John L. Harter


Dies at the Home of Mrs. Nancy Lowe after a Long Illness.

Headstone of John Luther Harter

John L. Hardy, aged 58 years, died at the home of his mother-in-law, Mrs. Nancy Lowe, on the West Milford road. Sunday morning at 8 o’clock after a long illness of a complication of diseases.

The deceased man is survived by two brothers and a sister. The brothers are S. M., of Lumberport; and Dr. Hardy, living in the middle west, and the sister is Mrs. J. G. Fortney, of Guysville, OH.

The funeral will be held at the home of Mrs. Lowe Tuesday afternoon at 2 o’clock. The Rev. O. Dale King, of the Methodist Episcopal Church will conduct the services. The burial will follow in the Odd Fellows’ cemetery.


Funeral Held at Home of Mrs. Nancy Lowe in the Stealey Addition.

The Daily Telegram., July 16, 1912

Three Link Symbol of IOOF

The funeral of John L. Harter, who died at the home of his mother-in-law, Mrs. Nancy Lowe, in Stealey addition Sunday morning was held there Tuesday afternoon at 2 o’clock. The Rev. H. R. Hess conducted the services. The Lumberport lodge of Odd Fellows had charge of the funeral and the regular lodge services were observed at the grave. The burial was in the Odd Fellows’ Cemetery.


Is Probated before the County Court in Session Thursday.

The Daily Telegram., July 18, 1912

Stock image of last will and testament

The will of the late John L. Harter was probated before the county court Thursday. The personality and realty owned by him are left to Addie Harter, his widow, her life time, and she is empowered to sell one-third of the real estate or will it to whom she pleases. At her death the other two-thirds of the estate is to be divided equally among F. A. Harter, L. M. Harter, Jennie B. Fortney, the heirs of S. M. Barger and Virtue B. Cunningham and Nellie Rager.

Catherine McDonough qualified as administratix of John McDonough with bond at $1,000 and Will E. Morris surety. Percy Byrd, Will E. Morris and Leo P. Caulfield were appointed appraisers of the estate.

Louis A. Henderson qualified as a notary public.

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