MCCASLIN  (VETERAN UNION), GEORGE W - Crawford County, Arkansas | GEORGE W MCCASLIN  (VETERAN UNION) - Arkansas Gravestone Photos

George W MCCASLIN (VETERAN UNION)

Chester Cemetery
Crawford County,
Arkansas

PRIVATE US Army
Company D 1 Arkansas Cavalry
Civil War Union
January 31, 1846 January 31, 1923

obituary

31 Jan 1923, Chester, Arkansas
(From the obituary section of a newspaper appears the following article that was found in the family bible of George Washington McCaslin's grandson Raymond Elmore Collier. Hand written on the article was the dateJan 31, 1923.)
TWO VICTIMS TAKEN WITHIN AN HOUR IN ONE FAMILY BY FLU
George W. McCaslin, Chester Farmer and Daughter, Mrs. Williams Succumb Wednesday
George W. McCaslin, prominent farmer of Chester, and his daughter Mrs. F. M. Williams, 42 of Fort Smith, died at the McCaslin home in Chester, early Wednesday morning, following illness from influenza. Mr. McCaslin, who was 77 years of age, Wednesday, died about 1 o'clock and his daughter died an hour later. He had been ill about two weeks and Mrs. Williams, who had gone to Chester to be with her father during his illness, was taken ill about a week ago.
Mr. McCaslin, who was well known in Crawford County, is survived by three daughters by his first wife and a small daughter by his third wife, who also is living. The daughters are Mrs. Gus Collier of Van Buren, Mrs. J. W. Kimes of Haroldton, Mrs. May Lingo of Sallisaw, Okla., and Nadine McCaslin of Chester.
Mrs. Williams is survived by her husband, step-mother, three sisters and small half-sister.
A double funeral services was held from the family home at Chester Wednesday afternoon at 3 o'clock with Rev. H. Steward of the Chester Methodist Church officiating. Interment was made in the Chester cemetery.

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Submitted: 1/22/08 • Approved: 1/3/12 • Last Updated: 8/11/12 • R11757-G0-S3

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