Jesse Birdsong, Former Resident, Dies in Ohio
Word has been received here of the death of Jesse O. Birdsong,
which occurred June 3 in Oberlin, Ohio. He was 76 years of age.
A former resident of Mt. Vernon, he had resided in Ohio for many
years. He was a Spanish American War Veteran, having served with
K Co., 9th Illinois Infantry.
He was preceded in death by his wife, Katherine (Bostrand)
Birdsong, and one daughter, Katherine.
He is survived by four sons, Keith, Adrian, Donald and Walton;
five daughters, Nadine, Dorothy, Ursula, Marian and Patricia; and
two brothers, John of Mt. Vernon and George E. of New Orleans, LA.
Funeral services and burial were to be held in Oberlin today.
From the Mt. Vernon Register
June 6, 1953
Submitted by Cherie Sheaffer