Sunday’s Obituary: Michael Hollingsworth, 1896, Tonganoxie, KS

Michael Hollingsworth was my husband’s great-grandmother Roselie’s brother. He was only 25 when he died.

13 August 1896, Tonganoxie Mirror, Tonganoxie, Leavenworth, KS

A Victim of Typhoid
Last Saturday afternoon, at half past five o’clock, Michael Hollingsworth breathed his last, having succumbed to an attack of typhoid fever.  Funeral services were held next day by Rev. Ballard in the Friends church, and the remains were buried in the cemetery on the hill.
Michael Hollingsworth was born in Buena Vista county, Iowa, April 8, 1871, and came with his parents to Kansas during childhood.  He was united in marriage Nov. 1893 to Miss Betsey Wogan.  She and a two years old child survive him.

Card of Thanks
The undersigned wish to tender their deepest thanks to the many friends who so kindly came to their assistance in the hour of sorrow and trouble over the loss of a loved one.
J.D. Hollingsworth and wife
James Goucher and wife
Betsey Hollingsworth

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