Jacob Hanna, a well-known citizen, died at his home, No. 923 Walnut street, yesterday morning after a long illness. Mr. Hanna was 65 years old and was born in White Clay Creek hundred. He had lived in this city for thirty years.
Mr. Hadda served three years in Company I, of the Third Delaware Regiment. He had been a member of Oriental Lodge, I. O. O. F., for forty-three years. He was also a member of Reynolds Encampment, I. O. O. F., Lincoln Lodge, Knights of Pythias and DuPont Post, G. A. R. He was employed as a carpenter by the P., W. and B. Railroad Company for thirty years.
Mr. Hanna leaves a wife and two sons, J. G. Hanna, a machinist, and William H., a clerk in the city tax office. The funeral services will be held on Friday and interment will be made in Riverview Cemetery.
(The Morning News, Wilmington, DE, 10 Dec 1895 (Tuesday), Page 1)
HANNA.-On December 9, 1895, Jacob Hanna, aged 65 years.
Relatives and friends, also Oriental Lodge, I. O. O. F., of Newark, Del., Fairfax Lodge No. 8, I. O. O. F., Reynolds Encampment, I. O. O. F., Lincoln Lodge, K. of P., DuPont Post, G. A. R., and the employees of the F., W. & B. R. R. are respectfully invited to attend the funeral from his late residence, No. 923 Walnut street, on Friday afternoon, December 18, 1895, at 2 o'clock. Services at the house. Interment Riverview.
(The Morning News, Wilmington, DE, 10 Dec 1895 (Tuesday), Page 6)
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