Jefferson County
Illinois

NEWSPAPER ARTICLES
1919

 


March 27 or 28, 1919 Mt. Vernon Daily Register (Probably was in the Confederacy with his brothers.) Submitted by: Sharlet Bigham LaBarbera Nov 6, 1997 FORMER WELL KNOWN MAN VERY SICK AT HOWELL Relatives here have been informed of the serious illness of Aaron L. Yearwood, formerly of this place, who with his family moved to Howell, Indiana many years ago. Mr. Yearwood is reported critically ill with Bright's disease. Mr. Yearwood will be remembered by many of the older families of Mt. Vernon, as he was one of six brothers and one sister who resided here. Samuel, William, Robert and Dave Yearwood and Mrs. Buck Oakley, as sister are dead. Joe Yearwood of Mt. Vernon and Aaron L. Yearwood of Howell are the only survivors. Joe Yearwood is almost eighty-five years old and is in good health and Aaron L. Yearwood will be eighty-one years old if he lives until next Saturday. He is a veteran of the Civil War.

 
 
 
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