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John Holloway

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 
instantly. 

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.


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Submitted by: Theresa Kingsley 

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