|Birth: ||Mar. 26, 1834|
|Death: ||Feb. 14, 1926|
The Humbolt Union, Feb. 18, 1926
Mr. Gurwell was a member of the Reorganized Church of Latter Day Saints. He leaves to mourn his loss his wife, Mrs. Emily Gurwell, five sons, Jacob, who lives four miles west of Humboldt, Jim of Orange, Cal., Ralph, who resides three miles north of Humboldt, Dan and Ernest of near Williamstown; four daughters, Mrs. Ida Sollars of Joplin, Mrs. Elizabeth Martin, Humboldt, Mrs. Lou Carland, Mrs. Walter Bradford of Lawrence. All were present at the funeral except Jacob and Jim. Mr. Gurwell also leaves 36 grandchildren, 40 great grandchildren and one great great grandchild. Mr. Gurwell was well known in Humboldt and his many friends extend their deepest sympathy to the family.
James Gurwell passed away at his home near Williamstown, Kansas, Sunday, February 14, 1926, at the age of 91 years, 11 months and 19 days. Funeral services were held at the home at 2:30 o'clock Tuesday afternoon, conducted by Elder White of Kansas City, Mo. Interment was in Williamstown cemetery. James Gurwell was born near Toledo, Ohio, March 26, 1834. He was united in marriage to Miss Emily Jones in 1863 and was the father of 13 children, nine of whom are living. He was one of the oldest settlers of Doniphan county and was a successful farmer. He was a kind and loving husband and father and grandfather.
Emily Jones Gurwell (1847 - 1935)*
Sara Ella Gurwell Gibson (1865 - 1918)*
Ralph Wesley Gurwell (1873 - 1959)*
Eliza Jane Gurwell Martin (1874 - 1940)*
Created by: Raymond Riley
Record added: May 31, 2013
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