Source: Herald of TruthVolume I, No 2, February 1864, page 8
"On July 19th, 1863, in Allen County, Ohio, with dropsy of the heart, Daniel Beery, age 63 yrs. 5 mo. and 1 day.He died, leaving no family, having never been married.
On June 27th, 1863, in the same place, George F. Beery, brother to the above, aged 55 yrs. 9 mo. and 28 days.On Sept. 5th, Elizabeth, his wife, aged 50 yrs. 4 mo. and 14 days.On May 1st, their son Christian, aged 26 yrs. 7 mo. and 3 days, leaving a widow to mourn his loss.On Sept. 8th, their son John, aged 22 yrs. 7 mo. and 17 days.On July 9th, their son George, aged 20 yrs. 3 mo. and 26 days.On March 3d, their daughter Catharine, aged 19 yrs. 3 mo. and 25 days, and on Sept. 18th, their daughter Elizabeth, aged 14 yrs. 6 mo. and 10 days, all of Typhoid fever except the first, and all out of the same house except one, in a period of a little over six months time.Five children, three sons and two daughters are left to mourn the loss of their parents, brothers and sisters.The four first named were members of the Mennonite Church."