The Daily Standard, Hazleton, PA, February 29, 1912



"Mother" Weaver Dead

Conyngham's Oldest Woman Died Suddenly Last Night Mrs. Weaver, the estimable wife of Daniel Weaver of Conyngham, was suddenly summoned to the Great Beyond, last night at 10 o'clock. About a year ago she suffered a stroke of paralysis and had been ailing more or less ever since, but her condition of late was not such as to cause alarm and her sudden demise came as a great shock not only to her immediate family, but to her numerous acquaintances as well. Mrs. Weaver was a grand old lady and lived to the ripe age of four score years. She resided in the valley all her life and was known far and near, and held in high regard. She was a Christian woman if there ever was one and was a member of the Lutheran church. Surviving are her husband and two children. John Mumaw, and Mrs. Norman Radler.


Standard Sentinel, Hazleton, PA, Feb, 1940

Mrs. Mary Readler
Mrs. Mary Readler, aged 68, widow of Norman Readler, died at her home in Conyngham at 8:30 o'clock Saturday night, following a weeks' illness of complications. She was born in Conyngham, September 25, 1871, spent her entire life in that community and was born in the same house in which she died. Mrs. Readler, together with her son-in-law, John Wagner, conducted greenhouses built by her husband who preceded her in death 18 years ago.

She was a member of Christ Reformed Church, Conyngham, and was the last member of her family. Her daughter, Mrs. John Wagner, Conyngham, with whom she made her home and one grandson, Norman Wagner, survive.

Funeral services will be conducted Wednesday afternoon at 2 o'clock at the late residence with the Rev. Mil-May officiating. Interment will be made in Union cemetery at Conyngham.


Died April 4, 1915
Death of John Mumaw
John Mumaw, who for many years managed the "Weaver Farm" in Butler township, died around noon on Sunday, just eight days after his son Frank had committed suicide by hanging himself in the barn. Mr. Mumaw had been seriously ill for the past several weeks with rheumatism and dropsy. Worry over the act of his son undermined his weakened condition and hastened the end.

Few men were better known or had more friends in the valley than John Mumaw. He was a man of generous impulses. He was a devoted husband and a kind and indulgent father; a good neighbor, but the greates of all he was a man, and to his friends, the soul of fellowship. Surviving him are his wife and three sons, Charles, Oscar and Ray.

Mr. Mumaw was born in Conyngham Valley 58 years ago. He always resided there. The funeral took place Thursday afternoon. Services were conducted in the Reformed church by Rev. Hartzell, followed by burial in the adjoining cemetery.


Standard - Sentinel, Hazleton, PA, December 28, 1925
Mrs. Cordelia Jane Mumaw
Mrs. Cordelia Jane Mumaw, relict of John Mumaw, died on Christmas morning at her home in Butler Valley at the age of 64 years.

Three sons survive; Oscar of Hollywood; Charles of Sugarloaf Township; and Ralph of Conyngham; also one brother, Monte Santee, of Hazleton. Twelve grandchildren also survive.

The funeral will be held on Tuesday afternoon privately, with services at the residence and interment in Conyngham Cemetery.


The Plain Speaker, Hazleton, PA, Monday May 11, 1931
Mrs. Charles Mumaw
Mrs. Charles Mumaw, age 46 years, of Conyngham, died at 8:45 o'clock Sunday morning, after an illness of several weeks.

Surviving are her husband, three sons and daughter, John, of this city; Paul, William, and Emily at home; her father, Charles Wagner, of this city, and the following brothers and sisters: Dr. Arthur Wagner, Williamsport; Mrs. Wm. Topley, Detroit; Harold Wagner, Chicago; Mrs. Wm. Key, of this city.


Standard-Sentinel, Hazleton, PA, December 19, 1942
Charles Mumaw
Charles Mumaw 59, died at the home of his son, John Mumaw, 100 Putnam Street, West Hazleton, yesterday afternoon at 4:20 o'clock, following an illness of about two years. He was born in Conyngham, the son of the late Mr.s and Mrs. John Mumaw, and lived there, in Hollywood, and West Hazleton his entire life. He was engaged in farming some years ago.

He was preceded in death by his wife 12 years ago. A son, Samuel died 13 years ago, and he is survived by the following children: John, of West Hazleton; Paul, of Haddock; William of Hollywood; and Mrs. Lester Cawley of this city. Also surviving are 13 grandchildren and two brothers, Oscar, of West Hazleton, and Raymond of Conyngham.

The funeral will be held Monday afternoon at 2 o'clock from the home of his son, 100 Putnam Street, West Hazleton. Interment will be in Conyngham.


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