Clipped From The Courier-Journal
school workers ever held In Kentucky. THE OLDEST RESIDENT. Death of Pastel XeGoaatele, af Jef-, fersonvlile, Peraaerly la the Railroad Service. - In the death of Daniel McGonnlgle Jcfljersonville loses its oldest resident.. Ilia death occurred at a late hoar Tueew day night at the home ot his daughter, Mi J. N. Ingram, Spring Hill, after an illness of three weeks. He suffered aa stfack of prostration due to the excessive beat, and tbis he neyer recovered from onsccount ot his weakened condition duo to his age. - . . , ; rlr. McGonnlgle was born in Colombia; eoamfy. Pa. He married Hannah nerrin February 22, 1824. but on November 8. 1850, she died, and sines 18C1 be had, lived where he died. He came to Jeffer-sonville in 1833. Tbe first ear built for the Jeffcrtonville and Indianapolis railroad was constructed by him. lie wa( the first master meclianie of the roadj and was succeeded to the position by his son John. He also built tlie big 5ork house, which long contributed to effersonville's prosperity. In 185S he bnilt the first machinery for the first Falls Mill. He was a devout Methodist, an unwavering Democrat and a good man generally. He was tlie lather of eight children, four of whom were born in Pennsylvania one in Ohio and three In Indiana. Pour of these survive, his death. They are: Mrs. J. N. Ingram, of this city: Mrs. Sarah Hartwell, of Deputy. Ind.: James McGonnigkv ot Nsshville, and Samuel McGonnigle, ot tbis city. - The funeral will take place from the residence of Mr. Ingram; at 4 o'clock: this afternoon, and the interment will be in tlie Lastern Cemetery; - The Ber. Dr. Sheet will conduct the orrernonies.