Azariah LEUTY born January 1, 1829 & died February 10, 1908
Azariah Leuty died at the home of his daughter, Prudence Leuty,
in the northeast corner of Jefferson County, Azariah Leuty died
February 10, 1908, aged 79 years, 1 month, and 9 days.
He was born January 1, 1829 in Tennessee; came to Jefferson
County, Ill., in early life, where he was married to Miss
Clara Elizabeth McConnell, January 2, 1856, who preceded him
to the bright beyond January 4, 1892. Mr. Leuty and his wife,
early in life, professed faith in God and joined the M. E.
Church at Dix, and lived true Christians until death called
them home. Sixteen children blessed this union, thress of who
died in infancy. Deceased was the last of his immediate family,
although he is survived by three stepbrothers- Calvin of Texas,
Thomas of Salem, and Jacob of Dix. His six sons and seven daughters
live in Marion and Jefferson Counties, excepting Rebecca who lives
in Wayne County.
His remains were conveyed to the old chapel cemetery, one mile east
of Dix, where, after a short talk by Robert F. Casey, his body
was consigned to the tomb to await final resurrection.
Submitted by Heather Isbell