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The Pennsylvania Magazine of History and Biography, Volume 38, January 1, 1914
OBITUARY NOTICES OF PENNSYLVANIA SOLDIERS OF THE REVOLUTION
COLLECTED BY WILLIAM SUMMERS
[The following obituary notices of officers and privates who
served in the Continental Line and Militia of Pennsylvania during
the Revolution have been collected from the newspapers of Montgomery
George Leader.-Died in Pottstown on 13th of August ult. George Leader,
in the 92d year of his age. The deceased was a soldier of the Revolution,
and his remains were followed to the grave by a large concourse of
citizens; the Pottstown Brass Band playing a solemn dirge from his late
residence to the place of interment, the body being taken into the church,
the Rev. Mr. Harman and the Rev. Mr. Miller, of the Lutheran church both
preached on the occasion.
-Norristown Register, September 3, 1845.