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RIZOR, George Washington 1858 - 1921


Posted By: Doris Challis (email)
Date: 12/18/2003 at 19:40:19

The Fairfield Daily Ledger-Journal
Friday, January 6, 1922
Page 6

FOURTH QUARTER IN OUR HISTORY.....George RIZOR died near Glendale Dec. 6 aged 63. Mr. RIZOR was born in the old log house now standing in Old Settlers Park. When a boy he was a pupil in the Heaton's school.

Transcribed by Doris Challis from Jefferson County Records, Vol. 3. Not related to the subject.


The following obituary was transcribed by the Admin:

"The Fairfield Ledger-Journal"
Wednesday, December 7, 1921
Page 1, Column 3


Life Long Resident of Jefferson County Succumbs to Stroke of Apoplexy

George RIZOR died yesterday afternoon at 1:30 o'clock at his home east of Glendale following a stroke of apoplexy last Saturday. Altho (sic) he has not been in the best of health for some months, nothing serious developed until then, from which time he never regained consciousness.

Mr. RIZOR was born in Jefferson county, Sept. 24th, 1858 and has lived in this locality his entire life, highly respected by all.

He is survived by his wife and seven children, Mrs. C. E. DOUBLE of Lincoln, Neb.; Roy of Ottumwa, Bert of Fairfield and Carl, Bernard, Ethel and Hazel of Glendale.

The funeral will take place tomorrow, leaving the home at 1:30 with services at the Lockridge Baptist church at 2:00 o'clock (sic).

*Transcribed for genealogy purposes; I am not related to the person(s) mentioned.

Note: Wife was Cora Belle MURPHY, who died in 1929 and is also buried in Lockridge Cemetery.


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