John S Minges

John S Minges

Birth
Metamora, Woodford County, Illinois, USA
Death 10 Nov 1935 (aged 81)
Springfield, Sangamon County, Illinois, USA
Burial Beardstown, Cass County, Illinois, USA
Memorial ID 54936673 · View Source
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From the 1913 Beardstown Illinois City Directory:
BARBERS
Minges, John S, 122 Washington
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John Minges, 81, Oldest Barber of Beardstown, Dies

Beardstown, Nov. 10 . -

John Minges, 81, oldest barber in Beardstown, died at 8:40 a.m. today in St. John's hospital, Springfield, where he had been a patient since suffering a stroke several days ago. Mr. Minges was in Springfield on business when he was stricken. He remained actively engaged in the management of his barber shop until a few weeks ago.

Decedent was born in a log cabin at Matamora. His father was killed in a battle of the Civil war, and early in life the son found himself the chief support of his mother and the other children. He came here with his mother when 15 years old and followed the barber's trade from that time until his death. He had operated his own shop on Washington street the last thirty-six years.

His wife and son, John, of Chicago, survive.

The remains were removed tot he Simpson funeral home in this city.

Illinois State Journal; Springfield, Illinois.
November 11, 1935; Page Two.
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  • Created by: Project Next Generation@ Beardstown Houston Memori
  • Added: 14 Jul 2010
  • Find A Grave Memorial 54936673
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for John S Minges (3 Mar 1854–10 Nov 1935), Find A Grave Memorial no. 54936673, citing Beardstown City Cemetery, Beardstown, Cass County, Illinois, USA ; Maintained by Project Next Generation@ Beardstown Houston Memori (contributor 47183945) .