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William K. Hall, Jr. Obituary

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William K. Hall, Jr. Obituary

Posted: 15 Jun 1999 6:00AM GMT
Classification: Obituary
Edited: 10 Sep 2002 8:51AM GMT
Surnames: Hall, Childs, Waddle
The Macon County Citizen-Oglethorpe, Ga. Jan. 2-1903
DEATH OF MR. WILLIAM K. HALL [JR.]
The sudden death of Mr. W. K. Hall, which occurred Wednesday at Americus, was a painful shock to his relatives and friends.
The Circumstances of his death were ______loss tragic than pathetic. He went to Americus, died while ______ to the jostling crowd of Christmas shoppers, lost his ballance and fell heavily upon the sidewalk, breaking his hip. Being old and in feeble health, the shock was more than he could endure and in a few days the old soldier, who had looked into cannonsfor months and faced storms of shot and shell, made his last stand, and surrendered to death, the greatest and most relentless enemy of mortal man.
When this accident happened, Mr. Hall was ministered unto by many of the good people and physicians of Americus, who left nothing undone for his comfort.
His remains were interred Christmas day in Mount Zion Cemetery in the presence of a number of sorrowing relatives and friends.
Mr. Hall lived to the ripe old age at seventy-three years and left the following sons and daughters; Messrs. John B.Hall , Thomas B. Hall and James Hall, Mrs. W. G. Childs, Mrs. John B. Childs and Mrs. J. P. Waddle.
He was a brave soldier and a good citizen and death causes much regret.
[Note: William K. Hall, Jr. - Born June 30, 1829 - Died December 24, 1902 CSA Co. I. 4th Ga. Inf. is buried in the Mt. Zion Lutheran Cemetery beside his wife, Mary A. Hall [1825-1899]

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