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James Pew (1924)

BASE, GREEN, LEATHERMAN, LOW, MADDUX, PEW, SWEENEY, TEMPLE

Posted By: Kent Transier
Date: 4/7/2020 at 19:30:31

The Winterset News
Winterset, Iowa
Thursday, October 16, 1924
Page 4, Column 4

James Pew

James Pew was born in Coshocton county, Ohio, July 10, 1859. When a small boy he went with his parents to Watseka, Illinois, where he grew to manhood. Here he was married to Miss Laura Isabel Green, December 13, 1882.

The young couple made their home in Iroquois county, Illinois, until the year 1899, when they moved to Marion county, Kansas. After a residence there eight years they purchased a farm south of Harrisonville, Missouri, and lived there one year. They then lived in Harrisonville several years. In 1920 the family moved to a farm near Winterset where they have since resided,

Besides his companion, Mr. Pew is survived by eight of his ten children. They are Jas. Aubrey Pew, Kansas City, Missouri; Martin Frederick of Winterset; Mrs. H. T. (Hazel) Low, of Macksburg; Mrs. Fred (Myrtle) Base; Mrs. R. B. (Addie) Temple; Mrs. H. E. (Bessie) Maddux, all of Gypsum, Kansas, and Laura, Iva and Ruth Irene of Winterset. Two sisters are living, Mrs. Julia Sweeney, of Indiana and Mrs. Maggie Leatherman, of Illinois. Other relatives are left behind among the number being ten grandchildren and numerous friends.

Mr. Pew united with the Presbyterian church in Harrisonville in 1914 and in this faith of this fellowship died.

For several years his health had been gradually breaking. He was confined to his bed ten weeks and the end came not unexpectedly.

A short service was held at the home by Rev. Cooley after which the body was taken to Harrisonville where services were held at the First Baptist church at 2:30 o’clock.
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Transcriber's note: Date of death was October 1st per his Iowa Death Certificate.

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