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Edward Leigh Herndon
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Birth: Oct. 10, 1872
Sangamon County
Illinois, USA
Death: 1954
Springfield
Sangamon County
Illinois, USA

Edward Herndon, 80, of the Woodsavage convalescent home, 1625 E. Edwards St., died at 5:45 a.m. yesterday at the nursing home. He had been in failing health for a number of years.
Mr. Herndon was the grandson of William H. Herndon, who was Abraham Lincoln's law partner for about 20 years. He had been a teamster in the Springfield brickyards before retiring more than 20 years ago.
He is survived by two sons, Jesse and William and a daughter Mrs. Bessie Miller, all of city; a sister Mrs. Annie Johnson and a brother, Grover Herndon, both of Los Angeles, Calif., and an aunt, Mrs. Mollie Ralston, of city.
Remains are at O'Donnell Funeral Home where friends may call from 7 to 10 p.m. today and until time of services tomorrow. Services will be held at 2 p.m. tomorrow at the funeral home. Rev. H. M. Hildebrandt will officiate. Burial will be in Oak Ridge Cemetery. 
 
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 Parents:
  Leigh William Herndon (1852 - 1901)
  Julia Drone Herndon (1853 - 1893)
 
 Spouse:
  Jennie Watts Herndon-Lemasters (1886 - 1959)
 
 Children:
  William H. Herndon (1903 - 1958)*
  Jesse Leigh Herndon (1904 - 1972)*
  Bess Marie Herndon Miller (1907 - 1987)*
 
 Siblings:
  Edward Leigh Herndon (1872 - 1954)
  Frank L. Herndon (1879 - 1936)*
  Mollie Herndon (1892 - 1893)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Oak Ridge Cemetery
Springfield
Sangamon County
Illinois, USA
 
Created by: Carole Herndon Weimer
Record added: Jun 13, 2011
Find A Grave Memorial# 71311309
Edward Leigh Herndon
Added by: Ed Miller
 
Edward Leigh Herndon
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Rest in heavenly peace, Edward.
- Lois Maxey Storm
 Added: Oct. 19, 2013
 
 
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