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John Henry Alexander
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Birth: Jan. 31, 1879
Moultrie County
Illinois, USA
Death: Feb. 22, 1908
Moultrie County
Illinois, USA

BETHANY ECHO 2/28/1908

J. H. ALEXANDER, A YOUNG MAN 29 YEARS OF AGE, DIED AT THE HOME OF HIS FATHER, H. M. ALEXANDER NEAR LAKE CITY, AT 9 OCLOCK SATURDAY MORNING. DECEASED HAD SUFFERED WITH A CANCEROUS GROWTH ON HIS NECK FOR MORE THAN TWO YEARS AND HAD SEVERAL OPERATIONS PERFORMED WITHOUT BEING MATERIALLY BENEFITED. HE WAS RECENTLY TREATED AT THE AUGUSTINA HOSPITAL, CHICAGO, BUT CAME HOME ABOUT TWO WEEKS AGO.
MR. ALEXANDER WAS A HIGHLY ESTEEMED YOUNG GENTLEMAN. HE WAS UNMARRIED BUT LEAVES HIS FATHER AND MOTHER, THREE BROTHERS AND ONE SISTER.

FUNERAL SERVICES WERE HELD AT THE FAMILY RESIDENCE SUNDAY AFTERNOON ABOUT 1 OCLOCK, CONDUCTED BY REV. C. S. LYLES, OF LOVINGTON, INTERMENT WAS IN THE HEWITT CEMETERY.

A LARGE CONCOURSE OF NEIGHBORS AND FRIENDS ATTENDED THE OBSEQUIES AND PAID THEIR LAST RESPECTS TO THE MEMORY OF THIS EXCELLENT YOUNG MAN. THE PALL BEARERS ACCOMPANIED THE BODY TO ITS LAST RESTING PLACE ON HORSEBACK AND WERE AS FOLLOWS: ROLLO WINNINGS, VERNA WININGS, LOUIS BURCHAM, BERT BURCHAM, WILL ACOM AND OWEN ACOM. HONRARY PALL BEARERS, JOE BURCHAM, CHAS SHERMAN, WILL WINNINGS, WILL BAKER, ARTHUR AULT AND HARRIS KEYES.

THE FLOWER GIRLS WERE ZONA ADKINS AND CLEO BAKER

OBITUARY BY JANET DONNER
 
 
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 Parents:
  Henry Milton Alexander (1848 - 1918)
  Effie Bailey Alexander (1851 - 1910)
 
 Siblings:
  Infant Alexander (1872 - 1872)*
  Stanton Alexander (1874 - 1900)*
  Adam Burr Alexander (1877 - 1937)*
  John Henry Alexander (1879 - 1908)
  Ethel L Alexander Burcham (1892 - 1945)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Hewitt Cemetery
Lovington
Moultrie County
Illinois, USA
 
Created by: Lois Adams and Daughters
Record added: Apr 14, 2012
Find A Grave Memorial# 88517838
John Henry Alexander
Added by: janet donner
 
John Henry Alexander
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