John Austin Dennis, Sr

John Austin Dennis, Sr

Birth
Bath County, Kentucky, USA
Death 17 Jun 1921 (aged 78)
Arrow Rock, Saline County, Missouri, USA
Burial Marshall, Saline County, Missouri, USA
Memorial ID 42569176 · View Source
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Son of John Yocum Dennis and Sarah Pergram.

Married Lucy Alice Botts.

Information on death certificate given by son John Austin Dennis, Jr

CAUSE OF DEATH: Homicide
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Lexington Intelligence
June 17, 1921.

Mrs. Troy Hackler Received word Wednesday from Napton, MO., that her uncle Austin Dennis, a retired farmer was shot and killed instantly by a hired hand of his son's, with whom the son was quarreling with.
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Chariton Courier, June 24, 1921

SALINE

J.A. Dennis, aged about 75 years, was shot and instantly killed Tuesday night by Bob Lynes, a farm hand who lived on the farm of Austin Dennis, Jr., son of the deceased, southeast of Marshall.

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The St. Joseph Observer, June 25, 1921

John Austin Dennis, a Saline county farmer, was shot and killed near Naptonville by Robert Lynes, a farm hand employed by the slain man's son. It is said the altercation resulted when Lynes interfered in a quarrel between young Dennis and his wife.

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Fair Play, July 02, 1921

Farm Hand Shoots Farmer

Marshall, Mo.--John Austin Dennis, prominent Saline County farmer, was shot and killed by Robert Lynes, a farmhand employed by the son of the slain man, Austin Dennis, Jr. The shooting followed a row between J.A. Dennis and his son and Lynes, with regard to a quarrel between young Dennis and his wife in which Lynes had interfered.

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  • Created by: Long Black Veil
  • Added: 30 Sep 2009
  • Find A Grave Memorial 42569176
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for John Austin Dennis, Sr (23 Feb 1843–17 Jun 1921), Find A Grave Memorial no. 42569176, citing Ridge Park Cemetery, Marshall, Saline County, Missouri, USA ; Maintained by Long Black Veil (contributor 47144843) .