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Kingsland, Harry J. 1892 - 1933


Posted By: Reid R. Johnson (email)
Date: 5/18/2020 at 09:20:04

Clayton Counthy Register, Thur., 10 Aug. 1933. Strawberry Point column.

Funeral services for Harry Kingsland were held at the M. E. church, Wednesday afternoon conducted by the pastor, Rev. Thos. J. Elwick. There were a great many friends and sympathizers to pay honor to a dear friend. The casket was covered with the flag. Beautiful flowers were silent tributes from loving friends and companions. Two duets, "Face to Face" and "Abide with Me" were sung by Mrs. B. W. Talcott and Miss Marie Jewell, Miss Eva Preston playing the accompaniment. At the conclusion of the services the American Legion, who attended the services in a body, followed the long procession to the Strawberry Point cemetery, where the body was consigned to the grave in accordance with the rites of the Legion. The pall bearers were: John Frederick, Mike Schmidt, Otto Fuehr, Chas. Gallentine, Earl Gamm and Ben Brockmeyer.

Harry J. Kingland, son of Frank and Alice Kingsland, was born in Vineland, New Jersey, Oct. 8, 1892, and passed away at his home in Strawberry Point, Sunday evening, July 30, 1933, at the age of 40 years, 9 months and 22 days.

He moved from New Jersey with his parents to Brooklyn, New York. At the death of his parents, he, and his brother Walter of this town and two sisters, Mrs. Charles (Edna) Carpenter of Edgewood and Miss Emma Kingsland of Independence came west to Strawberry Point where they were adopted by Mr. and Mrs. Partch, both now deceased. He joined the reserves at Camp Dodge, May 27, 1918, and served one month being discharged June 27, 1918. At the end of this period he returned to our vicinity where he worked on a farm until he obtained a possition in a garage where he was employed at the time of his death. He was married, Nov. 12, 1924, t Miss Pearl Moser, by whom he is survived, togeter with his brother Walter and sisters, Mrs. Edna Carpenter and Miss Emma Kingsland together with many friends and relatives.

He was an honest, industrious and capable man well loved by all and is leaving a vacancy in his home and our community that cannot be filled.


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