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Obituaries and Death Notices in the Jonesboro Gazette

1862-1863

Jonesboro, Union County, Illinois


Transcribed by:

Darrel Dexter

darreldexter@hotmail.com
 

18 Jan 1862:

Daniel McElyea, 18th Missouri, died in St. Louis the week ending Monday last (13 Jan 1862?).

William Brown, 18th Missouri, died in St. Louis the week ending Monday last (13 Jan 1862?).

William N. Bennett was stabbed to death in Jefferson County, one or two weeks ago by John Lynch.

 

25 Jan 1862:

Assistant surgeon of the 7th Iowa died in a train accident at DuQuoin Wednesday night (22 Jan 1862).

 

1 Feb 1862:

William Kersey of Capt. Stewart's Cavalry died 28 Jan 1862, at Mound City, Pulaski County. (See also 1 Mar 1862, issue.)

 

15 Feb 1862:

Capt. George H. Lemley died of consumption at St. Louis last Monday (10 Feb 1862).

 

1 Mar 1862:

L.D. Craig, of Johnson County, was poisoned at Ft. Donelson.

Jerome Provo was killed at Ft. Donelson. (See also 15 Mar 1862, issue.)

John Emery was killed at Ft. Donelson.

J. Crane was killed at Ft. Donelson.

Marion Anderson was killed at Ft. Donelson.

A.G. Burton was killed at Ft. Donelson.

John Cole was killed at Ft. Donelson.

Joseph Patterson was killed at Ft. Donelson.

William Morgan was killed at Ft. Donelson.

James Dyer was killed at Ft. Donelson.

David Williams was killed at Ft. Donelson.

 

15 Mar 1862:

E. Dilday died of wounds received at Ft. Donelson.

Martin Sumner died of pneumonia Wednesday morning (12 Mar 1862).

 

22 Mar 1862:

Col. Hendricks, of the 26th Indiana, was killed at the Battle of Pea Ridge.

 

29 Mar 1862:

Carrie Belle Craver, daughter of Daniel and Elizabeth A. Craver, aged 4 years, 1 month and 9 days, died near
             Forbestown, Calif., 1 Feb 1862.

 

5 Apr 1862:

Calvin Otrich, son of Henry Otrich deceased, aged 9 years, died last Saturday (29 Mar 1862).

A child, aged 10 years, drowned at Cairo, Alexander County, 2 Apr 1862.

 

12 Apr 1862:

Son of Syrian Davis, aged 10 years, died 4 Apr 1862.

Eli Davis, son of Syrian Davis, died about one year ago.

Mr. J.A. Galup, aged about 35 years, died of typhoid fever last Saturday (5 Apr 1862).

  

19 Apr 1862:

Captain Stewart was killed. (He was later reported not killed.) (See also 26 Apr 1862, issue.)

 

3 May 1862:

William McGowie, of Lawrence County and the 63rd Illinois, was shot Sunday night (27 Apr 1862).

Matthew M.D. McClure, of Alexander County, aged 60 years and 3 months, died 23 Apr 1862.

 

10 May 1862:

F.M. Sumner, aged about 32 years, was murdered Saturday night (3 May 1862).

 

31 May 1862:

George Lethard, aged 12 or 13 years, was killed by his brother with a ball bat Tuesday afternoon.

(Copied from Ripon, Wis., Star)

Jeremiah Sullivan was murdered at Cairo, Alexander County, in May 1861, by David Tucker. (See also

7 Jun 1862, and 14 Jun 1862, issues.)

 

14 Jun 1862:

John DeWitt, of the 31st Illinois, died last Tuesday (10 Jun 1862)

 

28 Jun 1862:

Mrs. Vancil died a few days ago.

John M. Gunn was buried last Sunday (22 Jun 1862).

 

5 Jul 1862:

Mr. Case was killed by his stepson in Ogle County.

 

26 Jul 1862:

Capt. William Edward Short, Co. A, 60th Illinois, died near Corinth, Miss., last Saturday (19 Jul 1862).

 

30 Aug 1862:

Aaron (Abram) Barringer, son of Peter Barringer, died Thursday (28 Jul 1862). (See also 16 Aug 1862, issue.)

 

13 Sep 1862:

Dr. Hugh McVean, aged 36 years, died at Anna, 4 Sep 1862.

 

25 Oct 1862:

Nathan Simpson died last Sunday night (19 Oct 1862).

Henry Clay Cruse, of Jonesboro, aged 20 years and 12 days, died of bilious fever, 22 Oct 1862.

Stella Wilcox, daughter of Lorenzo P. and America Wilcox, of Anna, aged 2 years, 9 months and 22 days, died 22 Oct 1862.

             

22 Nov 1862:

John F. Massey, of Co. H, 109th Illinois, died last week.

Chesterfield Lee, of Co. B, 109th Illinois, died last week.

John Sands Hacker, fifth son of William A. and A.P. Hacker, aged 4 years, died of dysentery, 24 Oct 1862.

William Alexander Hacker, youngest son of William A. and A.P. Hacker, aged 2 years, 1 month and 14 days, died of
        dysentery, 15 Nov 1862.

  

29 Nov 1862:

Daniel Williams, of Co. B, 109th Illinois, died of pneumonia, Monday (17 Nov 1862).

Simpson Harvell, of Co. B, 109th Illinois, died of pneumonia, Monday (17 Nov 1862).

Alfred Terry, of Co. B, 109th Illinois, died of pneumonia Tuesday (18 Nov 1862).

Thomas B. Hammond, of Co. A, 109th Illinois, died of nervous disease Thursday (20 Nov 1862).

 

6 Dec 1862:

Fennel Hubbard, Co. D, 109th Illinois, died of hemorrhage of lungs Sunday (23 Nov 1862).

 

13 Dec 1862:

Benjamin F. Outland, of Co. C, 109th Illinois, died.

William Himes, of Co. H, 109th Illinois, died.

Isaac Denton, of Co. B, 109th Illinois, died of typhoid pneumonia.

Ben M. DeWitt, of Co. F, 109th Illinois, died of delirium tremens.

 

20 Dec 1862:

Alexander Cook was murdered a few days ago at Preston by Joseph Russell.

 

3 Jan 1863:

Henry Sanders, of Carbondale, Jackson County, died of consumption Monday (29 Dec 1862)

 

10 Jan 1863:

William Smith, son of Henry Smith, of Hudgins Creek, died in an accident Monday (5 Jan 1863).

 

17 Jan 1863:

John Crips, of Co. B, 109th Illinois, died of measles 5 Jan 1863.

J.C.W. Smith, of Co. D, 109th Illinois, died of acute diarrhea 5 Jan 1863.

 

24 Jan 1863:

Henry B. Tuthill, son of R. and D.P. Tuthill, of Vergennes, aged 20 years and 2 months, died 5 Jan 1863.

    

7 Feb 1863:

Jacob Durall, of the 109th Illinois, died of suffocation 17 Jan 1863.

John Zeigler, of Co. F, 109th Illinois, died of acute diarrhea Tuesday (27 Jan 1863).

Calvin Peelar, of Co. I, 109th Illinois, died of typhoid fever Wednesday (28 Jan 1863).

Warren Stewart, of Clear Creek, Alexander County, was killed in battle a few days ago.

 

14 Feb 1863:

William Frazier, of Co. D, 109th Illinois, died of piles at Memphis, Tenn., 1 Feb 1863.

W.S. Crow, of Co. H, 109th Illinois, died at Memphis, Tenn., 4 Feb 1863.

Aaron Shephard, of Co. K, 109th Illinois, died at Memphis, Tenn., 2 Feb 1863.

Cornelius Little, of Co. K, 109th Illinois, died at Memphis, Tenn., 3 Feb 1863.

James Woodward, of Co. K, 109th Illinois, died at Memphis, Tenn., 3 Feb 1863.

John Woods, of Co. G, 109th Illinois, died at Memphis, Tenn., 2 Feb 1863.

James H. Henderson, of Co. H, 109th Illinois, died at Jackson, Tenn.

John R. Munn, of Co. A, 109th Illinois, died at LaGrange, Tenn.

James Dempsey, of Co. D, 109th Illinois, died at Mound City, Pulaski County.

Aaron Hanckley, of Co. C, 109th Illinois, died at LaGrange, Tenn.

Charles Lence, of Co. G, 109th Illinois, died at LaGrange, Tenn.

Zadoc Stroud, of Co. G, 109th Illinois, died at LaGrange, Tenn.

Nathan M. Mason, of Co. I, 109th Illinois, died at LaGrange, Tenn.

Moses Barringer, of Co. I, 109th Illinois, died at LaGrange, Tenn.

 

21 Feb 1863:

Mattie Emma Bullock, only daughter of Charles A. and Sarah A. Bullock, of Anna, aged 4 years, 2

months and 19 days, died of diptheria 19 Feb 1863.

  

28 Feb 1863:

D.A. (Alexander) Weaver, of Co. F, 109th Illinois, aged 38 years, died at Jackson, Tenn., 17 Feb 1863.

(See also 7 Mar 1863, and 21 Mar 1863, issues.)

John Abernathie, of Co. F, 109th Illinois, died at Jackson, Tenn., last week.

William Finney, of Co. F, 109th Illinois, died at Jackson, Tenn., last week.

Orange Wilson, of Co. H, 109th Illinois, died at Jackson, Tenn., last week.

Jacob Dillow, of Co. I, 109th Illinois, died at Jackson, Tenn., last week.

Stephen Brummitt, of Co. H, 109th Illinois, died at Jackson, Tenn., last week.

Capt. Wilson Misenhimer, Co. I, 109th Illinois, died at Ft. Pickering, Tenn., 23 Feb 1863. (See also 14

Mar 1863, issue.)

John Brummitt, of Co. H, 109th Illinois, died at the post hospital in Jackson, Tenn., last week.

Benjamin F. Sullivan was accidentally shot in Jonesboro 26 Feb 1863, by David Miller. (See also 7 Mar

1863, 14 Mar 1863, and 21 Mar 1863, issues.)

 

7 Mar 1863:

Col. S.C. Toler died 2 Mar 1863. (See also 14 Mar 1863, and 11 Apr 1863, issues.)

David Wall, of South Pass (Cobden), died suddenly last Tuesday (3 Mar 1863).

 

14 Mar 1863:

John McCommons, of Co. K, 109th Illinois, died of typhoid pneumonia 4 Mar 1863.

Eli Verble, of Co. G, 109th Illinois, died of typhoid fever 4 Mar 1863.

 

21 Mar 1863:

John H. McCrite, son of James E. McCrite of Alexander County, and of Co. B, 109th Illinois, died of

pneumonia Thursday (12 Mar 1863).

Mary A. Evans, wife of John Evans, of Jonesboro, died of inflammation of the brain last Wednesday (18 Mar 1863).

   

28 Mar 1863:

Thomas Kearns, of Co. D, 109th Illinois, died of pneumonia at Memphis, Tenn., 15 Mar 1863.

Watson Chapman, of Co. K, 109th Illinois, died of diarrhea at Memphis, Tenn., 15 Mar 1863.

Oliver J. Brown, of Co. G, 109th Illinois, died of diarrhea at Memphis, Tenn., 19 Mar 1863.

 

18 Apr 1863:

James Welch, of Preston, was shot and killed Wednesday evening (15 Apr 1863).

 

2 May 1863:

A woman posing as a soldier in Capt. Crane's company, 14th Iowa, committed suicide at Cairo,

Alexander County, Saturday (25 Apr 1863).

 

16 May 1863:

Hannah Frick, consort of Paul Frick, aged 43 years and 4 months, died of congestive chills Thursday

morning (14 May 1863).  


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