|Birth: ||Jul. 4, 1868|
James Henry Newman
J.H. Newman, 67 died Saturday at Elvaston Home Elvaston, Ill--- James Henry Newman 67 native and life long resident of Hancock county, died at his home near here Saturday morning at 5:45 o'clock and his funeral was held at the Baptist church in Elvaston Monday afternoon at 1:30 o'clock Rev J.W. Crouch of Carthage, pastor of the Elvaston Baptist church, had charge of the services, Mrs. cutler and Miss dorothy Frazee of Carthage san "a City Four Square" and a quartette composed of Herman Bacghman, Osa Wallace, Harold Campbell and Lee Ewing sang several songs. Pallbears were J.F. Haas, C.H. Baxter, William H Miller, Harry McCord, Earl R Grauf and J.A.Andrews, Honorary pallbears were Kenneth Kinman, Carl and Glenn Newman, chalmer McClain, Alden Cassingham and Ray Poland.
James Henry Newman, son of andrew and Rachel Newman, was born near Breckenridge July 4 1868, and on February 23 1893 he was united in marriage to Mary Jane Andrews of West Point. To this union, three daughters were born Miss Hazel at home, Mrs., Elsie Ebert of Fountain Green and Mrs.Goldie Smart of East Carthage. He is also survived by three grandchildren, Alice and Russell Smart and Wilbur Ebert, his aged mother, Mrs Rachel Newman of Elvaston, three brothers and two sisters, Edward Newman of Truman, George Newman of Lewistown, Missouri; Loyd Newman of Dallas City; Mrs. Minnie Kinman and Mrs Pearl Poland of Eklvaston besides a host of nephew, nieces and friends. His father, one brother, Joseph and sister Flora, preceded him in death.
He united with the First Christian Church of Denver in May 1900. After moving to their farm near West Point, he transfered his membership to the Christian Church of that place He lived there until his death. Shortly after moving to Elvaston in 1913 he again transferred his membership from the West Point Christian church to the First Baptist church, Elvaston, of which he was always a faithful and loyal member, serving as deacon for several years "Jim" as he was always called, was honest and upright in all his dealings, and true to his convictions. He was an industrious and successful farmer. In March 1934 he sufered paralytic stroke from which he apparently recovered until May 1937 when the second stroke came affecting the right side causing him to be almost an invalid. On friday morning, Jan 10th the third stroke came affecting the right side. At this he became unconscious, and never fully regained consciousness.
Scince the declining health of her father, Miss Hazel has been a constant companion to her mother, giving up her school teaching to help in and around the home.
Those from a distance, who attended the funeral were Mr. and Mrs. W.E Newman, Truman Minn; Mr, and Mrs. Loyd Newman and sons, of Dallas City; Mr. and Mrs. Chalmer McCain and daughter, June of Blandinsvulle; Mr. and mrs Ervin Earls of Basco, S.E. and J. A. Andrews Ewing, Missouri, Mr. and Mrs. Everette Whittaker and Otis Whitaker, Mrs. Mattie Whitaker, Mrs. Clarence Chipman, all of Maywood, Mo. Mr and Mrs. Carey Newman and Mr. and Mrs. L.A. Clampitt of Stillwell; Mr. and Mrs Mike Clampitt, Mr. and Mrs. Glen Banks and Earl Banks of West Point; Mr. and Mrs. Lafe Harding, Mr and Mrs. James Elston, Mrs. Laura Markley of West Point. Burial was in Moss Ridge Cemetery at Carthage.
Records from June Chelsey Hiwatha Iowa
Mary Jane Andrews Newman (1865 - 1939)*
Hazel Mae Newman (1893 - 1966)*
Elsie Belle Newman Ebert (1895 - 1943)*
Moss Ridge Cemetery
Created by: SHERYL MASON REYNOLDS
Record added: Jul 08, 2009
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