Kansas History and Heritage Project--Ford County Obituaries

Ford County Obituaries

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Died At her home in this city, of consumption, on Friday afternoon, December 29th, 1893, Mrs. Hattie S. Abbott, aged 27 years, 6 months and 7 days. Deceased was the only daughter of Rev. C. N. Ridenour, of this county, and was born in Belleville, Ohio, July 22, 1866. When but a few months over four years old death invaded their home and she was left motherless. She removed to this county with her grand-parents in the fall of 1880. In the spring of 1886 she was converted to the cause of Christ, and was a member and worker in the Presbyterian church in this city. On October 6th, 1891, she was married to Geo. O. Abbott, son of Judge A. J. Abbott, and resided subsequently in this city. The funeral obsequies were held at the Presbyterian church last Sunday at 11 a. m. The Methodist, Christian and Baptist churches dispensed with morning services, and all who could gain admission attended the solemn rites paid to the dead. In the pulpit, on either side of Pastor Glendenning, Revs. Collins and Waller occupied seats. Before them lay the casket wreath ed in flowers, and beyond a vast audience in every individual soul of which there must have risen during the services emotions and sentiments purer and more sublime than are nurtured in our daily walks of life. The services opened with the usual in vocation, followed by a hymn and reading of the scripture. Then the choir consisting of Mrs. S. Jay Crunbine, Mr. and Mrs. E. T. Thome and Mr. J. M. King, with Miss Drake at the organ , rendered the anthem "She's Gone to Rest," which was followed with prayer by Rev. Collins. Mrs. Crunbine sang the departed one's favorite song, "One Sweetly Solemn Thought," and hardly had the echoes of the singer's closing words subsided when Rev. J. S. Glendenning arose and proceeded to deliver one of the greatest sermons of this class ever heard from a pulpit in this city. After the sermon Rev. Waller read the hymn. "Asleep in Jesus," which was sung, and the services closed with an invitation to review the remains. A large number of friends followed the procession to Maple Grove cemetery. (Dodge City Globe Republican, Friday, 1-5-1894)

Theresa Jane Hurley was born in Augusta, Ky., A. D. December 10th, 1820. In childhood she moved to Brookville, Franklin county, Ind., with her widowed mother where she was married to W. V. Adams February 25th, 1839. She died December 28th, 1893, aged 73 years 18 days. She united with the M. E. church in her 17th year. She again moved to Middletown, Mo., in the fall of 1868, where she again united with the Baptist church and was immersed in the year 1874. In the Fall of 1882 she received the blessing of sanctification Through Christ, and lived in that faith the remainder of her days. She moved to Kansas in A. D. 1887. She put her name in the Congregationist church at Concord. In her testimony she stated that she did not join that church expecting any benefit from it but that her membership might influence her children and neighbors. She never was ashamed to own her God, and in her latest testimony's she stated that her path grew brighter all the way. She leaves an aged companion of which her dying words were, "children, take care of your poor old father." She was the mother of eight children, of whom two died in infancy and the remaining six still live to mourn her loss. She also leaves three sons-in-law, three daughters-in-law, and is the grandmother of forty children, and great grandmother of twelve.(Dodge City Globe-Republican, 1-5-1894)

Died On Thursday, Nov. 15, 1894, at her home in Sterling, Kansas, Sarah D. Barber, wife of Nathaniel Barber, aged 73 years 7 months and 12 days. Mrs. Barber was the mother of Mrs. Henry Heustis of this city, and became well known and highly esteemed by a number of Mrs. Heustis friends in Dodge City. She left a husband, three sons and one daughter to mourn her death. They were all present at her death-bed except one son who lives in California. Mrs. Heustis went down two days before her mother's death. Deceased was injured by a fall some weeks ago, from the effects of which she was taken down sick the Sunday before her death. She realized that the end was near when first taken down, but was fully prepared for the great change, and told her aged companion they must now part, after having lived together nearly fifty years, assuring him however that they would soon meet again. When a girl ten years old she was soundly converted, and testified in her old age that she had never since that time lost the living faith. Though relatives and friends may weep, their loss is her gain. (Dodge City Globe-Republican, 11-23-1894)

Charles C. Bassett, well known to the old residents of Dodge City, died in Hot Springs, Ark., on Sunday last, of inflammatory rheumatism. Bassett was city marshal of Dodge City, and for two years sheriff of Ford county, in the seventies. Some years age he went to Kansas City and engaged in the saloon business, but failed in this business. The Kansas City Star gives a sensational account of his life and service in Dodge City. Bassett was not the "bad man" the Star pictures him, but he was a cool and fearless officer. He had some good traits of character, and was a peaceable man. His later life was devoted to sporting matters. He was born in New Bedford, Mass., about 49 years ago. (Dodge City Globe-Republican, 1-9-1896)

In this city on Sunday evening, May 12, 1889, Allen Bruce, infant son of Mr. and Mrs. C. M. Beeson; aged two years nine months, of congestion of the brain. The funeral services took place at the residence on Tuesday, Rev. N. G. Collins, officiating. (Dodge City Times, 5-16-1889)

Died, at his home in Clark Co., John B. Bell, on Saturday, March 3, 1894. He lacked but a few days of being 19 years old. Funeral sermon was preached by Rev. Meredith, Monday. He was interred in Bucklin Cemetery by the Sons of Veterans, of which deceased was a member, being chaplain of E. H. Madison Camp, S. V., at the time of his death. (Dodge City Globe-Republican, 3-9-1894)

Died Last night at 1 o'clock, Fred Berg, age 60 years. Mr. Berg had been in poor health for some time, suffering with stomach trouble, and he was unable to retain much nourishment. He had eaten supper and retired to bed at the usual time, and passed away as peacefully as did his wife, who died about a year ago. Mr. Berg and family came to Dodge City about 20 years ago. The family have the sympathy of every one in their affliction. (Dodge City Globe Republican, 12-15-1898)

The community was shocked Saturday morning, by the announcement of the death of Mrs. Mary Berg, wife of Fred Berg, that occurred suddenly of heart disease, the evening previous, at 11:30 o'clock. Mrs. Berg was in the enjoyment of good health when she retired Friday night, and she was in excellent spirits. A pleasant conversation had occurred between, herself and children before retiring, and she seemed cheerful when she went to bed. Her husband soon after going to bed noticed that Mrs. Berg made no response to a question asked, and to his surprise he found his wife dying. Dr. Chouteau was immediately called, and he applied vigorous rubbing to the cold extremities of the dying woman, but of no avail. The heart had ceased to work, and Mrs. Berg was soon in the cold embrace of death. Mrs. Mary Berg was born in Hanover, Germany, January 12, 1841, and was nearly 57 years of age. She came to this country when she was 18 years of age, and was married to Fred Berg at Columbus, Ohio, July 16, 1859. In March, 1877 the family moved to Dodge City, and have resided here since. Ten children were born to Mr. and Mrs. Berg, eight of whom are living, six girls and two boys. Mrs. Sturm, whose double misfortune has come so quickly, is the eldest daughter. Of those also living in the city, daughters of Mrs. Berg, we mention Mrs. Adam Schmid and Mrs. G. D. Gammon, and several of the younger children who are living at at home. Ten grand-children survive. Mrs. Berg was a noble woman and a good mother, and her children and relatives greatly mourn her loss. She was kind and loving to her children, and they dearly loved her. The grief-stricken family have the heartfelt sympathy of this community in their sad affliction. Rev. Dr. J. D. Krum conducted the funeral exercises at the family residence, Monday afternoon, in the presence of a large number of mourners and sympathetic friends of the deceased and family, and a large number of sorrowing people followed the remains to the grave in Maple Grove cemetery. (Dodge City Globe Republican, Thursday, 11-11-1897)

Mrs. Rebecca Bliss died at the home of her daughter, Mrs. A. Fasig, Feb. 5th, 1897, of paralysis. She was born Oct. 10th, 1824, at Lancaster, Penn.; died aged 72 years, 3 months, and 26 days. She had her first stroke of paralysis in Ohio, 1883, second in Colo., in 1890. Since that time she has been perfectly helpless. The deceased was the mother of eleven children, of which seven still survive. She united with the Christian church in 1867, and has since been a faithful attendant up to the time of her affliction. The funeral service was held at the residence of Mr. A. Fasig, on Sabbath afternoon, at 3 o'clock, and was conducted by Rev. W. M. Howell, pastor of the Presbyterian church. The sympathy of this community is extended to the friends of the deceased in their sad bereavement. (Dodge City Globe Republican, Thursday, 1-11-1897)

Died, in this city, at his home on Fourth Avenue, Mr. Frank Black, aged forty-four years and eight months. Frank Black was born in Clinton county, Ohio, emigrated to Kansas five years ago, spent one year in Sedgwick county, and four years has made his home in Ford county, living on his homestead four miles west of the city most of the time. His sickness came sudden and unexpected. He was taken with neuralgia ten days ago and the pain was so severe that from the first the disease seemed to take hold with fatal effect. All that medical skill, with the care that a devoted wife and brother could give, did not avail, and he realized from the first that his sickness might prove fatal. He was a kind neighbor, a faithful friend and an indulgent father. He passed away surrounded by kind neighbors and friends. He was a member of the United Brethren church for twelve years and attended the Methodist church here. He was not resigned to go at first but was spared to make a timely preparation and his death was triumphant and very impressive. He said, "Oh! Lord, take me!" A friend asked, "Are you ready to go?" and he answered "I am ready." These were his last words. He leaves a wife and five children. Three children are living in the far west; one at Seattle, Washington, to which place Mr. Black was making preparations to move. He was a member of Lewis Post, G. A. R., of this city, and marched with Sherman to the sea. He was a member of Company H, 39th Ohio Volunteer Infantry, enlisting January, 1861. Funeral services, were held to-day at ten o'clock, at the M. E. Church, Rev. J. M. Wright conducting the services. (Dodge City Globe-Republican, 11-6-1889)

Charles Board, a colored man, for many years a resident of Dodge City, died at his home at 10:30 o'clock Monday night. Mr. Board had been in ill health for some time, and the sickness developed into dropsy. He was highly regarded by all classes of people, and he was an industrious and respectable citizen. He was a member of a Kentucky regiment during the civil war, and was one of the most faithful members of Lewis Post, G. A. R. and the funeral took place yesterday afternoon under the charge of this order. The deceased was 65 years of age, and came to Western Kansas from Louisville, Ky., about 20 years ago, where he was born. He was unmarried. Just before his death Mr Board made his will, and appointed S. P. Reynolds administrator of his estate, which consists of real estate and notes, valued at several thousand dollars. W. T. Coolidge, E. D. Webb and Leroy Martin were witness of the will. As soon as he affixed his signature to the will he peaceably expired. Mr. Board was a member of the Christian church, and devoted much time to the cause of the church. The house and lot occupied by Mr. Board was given to Miss Annie Payne, his niece, who has lived with him many years. His niece, Miss Luella Payne, comes in for a share of the estate and some notes are given to his brother's children. The funeral services were held in the Christian church, Rev. Wm. West wood conducting the exercises. The members of Lewis Post performed the last sad rites. A large number of people attended the funeral, and followed the remains to the grave in the G. A. R. cemetery. (Dodge City Globe Republican, 11-10-1898)

Died, on the third day of Jan. 1888, a child of August Boomer. The cause of its death is not certainly known, but it seems to have been some form of croup. The remains were interred in Maple Grove cemetery, Rev. G. Lowther officiating. (Dodge City Times, 1-5-1888)

Died--the 14 month old child of Ab. Burgess, five miles west of Bucklin on March 15. The remains were interred in the Bucklin Cemetery. (Dodge City Globe-Republican, 3-24-1892)

Ft. Dodge items--A son of G. W. Burns died last week and was buried in the cemetery here. (Dodge City Globe-Republican, Friday, 12-29-1893)

Last Saturday Rev. S. E. Busser received a telegram from Chicago announcing the serious illness of his little son Sammy. Mrs. Busser had left with the baby and Sammy a week previous, all in their usual good health, but the boy was taken with scarlet fever immediately upon their arrival in the city. Mr. Busser left for Chicago at once, but at Kansas City he wired Mr. Arment, with whom the other children were stopping, that he had received word that his boy was dead. (Dodge City Globe-Republican, Friday, 11-19-1891)

The seven or eight year old son of a colored soldier by the name of at the Fort Dodge State Soldier's Home, was buried in Maple Grove Cemetery yesterday. (Dodge City Globe Republican, Friday, 8-4-1893)

Died, at Dodge City, June 6th, of throat trouble, the one year old child of D. S. Chandler. The child had not been well for some time. It was taken to Dodge to be examined and died there. The body was interred the following day in the Bucklin Cemetery. (Dodge City Globe-Republican, Monday, 6-13-1892)

DIED-At Denver, Colorado. Monday, October 15, 1888, of chronic diarrhea. Homer C. Cherington, aged fifty-four years, eleven months and seventeen days. The deceased was a native of Ohio, and was born in Gallia county, in that state, October 28th, 1834. His father was a farmer, and raised a family of six children, of whom the subject of this sketch was the eldest. Homer remained on the farm with his father until the spring of 1857, when he was married to Miss Emily S. Wyane, of Cincinnati. Immediately after their marriage they located at Centerville, Ohio, where the deceased entered into the mercantile business, which occupation he followed until the spring of 1861, when he entered the army as a second-lieutenant in Co. I, 26th Vol. Inf. He was afterwards promoted to captain, and during the last two years of the war served on Gen. Crooks staff, and while there, was promoted to major. At the close of the war he returned to Centerville and taught school for one year after which he accepted a position as traveling salesman for a wholesale house in Portsmouth, Ohio, which position he held for several years, resigning to accept a like position from a Cincinnati firm, which position he held until 1884, when he moved to and located in Dodge City, in the fall of that year. On arriving in this city he accepted a position in the grocery store of J. H. Crawford, where he remained for over one year, when he retired and entered into the mercantile business for himself. After continuing in business for nearly one year, in the line of Cherington & Co., he retired from the firm. Shortly after withdrawing from business he suffered from a severe attack of chronic diarrhea, and upon the advice of his physicians went to Denver Colorado, in the hope of regaining his health. The change had little or no effect upon his health, and about the middle of September he was compelled to take to his bed, where he lay for about four weeks, when death came to his relief. His family, with the exception of his eldest son, C. E. Cherington, who is making his home at Denver, were in this city at the time of his death. On Monday of this week his wife was preparing to go to his bedside, when she received a telegram announcing his death. The remains were brought to this city Tuesday afternoon and taken charge of by the Masonic Lodge, of which he was a member, as well as the I. O. O. F. and G. A. R. orders. Funeral services held Wednesday morning from the Presbyterian church, conducted by Revs. J. M. Wright and G. Lowther. Interment in Maple Grove Cemetery. The deceased leaves a wife; three daughters; one son, who resides in Denver; a sister, at Newark, Ohio, and a brother, L. W. Cherington, of this city, and many friends to mourn his death. (Dodge City Times, 10-18-1888)

The funeral services of Mrs. Margaret Clark, deceased, were held by Rev. W. R. Weaver, in the M. E. church, on Friday afternoon. The remains were buried in Maple Grove cemetery. The deceased was the mother of Mrs. R. T. Young. (Dodge City Globe Republican, 9-1-1898)

On Sunday evening Jacob Collar received a telegram from Guthrie, Oklahoma, announcing the death by drowning of Abe Collar, the thirteen-year-old son of Morris Collar. From a letter received by Mr. Collar yesterday we learn that a man was taking the boy across a lake on his back; when half way across another man who could swim no further took hold of the man. Not being able to carry his double load, he remarked that one of them would have to get off, and little Abe at once released his hold and immediately sank and was drowned before he could be rescued. Morris Collar is engaged in business at Guthrie and his two boys, Jake and Abe, were staying with him during the summer. Abe was a very bright lad and his death is a sad blow to his parents. The body was buried at Guthrie on Monday. (Dodge City Globe Republican, Thursday, 7-2-1890)

Died, in this city, Friday evening. January 8, 1897, after a lingering illness, Mrs. Mary Combs, wife of J. N. Combs. The deceased had been suffering for months with stomach trouble, which developed into dropsy and heart disease, from which she suffered greatly. The funeral took place Sunday, the services being held in the Presbyterian church, The choir opened the services with an impressive hymn, and was followed by Rev. M. W. Howell in a fervent prayer. Mr. Howell spoke feelingly of the deceased, and quoted Christ's words: "He that believeth on me shall never die." He said that this was a hope of the resurrection. After Mr. Howell's sermon, the order of the eastern star, of which order the deceased was a member, took charge of the remains and held appropriate services over them, in a beautiful ritual of the order was read impressively, and for beauty and sentiment the "five points of the emblematic star," the symbol of the order, can not be surpassed. After services in the church, the remains were conveyed to the cemetery, and in the funeral cortege were a large number of citizens. Mrs. Mary Combs was born in Westmoreland Co., Pa., July 21, 1831, and was more than 65 years of age at the time of her death. She was married to J. N. Combs at Sherman, Wyoming state, in 1870. They moved to Dodge City more than ten years ago. No children are left to mourn her loss. Mr. Combs is a well known citizen, and has many friends who sympathize with him in his bereavement. The attendance at the church service was large, and many people paid a tribute to the memory of the deceased at the last sad rites. (Dodge City Globe-Republican, 1-14-1897)

E. Kirkpatrick has received a telegram from Captain J. H. Finley, stating that Frank C. Connor died at Chicago on Sunday. Mr. Connor, ten years ago, was book-keeper for the York-Draper Mercantile Company of this city. He will be remembered as an excellent young man. He married a sister of Mrs. Finley. (Dodge City Globe Republican, 9-1-1898)

Mrs. Amy H. Cox was born at Parker's Basin, Mercer county, N. J., August 9th. 1847, and died at Dodge City, at 3:45 p. m. on Thursday, March 24th, 1892, aged 44 years, 7 month and 16 days. She was married to Geo. B. Cox at Trenton, N. J. on October 18th, 1871, and came to Dodge City with him January 18th, 1873. Of her children, two died in early infancy, and only her daughter Clara, now aged 14 years, survives her. After coming to Dodge City she soon endeared herself by her many womanly virtues, by her quiet and modest demeanor, to all who came in contact with her, and the people in her new home soon learned to respect and esteem her for the willingness with which she was ever ready to extend a helping hand to all whom she could assist. Her health has been delicate for several years, but only within the last two years did it begin to fail so as to give her family and friends any cause for uneasiness, in the fall of 1890, she prevailed upon her husband to take her to New Jersey, hoping to regain her health in the home where she had spent her childhood days, but contrary to expectation the change did not improve her, and in July 1891, she was compelled to return to the delightful climate of her western Kansas home. For some time the change seemed to be of benefit to her, but the improvement in her condition was only of short duration. She suffered greatly of heart disease and asthma for some time, and though her trouble was painful, she bore it with patience and without complaint. During the last few days of her life every hope of recovery faded slowly away and when the dreaded destroyer death finally came to her, she surrendered life peacefully and patiently to the last, her loved-ones and dear friends tenderly watching by her bedside. The funeral services were conducted at the Methodist church by Rev. W. H. Rose, and were attended by hundreds of this estimable lady's friends. The remains were interred in Maple Grove cemetery. Mr. Cox and his daughter have the sympathy of the entire community in this hour of sorrow. (Dodge City Globe Republican, Thursday, 3-31-1892)

Eliza J., daughter of John and Emelia Swisher, was born in Warren County, Indiana, July 14th, 1835. She was converted when a child and united with the Methodist Episcopal Church at "Crow's Grove," Indiana, since called "Swisher's Chapel," in honor of her grandfather, who was a pioneer in that country. Her parents died before she was grown, leaving in her charge two younger brothers and a sister, she being the eldest of four children. The charge she faithfully kept, always looking after their welfare as though they were her own children. On April 10th, 1856, she was married to James H. Crawford, at the residence of her uncle, William F. Wood, where she then lived. There were born unto them seven children William N., John E., Charles H., (died in infancy), Abraham L., Jennie, Henry C., and Clara V. In 1878 she, with her family, immigrated to Ford County Kansas, where she has since resided. She has been in feeble health for several years, but on Easter Sunday was taken ill with what, at the time, seemed a slight indisposition; but, in spite of all that loving hands and medical skill could do, continued to grow worse, until the morning of July 8th, at 7:20 o'clock, when, surrounded by husband and family, she quietly crossed the dark river, after bidding them a fond farewell, and entreating them to meet her in heaven. The funeral services were held in the M. E. Church, on Sunday, At 2:30 p. m. attended by a large concourse of friends, many being unable to get inside the church. The remains were interred in the Maple Grove cemetery. (Dodge City Globe-Republican, 7-18-1892)

Died, in this city, Tuesday, March 5, 1895 at 12 o'clock p. m., Geo. T. Crist. He was born in Rock Island, Ill., in 1864. Moved from there to Junction City, Kas., in 1878, and to Santa Fe, Kansas, in 1889. He was there an active business man, handling real estate and farm implements. In 1893 he was appointed receiver of the U. S. land office in this city, and came here with his family. He was careful and attentive to duty and had won the esteem of the community. With more than ordinary abilities and a cheerful disposition he apparently had a bright future before him, but disease overtook him and in the morning of what seemed to be a successful business career he fell. He was in perfect health until about a year ago when he began to be troubled with diabetes. A short three months later his physicians discovered that he had Bright's disease. During the last six months he visited several medicinal watering places, but only obtained temporary relief. While at Excelsior Springs, Mo., he contracted a severe cold, and returning home was laid up with it several days. About 2 o'clock Friday morning he became unconscious, and at noon passed quietly away while asleep. While living at Santa Fe, Kansas, he was married to Miss Rosa Potter, who now mourns because of his departure. To this union was born one child, Robbie, a bright little boy of about four years Wherever Mrs. Crist has lived in girlhood or womanhood, she has been widely known, especially in church circles, for her graces and usefulness. She now has a host of sympathizing friends who will implore the divine blessings upon her in this dark hour of bereavement. Mr. Crist's parents both died within the past few years. He has two brothers who arrived the day following his death: Mr. A. O. Crist, a merchant of Pond Creek, Ok., and Mr. D. H. Crist, a farmer living near Perry, Ok. He has a sister, Mrs. H. W. Demming, living at Junction City, Kas. Mrs. Crist's parents are living at Delta, Col. Her father is a merchant of that city, he arrived here on Thursday evening to attend the funeral services. Mrs. Crist will doubtless accompany him home when matters are arranged here. The funeral services were conducted today at the family residence by Rev. W. H. Rose. The interment took place at Maple Grove cemetery.(Dodge City Globe Republican, 3-8-1895)

Died. In this city, after an illness of several months, of Bright's disease of the kidneys, at 6 a. m. Monday, M. W. Curry, age 35 years. The deceased leaves a wife and three children. His father, mother and two brothers live in the south part of the county. The funeral took place Tuesday after noon from the Presbyterian church, the funeral sermon being delivered by Rev. W. M. Howell, pastor of the church. The funeral services were held under the direction of the A. O. U. W., of which order the deceased was a member. The insurance of $2000 will be paid by the society to the wife of the deceased. The members of the A. O. U. W. attended the funeral in a body, and paid their respects to the memory of a worthy deceased brother. The family and those in affliction have the sympathy of the community in their bereavement. (Dodge City Globe Republican, Thursday, 5-6-1897)

Died. In this city. Sunday morning. December 18th, at 5 o'clock, Ruby, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. R. D. Cutting, aged six years. The child had been sick but a few days with diphtheria. The remains were interred in Maple Grove cemetery, Sunday afternoon, Rev. Wm. Westwood conducting the services. The parents have the sympathy of a large circle of friends in their bereavement. (Dodge City Globe Republican, 12-22-1898)

About 9 o'clock last Thursday night occurred the death of Joseph Dellinger, at his home five miles north-west of Bucklin. Mr. Dellinger has been in feeble health for several weeks from old age and the excessive hot weather. He was ill but a few days, and his sufferings were not great. On last Wednesday morning he was stricken with paralysis and remained unconscious most of the time till his death next day (Thursday) at 9 o'clock p. m. Joseph Dellinger was born in Shenandoah county, Virginia, November 3, 1823, and was in his 73d year, at the time of his death. He was married to Miss Sarah Karsh, September 11, 1845, in Shenandoah county, Virginia Twelve children were born to them, 10 of whom are still living, six being at their father's bed side, when be breathed his last. Mr. Dellinger lived to see eleven of his children grown to manhood and womanhood. Six reside in Kansas two in Indiana, one in California, and one in Tennessee. Levi, a son died several years ago at the family residence near Bucklin, being near 30 years of age, at the time of his death. A 5 year old daughter died 20 odd years ago and sleeps in a country graveyard in Harrison county, Indiana. In early life Mr. Dellinger was converted and about the year 1860 united with the German Reformed church, near Corydon, Indiana. In the fall of 1855 he moved from Virginia to Harrison county, Indiana, where he resided till 1884, when he came to Kansas, and located on a farm near Bucklin this county. Mr. Dellinger lived an industrious life and was well respected as a neighbor and citizen. He had known but few sick days and suffered but little during his late illness. The hot weather this summer had a very depressing effect on his physical powers, and he had grown weak and feeble. On last Wednesday morning he suffered a paralytic stroke and remained partially unconscious till death came on Thursday, September, 10th. The funeral services were conducted by Rev. John Osborn, at the family resident five miles north-west of Bucklin, on last Saturday at 10 o'clock A. M. A large concourse of friends and neighbors were present, and followed the remains to the Bucklin cemetery, to pay their last respects to an old neighbor and citizen. (Dodge City Globe-Republican, 9-17-1896)

Levi Rike McClellen Dellinger was born in Harrison county, Indiana, June 8, 1862,and after a lingering illness was taken away August 17, 1891. He was much loved by all who knew him, as was shown by the large number of people who came many miles to follow his remains to their last resting place. It is a source of comfort to the sorrowing family to know that he died a christian, of which fact he gave evidence in his expiring moments. He was converted at the age of 20 years and was a member of the Methodist church. (Dodge City Globe-Republican, Friday, 8-26-1891)

M. P. Divers, a brakeman on the Dodge City-Coolidge division, met his death on the rail at Cimarron late Friday night. The engine had been detached from the train by Divers and backed up on the switch to the water tank. Coming down past the switch the fireman noticed that the brakeman was not at his post, and stepped from the engine and threw the switch himself, when he discovered the mangled and lifeless body of Divers lying on the track. The exact cause of the accident will always remain a mystery as it was witnessed by no one. The remains were buried in the Cimarron cemetery.(Dodge City Globe Republican, Thursday, 7-2-1890)

Mr. Fred Enderley died at his home near the Third ward school building, on Thursday evening, August 25, 1892, at 8:30 o'clock. The deceased was born in Switzerland on October 9th, 1834. At the age of 17 years he immigrated to the United States. The major part of his life after becoming a citizen of this country was spent on the frontier. In 1865 he was married at Cincinnati to Sarah J. White and afterwards moved to Chicago. In 1879 he and his family came to Dodge City., and have for 13 years been residents of this county. Probably no man in the county was better known than Fred Enderley-- quiet and unpretentious though he always was, he possessed those qualities of neighborly kindness, a love of truth and justice, and a desire to help all and injure none, which had won for him the respect and esteem of every person with whom he is acquainted. During the late war he served in the regiment commanded by Col. Hurd, of this city, and acquitted himself in the service of his country with honor and distinction. A brave and loyal soldier, an honest and upright citizen, a kind and loving husband and father, Fred Enderley as such, will live long in the memory of our people. The funeral sermon was preached by the Rev. N. G. Collins at the Baptist church, Sunday afternoon at 2 o'clock. (Dodge City Globe-Republican, 9-2-1892)

Mrs. Julia Fisher wife of Fred Fisher died Saturday evening at 10 o'clock after an illness of several days, of premature child birth, and peritonitis. This was the third sickness of the kind which resulted in Mrs. Fisher's death. Mrs. Fisher was born in Davis county, Iowa, and was 36 years of age. Two little girls, age 6 and 8 years, and her husband survive her. The funeral took place Mon day morning at 11 o'clock, the services being conducted by Rev. T. F. Barrier, the services being held in the Presbyterian church, of which organization Mrs. Fisher was a member. A large number of people attended the funeral obsequies. Mr. and Mrs. Fisher came to this part of Kansas about eight years ago from Davis county, Iowa, and settled in Gray county. Mrs. Fisher for a couple of years was a teacher in the Cimarron public schools. About a year ago they moved to Dodge City. Mrs. Fisher was an estimable lady and was much respected by every one who enjoyed her acquaintance. The father and mother of the deceased arrived Sunday evening and have taken the motherless children to their own home in Iowa. The Globe-Republican in common with the friends of the family and citizens of Dodge City, sympathise with the father and mother, husband, and daughters, in the loss of a loving and kind daughter, a devoted wife and a christian and affectionate mother. May the Lord who cares for us all guide and direct the afflicted in their bereavement, and may he have especial care in the protection of the children thus separated from a kind mother. (Dodge City Globe-Republican, 7-25-1895)

Mr. Floyd, an old soldier of the Ft. Dodge Home, aged about sixty years, died last Sunday and was buried last Tuesday in the G. A. R. department of Maple grove cemetery, the remains being followed to the grave by quite a concourse of carriages. Deceased leaves a wife and three young sons at the Home while his only daughter, a young lady about twenty years old, lives In Topeka. (Dodge City Globe Republican, 10-6-1893)

The sad news of Baker Foreman's death on the 18th inst., at El Reno, Indian Territory, at which place he was in the employment of R. M. Wright & Co. as manager of their business, was communicated to us this week by Hon. R M. Wright. who was at his bedside when he expired. It was generally known here that that insidious destroyer, consumption, had made encroachments upon his constitution, and that the conflict for supremacy was a stubborn one, replete with alternations of hope and anxiety. Still, even those who knew him most intimately entertained no fears that the end was so near and the news of his sudden and unexpected demise was sad tidings, indeed, for Baker, as he was commonly known, was an universal favorite in social and business circles in this city. Friends he had innumerable; enemies none. (Dodge City Globe-Republican, 3-24-1892)

Last Sunday, February 18, at 11 o'clock a.m. death entered the home of Mr. and Mrs. James Forester, of this city, and took from it Ena, the youngest member of the family, after an illness of less than twenty-four hours. Had Ena lived until April she would have completed her eleventh year. She was a member of the Methodist Episcopal church and of the Junior Epworth League. She was a sincere christian, zealously faithful in the discharge of her religious duties. Prayer was her daily habit. Her faith was-strong, yet of childlike-simplicity. Her disposition was charitable her devotion, to her sister and parents. Her pastor's testimony is "Ena was the most intelligent young christian I ever met" shortly before her spirit took it's flight she seemed to realize that death was near. Her last distinct words to the family were "All try to be good." (Dodge City Globe-Republican, 2-23-1894)

In this city, Sunday evening, June 22nd, 1890, at the residence of Jas. H. Kelly. John Gallagher, aged 48 years, of epilepsy. Deceased had been subject to this dread disease for a good many years and Sunday afternoon walked out to the farm of Henry Garris, several miles west of the city, to get some private papers which belonged to him. The afternoon was intensely hot and shortly after his return home was seized with an epileptic fit which continued until his death about three hours later. Johnny, as he was familiarly known, has been a servant in the household of Mr. Kelly for many years, and his faithfulness can only be likened unto that of a slave to his master. The remain were buried in Maple Grove cemetery Monday afternoon. (Dodge City Globe Republican, Thursday, 6-25-1890)

This community was shocked Monday morning, by the sad intelligence that Fred Gilbert had died in Kansas City, after a short illness. Fred was taken sick Thursday with appendicitis, and an operation was performed Saturday night, by removing the appendage. His father wrote to his brother John W. Gilbert, on Sunday, that Fred was improving under the operation, and the surgeon had hopes that he would rally from the shock. The patient was resting well, but a turn took place on Monday morning, and the unfortunate young man succumbed to fate. His death is sincerely mourned by his many young acquaintances in this city, and by our citizens generally who had a high regard for the young man, who was sober and industrious, genial and courteous with all whom he came in contact. He was employed here as a clerk in one of our principal stores for some time, but in December he went to Kansas City, and was employed in the large establishment of Emery, Bird & Thayer. Fred Sanford Gilbert was born in Wayne county, New York, on January 4, 1876, and was past 21 years of age at the time of his death. The deceased was a son of Geo. G. Gilbert, who has been for many years a resident of this county, and one of the proprietors of the Midland Bank. The mother of the young man died some years ago. His father and three brothers survive him, one of the brothers, Leon, being the eldest. The remains were brought here Tuesday night. Fred Gilbert was a member of the Episcopal church, and was confirmed in September last. The funeral sermon was preached by Dr. Krum, pastor of St. Cornelius church, in the Presbyterian church, and the Doctor performed the last sad rites in the beautiful ritual of the church. The remains were conveyed to Maple Grove Cemetery, where they were consigned in their final resting place. (Dodge City Globe Republican, Thursday, 2-11-1897)

Mrs. Matilda Goudy, wife of J. F. Goudy, died at her home in Wilburn township, Sunday morning, November 7, 1897, at 1 :30 o'clock, after a short illness of liver complaint. Mrs. Goudy had enjoyed good health until near the time of her death. The funeral took place Monday, and the remains were buried in Maple Grove cemetery. A large number of people attended the funeral, Rev. W. M. Howell, pastor of the Presbyterian church, conducted the funeral services at the grave. The ladies of Dodge City, who had enjoyed the acquaintance and friendship of Mrs. Goudy, had prepared some fine floral designs and emblems which were placed on the coffin as the body was consigned to its last resting place. Mrs. Matilda Goudy was born near Crawfordsville, Ind., March 14, 1846. She was married to J. F. Goudy, August 24, 1870. Mr. and Mrs. Goudy moved to Ford county, March 1, 1886. No children are left to mourn her death. Mrs. Goudy was an exceptional good and hospitable woman. Her home in Wilburn township was sought by people who had business in that part of the county. Mr. and Mrs. Goudy had improved one of the finest farms in Ford county, outside of the river bottom farms. The farm is planted to various fruit trees. The home is a comfortable one, and additions for comfort have lately been made. Mrs. Goudy was making preparations for a visit to friends in Iowa, when she was stricken down. Mrs. Goudy was a woman of cheerful disposition, and when discouragement overtook her husband, she cheered him, saying better times were coming. Her sad and sudden parting exemplifies the aphorism, that "when the house is finished the hearse is at the door." Her greatest pleasure on earth was in doing good for others. May she find her reward in heaven. The friends of Mr. Goudy extend to him the hand of sympathy in his sad affliction. His wife was a great help to him in the sore and disheartened trials of life, and he will keenly feel her loss; but may God assuage his grief and kind friends cheer him on in the lonesome path that leads to eternity. Ex-Mayor Sims desires to add his tribute to the noble, generous and womanly qualities of Mrs. Matilda Goudy, deceased. He says Mrs. Goudy had no children, but she had a motherly kindness and hospitality for everybody who came to her home. She was truly a mother in Israel. (Dodge City Globe Republican, Thursday, 11-11-1897)

Jacob W. Gyles died at Manhattan, Kas., of typhoid fever, on Friday last, after a few weeks illness. His mother was present with him during a greater part of the time of his sickness, and returned with the body on Sunday night The funeral took, place on Monday after noon at 2:30 o'clock, the services being held at the rink. A large number of people were present, friends and acquaintances of the family. Dr. J.D. Krum conducted the services The casket was covered with floral wreaths. The body was not exposed to view, the casket being closely sealed. A large number of people followed the remains to the grave. The deceased was the youngest son of Mr. and Mrs. H. J. Gyles of this county, and he was born in Chicago, about 22 years ago. The family removed here about 20 years ago, and are well known citizens. Jacob had been attending the Manhattan Agricultural College for about 18 months, and he was making fine progress in his studies. He was an industrious young man, and he was well liked by his associates. Jacob W. Gyles was a student in the blacksmith and engineer departments of the State Agricultural college, and had he lived he would have received a diploma as a graduated machinist, at the close of the year. The family have the sympathy of the community in the bereavement of a kind and loving son and brother. The remains were buried in Maple Grove cemetery. (Dodge City Globe Republican, 11-10-1898)

The funeral of Jacob W. Hall, son of John Hall, took place at the home of the father, Sunday, seven miles south of the city, and the remains were buried in Maple Grove Cemetery. The deceased suffered for several years with consumption, and died of the disease. He was born in Illinois in 1871. Rev. W. R. Weaver preached the sermon. (Dodge City Globe Republican, Thursday, 8-11-1898)

On Sunday morning, June 29th, the angel of death again visited the home of Mr. and Mrs. A. F. Hallett and took from them their youngest daughter. Chrissie. The child was sick about two weeks with a stomach trouble and suffered untold agony. The funeral took place from the family residence on Bridge street, Monday morning, Rev. J. M. Wright conducting the services. The remains were laid away in Maple Grove cemetery on the same date and hour, just seven months after its birth. The bereaved parents have the sympathy of our people in this their time of sorrow. (Dodge City Globe Republican, Thursday, 7-2-1890)

Died at her home in this city, October 19th, 1892, Sarah Ellen Ralston, wife of our esteemed townsman, R. F. Hammond. Mrs. Hammond was born in Armstrong county, Pennsylvania, May 11th, 1849. She moved with her parents to Knox county, Illinois, in 1854, where she was married to R. F. Hammond, who during her long years of suffering, patiently ministered at her bedside, and generously sacrificed all else for her comfort. They were married on New Year's Day of 1867, and three years after Mrs. Hammond developed the incurable form of scrofula, from which for 22 years, she was a sufferer and endured a lingering death with christian faith and heroism. In 1874 they moved to Iowa, and from there in 1884 to Kansas. At an early period of her life, Mrs. Hammond accepted the teachings of Jesus, and became one of his most ardent disciples. The services in her memory were held at the First Presbyterian church. and were conducted by Rev. S. E. Busser. The interment was made in the G. A. R. cemetery. The entire community aimed to express to Mr. Hammond and his family the sympathy they felt, and the offering of the hope-reviving flowers laid on her casket with tearful appreciation of her worth, was very beautiful and suggestive. A large detail of soldiers from the Home and the city, representing Lewis Post G. A. R. of which Mr. Hammond is the Commander, attended the funeral in a body, and assisted their comrade in this the severest battle of his life. (Dodge City Globe-Republican, 10-28-1892)

Died. In this city, after a short illness, of spasms, caused by catarrhal troubles, Carroll Harris, age eleven years. The deceased was a son of Mrs. L. M. Harris, and a grandson of J. N. Pope of Topeka. The funeral took place Monday, from the M. E. church, the services being conducted by Rev. W. R. Weaver. Mr. and Mrs. Pope were expected to arrive here Sunday night, to attend the funeral, but Mr. Pope was unable to come, on account of sickness. A large number of people attended the funeral services, and the remains were buried in Maple Grove Cemetery. Carroll had been playing in the yard a few hours previous to his death, and he remained unconscious at the time of his death. Earl Harris, who lives with his grandparents in Topeka, arrived Sunday night, and attended the funeral of his brother. (Dodge City Globe Republican, 4-7-1898)

Died, on Saturday July 28th, 1888, Claud, infant son of Chauncey and Laura Hart, age 4 months. The remains were interred in the Maple Grove cemetery, west of this city. The mother, Mrs. Hart, is very sick, lying mostly in an unconscious condition. (Dodge City Times, 8-2-1888)

Michael Hartzell, aged 89 years, died at his home in Moline, Ill., on the 20th inst., of paralysis. He was the eldest resident of Rock Island county. He had been a prominent figure in the early days, and his life had been one of right living and peace. The deceased was the father of Bishop Hartzell and Mrs. Mary C Rapp of Quincy, Ill., formerly of this city. (Dodge City Globe-Republican, 8-31-1899)

Claud Haus, a young man, aged 19 years, who had been employed in the barber shop of Koch & Kolley, died of pneumonia, on the 23d, after an illness of a few days. The remains were buried in Ford township, on Saturday, where his widowed mother lives. His employees speak highly of him. He was the main support of his mother's family. (Dodge City Globe Republican, Thursday, 1-30-1896)

Margaret Bischoff Herzer, wife of Chas. Herzer of Ford City, died at the home of her daughter, Mrs. A. Russell, at 7 o'clock last Saturday evening. Her health had been poorly for some time, and she was brought to Dodge City that she might have the help of her daughters, Madames Russell and Lawrence, and the constant care of her physician. Mrs. Herzer was born in Rhein, Bavaria, Germany, on the 22nd day of August, 1834. Her surroundings from early youth were such as to foster piety and strengthen faith in Christ and Christianity. She joined the Lutheran church, in which he had been brought up, at the early age of fourteen. This faith brought much strength and comfort in the many hours of suffering, which was her lot to endure in this life. The funeral services were held on Monday afternoon at 2 o'clock, in the Presbyterian church, Rev. Wm. Westwood, pastor of the church conducted the services. (Dodge City Globe-Republican, 11-30-1899)

Died. December 23, 1893, Mrs. Jane Hobble, mother of P. R. and G. W. Hobble, aged 79 years, 8 months and 27 days. She was born in Lawrence county. Ohio, March 27, 1814. At the age of 10 she was married to Mr. Geo. Hobble, who died the latter part of 1866, after which time she lived with her children. She had been a member of the Baptist church ever since her youth, and was ready and anxious to pass into that blessed eternity from which no wanderer returns. The last three weeks of her life were spent in great suffering, and her cry during all that time was peace! peace! She longed for the time to come when she should go. She leaves behind five children and many grandchildren and friends to mourn her departure. Funeral services were held at the residence of P. R. Hobble. Rev. N. G. Collins officiating. The remains were taken to the G. A. R. cemetery. (Dodge City Globe-Republican, Friday, 12-29-1893)

Christian Hornung died last Monday evening at 4:00 o'clock. The deceased was born in Germany and was past 60 years of age. He came to this country in the spring of '85. He leaves a wife, three sons and two daughters. The remains were interred at the Catholic cemetery at Windhorst. (Dodge City Globe-Republican, 11-16-1899)

A large number of the relatives and friends of James M. Imel and family, assembled at their home near Ford, 10 a. m. Friday, to participate in the last sacred funeral rights of grand father Imel, whose spirit passed from its earthly tabernacle, August 29th, 1893, aged 79 years 8 months and 23 days. The funeral services were conducted by Rev. Winslow, who delivered a touching and sympathizing discourse from Rev. XXI-1 "and there shall be no more sea." Robert Imel was born in Green county Ind. Dec. 26, 1815: was married Sep. 17, 1835, to Elizabeth [Mary Elizabeth] Letherbury [Leatherberry], with whom he lived a faithful husband and father for three score years and from this union eleven children were born, six of which are now living, four sons and two daughters. The subject of this sketch was converted to Christ in 1843, and began immediately to labor as a minister of the gospel with the United Brethren followers of Christ, but the latter part of his life was in connection with the Baptist brethren, he continued strong in the faith till the end, and like the Servant of old his "last days were his best days." His remains were taken to the Spearville cemetery and laid to rest beside those of his beloved wife, whose spirit had crossed the river of peace and entered the Golden gate about three weeks previous, and for whose companionship the aged husband during their short earthly separation almost incessantly mourned. (Dodge City Globe-Republican, 9-5-1895)

Robert Irvine, who was severely burned in the prairie fire, a few months ago, died of his injuries on the 16th inst. The funeral took place at Jetmore on the 17th inst. Our readers will recollect the circumstances under which Mr. Irvine received his injuries. He was a sufferer for many weeks, and finally died from the effects of his injuries. (Dodge City Times, 7-28-1887)

Mrs. Jackson, sister of Mrs. E. D. Webb, died at Pittsburg, Kas., on Sunday last. The deceased leaves a husband and two children. Mrs. Jackson lived in Dodge City one year, and will be remembered as Miss Tamson Dillon. (Dodge City Globe Republican, 9-9-1897)

Little Hattie May Jastatt was born November 18, 1884, and died November 16, 1889. She was five years old lacking two days. Of a sweet and sunny nature, full of life and hope, she was the joy of her parents' hearts, the sunshine of the home. (Dodge City Globe-Republican, 11-20-1889)

In this city, on Monday night, after a severe illness of cancer of the stomach, Mrs. Mary Jordan, aged 65 years. The deceased was the mother of Gertrude Jordan, one of the teachers in the Dodge City public schools, and Charles Jordan, who is employed in Gould's restaurant, James Jordan, the husband, and a son of deceased, who live in Wichita, arrived Tuesday night, and attended the funeral, which took place Wednesday afternoon from the family residence. The funeral exercises were conducted by Rev. W. E. Weaver. It was the wish of the deceased that no sermon be preached, and that the interment be private. Only a few friends of the family and neighbors were present at the exercise. The interment took place in Maple Grove cemetery. (Dodge City Globe Republican, 12-15-1898)

Died August 28th, 1893, Joseph Curtis, eldest son of H. G. and A. M. Keck, aged 13 years, 9 months and 5 days. He had patiently endured suffering for a number of years, but his condition is now vastly better than will be that of most boys who are at present in exuberant health. The remains were laid to rest last Tuesday in Maple Grove cemetery. (Dodge City Globe Republican, 9-1-1893)

Died, at her home in Dodge City, Kansas, on last Friday, Jan. 25, 1893, at 9 o'clock a. m., Mrs. John Kelsey, of congestion of the lungs. Mrs. Kelsey's sudden attack, from a severe cold contracted the week previous to her death, was the subject of anxious concern to her devoted husband from the first and he had a council of skilled physicians summoned to her bed side, but the disease baffled all that human learning and the tenderest care could do for the suffering lady. Though unconscious most of the time, she seemed in great pain until near the end, and finally passed peacefully away. The funeral was delayed until last Tuesday, 2 p. m., to enable relatives from a distance to be present. Her mother and sister, from Ohio, and daughter Jessie, from Kansas City came and accompanied the bereaved family in following the remains to their last resting place in Maple Grove cemetery. An unusually large number of our citizens also attended the obsequies, which were conducted by Father Collins, the venerable Baptist pastor, as there is no minister at present in charge of the Christian church, of which organization deceased has been an acceptable member since the revival meeting held in this city by Rev. Romig two years ago. Mrs. Kelsey was born at Green Springs, in Sandusky county, Ohio, on the 28th day of September, 1848. Her name was Miss Emma Bartlett. She was united to John Kelsey, of this city, on Sept 14, 1886, and has resided here ever since. Because of the high esteem in which John Kelsey, the well known locomotive engineer in charge of the Santa Fe yard engine, and his family have for years been held, the lady received a hearty welcome from the best people of this community, who soon learned to appreciate her for her own sake. John Kelsey has the sympathy of all our people in his bereavement. We are glad to know that his daughter Gertie will superintend his domestic affairs, and help to lighten the load of sorrow that is upon our esteemed fellow-citizen. (Dodge City Globe Republican, Friday, 2-1-1895)

Died. On last Friday morning, the 4th inst., the little child of C. E. and Florence Lopp, was translated, at the early dawn to the fullness of a brighter and better world on high. The child was less than two years old and leaves the mother's arms vacant; an older one having been taken at about the same age a few years ago. (Dodge City Globe-Republican, 6-10-1897)

Spearville News -- Jacob McCollister, who was for several years an active and respected citizen of Spearville and vicinity, died at the home of his son, Arthur McCollister, in Oklahoma City, O. T., on Sunday, June 27th, aged 77 years, and was buried in the "Silent Land" cemetery, Spearville, on Tuesday, June 30th. Mr. McCollister was one of the pioneer settlers in eastern Ford county. Early in the fall of 1877 he opened the Oferle House in Oferle, entertaining the public there that fall and winter. Then on the completion of the Summit House in Spearville he came here and for several years conducted that hostelry, giving to it much of the noted reputation it once had. Mr. McCollister always took an active part in public affairs when he lived among us, and was one of the foremost in organizing the cemetery company and laying out and caring for the grounds. His wife and daughter Laura died during their residence here, and were among the first to find their narrow home in our city of the dead. Gangrene, or blood poison, was the immediate cause of his death. For some eight or nine weeks he was confined to his bed, most of that time being delirious, but suffering intensely. Ira McCollister accompanied the remains of his father to his interment and will remain in the vicinity for some days. (Dodge City Globe-Republican, 7-2-1896)

Died on Friday, May 31, Charles A., infant son of Mr. and Mrs. E. H. Madison. The funeral took place from the residence on Sunday afternoon. (Dodge City Times, 6-6-1889)

Mrs. Ed Madison died Nov. 9th in a Topeka hospital. The funeral services were held at the Presbyterian church at 10:30 Saturday morning, and were conducted by Rev. Wm. Westwood. Burial was in the G.A.R. Cemetery. Mrs. Madison had been in poor health for some months. Her death is sincerely regretted by the citizens of Dodge City and Ford county. Lillie Vance was born near Marcelene, Adams county, Ill., Oct. 20, 1866, to William and Emily Vance. She married Ed H. Madison at Wichita on Nov. 5, 1885. Mrs. Madison leaves five small children to the care of her husband; her parents also survive her. Mr. Madison has been very attentive to his wife during her long illness, and be has the deepest sympathy of this community in the hour of his sorrow and affliction. (Dodge City Globe-Republican, 11-16-1899)

M. V. Markley was stricken with apoplexy Sunday, November 13th, at the home of his son-in-law, W. F. Pine, after returning from church, and his left side became paralyzed. He was apparently recovering when a second paralytic stroke took place on Friday last at 7 p. in., and his right side was paralyzed. Saturday night he became unconscious, and remained in this condition until his death, which occurred at about 9 o'clock Sunday night. Mr. Markley and wife, and daughter, Mrs. Pine, returned from Cincinnati, Ohio, October 30th, where they had been visiting friends for several weeks. Mr. Markley was apparently in ordinary health upon his return. Mr. Markley was engaged in business in the city several years, and for some years past he resided on a farm east of the city. He was a man well respected by every one who knew him, and he was honorable and upright in all his dealings with men. He leaves a wife and three children, Mrs. W. F. Pine, C. P. Markley and Harry M. Markley. Mr. Markley was a member of Lewis Post, G. A. R., and this order of which he was a respected member, with solemn duty, performed the last sad rites at the funeral exercise, which took place at the Presbyterian church at 10:30 o'clock on Tuesday morning. The deceased had long been a devoted member of the Presbyterian church, and the members of this society in common with the entire community, deeply regret his demise, and extend to the afflicted family their heartfelt sympathy over the loss of one who was a devoted husband, a kind father and an exemplary christian. Mr. Markley was born March 26, 1839, in Hamilton county, Ohio. At the age of 22 years he entered the service of his country, enlisting in company E, 16th Kentucky regiment, and rose from private to captain. He was wounded at the battle of Franklin, and was mustered out of the service at the close of the war in 1865. He was married in that year to his wife, who survives him. The family moved to Dodge City in 1885. The services at the church were very impressive. The body was brought from the residence of W. F. Pine, under escort of members of Lewis Post, G. A. R. The interment took place in the G. A. R. cemetery. (Dodge City Globe-Republican, 12-1-1898)

Mrs. Caroline Hannah Martin died early Monday morning, after a lingering illness, partially from an injury received about three months ago, and from rheumatism. The funeral services were held Tuesday afternoon at the M. E. Church. Rev. D. E. Hoover performing the sad rites. Mrs. Martin resided with her daughter and son-in-law, A. W. Reudy. Mrs. P. R. Hobble, an older daughter, nursed her mother during the greater part of her illness. Both daughters gave her constant and watchful care. Caroline Hannah McNeil was born March 20, 1822, in Frederick county, Maryland. In 1837 she emigrated to Vermillion county, Indiana, with her parents. She was married to Edward R. Martin, March 19, 1843. Her husband died December 18, 1884, and she removed to Kansas in May, 1886. She joined the M. E. Church when sixteen years of age. She was the youngest child of a family of thirteen children. A large number of the friends of the family and the deceased attended the services at the church, and though the weather was disagreeable a large number of people attended the burial. The afflicted families have the sympathy of the community in their bereavement. Mrs. Belle Anderson of Chicago, a daughter of Mrs. Martin, was present at the funeral. Cornelius H. Martin and Mrs. Nellie Burnett, son and daughter of deceased, arrived last night, but not in time for the funeral. (Dodge City Globe-Republican, 4-22-1897)

Died, Monday, February 6th, 1893, at 9:45 a. m., Mrs. Frank M. Meacham at her home, five miles southwest of this city. The deceased was born in York state, May 22, 1841, and married to Frank M. Meacham at Union Grove, Iowa, July 6, 1871. In December, 1884, removed to Ford county, where she has resided to the time of her death. As a kind, Christian woman Mrs. Meacham is well known to many people in this city, and in her own neighborhood she will be deeply mourned by all as one of the kindest of neighbors. Funeral services were held at the home on Wednesday. The remains will be taken to Wheaton, Ill., for burial. She leaves a husband and one adopted son, 25 years of age, to mourn her loss. (Dodge City Globe-Republican, Friday, 2-10-1893)

Died at the family home, four miles east of Ford, on Friday afternoon, August 25th, P. H. Melia, after a protracted sickness which resulted in nervous prostration and loss of vitality. His last days were in peace and assurance of a home in that better realm where he seemed anxious to go falling asleep in Jesus. Deceased was born in Ireland, March 17, (St. Patrick's Day) 1839, and was named Patrick Henry. His father died three months later. About two years later his mother moved across the Atlantic to Ontario, Canada, and settled at Newberry, where she died, leaving her boy an orphan of 10 years old. who was adopted as their own child by Mr. Paret and wife. The kindness of the latter was often spoken of by Mr. Melia as being the stimulant in his early life to awaken and culture the nobler qualities that was prominent through his later life. When a young man he served his full apprenticeship in a wagon factory at Preston. At the age of 20 he was united in marriage to Miss Katherine Bergy, who after 34 years of happy union was his comfort and stay during his last days of affliction. In 1865, with their oldest child, moved to Michigan, and in 1878 came to Saline county, Kansas, and in the spring of 1885 with their family came to their present home. The deceased possessed the purer qualities, simplicity and integrity, which he wished to inculcate in his family, and not without avail. Dishonesty and deceit never blighted his character. Five children join their mother in the grief of death's cold visit to the family. I. N., who lives on his farm near here; H. W. on his farm at Jefferson, Okla., J. A., O. B., E. V. and Ella N., who are at home now. O. B. and Ella are State Normal students. A large number of friends accompanied the remains to the Ford cemetery. The services were conducted by Revs. Lloyd and Patterson at the Congregational church. (Dodge City Globe-Republican, 8-31-1899)

Mrs. Rosa Ruth (Lynn) Merrill, wife of Prof. S. B. Merrill of Soule College, died at her home in this city, Sunday, morning, March 17th, 1895. She was born at West Bend, Iowa, October 29, 1866. In 1880 she came to Kansas, and was a student of the state agricultural college at Manhattan. She was married to Prof. Merrill Jan. 2d, 1887, who with three little children mourn her great loss. As a member of the Methodist Episcopal church she was known for her earnest christian principles. The funeral services were conducted at the college by Rev. W. H. Rose on Tuesday, and the remains interred in Maple Grove cemetery.(Dodge City Globe Republican, Thursday, 3-22-1895)

Died, on November 16, 1891, Almon, infant son of Col. and Mrs. Jennie Metcalf, aged four months and nineteen days. His stay on earth where sin abounds was short, but his sweet life will be long on God's new earth. (Dodge City Globe-Republican, Friday, 11-19-1891)

Rev. Dr. B. Mills, the Presbyterian minister of Spearville, died at his home in that city on Thursday, March 14th. The funeral services and interment were conducted on Saturday.(Dodge City Globe Republican, 3-22-1895)

On Easter Sunday, about 8 o'clock in the evening, there died in this city little Lloyd Newfer, youngest son of Mr. and Mrs. Harry Newfer. Little Lloyd was a bright and beautiful child. He would have been three years old if he had lived until the 20th may of May. His cunning baby way endeared him to all hearts, and his sad and sudden death was a crushing blow to his parents and relatives. He was buried Tuesday afternoon quietly and privately, on account of the dangerous illness of his little brother Ottie, who was struggling for life with the same dreadful disease that caused the death of Lloyd, cerebo-spinal meningitis. Early Friday morning, at 1:30,the death angel again visited this stricken family and bore to the other world the spirit of little Ottie. Ottie would have been seven years old next October. Thus in less than one short week were these two little ones taken away. The anguish of the bereaved parents, who can measure? Ottie's little desk at school was draped in black and decked with flowers. Saturday afternoon he was laid to rest in Maple Grove cemetery, by the side of his little brother, who had so lately preceded him. (Dodge City Globe Republican, 4-21-1898)

Died. In this city, Saturday morning, of paralysis, James A. Newkirk, age 41 years. The funeral took place Sunday afternoon at 3 o'clock, Rev. Wm. Westwood holding the services at the home of the deceased, A number of friends of the deceased followed the remains to the grave. The deceased had been a resident of this city for several years. His parents live at Middlesex, Pa. (Dodge City Globe Republican, 11-10-1898)

Richard Nichols, a brakeman, running out of here on train 35, Sunday evening, Gus Guthrie, conductor, was accidentally killed at Lamar, Colo., at about 12 o'clock Sunday night. He was knocked off the train by coming in contact with the water spout of the water tank, while the train was in motion; and was thrown off the cars, being killed instantly. The body was brought here Monday evening, and was buried in the cemetery at this place. The deceased leaves a wife and one child. He was a member of the Brotherhood of Trainmen, I. O. O. F., A. O. U. W., and K. P. societies. He is spoken of as an exemplary and industrious man, sober and honest. He was about 32 years of age, aud came to this city in September last from near St. Louis, Mo. The railroad men speak very highly of the deceased. The unfortunate brakeman was knocked off the top of the car, as we have stated, and in the fall his skull was broken. The cars did not pass over his body. The man's hat was left on the top of the car, and his train went on a couple of miles without knowing of the accident that had befallen him. This is the second man who has been killed at Lamar under similar circumstances. A similar accident to this occured at Alma on the Rock Island a few days ago. The funeral of the deceased took place yesterday afternoon, the services being held in the M. E. church, and the sermon delivered by Rev. E. H. Vaughan. The deceased was a member of the M. E. church. Tbe A. O. U. W. society took charge of the funeral ceremonies, and the remains were buried under the rites of that order.( Dodge City Globe-Republican, 1-9-1896)

O. M. Norton died at the residence of Lewis Kerstine, Monday night, after a sickness of about four weeks. Mr. Norton was born in Indiana 41 years ago. He came to Garden City several years ago and entered the milling business, and continued in it until the burning of the mill last February. During his residence in Garden City he made many personal and business friends, for he was a special companion and strictly honorable in all his dealings. At the time of his death he was operating the mill at Dodge City. Mr. Norton leaves a wife and two children and other relatives. The remains were taken to Leavenworth Thursday morning for burial. (Garden City Herald, 9-2-1897)

Frank Daniel Parr was born May 24, 1876, in Joplin, Mo., and died April 25, 1898; he was, therefore, not quite 22 years of age at the time of his death. The family had lived in the vicinity of Joplin during nearly all of Frank's life, leaving that place in April, 1897, to come west on account of his failing health. They stopped first at Independence, Kas., where they remained until September, 1897, when they went back to within about 30 miles of Galena, remaining at this latter place until December 1st. From this place they came west ward to Kinsley. Here they tarried a couple of weeks, and then proceeded to Dodge City, arriving here in January, 1898. Here, in the providence and grace of God the family was favored with a most eventful experience. Christian people began to visit them, to minister to their wants, and especially to point the young man to the "Lamb of God that taketh away the sin of the world." He was sitting in his chair until a few minutes before his departure, when by his request he was laid upon his bed by his brother-in-law. He laughed for joy as the scenes of eternity opened before his vision, and when he could no longer articulate even in a whisper he whistled, "There's sunshine in my soul." Almost instantly after being placed on the bed, he stretched himself out, dropped his arms at his sides, and breathed his last as quietly as if in sleep, Monday, April 25th, at 6 a. m. Funeral services were held in the M. E. church of Dodge City, Tuesday at 2:30 p. m., and interment in Maple Grove cemetery.(Dodge City Globe Republican, 5-5-1898)

Died. In this city, September 2, 1897, Elsie Roanna, infant daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Grant Pettyjohn, aged 15 months and 22 days. The little one was taken with the whooping cough the first day of August last, and was very sick from the first of the attack, and when after suffering for two weeks, under the disadvantages of the excessively hot weather with that dangerous and dreadful malady, the gastric fever then set in, and although the very best medical skill was constantly in attendance and used every known means to save the life of the little child, it could not avail, and she was ushered out of this world of sorrow to a brighter home above. The funeral services were conducted by Rev. Hoover of the M. E. church, whose kind, soothing and consoling words did much to soften the sorrow of the hearts of the bereaved parents. A large concourse of sympathizing friends followed the remains of the little one to Maple Grove Cemetery, where it was laid to rest.(Dodge City Globe Republican, 9-9-1897)

Died: On Monday evening, November 6th, 1893, at 9:26, the gentle spirit of Grace Pope passed into eternity. She was aged 7 years, 11 months and 6 days, being the second daughter of Mr. and Mrs. F. M. Pope of this city. The family were back on a visit to the World's Fair some two months ago, and the eldest daughter was attacked with typhoid fever. Four days after arriving home little Grace was stricken with the same fever. It was just seven weeks from that time to the date of her death. The fever broke last week, and she was apparently better. But dropsy of the heart was left in place of fever, and this was the cause of her death. The funeral services were held at the family home last Wednesday morning by Rev. S. E. Busser, and owing to the affectionate regard for the amiable little girl and the high esteem in which her family are held in this city, there was a large attendance and many touching tributes, of respect. The floral offerings were elaborately beautiful. (Dodge City Globe-Republican, 11-10-1893)

Jasper N. Pope died suddenly of heart failure at his home in Dodge City, Kas., last Friday, Nov. 17, 1899. Mr. Pope was born and raised in Brandywine township of this county, July 15, 1834. He enlisted in the three months volunteer service in 1861, being a member of Company I, 8th Indiana Infantry. In 1862 he re-enlisted in Company G of the 5th Indiana Cavalry, most of which company was made up of Hancock county boys. The latter company was organized by Capt. Reuben Riley, father of James Whitcomb Riley. Mr. Pope was captured near Macon, Georgia, July 31, 1864, and was a prisoner in Andersonville or guarded by the rebels in a squad near that place. With him in prison were George Duncan, Jeff Willett, Monroe and Marshall Meek, John Samuels, Frand Brizendine, Asbury and Lige Pipe, Henry C. and Benjamin F. Gant, John Vails and many others of his company. They were in prison practically until the close of the war. They were not exchanged, but the squad in which he was held was simply turned loose on the approach of Sherman's army, by the rebels. He was in prison from 6 to 9 months. When his company was taken to prison they found George Alford of this city, there, having been captured some time before. The soldiers were very much emaciated when they were released, many of them being almost starved to death. In the first company in which Mr. Pope enlisted was J. A. Lynam of Greenfield. Monday evening a representative of the Republican stopped and talked with a group of old soldiers who were talking of their departed comrade. It was the universal opinion that a truer friend never lived nor a braver and more patriotic soldier ever waded Southern swamps or faced the enemy's gun. He was promoted to the position of sergeant while in the service. He has many friends here who love and cherish his memory. William Webb of Greenfield, is a brother-in-law of Mr. Pope. (Greenfield (Ind.) Republican, 11-23-1899)

Mrs. Pope, wife of Frank M. Pope, a conductor on the Santa Fe road, died in this city, Sunday morning, after an illness of three weeks, of blood poisoning. Mrs. Pope was an active member of the Woman's Relief Corps and the Eastern Star, and the funeral services were conducted by the members of these societies. The funeral services were held in the Presbyterian church, Tuesday afternoon, Rev. J. M. Gillette delivering an appropriate and impressive sermon, after which the officers of the W. R. C. and the Eastern Star performed the last sad rites. A very large number of people were in attendance at the church services, and a large number of the friends and acquaintances of the family followed the remains to Maple Grove cemetery where the burial took place. Mrs. Pope was a woman very much respected by her family and friends, and many people regret her untimely departure. Laura Edna Hall was born in Newark, Ohio, Dec. 14, 1858. She as married at Sullivan, Ill., to Frank M. Pope, July 3d, 1880. The family moved to Dodge City in the fall of 1884. Two daughters survive the mother; a girl 14 years of age, and one two years old.(Dodge City Globe Republican, Thursday, 12-5-1895)

Died In this city, Wednesday morning, September 13, 1893. Willie Riley, son of conductor Wm. Riley, of cholera infantum, at the age of eleven months. The remains of the little one were interred in Maple Grove cemetery yesterday. (Dodge City Globe Republican, 9-15-1893)

Walter Riney, son of John T. Riney, died Sunday morning, after a severe illness of spinal meningitis and pneumonia. Walter was born in this city, March 3, 1880. He is one of ten children, and his death is the only loss the family has had. The grief of the parents and brothers and sisters is heartrending, and has aroused much sympathy among the many friends of Mr. and Mrs. Riney, who have resided here for 26 years past. The funeral took place Monday after noon, from the family residence, west of the city, and was attended by a large number of people. Walter was a member of the high school, and many pupils of this school were in attendance at the funeral. The remains were followed to Maple Grove cemetery by a large number of sorrowing friends. (Dodge City Globe Republican, Thursday, 4-27-1899)

James H. Rockwell, died of cancer in the face, after years of suffering, in this city, Sunday afternoon, at 3 o'clock. The funeral took place from the Presbyterian church, Monday afternoon, the services being conducted by Rev. J. M. Gillette, the pastor, who delivered a beautiful sermon, in an impressive manner. The Masonic lodge, of which the deceased was a member, took charge of the remains, and they were interred in Maple Grove cemetery under the rites of that order. James H. Rockwell was born in Scioto county, Ohio, May 21, 1825. He was married in 1845, to Miss Louise Bennett, of that State, by whom was born to them, seven children, but two of whom survive Mrs. Jessie Brown of this city, and James H. Rockwell, of Huntington, W. Va. Mrs. Rockwell, wife of deceased, died in March last, and was buried on the 17th of that month. A son of the deceased, Leonard Rockwell, who was a fireman on the Santa Fe railway, was killed in a head end collision, during a snow storm near Pierceville, sometime about the winter of 1882. Engineer Tost was killed in the same wreck. James H. Rockwell was a member of a Ohio regiment during the Civil War, and was in the command of General Crook of Ohio. He professed Christ while still in Ohio, and on coming to Dodge City, he united with the Presbyterian church of this city. Mr. Rockwell was one of the members of the pioneer colony that settled in Meade county, in the spring of 1879, the most of the members of that colony, numbering nearly a hundred families, coming from near Zanesville, Ohio. Many of those colonists are scattered, and like the late departed, many of them have gone to that undiscovered country, from whose borne no traveller returns. Mr. Rockwell removed to Dodge City, in the early 80s, and was employed for many years in the machine shops of the Santa Fe toad in this city. His sickness was long and severe, and he endured it patiently. He made his home with his daughter, Mrs. James Brown. The heartfelt sympathy of friends and acquaintances are tendered to those in affliction and bereavement. Mr. Rockwell was a man of kindly disposition, a good citizen and neighbor, and industrious at all times. His death is a great relief, for his sufferings were intense and the care and attention necessary to his comfort, was especially trying upon those under whose care he was placed.(Dodge City Globe Republican, Thursday, 1-30-1896)

Mrs. J. C. Rockwell died at her late home in this city on Sunday morning, March 17th, 1895, after a brief but painful illness of erysipelas. Her maiden name was Louisa J. Bennett, and she was born March 19th, 1830, in Sciota county, Ohio, being the daughter of Thomas and Nancy Bennett. She was married to J. C. Rockwell January 4th, 1846, at her home in Ohio. In 1880 they removed to Dodge City, and have been known and respected by the entire community as a family of christian workers. Mrs. Rockwell was a zealous member of the Presbyterian church, and was held in the highest esteem for her goodness of heart and charitable inclinations. The funeral services ware conducted by Rev. J. S. Glendenning. of Topeka, at the Presbyterian church Wednesday morning, and the burial rites were administered in Maple Grove cemetery under the auspice of the Eastern Star Lodge.(Dodge City Globe Republican, Thursday, 3-22-1895)

Mrs. Anna Rowden, formerly, and for some time, a resident of Dodge City and well known to most of our people, died of consumption at her residence in Pueblo, Colo, on the 30th day of August, 1889. Deceased was born in Scotland in 1840, but was for many years a resident of this county. During the last two years of her life she was a resident of Pueblo, where she went for the improvement of her health, which, however, she was not vouchsafed to realize. She ended her painful sickness with great fortitude. Patient resignation ever characterized her life. The remains were brought to this city for interment. Deceased was buried at Maple Grove cemetery on the 2nd inst. Funeral services were held at the M. E. church, of which she was a member, Monday, Sept. 2nd. Rev. Collins officiating. Mrs. Rowden leaves five children to mourn her loss. She was a lady universally esteemed, and her death is generally deplored. (Dodge City Times, 9-5-1889)

On Sunday night last the many friends of Frank D. Shinn in this city were shocked to learn that a telegram had been received from Alamosa, Colo., announcing his death in that city. The illness of the deceased began on Thursday, March 24th, and he was considered by his physician as improving until Sunday, when a relapse occurred, and his life passed away at 1 o'clock p. m. Frank D. Shinn was horn at Leon, Iowa, February 24, 24, 1866. On December 22, 1892, he left this city for Alamosa buoyant in spirit and strong in the health of his young manhood. All the hope and promise of youth were his. Now he lies stricken in death. Those who knew him best can pay to his memory a tribute of softer tears and heartfelt sorrow. His character bore the strength of manliness, and sunshine was a factor of his temperament. He leaves a young wife, to whom the sympathy of every true heart must go out. (Dodge City Globe Republican, Thursday, 3-31-1892)

Yesterday afternoon a sorrowing multitude made up the funeral train which bore the remains of Frederick Singer to their final resting place in Maple Grove cemetery, to pay a last sad tribute of respect to his memory. The funeral services were held at the family residence on Railroad avenue at three o'clock, in the presence of very many friends, and were conducted by Rev. W. H. Rose of the Methodist Episcopal church, assisted by Rev. J. M. Wright of the Presbyterian church. The M. E. church choir were in attendance and supplied the music. The deceased was widely known throughout this section of country and leaves behind him many warm friends who deeply mourn his untimely death. He was a kind-hearted man, a generous friend, and true with every one but himself. The bereaved widow has the warmest sympathy of scores of friends in her hour of sore affliction. Frederick Singer was born in Wales thirty-eight years ago. He came to America in 1871 and went to work at his trade stone mason in the city of Topeka. In 1874 he came to Dodge City and for several years was engaged in freighting between this point and points in Texas and the Indian Territory. He married Miss Lulu Todd in the fall of 1870. with whom he lived happily and who survives him. He has held high positions both in the city and county at different times, and was always credited with having discharged his duties faithfully and honorably. (Dodge City Globe Republican, Thursday, 6-18-1890)

Fred Smith, an inmate of the Soldiers' Home, died of Bright's disease on Sunday morning and was buried in the G.A.R. cemetery Monday afternoon. The members of Lewis Post and members of the home attended the funeral, and paid their respects in the last sad rites of their deceased comrade. The deceased was about 60 years of age. He had been a resident of Ford county for several years. The deceased leaves a widow with whom he had been married but a short time.(Dodge City Globe-Republican, 4-1-1897)

Died, S. F. Smith, aged 67 years, at 11 o'clock Sunday morning the 12th inst., of blood poisoning and paralysis, at the residence of E. G. Chase, eight miles northeast of the city, after a lingering illness of more than one year, contracted in Missouri. He leaves a wife and one daughter. Funeral took place today at 10 o'clock in the new cemetery at Wright. (Dodge City Globe-Republican, Monday, 6-13-1892)

Julia Louisa Bullard was born June 20th, 1847, near Ravenna, Ohio; was married July 10th, 1869, to Lindon King Soper, at Governeur, New York; removed to Kansas in February, 1886. She died Friday morning, December 6th, 1889. aged forty-two years, five months and sixteen days. For five or six years Mrs. Soper has been failing in health, and for the last six months has steadily and rapidly failed. She made a heroic fight for life against a fatal disease, and was hopeful of recovery until about ten days or two weeks ago, when she saw that her failing strength could not withstand the at tacks of the terrible disease, consumption. When a child she united with the Methodist Episcopal church, and after her marriage she and her husband united with the Presbyterian church, so that her spiritual house was in order and ready for death's call. The only regret she expressed was that of leaving her husband and daughters. The day before she died she said to her pastor, "I am ready to go 'over there.' I'll not have to suffer as I have here." Waiting a moment for her breath, she added. "I am not afraid of death; it is all right." She has gone to meet a father, a mother, a sister who was taken by the same disease fifteen years ago, and also a baby fifteen months of age, just learning to walk. As the pastor's wife sat by her a little while before her death, she closed her eyes for a few moments, and then opened them wide as if looking for some one, and said. "My baby just passed by." Seemingly she had a glimpse into the other world, while yet she lingered in the flesh. (Dodge City Globe-Republican, 12-11-1889)

Died: At her home in this city last Saturday morning. Mrs. Rosa Stubbs, wife of Mr. Ed. Stubbs. It was a sudden blow to the community and an overwhelming blow to the devoted home, that one so young, so attractive and so winsome in the traits of her womanhood, should be called on to pass through such suffering and terminate her useful life so unexpectedly. She had gathered about her five children, who depended on a mother's love, and now that she has been removed from their midst they are truly tossed on the waves of affliction and the devoted husband is like a reed shaken by the wind. Their only comfort at this time of sorrow is that the mother and wife died in the faith of the christian and has truly rested from her labors and is at peace in heaven. The simple, bright and hopeful burial service of the Episcopal church was said over her remains at St. Cornelius church last Monday afternoon by the rector of the church, Rev. L. Busser, and a large concourse of friends accompanied the afflicted relatives to the cemetery. Mrs. Rosa Stubbs was born in Germany, January 26, 1865, and was a little over thirty years of age. She was the center, of a large circle of friends in Dodge City and Ford county. Her home was ever a resting place and truly a retreat from the cares and worries of life to her family. In society she was a bright light, a genial contributor to all festivities, a source of hope to those in trouble, and she thoroughly believed that more good could be done in this world by being happy than by being gloomy. (Dodge City Globe-Republican, Friday, 3-8-1895)

Daniel Sughrue died in this city on the morning of the 7th inst., after a long and painful illness, in his 49th year. The deceased was born in Ireland, and emigrated to this country when quite a young man. He leaves a wife and six children. How inscrutable and unaccountable are the laws of nature to-day we live, to-morrow we pass under the rod of affliction, and at early morn the dew of death gathers thick and fast upon our brow. Thus it was with the lamented Daniel Sughrue, who in sickness as well as in health, was equal to the emergency. A brave and more constant friend we never knew; ever ready and willing to lend the helping hand with kind words of encouragement to the weak and waver ing, but alas, he is gone, cruel pain will torture him no more. Adverse winds to him, will be unknown. The tender touch of wife will no more be felt upon the feverish brow, the gay and happy words of children are treasures in eternity. A noble life well spent, is the heritage left the loved ones behind. The funeral services took place at the Catholic church, yesterday, and was quite largely attended.(Dodge City Times, 5-9-1889)

A sad accident, which cost the life of Richardson Tolson, occurred near Manchester, Kas., Friday evening. He was standing on top of the car when a sudden jolting caused him to make a misstep, throwing him between the cars Several trucks passed over his body, inflicting internal injuries, from which he died three hours later while on the way to the hospital at Topeka. His twin brother Ben, who worked on the same bridge gang, was with him at the time of tbe accidental death. Dick was a member of Newton Woodman Camp, and the large number of brother Woodmen and friends who accompanied the remains to the train at Newton, attested the regard in which he was held by his fellow employees. He was born Dec. 14, 1873, and spent the greater part of his life near Spearville, excepting the last 3 years, in which he has been in the Santa Fe bridge service. He leaves two brothers, Dan and Ben Tolson, and a step-sister, Mrs. Parthemore, and a legion of friends to mourn his untimely death. He was buried Sunday evening in the Spearville cemetery, a large concourse of friends doing honor to his memory. (Dodge City Globe-Republican, Thursday, 11-18-1897)

Died on July 28th, at the home of his parents, in Bucklin, Raymond, age six months, son of L. M. Taylor. The death was sudden, the child dying of spasms. The friends and neighbors sympathise with them in their affliction. (Dodge City Globe-Republican, 8-10-1899)

Mary Sophia Teal was born in Cincinnati, Ohio, May 26th, 1824, and peacefully sank to rest Feby. 19th, 1895. Her maiden name was Bolens, an old French family founded in 1602. Her father Jas. S. Bolens, was exiled from France for political reasons, he being a follower of Napoleon. Her mother was Julia Pernet, of the Castle of Pernet, Switzerland, and full cousin to the Empress Josephine. Mrs. Teal acquired a good education in French, and was brought up surrounded by culture and affluence. Early in life she moved with her parents to Lewisburg, Ohio, where she grew to womanhood. September 25th, 1845, she was united in marriage to Dr. Paul Henkel, a lineal descendant of Gerhardt Henkel, a court preacher to the emperor of Germany, and a grandson of the Rev. Paul Henkel, an eminent Lutheran Divine, of New Market, Va., and one of the founders of Lutheran Synod of North Carolina. Dr. Henkel died January 7th, 1850. The fruit of this marriage was three children, James B., Andrew M., and Paul, all of whom are living. She was again married Nov. 16th, 1859, to Mr. Joseph Teal, her now aged and bereft companion. To them were born three children, Eugene, Jessie, and Josephine, all of whom are living. Mrs. Teal was for many years been a member of the Universalist church. She was possessed of very strong domestic habits, possessing great decision of character, but wholly unselfish in her disposition. She was a kind mother, a loving companion, and had friends wherever she had acquaintances. She was the last of a family of the children, and her loss to the home and society is keenly felt by those who knew her. Extract from a Ligonier, Indiana, paper. (Dodge City Globe-Republican, Friday, 3-8-1895)

George W. Thornburg, a well-known Santa Fe conductor, running between Denver and Dodge City, died at his home in the former city, after a short illness, Thursday morning. The deceased has had kidney trouble for some time, but his many friends never supposed his condition to be serious, and In fact many supposed he was laying off to look after extensive mining interests, so that scores of railroad men were surprised to learn of his death. The funeral services were held in Denver Friday afternoon. (La Junta Tribune, 9-2-1897)

Bert Torline, a young man about 20 years of age, son of J. A. Torline, who lives nine miles southeast of Spearville, met with a sudden death on Friday morning last. He was in the stable and was whipping a horse, when the animal raised his hind feet and kicked the young man on the breast, directly over the heart. He was killed instantly. The action of the heart was paralyzed. C. M. Beeson, Mrs. J. Collar, B. F. Martin and Looie Bader, of this city, attended the funeral on Saturday. The distressing accident and death caused sadness in the neighborhood where it occurred, and the people of the county sympathise with the bereaved. (Dodge City Globe Republican, 9-1-1898)

The infant child of Mr. and Mrs. Ben Tunnel was buried yesterday, and this additional sorrow causes the hearts of their many friends to throb in sympathy, feeling that Ben's family have had to bear more than their share of grief and pain. (Dodge City Globe-Republican, Friday, 8-26-1891)

Died, in this city, on Monday, of inflammation of the brain, Mrs. Edna Wagner, age 35 years. The deceased leaves a child, a girl seven years of age. She formerly lived at Minneola before moving to Dodge City, and was separated from her husband. The funeral took place yesterday afternoon, the services being held in the M. E. Church, and the body was buried in Maple Grove Cemetery. (Dodge City Globe Republican, Thursday, 6-4-1896)

Died, at the residence of his son-in-law, Mr. T. B. Rice, in this city Monday morning, November 4th, 1889, G. W. Wallace, aged seventy-one years. The deceased was in his usual health up to Sunday morning, the 3d inst., when he was suddenly taken with severe spells of vomiting, caused by an acute attack of indigestion, after which congestion of the bowels and kidneys set in, resulting in his death the following morning. G. W. Wallace was born in Old Franklin, Howard county, Missouri, November 26th,1818. He was married May 1st, 1839, to Lucinda Jamison, who preceded him to the grave about fourteen years, dying in 1875. He was the father of eight children, one of whom died in infancy, another at the age of fifteen years. Six are still living, married and with families; two reside in Saline county, Missouri, one near Olathe, Kansas; one in Bates county, Missouri; one in Dallas, Texas, and the other, Mrs. Mary L. Rice, in Dodge City. He was converted and joined the Baptist church in this city in 1886. The funeral services were held at the residence Monday evening, at eight o'clock, conducted by the Masonic fraternity, who attended in a body to do reverence and pay tribute to their departed brother. The remains were shipped to Saline county, Missouri, where they will be laid beside those of his wife. (Dodge City Globe-Republican, 11-6-1889)

Spearville News -- Mr. B. J. Walters, of southeast Hodgeman county, buried his wife in the Silent Land Cemetery of this place on last Sabbath. (Dodge City Globe-Republican, 1-30-1896)

Died -- At his late home in this city, Sunday afternoon, January 26th, Edward Waters. Interment was made at Maple Grove Cemetery, on Tuesday afternoon, whither his remains were followed by a large number of friends and acquaintances. The Episcopal burial service was said by Rev. S. E. Busser, at the Presbyterian church, and the impressive ritual of Free Masonry was said at the grave. St. Bernard Lodge, No. 222, A. F. & A. M.; St. Bernard Chapter of the Eastern Star, and Lewis Post, No. 204, G. A. R., acted as escort to their late comrade and brother, and the consolation of loving hearts sustained the stricken ones in this time of their great trial. Edward Waters was born in England January 27, 1840, and had he lived another day, would have been 56 years of age. In his young manhood, he came to America, when the civil war had broken up on the country, and nearly the first thing he did was to enlist in the Union army, being enrolled in Co. K, 93d Regiment New York Volunteers. On July 1, 1862 he was commissioned third sergeant on account of heroic services on the field. For three years, he helped to make the sublime history of that noble body of men, the Army of the Potomac, and was actively present at nearly all the battles of that division of the service. Gettysburg, Antietam, Seven Oaks, Wilderness and Petersburg were red names in his history. This English boy proved a valiant soldier for the old flag of his adopted land; and when mustered out near Richmond, he received the approval of his officers, and returned to private life, a patriot, indeed, and a loyal supporter of the government. At an early age, Mr. Waters become a member of the Masonic Fraternity, and ever lived in harmony with those sublime principles, which have ever been the admiration of the world. As a private citizen, in home, society, and among his fellow workmen, he was recognized as a true gentleman, worthy of every confidence and faithful to every trust. He had been a sufferer for a long time, but never a word of complaint escaped his lips. The death of his son more than a year ago, prostrated him with grief and it was a comfort to him to think that they would meet in Heaven. In infancy he had been baptised in the church of England and confirmed in that faith, thus we leave him with his Heavenly Father. Loving father, true husband, noble friend and devoted brother, fare well till the grand reunion above, Mr. Waters and family came to Ford county ten years ago. He was employed for several years or mote in charge of the water tank at the round house. His son, Hazzard, was killed at Caddo, Colo., in September, 1894. He was employed as brakeman, and while riding on top of a car and passing through a bridge, was knocked down and killed. A Gettysburg medal was received yesterday, by the family of Mr. Waters, from Gen. A. J. Zabreskie, Engineer and Secretary of the "New York Monuments Commission for the battlefields of Gettysburg and Chattanooga," located in New York. The Secretary in transmitting the medal, says the report of Mr. Waters' service during the period of the battle of Gettysburg, from the War Department a favorable one, and he takes pleasure in transmitting the medal. Mr. Waters had anticipated this medal before his death, and anxiously expected to receive it before he died. The medal is finely wrought, and can be kept as a souvenir, highly cherished.(Dodge City Globe Republican, Thursday, 1-30-1896)

Clarence Weingarth, a boy 10 years old, died Friday night of diptheria. after a short illness. The body was buried Saturday. The utmost caution was used in the treatment of this case, and no contagion is likely to occur. (Dodge City Globe Republican, 12-15-1898)

The little child of George F. Weyand, died on Monday evening, of cholera infantum and brain trouble. It was quite a bright boy of 18 months old. The family have the sympathy of the entire community. (Dodge City Globe-Republican, 9-21-1894)

Mrs. Elizabeth Williams died in this city. Sunday morning, July 24th. She had been living near Meade Center, but came here a short time ago, to receive her daughter whom she was expecting from the east. While here she was taken sick with flux, which resulted in her death. The funeral was held in the Methodist church, conducted by Rev. G. Lowther. She was buried in the cemetery at this place. (Dodge City Times, 7-28-1887)

Died: In this city. July 23, 1887, Annie M. Wright, wife of Dr. T. J. Wright, aged 51 years. The cause of her death was a bruise on the hand sustained four weeks ago, which subsequently became inflamed, affecting the whole arm, and which notwithstanding the best medical treatment, finally resulted in her death. The funeral service was held in the Presbyterian church, Saturday morning. The services were conducted by the Rev. Dr. Boyd, of this city. At their conclusion the procession moved out to Maple Grove cemetery, where the remains were interred. Dr. Wright was too ill to permit his attendance at these last sad rites to his deceased companion. Mrs. Wright was born in Lafayette Co. Mo., March 20th, 1836. She was the daughter of L. H. and Jane Renick, one of the oldest and most prominent families of that section of Missouri. She was of a family of nine children, all the others of which are still living. In 1855 she became connected with the Cumberland Presbyterian church, and remained true to her faith ever, after. She was married at Chapel Hill, Mo., on the 25th of August 1857, to Dr. T. J. Wright, a happy union, extending over a period of 30 years, and ended with her death. In addition to the husband and only daughter, there is left to mourn her untimely death, a large relationship, and many friends, both in her new home in Western Kansas, and back in Missouri, where her parents lie buried among the old familiar scenes, where she was born. (Dodge City Times, 7-28-1887)

The remains of Elias Zerbe and Rebekah Zerbe were recently removed from their resting place on the old homestead to the G.A.R. cemetery west of the city. (Dodge City Globe-Republican, 5-2-1892)

Mrs. F. C. Zimmermann is having the bodies of her deceased husband and two children removed from the home burial place to graves in Maple Grove Cemetery. (Dodge City Globe Republican, Thursday, 3-3-1898)

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