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From: "Charlotte M. Maness" <>
Subject: [ROOTS-L] MISSOURI, Jefferson Co., BIRTHS & etc.
Date: Sun, 01 Dec 2002 19:09:04 -0700
Hello everyone, have been having a little trouble getting my e-mail to
go through, will try again, this is another series of my "Pearls" I hope
you enjoy them as much as I do putting them out for you.
DE SOTO WEEKLY FACTS
De Soto, Jefferson, Missouri
27 FEBRUARY 1896
Dropped Dead - Francis P. STOTTS dropped dead of heart failure at
He had been married 53 years, was the father of 13 children, only seven
of whom are living, and had been a member of the M.E. church, south,
since its organization in 1847. He had resided in central Missouri for
His Wound Proved Fatal - Chalie JACKSON, a negro who played "Peeping
Tom" at Fayette, and who was shot in the mouth by Sol HEIRONYMOUS, died
the other day from the effects of the wound.
Alledged Murder Escapes - William B. EMERSON, who was in jail at Osceola
for killing Ike RAY, made his escape the day. It is believed that he
was furnished a key from the outside.
Sudden Death of a Farmer - S.E. JOHNSON, aged 40, a farmer near Little
Rock, Saline county, attended church, was taken ill soon after and died
in a few hours; paralysis.
Fifty Years a Church Member - Mrs. Martha LOCKRIDGE, a native of Howard
county, aged 73, died the other day. She was a member of the Christian
church for 50 years.
Little Henry WAPPLER, aged 3 years, and 7 months, died on the 15th
inst., and was buried on the 16th. The funeral took place from the home
of his grand parents. Mr. and Mrs. OSTERTAG.
Died - Wednesday morning, Feb. 26, Vrgilene, infant daughter of J.W.
and Martha L. HAWKINS, aged 1 year, 1 month, and 1 day. The parents
have the sympathy of a large circle of friends in this their sad
Died at her home of kidney and heart trouble, Mrs. J.A. SEGNER. Mrs.
SEGNER was sick for some time and suffered a great deal She leaves a
husband and two daughters to mourn her death. THE FACTS extends
sympathy to them in this their sad bereavement.
Grandpa AUBUCHON of French Village died last Sunday night and was buried
Tuesday. He was 87 years old and was a most highly respected old
gentleman. He was among the first settlers of Missouri. He has many
warm friends here who will be pained to learn of his death. Several of
our citizens attended the funeral.
5 MARCH 1896
Mrs. Addie SHERMAN died at her home on the east side Tuesday night.
Mrs. SHERMAN leaves two little children only 8 months old. She was only
sick a few days when she was called to go. The bereaved husband and
family have the sympathy of a host of friends.
Gen. Madison MILLER, a venerable and respected citizen of St. Louis, and
one of the most prominent members of the G.A.R. in that city, died
suddenly and alone in the bath room of his home at 4248 Maffitt avenue,
Thursday afternoon. There was no one in the house at the time and the
body was not discovered until an hour after the General's death. The
family physician, Dr. MAGOON, pronounced the cause of death apoplexy.
Gen. MILLER was a brother-in-law of Mr. L.J. RANKIN of this city and had
a great many friends here. The funeral took place Sunday and was
largely attended. Several of our citizens were in attendance.
19 MARCH 1896
Died, at her home at Kimmiswick, Mo., on Friday at 4:10 a.m., Minnie
WITHELMINE, daughter of Conrad WUERTZ, aged 21 years, of congestion of
the brain. Deceased was a young lady of sweet character and had a host
of friends who sorrow most sincerely at her departure, and who
sympathize with the members of the bereaved family host heartily. The
funeral services were held at the house Sunday, being held by Rev. W.A.
JACKSON of the Presbyterian church. A large concourse of friends were
in attendance and numerous beautiful floral offering testified of the
love and esteem of the many friends of the departed one. The interment
took place in the Kimmiswick cemetery.
Died, at the home of her husband on the 14th inst., Mrs. Henry CAPE.
Mrs. CAPE was the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. F.S. PYLE of this city and a
most estimable lady loved and esteemed by all who knew her. She leaves
two children and a husband and a host of friends to mourn her death.
Robt. CHRISTAL, brother of C.C. CHRISTAL of this city, died at San
Antonio, Tex., on the 9th inst. and was buried at the city cemetery here
on the 11th. The funeral took place from the residence of John MYERS on
Louis street. He was a member of the F.R.T. and K. of H. The family
of the deceased desire to tender their thanks to the chior of the
Presbyterian church for appropriate music rendered at the funeral, Rev.
MASON conducted the funeral services.
OBITUARY - DIED--At Valles Mines, Mo., on Thursday, March 5, 196, Miss
Georgia A. HAVERSTICK, of consumption of the lungs, aged 19 years, 11
months and 7 days. Deceased was born in Jefferson county A.D. 1876
where she resided until the message of death removed her from this world
of sorrow. Georgia was a bright girl and loved by all with whom she
came in contact, and it is with sad regrets we are called upon to
dedicate there few lines to the memory of one who is gone but not
forgotten. She was a member of the Baptist church and it is indeed a
consolation to know that she is numbered among the blessed in Chirst.
Once more the heavy hand of death has descended to this earthly sphere
and taken from our midst one of earth's brightest flowers. Yet it is
assurance to think that there will be a grand reunion beyond the
confines of the tomb. The funeral was conducted by Rev. G.J. DOUGLASS
after which the remains were interred in the Mt. Olive cemetery. A
large family including a large number of friends and relatives are left
to mourn her loss. Sorrow not dear parents but prepare to meet her in
that land where parting is no more. A Friend.
Died - D.S. WILCOX, a merchant of Longwood, Pettis county, after a weeks
illness with pneumonia, aged 50.
Rev. Franklin JENKINS, aged 81, died at the home of his son, near
Columbia. Rev. JENKINS was the oldest primitive Baptist preacher in
Mrs. Augusta HOHL, aged 81, mother of Supt. HOHL, of the Burlington
lines, at St. Joseph, at the residence of her son, G.M. HOHL.
Two Children Terribly Burned - Two children of William FORTNY, a Boone
county farmer, were terribly burned the other day.
One of them has since died, but it is believed the other will recover.
FORTNY and his wife, who live four miles southeast of Columbia, left the
children in the house in charge of a half-grown boy while they were
attending to some work on the premises. The boy went into an adjoining
room and while gone one of the children fell into the fire. The other
child endeavored to pull her from the flames, and the clothing of both
became ignited. When their parents attracted by their screams, reached
them they were both terribly burned.
Bitten by a Rabid Dog - Ira HARRIS, who lives ten miles southeast of
Nevada, took his ten-year-old son to that city for treatment by a
madstone. The boy was bitten several days before by a dog, which has
died of hydrophobia. Sam BEASELY, of the same neighborhood, was bitten
on the hand by the dog.
Poison in the Coffee - The family of W.B. TAYLOR, a wealthy farmer, was
mysteriously poisoned at Craig the other day. The drug is supposed to
have been introduced in the coffee, though by whom and for what purpose
is a mystery. W.B. TAYLOR is dead and five others reported dying at
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