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 Jacob Frank “Stump” Edington

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Jacob Frank “Stump” Edington

Birth
Koleen, Greene County, Indiana, USA
Death 11 Nov 1969 (aged 78)
Bastrop, Morehouse Parish, Louisiana, USA
Burial Lyons, Greene County, Indiana, USA
Memorial ID 14340134 View Source
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THE BLOOMFIELD NEWS, Bloomfield, Greene County, Indiana, Thursday, December 4, 1969,Volume LXXV, Number 7, Page 1, Column , "EDINGTON SERVICES CONDUCTED MONDAY "

Funeral services were conducted at 2 p.m. Monday for Jacob Frank EDINGTON, who died at Bastrop, {Morehouse County,} Louisiana, Saturday. The Rev. John DICKEY officiated at the service in the Jenkins & Sons Funeral Home in Lyons. Burial was in Prairie Chapel Cemetery.

Born July 4, 1891, he was the son of Melvin and Stella (MEREDITH) EDINGTON. He was a former resident of Greene County, a veteran of World War I, and was a retired optometrist.

Surviving is one sister, Miss Mary Jane EDINGTON of Indianapolis.
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THE BLOOMFIELD NEWS, Bloomfield, Greene County, Indiana, June 27, 1912, Volume XXXV, Number 32, Page 1, Column 4:

Frank EDINGTON, son of Mr. and Mrs. M. G. EDINGTON, of Lyons, who is well remembered here as a base ball pitcher, is now becoming famous as a left fielder and sure batter with the Pittsburg National team. He made a home run in a game at St. Louis Monday.


Stump Edington was born on Saturday, July 4, 1891, in Koleen, Indiana. Edington was 20 years old when he broke into the big leagues on June 20, 1912, with the Pittsburgh Pirates.


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