Rootwalker--Obituary for Mr. Jacob Felkner 01-23-1821

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Obituary for Mr. Jacob FELKNER

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Following is a transcription of the above person's (TN) obituary from The Tennessee Watchman, Clarksville, Montgomery Co., TN, dated Friday 03/02/1821:

Died--Lately, at Port Royal, in this county, Mr. Jacob FELKNER, in the 57th year of his age. He was a man without guile, possessed many good qualities, and as few bad ones as are usually to be found in frail men.
                                                               "Alas! Poor Yorick!"


Note from Vanessa: The above quote is from Shakespeare's Hamlet Act 5 Scene 1: "Alas, poor Yorick!  I knew him, Horatio: a fellow of infinite jest, of most excellent fancy: he hath borne me on his back a thousand times; and now, how abhorred in my imagination it is!..."


2001 Vanessa Slea