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Julia Clanton
Julia, wife of J H Clanton and dau of Rev. H W Webster, of SW MO Conf, died in Nevada, Vernon co, Mo, 16 Nov 1877.....She was a graduate of the Female College at Lexington, Mo......May the Lord bless her aged parents and her bereaved husband. - W M Pitts (Source: Extract from "St. Louis Christian Advocate" newspaper printed on December 12, 1877. Transcribed by Barbara Z.)

Walter Connelly
Killed When Train Was Wrecked Sedalia In the wreck of a freight train on the Missouri, Kansas & Texas railroad, near Deerfield, Mo., in which 13 cars went through a bridge, Walter Connelly, of Pilot Grove, in charge of a car of blooded cattle, was killed Col. R. L. Harriman, of Pilot Grove, owned the cattle, which were lost, and which he was shipping to a stock show at Enid, Okla. He estimates his loss at $10,000. [Saturday, February 9, 1907; St. Louis Palladium (St. Louis, MO) Page: 3]

O.P. Ebbs
Knocked from the cupola of a caboose when it was sideswiped by another Missouri Pacific train, O.P. Ebbs, a brakeman of Nevada, was killed.  His skull was crushed and neck broken.  He is survived by a wife and two children.
Source: The St. Joseph Observer, St. Joseph, MO., Dec. 27, 1919


Rachael Hale
HALE, Rachael - wife of John K. Hale, died 23 Jan. 1858 in Vernon Co., Mo. She was born in 1820, and in 1839 joined the M. E. Church. Left husband and two little children. She was buried near Nevada City. By Mannen Duren from Nevada City, MO. [Source: "Missouri Pioneers County & Genealogical Records," vol. XVIII by Nadine Hodges and Mrs. Howard Woodruff; March 1973; tr. by GT Transcription Team]

W. W. Hill
Nevada, Mo., April 6. – City Marshal W. W. Hill was stricken with apoplexy on the street here at 5 o’clock this evening and died about an hour after, aged about 57 years. He served in the Confederate Army under General Jo. O. Shelby. [Source: St. Louis Republic (St. Louis, MO) Wednesday, 7 Apr. 1897; transcribed by FoFG]

J. M. Seybold
J. M. Seybold Found Dead in Bed
Nevada, MO., Jan. 9 – J. M. Seybold, one of the most prominent farmers in Vernon county, was found dead in bed at his home north of Nevada yesterday morning. (Source: The Langston City Herald, Langston City, O. T., January 18, 1896. Contributed by Dale Donlon)

 


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