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Biggsville, Dec. 2. -- The death of Mrs. Hannah (Rea) Gibb occurred at her home in Biggsville Thursday morning at 11 o'clock. The funeral services will be held at the United Presbyterian church Saturday afternoon at 1 o'clock....John Ray of Douglas, Ill., arrived in Biggsville Thursday being called here by the death of his sister, Mrs. Gibb....Mrs. Belle (Gibb) Adams of Beatrice, Neb., arrived Wednesday morning, being called here by the illness of her mother. Source: The "Monmouth Daily Review", Monmouth, Illinois, December 2, 1904, the "Correspondence" column, page 3. Contributed by John Arthur
Mrs. Hannah (Rea) Gibb, aged 84 years, 5 months and 8 days, died in Biggsville, Illinois Thursday morning, December 1, 1904. She was a native of County Antrim, Ireland, and had resided in Biggsville since 1874. She is survived by two sons and six daughters -- John Gibb of Media precinct being one of the number. Her husband died in 1889. The deceased was a member of the U. P. church, and was highly respected by all acquaintances for her noble christian character and kindly disposition.Source: The "Raritan Reporter", Raritan, Illinois, December 7, 1904, page 2. Contributed by John Arthur
KILGORE.-Ura Kilgore of Biggsville died yesterday after an illness of seven weeks. Her illness began with typhoid fever and her father and mother are just now able to be around the house from an attack of the same disease. Miss Kilgore was about 16 years of age and leaves her parents, Mr. & Mrs. Chas. Kilgore, and a little sister. Source: The Oquawka Spectator, March 6, 1907. Contributed by Peggy Carey
ABSTRACT: Mrs. Edgar Marble died in McHenry, KY. Maiden name Viola Beem. Holliday and Hoover Memorial Chapel, Rev. Charles Eastin of Rozetta Baptist Church officiating, burial in Rozetta cemetery. Daughter of McHenry, KY survives. Husband died in 1947. Source: Daily Review Atlas, Monmouth, IL, Dec. 23, 1960 Contributed by Alicia J. Ives
ABSTRACT: Leonard J. Schell services at Oquawka Methodist church "yesterday". Rev. H.T. Jackson of Monmouth officiated. Internment in Oquawka Cemetery. Source: Daily Review Atlas, Monmouth, IL, January 31, 1947. Contributed by Alicia J. Ives
ABSTRACT: Horace Edgar Marble died at Galesburg "yesterday". Son of William and Jane (Pence) Marble, born Henderson County, Dec. 21, 1873. Married Ida Viola Beem on Dec. 28, 1904. Sister Cora Siefred deceased. Daughter of Farmington, IL survives. Member of Oquawka Odd Fellows lodge, Modern Woodmen, attended Rozetta Baptist Church. Services at Lugg Memorial Chapel, burial in Rozetta cemetery. Source: Daily Review Atlas, Monmouth, IL, January 31, 1947. Contributed by Alicia J. Ives
ABSTRACT: Marion J. (Reed) Hurt born 4 Sep 1897 in Henderson Co, IL, daughter of John H. and Ora Mae (Uncles) Reed. Married John E. Hurt Sr, 20 Jun 1928, Galesburg, IL, who died 25 Oct 1983. Member of 1st Baptist Church, burial at Abingdon Cemetery. Source: Eagle Publications
Samuel Hutchinson

Col. Sam Hutchinson, long time resident of this community, (Monmouth), died at his residence on North Third Street on Thursday 18 February 1886, aged seventy years, after an extended illness from heart trouble. He was buried at Kirkwood the following Saturday, the exercises being conducted by Dr. W. T. Campbell, assisted by Dr. T. H. Hanna.

Colonel Hutchinson was born in Paterson, NJ, 28 June 1816, the son of James C. Hutchinson, who came with his family from Harrison County, Ohio and landed at Oquawka, more familiarly known at that time as "Yellow Banks," on the second day of June 1833 and located on lands in the East part of Henderson County, then a part of Warren.

In 1842, Col. Hutchinson was united in marriage with Miss Martha A. Graham, daughter of William Graham who had come from Todd County, Kentucky and settled in Henderson County in 1835. To Col. and Mrs. Hutchinson were born six children, five of whom were living at the time of his death, Mrs. William Firoved, Mrs. Isaac Woods, Mrs. William McCoy, Mrs. J. C. Wallace and William G. Hutchinson, the only son who lived on the old home farm.

Col. Hutchinson settled on and cultivated a farm northwest of Kirkwood until 1879, when he moved to Monmouth. He was for several years president of the Henderson County agricultural society and also helped organize the Old Settlers' Association of Warren and Henderson counties, having been elected to his second term the fall previous to his death.

He was a member of the Second United Presbyterian church of this city. Contributed by
Bettye Hutchinson Short
OQUAWKA SPECTATOR

5 Mar 1863
The Late JOHN CURTISS
In a letter from Capt. Garternicht to Mrs. ESSEX, the mother of young CURTISS who was wounded at the battle of Stone River, after alluding to his illness in the hospital, the Capt. says: "Madam, I can appreciate your sorrow. He was my messmate for some time, always kind and good. He was respected and beloved by the whole Company. In our skirmishes, and in the battle, he behaved like a soldier-brave, fearless, and gallant., and we all mourn his loss with you. Let not this truly sad news effect you too much; remember, he was passed from this world of trouble, and good and brave as he was, has gone to that other world where there is no sorrow. He has gone where "we all hope to go." Source: The Oquawka Spectator, March 5, 1863.
Contributed by
Peggy Carey
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