|Birth: ||Oct. 12, 1855|
|Death: ||May 6, 1937|
Oronogo, Mo., May 6---John J. Surface, 81 years old, a lifelong resident of Oronogo, died at 10:55 o'clock this morning at his home here. He had been ill three weeks.
Surviving are his widow, Mrs. Margaret Elizabeth Surface; three daughters, Mrs. Bertha Misner of Pittsburg, Mrs. Hazel McPhail and Mrs. Faye Ritter, both of Oronogo; three sons, Charles Surface and John Surface of Oronogo and Fred Surface of Webb city; 16 grandchildren and six great-grandchildren.
Funeral serivces will be conducted at 2:30 o'clock Saturday afternoon at the residence. Burial will be in Weaver Cemetery.
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Jake was my maternal greatgrandfather. He was very close to my mother Lorraine, his granddaughter. Jake came to Oronogo with his parents from Indiana in a covered wagon in 1868.
Pg 334 of Mo. St. Offices Political and Military Records: J Jacob Surface was marshal of Oronogo Mo.
He was a coal miner at the old American Davey near Johnstown and a blacksmith in Oronogo and Carterville area.
John Wesley Surface (1824 - 1899)
Mary Catherine List Surface (1830 - 1878)
Margaret Elizabeth Allen Surface (1860 - 1947)*
Mary Frances Surface (1878 - 1884)*
Charles Lesley Surface (1881 - 1956)*
Bertha Clara Surface Misner (1883 - 1955)*
Basil Surface (1884 - 1920)*
Harry Surface (1889 - 1891)*
Fred Surface (1892 - 1977)*
Hazel Surface McPhail (1896 - 1985)*
John Hobert Surface (1898 - 1967)*
Flossie Faye Surface Kelly (1900 - 1962)*
Elizabeth Adaline Surface Silvey (1853 - 1925)*
John Jacob Surface (1855 - 1937)
William Daniel Surface (1858 - 1931)*
George Wesley Surface (1860 - 1922)*
Henry Edward Surface (1875 - 1891)*
Maintained by: Janice Dean LeMaster
Originally Created by: Charles Dickey
Record added: Jul 08, 2007
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