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CLARY, Hiram

CLARY, WHEELER, KNIGHT, CULLEY, LOCKETT, CLIFFORD, EDGAR, BREEDLOVE

Posted By: Karyn Volunteer
Date: 5/24/2017 at 10:28:42

The Hamburg Reporter
April 3, 1914

On Monday occurred the death of Hiram Clary at his home after a short illness from pneumonia.

Mr. Clary was born in Logansport, Ind. Jan. 13, 1844 and had reached the age of 70 years 2 months and 26 days. He served in the civil war and was a corporal in Co. B 128 Indiana regiment. In '67 he was a freighter across the plains from Leavenworth to Salt Lake, for some he was a pony express rider and then went to stage driving near San Berdina, Calif.

He and two companions were the only survivors of an Indian massacre in which thirty men were killed. He came to Hamburg in 1877.

On June 17, 1880 he was married at Elmo, Mo [Nodaway county] to Mrs Adeline Bailey Wheeler and to this union ten children were born: Mrs. Emma Knight, Malvern; Mrs. Flossie Culley,
Oklahoma; Mrs. Isa Lockett, Sidney; Myron, Clifford, Isaac, Edgar, Marion, Ruth and Adeline of this place, and a step-daughter, Mrs. Chas Breedlove.

The funeral services were conducted from the Baptist church Wednesday by Rev A.W. Tandy and interment was made in the Hamburg cemetery.

Originally transcribed by Pat O'Dell


 

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