MOBILE REGISTER 12 DEC 1922 (TUESDAY)
PROMINENT PLANTER DIES FROM HEART TROUBLE
In Mobile on a business trip, John Calhoun Hybart, 55, a native of Monroe County and a well known planter of Gosport, Clarke County AL dropped dead Monday morning about 9:30 o'clock on Commerce Street near St Michael. According to Dr S F Hale, county coroner, death resulted from heart trouble.
The deceased is well known in Mobile and his sister, Mrs R A Smith, resides at 1061 Springhill Avenue. He leaves a large family connection in Clarke, Monroe, and Mobile counties. In addition to his sister, he leaves a widow, Mrs Annie S Hybart; one daughter Miss Vernon Hybart; and one brother, Sam C Hybart, of Perdue Hill AL. Roche and Higgins sent the body Monday afternoon to Gosport for burial.
The funeral service for Mr Hybart was held at the home of his sister, Mrs R A Smith, and was largely attended. Rev C A Rush, presiding elder of the Methodist Church of Mobile district, conducted the service.
Not my family, just sharing from the newspaper archives of the Mobile Public Library.