John Nelson Trout
JOHN NELSON TROUT
was born Aug. 15, 1848, he departed this life at his home in
McLeansboro, a few minutes after 12 o’clock on the morning of Nov 9,
1906, Aged 58 years, 2 months and 24 days.
He was married to Burnetta West July 28, 1879, and she survives him
as his widow. To this union was born seven children, four sons and
three daughters, namely: Mrs. Naoma Williams, Charles, Thomas, Jacob,
Amie, Nelson and Ada, all living but Jacob, who departed this life
Dec. 8, 1904.
The burial was at Concord church. Funeral services were conducted by
Bro. Harmon, pastor of M. E. Church, of McLeansboro.
Date: November 1906
Source: Copy of a clipped obit from unknown newspaper
Submitted by: Karen Simmons