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John W. Frentress Obituary


John was my 1st cousin, 4x removed.

Spring Valley Herald (Orange County, Indiana) 17 February 1911

Frentress, John W.

John W. Frentress was born Oct 29th 1876. Died February 9, 1911.He was the second oldest child of Eleazar and Emeline Frentress. He married Isabelle Clark, June 20th 1879. He was the father of seven children, one baby boy preceded him to the glory land.

John was a loving father and companion. His family, relatives and friends do not mourn as those who are without hope or in doubt, but having witnessed John’s acknowledgement of the Blessed Saviours love and power to save him. And having seen him received into the church of the true and loving God Feb. 2, 1911.

On last Wednesday afternoon in conversing with his loving companion and father on the glorious promises of God, he said he was truly a babe in Christ and was going where flesh and blood was unknown, and was satisfied, God’s will being his.

Brother John leaves a wife and six children, father, mother, four brothers and two sisters. Winslow, Jabez, William and Benjamin; sisters Lulu and Mrs. Sam Pitcher, besides a host of friends to mourn his departure. Funeral was held at Mt.Lebanon, Feb 10 at 2 pm. Services were conducted by Rev. Moore.

[per Tom Agan @ US Gennet’s Orange County pages “History of Orange County”

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