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Name of Deceased: William D. Page
Newspaper: The Glasgow Weekly Times, Thursday
Date: August 19, 1858
Submitters Name: Kathy McDaniel

Obit: --Died. PAGE --Near Glasgow, Howard Co., Mo., on Thursday, August 12, of Inflammation of the Brain, William D. Page, aged 15 years, six months and 28 days, only son of James and Emily Page.
The loss of William is deeply felt by his afflicted parents. May God, who “doeth all things well,” cheer and support them in the affliction. Brunswick Press please copy.


Name of Deceased: Eliza Payne
Newspaper: Glasgow Weekly Times (Glasgow, Mo.) Thursday,
Date: June 9, 1859
Submitters Name: Kathy McDaniel

Obit: DIED.--On Monday, the 30th, at the residence of her Mother, Miss Eliza Payne, of Howard county, near Roanoke.


Name of Deceased: Mary S. Payne
Newspaper: Glasgow Weekly Times (Glasgow, Mo.) Thursday,
Date: November 3, 1859
Submitters Name: Kathy McDaniel

Obit: DIED.--On the 25th ult., at her residence, near Roanoke, Howard county, Mo., Mary S. Payne, aged 70 years.


Name of Deceased: Rev. J. M. Peck
Newspaper: The Glasgow Weekly Times, Thursday
Date: March 25, 1858
Submitters Name: Kathy McDaniel

Obit: --Dead. Rev. J. M. Peck, of Rock Spring, Illinois, died on the 15th. He came to this State in 1819, and has been actively engaged ever since, as a minister. He was extensively known, and beliked, and his death will be read with sorrow by thousands.


Name of Deceased: Thomas Peery
Newspaper: Glasgow Weekly Times (Glasgow, Mo.) Thursday,
Date: June 5, 1851
Submitters Name: Kathy McDaniel

Obit: Sudden Death Of A Worthy Citizen.---Mr. Thomas Peery, one of the early settlers of this county, and a most estimable citizen, died in this place Sunday evening last, of Apoplexy.---He was taken Saturday morning, about 9 o'clock, while sitting on the sidewalk, conversing with several friends. He was not conscious from the time of the attack until his death. He was in usual health, and had rode from his residence, some three miles, to town that morning.


Name of Deceased: Peter H. Pierce, Jun'r.
Newspaper: Boon's Lick Times (Fayette, Mo.) Saturday,
Date: August 24, 1844
Submitters Name: Kathy McDaniel

Obit: DIED--On Monday last, Mr. Peter H. Pierce, jun'r., of this county, in the 24th year of his age, leaving a young and lovely wife, and a large circle of relations and friends to mourn his early fate.


Name of Deceased: George H. Pitts
Newspaper: Glasgow Weekly Times (Glasgow, Mo.) Thursday,
Date: July 24, 1851
Submitters Name: Kathy McDaniel

Obit: GEORGE H. PITTS.
It is our melancholy duty this morning to announce the death of our much esteemed fellow-citizen, Mr. George H. Pitts, junior Publisher of the Howard County Banner. He died last Monday morning, of Cholera. Mr. P's general health was very bad, in consequence of a pulmonary affection with which he had been afflicted for some time. He was a most amiable young man, unobtrusive and retiring in disposition, and much beloved by those who shared his confidence. He was a native of Scott county, Kentucky, and was twenty-three years old, at the time of his death. Though he died far from immediate relatives, and friends who knew him best, yet in his illness and last hours he received every attention that eminent medical advice and friends could administer. Peace to his remains.


Name of Deceased: Gertrude Fenton Pitts
Newspaper: Glasgow Weekly Times (Glasgow, Mo.) Thursday,
Date: December 8, 1859
Submitters Name: Kathy McDaniel

Obit: Died.--On the 6th, Gertrude Fenton, daughter of W. P. Pitts, of this place, aged 10 months and 4 days.


Name of Deceased: Jas. Ben. Posey
Newspaper: The Glasgow Weekly Times, Thursday
Date: December 16, 1858
Submitters Name: Kathy McDaniel

Obit: --Died. In this place, on the 12th, Jas. Ben. Posey, engineer on the steam ferry.


Name of Deceased: John Powell
Newspaper: Glasgow Weekly Times (Glasgow, Mo.) Thursday,
Date: April 21, 1859
Submitters Name: Kathy McDaniel

Obit: Sad Accident.---John Powell, son of Willis Powell, of this county, was killed last Monday, by the sccidedtal (accidental) discharge of a gun in his own hands. The gun was loaded, but he seemed not to be aware of it. He bursted a cap, and the gun not going off, he placed the muzzle to his mouth to blow in the barrel; when just in the act of blowing in the gun, he received the contents of the barrel in his mouth, multilating him in a most shocking manner. He died almost immediately.


Name of Deceased: Wilson L. Pugh
Newspaper: The Glasgow Weekly Times, Thursday
Date: January 27, 1853
Submitters Name: Kathy McDaniel

Obit: --Died. Near Portland, Oregon Territory, on the 29th November last, Mr. Wilson L. Pugh, of Pneumonia, formerly of this county.
Mr. P. left this State last spring with his family, and died a few months after reaching his new home.


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