Claire Carbaugh

Female 1916 - 2001  (85 years)


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  • Name Claire Carbaugh 
    Born 8 Dec 1916  Mercersburg, Franklin, Pennsylvania, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2
    Gender Female 
    Buried Dec 2001  Mercersburg, Franklin, Pennsylvania, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Died 13 Dec 2001  Washington County, Maryland, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2, 4
    • Claire E. Gelsinger

      GREENCASTLE, Pa. - Claire E. Carbaugh Gelsinger, 85, of 3821 Hill Road, died Thursday, Dec. 13, 2001, at Washington County Hospital.
      Born Dec. 8, 1916, in Mercersburg, Pa., she was the daughter of the late Robert and Catharine McFadden Carbaugh.
      She was preceded in death by her husband, Stanley L. Gelsinger, in 1972.
      She helped her husband on the family farm. She also was employed for 26 years by the former Stanley Co. in Chambersburg, Pa.
      She was a member of Mount Tabor Brethren in Christ Church near Mercersburg.
      She is survived by a daughter, Shirley M. Swisher of Greencastle; a son, Melvin J. Gelsinger of Greencastle; a brother, James R. Carbaugh of Greencastle; five grandchildren; 10 great-grandchildren; and four great-great-grandchildren.
      She was preceded in death by a great-great-grandson.
      Services will be Monday at 2 p.m. at Harold M. Zimmerman and Son Funeral Home, 45 S. Carlisle St., Greencastle. Bishop H. Frank Kipe will officiate. Burial will be in Fairview Cemetery in Mercersburg.
      The family will receive friends Sunday from 7 to 9 p.m. at the funeral home.

      Herald-Mail, The (Hagerstown, MD) - Thursday, December 27, 2001
    Person ID I600  Carbaugh
    Last Modified 5 Feb 2017 

    Father Robert Lewis Carbaugh,   b. 30 Jan 1889, Mercersburg, Franklin, Pennsylvania, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 26 Mar 1947, Antrim, Franklin, Pennsylvania, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 58 years) 
    Mother Catherine Sarah McFadden,   b. 17 Aug 1890, Pennsylvania, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Feb 1981, Greencastle, Franklin, Pennsylvania, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 90 years) 
    Married 10 Oct 1911  Greencastle, Franklin, Pennsylvania, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    • certificate no. 410, page 410
    Family ID F181  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Stanley Gelsinger,   b. 13 Apr 1916, Pennsylvania, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Feb 1972  (Age 55 years) 
    Last Modified 7 Feb 2017 
    Family ID F146  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 8 Dec 1916 - Mercersburg, Franklin, Pennsylvania, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - Dec 2001 - Mercersburg, Franklin, Pennsylvania, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 13 Dec 2001 - Washington County, Maryland, USA Link to Google Earth
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  • Notes 
    • Also known as Clara in some years.

  • Sources 
    1. [S7] U.S., Social Security Death Index, 1935-Current, Claire E. Gelsinger; Number: 204-30-6276; Issue State: Pennsylvania; Issue Date: 1955-1957.

    2. [S72] U.S., Social Security Applications and Claims Index, 1936-2007, Claire Elizabeth Gelsinger, SS no. 204-30-6276, January 1956.

    3. [S148] Find A Grave 1, 11 January 2017; memorial no. 143687090 for Claire E Gelsinger (1916-2001).

    4. [S1227] GenealogyBank - Herald-Mail, Claire E. Gelsinger; obituary transcription; 27 December 2001; 16 November 2016.

    5. [S1132] Pennsylvania, County Marriages, 1885-1950, 29 December 2016; for the marriage of Robert Lewis Carbaugh and Catharine Sarah McFadden; FHL microfilm no. 323909.


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