JEFFERSON COUNTY IL 
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Samuel Newton Whisenhunt


Samuel Newton WHISENHUNT, well known Spring Garden Twp. farmer, 
died at 6:25 o’clock this morning at his home following an illness 
of two years duration.  His age was 74y2m1d.  Mr. WHISENHUNT had 
lived practically his entire life in Spring Garden Twp. and lived 
at the farm home, on which he died, for over a half a century.  He 
was a member of the Moores Prairie Baptist Church, having joined when 
a young man.

He is survived by his widow Amanda; 3 sons, Walter and Dexter of Bonnie, 
and Frank of Mt. Vernon; 10 grandchildren and 2 great-grandchildren.

The body was taken from Hawkins Funeral Home to the family home this 
evening.  Funeral services will be held at 2 o’clock Thursday afternoon 
at Hungry Hill Church and burial will follow in Bethel Memorial Cemetery.


Source: Mt. Vernon Register News
Date: 28 March 1939, page 6
Submitted by; Mary Zinzilieta
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