Clipped From Alton Evening Telegraph
a E. B. Stanley, 78, Dies in Jerseyville JBRSEYVlLLE, March 8.—(Special) 8.—(Special) ,—Edward B. Stanley, W, retired retired farmer, died at nil home Monday, following an extended ill- nets. Her was a ion of the late Matthews Matthews C. and Elizabeth Armstrong Stanley, pioneer residents of the community, and was born In Jersey township Nov. 32, 1889. Stanley attended the White District District school, in IBM, he Went to Blue Springs, Oage county, Nebtas- KO, and was engaged there in farming for one year with his brother, brother, Robert Stanley, and also conducted conducted a livery stable. He returned to Jersey county in 1887 to reside with hi? parent*, and later, with his brother, Stephen D. Stanley, bought 126 acres of land Jn Jersey township, in 1898 he bought his brother's Interest and moved to the farm which he operated up until several months ago, when he and Mrs, Stanley moved to Jerseyville On Feb. 14. 1893, Stanley was married to Sarah M. Kirby. To this union two children were born. They are Mrs. Florence HoweJl, wife of Judge Fred W. Howell of this city, and Loren E. Stanley of Beardstown. in addition to his v/idow and two children, several grandchildren, one sister, Miss Net- tte Stanley, and one brother S. D. Stanley of Jerseyville, survive. Funeral services will be held at the Gubser funeral home Wednesday Wednesday at 2 o'clock, the Rev. Harrold S. Fan-ill officiating. Interment will be in Oak Grove cemetery.