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Hiram Earls obituary

Franklinton Man Passes Away Suddenly
Succumbs From Heart Attack Last Wednesday Evening While Leading Cows From Pasture
July 15, 1926

     Franklinton and vicinity has been suddenly saddened by the death of a constant friend and a highly respected citizen, Hiram Earls. The end came last Wednesday evening as he was leading a cow toward home from pasture. The body was found along the roadway about ten o'clock the same evening by Harry Stevens of Middleburgh. Dr. Rivenburgh was called and death was attributed to a weak heart.
     Mr. Earls had been in his usual good health and the news of his death came as a great shock to all who knew him. He was sixty-nine years of age, and had lived at the same location all his life. he is survived by his widow and one sister, Angeline Benjamin of Middleburgh.
     Funeral service was held at his late residence Sunday afternoon at one o'clock, his pastor, the Rev. John Seaman, officiating. Interment was made in the Middleburgh cemetery.


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