John Franklin Nuttall was born near Howard, Elk county, Kansas, January 31st, 1876, and departed this life at his home near Peek, Oklahoma, March 15, 1933, aged fifty –seven years, one month and fifteen days.
Mr. Nuttall grew to manhood in Kansas, coming to Oklahoma, in 1906. He was united in marriage September 6th, 1898, to Elsie Mitchell, to this union seven children were born, four girls and three boys. Mrs. Edgar Bruce, of Higgins, Texas; Mrs. J. M. Kennon and Mrs. Arnold Brown of Peek; Mrs. Paul Jones, of Leedey; Price and Billy Nuttall of Peek; and Johnny who died at the age of three and one-half years. Beside the wife and children he leaves one sister, Polly Nuttall of Flatrock, Illinois; and one brother, Will, a resident of Montana; eleven grand-children and a host of neighbors and friends who will miss him greatly.
During his sickness he would talk of his funeral arrangements and gave testimony that he felt the Lord had saved him and he was ready to go to his eternal reward. Burial was made in the Ioland cemetery Thursday March 16th.
Submitted by: Gordon Richard
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