|Death: ||May, 1906|
He was the son of Harvey and Sophia Denney.
ANOTHER VETERAN'S GRAVE TO RECEIVE FLORAL TRIBUTE IN THIS MONTH OF MAY.
There will be another gallat veteran;s grave to receive a tribute of regard on the annual occurance of Decoration Day. This afternoon the body of Jasper Denney was laid to rest in the city cemetery with the honors of war, the G.A.R. and W.R.C. having charge of the services.
"Jap" Denney was a good soldier. He enlisted when a lad of sixteen and saw the conflict through. He received disabilities which never left him and which were likely the cause of his death which occurred at his home three miles north and one half mile west of Elwood Wednesday.
The funeral services were conducted today. Rev. L.C. Howe having charge and the interment followed in the city cemetery. (Elwood Call-Leader, 25 May 1906)
JASPER DENNY DEAD
Jasper Denny, aged 62, died at his home three miles north and one half west last night from the infirmities of old age and exposures that brought on complications while serving in the war of 1861-1865.
Mr. Denny was one of the best known veterans in this section of the country and was well conneced being related to the Moores, Wrights, and others, all leading farmers and pioneers of this part of the state. Mr. Denny is a member of the Grand Army of the Republic and that order will have charge of the funeral, all the honors of war being accorded the remains at the last rites. He enlisted in the service of his country when he was but sixteen years old and fought all through the close of the rebellion, and at the time of his death was receiving a well deserved pension for his services during the strenous period.
The funeral will take place on Friday at 2 p.m. Rev. L.C. Howe, of New Castle officiating, and interment will follow in the city cemetery here. The G.A.R. will attend in a body. (Elwood Daily Record, 26 May 1906.
Irene Denny (1878 - 1906)*
Plot: Row 4, ADD VII
GPS (lat/lon): 40.27372, -85.83013
Created by: Tina Comer Wilson
Record added: Dec 06, 2010
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