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Admiral William G. Buehler of Harrisburg

| June 25, 2012

William George Buehler retired as a Rear Admiral from the United States Navy after a long career which spanned the Civil War period.  Although he had no direct connection to Gratz or the Lykens Valley area, his brother Henry B. Buehler, served for a short time as a physician in Gratz before the Civil War […]

Death of Widow of Henry Buehler

| May 11, 2012

Mrs. Elizabeth Christine Buehler, wife of the late Dr. Henry Buehler, died at the home of her daughter in Baltimore on Monday morning aged 68 years.  The remains were buried at her former home, Harrisburg, on Wednesday. From:  Lykens Standard, 12 August 1904. The Harrisburg Patriot, 8 August 1904,  gave a more detailed description in […]

Death of Dr. Henry B. Buehler

| March 9, 2012

Death of Dr. H. B. Buehler LYKENS, 5 February 1904. — After an illness lasting almost two years, Dr. Henry B Buehler, one of Harrisburg’s best known citizens, died Monday evening at his residence, No. 227 North Second Street.  The direct cause of his death was dropsy born of the lingering illness that struck him […]