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Title: Williamsport, IN Warren Review Thursday, April 12, 1900 Edition
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Stephen Wagoner, for many years a prominent resident of Cheneyville, Ill., died at the home of his youngest child, Mrs. George Hoff, Wednesday, February 28th, 1900, at 2 a.m., after a short illness of la grippe, aged 82 years. He was born in Pennsylvania April 13, 1817, coming to Ohio when quite young. He lived in Ohio until 1839 when he was married to Miss Julia A. Butt. About the year 1852, he and his family moved to West Lebanon, Ind., and later moved to a farm in Iroquois County, Ill., near Hoopeston, Ill., and from there moved to Cheneyville, where the home was broken up by the death of his wife, occurring in 1890. After his wife's decease he made his home with his children. Deceased had a noble character and was sociable to all. His occupation was chiefly that of a carpenter and was a good workman. He was the father of eleven children, three of whom have passed away and are standing at the pearly gates waiting for the coming of father and mother. Eight were left to mourn the sad death of the loving father, as follows: Mrs. Jane Carle, Mrs. Sarah Goodwine, Curtis and George Wagner, Mrs. Rachel Reed, James and john Wagoner, and Mrs. Louisa Hoff.

Date: 4/12/1900
Origin: Warren Review Extracted from Microfilm
Author: Sharon Roberts
Record ID: 00003682
Type: Obituary
Source Archive: Williamsport-Washington Township Public Library
Date Entered: 9/24/2014
Entered By: Chris Brown

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