|Birth: ||Nov. 13, 1854|
|Death: ||Aug. 2, 1914|
Gilbert Samuel McCreight, died at his home in Sycamore township, 16 miles northeast of El Dorado Sunday night August 2, 1914 at 12:30 of apoplexy. He was 59 years, 8 months and 20 days old. He had been a sufferer for the last five weeks.
Mr. McCreight was born in Ohio, November 13, 1854. He was married at Shellsburg, Ia., February 3, 1880, to Miss Jennie Youel. They came to Kansas during that year and located in Jackson county, where they lived until 1904, when they came to Butler county and located on Durachen. Chelsea and Sycamore townships have since been their home.
To them have been born six children, five sons and one daughter. One son, Elton died four years ago. The others with their bereaved mother survive. They are: Mrs. Blanche Ditch, Frank C., Roy Y., Verle O., and Clarence L. McCreight, all of Sycamore except Roy who lives in El Dorado.
Mr. McCreight was a good man and estimable citizen, a member of the Methodist Church, since his youth and one whose life was blameless.
The funeral will be held from the home Tuesday at 10 a.m. conducted by the pastor of the M. E. Church at cassoday followed by interment in Chelsea Cemetery. (El Dorado Times, August 3, 1914)
Source: Genealogy Trails obituaries of Butler County, Kansas.
Ephraim Preston McCreight (1825 - 1895)
Mary Jane Voris McCreight (1833 - 1901)
Jane Elizabeth Youel McCreight (1860 - 1931)*
Elton McCreight (1881 - 1911)*
Frank Chambers McCreight (1882 - 1936)*
Blanche McCreight Ditch (1884 - 1917)*
Roy Youel McCreight (1886 - 1943)*
Virle O McCreight (1889 - 1966)*
Sarah Alice McCreight Cranston (1853 - 1893)*
Gilbert Samuel McCreight (1854 - 1914)
Mary Bell McCreight Cranston (1856 - 1902)*
William Voris McCreight (1862 - 1922)*
Eva Irene McCreight Brakey (1866 - 1891)*
John Orr McCreight (1869 - 1946)*
James P. McCreight (1871 - 1880)*
Lester Harvey McCreight (1875 - 1880)*
Hattie E. McCreight (1878 - 1880)*
Created by: Vonna
Record added: Feb 25, 2009
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