JEFFERSON COUNTY IL 
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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



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