McGilvery, John (Died 1891)
Posted By: Linda Ziemann, volunteer (email)
Date: 4/26/2008 at 19:57:32
McGILLVREY---At Hot Springs, Ark., Saturday, Dec. 26, at 10 p.m. John
McGillvrey, aged 49 years.
About two years ago Mr. McGillvrey had lagrippe from the effects of which he
never recovered. Since then his wife died and the Post at this place has
been trying to take care of him since last fall. He was a soldier in company
F, 105 Regiment, Illinois Volunteers, and was always at the head of his
company and one of the best men in it. He had been a resident of Plymouth
county about twenty years.
The body will arrive here Wednesday and be kept in the Post room until
Thursday when it will be taken to the Presbyterian church in Preston
township for burial. Comrades Capt. Smith, of Sioux City, Belfrage of
Sergeants Bluff, U.B. Kenniston, of Akron, D.P. Bennett, Chas. Murray and
H.W. Wilcox of this city, all members of his regiment and company are
expected to act as pall bearers.
~Source: LeMars Sentinel, Dec. 29, 1891
~Note: The county WPA records have this surname spelled "McGilvery" not McGillvrey as the obituary has it spelled.
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