Friday, October 19, 2018

1902 ~ Richard Denton Ijames Death ~

In 1902, on Oct 19th, my paternal two times great-grandfather, Richard Denton Ijames, died of asthma in his home in Owensboro, Kentucky, and leaving his wife, Marjorie Ellen (Lovell) a widow with eight children.


  Richard Ijames Dead.
   Richard D. Ijames died of asthma at his home on Walnut street at 5:30 o'clock Sunday afternoon. He was one of the oldest citizens of Owensboro and resided here continuously for more than fifty years. Mr. Ijames was born near Gallatin, Sumner county, Tenn., September 15, 1829, and grew to manhood there. In 1851 he removed with his father to Owensboro, and shortly thereafter he was married to Miss Ellen Lovell.
   The deceased is survived by his wife and eight children, all of whom are grown. The funeral will be conducted from the home tomorrow morning at 10 o'clock and the remains will be interred in Elmwood.

Messenger-Inquirer (Owensboro, Kentucky, United States of America) · 20 Oct 1902, Mon · Page 1


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