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Isaac McBride


Posted By: Duane Kruse (email)
Date: 1/10/2023 at 14:19:03


The subject of this sketch is a man well known in this and Mahaska counties as the proprietor of the McBride (now Stone Ridge) mill on Skunk River, west of Indianapolis. Isaac McBride was born near New Lisbon, Ohio, July 30, 1816. He came to Iowa in 1857, settling in Millersburg, where he lived until 1875, when he camo to Mahaska county, purchasing the mill which he operated for eighteen years. He then moved to a little farm near Prairie Belle school house and three years ago, moved to Thornburg, where he has since resided. He was converted in the Methodist Church and for over twenty years he lived in that faith, but afterwards joined the Society of Friends. He died at his home in Thornburg, May 28, 1898, after a long illness, aged 81 years, 9 months and 28 days. He was twice married and the father of ten children. His aged wife and two children, one of whom is our well known gardener and preacher, A. D. McBride, the other Mrs. R. A. Mumby of Seymore, survive him. The funeral occurred Monday at 10 o'clock a. m, at the residence, conducted by the Society of Friends. Interment at Indianapolis cemetery.

Another fully ripened sheaf harvested by the grim reaper.

What Cheer Twice a Week Patriot, page 2, June, 3, 1898.


Keokuk Obituaries maintained by Lynn Diemer-Mathews.
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