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From the Nov 16, 1931 Mt. Vernon Register News 

Former Resident Died Early Today in Detroit, Mich. 

P.K. Crosnoe, Member of Old Jefferson County Family, 
Died Suddenly and Unexpectedly. Funeral Plans Not Made. 

Mrs. Jennie Davis was this morning notified of the sudden 
and unexpected death of her brother, P.K. Crosnoe, which 
took place at the home of his daughter, Mrs. John Morphew, 
in Detroit, Mich., where he had gone to spend the winter. 
Mr. Crosnoe retired in his usual state of health last night, 
but when he was called for breakfast this morning failed to 
respond and investigation showed that he had died sometime 
in the night. Nothing was known this morning as the funeral plans. 

Mr. Crosnoe was a former resident of Jefferson county and was a 
son of the late Mr. And Mrs. Joseph Crosnoe of Jefferson county, 
in their day among the best known and most highly respected 
residents of the county. Mr. Crosnoe had not lived in Jefferson 
county for some years, spending some of the time in Los Angeles. 

Mr. Crosnoe, while a resident of Jefferson county, had many friends 
and will be pleasantly remembered by all of them, both in the south 
part of the county and in Mt. Vernon. 

Mr. Crosnoe was 76 years old. His wife preceded him in death 
some years ago. 

He is survived by six children as follows; Ed of Clinton, Ill; 
Miss Lora, Los Angeles; Mrs. Ina Morphew, Detroit; John R. of 
Salem, Ill; Miss Vesta, a teacher in the Decatur, Ill schools; 
and Dial Crosnoe of Bonnie. 

Two sisters and five brothers survive, Mrs. Jennie Davis and 
Mrs. Willie Marlow of Mt. Vernon; and Charles Crosnoe, Albuquerque, 
N.M.; Howard, Bakersfield, Calif.; Samuel and Otto, Arthur, Ill.; 
and H.W. Crosnoe of McClellan township. 


Submitted by:Cherie Sheaffer 
March 2001

 
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