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Summers, William 1830-1893


Posted By: Linda Ziemann, volunteer (email)
Date: 10/24/2014 at 11:23:22

LeMars Semi-Weekly Sentinel
December 25, 1893

KINGSLEY: (From the Democrat.)
Wm. Summers, an old and respected citizen of Elkhorn township, died Sunday, Dec. 17. The funeral took place at the house and was conducted by Rev. Meyers. A touching scene occurred at the cemetery where a daughter from Illinois arrived just in time to see her father before he was laid in his grave.
DEATH RECORD-Plymouth County Court House-Book #1, pg 96
SUMMERS, William
Died: 17 Dec 1893, Elkhorn Twp
Age: 63 yrs, 4 mos.
Buried: 18 Dec 1893, Elkhorn Cemetery
Born: Quebec Canada
Res IA: 12 years
NOTE: WPA records indicate that this gentleman was buried in the Kingsley Cemetery.
NOTE: Elkhorn Pioneer "Quorn" Cemetery has records that indicate that William Summers owned a cemetery lot in the Quorn Cemetery, North End, Block 1; Lot 9. So it is likely that in 1893 he was buried in the Elkhorn Pioneer Cemetery, aka as Quorn Cemetery.


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