Thursday morning at 5:30 o'clock occurred the death of Benjamin Angelo at the home of his brother, Reuben Angelo, near Buckhorn. For a number of years the deceased had been a sufferer from consumption, which was more severe during the last two years and finally caused his death. He was born Jan. 1, 1820. He was one of the oldest residents of Morgan county, although he lived for a while on one of his farms in Macoupin County. He is survived by two brothers, John, of Altamount, Kan., and James, of Carlinville, Ill.; a sister, Mrs. Stevenson, and two half brothers, Reuben and Elihu Angelo, all of this county. The funeral services will be conducted by Rev. G. H. Cruzan from the residence of Reuben Angelo at 10:30 o'clock Friday morning and the remains will be interred in the Lewis Cemetery in Upper Buckhorn neighborhood.
NOTE: His death certificate shows that he was born in St. Clair co., Ill., that he was a widower, and that he died at age 76 years 1 month and 19 days.