John Rankin Harkness

John Rankin Harkness

Birth
Pelham, Hampshire County, Massachusetts, USA
Death 11 Jun 1903 (aged 73)
Biloxi, Harrison County, Mississippi, USA
Burial Biloxi, Harrison County, Mississippi, USA
Memorial ID 29276167 · View Source
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"Mr. John Rankin Harkness died yesterday at 8:55 p,m,, at his home on north Delauney Street, after a lingering illness which made him an invalid for several years and confined to his room for the last few months of his life. Mr. Harkness was born in the state of Massachusetts seventy-three years ago. He has been a resident of Biloxi for the past thirty years, having as architect and builder, built many many of the homes and businesses houses in this city and county. He was a member of the Magnolia Lodge No. 120, A.F. and A. M. and of the Iberville Lodge No. 54, Knights of Pythias. The funeral took place from his lae residence this evening at 4:30 o'clock. The funeral services were conducted by Rev. H. W. Van Hook. The interment was with Masonic honors. A large number of the friends of the deceased and members of the fraternal orders to which he belonged attended the funeral. The deceased leaves a wife, three sons and four daughters who mourn his loss. His surviving children are Messrs. W. T., Giles a. and J. L. Harkness, Misses Stella and May, Mrs. James L. Booth and Mr(s). Edw. Morris. The Hearls extends its sympathy to the bereaved family". (Daily Herald - Biloxi, Mississippi - June 12, 1903 - bio submitted by Carmella Seymour)


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  • Created by: Annie202
  • Added: 24 Aug 2008
  • Find A Grave Memorial 29276167
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for John Rankin Harkness (26 Mar 1830–11 Jun 1903), Find A Grave Memorial no. 29276167, citing Biloxi City Cemetery, Biloxi, Harrison County, Mississippi, USA ; Maintained by Annie202 (contributor 30783445) .