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Shadrach Short Hosea
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Birth: May 12, 1810
Sussex County
Delaware, USA
Death: Jul. 19, 1881
Washington County
Texas, USA

Death of Shadriack S. Hosea

Mr. S. S. Hosea died at his residence in the city at 1 o’clock am on Tuesday, the 19th inst., and was buried on the afternoon of the same day, his funeral being attended by the Masons, of which fraternity he was an old and honored member, and also by a large concourse of his old friends, his remains being interred in the old cemetery.

The deceased was born in the state of Delaware in 1810 and lived there till he attained his majority when he removed to Louisville, KY, where he lived for several years after which he went to Alabama, residing there some years and marrying his first wife. In 1846 he removed to Fayette County in this state, where he engaged in farming; in 1851 he moved to Washington County, settling in the neighborhood of Bethlehem Church, where he farmed until 1858, in which year he as elected county clerk, and so popular was he that he was elected each successive term till 1866, in which year he was removed under reconstruction. After this time, Mr. Hosea held no public office, retiring to private life. He leaves a wife and a large family of children in comfortable circumstances, Mr. Hosea had four sons in the Confederate army; one was killed and two others died of disease. For many years the deceased was an active and consistent member of the Baptist Church. He was an honest, conscientious and very correct man in all his business transactions, and a man who was universally respected. In his death the community looses an excellent citizen and his family a kind and careful protector.

Brenham Daily Banner
Wednesday, July 20, 1881

Family links: 
  Levinda Sarah Sample Hosea (1821 - 1859)
  Adaline Amanda Rainwater Hosea (1832 - 1898)
  George Washington Hosea (1835 - 1901)*
  Harriett Lucinda Hosea Kuykendall (1849 - 1930)*
  Mattie Hosea Reeves (1862 - 1928)*
  Alma Hosea Wood (1864 - 1940)*
  Addie Hosea Simmons (1866 - 1886)*
  Louis Hosea (1870 - 1899)*
*Calculated relationship
Prairie Lea Cemetery
Washington County
Texas, USA
Plot: Section 4, Range 3
Created by: Amy the Spirit Seeker
Record added: Apr 14, 2012
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Shadrach Short Hosea
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