CLAY COUNTY MISSOURI
OBITS



Mrs. Will Silvers died Sun at her home in Excelsior.
(Source: Liberty Tribune, Oct. 26, 1900, Missouri SGA Journal, Fall 1987. Transcribed by Kathy Haggerty)


Eveline Smiley, the 3-year-old daughter of Jack Smiley, living at the corner of Jackson and Missouri avenues, died Sunday night of diphtheria croup. The funeral took place at 3 p.m. yesterday. Burial was made in Union cemetery.

(Source: The Kansas City Times, Kansas City, MO – Tuesday, September 10, 1895. Transcribed by Jim Dezotell)


Mr. A.D. Smith of Lawson was 78 last Sun.  Came to MO with his father from Guilford Co., NC. In 1838 when he was 16.  They settled on the east fork of Fishing river, four miles south of Lawson.  He was a soldier in the Mexican War and attended the recent reunion at Moberly.
(Source: Liberty Tribune, Sept. 28, 1900, Missouri SGA Journal, Fall 1987. Transcribed by Kathy Haggerty)


Mrs. Mary Stevenson died at Kearney Wed.  She would have been 80 the 19th of next Dec.  She leaves 4 children, A.S. and A.M. Brown of Liberty, Mrs. Lizzie Robinson and Wm. H. Stephenson.
(Source: Liberty Tribune, Aug. 31, 1900, Missouri SGA Journal, Fall 1987. Transcribed by Kathy Haggerty)


Commodore Perry Summers died at the home of his dau., Mrs. C.S. Ringo, at Parkville, aged 80 years.  He was born in Fleming Co., Ky and went to Parkville in 1852.  His wife’s former name was Emily J. Payne and they were married in Ky. in 1843.
(Source: Liberty Tribune, Nov. 2, 1900, Missouri SGA Journal, Fall 1987. Transcribed by Kathy Haggerty)

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