Oscar David Glazebrook
Oscar David GLAZEBROOK died at his home two and a half miles south of
Ina, IL., Monday. February 1, 1897, aged 24 years, 10 months and 24 days.
While feeding some work horses at an early hour Monday morning, one of
them kicked him in the region of the stomach and liver, from the effects
of which he died shortly after midnight. The funeral took place the following
day at Kirk Church one mile north of Ina with interment at the cemetery at that place.
The obsequies were attended by a large concourse of the friends of the deceased.
Mr. GLAZEBROOK was born at Spring Garden, Ill., April 4th, 1871. He lived with
his parents during his youth and attended the public schools of Spring Garden at
which he received a good education. In 1892 he united with the Missionary Baptist
Church in his native town and continued a member of that faith till the time of his death.
He went to California in 1892 where he worked on a ranch for two years, when he
returned to Jefferson County and in 1894 was married to Miss Nora HARMON from which
one child, a boy, was born. He leaves a wife, son, father, mother, five brothers and
sisters to mourn his loss. As a neighbor and citizen none excelled him, being always
honorable, honest, truthful, sympathetic and benevolent. Prominent among his
characteristics were energy, industry and cheerfulness.
Source: The Daily Register - Mt. Vernon, IL
Date: March 4, 1897
Submitted by: Mary Zinzilieta