JEFFERSON COUNTY IL 
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Frank W. BURKHEAD
FORMER MOORES PRAIRIE MAN DIES IN MISSOURI 

Frank W. Burkhead's Death Occurs at Poplar Bluff, Mo. - Brother at Ina 

John McPherson received a telegram this morning containing the intelligence 
that Frank W. Burkhead, his brother-in-law, had died last night at his home 
in Poplar Bluff, Mo. 
Mr. Burkhead formerly lived in Moores Prairie township, leaving there about 
10 years ago for his present home, where he has been in the transportation 
business. He is 40 years old and leaves a wife and six children, besides a brother, 
E. H. Burkhead, of Ina, and three sisters, who live in Paxton, Ill. T. Otto McPherson 
leaves here this afternoon for Poplar Bluff to attend the funeral services there. 

SOURCE: January 17, 1912 Mt. Vernon Register News 
Submitted by Sharlet Bigham LaBarbera


 
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