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Eason Wilcox

Eason Wilcox, who has been a resident of this vicinity for fifty years, died at his late home in Hebron, Jan. 15, 1892, after and long and lingering illness. He was born in Pennsylvania Dec. 12, 1826, and came with his parents to Michigan City in 1835. His father died shortly after and when only 13 years of age he started out to make his own living, and when a young man worked on a farm near Tassinong. He was married in 1854 to Mary Kouts and by this union one son and three daughters were born. His first wife died in 1883. He moved to Hebron in 1867 where he has resided until his death. He was married to Miss Allie Norris, of Arkansas, in Chicago, in 1886, to which union one child was born. He leaves two sons and three daughters and a widow to mourn for him. Mr. Wilcox was well known in this vicinity and has spent nearly his while life in this county, excepting three years in California. The services were held at his late home by Rev. J. B. Sites of the M. E. church, and his remains were interred in the cemetery south of town.

Newspaper: The Tribune
Date of Publication: January 22, 1892
Volume Number: 8
Issue Number: 41
Page: 5
Column(s): 3

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    Newspapers Published in Chesterton, Porter County, Indiana
                Chesterton Tribune
                The Tribune
                Westchester Tribune

    Newspapers Published in Valparaiso, Porter County, Indiana
                Porter County Vidette
                Practical Observer
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