John Holloway, a well known and highly esteemed
farmer of Farrington township, in this county,
met with a sudden and shocking death on last
Monday morning. Just before breakfast he went
out to harness a pair a pair of horses for the
days work. On approaching the animals one of them
turned and kicked Mr. Holloway in the side of the
face, breaking his neck, and of course killing him
Mr. Holloway was about forty-five years of age, and
as before stated; was a greatly respected by his neighbors;
He leaves a large family-wife and eight children-to mourn
his sad and untimely end.
*John R. Holloway b. 1843 Ind., d. 7 Sep 1881 Jefferson, IL.
m. 4 Oct 1866, Matilda J. Cochran
* note added by Theresa Kingsley, gg-granddaughter.
Submitted by: Theresa Kingsley