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 William Goltry

William Goltry

Birth
Steuben County, New York, USA
Death 28 Nov 1903 (aged 77)
Russell, Lucas County, Iowa, USA
Burial Russell, Lucas County, Iowa, USA
Memorial ID 26532632 · View Source
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Husband of Cordelia Youtsey. Son of Nathaniel Goltry and Elizabeth Fitzgerald.

OBITUARY

THE CHARITON PATRIOT
Chariton, Iowa
December 3, 1903

WILLIAM GOLTRY

Died in Russell, Saturday night, Nov. 28, 1903, at 10:30 o'clock, William Goltry, aged 77 years, 2 months and 24 days. Funeral services were held from the home Tuesday morning at 11 o'clock conducted by neighbors, and interment made in the Russell cemetery.

William Goltry was born Sept. 4, 1826 near Lyons, Steuben county, New York. He came to Jennings county, Indiana, when ten years of age. October 30, 1851, he was married to Miss Cordelia Youtsey. He enlisted in the Mexican war in 1846, serving two years. In 1853 he came to Iowa, driving through with an ox team. In 1862 he enlisted in the Civil War, serving as First Lieutenant of the 34th Regular Volunteers.

He was the father of ten children, six of whom with the bereaved wife are left to mourn the loss of a loving husband and father. For a long while he had been suffering from diabetes, which culminated in his death and for eighteen months he had been totally blind. He was one of the prosperous farmers of Lucas county, highly respected by all who knew him.

The surviving children, who were all present during his last illness and at the funeral are Mrs. Eva Murray, David and Charles Goltry, Russell; Wm. Goltry Jr., Loveland, Colo.; Mrs. Nellie Gittinger, Pleasantville, Mrs. Laura Gittinger, Whitebreast township. He also leaves three brothers and three sisters.



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  • Created by: Skip
  • Added: 1 May 2008
  • Find A Grave Memorial 26532632
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for William Goltry (4 Sep 1826–28 Nov 1903), Find A Grave Memorial no. 26532632, citing Russell Cemetery, Russell, Lucas County, Iowa, USA ; Maintained by Skip (contributor 46976613) .