ROCKPORT MAN DIED IN WEST - REMAINS OF FRANK MARION BROUGHT HOME FOR BURIAL The Quincy Daily Journal - Saturday, April 18, 1908, - Page 8
Rockport, Illinois - November 8, - Word was received here by the relatives Friday, announcing the death of Frank L. Marion, who left this place October 10, to spend the winter with his daughter, Mrs. Clemmons, in Spokane, Washington. Mr. Marion was ill only a short time with kidney trouble. He was 84 years of age and leaves two sons, Henry and Sanders, of this vicinity and the daughter at whose home he died, his wife having passed away about three years ago. The remains reached this place Monday, and were taken to the home of Sanders Marion. The funeral took place yesterday at the Congregational Church at Atlas and was conducted by Reverend Harry Willard, pastor of the M.E. Church of thi place. The remains were laid to rest beside those of his wife in the family burying lot near the home of the deceased.
Old Steamboat Engineer Dies, In Milton, Illinois
G. Wash McCann, an old steamboat engineer well know up and down the Illinois River, died at his home in Milton, today. He ran on the Illinois River for about forty years, being employed at different times on the Bell of Pike, Fanny Keener, Calhoun and other boats. He was over 80 years of age and for a number of years had lived quietly at Milton.
The Quincy Daily Journal - Saturday, April 18, 1908, - Page 8