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Joseph Coddington Pannell 1843-1915


Posted By: Merllene Andre Bendixen (email)
Date: 7/23/2010 at 23:56:54

Old Veteran Answers “Taps”
J. C. Pannell Answers the Final Summons – Was Well Known in This County
Joseph Coddington Pannell passed away at his home on north Tenth street on last Friday, January the twenty-ninth. Mr. Pannell had been a resident of this county for years and is well and favorably known here. He had reached the ripe old age of seventy-one at the time of his death, having been born on the tenth day of October, 1843.

He was united in marriage to Phoebe Ann Halstead on the thirteenth day of August, 1871, and to this union there were four children born, two of whom are living, Mrs. Thomas Tracy and Wm. Pannell, both residing here. Mr. Pannell was a veteran of the Civil War and was always among the ranks of the old soldiers here, although he was not a member of the post.

The remains were laid to rest in the East Side cemetery on Tuesday last, the Rev. R. C. Mitchell officiating at the ceremony. (Estherville Enterprise, Estherville, IA, February 3, 1915)

Joseph C. Pannell passed away at his home in this city at 8:30 p.m. Friday, aged 71 years, 3 months, 19 days and was laid to rest in the East Side cemetery Tuesday afternoon, Rev. Mitchell officiating. Deceased was born in New York, October 10, 1843. At an early age his parents moved to Rockford, Illinois, from which place in 1862 he enlisted in Company A of the First Illinois volunteers and served until mustered out. At the close of the Civil War he came to Minnesota and took up farming near Bluearth City and suffered all the hardships of the early pioneer. In 1871 he was united in marriage to Phoebe Ann Halstead at Bluearth City, Minnesota. Shortly after he moved to Adair county, Iowa, and has resided continuously in this state ever since, being a resident of this county since 1894. Deceased was a member of the Presbyterian church and was a devoted Christian. A devoted wife, a daughter, Mrs. Thos. Tracy; a son, J. W. Pannell; and a brother Edward C. Pannell of Worthington, Minnesota, survive him. (Vindicator and Republican, Estherville, IA, February 10, 1915)


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