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Fetterman, Jesse (1832-1889)


Posted By: Linda Linn (email)
Date: 3/7/2011 at 21:13:33

LeMars Sentinel

DIED —May 12, 1889, near his late home in Sioux Valley township, Union county, Dakota, Mr. Jesse Fetterman, aged 57 years and 3 days.

Mr. Fetterman was one of Union county's oldest, settlers having lived twenty years to the day in Union county and has always been one of the staunch and favorite citizens. By dint of hard work and economy he had placed himself in good circumstances to enjoy life, but little did
he know his end was so near. On Sunday last at about ten o'clock, he, in company with his son, Clarence, was walking
in the road road near their home, when suddenly he stumbled and fell to the ground. Clarence tried to assist him but the spark had died and only the lifeless body remained.

Mr. Fetterman was borne in Wayne county, Ohio, May 7th, 1832 where he was reared and married. When Garfield organized his “Banner Regiment" he was enrolled among the list and served three years for his country's cause.

in 1869 he located in Union county, Dakota, where he has since lived and has been favorably known among his numerous friends. He leaves a widow, Mrs. Fettermanan, and three sons, Clarence, Cassius, and Albert, all of whom have the sympathy of the community In their bereavement.

The funeral services were held in the Baptist church on Tuesday with Rev. McLeod officiating. His text: ''I shall die in my nest and my days shall be numbered as the sands." After service
a long procession of teams followed the remains of a true citizen, a brave soldier, a kind father and an affectionate husband to their last resting place.

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