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John Ray Agney
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Birth: Oct. 16, 1850
Ohio, USA
Death: Jul. 16, 1922
Shelby County
Illinois, USA

An obituary published in the Shelbyville Democrat on July 20, 1922 for John Agney stated that he had died at his home on South Fourth Street Sunday, [July 16, 1922]. John Agney was born in Cumberland County, Ohio on October 15, 1850 being a son of Isaac and Nancy Agney. He came to Illinois with his parents when a young boy, the family settling in Effingham County. He had resided in Shelby County about 40 years. He had served as janitor of the Christian Church as janitor for thirty-two years. Surviving were his wife, Harriet Davis, and four small children. Also there were five sisters and two brothers, namely: Mrs. Easter Belser, Mrs. Wilse Reed and Mrs. Henry Mentz, all of Shelbyville; Mrs. Louelza Willis of St. Elmo; Mrs. Emma Richardson of Humeston, Iowa, and Rueben and Robert Agney of Holland. Mr. Agney was 71 years, 7 months and 1 day old at the time of his death. Funeral services were held from the family home, Rev. N. H. Robertson, officiating. Burial was in Glenwood Cemetery.

The following information has been provided by findagrave contributor Cameron Disney:

Husband of:
1. Charity E. Hedges
Married: November 25, 1874
2. Christina Ann Light
Married: June 7, 1880
3. Harriet Retta Davis
Married April 3, 1913 
Family links: 
  Isaac Agney (1825 - 1876)
  Nancy Montgomery Agney (1832 - 1910)
  Christina Ann Light Agney (1851 - 1907)*
  Harriet Retta Davis Hill (1894 - 1975)*
  Harley Lester Agney (1914 - 1989)*
  Minerva Elizabeth Agney Thomas (1915 - 1998)*
  Ruby Genevieve Agney Kneller (1918 - 2013)*
  Robert A. Agney (1921 - 1994)*
  Mary Ann Agney Kelly (1849 - 1911)*
  John Ray Agney (1850 - 1922)
  Ester Agney Belser (1852 - 1929)*
  Phillip S. Agney (1855 - 1910)*
  Minerva Elizabeth Agney (1857 - 1862)*
  Reuben Agney (1860 - 1950)*
  Robert Agney (1860 - 1936)*
  Samuel M. Agney (1864 - 1898)*
  Sarah Agney Mentz (1867 - 1948)*
  Luelza Frances Agney Willis (1870 - 1935)*
  Martha Frances Agney Creech (1873 - 1965)*
  Emma May Agney Richardson (1876 - 1964)*
*Calculated relationship
Glenwood Cemetery
Shelby County
Illinois, USA
Created by: Eileen Bridges
Record added: Jan 04, 2012
Find A Grave Memorial# 82965971
John Ray Agney
Added by: Donna Lupton
John Ray Agney
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 Added: Dec. 7, 2015

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