FREMONT COUNTY IOWA OBITUARIES
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|Morgan, Mr. T. O., president of the Hamburg Banking Company and one of the wealthiest and best known citizens of Fremont County, died at his home in Hamburg, Sunday morning after an illness of 6 weeks from a cancer of the stomach. He was an extensive land owner as well as banker. Died 5 Jan (10 Jan 1902 Beacon)|
|Weber, Mrs. Amanda. Word received here Tuesday states that Mrs. Amanda Weber, an old citizen and resident of Percival died in Nebraska City on Monday evening, Jan 13, 1902 (17 Jan 1902 Beacon)|
Martin, A. S., living about 6 miles SE of Tabor, who has been
taking medical treatment at Thurman, died very suddenly Sunday.
The deceased was 68 years of age and one of the oldest residents of the
County. Funeral was held Tuesday conducted by Rev. Huff of Sidney,
and interment was made in Mt. Zion Cemetery. A large family of grown
children are left to mourn his death.
(Archelaus S. Sr.) (17 Jan 1902 Beacon)
|Woodruff, Mr. Henry, a resident of Hamburg from 1863 to 1881, died at his home in Ulysses, Nebraska on June 10, 1902 (18 July 1902 Beacon)|
Clark, James. Wednesday evening of last week, James Clark
of Imogene received injuries in a runaway from which he died Thursday.
He was returning home from a neighbor's where he had been helping put
up hay. He was driving a mule team to a light top buggy when the
team became frightened at a bicycle and ran away. In some way the
buggy tongue came down and ran in the ground, throwing Clark out on the
hard ground, face downward, injuring him internally. Dr. Allen was
called immediately and did all that could be done to relieve him.
He had to be left where he fell for about three hours before he could
be removed to his home, where he died Thursday evening at 5 o'clock.
He leaves a wife and 7 children, all grown except two. The children
were all at his bedside except Mrs. John Braumum, who lives in Atlanta,
(25 July 1902 Beacon)
|Clark, Mrs. G. C., died Sunday morning at her home 6 miles south of Tabor after a brief illness, aged 69 years. The cause of her death was a complication of diseases, resulting in heart failure. Funeral was held Monday, conducted by Rev. Dickinson of Sidney and interment was made in the Sidney Cemetery. Deceased leaves a husband and one son, Robert J. to mourn her death. She was also the aunt of Mr. James Duncan of Tabor. Ann B. Murray was born 12 December 1832, near Greenfield OH. She was united in marriage to G. C. Clark on 16 Mar 1854. To this union was born 3 children, one son and two daughters, Robert J.; Mary E.; and Eleanor M. Both daughteres have passed away, Eleanor M. in June 1884, and Mary E. in Nov 1891. Mrs. Clark came with her husband and family to Fremont County Iowa in Jan 1868. She united with the Presbyterian church when quite young. (25 July 1902 Beacon)|
|Resh, W. D. of Imogene, died Sunday at 1 PM at the home of his daughter, Mrs. George Carey in Shenandoah. He was over 80 years of age, and has lived in and near Imogene for 22 years. He leaves a widow and 5 children, the youngest son, George, on a farm near Imogene, having oversight of the aged couple who lived alone west of the creek in Imogene. (1 August 1902 Beacon)|
|Study, David, the subject of this sketch, came from Nauvoo to Council Bluffs with a colony of Mormons bound for Utah in 1846. Mr. STudy left the colony at Council Bluffs and enlisted in the Mexican war; served 3 years and returned to Iowa in 1849, settling near Thurman, where he lived continuously until his death, Saturday, September 20, 1902. The funeral services were held at the Leeka Church, Sunday afternoon, conducted by Elder Mark Forscutt of Nebraska City. Interment was made in the Thurman Cemetery. Deceased leaves a wife, two sons and four daughters. (26 September 1902 Beacon)|
|Walker, S. C., an old and respected citizen of Randolph, died Thursday of last week, after an illness of only a few days. Mr. and Mrs. Walker had just completed arrangements to go to Oklahoma to visit friends, intending to start Tuesday. Mr. Walker was taken sick Monday night with diabetes. The funeral was held at the Randolph Methodist Church, Friday afternoon and interment was made in the Randolph Cemetery (26 Sep 1902 Beacon)|
|Eskew, Grover, aged 15 was shot and fatally wounded Thursday of last week by Ross Vickers, a playmate, at the home of the latter's father C. A. Vickers, in Walnut Township, 3 miles NW; of Shenandoah. The wounded boy died an hour after being shot. The shooting is another case of "didn't know it was loaded" The funeral was held at the home of the parents, Saturday morning at 10 o'clock conducted by Rev. Dudley of the Methodist Episcopal church and interment was made in Rose Hill Cemetery in Shenandoah. (3 October 1902 Beacon)|
|Blair, Joe, a former well known resident of Fremont County, died last week at his home in Colorado Springs, Colorado. The remains were brought back to Thurman for interment, the funeral being held at that place last Thursday. The deceased was a brother-in-law of Mr. Sam Ellis of this place. (3 October 1902 Beacon)|
|Frederickson, Mr. Richard, an old resident of Thurman, died Sunday. The funeral was held Tuesday and interment made at the Sidney Cemetery (21 November 1902 Beacon)|
|Butts, Mrs. Sadie M., wife of W. M. Butts, died at the family residence on West D Street in Hamburg last Tuesday morning. The deceased has been an invalid for the past 5 or 6 months (21 November Beacon)|
|Gallap, John C., An old and respected citizen of Thurman, died Sunday, December 14, 1902, after an illness of only five days. Mr. Gallap settled in Fremont County in 1861. He was a member of Co. A, 4th Iowa Cavalry. Funeral services were held Wednesday conducted by Rev. Cable.|