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From: "richard l. rininger" <>
Subject: Re: Nininger
Date: Sun, 26 Nov 2000 15:40:47 -0700
References: <e1.cdb9802.2752d1e1@aol.com>




wrote:

> Dear group:
> Does any one know anything about this man, his parents, wife or children,
> where he lived at, etc.
>
> Dennis
> Olympia, Wa
>
> Brethren At Work June 19, 1883 page 7
> Christian Nininger departed this life, May 17th, 1883. He was born Dec. 8th,
> 1808, in Virginia, but lived for a number of years in Kansas. For the last
> three years he has been a resident of Oregon. He come to this place nearly
> one year ago, where he lived up to this death. He had complained for a day
> or two of feeling ill, but was not so sick but he could be about the house as
> usual.
>  Wednesday night, about one o’clock, he complained of feeling chilly, and
> got up to start a fire. Sitting down on a chair, he suddenly fell forward,
> and when his wife had lifted him into the chair, she found that his spirit
> had fled to Him that gave it. He was buried on Friday.
> Â In his short stay here he had gained many warm friends, who regret his
> sudden death. He leaves a family of several children and a dear companion to
> mourn their loss; but they mourn not as those who have no hope. May the lord
> cheer them on their way. E. R. Wimer

Dennis:

Can't help you with your inquiry, but I'm intrigued by the spelling of Christian's
surname. Surely there'd be no connection.

Richard Rininger

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