Esther Yoder (Hertzler) (1788 - 1861)

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Birthplace: Berks, PA, USA
Death: Died in Lawrence, PA, USA
Managed by: Eric Christopher Near
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About Esther Yoder (Hertzler)

In 1983, a folder was printed by J. Otis Yoder to commemorate the 150th anniversary of the birth of her youngest son, Moses H Yoder. Esther Hertzler Yoder wrote these words as a legacy to her children and grandchildren about six weeks before her homegoing: "I will leave this for you as a salutation and memorium; You my beloved children and grandchildren! While I'm thinking to depart soon from this sorrowful world, and with the help and grace of the Lord a better one to enter; for He that gives the goodly life takes it again according to His pleasure. So I'll give you my solemn advice, repent and be converted in younger years, for the Lord is God, and helps each time when you with earnestness and diligence to Him appeal. Devote yourselves to reading and prayer to the Lord, because from Him all goodness and blessings come. Be compassionate one to another, pleasant and friendly, for this is pleasing to the Lord. At the end I commit myself and you all together with body and soul into the hand of God. He will keep us in a saving faith till a blessed end, and this all through Jesus Christ, Amen.

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Esther Yoder's Timeline

1788
February 18, 1788
Berks, PA, USA
1813
March 22, 1813
Age 25
Berks, PA, USA
1815
April 10, 1815
Age 27
Mifflin County, Pennsylvania
1816
November 9, 1816
Age 28
Centre, PA, USA
1818
August 7, 1818
Age 30
Centre, PA, USA
1820
January 31, 1820
Age 31
Mifflin, PA, USA
1822
April 11, 1822
Age 34
1828
January 28, 1828
Age 39
Mifflin, PA, USA
1830
July 15, 1830
Age 42
Mifflin, PA, USA
1833
May 24, 1833
Age 45
Mifflin, PA, USA