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Posted By: Karyn - volunteer
Date: 6/22/2022 at 16:40:16

"The Red Oak Sun", Red Oak, Iowa, November 23, 1894

Funeral of Hiram Cooksey.

The funeral of Hiram Cooksey was held at his home, in Garfield township, at 11 O'clock on Saturday morning. There was a large attendance of friends. The services were conducted by Rev. A. B. Buckner. The pall-bearers were F. M. Byrkit, J. F. Brown, A. Bowman, Frank Taylor, J. C. Newcomb and J. Houchin.

Mr. Cooksey was in his 77th year, and had been a member of the M. E. church since 17 years of age. He was born in Muskingum county, Ohio, March 10, 1818, and was married to Elizabeth Hopper March 9, 1857.

Five children were born to them, three of whom are living. Mr. Cooksey had 11 grand-children and 17 great grand-children. He had been a resident of this county about 12 years.


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