Co. H 85th Ind. Inf
Sullivan Union August 2, 1911
John R. Mahan, a veteran of the civil war, about 65 years old, was drowned in the Wabash river, one mile south of Merom last week. The body was recovered on Wednesday
morning. He was an eccentric character and been musseling on the river for several years. It is believed he was drowned by falling in the water while attempting to get
into a boat. He was a brother of Ben, Howard and Wesley Mahan of Jackson township, James Mahan of near Merom and Mrs. W. H. McCammon,of near Hymera.
Created by: Vada L. Long
Record added: Apr 28, 2008
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