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Willis Elmer Hartpence
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Birth: Dec. 19, 1857
Congress Township
Morrow County
Ohio, USA
Death: May 15, 1929
Sayre
Beckham County
Oklahoma, USA

Obituary from The Sayre Headlight, Sayre, Oklahoma dated Thursday, May 16, 1929:

Hartpence Dies In Home In City May 15 - Funeral Services For Aged Man Are Held At One O'clock On The Same Day

Willis Elmer Hartpence died Wednesday, May 15, at the family home on sixth street at the age of 71 years, 4 months and 26 days.
Funeral services were held at the home Wednesday at 1 o'clock with Rev. T. N. Weeks and Rev. A. J. Bradshaw officiating.
The remains were shipped to Mount Gilead, Ohio, by Littrell and Moore.




Obituary from The Morrow County Sentinel, Mt. Gilead, Ohio dated Thursday, May 23, 1929:

Former County Official Dead - Willis Hartpence, Former Treasurer, Dies In Oklahoma

Funeral services for Willis Hartpence, 71, who died in Sayre, Oklahoma, last Wednesday evening, from a complication of diseases following influenza, were conducted in the Methodist church here Monday by Rev. C.A. Riggs, pastor of the Edison Methodist church.
In September 1906, Mr. Hartpence was elected county treasurer and held this office for four years. Shortly after leaving here, Mr. and Mrs. Hartpence moved to Oklahoma where they have lived since that time.
Mr. Hartpence is survived by his wife, formerly Elva Iler, and seven children. Five boys, Ralph, John, Everett, Roland (sic s/b Dorland), Neal are all living in Oklahoma. He is also survived by two daughters, Mrs. Bessie Lennord, of Columbus, and Mrs. Ray Kelly of Edison. One brother, Elza, of Mt. Gilead, also survives.
 
 
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 Parents:
  Joseph Hartpence (1829 - 1900)
  Martha Jane Iden Hartpence (1831 - 1905)
 
 Spouse:
  Elva Bithynia Iler Hartpence (1862 - 1947)
 
 Children:
  Ralph Linton Hartpence (1884 - 1960)*
  Martha Rheta Bithynia Hartpence Kelly (1889 - 1951)*
  John Lovell Hartpence (1891 - 1951)*
  Bessie Merle Hartpence Leonard (1894 - 1975)*
  Willis Everett Hartpence (1896 - 1965)*
  Dorland Hartzell Hartpence (1899 - 1956)*
  Neil Iler Hartpence (1903 - 1930)*
 
 Sibling:
  Willis Elmer Hartpence (1857 - 1929)
  John Hartpence (1860 - 1927)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Rivercliff Cemetery
Mount Gilead
Morrow County
Ohio, USA
 
Created by: hartair66
Record added: Aug 04, 2011
Find A Grave Memorial# 74433338
Willis Elmer Hartpence
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