Nicholas Archdeacon, son of George and Mary Curley
Archdeacon, was born in London, England, July 15, 1837. Died
August 10, 1913, aged 76 years and 26 days.
He, with is parents, brothers and sisters, came to America and settled
in New York in 1841, but three years later came to Lebanon, O., lived
there three years, then came to SPringobor, and has lived in or near there
ever since. September 29, 1859, he was married to Anna Maria Cowgill,
at the home of W. L. Dearth. To them were born twelve
children, five dying in infancy, and eight years ago last March their
son Edward was called to his heavenly home but Mother Archdeacon still
has left, three loving sons and three loving daughters to watch over and
care for her in her declining years. He leaves eight grandchildren, two
great-grandchildren and an only sister, Mrs. Ella Marshall,
to mourn their loss.
He joined the Methodist Church when a boy of 12 years, but has always
been a constant and devoted member, always willing to do his part in the
work of the church, and was a very free giver for the cause of Christ.
He and Mrs. Mary Bruscup have held membership in the
Springboro Methodist Church longer than any member now living. He served
in the war of the Rebellion
the last hundred days of the war. He and his wife have walked arem in
arm through life almost fifty four years. It has always been very noticable
with friends and neighbors how devoted ther were to each other.
Source: The Western Star, Lebanon,
Ohio, Thursday August 28, 1913, page 8
Copy from the Obituary Collection at the Warren
County Genealogical Society,
406 Justice Drive, Lebanon, OH 45036-2349, (513) 695-1144 - WCGS@co.warren.oh.us
Arne H Trelvik
2 April 2010