John Smith died Sunday morning at his home near Cairo from malaria fever and heart trouble. Mr. Smith was born on the farm where he died on February 24, 1847. The deceased was well known throughout the county and was a member of the Cairo M. E. church, and the Brook- ston Lodge F. and A. M. A widow, formerly Miss Jane Minnear, and two sons, Frank and Guilford Smith, survive. He also leaves one brother Joseph Smith, who resides in Idaho. The funeral was conducted from the Liberty Chapel Wednesday morning at 10 o'clock, Rev. C. B. Smith, pas- ter of the Battle Ground M. E. church officiated, and the interment was in t h e Cairo cemetery. Lafayette Tippecanoe County Democrat March 31, 1916
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John Smith passed away yesterday, morning at 6:30 o'clock at his home near Cairo. Death was caused by malaria fever and heart trouble, he had been ill for several days. Mr Smith was born on the farm where he died on February 21, 1847. The deceased was...(Read more) -
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