DRAGOO, Albert

October 25, 1943
            72, IS DEAD
Lifelong Pisgah Farmer, Evac-
   uated For Atterbury, Dies
    In Hopewell Community
  Albert Dragoo, age 72, died at 11
o’clock Monday night at his home
two miles northwest of Franklin fol-
lowing an illness of several months.
  The body was taken to Edinburg
to the Farr & Gosney funeral home.
It will be returned to the late home
where friends may call after 7
o’clock Tuesday evening.
  Funeral services will be held at 2
o’clock Thursday afternoon at Grace
Methodist church here, with burial
in Greenlawn cemetery,
  Mr. Dragoo was born August 14,
1871, in the Pisgah neighborhood
where he spent his entire life as a
farmer until the area was taken for
Camp Atterbury. He was the son of
Samuel H. and Margaret Bills Dra-
goo. He had been a faithful mem-
ber of the Pisgah Methodist church
and the Odd Fellows lodge of Edin-
  Mr. Dragoo married Laura D.
Neville on October 29, 1891, and six
children were born of the union.
Surviving are the widow; three sons,
Ralph Dragoo and Lloyd Dragoo,
both of Indianapolis, and Roscoe
Dragoo at home; three daughters,
Mrs. Ernest Hants and Mrs. Harvey
Prather of Indianapolis and Mrs.
Marcus Stillabower of Nineveh; a
brother, Oscar Dragoo of Oklahoma
City, Okla.; eight grandchildren and
one great-grandchild.

Transcribed from material in the Genealogy Library Family Files collection of the Johnson County Museum of History, 135 N. Main Street, Franklin, IN 46131

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