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FRUSH, John Henry 1854 - 1939


Posted By: Joey Stark
Date: 5/15/2022 at 17:26:54

"The Fairfield Daily Ledger"
Friday, November 24, 1939
Front Page, Column 4

Resident of Jefferson county almost all his life

John H. FRUSH, 86 (sic - 84), resident of Jefferson county almost all his life, died yesterday at 2:00 p.m. at the home of his grandson, Frederick NELSON, in Pontiac, Michigan. He died suddenly of a heart disease, being ill for only 20 minutes.

The body will be brought to Fairfield Saturday afternoon. Funeral arrangements are planned for Sunday afternoon.

Mr. FRUSH had been born and raised on a farm 2 miles northeast of Fairfield. He lived in Fairfield for about 50 years. Mrs. Lester GERMAIN had been visiting at the home of his grandson for the last few days. Since the death of his wife three years ago, Mr. FRUSH had been living with his daughter in Dubuque.

Surviving relatives include his daughter, Mrs. Lester GERMAIN, Dubuque, several nieces and nephews, one grandson and one great granddaughter.


"The Fairfield (Ia.) Daily Ledger"
Tuesday, November 28, 1939
Page TWO, Column 5


Among those from out of town who attended the funeral of John F. (sic - John H.) FRUSH on Sunday at 2:00 p.m. at the Methodist church were Dr. and Mrs. Donald McElderry, Ottumwa; Mr. and Mrs. C. W. QUILLEN, Mt. Pleasant; Mr. and Mrs. Raymond Johnson and son Bobby Lineville; Mrs. Harold NELSON, Chicago; Mr. and Mrs. Lester GERMAIN, and Frederick NELSON, of Pontiac, Michigan.

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*Transcribed for genealogy purposes; I have no relation to the person(s) mentioned.

Note: Buried in Evergreen Cemetery, Fairfield, IA, in Lot 2nd.075 with wife Susan E. BRIGHTON FRUSH who died in 1936. According to the 1900 Federal Census, John was born in December, 1854.


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