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GREEN, Oran Waugh 1856 - 1926

GREEN, GAUMER, BALDWIN, HAWK, WHISLER

Posted By: Joey Stark
Date: 12/5/2023 at 20:48:53

"The Fairfield Daily Ledger"
Saturday, August 7, 1926
Front Page, Column 5

ORAN W. GREEN DIED LAST NIGHT

End Came Last Night In the Iowa City Hospital--Funeral Here Tomorrow

Oran W. GREEN, a resident of Jefferson county all his life, died last night at 9:45 oclock at the University hospital in Iowa City where he had been for treatment a week ago (note: in Johnson Co., IA).

Funeral services will be held at the home of his daughter, Mrs. O. C. GAUMER 708 South Second street, tomorrow afternoon at 2:30 oclock, conducted by Rev. T. S. Pool of Mt. Pleasant. Interment will be in Evergreen cemetery and the services at the grave will be conducted by the Odd Fellows, of which lodge he was a member nearly forty years.

Mr. GREEN had been in poor health for a year or more and had failed rapidly since the first of the year.

He is survived by four children--Randall E. GREEN, Sylvester T. GREEN, Mrs. GAUMER and Mrs. W. J. BALDWIN, all of Fairfield. His wife died three years ago (sic - in June, 1922).

Mr. GREEN was born on a farm 8 miles northeast of Fairfield and lived there until a few years ago when he retired and moved to Fairfield.

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"The Fairfield Daily Ledger"
Saturday, August 7, 1926
Page TWO, Column 3

Notice Odd Fellows

Members of Odd Fellow lodge No. 629, are requested to meet at the hall tomorrow afternoon, at 2:00 o'clock to attend the funeral of Brother O. W. GREEN

JACK GOEHNER, N. G.

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"The Fairfield Daily Ledger"
Monday, August 9, 1926
Front Page, Column 7

FUNERAL RITES FOR O. W. GREEN

Held Yesterday From The Home Of His Daughter Mrs. O. C. GAUMER

Funeral services for Oran W. GREEN were held yesterday afternoon at 2:30 oclock from the O. C. GAUMER home, 708 South Second street, in charge of Rev. T. S. Pool of Mt. Pleasant.

Mrs. Frank Pierson very beautifully sang, "In the Garden" and "Beautiful Isle of Somewhere." The following men served as pall bearers: D. M. GREEN, Ben Leathers, Omar Hoskins, Rollin Lynn, James Stewart and Ray HAWK.

Interment was made at Evergreen cemetery, the services at the grave being conducted by the Odd Fellow lodge.

Mrs. John Connor, Misses Helen Drew and Georgia Young of Kahoka, Mo.; Mr. and Mrs. Rollin Lynn of Columbus Junction; Mr. and Mrs. James Stewart of Ottumwa; Mr. and Mrs. Henry HAWK and family of Bonaparte and Mr. and Mrs. Louis Long of Salina came to attend the funeral.

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"The Fairfield Daily Ledger"
Tuesday, August 10, 1926
Page THREE, Column 4

O. W. GREEN

Oran W., son of Sylvester and Elizabeth Rebecca GREEN, was born on a farm eight miles northeast of Fairfield, Nov. 7, 1856, and passed away at the university hospital at Iowa City, at 9:45 p.m., Aug. 6, 1926, at the age of 69 years, 8 months and 29 days. On the 13th day of December, 1882 he was united in marriage with Caroline Rebecca HAWK of Walnut township. To this union four children were born: Randall E., Sylvester T., Mrs. O. C. GAUMER and Mrs. W. J. BALDWIN, all living in Jefferson county. His wife preceded him in death June 12, 1922. Of this family there remains four children, one brother A. J. GREEN and three grandchildren. Many years ago he became identified with the Methodist church at Richwoods, and at the time of his death he was a member of the M. E. church in Fairfield. For 40 years he was affiliated with the I. O. O. F. Funeral services were attended by a large company of relatives and friends and were held at the family residence at 708 South Second street, Fairfield, Ia., Aug. 8, and the remains were laid at rest in the Evergreen cemetery. The ritual services at the grave were conducted by the Odd Fellows.

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"The Weekly--Ledger Journal"
Fairfield, Iowa
Thursday, August 12, 1926
Page FIVE, Column 3

FUNERAL RITES FOR O. W. GREEN

Held Yesterday From The Home Of His Daughter Mrs. O. C. GAUMER

Funeral services for Oran W. GREEN were held yesterday afternoon (sic - Aug. 8th) at 2:30 oclock from the O. C. GAUMER home, 708 South Second street, in charge of Rev. T. S. Pool of Mt. Pleasant.

Mrs. Frank Pierson very beautifully sang, "In the Garden" and "Beautiful Isle of Somewhere." The following men served as pall bearers: D. M. GREEN, Ben Leathers, Omar Hoskins, Rollin Lynn, James Stewart and Ray HAWK.

Interment was made at Evergreen cemetery, the services at the grave being conducted by the Odd Fellow lodge.

Mrs. John Connor, Misses Helen Drew and Georgia Young of Kahoka, Mo.; Mr. and Mrs. Rollin Lynn of Columbus Junction; Mr. and Mrs. James Stewart of Ottumwa; Mr. and Mrs. Henry HAWK and family of Bonaparte and Mr. and Mrs. Louis Long of Salina came to attend the funeral.

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Note: Buried in Lot 2nd.064. He was first married to Ida WHISLER, who died in 1881 and is buried in the Upper Richwood Cemetery.


 

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