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John Valentine Gotcher
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Birth: Jan. 14, 1849
Franklin County
Alabama, USA
Death: Jan. 17, 1931
Jackson County
Illinois, USA

John Gotcher, Aged Resident, Dies Saturday

John Gotcher, aged resident, died Saturday evening at his home on 1924 Hamilton street, of old age and complications. Deceased was born in Alabama, January 14, 1849 and was at the of his death 82 years of age.

Mr. Gotcher is survived by the following children: Mrs. Anna Phillips, this city, Henry Gotcher, West Tulsa, Okla.: Sam Gotcher, East, St. Louis: Mrs. Amelia Sanford, East St. Louis: Jim Gotcher, Shelhyvile, Indiana: Mrs. Clara King, Detroit, Mich. And Mrs. Lon Ashford, St. Louis, Mo. and also 46 grand children and 38 great grand children.

Funeral services will be conducted Tuesday morning at 10:30 from the First Christian church. Interment in Tower Grove cemetery. The Daily Independent, Murphysboro, IL., Monday, January 19, 1931, Front Page

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John was the son of Henry C. Gotcher and Almarinda Gotcher. He married Sarah Lizzy Lipe on May 23, 1869 at Murphysboro, Jackson Co., Illinois. At the time of his death he was survived by seven children, 46 grand children and 38 great grand children. [This grave is unmarked!] 
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  Sarah Lizzy Lipe Gotcher (1852 - 1935)*
  Annie Gotcher Phillips (1872 - 1953)*
  Henry Edmond Gotcher (1875 - 1955)*
  Harvey Andrew Gotcher (1877 - 1958)*
*Calculated relationship
Tower Grove Cemetery
Jackson County
Illinois, USA
Created by: David G. Stuart
Record added: Aug 20, 2004
Find A Grave Memorial# 9341186
John Valentine Gotcher
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John Valentine Gotcher
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In Loving Memory - Another of your grandchildren!
- Julie Lamoureux
 Added: Jul. 5, 2015
His Death index says his father was James GotcherIllinois, Deaths and Stillbirths Index, 1916-1947 about John Valentine Gotcher Name: John Valentine GotcherBirth Date: 14 Jan 1849Birth Place: AlaDeath Date: 17 Jan 1931Death Place: Murphysboro, Jackson, Il...(Read more)
 Added: Oct. 15, 2013

- Barbara Ketchum
 Added: Feb. 6, 2012
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