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Re: Harriet A Matlock

Posted: 22 May 2009 6:10PM GMT
Classification: Query
Surnames: Matlock Wey
From the obit I have placed below you will see John Henry Wey's birthday was 1871 not 1872, Hariet died in 1872.

I have a question, do you know where Harriet is buried? I found Thomas and his second wife in Union Cemetery in Arrowsmith but not Harriet.

My great great Grandmother Mahalia Matlock was her sister.

LeRoy Journal
Friday August 27, 1937


Has Been Afflicted For Several Years. Services To Be Held Saturday

John Henry Wey, a well-known citizen of this community, passed the away at his home three miles southeast of LeRoy at 4:20 yesterday (Thursday) morning. On account of his aliment, it was his custom to sit up most of the night, as lying down gave him much distress. Yesterday morning, Mrs. Wey assisted him from the chair and as he reached the bed, he gave a few grasps and expired. Dr. O. M. Thompson was summoned and arrived shortly after his death.

Mr. Wey was born near Arrowsmith, December 10, 1871, the son of Thomas P. and Harriet Matlock. His mother died when he was very young, and he was taken into the home of Phillip Hileman near Arrowsmith, where he made his home until his marriage to Mary D. Brittin, December 2. 1890, after which he farmed near Arrowsmith and LeRoy and for the last 32 ears was tenant on the Bennett farm, where he died. He was a member of the I. O. O. F. and Woodman lodges and served many years as school director of Bonnett school and two terms township school trustee. In early days he had affiliated with the Arrowsmith Christian Church.

Besides the widow, there are nine children; all living: Mrs. Jesse McNutt and Russell. Arrowsmith; and at home, Nellie, Ethel. Pearl. Brittin, John, Joe. Delber There are seven grandchildren; one sister, Mrs. John Tipton. of near Glenavon and a brother, William of Lexington.

Funeral services will be held Saturday afternoon at 2:30 o'clock at the Christian church. Burial will be in Oak Grove cemetery.
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Donna Woodford 2 Oct 1999 3:09PM GMT 
Thomas McNutt 24 Dec 1999 10:44AM GMT 
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Thomas McNutt 11 Sep 2000 1:44PM GMT 
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