John George Gilbert
(1793-1863)
Elizabeth
(1796-1855)
Henry Alleman
(About 1818-)
Leah Shire
(About 1830-)
John K. Gilbert
(1825-1895)
Catharine Alleman
(1851-1908)
Leah J. Gilbert
(1886-1971)

 

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Spouses/Children:
William B. Spong

Leah J. Gilbert 1 2

  • Born: 28 Mar 1886, Lebanon, Lebanon, PA 1 3
  • Marriage: William B. Spong on 18 Apr 1907 in , Lebanon, PA
  • Died: 15 Jan 1971, Lewisburg, Union, PA, USA at age 84 1 3
  • Buried: Lebanon: Mount Lebanon Cemetery, Lebanon, PA 3

  Noted events in her life were:

1. Obituary: Lebanon Daily News: obituary of Mrs. William Spong, 16 Jan 1971, Lebanon, Lebanon, PA. 1 Leah J. Spong, 84, of 40 S. Second St., Lewisburg, died Friday evening in the Evangelical Community Hospital there, following a long illness.
She was born in Lebnaon, a daughter of the late John and Ctherine Alliman Gilbert. She had resided with her daughter, Mrs. Pauline E. Lentz, in Lewisburg for the last 25 years. She was preceded in death by her husband, William Spong of Lebanon, who died in 1935.
She was formely a member of St. Luke's Episcopal Church in Lebanon.
Surviving are, in addition to the daughter with whom she resided, another daughter Mildred, wife of Joseph Ferro, Woodside, N.Y., a grand-daughter, four nieces and a nephew.
She was precede din death by two sisters, Mrs. Charlotte Garrvell, Philadelphia, and Mrs. Virginia Eck, of Lebanon.


Leah married William B. Spong on 18 Apr 1907 in , Lebanon, PA. (William B. Spong was born on 17 Dec 1882 in , , PA,2 4 died on 6 Sep 1935 in Lebanon, Lebanon, PA 1 2 4 and was buried in Lebanon: Mount Lebanon Cemetery, Lebanon, PA 2 4.)


Sources


1 Lebanon Daily News, 16 Jan 1971, page 2. Obituary of Mrs. William Spong.

2 Ancestry.com, Pennsylvania, Death Certificates, 1906-1963 (Original data: Pennsylvania (State). Death certificates, 1906–1963. Series 11.90 (1,905 cartons). Records of the Pennsylvania Department of Health, Record Group 11. Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission, Harrisburg, Pennsylvania.), Certificate 81282. William Spong. Father Benjamin Spong. Mother Elizabeth Dunbaugh. Spouse Leah Gilbert.

3 Find A Grave, http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GRid=37065834.

4 Find A Grave, http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GRid=37065836.



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