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Jacksonville Journal, Oct. 4, 1927


The death of George William Vedder, 1320 Lincoln avenue occurred at 2 o'clock Monday afternoon following an extended illness. The decedent was 36 years of age, and had always been a resident of this county.

He was born at Murrayville, Sept. 13, 1891, son of Joseph and Frona Schneider Vedder. On Oct. 2, 1918, he was united in marriage with Miss Mae Kihehner, who with four children survive. They are Robert and Frona Vedder of Murrayville and George W. and Charles T., at home.

He is also survived by the following brothers and sisters: Henry Vedder, Earlsboro, Okla; Frank Vedder, Murrayville; Virgil Vedder, Jacksonville. One sister, Lena Vedder Henry, preceded him in death.

Mr. Vedder has always followed the occupation of farming. He was a member of the Youngblood Baptist church at Nortonville. Funeral services will be held at 2 o'clock Wednesday afternoon at the Youngblood church in charge of Rev. L. M. Westrate of Jacksonville. Interment will be in the Youngblood Cemetery.

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