Hardin W. Miner, born near Waverly, February 4, 1850, died in Madison, Ill., April 2, 1905, aged 55 years and 2 months, was struck by a street car in that city, Sunday morning, while on his way to visit a friend, and received injuries that proved fatal to him. He leaves to mourn his loss one daughter and three sons, Mrs. Della Smith of Granite City, Benjamin, Samuel and Harri. all being present at the funeral. Services were held at the home of Wm. Whitlock, living south of this city, Tuesday, April 4th, Rev. T. H. Agnew officiating. Interment at the Turner cemetery.
Mr. Miner was converted at Rohrer Chapel some 25 years ago and untied with the M. E. Church, always striving to live a Christian life. In 1885 he moved to Kansas and was there but a few years when he returned to Waverly, then to Granite City, where he lived until his death, his faithful wife having died some 10 months ago with cancer. Quite a large number of friends and neighbors gathered to pay their final respects.