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 John Franklin “Frank” Orrell

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John Franklin “Frank” Orrell

Birth
Lawrence County, Indiana, USA
Death
30 Sep 1923 (aged 76)
Graham, Young County, Texas, USA
Burial
Graham, Young County, Texas, USA
Memorial ID
50628846 View Source

son of Wade Hampton Orrell - Sarah Magill

John Franklin Orrell married Isabelle Colclasure on 6 April 1868 at Round Grove, Missouri. They were the parents of 13 children. The couple moved to Gainesville, Texas in 1871 and then to Graham in 1878.

Death claimed another pioneer citizen of Graham, John F. Orrell had been in poor health for several months. He moved to Graham in 1878. His parents moved to Illinois in 1851 and in 1854, they moved to Missouri, where he grew to manhood. At the age of 18, he volunteered his service in the Union army at Mt. Vernon, Missouri. He served with distinction during the Civil War. After the close of the war, he married.

On 6 August 1870, he united with the Church of Christ at Round Grove, Missouri.

Mr. Orrell has always been a quiet, unassuming disposition. He has been a good citizen and had many friends in Graham and Young County. Mr. Orrell was a member of the Republican party. For a long time in Graham, only C.W. Johnson and John Orrell were the only Republicans in the county. He was a member of the I.O.O.F. Lodge.

Services were held at the home officiated by the local Church of Christ minister, Elder J.F. Pursley.

Survived by his wife; eight children - Mrs. E.H. Rowe, Mrs. R.L. Shepard, Mrs. E.E. Tackett, Mrs. Frank Lewis, Mrs. Claude Hinson, Wade Orrell, Frank Orrell and Charlie Orrell; several grandchildren.

son of Wade Hampton Orrell - Sarah Magill

John Franklin Orrell married Isabelle Colclasure on 6 April 1868 at Round Grove, Missouri. They were the parents of 13 children. The couple moved to Gainesville, Texas in 1871 and then to Graham in 1878.

Death claimed another pioneer citizen of Graham, John F. Orrell had been in poor health for several months. He moved to Graham in 1878. His parents moved to Illinois in 1851 and in 1854, they moved to Missouri, where he grew to manhood. At the age of 18, he volunteered his service in the Union army at Mt. Vernon, Missouri. He served with distinction during the Civil War. After the close of the war, he married.

On 6 August 1870, he united with the Church of Christ at Round Grove, Missouri.

Mr. Orrell has always been a quiet, unassuming disposition. He has been a good citizen and had many friends in Graham and Young County. Mr. Orrell was a member of the Republican party. For a long time in Graham, only C.W. Johnson and John Orrell were the only Republicans in the county. He was a member of the I.O.O.F. Lodge.

Services were held at the home officiated by the local Church of Christ minister, Elder J.F. Pursley.

Survived by his wife; eight children - Mrs. E.H. Rowe, Mrs. R.L. Shepard, Mrs. E.E. Tackett, Mrs. Frank Lewis, Mrs. Claude Hinson, Wade Orrell, Frank Orrell and Charlie Orrell; several grandchildren.


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