22 Dec 1909. page 1. WM N. Stokes of Horseshoe Bottom died.

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22 Dec 1909. page 1. WM N. Stokes of Horseshoe Bottom died. - ililAM fl STOKES A Prominent arid Well to do...
ililAM fl STOKES A Prominent arid Well to do Far > v mer and Trader of Russell County Drops Dead A 1 t L MERimJS LOSS TO HIS NATIVE COUNTY The people of Columbia were greatly wirprised last Wednesday forenoon whenthe news reached here that Wile ham N Stokes who resided at Horse Shoe JBpttom Russell county six miles from Jamestown had dropped dead at fcis home Tuesday afternoon about 1 clock He was a prominent farmer and trader andwas wellknown through eat Russell county He was close to eventy years of age and many years ago he represented Casey and Russell Bounties in the Kentucky Legislature Me was an ardent Democrat and took a great deal of interest in county poli iics He was a man of high character and will be greatly missed in the neigh iorhood where he so long resided Many years ago he made a profession f his faith in Christ united with the Presbyterian Church living a consist ent member until the end In OctoberS OctoberS Presbytery was held in Columbia and Mr Stokes and his wife were here aurdelegates making their home with Mrs Nannie Flowers The deceased was also a member of the Masonic Fraternity and was doubtless doubtless buried with the usual formalities of the order

Clipped from The Adair County News22 Dec 1909, WedPage 1

The Adair County News (Columbia, Kentucky)22 Dec 1909, WedPage 1
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  • 22 Dec 1909. page 1. WM N. Stokes of Horseshoe Bottom died.

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