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 Dewey Follett Schorb

Dewey Follett Schorb

Birth
Columbia, Richland County, South Carolina, USA
Death 15 Apr 1905 (aged 48)
Columbia, Richland County, South Carolina, USA
Burial Columbia, Richland County, South Carolina, USA
Plot Square 39, Lot 21
Memorial ID 100122962 · View Source
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His obituary found in The State: Mr. Dewey F. Schorb died at his residence at the corner of Lumber and Lincoln streets at 6 o'clock yesterday afternoon after a lingering illness. Mr. Schorb was 49 years of age, was born in Columbia and spent his entire life here. He is survived by his widow and three children, Mrs. Laughinghouse and Miss Sarah Schorb and Mr. Robert Schorb, all of this city. Mr. Schorb was an expert printer and was regarded as one of the best workmen in the city. He has been the foreman in the job office of the Bryan Printing company for about ten years and previous to that time he was for some years foreman of the composing room of the Southern Presbyterian office in this city. He was a modest and retiring man and was a conspicuously earnest and faithful worker. He was a member of the Typographical union and the Junior Order of American Mechanics and a charter member of Wade Hampton lodge of Odd Fellows. The funeral took place at 5 o'clock this afternoon from the residence. Interment will follow at Elmwood cemetery. The pallbearers will be: Messrs. C. D. Stanley, E.A. Brack, R. B. Davis, J. K. P. Neatherry, J. F. Williams and C. B. Bateman. The Odd Fellows and the members of the Typographical union will attend the funeral in a body.

He can be found on the 1860 US Census for Winnsboro, Fairfield, SC at age 3, living with assumed parents J. G., 37, and Mary A., 24 and sister Mary F, 1, and unk relation Betsy L Evans, 18.


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Gravesite Details He is not listed in the Elmwood Cemetery books.

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  • Created by: rdsxfan
  • Added: 4 Nov 2012
  • Find A Grave Memorial 100122962
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Dewey Follett Schorb (Nov 1856–15 Apr 1905), Find A Grave Memorial no. 100122962, citing Elmwood Memorial Gardens, Columbia, Richland County, South Carolina, USA ; Maintained by rdsxfan (contributor 47525613) .