday, June 29, at 3:30 p.m., with the Rev. Fay E. Leydig, and the Rev. Stevie Leydig and the Rev. Gary Pensyl officiating. Interment will be in the Lybarger Cemetery. The Harvey H. Zeigler Funeral Home, 169 Clarence St., Hyndman, is in charge of arrangements.
The Bedford Gazette, June 28, 2005
(Courtesy of Sheryl Kelso)
Posted August 28 , 2010


 


LEYDIG, Lester M.

HYNDMAN —Lester M. Leydig, 87, of Buffalo Mills, died yesterday at Lions Manor, Cumberland. Born in Fossilville, he was a son of the late Benjamin and Martha (Miller) Leydig. His first wife, Zora (Bohn) Leydig, preceded him in death. A retired B & 0 Railroad telegrapher, and justice of the peace, he was a member of Gravel Pit United Methodist Church. Surviving are his widow, Susie C. Leydig; three sons, Clyde F. and Theodore Leydig, RD 1, Buffalo Mills; Herbert L. Leydig, Orlando, Fla.; a stepson, Roy Brighther of West Virginia; a daughter, Mrs. Ethel Snyder, here; eight grandchildren; three stepgrandchildren and 20 great-grandchildren. The body will be at the Zeigler Funeral Home.
The Cumberland News, October 6, 1977
(Courtesy of Sheryl Kelso)
Posted May 31, 2011
 



LEYDIG, Mrs. Martha Housel nee Miller

Mrs. B. F. Leydig died at the home of her daughter, Mrs. Charles Shroyer, at Gravel Pit, aged 76 years and 27 days. She was a patient sufferer for a period of eleven weeks. She was married twice, both husbands having preceded her in death. She was united in marriage to Simon E. Housel on Feb. 5, 1871, to this union three children were born, a son having died in infancy. Surviving are J. H. Housel and Mrs. Chas. Shroyer. She was united in marriage to Benj. F. Leydig, Oct. 28th, 1886, to this union one son, Lester M. Leydig of Hyndman, Pa.; 3 step children: Howard Leydig of Buffalo Mills, Pa., R.D., Solomon Leydig of Los Angeles, California, and Mrs. Charles Wolford of Cumberland, Md.; 11 grandchildren and 14 step-grandchildren, and also two sisters, Mrs. Rachel Sides and Mrs. Jno. Hibner of Hyndman, Pa., also survive. She was a member of the U. B. Church for more than sixty years. Funeral services were held in the Lutheran Church at Madley with Rev. Gertrude Mitchell officiating. Interment was made in the adjoining cemetery. This makes the fourth death within a year in the Miller family.
The Bedford Gazette, January 10, 1930
(Courtesy of Sheryl Kelso)
 Posted May 31, 2011



LEYDIG, Mrs. Mary C. Myers
 
Mrs. Mary C. Leydig, 84, RD 1, Buffalo Mills, died November 11, 1967 at the home of her son, Ernest Leydig, RD 3, Berlin. She was born February 22, 1883, a daughter of Henry and Elizabeth (Brick) Myers. She was preceded in death by her parents and husband, Frank Leydig. Surviving are these children: Mrs. Myrtle Fleegle, of Butler; Mrs. Bessie Lafferty, Altoona; Lester, Hollidaysburg; Ralph, Hubert, Freeman and Clyde, all of Buffalo Mills; Ernest, RD 3, Berlin, and Mrs. Marie Countryman, RD 4, Berlin. Also surviving are 30 grandchildren, 64 great-grandchildren and 11 great-great-grandchildren; three sisters and one brother, Mrs. Susan Diest, RD 3, Berlin; Mrs. Emma Robb, and Mrs. Bessie Benning, both of Fairhope RD 1 and Harvey Ware of Cumberland, Md.
The Bedford Inquirer, November 16, 1967
(Courtesy of Sheryl Kelso)
Posted November 16, 2013


LEYDIG, Mrs. Mary Elizabeth Mull

Mary Elizabeth Leydig, 84, died Wednesday evening, Nov. 12, at her home in Ellerslie, Md. She was born May 6, 1896, in Bedford County, daughter of the late Simon and Lulu (Kennell) Mull. Her husband, Samuel H. Leydig, died in 1969. Surviving are a son, Carl H. Leydig of Cumberland, Md.; daughters Sara Sides of Ellerslie, Anne Lee See of Ellerslie and Faye See of Leesburg, Va.; a brother, A. Dewey Mull of Ellerslie; a sister, Agnes Conver, Schwenksville, Pa., five grandchildren and seven great-grandchildren. Mrs. Leydig was a lifelong resident of Ellerslie. Funeral services will be held this morning at 11 at the Harvey H. Ziegler Funeral Home in Hyndman, the Rev. James D. Myers officiating. Interment will be in Lybarger Cemetery, Buffalo Mills.
The Bedford Gazette, November 15, 1980
(Courtesy of Sheryl Kelso)
Posted May 7, 2011



LEYDIG, Oscar H.

ELLERSLIE
— Oscar H. Leydig, 71, died last night at his home here. A retired engineer for the Pennsylvania Railroad, he was born June 10, 1888, a son of the late Winfield S. and Sara Ellen (Corley) Leydig. He leaves his widow, Mrs. Bertie (Stouffer) Leydig, whom he married September 19, 1914. Besides his widow, he is survived by four daughters, Mrs. Arthur Miller, Mrs. Cloyd Miller, Mrs. Donald Johnson, Mrs. Irvin Shroyer Jr., and a son, George Lybarger, all of here; a brother, Samuel Leydig, also of here; two sisters, Mrs. A. D. Mull, of here, and Mrs. Emma Conrad, RD1, Buffalo Mills; 14 grandchildren and six great-grandchildren. Mr. Leydig was a member of Ellerslie EUB Church, Fraternal Order of Eagles 245, Cumberland, Brotherhood of Locomotive and Firemen Engineers, Cumberland, of which he was chairman for 30 years. Services Monday at Ellerslie EUB Church. Burial in Lybarger Cemetery.

The Cumberland Evening Times, March 18, 1960
(Courtesy of Sheryl Kelso)
Posted June 26, 2009


LEYDIG, Robert Lee

A 27-year-old Hyndman, (Pa.) area man was fatally injured yesterday while working on a construction project in Kensington. The man, Robert Lee Leydig, of RD l, Hyndman, was killed when a piece of lumber fell seven stories and struck him on the head. Mr. Leydig was working on a new apartment house and had been working on the job only a week and a half. He was born December 12, 1935, at Fairchance, Pa., a son of Mrs. Hulda (Shaffer) Leydig, RD 1, Hyndman, and the late Edgar Leydig. Mr. Leydig was a member of Fairchance Community Church. Also surviving are his widow, Frances (Darrah) Leydig; two children, Eileen and Carl Leydig, both at home; five brothers, Harry, New Florence, Pa.; Edward and Ray of Jeanette, Pa.; Samuel and Irvin of Hyndman; a half-brother, Ray Burley, Rockwood, Pa.; three sisters, Mrs. Marie Novak, Mrs. Rosalee Logsdon, and Mrs. Eileen Skarzinski, all of Baltimore. Zeigler Funeral Home, Hyndman. Services Saturday with interment at Hyndman cemetery.
The Cumberland Evening Times, May 16, 1963
(Courtesy of Sheryl Kelso)
Posted June 26, 2009


LEYDIG, Samuel Homer

ELLERSLIE— Samuel Homer Leydig, 69, died Wednesday in Memorial Hospital, Cumberland. He was born May 1, 1900 at Gravel Pit, Pa., a son of the late Winfield S. and Sarah Ellen (Corley) Leydig. He was a retired engineer for the Pennsylvania Railroad. Surviving are his widow, Mary (Mull) Leydig; one son, Carl Leydig, Cumberland; three daughters, Mrs. Sara Sides and Mrs. Anna Lee See, both of Ellerslie, and Mrs. Faye See, Leesburg, Va.; two sisters, Mrs. Emma Conrad, RD 1, Buffalo Mills, and Mrs. Margaret Mull, Ellerslie; five grandchildren and three great-grandchildren. The body is at the Ziegler Funeral Home, Hyndman, where friends will be received from 7 to 9 p.m. today. Services will be conducted at 11 a. m. tomorrow in the funeral home by Rev. J. Howard Smith. Interment will be in Lybarger Cemetery. Pallbearers will be Robert Johnson, William Johnson, Clarence Anderson, Royce Waltman, Curtis Stahlman and Frank Stahlman.
The Cumberland Evening Times, January 2, 1970
(Courtesy of Sheryl Kelso)
Posted June 26, 2009


Leydig, Samuel O.,Jr.
 
Samuel O. Leydig, Jr., 27, of R D 1 Hyndman died Tuesday August 14, 1984 as a result of the Hyndman Flood. He was born in Greensburg, PA, Nov 5, 1956, a son of Samuel O. and Barbara F. (Kiser) Leydig.  In addition to his parents he is survived by his wife Claudia Ann (Minnick) Leydig, and 2 sons, Jeremy Lee and Samuel Eugene, both at home. Also surviving are 2 brothers, Gary L., of R D 1 Hyndman; Kenneth R., of Pittsburgh; and 3 sisters, Barbara M. Sager, of Hyndman; F. Arlene McGregor, of Pittsburgh; and Wendy Kay Leydig, of R D 1 Hyndman. Mr. Leydig was a truck driver, employed by S. G. Leydig Trucking. Funeral services; Friday, August 17, at 2 pm at the First United Church of Christ in Hyndman, with Rev. Timothy Stamper officiating.  Burial in Hyndman Cemetery. Friends will be received on Thursday from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9pm at the First United Church of Christ, Hyndman. William Long, Richard Moskey, Michael Jeffreys, Steven Witt, and Craig Shaffer will serve as pallbearers. Arrangements by the Harvey H. Zeigler Funeral Home, Hyndman.
Bedford Gazette; abt.Tuesday August 14, 1984
Posted August 3, 2012

NB: Robert Gibbner, Samuel Leydig Jr. of Hyndman and Clyde A. Burley, Jr. of Rawlings, MD died as the result of the Hyndman Flood 1984.  The 3 men had been standing in Leydig’s Garage at Gooseberry, upstream of Hyndman, early Monday afternoon when a torrent of water from the mountains descended on them, surrounded the metal trucking garage and in a few minutes swept them away.  This flood happened on a day that we had very little rain.  It all came upstream from the mountains.
(Courtesy of Polly Groves)

 

LEYDIG, Simon R.

Simon R. Leydig, 88, died at his home at Meyersdale. A Baltimore and Ohio Railroad watchman for 19 years, he leaves his widow, two sons, 12
grandchildren and 15 great-grandchildren.
January 3, 1968, The Daily Courier, Connellsville
(Courtesy of Sheryl Kelso)
Posted June 26, 2009



LEYDIG, Thomas J.

HYNDMAN — Thomas J. Leydig, 77, formerly of Pittsburgh, died Monday at the Masonic Home at Elizabethtown. Born June 25, 1890 at Buffalo Mills, RD 1, he was a son of the late Solomon J. Leydig and Sarah (Sides) Leydig. He was a member of the Evangelical United Brethren Church at Wilkinsburg and Wilkinsburg Lodge 683, AF&AM. Mr. Leydig had been an accountant for the Jones-Laughlin Steel Company. Surviving are his widow, Mrs. Ethel (Kennell) Leydig: a brother, Raymond Leydig, Hyndman, and two sisters, Mrs. Blanche L. Wise, Hyndman, and Mrs. Mary M. Smiley, Cumberland. The body is at the Zeigler Funeral Home where friends will be received today from 7 to 9 p. m. and tomorrow from 7 to 9 p. m. A service will be held there Friday at 2 p. m. with Rev. John Weaver, pastor of Hyndman EUB Church, officiating. Interment will be in Lybarger Cemetery. Pallbearers, all members of Hyndman Lodge 589, AF & AM, will be Donald R. Shaffer, Raymond D. Pensyl, Edward Fields, Emil Pliss, Harry Tharp and Richard Shaffer. The masonic lodge will conduct a service tomorrow at 8 p.m. at the funeral home.
The Cumberland News, November 22, 1967
(Courtesy of Sheryl Kelso)
Posted May 31, 2011


LEYDIG, Mrs. Zora Loretta Bohn


Mrs. Zora Loretta Leydig died at her home in Buffalo Mills, Rt. 1, Sunday, November 8, 1953. She was born May 18, 1897, in Buffalo Mills, Rt. 1, and was the daughter of Charles Bohn, and Melissa (Barthalow) Bohn, both deceased. She is survived by a stepmother, Mrs. Tilla Shroyer Bohn. She was married September 29, 1911, to Lester Leydig, who survives. Mrs. Leydig is also survived by the following children: Clyde F. Leydig of Buffalo Mills, Rt. 1, Herbert L. Leydig, Waynesboro; Mrs. Ethel Snyder, Hyndman, Theodore L. Leydig, at home, and, nine grandchildren. Also surviving are the following brothers and sisters: Harry Bohn, Buffalo Mills, Rt. 1, Carl Crawford, Bedford; William Bohn, Reedsville; Mrs. Myrtle Merrill, Cumberland; Mrs. Alice Hutchinson, Erie; Mrs. Mary Crislip, Hyndman; and Mrs. Alma Coughenour, Buffalo Mills. Mrs. Leydig was a member of the Evangelical-United Brethren Church of Gravel Pit. Funeral services: Wednesday afternoon, Nov. 11, at 2 o'clock, at the late residence, with the Rev. W. J. Lloyd and Rev. Charles Raley officiating. Interment in.the Lybarger Cemetery. Friends will be
received at the home until time of services. Funeral services are in charge of Zeigler's, Hyndman.

The Daily Bedford Gazette, November 10, 1953
(Courtesy of Sheryl Kelso)
Posted May 31, 2011


Back to Obituaries






|OUR BRICK WALLS| |DONATE| |SEARCH| |Recently Added| |New OBITS| |WHASSUP?| |FYI| |Miner Recollections| |Mine Explosion!| |Cuzn Connect| |FAMILIES| |FAMILY PHOTOS| |MILITARY| |VITALS| |OBITUARIES| |DEATH PHOTOS| |CEMETERIES| |TOMBSTONES| |WILLS & PROBATE| |SKELETONS| |IN THE NEWS | |Coming to America| |FLOOD ~ 1889| |Tornado~1891| |STORYTELLERS| |CENSUS TAKER| |MUSINGS| |GENEAHUMOR| |BITS & PIECES| |MEMORIES| |SCENIC MD| |ARCHIVES| |FORUMS| |GREAT LINKS| |SITE MAP|