Jacob Kleespies 1826 – 1898
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Date: 10/26/2020 at 10:09:53
Source: Decorah Republican Feb. 17, 1898 P 3 C 2
Suicide in Delaware County.
Manchester, Feb. 9.—Jacob Kleespies, living near Petersburg in this county, committed suicide yesterday by cutting his throat. He has been a resident of this county since 1855 and been for years one of the most prominent men in his township. His health had not been good for some time past and it is said that for several days preceding his death he has shown indications of insanity. He was 72 years of age.
Transcriber’s Note: Find a Grave shows he was born in 1826 and is buried in St. Peter and Paul Cemetery.
Delaware Obituaries maintained by Constance Diamond.
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