|Birth: ||Nov. 19, 1825|
|Death: ||Nov. 12, 1898|
Death Date: November 12, 1898-TWO DEATHS-
John J. Caldwell died at His Home in This City This Morning – Thursday's Daily
At his home on South Second street at 8:30 o'clock this morning, occurred the death of John J. Caldwell, who had suffered for several weeks with an attack of typhoid malaria. The funeral services will be conducted at the family residence sometime Saturday, and the interment will be at the Kilmore cemetery.
John J. Caldwell was born in Butler county, O., Nov. 19, 1825. He came here with his grandparents in 1833, they entering 320 acres of government land and settling in the woods of Kilmore creek. At the age of seventeen the deceased began teaching school and was very successful. In 1853 he was married to Rebecca Rice and they settled upon a farm of 160 acres near Kilmore. To them were born four children, Alice, Laura, Ida, and Horace G., the latter dying in infancy.
John J. Caldwell served his township for four years as a justice of the peace, and was elected a representative to the legislature by the Republican party of which he became a member upon its organization. Last June he was a candidate for nomination for the office of commissioner, but was defeated. He was an honest man and splendid citizen.
Source: The Frankfort Banner, Saturday, November 12, 1898
Rebecca Price Caldwell (1832 - 1913)*
Kilmore United Methodist Church Cemetery
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