Obituary for John Russell Aten
14 July, 1851 - 14 July, 1938
From The Caldwell News-Tribune,
dated Friday, 15 July, 1938
Contributed by Dennis McIndoo
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John Russell Aten died
at his home near Wilder Thursday on his 87th birthday.
He was a resident of this community for 19 years, and a native
Funeral services will be held Sunday afternoon at the
Presbyterian church in Roswell. Interment will be in the
Roswell cemetery. The body is at the Case Funeral
Survivors are; his wife, one daughter, Mrs. H. W.
Burham, Lincoln, Neb., two sons, Dr. W. B. Aten Binghampton,
N. Y., and Walter Aten of Wilder; also ten
In 1976 a transcription of funeral records from
Case Funeral Home was made from original records.
The information below was gathered from this transcription.
Cause of Death - Pneumonia, Bad Heart
Name of Father - Jacob C. Aten - Ohio
Name of Mother - Mary Jane Squire - Ohio
Other Genealogical Info - He married Susan Banta, 19 Feb 1880.
He was a farmer & a Member of the Protestant Church.
Full sized headstone photo available upon request.