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Obituaries and Death Notices in the Jonesboro Gazette

1872-1873

Jonesboro, Union County, Illinois


Transcribed by:

Darrel Dexter

darreldexter@hotmail.com

6 Jan 1872:

E. Henson, of Grand Tower, Jackson County, cut his own throat at Preston last week (21 Dec 1871)

 

27 Jan 1872:

Willie Edward Bourne, son of John and Clara Bourne, aged 4 years, 3 monrths, 12 days, died at St.

Louis of lung fever 15 Jan 1872

 

3 Feb 1872:

Price Canester, of Ullin, Pulaski County, died of pneumonia Sunday morning (28 Jan 1872).

George Childs, aged 36 years, died of pneumonia at Anna 26 Jan 1872. He was born in Worcester, Mass.

 

10 Feb 1872:

Frank McLain died of typhoid pneumonia at Ullin, Pulaski County, 7 Feb 1872. (See also 17 Feb 1872,

issue.)

Fanny Penninger, wife of George W. Penninger Jr., died 5 Feb 1872 at Dongola.

The funeral of John Cartney, aged 95 years, was preached last Sunday (4 Feb 1872) at Camp Ground.

 

17 Feb 1872:

Montgomery Hunsaker died 9 Feb 1872. (He was reported as not dead in the 24 Feb 1872, issue.)

Mary E. Houser, mother of William Z. Causey, aged 78 years, died of pneumonia.

Mary E. Smith Schuchardt, wife of Dr. Schuchardt, died 9 Feb 1872.

Elizabeth Dougherty, of Paris, Ky., was shot with a pistol by her little grandchild and died Tuesday (13?

Feb 1872).

 

24 Feb 1872:

M.N. Montgomery, cousin of Montgomery Hunsaker, died.

Joseph Seay, aged 69 years, died of pneumonia at Anna Wednesday (21 Feb 1872).

Dr. Luther K. Parks, aged 53 years, died 15 Feb 1872.

 

2 Mar 1872:

Col. Cutler, husband of Mrs. Dr. Tracy Cutler, died of dropsy at Cobden Monday (26 Feb 1872).

R.E. Lee, aged 35 years, died 27 Feb 1872.

Infant child of J.L. Mansaker, died 26 Feb 1872.

 

9 Mar 1872:

John Walcher, aged 68 years, died at Anna Thursday morning (7 Mar 1872).

Elizabeth Misenhimer, wife of Paul Misenhimer, died in Jonesboro 7 Mar 1872.

 

16 Mar 1872:

John E. Naill, aged 61 years, died of bilous pneumonia last Thursday (14 Mar 1872). He was born in

Hagerstown, Md.

James Hanners, aged 53 years, 9 months, died three miles east of Anna Sunday (10 Mar 1872).

Elizabeth Wright, consort of the Rev. A. Wright, of Vienna, Johnson County, died.

30 Mar 1872:

William Dodd, of McCracken Co., Ky., was murdered at Wetaug, Pulaski County, by Charles

Shuffleberger and Bagley Saturday (16 Mar 1872). (See also 6 Apr 1872, 1 Feb 1873 and 8 Feb 1873, issues.)

Louisa R. Sifford, aged 23 years, died of consumption Tuesday afternoon (26 Mar 1872).

 

6 Apr 1872:

Eugene Freeman, daughter of E.O. Freeman, died at Chicago 1 Apr 1872.

James Hicks was shot by his brother William Hicks, five miles from Jonesboro, last Sunday (31 Mar

1872). (See also 13 Apr 1872, 15 Jun 1872, 31 May 1873 and 7 Jun 1873, issues.)

John C. Clymore was murdered in Johnson County last Friday (29 Mar 1872). (See also 13 Apr 1872, 8

Feb 1873 and 22 Feb 1873, issues.)

 

4 May 1872:

Emma J. Barnwell, consort of E.M. Barnwell, died in Dongola of consumption 22 Apr 1872.

Isaac Vancil, son of Jonas Vancil, aged about 70 years, was murdered by Ku-Klux Klan at Herrin’s

Prairie, Williamson County, 22 Apr 1872. (See also 11 May 1872 and 21 Aug 1875. issues.)

Miss Miles was burned to death near Mt. Pleasant Thursday last week (25 Apr 1872)


18 May 1872:

Lizzie Good, daughter of Frank Good, aged 4 years, died at Anna last Wednesday morning (15 May

1872)

  

25 May 1872:

Serenee Bostian, wife of Charles Bostian, died two miles southeast of Anna last Saturday (18 May

1872).

 

1 Jun 1872:

William Kaly, aged 61 years, died Wednesday afternoon (27 May 1872). He was born at Isle of Man, Great Britain.

Urbane Robinson died.

 

8 Jun 1872:

John Hopp, aged 72 years, died at Jonesboro 31 May 1872. He was born in Germany.

 

15 Jun 1872:

Samuel Y. Zimmerman, of Makanda, aged 46 years, died 1 Jun 1872.

Aaron Treese died last Thursday (13 Jun 1872).

 

22 Jun 1872:

Dr. James Vance Brooks, son of B.W. Brooks, died Monday morning (17 Jun 1872). He was born in Jonesboro.

Robert (also as William) Hargrave, son of Mrs. J. Morgan, aged 28 years, died in an accident at the

Furnace, Grand Tower, Jackson County, 12 Jun 1872.

Fred Heimrich died in an accident at the Furnace, Grand Tower, Jackson County, 12 Jun 1872.

 

6 Jul 1872:

Ella M. Dougherty, wife of Dewitt C. Dougherty, aged 40 years, died at Jonesboro Tuesday (2 Jul

1872). She was born in Cork, Ireland.

 

3 Aug 1872:

Henry W. Tubbs, of Jordan Settlement, Alexander County, near Union County line, was shot and killed

by Alfred Huffman last Friday (2 Aug 1872). (See also 10 Aug 1872, and 8 Feb 1873, issues.)

David Myers, aged 91 years, 6 months, formerly of Union County, died at Varna 14 Jul 1872.

 

10 Aug 1872:

Mr. Parr, living eight miles from Jonesboro, aged about 17 years, was accidentally shot and killed.

 

17 Aug 1872:

Sielia Robinson, aged 20 years, died near Makanda 12 Aug 1872

 

24 Aug 1872:

J.B. Taylor, son of Col. S.S. Taylor, died at Cairo, Alexnader County, last Monday (19 Aug 1872).

Simeon Kesterson was hit on the head with a bucket while digging a well in Anna and died Monday

evening (19 Aug 1872).

 

31 Aug 1872:

Joseph Duschel, aged 66 years, 4 months, died three miles south of Jonesboro 23 Aug 1872.

Aged aunt, father, mother and three children of the Cannon (or Canday) family died of sickness a mile

east of Dongola within short period of time.

 

7 Sep 1872:

John M. Carter, of Vienna, Johnson County, died.

Son of M.F. Smith, of Vienna, Johnson County, died.

Mrs. Sarah E. Henney, aged 39 years, died Tuesday evening (3 Sep 1872). She was born in Center Co., Pa.

 

14 Sep 1872:

Sylvester Terpinitz died in Anna 4 Aug 1872. He was born 23 Nov 1796, in Amstetten, Austria.

 

21 Sep 1872:

Minnie Cornelia Davie, daughter of S.A.B. and Margaret, Davie, aged 1 year, 4 months, died of cholera

infantum in Anna Tuesday (17 Sep 1872)

 

28 Sep 1872:

Unknown German man was found dead in his bed in a boarding house in Anna last Thursday morning (26 Sep 1872).

 

5 Oct 1872:

Josiah Shick, aged 39 years, died at Springfield, Chester Co., Pa., 28 Sep 1872.

 

12 Oct 1872:

Infant daughter of J.M. and A. Moyer, aged 2 months, 4 days, died 3 Oct 1872.

(illegible), son of David, died one mile south of Jonesboro Wednesday (9 Oct 1872).

 

19 Oct 1872:

Belle (Dickenson) Beal, wife of Edward Beal, of Cobden, aged 31 years, died 11 Oct 1872.

           (See also 26 Oct 1872, issue.)

Paulina Cook, relict of Alvan Cook and daughter of Dr. Thomas Neal of Jackson, Mo., aged 59 years,

died last Monday (14 Oct 1872).

Robert Rushing died at Anna last Friday evening (18 Oct 1872).

 

26 Oct 1872:

Mike Conners was killed at Grand Tower, Jackson County, by Jim Oval 14 Oct 1872.

 

2 Nov 1872:

The Rev. John Wesley Watkins died Wednesday night (30 Oct 1872).

 

9 Nov 1872:

Frances Barringer, daughter of John and Melvina Barringer, aged 14 years, died of typhoid fever 4 Nov 1872.

Charles Lence, son of H. and M. Lence, aged 1 year, 9 months, 8 days, died 5 Nov 1872.

 

23 Nov 1872:

H. Wheeler was thrown from a wagon by a runaway team at Cave Creek Monday morning (18 Nov

1872).

Dr. T.N. Foster, aged 56 years, of South Pass (Cobden), died of apoplexy 11 Nov 1872. He was born in Massachusetts.

 

30 Nov 1872:

Children of Jonathon Landreth, of Cobden, aged 5 years and 3 years, died.

Daughter of James P. Milliken, aged 4 years, died at Cobden last Tuesday (26 Nov 1872).

 

7 Dec 1872:

Sabina Stearns, wife of Osborn R. Stearns, died at South Pass (Cobden) 1 Dec 1872. She was born 28

Nov 1832, in Bucksport, Maine. (See also 7 Jun 1873, issue.)

Wiley J. Sams, son of B.F. Sams, aged 17 years, died at Mt. Carbon 23 Nov 1872. He was born near Jonesboro.

 

21 Dec 1872:

Infant son of John Clements, of Dongola, died Friday last week (13 Dec 1872).

Father of M.V. Ussery was killed in railroad accident at Dongola Saturday night (14 Dec 1872)

 

28 Dec 1872:

Lewis Shirly was thrown from a wagon in vicinity of Cherry Valley last Friday (20? Dec 1872).

 

4 Jan 1873:

John Pierce, of Cobden, died Friday evening at Cobden (3 Jan 1873). He was born in 1825 in North Carolina.

John Scurlock, of Dongola, died of pneumonia Wednesday (1 Jan 1873). (See also 11 Jan 1873, issue.)

Mr. Gillet, of Ullin, Pulaski County, died last Tuesday (31 Dec 1872).

 

11 Jan 1873:

Son of George W. Burton, aged 3 years, was scalded last Saturday (4 Jan 1873).

Wife of N.G. Miller died 2 Jan 1873.

Infant of N.G. Miller, aged 2 or 3 days, died 2 Jan 1873.

 

18 Jan 1873:

George Lence, father of Peter Lence, aged 78 years, of Dongola, died Thursday last week (9 Jan 1873).

Mr. Schuckers, of Wooster, Ohio, father of Mrs. John Oberly of Cairo, Alexander County, died.

 

25 Jan 1873:

Henry Wood, of Anna, died of pleuro-pneumonia last Sunday morning (19 Jan 1873).

T.A. Wilson, of Dongola, died last Saturday (18 Jan 1873).

William Lackey Sr., of near Pulaski, Pulaski County, died last Monday (13? Jan 1873).

 

1 Feb 1873:

Lorenzo D. Lyerle, aged about 21 years, of Dongola, died 7 Jan 1873.

James Pruett was shot and killed at Ullin by John Lyon Thursday evening (30 Jan 1873).

Peter Rymer, father of Capt. J. Rymer, died Wednesday evening (29 Jan 1873).

Thomas S. Cox, aged 80 years, died 24 Jan 1873. (See also 8 Feb 1873, issue.)

 

8 Feb 1873:

L. Brandon was killed by Mr. King at Sneakout, Franklin County, Monday evening last (27 Jan 1873).

Jeff Martin was poisoned by whiskey Saturday last (25 Jan 1873).

 

15 Feb 1873:

Rose Ann (Heilig) McLain, wife of J.P. McLain, aged 44 years, 4 months, 4 days, died 12 Feb 1873.

(See also 22 Feb 1873, issue.)

 

22 Feb 1873:

M. (Whitlock) Dougherty, wife of George Dougherty, died Monday (17 Feb 1872).

 

1 Mar 1873:

Child of Hiram Keith, of Murphytown, died last week.

Allen Crebs Morgan, son of Joel G. Morgan, died at Shawneetown, Gallatin County, last week.

Mollie Smith, sister-in-law of G.W. McCallen, of Wetaug, Pulaski County, aged 17 years, died Monday last week

           (24 Feb 1873).

Wife of John Keller, of Dongola, was buried last Monday (24 Feb 1873).

Thomas Digman, of Murphytown, aged 55 years, died of pneumonia 26 Feb 1873.

Henry S. Wilson, of Shawneetown, Gallatin County, died of apoplexy 17 Feb 1873.

Benjamin Hammack, of Perry County, died 10 Feb 1873.

 

9 Mar 1873:

John Walcher, aged 68 years, died of anthrax last Thursday morning (7 Mar 1873).

Elizabeth Misenhimer, wife of Paul Misenhimer, died 7 Mar 1873.


15 Mar 1873:

B.T. Hamilton died Sunday morning (9 Mar 1873).

Mrs. Herndon, of Cairo, Alexander County, was burned to death 7 Mar 1873.

John C. Knup, eldest son of Samuel and Hannah Knup, died of spinal meningitis 6 Mar 1873. He was born 23 Oct 1849.

James Miles died Thursday morning (13 Mar 1873).

Charles Turlay, son of John W. and Anna M. Turlay, killed at Dongola 5 Mar 1873.

 

22 Mar 1873:

Samuel B. Beaver, of Cobden, died.

Moses Garner, aged 28 years, late of Murphysboro, Jackson County, died of pneumonia 14 Mar 1873.

Cordelia Homes, wife of Overton Homes, of Mt. Pleasant, aged about 16 years, died of typhoid pneumonia 15 Mar 1873.

Little child of Sarah Speck died a few days ago.

John Sheldon was killed at Goose Island, Alexander County, by Harry Green last Thursday morning (20? Mar 1873)

 

29 Mar 1873:

Barbara Hornidle committed suicide on Tuesday at Monmouth.

Patrick Doyle, of near Howlett, died.

Son of Mr. Shaffer, of near Ocoya, Livingston County, died.

 

5 Apr 1873:

Mary Fowley, wife of James Fowley, of Cobden, aged 34 years, 19 days, died of consumption 31 Mar 1873.

William Smoot died at Little Rock, Ark., 20 Mar 1873. (See also 12 Apr 1873, issue.)

William Gunter, aged about 35 years, died of congestive chills 20 Mar 1873.

James M. Underwood, aged 53 years, died of pneumonia 22 Mar 1873.

Gallitin Waugh, aged 27 years, died of spinal meningitis 29 Mar 1873.

 

12 Apr 1873:

Mrs. Louisa Miles, of Murphytown, died of congestive chills 18 Mar 1873.

Martha Shreeves, wife of George Shreeves, aged about 33 years, died of spotted fever 5 Apr 1873.

George A. Scarsdale, son of Dr. F.E. and L.P. Scarsdale, of Jonesboro, aged 5 years, 8 months, 4 days,

died 5 Apr 1873.

Mr. Hawkins was killed in a railroad accident near Ullin, Pulaski County, Monday (7 Apr 1873).

Jacob Hartline, son of Miles Hartline, aged 21 years, died at Toledo 4 Apr 1873.

Infant daughter of James E. and Bessie Alsup, of Dongola 7 Apr 1873.

H.C. Bartlett, of Anna, aged 23 years, died 6 Apr 1873.

Daughter of Benjamin and Mary Meneis, aged 2 years, died 5 Apr 1873.

 

19 Apr 1873:

Jacob W. Miller, daughter of Christopher Howser, of Clear Creek, died Tuesday morning (15 Apr 1873).

William Merriman was shot by his nephew, Noah Merriman, Thursday and died Saturday (5 Apr

1873). (Copied from Waterloo Advocate 10 Apr 1873.) Both were African Americans.

Teddy Bell, infant son of James Bell, died of whooping cough Friday (18 Apr 1873).

William Brown, son of Washington Brown, aged 24 years, died 14 Apr 1873.

Willie Laird, son of John Laird, aged 7 years, died 11 Apr 1873.

Wife of Jacob Mathus, died in Mississippi Bottoms 14 Apr 1873.

 

26 Apr 1873:

Esther (Cushman) Bouton, relict of Enoch Bouton, aged 69 years, 10 months, 9 days, died 24 Apr 1873.

(See also 3 May 1873, issue.)

George Wiggs, aged about 35 years, died of pneumonia 14 Apr 1873.

James Madison Boswell, of Johnson County, aged about 29 years, died of spinal meningitis 17 Apr 1873.

Wife of Aaron Lyerle, aged about 50 years, died 18 Apr 1873.

Ellen Spann, wife of Troliver Spann, aged 50 years, died 20 Apr 1873.

Wife of Jonathon Chester, aged 42 years, died 22 Apr 1873.

William Dougherty, of Cape Girardeau Co., Mo., aged about 70 years, died 21 Apr 1873.

Fountain Hughes was stabbed to death by Thomas Lence at Hamburgh Saturday (19 Apr 1873).

Lucian Donel, nephew of Mrs. Davis, opposite Grand Tower, in Missouri, drowned crossing the Mississippi River

            9 Apr 1873.

 

3 May 1873:

Matilda (Brock) Guthrie, wife of Anslem Guthrie, aged 66 years, died Saturday morning (26 Apr 1873).

Charles W. Hartline, aged 51 years, died of bronchitis 18 Apr 1873.

Infant son of George and Caroline Lyon died 30 Apr 1873.

Piety Boon, wife of W.T. Boon, aged 27 years, died of phthisis pulmonalis 24 Apr 1873.

Son of James B. Guthrie, aged 14 years, died of spinal meningitis 5 May 1873. (See also 10 May 1873, issue.)

Thomas Doyle was murdered on the boat at Grand Tower by William Campbell, an African American,

and died at Memphis. Copied from Cairo Bulletin 26 Apr 1873. (See also 9 Aug 1873, issue.)

 

10 May 1873:

Samuel Clark Reynolds, son of R.S. and Amanda Reynolds, aged 1 year, 8 months, died of congestion of

the lungs 1 May 1873.

Mary Coomes, wife of James Coomes, aged about 25 years, died 4 May 1873.

 

17 May 1873:

Cyrus Watson Frick, son of Paul Frick, of Jonesboro, aged 14 years, 6 months, died of meningitis 13 May 1873.

 

24 May 1873:

Mrs. Levi Brown, aged 53 years, died 10 May 1873.

James Elkins, aged about 65 years, died of pneumonia 4 May 1873.

Rachel Hileman, aged 48 years, 6 months, 24 days, died of heart dropsy 18 May 1873. (See also 14 Jun 1873, issue.)

Col. Tilman B. Cantrel, of Benton, Franklin County, aged about 57 years, died 14 May 1873. (See also 7 Jun 1873, issue.)

 

31 May 1873:

Thomas G. Rendleman, of Kennet, Mo., aged 42 years, died of pneumonia 13 May 1873.

Wife of Thomas G. Rendleman died 21 Apr 1873.

 

7 Jun 1873:

Wife of T.H. Godard, aged about 50 years, died 1 Jun 1873.

 

14 Jun 1873:

Rachel C. Hileman died.

Child of G.W. Zimmerman, aged 2 or 3 years, died 18 May 1873. (See also 24 May 1873, issue.)

 

21 Jun 1873:

David Miller died of sunstroke last Tuesday (17 Jun 1873). (See 25 Oct 1873, issue.)

 

5 Jul 1873:

Isaiah Shon, of Johnson County, died at Murphytown 20 Jun 1873.

 

12 Jul 1873:

Jefferson Johnson died of cholera at Friars Point, Miss., 20 Jun 1873.

S.S. Crocket died of cholera at Friars Point, Miss., 21 Jun 1873.

 

19 Jul 1873:

Cora Alice Penninger, aged nearly 2 years, died of diptheria 12 Jul 1873.

George W. Eaton, aged about 25 years, from Sulpher Springs, Williamson County, died last Friday (11 Jul 1873).

Son of J.H. Smith, aged 13 months, died of cholera 14 Jul 1873.

William Bradshaw, of Stoddard Co., Mo., aged 20 years, died of cholera 15 Jul 1873.

 

9 Aug 1873:

Child of E. Davault, of Dongola, died Sunday morning (3 Aug 1873).

Child of Dr. Latham, of Dongola, died Tuesday morning (5 Aug 1873).

Don Breeze, of Hazlewood, Alexander County, was killed by his brother, Daisy Breeze, at Unity,

Alexander County, Thursday (31 Jul 1873). (See also 23 May 1874, issue.)

 

16 Aug 1873:

Lewis Misenhimer was thrown from a wagon at Dongola and died 14 Aug 1873. (See also 23 Aug 1873, issue.)

Son of Thomas Douglass, aged 2 years, died 2 Aug 1873.

Daughter of W.E. Jinnett, aged 8 years, died 7 Aug 1873.

Son of Jacob Hileman, aged 4 years, died 11 Aug 1873.

Claude Crowell, only son of Alex H. and Jennie Crowell, aged 22 months, died 10 Aug 1873.

 

23 Aug 1873:

Mrs. Eunice (Carpenter) Wygel, of Venice, Mo., aged 23 years, died of cholera 12 Aug 1873.

Matilda P. Hileman, daughter of John Hileman, aged 4 months, died 19 Aug 1873.

Ella R. Spann, daughter of Silas H. Spann, aged 23 years, died 15 Aug 1873.

Child of John King, aged 18 months, died 16 Aug 1873.

Child of J. Horner, aged 3 years, died 16 Aug 1873.

Child of Wiley and Alice House, aged 18 months, died 18 Aug 1873.

Henry Treese, aged about 65 years, died 18 Aug 1873.

Mrs. Charlotte Wiggins died in Murphysboro, Jackson County, 9 Aug 1873.

Child of William Brown, aged 4 months, died 19 Aug 1873.

Mrs. Mary C. (Condon) Kratzinger, aged 35 years, died of hemmorhage 19 Aug 1873.

 

30 Aug 1873:

Solomon Lombard died of anemia 25 Aug 1873. He was born 29 Aug 1818.

 

6 Sep 1873:

John F. Brown, aged about 62 years, of Rich Precinct, died of pneumonia 30 Aug 1873.

David Treese, aged about 30 years, died 28 Aug 1873.

Caroline McElhany, wife of John McElhany, aged 50 years, died 31 Aug 1873.

Wife of Wilhelm Weiss, aged 35 years, died 29 Aug 1873.

Betsy Beckwith, aged 86 (?) years, died at Preston 2 Sep 1873.

Mrs. Mary Griffith, aged about 35 years, died 3 Sep 1873.

Mrs.Bryan, aged about 50 years, died 3 Sep 1873.

Elizabeth Baker, of Makanda, aged 15 years, died 22 Aug 1873.

Annie Feltman, niece of Mrs. Cuhl, of Dongola, aged 23 years, died.

Washington McLain, of Dongola, aged about 60 years, died of inflammation of the bowels 27 Aug 1873.

(See also 11 Oct 1873, and 16 May 1874, issues.)

Anna Davis, wife of Edward Davis died 30 Aug 1873. She was born in 1776.

William Campbell was executed in Cairo, Alexander County, for the April 1873 murder of Thomas Doyle 29 Aug 1873.

 

13 Sep 1873:

Wife of Eli McClain, of Dongola, died. (See also 4 Oct 1873, issue.)

Mark Bunch, aged about 35 years, died in an accident when a 15-foot ditch he was digging caved in,

crushing him last Saturday (6 Sep 1873).

Joseph Griffith, aged about 65 years, died 4 Sep 1873.

Louartha Dopp, aged about 25 years, died 4 Sep 1873.

William Dopp, aged about 3 years, died 5 Sep 1873.

Wife of Lafayette McClure and daughter of Judge Penninger, died northeast of Dongola.

 

20 Sep 1873:

George Fisher, of Cobden, died 13 Sep 1873. He was born 30 Mar 1801.

Sarah Morris, widow of the Rev. A. Morris, of Cobden, aged about 50 years, died of typhoid fever 18 Sep 1873.

Jacob M. Knup, son of Samuel Knup, aged 22 years, 1 month, 12 days, died 16 Sep 1873.

Mrs. Catherine Freeze, aged 49 years, died 15 Sep 1873.

Mary Antos Baker, aged 10 months, died 17 Sep 1873.

 

27 Sep 1873:

Rodney R Skeen, step-son of Dr. Underwood, aged 23 years, died of hemorrhage of lungs 23 Sep 1873.

Adam Dillow, born 14 Jul 1848, died 18 Sep 1873.

Eli Mowery, son of John Mowery, aged about 10 years, died 19 Sep 1873.

 

4 Oct 1873:

The funeral of William Penrod, of Dongola, was preached 4 Oct 1873.

Mrs. Theresa Jennitte, aged 53 years, died at her residence four miles east of Anna 27 Sep 1873.

 

11 Oct 1873:

Chris Pitcher, of Cairo, Alexander County.

William Miller, of Grand Tower, Jackson County, dropped dead Thursday evening.

Mrs. Elijah Dickerson died at her residence at Goose Island, Alexander County, of congestive chills last Week.

William Fountain, aged 10 years, was shot and killed in Cairo, Alexander County, by John McAlister

Tuesday (30 Sep 1873).

John McAlister, aged 10 years, was shot and killed in Cairo, Alexander County, by William Fountain

last Tuesday (30 Sep 1873).

 

18 Oct 1873:

Charlie Davis, son of John Davis, of Dongola, aged 8 years, died last Sunday (12 Oct 1873). (See also 25 Oct 1873,  issue.)

Elizabeth Lombard, of Dongola, aged 18 years, died 15 Oct 1873. (See also 25 Oct 1873, issue.)

Florence Treese, only son of Joseph and Maggie Treese, of Anna, aged about 12 years, died of

congestive chills Thursday (16 Oct 1873). (See also 25 Oct 1873, issue.)

Child of Ans. Wallace, of Cobden, died of croup last Monday (13 Oct 1873).

Tom Morris was shot by Henry Smith in Cairo, Alexander County, 10 Oct 1873.

 

25 Oct 1873:

Mrs. Rebecca Stacy, aged 58 years, 11 months, 6 days, died at DeSoto 14 Oct 1873.

Ella Moreland, wife of William Moreland, aged 24 years, died at Preston 20 Oct 1873.

Mrs. Susan Ann Craver, of Jonesboro, aged 79 years, 7 months, 12 days, died 21 Oct 1873. (See also 13 Dec 1873, issue.)

Fanny Hood, of Mannings Prairie, was thrown from her horse and killed last Sunday (19 Oct 1873).

 

8 Nov 1873:

Walter Buck, infant son of Adam and Clara M. Buck, of Cobden, died.

Julia Pearce, wife of I.N. Pearce, of Johnson County, formerly of Union County, died last night (Oct 26 1873).

 

15 Nov 1873:

M. Burchard Lawver, son of John S. Lawver, of Cobden, aged 8 years, 1 month, died of  spinal

meningitis Sunday (9 Nov 1873).

Col. Allen Bainbridge, of DeSoto, aged 65 years, 7 months, 14 days, died 28 Oct 1873.

 

22 Nov 1873:

Charles Freeman, infant son of E.O. and Belle Freeman, aged 1 week, died 15 Nov 1873.

Alexander Clutts was buried last week at Dongola.

 

6 Dec 1873:

Daughter of John Parmley, of Cobden, aged 14 years, was burned to death last Sunday (30 Nov 1873).

Mrs. Janette Beale, of Cobden, born 1 Nov 1802, died 26 Nov 1873.

Lyman A. Frink was killed in a train accident at Dongola Thursday last week (27 Nov 1873).

Wife of Abram Corzine, of Dongola, was buried last Sunday (30 Nov 1873).

 

13 Dec 1873:

Henry Schlegel, son of John Schlegel, aged 10 years, died last Monday night (8 Dec 1873).

Hattie Ellen Wallace, daughter of John R. and Mary E. Wallace, aged 8 years, died 8 Dec 1873.

Elizabeth (Craver) Verble, wife of Tobias Verble, aged 58 years, 10 days, died of winter fever 8 Dec 1873.

Catharine A. Brady, daughter of Sarah A. Brady, of Dongola, aged 16 years, died of pneumonia 22 Nov 1873.

 

20 Dec 1873:

Mrs. Elizabeth Wright, of Dongola, aged 58 years, died 12 Dec 1873

Minnie Pruett, daughter of W. and C.C. Pruett, of Dongola, aged 2 years, died 12 Dec 1873.

George Brush was killed in Carbondale, Jackson County, by J.W. McDonald Saturday (13 Dec 1873).

George Bulliner was killed in Carbondale, Jackson County, 12 or 13 Dec 1873) by Thomas J. “Tom”

Russell, who had his 12-year prison sentence commuted in 1891. He had been in Chester penitentiary since 10 Apr 1884 and was to be set free 10 Jul 1891. Russell was born on Eight Mile Prairie 1 Feb 1851, the third son of Jefferson Russell. Bulliner was the father of five sons, David Bulliner (killed 27 Mar 1874), John Bulliner, Monroe Bulliner, George Bulliner, and Emanuel Bulliner. They were allied with the sons of William Crain, William J. “Big Jep” and Marshall T. Crain, and the son of Jasper Crain, William J. “Black Bill” Crain. They were feuding with the Russells, Hendersons, and Sisneys. James Henderson was killed 13 May 1874, by James Norris. Vincent Hinchcliff was killed 3 Oct 1874. George W. Sisney was killed 28 Jul 1875. William Spence was killed 31 Jul 1875 by Marshall T. Crain, who was hanged in Marion, Williamson County, 21 Jan 1876. (See also 12 Apr 1884, 18 Apr 1891, issues.)

Malinda Golliher, aged 14 years, burned to death at Mt. Carbon Friday evening (12 Dec 1873).

James J. Provo, of Anna, aged 23 years, died at Jonesboro 13 Dec 1873.

 

27 Dec 1873:

Wife of John O. Bradshaw, of Dongola, died 19 Dec 1873.

O.R. Stearns, of Cobden, died 22 Dec 1873. (See also 10 Jan 1874, issue.)        

 

10 Jan 1874:

Dr. J.G. Hawkins, of Cobden, born in 1842 in Kentucky, died of heart disease 1 Jan 1874.

Nellie Pollard, aged 58 years, widow of Abraham Davis and Mr. Pollard, died at the residence of her

son, John M. Davis, 28 Dec 1873.

Sophia A. (Hawkes) Town, of Cobden, wife of Ebenezer Town, mother of Mrs. Henry Frick, born 11

Oct 1813, in Charleston, Mass., died of billous fever 2 Jan 1874.

C.S. Davis, died at Hallettsville, Texas, 26 Dec 1873.

James Crowell, of Jonesboro, aged about 20 years, son of Charles Crowell, died two miles west of

Jonesboro of consumption 26 Dec 1873.


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