MR. DRAGOO, 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- burg. 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