Martin Van Buren Crosnoe
Life's long march has ended for Martin Van Buren CROSNOE, a well
known veteran of the Civil War and citizen of Mt. Vernon. The aged
veteran passed away at his home, 501 S. 10th Street at 12:20 o'clock
last night. Mr. CROSNOE was a native of Jefferson County and for
many years lived on a farm in the Salem neighborhood, before removing
to the city. He was a well known veteran of the CIvil War serving
honorably in Company E, Sixty-Third Illinois Regiment.
He was 70y1m29d old and had finished the right and kept the faith
when death summoned him to rejoin his comrades on the other shore.
Mr. CROSNOE was a prominent member of the Red Men Lodge and that order
will have charge of the funeral which will take place at 2:o'clock
tomorrow afternoon from the residence, interment at Oakwood. He leaves
a wife and 3 children, Henry and Walter CROSNOE and Mrs. Parker VAUGHN.
The body will lie in state from 10 a.m. till 2 o'clock of the afternoon.
Source: Mt. Vernon Register News
Date: October 16, 1912
Submitted by: Mary Zinzilieta