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Hugh Weaver Dead: Our aged townsman Hugh Weaver died at his residence in south Polo, Sunday evening, May 15, 1898 at the age of 83 years and 8 months. For a long period he had been in feeble health. The funeral was held Tuesday afternoon at the Lutheran Church. Hugh Weaver was a native of Pennsylvania, he spent his youth and early manhood in that state and in Maryland, coming to Ogle Co. and settling in Pine Creek Twp. 52 years ago and 20 years later moving to Polo. He was the father of 12 children, seven of whom, with his widow, are still living. (This was a scrapbook article dated 8 July 1898 sent by Karen Scholl, Buffalo Twp. Librarian, to Lucy Weaver)

Submitted by Lucy Weaver

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