Harrington, Horace 1820-1888
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Date: 11/23/2003 at 02:30:52
DIED. On Tuesday, Feb. 28th, 1888, Horace A. HARRINGTON, aged 68.
The deceased was born in Jefferson Co., N.Y., in 1820. In 1856 he came west, and settled in Clayton Co., Iowa.
He became a christian at the age of 20, and joined the Baptist church at Adams Center, N.Y.
After coming to Iowa, he was for a time connected with the church at McGregor. When the Grand Meadow church was organized, he became on of its most consistent members. He is "asleep in Jesus".
His wife and one son survive him. The funeral was held at his late residence, six miles south-east of Postville, March 1st. Rev. W.H. SLINGERLAND conducting the services.
In spite of the storm and bad roads a large number of friends were present. The interment took place at the Postville cemetery.
source: Postville Review (Allamakee co.) March 3, 1888
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