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Information for Jesse Narcissas Sinclair

14 February 1872 - 3 June 1939

From The Caldwell News-Tribune

3 June 1939
Contributed by Dennis McIndoo

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Jesse N. Sinclair
Dies At Wilder

     Jesse N. Sinclair, 67, died suddenly today about noon, at the home of his sister, Mrs. Photos Connet near Wilder.  The body is at the Case Funeral establishment.  Funeral services are pending, until word is received from his wife at Holcomb, Kas.
    The survivors are his widow and three children all living in Kansas.
    Mr. Sinclair was working in the hay field during the forenoon and suddenly complained of not feeling good.  He sat down at rest and died within a few minutes afterwards.

Also this article from

The Caldwell News-Tribune

9 June 1939

Services Held
For Wilder Man
On Thursday

     WILDER  (Special) - Funeral services for Jesse Sinclair, aged 67 years, were held on Thursday afternoon at the home of Mr. and Mrs. Photos Connett near Wilder with the Rev. Ernest Stark of Nampa, an old-time friend of the family, officiating.
    The pallbearers were all former neighbors of Laverne, Okla., Fay Sizelove, Powell Thomas, Bert Campbell, Web Liner, O. C. Murray and Harry Rector.
    Mr. Sinclair had come from LaVerne, Oklahoma last October and had since been with his niece and family, Mrs. Connett where he assisted with the care of his aged brother, R. F. Sinclair who is an invalid.
    His death was due to a sudden heart attack on Saturday, June 3.
    His survivors are his wife, Mrs. Nelia Sinclair of Laverne, a daughter, Mrs. Jack Gatewood of Los Angeles, Calif., two sons, Charles Sinclair of Laverne and Eugene Sinclair of Ardmore, Okla., seven grandchildren, the one brother of Wilder; two nieces, Mrs. Connet of Wilder and Mrs. Frances Yost of Boise and a nephew, R. F. Sinclair Jr., of Wilder.
    The daughter, Mrs. Gatewood arrived on Tuesday to attend the funeral.
    Mr. and Mrs. Photos Connet with other members of their family on Friday attended the funeral services for Mrs. Etta Alexander of Boise, mother of their son's wife, Mrs. Albert Connet.



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