Ernest Abram Wilcox

Ernest Abram Wilcox

Johnson County, Nebraska, USA
Death 15 Apr 1958 (aged 70)
Pawnee City, Pawnee County, Nebraska, USA
Burial Table Rock, Pawnee County, Nebraska, USA
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Father of twelve children: Herald, Richard, Lyle, Robert, Lawrence, Ruth, Doris, Jean, Dorothy, Lourain, Lucille and David.

(Posted courtesy of the Table Rock Historical Society.)

Table Rock Argus, Apr. 17, 1958.

Ernest Wilcox Dies On Tuesday


Ernest Wilcox, 70, who has resided in Table Rock and vicinity for all but the first four years of his life, died at the Pawnee County Hospital Tuesday evening.

Mr. Wilcox was engaged in farming most of his life, following which the family moved to Table Rock to retire.

Funeral services will be held at the Methodist Church in Table Rock, Friday, April 18, at 2:00 p.m. with the Rev. George Danskin officiating. Burial will be made in the table Rock cemetery.


Ernest Abram Wilcox, son of Byron and Annette Wilcox, was born July 3, 1887 near Tecumseh, and passed away April 15, 1958 at the Pawnee County Hospital.

When he was four years old the family moved to Table Rock and has lived in and near there the remainder of his life.

He united with the Christian Church when a young man, but affiliated with the Methodist Church in later years.

On January 11, 1913, he was married to Addie Wiar and to this union twelve children were born. David was killed in a timber accident in 1942 and Lawrence was killed in the Korean War in 1950.

Besides his wife, he leaves to mourn his death, ten children, 30 grandchildren and 1 great-grandchild; two sisters: Mrs. Elizabeth Edwards of Huntley, Montana, and Mrs. Eda Penfold of Ft. Lupton, Colo.; several nephews and nieces, and many friends.

The children surviving are Mrs. Lucille Ingwerson, Herald, Richard, Robert, and Lyle of Springfield, Ore; Lourain of Humboldt, Jean Herink, Ruth Anderson, Doris Morehead of Pawnee City, and Dorothy Hanna of Table Rock.

He was a kind and loving husband and father, and will be greatly missed in the home and in the community.

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