|Birth: ||Aug. 19, 1809|
|Death: ||Apr. 28, 1882|
May 4, 1882
(Brownville, Nemaha County, Nebraska Territory)
John Argabright, Sr., residing southwest of Nemaha City, died Saturday, April 28th, and was buried Sunday, in the Nemaha cemetery. Mr. A. was about 72 years old, was a resident of this county for about twenty-two years, and was in all respects a good citizen. He leaves a widow and children.
Andreas' History of the State of Nebraska
Nemaha County; Biographical sketches
John Argabright was born in 1809, in Ohio. Removed to Kentucky, where he married Elizabeth Hillix, who died in Kansas, leaving him six children--Elizabeth, Victoria, James W., John H., Richard M. and Llewelyn. He became a settler of Kentucky at the age of twenty. Removed to Missouri in 1851, to Kansas in 1855, and then to Nebraska, in 1859, settling on his present farm, in Aspinwall, with his children. He married again Mrs. Serepta Vail, by whom he had four children--George V., Alma D., Winfield S. and Ernest L. Mr. Argabright was a Democrat, and a member with his wife, of the Christian Church. Mr. Argabright died April 29, 1882, in his seventy-third year.
NOTE: His second wife was Sarepta Lewark. The biographical sketch and the newspaper death notice differ in the date of death by one day.
His parents are generally agreed to be Frederick Argenbright and Mary Graham.
Sarepta Thomas Lewark Argabright (1828 - 1907)
Alma D Argabright Winters (1861 - 1905)*
Created by: Clifford Mullis
Record added: Dec 15, 2011
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