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Notes for William Ellsworth Troutman

William L. Troutman, retired public school teacher, and justice of the peace of Jordan Township for 40 years, died Sunday night at 9:45 o'clock at his home at Hebe, after an illness of two years. hewas aged 76 years, 10 months and 16, days.
His death breaks a marital union of 53 years. He was for many years a resident of Hebe, moving to Pillow 14 years ago.
He was the son of William K. and Lydia Troutman, and wasborn May 5, 1864, at Hebe.
December 24, 1837, he married Miss Susan M. Lahr, of Hebe,the ceremony being performed at Red Cross.
She survives him, together with the following children:Grant, of Pillow; Clarence, Earl, Lillian, Ammon, Eva and Roscoe, ofHebe, and Fay, now Mrs. Schlegel, of Valley View; one sister, MissMazie Troutman, of Ashland, also survives.
Mr. Troutman taught school for 42 years in the rural areas of lower northumberland county, having one of the longest records inJordan Twonship and vicinity before his retirement. His record as justice of the peace was also one of the longest in Central Pennsylvania.
He was a member of the Hebe Reformed Church and the HebeP.O.S. of A. lodge.
Funeral services will be held Thursday afternoon at 2 o'clock at the home, and continued in the Hebe Reformed Church. Rev.Jacob Singer will officiate, and burial will be in the Hebe Cemetery.

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