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Abel Youmans obituary

contributed by Anne LaMont

April 5, 1900

     Abel Youmans, aged 74 years, died at his home near Huntersland Monday night. He had been complaining for some time but was only confined to the house about four weeks. he was a man of good standing in the community and had always been a hard working industrious citizen. His first wife died many years ago and his second wife was Margaret Shufelt, a sister of Mrs. W. G. Putnam. Besides his wife he leaves an aged brother, Amos, who lives in the western part of this state. His funeral takes place from the M. E. church at Huntersland on Thursday at 11 o'clock. His remains will be brought to this place for burial.

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