Jacob Otto Fields
Jacob Otto Fields was born March 07, 1851, and was married to Miss
Josephine Tyler, on March 14, 1871. He was converted in the year 1885 and
united with the M E Church, South, in which he lived an acceptable member
until his death, December 27, 1892. He was crushed with a mass of
falling slate in his room in the Odin mines. He was 37 years old. The
funeral of Bro. Fields and the little daughter Lula, age one year, were both
preached at the Baptist church, two miles south of Rome, Illinois, by
Rev. W H Cunningham, Pastor of th M. E. Church, South, December 29,
after which the remains were laid to rest in the Limestone Cemetery.
The bereaved family have the heart-felt sympathy of the writer. W.H.C.
Source: Family Records--Newspaper Clipping
Submitted by: Nancy L Marse