Josiah Hays Obit 1925
AGED POLO MAN DIES TUESDAY MORNING Josiah Hays, a resident of Polo and vicinity for 43 years, passed away at his homo at E o'clock Tuesday Tuesday morning, death resulting from pneumonia. Funeral services will he held at the homo at 2 o'clock Thursday afternoon and at tho Methodist church at 2:30 o'clock, Rev. Harry Brown officiating, and with burial at Fair-mount. Mr. Hays- was born at Hagerstown, Md., March 17, 1843. At the age of eleven eleven ho- drove from Maryland to Iowa In a wagon with his parents, living in that state until he moved to the vicinity of Polo 43 years ago. His wife, Louise, passed away five years ago, and h» is survived by one daughter. Mrs. James Woolley of Glenn Ellyn; a brother, Samuel of Polo; seven grandchildren and eleven great grfcndchildrcn.