Robert Fellows - Death

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Robert Fellows - Death - In Memoriam. The many relatives throughout...
In Memoriam. The many relatives throughout Monro? Monro? county have received news of the sudden death of Robert Fellows at Ottumway. Iowa. Mr. Fellows was born in Penfieid, October 7, 1S17. He was a brother-in-law brother-in-law brother-in-law brother-in-law brother-in-law of Daniel Penfieid, after whom the town was named. His grandfather grandfather was a general in the Revolutionary army, under command of General Washington, Washington, and was on his staff. The Fellows family is one of the oldest in Monroe county. The deceased was proud of his distinguished ancestry. General John Fellows was a close adviser of Washington. Washington had great confidence in his judgment, and frequently gave him command of a division of the Revolutionary army. Robert Fellows removed removed to Ottumwa thirty years ago and lierame identified with the growth of that city. There he was held in high esteem and his loss is deeply felt by its citizens. Tuesday his fiftieth wedding anniversary was being observed, when he suddenly expired while seated at the table with the guests of the occasion. Two sisters survive survive him. Mrs. Cornelia Hall, of Ottumwa, and Mrs. George Parmenter, of Penfieid.

Clipped from Democrat and Chronicle31 Dec 1898, SatPage 4

Democrat and Chronicle (Rochester, New York)31 Dec 1898, SatPage 4
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