James A McQuown obit

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James A McQuown obit - DEATH Of FORMER James A* McQuown Passed Away At...
DEATH Of FORMER James A* McQuown Passed Away At His Home In Grant Township, LONG USEFUL RECORD Former County Commissioner James A. McQuown died at his home in Grant township, Friday morning about 10 o'clock. Death, was due to paralysis. He leaves his widow, Mrs. Mary J. Sprankle McQuown, and these children: Harry E., of White township; Mrs. Ada M. Farnsworth, of Grant township; Martin Luther, of Deckers Point; James Ernest, of East Mahoning township; Charles, at home; Hazel Virginia, at home; Murray Clifford, of Dixonville, Paul V. and Ted, at home. The funeral services will be held Sabbath afternoon at 2 o'clock. The deceased worked on his father's farm in Rayne township, up until he was 16 years old, when he enlisted as a member of Company C, llth Pennsylvania Volunteer Infantry, under Col. Richard Coulter and Captain Schall, and served until the end of the war. At the battle of the Wilderness he was wounded in the right side by a minie ball, and sent to the hospital. He participated in the battles of Hatchers Run, Boydton Plank Road, Gravelly Run and Five Forks and was present at the surrender of General Lee, at Appomattox. In 1876 Mr. McQuown went to the oil fields, where he was engageH in working at his trade. In 18$8 he purchased his present property, a tract of 60 acres. Since 1878 he had given his time and (Continued on Page 2.)

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  1. The Indiana Gazette,
  2. 26 Sep 1914, Sat,
  3. Page 5

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