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 William Babcock

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William Babcock

  • Birth 4 Apr 1840 England
  • Death 17 Mar 1922 Mercer County, Illinois, USA
  • Burial Sugar Grove, Mercer County, Illinois, USA
  • Memorial ID 37479900

The Reynolds Press, Reynolds, Illinois, Friday, March 24, 1922

William Babcock, aged nearly 82 years, died last Friday afternoon at the home of his son, Elmer in Perryton, following a brief illness.

Born on April 4, 1840, in England, he had lived in Mercer county for about 50 years. His wife preceded him in death a few years ago.

Among those who mourn are a daughter, Mrs. Charles F. Schlueter, of Reynolds, and five sons, Will of Edgington and John, Fred, Elmer and Frank, all of Mercer county.

Funeral services were conducted by Rev. Pelton of Aledo at the Enon Baptist church on Sunday at 1:30 p.m. Interment was made at Sugar Grove cemetery in Perryton.


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  • Created by: Carol (Schlueter) Long
  • Added: 25 May 2009
  • Find A Grave Memorial 37479900
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for William Babcock (4 Apr 1840–17 Mar 1922), Find A Grave Memorial no. 37479900, citing Sugar Grove Cemetery, Sugar Grove, Mercer County, Illinois, USA ; Maintained by Carol (Schlueter) Long (contributor 46947720) .