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Crescy, James Albert 1828 – 1901

CRESCY, LETCHFORD

Posted By: Joy Moore (email)
Date: 4/8/2020 at 10:55:24

Source: Decorah Republican Nov. 28, 1901 P 6 C 1

Died, at the home of his daughter Emma Letchford, Monday, November 25, 1901, James Albert Crescy. He was born at Cayuga Lake, N. Y., October {?}1, 1828, and married to Miss Lucinda {?}wman, of Moravia, N. Y., October {?}, 1852. Two children were born to this union, one son, Richard L., of Chicago, and one daughter, Mrs. Emma Letchford, of Frankville. His wife preceded him to her last resting place more than eight years ago. The funeral will be held Wednesday at 11 o’clock from the M. E. Church, Rev Burmese officiating. The burial will be made at the Centennial cemetery. Deceased united with the M. E. Church about forty years ago and has been a consistent member ever since. He was a strong advocate of temperance and a good worker in the Good Templar organization. Thus another good, honorable citizen passes away. His son has been here for several days to comfort him and soothe him in his last hours which were full of suffering. His daughter also has done all that living hands could do to make his last hours easier.

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