Ephraim Doty - death announcement

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Ephraim Doty - death announcement - * . of of of <J/. of to FOUGHT UNDER WASHINGTON...
* . of of of <J/. of to FOUGHT UNDER WASHINGTON An Old Burying Ground^ T ci'th of Murphysboro of Much Historic t Interest? _ At-Least Two Revolutionary Heroes Buried Tftere. ( Mnrpliysboro Independent. Jackson county can. lay claim to the distinction ot haying had as residents within her boiders, pioneer s,ettl£ra of"this section who had previously ioughl under General Washington in j Uie great struggle foi liberty and who 'later found their last lestmg piace | here. . i With the surrender of the colonies by- the English came a horde ot seek-. | ers after .liberty from all • quarters-pf ' the inhabited world. As the tide.of Immigration swept over the New Erig-'. land shores,.its hardy citizens,took up their scanty,belongings and with their wives and families in ox carts pushed 6ii through the wilderness following the : paths of the hunter-and Indian that led to the great Father of Waters. Seven miles north of Murpbysboro near Oraville, two blacken grave atones mark the last reasting place of two such settlers; .and the inscriptions cut on the.granite testify to the fact thut they were soldiers of the revolution. "• •' ••"Ephraim Doty, a soldier of the.rev- olution. Born,'in'-'the state of 2few Jersey. Emigrated to Illinois in die year' 1827. Died' 1831. •, Aged. 71 years." -.,... _.'•'.This, simple .epitah is "the -key to the unwritten history of the Doty gene- ol'pgy in • this county. Although the, residence of the head of the- family was of but short duration, he left a line of pro'sterity whose, strength ol frame and virture.has played an important) part in the-later developments- of the county. - .. In the famous battles of Bunker Hill and Yorktown, the raid upon the tea ship's at Boston and numerous other shape for better preservation. There are said to be only two other places in Illinois'where heroes of the revolution are buried—at Kaskaskia and Steeleville. ' CURES CATARRH DEAFNESS. One Week's Use of Hyoniei Did More Than Six Months' Treatment . by Specialists. In the treatment.of deafness which, is often ;i result of catarrh Hyomei acts almost immediately upon the Inflamed membrane and the hearing be-

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  1. The Daily Free Press,
  2. 28 Feb 1905, Tue,
  3. Page 2

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