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 Jacob Speece

Jacob Speece

Birth
Maryland, USA
Death 3 Oct 1891 (aged 89)
Carthage, Jasper County, Missouri, USA
Burial Carthage, Jasper County, Missouri, USA
Plot Traditional Section Bl 11 Lot 14
Memorial ID 100098777 · View Source
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Notice published in the October 8, 1891 edition of the Carthage Weekly Press newspaper in Carthage, Jasper county, MO.
An Old Citizen Gone
The funeral of Mr. Jacob Speece was Saturday afternoon at the family home and was attended by a large number of friends. There services were conducted by Rev. Mr. Cronce and the remains were laid to rest in the *West Cemetery.

OBITUARY
Jacob Speece was born in Maryland , 1802. He moved with his parents from Dayton, Ohio in 1804 where he lived until his early manhood, going in [unreadable] Carroll County, Indiana where he engaged in the mercantile and grain shipping business. He acquired what was considered in those days a large fortune through adverse circumstances, losing much of it, retaining enough, however to maintain him comfortably for the remainder of his life. He moved to Carthage, MO., in 1869 where he lived until his death, October 3, 1891 at the advanced age of 89 years and 27 days. He was married and the father of [unreadable] children, seven of whom died in [unreadable]. His surviving children are [unreadable] Speece, Bowen Speece and Alvira Kuhn, all of whom live in Carthage. Mr. Speece was an upright citizen, a good father, and leaves an example to be revered by all who knew him.

[*aka Park Cemetery]


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  • Created by: NJBrewer
  • Added: 3 Nov 2012
  • Find A Grave Memorial 100098777
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Jacob Speece (6 Sep 1802–3 Oct 1891), Find A Grave Memorial no. 100098777, citing Park Cemetery, Carthage, Jasper County, Missouri, USA ; Maintained by NJBrewer (contributor 47097113) .