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Franklin Pierce Puterbaugh
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Birth: Apr. 28, 1851
Carroll County
Illinois, USA
Death: Oct. 25, 1944
Whiteside County
Illinois, USA

FRANKLIN PIERCE PUTERBAUGH , was born at Cherry Grove, Illinois, April 28, 1851, the eldest son of Henry B and Malinda E,(Yontz) Puterbaugh, attaining the age of 93 years, 5 months and 25 days at his passing at the Nailor Nursing Home in Sterling, Wednesday, October 25, 1944. When a young man, he farmed for a few years, then moved to Chicago and worked in the Union Stockyards for a number of years when his hearing became affected. He then purchased a farm in the South and resided there until his health broke, then the family came to Lanark to make their home. He was married to Bertha Lutz of Shannon, December 24, 1876. Two children were born to them - Gertie and Iva. The later died in infancy and the former grew to womanhood and married George Gunzenhauser of Chicago. Of their four children, only one remains, Mrs. Elizabeth Richenbacher, the only living direct descendant of the deceased. He married again some time after the death of his first wife. This time he was wedded to Ida Tracy, October 18, 1887. Three children were born to this union. Two of them died in childhood, one grew to womanhood and passed away at the age of twenty-nine. This wife also passed away and he married the third time, this time to Jennie Tobin, on December 26, 1896. A child of this union passed away at the age of five years. This last wife passed away March 27, 1938 after a long illness. Mr. Puterbaugh's parents, five sisters and three brothers preceded him in death. Surviving him are a brother, William of Lanark; a sister Mrs. Maude Prugh of Mt. Morris; the granddaughter and a number of nieces and nephews. Funeral services were held at the Frank Funeral home, Friday afternoon, conducted by Rev. E. Y. Knapp. Mrs. E. Y. Knapp was soloist with Mrs. Glenn Wise as pianist. Burial was in the family lot in the Lanark cemetery

Contributed by Larry Reynolds 
Family links: 
  Henry B Puterbaugh (1827 - 1901)
  Malinda Elizabeth Yontz Puterbaugh (1831 - 1900)
  Bertha Lutz Puterbaugh (1858 - 1879)*
  Ida L. Tacy Puterbaugh (1859 - 1894)*
  Jennie Beard Godfrey Tobin Puterbaugh (1860 - 1938)*
  Iva P Puterbaugh (1879 - 1879)*
  Bertha R Puterbaugh (1888 - 1915)*
  Homer T Puterbaugh (1891 - 1892)*
  Gladys H Puterbaugh (1893 - 1895)*
  Lucille Puterbaugh (1898 - 1903)*
  Franklin Pierce Puterbaugh (1851 - 1944)
  Amanda Puterbaugh (1853 - 1933)*
  Ellen Smith Puterbaugh Hawk (1855 - 1930)*
  Emma P Puterbaugh Watkins (1856 - 1941)*
  Albert B Puterbaugh (1859 - 1939)*
  William H. Puterbaugh (1863 - 1948)*
  Edwin W Puterbaugh (1866 - 1923)*
  Lola Maude Puterbaugh Prugh (1871 - 1951)*
*Calculated relationship
Note: Tombstone does not have death date, but cemetery records show it 25 Oct 1944
Lanark City Cemetery
Carroll County
Illinois, USA
Plot: Blk 1 Lot 14
Created by: D.Frederick Birely
Record added: Apr 17, 2011
Find A Grave Memorial# 68518053
Franklin Pierce Puterbaugh
Added by: D.Frederick Birely
Franklin Pierce Puterbaugh
Added by: D.Frederick Birely
Franklin Pierce Puterbaugh
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- D.Frederick Birely
 Added: Apr. 17, 2011

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