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Thomas Jefferson Embree
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Birth: May 3, 1855
Howard County
Missouri, USA
Death: Feb. 3, 1920
Jasper County
Missouri, USA

Thomas Jefferson Embree
Oak & Center Streets
Carthage, MO

FATHER: Joseph Embree
Birthplace: Kentucky

MOTHER: Eliza (Haiter) Embree
Birthplace: Louisiana

Husband of Fannie (Snell) Embree




For 44 Years He Had Been Resident of Carthage

Thomas J. Embree, 84 years old, former grocer and well known Carthage citizen, passed away last midnight at the home of his daughter, Mrs. S. P. Glass, 313 East Third Street, where he was taken ill three months ago. His health had not been good for two years. He suffered from a complication of ailments due to old age.

Mr. Embree was born May 3, 1836 in Howard county, Missouri where he was educated at Fayette and grew to manhood. He taught school for eight years in Howard and Chariton counties.
On October 11, 1864 he was married to Miss Frances Ann Snell, also of Howard county. He served a short while during the Civil War with the Confederate forces.

For 41 years Mr. Embree has been a citizen of Carthage, having brought his family here March 24, 1879. During the greater part of this time he conducted a grocery on Chestnut Street, retiring a few years ago from a successful business life. By his honesty and integrity he won hosts of friends, who will recall the many fine traits of character, exemplified by his upright life. He was an active officer of the charity union here for several years and did much in the cause of charity. The afflicted and needy always found him a sympathetic friend.

While a young man, Mr. Embree joined the Christian Church and lived a life of practical Christianity.
The wife, two daughters, Mrs. S. P. Glass and Mrs. Al G. Laingor, and one son, A. C. Embree, all of Carthage survive;

also five grandchildren;
Raymond L. Glass
John M. Glass
Mrs. Eural Wilber
Miss Ruth Laingor and
Miss Viola Embree and the grandchildren

Eural L. Wilber and
John Merrill Glass

The brothers and sisters living are;
John C. Embree of McCune, Kansas
Dee A. Embree
Mrs. Will Walden and
Mrs. N. M. King all of Brookfield, Missouri

Knell Mortuary
Family links: 
  Frances Ann Snell Embree (1840 - 1927)*
  Mary Eliza Embree Glass (1865 - 1938)*
  Rachel H. Embree (1867 - 1883)*
  Elizabeth V. Embree Laingor (1868 - 1929)*
  Albert Claude Embree (1880 - 1943)*
*Calculated relationship
Park Cemetery
Jasper County
Missouri, USA
Plot: Traditional Sector Bl 10 Lot 21 Sp 9
Maintained by: NJBrewer
Originally Created by: Jody
Record added: Jun 27, 2009
Find A Grave Memorial# 38818389
Thomas Jefferson Embree
Added by: NJBrewer
Thomas Jefferson Embree
Added by: NJBrewer
Thomas Jefferson Embree
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- Bill
 Added: Jul. 20, 2013
"That best portion of a good man's life, His little, nameless, unremembered acts of kindness and of love." - William Wordsworth
- NJBrewer
 Added: Nov. 1, 2010

- NJBrewer
 Added: Nov. 1, 2010

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