Alexander Dunlop obituary (Girard Press, Crawford Co., Kan., 22 Dec 1910)

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Alexander Dunlop obituary (Girard Press, Crawford Co., Kan., 22 Dec 1910) - Dunlop In Grant township, Dec. 15th, 1910,...
Dunlop In Grant township, Dec. 15th, 1910, Alexander Dunlop, aged 77 years, 6, months, and 10 days. Alexander Dunlop was born in Ste-warton, Ste-warton, Ste-warton, Ayreshire, Scotland, June 5th, 1833. He came to America in Jund, ,1845. He spent two years in Pennsylvania, and came from there to Randolph county, 111. There he secured a farm near Sparta, and in 1861 he was married to Miss Margaret Cuth-bertson. Cuth-bertson. Cuth-bertson. They camo to Kansas in 1878, and purchased the farm on which they have made their home ever since. I In early manhood he professed his faith in Jesus Christ, and became a member of the Presbyterian Church at Plum Creek, 111. He was the founder and a charter member of the Osage Presbyterian Church, of which he has been an active member and a ruling elder till the time of his death. He was a man of strong character and faith, with a name above reproach. . He leaves a wife, four sons, and one daughter, all of whom were at his bedside bedside during his last sickness, and a host of friends mourn his departure. He died at the home farm near Girard. Girard. Funeral services were held at the Lebanon M. E. Church Friday, Dec. 16th, at 10:30 o'clock, a. m., Rev. Wm. W. Carnine, of McCune, officiating, and he was laid to rest in the Girard Cem etery. James and John Andrew, J. J. Cuthbertson, R. T. Kirkpatrick, W. B. Crawford, and Hugh Nairn acted as pallbearers. ' As a mark of respect to the deceased the school in his home district was closed, he having been a member of the school board nearly all the time he resided in it. "Blessed are they who die in the Lord from henceforth: Yea saith the spirit, that they may rest from their labors, and their works do follow them."

Clipped from The Girard Press22 Dec 1910, ThuPage 5

The Girard Press (Girard, Kansas)22 Dec 1910, ThuPage 5
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