Obituary of Samuel P Ervin published in Emporia Gazette, Emporia, Kansas
Ervta Funeral Wednesday. Funeral services for Samuel P. Ervin, colored, a former Emporian, who died June- 14 at San Diego, Calif., will be held at 2 o'clock Wednesday afternoon at the Second Christian church. Interment will be in Maplewood cemetery. Samuel P. Ervin, a Civil war vet~ eran, was born in* Washington county, Tennessee, March IB, 1848. He was the son of Mr. and Mrs. David F. Ervln. He was married September 12, 1872, to Miss Louisa Hyder, at Johnson City Tenn, Mr. Ervln lived in Lyon county ; 41 years before moving to California 12 years ago. He Is survived by two daughters, Mrs. Belle Helm'and Mrs. Mande Carson, Emporii. and by four sons, Hoyel Ervin, Fred Ervin, Ralph Ervin, all of Emporia, and Arthur Ervin, Guthrle Okla.