Death Notice Vicksburg Commercial (Weekly) Vicksburg, MI Friday, 28 April 1899, page 1
Schoonover At his home on the state road, Brady Township, Saturday, April 22, Joseph Henry Schoonover, aged 77 years.
Deceased was born in Sussex County, New Jersey, January 12, 1822. About forthy years ago the family came to Michigan and resided for some time in this village, when he worked at his trade, shoemaking.
The funeral services were conducted by Rev. D.H. Reiter at his late home Monday; interment Jenkinson cemetery.
Kalamazoo County Clerk's Death Record Book 2, page 290, doc. no. 4714. Henry SCHOONOVER; age 80; sex Male; race White; DOD 22 Apr 1899; POD Brady Twp; POB Michigan; occ farmer; cause Valvular Heart Disease; father Unknown; mother Unknown
Joseph is my 2nd great-grandfather. He is the son of Joseph and Elizabeth (Erwine) Schoonover. He married Henrietta Marie (Casselman).