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Kyle, John J. 1825 - 1907


Posted By: Bill Rathbun (email)
Date: 3/6/2004 at 21:01:45

The Brighton Enterprise
Dec. 21, 1907.

John J. KYLE died at his home in Penn township, Jefferson County, Iowa, Dec. 16, 1907, aged 82 years 10 months and 12 days. He was a son of Charles and Katherine KYLE and was born in Warren, Va., Feb. 4, 1825. The family moved to Indiana, near Logansport, in 1840, and to Jefferson County, Iowa, in 1843, locating near Fairfield. In 1843 he went to Wisconsin and spent a year in the pineries. In the spring of 49 he joined the throng of Gold-Seekers and crossed the plains to California making the journey with an ox team. He remained in California 11 years, returning to Iowa in 1860. On Jan. 23, 1861 he was united in marriage to Emily GEORGE. They have lived in Jefferson County ever since except four years when they lived in Brighton.

Ten children were born to them, eight of whom survive him. One son and one daughter passed before the father to the land where there is no death. The other children are: Mrs. Ivy KINSHAW of Brighton, Monroe of Glendale, Mrs. Mary HICKENBOTTOM of Ansley, Neb., Harry of Davenport, Arthur, Edgar, Grace and Nellie. The funeral was held from the house at 1:30 P.M. Wednesday, conducted by Rev. A. B. Cornell who came down from New Sharon for that purpose. Burial was at the Richwoods Cemetery.


Added by Admin, December 2019:

"The Fairfield Ledger"
Wednesday, December 18, 1907
Page 11, Column 3


John KYLE, who lived two miles north of this place, died Monday evening. He had been in ill health for some time past.

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