|Birth: ||Feb. 22, 1848|
|Death: ||Feb. 15, 1921|
Feb 22, 1848 - Feb 15, 1921
James Deagan was born Feb 22, 1848 in Paresburg, Wood County, Ohio. His father Matthew Deagan and mother, Catharine (Higgins) Deagan were both born in Ireland.
He was married to Agnes Weir Deagan from Illinois, and they resided on Maple Street, Carthage, MO.
He was shown as an Employee of Woolen Mills (Later years Chief of Police and Police Judge. He was survived by his wife, Agnes.
He passed away on Feb 15, 1921 at 8:30 am diagnosed with heart issues at the age of 72 years, 11 months, and 24 days.
Burial was at Park Cemetery on Feb 17, 1921 under the direction of Knell Undertaking Co.
Informant: His wife, Agnes.
The death certificate can be viewed at Missouri Digital Archives/death certificates online website.
Short Bio: He enlisted in Company E, of the 133rd Indiana Regiment in 1863, serving three months. He afterwards re-enlisted in 1864 in the 149th Indiana Regiment, under Colonel Fairbanks (from Joplin) until the close of the war.
He was a charter member of the Carthage Light Guard.
He learned the woolen business, and engaged in it at Terre Haute, Indiana, until 1872, when he took charge of the Carthage Woolen Mills. He remained in charge until it burned down in January 1882.
He was a member of the fire department and was president since 1872.
At the spring election, 1880, he was elected City Marshal of Carthage.
Agnes Weir Deagan (1859 - 1944)*
James Deagan (1883 - 1917)*
Plot: Traditional area Bl 16 Lot 25 Sp 9
Maintained by: NJBrewer
Originally Created by: TJYahoo
Record added: Jul 04, 2008
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