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George Washington Hayse


George W. Hayse of Bonnie Dies This Morning
Was Last Civil War Veteran Residing in Bonnie, Funeral Sunday

George W. Hayse, 85, the last Civil War veteran residing in
Bonnie, died at 9:30 o'clock this morning at the home of his son, 
W. A. Hayse, with whom he has been making his home.
     
Funeral services will be held Sunday morning at 10:30 A. M. at the
First M. E. church in Bonnie, with burial following at Hickory Hill
cemetery.  Rev W. E. Shaffer will conduct the services.  
     
Mr. Hayse is survived by two sons, W. A. Hayse of Bonnis, Charles
Hayse of California, and a daughter, Mrs. Dora Moore of Benton.
     
For the past three weeks he has been confined to his bed, and has
gradually grown weaker until his death today.
     
A veteral of the Civil War, Mr. Hayse was one of the few remaining
in this county and believed to have been the only one residing in
Bonnie.  
     
Although always residing in the Bonnie vicinity, Mr Hayse was well
known over that entire section of the county.  Since the death of his
wife some time ago, he has made his home with his son.


Source: Mount Vernon Register News
Date: 27 Oct 1927
Submitted by Vickie R. Kane
Relationship: great-great granddaughter


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