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Longmont Ledger (Longmont, Boulder County, Colorado)
Oct 28, 1898
--J.B. Reeder, started Monday for Greenville, Texas, having received a telegram announcing that his father, Jacob Reeder was dead. The deceased was born in Paducah, Yy., Feb. 6, 1820 and therefore between 78 and 79 years of age. Went to Texas in 1847. John will probably be gone two or three weeks.
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