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BOYNTON, John W. Zeba 1837-1916


Posted By: S. Bell
Date: 2/2/2013 at 05:53:11

[Waterloo Evening Courier, Monday, November 6, 1916]

John W. Zeba Boynton, a veteran of the Civil War, died at his home, 160 Lupton Street, at 9 p.m. yesterday. He had been ill for some weeks and death was due to heart disease.

Mr. Boynton was born in Brandon, Vt., Nov. 10, 1837. At the beginning of the war he enlisted in the Third Wisconsin Calvary, where he served a year and was then advanced to staff of General Curtis, where he served three years as secretary. At the close of the war he engaged in the hotel business a number of years at Bushnell, Ill. He moved to Waterloo in company with his wife, nee Blance Keller, in 1901.

He is survived by his widow and a son, Benjamin H. Boynton, Los Angeles, Cal., and a sister, Miss Cassey Crooker of Markesan, Wis. He was a member of the Masonic fraternity and a communicant of St. Mark's Episcopal church.

Funeral services will be conducted from the home at 10 a.m. Tuesday, with Rev. O.C. Fox, rector of St. Mark's Episcopal church, and the Masonic order in charge. Burial will be in Fairview. The remains are now at Petersen brothers' undertaking parlors. It is the request of the family that no flowers be sent.


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