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John Stauffer Arnold
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Birth: May 3, 1830
Chambersburg
Franklin County
Pennsylvania, USA
Death: Dec. 12, 1923
Eagle Lake
Colorado County
Texas, USA

BELOVED CITIZEN OF LISSIE PASSED AWAY WEDNESDAY
J. S. Arnold Died in Eagle Lake At Home of His Daughter, Mrs. O. E. Sinclair

Mr. J. S. Arnold, one of the oldest and most beloved citizens of Lissie, passed away in Eagle Lake at the home of his daughter, Mrs. O. E. Sinclair, at one o'clock Wednesday morning.

John Stauffer Arnold was born May 4, 1820, at Chambersburg, Pennsylvania, making him 93 years, 7 months and 8 days of age at the time of his death. When a boy of 8 years he moved with his parents to Illinois where he grew to manhood. In 1852 he was there married to Miss Hannah Strickler, who died in September of 1913. Unto this union twelve children were born, one having died in infancy. The eleven surviving children are Mrs. George Rowley of Jamesport, Mo; Wallace Arnold of Lissie; Samuel Arnold of Kansas City, Mo; Joseph Arnold of Mt. Carroll, Ill; Mrs. E. E. Mitchell, Mesquite, New Mexico; Ira E. Arnold, Trenton, Mo; Simon and Willis Arnold, Jamesport, Mo; Mrs. H. E. Price, Jamesport, Mo; Mrs. O. E. Sinclair, Eagle Lake and Chas. Arnold of Lawrence, Kansas.

Early in life Mr. Arnold united with the German Baptist Dunkard church but soon left that fold for the "Church of God" and for many years was an active minister of that church, of which he was a member until his death --- never faltering in his faith nor wavering in his hope of eternal life.

In 1882 Mr. Arnold moved to Missouri where he lived until 1900, when he came to Lissie, Texas, where he (fold in newspaper; cannot read).

Mr. Arnold was a kind husband and father and a consistant believer and follower of Christ; a ---ful business man, honorable and upright in all his dealings with his fellowman. For many years he was engaged in the mercantile business in Lissie.

The death of this fine old gentleman is regretted by the people generally throughout the entire community for Mr. Arnold was highly esteemed by every person who knew him. His death is mourned by eleven children, thirty-seven grandchildren, and eighteen great grandchildren and two great great grandchildren.

Funeral services were held at the home of his daughter, Mrs. Sinclair, at 4 o'clock Wednesday afternoon and were conducted by Rev. J. W. King, and although the weather was awful, the funeral was largely attended.

Eagle Lake Headlight, Saturday, December 15, 1923
 
 
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 Parents:
  Daniel Arnold (1798 - 1857)
  Elizabeth Price Arnold (1800 - 1862)
 
 Spouse:
  Hannah Strickler Arnold (1834 - 1913)
 
 Children:
  Susan Arnold Rowley (1852 - 1939)*
  William Wallace Arnold (1854 - 1937)*
  Samuel Henry Arnold (1855 - 1932)*
  Joseph Strickler Arnold (1857 - 1940)*
  Elizabeth Indiana Arnold Mitchell (1859 - 1937)*
  Ira Edward Arnold (1862 - 1941)*
  Simon Elmer Arnold (1864 - 1950)*
  Willis LeRoy Arnold (1867 - 1944)*
  Hannah Mary Arnold Price (1870 - 1968)*
  Cora Adell Arnold Sinclair (1873 - 1968)*
  Charles Low Arnold (1875 - 1964)*
 
 Siblings:
  Susanna Arnold Lowman (1822 - 1880)*
  Jacob Arnold (1824 - 1920)*
  Nancy Arnold Strickler (1826 - 1912)*
  John Stauffer Arnold (1830 - 1923)
  Joseph Arnold (1835 - 1926)*
  Mary Catherine Arnold Warble (1838 - 1892)*
  Simon Arnold (1840 - 1926)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Lakeside Cemetery
Eagle Lake
Colorado County
Texas, USA
 
Created by: CypressGreen
Record added: Feb 16, 2011
Find A Grave Memorial# 65707068
John Stauffer Arnold
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 Added: Dec. 8, 2011
 
 
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