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Hamilton, James 1828-1901

HAMILTON

Posted By: Linda Ziemann, volunteer (email)
Date: 10/1/2008 at 19:26:59

LeMars Sentinel
October 17, 1901

DEATH OF JAMES HAMILTON

James Hamilton died at his home in the northwest part of Johnson township on
Saturday night at the age of 72 years, the immediate cause of his death
being dropsy. Deceased leaves a widow and two sons and two daughters, four
sons having preceded him to the grave. The sons and daughters are residents
of Johnson township. The funeral was held at the United Brethren church at
Adaville on Monday and was conducted by Rev. Howes, pastor of the M.E.
church at Merrill. The funeral was the largest one probably ever held in
Plymouth county as the procession was about two miles long.

Deceased came to Johnson township from Illinois about fourteen years ago and
has since made his home here. The family has the sympathy of all in their
great bereavement.

~Note: Dates on his tombstone at Pleasant Valley Cemetery, Adaville, Iowa, are: 17 Sep 1828-13 Oct 1901


 

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