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Mathias Bouck obituary

Breakabeen Man Dies On Way From Trading At Store
Mathias Bouck of Fultonham, Dies of Heart Failure While on His Way Home From Fultonham
February 17, 1927

     Mathias Bouck, who resides just across the iron bridge at the farther end of the Dugway at the point where the road turns off for Bouck's Falls, suddenly passed away Saturday.
     He had been down to the store of Charles H. Rhinehart at Fultonham to trade and was on his way home when he passed away. While at the store he felt poorly and being in company with his grandson they immediately started for home. He died before reaching home.
     From youth up Mr. Bouck had been engaged in farming. When a young man his father George L. Bouck owned the farm in this village now in possession of Edgar Hulburt. He was of a family of four boys, Merriman, Charles, George and Mathias. All as far as we recall have passed to the Great Beyond.
     For the past two score years or more Mr. Bouck owned the farm on which he lived near Breakabeen. He was always a hard working industrious man. he was upwards of 80 years of age.
     He is survived by his wife and two sons, Alva and Josiah.


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