Allen County Kansas

Obituaries and Death Notices


Orrin Sylvanus REDFIELD -- Humboldt Union -- September 12, 1910

O.S.(Orrin Sylvanus) REDFIELD died at his home in this city at 4:20 p.m. Wednesday after suffering for several months with rheumatism. His death had been expected for some time. With the exception of his son, Orrin, all the family living were at his bedside when he passed away. He was seventy-one years old, and was born at Twinsburg, Ohio. When the war broke out he volunteered in on Ohio regiment as a musician, and served two years. In 1870 he was married to Miss Sarah HENTZ, and then came to Humboldt, where he has resided since. While a resident of Humboldt he was engaged in business for himself and others until the past few years when he was not able to do much work. He was a member of Vicksburg Post No. 72, of this city.


Besides his wife he leaves two sons, Clark and Orrin, Jr., and two daughters, Mrs. Alex SCHLEICHER and Miss Josephone REDFIELD. Roy, another son, died several years ago.


The funeral services were held Friday at the residence, and burial at Mt. Hope cemetery. A large number of friends attended these services.

Submitted by Ray Downing, 4571 McMillan Rd., Las Vegas, NV 89121 --

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